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Matador Takes Infant Bull Fighting

Posted 1/26/2016 9:44 pm by

Francisco Rivera Ordonez was simply carrying on a family tradition.  He’s a fifth generation bullfighter, meaning fighting bulls is the family business.  Generation after generation after generation, his family has been in the fighting ring year after year after year, and now he’s getting his daughters into the family business.  Ordonez put a picture up […]

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Houghton Lake MI, Home Of 77-Cent Gas!

Posted 1/18/2016 10:51 am by

Gas prices don’t usually go down.  They go up.  Gas prices rose for decades, sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly, but always up on a long enough timeline.  Not long ago, $4 a gallon for gas was a very real proposition.  Nobody thought prices would go in the other direction, and yet… gas prices are going down […]

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See James Franco Channel Tommy Wiseau In The Disaster Artist

Posted 12/10/2015 8:07 pm by

The Room is one of my favorite movies.  It’s the rare film where someone spent a lot of money and did the wrong thing at every possible turn.  A passion project for mysterious, secretive director Tommy Wiseau, who claims to have been raised in Louisiana and only will call himself an American despite an impenetrable […]

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Designer Super Mario Tees?

Posted 12/03/2015 11:20 pm by

Fashion designers look for inspiration everywhere.  Some of it is pop culture, like Friday the 13th-inspired hoodies.  Other fashions are inspired by low culture, like deluxe Snuggies.  Some people turn to the culture of their past for inspiration, like the 8-bit video games they grew up on.  Italian fashion house Moschino is partnering with Nintendo […]

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Starbucks Has A Secret Holiday Menu

Posted 11/12/2015 5:47 pm by

Every year, the start of Pumpkin Spice Latte season is greeted with a host of social media posts, Instagram photos, Facebook likes, and all the other stuff that people do to spread the word about sugary goodness.  However, not every holiday drink is the star of such a social media platform, even if most of […]

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Mad Max Meets Uber

Posted 8/31/2015 6:25 pm by

There’s just something about the look of Mad Max that appeals to me.  It’s one of my favorite films.  I love the car chases, crazy post-apocalyptic landscape, and the bloody-mindedness of it all.  Needless to say, I was very excited for Mad Max: Fury Road, and I made it a point to see it on […]

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The Lights Go Out At Nationals Park

Posted 7/18/2015 8:45 am by

You can’t play sports without lights these days.  The days of the day game have come to an end, and while day games are still fun on weekends or on a holiday, most of your major game time is going to be spent under the lights, assuming those lights actually work.  When the lights go […]

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The Last Manhattanhenge Of The Year Is Tonight

Posted 7/13/2015 6:26 pm by

For a few days every year, New York City’s borough of Manhattan becomes one of the most beautiful places in the world.  Don’t get me wrong, New York City is always pretty cool, but twice a year there is a special convergence of natural and man-made beauty that is unmatched in the rest of the […]

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Dallas Police Headquarters Attacked By Gunmen

Posted 6/13/2015 8:48 am by

It’s not every day someone gets so angry they decide to take their fight with the police straight to the police, but people from Texas are a different breed, more than willing to roll up to the cop shop, Assault At Precinct 13 style, and take the fight right to the police.  That’s just what […]

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Fenway Fan Bloodied By Broken Bat

Posted 6/05/2015 9:03 pm by

I’ve never been to Fenway Park, but it looks like a great place to see a game.  Sure, it’s ancient, but it’s also very historic, with the Green Monster and Boston’s notoriously fun fanbase, it looks like it might be a good time so long as you’re not a fan of the other team and […]

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Meet Caitlyn, The Newest Oldest Jenner

Posted 6/01/2015 8:11 pm by

The Kardashian media empire is now down a couple of members.  Sure they’ve added Kanye and baby North West to the clan, but they’re without their senior member.  Or rather, he’s still around, just with a different name and a different gender.  The former Bruce Jenner is now Caitlyn, making a splashy public debut via […]

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Pig In A Paddy Wagon

Posted 5/30/2015 8:46 am by

It’s not often that a story about someone getting attacked by a pig turns out to be hilarious, but Debbie DeRiemaecker from Shelby Township, Michigan, was only the first part of a great story.  She was at her home when a large pig chased her into the front yard.  Laughing, she called 911 and the police […]

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Ebola Survivor’s Eyes Changed Colors

Posted 5/07/2015 6:45 pm by

Dr. Ian Crozier was on the front lines in the global war against the dangerous ebola virus, and he got burned for it.  It’s one of the biggest killers out there, and even under strictest precautions, it’s still a very dangerous disease that affects caregivers and medical personnel alike.  Crozier was one of those personnel, […]

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Plane Slides Off Runway At LaGuardia Airport

Posted 3/05/2015 12:37 pm by

When it comes to snow and ice, don’t mess around with traveling unless you absolutely have to.  After all, when snow comes in, everything wisely grinds to a halt.  Even in one of the world’s busiest airports, when the weather turns, there’s no telling what will happen.  Delta flight 1086 from Atlanta to New York […]

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The Cleveland Browns Get A New Logo

Posted 2/24/2015 9:21 pm by

Some things never change, but some things have to change with the times.  With every passing year, something shifts slightly.  Nothing stays the same in the NFL, from the franchise quarterback to the team owner and the stadium.  Even the vaunted Cleveland Browns, the team started by Paul Brown himself. The Cleveland Browns have unveiled […]

