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Ketchup Was the Trendiest Medicine Of The 1830s<\/a><\/h2>

In an era where tomatoes were bizarrely controversial, some people thought they could be used as a medicine.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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That Time Italy Tried To Ban Pasta<\/a><\/h2>

There was a time when some Italians insisted that spaghetti was making people 'brutish, skeptical, slow, and pessimistic.'<\/p>

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By Zanandi Botes <\/a> <\/dd>
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JFK Had A Janitor Run Against Him, To Confuse Voters<\/a><\/h2>

A janitor with the exact same name as his opponent.<\/p>

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By Ryan Menezes <\/a> <\/dd>
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The War That Lasted 335 Years (But Had No Casualties)<\/a><\/h2>

The 335 Years' War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly was a seemingly endless was that no one paid attention to.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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That Time The Soviets Fired A Cannon In Space<\/a><\/h2>

In 1975, a cannon mounted to a Soviet space station was fired. It is the only known weapon fired in space.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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6 Real Bible Verses We're Hoping God Gives Us A Pass On (Ft. Michael Swaim) (VIDEO)<\/a><\/h2>

Michael Swaim returns to Cracked's YouTube channel to look at some Bible verses that really should have been cut.<\/p>

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By Michael Swaim, <\/a> Winston Rowntree <\/a> <\/dd>
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British Tanks Can Make Tea Because Of Course They Can<\/a><\/h2>

In World War II, British tank crews would get out of their tanks to make tea. This proved to be dangerous.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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Entering The Hollow Earth: The Epic Real-Life Quest<\/a><\/h2>

They thought Earth contained smaller spheres, with their own tourist attractions.<\/p>

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By Alex Hanton <\/a> <\/dd>
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4 Horror Stories Left Out Of The History Books<\/a><\/h2>

Hope you're into cannibals and manufactured plagues.<\/p>

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By Alex Hanton <\/a> <\/dd>
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Jack-O'-Lanterns Becoming A Thing Involved Tricking Satan (Twice)<\/a><\/h2>

The origins of the modern Halloween jack-o'-lantern can be traced to an Irish story about a man who tricked the Devil twice.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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The Medieval Italian Battle Seemingly Fought Over A Bucket<\/a><\/h2>

According to legends, two Italian city-states clashed because one stole a bucket from the other.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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