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Things may not always be exactly what they seem and — perhaps more precisely — we already know that. We go on.

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Via NPR

British author Richard Benson and his publisher, Chronicle Books, asked teachers to share their favorite (real) answers kids have given on tests. Here are 8 more of the best, very wrong test answers.

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Via Business Insider

British author Richard Benson and his publisher, Chronicle Books, surfed the web and asked teachers to share their favorite (real) wrong answers. Here are eight of the best bad answers.

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Here’s a selection of 60 tiny love stories recently submitted to the website, Makes Me Think, that not only make us think, but warm our hearts and make us smile too:

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Navigated from Marc and Angel Hack Life

In November 2012, POV asked its viewers, “What do you think are the greatest documentaries of all time?” Viewers were allowed to define “greatest” however they wished, whether that meant the most expertly crafted, influential, illuminating, impactful, form-defining, beloved or simply those that were the most successful at the box office. After 30 days of voting on over 1000 submissions, these 100 came out on top.

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Via POV Blog

The Atlantic’s film critic picks the year’s 10 best titles—and doles out some less-conventional awards.

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We require competency exams for teenagers, but once life has beat them down or their natural instincts have worn down enough to suck at everything else, we give them the benefit of the doubt. We asked you to come up with some tests that would correct that oversight, and make the world less annoying.

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Anyone who’s ever had surgery should absolutely be grateful it wasn’t done with a hot poker and a shot of whiskey, as it would have been years ago. But the truth is that most of us aren’t exactly doctors when it comes to our knowledge of modern illness. A lot of what we know and believe about how to avoid being sick is based on old wives’ tales.

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What the contents of your fridge say about you:

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What happens when you’re a celebrity and millions of people are saying your name wrong every day? We’re not talking about hard-to-pronounce, consonant-filled tongue-twisters. We’re looking at commonplace names.

Via Business Insider

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Interesting Fact Of The Day

Lightning may contribute to the onset of headaches and migraines, a new study says.

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