Features
instagram influencers
instagram influencers
CultureBetsy Barker
AUG.24,2020 / UPDATED ON OCT.21,2020

Now You, Too, Can Be Famous

Why Do We Keep Making Instagram & TikTok Influencers Famous?

voting by mail
voting by mail
CultureRick Bursky
AUG.20,2020 / UPDATED ON AUG.27,2020

Changes at the Post Office Can Influence the Election

Much of what this country believes in might disappear.

defund the police
defund the police
CultureRick Bursky
JUL.06,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.22,2020

Fighting Crime From Ice Cream Trucks

Is defunding the police a bad idea and what does it really mean.

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
CultureAlan Bursky
AUG.04,2020 / UPDATED ON AUG.14,2020

Christopher Columbus, He Changed the World for the Better

Was his discovery the single most important event in the history of human civilization?

working from home
working from home
CultureRick Bursky
JUL.25,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.27,2020

Working From Home Versus Hardly Working

COVID-19 is turning up the heat on the working-from-home debate.

Features
what is love
what is love
CultureAlan Bursky
JUN.29,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.22,2020

Love Isn’t What You Think It Is

Love isn’t an emotion. But what is it?

confederate generals
confederate generals
CultureRick Bursky
JUN.18,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.03,2020

The United States Army Honors Men Who Committed Treason

America is alone in the world when it comes to honoring enemies.

Anti-Semitism
Anti-Semitism
CultureAlan Bursky
JUN.16,2020 / UPDATED ON JUN.27,2020

Anti-Semitic Fairy Tales by Your Favorite Children’s Authors

Is it a coincidence that the word “grim” is close to the name Grimm, as in The Brothers Grimm?

Anti-vaxxers
Anti-vaxxers
HealthMelanie Sazegar
JUN.08,2020 / UPDATED ON JUN.09,2020

Coronavirus Won't Kill Us - Anti-Vaxxers Will

See what happens when people ignore life-saving medicine.

Carla Baron
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CultureRick Bursky
JUN.01,2020 / UPDATED ON JUN.08,2020

When Police Draw a Blank, They Call On Psychics, Really. 

You might not believe psychics can really help, but many police agencies would disagree with you.

Spanish Flu
Spanish Flu
HealthAlan Bursky
MAY.16,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.27,2020

The Coronavirus is Nothing Compared to the Spanish Flu

The current pandemic is terrible but we should all be grateful that it’s nowhere as deadly as the Spanish Flu.

COVID-19
COVID-19
HealthOphelia Frank
MAY.04,2020 / UPDATED ON JUN.09,2020

We Should Criminalize Meat-Eating in the Era of COVID-19

It's time to go vegan -- to protect animals, the world -- and to protect yourself.

Breatharians
Breatharians
HealthMelanie Sazegar
APR.29,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.26,2020

Meet The People Who Believe They Can Live Without Eating

Vegans don't eat meat. Breatharians don't eat anything. You're not going to believe this, but it's true.

societal breakdown
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CultureRick Bursky
APR.28,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.06,2020

Your Neighbors Are Arming Themselves, Are You?

Gun sales are going through the roof. What are we preparing to protect ourselves from, each other?

U.S. Space Force
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ScienceRick Bursky
DEC.22,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.16,2020

America is Preparing for a War Against Space Aliens

We have the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy, Marines, and now we have a new service –– the United States Space Force.

vitamin deficiency
vitamin deficiency
HealthAlan Bursky
JAN.15,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.28,2020

Vitamins are a Waste of Money

There are more fun things you can waste money on other than vitamins.

snopes.com
snopes.com
CultureRick Bursky
APR.19,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.25,2020

How to Fact-Check Fake News

Every time someone creates fake news, they assume you are stupid, you need to fact-check.

voting rights
voting rights
HealthMelissa Webber
APR.15,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.22,2020

Democracy Comes with Health Risks

Voting is a right, but you might be paying an unexpected price for it.

