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Founder of Mother's Day Wishes You Would Stop With All the Flowers and…

Anna Jarvis founded Mother's Day in 1914 as an effort to honor her mother, who'd founded a Mother's Friendship Day during the Civil War as a way to foster peace. Jarvis had included white carnations in the first unofficial celebration of Mother's Day she'd organized in 1908, and florists, seeing an opportunity for… » 5/13/12 11:15pm 5/13/12 11:15pm

The Proper Way to Celebrate Leap Day Is With Your Cat

Further proof that America is the most wonderful country on Earth: Cats now have their own holiday. Well, they do if you believe Friskies, anyway. We may call today Leap Day, but they're saying it is actually "Plus Day," which is "a day of extras for your cat." Wait, isn't every day a day of extras—extra treats, extra… » 2/29/12 10:30pm 2/29/12 10:30pm

How Badly Is Your Head Throbbing Right Now?


WELCOME TO 2012! Oops, sorry, we'll keep things quiet since your brain is probably in a delicate condition right now. Let's talk in a whisper. But seriously, how was your New Year's Eve? Where would you rank it on a scale of one (You died alone of consumption at 11:59 p.m. Your cat started gnawing on your cold, dead… » 1/01/12 12:55pm 1/01/12 12:55pm

Drunk Woman Slips And Ends Up Under A Train

Usually you hear about how dangerous drunk driving is, but it turns out riding the train drunk can also be hazardous to your health. Check out this crazy video of a heavily intoxicated woman in England who steps off a train, falls, and then somehow manages to roll underneath the train. The footage was released by… » 12/22/11 6:45pm 12/22/11 6:45pm

Navy Sailors' "All I Want For Christmas" Lip Dub Will Probably Make You…

When the crew of the Royal Navy's HMS Ocean deployed earlier this year, they expected to be out to sea for seven weeks. But their boat was diverted to Libya and at this point, the ship has been away for for seven months. During this time, graduations and birthdays were missed, fifteen men became fathers and five had… » 12/06/11 12:00pm 12/06/11 12:00pm

Ed Helms And Michael Bublé Sing A Very Shocking Christmas Carol

Here's an early holiday treat, ladies: Michael Bublé and Ed Helms, rocking holiday sweaters, singing a little holiday song — until the someone's sweater catches fire, forcing him to continue shirtless. What a shame. By the end of the clip, when I realized what I had just watched was a commercial for A Michael Bublé… » 12/01/11 7:45pm 12/01/11 7:45pm