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Where Are These 12 Boy Bands Now?

Groups like One Direction, The Wanted, and Big Time Rush are keeping the legacy of boy bands alive, but lest we forget the previous generation of singing boys who captured our hearts. Here’s a look at what the boy bands of yesteryear are up to these days. (In keeping with this spirit, this piece was [...]

Christina Aguilera Steps on Lines, Weird Al’s Toes

Yeah, so Christina Aguilera’s interpretation of the National Anthem was a pretty surreal moment. I actually enjoyed the show, as did will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, who tweeted “Xtina sing’n wonderful”, a sort of preemptive show of support in anticipation of the Internet exploding. But one man wasn’t pleased – and that man is Weird. Weird [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Unusual Super Bowl Side Bets

I’m really only interested in football games when a) it’s the Iowa State Cyclones or b) I’m participating in the physical_floss Fantasy Football league, getting embarrassed by Jason Plautz two years in a row. But I’m still interested in the Super Bowl as an event. There are the commercials, of course, but I also get [...]

The Quick Seven: Seven Musical Hoaxes

It was 19 years ago this week (can you believe it’s been that long?) that the Milli Vanilli lip-synching scandal came to a head – the duo were stripped of their Grammies after it was revealed that they didn’t sing a single note on the Girl You Know It’s True album. But they were hardly [...]

Weird Food McDonald’s Sells Around The World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #597Link – Article by Chris Mitchell of Travel Happy, and A. Abrams McDonald’s Around The World: Marvels Never Cease, Especially in Asia If you think McDonald’s sells the same burgers and fries everywhere in the world, think again – here in Asia they’ve had to make some concessions to local tastes and come up with [...]

Weird Food McDonalds Sells Around The World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #597Link – Article by Chris Mitchell of Travel Happy, and A. Abrams McDonalds Around The World: Marvels Never Cease, Especially in Asia If you think McDonalds sells the same burgers and fries everywhere in the world, think again – here in Asia they’ve had to make some concessions to local tastes and come up with [...]

The Quick 10: What 10 Mouseketeers Are Up To These Days

Everyone knows The Mickey Mouse Club of the early ‘90s was full of people who would go on to become big stars – Britney, Justin, Christina, Keri Russell, J.C. Chasez and Ryan Gosling, namely. But what about those other Mouseketeers? In case you’ve been wondering, I’ve got 10 answers for you. 1. Rhona Bennett was on [...]