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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.

The Keys to the Universe: Ranking the Movies in the MCU

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) spans all the movies that have been released by Marvel Studios, based on their wildly successful comic books. These incredible films started with the release of Iron Man in 2008, and this year celebrates their 10th anniversary.

It’s Morphin’ Time: The 12 Best Power Rangers Series

Not many shows can tout 861 episodes plus three different movie adaptations with close to a quarter of century run. However, the Power Rangers is an anomaly of sorts, entertaining audiences for well over two decades and a fanbase that spans generations. As such, here are 12 of the best Power Rangers’ series over the...

Foul Ball: The Biggest Controversies in Sports

Sports can be an emotional rollercoaster. Championship rings, in-game heroics, acts of superhuman athleticism — it’s the hope of these monumental achievements that keeps us tuning in every chance that we get. And as much as we’d like to claim that we enjoy sports for their own sake, that isn’t always the case.

Eating Fast: The Most Famous Eating Competitions

Over the past several years, competitive eating competitions have gone from something held only at county fairs to being broadcast nationally on ESPN. In the world of competitive eating, it isn’t just about being the biggest. People like Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi have shown that it takes time and practice to confidently gobble down...

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Video Games

There are some collectors that scour eBay, auctions, and game shops for old and rare videogames cartridges (often called “carts”) that they can add to their collection. These collectors are the ones that are responsible for cataloguing video game history, and actively saving it from the hands of people who don’t appreciate the value of...

The Smartest: The Highest IQs in History

The intelligence quotient or I.Q. score is a numerical result compiled from a number of tests designed to measure logic and reasoning abilities relative to the average performance in one’s chronological age group. The average IQ is 100, but since the test originated in 1916, many people have scored far beyond the average earning themselves...

The Greatest Talk Show Hosts

Whether it’s daytime or late night, talk shows have been a staple in the American television diet for decades and some of hosts are so iconic that despite being off the air for years, we still know their names.

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Sports Cards

For most kids who collect sports cards, the goal is to have the largest collection in the neighborhood. For sports card experts, and people who have been collecting memorabilia professionally, amassing a large collection isn’t necessarily the goal anymore. Instead, they focus on accumulating a collection that has value.

The Weirdest Beauty Pageants

There are tons of pageants around the world that don’t get as much coverage, but try and accomplish some good instead of focusing on the competition. Many organizations use pageants to raise the profile of their issue or just to promote their brand. Check out some of the world’s most unusual pageants below.

Most Outrageous Celebrity Baby Names

We don’t just celebrate forward-thinking celebs for their cultural explorations of the unknown. We also give them a bit of a pass when their experiments miss their mark. That is, until it comes to the names of their children. Celebrities make strange decisions. Having children isn’t strange of course. But, naming them after inanimate objects,...

Console Wars: The Best-Selling Video Game Consoles

The gaming industry as a whole is an entertainment goliath, pulling in an estimated $91 billion in 2016 and, it just keeps growing. That success is due in large part to the accessibility and variety of home-use gaming consoles.

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Pokemon Cards

The world of collectibles was forever changed by the introduction of everyone’s favorite electrified critter. Pikachu, Charmander, and the rest of their colorful group stole the hearts of a generation back in the late ‘90s. But more than that, the franchise’s collectibles ushered in a new, much more expensive era for the waning trading card...

Mad Scientists: Disturbing Human Experiments

In theory, the scientific method is designed to coax humans towards the next stage of our evolution. But in the past, a few not-so-friendly scientists have co-opted the scientific method to further their nefarious means.

The Biggest Snubs of the 2018 Oscar Nominations

Though we sure love to celebrate the successful, pretty people of Hollywood, we also love the losers. That’s because, the official 2018 nominations left more than a handful of fan-favorite movies, actors, writers, and directors off of the ballot yet again.

The Movies of the 2018 Oscars

The Academy Awards are a time for cinephiles to celebrate another year of art. And though some of the year’s best weren’t recognized in full (snubs are part of the fun), the Oscars offer a welcome respite from politics, scandal, and the like. Today, we take a look at the biggest movies of the past...

Most Memorable Olympic Moments in History

The Olympics is a fun event that allows even the most couchbound person to dream of athletic prowess and the unending glory of the medal podium. As we leave behind the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and look forward to the next games (see you in the summer of 2020 in Tokyo!), we’re reminded of...

Box Office Disaster: Biggest Box Office Flops of 2017

But what about those films that were carried by big-name actors and actresses, directors and screenwriters, or massive corporate studios? What about those films that barely made back their budget? Those films that bombed so hard at the box office that they became the laughing stocks of the film industry? Well Filthy Rich has got...

Box Office Delight: Highest Grossing Films of 2017

With the recent release of the Oscar nominations, now is a great time to look back at all the movies that we enjoyed in 2017 and see how they stack up. Box office gross isn’t necessarily an indication of a movie’s quality, but it does tell us how many people went to go see it...

Feel the Love: Movies to Watch on V-Day

Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to snuggle up with loved ones, either romantic or platonic, and enjoy a movie together. The weather is probably cold and dreary outside, and all the delicious food that you just ate is probably making you quite sleepy. This year, skip the fancy cocktail lounge or restaurant, and stay...

Read These to Get in The Mood for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, it’s fun to have some themed reading to get you in the mood for the holiday. To help you out, we’ve curated a list of books that are perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Busted: The Biggest Failed Drug Tests

It’s a tale as old as time. No, not that one. The one where the uber-successes athlete, champion of champions, is outed as a scientifically modified cheater. Then comes the feelings of betrayal, the outrage, and, at least for the athlete, rock bottom.

12 Celebrity Deaths We Still Aren’t Over

When someone passes away, their family mourns and celebrates their life. When the same happens to someone famous, an entire world can be stopped in its tracks.

Prizefighter: Pay-Per View Events with the Most Buys

As you’ll see over the coming pages, there’s a ton of money in fighting. Whether it’s gambling, prize money, or sponsorship dollars, people open their wallets on fight day. And so much of that money goes towards Pay-Per View buys.

American TV Classics: The Best Shows on AMC

Premium cable networks like HBO and Showtime used to have a monopoly on small screen storytelling, but ever since the basic cable channel American Movie Classics (AMC) branched out into producing television shows, they’ve been giving their subscription-based competitors a run for their money.

