The Shortest Meeting-to-Marriage Lengths in Hollywood

Although high-profile couples often follow the same paths, there are some that traverse it quicker than others. From their first public outing together, which is usually to some gala event, all the way to the flashing of the engagement rock (which also usually takes place at some gala event) and the expensive, paparazzi-snapped wedding, it’s...

12 Best Book Series That Are Great for Long Winter Nights

With the long winter looming ahead of us, and the fleeting days of summer fast receding into memory, it’s time to start preparing for what we’re going to be doing on the days where it’s just too cold to leave the house. Sure, you can binge-watch the latest Netflix series — or you can dig...

The Best Food Blogs in 2018

One of the most popular topics for blogs is food. Whether you’re looking for everyday dinner inspiration or dreamy dishes that look like they were a collaboration between a professional chef and a food photographer, there are lots of choices out there for you. Some of our favorite food blogs have been online for ages,...

Can’t Get Out of My Head: The Top Earworms in Music

You hear them while you’re folding laundry, while you’re eating dinner, while you’re trying to sleep. Earworms, brainworms, sticky music … call them whatever you want, I call them torture. I mean, is there anything worse? Today, we’ll dive in to the most common offenders, popular songs that have plagued the music listening public for...

The Best Adult Advent Calendars for 2018

Many stores now sell their own versions of Advent calendars, which are usually a simple rectangular shape with perforated windows that hide a small piece of chocolate. However, some stores are now selling upscale Advent calendars geared to adults that feature small bottles of alcohol, beauty supplies, or other treats. Here are the best adult...

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards

If you’re looking to start collecting cards, take our advice and either get in early, or don’t step into the ring until you’ve got enough money to really throw down. Many collectible cards, whether they’re baseball cards, Pokémon, or Yu-Gi-Oh!, put a huge value on rare or early cards, both of which cost a lot...

Quality Television Eh: TV Shows You Didn’t Know were Canadian

It seems nowadays that no matter where you look there’s always a new TV show popping up — and they’re getting better and better. Apart from the great shows that are obviously foreign, it might come as a surprise that many of the series you came to love are actually from Canada. While many of...

The Best Kickstarter Products of All Time

Founded in 2009, Kickstarter revolutionized the way that inventors and corporations could fundraise for their next big venture or product. Instead of reaching out to an elite group of rich investors who would remain financially tied to the venture until they were paid back, many companies and individuals now use Kickstarter to levy funds from...

11 Most Disturbing Kids in History

As evidenced in movies like The Omen and We Need to Talk About Kevin, the evil possibilities of children have never been far from our thoughts. In movies, we use the trope of a disturbed child as a metaphor for purity and goodness being corrupted by evil influences. However, it shouldn’t shock you to find...

Relive Your Childhood: 10 of Your Favorite Author’s Homes You Can Visit Today

Every kid who grew up in the United States has a common library of authors that they studied in school. Whether your favorites were Jack London and his adventurous White Fang or Laura Ingalls Wilder and her sweeping Little House on the Prairie series, these were the authors that you wrote book reports about and...

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Magic: The Gathering Cards

Purchasing a new Magic: The Gathering card or card deck can cost anything between a few cents to several thousand dollars. Cards are valuable because of their rarity, but also because of their utility within gameplay. If you’re looking to start playing, or just want a sense of how much some of your cards could...

10 Times Celebrities Helped Everyday People

Although celebrity gossip can be enjoyable to read, it’s troublesome when we start to resent the everyday events of our own lives based on a picture of fame and wealth shown to us by social media. Would it surprise you to know that most celebrities live normal lives outside of the spotlight, and do good...

It’s a Dog’s Life: Famous Dog Actors

Chances are, we all have dogs from our childhood that we remember fondly. Many times, it’s our own dog that we grew up alongside, but if we weren’t fortunate enough to have family pets, it may have been a dog on TV or in the movies. Dog have been appearing on the big screen for...

Cooking with the Strange: The Strangest Cookbooks

To protect you, your home, and your children from the horrifying reality of “SPAM Steaks in Port Wine,” we present the Strangest Cookbooks. Just do yourself a favor and eat your lunch before you continue. You’ve been warned.

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Comic Books

Nowadays, with the aid of buyer’s guides, niche auction sites, and the CGC (Certified Guaranty Company) comic book grading service, people can properly evaluate their comics and know how much they’re worth. Could you be sitting on a rare comic issue? Read on to see the most expensive comic books ever sold.

