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10 Hotels Where Famous People Have Died
Since famous people stay (and play!) in hotels quite often, it stands to reason that they might meet their untimely deaths while checked into a luxury hotel. Most recently it was singer/actress Whitney Houston who was found dead at age 48 in the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Read on to see ten more hotels where stars checked in before checking out... permanently.
45 Amazing Examples of HDR Photography
As you may know HDR photography has become extremely popular. High Dynamic Range photography creates an unrealistic effect that amazes you every time. Photographers use Photoshop to mess around with the contrast and lighting effects to make the image a master piece. Today we have gathered an amazing collection of beautiful HDR photography.You will find some breath taking pictures that will make you look twice.
The 6 Craziest Things People Have Said About Pregnancy And Rape
Do some anti-abortion advocates really believe women can't get pregnant from rape? Turns out, they do. Idaho Senator Chuck Winder has caused a bit of a scandal with this bizarre comment: "I would hope that when a woman goes into a physician, with a rape issue, that that physician will indeed ask her about perhaps her marriage, was this pregnancy caused by normal relations in a marriage, or was it truly caused by a rape." Winder didn't explicitly say that rape can't cause pregnancy — but some other people have.
9 Dating Websites Geared Toward Your Ridiculously Specific Tastes
As the saying goes, “there’s someone for everyone.” While some of us are lucky enough to meet the love of our life at work, at a bar, or through mutual friends, others have to look a little harder to find that special someone. Fortunately, we live in a technological age, in which romance is just a click away. No matter who you are or what you’re into, there’s sure to be a dating site geared toward your remarkably specific tastes.
11 Gadgets That Can Help Any Geek Lose Weight
It’s a great time to be a geek who wants to lose weight and who loves gadgets. A slew of companies are cranking out gear that can help you eat better, move more and in general become a fitter, sleeker nerd. I honestly don’t think I would have lost so much weight (65lbs!) without the help of technology, and better still it’s made the whole process more fun for me. Here are 11 of the best gadgets I’ve found that have helped me lose weight, and that I think can help you too. The only thing here I haven’t personally tried is Autom, but I’m including it because it’s too cool not to.
The 9 Highest-rated Canceled Shows
More than any year in recent memory, the survival of shows this season did not hinge on ratings. You had Fox’s Fringe getting renewed for a final GTFO season with only 4.2 million viewers and slight 1.6 average rating. Then you had Terra Nova getting axed with 10.8 million viewers and a 3.6 rating. The biggest mitigating factor was a show’s cost — which usually rises along with its age — along with the difficulty of a time period, who owns the program, how intensely critics and fans feel about the series and, believe it or not, whether a network’s executives like the show.
5 Money-Saving Niche Sites That Save You Time, Too
With this difficult economy the whole world is trying to contend with, it’s no wonder penny-pinching has become a way of life. Online resources suggesting ways on how to save money on this and that have become valuable tools for a lot of entities – individuals and businesses alike. And then came the emergence of collective buying websites like Groupon, LivingSocial and a whole host of others. For a lot of people who aim to get the most bang for their buck, deal of the day is here to stay. But did you know there are smaller niche websites that can help you save money, too?
Top 10 Worst Moments in Human History
So often we publish lists that praise events in human history – tales of victory over diseases, disastrous situations, and the like. But alas, history is also replete with events that we must remember so as to not repeat them, but we wish had never happened. This list looks at ten of the worst moments in history when man showed that he can act with utter contempt for the rest of man.
Top 10 Hit Songs Stolen From Other Songs
Ever get Déjà Vu when you’re listening to the radio? Kind of like you’ve heard the music somewhere before, but you can’t put your finger on it? Usually, that’s because you have heard the music before and the song you’re listening to is sampling it. “Sampling” is when you take a piece of one song and use it in yours. It’s a legal thing, since the original artist gets money. Except sometimes, they don’t. That’s called “plagiarism” and, apparently, it’s a no-no. Here are 10 songs you won’t believe were stolen from other songs.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About Dreams
Everyone dreams—every single night—and yet we tend to know so little about our dreams. Where do they come from? What do they mean? Can we control them and should we try to interpret them? We spoke to the dream experts to bring you nine surprising facts about dreams. Read before snoozing.