The Many Deaths of Sean Bean

English actor Sean Bean (sadly not pronounced, Seen Bean) has died so many times onscreen that we’re starting to lose count. Whether he’s being shot by arrows, impaled by an anchor, or killed by cattle, Bean nails it every time. Here are our favorite Bean death scenes from both film and television. Warning: spoilers lie...

The Best Around: The Greatest Super Nintendo Games

How do you follow up the game console that literally saved the video game industry? That was the question Nintendo had to address when making their 16-bit successor to the Nintendo Entertainment System. Released in the early 90s, Nintendo’s answer was the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, a supercharged NES that could pump out the best...

12 Strangest Things Ingested by Kids

Kids aren’t very smart and we’re allowed to say that because we’ve all been one. When not watched carefully, children will put just about anything in their mouth, which can lead to some pretty scary trips to the emergency room.

12 Beloved TV Characters that are Actually Horrible People

But what about those slim balls or villains that battle the heroes and heroines we adore so much? They can be self-involved, annoying, and down-right nasty at times, but for some reason they are still loveable, despite their flaws.

Magic is Real: 14 Amazing Mythological Objects

Whether you believe in magic or not, it’s hard to ignore the divine proclamations yelling at us from the pages of our history textbooks. Queens, kings, and scholars from the past have long preached of the existence of rare, mystical objects that can dramatically tip the scales of battle, provide an endless supply of valuable...

To Boldly Go…: The 10 Biggest Geek Conventions in the World

Not that long-ago fan conventions were the punchlines in jokes about nerds who were passionately devoted to science fiction and fantasy TV shows, books, and movies. But now fan conventions are a big business and essential to the success of some of the grandest TV shows and movies.

The Doctor of Each Generation

Few shows can claim a legacy that is even half that of Doctor Who’s. The program has run for decades, and in that time cultivated a crop of unforgettable characters and creatures that have earned the show its massive fan base.

Battle Lines Drawn: The Most Polarizing Movies of All Time

Some of these movies made a lot of money, some of them made very little, some of them had staggering production budgets while others, not so much. Regardless, the following list of flicks have poked the proverbial bear time and time again, and we’re all the better for it. So, put your dukes up and...

Best Holiday Themed Books and Stories

As the days get longer and the holidays approach, one of the best things to do is curl up with a good book that puts you in the spirit for the upcoming holidays. Every family has a different approach to celebrating, and it can be fun to learn about new customs and religious traditions through...

12 of the Best Christmas Movies to Watch this Year

There’s no better way to put yourself in a Yuletide mood than to pop some popcorn, curl up under a blanket in front of a warm fire, and watch a good old-fashioned Christmas movie. We’ve compiled a list (and checked it twice) of 12 of our favorite holiday films that will be sure to help...

Life After Cancellation: TV Shows Saved by Fans

Before the digital renaissance, censorship dulled the blade of great comedy, reality TV slashed the budget for scripted content, and the best shows were forced to duke it out, coliseum style. The winners would be showered with advertising dollars, royalty checks, and prime-time interviews. The losers were fired. But there were outliers. Shows that refused...

The Biggest Hacks in History

Security experts stress password strength. And, for good reason! The collective digital landscape is as dangerous as it is vast. Malware, spyware, phishing scams, DDoS attacks … the hackers of the world will stop at nothing to pry your data loose. As such, internet security is very, very big business. But if history has taught...

Strangest Documented Disappearances

It’s frightening to think that someone you love could be with you one day and gone the next, without so much as a trace left behind. It might sound unlikely, but people disappear mysteriously every day, leaving authorities scratching their heads as to what may have occurred. Here are some of the strangest documented disappearance...

Home Box Office: The Best Shows on HBO

HBO is synonymous with top-shelf, serialized entertainment. Ground breaking ideas, A-list talent, captivating characters … HBO pioneered the TV-drama revolution. They set the bar (very high) for what audiences can expect from writers and actors. And we, for one, are grateful.

Food Addict: Food Items Used to Smuggle Drugs

Today on FilthyRich, we explore the dastardly ways in which drug distributors use food to sneak their products across the border. And don’t get any ideas. After all, everyone on this list was caught. So, grab yourself some snacks and maybe a neck pillow because today we take a trip to the border. Let’s go!

The Man Who Laughs: The Joker of Each Generation

Iconic is an understatement. The Joker is the quintessential pop culture villain. Money doesn’t motivate him and emotion doesn’t faze him. He’s motivated by chaos in and of itself. Which is a scary proposition for Batman and comic book nerds alike.

Real or Imagined: 10 Most Shocking Munchausen Cases

Munchausen syndrome is a factitious mental disorder in which a person pretends to be ill in order to gain attention. Munchausen by proxy is a similar mental illness in which a person pretends someone else is sick, most often a child, and can even go so far as to purposely inflict or injure their children...

The 10 Biggest Gender Swaps in TV and Film

Does a character’s gender define them? The sheer number of characters that have been gender swapped in television and film suggest that it’s certainly not the most important thing. Some characters will go through changes in the development stage, others are a new take on a pre-existing character as part of a new story.

12 Most Miscast Actors in Movie History

It takes a lot of magic to make a good movie. It requires a good script, an insightful director, great art direction, and of course, a stellar cast. Sometimes, one actor just doesn’t seem to fit their role, which can throw off the chemistry of the entire film. Here are 12 actors who critics and...

Failed Sports Leagues

The world of sport is packed with nations of winners and losers. And the world of sports leagues is no different. Every few years, a billionaire with too much money, time, and confidence opts to invest in the high risk, high reward professional sports market. And as a result, the sports league graveyard continues to...

Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely: The Biggest Political Scandals in American History

Today, we focus in on a very particular set of rulebreakers. The politicians, civil servants, and power brokers that abused their influence to manipulate the system for power, money, or both. So, without further adieu, let’s dive in to the shadowy history of U.S. political scandals and explore the biggest political scandals in American history.

A Look Through Time: 10 Most Influential Historical Novels

reading provides a lot more than just escapism. Reading teaches you things without you even realising it. This is even truer in the case of historical novels, which are designed to teach and inform through the medium of story-telling. Over the course of history, there have been a number of influential historical novels that have...

