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After this daring musical made its Big Apple debut in September 1957, critics reacted as if an atomic bomb had gone off over Manhattan.
While some faulty campaigns were merely the victims of evolving scientific knowledge, many blatantly ignored facts.
The Garden State hammock can hold you, and about 170 of your friends.
Your shirt's logo just got a lot more exciting.
On this week's List Show, John Green discusses some of the weird ways people used to try to heal themselves.
Fact #647: Its name is a portmanteau.
A thousand years before Stonehenge, the Maltese were building some of the most epic monuments on the planet.
No need to get your vision checked: Pinky is real, she's rose-colored, and she's adorable.
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A student held onto a book from her Virginia high school's library for more than three decades.
Once you see it laid out like this, it doesn’t take much to put *dwóh and *dwóh together.
We don’t entirely know why a third of the population runs to the bathroom immediately after finishing their coffee.
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