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The Voices Behind 6 Classic Cereal Mascots

Their faces aren’t as famous as those on the boxes, but odds are you’ve heard each of these beloved cereal mascots’ voices somewhere else. 1. Paul Frees Paul Frees was one of the most sought-after voiceover actors in his time. He recorded Boris Badenov in “Rocky and Bullwinkle,” but he’s probably more well-known for his commercial work: [...]

The Most Mysterious Painting in the Pentagon

This cloak and dagger story has got everything: a mysterious painting, the headquarters of the world’s most powerful military, and a clandestine operation known only as "The Project." In a Pentagon hallway hung an austere [...]

A Brief (Sad) History of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Where to start a post about LeBron James and renaissance except in the dark ages of the basketball town where I live. Some context first: The last championship in our city was in 1964. Not that anyone is counting but you could sooner make money delivering ice at the Arctic Circle than you could opening a [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Doris Duke

Doris Duke’s father died when she was 12 years old. James Buchanan Duke, a tobacco and energy mogul, left his daughter around $100 million, which earned her the title “the richest girl in the world” and made her something of a national celebrity. Duke would spend the rest of her life enjoying a series of [...]