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Collectors Weekly

The Worst Candy Ever

Collectors Weekly
Collectors Weekly

Bizarre Vintage Candies

If you get one of these in your bag, you have definitely been tricked, not treated. (Via Neatorama)

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This Nugget Needs A Bucket

It doesn’t seem right to refer to a 50-lb. hunk of meat as a “nugget”.

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What’s the 100M Speed Record for A Dog on A Skateboard?

What’s the record for most one-finger push-ups in a single minute? What athlete has the most highly insured hair? Find the answers to these and other absurd Guinness sports records.

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The Way

Do you need a manifesto on which to base your life? You’re in luck! Here are a bunch of different ones you can buy into.

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Dogstumes

You can never get too many dog costumes. One of the dogs is dressed as Tobias Funke from Arrested Development, and it is fantastic.

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The Greatest Halloween Prank Ever

Three-quarters of a century ago, Martians attacked Earth. But was the real prank of War of the Worlds the fact that everyone listening in 1938 was fooled? Or that almost nobody was fooled? These two articles have very different takes.

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No Money For A Vacation?

Perhaps you have enough money to send your stuffed animals on vacation instead. Because there is an actual business that offers that now.

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The 50 Greatest Horror Film Posters of All Time

Did your favorite make the list?

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World War II's Greatest Urban Legend
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An Invisible Warship is at the Center of WWII’s Greatest Urban Legend. Secret experiments, magnetic fields, and conspiracy theories led people to believe the USS Eldridge achieved teleportation.

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The Next Big Discovery in Astronomy Has Already Been Found. We Just Don't Know It Yet. Many important breakthroughs come from interpreting old data.

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Richard Wilkinson is producing a series of insect illustrations based on Star Wars characters called Arthropoda Iconicus. Star Wars fans will recognize who inspired each of these insects, but non-Star Wars fans will be forgiven if they take them as real species.

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The Curse of an Open Floor Plan. Do the benefits of a great room outweigh the disadvantages?

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Don't Pay for a Spell to Remove the Impediment. Especially if the impediment is you!

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The Army’s First Black Nurses Were Relegated to Caring for Nazi Prisoners of War. The military didn't want them, even during a nurse shortage.

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Rise of the Ticks. Insect-borne diseases have more than tripled in the past few years due to climate change.

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The Birthplaces of 9 Classic Salads. Read them all, and then select one to enjoy today.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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