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Man Adopted Girlfriend as Daughter in Legal Maneuver

Well, we haven’t seen this one before! Here’s a bit of legal maneuvering that’s so clever it’s (almost) criminal: a Florida billionaire legally adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend to shield his wealth from a lawsuit! [Judge] [...]

The Quick 10: 10 McRib Facts

The McRib is back! Here are ten fun facts about America’s favorite limited-time fast food sandwich. 1. There’s more to a McRib than barbecue sauce-slathered pork on a bun with onions and pickles. The sandwich contains a staggering 70 different ingredients, the least innocuous of which are “pig bits like tripe, heart, and scalded stomach.” [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Ad Mascots Voiced by Celebrities

With the recent announcement of a new, swanky, “sexualized” Mr. Peanut voiced by a celebrity we all know and love (OK, I love him; I won’t speak for you), I thought it would be a good time to check out a few other celebs who have lent their voices to corporate mascots. 1. Mr. Peanut: [...]

You Better Watch Out: 7 Evil Santas in TV and Film

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus…and chances are he’s evil. Hollywood has tried to explain away the cheeriness and unending generosity of Santa to meet all sorts of sordid and disturbing plotlines with varying degrees of success and failure—but mostly failure. These are the Santa Clauses who never knew the meaning of the word [...]