An Informative Round-Up of Notable Royal Children

With all of the excitement happening in England, with the announcement of Harry and Meghan’s pregnancy and the wedding of Princess Eugenie, it’s easy to forget that there are tons of other royal families around the globe — some of whom retain much more power than the current English royals.

Candy by the Decade: A Time Capsule of Halloween Treats

Although many people think of trick-or-treating a uniquely American tradition, the truth is that it’s existed in some form since the Middle Ages, when people would dress up in disguises at the end of the harvest year to fool the demons that they believe roamed freely at the end of one year and into the...

Top 10 Horror Novels to Read This Halloween Season

If you’re looking to expand your repertoire of Halloween activities this year and have seen every horror movie there is on Netflix, the next realm that you should begin to explore is the world of horror novels. Often, these are the source material for our favorite horror films. For example, tons of movies have been...

The Scariest Movies to Watch This Halloween

The miniature candy is taking up floor space at your local grocery store and the pumpkin spice lattes are flowing freely. It can only mean one thing. Halloween is just around the corner. And it’s not Halloween unless you watch at least one scary movie.

7 Demonic Possessions That Might Be True

Today, we explore some noteworthy, real-world examples of demonic possession in practice. Murders, hauntings, death, destruction … are they the product of mental lapses and human error? Perhaps we should leave ourselves open to the possibility that there are some things, no matter how hard we try, that are beyond human comprehension. Read ahead and...

The Cutest Celebrity Family Halloween Costumes

Halloween is everyone’s favorite excuse to eat candy, dress silly, and hunker down on the couch for a freaky movie. It’s a time of sugar, costume parties, and embracing the little kid in all of us. Thanks to the dawn of social media, Halloween has also transformed in to a way to flex your creative...

Best Halloween Movies to Re-Watch This October

There are tons of holiday-themed movies available now, but the celebration and traditions of Halloween has made it undoubtedly the best fodder for themed movies. This October, grab yourself a big bowl of miniature candy bars, a caramel apple, or just a fist-full of candy corn and cuddle up with a great movie to get...

Are You Afraid of the Dark? 5 True Ghost Stories That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the more popular, real-life ghost stories. Some of the stories listed here would go on to inspire multi-million-dollar movie franchises. Others would earn millions of re-tweets. While all of them, at one point or another, caused a lot of very intelligent people to question the...

Killer Fashion: Trends That Proved Fatal

Nowadays, it doesn’t take much for a new fashion trend to spread across the country. Sometimes you just need one celebrity to wear a cool new skirt to see an incredible boost in sales. But you’d never think your life might be at risk before buying something, would you? That wasn’t always the case.

Vote for Who? The Funniest Joke Candidates

Although the United States is for all intents and purposes a two-party system, there are actually a number of other parties that regularly run candidates and capture around one percent of the national popular vote. Most of the time, these candidates are serious politicians running in minor parties or as independents, but other times, they’re...

The Most Interesting Documentaries on Netflix

One of the best resources that Netflix has in abundance are hard-hitting documentaries series that they’ve either bought or commissioned for their streaming service. Although documentaries have always been popular with some, Netflix is really the first media company to make documentaries accessible to all and are responsible for some of the most interesting and...

The Downfall of Facebook: From its Rise to Fall

With Facebook in the news more frequently these days ever since the revelation of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, it may be helpful to explore the origin story of Facebook and look at the events that led them to where they are now.

Larger than Life: The Greatest Boy Bands

You can have a once-in-a-generation singing voice, write songs like the King of Pop and play guitar like Hendrix reincarnate and you’ll still be consistently out sold by the latest band. There’s no sense in fighting it. Boy bands are cheesy, generic, and inorganic, but that’s sort of the point. Today, we peer in to...

The Rectangular-Shaped Crystal Ball: The Times TV Shows Predicted the Future

Although showrunners and writers are bound by the constraints of time, money, and network approval, many of the TV shows that we know, and love have inadvertently predicted the future. You may not realize how close the plot of some TV shows come to reality, so today we’re here to explore the large and small...

The Best YouTube Cooking Channels

While there are literally hundreds of amazing cooking TV shows to choose from if you’re interested in culinary entertainment, sometimes you don’t have 30 to 60 minutes to dedicate towards relaxation. If you’re on the hunt for short, entertaining cooking demonstrations and discussions, look no further than YouTube, home to all things video.

The Great Escapes: The Boldest Prison Escapes

Great prison escapes are the stuff of legend. They’ve been fictionalized and chronicled in movies for as long as we can remember, and today’s audience is hungry for the wildest, most daring stories that can be found. Most of the time, prison dramas that involve escapes are fictionalized, but there are tons of real-life stories...

