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Parents with multiple kids have come under fire recently due to reality stars such as Nadya “Octomom” Suleyman and Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar. Critics say their kids lack the proper support for a healthy upbringing. However, these two look downright infertile compared to the great reproducers of history. Here are 10 people who have…

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A lot of people treat Adolf Hitler as if he was a military genius who was only done in by his own visions of unattainable excess.  This is incorrect.  He was actually a complete idiot who was done in by his own visions of unattainable excess.  Why?  Well: 10.  He Cancelled the Worlds’ First Assault…

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We’ve all got ways to spend our leisure time.  Some of us make crafts, some of us watch sports, some of us play games…and some of us get a little more creative.  Especially in England, for some reason. 10.  Mooing We all know there are people superb at imitating animal calls but, believe it or…

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As go the engraved words upon the gravestone of the (not so) immortal pioneer of flight, Otto Lilienthal: “Sacrifices Have to Be Made”.  In pursuit of scientific knowledge and discovery, there will always be those who step out, over and beyond the call of duty.  This article is NOT for these brave people.  This article…

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Usually when we think of “art”, things like sculptures or paintings come to mind; in other words, stuff you can hang on the wall or keep in your atrium to be the envy of your neighborhood’s upper crust (everyone is lower-upper class, right?  That’s what TV tells me). But there is a new form that…

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The most creative I have ever gotten with gummies is when I pretend that the worms are actually snakes, or I bite off pieces of the bears and pretend they’re screaming in agony.  I tend to eat them more than I create with them, is what I’m saying.  But, as it turns out, there are…

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If you grew up American, like me, then your typical idea of “Tropical Fruit” was bananas and the occasional kiwi. When I was a kid, Pineapples were something you rarely saw in a grocery store and mangos were something mentioned in movies or songs and I just assumed they didn’t exist for real and I…

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When most people find out what bioluminescence is, the first thing they associate it with is  firefly butts, but the world has way more interesting life with built-in flashlights than beetles that use it to get nookie. And while we may not have glowing redwoods like Pandora, we do have the following. 10. Bioluminescent Fungus If…

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Ah, nothing like a nice recall of millions of toys to completely wreck your corporate reputation. Parents tend to not appreciate when you endanger the lives of their special little snowflakes, you know! And then they tell 20 of their friends how bad your company sucks. Below are the 10 worst toy recalls of recent…

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“So what do you do for a living?” is a common enough question when engaging in small talk with somebody you’ve just met. But for a select few of the world’s workers this signifies the beginning of the end of any conversation, followed by awkward excuses and another evening spent stood alone in the corner…

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Plenty of animals fly; this is no surprise to anyone who actually comes from Earth. However, there are plenty of “flying” animals that are really gliding versions of other animals. You don’t expect your average rodent to come drifting from the skies, let alone some of the other creatures in this list. No, we typically…

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Extreme has (luckily) lost most of its buzz-word status. It’s mostly back to meaning things on the fringe, way out near the edges, where they blow our minds with their extremeness, rather than simply having 3 times the corn syrup and colors nature never intended. That being said, for every type of substance, there is…

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The Top (and Bottom) 10 TGIF Shows of the 90’s:  In Order of Memorability From the late 1980s to the mid 1990s Friday nights actually had SOMETHING on TV to watch. And, for the most part it was aimed toward kids and teens because ya know, mayhem and illegal activities were unknown to the 10…

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During the late 1940s and throughout the 1950s, Albert Camus was one of the leading figures in French literature and philosophy, garnering the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 “for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times”. In recent years, Camus’s novels The Stranger and The Plague have become the…

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Without conflict there is no drama and without Christmas villains there wouldn’t be dozens of holiday themed television specials and motion pictures. Christmas villains come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Most of them start out as not get the meaning of it all, but through a set of circumstances they repent and end up…

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Television shows are canceled for many reasons, from the fact they just suck to they didn’t quite live up to our sophisticated expectations. Every fan of a canceled television show develops his own reasoning behind the departure ranging from the conspiratorial, such as the studio hated the director, to the supernatural, such as The Seinfeld…

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To zombie or not to zombie. That is the question faced by many Halloween revelers as the holiday approaches. The obvious choice is to go zombie or go home. Basically you can take any costume idea and zombify it up with a little make-up and some fake blood. In fact, many folks will argue that…

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Ah, the ocean. Bottomless, beautiful, and home to a wide diversity of life: from the spunky dolphin to the majestic whale. Also, the source of endless amounts of nightmare fuel! There are plenty of creepy, dark back roads evolution has taken in the big blue, almost all of them ready to haunt your dreams. Here…

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The world of firearms is much like the world of male bodybuilding. Iron is pumped, stretched to its limit, and filled with all sorts of volatile chemicals designed to generate explosive power and an impressive aesthetic presence. Following the trends of the overbuilt, steroid-injected weight lifters of recent decades, the human obsession with disproportionately large…

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It must be very difficult to write a good song.  I’m not denying that.  I know it’s hard enough to write an essay, and that doesn’t even have to rhyme.  However there are certain instances where I feel the songwriter isn’t even trying.  As though they had an hour to put the song together, took…

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While  almost everyone agrees that earning a degree can be very important for both economic and personal success, there is a lot of debate over which degrees are the best. And often the the least popular degrees can be the most rewarding, again, both economically and personally. Students are lined up to get their MBA…

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