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Howard Stern mocked Selena’s murder and burial, poked fun at her mourners, criticized her music and said that Spanish people had the worse taste in music. Stern then played Selena’s songs with gunshots in the background on his show.

Selena This article is about the Tejano singer. For other uses, see Selena (disambiguation). Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (Spanish: [seˈlena kintaˈniʝa ˈpeɾes]; April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. Referred to as the “Queen of Tejano music”, her contributions to music and fashion made her one …

Howard Stern mocked Selena’s murder and burial, poked fun at her mourners, criticized her music and said that Spanish people had the worse taste in music. Stern then played Selena’s songs with gunshots in the background on his show. Read More »

Limping was a fad in Victorian England. Young women admired the genuine limp of Alexandra of Denmark, bride of the Prince of Wales. So, women went around fake limping, dubbed the “Alexandra Limp.” Shopkeepers at the time sold pairs of shoes with one high heel and one low.

Victorian Strangeness: The bizarre tale of the ladies who limped ALAMY With the honourable exception of Lady Gaga’s frock of meat, it was the most thunderingly daft episode in the entire history of fashion, says author Jeremy Clay. In the well-heeled streets of London, something peculiar was afoot. In Edinburgh too, things were askew. Before …

Limping was a fad in Victorian England. Young women admired the genuine limp of Alexandra of Denmark, bride of the Prince of Wales. So, women went around fake limping, dubbed the “Alexandra Limp.” Shopkeepers at the time sold pairs of shoes with one high heel and one low. Read More »

Audrey Hepburn was a ballet prodigy as a child and during WWII would put on silent dance performances to raise money for the Dutch resistance. As the occupation worsened, years of malnutrition weakened her too much to ever have a viable career as a ballerina, so she turned to acting instead

Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British[a] actress and humanitarian. Recognised as both a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and was inducted into the International …

Audrey Hepburn was a ballet prodigy as a child and during WWII would put on silent dance performances to raise money for the Dutch resistance. As the occupation worsened, years of malnutrition weakened her too much to ever have a viable career as a ballerina, so she turned to acting instead Read More »

Rubbing alcohol makes open wounds sting because it lowers the temperature threshold of heat-detecting VR1 receptors–so much so that your own body heat triggers a burning sensation

Ethanol elicits and potentiates nociceptor responses via the vanilloid receptor-1 Abstract The vanilloid receptor-1 (VR1) is a heat-gated ion channel that is responsible for the burning sensation elicited by capsaicin. A similar sensation is reported by patients with esophagitis when they consume alcoholic beverages or are administered alcohol by injection as a medical treatment. We …

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An Elmo cameo was written for the 2011 Muppets film but was stopped by Children’s TV Workshop lawyers. Ironically, the scene featured the Muppets attempting to recruit Elmo but getting stopped by his lawyers.

‘The Muppets’: Where’s Elmo? Moviegoers might be disappointed to learn that the character does not appear in Disney’s reboot. This story originally appeared in the Nov. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Fans of Elmo might be let down to learn that the character does not appear in Disney’s Nov. 23 reboot The Muppets. …

An Elmo cameo was written for the 2011 Muppets film but was stopped by Children’s TV Workshop lawyers. Ironically, the scene featured the Muppets attempting to recruit Elmo but getting stopped by his lawyers. Read More »

Purse makers didn’t want Snooki From “Jersey Shore” carrying their purses, so they sent her new purses, from their competitors, for free.

Report: Purse-makers don’t want Snooki to carry their bags “Jersey Shore’s” “Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has become synonymous with the poof, an unearthly orange glow and regretting who she made out with the previous night – and now various fashion houses reportedly want distance from the reality star – so they’re sending her free bags… from …

Purse makers didn’t want Snooki From “Jersey Shore” carrying their purses, so they sent her new purses, from their competitors, for free. Read More »

What is the Titus Cut?

In today’s world, women sport different hairstyles; some traditional, some interesting, and some radical. In the past, French women who had short hair did it for a reason.  What could that reason be? The Titus cut was a trendy female haircut during the French Revolution. It was inspired by the way executioners chopped the hair …

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There is a 1420 book that was found to have cat piss on one of its pages. The author of the manuscript even wrote on the page “Cursed be the pesty cat that urinated over this book during the night in Deventer… and beware well not to leave open books at night where cats can come.”

This medieval manuscript curses the cat who peed on it What happens when a cat sneaks over and pees all over the precious manuscript that you’ve spent months of your life inscribing? If you’re this 15th century monk, you leave a note cursing the cat and move on with your writing. The blog medievalfragments explains …

There is a 1420 book that was found to have cat piss on one of its pages. The author of the manuscript even wrote on the page “Cursed be the pesty cat that urinated over this book during the night in Deventer… and beware well not to leave open books at night where cats can come.” Read More »

In the 1980s Alyssa Milano befriended Ryan White(A Boy Ostracized For Having Aids) who was a fan of her works.She went on to appear on The Phil Donahue Show alongside Milano to kiss him on the cheek to show that she could not contract the disease.

Alyssa Milano Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, liberal activist, producer, and former singer. She is known for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who’s the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in Melrose Place, Phoebe Haliwell in Charmed, Billie Cunningham in My Name is Earl, Savannah “Savi” Davis in Mistresses, Renata Murphy …

In the 1980s Alyssa Milano befriended Ryan White(A Boy Ostracized For Having Aids) who was a fan of her works.She went on to appear on The Phil Donahue Show alongside Milano to kiss him on the cheek to show that she could not contract the disease. Read More »

Why Did Sacha Baron Cohen Carry A Bulletproof Clipboard?

Cohen’s portrayal of loud and silly characters has brought him to fame despite the backlashes and danger he faces for doing so. His bodyguard felt it too and recommended he should have a bulletproof clipboard on hand. Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his character Borat, carried a bulletproof clipboard when he shot one episode of …

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