The Weirdest Items Found by Airport Security

Most things that are confiscated at security checkpoints are things that officers see time and again. Things like bottled water, toiletries, pocket knives, or even nail scissors are frequent offenders. And then there are the other times when security officers screen someone’s bag and find something completely unexpected.

Unsolved: The World’s Greatest Mysteries

Murder cases gone cold, indecipherable relics from the past, airplanes disappearing into thin air … the list of unsolvable mysteries continues to grow. Today on FilthyRich, we take a look at a few of the world’s most confounding riddles. Riddles that have left even the sharpest human minds scratching their heads.

The Best Around: 15 Of the Greatest Horror Films

For anyone who loves to be scared, there is nothing like watching a good old fashion horror film to get your blood curdling. They can leave you with goosebumps, a racing heart, and terrible nightmares. Horror movies can be about anything from a crazed lunatic to the supernatural. The only element that is mandatory is...

Changing the Game: The Most Influential Novels

Any book will give you a snapshot of the time when, and the place where, it was written, but some are more influential than others. If you want to boost your reading list, here are some of the best and most influential novels of all time.

Women’s Revolution: The Most Influential Women in Sports

If you’re a fan of sports, chances are you’ve already realized how hard it is for women to break into the industry. It seems like often they’re there to provide evidence of gender parity, and to entice men to tune in to the half-time show or the pre-match commentary. Women in sports have had a...

In-Flight Horror Stories: Celebrity Meltdowns

Sometimes, though, an incident on an airplane isn’t the airlines fault. No one hates bad press more than celebrities, but some of them just can’t keep their names out of the spotlight. They may be all high and mighty, but celebrities travel just like us, and that means taking a plane to get from place...

You’ve Been Sued: The Most Bizarre Lawsuits

The law was created to protect human rights, personal property, and, in essence, to keep us dastardly humans from killing each other. It’s easy to highlight corrupt cops, overcrowded prisons, and money-grubbing lawyers in order to chalk the system up as a failure. It’s flawed, sure. But in a roundabout way, it’s served its purpose,...

Mecha Mania: The Greatest Giant Robots of All Time

They’re big, shiny, loud, and can wreak havoc on an unsuspecting metropolitan city centre. It’s easy to understand pop culture’s obsession with these giant, rubble-inducing behemoths. They are the theoretical embodiment of human ingenuity, mankind’s concerted attempt to free themselves from the limitations of flesh, blood, and bone.

A Day in the Life: Best Celebrity Memoirs

You know you’ve really made it as a celebrity when you’re famous enough to put out a memoir. While many celebrity memoirs can be self-indulgent and badly written, here are 10 of our favorite celeb penned books that will make you laugh, make you cry, and perhaps make you see the author in a whole...

Netflix and Chill: The Best Shows on Netflix

Dirty politicians, throwback slap-stick comedies, dark re-imaginings of childhood in the 70s, STRANGER THINGS … we need to chill, because Netflix certainly isn’t. You can’t string two weeks together without the release of at least one new season of binge-worthy Netflix original programming.

The Future is Now: Sci-Fi Gadgets that are Actually Real

In the last 30 years, technology has been developing at a breakneck speed. So, it’s no surprise that many gadgets that were once only gleams in a sci-fi writer’s eye are now on the market. Some technologies that were once only imaginable are already a part of your everyday life. Here are 10 cool electronic...

15 Abandoned Movie Sets that You Can Still Visit

A highly popular destination for tourists in New Zealand, even the sole reason that some make the trip, there are parts of The Lord of the Rings set which have been virtually untouched since filming for The Hobbit stopped. Mainly, the area in which the scenes in the Shire are filmed, called The Hobbiton Movie...

Best and Worst Movies Based on Comic Books

Comic books’ graphic nature lends itself perfectly the creation of a movie with bold and visionary design, and most of the time, they already come with a fanbase eager to see more character development and storylines. However, the quality of the movie still depends on the directing and producing team, regardless of how successful the...

Stupid Celebrity Trademarks

What is it about celebrities and their “brands” that seems to almost require a ridiculous trademark? Having talent, being beautiful, and socializing with the choicest of companions isn’t enough anymore — these celebrities have sought to acquire a trademark that will distinguish them from among the rest of the A-listers.

12 Best Movie Adaptation of Great Books

Lately, there has been a whole raft of terrible movies made from books, but there have also been some amazing movies based on even more wonderful books. Here are a few of the best movies of all time that were based on great books.

The Greatest Athletic Feats in History

Today on Healthversed, we salute the men and women who taught us all that indeed, anything is possible. From the basketball courts to the hockey rinks, we present the greatest athletic feats in the history of sport.

Most Shocking TV Cliffhangers

One of the benefits of getting hooked on a TV show is the possibility of surprises from week to week. While movies often have twists or shocking endings, the art of the cliffhanger is something that has been perfected by TV studios. There have been several famous cliffhangers, but the device was thought to have...

Weirdest College Courses

Going to college means late nights, long essays, and intense exams, but it can also be a lot of fun, particularly when you get the chance to take an interesting elective course. Known as “bird courses,” these dynamic and mildly educational classes are a great way to jazz up your class schedule while still working...

The Best TV Spin-Offs Ranked

Along the way, popular TV shows spin off into other shows. Would the same fans tune into a show with only some of the characters? Some spin-offs are big hits and others are flops. It is hit or miss with these spin-offs, but we check out the best of the best right here!

Feminist Movies Everyone Should Watch

At the recent 2017 Cannes film festival, actress and jury member Jessica Chastain confessed that after watching hours and hours of films in just one week, she found the portrayals of female characters to be “disturbing.” She says that too often women on screen are passive and two-dimensional, and honestly, we have to agree.

Funniest Comedy Shows Canada Gave the World

The world has a lot of things to thank Canada for including poutine, hockey, and their incredibly hot Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. But we should also thank them for all the laughs they’ve given us over the years through their hilarious television exports.

The Batman of Each Generation

If there was ever a more iconic character, we’d like to know who you think it is! Batman has been around for years, and over those years he has been played and voiced by a wide variety of people. Each actor has brought something new and exciting to the Batman character.

