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10 Stars Who Appeared on Saved by the Bell
While the main cast of Saved by the Bell had varied success in their post-Bayside lives, many of the show's guests star went on to achieve Hollywood success. Here's 10 appearances by now-notable performers. 1. Christine Taylor The former fake Marcia Brady and current Mrs. Ben Stiller appeared in a 1991 episode of the series (titled "S.A.T.s") where goof-off Zack Morris miraculously scored higher on his SATs than over-achiever Jessie Spano. When Christine's character Heather learned of Zack's great... READ ON
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10 Awkward Speeches, Interviews and Rants
Pass the mic and prepare for the worst. Here we have 10 awkward speeches, broken interviews, and impromptu rants by celebrities and public officials. 1. In this 1992 Hangin' With MTV interview with Faith No More, vocalist Mike Patton is too busy picking his nose to even listen to the questions. 2. A young Henry Rollins, way back in 1985, turns the tables on the interviewer. Intimidating? Just a little? 3. Sometimes an interview goes smoothly, like this one from 1980 with Dead Kennedys... READ ON
10 Disturbing Episodes from Norse Mythology
Most people have some passing familiarity with Norse mythology and legend. Even the days of our modern week are named after its gods and goddesses. But there is a dark side to the Nordic mythos that few people are aware of. Some of the episodes described below reveal uncomfortable truths about the cosmos. Some exhibit the jaundiced eye with which the Norse viewed life and death. And some are just gross. 1. A world made by... READ ON
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10 Absurd Facts About the Worst Director of All Time
October 10th was the birthday of Ed Wood, Jr. – the quirky filmmaker frequently referred to as the worst director of all time. But that moniker really sells him short. He was also an awful writer, actor and producer. What he lacked in filmmaking acumen he more than made up for in confidence, focus and panache. So, here now – in honor of what would have been his 86th birthday – are 10 absurd facts about Ed Wood,... READ ON
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10.10.10: The Extravaganza Continues
Looks like our little party is going to spill into 10.11.10. We're 18 stories into our 10.10.10 extravaganza, and there are plenty more 10 lists to come. If you weren't around for today's festivities, you can see everything you missed right here. We'll pick back up in the morning. See you... READ ON
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10 Famous Found Films
We just looked at 10 famous films that might be lost forever. But there's hope! Here are 10 famous films that were missing before magically turning up. 1. The first version of John... READ ON
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10 Famous Lost Films
There’s a long list of classic (or at least, significant) movies that might never be seen again: major films starring some of the most popular stars of the silent cinema; Saved from the Titanic (1912), the first drama about the sinking of the Titanic, starring real-life survivor Dorothy Gibson; The Life of General Villa (1914), a legendary Hollywood film starring the Mexican revolutionary as himself; most segments of the classic film serial The Perils of Pauline (1914), starring Pearl White; Alfred... READ ON
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10 Things About Detroit That May Surprise You
Once one of the largest, richest and most prosperous cities in the US, Detroit has fallen on hard times.  But reports of its death are greatly exaggerated.  It remains a city with a talented workforce (it has more engineers per capita than any other city), huge manufacturing capacity, rich history, amazing culture and a downtown that is striving for rejuvenation.  Don't believe me?  Here are ten things you might not know about The Motor... READ ON
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10 Quirky Things Politicians Do
We elect our Senators and Representatives with the expectation that they'll bring our interests to the legislative process and work to bettering the country. But the truth is, they're not always the most normal people themselves. Here are 10 of the quirkiest current Congressmen—be sure to chime in with your own legislator stories in the comments. 1. Collin Peterson (and his... READ ON
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The Early Game Show Appearances of 10 Future Stars
1. Mel Harris In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid. She gave her occupation as a “professional dog trainer,” a resume bullet point that seems to be missing from all her official biographies. Mel was a fierce competitor, but she missed the big money payoff by that much (picture my thumb and index finger almost meeting). 2. Dr. Joyce... READ ON
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10 Surprising Bobbleheads
Not just a staple for at least one summer baseball promotion night a year, bobbleheads for fictional and historical figures, even 60s rock bands are pretty commonplace. But that doesn't mean there aren't still a few surprises regarding who gets the honor of bobblehead-dom these days. 1. John Calvin. No, not an obscure minor league ball player, I'm talking about the John Calvin. You know, French theologian, developer of Calvinism. Fingers crossed for John Wesley next year! 2. Barry Manilow. The... READ ON
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10 Awesomely Geeky Birthday Cakes
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10 Songs That Sample “Good Times”
Written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers, it was first recorded by their band Chic for their 1979 album Risqué. It quickly became #1 on a couple different Billboard charts and eventually Rolling Stone ranked it #224 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. But how did it become such an, excuse the pun, “Rappers Delight?” You can watch the awesome video above or read the following transcript based on the video: In late 1979, Debbie Harry suggested that Nile Rodgers join her and... READ ON
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10 Postmasters General Who Weren't Boring
If pressed, most people probably couldn't remember the name of any of the United States' Postmasters General (yes, we're going with "Postmasters General"). The job just isn't all that glamorous and, quite frankly, sounds a little boring. It might not be an A-List position, but that doesn't mean Postmasters have led D-List lives. Here are 10 surprising stories that illustrate how wild and crazy—or brilliant and powerful—the highest-ranking mailman in the country can be. 1. Charles Wickliffe (1840... READ ON
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"Hallelujah" 10 Ways
"Hallelujah" is a song written by Leonard Cohen in 1984, and never officially released as a single. It has become famous mainly through cover versions, and has been recorded by hundreds of artists. In 2008, American Idol contestent Jason Castro sang a version that caused Jeff Buckley's famous cover to rocket to the top of the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart (you know, the kids these days with their iTunes and what-not). Buckley's rendition became a Platinum single on April 22, 2008, eleven years after... READ ON
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The Origins of 10 Food Phrases
If you like a little food etymology with your Sunday brunch, this list is for... READ ON

The former Rolling Stones' bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with thirteen-year-old Mandy Smith, when he was forty-seven. They married six years later in 1989, but divorced after less than two years. Not long after the divorce, Bill's thirty-yea

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