The Funniest Weird Al Yankovic Songs

Weird Al Yankovic has enjoyed an iconic, decades-long career that outlived many of the music trends that he so memorably made fun of. The man’s racked up four Grammy Awards, his studio albums have gone Gold and Platinum countless times over, and he even enjoyed a No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 with his...

Dorm Room Fun: Essential Video Games for College Dorms

Class is done for the day and, even though your assignments aren’t entirely done, they can at least wait until tomorrow. Why? Because it’s gaming time. College dorm rooms are one of the few living spaces in the world that value in-person, local, couch co-op over the online alternative. In most cases, the school’s Wi-Fi...

The Shows of the 2018 Emmys

This year’s award ceremony, which will be hosted by SNL’s Colin Jost and Michael Che, will be held on September 17th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The nominees this year shouldn’t surprise you. The list is populated with some of the most popular shows on TV and from web platforms like Netflix, some...

The Biggest Snubs of the 2018 Emmy Nominations

Every year, people turn to the Emmy Award nomination committee to predict which TV shows will flop and which will flourish in the future. This year, the Emmy’s lauded shows like Game of Thrones, Westworld, and Atlanta, while offering a number of conspicuous snubs to popular shows like Twin Peaks and Will & Grace. Today,...

The Most Shocking and Controversial Show Cancellations

For every show that sticks around for an interminable number of seasons, there always seems to be at least two wonderful shows that are cancelled well before their time. Sometimes it’s because ratings have dropped, and the network can’t justify the show’s existence to their advertisers anymore, while other times key cast members or producers...

From Across the Pond: Shows that You Didn’t Know Came from Britain

Even though Americans threw off the yoke of their British overlords centuries ago, we’ve still remained obsessed with their art and culture. Many people don’t realize that the British have infiltrated more than we know since a ton of our favorite TV shows that are made with American actors are actually remakes of an already-popular...

Change the Channel: The 9 Best Alternatives to YouTube

YouTube video creators who were once immersed in developing interesting and unique content are now looking at other platforms to showcase their videos in order to earn an honest buck. It’s undeniable that many popular creators on the site have felt the financial effects trickle down as some YouTube videos now simply don’t get the...

The Strangest Sports Ever Conceived

Sports help us forget about our problems. Most of us sports fans lean towards the more established leagues: basketball, baseball, hockey, football… but there’s more to the world of competition than the so-called “Big four.” Many of them are a lot more creative, too.

The Most Famous Animal Actors

They make us laugh, they make us cry and they also make us envious. I mean, if that dog possesses the acting range of Sir Anthony Hopkins then surely my dog can learn how to, you know, not go to the bathroom on my favorite area rug. But I digress.

Best and Worst Movie Sequels Ever

Since the film industry began, production companies and marketing agencies have used sequels to cash in on the success of the original film. Movie-making is an art, not a science, and sometimes it’s hard to know what the public will embrace, and what will fall by the wayside.

Movies That Were Filmed in Canada

Thanks to Canada’s lackluster loonie, many Hollywood productions – both TV and film – are filmed in Canada. In fact, over 1,500 Hollywood flicks were shot in Canada over the last decade. Vancouver and Toronto are the two most used Canadian locations. One for its resemblance to middle America, and the other for its uncanny...

Delete Facebook: The Best Alternatives to Facebook

Facebook has seen better days. It began with the earth shattering revelation that international data firm Cambridge Analytica secretly harvested the data of millions of American Facebook users in an attempt to sway the political landscape ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election. But the hits keep coming.

Historically Dumb: The Biggest Business Blunders in History

Mistakes are a part of life and as the saying goes, “you can always learn from your mistakes.” However, sometimes that’s not the case, especially if you’re running a multi-million-dollar business, one wrong move or slip-up can end up costing your business millions (or even billions) in missed revenue and even worse it can give...

Best Young Adult Books with Female Heroines

With the amount of literature that’s out there today, it can be hard to decide what to read next. It’s tempting to read whatever is put in front of us, without exploring the book first, and unfortunately this usually means that we wind up reading a lot of books with male protagonists and male heroes....

12 Disney Live-Action Movies We’re Most Excited About

In the last few years, movie producers have come up with new and exciting ways to use modern cinematic technology and storytelling techniques to revive the films that many of us know from childhood. While most of us will never get tired of watching the animated Disney movies that we grew up with like The...

The Top 10 Inspirational Celebrity Commencement Speeches

It’s the end of another school year and the start of summer for most students, but for some, they are throwing their caps up celebrating the fact that they’re done school forever and are preparing to start a new chapter in their lives.

