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Most Brilliant Acceptance Speeches Ever

Awards season is upon us. This means we get to watch celebrities enjoy the dresses, the music, the incredibly funny hosts, and the wide assortment of acceptance speeches. Here are a few of our favorites over the years. Viola Davis …

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Coolest Custom Celebrity Cars

If there’s one thing all celebrities have in common, it’s their appreciation for high-quality vehicles. The most expensive street-legal car – an $8,000,000 Maybach Exelero – belongs to a celebrity (Jay Z), and so does the largest (Tim Allen’s) car collection in the country. …

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Seaworld: From Free Willy to Blackfish

Aquariums are incredible. They let you see a world above ground that most people would never be able to see otherwise.

SeaWorld is one of the largest aquariums organizations in the world. They have facilities in Orlando, Tampa, San Diego, San Antonio, Williamsburg and Philadelphia. SeaWorld reported having more than 22 million visitors in 2014.

So how has SeaWorld gone from being a “Must See” to a “You support SeaWorld?” company?

Free Willy

Free Willy Poster. Image Courtesy of imdb.com.
Free Willy Poster. Image Courtesy of imdb.com.

This original film was release in 1993. The incredible story of a young boy and his unbelievable connection with a killer whale led to the film grossing almost $78 million in theaters and another $36 million from rentals.

The boy is a foster child who, after breaking into the local aquarium, is required to spend time doing community service at the aquarium. Willy, the killer whale, learns from the boy and is eventually saved from being killed by escaping into the wild.

The film ended with a number that viewers could call to donate to the Save the Whales Foundation. This number was able to raise $20 million in donations.

SeaWorld saw a large increase in visitors, both adult and children, who wanted to see the large black and white whales in person.

Jason James Richter, who played the main character Jesse, has had quiet a bit of fun posting images and reminders of the film, which later had three more sequels.

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Who is Even Running for President?

The presidential election is still 10 months away but the competition is already getting fierce. Dozens of prospects announced they wont be running and many candidates have dropped out of the race. The choice is down to five Republicans and three Democrats. And, …

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Is This Really a No-Kill Shelter?

  There are very few, if any, shelters out there that 100% no-kill. A user called “topdog” posted to the online pet forum, pawfriendly.com in 2009, a brilliant explanation between no-kill and kill shelters. He (or She) stated: “…no-kill shelters …

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The Standoff in Oregon

  Why in the world is the standoff in Oregon approaching day 12? The original take over of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occurred on the evening of January 2nd. The militiamen had been apart of a peaceful protest earlier …

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Strangest Animals Ever Found

From the Minotaur to chupacabra and the Loch Ness Monster to the Kraken, humans have long been fascinated with the mythical creatures of the world. We image the beasts that live in places unknown, in jungles, the seas, the caves, …

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Parental Abduction Cases

For a parent, nothing is quite as frightening as child abduction. Those who have been there never fully recover – the pain and frustration remains with them for the rest of their lives. Americans believe their sons or daughters have been kidnapped more …

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Dumbest Comments made by Candidates

The 2016 presidential nominees may not be the smartest bunch but they’re definitely not boring either. With each new debate and public appearance, the candidates manage to raise the bar on ridiculous political statements. In just the first few months, …

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