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The Top 10 Actors Overdue for an Oscar

What do Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman, Paul Newman in The Color of Money, or even Kate Winslet in The Reader have in common? They all won Oscars for performances that very few people would call their absolute best. They could probably be called "career achievement" Oscars or merely “overdue” but it seems like the Academy has been making up for past sins in recent years by finally getting people like Martin Scorsese and Winslet their statues and it looks likely to happen again this year for one of the most underrated actors in history – Jeff Bridges. The word I keep hearing in regard to Bridges' likely win for Crazy Heart is "finally." This got us thinking – who's next? Who else is overdue for an Oscar and who might be the next actor or actress to merit a "finally"?

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16 Ways I Blew My Marriage

You know what blows big time? The other night I was sitting with my family, most of whom are very successfully married. We were going in a circle giving our best marriage advice to my little sister on the eve of her wedding. It’s somewhat of a family tradition. But that’s not what blows. What really blows is that I realized I don’t have any good marriage advice to give. After all, I’ve never had a successful marriage out of the two marriages I did have. And so, when it was my turn, I just made a joke about divorce and how you should always remember why you loved your spouse when you first met her so that when times get tough, you can find someone new that is just like she was. There were a couple courtesy giggles, but overall my humor wasn’t welcome in such a beautifully building ring of profundity.

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8 Awesome Chess Moments in Movies

There are plenty of good chess moments and mentions of chess in movies. However most are pretty small and barely cover the subject. But today I wanted to focus on movies that are pretty mainstream and moments that many of us might remember. I happen to love chess so seeing it in a movie is something I think all of us can enjoy. Anyway, here are the moments.

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10 Odd Ways Dogs Get Around

Not all dogs get around by riding in cars or walking. Check out these 10 oddball ways some dogs get from Point A to Point B — whether they like it or not. This is no ordinary puppy purse, and this is no ordinary dog. He works alongside Austrian special forces paratroopers, up in the air and down on the ground. Here they’re parachuting down to Norway.

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8 Disasters in the Name of Energy

Humans have made many great technological strides over the past centuries, mechanizing industry, mastering electricity and bending the environment to our will. With each advancement, however, mankind’s need for energy increases. In our quest for ever greater energy, disasters are bound to happen, especially when we forget that the massive amounts of energy in the materials that we mine, burn or harness for our ends can easily turn deadly. These eight examples demonstrate all too well what happens when that power is taken too lightly and handled too carelessly. The following examples demonstrate that recent events like the BP disaster in the Gulf are unfortunately all too common.

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Top 10 Anti-Gay Activists Caught Being Gay

In light of prominent anti-gay activist Roy Ashburn recently being caught walking out of a gay bar, and proving once again that conservative voters have little to no Gaydar, here's a list of 10 conservative anti-gay activists who turned out to be gay themselves.

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8 Most Shocking Bullying Stories

From the mother who gave a gun to her bullied kid to another who choked her daughter's bullier, meet some unbelievable cases of bullying.

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10 Celebrity Writers Actually Worth Reading

Celebrities love to multitask and push the envelope beyond their regular day jobs. Movie stars try out singing careers, models become actresses, and all kinds of celebrities seem to want to try their hand at writing books. And while most celebrity-written books just aren’t worth the time, these authors have successfully made the transition from acting, hosting, and directing to writing as well. Here are 10 celebrity writers actually worth your time away from studying.

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15 Shockingly Racist Vintage Ads

Racism,” says Business Insider, “has a long history in advertising.” What’s more, racist ads still appear today, with companies such as Intel, PopChips, Sony and Burger King all having been accused of promoting their products in racially insensitive ways. Although most of these unacceptable modern-day ads are retracted after inciting a hue and cry, the vintage ads featured here were quite unapologetic about the views they presented. And while they might hail from a different era, they’re still rather too close for comfort. Take a look.

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The 10 Unhealthiest Fast-Food Hamburgers

Nowadays it seems like every burger chain is obsessed with cramming as much food between two buns as humanly possible. Be it four burger patties, 10 strips of bacon, blue cheese, or even a fried chicken patty, it seems like we’ve lost sight of the sandwich that started it all: the humble hamburger. Believe it or not, there was a time when people were able to take a thin patty of beef, place it between two halves of a bun, apply a squirt of ketchup and possibly some diced onions, and call it lunch. No cheese, no mayo, not even lettuce and tomato.

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35 Things You Didn't Know About Stone Cold Steve Austin

It may not seem possible, but today “Stone Cold” Steve Austin turns an astounding 50 years old. “The Texas Rattlesnake” is, perhaps, one of the most important figures in the history of professional wrestling; while he wasn’t necessarily the most gifted technical competitor, his beer-swilling, middle finger-raising persona ushered in WWE’s “Attitude Era” and led to an explosion in wrestling's popularity. Stone Cold himself became a cultural icon, a figure synonymous with anyone who had strong anti-authority tendencies. He gave his boss a Stone Cold Stunner with alarming frequency, poured beer all over people, and just generally did whatever the hell he wanted.

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6 Weird Places Where People Actually Live

When we are kids, we often imagine ourselves living in some magnificent, albeit ridiculous places. Castles, moon bases, hobbit holes, submarines, and the list goes on and on. Of course as we grow up we realize that living in a hobbit hole or a moon base might not be as awesome as we once imagined. Oh, who am I kidding? Living in those places would absolutely rock each and every one of our faces off. We just don’t have the balls (or often, the money) to actually try to live in some absurd looking house, so we settle for normal apartments, condos or refrigerator boxes under bridges. Well, most of us don’t, anyway. Apparently for others, it’s a lot more difficult to let go of those dreams from childhood, and here’s proof.

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