Author: Daniel Bukszpan

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Can You Guess Which Movie These Iconic Car Were In?

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Movies are often distinguished by certain attributes. Busby Berkeley movies had complex musical numbers, Esther Williams movies had synchronized swimming, and George Lucas movies had horribly …

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Can You Name The Original Artist Of These Famous Songs?

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When an artist performs a song written by someone else, it’s usually just because they like the song in question. Either that or the producer thought …

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13 Bonkers Facts About Boomers That’ll Make You See Them in a Better Light

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For quite a few years now, you’ve been getting the short end of the stick, with your Gen X children referring to you as yesterday’s news …

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19 Movies That GenXers Absolutely Love

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Generation X is famous for three things – apathy, grunge music, and social media memes about how their parents were negligent. However, if you dig a …

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Name These Singers Based on Their Notorious Scandals

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There was a time in the ancient past when celebrities did whatever they could to avoid scandal.  If some lurid rumor escaped from behind the veil …

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Can You Recognize These Songs By Their Commonly Misheard Lyrics?

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We’ve all done it. We’ve listened to a song over and over again for years, thinking we know the lyrics like the backs of our hands. …

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How Many of These ’70s Songs Can You Name From Just the First Line?

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It’s 2024, which means we’ve been listening to music from the ’70s for roughly 50 years. With that kind of history, it’s unsurprising that many of …

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Cars of the 50s That Were Downright Ugly

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Cars in the 1950s were visually striking, and not always for good reasons. While the decade produced such enduring automotive beauties as the classic Corvette, it …

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Things That Were Perfectly Normal in the ’60s But Would Never Be Allowed Today

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If you lived through the 1960s, you know firsthand that this was a decade with a vibe all its own. And while we may still enjoy …

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12 Other Things To Do On Super Bowl Sunday If You Who Hate Football

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On Sunday, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will host its first-ever Super Bowl. If you’re one of those folks who don’t care much about the Super Bowl, …

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13 Classic Albums That Are Turning 60 This Year

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Albums are a lot like children – they turn into 60-year-olds before you know what hit you. And indeed, there are a lot of classic albums …

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Only People Who Lived Through the ’90s Will Understand These Things

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It’s 2024, and the 1994 death of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain is roughly as old as the John F. Kennedy assassination was when “In Utero” came out. …

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13 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names

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The English language is full of words for things you see all the time but have never managed to put a name to. That sleeve that …

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40 Movies Turning 40 This Year

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The year 1984 was unusually good for movies. Many of the films released that year were not just entertaining but highly influential, and some that didn’t …

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Favorite Candies From the ’70s That You Just Can’t Find Anymore

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Earlier this year it was announced that Fruit Stripe gum, a staple of 1970s kids’ recreational chewing habits, was being discontinued by candy maker Ferrara, who …

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Ruth Buzzi & 10 Other Vintage Stars With Social Media Accounts Worth a Follow

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When social media was invented, it was considered a young person’s pursuit, but it didn’t take long for people in their golden years to get into …

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A look back at the top songs from ’74, ’84 & ’94 & why today’s music can’t hold a candle

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There’s nothing more boring than listening to people over 40 drone on and on about how music used to be better in the past. Having said …

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Experts weigh in on AI’s potential impact on the 2024 elections

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It’s a presidential election year, and many experts are sounding the alarm to say generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools may upend the process. People specializing in …

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Boomer restaurant chain favorites that are slowly fading away

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Earlier this year, TGI Fridays restaurant chain announced in a press release that it had sold eight of its Northeast locations to former CEO Ray Blanchette. …

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First Black American dictionary to publish next year

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In July 2022, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University, took to X, the social …

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11 totally bodacious albums from 1984 that are turning 40 this year

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1984 was an excellent year for popular music, as a lot of what got released was in some way revolutionary and forward-looking. Artists of that year …

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14 albums we can hardly believe are turning 30 this year

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Time flies when you’re having fun, and while a lot of the music made in 1994 is the furthest thing on earth from fun, that year …

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The surprising history of common New Year traditions

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 Every New Year’s Eve, we embark upon mysterious customs whose origin no one seems to know. Why do we drop a ball in New York City’s …

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10 movies that will ring in the New Year right

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A lot of people like to argue about whether or not “Die Hard” is a Christmas movie. Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t, but we know …

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A curmudgeon’s guide to New Year resolutions

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Ah, New Year’s. It is when we embrace wretched excess while simultaneously discussing all the positive changes we will make, starting right away on January 1. …

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How the ancients once celebrated the new year

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For many of us, ringing in the New Year on Dec. 31 involves much celebration and bacchanalia. For others, it happens in April and consists of …

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The perfect playlist for a very metal Christmas

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While heavy metal music has been associated with devil worship, drug abuse, and other societal ills, the fact is that heavy metal people are like everyone …

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$10K for gummy bears? This super-niche resale category is also highly lucrative

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When we’re sitting around on our couches eating potato chips, and one of them happens to be shaped like the raising of the American flag at …

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Your old Walkman & 12 other tech products that are surprisingly valuable today

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Most of the time, when some piece of technology becomes obsolete, that’s it. No one wants yesterday’s news, and many gadgets that were once examples of …

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Old-fashioned Christmas decorations that are worth a lot of money

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Those of us who celebrate Christmas frequently have decorations in the attic or a closet, and they are only seen briefly when December 25 rolls around. …