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Books
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Music
30 Fierce Barbra Streisand Quotes
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13 Great Jack Nicholson Quotes for His 80th Birthday
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5 Fast Facts About Nancy Kerrigan
Animals
7 Animals That Smell Like Jelly Beans (Because It's National Jelly Bean Day)
These seven animals are olfactory dead ringers for classic Jelly Belly flavors.... READ ON
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14 Deep Facts About Valley of the Dolls
The campy, so-bad-it's-good classic is turning 50 years old this year.... READ ON
Music
10 Surprising Facts About Prince
Language
10 Things We Learned About the Dictionary From Kory Stamper’s AMA
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History
6 Times Sumptuary Laws Told People What To Wear
Getting dressed used to be even more difficult.... READ ON
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17 Secrets of Wedding Photographers
Don't be afraid to ask why they charge so much.... READ ON
Words
The Fascinating Origins of 12 Beautiful Flower Names
With spring in bloom, let’s stop and smell the etymological roses.... READ ON
Movies
15 Big Facts About My Big Fat Greek Wedding
The 2002 surprise hit is still the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all-time.... READ ON
Video Games
14 Things You Might Not Know About Carmen Sandiego
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Animals
8 Animals That Have Been Imprisoned or Arrested
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