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‘Monopoly: Cheaters Edition’ Was Made for All You Crooks out There

Do you have people in your life who constantly cheat at board games and it drives the rest of your family crazy? I know I do, and that person shall remain nameless to protect his identity. He’s been cheating/lying/stealing his way through family board games since I was a young lad. Well, now I know...

This Connecticut Cave Gave Cover to a Few British Judges Who Fled England to Avoid Execution

In 1649, 59 British judges sentenced King Charles I to death, dissolving the monarchy and placing Oliver Cromwell in power. When King Charles II was restored to the throne, he was determined to exact revenge on the men who, in essence, murdered his father. Each of the 59 judges was to be captured, hanged, drawn,...

This Illinois Town Proves That Bigger IS Better…by Showing off the World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Largest Objects

The small town of Casey, IL, is home to the world’s largest collection of the world’s largest objects. Say that three times fast! In their downtown you can scope out the odd collection, which includes a giant golf tee, wind chime, knitting needles, a crochet hook, a mailbox, a birdcage, and a rocking chair. The...

20 Valentine’s Day Tweets for Everyone Flying Solo This Year

Being single on Valentine’s Day either affects people in two completely different ways. They either weep and eat ice cream alone in their studio apartment, or they live it up and celebrate freedom! The 20 people behind these funny Valentine’s Day tweets fall on both sides of the aisle. What are YOU going to do...

10 Creepy ‘X-Files’ Episodes That Were Based on Real Stories

After a 14-year hiatus, The X-Files has returned, and sci-fi fans across the universe are happy to have Mulder and Scully back again. The show has tackled all kinds of storylines about ghosts, aliens, and top-secret government experiments. But you’d probably be surprised to learn that some of the episodes are actually based on true-life stories of...

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Meet ‘Gay Bob’, the World’s First Doll to Come out of the Closet

In 1978, former advertising executive Harvey Rosenberg created a doll  with the goal of liberating men from traditional sexual roles. He called it “Gay Bob”. When asked why he would invest $10k of his own money in the doll’s production, Rosenberg replied that “we had something to learn from the gay movement, just like we did...

Ikea Thinks This Swedish Sleep Trend Could Save Your Relationship

Is your significant other the type of person who hogs the covers? The worst – you go to sleep snug as a bug, then wake up at 3 in the morning with no blankets only to see your significant other wrapped up like a burrito. And then you spend the rest of the night shivering, lucky...

These Side-by-Side Photos Create One Hell of an Optical Illusion

Okay, so the image below is of the same road – the images look similar, except the righthand one appears to be taken from an angle that makes it look like it’s pointing a little more to the right. Except it’s not. The images are identical. As in, it’s “the same photo, side by side....

This Grandma Looks Incredible After Getting a Cosplay Makeover

Alexandra Brumley is a photographer who specializes in cosplay. She shoots all kinds of people in various costumes, and she’s pretty damn talented. Brumley recently decided to tackle a more personal photography project. She dressed up her own grandmother in a cosplay costume for her birthday and the results were pretty incredible. Brumley also explained...

19 Employees Share Their Biggest Work Mistakes

Adulting is hard. There’s paying bills, bathing on a regular basis, eating right and everything in between. Add a “job” to all of that and something is bound to fail…and most of the time, it’s work. Check out these 20 people and their stories of workplace failure. 1. Close Call I use the company car,...