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7 Television Characters Who Were Supposed to Die … But Didn’t

Killing off a popular TV character is a surefire way to get your show noticed. Of course, there are characters who are killed temporarily, with every intention of returning (Buffy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for example); characters who return later, with some crazy explanation, to improve the ratings (Bobby Ewing in Dallas); and others [...]

11 Other Big Events That Also Occurred on September 11th

Even before the tragic attacks of 2001, some pretty noteworthy events had occurred on September 11th. While our brains will forever link the calendar date to the 2001 attacks – and rightly so – let’s take a look at some other notable September 11th happenings from previous years. 1297 William Wallace defeats forces of the English crown [...]

Football Coaches Do the Darndest Things (Like Stage Their Own Deaths)

I live in Cleveland, which doesn’t seem like a town where a bottle of water could go for $1,701. There’s no Rodeo Drive here, no Hollywood sign, no posh salons promising the perfect poodle pedicure. On the theory that there had to be something else in the water for it to cost $1701, the supplement search [...]

Another 10 Curious Everyday Inventions

Nearly two years ago we wrote a list of everyday inventions. The list was relatively popular for its time and debunked at least one myth about the invention of peanut butter. This list is the second installment and looks at ten more items that we all come into contact with in our daily lives. These [...]

The 6 Most Horrific Bosses of All Time

You may think you have a difficult, greedy, egotistical boss, but you haven’t met anyone like the boss who locked his employees inside a factory, or the boss who paid in script only redeemable at his stores, or the one who made his employees analyze animal poop. Then there was Bryant and May who decided [...]