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older | 1 | .... | 64 | 65 | (Page 66) | 67 | 68 | .... | 572 | newer PRA/Wikimedia 1 of 10 The march of human progress shines a light into our darkest corners, but there are still some questions that may never be answered. In this feature, we'll dig up ten bizarre mysteries from the depths of history that we still don't have any real explanation for. From dead bodies to lost treasure, these are historical head-scratchers that may never be solved. The Phaistos Disc Lost languages are a fascinating subject for historians - who knows what kind of information could be locked behind those ciphers? One of the most famous untranslated artifacts of all time is the Phaistos Disc, uncovered in 1908 by an Italian architect in the Minoan palace of Phaistos. The 6-inch fired clay disc is covered front and back with a sequence of symbols in a spiral that don't correlate to any known language. Because there are no other discovered artifacts with the same symbols on them, it's virtually impossible to derive the meaning of the symbols on the disc. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Public Domain 2 of 10 The Oak Island Pit It's no secret that there are millions of dollars in unclaimed treasure out there somewhere - hell, the oceans are full of sunken ships carrying a king's bounty. But one of the most enduring treasure mysteries of all time is on a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia. Oak Island is the home of what is colloquially called the "Money Pit," an impossibly deep hole discovered in 1795. Over two centuries of excavation have revealed man-made markings and construction as deep as 90 feet, plus a "cipher stone" that alleges the presence of great wealth down there. Considering that we're no closer to finding out who dug the pit and why after 200 years of searching, it's unlikely that we ever will. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Public Domain 3 of 10 The Voynich Mcript We like to think that modern science has a pretty good grasp on the past, but there are still some things that have us totally befuddled. Case in point: the Voynich Mcript. Purchased by rare book dealer Wilfrid Voynich in 1912, it looks normal at first glance - a 15th century treatise on herbalism with colored ink drawings of plants. But look closer and the weirdness starts to emerge. Many of the plants pictured aren't like anything on Earth, and the text is in no known language. Although there are some similarities with Greek and Latin, the Voynich Mcript has resisted all known attempts of translation. Many theories exist as to the provenance of the document, but we may never know for sure. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Public Domain 4 of 10 The Confederate Treasury One of the most enduring and bizarre mysteries of the American Civil War is the final fate of millions of dollars worth of silver from the Confederate treasury. As the Union began its final path to victory, Confederate treasurer George Trenholm liquidated the South's assets, with some saying that he passed them off to a group called the Knights of the Golden Circle to hide until the South could rise again. When President Jefferson Davis abandoned Richmond in April 1865, his men carried nearly a million dollars in gold, silver and jewels, but when he was captured just six weeks later Davis had only a few Confederate banknotes. One of the biggest lost investments was 39 kegs of Mexican silver coins weighing more than 9,000 pounds, which disappeared without a trace as the Confederate army retreated. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Public Domain 5 of 10 The Taman Shud Case Dead bodies are discovered every day, but few capture the imagination quite as much as the unidentified corpse known as Somerton Man. On December 1st, 1948, a Caucasian man in his mid-40s was found dead on Somerton Beach in Australia. Coroners could discern no cause of death. The next year, a suitcase presumably belonging to the dead man was found in a train station locker, complicating matters further. But the big twist came when a tiny piece of paper was found in a secret pocket sewn within the man's pants. On the paper was printed "Tamam Shud," which translates in Persian to "finished." The paper was ripped from a first edition copy of "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" that was later found in a man's car. In that book were written four lines of a mysterious cipher that has yet to be cracked. There are so many bizarre layers to this story that over 60 years later we're no closer to an answer. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Thinkstock 6 of 10 Taos Hum Do you ever get a song stuck in your head? It can be pretty annoying. Now imagine if it wasn't a song, but a relentless humming noise. That's what as many as 10 percent of the residents of Taos, New Mexico hear all day long. Described by sufferers as a persistent low-frequency vibration, it has also turned up in England, Canada and New Zealand. The aggravation caused by the noise has driven several people to suicide. Scientists still have no idea what causes it, with several theories including tinnitus and otoacoustic emissions being discarded. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Webrubanist.com 7 of 10 MV Joyita Disappearance The ocean is home to many mysteries and wonders, but an equal number of dangers. The crew of the MV Joyita, a charter boat sailing from Samoa to the Tokelau Islands in 1955, learned that to their everlasting horror. The voyage was supposed to take a little under two days, but the Joyita wasn't found until five weeks later, floating in the Pacific. The ship's clocks were stopped at 10:25 PM but it was still floating. One of the boat's engines was covered with mattresses, and there was no sign of the crew or passengers. They'd all vanished without a trace. No bodies were ever recovered, and dozens of theories have been advanced as to why the captain and crew would abandon a damaged but perfectly seaworthy boat and disappear. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend WAvegetarian/Wikimedia 8 of 10 The Stone Spheres of Costa Rica Ancient people did all kinds of weird things, but the Diquis people of Costa Rica have us all flummoxed. Their most enduring legacy is about three hundred spherical sculptures, ranging in size from a few centimeters in diameter to over six and a half feet, with a top weight of almost fifteen tons. Carved from gabbro, a coarse-grained basalt, as well as sandstone and limestone, the massive spheres serve no practical purpose and are far too heavy to be moved without machinery. When United Fruit Company workers discovered them in the jungle in the 1930s, they thought they might be filled with gold and drilled a few of them open before giving up. The native mythology calls them the cannonballs of Tara, the god of thunder, but that doesn't help much. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Ironie/Wikimedia 9 of 10 The Baghdad Battery The discovery of electricity is commonly credited to Benjamin Franklin and his kite, but experiments with the force go back hundreds of years before that, with scientists all over Europe finding ways to pull charge out of a variety of materials. The Baghdad Battery, though, hint at scientific advances in that department from before the birth of Christ. These clay pots contain galvanized iron nails wrapped with copper sheeting, and archaeologists theorize that an acidic liquid was used to generate an electric current inside the jar. What that current was used for is a complete mystery, as no historical records exist from that time. Some people theorize that they might have been used for electroplating objects, but no physical evidence of that exists either. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Public Domain 10 of 10 Next: 10 Strangest Unsolved American Mysteries The Dyatlov Pass Incident This is a more recent mystery, but the reason it's remained unsolved is that there are no witnesses but the dead, and they're not talking. In February 1959, nine hikers disappeared in the Dyatlov Pass through the Ural Mountains. The group never reached their destination, and three weeks after their disappearance their bodies were found. Investigators did their best to reassemble the incident but were totally puzzled - the tent had been cut open from inside, the nine hikers had left all of their belongings and shoes inside without any sign of a struggle, and no other footprints were found. All nine of them were dead within 75 yards of the tent, four of them with intense impact injuries comparable to those you would get in a car crash. One of the women was even missing her tongue. Oh, and their clothes had high levels of radioactive contamination. What happened up there we will probably never know, and maybe we don't want to. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend The march of human progress shines a light into our darkest corners, but there are still some questions that may never be answered. In this feature, we'll dig up ten bizarre mysteries from the depths of history that we still don't have any real explanation for. From dead bodies to lost treasure, these are historical head-scratchers that may never be solved. The Phaistos Disc Lost languages are a fascinating subject for historians - who knows what kind of information could be locked behind those ciphers? One of the most famous untranslated artifacts of all time is the Phaistos Disc, uncovered in 1908 by an Italian architect in the Minoan palace of Phaistos. The 6-inch fired clay disc is covered front and back with a sequence of symbols in a spiral that don't correlate to any known language. Because there are no other discovered artifacts with the same symbols on them, it's virtually impossible to derive the meaning of the symbols on the disc. The Oak Island Pit It's no secret that there are millions of dollars in unclaimed treasure out there somewhere - hell, the oceans are full of sunken ships carrying a king's bounty. But one of the most enduring treasure mysteries of all time is on a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia. Oak Island is the home of what is colloquially called the "Money Pit," an impossibly deep hole discovered in 1795. Over two centuries of excavation have revealed man-made markings and construction as deep as 90 feet, plus a "cipher stone" that alleges the presence of great wealth down there. Considering that we're no closer to finding out who dug the pit and why after 200 years of searching, it's unlikely that we ever will. The Voynich Mcript We like to think that modern science has a pretty good grasp on the past, but there are still some things that have us totally befuddled. Case in point: the Voynich Mcript. Purchased by rare book dealer Wilfrid Voynich in 1912, it looks normal at first glance - a 15th century treatise on herbalism with colored ink drawings of plants. But look closer and the weirdness starts to emerge. Many of the plants pictured aren't like anything on Earth, and the text is in no known language. Although there are some similarities with Greek and Latin, the Voynich Mcript has resisted all known attempts of translation. Many theories exist as to the provenance of the document, but we may never know for sure. The Confederate Treasury One of the most enduring and bizarre mysteries of the American Civil War is the final fate of millions of dollars worth of silver from the Confederate treasury. As the Union began its final path to victory, Confederate treasurer George Trenholm liquidated the South's assets, with some saying that he passed them off to a group called the Knights of the Golden Circle to hide until the South could rise again. When President Jefferson Davis abandoned Richmond in April 1865, his men carried nearly a million dollars in gold, silver and jewels, but when he was captured just six weeks later Davis had only a few Confederate banknotes. One of the biggest lost investments was 39 kegs of Mexican silver coins weighing more than 9,000 pounds, which disappeared without a trace as the Confederate army retreated. The Taman Shud Case Dead bodies are discovered every day, but few capture the imagination quite as much as the unidentified corpse known as Somerton Man. On December 1st, 1948, a Caucasian man in his mid-40s was found dead on Somerton Beach in Australia. Coroners could discern no cause of death. The next year, a suitcase presumably belonging to the dead man was found in a train station locker, complicating matters further. But the big twist came when a tiny piece of paper was found in a secret pocket sewn within the man's pants. On the paper was printed "Tamam Shud," which translates in Persian to "finished." The paper was ripped from a first edition copy of "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" that was later found in a man's car. In that book were written four lines of a mysterious cipher that has yet to be cracked. There are so many bizarre layers to this story that over 60 years later we're no closer to an answer. Taos Hum Do you ever get a song stuck in your head? It can be pretty annoying. Now imagine if it wasn't a song, but a relentless humming noise. That's what as many as 10 percent of the residents of Taos, New Mexico hear all day long. Described by sufferers as a persistent low-frequency vibration, it has also turned up in England, Canada and New Zealand. The aggravation caused by the noise has driven several people to suicide. Scientists still have no idea what causes it, with several theories including tinnitus and otoacoustic emissions being discarded. MV Joyita Disappearance The ocean is home to many mysteries and wonders, but an equal number of dangers. The crew of the MV Joyita, a charter boat sailing from Samoa to the Tokelau Islands in 1955, learned that to their everlasting horror. The voyage was supposed to take a little under two days, but the Joyita wasn't found until five weeks later, floating in the Pacific. The ship's clocks were stopped at 10:25 PM but it was still floating. One of the boat's engines was covered with mattresses, and there was no sign of the crew or passengers. They'd all vanished without a trace. No bodies were ever recovered, and dozens of theories have been advanced as to why the captain and crew would abandon a damaged but perfectly seaworthy boat and disappear. The Stone Spheres of Costa Rica Ancient people did all kinds of weird things, but the Diquis people of Costa Rica have us all flummoxed. Their most enduring legacy is about three hundred spherical sculptures, ranging in size from a few centimeters in diameter to over six and a half feet, with a top weight of almost fifteen tons. Carved from gabbro, a coarse-grained basalt, as well as sandstone and limestone, the massive spheres serve no practical purpose and are far too heavy to be moved without machinery. When United Fruit Company workers discovered them in the jungle in the 1930s, they thought they might be filled with gold and drilled a few of them open before giving up. The native mythology calls them the cannonballs of Tara, the god of thunder, but that doesn't help much. The Baghdad Battery The discovery of electricity is commonly credited to Benjamin Franklin and his kite, but experiments with the force go back hundreds of years before that, with scientists all over Europe finding ways to pull charge out of a variety of materials. The Baghdad Battery, though, hint at scientific advances in that department from before the birth of Christ. These clay pots contain galvanized iron nails wrapped with copper sheeting, and archaeologists theorize that an acidic liquid was used to generate an electric current inside the jar. What that current was used for is a complete mystery, as no historical records exist from that time. Some people theorize that they might have been used for electroplating objects, but no physical evidence of that exists either. The Dyatlov Pass Incident This is a more recent mystery, but the reason it's remained unsolved is that there are no witnesses but the dead, and they're not talking. In February 1959, nine hikers disappeared in the Dyatlov Pass through the Ural Mountains. The group never reached their destination, and three weeks after their disappearance their bodies were found. Investigators did their best to reassemble