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10 Super-Embarrassing Moviemaking Typos

When you first look at this movie title, your brain probably says Night of a Thousand Cats. And that’s what you should think, because that’s what it is supposed to say. But look closer, and you’ll realize it says Night of a One Thousand Cats. This brain trick caused by using a numeral instead of [...]

EraserCity: Erasers Shaped Like Skyscrapers

EraserCity – $14.95 Make no mistake: this EraserCity set, composed of erasers shaped like buildings, are capable of huge errors and look good on your desk as [...]

Harold Camping admits prediction error

The 90-year-old former Family Radio president has finally come out and acknowledged his mistake. Camping made headlines last year when he predicted th…

Man sent gigantic slipper by mistake

A man ordering slippers online was sent a size 1450 due to a mistake with the decimal point. Tom Boddingham had ordered a size 14.5 slipper but was as…

The Worst-Worded Question In Trivial Pursuit

I can understand a writer making this mistake in the midst of writing dozens of questions a day, but shouldn’t an editor have caught this? Link

Clever Cover Up Tattoos After The Break Up

A tattoo of someone’s name is such a bad idea for so many reasons, but just because you made a mistake that doesn’t mean you have to get stuck with it forever, or pay a big bill for laser surgery. Cover up tattoos are a great way to hide your mistakes if you can’t erase [...]

The History of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

The cookies we all know and love started out as a mistake! In 1930, a dietitian who owned a tourist lodge was cooking and baking for her guests. Unfortunately, she ran out of the baker’s chocolate she needed for the chocolate cookies that were on the menu. She hurriedly substituted a chocolate bar — cut up [...]