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Contest Winners!

Last month, we asked for more amazing facts like this one: Forty is the only number that, when spelled out, has its letters in alphabetical order. We got an amazing response in the comments, but there can only be three winners. So, drumroll please, our three favorite amazing facts: Are is the only one syllable word in the [...]

10 Ways to Game Up Your Home

The first generation to grow up playing video games is now feathering empty nests, and plenty more gamers are buying and filling homes. Furniture and home decor companies keep adding designs catering to video game lovers, and those with a bit of time and creativity keep designing and building their own! A really dedicated gamer [...]

The Surprising Voices Behind Cartoon Characters

Last week we asked you to give us a few of your favorite surprising identities behind cartoon voiceovers. After checking out your terrific comments, we present a few voiceover artists you might not have suspected. Brad Garrett as Hulk Hogan When the then-WWF expanded into Saturday morning cartoons with Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling in 1985, it [...]

The Sunday Funnies Stamps

Every year, the United States Postal Service release a set of new stamps and this year, one particular set stands out: The Sunday Funnies Collection. Comics Alliance blog has the scoop (and more pics): Based on popular newspaper comic strips, the series will include stamps involving Archie, Garfield, Dennis the Menace, the cast of “Beetle Bailey,” and [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Other Jobs Held by Horror Movie Icons

I had so much fun researching yesterday’s post that I thought I’d do a related one about what your favorite horror movie icons did before and after they gave you nightmares in their murderous roles. After all, the person you think of as a terrifying-ghost-girl-crawling-out-of-a-television may also be your daughter’s favorite Disney character… 1. Doug Bradley, [...]

11 Things Wal-Mart Has Banned

Retail giant Wal-Mart is the world’s largest public company, and whether or not you’re a fan of shopping at the House that Sam Walton Built, you’ve got to admit that the store stocks just about everything. But not quite, though. There are a number of things that Wal-Mart has banned from its stores at some [...]