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History of Online Dating

In 1700, barely a decade after the invention of the modern newspaper, the first matrimonial service was created. These services ran ads on behalf of single men and women who were desperate to find a good husband or wife. At the time, being single past 21 carried with it a deep stigma and turning...

15 Bizarre Human Activities

15 Bizarre Human Activities

Travel broadens the mind. At least that’s what they say. And with the holidays approaching, one’s mind inevitably turns to travel. For many, this means the annual pilgrimage home for big, turkey-laced family gatherings. For others, as witnessed by the film Four Christmases, others take...

E Trade Tailor Super Bowl XLV Commercial (Video)

E Trade Tailor Super Bowl XLV Commercial (Video)

E Trade's Super Bowl XLV commercial has brought the baby back...but this time, the baby is Italian, getting fitted by Lorenzo for a suit, and retiring to Tuscany. To see the video, see below:

How to Cover Up a Murder

How to Cover Up a Murder

You'd be surprised how many people search the phrase "how to cover up a murder" or something similar ... we've seen these phrase pop up from time to time on Brainz. But quite honestly, we didn't have an article to help those desperate souls. However, after doing a little look around, we now have...

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

Everyone thinks they’re too smart to fall for a scam until it happens to them. No matter how sure you are that you can spot a con, sometimes it just takes you by surprise. It doesn’t have to be a flashy stock market swindle, it can happen when you’re just walking down the...

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

The issue of copycat crime is a fascinating one that raises deep questions in the fields of psychology, philosophy, criminology and jurisprudence. Are filmmakers – if not legally, at least morally – responsible for their creations that motivate people to commit crime?

The Truth About Sitting Down

The Truth About Sitting Down

You're likely doing it right now - and it is slowly killing you. Yes, sitting down for more than six hours a day can increase your risk of death by as much as 40%.

14 Easy Meals Every Guy Should Know How to Make

14 Easy Meals Every Guy Should Know How to Make

I never understood why more guys don't cook. Food is delicious. You can make it yourself. Why in the world would you not do it? There are legions of easy recipes that make food that is mind-bogglingly badass, cheap and tasty, yet many just won't do it. In my mind, that makes them losers. Here are...

10 Most Evil Propaganda Techniques Used by the Nazis

10 Most Evil Propaganda Techniques Used by the Nazis

Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (or National Socialist German Worker’s Party) created in the Third Reich the most extreme and terrifying example of a totalitarian regime the world has ever seen. It is often wondered...

25 Great Travel Sites & Tools to Check Before You Go on Vacation

25 Great Travel Sites & Tools to Check Before You Go on Vacation

Unless you are hopelessly workaholic, you are one of those people who cherish a nice, long vacation in their favorite destinations. While it's a nice feeling to have, imagining yourself lying lazily on a beach beside sunshade, sometimes vacation planning could turn out to be really cumbersome and...