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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.

looking a gift horse in the mouth joke about the Trojan horse
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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. These are 100% true facts (however fantastical they sound). 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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24 Unbelievably Bonkers Moments from History That Actually Happened

Yeah, we googled em. Pretty legit. We're as surprised as you. It kind of makes sense, if you consider how long people have been around, and all the things we've done, that someone would've thought to enlist a bear in the military or that multiple people would have died in a literal whiskey flood. History is crazy.

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10 Fascinating Replies To "Who Is The Most Badass Person In History"

These people are the very definition of badass. Get inspired over their badass accomplishes from the comfort of your Couch Potato lifestyle. God knows I am. 

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Informative Tumblr Thread Deconstructs Actual Meanings of Figures of Speech

Some of your favorite sayings may have actually been invented to say exactly the opposite of what they now mean. Hey, you learn something new every day, right? Here's another enlightening thread on something that might be near and dear to you.

good ol' tumblr explains figures of speech and expression and where they came from
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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.

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19 Twitter Users Reveal Their Juiciest Family Secrets

Nobody's family is perfectly normal, but some people's families are more interesting. And maybe not in the best ways. Some are more trivial and embarrassing, like liking pineapple pizza. Some are family shattering, like secret families. Reminds us of this girl who figured out her family secrets by taking a blood test in college.

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