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Michael Vick Won't Play in 2009

Michael Vick Won't Play in 2009

I have this theory that Michael Vick and Barry Bonds are like blood brothers. Except Vick has done his time and Bonds hasn't quite yet. But they are brothers because both are blackballed in their respective sports. The commissioner of the NFL Roger Goodell will probably reinstate Michael Vick but...

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Ten Most Expensive Premier League Transfers

Manchester United have this week recorded quite the Premier League transfer coup by signing Juan Mata from domestic rivals Chelsea for a club record fee. The Spanish playmaker will be charged with reinvigorating the English champions, with high hopes he can recreate his Stamford Bridge form in...

10 World Leaders When They Were Young

10 World Leaders When They Were Young

Once upon a time, the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of this world were just like you. They went to college, they worked, they played; some of them were cool. Yet as their college days ceased, and their pursuit of the top job began, they relinquished personal style for sartorial...

10 Most Terrifying Bridges on Earth

10 Most Terrifying Bridges on Earth

Imagine being suspended hundreds of feet in the air above hard rock; all that is keeping you in place is a wooden board, a taut rope and your balance. You prepare yourself for disaster - if the rope gives way or if your foot slips then death seems inevitable; but in the meantime you are paralyzed....

12 Best Damien Rice Songs

12 Best Damien Rice Songs

Damien Rice is an Irish singer, songwriter, and musician who plays the guitar, piano, clarinet, and percussion. Rice was born on December 7, 1973 to George and Maureen Rice and spent his childhood in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland. Damien spent much of his childhood on the banks of the River...

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33 Ways to Fund Your Startup Business

No matter what the economic situation, someone somewhere, eyes bright with potential, is looking to start a new business. Funds are often the biggest hurdle to what could otherwise be a lucrative opportunity. Here are some ways - traditional and/ or creative - to raise money for your startup...

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

Sometimes -- a one in ten million or more sometimes -- a person is stricken with a disease so rare, so peculiar, and so oddly beneficial that it could almost be considered a superpower instead of a debilitating problem.

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

Australia is a land of deadly creatures that seem to take obscene joy in killing you — and not just Queenslanders hunting down anyone who's brown. No, the entire ecosystem seems specifically designed to kill, what with the horrible desert, deadly animals, annoying insects, and constant worry of...

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

As members of one of the most reviled and sinister organizations ever to rise to power, the Nazis were the architects of many evil and disturbing plans. Genocide, medical experimentation on humans, world war; you name it the Nazis did it. However, while living in a ruthlessly efficient military...

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?