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    13 Weird And Wonderful Topics To Become An Expert On Because Why Not

    Impress your friends. Wow your family. Mystify your dates.

    Who says having a hobby means you have to spend 10,000 hours (or dollars, for that matter) on it?

    A hobby can be something as simple as brushing up on a new, intriguing topic — one that just might teach you a lil' bit more about this crazy-big planet of ours.

    Here are some topics that don't require a ton of time or money to become something of an expert on:

    1. Bees

    2. Unsolved murders

    3. Royal names

    4. Presidential pets

    5. The color blue

    The fascinating history of the color blue and its rise to popularity deserves more of your attention, and if you don't agree, well, "It's sort of comical how you think that you've made a choice that exempts you from the fashion industry." And art history! And religion! And ancient Egypt!

    You'll be supplied with tons of fun facts once you start reading up on blue.

    6. Victorian fashion

    7. World capitals

    8. Weird state laws

    9. Houseplants

    10. Strange food origins

    11. Home ec

    12. Grammar

    13. Pens