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During a Coma Mel Blanc Spoke in Bugs Bunny’s Voice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mel Blanc is best known as the man of a thousand voices. He is most famously known as the voice of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Daffy Duck. It was these voices that spoke when Mel Blanc was in a coma. On January 24, 1961, Mel Blanc was involved in a near fatal car accident …

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Donald Sutherland Animal House Salary Cost Him 20 Million Dollars

Reading Time: 2 minutes Actor Donald Sutherland lost an estimated $20 million dollars for his role in Animal House. Not because it was a bad movie, it actually became a popular cult classic. Not because he lost money investing in the movie. Certainly not because he he was swindled for his role by the producers. He was the highest …

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Napoleon’s Penis is in New Jersey

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, this is awkward. Where to go from here with a title like that. Maybe we should recap with a bit of history and work our way to why and how Napoleon’s Penis is in New Jersey. After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo he was exiled to the British island of St. Helena. …

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Paul Kern, the Man Who Didn’t Sleep for 40 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sleep deprivation. Parents of newborn babies know the trauma all too well, and some military forces and covert government agencies use the deprivation of sleep as a tool for torture. While most of us can go for a few days without sleeping, when we do many of our functional abilities become extremely disadvantaged. Some people …

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Play Doh Was Originally Made For Cleaning Wallpaper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every child enjoys modelling with play doh. In fact, not only children enjoy modelling with play doh, many adults also enjoy playing with the stuff, and even make a career out of it by way of clay made animation. But did you know that play doh was initially designed to clean wallpaper? When the inventors …

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The First American Slave Owner Was Black

Reading Time: 2 minutes Without a doubt one of the darkest chapters in American history would be that of slavery. Slaves, who were black people from Africa, were bought and sold like cattle, and forced to work their entire life for their owners. There was no limitation on age or gender or the hours they would work. But slavery …

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