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These Are the Most Popular Baby Names in Each State

The Social Security Administration recently released their list of most popular baby names in the country, and it looks like no matter where you live in the U.S., baby names across the board are pretty similar for boys and girls. The most popular names this time around are Emma (for girls) and Noah (for boys). Take...

Ever Wondered if Cats Fart? Now We Know the Answer

Admit it. You’ve thought about this before. It’s okay – there’s no need to be ashamed. It’s something we’ve all considered: Do cats fart? The answer is YES. We just don’t really hear it that often. The reason we don’t hear cats passing gas much is because they don’t hoover their food up like maniacal...

Woman Dyed Her Face Pink with ‘Washable Paint,’ and the People of Twitter Were Relentless

If you’re gonna use paint on your body, make sure the label says ‘Body Paint.’ Even if says “Washes easily off skin,” that most likely means a little bit from a small part of the body. Twitter user Leah (@LeleTill) learned this lesson the hard way, when, for some brilliant reason, she painted her entire...

Japanese Monkeys Ride Deer Like Horses – and Also Try to Mate with Them.

Animals that look like they’re doing human things are almost always a sure-fire hit on the interwebs. Sometimes, they don’t even really have to be doing anything. I mean there’s the cat playing the piano thing, but you could just set a cat on a piano, and it would arguably be just as cute (and...

15 Times People Were Really Bad at Their Jobs

We all have bad days at our job. One time I was driving a film production truck in Chicago, and I ripped the bumper off another vehicle. Whoops! But enough about me. I’m guessing the 15 people behind these blunders probably don’t work at these places anymore… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8....

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The Kidnapping of the Heir to the Coors Beer Empire Shocked the Nation in 1960

High-profile kidnappings often capture the American public’s attention, as was the case with the 1960 disappearance of the heir to one of America’s most well-known business families. On February 9, 1960, 44-year-old Adolph Coors III, the grandson of the founder of Coors and the current chairman of the company, vanished. That morning, a milk delivery man pulled...

The New Denny’s Menu Mascot Really Looks Like Poop and People Can’t Get Over It

Next time you settle into your booth at Denny’s and prepare to order a Moons Over My Hammy, take a closer look at the menu. Folks are in a bit of an uproar over the new Denny’s menu mascot because it really doesn’t look too appetizing. See for yourself… I’m thinking the advertising staff at Denny’s...

Japanese Cats with ‘Dancing Sickness’ Predicted a Deadly Environmental Disaster

The signs and symptoms of one of the most deadly accidental mass poisonings the world has ever seen first  manifested in the cats of Minamata, Japan. In the 1950s, residents of Minamata noticed a strange and increasingly present phenomenon – cats in the city were falling ill with a bizarre sickness that caused them to...

Broken Hearted Guy Playing the Piano Nonstop Sparks Debate About Emotional Blackmail

Is this guy a creepy stalker or a just a sad person we should all feel sorry for? Luke Howard has been playing the piano in public in Bristol, England nonstop since his girlfriend, who he calls ‘Rapunzel’, dropped him like a bad habit. Howard said the couple had only been together for 4 months,...

This Artist Is Turning Strangers into Disney-Pixar Characters, and You Know You Want to Do It, Too

Pixar movies are, in a lot of people’s minds, equal to or greater than the Disney originals that sprinkled our childhoods. In fact, kids born in the past decade may identify more with the Toy Story characters, Monsters, Inc, or even Cars than the would with Disney classics like The Lion King or Aladdin.  Hard...