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January 12th, 2012 by in Images, Links

The 5 Most Insane Original Uses of Famous Products [Cracked]

15 Sporting Heroes Unfamiliar to Americans – [Listverse]

The Lost Roles Of Tina Fey[SplitSider]

Can You Die Of A Broken Heart? – [NY Times]

The emotional pain of losing a loved one can take a toll on the heart, at least metaphorically. But can it trigger an actual heart attack?

In a large new study, scientists have confirmed what the medical world has long suspected: The so-called broken-heart syndrome is real. The study, published on Monday in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, found that a person’s heart attack risk is 21 times higher than normal the day after a loved one dies.

Funny or Die at Five: How They Make Money – [THR]

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy open up about how they turned a rogue humor site into a full-fledged business that counts Michelle Obama as a fan, and why they can ask Marion Cotillard to put breasts on her forehead.

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