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Your High School Teachers Never Told You About These 23 Bizarre U.S. Facts

It’s always easy to look at someone else and see how strange or bizarre they are, but sometimes a little self-reflection is a good thing. And my fellow Americans, we are pretty freaking weird.

From our towns, to our cities, to our states, the U.S. is one odd place. We’ve got strange people, strange traditions, and strange laws, all adding up to make America one of the most bizarre countries in the world. Check out some of the things that make us so wacky.

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Why is this even a thing?

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I guess there are places mules can go that cars can’t?

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Is being frozen really worth celebrating?

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Not something they tell you about in the history books.

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This seems a little sad.

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This definitely infringes upon my right to be weird in public.

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Looks like Florida was a popular destination even 7,000 years ago!

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Let’s hope this isn’t still something that happens.

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Because when I think “Indiana,” I think “ancient landmarks.”

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That’s a lot of cheesesteak. I wonder if they ate it all?

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What happens when it rains?

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Now you know that this idyllic park is actually full of dead bodies. Yay!

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This is probably the coolest thing that’s ever happened at a parking garage’s construction site.

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Not a good sign.

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Who the heck is buying lost baggage?!

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Aww! Rhode Island is so cute.

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That’s too much…actually, who am I kidding? That’s not enough whiskey!

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Good for you, tree.

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Stay away…stay far away.

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This is terrifying.

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You’d think people would be a little more careful with NUCLEAR BOMBS!

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That’s why you should always read a bill before you vote yes.

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Why anyone would want to hunt these majestic creatures is beyond me.

You gotta admit it: the U.S. is pretty weird. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Embrace the weirdness. It’s more fun that way.

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