15 Athletes You Might Find in an Office

After the championship is won (or not) and the crowds all go home, many professional athletes find it difficult to carve out a second career after they leave the big leagues. Most athletes find themselves in search of a second career after their time in professional sports. Here are a few that made the successful...

The Worst Series Finales of All-Time

With that being said, you can watch a show for 10 seasons and love everything about it, but then the series finale comes and it ruins everything for you! We mean, you still will watch episodes and just cringe knowing it ended in such a terrible way.

You’re Fired! Donald Trump’s Greatest Feuds

We have all seen celebrity feuds play out right in front of our own eyes. Some get settled and some drag on for years. The center of a lot of these celebrity feuds happens to be none other than the current president of the United States, Donald Trump.

Creepiest Wikipedia Pages

Anyone who has ever been bored has probably indulged in the time-honored pastime of Wikipedia diving — hopping from article to article on Wikipedia and learning about the mysteries of life. However, if you’re doing this at night, there are pages that you don’t want to click on. These articles are so creepy that they’ll...

Famous Actors Who Voiced Famous Characters

I can’t imagine a better acting gig than voiceover work. You get to roll out of bed and head straight to the studio where you don’t have to spend hours in wardrobe or makeup. You speak some lines into a microphone, collect your paycheck and call it a day. It’s no wonder so many famous...

The Best and Worst Reboots of All-Time

The percentage of reboots to original content has gone way up in recent years, so it’s time to take a look at the best and the worst reboots of all time. Some show that there’s just nothing you can’t do if you’ve got good source material, while others prove that studios will stop at nothing...

TV Shows that Need to End

While shows that retain an audience to support multiple seasons and hundreds of episodes deserve to be praised for their achievement, they should also be evaluated for their continued relevance. Does the show really need to continue? Or should the show end before it overstays its welcome?

14 Celebrities who’ve had a Sudden Fall from Grace

Just like the rest of us, celebrities make mistakes. Unlike the rest of us, celebs are under constant scrutiny and their gaffes rarely seem to go unnoticed. Fame is fickle and one wrong move can easily turn a rising star into a falling one.

15 Rich People Who’ve Done Time

Money can buy a lot of things, but freedom isn’t always one of them. Although wealthy people can afford the best lawyers to help them escape the law, some are caught and made examples of.

Worst Ways to Get Banned on Social Media

If you don’t want to get locked out of your social media, read this list to see what could potentially get you banned for life.

18 of Trumps Favorite Phrases

Experts have said that President Donald J. Trump speaks at approximately a fourth grade level, but according to Trump himself, he “has the best words” and when you have the best of something, you may as well use them over and over again, right?

The Biggest Toy Crazes

Here are a few of the biggest toy crazes from the last 30 years. Do you recognize anything that was a playground must have when you were in school? Some of these fads are still going strong today!

Best Award Show Fails

In light of this year’s disastrous screw-up at the Oscars, we thought that we would take a look back at the most hilarious and cringe-worthy award show fails in history.

13 Technologies That Died on Arrival

There have been several notable pieces of technology that simply died on arrival because consumers just did not value the product as much as developers thought they would. Here are a few that you may remember well.

13 of the Hottest Psychopaths on Film

Even though we know they’re no good for us, many of us can’t help but be attracted to bad boys and nasty women. Who needs a healthy relationship when you can experience the danger, excitement and instability of dating a really hot, crazy person?

Most Expensive or Strangest Collectibles Found in the Trash

There are tons of times that we lose something valuable and it completely disappears out of our lives. Most of the time people resign themselves to the fact that they probably threw it away by acciden, or left it somewhere where it then got buried. In these situations, one person’s loss usually ends up being...

Out and Proud: Famous Queer People and Their Stories

Here are the stories of a few brave men and women who have stood up and refused to be bullied for who they are. Their coming out stories are inspiring to those of us who feel that we still can’t live completely truthful.

Highest Paid Actors and Actresses of 2016

There’s no doubt that 2016 was a terrible year for many people. However, for these 15 actors and actresses, 2016 was a banner year not only for their careers, but also for their bank accounts. We’ll see on Oscar night which of them is honoured for their work, and which will have to console themselves...

17 Models Who Broke Into Acting

While celebrities are the most popular spokespeople for luxury brands, many of them didn’t start out as models. Many of them do end up modeling at some point in their career, though. However, there is a select group of people in Hollywood who began their careers as models before moving on to the silver screen.

20 Stories of Police Behaving Badly

Becoming a police officer is a noble profession that requires bravery, intelligence, and a willingness to risk your life daily to “serve and protect.” However, in the last few years, the headlines about police shootings, abuse, and corruption have been nonstop, proving that a few bad apples can spoil the bunch.

15 Celebrities Who’ve Had Public Meltdowns

There is a dark side to Hollywood – many people succumb to the mounting pressure of staying relevant, and choose to take time away from the spotlight. What happens when a celeb doesn’t quite get out of the spotlight before having a personal crisis? Check out the list below for a few of the most...

The 16 Worst Things That Happened in 2016

You probably don’t want to look back on the dumpster fire that was the year 2016, and we don’t blame you. The past year was marred by so much violence, political turmoil, and celebrity death that it’s almost enough to make us long for 1348, when the Black Plague was a thing.

17 Things Only Entrepreneurs Understand

When you first start your own business, you’ll quickly realize just how much you don’t know. From founding a board of directors to sitting down with your accountant, all your research will quickly get thrown to the side as you start learning what strategies work best for you and your business.

15 Easiest Ways to Get Rich

Unless you live in a cave, you’ve figured out by now that everyday living expenses can really add up. If you think you’re safe because you’ve got your rent or mortgage all paid off, think again. Transit, insurance, and utilities can add up quickly, and that’s not even including money for going out and enjoying...

15 Shameless Examples of People Cashing in On Tragedy

In our political news cycle, we’ve gotten used to seeing politicians speaking about the most recent tragic event with an air of aggrieved resolve. They say that they’ve seen this problem coming, but were unable to stop it because of the inaction, or ignorance of the other side. Then they tearfully commit to stopping further...

15 Most Sickeningly Shameless Money Grabs

When we go to the store today, we’re used to seeing a certain amount of useless stuff on the shelves. Maybe we don’t need 50 different types of granola bars, but as long as people keep buying them, manufacturers will keep making them.

