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Superman Quits Newspaper Job to Become a Blogger

DC Comics is planning major changes for the life of Superman/Clark Kent. For example, he’s going to quit writing for the Daily Planet and engage in independent journalism. Comic book writer Scott Lobdell explains: “Rather than Clark be this clownish suit that Superman puts on, we’re going to really see Clark come into his own in [...]

Hooray for Men’s Underwear Sales!

Good news, everyone! The sales of men’s underwear is up and you know what that means: the economy is finally on the mend! But wait, you say, what’s the connection between men’s tighty whities and [...]

Lake Pepto-Bismol

Those two dots are actually boats on Lake Retba in Senegal. The pink water, which made it look like the boats are floating on a Pepto-Bismol lake, got its color from the extremely high [...]

Dogs On Trampolines

(Video Link) Given how playful they are, it’s hardly surprising that dogs love the springy, fun feeling of trampolines. The Huffington Post has a good selection of adorable pups hoping around to their heart’s content. Link

Top UFO stories of 2011

2011 saw a substantial number of headline grabbing UFO stories, reports, videos and photographs. The Huffington Post has compiled a report on last yea…

Never Before Seen Pictures of Marilyn Monroe

It takes a lot of poise to still look beautiful, sexy and powerful while using crutches, but if anyone could do it -it was Marilyn Monroe. And the gorgeous pictures of the late, great actress featured on The Huffington Post show just how stunning she could look, even with an ankle injury. If you love [...]

RIP James Arness

Actor James Arness, who protected the citizens of Dodge City as Marshal Matt Dillon for 20 years (1955-1975) on the TV series “Gunsmoke” has died of natural causes. He was 88. In an era when TV actors typically chewed the scenery, Arness had a credible, commanding presence by hardly uttering a word. A typical scene found [...]

50 State Stereotypes

Have two minutes? Then you have time to check out author Paul Jury’s video that will surely anger everyone in the U.S. (Nah, it’s all in good fun.) Don’t have two minutes but still want to see what witty one-liner he assigned to your state? Check out the transcript. A couple of my favorites: Nebraska: “Footballs, drawls [...]

Life-Size Barbie

What does Barbie look like if she were a real person? For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, high school student Galia Slayen decided to make a life-size Barbie, using the same proportion as the iconic doll: Slayen brought the life-sized doll to the Today studios Monday to show off her handiwork. The Barbie stands about 6 [...]

If Celebrities Went by Their Real Names

Ross Luippold of The Huffington Post photoshopped nine movie posters, album covers, and title cards that imagined a world in which celebrities went by their real names instead of their stage names. Tom Cruise’s real name is Thomas Mapother? Link via Geekosystem