What are Your Favorite Celebrities Doing This Summer?

With summer in full bloom and a heat wave scorching nearly the entire surface of the earth, it’s only natural to yearn for a well-deserved holiday—accompanied with little umbrellas in your cocktails. But before setting up your travel plans, it might be an interesting idea to check what your favorite celebrities are doing over the...

12 of the Most Controversial Episodes in TV History

In this day and age, mostly everything that airs on television offends someone out there who is watching. Still, throughout history, there have been TV episodes that have pushed the boundaries for network and audience alike; causing a wave of scandal, outrage, and backlash from activist groups and other organizations. What makes these 12 episodes...

Biggest TV Cancellations of 2018

Although it’s almost impossible to keep up with all the new TV series that are being introduced on primetime and via online streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, there are some shows that make waves when networks announce their cancellation. Some, like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, even make enough of a splash that other networks pick them...

On the Go: Best Console Games on Mobile

Simply put, you no longer need a $500 home console to enjoy a top tier gaming experience. If you’re in need a little bit more proof, then you best start clicking. Today, we take a look at some of the best console-first video games that have migrated their way to your smartphone. Be warned though,...

The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

If you want to inspire your cooking and reinvigorate your palate, it might be time to check out a new cooking TV show. Since Julia Child burst on to the scene in 1963, we’ve turned to chefs on our TV screens to help us learn new skills, teach us about unique and rare ingredients, and...

The Biggest TV Renewals of 2018

In the olden days of TV, we used to have to wait anxiously for the few times a year that network executives made their decisions about which programs would stay on the air, and which would get the axe. Now, shows are renewed as soon as there’s evidence that they’re successful. Often, it’s the morning...

6 Broadway Shows You Must See Before They Close

Flocks of tourists travel to New York City, affectionately known as the Big Apple to some, for the incredible shopping, the historic and cultural attractions, to feel the hustle and bustle of one of the world’s busiest cities, as well catching a show or two on or off Broadway.

2018 Book Adaptations We Can’t Wait to See

Bookworms unite! It’s time to start checking off your reading list now before these book hits theaters. 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for bestselling book adaptions, and we’ve compiled a list the most anticipated books that are headed to or have hit the big screen.

Viva Football: The Greatest Moments in World Cup History

One of the greatest events in the world of sports is the FIFA World Cup, which takes place every four years and celebrates the greatest athletes playing soccer today. Although the controversy surrounding host country Russia has taken up a lot of newspaper ink, it pales in comparison to the powerful moments that have happened...

The Most Infamous Assassinations in History

Few things disrupt the norm like an assassination. And that is most certainly by design. Most of the figureheads that line the pages of this article, at one point, enjoyed unparalleled control over a whole lot of people. In many cases, their deaths were even more important. A premature end to an important figure can...

To Mend and Defend: The Best Episodes of ReBoot

While we take it for granted today, it’s hard to believe how far computer-generating (CG) animation has come in 25 years. We have made major leaps from the rather basic use of rudimentary shapes and flat textures of early CG to the organic facial capture and stunning imagery of modern CG. At the forefront of...

Listen In: Best True Crime Podcasts

True crime podcasts have become extremely popular in the last few years. Serial was one of the first podcasts to truly go viral, and since its explosive premier in 2014, producers and hosts have sought to capitalize on the public’s fascination with true crime stories by putting their own unique takes on cold cases, cults,...

How Aboot That?: Stars that You Didn’t Know are Canadian

Although Canada is generally content to leave America to their fist-shaking and other shows of dominance on the world stage, there are some things of theirs that they know America can’t live without. We’re not talking about softwood lumber or steel. We’re talking about the celebrities that creep down south every year, hide their Canadian...

The Strangest Video Game Peripherals

Video gaming as a hobby can be a financial black hole. There’s always a new video game or a new console, waiting for you to dump your money and your hours in to. But games and consoles aren’t the only videogame gizmo vying for your disposable income. There’s also the strange and exciting world of...

The Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time

Summer 2017 was a weird time. The politics throughout were unpleasant to say the least, and it ended with a bang when hurricane after hurricane battered the southern States, decimating cities in Texas and Florida. Hollywood definitely took a back seat this summer — which makes sense because there wasn’t really anything for them to...

The Land of Giants: The Largest Athletes in Sports History

One of the most exciting parts about a sporting event is watching athletes, who present us with examples of all that we can accomplish if we put our focus on physical prowess. While all athletes train to get their bodies into shape, some special athletes are born with an enhanced physique that allows them to...