coronavirus
coronavirus
HealthAlan Bursky
APR.03,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.01,2020

The Many Ways to Die During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Staying safe is not just something you should do during this pandemic. There are many other ways to die.

weight-loss
weight-loss
HealthMelanie Sazegar
MAR.26,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.04,2020

Confessions of a Former Fat Girl

What magazines don’t tell you about weight-loss.

coronavirus
coronavirus
CultureRick Bursky
MAR.29,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.08,2020

The Danger of Loneliness in the Time of the Coronavirus

Loneliness can increase the chances of illness and death.

Isolation exercises
Isolation exercises
HealthJordan Kurtzman
MAR.22,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.23,2020

Some Exercises are a Waste of Time During the Quarantine

Fitness Industry Lies: Toning Isn’t Real

toilet paper
toilet paper
CultureRick Bursky
MAR.18,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.20,2020

Important Things About Toilet Paper

Stay calm, things will get better and you will find toilet paper.

coronavirus
coronavirus
HealthRick Bursky
MAR.12,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.14,2020

Touching Cash Can Be Deadly Right Now

In the battle to contain coronavirus, let’s remember cash has always been a carrier of germs.

Marines Corps
Marines Corps
CultureRick Bursky
FEB.09,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.01,2020

11 Myths About the Marine Corps

Much of what people believe about the Marines, including Marines, isn't true.

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HealthAlexis Orgera
JAN.07,2020 / UPDATED ON JAN.08,2020

Confessions of an Almost Yoga Teacher

So, you want to share your love of yoga with others? Hopefully, you’ll come to your senses.

Scientific American
Scientific American
HealthMelanie Sazegar
MAR.03,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.04,2020

Manufacturers are Allowed to Leave Bugs in Your Food

You may want to finish your breakfast before reading this –– or not.

Stephen King
Stephen King
CultureDan Klass
SEP.16,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Real Haunted Car That Committed Murder

A lot of fiction is based on true stories.

Sharon Tate
Sharon Tate
CultureAlan Bursky
JAN.31,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.03,2020

The Night I Saw Sharon Tate’s Ghost

Forget Once Upon Hollywood A Time In Hollywood. It’s not a true story. But this is.

cannabis
cannabis
CultureMelanie Sazegar
FEB.14,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.27,2020

Marijuana is Killing the Alcohol Industry

Marijuana is doing what Prohibition couldn’t. But this time everyone is having fun doing it.

serial killers
serial killers
CultureRick Bursky
FEB.18,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.24,2020

Serial Killers Go To Heaven

Admission tickets to heaven might not be as challenging to get; at least, it seems that way.

Buddhism
Buddhism
CultureMelanie Sazegar
JAN.15,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Buddha-Jew -- the Newest form of Judaism

Buddhist or Jewish ... trying for the best of both worlds.

Top Gun
Top Gun
EntertainmentRick Bursky
SEP.14,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

11 Things to Know About the Real Top Gun School

The real highway through the danger zone.

Who runs the world? Girls
Who runs the world? Girls
CultureMelissa Webber
JAN.28,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Ladies Meet Your Worst Enemy: You

Who needs enemies when you’ve got you?

the Halls of Montezuma
the Halls of Montezuma
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON JUL.01,2020

America Doesn’t Need the Marine Corps

America might not need them but America sure does love them.

Strunk and White
Strunk and White
CultureRick Bursky
JAN.23,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

10 Tips On How to Pretend to be Smart (at Work)

There’s a lot to be said for “fake it until you make,” and we’ll give you a few ideas of how to do that.

college tuition
college tuition
CultureRick Bursky
MAR.02,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.07,2020

The Dollars and Sense of a College Degree

Don’t let a college degree be a waste of time and money.

