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7 Ridiculous Things Cities Decided to Ban

If you want to have a pet goldfish, park in your own driveway, or die, here are some places you probably shouldn’t live. 1. Satan If the Son of Perdition is looking to vacation in Florida, it looks like he’ll have to skip the town of Inglis. In 2001, the town of 1400 residents banned Satan by [...]

11 Game Show Hosts and Their Musical Aspirations

After legendary game show host Richard Dawson passed away last week, Gawker dug up a single Dawson released in 1967. Titled “Apples and Oranges,” the song was actually the B-side to another single called “His Children’s Parade.” Though dual careers as a game show host and singer/songwriter may seem a bit odd, it’s actually more [...]

Bumping Banned for Bumper Cars

They might have to start calling them something else. Three resorts in Britain have banned bumping in their bumper car rides. Staff at all three Butlin resorts in Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness are instructed to ban anyone found guilty of bumping into each other in the electric cars equipped with huge bumpers. Bemused customers who assume [...]

The Secret Lives of Game Show Hosts

They’ve got gleaming, flawless teeth, hair that could withstand hurricane-force winds and emotions that run high when giving away a case of Turtle Wax. But scratch just below the surface of a classic game show host, and you may be surprised at what you find. Regis Philbin When you think of “Regis Philbin” and “game show,” the [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Strange Celebrity Exercise Videos

Already worrying about the havoc all of the holiday cookies, candies and feasts are going to wreak on your waistline? Never fear: celebrities are here to help! Sure, you know Jane Fonda has a fitness empire, but there are some really, um, expected celebrity fitness videos lurking out there. At the very least, you’ll be [...]

Cat registered as hypnotherapist

In a demonstration aimed at showing how lax hypnotherapist regulations are in the UK a BBC presenter has been able to get his pet cat George regis…

Famous Dogs Adopted From Shelters or The Streets

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog month and since I can’t adopt a new pup (my loving ex-shelter dog is sitting right beside me as I write this) I opted to do the next best thing and help promote the celebration. What better way to bring attention to the great qualities of shelter pets than [...]

Dalek created out of 480,000 matchsticks

A 66-year-old man in Bognor Regis, England has spent the better part of two years creating a full scale model of one of TVs most iconic sci-fi vil…