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An Internal NBC Research Memo Almost Killed 'Seinfeld' After Its First Episode

While "Seinfeld" went on to become one of television's most popular shows of all time — the comedy has generated a reported $3.1 billion since entering syndication in 1995 — it wasn't seen as a success after its first episode.<p>According to TV Guide, an NBC research memo rated the show's pilot (then …

To The Person Who's Been Pooping On The Playground Slide...

Fox 2 News Headlines<p>A billboard in Michigan is asking citizens to help catch the disgusting someone who's been defecating on playground equipment in Ypsilanti for the last six months, Fox 2 reports.<p>Adams Outdoor Advertising installed the digital billboard along I-94 with rotating messages such as: …

Florida woman arrested in topless rampage at McDonald's | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - A bare-breasted woman wearing only bikini bottoms was observed by security cameras vandalizing a Florida McDonald’s.<p>In the video, which went viral on Tuesday, the woman is seen shoving cash registers onto the floor, overturning a drinks dispenser and throwing items at staff before …

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Perform "History of Rap" on The Tonight Show

Last night on <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,</i> the late-night host and Justin Timberlake brought down the house with a fifth installment of the …

Jimmy Fallon revives hashtag chat with Jonah Hill and Martin Scorsese - TODAY.com

"Hashtag epic" is about the only way to describe Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill's "hashtag" conversation — with a cameo by Martin Scorsese — on Wednesday's "Tonight Show."<p>The skit was a sequel to a "Late Night" Twitter spoof with Justin Timberlake and "#hashtag2" was trending on Twitter even before …

That Wolf in a Sochi Hotel Was Just a Jimmy Kimmel Prank

Fool us once, shame on you, Jimmy Kimmel. Fool us twice, the Internet is going to get very, very angry.<p>The late-night talk show host has been exposed …

Vanilla Ice Resurrects 'Ninja Turtles' Song for Mac and Cheese Ad

There are few things more timeless than a hearty bowl of macaroni and cheese, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the hip-hop-ish stylings of …

Comfort Food

Kate Mara Talks About Big House of Cards Shocker on Letterman

<b>SPOILER ALERT:</b> <i>This video and post discuss a major shocking moment that occurs in House of Cards season two, episode one — so unless you like</i> …

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah | Hulu

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional …

Rescuers use olive oil to extract naked man from washing machine

Victoria police free embarrassed husband who got firmly wedged inside the appliance when hiding to surprise his wife<p>Police had to use olive oil to free a naked man who became trapped in a top-loading washing machine.<p>The unctuous intervention was part of a 20-minute rescue operation mounted in …

It takes all kinds: The Globe’s 29th Annual Travel Infamy Awards

Here's to you, the boneheads, the scoundrels, the I'm-going-to-act-however-I-please-no-matter-how-it-affects-other-people travellers. We've compiled the year's weirdest tales in travel for Globe Travel's 29th Annual Hall of Infamy Awards.<p><b>The Making His Mark Award</b><p>… goes to a Chinese schoolboy who …

Hacked: Why Target became a target

NEW YORK — The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target’s stores will get worse before they get better.<p>That’s in part because U.S. credit and debit cards rely on an easy-to-copy magnetic strip on the back …

A simple four-step strategy to developing great content

As 2014 draws near, small to medium-sized businesses need to take content development more seriously. It's becoming increasingly critical to their lead generation efforts.<p>They must act like publishing firms, generating endless amounts of content for a variety of audiences who might be at different …

Ten (vetted) ways to make some extra cash online

Recently, someone gave me critical feedback about one of the ads on my blog. The feedback was very pertinent, saying that the ad looked “scammish” and gave a bad impression of my blog. The ad was about an easy way to make online, to the tune of $2,000 to $3,000 a week. Unfortunately, we all know …

The Illuminati: the secret society pulling the strings of every major organisation in the world

<b>Name:</b> The Illuminati.<p><b>Age:</b> 237.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A pyramid with an eye on it, a hand signal, a tattoo on a rapper's back, a giant lizard dressed as the Queen. Take your pick.<p><b>Really? Are we still pretending that the Illuminati is a thing?</b> Of course it's a thing. Haven't you seen the signs? Haven't you read …

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

This London bus tour offers royal wedding sightseeing with tea service<p>Trump on North Korea summit: 'There is a chance it will work out'<p>Jet attempting …

North Korea

Affluenza: the latest excuse for the wealthy to do whatever they want

There are many reasons to feel disgust over a judge in a juvenile court in Fort Worth, Texas, sentencing 16-year-old Ethan Couch to 10 years of probation for killing four pedestrians and paralyzing his friend while driving drunk this summer.<p>Leading up to the tragedy that killed Breanna Mitchell …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Has the Great Barrier Reef just been approved for destruction by the Australian government?

Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the "Best Job in the World"?<p>The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and "caretaker" of Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef. Ben Southall was the inaugural winner, a Brit by …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Picturing NFL Quarterbacks If They Were Bald

NFL star quarterbacks are some of the most recognizable athletes in the country, but would fans be able to spot them without a full head of hair?<p>Here's a look at what some of the quarterbacks would look like if they experienced a sudden bout of hair loss, via Mandatory.com.<p><b>Update: Sept. 3 at 4:30</b> …

Football (U.S.)

The pre-history of the US dollar

<b>Later this month, the Federal Reserve marks its centenary. One of its most important tasks is managing the dollar, the official US currency for more than 200 years. But what did settlers in the New World use instead of money before either the Fed or the dollar came into existence?</b><p>In 1620, the …

Top 5 spots where Hawaiians unwind in Honolulu

<i>ClickTap any marker to see more information.</i><p>1. Portlock Point<p>David Chatsuthiphan<p>“One of my favourite places to take out-of-towners is Portlock, out by Hawaii Kai. It’s a surf spot where the waves break along the cliff. You can sit on the cliff and literally reach out and give the surfer a high-five …