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
CultureRick Bursky
FEB.02,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.03,2020

It’s Time to Stop Tipping

It’s time to start paying better. But in the meantime, tipping is necessary. See who tips well, and who doesn’t.

talentless actors
talentless actors
EntertainmentMelissa Webber
FEB.19,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.22,2020

Your Favorite Actor Can't Act

In Hollywood’s creative bubble, talent is not the coin of the realm.

soccer vs football
soccer vs football
EntertainmentRick Bursky
JAN.12,2020 / UPDATED ON JAN.14,2020

Americans Are Giving Up Football for Soccer

Perhaps Americans are becoming more international, or it’s just time for a change.

mistakes in the Bible.
mistakes in the Bible.
CultureAlan Bursky
DEC.21,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

If the Bible is the Word of God, He Needs a Good Editor

You don’t have to be a Biblical scholar to know there are many contradictions/mistakes in the Bible. How do you know which verses to believe?

psychopaths
psychopaths
CultureAlan Bursky
NOV.25,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.23,2020

6 Signs You Might Be Raising a Psychopath

If you're a parent and reading this article doesn't make you nervous or angry ... you're lucky.

Gone With the Wind
Gone With the Wind
EntertainmentRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON JUL.01,2020

African American Oscar Winner Has to Sit in Back of Room

Winning an Oscar didn't spare Hattie McDaniel Hollywood's racism.

breakfast is the most important meal
breakfast is the most important meal
HealthRick Bursky
DEC.28,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.09,2020

The Importance of Breakfast & Other Health Myths

It's amazing how easy it is to fool people, especially when it comes to health.

dogs
dogs
CultureMelissa Webber
DEC.16,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.05,2020

Dog Are Better Pets Than Cats

We're not suggesting that you stop loving your cat, we’re simply presenting some facts.

How To Disappear
How To Disappear
CultureRick Bursky
DEC.08,2019 / UPDATED ON MAY.15,2020

How To Disappear From The World

If disappearing ever crossed your mind, read this and hopefully you’ll come to your senses.

many versus multiple
many versus multiple
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.30,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.08,2020

There Is A Word You Need To Stop Using Immediately

I’m going to save you before the language police arrive to arrest you.

Baseball is not a sport.
Baseball is not a sport.
CultureMelissa Webber
DEC.02,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Sorry Fans, Baseball is Not a Sport

We wanted to wait until baseball season was in the rearview mirror before publishing this article in an attempt to minimize the blow-back.

Donald Trump
Donald Trump
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Donald Trump Wants to Make Ties Great Again

The president does have a reason to challenge fashion norms with his ties.

gaming industry
gaming industry
CultureMatthew Mazzarella
NOV.19,2019 / UPDATED ON NOV.22,2019

Banned! New Video Games Laws Enacted

The Chinese are leading the pack with these laws.

sushi
sushi
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.02,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Secret Every Sushi Lover Should Know

Japan might not be happy with this.

leather chaps
leather chaps
CultureIrena Murphy, photo by Amber Goetz
OCT.13,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Women Bikers, the New Motorcycle Gangs

Forget all of the old stereotypes about women on motorcycles.

Nike
Nike
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.23,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

True Story of the Death Behind the World-Famous Nike Tagline

A killer's last words were the words Nike made famous.

democratic party
democratic party
CultureFMB Staff Writer
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Democrat’s Guide to Loving a Republican

You can live happily ever after when opposites attract.

Onstage Deaths
Onstage Deaths
EntertainmentFMB Staff Writer
OCT.30,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The 10 Most Shocking Onstage Deaths of All Time

People watched as performers died right in front of their eyes.

Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle
EntertainmentAlan Bursky
OCT.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

A Serious Look at How to Become a Famous Comedian

There's nothing funny about becoming a professional comedian.

2020 presidential election
2020 presidential election
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.30,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.08,2020

See Which Presidents Did It First

You don't have to memorize this information but this is the stuff you should know about the men we made president.

