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Weird etiquette rules around the world

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When it comes to social etiquette, it seems that the devil is in each culture’s details. Every country has its own social rules and manners, and …

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The ultimate guide to running a local e-sports tournament

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  Looking to join the glamorous (note: not so glamorous) world of e-sports tournament organizing? Well, it’s quite the hefty task. Tournament organizers don’t start setting …

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Man takes his grandma on adventures of a lifetime

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  Brad Ryan and his grandma Joy Ryan weren’t always close. Though they had a tight bond through his childhood, Brad’s parents’ divorce had been difficult …

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British royal line of succession

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Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her eldest son Charles has become the new King of Britain. The Queen became the sixth female monarch in …

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Famous last words throughout history

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The average person speaks around 860,341,500 words in one lifetime— the equivalent of the entire text of the complete 20-volume “Oxford English Dictionary (OED).” Some of these …

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The most oddball law in every state

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There are a ton of laws in America — some of them obvious, some of them not so obvious. While in some states you can own …

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Strangest unsolved mysteries of all time

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The world is a crazy place. We’ve found skeletons wrapped in tree roots, bleeding walls, mysterious unending fires, and more. The creepiest part? The reasons for …

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The most mispronounced celebrity names, brands & cities

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  We all know the feeling. You’re deep in conversation and need to finally say that new word that has sneaked into society’s vocabulary. You may have …

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Favorite American foods that are banned in other countries

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You are what you eat, they say. If that’s the case, a lot of folks in the United States are less than healthy based solely on …

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Ranked: The greatest NFL running backs of all time

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There have been many great running backs in the history of the NFL. Some players are more well-known than others, but all of them deserve credit …

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The richest celebrity chefs in the world

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While cooking is not always exclusively known as a lucrative occupation, these celebrity chefs have managed to build an empire around their name and their culinary …

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Celebrity first jobs: The weird, wacky & wonderful

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Most first jobs are pretty bad, boring or both. From scooping ice cream during the summer to cleaning toilets at the RV park, everybody has an …

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Gaming literacy: A brief history of the jump

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  Everybody jumps. It’s a rule in video games. The jump is one of our most pervasive and beloved video game mechanics. All of our old …

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Every top summer song since 1958

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Lizzo, Harry Styles and Beyoncé may be topping this summer’s music charts, but the joyful songs of summer go way, waaaaaaay back. Do you know what …

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Why Elvis Presley is still making millions, 45 years after his death

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Elvis Presley may have died 45 years today, but you would never know it by looking at the data. According to the streaming service Spotify, he …

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The biggest lottery payouts in US history

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  A single ticket purchased in Chicago suburb Des Plaines won the $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot in a July drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at a …

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Woodstock’s top performers actually made pretty good money

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In the summer of 1969, four days changed everything the world thought it knew about music. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair took place Aug. 15 …

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The richest NBA players of all time

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Basketball is one of the most followed, most-watched, and most popular sports in America and globally. Not just that, the NBA generates about $7-$10 billion in …

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15 wonderful memories of Robin Williams

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Robin Williams was a comedy genius. Perhaps the pre-eminent comedy genius of our lifetimes, which made his death 8 years ago on Aug. 11, 2014, all …

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Terrifying jobs that no longer exist, thankfully

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“When I grow up, I want to capture and sell rats from pubs!” Said no one in the 21st century ever (well, at least almost no …

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These wild historic facts sound fake but aren’t

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Every day, weird but true things happen and take the world by storm, like when a raccoon scaled a New York City skyscraper back in 2018. …

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Marilyn Monroe still iconic influencer 60 years after death

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Marilyn Monroe died 60 years ago this week — Aug. 5, 1962, to be exact. It’s hard to imagine it was so long ago given how …

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The strange-but-true story of how Hawaiian pizza was created

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Ah, Hawaiian pizza—the most divisive and controversial pie of them all. Just one bite transports you to a tropical island, and you can almost hear the …

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This woman’s Chia ‘pet’ is the ultimate potty humor

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Ali Spagnola, a Los Angeles-based artist, makes “outrageous” forms of music and art videos and posts them to TikTok. A recent project has the internet going …

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This guy snuck into a war zone to take his buddies some beer

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“We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well …

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Data shows the US has the most shark attacks in the world

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  Looking back as far as 1580, the U.S. is the number one shark attack hotspot is the world, a long way ahead of second-placed Australia …

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Hit songs you may not know are covers

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  Music defines generations, it’s a distinct call to the time and place it was created and speaks to that time uniquely. We can hear a …

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Yes, people once used the postal service to mail their children

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“Come little Billy, momma needs to put this post stamp on you, so you can visit memaw,” was probably what an average U.S. mom would say …

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The true story behind Abraham Lincoln’s beard

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It is probably the most famous beard in American history. There are more portraits of it than any other beard. Right now, you probably have a …

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Fun fact: ‘Toto’ made more than other ‘Wizard of Oz’ actors

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In the midst of the Great Depression, a small abandoned Cairn terrier puppy was adopted by a lovely German couple. This puppy was so traumatized she …