15 Things Only People Who Were Born Poor Will Understand

Being born poor isn’t necessarily as bad as it sounds. Sure, most people would rather be born rich than poor, but there is plenty to be learned from having to go through some struggles early in life. Plenty of people have come from humble beginnings to go on to great things later in life.

15 Things Only People Who Were Born Rich Will Understand

That is, most of us assume it would be nice to be rich. We really don’t know, because the vast majority of people in the world will never experience the lifestyle that is enjoyed by those who land in the ‘rich’ category. However, it seems safe to assume that being rich is better than being...

18 Reasons We’ll Miss Michelle Obama

As the Obamas prepare to leave the White House, it’s natural to look back on some of their better moments — especially since the incoming prospects are looking so grim. Although Melania is a snappy dresser, and definitely looks beautiful in an evening gown, the First Lady should stand for so much more.

The Richest People in 50 American Cities

Spoiler alert: I’m not on this list. But… could you imagine how interesting that would be? I mean, everyone would know who you were… and how much you’re worth… and probably where you live. Now that I think about it, I’d actually prefer being the 4th or 5th richest person in my city. I’m a...

20 Actors Who Would Make Really Great Presidents

As the world is still reeling from the results of November 8th, people have been reaching out to each other to try and heal the wounds of such a divisive campaign. One way that people have tried to distract themselves from the impending disaster that takes office on January 20th is humor.

20 Things Kids Today Will Never Understand

If you’re over twenty-five, or even (gasp!) above thirty, chances are you’ve said to someone younger than you that they just don’t understand how hard it was to be a kid before the year 2000 (which you also probably call Y2K). And it’s true!

16 Weirdest Cults of All Time

Everyone needs to belong somewhere. Many people find acceptance and belonging within their immediate family, or within their chosen network of friends. However, there are some people who take this notion of belonging too far and form cults, where the idea of belonging hinges on a central belief that all the members share.

16 Easiest Ways to Get Rich

Everybody wants to get rich — but unfortunately, the only way you’ll get rich with practically no effort is by winning the lottery. For those who are willing to make a little more effort than that, however, there are lots of ways to get rich.

16 Lies Trump Told at the Second Presidential Debate

The town-hall style Second Presidential Debate that was held on Sunday, October 9th went pretty much as most Americans expected. Hillary Clinton was professional, proper and stuck mostly to her talking points, while Donald Trump roamed the stage aggressively, giving at most a one-sentence answer to the question before going off on his own tangent.

15 Bad Scenes In Great Movies

We can’t all be perfect, and neither can some of the most successful and highly acclaimed films. These 15 films managed to rise to greatness, even with these incredibly awful scenes included in them.

16 Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You

Being a good boss is all about being a good delegator — and keeping employees happy and motivated, of course. In order to do this, bosses might keep secrets from time to time.

15 Great Scenes In Bad Movies

Even though some bad movies have become cult classics, no one likes to sit through three hours of absolutely awful film. But oftentimes we hold out because there are moments that give us hope, that make us think “…maybe this movie isn’t so bad after all.” In reality, there were really only a few minutes...

8 Worst Ref Calls Ever Made in Soccer

No matter what the sport, there are always going to be contentious actions by referees. These individuals are called to act on their own judgements during games, with no jury and no long time available for contemplation.

15 Priceless Objects Destroyed by Dumb People

There are plenty of times where our klutziness costs us something dear to us. Hopefully it doesn’t happen to you very often, but we’ve all been there. The next time you break one of your favorite coffee mugs, or spill grease on your best dress shirt, take a look at this list and feel a...

The World’s Most Luxurious Prisons

It’s easy to complain that prisons are turning into hotels these days, but there are prisons out there that go way beyond offering recreational facilities and games consoles to prisoners. All over the world, there are prisons that allow their prisoners to live pretty comfortable lives. In fact, some of them look pretty amazing.

20 Heirs Who Squandered Their Wealth

There are tons of families in the USA and around the world who take joy in the fact that they’ve been able to pass on millions of dollars to their children. But is that honestly the best way to raise your kids?

20 Most Controversial WWE Characters

The WWE was first founded under the name Titan Sports in 1979, and ever since then, it’s been the first name in wrestling entertainment. Tons of superstars got their start there, and their antics in the ring and out of it have always inspired love and admiration from legions of fans.

20 Terrible CEOs Who Got Rich Despite Their Incompetence

Every day, we watch people who really shouldn’t be holding power making decision for large companies, which affect millions of their staff and customers. These rich CEOs who headed major companies made horrifically stupid decision which cost them their jobs and reputation — although not their wealth.

20 of the Most Ridiculous Court Sentences Ever

It’s not every day that you hear of someone being sentenced to walk off a crime, or sit in a dirty room for six months to atone publicly for what they’ve done. There aren’t many judges out there who are interested in being creative with their punishments, but some believe that tailoring the punishment to...

20 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Be True

Throughout history, people have dreamed up some pretty out-there conspiracy theories about secret government programs, the Illuminati, aliens, you name it. That’s why it’s especially alarming when some of those crazy premises turn out to be true.

20 Worst Things Donald Trump Ever Said on ‘The Apprentice’

We’ve all gotten so familiar with the ridiculous things that Donald Trump has said during his Presidential campaign. He’s offensive even when he’s trying to be nice (did you see his Cinco de Mayo post about “loving Hispanics”?) and even more offensive when he’s trying to get people on his side.

17 Wealthiest Murderers of History

After killing a pharmacist in Chicago, Holmes stole his fortune and established his own business, building a three-story hotel to house visitors of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Holmes “hotel” was later referred to as a “murder castle” when it was found to be filled with traps and secret rooms.

The Worst Kardashians of All Time, Ranked

They’re the family America loves to hate. The Kardashian klan kame krashing (sorry, we’ll stop) onto the scene back in the 1990s when their father Robert Kardashian made a name for himself defending O.J. Simpson in his infamous murder trial.

20 Most Cringeworthy Celebrity Press Moments

Being a celebrity is a pretty cushy job; you make lots of money, you’re given tons of free stuff and you get treated like a god everywhere you go. However, one of the more difficult aspects of the job is having to always be “on,” especially in front of the press, which some celebs handle...

