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7-Eleven for the homeless and underpants for the illiterate

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Horses and pigeons can't burp.

7-Eleven gives away food to the homeless before it goes bad.

According to Dr. Marco Mostert, professor of medieval history at the Universiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands, underwear improved medieval literacy. Discarded underwear was turned into rags, which was turned into cheap paper, thus increasing printing and literacy.

An autographed Chicago Cubs clubhouse urinal went for $11,000 in an auction benefiting Project 3000, a University of Iowa-based research foundation dedicated to the cure of Leber's congenital amaurosis, a genetic eye disease.

In 1900, Omaha, Neb., had more people than Los Angeles.

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