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Not-So-Famous Firsts: Tornado Edition

Tornado Season 2011 has begun in the extreme – as of May 23, Mother Nature had unleashed a whopping 1,151 twisters in the U.S., more than double the 506 that had touched ground by this same time in 2010. “Sudden Gust” It is believed that a journal entry made by Massachusetts Bay Colony governor John Winthrop [...]

5 Other Famous Gate Crashers

It takes a certain kind of chutzpah to crash high profile events. Aspiring reality show stars Tareq and Michaele Salahi, who crashed a state dinner at the White House last week, are just the latest in a long line of publicity-starved trespassers. 1. David Hampton David Hampton crashed his first gate in 1983 when he was [...]

From the Archives: Carl Pavano’s Yankee Legacy

Minnesota Twins’ starter Carl Pavano has shut down the Yankees through four innings tonight. Pavano was on the Yankee payroll from 2005-08, but the team probably won’t be retiring his number. Last year, Ethan Trex included the pitcher in his list of people who earned very big paychecks for very little work. Here’s a look [...]

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 [...]