‘Scandals’ of the Past That Are Laughably Tame Now

Every time a public figure is involved in a scandal these days, everyone swears that it will ruin their career. People just don’t realize that although people can be wildly incensed in the moment, as soon as it’s off the front page, people are quick to forgive.

20 People Who Ruined It for the Rest of Us

It would be great if we could live in a world where everyone was intelligent and considerate; but sadly, we don’t. All it takes is one selfish person to ruin things for the rest of us. Here are 20 people who are the reason why we can’t have nice things.

10 Pettiest Celebrity Feuds

If you’re a Hollywood celebrity, it’s likely you’ve gotten used to being treated with respect by everyone you work with. People in generally will go out of their way not to offend you — after all, everyone wants to be able to say that they’re buds with a celeb.

10 Things People Who Were Born Rich Will Never Understand

You know what must be nice? Being rich from the moment you’re born and never having to worry about money – not even for a second! Incredibly, some people get to live this life, and it’s a life that the majority of us will never be able to understand.

10 Most Embarrassing Celebrity Product Endorsements

Once you get a taste of the high life, it’s hard to even think about going back. Fame is fickle and money doesn’t last, which is why some celebrities are forced to turn to endorsement deals to keep the cash coming in.

17 “As Seen on TV” Products That Are Actually Awesome

We watch infomercials like some people watch Game of Thrones. The greyed out footage of inept people who can’t do simple things at the beginning, the loud and overly cheerful hosts, the pretend excitement from the studio audience; we just can’t get enough!

6 Internet Fundraising Campaigns That Were Based on a Lie

While most fundraising campaigns that find their ways onto these websites are above board, some are definitely not. Since these platforms have launched, more than a few scam artists have launched fake products and services, attempting to swindle thousands out of their hard-earned money.

8 Celebrities Who Successfully Recovered From Scandals

Everyone knows that celebrities are governed by a different set of rules than the rest of us. It’s amazing the kind of bad behavior we are willing to forgive and forget from someone who is rich and famous.

10 Celebrities Who Have Confessed Their Gross Habits

Everybody has a few bad habits they really want to keep hidden. When it comes to the gross habits of celebrities, they’re not much better than the rest of us – even the most perfect-appearing celebs hide doing weird things just like we all do.

21 Celebrities Who Tricked Us Into Thinking They Were Talented

It doesn’t take much to turn yourself into a celebrity these days. You need a talented PR team, someone to run your social media accounts, a stylist, and a personal trainer. Lately, it seems like having actual talent in your field isn’t actual a prerequisite for being successful.

10 Horrifying Pieces of Advice Given by TV ‘Doctors’

Tons of people tune in daily to watch episodes of their favorite TV and radio shows featuring advice from ‘doctors’ like Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz. These ‘doctors’ are licensed in some way — but maybe not exactly in the way that you expect.

21 Celebrity Marriages So Short You May Not Even Know About Them

In Hollywood, any couple who can make their marriage last more than three years deserves a medal. There aren’t many celebrity couples who can make it to five years, much less eight, which is the national average.

20 Beloved Celebrities With Hateful Views

It’s easy to see celebrities as pretty faces without opinions, but sometimes, we have so little idea about their personal views that when they say something vaguely political, it shocks us. Regardless of what you think about celebrities publicizing their beliefs, you should know about some of the crazy views that many celebrities secretly (or...

13 Most Perfect Examples of Swift Justice (VIDEOS)

It’s true what they say; crime doesn’t pay. And neither does being a jerk! Yet somehow, criminals and jerks still roam the planet, engaging in all kinds of criminality and jerkery!

10 Rich People Who Are Conspiracy Nuts

Nowadays, we really want to believe that the people who make the most money must also be the smartest, and the most rational. We justify their extraordinary wealth by imagining that they’re just better at their jobs than we are.

10 Kids Movies That Were Way Sadder Than You Realize

When we think back on the movies we watched as child, we imagine that the sadness we felt while watching them was due to us being inexperienced. We can’t imagine that now, as rational adults, we could feel as sad over a deer dying, or a young girl having to say goodbye to her best...

10 Cringiest Celeb Social Media Fails

Just like normal people, celebrities sometimes post cringeworthy things that probably should have just stayed private. Here are some of Hollywood’s biggest social media fails ever

10 Celebrities Who Pulled the Fame Card (and Lost)

Generally, the logic is that if you’re actually a celebrity, you don’t need to loudly insist that you deserve to be treated better than everyone else. People with class don’t actually do that. Just imagine Dame Maggie Smith or Humphrey Bogart getting tipsy on an airplane and aggressively asking, “Do you know who I am?!”

10 Cringeworthy Songs by Respected Artists

This is a list that’s probably going to inspire lots of arguments. Music is a very subjective art form – while one artist or listener might adore a certain song, another person might think that it’s the worst piece of trash ever written.

13 Celebrities Who Almost Died

As a society we tend to treat our celebrities as if they were gods, so it’s no wonder so many of them seem to think they’re invincible. Here are some celebrities who learned of their mortality by experiencing a close brush with the big sleep.

11 Embarrassing Celebrity TV Shows That Were Canceled Pretty Much Instantly

It takes a pretty good producer to be able to rein in a celebrity who has their heart set on TV stardom. There is precedent for shows to succeed, shows like Dog the Bounty Hunter, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and The Osbournes had tons of viewers and ran for years.

10 ‘Smart’ Rich People Who Really Aren’t

It sucks to find out that someone you thought was both attractive and smart only checks one of those boxes. Some celebrities manage to cultivate a great career, as well as keep themselves abreast of politics and the latest intellectual discoveries.

10 Hilarious Examples of Adult Actors Playing Teen Characters

In popular film and TV nowadays, we’ve gotten used to actors being much older than the characters they play. It’s almost impossible to dig out talented young actors that don’t have to clock in an 8 hours a day at high school, so casting directors pick up the phone and call Hollywood’s youngest-looking adults.

20 ‘Ugly’ Characters Who Weren’t Ugly at All

One of the most common tropes in film and TV is the “ugly” character — the one who gets picked on all the time and taken advantage of by their more attractive peers. We’ve seen this so many times — the buttoned-up librarian you didn’t realize was hot until she shook her hair out, or...

