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Bizarre Items Left at Travelodge Hotels

Did you leave your phone at the hotel? Don’t feel bad, because that ain’t nothing compared to what some people left behind at Travelodge hotels! The list of lost-and-found items compiled by the budget hotel chain include [...]

The Quick 10: A Christmas Carol

It was 168 years ago this week that Tiny Tim and Ebeneezer Scrooge made their debut. In 1843, Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic was published in England. Despite the fact that it’s been around for ages, there are a few things you might not know about A Christmas Carol: 1. A Christmas Carol must hold some sort [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Things You Need to Know About Norm

You know, Norm Peterson, as in, “NORM!” from that bar where everybody knows your name. George Wendt’s birthday is this weekend, so what better way to celebrate than with a few facts about everyone’s favorite barfly from Cheers? 1. Norm’s full name is Hillary Norman Peterson, which his wife Vera let slip to Rebecca once. Norm [...]

6,000 Cheesecakes & 7 Other Strange Robberies

Most criminals rob banks, steal cars, or maybe just take your wallet. But some crooks have gone for less conventional targets over the years. Like Kurt Cobain’s ashes, or 6,000 cheesecakes. 1. Bridge Today, Gone Tomorrow If someone offered to sell you the Brooklyn Bridge, you’d know it was a scam. But if someone in Khabarovsk, Russia, [...]

10 Bizarre Divorce Settlements

Divorce is almost always a messy business, but certain settlements between former beloveds end up being downright absurd. Forget child custody, what happens when a couple has shared possession of a goat? Have a look at 10 examples of offbeat divorce settlements. 1. Now That’s a Breakup Record Marvin Gaye was a tremendous singer, but he [...]