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25 Fictional Characters Posing With mental_floss

You’ve already seen celebrities posing with Mental Floss at the Motor City Comic Con, but have you ever wondered whether your favorite fictional characters would enjoy the magazine? Thanks to the San Diego Comic Con, we were able to find out that, whether given to real celebrities or fictional icons, Mental Floss is always a [...]

The Perfect Popcorn Tub For Horror Movie Night

This horrific holder of buttery popcorn kernels was created by an ad agency for the Detroit horror convention Motor City Nightmares, but I think they should start giving them out wherever scary flicks and extremely overpriced snacks collide. This severed head tub would also make a handy holder for – strawberry Jell0, spaghetti, or beef jerky [...]

The Missing Links: How Are These Legal Again?

If You’ve Been Hoping To Clone Ronald Reagan, You Might Find This Helpful This seems, as the article says, rather craven. * Memes: Collect the Whole Set These meme trading cards are pretty nifty * Today I Learned On Reddit’s Today I Learned: Someone Wanted to Drop Nukes Into A Volcano “I believe that explosives dropped down their throats may cause such [...]

No Robocop Statue for Detroit

The Mayor of Detroit has been crowd-sourcing ideas to reinvigorate the Motor City – and he actually received a pretty cool suggestion, no doubt inspired at least in part by Philadelphia’s statue of their hometown movie hero Rocky. Sadly, the short-sighted Bing politely declined the idea, which was overflowing with win. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, who has [...]

10 Things About Detroit That May Surprise You

Once one of the largest, richest and most prosperous cities in the US, Detroit has fallen on hard times. But reports of its death are greatly exaggerated. It remains a city with a talented workforce (it has more engineers per capita than any other city), huge manufacturing capacity, rich history, amazing culture and a downtown [...]