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Television salary disputes are almost as old as the Nielsen charts. Here are some examples.
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Just in time for the holidays! My friend Jack Mord bought this amazing little toy from the UK via eBay, a gruesome reminder of one of the world's rarest and most awful forms of execution.
Even those who aren't fans of The Lord of the Rings saga can still appreciate this amazing matchstick sculpture depicting the stunning mountain-side city of Minas Tirith.
The artist, Patrick A
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). One number is provided for you.
The magnificence and wonder of Animal Migrations.
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Everyone knows Kermit, Miss Piggy and Elmo. But how well do you know your more obscure muppets? (Some more obscure than others, of course). Take my latest BoingBoing quiz and find
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Forget Brad and Angelina. It’s time to put the spotlight back where it belongs—on history’s biggest nerds!
Lots of people have "bucket lists" (things to do before they kick it, that is), but one author has saved some of you a lot of time by making a list of 101 Places Not to See, 24 of which are
Happy National Boss Day! The holiday was first celebrated in 1958 by Patricia Bays Haroski. She felt bad about forgetting her boss’s birthday, so she registered the date as a holiday.
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You know, Norm Peterson, as in, “NORM!” from that bar where everybody knows your name.
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