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Why one of the most recognizable pitchmen of the '80s couldn't hold onto the job. mentalfloss.com/article/77518/…
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RMS Queen Elizabeth returning 15,000 soldiers to New York at the end of WW2 1945. The ship was not overcrowded, soldiers simply ran to the deck as they arrived.
The "Rosendorn," which describes a woman's conversation with her genitals, is 200 years older than previously believed. mentalfloss.com/article/593039…
From Napoleon's penis to Galileo's finger, the body parts of historical figures are steeped in legend. mentalfloss.com/article/650183…
From walking on their own two feet to populating an entire island, these dolls' creepy habits are anything but cuddly. mentalfloss.com/article/650191…
Jack the Ripper was an unidentified serial killer active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. Follow @HistoryMomentss and join our discord group for our upcoming NFT release
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The goal: Climb on top of a pole and stay there as long as you can. mentalfloss.com/article/542170…
The day Sweden switched from driving on the left-hand side of the road to driving on the right, 1967.
These candy controversies left a sour taste in people's mouths. mentalfloss.com/article/26208/…
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Novelist (and surfer) Agatha Christie was born on this day in 1890. mentalfloss.com/article/85723/…
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In the mid 1980s, the U.S. media latched on to a story: teens were committing suicide, and the roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons was somehow to blame. mentalfloss.com/article/21288/…
Alan Turing broke the Enigma code. What was broken in the Enigma system itself? mentalfloss.com/article/94486/…
As this clip from ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’ proves, dishwasher cooking is more fun when Vincent Price is helping out. mentalfloss.com/article/650279…
Hunter S. Thompson's career is marked with plenty of hits—but it's the works that never saw the light of day that might be even more interesting. mentalfloss.com/article/650176…
Dutch men in traditional trousers, 1900
Each year, The American Library Association complies a list of books that are challenged and banned. There are some books that get banned because of insensitive material; however, others get banned for completely ludicrous reasons. mentalfloss.com/article/648722…
Today in 1916: Roald Dahl was born. Celebrate the author with these gloriumptious facts about the master of edgy kids' books. mentalfloss.com/article/52717/…
Today, Bram Stoker is best known as the author of 'Dracula.' But in life, he was better known as a theatrical manager. mentalfloss.com/article/649840…
Firing Robert De Niro. Struggling with a non-functioning animatronic bear. Spending 40 years on hand-drawn animation. For these reasons and others, these films aren't likely to ever see the light of day. mentalfloss.com/article/649931…
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You know all about Disney's animated princesses, dwarves, and fairies. But there's one short animated short from 1946 that you might not have heard of. It's called "The Story of Menstruation." mentalfloss.com/article/56230/…
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'Sesame Street' has a long history of teaching kids how to deal with traumatic events. In the wake of 9/11, the show's creators wanted to find a way to bring the real-world horror to their young audience's attention. mentalfloss.com/article/91145/…
He built it in his shed. He knocked down a brick wall with an axe to get it out. mentalfloss.com/article/501446…
We only have one audio recording of the founder of psychoanalysis, in a message for the BBC in 1938. mentalfloss.com/article/64623/…
In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, people all over the world stood shoulder-to-shoulder in mourning with the people of the United States. Here are a few of those international reactions that occurred in the days following September 11th. mentalfloss.com/article/28724/…
A portrait of the Twin Towers in NYC made with the faces of the victims of the 9/11 attacks on the towers. The attacks resulted in 2,977 fatalities. Today marks the 20th anniversary, this post is dedicated to the victims, their families, the first responders and all the people wh
Here are just a few of the famous Americans with Mayflower passengers in their family trees. mentalfloss.com/article/53577/…
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. And when (your jerseys are stolen) in Milwaukee, wear what Milwaukee wears. mentalfloss.com/article/647536…
From 'buzzkill' to 'pomo,' here are 25 bits of slang popular in the '90s that were all that. mentalfloss.com/article/643543…
Suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst being carried away from Buckingham Palace in London, England after being arrested while trying to present a petition to King George V of the United Kingdom, 21st May 1914.
Boston's Skinny House was built out of spite more than a century ago, and now it can be yours for $1.2 million. mentalfloss.com/article/649881…
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She followed the safety protocol, but the mother of two was dead within a year. mentalfloss.com/article/501147…
Whatever you consider to be the 'trial of the century,' chances are it wasn't the first, and it certainly won't be the last. mentalfloss.com/article/75184/…
This massive California mansion's history is edged with tragedy, mystery ... and maybe some ghosts. mentalfloss.com/article/527411…
For many years, the nude model for Gustave Courbet's 'L’Origine du monde' remained a unknown. mentalfloss.com/article/650013…
A giant crocodile named Gustave is said to have killed dozens of people in Burundi. His legend continues to haunt the shores of Lake Tanganyika. mentalfloss.com/article/650000…
Henry Every’s raid of the Ganj-i-Sawai was so large, it triggered a diplomatic crisis. Yet few people have heard of this audacious pirate. mentalfloss.com/article/649921…
There are a lot of things we don't quite get right about the Renaissance, including when it actually took place. mentalfloss.com/article/650029…
Calvin Graham was just 12 years old when he enlisted in the Navy. By 13, he was a veteran. By 14, he was married. mentalfloss.com/article/650049…
The standards for psych experiments weren't always so strict, which is how some of the most famous studies came about. mentalfloss.com/article/52787/…
During the first few decades of the 20th century, the people of Los Angeles had alligator fever. mentalfloss.com/article/70880/…
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