See ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Kids Then And Now
If you were a girl growing up in the ’80s or ’90s, you probably read ‘The Baby-Sitters Club,’ an almost 100-book-strong series of novels from Ann M. Martin that focuses on a collective of junior high school students who run an unlicensed child care business in their spare time.
See the Kids From ‘The Goonies’ Then and Now
A reoccurring theme of movies during the mid-’80s was that of scrappy kids beating the odds. Daniel-son had to defeat the Cobra Kai in ‘The Karate Kid’ and the teens of Calumet, Colorado had to fight off most of the communist block in ‘Red Dawn.’ But probably the biggest underdogs were ‘The Goonies,’ a band of misfits from the goon docks of Astoria, Oregon who had to outlast a fugitive family to f
These Guys Prove Grenade Fishing Is Not a Good Idea
Generally speaking, the fisherman/fish dynamic is stacked heavily in favor of the guy with the hook. The relationship would seem even more unequal when the angler is dropping a grenade into the water.
Blind Archer Sets First World Record of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first moving human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.
Do You Track Your Exes on Facebook? — Survey of the Day
Sometimes it’s best to take an out of sight, out of mind approach to an ex after a breakup. However, in our brave new world of social media, the chances are your former flame is just a couple clicks away, making it difficult to completely ignore them.
Sherman Hemsley, TV’s George Jefferson, Dies at 74
Sherman Hemsley, a television fixture of the ’70s and ’80s, has died at his home in El Paso, Texas at age 74. His passing is being attributed to “natural causes.”
Do Pets Make Kids Smarter?
If you have or are thinking of having kids, it might be a good idea to also add a pet to the equation. That’s because last month a study found that babies who grow up in households with pets are healthier than their pet-less counterparts. And now a survey of children suggests that having a furry friend is one of the keys to academic success.
Would You Date Somebody 15 Years Older Than You? — Survey of the Day
While flings with a much older man — and by much older we mean at least a 15-year difference — have long been sighted amongst women in our culture (Exhibit A: Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas), it is only recently that romances where the woman is the much older partner have come into the forefront.
Pee-wee Herman Narrates ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer With Hilarious Results
‘The Dark Knight Rises‘ hits theaters July 20th. This means we are now solidly into the “bat days” of summer. Jimmy Fallon played his part in hyping the much-anticipated movie with a sketch in which Paul Reubens uses his Pee-wee Herman voice to overdub all the voices in a ‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer. Check out the simple but effective edit below.
Jean-Claude Van Damme Sings While Making Snow Angels in Beer Commerical
Once upon a time, Jean-Claude Van Damme broke bones and caused other Van Damage as the star of high grossing movies like ‘Bloodsport’ and ‘Time Cop.’ Unfortunately for the “Muscles From Brussels,” fame brought with it depression and substance abuse problems, and by the late nineties the box office star faded into direct-to-video oblivion.
Man’s Best Friend May Also Be Children’s Best Friend Since Study Reveals Dogs Keep Babies Healthy
The positive effects dogs have on the mental well-being of their adult owners has been well-documented. Now a new study suggests that the presence of our furry best friends also acts to keep babies healthier.
Watch Guys Blow Themselves Up In This Awesome July 4th Fireworks FAIL Supercut
Fireworks may have originally been a product of China, but there is nothing more American than setting these babies on fire for July 4th. Alcohol also happens to be a big part of our Independence Day traditions, and when booze is combined with firecrackers things can get pretty messy.