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Women of World War I

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The Tragic, Heroic Women of World War I. They did their part, and ended up alone because too many men died in the Great War.
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This Shredder Can Mulch Entire Trees in Seconds. A forest would only take a day or so to destroy.
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Amazing Unseen Photos of Woodstock Concertgoers. Rolling Stone’s first photographer has a book of them coming out for the concert’s 45th anniversary this August.
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Facebook is like a megaphone for stupidity. Here are 39 screenshots to prove it -some text is NSFW.
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Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Mel Brooks. His influence on comedy will be felt for generations.
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Tiny Shark Bites Man In The Cutest Attack Ever. This guy has a story to tell for the rest of his life, if he omits the part about the shark’s size.
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11 Texan Phrases The Rest Of The Country Should Adopt. Although the southern half of the nation already uses them without thinking of Texas.
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21 Red, White & Blue Desserts To Eat With Pride. Plan now to impress everyone at the Fourth of July picnic.
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The curious linguistic history of pineapples and butterflies. It’s about word origins, but the Americans still had to be different.

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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Babies Through Windows
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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Newborn Babies Through Windows. And why we don't want the custom to die out.

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When London Bridge Moved … to Arizona? The entire stone bridge was dismantled, shipped, and rebuilt in the American desert.

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The Tom and Jerry Story. Almost 80 years later, we still enjoy the cat-and-mouse game.

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11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate. It could be a mistake, a matter of convenience, or the shifting earth.

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5 Sequels That Introduce Huge Plot Holes To The Originals. You'd think that someone somewhere would be in charge of making film franchises internally consistent from one movie to the next.

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Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery. We'll have to be ready for it if we're going to Mars.

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Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years. In 1989, Mauro Morandi's catamaran drifted onto Budelli Island in the Mediterranean Sea, and he never left.

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14 Huge Facts About Elephant Seals. They stand out even among weird marine animals.

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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