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    25 Secrets Your Congressperson Won’t Tell You

    From campaign contributions to the secrets behind lobbyists, we got the dirt on what Washington insiders don't talk about.

    In This Country, It’s Illegal for Grocery Stores to Waste Food

    Food waste is a major problem the world over, and this European nation has taken legal measures to reduce it.

    15 Gross-Out Facts About Competitive Eaters

    Read this, and you will never look at a hot dog the same way again.

    There’s an Eighth Continent Underwater—and 12 More Mind-Boggling Discoveries Scientists Made i...

    These are exciting times, with amazing scientific breakthroughs happening every day that promise to help improve our health, decode the...

    Here’s How Your Favorite Pizza Brands Got Their Names

    Many pizza franchises are household names today but they weren't always.

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    Here’s How You Can Get a Look at the Most Secretive Place on the Planet

    The government didn't even acknowledge it until a few years ago.

    10 Crazy Things You Can Only Find in Japan

    If you spot blue traffic lights and sweet potato Kit Kats, you're probably in Japan.

    This Is the Most Common Language Spoken by Doctors (Besides English and Spanish)

    Just when you thought doctors couldn't get any more impressive.

    It Is Possible to Be Scared to Death, According to Science

    Is it possible for a spook to go too far?

    Noon Used to Mean 3 P.M.—Here’s the Reason Why

    Believe it or not, "See you at noon," used to mean, "See you at 3 p.m."

    Here’s Why There’s a 57 on Your Heinz Ketchup Bottle

    No, there aren't 57 types of Heinz ketchup.

    She Found Rare Coins Worth $40 Million—Then the Government Took Them

    A woman discovered rare 1933 coins in her family’s safe-deposit box. Can the government confiscate them?

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    There’s a Very Specific Reason Why the Oval Office Is an Oval

    It's not just for the sake of alliteration.

    This Is Everything Your Social Security Number Actually Says About You

    Tell us your social security number, and we'll tell you what state you were born in! Find out what else...

    6 Food Creation Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

    From croissants to tikka masala, question what you think you know.

    6 Myths About Using Mouthwash You Need to Stop Believing Right Now

    Mouthwash can help keep your gums and teeth healthy but only if you use them properly. We've got expert tips...

    This Storm Chaser Captured a Perfect Shot that Will Give You Goosebumps

    It will make you feel like you're in the storm.

    This Is Why We Say “Abracadabra” During Magic Tricks

    Share a fun fact at the next magic show you attend? Check.

    Believe It or Not, This State Only Has Two Escalators—Here’s Why

    The weird thing is, there's TONS of elevators...

    The Creepy Reason So Many Southern Porches Are Painted Blue

    It's not just pretty—there's a creepy legend behind the paint choice.

    These Are the Luckiest Days of the Year to Do Everything, According to Numerology

    Numerology predicts many life events, believers say. When will good fortune come your way?