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Two Turnpikes And A Microphone: How Hip-Hop Musicians Are Embracing Roads And Motorways

Today we answer the age old question; how do musicians decide what to call themselves? Fans assume that stage-names are simply nicknames from childhood or possibly some random thought that popped into a musician's head. It was all a mystery... until now. We have inside information that certain Hip-Hop artists used the humble road map … Continue reading Two Turnpikes And A Microphone: How Hip-Hop Musicians Are Embracing Roads And Motorways

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Celebrity Clone Lab: Fred Trump And Josef Fritzl

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab it's Josef Fritzl. If you don't already know, he's the clone of Donald Trump's father Fred Trump! Fred Trump was a carpenter and he built twenty homes in Queens, New York by 1926. Seeing this success, the Celebrity Clone Lab took a swab from Fred's tash and cryogenically … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Fred Trump And Josef Fritzl

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Phony Proverbs: There’s No Smoke Without Fire

A popular proverb in today's world is “there's no smoke without fire”. People who agree with this adage and who readily use this phrase as justification for unfounded accusations, gathered recently. The group chanted this motto as they marched toward the property of a celebrity who was accused of sexual assault. As the group approached … Continue reading Phony Proverbs: There’s No Smoke Without Fire

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Soft Drinks Have Gone Soft: Why There’s Nothing Sweet About Artificial Sweeteners

Saccharin and spice and all things nice? A spoonful of Aspartame makes the medicine go down? Pour some Sorbitol on me? Stevia, ah honey honey? Brown Sucralose. Just like a young girl should? Change an ingredient and a product is no longer the same. Tell that to Lucozade, Irn Bru, 7Up, Fanta, Sprite, and the … Continue reading Soft Drinks Have Gone Soft: Why There’s Nothing Sweet About Artificial Sweeteners

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What My TV Told Me Today: The Health Benefits Of Alcohol

Whilst watching breakfast television I'm always intrigued by their health segments and over the last few months I've heard quite a few health-based stories. According to scientists, red wine contains antioxidants and cider contains vitamin C. Research has also found that whiskey aids weight loss and may also help heart health. Cognac which is sometimes … Continue reading What My TV Told Me Today: The Health Benefits Of Alcohol

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Celebrity Clone Lab: Post Malone And Chabuddy G

Here at Oddball Times, we like to let you the reader in on certain secrets about the entertainment world, namely which celebrities are clones and which are spliced-hybrids. Sometimes however, certain cloned celebs aren't a secret at all, some even parade their similarities in front of the whole world for all to see! Take Post … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Post Malone And Chabuddy G