22 Celebrities Who Cheated on Their Spouses

Hollywood celebrity life is full of circumstances and situations that make it easy to do things that you regret, like cheating on your spouse. Staying away from temptation requires the patience of a saint, and more and more celebrities these days are going behind the backs of their spouses to have fun.

21 Annoying Celebrities Who Need to Go Away Already

There are tons of celebs who are known in the media not just for their movie roles, but also for their positive impact on their community and the world. They carry themselves like adults when confronted by the paparazzi, and use their status to shine a light on important issues.

10 Most Cringeworthy Celebrity Career Moves

There are tons of celebrities who have made the majority of their money using one talent, only to turn around and reveal that they’re actually capable of much more. Those celebrities are not the ones featured on this list.

13 Famous People Who Believe in Aliens

Believing in aliens and other extraterrestrial life forms isn’t just for nerds and conspiracy theorists anymore. There are tons of celebrities and well-known figures who have professed a belief in extra-terrestrial life forms of some kind.

11 Luxury Items That Are Actually Worth the Money

The day that you realize that you finally have some disposable income is always a beautiful day. Many people rush out and buy the first big piece of technology that piques their interest.

10 Most Cringeworthy Interviews Ever

Once upon a time, when an awkward or strange interview happened live on air, a reporter could sleep soundly knowing that the worst that could happen would be it replaying on the 11 o’clock news. Now, when something cringeworthy happens on TV, it’s immediately broadcast on the internet for the enjoyment of viewers all around...

11 Richest People in History

We watch Paris Hilton cavort around Cannes, or hear all about the tropical island the newest Silicon Valley billionaire purchased. We’ve gotten so used to hearing about the billionaires alive in our time that we forget that these people aren’t actually the richest people that the world has ever known.

The 7 Best Countries to Hide Your Wealth

The release of the Panama Papers, a trove of documents tying world leaders and influential politicians to undeclared wealth and tax havens, has sparked a global outcry. As a matter of fact, the prime minister of Iceland, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, was forced to resign when the leak tied him to hidden assets.

11 Best Fictional Mothers of All Time

Everyone, from the most hardened criminal to the most powerful superhero, has days when they just need their mom. Pop culture has given us some amazing fictional mothers over the years, who know exactly what to do to make their children feel loved and taken care of.

12 Famous Movie Scenes That Were Actually Improvised

The sets are built, the actors and actresses learn their lines, and then the cameras start rolling. While some film sets operate like that, just as many – if not more, actually – are quite a bit looser than that.

15 Actors Who Regret a Specific Role

Keeping a career going in Hollywood can be tricky sledding, indeed. While an actor or actress might be tempted to take on any role that comes his or her way, one has to be careful.

9 Weirdest Celebrity Death Conspiracies

When a famous person dies, some people simply have trouble letting go. This leads to people going through the various stages of grief, with some unfortunately getting hung up on the bargaining phase. When this happens, the conspiracy theories proliferate.

8 Video Games That Were Turned Into Movies (But Shouldn’t Have Been)

Once regarded as a hobby for shut-ins and teenagers, video games have gained the kind of popularity that can make billionaires out of their developers. In fact, some gamers are even going “professional” and earning sizeable prizes in eSports competitions. The point is: video games are big business.

13 Worst Moms to Ever Exist in Fiction

Just like in real life, parents in movies, books, and TV shows can change the path their kids take in a heartbeat. Just in time for Mother’s Day, here are a few examples from literature and pop culture of stories where the mothers don’t have such a positive influence on their kids.

19 Highest Grossing Musicians of All Time

With all the attention that’s being paid to how recording artists are getting screwed on streaming revenue, you might think that musicians are some really poor people. While some artists certainly don’t earn what they should from their craft, just as many have managed to amass some truly impressive fortunes!

10 Laws That Don’t Apply to the Insanely Rich

Who knows how many more rich people there are out there who don’t believe they need to pay taxes? The recently-released Panama Papers will surely reveal more names.

Forgotten Celebrity Siblings You May Not Know About

For most actors, Hollywood is a place that you break into on your own. After you’ve appeared in a few movies, it’s up to you to hire a good publicist and turn your moment in the spotlight into a viable career.

15 Musicians Who Went Broke

There’s no denying that the rock and roll lifestyle is volatile, and so are the people who find themselves living it. As a result, it seems like you hear stories about once-famous musicians going broke every other day.

7 Most Notorious Celebrity Feuds of All Time

In Hollywood, if there’s one thing that’s bigger than the bank accounts, it’s the egos. Because of this, celebrities unsurprisingly find themselves at each other’s throats more often than not, each one jockeying for a bigger spot in the limelight.

‘90s Child Stars Who Are Still Acting Today

When you enjoy success at a young age in Hollywood, it can often be quite difficult to sustain a lasting career. For one, it’s possible that audiences will always think of you as that plucky young kid – just ask someone like Jonathan Lipnicki.

12 Celebrities Who Had Stalkers

It isn’t hard to imagine why celebrities would naturally attract stalkers, especially in this day and age. The rise of the internet age has allowed people more access than ever before to their favorite celebrities — you can check out what they’re doing up to the minute on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

9 Beloved ‘90s TV Shows That Desperately Need a Reboot

While some people remember the ‘90s as a decade defined by cheesy boy bands and embarrassing fashion mistakes, we believe that it was a golden age, particularity in the realm of television.

12 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names

These days, it takes more than talent to make it in the entertainment industry. You need to be the perfect package of skills, appearance, drive, and marketability. Even your name matters.

Richest Religious Organizations That Don’t Have to Pay Taxes  

A few months ago on the talk show Last Week Tonight, John Oliver delivered a scathing takedown of televangelism that quickly went viral, receiving over 10 million views on YouTube. There are tons of religious organizations (not just televangelists) across the United States who rake in millions per year and don’t have to pay any...

9 Most Luxurious Apocalypse Shelters

In the event of an apocalypse, whether it be induced by global warming or a zombie pandemic, most of us will have to get used to living without the comforts and conveniences of modern life — but not the world’s 1%.

