The Missing Links: Real and Useless Sports Rules

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Rules Are Meant to Be Stupid

Check out this list of professional sports rules that you probably didn’t know existed - and certainly don’t need to.

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Long Live the Awkward-Looking King

This clunky computer animated rendering of Mufasa’s death in The Lion King somehow turns a really sad moment into a distractingly inept one.

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Emphasis on “BASED ON”

Just because a movie is based on a true story doesn’t make it a documentary. Even the best biopics get some stuff wrong, as these 3 Oscar contenders did.

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I Have One Word For You: Astrochimp

You should already be sold. But, in case you’re not, let me offer this: Astrochimps. Man, I love chimps.

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Whistler’s Momma Is Into Some Weird Stuff

At least she’s not just sitting around anymore.

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White House, Red Carpet

From the looks of this gallery, in the 80s there was at least one major celebrity at the White House every day. I guess that stands to reason, since President Reagan was a movie star himself.

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OK, Just One More Zombie Thing: Hines Ward

The former Pittsburgh Steeler will appear on The Walking Dead in the show's February 10 episode. This makeup is pretty awesome.

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