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

1. 9 Really Dangerous Works of Art, by Rob Lammle
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2. 4 Upcoming Toy-to-Movie Adaptations (That Probably Shouldn’t Be), by Cole Gamble
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3. Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down the Nets?, by Ethan Trex
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4. The Quick 10: 10 of the Most Expensive Desserts Ever, by Stacy Conradt
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5. What Made the AK-47 So Popular?, by Ethan Trex
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6. Revenge of the Nerds: Low-Tech Crooks vs. High-Tech Gadgets, by Rob Lammle
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7. 8 Odd and Awesome Musical Instruments, by Miss Cellania
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8. Where Do Baby Carrots Come From?, by Matt Soniak
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9. How Hard Is it to Dissolve a Body?, by Meghan Holohan
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10. Who Was Walter Reed?, by Ethan Trex
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11. Interview: Mike Rowe Talks “Human Planet,” by Chris Higgins

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