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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Orson Welles

You know Orson Welles was one of the most revered actors and directors of the 20th century, but how much do you know about his sketchy big break or his deft efforts to make rabbits disappear? Let’s take a look at five surprising things about Welles. 1. He Knew How to Fib Welles got his first [...]

Did Marlene Dietrich plot to murder Hitler?

A new autobiography about sex siren Marlene Dietrich reveals she once plotted to murder Hitler. In addition to her alleged plot to assassinate Hitler,…

The Quick 10: The Insurance Policies on 10 Famous Body Parts

While most of us insure rather mundane things – lives, houses, cars – there’s a certain populace who make livings based on very specific body parts and need financial protection in case the ability to earn that living is ever taken away. Hey, you’d probably insure your hair too if you had the luscious locks [...]

The Quick 10: Burpy, Hickey, Chesty and Other Alternate Dwarf Names

Can you name all of the dwarfs in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs? It’s said that the trick to getting them all is to remember that there are two that start with “D,” two that start with “S” and three that are emotions – you know, Dizzy, Dippy, Snoopy, Scrappy, Woeful, Wistful and Gloomy. That’s [...]

Seeing Faces in Physics Experiments

Scientists say that it’s just pareidolia – a fancy word meaning that humans tend to see images or faces in random things, but surely they’re wrong. Sure, you can shrug off religious sightings as overly active imaginations of fanatics, but what if these images come from the world of science. Just think about it, people. [...]

Rare JFK Photos Found At Thrift Store

Can you imagine finding a pile of photographs taken by a CBS staff member in the 1960s? And in those photographs at a thrift store you find president Kennedy and other celebrities? These rare candid John F. Kennedy images are from a 1960’s CBS Special with JFK “After Two Years: A Conversation With The President”,  [...]