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10 Variations of Popular Candies You Probably Missed
People love candy: The average American spends $84 on and consumes about 23.9 pounds of the sweet stuff each year. With all that money and attention, you'd think it would be hard for a candy product to fail. Not true. Many candy products come and go without much notice. Here are 10 variations of popular candies that many people don't realize ever existed.
How to Get Your Own Morning Radio Show Name
Did you ever wonder how your favorite radio show got its name? We think we've figured it out.
Man Walks Around the World in 11 Years
For some guys, a sports car and a new wife just aren't good enough to shake off a mid-life crisis. A Canadian man decided to take a jog to keep his depression at bay. He just returned home -- 11 years later. The Vancouver Sun explains how it all started.
Tim Tebow Gets the Auto-Tune Treatment With Help From Lil’ Wayne and Hulk Hogan [VIDEO]
Everyone is jumping on the Tim Tebow bandwagon, so it's no wonder that the football star got the inevitable Auto-Tune treatment courtesy of 'ESPN First Take.'
Reporter Can’t Handle the ‘Noise’ at Concert [VIDEO]
Live concerts are often incredibly loud and when one local reporter was dispatched to a music venue prepping for the night's show, she recoiled at the deafening sound check alone.
Vintage ‘Mad Men’ ‘Playboy’ Covers Are a Fan’s Dream [IMAGES]
The good folks over at Tauntr have made our 'Mad Men' dreams come true with vintage 'Playboy' covers featuring Alison Brie, Christina Hendricks and January Jones.
Dropkick Stains With the Chuck Norris Detergent [Photo]
Chuck Norris can, and will, fight anything. Chuck Norris always wins. Now, bored with people, Chuck is fighting stains. We've found a detergent that is "Chuck Norris approved."
iCub Crawling Robot Baby is Adorably Creepy [VIDEO]
What's cuter than a baby? How about a robot baby? This video of the not-at-all-terrifying iCub crawling robot baby is both adorable and a reminder of humanity's increasing obsolescence. Soon you will be our ruler, robot baby.
New Zealand Batman Who Answered ‘Bat Signal’ Is Total ‘Dork Knight’
A New Zealand man dressed as Batman walked into police headquarters and asked to speak to the "Commissioner." Like any good superhero, the concerned citizen was responding to the "bat signal" and wanted to see what the emergency was. However, TV NZ reports that it was all a big misunderstanding on the part of the "Dork Knight." Holy awkward situation, Batman! Read M
NFL Tough Guy Antonio Garay Drives a ‘Hello Kitty’ Car [Photo]
There are many things a 6-foot-4, 320-pound NFL player can do off the field and get away with. Those things include spray painting his hair to resemble the underpass of a highway, wearing 3-D glasses for the hell of it and driving a 'Hello Kitty' smart car. San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Antonio Garay does all of the above. Who is going to say anything to him about it?
Bizarre iPhone Case Looks Like a Human Face
These iPhone cases, made to look like the side of a human face, make it appear as if a person isn't really talking on the telephone. They're just, you know, hanging out with their hand up to their face doing who knows what. Kind of quirky.
Drunk Man Tries to Pull His Own Tooth
There's drunk, really drunk and so drunk you think you're licensed to perform dentistry. A Port St. Lucie, Florida man was so liquored up he attempted to pull his own tooth, forcing his wife to call the cops to get him to stop.
Jessica Simpson Stalker Selling Self-Published Book About the Starlet
An obsessed Jessica Simpson fan has taken his love for the star to novel heights. Marce William Burchell who, after allegedly stalking Simpson for years, decided to pen and self-publish a book about the object of his affection. The best part? The book's insane title: 'The True Story of Jessica Ann Simpson's 22 month long attempt to seduce a married man- her very Active Super Secret Sex life: True
‘Top Gun’ Coming to Theaters in 3D
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Maverick, Goose and the rest of the 'fly boys' will land back in movie theaters in 2012 when 'Top Gun' is re-released in 3D.
10 Costumes Fit for Committing a Crime
Another day, another person disguised as a fictional character commits a crime. The other day, Gumby was busted for trying to rob a 7-11 and now, Darth Vader has robbed a gas station and taking off on a bike. Guess they never did finish that second Death Star ...