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The Missing Links: How to Turn Junk Mail Into A Big Payday

A Perfectly Legal $95,000 Bank Heist Patrick Combs deposited a $95K junk mail bank check as a joke, fully expecting the transaction to be declined. Lucky for him the bank accepted the check – and it was totally legal. Needless to say the bank was none too pleased when they realized their error. * The Bluths Are Back The [...]

The Missing Links: Carny Slang

Olympics + Math = Great Love the Olympics? Yes, you do. Love arithmetic? Like I even have to ask. Well, even if you hate them both, you’ll enjoy watching this mashup. (Via Digg) * You Too Can Sound Like A Carny While doing some research on carnival ride accidents in preparation for my trip to the state fair (Deep [...]

Abraham Lincoln Bandages

Abraham Lincoln Bandages – $4.95 The probability that you would fall in the struggle did not deter you from supporting a cause you believed was just. Now it is time to heal thy wounds with the Abraham Lincoln Bandages from the NeatoShop. This great bandage will tend to your gash just as Honest Abe restored a [...]

Months Before Lincoln Was Shot and Killed, He Was Almost Shot and Killed

Albert de Bruijn / Shutterstock.com We all know what happened to President Abraham Lincoln the night he went to watch Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theater. But what you may not know is that he came perilously close to being assassinated eight months before John Wilkes Booth fired those fatal shots. Abe and the Lincoln fam had [...]