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Guy Does Math On How Strong Officials Say Weed Is Now

Every few years, government officials and experts come out and try to say how weed is 10 or 20 times stronger than it was a few years ago. Even using some grade school math, we're left with pretty astronomical figures on how potent weed is supposed to be. Activist and author  Dana Larsen put together a short thread on how strong it would have to be today if everyone had been telling the truth.

Guy compares strengths of weed through time and does the math to see how strong officials claim weed to be.
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Twitter User Tells Story Of The Most Successful Slave Revolt In U.S. History

This is the story of Abaco, The Bahamas, and what is arguably the most successful slave revolt in U.S. history. Twitter user @michaelharriot, does a kickass job at breaking down the rich historical knowledge in this story, in a way that really keeps the reader engaged and entertained. 

Twitter user tells the story of the most successful slave revolt in US history.
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15 People Share Strange and Insane Chains of Events from History

One thing leads to another. Sometimes one small change, like the death of one noble or the  use of some kind of pesticide, can cause unintended consequence that reverberate throughout time and space. A lot of this stuff has ramifications to this day. Sometimes they end with a great big historical "F*ck you".

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Woman Discovers Magazine From 1958 That Has 129 Weird And Funny Tips On How To Find A Husband

A woman discovered this magazine article from 1958, which shows just how much the world's changed. Don't think you'll see any publications running a piece with over 100 tips on how a woman can find a husband nowadays. 

50's magazine is way more sexist that you might think
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28 Historical Events That Can Be Accurately Described As "Bruh Moments"

AskReddit users are breaking out their bold history facts to describe those moments in history that can accurately be described as "bruh moments." You know, the times when you're just kind of speechless and all you can do is mutter out a well articulated "bruh." 

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Dude Makes Bread from 4,500 Year Old Yeast Sample

Amateur Gastroegyptologist Seamus Blackley came across what he very much hopes are isolated strains of yeast off a few 4,500 year old Egyptian pots and figured it would be a good idea to make some bread out of it. He even went as far to make the dough out of grain used around the time the yeast would have been active, since what we know as modern wheat didn't exist at the time. Anyway, he baked a loaf and was able to taste some (hopefully) authentic ancient bread.

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Anthropologist Calls Out Our Useless Evolutionary Leftovers In 6 Tweets

This evolutionary anthropologist is here to call out all our ridiculous evolutionary leftovers that seemingly serve no purpose. They just fell through the cracks. Thanks a lot evolution! 

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Quick Story Behind Knight's Iron Hand is Metal AF

Here's Tumblr going in on the wondrous life of Gotz von Berlichingen. If only we could all be so lucky to live a life as fruitful as the drunken warrior poet with an iron hand. The people of Tumblr know their weird history and are jazzed about letting other people know, hence this awesome tumblr thread about messed up history facts.

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20 Tour Guides Share the Dumbest Things They've Seen Tourists Do

When visiting another country, or even a museum, most people know to be respectful. But that's most people. There are some idiots out there who try to mess with wild animals, steal stuff, and be generally stupid. Some are even worse, like this obnoxious group of British Tourists who actually received national attention for how bad they were.

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23 People Share Their Parents' Most Frustrating "Back in My Day" Rants

Sure, we'd all love to own a house by now, but things have changed in the last few decades. You just can't find a nice place in a good neighborhood for 3 quarters, a loaf of bread and a handshake. If your parents have no concept of how things actually work anymore and are completely full of BS, you may find these relatable, or at least really, really annoying. For the funniest thing we've seen this week, check out this facebook group where millennials pretend to be baby boomers.

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10+ Of The Biggest Mistakes In History

In terms of fails, these go down in history as catastrophically terrible. Sometimes you just make such a monumental mistake that it goes on to echo into eternity. These are absolutely those times. 

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14 People Share The Biggest Historical F**K You's

People are sharing the biggest moments in history that look like one giant "f**k you." The resulting historical facts are definitely entertaining! 

AskReddit can get infuriating sometimes so we're glad for the threads that make us chuckle. This one asking what shocking facts J.K. Rowling would reveal about Marvel characters is a great example of how funny Redditors can be.

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26 Historical Snapshot Tweets Showing How Much The World's Changed

We've come a long way! And the world's always been a strange place. Go and check out the original Twitter account, @historyinmoment, for more snapshots from the past. 

Historical Snapshot Tweets
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20 Propaganda Campaigns That Were so Successful People Still Believe Them Today

Whether it's a lie promoted from a government in wartime, or a company trying to to sell more product, there are some falsehoods people live with that are a direct result of very persuasive marketing. But hey, it's good to learn why we think the things we think. On a lighter note, here are fake facts people believed for WAY too long.

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Tumblr Finds All the Pieces to Make Ancient Grilled Cheese

Tumblr, being it's own weird-ass self, went on a anthropological news search for preserved food that could result in the ingredients for a well aged grilled cheese. It's a stupid experiment, but hey, why else do we have the internet? Tumblr has done some amazing work, like the time they ran the math on the exact day of Ice Cube's "Good Day"

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