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America’s Most Famous – And Mostly Self-Educated – President

Abraham Lincoln may be the most famous of all of our presidents. George Washington could perhaps give Lincoln a run for his money in that regard, but Lincoln, unlike Washington, was born into very poor circumstances in the frontier of Kentucky, where life could be both harsh and perilous. Asked much later to write an …

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9 Times Hecklers Attacked A Comedian – And The One Time A Comic Hit A Fan

Comedians should kill. Hecklers shouldn’t. Standup comedy doesn’t exactly sound like the type of job where you’d think someone would risk life and limb for a paycheck, but every once in a while, we are reminded that it can be a profession that’s hazardous to your health, courtesy of hecklers, who, not content with merely …

World's Oldest Restaurant

Take A Tour Inside The World’s Oldest Restaurant

Great Big Story just launched their Flavors series, a dive into deliciously different and tastefully off-beat stories in the culinary world. First stop — the world’s oldest restaurant. Botín Restaurant has kept the flame burning for the past 293 years … literally. Ever since the doors opened in 1725, the oven has been sizzling continuously, …

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8 Weird United States Driving Laws

Wherever there are governments, there are weird laws and the rules of the road are no exception. Here are some of the strangest driving laws we could find -and these are all very real unlike some of the fake ones you see online. Of course, remember that no matter how strange they are, breaking any...