10 Aging Stars Who’ve Still Got It

Despite the fact that none of us are immortal, Hollywood is still a fickle and vain place that favors the young. That’s why, when a star manages to defy the odds and keep shining decades after they first got on the scene, we are especially impressed.

15 Richest Supermodels of 2016

When you look at the money the world’s supermodels earn, one thing becomes instantly clear: It’s good to be a supermodel! Sure, it takes skill, finesse, stamina and patience to make it in the fast-paced world of modeling, but those who can brave the storm stand to reap some truly astounding financial benefits.

7 Most Expensive Things Ever Purchased on eBay

eBay is great. It’s an ideal place to search for any number of things, from popular consumer goods to hard-to-find items that you need to fill in a set or fix something that has broken.

8 Valuable Toys From Your Childhood You Should’ve Held Onto

Kids love toys – that isn’t breaking news. Even at just a few months old, kids show an affinity for their favorite toys, and things only grow from there.

9 of the Best Acting Performances in Bad Movies

Sometimes bad movies happen to good actors. Whether it’s the director’s vision , the writing just wasn’t there, or someone else’s awful performance, even the greatest of thespians sometimes find themselves in a bad project.

Dumbest Things Ever Purchased in the Name of Luxury

What would you buy if you were rich? Would you spend your money on logical things like housing, food, charitable donations, and the like? Of course not! The whole point of being rich is having the ability to pay a ridiculous amount of money for crap you don’t need.

12 Sneaky Tricks Companies Use to Make You Open Your Wallet

There are plenty of tricks that companies both big and small use to get you to drop more dough on their products. These tricks range from simple — like training service staff to be more personable so you feel at home — to complex — like altering the products on the end of the rows...

5 Twitter Beef Predictions for 2016

There’s nothing we love more than a big juicy slice of celebrity Twitter beef. Watching two people try to prove their point and take public shots at one another in 140 characters or less is perhaps the purest form of entertainment available to us today.

9 of the Most Successful Film Adaptations of Terrible Books

It’s a constant refrain. You tell someone that you liked a particular movie, only to have him or her ask, “Well, have you read the book? It’s SO MUCH better!”

13 ‘Rich’ People Who Are Poorer Than You Think

When you’re a famous person, people automatically assume that you’re rich. However, converting fame (or success in business) into long-term sustainable wealth is much easier said than done.

13 Child Stars Who Grew Up Normal

When you combine the unique difficulties of fame with the universal struggles of childhood and growing up, you often have a recipe for disaster. You know the tabloid stories. You’ve read all about Lindsay Lohan’s brutal descent into addiction and substance abuse.

8 Most Expensive Pieces of Terrible Art

Cars, homes, and passport stamps are every billionaire’s favorite collection items. The mega-rich spend millions on their exquisite homes, rare cars, and all-inclusive vacations, and understandably so.

13 Weird Facts About Daylight Saving Time

Soon, the time will come where most people around the world will set their clocks forward in order to make the most of their daylight hours. For the first time in a long time, people will wake up with the sun shining, and come home from work with the sun still shining in the sky.

10 Luxurious Things Rich People Have in Their Homes

If there’s one thing the rich and famous love to spend money on, it’s their homes. Whether it be their first home, second villa, or favorite vacation spot, everyone’s favorite billionaires have no qualms when it comes to spending the equivalent of your annual salary on a rug.

9 Most Expensive Liquors Money Can Buy  

If there’s one thing the elite love to do, it’s drink. However, while most of us run to the liquor store to grab a 12 pack of our favorite American brews or a handle of moderately priced liquor, the rich and famous order their gold-plated, decades old, decadent beverages for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

12 Best April Fools Pranks Ever Pulled Off

Think you’ve pulled off the prank of the century? Think again! Since the beginning of mass media, there have been epic pranks carried out every April 1st– sometimes by high ranking government officials, newspapers, or just cunning entrepreneurs.

12 Best Celebrity Dads

It’s tough being a celebrity, but tougher being a parent. As a celebrity, one only has to worry about one’s self—making sure that all those images being displayed on the tabloids are positive and not of the mug shot variety.

11 Most Notorious Celebrity Breakups

The public’s fascination with the breakups of rich and famous couples extends at least back to the 16th Century when King Henry VIII. While today’s celebrity breakups don’t tend to lead to war, the fireworks that often ensue can serve to make the participants just as notorious.

12 Craziest Things Kanye West Has Ever Done

Most celebrities nurture a little bit of “wild side” to enhance their public mystique, and Kanye West is no exception. But his antics over the Valentine’s Day weekend had many people scratching their heads wondering whether Kanye might be more “crazy” than just “wild.”

12 Actors Who Retired From Hollywood

For some actors, the Hollywood life just isn’t for them. They get in, enjoy the parties, gift bags, and fame for a few years, then get out with enough money to live on for the rest of their lives.

13 Famous Women Whose Divorces Cost Them Millions

Generally, after a divorce, the higher earning spouse is responsible for paying alimony, or spousal support. Most of the time this burden falls on the man, but sometimes — particularly in Hollywood — the woman has become the breadwinner over the course of the relationship.

11 Weird Sports You’ve Never Heard Of

There are a few sports that make up 99% of what we watch every day — like football, basketball, and baseball — but have you ever thought about the 1% of sports that will never be seen live on TV?

Hitting the Jackpot: Biggest Lottery Winnings Ever

Many people play the lottery daily, buying a scratch off ticket or Quick Pick along with their coffee and newspaper in the morning, while others just get a few scratch off tickets in their stocking at Christmas.

10 Celebs Who Used to Have Drug Problems

You’re almost not a star in Hollywood until you’ve had a public struggle with addiction. Some celebrities have very publicly overdosed, which always sparks an outcry against drug use in Hollywood, but it never lasts too long.

Second Acts: 12 People Who Didn’t Get Rich Until Their Second Careers

Not everyone has success in their initially chosen careers. It can be hard to believe at first, but a lot of people have actually had more success in their second career after they quit their first than they would have ever had if they stuck it out.

11 Brave Celebs Who Have Spoken Out About Their Mental Illness

It’s easy to assume that celebrities are exempt from serious issues like mental illness. Although mental health has been a taboo subject for many years, tons of celebrities now are using their fame to help lift the stigma.