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It's what makes women wear torturous undergarments and feign interest in preposterous sporting rituals. It's also what makes men hold dainty purses outside of fitting rooms and suffer through hosts of terrible movies. What could be this powerful? Why, love, of course.

In fact, love is right up there with religion for making people behave strangely. So we here at mental_floss (being lovers of strange behavior) have combed through Cupid's handiwork and selected some romantic pairings powerful enough to influence culture, trigger wars, and spawn international scandals.

1. Antony and Cleopatra Read full article »

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