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1. 11 Time Traveler Urban Legends That Pretty Much Debunk Themselves
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2. 19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your Vocabulary
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3. 11 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent
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4. Fake Science 101: 11 Brilliantly Inaccurate Scientific Explanations
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5. 11 Pop Culture References Younger Readers Won’t Get
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6. 7 Absolutely Insane Animal Defense Mechanisms
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7. 4 Ridiculous Space Accidents (Where Everyone Survived)
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8. 10 Photos of Celebrities Jumping for History’s Most Persuasive Photographer
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9. 11 Geeky Couples Portraits
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10. How Paperbacks Transformed the Way Americans Read
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11. 11 Toys That Cost More Than My Car
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12. 24 Library-Centric Sites We Love