Where Does the Soccer Term "Hat-Trick" Come From?

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It only took Carli Lloyd 13 minutes to score three goals, but the phrase "hat-trick" took a lot longer to enter our lexicon.

Cassie Chadwick, Andrew Carnegie's Fake Illegitimate Daughter

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How one conwoman made millions pretending to be related to the steel magnate.

13 Things You Might Not Know About 'Apollo 13'

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Bill Paxton got puked on.

Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch So Much?

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13 Colorful Facts About Crayola

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The crayons debuted in 1903. Tiny nostrils were never the same again.

Pick the Last Word to These Famous Quotes

There's a Long Wait to Check Out the 'Most Exclusive Website'

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Usually the Internet involves instant access to information. But you could wait up to six hours for the Most Exclusive Website.

5 Questions: Telling "Tails"

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6 International Terms of Endearment

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A look at sweet nothings from around the world.

14 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Stranger'

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Even if you’ve read Albert Camus’s slim novel of detachment repeatedly, there are still a few things you may not know about the masterpiece.

The 50 Funniest Town Slogans in the U.S.

9 Ways Not Getting Enough Sleep Ruins Your Health

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Not getting enough sleep is seriously messing you up.

15 Fast Facts About 'Days of Thunder'

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'Days of Thunder' was many people's first exposure to the high-octane, left-turning world of NASCAR

15 Ways to Avoid Saying 'Death'

Mark Peters

We'll say anything to avoid the d-word.

New Online Geeky Game Show: 'Um, Actually'

Chris Higgins

The show in which geeks make extremely minor corrections prefaced with the phrase "Um, actually...."