the incident but were totally puzzled - the tent had been cut open from inside, the nine hikers had left all of their belongings and shoes inside without any sign of a struggle, and no other footprints were found. All nine of them were dead within 75 yards of the tent, four of them with intense impact injuries comparable to those you would get in a car crash. One of the women was even missing her tongue. Oh, and their clothes had high levels of radioactive contamination. What happened up there we will probably never know, and maybe we don't want to. Permalink | Email this | Comments Twenty years ago, the mobile phone idea was a bit of a phenomenon, this idea of making calls away from your home. Nowadays, though, phone calls are just a small piece of the pie, as technology has given birth to things like mobile matchmaking, a real time-waster and horny hobby of idle hands. What you get out of apps like Tinder and Bang With Friends (as a man searching for a woman, just as an example) are a couple photos, an age and overly used Marilyn Monroe quotes. None of which is much to base a solid judgment of a person, but instead an estimated guess as to who they are. Should she reply in kind, you're in and the madness can begin. Sexually explicit technology is of particular interest because of the fantasy involved, but the benefits rarely outweigh the potentially awkward, creepy and disturbing outcomes. And if you're new to the fast-paced superficial game of mobile ocular molestation, you're bound to make a lot of first-timer mistakes. Here are examples of failed attempts at love you might see along the way in this humorous take on sex searches and lonely hearts in the mobile universe. It's clear from what follows that some of these guys just had bad mothers. Hopefully in the end you'll realize that meeting normal girls in normal situations is the better play, but we doubt it.Too Much Too Fast With mobile technology we accumulate this jadedness with all of the instantaneous gratification. Before modern technology, guys would take girls out for a few chivalrous dates before rounding the bases, but with technology like this, it's becoming the norm to make the march down south before ever hearing her soft voice. In not knowing what to say to a girl you've never met, most Rico Suaves will likely try to stick out of the herd and make their opinion very clear to improve their odds, failing to pump the brakes a few times before stepping on the gas. But gas is always bad when it comes to women.Her Friends Are Already Your Friends The most awkward part of this social network matching game is when you approve of a girl and then it turns out she is already friends with a number of your Facebook friends. That's like sitting down to dinner with your future in-laws before getting laid. Surely that fatal risk won't outweigh the horniness that got you here in the first place, ultimately leading to a forced awkward conversation with a girl you don't know, and one who only knows two things about you: who your ex-girlfriend is and that you're outwardly interested in infiltrating her naked body after just meeting. This can't go wrong.Seduction at Its Finest, or Just Catfish There are no doubt going to be entertaining things to see when you scroll through photographs of girls trying to exert their talents in a couple quick pics. Be prepared for the extra slutty, extra efforts of girls who most likely snort macaroni and cheese powder for lunch everyday. If she's buying the seriously lame come-on lines you googled, and it seems too good to be true, then it is. You've caught yourself a serious catfish, buddy, and it's best to toss that one back before she convinces you to quit your job to fly to South America to meet, where you will unknowingly become a drug mule hauling blow in an "empty" suitcase. Seriously, that's already happened at least once.A Full Blown Relationship Before Meeting Some people are in it for the long haul, even in the worst environment possible for a healthy relationship. Expect the occasional simple, easy question to wind up molesting the conversation into a textual nightmare. If she's sharing that much before you've met her, just think about all the great, heavily detailed stories you'll get to hear in person. Anyone brave enough to pursue this situation to the next level must really be in need of some loving, so much so that robbing a bank in order to get some prison ass isn't ruled out as a possibility.Nobody Gets Carded at the Door Entering into these situations is like going to a college nightclub; you might meet someone who is the age they say they are, but it's doubtful. In any event, mobile apps welcome people of all types and more dangerously, all ages. If you're smart, you'll keep it legal and when you start communicating with someone obviously too young, you'll move along. Just because it's on your phone doesn't make it real. You think just because Ghostbusters catch ghosts in a movie that ghosts are suddenly real? Well, those actually are, but that's not the point. The point is to watch your ass.Too Much Ice Breaking If you were standing on a frozen pond, you wouldn't instinctively start driving a sledgehammer around your feet. At a certain point, you'd fall in and quickly be drowning, and so it goes with breaking the ice in conversation with these sex apps. Anybody who starts off with questions about love before a casual salutation is going to have a hard time backing up to the simple questions. With lady strangers, the strategy should be no sudden movements, because if you start waving your sledgehammer around like a goddamn construction worker, you'll scare off any chance for some good old-fashioned normal casual sex.Trying Real Hard, and Reeking of Desperation Guys will say anything at any hour to get anywhere with a girl; it's our basic nature. However, some words should not be combined together in the same sentence, such as "Kathy Griffith's standup" and "enjoy." Once you've gotten your foot in the door, it's time to be cool and show her some personality. Don't let your anxiousness well up like a kid who just got a glimpse of a pony hiding in the garage on Christmas morning. This will lead to drunken 2:30 a.m. texting with some girl you don't know. You may think she's as into the late-night hookup as you are, but you're wrong; women have vibrating toys for that kind of thing.Convoluted Group Photos In a game of superficial, judgmental actions without anyone to play devil's advocate, it feels more like a numbers game when it comes to group photos, so you'll obviously make a hasty decision. If there are five girls and three of them are cute, the percentage weighs in favor of "eh, go for it" when you can't figure out which one she is. It's a smart play on her part if she's on the B team, but then again you'll take anything, so what does it really matter?It Takes All Kinds Even druglords in search of a new partner in crime need love. That's it. Just something to think about.Related: Here's 10 Things About "Breaking Bad" You Might Not KnowPedophilia Pass to Prison For a quick shortcut to the big house, you can always believe whatever number people put next to age, as if you've never once lied about yours. Let's put it this way: If she shows up licking a giant lollipop with bows in her hair and Velcro shoes, she's probably not as old as she says she is and you are about to run into Chris Hanse. That, or she has some real problems, and you've still made a huge mistake. Permalink | Email this | Comments Duane Burleson/Getty Images Sport 1 of 10 We have reached college basketball's Final Four, and whichever team wins two more games will be crowned the NCAA tournament champs. It will be an incredible accomplishment for the players and coaches, but if history has taught us one thing in college hoops, it's that not even wins last forever. Here is a look back at the top college basketball teams that have been forced to give back victories. Michigan (112 vacated wins) The clear-cut No. 1 seed in the world of shady college basketball dealings is U of M, where the banners celebrating the Fab Five years (and a few others) are sitting in storage thanks to a rogue booster. But only one-fifth of those former fab freshmen is to blame. Beginning in high school, Chris Webber took $280,000 in cash and gifts from Ed Martin, the same guy who paid off future Wolverines like Robert Traylor and Maurice Taylor for a total of 616K-money, it turns out, that the multi-tasker was also laundering for an illegal gambling operation. Webber eventually pled guilty to a reduced charge of criminal contempt to avoid jail time, but the Wolverines still had to vacate a whole bunch of wins. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Jay Laprete/Bloomberg via Getty Images 2 of 10 Ohio State (82 vacated wins) You know things are bad when your legendary coach (Jim O'Brien) is giving a $6,000 loan to the mother of a recruit and that isn't the worst of your problems (apparently, that didn't even violate NCAA rules.) No, things got real after O'Brien was fired in 2004 when proof came to light that boosters gave a player, Boban Savovic, improper housing and cash and helped him commit academic fraud. When all was said and done, OSU vacated all of their victories from 1999-2002. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Howard Earl Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images 3 of 10 Fresno State (49 vacated wins) If a shark stops swimming it will die. No wonder Jerry Tarkanian headed off to Fresno St. before the constant scrutiny placed on his UNLV tenure could catch up with him (People notice when your players are photographed partying in a hot tub with a prominent gambler). Things weren't squeaky clean in Tarkanian's new home either-the program was busted for infractions that included a statistician writing papers for players, using correspondence courses to meet players' eligibility requirements and giving team members cash stipends. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Doug Pensinger/Getty Images 4 of 10 St. John's (46 vacated wins) Once upon a time, the Red Storm was an actual basketball powerhouse, with Mike Jarvis following in the sweater-wearing footsteps of Lou Carnesecca-and they have the sanctions to prove it. Apparently, the athletic department had been paying off center Abe Keita from 2000-2004, giving him $300/month in living expenses and covering tuition bills when he was ineligible for a scholarship as a freshman. Some of that money came from Jarvis, who was fired in 2004 before he could be punished. But at least Keita returned on investment: he averaged 2.4 points and 2.6 rebounds in his best season. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images 5 of 10 New Mexico State (40 vacated wins) Irony alert! Former head coach Neil McCarthy was actually cleared of wrongdoing when an assistant coach was caught doing homework for six Aggies. But then the canned McCarthy sued for wrongful termination, and the messy trial revealed the fact that the coach once hired an assistant from Mississippi's Jones County Community College in exchange for getting their two star players to commit to NMSU. The team earned six years of probation and gave back two years' worth of wins, quietly putting them in the top five in NCAA history. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Joe Murphy/Getty Images 6 of 10 Memphis (38 vacated wins) The program's proud, decades-long tradition of putting athletics over academics and morals dates back to head coach Dana Kirk, who graduated a whopping six players in his seven years and was forced to vacate four seasons' worth of wins. Still, some credit belongs to John Calipari, whose 38-win 2008 season also got erased when it was revealed that Derrick Rose cheated on his SATs. However, like Coach Cal's tenure at UMass a decade earlier (when Marcus Camby was caught taking money from agents), Calipari was off to his next coaching gig before he could suffer the consequences. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images Sport 7 of 10 California (28 vacated wins) Former head coach Todd Bozeman deserves all the credit for Cal's solid run from 1995-96. He was the one who gave the parents of Jelani Gardner $30,000 so they could travel to see their son play. Unfortunately, Bozeman was also the one who messed with Gardner's playing time, and when his minutes started dropping, mom and dad dropped a dime to the NCAA. In a bonus disgrace, Bozeman was also ordered to stay away from an undergrad to whom he was accused of making lewd phone calls. Translation: Good luck with your new head coach, Morgan State! More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Harry How/Getty Images 8 of 10 USC (21 vacated wins) Everyone remembers the story: In what was the world's easiest recruiting trip, high school phenom O.J. Mayo called up USC head coach Tim Floyd to say he wanted to be a Trojan. Trouble is, it wasn't true. Two years after Mayo's one-year college career, it came to light that Floyd had given a whopping $1,000 in cash to an L.A.-based promoter, who helped sway Mayo to USC. But don't shortchange Mayo's business savvy-he also received plenty of improper benefits while attending school. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Marty Melville/Getty Images 9 of 10 St. Bonaventure (12 vacated wins) Our feisty Mid-Major that could make a run deep into the disgrace tournament comes courtesy of the Bonnies, the program that enrolled Jamil Terrell, a star player from Coastal Georgia Community College, even though his only academic qualification was a welding certificate (In a shocking turn of events, the assistant who got the head coach to sign off also happened to be his son). At least they went out in style. Caught mid-season, the Bonnies just dropped the mic and didn't bother playing their final two games. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Sport 10 of 10 Next: The Biggest Surprises in NCAA Tourney History Georgia (1 vacated win) How many points is a 3-pointer worth? That was an actual question on the final (and only) exam given by assistant coach Jim Harrick, Jr. in his intellectually rigorous Coaching Principle and Strategies of Basketball class. Even worse, three Bulldog players didn't even have to take the class and instead were handed an automatic A. When the dust settled, the Bulldogs had to give up just one win, but Junior lost his job. However, dad suffered an even worse fate: he was last seen coaching the NBDL's Bakersfield Jam in 2007. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend We have reached college basketball's Final Four, and whichever team wins two more games will be crowned the NCAA tournament champs. It will be an incredible accomplishment for the players and coaches, but if history has taught us one thing in college hoops, it's that not even wins last forever. Here is a look back at the top college basketball teams that have been forced to give back victories. Michigan (112 vacated wins) The clear-cut No. 1 seed in the world of shady college basketball dealings is U of M, where the banners celebrating the Fab Five years (and a few others) are sitting in storage thanks to a rogue booster. But only one-fifth of those former fab freshmen is to blame. Beginning in high school, Chris Webber took $280,000 in cash and gifts from Ed Martin, the same guy who paid off future Wolverines like Robert Traylor and Maurice Taylor for a total of 616K-money, it turns out, that the multi-tasker was also laundering for an illegal gambling operation. Webber eventually pled guilty to a reduced charge of criminal contempt to avoid jail time, but the Wolverines still had to vacate a whole bunch of wins. Ohio State (82 vacated wins) You know things are bad when your legendary coach (Jim O'Brien) is giving a $6,000 loan to the mother of a recruit and that isn't the worst of your problems (apparently, that didn't even violate NCAA rules.) No, things got real after O'Brien was fired in 2004 when proof came to light that boosters gave a player, Boban Savovic, improper housing and cash and helped him commit academic fraud. When all was said and done, OSU vacated all of their victories from 1999-2002. Fresno State (49 vacated wins) If a shark stops swimming it will die. No wonder Jerry Tarkanian headed off to Fresno St. before the constant scrutiny placed on his UNLV tenure could catch up with him (People notice when your players are photographed partying in a hot tub with a prominent gambler). Things weren't squeaky clean in Tarkanian's new home either-the program was busted for infractions that included a statistician writing papers for players, using correspondence courses to meet players' eligibility requirements and giving team members cash stipends. St. John's (46 vacated wins) Once upon a time, the Red Storm was an actual basketball powerhouse, with Mike Jarvis following in the sweater-wearing footsteps of Lou Carnesecca-and they have the sanctions to prove it. Apparently, the athletic department had been paying off center Abe Keita from 2000-2004, giving him $300/month in living expenses and covering tuition bills when he was ineligible for a scholarship as a freshman. Some of that money came from Jarvis, who was fired in 2004 before he could be punished. But at least Keita returned on investment: he averaged 2.4 points and 2.6 rebounds in his best season. New Mexico State (40 vacated wins) Irony alert! Former head coach Neil McCarthy was actually cleared of wrongdoing when an assistant coach was caught doing homework for six Aggies. But then the canned McCarthy sued for wrongful termination, and the messy trial revealed the fact that the coach once hired an assistant from Mississippi's Jones County Community College in exchange for getting their two star players to commit to NMSU. The team earned six years of probation and gave back two years' worth of wins, quietly putting them in the top five in NCAA history. Memphis (38 vacated wins) The program's proud, decades-long tradition of putting athletics over academics and morals dates back to head coach Dana Kirk, who graduated a whopping six players in his seven years and was forced to vacate four seasons' worth of wins. Still, some credit belongs to John Calipari, whose 38-win 2008 season also got erased when it was revealed that Derrick Rose cheated on his SATs. However, like Coach Cal's tenure at UMass a decade earlier (when Marcus Camby was caught taking money from agents), Calipari was off to his next coaching gig before he could suffer the consequences. California (28 vacated wins) Former head coach Todd Bozeman deserves all the credit for Cal's solid run from 1995-96. He was the one who gave the parents of Jelani Gardner $30,000 so they could travel to see their son play. Unfortunately, Bozeman was also the one who messed with Gardner's playing time, and when his minutes started dropping, mom and dad dropped a dime to the NCAA. In a bonus disgrace, Bozeman was also ordered to stay away from an undergrad to whom he was accused of making lewd phone calls. Translation: Good luck with your new head coach, Morgan State! USC (21 vacated wins) Everyone remembers the story: In what was the world's easiest recruiting trip, high school phenom O.J. Mayo called up USC head coach Tim Floyd to say he wanted to be a Trojan. Trouble is, it wasn't true. Two years after Mayo's one-year college career, it came to light that Floyd had given a whopping $1,000 in cash to an L.A.-based promoter, who helped sway Mayo to USC. But don't shortchange Mayo's business savvy-he also received plenty of improper benefits while attending school. St. Bonaventure (12 vacated wins) Our feisty Mid-Major that could make a run deep into the disgrace tournament comes courtesy of the Bonnies, the program that enrolled Jamil Terrell, a star player from Coastal Georgia Community College, even though his only academic qualification was a welding certificate (In a shocking turn of events, the assistant who got the head coach to sign off also happened to be his son). At least they went out in style. Caught mid-season, the Bonnies just dropped the mic and didn't bother playing their final two games. Georgia (1 vacated win) How many points is a 3-pointer worth? That was an actual question on the final (and only) exam given by assistant coach Jim Harrick, Jr. in his intellectually rigorous Coaching Principle and Strategies of Basketball class. Even worse, three Bulldog players didn't even have to take the class and instead were handed an automatic A. When the dust settled, the Bulldogs had to give up just one win, but Junior lost his job. However, dad suffered an even worse fate: he was last seen coaching the NBDL's Bakersfield Jam in 2007. Permalink | Email this | Comments 1 of 18 It's funny photo o'clock somewhere (here.) More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 2 of 18 The best thing about kids is when you ask them a question, they give you an honest answer. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 3 of 18 Do these jeans make my pug look big? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 4 of 18 This is my favorite kind of baby and my favorite kind of monster. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 5 of 18 There's no better high five. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 6 of 18 No, it's not. Make it happen McDonalds. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 7 of 18 That looks about right. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 8 of 18 I'm not a huge fan of the grumpy cat meme, but I thought this one was worth posting. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 9 of 18 In other news, my kitchen knife didn't stab anyone today, either. Phew. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 10 of 18 This doesn't sound very appetizing. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 11 of 18 Lena Dunham's dog should make a show about stuff Lena Dunham's dog has seen. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 12 of 18 I don't know why or how this happened, but I like it. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 13 of 18 Pre-Douche. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 14 of 18 There's no need to brag about it, Konerko. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 15 of 18 The real horror movie. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 16 of 18 How many bros have this hanging in their dorm room? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 17 of 18 I wonder if dog is calling. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 18 of 18 Next: More Hilarious Photos Nice Rihanna vs Chris Brown joke, Comcast. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend It's funny photo o'clock somewhere (here.) The best thing about kids is when you ask them a question, they give you an honest answer. Do these jeans make my pug look big? This is my favorite kind of baby and my favorite kind of monster. There's no better high five. No, it's not. Make it happen McDonalds. That looks about right. I'm not a huge fan of the grumpy cat meme, but I thought this one was worth posting. In other news, my kitchen knife didn't stab anyone today, either. Phew. This doesn't sound very appetizing. Lena Dunham's dog should make a show about stuff Lena Dunham's dog has seen. I don't know why or how this happened, but I like it. Pre-Douche. There's no need to brag about it, Konerko. The real horror movie. How many bros have this hanging in their dorm room? I wonder if dog is calling. Nice Rihanna vs Chris Brown joke, Comcast. Permalink | Email this | Comments 1 of 40 For some reason, when something amazing/terrible/hilarious/painful looking happens, it is way funnier to watch when it is looped endlessly. That's why all GIFs are so hilarious and why this week's funniest GIFs are the hilariousest. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 2 of 40 This is the office prank to end all office pranks. Click here for hilarious office cubicle pranks. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 3 of 40 This GIF kind of sums up every cat GIF on the web. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 4 of 40 This is how I look every morning when I log onto my computer for the first time. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 5 of 40 Kim Jong Un does not appreciate being video bombed. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 6 of 40 Laser 1, cat 0. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 7 of 40 There's a reason Shane Battier is known for his defense. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 8 of 40 Turtles don't always move slowly. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 9 of 40 Who doesn't love a hot dog? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 10 of 40 Did you notice a slight chill in the middle of the night? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 11 of 40 This is how I shower when I oversleep on a Monday. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 12 of 40 Pretty sure this is what the military got in trouble for at Guantanamo Bay. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 13 of 40 This works on so many levels. The wayward rocket. The crotch shot. (Mainly the crotch shot.) More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 14 of 40 Cats always land on their feet. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 15 of 40 People carpool differently all over the world. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 16 of 40 This is like the cat version of Inception. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 17 of 40 In the battle between real cats and toy dogs, we all win. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 18 of 40 Whoa, Emeril, back off, ok? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 19 of 40 Keep chewing, little buddy, you've almost punctured skin. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 20 of 40 Cats love milk. And sitting on your head. So this makes a lot of sense when you think about it. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 21 of 40 Behold, the ocean's most majestic and intelligent creature. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 22 of 40 New Foldable Cats come in all shapes and colors. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 23 of 40 The worst boat jump fails are the ones that don't involve any water at all. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 24 of 40 "Nope, I wasn't in that box you just got in the mail. I have no idea what you're talking about." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 25 of 40 Busted! More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 26 of 40 Some NBA players prefer their calisthenics during game-time. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 27 of 40 It's not soccer. It's not football. It's faceball. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 28 of 40 Next time you should probably just open the gate door. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 29 of 40 How to steal a locked bike in 10 seconds. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 30 of 40 In case you missed it earlier this week, here is a purse snatcher who doesn't know how to use a sliding glass door. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 31 of 40 And here is a dog who doesn't know how to use a glass door. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 32 of 40 I want to be in the middle of a money fight between Smithers and Mr. Burns. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 33 of 40 Looks like your dog might be a little bit hungry. For your hair. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 34 of 40 That's ball one and ball two. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 35 of 40 Yep. This has ruined thongs for me forever. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 36 of 40 I'm not totally sure what the best case result could have been in this situation, but I'm pretty sure this is the worst. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 37 of 40 Click here for the hilarious deal with it meme. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 38 of 40 Off-road biking always looks way cooler in the commercials. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 39 of 40 Higher. Higher! HIGHER! More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 40 of 40 Next: More Hilarious GIFs Don't you just hate it when you try to open your tomato sauce but instead of opening it you slam it into your counter and spill it everywhere? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend For some reason, when something amazing/terrible/hilarious/painful looking happens, it is way funnier to watch when it is looped endlessly. That's why all GIFs are so hilarious and why this week's funniest GIFs are the hilariousest. This is the office prank to end all office pranks. Click here for hilarious office cubicle pranks. This GIF kind of sums up every cat GIF on the web. This is how I look every morning when I log onto my computer for the first time. Kim Jong Un does not appreciate being video bombed. Laser 1, cat 0. There's a reason Shane Battier is known for his defense. Turtles don't always move slowly. Who doesn't love a hot dog? Did you notice a slight chill in the middle of the night? This is how I shower when I oversleep on a Monday. Pretty sure this is what the military got in trouble for at Guantanamo Bay. This works on so many levels. The wayward rocket. The crotch shot. (Mainly the crotch shot.) Cats always land on their feet. People carpool differently all over the world. This is like the cat version of Inception. In the battle between real cats and toy dogs, we all win. Whoa, Emeril, back off, ok? Keep chewing, little buddy, you've almost punctured skin. Cats love milk. And sitting on your head. So this makes a lot of sense when you think about it. Behold, the ocean's most majestic and intelligent creature. New Foldable Cats come in all shapes and colors. The worst boat jump fails are the ones that don't involve any water at all. "Nope, I wasn't in that box you just got in the mail. I have no idea what you're talking about." Busted! Some NBA players prefer their calisthenics during game-time. It's not soccer. It's not football. It's faceball. Next time you should probably just open the gate door. How to steal a locked bike in 10 seconds. In case you missed it earlier this week, here is a purse snatcher who doesn't know how to use a sliding glass door. And here is a dog who doesn't know how to use a glass door. I want to be in the middle of a money fight between Smithers and Mr. Burns. Looks like your dog might be a little bit hungry. For your hair. That's ball one and ball two. Yep. This has ruined thongs for me forever. I'm not totally sure what the best case result could have been in this situation, but I'm pretty sure this is the worst. Click here for the hilarious deal with it meme. Off-road biking always looks way cooler in the commercials. Higher. Higher! HIGHER! Don't you just hate it when you try to open your tomato sauce but instead of opening it you slam it into your counter and spill it everywhere? Permalink | Email this | Comments OK, now Skrillex is cool. (But seriously, is there anything goats can't do?) Permalink | Email this | Comments Mandatory Physics is back in session, and this time the sexy lecture from Professor Kayla Collins is on string theory. Even if you have no idea what she is talking about, we encourage you to pay full attention until class is dismissed. It's a truly rewarding experience. Permalink | Email this | Comments Turtles are waaaaay more entertaining when they accidentally stumble upon radioactive ooze. Permalink | Email this | Comments You don't have to be a genius to lose your money at a casino. They were designed that way. It so happens that in one popular but possibly intimidating casino game, craps, the less you know the better off you'll be. Craps may appear a hot mess of a stacked chips, flying dice and loud men like that scene from "A Bronx Tale"-it's all true, actually-- but craps (and two other common games) are pretty simple once you've read a quick explanation and played for a little bit. Which is the point of this article. Put your legs up and stay for a minute so next time you stroll across a casino floor you won't hesitate to put down your cash at a craps, blackjack, or roulette table. One last housekeeping note: this is by no means a comprehensive explanation of each game or common strategy; quite the opposite, it contains only the basics you'll need to play and marginalize the house advantage.Craps1. Each game technically begins with the "come out" roll, which isn't an expression of sexual preference but the first roll of each turn. 2. Put your money (the minimum bet) on the "pass line," which is basically your ante into the game. 3. If the shooter (dude with the dice) rolls a 2, 3 or 12, that's called "craps" and you'll lose your bet. Tough luck. 4. If he rolls a 7 or 11, you win your bet and get to celebrate with all your friends (craps is fun with a group of buddies) or strangers at the table. 