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The Real ‘Donnie Brasco’ – The FBI Agent Who Brought Down the Mafia

Until the 1997 film Donnie Brasco was released, the story of FBI agent Joe Pistone remained relatively unknown. ‘Donnie Brasco’ was the alias that Agent Pistone (played by Johnny Depp) used to infiltrate the Mafia in New York City in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The Mafia boss was played by none other than Al Pacino. As is usually...

Barack Obama Showed up for Jury Duty and People Lost It

I have never been summoned for jury duty (knock on wood), but if you’re an American citizen, you’re gonna get that letter at some point. Even if you used to be the President of the United States. Which is what recently happened to former President Barack Obama in his hometown of Chicago. Surprised and excited...

These Whisky-Filled Capri Sun Pouches Are Beautiful Proof That Your Inner Child Is a Lush

Looking for a great gift for someone for the holidays? If you’re tired of giving the same old stuff year after year, you need to check this out. Whisky Me is a new subscription-based company that selects the finest whiskies in the world and mails you a different one each month. The coolest part of the...

7 Little Known Facts About the Civil War You’ve Probably Never Heard

The bloodiest war in American history still captures the imagination of historians and everyday folks. No matter how much you study the Civil War, there will always be more fascinating information to uncover. Take a look at these facts about the conflict that claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans. 7. Source 6....

These Bearded Men Became Mermaids for a Good Cause…and the Result Was Epic

Feast your eyes on the men of the Newfoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club. Go ahead, you can look again. These bearded Canadian hunks, known as MerB’ys, recently donned mermaid (or “mermen”) costumes for a dudeoir-style calendar. But this calendar isn’t just for laughs, it’s for a good cause. Club founder Hasan Hai organized the calendar...

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How Long It Should Take You to Poop (And What to Do if You’re Having Problems)

We all have our own bathroom rituals, but researchers (that means they’re smart) have determined exactly how long it should take you to do your business. These brainiacs studied 34 different species of mammals pooping and determined that, regardless of size, it takes mammals an average of 12 seconds to get ‘er done. In the...

Disney Found Out the Hard Way That You Can’t Hide the Millennium Falcon from Google Maps

It’s almost impossible to keep secrets on movie sets these days. Paparazzi, bystanders with cameras, hell, even people on set are likely to snap top-secret pics and share them with the world on social media. And this goes double with the Star Wars films. It isn’t breaking news that people are obsessed with all things Star Wars. So...

Nickelodeon’s ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Is Being Made Into a Movie and People Are Losing It

Did you grow up in the ’90s? If so, then you know TV shows from that era are simply the best. We’re talking Saved by the Bell, Beverly Hills, 90210, and on and on. You might also remember this creepy little gem from Nickelodeon: If you were a fan of Are You Afraid of the Dark?, prepare to...

Pizza Hut Has a New Pizza with Cheese Pockets…and Now My Life Is Complete

Seen this new product from Pizza Hut? If you like to overeat and then feel terrible about yourself (like me), then you’re in luck, my friend! This new masterpiece is called the Ultimate Cheesy Crust Pizza. It features 16 “cheese pockets” made with a 5 cheese blend, all fit together into the shape a large...

A Guy Photoshopped Pennywise Into His Sister’s Engagement Photos, and the Result is Amazing

This is why you should never, ever let your smartass older brother take your engagement photos. At least, you shouldn’t if you want them to be serious. Advice that doesn’t always get followed. Take Jesse McLaren’s sister, for instance. She asked him to be in charge of her engagements photos. McLaren is a former writer...