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7 Politicians Who Appeared on Game Shows

As we’ve been seeing lately, everything politicians have done since birth ends up being in the news—especially during election time. Game show appearances are no exception, so check out these seven politico contestants. Some did surprisingly well; others should definitely stick to their day jobs. 1. Ronald Reagan on I’ve Got a Secret, 1961 A pre-politics Reagan [...]

Ned Stark Cake Pops

Jennifer of Not Your Momma’s Cookies made these hilariously morbid cake pops inspired by one particular scene in Game of Thrones. If the television series stays faithful to George R.R. Martin’s novels, she’ll have plenty more to make. Link -via Technabob

11 Examples of ‘Perfect Strangers’ Fan Art

For the uninitiated, Perfect Strangers is an ABC sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1993 about the unlikely cohabitation of two distant cousins. More than twenty years after its cancellation, fans of the show are using the web to showcase loving and meticulous sculptures, paintings, and drawings in the likeness of the show’s kooky protagonists, [...]

The Late Movies: and the Bride on Drums

When you plan and prepare your wedding, get yourself a pair of drumsticks and make sure your dress will fit behind a trap set. It’s more and more common for the blushing bride to sit in and provide the beat for the reception. Suzanne Morrissette Suzanne Morrisette performed at her own wedding reception in 2010. Her new [...]

The Duggars are Expecting #20

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, famous for their large family, are expecting another child. This one will be their 20th. The family is the subject of the TLC series currently titled 19 Kids and Counting, which will presumably change when the new one arrives in April. The Tontitown, Ark., couple, who are parents to children Joshua, [...]

Winnie Ille Pu: The Latin Versions of 10 Modern Stories

Despite its status as a “dead” language, pretty much anything can be translated into Latin. Here are 10 modern classics that might make Latin class more fun. 1. Winnie the Pooh A Latin translation of Winnie the Pooh, by A.A. Milne, was published for the first time in 1960. Alexander Lenard, the translator, was also a physician, [...]

Harry Potter Quilt

Back in 2008, Stacy posted a roundup of wonderful quilts that included this Harry Potter quilt by Jennifer Ofenstein. This week, Jennifer was shocked to find that the Harry Potter quilt she completed years ago has gone viral. Better late than never! This quilt certainly deserves another look. Each block of the pattern is available [...]

Tiny Time Lord

I seem to have a theme going on here. First the little Darth Vader from the upcoming Super Bowl Volkswagen ad, and now we have this teensy-weensie timey-wimey guy in a TARDIS his dad made for him. What a lucky little Time Lord! I wish I would have gotten a TARDIS for my birthday! Mateo’s dad, [...]

The Quick 10: People With Fake Middle Initials

Maybe fake isn’t exactly correct – some of the people on this list really have initials for middle names, they just don’t mean anything. But others have made them up entirely. Read on to see what I mean. 1. Harry S. Truman. His parents were trying to please both grandpas – Anderson Shippe Truman and [...]

Miracle on 22nd Street

Jim and Dylan live in the Chelsea area of New York City -nowhere near the North Pole. They don’t know how so many children got their home address, but for years they’ve received letters to Santa Claus at their apartment. The number of letters has grown into the hundreds this year. Many of them are [...]