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Therese Oneill

Therese Oneill has written for The Atlantic and The Salem Weekly and is a regular contributor to Mental Floss. She lives in Oregon and blogs at writerthereseoneill.com.

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8 surprisingly fun games Uncle Sam told soldiers to play in 1943

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11 brilliant life hacks from my cleaning woman

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These 1980s Montgomery Ward's models hate you

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11 lessons every good parent should teach their kid

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9 delightful recipes from the 1950s you should make with your kids today

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8 weird and fantastic food blogs

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Sexist postcards (from 100 years ago)

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8 how-to books from 100 years ago that are still (sort of) useful

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How to ensure it's a boy (according to 100-year-old pregnancy guides)

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Elks, Shriners, and Masons: How 'old man' frats got their names and symbols

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How to be a servant worthy of Downton Abbey

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Masturbation was once considered more offensive than child abuse

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7 obscure status symbols

Tech

When the internet was a weird, magical thing

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How to give birth (100 years ago)

Language

9 things you didn't know were named after people

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11 crafty gifts for the science buff in your life

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What to expect when you're expecting (100 years ago)

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Advice for your wedding night (from 100 years ago)

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How birth control became everybody's business

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How to grow your bosom (according to 100-year-old beauty books)

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15 unbelievably sexist old postcards

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Popular diet tips from 100 years ago

Entertainment

9 horror films under 9 minutes

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How did humans learn to paint in 3 dimensions?

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