In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
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When you combine all the different colors of light, you get white light.
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Here before you I present: the bizarre alien creature that is the human vocal cords!
No matter how much forethought you put into the construction of a building, there's no way to accurately predict everything that could happen to it.
This week reports surfaced online that we'd be getting another installment of Wayne's World. Sadly, it was just a rumor.