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Rognvald Eysteinsson didn't want to be a Scottish Earl, and his brother paid the price for it.
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If you got your hands on a new tablet this holiday season, your next move should be downloading the mental_floss magazine app.
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People are strangely fascinated by what other people eat, and even more so when that other person is the president. Here are 10 Christmas dinner menus from presidents past and present.