Wealth Creation

4 Big Money Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers

As you begin the process of searching for your first home, it helps to understand the financing process. Here are four common money-related mistakes made by first-time homebuyers and some tips to help avoid these pitfalls. 1. Over-Committing Your Spending Power Mortgage lenders often qualify potential buyers for home loans based on their debt-to-income ratio. This ratio does not take […]

Entertainment

8 WTF Celebrity Appearances On Foreign Talk Shows

Late-night talk shows tend to be pretty boilerplate. First comes the opening monologue, then some light banter with the band leader, and eventually a celebrity comes on to tell amusing anecdotes they’ve clearly got memorized like it’s their cover story for infiltrating a gang. Someone’s album/movie/colonoscopy gets plugged and we can all go to bed. […]

Small Business Advice

9 Items That Will Give You An Edge On Your Next Job Hunt

This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there. Pop culture has conditioned us to believe that getting your dream job is simple. Rachel Green walks into a Bloomingdale’s and comes out as an assistant buyer. Richard Castle walks into a police […]

Pets

Do You Want To Set Your Hand On Fire? 6 Fun Science Tricks

Science is the exacting method by which man has wrested control of the elements from the cruel clutches of the universe. Experiment by experiment, we have slowly earned our mastery over the millennia. Until, at last, we have reached the present day. The modern day. The day when we were are — all of us […]

Entertainment

4 Events That Had Crazy Twists!

Pop culture history can be a little light on the “history” part. It’s understandable. A juicy story about some celebrity’s stupid diet or the latest obnoxious fad will always trump boring ol’ “accuracy and truth.” But if you revisit the “official” versions of a few of these cultural milestones, you might find a few very […]

Video

5 Movies That Came So Close To Being Watchable (But Failed)

Have you ever seen a movie that keeps promising an epic showdown between Good Badass and Evil Badass, only to let you down with a horseshit, no-climax finish? It sucks when that happens in a good movie, but it’s so much worse when it happens in a bad one. Because when a movie sucks, the […]

Entertainment

I’m Not Buying Into Landon And Thomas As A Couple

Im back from my Governors Ball hangover (review coming soon for anyone who cares) to write this godforsaken recap. And does anybody appreciate me? No. Well ok thats a lie. Some of you do. Keep inflating my ego with your comments. I promise, they dont go unnoticed. Thomas is having a birthday party in the […]