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The Cool Stuff category covers a broad range of topics, from childhood favorites like Classic Comic Book Ads and The Stories Behind 10 Classic Toys, to historical insights like D-Day Facts and How Vikings Changed the World.

Maybe you have interests in thrifting and finding hidden treasures. We’ve got you covered. You’ll find fascinating tales of people uncovering all sorts of valuable finds in the most unexpected places.

Or maybe you have a curious mind and are wondering where a certain word comes from. Check out the articles covering Idiom Origins or the cheeky look at Strange Body Part Names. You may or may not learn something new, but you’ll definitely walk away with some useless trivia to drop on your friends.

History lovers will enjoy our list articles with a nod to the past. Learn more about the little-known facts of World War II and identify the most Famous American Flags. There is truly something for everyone in the Cool Stuff category of ListCaboodle!

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You’ll notice the articles on the ListCaboodle website are written in list format. This allows us to present useful and entertaining information in a way that is more flexible for the reader.

Many people are looking for the answer to a specific question, need to confirm a fact, or just want to scratch a trivial itch. The list is the easiest format to get in and get out of. It allows you to read as much or as little as you want, with great efficiency.

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Thrift Store Treasures: 8 Valuable Finds

Thrift store treasures are found every day by thrifters, flippers looking for reselling items and value shoppers. By their nature, prices at thrift shops are low so you can usually always find a great deal on clothing and household items.

Interesting Maps: Google, Game of Thrones & More

Interesting maps play roles in a wide variety of areas in our lives. A geographical one might be the first that comes to your mind. However, there is a world of different types out there, including many that you may never have heard about.

Classic Toys: Slinky, Yahtzee, Twister and More

These 10 classic toys are ones that most folks will remember. They include the likes of Slinky, Play-Doh, Mr. Potato Head, and Yahtzee! In this article, we'll take a deeper dive and give you the back story of each of these toy favorites.

10 Ways Viking Warriors Changed the World

Viking warriors were known for their violent acts of marauding and pillaging. But the Viking people were also explorers, traders and farmers—based in Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark, and Norway) in the 8th-11th centuries. Agriculture