1. Abraham Lincoln was a really good wrestler.
We pity the fools who messed with this 1830s frontier grappler. "He can outrun, outlift, outwrestle and throw down any man in Sangamon County," said an Illinois store clerk, according to Sports Illustrated. Apparently, before he became American history's most beloved president, Abe Lincoln was a 20-something badass.
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Did you know that Abe Lincoln and Hulk Hogan have more in common than odd facial hair?
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There were so many juicy factoids (or edu-nuggets, as the kids say*) on Reddit this week, we had trouble honing in on just five. But we did it. Why? Because someone has to pick up the slack on that sorry pile of knowledge you call "an education."
*No kids say this.
This story originally published on Mashable here.
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