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5 Images Of Kids Too Badass To Be Real (That Totally Are)
5 Images Of Kids Too Badass To Be Real (That Totally Are)

As a general rule, we assume that the most impressive feat humans can pull off before age 17 is texting and walking at the same time. This is, of course, completely incorrect.

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Third-World America: 5 Insane Realities Of Appalachia
Third-World America: 5 Insane Realities Of Appalachia

How accurate is that impression, though? We spoke with a few Eastern Kentucky residents about what life is really like in the poorest part of Appalachia.

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5 Surprising Things I Learned Writing Awful Fan Fiction
5 Surprising Things I Learned Writing Awful Fan Fiction

'To know the essence of a man, you must first learn what kind of fan fiction he writes.' -Voltaire

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I Was A Reality TV Judge: 5 Secrets I Shouldn't Tell You
I Was A Reality TV Judge: 5 Secrets I Shouldn't Tell You

It turns out the reality behind ... reality television is much more dramatic.

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Super White & Kinda Racist: 5 Realities Of Australia
Super White & Kinda Racist: 5 Realities Of Australia

What do you really know about the Australian outback? We spoke to someone who works there and this is what we learned.

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8 Obvious Lies That People Believed For Waaay Too Long
8 Obvious Lies That People Believed For Waaay Too Long

You can get surprisingly far if you lie is brazen enough.

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5 Famous Bible Stories With Logical Scientific Explanations
5 Famous Bible Stories With Logical Scientific Explanations

If you pause faith for a moment and look at the Bible through the cold, unfeeling monocle of science, it doesn't hold up. Right? Well, let's not be so hasty.

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5 Impossible Things You're Not Supposed To Talk Back About
5 Impossible Things You're Not Supposed To Talk Back About

Sometimes, you keep quiet because speaking, while it might make you feel better, doesn't do anything to help the situation. Here are the five times it's the hardest to keep quiet.

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Wikipedia Hates Women: 4 Dark Sides of The Site We All Use
Wikipedia Hates Women: 4 Dark Sides of The Site We All Use

Basically, it seems like Wikipedia has some weird problems with regard to gender -- so what's up?

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15 Things Parents Should Know When Telling Drugs About Kids
15 Things Parents Should Know When Telling Drugs About Kids

Hey. Hey there, drugs. Sit down. Yeah, right there on the mirror is fine.

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6 Painful Ad Fails You Won't Believe Companies Didn't Notice
6 Painful Ad Fails You Won't Believe Companies Didn't Notice

What happens when your marketing team is so inept that your inspirational advertisement actually does more harm than good?

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5 Real 'Conspiracies' Confirmed By People Swept Up In Them
5 Real 'Conspiracies' Confirmed By People Swept Up In Them

Sometimes you just walk through your front door one bright and sunny morning and smack straight into some wide-ranging and lethal conspiracy orchestrated by the powers that be.

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6 Ugly Facts Of Life In Communist Cuba
6 Ugly Facts Of Life In Communist Cuba

We spoke to those who lived under Fidel Castro's rule. Here's what we learned.

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6 Artists Who Failed So Hard They Ended Up Succeeding
6 Artists Who Failed So Hard They Ended Up Succeeding

Some art isn't just 'bad' like a carton of sour milk is bad; it's curiously bad like the smell of a mosh pit of bank-tellers' attempted small talk.

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5 Creepy Unsolved Mysteries (That Have Totally Been Solved)
5 Creepy Unsolved Mysteries (That Have Totally Been Solved)

I've done my best to dig out the most likely truth behind some of my favorite mystery tales. Let's speculate!

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