101 AMAZING Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Apr 24, 2015 By Scott Neumyer 0

Bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, John Green, is back with another Mental Floss video that enlightens us to 101 more amazing facts that you probably didn’t know already.

Now you know. And, as they say, knowing is half the battle…

If the ‘Friends’ Intro Was Filmed Today This Is What It Would Look Like

Apr 24, 2015 By Scott Neumyer 0

One of the most successful and beloved TV sitcoms of all time, Friends was an absolute phenomenon when it aired. Heck, it even make huge news when the series came to Netflix recently.

But what if the famous intro (which also made The Rembrandts’ tune “I’ll Be There For You” into a massive hit) was filmed today? We have a feeling this is what it would look like…

17 Words With TOTALLY Different Meanings Than What You’ve Been Taught Your Whole Life

Apr 22, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

Every word has a basic definition that most of us are familiar with, but some are certainly open to interpretation.

For instance, you might say “bath robe” while I  might say “casual wrap dress.” Let’s not get caught up in the details.

Anyway, as these satirical definitions of common words (created by the fine folks at Sad and Useless) prove, sometimes a creative interpretation is actually more accurate than the “real” definition we know.


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The Beautiful Moment This 102-year-old Woman Saw a Video of Herself Dancing in the 1940’s

Apr 22, 2015 By Scott Neumyer 0

102-year-old Alice Barker had a long career as a chorus line dancer in the 1930s and 1940s. She even danced with folks like Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly at famous clubs like The Apollo and Cotton Club.

Despite her lengthy career, she never had the chance to see herself dancing on film. Never.

Thanks to the help of family, friends, and Mark Cantor from jazz-on-film.com, Alice finally got the chance to witness her movie career.

Do yourself a favor and grab the Kleenex before you hit the “play” button.

40 Things Our Parents Did That We Definitely Can’t Get Away With Now

Apr 19, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

40 Things Parents Definitely Can’t Get Away With Anymore

Apr 17, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

Today’s parents have a plethora of resources available to them, from scented diaper genies, to spill-proof sippy cups, and parenting forums, where everyone else is wondering about that weird thing their kid is doing. But our parents sure as heck didn’t.

Parenting was very different 30 years ago. And when Mommy Shorts asked readers to share throwback photos from their childhood, it became pretty clear that the parents of yesteryear would be visited by the Child Protective Services of this year for all the insane stuff they did.

Then again, I guess we turned out okay, right? Hmm…

They let us “smoke” cigarettes…


Image: Mommy Shorts

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30 Discontinued Snack Foods That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

Apr 17, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

*UPDATED* She Found a Treasured Ring While Snorkeling and Now Needs Help Finding Its Owner

Apr 9, 2015 By Scott Neumyer 0

UPDATE: According to the Find Joe and Jenny Facebook community page, Joe and Jenny have been found!

“I have spoken to Joe,” Roxy writes on the page, “and he is over the moon that this special ring has been found and I am personally handing it back this weekend.”

Stay tuned for more details as soon as they become available.

When Queensland, Australia resident Roxy Walsh decided to go snorkeling with her family at Finns Beach Club in Bali a few days ago, she never expected her trip to turn into a viral sensation on the Internet, but that’s exactly what’s happened ever since she stumbled across a treasured, inscribed ring in the ocean surf.


Image: Facebook

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