Snooping Around Nicolas Cage’s San Francisco House

Could I learn more about my favorite actor by poking around his old Victorian mansion? OK Whatever I know a lot about Nicolas Cage. I know, for example, that he has a fondness for flamboyant jackets. He’s worn zebra-striped blazers on dinner dates and gold leather...

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The Drug That Makes You Spend All Your Money

Abilify treats depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, but it can also lead to compulsive gambling, shopping, eating, and sex.  OK Whatever Last week, Fareed Khalil* bought a figurine for $150. The week before that,...

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Visiting Dead Relatives on Google Street View

Google Maps is meant to look up addresses, but it can also provide a window into the lives of the recently deceased. OK Whatever Three years after her grandparents’ deaths, 19-year-old Luisa Hoenle looked up their old house on Google Maps. Feeling nostalgic if not a...

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Will the Original Bob Ross Painting Please Stand Up?

In the market for a genuine piece of artwork by the iconic artist? Good luck. (You’ll need it.) OK Whatever Bob Ross was a mythical unicorn. From his perfectly coiffed and permed hair to his gentle demeanor and ASMR voice, there was nobody else like him on TV for...

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The Cartoonification of Florida Man

A daily comic series inspired by the antics of Florida’s zaniest denizens — and the bizarre headlines they help create.  OK Whatever Everyday is “Florida Man Day” in Florida.  Translation: People regularly do crazy and headline-grabbing things in that...

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The Man Who Cured Himself of BIID

Part II People with body integrity identity disorder struggle with a desire to amputate their limbs or become disabled. This is the story of someone who followed through with that task — and what happened after.  OK Whatever Sure, he might have half-a-leg less than...

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“They Put My Face On Sex Toy Batteries”

How modeling photos a Canadian woman took as a teen have continuously popped up in unexpected places over the last 15 years. OK Whatever “Shhh. Don’t tell anyone. This is our little secret.” That’s what the image of Lauren Gulyas seems to be saying, her pointer finger...

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Guerrilla Public Service Can Make the World a Better Place

Regular people are taking it upon themselves to make fixes and repairs around their cities, from cutting back overgrowth to filling in potholes. OK Whatever The next time you walk through your neighborhood, observe your surroundings. At a glance, everything might...

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Why Would You Fake Having Cancer?

A lymphoma survivor investigates disease scamming — a growing trend of faking health tragedies to rake in donations. OK Whatever Most people didn’t know that I had cancer. They didn’t know why I stopped going to school or why I was suddenly absent from basketball...

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How I Keep My ADHD in Check With a Simple Water Fountain

Livestrong Tell me if this sounds familiar: You have something due, and you put it off for days, maybe even weeks. It isn’t until the Saturday before you have to turn it in that you actually sit down to start working on it. Of course, even that part’s easier said than...

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