Posts by Carolyn Cox

Carolyn Cox

Carolyn Cox is a writer, performer and reformed Canadian. She likes movies, bad puns, subway dance crews, and ghosts, in no particular order.

  1. Weird

    Just In Time To Ruin Easter: Jelly Bean Milk and Springtime Eggnog

    Easter is a confusing holiday, guys. As if religion and a bunny who hides chicken eggs aren't complicated enough, apparently there's also a veritable cornucopia of truly weird seasonal dairy drinks to guzzle in celebration. Most alarming? Jellybean Milk and Easter Nog.

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  2. Weird

    Nessie Lives! Loch Ness “Monster” Pictures Taken By Apple Maps

    Exciting news for "Nessie" enthusiasts: the plesiosaur (be she myth or be she monster) apparently lives! "Credible" images of the elusive beast have been taken for the first time in a year and a half, but you might need to be a Mac fan to find her.

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  3. Science

    3 Million-Year-Old Hidden World Found Under Greenland Glacier

    80% of Greenland is covered in an icy tundra that formed almost three million years ago, but apparently there's a lot more green hidden by the inhospitable landscape than previously thought: scientists have found an "antique" world 10,000 feet beneath the ice's surface and remarkably preserved by the country's natural ice box.

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  4. Gaming

    Everyone Wins In Super Mario Remade With Nine Cats

    Lucky YouTuber 9 cats has, as the name suggests, nine cats. But does he keep that plethora of kitties to himself? No, he uses them for the good of humanity and graces the world with videos like this. Sadly, no fireballs here. Only adorable furballs. Nine of them.

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  5. Weird

    Canada Is Working Hard To Bring The World A Pizza Cake

    Boston Pizza is a Canada-based chain that makes third-rate pies but first-rate hybrids of pizza and politics. As part of "their Pizza Game Changer" promotion you can vote right now for a hypothetical weird food innovation you want to see at a parlor near you. If you have strong feelings about Pizza Cake (as you should) then make your voice heard!

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  6. Weird

    Dog Barking at a Video of Itself Barking at a Video of Itself Barking at a…

    Are you attached to your flimsy grasp on sanity? Then don't watch this video of Holiday the dog barking at a video of herself barking at a video of herself barking at... probably the realization that reality is a facade and we're all just part of someone else's dream.

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  7. Tech

    Someone Made a Black Market Search Engine That Looks Just Like Google

    Google is great and all, but Grams, a Google look-alike search engine that offers a listing of reliable sources for illicit materials, is the most comprehensive way to find all things illegal. Drugs, weapons, Vampire Blood (probably), it's all there. Or, you know, that's what my friend told me.

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  8. Entertainment

    True Friends Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Play The Newlywed Game [Video]

    "The Newlywed Game" is a fun cruel exercise where couples compete to see how well they really know their partner. Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen aren't a romantic couple, but they do have an enviable friendship -- although judging from this video, they definitely wouldn't win in a relationship trivia smackdown.

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  9. Weird

    So Maybe Jelly Belly Might Not Be The Best Candy To Bring To Your Next LGBT Rally

    You'd think a company famous for offering a rainbow of colors would be supportive of diversity, but sadly that may not be the case with Jelly Belly. Yesterday it was revealed that Chairman Herman Rowland Sr. made a hefty donation to an initiative to stop trans students from using bathrooms or joining sports teams based on their gender identity.

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  10. Entertainment

    Hellloooo! Mrs.Doubtfire Sequel In The Works

    Great news for '90s babies who were alternatingly charmed and horrified by Robin Williams' memorable role as a divorced Dad with an unconventional way of getting close to his kids. Talks of the long-awaited Mrs.Doubtfire II were never dead, just on hiatus...and a new movie may soon be bustling in to a theater near you.

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  11. Weird

    New Jersey Summons German Shepherd for Jury Duty

    Everyone has a right to a jury of pee-ers, at least in Cumberland County, where a German Shepherd named IV Griner recently received a jury summons.

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  12. Science

    Scientists Announce That Artificial Mass Produced Blood Could Soon Be A Reality

    Scientists in Britain and Transylvania (seriously) have been hard at work creating mass-produced blood that can power a clumsy human body, but doesn't need to come from one. British scientist Marc Turner told the media on Monday that industrial mass production of artificial human blood could be a reality in the very near future.

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  13. Entertainment

    I Love My Mom But I Hate The “World’s Toughest Job” Viral Video

    By now many of us have probably seen the viral video for "The World's Toughest Job." I was afraid my frustration with the ad stemmed from being a soulless millennial, but thankfully I'm not the leader of the #World'sToughestJob backlash--plenty of others are upset and offended by American Greetings' and cardstore's shameless ad.

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  14. Weird

    Buyer Beware: The “World’s Most Haunted Island” Is For Sale

    Who wouldn't want to have their own island in Venice? Romantic views, historic architecture, great gondola parking--living on Poveglia should be any eccentric millionaire's dream. Providing you know a good exorcist, that is.

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  15. Weird

    Whoever Wrote This Librarian Job Listing Really Knows Their Hogwarts Staff

    If you want to become a Library Director in Boulder, Colorado you apparently need more than a Master of Library Science: you also should be like Harry Potter. Sorry, Madam Pince, your tough love continues to be unappreciated.

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