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Buy A Chicken Corsage For Prom

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Surely This Is A Joke

Is KFC really selling chicken corsages for high school proms???

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Spend the Night on Snake Island

You’ve read about Snake Island here before. Now see video of the island’s history, learn about the legend that surrounds it, and watch people actually stay the night there. Just know that the video contains a little bit of NSFW language.

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The Job That Pays…

When it ends. If you work for Amazon and you hate your job, they might pay you $5,000 to just go away.

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Pranks Are America’s Real Favorite Pastime

Check out the prank that an entire baseball team played on one of its players.

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Word Up

These themed word lists will have you have you unfurling unparallelled acts of lyrical prestidigitation in no time.

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Another Criminal Toddler Walks Free

Well, crawls. Officials in Pakistan have decided against charging a nine-month old boy with attempted murder.

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April 14, 1865: President Lincoln Is Assassinated

Today is the anniversary of the day Abraham Lincoln was killed by an assassin at Ford’s Theatre. Here is where you need to go to see the scattered artifacts of that terrible event.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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