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After facing accusations of violating campaign laws, making obscene comments, public drunkenness and squandering public funds, it didn’t seem possible that a controversy existed that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford hadn’t faced. At least until two news sources came forward, Thursday, claiming to have seen a video they say shows Rob Ford smoking from a crack Read More
Tuesday, Fox released a trailer for a modern-day version of Sleepy Hollow. One that sees time-displaced, badass revolutionary war soldier Icabod Crane going toe-to-toe with an assault rifle-clad Headless Horseman — revealed to be one of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the bible — in modern New York. If you want to see a Read More
The Mars Rover cost $800 million, and relies on decades of research from hundreds of the top scientific minds to do research that could fundamentally change the course of the human race. Also, as pointed out by Reddit, you can use it to draw genitals. Here’s hoping that made your day a little brighter.
Today — Nov. 27 — would have been Jimi Hendrix’s 70th birthday. It’s a good time to remember the musician’s accomplishments, but just as fun to dredge up some of the weirder parts of his life, too. For example the fact that Jimi Hendrix’s one-year military career ended because of his music, but also because [...]
The USADA says it will strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong defends his innocence, but do you believe him? Let us know in our poll: Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool.
A man in an off-brand Elmo costume had to be taken from New York City’s Central Park after launching into an obscenity-filled rant, according to the Gothamist. The man — also clad in blue kneepads for some reason — became agitated after pestering tourists to pose with him for pictures and, according to witnesses on [...]
Facebook decided its easier to beg forgiveness than ask permission in promoting its e-mail client. If you have a Facebook account, and haven’t been checking your ‘about’ page recently, you might not have noticed that your e-mail was hidden, and a complementary @facebook.com account was put in its place. In case you’re happy with your [...]
Obama cemented his image as ‘the cool president’ by talking about his favorite character on ‘The Wire’ and revealing that he knew about Jeremy Lin before he got all mainstream. On a recent episode of ESPN’s The B.S. Report with Bill Simmons (Grantland has a transcript here), Obama talked about his love of the Bulls, [...]
Actor Avery Brooks who starred as Capt. Benjamin Sisko in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was arrested and charged with DUI in Wilton, Conn. according to the Hartford Courant. The Courant reports that Brooks, 63 and a New Jersey resident, was driving in Connecticut Sunday when police received a complaint about his driving. He was [...]
The world’s population is about to reach 7 billion. In honor of the watermark, the BBC has put together this matrix that approximates where a person would stand if the entire world stood in a line from oldest to youngest. The program works by checking your birthday against a UN Population Division database that estimates [...]