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The Late Movies: Watch 6 Full Episodes of The Smurfs

The Smurfs—those lovable little blue imps from 1980s TV—began as a Belgian comic and television franchise. They were created and introduced as a series of comic strips by Belgian cartoonist Peyo, who went by the name Pierre Culliford, on October 23, 1958. Later, they became an American sensation when the Hanna-Barbera cartoon hit the airwaves [...]

Medium Pizza

This is a medium pizza at Big Lou’s Pizza in San Antonio. They also serve a large, which is 62″ in diameter. This photograph made an instant reddit star out of Luke, the guy on the right. He was impressed with the dinner. Link

13 Exquisite Easter Eggs

Easter time is upon us all and whether or not you celebrate, you can still appreciate the artistry that goes into many Easter eggs. Here are a few of my favorite designs from all over the world. 1. Pysanky Easter Eggs Also known as Ukrainian Easter eggs, these stunning shapes are applied not with dyes or paint, [...]

Couple finds image of Jesus in wooden chair

Lou and Lynn Balducci found the image in the wood of an old rocking chair that they’d had for years. “He showed it to me and to a few of our friends a…

Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health (LRCBH), officially the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, opened on July 13, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada that is operated by the Cleveland Clinic and was designed by world-renowned architect, Frank Gehry of Gehry Partners in Santa Monica, California.Keep Memory Alive (also known as KMA) [...]

6 Christmas Episodes Worth Mentioning

Holiday episodes tend to be a bit generic. How many times can you rework A Christmas Carol or The Gift of the Magi into a sitcom plot? Here are a smattering of episodes worth mentioning either because they’re rare, different or doggone it, because I just like ‘em. 1. Bewitched Bewitched had many traditional Christmas episodes during [...]

Dirty Campaigning in the Roaring Twenties: Hoover vs. Smith

One year ago today, Barack Obama was elected President of the United States. If you thought last year’s campaign was dirty, Joseph Cummins, author of Anything for a Vote, has a story for you. In an article we first posted last fall, Mr. Cummins explains what passed for mudslinging in the Roaring Twenties. The Election [...]

Monty Python’s 40th Birthday

(YouTube Link) Monty Python’s Flying Circus debuted 40 years ago today. Marc Lee writes in The Daily Telegraph about the origins and development of the troupe: Four decades on, the image of John Cleese’s increasingly hysterical pet-shop customer — pacamac buttoned up, hair plastered down, vowels strangulated — remains one of the most memorable in television history. [...]