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The Worst Candy Ever

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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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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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