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4 Everyday Things That Caused Huge Panics When They Were New
4 Everyday Things That Caused Huge Panics When They Were New

It is almost like we constantly need something to be panicking about, proving that the next generation is going to be so much worse than ours is.

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4 Things You Don't (Want To) Know About Substitute Teachers
4 Things You Don't (Want To) Know About Substitute Teachers

Chances are you're already more than qualified to be a substitute teacher. Now hold on and put down the tweed coat, because there are a few things you should know before you rush off to shape the minds of young people.

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5 Bizarre Realities of Life at the Edge of Gaza
5 Bizarre Realities of Life at the Edge of Gaza

Plucky lives in a heavily armed settlement that the United Nations considers illegal. Here's what we learned about life on the knife's-edge of one of the longest-running conflicts in modern history.

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4 Insane Pop Culture Obsessions People Got Rich Pursuing
4 Insane Pop Culture Obsessions People Got Rich Pursuing

The people on this list took their passions and hobbies and turned them into viable businesses, while the rest of us are only able to look on, shake our heads, and say, 'Why didn't I think of that?'

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7 Things You Only Find Out as a Lawyer to the Poor
7 Things You Only Find Out as a Lawyer to the Poor

We sat down with a not-for-profit lawyer partially to learn what his job is like and partially because we might have need of his services.

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5 Modern Leaders Way Crazier Than You Thought Possible
5 Modern Leaders Way Crazier Than You Thought Possible

We fully expect that our elected officials are doing shit behind the scenes that is either corrupt, depraved, or both. But often times, it's much worse than you think.

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2 New Shirts for Stephen King & History Fans
2 New Shirts for Stephen King & History Fans

Everything is better with dinosaurs.

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6 Ways to Keep Terrorists From Ruining the World
6 Ways to Keep Terrorists From Ruining the World

Even before the first responders are on the scene, you need to follow these steps.

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5 Things You Learn Hanging With the Taliban
5 Things You Learn Hanging With the Taliban

Robert Young Pelton has spent most of his life reporting from violent hotspots around the globe ... and somehow getting interviews with people on both sides of the fighting.

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8 Things That Broke the Internet (For Less Than A Minute)
8 Things That Broke the Internet (For Less Than A Minute)

The following headline-grabbers held our interest long enough to at least garner a meme or hashtag before we moved on.

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9 Disappointing Gifts We All Got as Kids
9 Disappointing Gifts We All Got as Kids

Just remember, you're only feeding this vicious cycle by buying stuff like this.

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