Development Hell: Games That Spent Far Too Long in Development

Over the years, fans have been left waiting for games stuck in “development hell” due to everything from creative disputes to tech troubles to financial hardship and some have even taken over a decade to be completed. Here are 10 games that spent the most time in development before finally “going gold” and being released.

10 Of the Most Unsettling Declassified Events

Scandal and controversy always seem to follow some government officials and conspiracy theories are certainly nothing new when it comes to the land of the Internet. Still, the public’s distrust can all be thanks to the fact that history has proven that we simply can’t trust those in power, at times.

The Dangers of Stupidity: The Dumbest Internet Challenges

The Internet has enriched our lives in unimaginable ways. Not only has it democratized information, ushered in a new era of globalization, and connected us in ways we never thought possible, but it’s also gifted us with the phenomenon known as the Internet challenge. Here are the most reckless challenges that have been circling the...

We Never Asked for This: The Worst Video Game Reboots

Is there anything worse than seeing beloved fictional characters, characters that you grew up with, re-packaged and repurposed? Today, we level our disappoint-o-meter at the video game industry. So, press start on your controller and let’s explore the worst video game reboots of all time.

2018 in Video Game Anniversaries

While there is some truth to the saying “the newer the better,” we cannot really enjoy what we have now without looking back on some of the games that got us here. Growing up, video games were likely a part of your everyday life, whether that be by stopping over at the house of a...

The Most Iconic Award Show Looks of All Time

While the actual ceremonies themselves are hours long, filled with both commercial breaks and awkward banter from often-second rate hosts, the one aspect of award shows that remains exciting year after year is the red-carpet arrivals. It’s thrilling to see what people are wearing — even the most boring presenter can be elevated to star...

The 12 Most Memorable Royal Weddings in History

The May 19th wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — now titled the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — was celebrated around the world. Even people who loathe the pomp and ceremony (and excessive spending!) of a royal wedding were sucked into the simple elegance of the couple, and the meaningful touches that the...

10 Book-To-Movie Adaptations Authors Hate

Ever read a book and get excited about the possibility of seeing it turned into a movie, only to be vastly disappointed with how the film portrayed the story? You aren’t the only one!

Mind Your P’s and Qs- Royal Wedding Etiquette and Traditions You Never Knew About

If you’re lucky enough to score an invitation to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding, chances are you already know a little about royal etiquette. However, even if you’re not invited, it’s fun to brush up on royal etiquette, so you can better appreciate the lengths that people go to when they show respect...

What to Wear to a Royal Wedding

We hate to break it to you, but chances are, if you were going to be invited to the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle in May, you’d have already received your invitation. Even if you’ll be watching from home instead of sitting in the pews at St. George’s Chapel, there are still...

A Tragic End: 12 Of The Most Tragic Athlete Deaths

Whether you are talking the Olympics, hockey, basketball, or even the world of pro wrestling, athletes hold a special place in the hearts of the public. Their wins are inspiring, they act as heroes to many, and sometimes hold the pride of a city, region, or even country within their athletic abilities and accomplishments. Which...

2018 in Pop Culture Anniversaries

There are many pop culture phenomena celebrating anniversaries in 2018. Films, television shows, comic books, video games, and music that has created an impact on the generation they came out in, and generations to come.

Apocalypse Soon: History through the Doomsday Clock

Since the Doomsday Clock was first conceived in 1947 by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist’s Science and Security board, the minute hand has wavered back and forth away from and towards impending doom depending on a number of factors including international relations, changing political regimes, the development of new nuclear weapons, and in recent...

2018 in Movie Anniversaries

While it’s fun to look forward, we can also learn a lot from looking back at the past. There are a lot of movies celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2018. Let’s take a look at some of the most influential movies that have an upcoming anniversary this year.

The Celebrities Lost in 2017

The world mourned the losses of Gene Wilder, Arnold Palmer, Florence Henderson, and David Bowie back in 2016. It was a rough year for our collective childhoods, no doubt. But we made it through another year and set our optimistic hearts towards 2017. Sadly, not a year goes by without the loss of the idols...

Breaking Down Marvel’s Fresh Start

Marvel Comics is upping the ante by relaunching a large number of their original comic book series, which will explore never-before-seen stories of our favorite superheroes. Today, we’re going to break down Marvel’s Fresh Start publications, and see what’s in store for us in the next few months as these comics are released.

First Impressions: The Most Impactful Opening Credits in TV

First impressions are a powerful thing. In the world of TV, they set the tone for what you’re about to see and, when well executed, persuade you to invest more of your precious time. What’s more, they vary substantially from show to show.