5. In either of those scenarios: 2/3/12 or 7/11, the shooter will roll again. That is, until: 6. He rolls a 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10... which will become "the point." A dealer will move a marker over this point along the table near the stacks of chips. 7. At this stage, take an amount at least equal to your pass line bet and put it a couple inches behind that bet in a separate stack. 8. With this bet (the "odds bet"), you're getting very, very close to the true odds of the point getting rolled. So put down even more back there if you can afford. All those other crazy bets - such as "hard four" (2 and 2) or "C&E" (2, 3, 11, 12) - are pretty much sucker bets. So they might look fun but it's a fast way to lose a lot. Stay the course with the pass line and odds bet. 9. Each game will end when the shooter hits the point (rejoice!) or "craps out" with a 7. When either event happens, the game restarts with a come out roll. If the point hits, do not drop a chip atop your odds bet in an attempt to secure a higher payout - a stunt Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter allegedly pulled in Vegas a couple weeks ago. That's a felony. 10. You don't have to roll if you don't want. If you do, just grab 'em and chuck 'em (as opposed to fiddling with them until they display some "lucky" formation - that's annoying), but don't launch them off the table. Unless there's some prick across the table who really, really deserves a shot between the eyes.Blackjack1. Actually print out and bring a card advising what to do in literally every possible scenario you might encounter (someone already made the card for you!). There's nothing wrong or cheesy about this; in fact, savvier players probably will appreciate that you're adhering to "the book" rather than just going with your gut, which may be filled with cheap booze and buffet food. 2. Face cards are all worth 10; an ace is one or 11 (depending on your hand); numbered cards are exactly what they say. 3. Place your bet in the circle (stick with the minimum for starters) and the dealer will put down two cards in front of you, in front everyone else playing a hand, and one card face up and another card face down in front of himself. No one knows what's underneath but always assume it's a 10. So if you can see the dealer has a 4 showing, assume he has 14. 4. The dealer must hit on 16 or anything less; once he reaches 17 or busts (has a hand exceeding 21) - the dealer will stop. 5. You can do whatever you want, but refer to your card. Your move is based on what the dealer shows, which will impact your play (you won't see the face down card until after you decide what to do with your hand). 6. A few rules worth memorizing but you don't have to: (a) If you have 12 to 16 and the dealer has a 2 to 6 showing, don't hit unless you have a "soft" 12-16 (a hand comprised of one ace); (b) double down on 11 when the dealer appears has a 9 or lower showing; (c) always split Aces and 8's. Why? Because both combinations make a really crappy hand and by splitting you'll have a much better shot. 7. When you split or double down, you must put down another bet, effectively giving you two hands during the same game. 8. You actually have to motion with your hand when you want to stay (simple lateral wave above the table) or hit (tap a finger or two against the table). Remember, you're being watched on camera, hombre. 9. Experience is key with blackjack. After a few turns through the shoe (the giant stack of cards) you'll have a much better grasp on what's going on and how to act in each situation. If you're unsure, you can ask the dealer who will help you - not try to trick you. 10. Remember, don't be an a**hole to the dealer; he's just the messenger. If you go on a run, it's good form to tip.Roulette1. Step one: take a look at the board. You'll notice there's squares on the outside and ovals on the inside marked with numbers, which correspond to the numbers on the wheel. 2. You can make "outside bets" or "inside bets," each of which carries a varying degree of risk and reward. For example, the odds the dealer will roll any single number is 37:1; if you hit the correct number on that inside bet, you'll get paid 35:1. 3. A popular outside bet is simply RED or BLACK, which has just shy of a 1:1 shot of hitting (because the 0 and 00 make the odds less than even) and pays exactly what you wagered if you win ($10 if you bet $10). 4. If you want to make bets on the "inside," ask the dealer to give you "singles," or pretty colored chips that only you will use at that particular table. You can bet on any amount of single numbers each roll (and actually on more than one at the same time - if you lay a chip across two numbers, which splits your bet by half for each). BUT... 5. Don't be a moron and (1) splash your chips on the table or (2) spread too many chips on the table on a single roll (good rule of thumb: avoid putting much more than the table's minimum in singles on any given roll). If you're playing a ton of numbers, you're exposing yourself to a lot of losses and basically hedging against your other bets (reducing a possible win). 6. But if you're feeling really spicy - place a bunch of chips on the same number or a couple numbers. 7. We like to stand closer to the wheel where it's easier to place bets at most places on the table, and where you can see the ball dance around until it finds its resting spot. 8. As far as those outside bets - you can play those at the same time you play the inside. Try Red or Black, or one of the thirds (1st 12, 2nd 12, 3rd 12) or Even or Odd. 9. Perhaps the most important rule: After each roll, the dealer needs a moment to determine who gets paid what. The dealer will put winnings on the table but DO NOT attempt to collect anything until AFTER the dealer has lifted the eyeglass thingy that he'll place on the winning number right after the spin. 10. No matter your wager, the odds are stacked against you; meaning, unless you're some kind of mystical roulette luck genie, you will eventually get cold and lose. So after a great streak of luck (then a couple losses), it'd be wise to get up out of there and go to Denny's. Permalink | Email this | Comments Kidwiler Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images 1 of 10 America's pastime is a sport with a lot of downtime, which gives spectators a chance to get inside the personalities of some of their favorite players. Baseball has produced a pretty great array of jokesters and pranksters, and in this article we'll run down the ten funniest men to ever pick up a bat. Moe Drabowsky Polish-American relief pitcher Moe Drabowsky served time with nine different teams in his MLB career - including being the only player to serve on both the Kansas City Athletics and the Kansas City Royals - but that didn't dampen his infectious good spirits. Moe was a showman through and through, and whenever the opportunity for a joke arose he was happy to take it. Some of his more famous chuckles include a 1957 game against the Cubs where he was hit in the foot by a stray pitch and enlisted teammate Dick Drott to push him to first in a wheelchair, as well as giving MLB commissioner Bowie Kuhn a hotfoot during the 1970 World Series celebration. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Doug Benc/Getty Images 2 of 10 Nyjer Morgan San Francisco-born Nyjer Morgan is one of the more eccentric players to hit the diamond in recent years. During his tenure with the Milwaukee Brewers, the outfielder would insist on giving interviews as "Tony Plush," a weird alter ego who only referred to himself in the third person and once claimed to have taken a dump in a Gatorade bottle. His Twitter account, which features Plush dressing up in absurd outfits, is a must-follow. Morgan's wacky behavior didn't get him far in the majors, though, so we're sad to report that he's now playing for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars over in the Japanese Central League. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Focus on Sport/Getty Images 3 of 10 Mike Scioscia During his time on the field as a catcher, Mike Scioscia spent 13 years in Los Angeles playing for the Dodgers. But in 1999, when he was picked to be the manager of the Anaheim Angels, it awakened a prankster spirit in him that is unrivaled in the game. Scioscia is notorious for giving his athletes utterly insane tasks to do during spring training, including asking two pitchers to build a fielder's glove and catcher's mitt from scratch - which they did - and making pitcher John Lackey retake a college algebra final that he had skipped. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Rick Stewart/Getty Images 4 of 10 John Kruk Back in the day, baseball players didn't have to be steroid-using paragons of physical fitness. You could be a little schlubby and still get it done on the field, and no player epitomized this quite like John Kruk. The West Virginia-born outfielder and first baseman played for the Phillies and the White Sox between 1986 and 1995 and established himself as one of the most quotable players in the league. One of Kruk's most notorious comebacks came when a female reporter questioned his training regimen, to which he responded "Lady, I'm not an athlete, I'm a professional baseball player!" He also had a hilarious bit of physical comedy during the 1993 All-Star game when, after nearly being beaned by Randy Johnson, he feigned heart palpitations and then proceeded to strike out. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images 5 of 10 Joe Carter One of the most legendary pranks in baseball history was played by one of Toronto's all-time best players. In 1992, outfielder Joe Carter addressed an excited Blue Jays crowd for Fan Appreciation Day. As a special giveaway, the team would be awarding a brand new car to one lucky Canadian fan. After the game, a throng of fans stayed in the Skydome with the team to see the winner. Carter then drove onto the field in teammate Derek Bell's new car! Bell nearly crapped his pants thinking that a fan would go home with his brand-new ride, but it was all a joke. Carter hit a walk-off homer in 1993 to win the World Series for the Jays, partially making up for his stunt. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Focus on Sport/Getty Images 6 of 10 Jay Johnstone Versatile outfielder Jay Johnstone had an almost two-decade-long career in the majors, playing for the Angels, Dodgers, White Sox and many other teams. He earned a reputation as a cut-up in the outfield who loved playing pranks. When he played for the Dodgers, manager Tommy Lasorda was a frequent target of Johnstone's japes. He once locked Tommy in his office by tying the doorknob to a palm tree, and later replaced the framed photos of Lasorda and celebrities with photos of himself and pitcher Jerry Reuss. He also once put a wet, melted brownie in first baseman Steve Garvey's mitt. And finally, he is responsible for this baseball card. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Hulton Archive/Getty Images 7 of 10 Bill Lee Notorious 70s pitcher Bill "Spaceman" Lee was a hilariously idiosyncratic player with a lightning-quick arm and a twisted sense of humor. Lee had a penchant for illicit substances, and his altered states led to some pretty unforgettable interviews and incidents. The motor-mouthed Lee spoke candidly with counterculture magazines like "High Times," dispensing bon mots like, "The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the 60s I tested everything." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Otto Greule Jr. /Allsport 8 of 10 Roger McDowell Although Roger McDowell was all business on the mound - especially when he helped bring the Mets to the World Series in 1986 - he had a reputation for mischief outside of it. The Ohio-born pitcher was notorious for throwing strings of lit firecrackers into the dugout to keep his teammates on their toes, and once he got so bored sitting on the bench during a televised game that he retired to the locker room, put his uniform on upside down with his jersey on his legs, his pants on his torso and his shoes on his hands. McDowell even parlayed his comedic leanings into a two-part guest appearance on "Seinfeld" in 1992. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Ron Kuntz Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images 9 of 10 Bert Blyleven Dutch pitcher Bert Blyleven was known for his fierce curveball, but his sharp wit allowed him to throw plenty of verbal curveballs as well. One of the most famous locker room photos ever taken pictures him in a custom-made T-shirt that read "I LOVE TO FART." Over a career where he threw 3,701 strikeouts in over 5,000 innings, Blyleven pulled dozens of pranks and gave innumerable memorable interviews. When asked about drug use in baseball, Blyleven responded, "All I know is, when we played, we had hemorrhoids, not steroids." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Photo File/Getty Images 10 of 10 Next: The Most Bizarre Baseball Plays Yogi Berra There's no player who could top this list but Yogi. One of the all-time greatest catchers in the history of the game, the Yankee mainstay was the master of a particular form of verbal jujitsu that made his every utterance simultaneously hilarious and wise. Berra's observations on baseball like "90% of the game is half mental" might seem like the words of a subnormal idiot, but the more you study them the more you'll learn about yourself. There are whole books of Berra's quotations on the market, which is more than you can say about pretty much any other athlete in the world. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend America's pastime is a sport with a lot of downtime, which gives spectators a chance to get inside the personalities of some of their favorite players. Baseball has produced a pretty great array of jokesters and pranksters, and in this article we'll run down the ten funniest men to ever pick up a bat. Moe Drabowsky Polish-American relief pitcher Moe Drabowsky served time with nine different teams in his MLB career - including being the only player to serve on both the Kansas City Athletics and the Kansas City Royals - but that didn't dampen his infectious good spirits. Moe was a showman through and through, and whenever the opportunity for a joke arose he was happy to take it. Some of his more famous chuckles include a 1957 game against the Cubs where he was hit in the foot by a stray pitch and enlisted teammate Dick Drott to push him to first in a wheelchair, as well as giving MLB commissioner Bowie Kuhn a hotfoot during the 1970 World Series celebration. Nyjer Morgan San Francisco-born Nyjer Morgan is one of the more eccentric players to hit the diamond in recent years. During his tenure with the Milwaukee Brewers, the outfielder would insist on giving interviews as "Tony Plush," a weird alter ego who only referred to himself in the third person and once claimed to have taken a dump in a Gatorade bottle. His Twitter account, which features Plush dressing up in absurd outfits, is a must-follow. Morgan's wacky behavior didn't get him far in the majors, though, so we're sad to report that he's now playing for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars over in the Japanese Central League. Mike Scioscia During his time on the field as a catcher, Mike Scioscia spent 13 years in Los Angeles playing for the Dodgers. But in 1999, when he was picked to be the manager of the Anaheim Angels, it awakened a prankster spirit in him that is unrivaled in the game. Scioscia is notorious for giving his athletes utterly insane tasks to do during spring training, including asking two pitchers to build a fielder's glove and catcher's mitt from scratch - which they did - and making pitcher John Lackey retake a college algebra final that he had skipped. John Kruk Back in the day, baseball players didn't have to be steroid-using paragons of physical fitness. You could be a little schlubby and still get it done on the field, and no player epitomized this quite like John Kruk. The West Virginia-born outfielder and first baseman played for the Phillies and the White Sox between 1986 and 1995 and established himself as one of the most quotable players in the league. One of Kruk's most notorious comebacks came when a female reporter questioned his training regimen, to which he responded "Lady, I'm not an athlete, I'm a professional baseball player!" He also had a hilarious bit of physical comedy during the 1993 All-Star game when, after nearly being beaned by Randy Johnson, he feigned heart palpitations and then proceeded to strike out. Joe Carter One of the most legendary pranks in baseball history was played by one of Toronto's all-time best players. In 1992, outfielder Joe Carter addressed an excited Blue Jays crowd for Fan Appreciation Day. As a special giveaway, the team would be awarding a brand new car to one lucky Canadian fan. After the game, a throng of fans stayed in the Skydome with the team to see the winner. Carter then drove onto the field in teammate Derek Bell's new car! Bell nearly crapped his pants thinking that a fan would go home with his brand-new ride, but it was all a joke. Carter hit a walk-off homer in 1993 to win the World Series for the Jays, partially making up for his stunt. Jay Johnstone Versatile outfielder Jay Johnstone had an almost two-decade-long career in the majors, playing for the Angels, Dodgers, White Sox and many other teams. He earned a reputation as a cut-up in the outfield who loved playing pranks. When he played for the Dodgers, manager Tommy Lasorda was a frequent target of Johnstone's japes. He once locked Tommy in his office by tying the doorknob to a palm tree, and later replaced the framed photos of Lasorda and celebrities with photos of himself and pitcher Jerry Reuss. He also once put a wet, melted brownie in first baseman Steve Garvey's mitt. And finally, he is responsible for this baseball card. Bill Lee Notorious 70s pitcher Bill "Spaceman" Lee was a hilariously idiosyncratic player with a lightning-quick arm and a twisted sense of humor. Lee had a penchant for illicit substances, and his altered states led to some pretty unforgettable interviews and incidents. The motor-mouthed Lee spoke candidly with counterculture magazines like "High Times," dispensing bon mots like, "The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the 60s I tested everything." Roger McDowell Although Roger McDowell was all business on the mound - especially when he helped bring the Mets to the World Series in 1986 - he had a reputation for mischief outside of it. The Ohio-born pitcher was notorious for throwing strings of lit firecrackers into the dugout to keep his teammates on their toes, and once he got so bored sitting on the bench during a televised game that he retired to the locker room, put his uniform on upside down with his jersey on his legs, his pants on his torso and his shoes on his hands. McDowell even parlayed his comedic leanings into a two-part guest appearance on "Seinfeld" in 1992. Bert Blyleven Dutch pitcher Bert Blyleven was known for his fierce curveball, but his sharp wit allowed him to throw plenty of verbal curveballs as well. One of the most famous locker room photos ever taken pictures him in a custom-made T-shirt that read "I LOVE TO FART." Over a career where he threw 3,701 strikeouts in over 5,000 innings, Blyleven pulled dozens of pranks and gave innumerable memorable interviews. When asked about drug use in baseball, Blyleven responded, "All I know is, when we played, we had hemorrhoids, not steroids." Yogi Berra There's no player who could top this list but Yogi. One of the all-time greatest catchers in the history of the game, the Yankee mainstay was the master of a particular form of verbal jujitsu that made his every utterance simultaneously hilarious and wise. Berra's observations on baseball like "90% of the game is half mental" might seem like the words of a subnormal idiot, but the more you study them the more you'll learn about yourself. There are whole books of Berra's quotations on the market, which is more than you can say about pretty much any other athlete in the world. Permalink | Email this | Comments 1 of 13 Let's face it, "Mad Men" wouldn't be "Mad Men" without the sexy women of the show striking poses like this and driving the men, well, mad. The popular AMC drama returns for season 6 this Sunday, so to celebrate we have named the 12 hottest women to appear on the show. Click ahead for the countdown to #1. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 2 of 13 No. 12 - Maggie Siff Plays Rachel Katz, the head of Menken's department store. She was one of Sterling Cooper's earliest clients, became romantically involved with Don, and then broke it off when he wanted to run away with her to LA. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 3 of 13 No. 11 - Darby Stanchfield Plays Helen Bishop, neighborhood single mother and divorcee, and frenemy of Betty. She's Glen's mom, the boy who Sally likes and who Betty gave a lock of her hair to once while babysitting him. When Helen confronted Betty about that in the grocery store, she got a nice slap in the face for it. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 4 of 13 No. 10 - Cara Buono Plays Dr. Faye Miller, a consumer researcher. She starts working for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, and surprise, surprise, shortly thereafter she develops a relationship with Don. Faye actually ends up quitting her job so her and Don can be together in the open, but on his trip to California, he proposes to Megan. She leaves Don with an ominous warning that she hopes Megan understands that Don Draper "only likes the beginning of things." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 5 of 13 No. 9 - Anna Camp Plays Bethany Van Nuys, friend of Jane Sterling. Jane and Roger set up Don on a blind date with Bethany. He goes on a couple more dates with her, but never sleeps with her or develops any sort of relationship, so odds are we won't see much more of Bethany. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 6 of 13 No. 8 - Alexis Bledel Plays Beth Dawes, wife of insurance salesman Howard Dawes. Unlike most of the ladies on this list, she does not have an affair with Don Draper, but rather Pete Campbell. She wants to forget that it happened afterward, but that doesn't sit well with Pete, who continues to pursue her but gets rejected. Later on he meets her and finds out she is depressed and beginning electroshock therapy. Pete no longer seems to yearn for her after that. Fun fact: Alexis Bledel recently got engaged to Vincent Kartheiser of "Mad Men," the actor who plays Pete Campbell. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 7 of 13 No. 7 - Caity Lotz Plays Anna Draper's niece, Stephanie. She is the niece of perhaps the one person in the world who Don truly loves, but that still didn't stop him from hitting on her. Stephanie fights it off, though, and informs Don that Anna is dying of cancer. Stephanie later calls and tells him that Anna has passed away. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 8 of 13 No. 6 - Abigail Spencer Plays Suzanne Farrell, Sally's teacher. Don gets hot for this teacher in season 3, and starts cheating on Betty once again. They plan a secret vacation together, but Don had to break it off when Betty confronted him about his real identity. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 9 of 13 No. 5 - Peyton List Plays Jane Sterling, Roger Sterling's most recent ex-wife. She was briefly Don's secretary, but that ended quickly when she broke up Roger's marriage and ended up marrying him. But, as their relationship became rockier, all it took was an LSD trip together to decide that they should get divorced, too. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 10 of 13 No. 4 - January Jones Plays Betty Francis, formerly Betty Draper. She is married to Henry Francis, a man maneuvering around in the political world. She is Don's ex-wife and consistent thorn in his side, and she also got fat in season 5 (but that is not why we have her at #4 on this list). More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 11 of 13 No. 3 - Alison Brie Plays Trudy Campbell, wife of Pete Campbell. Despite being married to perhaps the worst man on the show, she is a loving, faithful and happy wife and mother. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 12 of 13 No. 2 - Jessica Paré Plays Megan Draper, Don Draper's wife. She was the front desk receptionist, but quickly warmed up Don Draper's cold heart and became his hot young wife. Rather than describe why she is #2 on this list, just watch this: More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 13 of 13 Next: 10 Hottest 'Game of Thrones' Girls No. 1 - Christina Hendricks Plays Joan Harris, former office manager and current Junior Partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. There can only be one, and Joan has always been the #1 woman in the "Mad Men" world. She is not without her faults or troubles, but she always seems to keep it together and come out on top. We expect that to continue. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Let's face it, "Mad Men" wouldn't be "Mad Men" without the sexy women of the show striking poses like this and driving the men, well, mad. The popular AMC drama returns for season 6 this Sunday, so to celebrate we have named the 12 hottest women to appear on the show. Click ahead for the countdown to #1. No. 12 - Maggie Siff Plays Rachel Katz, the head of Menken's department store. She was one of Sterling Cooper's earliest clients, became romantically involved with Don, and then broke it off when he wanted to run away with her to LA. No. 11 - Darby Stanchfield Plays Helen Bishop, neighborhood single mother and divorcee, and frenemy of Betty. She's Glen's mom, the boy who Sally likes and who Betty gave a lock of her hair to once while babysitting him. When Helen confronted Betty about that in the grocery store, she got a nice slap in the face for it. No. 10 - Cara Buono Plays Dr. Faye Miller, a consumer researcher. She starts working for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, and surprise, surprise, shortly thereafter she develops a relationship with Don. Faye actually ends up quitting her job so her and Don can be together in the open, but on his trip to California, he proposes to Megan. She leaves Don with an ominous warning that she hopes Megan understands that Don Draper "only likes the beginning of things." No. 9 - Anna Camp Plays Bethany Van Nuys, friend of Jane Sterling. Jane and Roger set up Don on a blind date with Bethany. He goes on a couple more dates with her, but never sleeps with her or develops any sort of relationship, so odds are we won't see much more of Bethany. No. 8 - Alexis Bledel Plays Beth Dawes, wife of insurance salesman Howard Dawes. Unlike most of the ladies on this list, she does not have an affair with Don Draper, but rather Pete Campbell. She wants to forget that it happened afterward, but that doesn't sit well with Pete, who continues to pursue her but gets rejected. Later on he meets her and finds out she is depressed and beginning electroshock therapy. Pete no longer seems to yearn for her after that. Fun fact: Alexis Bledel recently got engaged to Vincent Kartheiser of "Mad Men," the actor who plays Pete Campbell. No. 7 - Caity Lotz Plays Anna Draper's niece, Stephanie. She is the niece of perhaps the one person in the world who Don truly loves, but that still didn't stop him from hitting on her. Stephanie fights it off, though, and informs Don that Anna is dying of cancer. Stephanie later calls and tells him that Anna has passed away. No. 6 - Abigail Spencer Plays Suzanne Farrell, Sally's teacher. Don gets hot for this teacher in season 3, and starts cheating on Betty once again. They plan a secret vacation together, but Don had to break it off when Betty confronted him about his real identity. No. 5 - Peyton List Plays Jane Sterling, Roger Sterling's most recent ex-wife. She was briefly Don's secretary, but that ended quickly when she broke up Roger's marriage and ended up marrying him. But, as their relationship became rockier, all it took was an LSD trip together to decide that they should get divorced, too. No. 4 - January Jones Plays Betty Francis, formerly Betty Draper. She is married to Henry Francis, a man maneuvering around in the political world. She is Don's ex-wife and consistent thorn in his side, and she also got fat in season 5 (but that is not why we have her at #4 on this list). No. 3 - Alison Brie Plays Trudy Campbell, wife of Pete Campbell. Despite being married to perhaps the worst man on the show, she is a loving, faithful and happy wife and mother. No. 2 - Jessica Paré Plays Megan Draper, Don Draper's wife. She was the front desk receptionist, but quickly warmed up Don Draper's cold heart and became his hot young wife. Rather than describe why she is #2 on this list, just watch this: No. 1 - Christina Hendricks Plays Joan Harris, former office manager and current Junior Partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. There can only be one, and Joan has always been the #1 woman in the "Mad Men" world. She is not without her faults or troubles, but she always seems to keep it together and come out on top. We expect that to continue.  Permalink | Email this | Comments Thinkstock 1 of 12 Remember the childhood dreams we had of riding around on the back of garbage trucks and flying into space? We dreamed, and we dreamed big, but now that we're grown men (kind of), we notice how lucky we are we didn't follow our childhood instincts, as those plans may have been the worse possible ideas ever had. Read on to see if your childhood dream job would have worked out, and maybe catch a glimpse at what could have been. President of the United States Even if - out of all the millions of people in the USA - you're the one guy everyone leaves work to vote for to lead our fair country, with their stupid buttons and shirts that have empty promises written below your ugly mug, you're still going to end up being hated by half the people in the country. Not many jobs can get you that amount of hate mail. Wouldn't it be easier to admit you're an average jerk who likes to watch football on Sunday with one, maybe two, hands down his sweats while he unloads his misery with a 12-pack of cold ones? Or would you rather be deciding if it's a good idea for an entire country to shoot nuclear bombs at another country, wondering if there will eventually be any blowback that can be linked to you? You don't always have to take the easy way out, but this time, pal, you do. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Thinkstock 2 of 12 Fireman Speaking of, these guys have it rough. You think it's cool to slide down a pole, spray a hose and play with fire? It's a little more complicated when you get older and realize you probably won't be the guy driving the big red truck. Instead, you'll have to risk your life plowing into a burning building one day, and then risk your life again the next day climbing a tree to save a friggin' cat. Although the amount of time off for putting in a couple hard days' work is nice, you're basically playing poor odds in a big city when you sit around hoping not to get burned alive. You could've had that cushy desk job getting paid more, but no, you wanted to be the hero climbing through burning drywall in his forties, hoping that the whole building wouldn't come down on you. Haven't you seen the show "Rescue Me"? This job is not all it's cracked up to be. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Thinkstock 3 of 12 Astronaut Hey, there's nothing wrong with being an astronaut. It's a good gig. Although, most of us are too stupid to know how it all works in space and we'd probably make our own heads explode when we decide to stick our necks out the window of a moving spacecraft to spit out our gum. There's also that good chance you just never come back. If the space shuttle doesn't explode on the way up, the spacecraft could run out of fuel once you get way out there. Or, one vital button could decide to quit working and nobody can get ahold of you on the little walkie-talkie. Face it, when you're on Earth's solid ground and Internet goes out, you have a panic attack. Good luck landing a spacecraft with no fuel and no one to guide you into the gate. It's all just way too horrifying. Young boy who wants to be an astronaut, you have a problem. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Columbia Pictures/Getty Images 4 of 12 Ghostbuster You're seven years old. You have the jumpsuit, backpack and traps already, so it makes sense. In fact, you have two jumpsuits because you wore the first one like it was a full-time job until the knees gave out, then you had your mother cover them up with mismatching denim patches. Sure, the life of a Ghostbuster in Manhattan is glamorous and a total ladykiller, but in all honesty, the work has been a little slow since 1990. In fact, it's highly unlikely you'd get anything more than part-time gig without benefits to be laying your life on the line everyday. It's like an unpaid fireman that nobody is too sure of until that one day they do need you and you're too hungover to come in. Then, it's all ruined. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Thinkstock 5 of 12 Bullfighter I honestly thought being a bullfighter would be awesome when I was a kid. Now, I think anybody who walks in front of a charging bull with a colorful garment should be run over by said charging bull. Kids are stupid ... and so are adult bullfighters. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Carley Margolis/FilmMagic 6 of 12 Ninja (Turtle) The dream of being a Ninja Turtle was screwed when you finally accepted the reality that you were a regular human boy with 10 fingers and toes, but you still held onto the idea of being a ninja until you hit your late teens and found out about women, alcohol and college life. Some guys don't outgrow this phase until their thirties, but by then, the physical constraint of not being able to run, jump or do more than five push-ups has made the task of getting over this childhood ambition pretty simple. Now you just go out behind the building of your part-time barista job and punch empty boxes of shitty coffee beans, letting out the grief of another missed ninja opportunity. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Donald Miralle/Thinkstock 7 of 12 Baseball Player/Umpire Anybody who ever watched "The Sandlot" thought they could be a regular schmo that could waltz into professional baseball and, with some of the terrible players and waning interest in the sport these days, your odds have never been better. Back then, you might have looked like a putz up against the home run sluggers, but now that everybody is testing for steroids, the playing field is leveled. Of course, there are the problems of your vision going, your slight weight problem and when anybody throws something at you, you flinch and let it hit you in the head. Although it's not too far from baseball itself, you might want to stick to collecting the cards and chewing gum so you don't hurt yourself. And if you had stupidly hoped of being an umpire, you were basically asking to get paid to have some asshole spit in your face on national television. And then you wouldn't even be allowed to bet on the games. What were you thinking, man? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Theo Wargo/WireImage 8 of 12 Slash What could be better than being a legendary rock guitarist? Well, not much, but once the record industry began to collapse, all these guys who couldn't turn on a computer, let alone send an email, were being forced to talk to people they don't know or care about on Twitter in order to keep them entertained, buying records and reminding people that they still exist. And when they get loaded on pills and cheap vodka, they'll think it's funny posting a sexy twitpic, not realizing it's already been done by more than one failed politician, followed by failed attempts to delete that thin, bent wang in order to save face. Life was easier when it was just sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Now, it's just dry handjobs, cough syrup and One Direction. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images 9 of 12 Clown If you weren't terrified by them, you wanted to be one of them. However, it's becoming more and more difficult to find someone in need of a good clown...or even find a good clown. With the Internet, videos of kittens, breasts and prepubescent pop stars are making something as old-fashioned as a clown seem lame. But (and it's a big but), if you are a clown with awesome, rocking breasts who has kitten tricks and might do a solid rendition of "Call Me Maybe," it might be best to strike while the iron is hot. Otherwise, your goofy laugh and face paint should remain in pedophile lockup, where it was last seen. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Jesse Grant/WireImage 10 of 12 Power Ranger Don't pretend like you didn't have ambitions of becoming one. Most of us were pretty sure at one point or another that we could easily beat the pants off the nerdy blue one, secretly knowing we really wanted to be the green one. In the end, it turned out not to matter, since apparently none of it was real at all, and the people who worked on that show are hard-strapped for work, still selling t-shirts of themselves from the '90s out of their parents' garage and scrounging Craigslist for love, knowing they can never add a photo of themselves. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Thinkstock 11 of 12 Plumber There is no higher calling than being demanded at several people's homes, every day of your pathetic existence, each home with a leaky faucet someone is too lazy to fix or some massively disgusting problem that requires a full-body suit with a mask and rubber boots. On top of that, everybody who needs a plumber is in a bad mood because they're in, literally, a shitty situation that requires such a service, so they're going to be pissy with you about the problem, the bill or the fact that you enjoy working with your buttcrack hanging out. Let it hang out, man, it's the only perk of the job. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Thinkstock 12 of 12 Next: Funny Animals Taking Selfies Garbage Man You could hear them coming down the street once a week, and then that excitement lit up in your eyes when you could practically taste the crushing of human waste from the big green garbage truck barging from house to house. As the truck grew nearer, you could make out the two lucky studs hanging onto the back, their greasy hair flowing carelessly in the wind. With their sweaty hands extending to the garbage cans full of neighborhood kids' candy wrappers and parents' beer bottles, you thought this is everything you could hope to ever be. Fast forward to today, you realize that those beastly men who smell of filth and a showerless lifestyle are lifting every single family's garbage up over their head and into an even bigger pile of garbage. So what if they get to pull the cool lever and don't have to wear seat belts; it's probably the hardest and least fulfilling work on the planet. There are plenty of other cool levers in the world to be pulled, and seat belts keep us safe. Don't be idiots, kids. Aim higher than this. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Remember the childhood dreams we had of riding around on the back of garbage trucks and flying into space? We dreamed, and we dreamed big, but now that we're grown men (kind of), we notice how lucky we are we didn't follow our childhood instincts, as those plans may have been the worse possible ideas ever had. Read on to see if your childhood dream job would have worked out, and maybe catch a glimpse at what could have been. President of the United States Even if - out of all the millions of people in the USA - you're the one guy everyone leaves work to vote for to lead our fair country, with their stupid buttons and shirts that have empty promises written below your ugly mug, you're still going to end up being hated by half the people in the country. Not many jobs can get you that amount of hate mail. Wouldn't it be easier to admit you're an average jerk who likes to watch football on Sunday with one, maybe two, hands down his sweats while he unloads his misery with a 12-pack of cold ones? Or would you rather be deciding if it's a good idea for an entire country to shoot nuclear bombs at another country, wondering if there will eventually be any blowback that can be linked to you? You don't always have to take the easy way out, but this time, pal, you do. Fireman Speaking of, these guys have it rough. You think it's cool to slide down a pole, spray a hose and play with fire? It's a little more complicated when you get older and realize you probably won't be the guy driving the big red truck. Instead, you'll have to risk your life plowing into a burning building one day, and then risk your life again the next day climbing a tree to save a friggin' cat. Although the amount of time off for putting in a couple hard days' work is nice, you're basically playing poor odds in a big city when you sit around hoping not to get burned alive. You could've had that cushy desk job getting paid more, but no, you wanted to be the hero climbing through burning drywall in his forties, hoping that the whole building wouldn't come down on you. Haven't you seen the show "Rescue Me"? This job is not all it's cracked up to be. Astronaut Hey, there's nothing wrong with being an astronaut. It's a good gig. Although, most of us are too stupid to know how it all works in space and we'd probably make our own heads explode when we decide to stick our necks out the window of a moving spacecraft to spit out our gum. There's also that good chance you just never come back. If the space shuttle doesn't explode on the way up, the spacecraft could run out of fuel once you get way out there. Or, one vital button could decide to quit working and nobody can get ahold of you on the little walkie-talkie. Face it, when you're on Earth's solid ground and Internet goes out, you have a panic attack. Good luck landing a spacecraft with no fuel and no one to guide you into the gate. It's all just way too horrifying. Young boy who wants to be an astronaut, you have a problem. Ghostbuster You're seven years old. You have the jumpsuit, backpack and traps already, so it makes sense. In fact, you have two jumpsuits because you wore the first one like it was a full-time job until the knees gave out, then you had your mother cover them up with mismatching denim patches. Sure, the life of a Ghostbuster in Manhattan is glamorous and a total ladykiller, but in all honesty, the work has been a little slow since 1990. In fact, it's highly unlikely you'd get anything more than part-time gig without benefits to be laying your life on the line everyday. It's like an unpaid fireman that nobody is too sure of until that one day they do need you and you're too hungover to come in. Then, it's all ruined. Bullfighter I honestly thought being a bullfighter would be awesome when I was a kid. Now, I think anybody who walks in front of a charging bull with a colorful garment should be run over by said charging bull. Kids are stupid ... and so are adult bullfighters. Ninja (Turtle) The dream of being a Ninja Turtle was screwed when you finally accepted the reality that you were a regular human boy with 10 fingers and toes, but you still held onto the idea of being a ninja until you hit your late teens and found out about women, alcohol and college life. Some guys don't outgrow this phase until their thirties, but by then, the physical constraint of not being able to run, jump or do more than five push-ups has made the task of getting over this childhood ambition pretty simple. Now you just go out behind the building of your part-time barista job and punch empty boxes of shitty coffee beans, letting out the grief of another missed ninja opportunity. Baseball Player/Umpire Anybody who ever watched "The Sandlot" thought they could be a regular schmo that could waltz into professional baseball and, with some of the terrible players and waning interest in the sport these days, your odds have never been better. Back then, you might have looked like a putz up against the home run sluggers, but now that everybody is testing for steroids, the playing field is leveled. Of course, there are the problems of your vision going, your slight weight problem and when anybody throws something at you, you flinch and let it hit you in the head. Although it's not too far from baseball itself, you might want to stick to collecting the cards and chewing gum so you don't hurt yourself. And if you had stupidly hoped of being an umpire, you were basically asking to get paid to have some asshole spit in your face on national television. And then you wouldn't even be allowed to bet on the games. What were you thinking, man? Slash What could be better than being a legendary rock guitarist? Well, not much, but once the record industry began to collapse, all these guys who couldn't turn on a computer, let alone send an email, were being forced to talk to people they don't know or care about on Twitter in order to keep them entertained, buying records and reminding people that they still exist. And when they get loaded on pills and cheap vodka, they'll think it's funny posting a sexy twitpic, not realizing it's already been done by more than one failed politician, followed by failed attempts to delete that thin, bent wang in order to save face. Life was easier when it was just sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Now, it's just dry handjobs, cough syrup and One Direction. Clown If you weren't terrified by them, you wanted to be one of them. However, it's becoming more and more difficult to find someone in need of a good clown...or even find a good clown. With the Internet, videos of kittens, breasts and prepubescent pop stars are making something as old-fashioned as a clown seem lame. But (and it's a big but), if you are a clown with awesome, rocking breasts who has kitten tricks and might do a solid rendition of "Call Me Maybe," it might be best to strike while the iron is hot. Otherwise, your goofy laugh and face paint should remain in pedophile lockup, where it was last seen. Power Ranger Don't pretend like you didn't have ambitions of becoming one. Most of us were pretty sure at one point or another that we could easily beat the pants off the nerdy blue one, secretly knowing we really wanted to be the green one. In the end, it turned out not to matter, since apparently none of it was real at all, and the people who worked on that show are hard-strapped for work, still selling t-shirts of themselves from the '90s out of their parents' garage and scrounging Craigslist for love, knowing they can never add a photo of themselves. Plumber There is no higher calling than being demanded at several people's homes, every day of your pathetic existence, each home with a leaky faucet someone is too lazy to fix or some massively disgusting problem that requires a full-body suit with a mask and rubber boots. On top of that, everybody who needs a plumber is in a bad mood because they're in, literally, a shitty situation that requires such a service, so they're going to be pissy with you about the problem, the bill or the fact that you enjoy working with your buttcrack hanging out. Let it hang out, man, it's the only perk of the job. Garbage Man You could hear them coming down the street once a week, and then that excitement lit up in your eyes when you could practically taste the crushing of human waste from the big green garbage truck barging from house to house. As the truck grew nearer, you could make out the two lucky studs hanging onto the back, their greasy hair flowing carelessly in the wind. With their sweaty hands extending to the garbage cans full of neighborhood kids' candy wrappers and parents' beer bottles, you thought this is everything you could hope to ever be. Fast forward to today, you realize that those beastly men who smell of filth and a showerless lifestyle are lifting every single family's garbage up over their head and into an even bigger pile of garbage. So what if they get to pull the cool lever and don't have to wear seat belts; it's probably the hardest and least fulfilling work on the