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A one word article was the shortest ever published in the New York Times. The title: “When I’m Mistakenly Put on an Email Chain, Should I Hit ‘Reply All’ Asking to Be Removed?” The entire article: “No.”

A Short Story About the Shortest Story to Ever Run in The New York Times (Which Ran in the Print Edition Last Friday) An article that appeared in Friday’s edition of The New York Times has the distinction of being the shortest article in the history of the publication. The article, by Daniel Victor, read …

A one word article was the shortest ever published in the New York Times. The title: “When I’m Mistakenly Put on an Email Chain, Should I Hit ‘Reply All’ Asking to Be Removed?” The entire article: “No.” Read More »

In an episode of the Simpsons that aired in 2003, Homer gave his email address as ChunkyLover53@aol.com. The episode’s writer, Matt Selman, signed up for the ChunkyLover53 email address beforehand and within minutes of the show’s airing found his inbox packed to its 999-message limit.

Defending ChunkyLover53 This week, the internet has been ablaze with stories like this one on CNET. Okay, not ablaze. But a bunch of articles. Here’s the deal. A Simpsons episode I wrote, called “The Dad Who Knew Too Little,” had a joke in it where Homer gave his email address as: ChunkyLover53@aol.com. Ha ha. Homer …

In an episode of the Simpsons that aired in 2003, Homer gave his email address as ChunkyLover53@aol.com. The episode’s writer, Matt Selman, signed up for the ChunkyLover53 email address beforehand and within minutes of the show’s airing found his inbox packed to its 999-message limit. Read More »

For four years, Hugh Grant pretended to be his own talent agent under the name James Howe Ealy. He communicated with people via a fake email account and even disguised his voice with a Scottish accent on the phone. “I saved myself an absolute fortune,” he said.

Hugh Grant Talks Turning Down TV, Movies, and Marriage but Says He Only Regrets One Actor Hugh Grant made his Stern Show debut on Wednesday morning to talk to Howard about his new film “Florence Foster Jenkins.” The debonair Brit also opened up about his love life, his brush with politics, and why he turned …

For four years, Hugh Grant pretended to be his own talent agent under the name James Howe Ealy. He communicated with people via a fake email account and even disguised his voice with a Scottish accent on the phone. “I saved myself an absolute fortune,” he said. Read More »

Many of the “Real Facts” printed inside Snapple bottle caps are outdated, incomplete, inaccurate or just plain false.

We Fact-Checked Snapple’s ‘Real Facts’ Of course a duck’s quack echoes. But claims to the contrary are so often repeated that the BBC has aired audio proof of the echo, Mythbusters has investigated the acoustics of a quack’s reverberations, and others still have uploaded Internet videos of waterfowl in sound studios selected to amplify the …

Many of the “Real Facts” printed inside Snapple bottle caps are outdated, incomplete, inaccurate or just plain false. Read More »

The magician Houdini took off a year during WWI to promote the war effort and taught soldiers how to get out of handcuffs giving away some of his magic secrets.

Interesting Harry Houdini Facts, FAQ & Trivia from the Houdini Museum. Press to return to Scranton’s Houdini Museum. Houdini Museum This web site includes Harry Houdini’s biography, Harry Houdini’s tricks, Harry Houdini’s death, Harry Houdini quotes, the Harry Houdini movies, our Houdini Inc., Harry Houdini’s real last name, Harry Houdini Trivia facts, FAQ and Harry …

The magician Houdini took off a year during WWI to promote the war effort and taught soldiers how to get out of handcuffs giving away some of his magic secrets. Read More »

Country Time Lemonade once offered free legal assistance when children’s lemonade stands were being ticketed by local governments. The titled the service, Legalaid.

“Why would anyone stop kids who are trying to build strong work habits, have fun and become young entrepreneurs?” Country Time asked in a statement. So if your kid is fined for running a lemonade stand without a permit, now there’s help. The company asks parents to upload an image of the permit required or …

Country Time Lemonade once offered free legal assistance when children’s lemonade stands were being ticketed by local governments. The titled the service, Legalaid. Read More »

Two Canadian universities recalled condoms provided to students to promote safe sex after stapling a note about consent on them, thus putting staple holes in the condoms

Picture this, you’ve just moved in as a freshman, and the university has given out condoms so you can safely get it in during “frosh” week, which, by the way, is a terrible name for orientation week. Things are going well, and you even met a girl to bend over a barrel and show the …

Two Canadian universities recalled condoms provided to students to promote safe sex after stapling a note about consent on them, thus putting staple holes in the condoms Read More »