Posts Tagged: JOHN GREEN

HOLIDAYS

38 Bizarre Items Dropped On New Year's Eve

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A look at some of the strangest items dropped around the world in recognition of the new year.

Christmas

The Origins Of 27 Winter Holiday Traditions

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John Green takes a look at the origins of some longstanding winter holiday traditions.

Alcohol

26 Interesting Facts About Beer

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Did you know the first professional beer brewers were women.

JOHN GREEN

28 Bizarre College Classes

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John Green studies some of the most bizarre classes that have been, or still are, available in colleges around the country.

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32 Superstition Origins

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John Green investigates the origins of 32 popular superstitions, including why it's bad luck to walk under a ladder.

Halloween

38 Sweet Facts About Candy

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Do you know how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.

JOHN GREEN

30 Life Hacks Debunked

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> puts popular "life hacks" to the test.

JOHN GREEN

42 Idiom Origins

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> looks at the origins of 42 idioms, such as "once in a blue moon," "peeping Tom," and "silver lining.

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55 Unfortunately Unfinished Films

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> looks at 55 films that were started or conceptualized, but sadly never made it to the silver screen.

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48 Names For Things You Didn’t Know Had Names

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> looks at the names of 48 things you might not have known had names, such as a "tittle" and "scroop.

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107 Regional Slang Words

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John Green looks at 107 words specific to certain regions, such as Indiana's "pitch-in dinner," England's "loo," and Ireland's "to rabbit on.

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28 Foods Named After People

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German chocolate cake has nothing to do with Germany and everything to do with an American named Sam German.

JOHN GREEN

The Most Bizarre College Mascots

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> discusses 37 odd college mascot choices, including a pickle, a banana slug, and a squirrel.

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79 Common Mispronunciations

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> discusses 79 of the most commonly mispronounced words.

biology

26 Strange Animal Mating Habits

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> discusses 26 animals that have some rather weird mating habits, including giraffes and porcupines.

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44 Fictional Character Names — Revealed

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> discusses the full names of 44 popular fictional characters, such as the Pillsbury Doughboy, Snuffleupagus, and Comic Book Guy.

AMERICA

50 Interesting Facts About The 50 States

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> lists an interesting fact for each of America's 50 states.

Drinking

The Origins of 26 Famous Alcoholic Drink Names

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> looks at the name origins of 26 alcoholic drinks including the Martini, Alabama Slammer, and the Sidecar.

JOHN GREEN

41 Historically Bizarre Deaths

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> takes a look at 41 people who suffered bizarre and hapless deaths, such as being crushed by a coat rack.

JOHN GREEN

31 Very Strange Medical Conditions That Actually Exist

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> takes a look at some very strange medical conditions, including Retired Husband Syndrome and Exploding Head Syndrome.


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