planet. There are plenty of other cool levers in the world to be pulled, and seat belts keep us safe. Don't be idiots, kids. Aim higher than this. Permalink | Email this | Comments Don Draper is one of the most captivating characters on television. He is also by almost all accounts a total asshole. Draper gets away with a lot of stuff that none of us would ever dream of trying in real life. Which begs the question: what would happen if Don Draper had to face realistic consequences for his actions? The Real Life Don Draper meme takes some of the bad-ass luster off of Draper's fascinating life and puts him more in the category of Bad Luck Brian. Permalink | Email this | Comments Let's be honest, we've all at least attempted to do a little sexting. No matter if you were trying to spice up an existing relationship, starting a new one, or just being a creepy dude who tries to get pictures of girls for his own private collection, you've done it. A side note to the creepy dudes, you know if you just want pictures of girl's boobs you can turn off Google safe search and literally anything you type in will bring up boobs. Try that. Here are some steps to guide you through your sexting experience. Now I know you're excited and can't wait to dive into your new world of textual exploration but slow down. Here's your first rule:1. DO have a conversation. Here's an actual text a female friend of mine received from a guy WHO GOT HER NUMBER FROM FACEBOOK: There are obviously so many things wrong with this. The first mistake was hunting down a phone number on Facebook like Joey Greco from Cheaters but that's a whole other set of issues. Her text was "UGH" and he responded with the word "Pic." Was she really going to say "Wow, this stalker found my number, revealed who he was to my dismay, and now he wants a provocative picture of me? OF COURSE!" To make matters even worse, he waits ten hours or so and this time puts PIC in all caps like maybe yelling it in her face will change her mind. If you're thinking about this approach save yourself some time and toss your phone into the nearest natural body of water because you are insane. If you're going to sext with someone at least have some sort of conversation first. If not then you might as well just text random numbers and hope someone is impressed: 2. DON'T send a picture of your penis. According to the dozens of girls I've spoken to about this, it's crazy how eager guys are to send a picture of their penis to just about anyone who will look. It's not even in the heat of sexting, it's almost a conversation starter for some guys, like a coffee table book; a horrible, flaccid coffee table book. Here's what NOT to do: If you must send a picture, keep it from the waist up unless specifically asked. Also, if you send a picture of your penis know that she's sent it to her friends as a joke. Trust me on this, I wish it wasn't true because I've jokingly been sent more awkward penis pics from my female friends than I'd care to mention. Just stop sending them so they'll stop sending them to me, OK? 3. DO learn how to spell. Look, I know you're in the moment and probably typing with one hand but seriously, make sure you don't have a typo. Is there anything that would kill the mood faster than this: It doesn't matter how sweet you are or how sexy you are trying to be, terrible spelling and grammar is a deal breaker. Also, for the love of god, don't misspell her name: 4. DO use multiple adjectives (or get a thesaurus) If you're going to be sexting, you're going to need a deep bench of complimentary adjectives. You don't want to type something like this: Don't be too proud to pull up a thesaurus and look up some other words for "awesome" instead of sounding like a pre-teen describing Taco Bell.5. DO take your time. While sex with you may only last for 2 minutes, your sexting should not. Taking your time is a must. If you go straight to the sex there's not much left to text about. If you don't have time to get detailed then you don't have time to do it at all. This is just going to make you look stupid and we both know you're better than that. Go slow and pay attention to details. You're describing an intimate sexual encounter, not a random, drunken hook-up in an Arby's parking lot.6. DON'T try to sext multiple girls at once. This should go without saying but don't try to pull a double header and sext multiple girls at once. Even if you aren't dating any of them and you're just casually trying to hook up, this could result in a nightmare: Needless to say you aren't going to be doing any more sexting with Shannon and if there's any pattern in the universe at all, she probably knows who Stacy is and will be talking about what a jerk you are with her by the end of the night.7. DON'T type out your orgasm. I did not believe this was an actual thing. I didn't know there were guys out there who did this, but apparently I was very wrong: Seriously fellas, if you get to that point maybe just let them know with your words and not the sound. Also, how did you type that while having an orgasm??? 8. DON'T exaggerate too much. You want this girl to think you're sexy but try to keep your physical descriptions realistic. While this may be how you see yourself, it's probably not that accurate at all: Maybe you're being a little too kind to yourself? You could add a little bit onto your, uh, length, but don't describe yourself as the horcrux snake that accompanied Voldemort in Harry Potter. This doesn't just apply to you, don't exaggerate what you're going to do to her too much either: You want her to know that you're a strong, passionate lover, but settle down a little pal. If this surfaced in a court of law you would instantly be found guilty.9. DO sext with iPhone users. This may sound silly and pretentious but let me explain: when someone is texting you and you each have an iPhone you'll get this in your chat window: That way you know they've seen what you've written and they're responding to your text. It's wonderful. On the other hand, if you have an iPhone and they don't, you get this: Is she typing? Is she no longer interested? Did her battery die? Did she die? Who knows because all the texts are green and I can't see when anyone is responding. It sounds petty but these questions will eat you alive if she hesitates at all in responding.10. DO realize she's probably not doing all those sexy things she's typing. I asked my female friends what they're actually doing while sexting and, unfortunately, some of the results might make you sad: It isn't much better on the picture end either fellas: But don't look at that as a bad thing. Consider this, a girl is attracted to you enough to pretend to be having sex with you! She even sent you a picture of her cleavage! So dust off that phone, turn on some Barry White, and get your sexting muscle in shape! Uh, your fingers, not your penis. Permalink | Email this | Comments Twitter 1 of 20 Another week, another batch of inappropriately hilarious tweets compiled just for you. Be sure to follow these guys and gals, and check back here every week for more jokes you can tell your friends and pretend you came up with them yourself. They'll think you're hilarious, but inside you'll be cold and dead. Follow @robfee on Twitter. @TheThryll Homeless people aren't nearly as depressing if you just think of them as really ambitious campers. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 2 of 20 @YUCKYBOT "Mommy! There's a monster under my bed!" "That's silly. There's no mOH GOD! IT'S TEARING MY ARM! Kidding. He only eats kid. Goodnight." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 3 of 20 @OuterJohn I just saw a Mexican Ghostbuster chasing a ghost who looked EXACTLY like a pile of leaves. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 4 of 20 @mzeld There are children in Africa who have to poop without reading tweets on their phones. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 5 of 20 @shiraselko My vagina is like an onion - delicious, but nobody wants to eat it in case they have to kiss their girlfriend later :( More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 6 of 20 @BeerBatterBeard The way I react when my alarm clock goes off can best be described as "17-year-old girl being denied a curfew extension." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 7 of 20 @VocabuLarry "What if I urinated in a Sprite?" Inventor of Mountain Dew More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 8 of 20 @Im_Tricia Drugs are bad, but feelings are worse. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 9 of 20 @RexHuppke Frankly, I'm starting to feel a little self-conscious about the fact that I've never been punched by Chris Brown. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 10 of 20 @Nardster "Honey, I'm home!" - a very lonely bear More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 11 of 20 @SeanBlazed JUST REALIZED SHARKS CAN'T EVEN PLAY CONNECT FOUR FUCK EVERYTHING MY PAINTING IS RUINED More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 12 of 20 @MarieColette If the government takes away our guns, how will we stop bigfoot from attacking us in the night? Knives won't stop him... More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 13 of 20 @glenyrd Johnny Depp talks like a guy who wonders what he'd sound like with a British accent. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 14 of 20 @RitleySammich "I love Foursquare!" - burglars More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 15 of 20 @lazerdoov If Lil Wayne passed out while you were partying, you could draw a dick on his face and he probably wouldn't notice for like, 2 weeks. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 16 of 20 @snowness I love how rednecks proudly display the reasons I should hate them on the back of their trucks. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 17 of 20 @Kpartyawesome Even just turning on private browsing gets me halfway there guys More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 18 of 20 @TriciaLockwood Sext: I am a Dan Brown novel and you do me in my plot-hole. "Wow," I yell in ecstacy, "this makes no sense at all" More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 19 of 20 @13spencer Apparently when someone tells you they're pregnant, "why" is not an acceptable response. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Twitter 20 of 20 Next: Last Week's Most Hilarious Tweets @SunnyMabrey At some point One Direction will fan out into like five different directions you have been warned. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Another week, another batch of inappropriately hilarious tweets compiled just for you. Be sure to follow these guys and gals, and check back here every week for more jokes you can tell your friends and pretend you came up with them yourself. They'll think you're hilarious, but inside you'll be cold and dead. Follow @robfee on Twitter. @TheThryll Homeless people aren't nearly as depressing if you just think of them as really ambitious campers. @YUCKYBOT "Mommy! There's a monster under my bed!" "That's silly. There's no mOH GOD! IT'S TEARING MY ARM! Kidding. He only eats kid. Goodnight." @OuterJohn I just saw a Mexican Ghostbuster chasing a ghost who looked EXACTLY like a pile of leaves. @mzeld There are children in Africa who have to poop without reading tweets on their phones. @shiraselko My vagina is like an onion - delicious, but nobody wants to eat it in case they have to kiss their girlfriend later :( @BeerBatterBeard The way I react when my alarm clock goes off can best be described as "17-year-old girl being denied a curfew extension." @VocabuLarry "What if I urinated in a Sprite?" Inventor of Mountain Dew @Im_Tricia Drugs are bad, but feelings are worse. @RexHuppke Frankly, I'm starting to feel a little self-conscious about the fact that I've never been punched by Chris Brown. @Nardster "Honey, I'm home!" - a very lonely bear @SeanBlazed JUST REALIZED SHARKS CAN'T EVEN PLAY CONNECT FOUR FUCK EVERYTHING MY PAINTING IS RUINED @MarieColette If the government takes away our guns, how will we stop bigfoot from attacking us in the night? Knives won't stop him... @glenyrd Johnny Depp talks like a guy who wonders what he'd sound like with a British accent. @RitleySammich "I love Foursquare!" - burglars @lazerdoov If Lil Wayne passed out while you were partying, you could draw a dick on his face and he probably wouldn't notice for like, 2 weeks. @snowness I love how rednecks proudly display the reasons I should hate them on the back of their trucks. @Kpartyawesome Even just turning on private browsing gets me halfway there guys @TriciaLockwood Sext: I am a Dan Brown novel and you do me in my plot-hole. "Wow," I yell in ecstacy, "this makes no sense at all" @13spencer Apparently when someone tells you they're pregnant, "why" is not an acceptable response. @SunnyMabrey At some point One Direction will fan out into like five different directions you have been warned. Permalink | Email this | Comments 1 of 19 There's a big difference between the public you and the at-home you. Go ahead and be the at-home you as you scroll through today's funniest photos. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 2 of 19 It's nice to know I am also the most interesting out of shape man in the world. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 3 of 19 Why does this happen every time you grill? More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 4 of 19 This is an actual text received by one of our editors from his mother. It's been almost a year and he's still trying to decipher it. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 5 of 19 This says more than it should. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 6 of 19 Take it easy, car stereo. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 7 of 19 Click here for more foods that look better on the package. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 8 of 19 I don't have the research to back this up, but I'm pretty sure that 100 percent of junior year high school proposals end in divorce. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 9 of 19 It's a good thing I always refuse to read billboards. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 10 of 19 The symbolism is there from the beginning. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 11 of 19 If you like extra burning in your hot sauce. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 12 of 19 The key to a happy marriage. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 13 of 19 There are a lot of reasons to want to be a doctor. This is not one of them. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 14 of 19 Sloths really walk the line between creepy and cuddly. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 15 of 19 Someone's ready for a night out on the town. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 16 of 19 This my favorite North Korean rom com. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 17 of 19 Hmmm, must've been that bean I ate. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 18 of 19 Let me guess: Canada. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 19 of 19 Next: More Hilarious Photos When you're tired, you're tired. