In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed:

1. What Makes #2 Pencils So Special?, by Ethan Trex
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2. 10 Crazy Cupcakes, by Miss Cellania
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3. 5 People Who Exploited the Web to Get Hired, by David K. Israel
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4. History Mysteries: 7 Lost Time Capsules, by Rob Lammle
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5. Make-A-Wish: Turning Kids Into Superheroes, Ice Cream Men & More, by Ethan Trex
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6. Why Does Sex Make Men Sleepy?, by Matt Soniak
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7. What Seven Million Tires Look Like, by Ransom Riggs
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8. Tiny Cars, Big Prices: 5 Really Expensive Toy Cars, by Rob Lammle
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9. The 7 Sins of Soccer, by Miss Cellania
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10. Ready, Aim, Fire: Scenes From Early American Dueling, by Matt Sonia