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6 Great Gadgets That Have Transformed the World

featured, Technology

The world is full of some great inventions that have transformed the world. The computer, the smart phone, the radio. But there are lots of little gadgets and products on the market that have really changed things, and we aren’t really aware of it. Below are 6 of our favorites. 1. Duct Tape Duct tape […]

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Micheal Myers Is Such a Complicated Guy

featured, Film

Of all the Halloween movies out there, Halloween is maybe the best.  The first one (1978), that is.  The second one is pretty good too.  The third one  had nothing at all to do with Michael Myers, who is the big bad reason that the Halloween movies are so great.  The fourth and fifth movies, […]

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The Popemobile Goes Green: A List Of The Pope’s Wheels From Past to Present

cars, History

These days, more people are choosing to go green by finding and using more environmentally friendly products. Pope Benedict XVI is no exception. He was recently presented with his first electric car, a customized white Renault Kangoo for use at his summer residence at Castel Gandolfo. Renault also presented a blue version for the Vatican […]

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Bizarre Sports and Their Icons

featured, Sports

There are some truly strange sports out there whose participants and pioneers have an unflinching commitment to their chosen art. Ranging from the impressive to the downright mental, here are some bizarre sports with their brightest stars. Chili Eating There are hundreds of chili eating contests organized around the world, devised to see who has […]

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Great Star Wars Parodies and Spoofs

Film, Humor

Everybody with an ounce of nerd in them loves Star Wars (the original trilogy, not that turd Lucas dropped with the Prequels).  They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery (or copyright infringement), so with a recent run of Star Wars movies on TV I go to thinking about some of the best […]

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Creepy Justin Bieber Drawings

Artwork, Celebrities, Fail, Humor

Ok, I suppose it could be argued that the title features some redundancies, but work with me here. Now, as an adult (not saying how old I am), I don’t actually listen to Justin Bieber. The only reason I even know who this kid is is because Joel McHale makes fun of him on The […]

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E-Reader Showdown: Amazon Kindle 3 vs Apple iPad

Books, Humor, Technology

Ever since both the iPad and the new Kindle 3 were announced, critics have been comparing the two of them.  Now far be it from me to disagree with their assessments, but I figured it would be a real shame to not put in my own two-cents worth on the two devices.  So, let’s take […]

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Real Celebrity Names

Celebrities

Sure, we know that people change their names from time to time, but while some are obvious, not all of them are. Here are fifteen celebrities and the names they were actually born with. Alan Alda Believe it or not, Hawkeye was actually born Alphonso D’Abruzzo. Alan Alda just rolls off the tongue a bit […]

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Best Heists In History

News

The word ‘heist’ comes from the term ‘hoist,’ actually. A heist is really not a lot different from plain old larceny or theft. But with a heist, there is a certain level of sensationalism…..the crime is so spectacular or involves so much money, it tends to garner attention. Some of the best heists in world […]

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Deadliest Pacific Hurricanes

Weather

So some time ago (actually it was a month ago to the day), I did a piece on the Deadliest Atlantic Hurricanes in history.  I figured it was time to do the deadliest Pacific hurricanes of all time.  A few disclaimers again:  these hurricanes are all based around the western border of North America.  If […]

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