The Unsavory History of Sugar, the Insatiable American Craving. Once it was hard to get, now it's hard to avoid.
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The Best 100 Episodes of The Simpsons. Strangely, they are all from the show's first ten years.
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15 Things You May Not Know About Ulysses S. Grant. Some trivia about our 18th president.  
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The Unintended Side-Effect of Self-Checkout Lanes. Preferring less human interaction means fewer jobs overall.
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Each Tree Is Its Own Adventure: Climbing giant sequoias for science. Not a job for someone with acrophobia.  
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Do you remember Harley-Davidson perfume? Bic For Her? TwitterPeek? They are all exhibits at the new Museum of Failure in Helsingborg, Sweden.
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See specimens of Xenophora, a genus of mollusks that are very real -and very weird. These sea snails decorate their own shells with other shells
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8 Curious Civil War-Era Recipes We Still Eat Today. You might recognize them by their more modern names.