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5 Wild Loopholes People Used To Beat Rigged Systems

Some people know you can only break the rules by following them to the letter.

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These 12 Famous Folks Are Trolls (Sorry, But It’s True)

Turns out trolling has a long, storied, history.

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5 Insane Facts From History Nobody Taught You In School

It's hard to take your ancestors seriously after you realize how they all smelled.

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These 47 Facts Will Make You A Walking History Channel

It’s time to bump up your ‘well, actually’ game.

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5 Everyday Things That Used To Be Completely Taboo

Our standards are always in flux.

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17 Geniuses Who Are Surprisingly Stupid In One, Glaring Way

There’s nothing as hilariously dumb as a smart person.

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Students Take Down Statue Of Famous Racist, Uh, Gandhi?

Africa remembers the life of young Gandhi, and it's problematic.

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6 Tiny Things In History That Made Our Ancestors Act Crazy

Modern folks are so sensitive ...

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5 Mysterious Deaths With Insanely Random Plot Twists

Nobody could have seen these twist endings coming.

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Tinfoil Hat-Worthy, Actual Conspiracies

Real conspiracies are all around us, guys.

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Everyday Objects That Started Out As Something Else Entirely

Odds are, something you’re looking at right now got its start as something completely different.

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4 Heroes of World War 2 Who Have Yet To Get Their Own Movies

Some of the best stories from World War II still haven't seen widespread exposure.

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The Horrific Story Of The Man Who Couldn't Stop Eating

This sounds like BS, but it's well-documented.

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6 US Military Training Videos That Were Pure Insanity

Maybe these videos weren't the best way to teach soldiers to stay alive.

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5 Shocking Crimes From People Who Founded Famous Companies

Some titans of industry were actually titanic bastards.

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