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Hulk Hogan Passed On The Foreman Grill

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hulk Hogan passed on the George Foreman grill, and it has ultimately cost him millions, or should we say hundreds of millions? So how did he let such a massive windfall pass him by? Many would argue that no one should be surprised that a person famous for wrestling would make such a huge financial …

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Kraft Foods Rotated A Square Cereal Called Shreddies 45 Degrees And Re-Marketed It As Diamond Shreddies

Reading Time: 2 minutes If this wasn’t true it would belong in the jokes section of the any magazine. Kraft foods has a breakfast cereal that’s only available in Canada, United Kingdom and New Zealand called Shreddies. The cereal is made from shredded wheat and is square. It’s been in production in the UK since 1926, and has gone …

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The Average Annual Salary Of A Stripper Is Around $125,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes When one thinks of the average annual salary of a stripper they usually think of a woman who is living on the borderline of poverty, forced into a role that requires not much more skill than to be pleasing to the eye of the observer. It is often associated with single mothers who are struggling to provide for …

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Kodak Nuclear Reactor Secretly Kept in Rochester New York

Reading Time: 2 minutes KODAK had a secret nuclear reactor stored in a basement in Rochester, New York, and no one knew about it. When you think about KODAK it’s hard not to think about cameras. It was their business, and their calling card. Just mention the name KODAK and people the world over know that you are talking about …

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Blockbuster Rejected An Offer To Purchase Netflix For $50 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oh dear, it seems the more we look the more we find where business decisions have cost companies or individuals a lot of money. The most recent we are adding to our list is Blockbuster Video. Why are we adding them to our list and what made their decision so costly? When Netflix was only …

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Disney Had A Shortlived Self Destruct DVD

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fans of children’s show Inspector Gadget will recall that whenever he gets instructions it ends with a message that it will self destruct, usually within a few seconds. This technology has been in use by government and business organisations for decades, however they never exploded. But have you ever heard of a self destruct DVD? …

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Nolan Bushnell Rejected Steve Jobs Offer for 30% Share in Apple

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well that would suck. Could you imagine turning down $140 billion? Yeah, that’s billion with a “B”, and 140 of them. That was the fateful decision one man made one day in 1976, but how was he to know what the future held? Who was the man and what was it he turned down? It …

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Coca-Cola Had A Fellatio (Oral Sex) Poster

Reading Time: 2 minutes It may seem unbelievable at first, but Coca-Cola really did have an advertising poster that depicted fellatio (oral sex). Now don’t be thinking that Coke did this on purpose, or that it was a pure accidental fluke. The image was placed in the poster on purpose. In the mid 1980’s Coca-Cola in Australia was promoting …

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George Washington Owes $300,000 in Overdue Library Fine

Reading Time: 2 minutes   George Washington owes one library money, a lot of money from a fine. The George Washington library fine as it is known, was a result of some long overdue books. Who doesn’t know who George Washington was? Hardly anyone. He was the leader of the Rebel army during the American War of Independence and …

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