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10 Rock Concerts Which Resulted in Bloodshed

It’s difficult to put large crowds of people together in a small area without something going wrong, but some concerts stand out for the amount of violence, injuries, and even death. This list tells about the big ones you recall, Altamont in 1969, Cincinnati in 1979, and Woodstock. Oh, the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival was [...]

7-11′s Mashed Potato Dispenser

How you feel about this device will probably vary greatly depending on how you feel about 7-11′s other food. For example, if you think chili that slowly drips out of a vending machine is a great addition to your hot dog that’s been rolling in public view all day, then you’ll probably love these mashed [...]

Man Calls 911 Because His Skyline Chili Experience Was Bad

(Video Link) I don’t think we can emphasize this enough people. 9-1-1 is not where you call to complain about your restaurant experience (unless, maybe, it involves drugs, bomb threats, fires or some other, real, issue). If you don’t like your Skyline Chili or your McDonald’s, remember to call 9-1-2 or you might just get charged [...]

The Most Extreme Super Bowl Party Recipes

But why should we wait for the Super Bowl? When you have recipes like Smokey Jalapeño Cheese Dip, Spicy Bacon Cowboy Chili Cheese Fries, Barbeque Beef Pizza, and Bacon Explosion, you want to try them out now! Shown here is the Black Bean-Habanero Lime Dip, with looks as yummy as it sounds. Link

Brain Food

Sara Asnaghi made nine life-size human brains from different foods. This one is made from ground chili peppers, which is good, because having chili on your mind constantly is a respectable state of affairs. Link -via The Mary Sue

The Late Movies: Intimate Performances by Famous Musicians

Becoming an international music sensation doesn’t mean you are restricted to performing only for crowds of thousands. Check out these videos to see some intimate and impromptu performances by big-name pop and rock stars. Bruce Springsteen – On the streets of Copenhagen Half of the Red Hot Chili Peppers – On a boat in Amsterdam Bon Jovi – [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Celebrities Who Used Childhood Nicknames

Having a rather straightforward name like Stacy means I’m not really subject to a lot of nicknames. Stace is pretty much it, although a select group of friends call me Stac (back in note-writing days, a spelling-challenged friend who meant “Stace” actually wrote “Stac” – I know, it’s a fascinating story). These 10 people presumably [...]

Dietribes: Chili Weather

• Whether it came from the turn-of-the century prison system, the 1893 World’s Fair or the Chili Queens of San Antonio (or from traditional dishes prepared by Mexicans living in the Southwest), chili’s popularity has never slowed – today it carries the distinction (among many) of being the state dish of Texas, a cook-off classic, the [...]

Hottest pepper to be used as a weapon ?

The world’s hottest chili pepper, the Naga Viper, is so potent that it is hot enough to strip paint. Created by chili farmer Gerald Fowler by crossing…

Real Schools of Rock

I’m sure you all remember the recent film School of Rock, starring Jack Black. It was only after that film came out that I realized there really were schools of rock in the world — non-fantastical places where kids could learn to play electric guitar, the drums, the bass, and how to make death-metal faces [...]