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The story goes like this: over 70 years ago a World War II soldier filled 31 rolls of film with pictures, and in 2014, The Rescued Film Project, recovered all 31 of those rolls. What follows, is a video showing what went into the development of these photos, and then as an audience, we even get to see some of them! Pretty neat. 

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17 Popular Misconceptions People Wish Would Go Away

Some pieces of trivia can stick around in cultural consciousness for way too long, especially if they're untrue. It can be tempting to repeat a myth just because it sounds shocking and "unbelievable." There are oodles of misconceptions that people have about the past and future that just never seem to die.

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Heartbreaking Roald Dahl Letter Urges People to Vaccinate Against Measles

In 1986, the legendary author wrote this letter about the passing of his daughter 24 years earlier. This message still resonates today as a reminder of the dangers of not taking steps against the preventable disease. It's a bit of a shame that this message from almost 40 years ago is still relevant, but here we are.

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25 Facts You Can Use to Impress Your Dumb Friends at Parties

If you need everyone to know just how thoughtful and knowledgeable you are, don't worry. We've got your back. The next time you're with a group of people, you can sling some of these facts their way and feel smart. It's OK, we all want to do it. And what better way to sound smart than to fire a few facts into a boring conversation!

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Guy Discovers His Neighbor is Cool as Hell

Gene has tons of knowledge and a sweet collection of old stuff. He even hand-builds model ships! Gene is also totally down to show off his cool stuff and tell stories.

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15 Foods That Make You Wonder How People Figured out They Were Edible

How did people discover that you could dig up months old ammonia-shark and eat it without dying? The answer to this, and most likely a lot of these, is as simple as "someone must've been pretty damn hungry."

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25 Unfortunate Moments That Flung People's Days into the Trash

These people woke up thinking their day was gonna be totally fine, but sadly they were wrong. Life can strike at any moment.

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25 Freaky Things People Found After They Bought a House

If you're living in a rented or bought house, it is sure to have memories of the past tenants. Although it doesn't cross our minds much, the houses we live in are full of memories, good and bad, of the people who lived there before us. Sometimes, more than just memories are left behind. These Redditors all found something unexpected in the houses they bought or rented, either spooky as hell or hilarious. Read on below and next time you move into a new house, don't say we didn't warn you if you find something weird. 


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Outright Bizarre Facts From The 1900s We Did NOT See Coming

Times change quickly these days. Hell, 2009 was a whole different world from 2019. But imagine going back 110 years ago, to 1909. Things were way different back then. I would almost say incomparable, but fact number 1? sounds just like people today, so I guess we can't have changed that much. Anyway, if you rekcon you know some things about what went down in the 1900s, have a squiz at these weird facts. They are random as f*ck and make me glad that I'm not living back then. Plus, you'll be king/queen of the next trivia night you attend. 

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25 Moments That Ensured People Would Have a Bad Day

Just goes to show that at any given moment, you're at the mercy of the universe. Especially if you've already messed up your day through your own devices.

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22 Facts That Sound Too Absurd to Be Real

The universe is enormous and terrifying. There are too many things to know and this is only a small amount of those things. 

We're still upset about Pluto.

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27 Times People Had Common Knowledge Explained to Them Way Too Late

Because sometimes someone misses class the day you learned about the civil war, or owls. 

Alright, let's be 100% honest here. Did you learn something new while reading these? No judgement.

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25 People Share The One Thing Their Family Doesn't Talk About

People live some dramatic lives. Secret girlfriends, criminal syndicate pasts, and  absolutely intolerable relatives are just a few of the topics of these stories. Also, some dads are just really petty and don't like cottage cheese.

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