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The First Glimpse Of Aquaman

Posted 2/20/2015 7:33 pm by

Say what you want to about Zack Snyder, he must really love comic books.  After all, he keeps making superhero movies, and he’s basically the mastermind of the upcoming DC Cinematic Universe from Warner Brothers.  From a Superman reboot to a full-fledged Justice League series, Snyder’s got his hands in a lot of pies, but […]

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Facebook Testing “Facebook At Work” App

Posted 1/15/2015 8:45 am by

Say what you want to about the relative merits of Facebook, but with 1.35 billion users, businesses, and whatnot either signed up or actively participating, it’s a huge pool of information that most places are locked out of due to corporate Internet and intranet policies.  However, given how much people need Facebook to work to […]

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Smuggler Caught With 94 iPhones Taped To His Body

Posted 1/13/2015 1:30 pm by

China is a smuggler’s dream.  It’s a land of exotic tastes and repressive government, which means that there are a lot of people willing to pay through the nose for what they want, and a lot of people willing to make a few extra dollars to get it to them.  Given that China is two […]

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Google Unveils The First Holiday Doodle

Posted 12/23/2014 10:30 am by

Every year, Google does something fun for the holidays.  It can be something big, like free post cards or launching an awesome Santa Tracker website and app with awesome games, or it’s something simple like a little fun logo.  In this case, since the big present is out from under the Google tree, it’s time […]

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Banksy’s Newest Artwork Defaced In A Day

Posted 10/21/2014 10:00 am by

Street art has gained a staggering amount of legitimacy in recent years.  For example, graffiti artist Banksy is one of the most popular and famous artists in the world right now, with artwork being sawed off of the side of buildings and sold to collectors for small fortunes.  Bansky, despite having kept his identity a […]

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Clowns Terrify California Town

Posted 10/14/2014 1:00 pm by

Even if you like clowns, you have to admit they can easily become unsettling.  Just a few little tweaks in the makeup, maybe drop the real smile for a painted-on smile, splatter a little blood, and what normally delights children becomes a monster straight out of Stephen King.  If those clowns are skulking about in […]

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Krispy Kreme’s Ghostbusters Doughnuts

Posted 9/24/2014 8:30 am by

It’s amazing to think that Ghostbusters has been around for 30 years as of this year.  Ghostbusters seems both fresh and timeless, depending on how you look at it.  It’s also an iconic comedy classic, full of classic characters and classic lines, equal parts 80’s wit and 1950’s-style charm.  Given the cottage industry of Ghostbusters […]

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Apple’s September 9 Event: iWatch and iPhone 6?

Posted 8/29/2014 11:00 am by

The invitation simply says, “Wish we could say more,” as if that’s enough of an apology.  It’s not, but when it comes to Apple and new products, the name of the game is cryptic.  Also probably white and shiny.  But mostly cryptic.  Apple sent out a teaser for an event on September 9 at the […]

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Apple Patent Unveils iWatch

Posted 7/22/2014 9:07 pm by

The wrist is the latest battleground for the technologically-forward end user.  You’ve got your tablet, your smartphone, your computer, and even your eyeglasses are connected to the Internet and are more capable than ever, but what about your wrist?  There are already some smartwatches available, but it won’t really matter until Apple’s got its entry […]

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Handsome Mugshot Goes Viral

Posted 6/20/2014 9:49 am by

It’s always strange to see a mugshot with someone really attractive staring back at you from the pages of Crime Time or the local police department website. Most people, during their mugshots, look irritable or downright crazy, the exact opposite of the sort of thing people like to look at.  Not so for Stockton, California […]

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Giant Naked Virgin Mary Causes Predictable Controversy

Posted 5/08/2014 10:45 am by

The Virgin Mary is one of the most iconic ideas in the world of art.  A mother’s love for her child, be it adult or divine infant, was one of the most inspiring images in the art world and it has inspired literally thousands of paintings, drawings, sculptures, statues, and stains on furniture.  However, one […]

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British Barber Criticizes Kim Jong Un’s Bad Hair Day

Posted 4/16/2014 2:53 pm by

You’d think that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un would have a pretty full plate.  After all, he’s in charge of an entire country of people and if you look at his list of titles, he’s doing everything under the sun at a very high level.  He’s in charge of all the military, the defense, […]

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Atlanta Braves Celebrate Home Opener By Burning The American Flag

Posted 4/09/2014 3:03 pm by

Historically, the Atlanta Braves have been a model franchise.  Aside from a lack of post-season success, the Braves have been a winning ball club, a good ambassador to the South for baseball, and have generally been a pretty classy organization, at least as far as sports teams with Native American mascots can be.  However, one […]

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Starbucks Satanic Latte Art

Posted 4/02/2014 7:45 am by

There are a lot of dumb controversies surrounding Starbucks, from the decision to test alcohol sales to the store’s ubiquity in every place folks congregate around the world.  One Louisiana school teacher got a little more than she bargained for when she stopped by the Starbucks location at Baton Rouge’s Mall of Louisiana to get […]

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Target Is Bad At Photoshop

Posted 3/12/2014 10:30 am by

When it comes to digitally editing photos, less is usually more.  Unless you’re trying to make deliberately weird pictures, the more you mess with a picture the worse it becomes.  That’s why Photoshop has become such a bane to the existence of teenagers ever.  Not only does it promote illogical standards of beauty, it also […]

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