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11 Long Celebrity Marriages That Ended in Divorce

When some celebrity couples divorce, it’s not at all surprising (here’s looking at you, Kim and Kris). But when couples like Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito announce they’re divorcing after 30 years of marriage, it comes as a true shock. We really thought those crazy kids—and many of the couples on this list—would make it! 1. [...]

Stanley the Train and Other Toys Launched into Space

You may have seen Stanley’s ascent to the stratosphere already, animated with appropriate reactions as Thomas’ buddy travels 18 miles into the sky then plummets back to the ground. (Ron Fugelseth’s train-launching project is “probably the coolest thing a dad can do,” according to Gizmodo. I’m inclined to agree.) But Stanley wasn’t the first toy [...]

Owl Dust Buddy

Owl Dust Buddy – $7.95 Dusty computer monitor? "Owl’" help you clean it up with this cute Owl Dust Buddy from the NeatoShop. The microfiber duster cleans [...]

Frankenstein Backpack Buddy

Frankenstein Backpack Buddy – $39.95 Are you a young mad scientist looking for the perfect way to tote your Halloween loot? You need the Frankenstein Backpack Buddy from the NeatoShop.  Who knew a hideous creature could be so darn cute and useful? More  Backpack Buddy styles available. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fantastic Bags & [...]

Gus and the Pool

(YouTube link) Gus and his buddy have a wading pool in the backyard to keep them cool, but Gus has a better idea! -via Bits and Pieces

Mickey Mouse Says: Doctors Are Always Right!

In 1932, a comic featuring Mickey Mouse and his buddy, Horace Horsecollar, faced a trio of mad scientists who claimed that X-Rays would fry your brain. Kids took this pretty seriously, as they tend to do, and Pennsylvania doctor Reuben Alley wrote to Disney and complained. The above is the response received from the mouse [...]

Neighbors Neuter Prized Cat

Michelle Curtis of New Zealand has a very prized cat for a pet. Her cat, Buddy, is Siamese-Bengal. Buddy went missing for a few days. When he was returned Michelle was horrified to find out that neighbors had neutered poor Buddy. Apparently one neighbor trapped the cat and another neighbor paid to have the cat fixed. [...]

Chewbacca Backpack Buddy

Chewbacca – Star Wars Backpack Buddy – $39.95 Need a backpack? Chewbacca’s got your back! Well, actually in this case, he really does have your back. Behold, the Chewbacca Backpack Buddy from the NeatoShop: Link If the wookie isn’t your favorite Star Wars character, then how about the Yoda and C-3PO Backpack Buddy? More Fun and Unusual Bags [...]

The Late Movies: Awesomely Bad 80s Football Team Videos

In the 80s—a decade which I grow happier and happier I was mostly comatose during—it became fashionable for NFL teams to make delightfully cheesy team videos. Tonight for the Late Movies, here are a few samples which are just delightfully awful. Superbowl Shuffle Starting off tonight, here is the famous Superbowl Shuffle, courtesy of the 1985 Bears. Ram [...]

4 Historically Significant Flips of a Coin

It’s a 50/50 chance. Many basic decisions are made by flipping a coin every day. There have also been decisions made in the past using this act that have made quite an impact on history. Here are a few of them. Buddy Holly had chartered a plane out of Fargo, North Dakota to fly his band [...]