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April 24, 2014

11 Most Bizarre Smartphone Apps

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Just about any problem you will encounter in the modern can be solved by an app on your Android or iPhone. Whether you are building a deck and can’t find your level, or out and about when suddenly struck by the urge to see the latest Twilight flick, there is always an app that can […]

9 Most Insane Black Friday Riots and Stampedes

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Well, Thanksgiving is finally here, and you know what that means: tomorrow is Black Friday. Now, we all know that, officially, the day gets its name from the idea that this is the day retailers go from being “in the red” to being “in the black”—meaning it’s the day stores start to turn a profit. […]

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving

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As you are undoubtedly aware, tomorrow we celebrate one of America’s favorite holidays: Thanksgiving. It’s the one day a year where we take time out of our busy schedules to eat way too much food, argue with family, and watch football. Okay, actually, when I put it like that, Thanksgiving kind of sounds like a […]

9 Weirdest Video Games Ever Made

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Video games have a funny way of making really bizarre stuff seem totally normal. Take Super Mario Brothers, for example. The premise is basically that a random Italian-American plumber travels to another dimension in order to save a space princess stolen by a giant turtle-dragon and his flying turtle-goose minions. It’s totally bizarre, but we […]

9 Incredibly Bizarre Canned Foods

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Whether you consider a particular food item to be disgusting or delicious depends on where you live. Though we here in North America might not enjoy partially developed duck fetuses, in the Philippines they are considered a delicacy. Meanwhile, I’m sure many people in the Philippines would consider some of our more “creative” fast-food items […]

9 Bizarre Car Wrecks

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There are some people in this world who have a knack for getting into crazy car wrecks. Sometimes they just fall asleep at the wheel and end with with a metal pipe lodged in their head. Other times they just throw a chicken bone out the window and cause a four car pileup. The point […]

15 Cracked Out Subway Riders

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In densely populated urban areas, the subway is a great way to get around. It may not be the coolest mode of transportation, but it’s fast, it’s accessible and, most importantly, it’s cheap. Also, it’s better than riding a bike. Unfortunately, what’s convenient and affordable for young urban professionals going to work on a Tuesday, […]

9 Saints and Popes Who Were Also Warlords

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When you say someone is a saint, you mean they are kindhearted and selfless. And when you think of the pope, many think of John Paul II, the man who went to prison and forgave the man who almost murdered him face-to-face. But popes and saints were not always to gentle and unworldly. Back in […]

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Bill Murray

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Bill Murray is the Madonna of comedic acting. Whereas most other comedic actors from his era faded away long ago—see Aykroyd, Dan—Murray has continuously adapted and reinvented himself over the years to remain as fresh and viable as ever. But really, what’s most interesting about Bill Murray’s career is that he has maintained his popularity […]

9 Ideas From Star Trek That Came True

9 Ideas From Star Trek That Came True

Without a doubt, Star Trek is the most beloved and influential science fiction franchise of all time. And one key element to the success of the franchise must certainly be the optimistic outlook instilled by creator Gene Roddenberry. Who wouldn’t want to live in an age of relative intergalactic peace, prosperity, and cooperation? However, like […]