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5 Everyday Foods That Are Way Older Than You Think

5 Everyday Foods That Are Way Older Than You Think

by Shomo Sen - Thousands of years ago, people were eating pretty much exactly what you’re eating right now.

5 Ridiculously Mundane Things You Had No Idea You’d Geek Out Over

5 Ridiculously Mundane Things You Had No Idea You’d Geek Out Over

by Corbin Fuller - Yes, people get excited about things. And sometimes those things seem weird … until you see them yourself.

How Malaria Helped Shape America Itself

How Malaria Helped Shape America Itself

by Mike Garowee - History is long and complicated. And occasionally, the most unexpected things help guide it.

Weird, Unexpected Origins Of 5 Common Things

Weird, Unexpected Origins Of 5 Common Things

by Jordan Breeding - You think you at least have a rough idea of where common stuff comes from … but then when you look at the history books, things get weird.

4 Philanthropists Who Pretty Much Gave Away Their Fortunes

4 Philanthropists Who Pretty Much Gave Away Their Fortunes

by Ian Fortey - We’re all aware that a lot of rich people give money to charities. But very few of them give it ALL to charities.