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10 Times The Nazis Tried To Use Supernatural Powers

The Nazis had a secret weapon that they thought was going to help them win World War II: They were using magic powers. Believe it or not, this is true. You’ve probably already heard some overblown stories about the Nazis...
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Top 10 Living Creatures We Patented Or Tried To Patent

Top 10 Living Creatures We Patented Or Tried To Patent

Weird Stuff Oliver TaylorJuly 31, 2017 Patent laws were enacted to protect inventors from having their inventions recreated by others. In earlier times, most patents were granted for technological advances. But these days, people seem to have gone overboard wh...
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Top 10 Liars Who Tried To Profit From The Dead

Top 10 Liars Who Tried To Profit From The Dead

Creepy Shannon QuinnJune 9, 2017 The world is filled with liars and con artists. Some go above and beyond by devoting their lives to running a “long con” if it means they will make a huge profit. Others take these...
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Top 10 Times We Tried Controlling The Rain

Top 10 Times We Tried Controlling The Rain

Weird Stuff Oliver TaylorApril 25, 2017 The ability to control rain has fascinated us from time immemorial. While we achieve this today by spraying clouds with chemicals, in the past we used some downright bizarre methods that might or might...
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10 Insane Names Parents Tried To Give Their Kids

Weird Stuff Mike Floorwalker January 27, 2017 There’s nothing wrong with giving a child a unique and interesting name. But future parents, take note: Don’t settle on the brilliant choice that popped into your head at 2:30 in the morning,...
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10 Bizarre Schemes Corporations Have Tried To Get Away With

Our World Gordon Gora September 14, 2016 Although we would be suspicious of smaller operations running scams or committing corruption, larger companies often run these schemes under the radar. Even the most respected corporations have been caught red-handed. H...
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10 People Who Tried To Fake Their Own Deaths And Failed Miserably

10 People Who Tried To Fake Their Own Deaths And Failed Miserably

Crime Robert Grimminck March 26, 2016 If you’re going to fake your own death, there are a few basic but key steps you need to take if you want the scheme to be successful. The first is making people believe...
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