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The Favorite Movies of 42 Famous People

Presidents & Politicians What’s with presidents and High Noon? 1. Barack Obama – The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974) When Katie Couric asked then-presidential-candidate Barack Obama what his favorite movie is, he replied, “Oh, I think it would have to be The Godfather. One and Two. Three not so much. That saga — I [...]

TomTom GPS Sends Your Speed to The Cops

  It’s bad enough worrying about the police pulling you over while you’re doing your Vin Diesel in The Fast and Furious impression on the interstate. Now however you have real reason to be paranoid. The makers of the TomTom GPS have admitted that they divulge speed and route information to law enforcement. It appears every gadget [...]

10 Venn and Not-quite-Venn Diagrams

Venn diagrams are used for more than just useful stuff like science and demographics. Diagrams just for fun are still useful in that they make the concept of graphic sorting and labeling of relationships easy to understand and appreciate. A true Venn shows all possible overlaps between sets. 1. Venn Diagram This one can be an introduction, [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Film Set Tragedies

If you’ve seen the movie based on Stephen King’s Pet Sematary Two, you probably remember the horrifying scene at the beginning when the actress is electrocuted on set while her son (Edward Furlong, back in his dreamy days) looks on. While that particular incident comes to us courtesy of Mr. King, film set tragedies aren’t [...]