Sci-Fi
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Science Matilda Sands
AUG.31,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Watch TV to Predict the Future

Television can be more than entertaining.

celebrity
celebrity
Entertainment Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

How to Apologize Like a Celebrity

Learn how to make your own famous apology.

gluten
gluten
ScienceRick Bursky
OCT.19,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Gluten is Not a Real Problem

Feel free to disagree, though not before you read what we have to say.

The Outer World
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EntertainmentMatthew Mazzarella
OCT.06,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Outer Worlds, Microsoft's New Disaster?

Everything you want to know about Microsoft's The Outer World.

Halloween
Halloween
EntertainmentFMB Staff Writer
SEP.24,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

18 Must See Classic Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

What to watch for a scary good time on Halloween.

top secret clearances
top secret clearances
CultureRick Bursky
OCT.31,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

America’s Top Secrets Might Not Be Very Secret

Millions of people have access to things they probably shouldn’t.

United States Army
United States Army
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.01,2019 / UPDATED ON MAR.02,2020

9 Reasons to Join the Army

Serving your country is only one of the reasons.

Millennials
Millennials
Culture Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

8 Reasons Why Millennials are Cowards!

Every generation is different than the previous.

Star Wars
Star Wars
EntertainmentDan Klass
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

6 Reasons Why You Love or Hate Star Wars

When it comes to Star Wars there's little middle ground.

robots
robots
Science Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The First Robot Invented Over A Thousand Years Ago

Fireworks aren't the only thing the Chinese deserve credit for inventing.

brown shoes with a blue suit
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Culture Matilda Sands
OCT.27,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Fashion Mistake You Might be Making

Blue suit, brown shoes – it’s just wrong, politics aside.

death
death
HealthRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

We Know What Day of the Week You’ll Die, Really

Some days are more dangerous than others.

reading
reading
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Reading Makes You a Smarty-Pants and Happy-Pants

A good book for you is good for you in many ways.

diamonds
diamonds
CultureOphelia Frank
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Why You Should Sell Your Diamonds Right Now

Technology is about to destroy the price of your diamonds.

Avengers
Avengers
EntertainmentDan Klass
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

12 Real Avengers We Hope NOT to See in the Movies

Not all super heroes are meant to be movie stars.

ransomware
ransomware
ScienceDan Klass
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Someone is Going to Hold Your Life Hostage

Ransomware: What to Do If Your Computer is Held Hostage

sex
sex
HealthRick Bursky
OCT.03,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Women Could Be Allergic to Sex. It's a Real Allergy

Allergic to sex, perhaps one of the worst allergies you can have.

heart attack
heart attack
HealthRick Bursky
SEP.18,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Good Morning. You’re About to Have a Heart Attack

Waking up might be the most dangerous thing you do in a day.

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CultureRick Bursky
NOV.17,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Jesus Christ’s Real Birthday Isn’t December 25th

No one is willing to guess at His real birthday but no one believes it was on Christmas.

Christmas
Christmas
CultureMelissa Webber
NOV.16,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Dark Side of Christmas

Not everything is so merry during the happiest time of the year.

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
CultureMelissa Webber
NOV.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Why Thanksgiving is Scarier than Halloween

Things get dangerous on Thanksgiving.

Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld
EntertainmentRick Bursky
NOV.03,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Hailee Steinfeld & Apple+ Are Bringing Poetry to TV

Emily Dickinson and 19th century American poetry just became modern.

Jewish Christmas
Jewish Christmas
CultureBrooke Feldman
NOV.03,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Jewish Christmas. And We Don't Mean Chanukah

While most of America is celebrating Christmas, this is what your Jewish neighbors are doing.

David Copperfield
David Copperfield
EntertainmentAlan Bursky
OCT.29,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

David Copperfield vs. Harry Houdini

Who really is the greatest magician of all time -- a fantasy matchup.

