Just as most states have their own unique flags, mottos, birds, and flowers, they also have their own distinctive common cause of death.

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An unbalanced mind can wreak severe havoc on a person's existence. For sufferers of "glass delusion," that can mean living life constantly fearing that their bodies will shatter into pieces at any moment.

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Upsetting as the habit seems to humans, certain animals' proclivity for eating their own poop has a completely rational explanation.

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The seven questions 14-year-old Karan Menon of New Jersey answered correctly in only 12 seconds to win this year's National Geographic Bee are a true test of obscure global knowledge. No judgment from us if any readers get a less-than-perfect score.

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The creepiest stories are the ones that are absolutely historically true.

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Here's the answer to a question few people have thought to ask: where do priests shop?

So much for truth in advertising: as an unlucky zoo patron learned, OtterBox iPhone cases are not, in fact, otter-proof.

Jimi Hendrix's last meal was a simple tuna sandwich; Napoleon and Julius Caesar each went for something with a little more panache.