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In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed.

1. Why Can't You Wear White After Labor Day?, by Kathy Benjamin

2. 5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History, by Therese Oneill

3. Why Did Pirates Wear Eye Patches?, by Erin McCarthy

4. 11 TV Characters That Made Cameos on Other Shows, by Rudie Obias

5. How to Start a Fire Without Matches, by Max Silvestri

6. 15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate This Month, by Laura Turner Garrison

7. 27 Celebrity Patent Holders, by Erin McCarthy and Ethan Trex

8. 33 Unusual Majors Your College Probably Didn't Offer, by Jennifer M. Wood

9. 4 Innovative Libraries Transforming Lives Around the World, by Chris Higgins

10. 5 Towns That Had to Change Their Names, by Therese Oneill

11. The Manhattan Project Bomb You Haven't Heard Of, by Anne Wheeler 

12. Watch Steve Jobs Prep for His First TV Interview, by Adrienne Crezo

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September 8, 2013 - 3:58pm
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