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History’s Most Over-the-Top Funerals

Humor writer Kathy Benjamin has a new book out called Funerals to Die For. And since comedy and death are the only two loves that have never abandoned us, we asked her if she’d share […]

04/18/2013

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Mick Jagger’s Secret Love Letters Heading To Auction Block

Mick Jagger’s love letters to Marsha Hunt, the woman who famously inspired the Rolling Stones’ “Brown Sugar,” are being sent to auction block next month in England.

11/12/2012

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Twitter Users Find Out Titanic Is Real, Not Just A Movie

You know the history. On the eve of April 15, 1912, the Titanic set to sea, full of hope, dreams, and Leonardo DiCaprio. After just four days, the ship unknowingly hit an iceberg, sending the […]

04/10/2012

Unlike Pluto or Your Mom, Jupiter is still considered a planet by most astronomers. (Photo by Lynette Cook/NASA/Getty Images)

Important Historical Events That Occured On February 13th

So, there are only two really important things that happened on this date in History, on this wonderful February 13th.  Wanna find out what they are?

02/13/2012

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Official Groundhog Day History According To JACK FM

Today is Groundhog’s Day. While most people consider this an important holiday, most don’t even know it’s true history. Join us in our high-tech time machine and we’ll tell you what really happened. Here, let’s […]

02/02/2012

Take a Drive Down Sunset Strip…..in 1964

1964 Sunset Strip. A magical place. The Whiskey A-Go-Go is about to open its doors and everything is about to change. Check out the Strip before it turned into the haven for trannies, douchebag actors/waiters […]

01/25/2012

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If You Can Dodge A Wrench, You Can Dodge A Ball

Dodgeball may be one of our favorite sports of all time for one reason alone: it’s the ultimate example of “adding insult to injury.” Injury: First, smack somebody in the face with a ball. Plus […]

07/07/2011

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The Best Fireworks Displays Around The World

[photogallerylink id=42213 align=left] Whenever we think of the Fourth of July, we think of fireworks. But lo and behold- not every country is celebrating this holiday alongside us. Did you know that?? We had no […]

06/29/2011

In Honor Of National High Five Day…

… Elton John and Serena Williams have set aside their differences and have agreed to “…better the game of tennis through more high fives.” Confused? So were we, until we learned the never-out-of-style high five […]

04/21/2011

Ozzy Bit The Bat 29 Years Ago Today

On this day in 1982 in Des Moines, Iowa, one unlucky bat met [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ozzy Osbourne[/lastfm] for the first and last time.

01/20/2011

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