Articles By: bigoak

Celebrity Dog Look-A-Likes

Celebrities, Dogs, featured, Humor, Pictures

Have you ever seen a dog that reminded you of someone and could not figure out who it was? Well maybe it was your favorite celebrity that they looked like. Here are a collection of dogs who look like a certain celebrity. It is amazing how closely they resemble each other and makes you wonder […]

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Literary Tattoos Part Deux

Body Art

We did another post on literary tattoos, but there were still too many good ones so here are some more fantastic, fun, or very, very literary literary tattoos. Bukowski “but I’m too tough for him, I say, stay in there, I’m not going to let anybody see you.” Bukowski. more Bukowski. “I run with the […]

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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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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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Lime Lemon Mint Bars Recipe in Pictures

Food

Thanks to Noreen for this creative dessert that looks great and tastes even better. Find more at PictureTheRecipe.com. Lime Lemon Mint Bars could be the perfect summer treat that cools you from the inside out.

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Literary Tattoos

Body Art, featured

Some people get tattoos of their love interest, their mom, their kids, or their pets.  Others get cool things like skulls and crossbones.  Then there are those out there who get tattoos based on movies, books, or comic books.  Below you’ll find a collection of some of the best literary tattoos on the web.  They […]

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Worst Christmas Number One Songs

featured, Humor, Music

Artists within the music fraternity are always looking to win credits for having the number one Christmas song every year. The quest for this achievement is sometimes marked by controversy as weird and tasteless compositions end up taking the day. Novices and amateurs alike are locked in a frenzied rush to have their numbers nominated […]

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London Underground: Pictures of its Past

History

The London Underground, Britain’s most famous rapid transit system (affectionately known as “The Tube”), is home to the world’s oldest underground railway, first opened in 1863. The Underground services 270 stations and features over 250 miles of track, 45 percent of which is below ground level. Over the decades, the tube has changed significantly as […]

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Strange Things Are Afoot in Singapore – Haw Par Villa

featured, Travel

Welcome to Hell.  Haw Par Villa, also known as Tiger Balm Gardens, has an attraction called The 10 Courts of Hell.  Built in 1937 by the guys who started the Tiger Balm company, this tourist attraction does anything but soothe and comfort (like Tiger Balm does.  In case you didn’t know that Tiger Balm did […]

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Energy of Sci-Fi

Bizarre, featured

Conservationists across the globe are scrutinizing the daily energy use of developed countries more closely than ever before. The rising cost of electricity and mounting proof that global warming is more than just a political campaign platform are two driving factors in the scrutiny. Some light has been shed on this issue already, which is […]

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