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People Confess Which Everyday Things Have A Surprisingly Twisted Origin Story
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It's stuff like this which gives birth to the phrase, "This is why we can't have nice things."

Of course, you could always look past the unfortunate history almost every item possesses.

After all, it's not your fault the shoes you might be wearing were invented by Nazis or the car you're about to get into was developed by Nazis or the dealership you drive by was once run by a Japanese company who associated with the Nazis.

Manufacturing has a long, complex history.

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Truckers Describe The Strangest Things They've Ever Seen In Passing Cars
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Truckers drive long stretches of road across the country, and the vista is not always a scenic one.

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I admit, I love my stuffed animals. They're the best.

Some of them have been with me for years and I have them proudly displayed in different spots around my apartment. And when I've packed them for a move, I've done so with all the tender loving care I can muster.

What is it about them that stirs up these feelings?

Believe it or not, it's quite possible to form emotional attachments to inanimate objects!

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Driving places has become such an integral part of American life—I guess unless you happen to live in a city that has a decent public transit system—that it's no wonder people have some strongly-held opinions about the practice.

Let's face it, if you drive and especially if you've driven for a while, you know that driving isn't what it used to be.

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Some things are fine to buy when you need them, but a lot of things are a lot handier to already have on hand—and some are practically essential.

Anyone who has had to trudge to the pharmacy for cold medicine when they have the flu will tell you they wished they'd had some at home already.

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