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Educational Tumblr Thread Of Messed Up History Facts Escalates Quickly

Are we DOOMED to repeat history? Say it ain't so! This educational Tumblr thread of potentially true history facts escalates for the dark and disturbing quickly. Just the way you guys like it! 

tumblr history facts and memes are hot hot hot
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Inventions That Work Too Well to be Improved Upon

Sometimes someone comes up with a design so simple, elegant and effective that it becomes the de facto item for that use in perpetuity. It must feel good to have created something that does something the best. In the other direction, here are inventions that are now used for something other than their intended purpose.

Inventions so good they don't need to be improved | SaltyChickenDip 58.8k points 16 hours ago Paper clip. Last major patent 1880's
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The Hollywood Sign Transformations and Pranks

On New Years Day residents woke up to see that the famous "Hollywood" sign had fallen victim to a prank overnight.

But this wasn't the first time the Hollywood sign has fallen victim to a prank or been altered. Here's a quick list of the changes the sign has seen since its creation.

history of the famous hollywood sign and how it evolved over the years
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Tumblr Enlightens Youth on “The Game” You Just Lost

Boy does this make us feel old. Now that all the kids are playing forknife or whatever, they never got to suffer the frustration and constant failure that went into playing, and losing The Game. We're just glad that there's still people out there on tumblr willing to explain the rich history of The Game. Ah crap, just lost again.

Tumblr post that explains The Game
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17 Cringy Facts That People Have Desperately Wanted To 'Un-Know'

It's a pretty well-known fact that ignorance is bliss. These tidbits from an especially uncomfortable AskReddit thread are definitely proof of this theory. One masochistic user asked the community to share all the glorious factoids they wish they hadn't learned, and honestly - we feel the same way.

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