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The 6 Least Impressive Ways Anyone Ever Got Rich
The 6 Least Impressive Ways Anyone Ever Got Rich

Hey, slackers -- here's your inspiration.

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5 Horrible Things Nobody Tells You About Legally Growing Pot
5 Horrible Things Nobody Tells You About Legally Growing Pot

Before you renew that subscription to High Times and quit your day job, there are some things you need to take into consideration ...

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 5 Places Where Society Inexplicably Breaks Down
5 Places Where Society Inexplicably Breaks Down

Looking around, it's easy to call us civilized. But given the right context, we'll abandon all of society's rules and live like the crappy, bastard animals we all are.

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6 Absurd Situations That Only Happen In Food Commercials
6 Absurd Situations That Only Happen In Food Commercials

not all commercials take the full-on ridiculous route to hock their wares. Some companies prefer to toe the line by selling their product based on the idea that it will somehow come in handy in a situation that could totally happen to you.

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The 7 Most Baffling Things About Women's Clothes
The 7 Most Baffling Things About Women's Clothes

There are a lot of annoying things about being a woman, like periods, childbirth and not being able to play basketball in a way that keeps spectators awake. But near the top of the list has got to be buying clothes.

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8 Bad Drivers Nobody Complains About (Part 2)
8 Bad Drivers Nobody Complains About (Part 2)

You know how everybody complains about old people and tailgaters while our national dialogue on driving behavior is noticeably lacking a discussion of people who are terrified of bicycles. In between then and now, the holidays happened, so I've got plenty more for you.

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9 Ridiculous Cooking Myths You Probably Believe
9 Ridiculous Cooking Myths You Probably Believe

You're not a master chef by any means, but you still know a few basic food truths, right? Well guess what: You're wrong about those, too.

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The 7 Stupidest Alibis in the History of Crime
The 7 Stupidest Alibis in the History of Crime

For every criminal with a fifteen-step escape plan there are thousands who didn't think they'd be caught, or just didn't think ever. One minute in the future might as well be Atlantis for these idiots, who approached crime with all the subtlety of a drug dealer in a Just Say No skit, and concocted less believable stories than Kim Jong Il's eulogy.

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7 Charming Amenities of the World's Grossest Motel Room
7 Charming Amenities of the World's Grossest Motel Room

How I ended up here is not the story. At least, it's not the story right now. I have no doubt that I'm more than enough of an asshole to share those details with the world at some point. But it won't be this day. Right now, there's only one story here, and that's the room itself. More specifically, the charming amenities of the shitty motel room I

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The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Modern Ghost Towns
The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Modern Ghost Towns

Man's vision constantly exceeds his reach. It is our curse to dream bigger than our meager hands can build. So for every Hoover Dam or Empire State Building that gets built, there are 10 projects that were simply too unfeasible to see to completion. And for each of those 10, there are 10 MORE that seemed too unfeasible, but someone decided that tha

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10 Old Toys That Made Sense In Their Era (And Nowhere Else)
10 Old Toys That Made Sense In Their Era (And Nowhere Else)

Remember that toy that you just had to have because it was based on something wildly popular? And then it turned out to really, really suck? It turns out that's been happening as long as companies have been mass-producing toys.

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