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Batwoman Was Introduced To Stop People Thinking Batman Way Gay

Reading Time: 2 minutes Batman has gone onto become one of the most successful comic book creations. The comic has been reincarnated into a television series, and more recently into several movies. The comic book and television show featured Batman with his sidekick, Robin, as superheros who fight evil and clearly quite weird, lets call them extravagant foes. While the movie versions have …

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Mark Zuckerberg Said I Don’t Know Why They Trust Me

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2003, a then 19 year old Mark Zuckerberg was in the middle of an exchange with a friend of his about his new website, The Facebook. But what on Earth was he talking about when he said “I don’t know why they trust me”? While chatting to a friend by instant messages Mark Zuckerberg …

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Pinocchio Kills Jiminy Cricket Then Gets Killed Himself In The Original Tale

Reading Time: 4 minutes Prepare for your childhood to be ruined. In the original Adventures of Pinocchio, Pinocchio kills Jiminy Cricket and was even killed himself by hanging. We can seen how different the original versions of popular children tales are to the versions we are told today. Notable examples include The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Sleeping Beauty and …

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Luck Of The Irish Origin Is Supposed To Be Offensive

Reading Time: 2 minutes When you hear the phrase “the luck of the Irish,” most people consider it to be a term of endearment. But it’s origin is far from a loving one, in fact it was coined with a fair bit of disdain towards the Irish. That’s right, the origin of “luck of the Irish” was a racist …

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The Original Color of Dorothy’s Slippers Were Silver, Not Ruby Red

Reading Time: 3 minutes I can imagine that I would be fairly accurate in assuming that the vast majority of people reading this would have only watched the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and never set their eyes on the original book. Sadly, for a lot of films that have been adapted from novels, this is a tragic trend. While being …

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In An Original Mulan Story She Committed Suicide Instead Of Becoming A Concubine

Reading Time: 3 minutes In an original Mulan story that was published in 1675, Mulan was to become a concubine, but instead, she committed suicide. WTF? We’ve become used to Disney sanitizing classic tales to entertain a wider audience, but WTF? The ending of Mulan in this version of original story is rather dark, so we can understand why they left it …

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