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The 5 Most Secretly Badass Countries
The 5 Most Secretly Badass Countries

Thanks to Hollywood and NPR's foreign correspondents, most of us think we have a good idea of how each country's military works. But there are some countries that never turn up in war movies or video games that you still wouldn't want to mess with.

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5 Things Adults Shouldn't Be Allowed to Get Mad About
5 Things Adults Shouldn't Be Allowed to Get Mad About

We know there are plenty of times when our behavior veers away from what anyone would classify as adult-like. This is especially true if you ever find yourself getting angry about any of the things on this list.

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The 5 Most Frequently Misused Proverbs
The 5 Most Frequently Misused Proverbs

Many of these phrases don't mean what we think, and the meaning has gotten lost precisely because they're so confusingly worded.

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5 Ways to Trick Your Brain into Eating Healthy
5 Ways to Trick Your Brain into Eating Healthy

Scientists bent on never having to diet again have discovered extremely simple techniques that you can use to trick yourself into having healthier eating habits.

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6 Words Made Up by Stupid People (We Should Learn to Accept)
6 Words Made Up by Stupid People (We Should Learn to Accept)

Language is an evolving beast. What's incorrect today may very well be correct tomorrow if it falls into common usage. Unfortunately, that's leading us down a dark, dark path.

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4 Insane Solutions to America's Biggest Problems
4 Insane Solutions to America's Biggest Problems

Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished readers, spambots, trolls, and easily offended moms here by accident from Facebook -- Thank you for joining me in The State of the Union.

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4 Things (Seemingly Innocent) That You Should Hide From Everyone
4 Things (Seemingly Innocent) That You Should Hide From Everyone

You disgust in more ways than you ever thought possible.

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6 Terrifying Mutations With Awesome Historical Explanations
6 Terrifying Mutations With Awesome Historical Explanations

Atavism: the means by which suddenly any creature -- humans included -- can sprout physical traits that they thought they had abandoned millennia ago.

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6 People Who Took Overprotective Parenting Way Too Far
6 People Who Took Overprotective Parenting Way Too Far

Really, is it so wrong to love your child so much? Is there really such a thing as taking parenting too far? (It is!)

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5 True Stories Behind the Most Badass Photographs Ever Taken
5 True Stories Behind the Most Badass Photographs Ever Taken

Occasionally, photography is used to capture the exact second that mankind reached into its giant bag of fucks to give and found it completely empty.

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How Etsy Helped Me Find My Inner Creepy Self
How Etsy Helped Me Find My Inner Creepy Self

Once more, Soren dives into the disturbing world of Etsy.

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The 5 Most Intense Rites of Passage from Around the World
The 5 Most Intense Rites of Passage from Around the World

We present you a list of some of the bravest rites of passage from around the world, which we encourage you to admire from the safety of your computer chair, not thinking too much about the irony.

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5 Facts That Will Change How You Picture Famous Places
5 Facts That Will Change How You Picture Famous Places

Just like all those after-school specials tried to warn you, stereotyping isn't always the best practice, and some of our most common conceptions of famous places are due for a serious tweak.

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