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5 Inspiring Pieces Of Art (That Have Screwed-Up Backstories)
5 Inspiring Pieces Of Art (That Have Screwed-Up Backstories)

Art can be pretty much anything. Even horrific.

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This Isn't The First Time Notre Dame's Been Nearly Destroyed
This Isn't The First Time Notre Dame's Been Nearly Destroyed

The building has taken its lumps over many centuries.

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5 Crazy Secrets Of Famous Places Around The World
5 Crazy Secrets Of Famous Places Around The World

Here's all the stuff your tour guide most definitely skipped over.

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4 Soldiers Who Heroically Risked Their Lives For A Laugh
4 Soldiers Who Heroically Risked Their Lives For A Laugh

Even during the horrors of wartime, daily life continues.

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5 Old-Timey Theories About Health That Were Dumb AF
5 Old-Timey Theories About Health That Were Dumb AF

Old-timey medicine seems laughably backwards nowadays.

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The Real Colonel Sanders Was A Relentless, Amazing Maniac
The Real Colonel Sanders Was A Relentless, Amazing Maniac

We urge you to read this.

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Ted Bundy's Execution Party Was Completely Nuts
Ted Bundy's Execution Party Was Completely Nuts

Bundy's execution was a gigantic tailgating party that even Raiders fans would find distasteful.

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6 Reasons Everyday Life In Ancient Rome Was Totally Insane
6 Reasons Everyday Life In Ancient Rome Was Totally Insane

Rome's relationship with elaborate carnage wasn't a mere fling.

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The 5 Dumbest Times Journalism And Crime Overlapped
The 5 Dumbest Times Journalism And Crime Overlapped

You can't just break the law because you're writing about it.

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