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend There's a big difference between the public you and the at-home you. Go ahead and be the at-home you as you scroll through today's funniest photos. It's nice to know I am also the most interesting out of shape man in the world. Why does this happen every time you grill? This is an actual text received by one of our editors from his mother. It's been almost a year and he's still trying to decipher it. This says more than it should. Take it easy, car stereo. Click here for more foods that look better on the package. I don't have the research to back this up, but I'm pretty sure that 100 percent of junior year high school proposals end in divorce. It's a good thing I always refuse to read billboards. The symbolism is there from the beginning. If you like extra burning in your hot sauce. The key to a happy marriage. There are a lot of reasons to want to be a doctor. This is not one of them. Sloths really walk the line between creepy and cuddly. Someone's ready for a night out on the town. This my favorite North Korean rom com. Hmmm, must've been that bean I ate. Let me guess: Canada. When you're tired, you're tired. Permalink | Email this | Comments Christina Hendricks is the best reason to watch "Mad Men." As we gear up for season 6 this Sunday, here's a nice teaser of the lovely redhead sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel and a glass of Johnnie Walker to answer three ridiculous questions. It's finally your chance to see if Hendricks would rather marry a tiger or a bowl of soup. (You know you've been dying to find out.) Click here to learn the proper way to drink Johnnie Walker.More from Mandatory: The Hottest Women on Mad Men Permalink | Email this | Comments The weekend is here so it's time to hit the waves. H/T Reddit Permalink | Email this | Comments 1 of 10 Her name is Olga Kurylenko, but you may know her as the token sexy babe in every action movie over the past six years. Okay, that's a bit of a stretch; she hasn't been in EVERY action movie. But come April 19th you can catch her in the brand new Tom Cruise sci-fi flick "Oblivion." And, you guessed it, she'll be playing the hot chick. So if you like what you see, click on for more sexy photos and interesting facts about the French actress and model. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 2 of 10 Growing up in poverty, Olga Kurylenko's mother was still able to scrounge up enough dough to put her through five years of ballet, as well as language, music and art courses. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 3 of 10 At age 13, Olga Kurylenko was discovered in a subway in Moscow by a modeling agency talent scout. This eventually led to her signing with the well-known Madison Agency three years later. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 4 of 10 Olga Kurylenko has graced the covers of every magazine from Glamour, Vogue, Elle, Madame Figaro, Marie Claire and FHM. She has also been the face of the Bebe clothing line, Lejay lingerie and Helena Rubinstein cosmetics. And it's not hard to see why. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 5 of 10 Olga Kurylenko has been married and divorced twice: once to French fashion photographer Cedric Van Mol from 2000 to 2004, and again to American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur Damian Gabrielle from 2006 to 2007. Check out more sexy brunettes on Mandatory. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 6 of 10 Olga Kurylenko  made her film debut in French drama "L'Annulaire" aka "The Ring Finger." She then starred in several foreign films before making the jump to American film in 2007's video game adaptation "Hitman." More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 7 of 10 Olga Kurylenko landed her most famous role opposite Daniel Craig in 2008's James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" as a Russian-Bolivian agent who aids Bond on his mission. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 8 of 10 In addition to dancing, modeling and acting, Olga Kurylenko is a talented pianist, film buff, and speaks Russian, English and French. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 9 of 10 Since her breakout performance in "Quantum of Solace," Olga Kurylenko has starred in TV series such as "Tyranny" and "Magic City." She has also had roles in several films such as "To the Wonder" alongside Ben Affleck, "Seven Psychopaths" with Colin Farrell, and "Oblivion" starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman, to be released later this month. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend 10 of 10 Next: April Hobbs Sexy Photos Follow Olga Kurylenko on Twitter. More Share on Tumblr Pin It Email to a friend Her name is Olga Kurylenko, but you may know her as the token sexy babe in every action movie over the past six years. Okay, that's a bit of a stretch; she hasn't been in EVERY action movie. But come April 19th you can catch her in the brand new Tom Cruise sci-fi flick "Oblivion." And, you guessed it, she'll be playing the hot chick. So if you like what you see, click on for more sexy photos and interesting facts about the French actress and model. Growing up in poverty, Olga Kurylenko's mother was still able to scrounge up enough dough to put her through five years of ballet, as well as language, music and art courses. At age 13, Olga Kurylenko was discovered in a subway in Moscow by a modeling agency talent scout. This eventually led to her signing with the well-known Madison Agency three years later. Olga Kurylenko has graced the covers of every magazine from Glamour, Vogue, Elle, Madame Figaro, Marie Claire and FHM. She has also been the face of the Bebe clothing line, Lejay lingerie and Helena Rubinstein cosmetics. And it's not hard to see why. Olga Kurylenko has been married and divorced twice: once to French fashion photographer Cedric Van Mol from 2000 to 2004, and again to American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur Damian Gabrielle from 2006 to 2007. Check out more sexy brunettes on Mandatory. Olga Kurylenko  made her film debut in French drama "L'Annulaire" aka "The Ring Finger." She then starred in several foreign films before making the jump to American film in 2007's video game adaptation "Hitman." Olga Kurylenko landed her most famous role opposite Daniel Craig in 2008's James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" as a Russian-Bolivian agent who aids Bond on his mission. In addition to dancing, modeling and acting, Olga Kurylenko is a talented pianist, film buff, and speaks Russian, English and French. 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Bonnie DonahueINSPIRING MOMS TO LIVE ON PURPOSEGET FREE TIPS TO DESIGN THE LIFE & BUSINESS YOU LOVE I told you that I would try to update you with the house updates this week so today I wanted to share my foyer update!When we bought our house, the foyer was a dark brown.  It was an okay color but I wanted something light, airy, fresh, and clean looking!I love how to looks grey in some lighting and a light beige in another.We also had all the ceilings and bottom chair rail painted a bright white.We had this color used all the way to the upstairs hallway too.I will “decorate” the walls someday, but not sure when, lol!Here are the befores.Beautiful staircase, just so dark!    It’s so clean & fresh looking now! The paint goes upstairs into the hallway.(You can see the bathroom and the top of the stairs) We are going to take down the wall paper in the living room/front room (on left) and the in the dining room (straight ahead) in the future but I am not ready yet.We are taking things slow and we are fine with that. Maybe that will be next winter’s project.  We are currently working on the garage and exterior.Here is another view.Here is one picture from the hallway.Bonnie32 Comments about me, before and after, decorating, painting Alison says April 22, 2013 at 6:46 pmHi Bonnie!I’m curious which type and finish of Sherwin Williams did you go with? We’re looking to do some painting and have never used SW before. I was looking at SuperPaint and Duration. Also, we currently have an eggshell finish and I like it. What finish did you opt for in your “high traffic” areas?Thanks for sharing!!Alison Bonnie Donahue says April 24, 2013 at 2:24 amHi Alison! :)For the downstairs, we used SW satin finish of Emerald paint and for the upstairs we used satin in Duration. I haven’t really noticed a huge difference between the two yet.I hope this helps! Bonnie Michele Long says September 16, 2016 at 10:02 pmHi Bonnie; I know this post is a few years old but I came across it and how beautiful your home is! My home is all the similar deep tone gold/brown colors and I’m updating to accessible beige. Wow! Did it take a few days to get used to this new color?? It’s so different and I’m a bit scared to say the least :) I’ve only painted a swatch on one wall, but have 4 gallons sitting here…so basically…yeah…it’s going to be accessible beige! haha. I don’t think Ive made a mistake choosing this color but just wondering is it just me…or does it take a few days to adjust on someone so used to seeing goldfish brown tones! Thanks :) Lori Fritts says January 19, 2017 at 8:33 amHi Michele,I just painted my bedroom Accessible Beige and am finding it hard to get use to also. It was a dark orange, which sounds terrible was was actually pretty. The problem with Accessible Beige is, it doesn’t seem to look beige but more of a greenish/blue grey. I don’t like it in my house. I painted my bathroom the shade just darker and it does the same thing…. Maybe it’s my lighting but we have tried all different hues and brands of bulbs without much improvement Michele says January 19, 2017 at 8:45 amHi Lori thanks so much for your insight! I wound up painting my bar room accessible beige and love it. However, when I painted a huge area in my kitchen it looked too purple in all lights except at night. I ended up going with Windsor Greige in the rest of the space and although it isn’t really grey’ish, I think it’s a nice neutral backdrop. Needless to say, I’ve got plenty of paint for my closets and perhaps upstairs bathroom :). Oh well live and learn! It’s amazing how some colors look awesome on other people’s homes and then so different in your own! Bel says April 23, 2013 at 3:35 pmAll I can say is BEAUTIFUL! The new lighter colors and the white brighten up the room and make it light, cheerful and airy. More open and although the old way was clean this looks even cleaner. I love it. Bonnie Donahue says April 24, 2013 at 2:22 amTHank you Bel! :)Bonnie Jerri C. TN says April 24, 2013 at 1:48 amI just had my entire lower level painted in Accessible Beige last month & I absolutely love it as well. So clean and refreshing; it truly is my favorite greige color. Bonnie Donahue says April 24, 2013 at 2:22 amTOTALLY! LOVE IT!!! :) Glad you like it too!Bonnie :) Alison says April 24, 2013 at 2:58 amThanks for the reply, Bonnie! And I failed to compliment you before, but your foyer (and the rest of your house!) look fabulous! Bonnie Donahue says April 24, 2013 at 3:55 amThank you so much Alison! I am happy with it too ;) ;)Bonnie Jaden says May 14, 2013 at 6:07 pmI’m sold, I’ve been wanting to try that color! My downstairs is SW Maison Blanche, love that color. But I want to try something else. My office is Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter, love that color, its similar to Michael’s room. Jenny says December 11, 2013 at 1:18 pmWhat color did you do the trim and ceiling? Karen says February 13, 2014 at 8:54 pmCan you post what the finished look is? I have a similar entry way and am trying to figure out what furniture/decor to use and I’d love to see what you did. Peg says July 11, 2014 at 4:56 amHi Bonnie, Thanks for sharing about your update. It interested me, because it speaks to some of my own observations about room colors. I have used decorators a fair amount in the past, and I find most love to use colors I’d consider dark. The results look wonderful and professionally done, like your “before” staircase. But if you ask me in which kinds of rooms I’d actually like to live, it’d be light and airy spaces, like your “after” staircase. Enjoy your fresh new area! Bonnie Donahue says July 26, 2014 at 11:19 amThank you Peg! :)Have a great day!!Bonnie Porter says August 18, 2014 at 1:56 pmThanks for sharing such a fastidious thought, piece of writing is fastidious, thats why i have read it entirely laura says April 29, 2015 at 9:59 pmWhat color is trim? Kate N says June 29, 2015 at 6:10 pmwhat white did you use in the foyer…I am struggling with the white to go with this this color …thanks so kuch Peggy says July 29, 2015 at 4:32 pmBeautiful transformation! What was the “before” dark color? Peggy says July 29, 2015 at 4:33 pmBeautiful transformation! What was the darker “before” color? Christina says March 27, 2016 at 5:57 amAbsolutely beautiful! Could you please tell me the color you used for your trim? Gloria says June 22, 2016 at 6:53 pmWhat color was used for the trim? Shalanda says July 30, 2016 at 9:32 amGenerating money is fast and simple ass an affiliate and thhe products selected very homepage buzz the movi has generated new need the collection of Lemuel right now also hhad the capacity to afford unifdorms Lemuel This resuted in the wonderful mixture of peoples aand cultuees in the destination Lemuel The hlmework is on a workbook having a few problems or a photocopid metal sheet http://q2l.fr/l4fm A new customers may come annd buy things spotapp.mobi Marissa says November 12, 2016 at 11:01 pmI am so happy to have found this post! We just moved into a house with the same gold tones and we I picked accessible beige. Looks so great! Question…did you do a couple of coats of primer first? I’m afraid the gold tones will seep through even with a paint and primer on one…. Marissa says November 12, 2016 at 11:04 pmI am so happy I found your post! We just moved into a house with the exact colors as the gold tones and we picked accessible beige. Looks so great, love the staircase, and what a dramatic change! Question ….did you first use a couple of coats of primer? I am a bit concerned that our gold tone will seep through even with an all in one paint and primer…. Lori Robbie says May 16, 2017 at 2:56 pmHi Bonnie, I am getting ready to paint a new condo Accessible Beige and wanted to see if you can tell me what color carpet you think goes well. More beige colors or light gray? I’m trying to tie this all together and having some problems. Any help you can give me with colors with that paint would be appreciate. Thanks so much. Nan says July 7, 2017 at 6:53 amThis house was a tad stale but the spaces were balanced and well planned. The visual result was refined, even if it was a bit predictable. Great care was given to the placement of the furnishings to achieve scale and warmth. This curator”s touch and care is timeless. The makeover, with it’s way too small, inexpensive glass tables & lamps, looks like something from a monthly furniture rental staged inside of a can of paint. Electrical wiring, winking from behind cheap furnishings, two coats of paint & zero art is not a make over, it’s the makings of a rental. Lee Porter says July 7, 2017 at 9:16 amIs it really necessary to insult a mother of 4 who, I’m assuming, has limited time as it is? I think Bonnie did a beautiful job updating her home to her OWN personal sense of style. I’m sure her lovely family will enjoy many wonderful moments there. It is almost as is you are personally insulted by the change, which can only lead one to assume this must have been your house previously? If so, understandable in some way, but still unacceptable nevertheless. Again, everyone has their own taste and style. If you believe yourself to be some type of “blog makeover expert” or even if you are a professional interior designer with your Master’s, this does not give you a free pass to cut others down and offer such harsh criticism. I do not know Bonnie personally, but often enjoy reading her blog and I cannot fathom why one woman would go specifically out of her way to tear down another….on a home dec blog no less. It is spineless and I’m sure something you would never do face to face. Think about that next time you are hiding behind your computer screen. I shall pray for you that you find peace in your heart to lift others up. I suggest you also pray for yourself…we are all only human and capable of ugliness at times. It is just as easy to ask for a more positive outlook & a happy heart than it is to attack another person. Good day and God bless.[…] The color on the wall is called, “Accessible Beige” by Sherwin Williams.  (It’s the same color as the foyer.) […][…] Updated Foyer with Accessible Beige by Sherwin Williams […]Tan Beige Open Front[…] in dreaming big and making a difference in this world. One family at a time. Wel […]Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Hi, I'm Bonnie Donahue. I am a busy mom of 4 kids. We live a natural and green life and encourage others to do the same. I help healthy, positive, and motivated women start their own businesses and work from home while raising a family. We believe in dreaming big and making a difference in this world. One family at a time. Welcome to my site!Hi, I'm Bonnie Donahue. I am a busy mom of 4 kids. 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