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Immortality potions killed so many Chinese emperors

Since you don’t see many 2,000-year-old Methusalahs pushing a shopping cart down Walmart’s sock aisle, their mile-long beards slowly tangling in their wheels, you can assume that immortality is beyond our human reach. But that didn’t stop the richest kings of the old days from engaging scientists, alchemists, and everyday wizards to find a cure for this pesky disease we …

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5 Crazypants Scientific Discoveries (just happening)

5 Dinosaurs had so much cancer Although Spielberg tries to drill it into our brains every few years, it’s hard to fathom that dinosaurs actually existed. We like to imagine that they were real flesh and blood creatures instead of the mythical dragons that breathe tar. But it turns out that the average Joe today has a lot in common …

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Rock Out To Disneyland (short-lived) Sexy prog rock band

The year was 1981. Bette Davis eyes topped the charts and poppy synthesizers dominated every retro jukebox in the nation. Like sand dripping over the grease stain on a Buick, the time for the filthy pleasure that was rock and roll of the 1970s had run out. But there was still one place in America where guitar riffs could blow …

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The newspaper with the most WTF headlines in America

It’s no secret that tabloids love an incredibly blatant headline. In the US, the reigning champion is likely the one New York Postwho is happy Stories like “HEADLESS BODY FOUND IN TOELESS BAR”. Over in the UK, the iguanas-mad maniacs are in Sun used to produce bullshit stories about local celebrities like the notorious “FREDDIE STARR ATE MY HAMSTER!” These …

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Teddy Roosevelt has a young Dr. Seuss drawn for life

Our personal peccadillos can often be traced back to our childhood when experiences are deep in our mushy brains. But it is often not clear which small and / or random event triggers people’s many kinks, obsessions and phobias. In other cases, causality is straightforward because if a sensitive, artistic boy yells at President Theodore ‘The Bull Moose’ to get …

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Unsung war heroes who deserve their own films

4th Emanuel Ringelblum kept the history of the ghetto alive After the Nazis’ invasion of Poland in 1939, the Jewish population of Warsaw was driven into what is now the “Warsaw Ghetto” – a walled area of ​​the city where over 460,000 people “lived” at its height. They were in a constant state of hunger and fear of when (not …

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What ‘The Mandalorian’ needs to know about Boba Fett

So Temuera Morrison was cast by in Season 2 The Mandalorianprobably as Boba Fett. I mean, he played Jango Fett Attack of the clones and Boba is his clone son unless he shows up and says, “Hi! I’m Bob Fett from Big Bob’s Coruscant Mattress Outlet!” There’s a 99% chance he’s the most popular helmeted bounty hunter. And that’s pretty …

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An English city is known as “ape hangers” because of the stupidest war legend

Many local residents have nicknames: Indiana people are known as “Hoosiers”, Wisconsin people are “Cheeseheads,” Floridians are “the worst,” and so on. It is referred to as “Demonym,” which sounds a lot cooler than usual. Perhaps the strangest thing, however, is Hartlepool, England, whose citizenship is nicknamed “Monkey Hangers” with varying degrees of affection. How in the world is such …

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Just when you need it most, Taco Bell removes menu items

There was a time when the Taco Bell menu was so varied and extensive that you would have thought it was written by CS Lewis. Sure, Narnia could have featured a “Gryphon” with a lion’s body and an eagle’s head, but Taco Bell had a chalupa with a bowl of French toast. Honestly, we think the French toast Chalupa could …

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