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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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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. 

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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. 

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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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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! 

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28 Weird History Facts Revealing We've Always Lived In A Strange World

You've always been living in a wild and strange world. These historical facts are a blatant reminder to that....

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19 Well-Known Facts That Sound Like Conspiracy Theories

The world is a freaky place. Some events sound so extraordinary that they sound like a crackpot fever-dream that no one could possibly have thought to do in real life. You don't need to be Dale Gribble to believe these. On the other side, here are some completely unproven obscure conspiracies that people personally believe in.

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Courageous Man Who Stood Up Against Evil Honored In Touching Twitter Thread

Just cause everyone thinks something's right doesn't mean that it's not completely messed up. An obvious sentiment that can get dangerously easily lost amidst the madness of the times. This Twitter thread seeks to honor a courageous man in history, Silas Soule, who stood up for the right thing even when it ended up costing him his life. 

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14 Old-Timey Sayings That Are Worth a Comeback

There aren't many things about the past that need to come back. The Plague, as a safe example. Sometimes certain sayings are lost just because they aren't relevant to everyday life, or they refer to some person or story that isn't popular anymore. Some sayings are lost before they get to live out their full potential, and these ones look like they've still got some juice in em. Some popular sayings are total bastardizations of their original meanings, this tumblr thread explains.

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Tumblr Thread Dissects the Sheer Insanity of Producing the Original Jurassic Park

This one's for the dinosaur kids. This Tumblr thread goes into the gritty details of the lengths artists and scientists went to to make the amazingly realistic effects in Jurassic Park. Turns out the film leaves an incredibly interesting legacy. Pretty cool rigs, man.

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