The First Celebrity Diet, Animals Adopting Animals, Believing You Are Dead
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The weirdest things we learned this week range from the world's first celebrity dieter, Lord Byron, to Cotard Syndrome, a mental illness where a person believes they are already dead or do not exist. Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"?

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