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11 of the Richest People in History

Coming up with a definitive list of the richest people of all time is almost impossible, thanks to the difficulties that arise with comparing different currencies and adjusting for inflation over thousands of years. But these 11 men were up there in the 0.001 percent of their timeā€”and they were all just a little bit [...]

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Ben Folds!

Today Ben Folds celebrates his 46th birthday, and we rock along with him. I’ve always liked Ben — his mix of emotional and geeky songs appeals to me, as do his guts in naming his three-piece band “Ben Folds Five.” Let’s check a few classic performances by the man and (at times) his [...]

The Tower of Rufus

(YouTube link) Billy Browne made this awesome climbing maze for his cat Rufus, to make him feel better after an ear infection. Rufus is a very lucky cat.  -via Buzzfeed

10 Stories of Lifesaving Dogs

He’s unbelievable! He’s some dog! He’s a lifesaver! That’s what l’ll call him, too! Ol’ Lifesaver! That will be your name! -Navin R. Johnson in The Jerk Dogs are wonderful. They are goofy and fun and smart and dedicated. Most of the time, they are just fun to be around, but when the situation calls for [...]