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rare allergies
HealthRick Bursky
OCT.25,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

6 Allergies That Are Too Crazy To Be Real … But They Are

If you don’t have any of these allergies be happy. If you do, be careful.

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ScienceAlexis Gusmer
OCT.18,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Good Morning, You’re a Genius, well, You Should Be

How, and when, to be a creative genius.

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CultureRick Bursky
OCT.17,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

How to Get Out of a Traffic Ticket, and if You Can’t …

Traffic tickets can be costly, perhaps more than you imagine.

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how to become an actor
EntertainmentAlan Bursky
OCT.16,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Most Important Things You Can Do to Become an Actor

And we mean a working actor, someone who appears on TV or in movies and doesn't work in Starbucks.

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EntertainmentAlan Bursky
OCT.15,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

How to Begin Your Career in Magic

Becoming a professional magician isn’t a trick, it’s hard work.

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HealthRick Bursky
OCT.15,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Finally, a cure for the common cold?

You have a cold and you're miserable, here's what you do.

makeup
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HealthBrooke Feldman
OCT.13,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Your Makeup Might Be Killing You

You've worn old makeup before. Read this and you never will again.

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Culture Matilda Sands
SEP.17,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Things That’ll Make You More Interesting on Thanksgiving Day

Nothing goes with a good dinner like good conversation.

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HealthAlexis Orgera
SEP.16,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

2 Ways to Prevent a Migraine

If you suffer from migraines it might be painful to ignore this article.

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CultureOphelia Frank
SEP.15,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Halloween Costume We’re Cancelling This Year

It's time we stopped sexualizing women on Halloween.

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ScienceDan Klass
SEP.14,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

4 Secrets To Becoming a Podcast Superstar

This is your chance to find fame, but not fortune on the Internet.

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HealthRick Bursky
SEP.11,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

60 is the New 50, or How to Get Old and Stay Sexy

You shouldn't give up your gym membership just because you're getting older.

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CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

How to Answer the Phone, Because You're Not Doing It Right

If you answer the phone with "hello" you're doing it wrong.

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HealthOphelia Frank
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Single Most Transformational Beauty Product You Can Use

Learn how to color yourself beautiful.

God
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Culture Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Be the Next Person to Sue God

God knows, (pun intended) there are enough reasons to sue him.

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Entertainment Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Celebrities Who Believe in Ghosts & Demons

This list might surprise you.

George Clooney
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CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

George Clooney's Presidential Run

Clooney would be the second movie star to become president. Reagan was the first.

Holloween
Holloween
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Legal Age to Trick-Or-Treat

Break some Halloween laws and you won't get a treat.

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EntertainmentDan Klass
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Life After Game of Thrones

The prequels are coming!

Celiac Disease
Celiac Disease
CultureAlexis Orgera
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

No Cake for You. Gluten-Free & Happy

Now you can have your cake and eat it, too.

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Entertainment Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Paul McCartney’s Death

Rumors, secret messages, and the truth.

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Entertainment Matilda Sands
AUG.31,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Why You Are Addicted to Celebrity Gossip

Talking about celebrities makes us feel like we really know them.

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CultureAlan Bursky
DEC.15,2019 / UPDATED ON DEC.18,2019

The Invention of Modern Christmas

Modern Christmas was invented by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and that classic has launched countless movie versions.

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EntertainmentTheo Khanway
DEC.16,2019 / UPDATED ON DEC.17,2019

Top 10 Christmas Slashers. And We're Not Talking Prices

A complete list for anyone looking for some bloody, good Christmas fun.

Meghan Markle
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Culture Matilda Sands
NOV.25,2019 / UPDATED ON DEC.03,2019

Crazy Christmas Presents of the Rich and Famous

Having money doesn't mean you have good taste, or good sense.

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EntertainmentAlan Bursky
NOV.06,2019 / UPDATED ON NOV.08,2019

The Simplest Magic Trick You Can Learn: The Penny, of Course

The next time you go to a party, you have to do this trick.

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