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Ghosts of the West

Everyone loves a good ghost story, the kind that make the hair stand up on the back of your neck and cause you to look over your shoulder. But what attracts us to ghosts even […]

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The Truth About Dying Dumb-ly

As correctly observed by Tangerine Kitty in their November 2012 song and video, “Dumb Ways to Die,” there are indeed SO MANY dumb ways to die. (If you haven’t seen this Australian Metro video yet, stop what […]

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Where Is Springfield USA?

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening recently confessed in an interview that the fictional town in which everyone’s favorite macaroni yellow family lived–Springfield–is actually based on Springfield, Oregon. While this may disappoint the Springfields in every other […]

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Disney and the Seven Deadly Sins

Disney and the seven deadly sins…believe it. Whether you’re Roman Catholic or not, you’ve likely heard of the seven deadly sins. Also described as “Cardinal Sins,” these are supposed to be the worst of the […]

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Sporcle the Musical

Some people dislike musicals. While this is hard to believe, it is nonetheless true. Admittedly, that’s kind of like saying that you don’t like sunshine, happiness, and kittens, but some people are disturbed enough to […]

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The Sporcle Monarchy

Here’s another entry in our series of blog posts highlighting the many subcategories on Sporcle. Today, we’re talking about Monarchy. As the world entered the modern age, many nations started to leave behind notions of […]

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What…is Your Favorite Color?

We associate colors with various circumstances in our lives; white with weddings, green with healthy grass, and a hearty reddish-pink with eating undercooked meat. On this page alone you are looking at at least thirty […]