weird stuff


Photo Bomb: 'Selfies' Lead to Plastic Surgery

9:00 am, March 20, 2014

When social media users turn to plastic surgery over unflattering selfies, narcissism can't begin to describe the issue.


Fiscal Stiff: New Data On Good, Bad Tippers

1:29 pm, January 10, 2013

Fresh data suggests alcohol is a prime motivator for a more generous tip. Can we drink to that?


10 of the Oddest Named Towns in the U.S.

2:37 pm, November 26, 2012


5% of Americans Would Get Divorced Just to Work From Home

2:07 pm, February 15, 2012

They must really hate their commute – or their spouse.


A Secondhand Website for the Brokenhearted

4:30 pm, December 29, 2011 is dedicated to helping people sell off the leftover items from their failed relationships and tell the story behind each product. It also happens ...


Homeowner Horror Stories: Snakes, Gators & More

4:42 pm, October 25, 2011

Sometimes you get a little more than you paid for, and need to pay more to get rid of it.


10 Bizarre Company Rumors

12:58 pm, October 24, 2011

Brands face a constant onslaught of conspiracy theories spread online and by word of mouth.


Do You Have Falling-Satellite Insurance?

3:56 pm, October 20, 2011

The German space agency says that one of its satellites could break up over the Americas this weekend, potentially hitting people or property. MainStreet spoke to ...


CDC Uses Zombie Comic Book to Teach About Disasters

2:27 pm, October 19, 2011

In its continuing quest to teach people about disaster preparedness, the CDC has put out a comic book about a zombie outbreak.


How Do I Find Out if Someone Died in My House?

3:59 pm, October 11, 2011

Haunted houses may be fun for Halloween, but not to live in for the long-term. Here is how to find out if somebody has ever died in your home.

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