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5 Real Bank Heists That Inspired Movies

Film, News

There are a number of real life heists that inspired movies, from bank robberies to airplane hijackings and train robberies.  Some got away with the money, while others didn’t get away with anything. Boys in the Bank (1975) source: Wikipedia This 1975 movie was based on a heist at Chase Manhattan Bank on the 22nd […]

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Unique and Amazing Bookshelves

Architecture, Books, featured, Pictures

As an avid reader of just about anything I can get my hands on, I have a fairly large collection of books in my home.  While I do have a fairly large bookshelf devoted to storing all of my books, I don’t have anything as inventive or extensive as some of these truly spectacular bookshelves.

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Awesome Self-Portraits

Artwork, Photo Manipulations, Pictures

At some point in our lives we’ve all had a portrait taken.  When you were younger it was a right of passage to have a family portrait done at least once so that your parents could show off what a beautiful family they had to all their friends and family (though there was nothing beautiful […]

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Freaky Long Fingernails

Bizarre, Medical

I think it’s fair to assume that we’ve all trimmed our fingernails back from time to time – some of us using nail clippers, others using less refined methods.  Either way, we all try to keep our fingernails at a reasonable length.  These people, however, have eschewed the use of nail clippers and have let […]

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Let Me Help You, DJ Flula

featured, Internet

If you haven’t been paying attention to YouTube lately, you may have missed the wonderful posts from DJ Flula, a German techno artist who is making a go of it in the U.S.  He finds himself perplexed by American idioms, and makes YouTube posts expressing this confusion.  I am here for you Flula.  Here are […]

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Deathwing vs Chuck Norris – World First Deathwing Kill

Artwork, Comics, featured, Humor, Video Games

World of Warcraft Cataclysm launched at 12:00 midnight PST on Tuesday December 7, and since then many people and guilds have been scrambling to become world and realm firsts in their class, profession or raid boss kills. However, someone already claimed the word first Deathwing kill not two whole days into the new expansion. Behold, […]

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Google Did You Mean Ads?

Artwork, Humor, Pictures

Three hilarious new print ads for Google AdWords recently surfaced, created by the ad agency Grey in Istanbul, Turkey. These ads depict three misspellings and a “Did you mean?” Google search, along with the phrase, “We know what you are searching for, even when you don’t.” Did you mean battleship? (battlesheep) In reality, Google.com shows […]

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Harry Potter Pillows

Books, Film

I’m not going to sit here and lie to you and say that I’ve read all the Harry Potter books or seen all the movies (though I have seen most of them and they are entertaining). However, as I do understand the appeal of both, I can also understand how fans have created a demand […]

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Longest Losing Streaks in Sports: Games

Fail, Sports

I figured it wasn’t fair to mention the most consecutive losing seasons without mentioning the longest losing streaks in sports for games.  Some of the teams from the previous list are going to pop up here, along with some new ones and one individual.  Between college sports, professional, and sports from other countries, it’s an […]

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Awesome Belt Buckles

Humor

We all do (or at least should) wear belts when wearing pants with belt loops.  While options for belts are fairly standard, there are some truly awesome belt buckles you can get to add a personal touch to your look.  Here are some of my favorites. Batman Belt Buckle C’mon, what kid hasn’t wanted to […]

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