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Cautionary Tales: Rumpelstiltskin

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Cautionary Tales: Rumpelstiltskin

Listen to me retell the Grimm's Fairy Tale, Rumpelstiltskin. It's completely ridiculous, but pretty amusing as well. Dare I say a little educational? Ok I won't get too carried away. Hope you enjoy it. 

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Are you Afraid of Friday the 13th?

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Are you Afraid of Friday the 13th?

                “Now Friday came, you old wives say, of the weeks the unluckiest day.” But how did this day become known as a day of bad fortune? I realized I had no idea. What I found out is no one really seems to know the reason, but there has been much speculation. Still, the day is feared by an estimated 10% of the US population, impacting everything from business to architecture and inspiring a variety of media, including a horror franchise.                 So is this day really damned? Norse Mythology                 The oldest evidence of the superstition comes from the...

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