Dan Fitzpatrick
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Man Keeps Building Additions To His Strange 'Mansion' Before The House Suddenly Takes Over Him

By Dan Fitzpatrick

The adage goes that a man’s home is his castle. It’s supposed to mean that when you have your own place, you can be yourself and be in charge, but of course, a few people take the “castle” part a little too literally.

The Masterminds Behind The Most Epic Pranks The World Has Ever Seen

By Dan Fitzpatrick

Everybody loves a good prank — well, except whoever falls for it. “You’ve got something on your shirt” is way overdone at this point, but every once in a while, a stunt gets so elaborate that it can fool millions of people, or even the entire world.

21 'Unshared' Secrets About The Man Behind Facebook

By Dan Fitzpatrick

How many times have you checked Facebook today? The web giant is so omnipresent that it’s easy to forget that it was once just an idea in the head of Mark Zuckerberg. And when the introverted programmer launched Facebook in 2004, he never could’ve guessed it would make him an icon.

The 20 Most Secretive Weddings Hollywood Has Never Seen

By Dan Fitzpatrick

It’s hard not to picture a ton of fanfare, over-the-top decor, and famous guests when you think of the typical celebrity wedding. The bride and groom often become the stars of their own blockbuster marriage! But not every Hollywood couple wants it that way.

20 Incredible Facts About The Most Famous People In History

By Dan Fitzpatrick

Even though we see famous faces on book covers and dollar bills every day, it’s easy to forget they were human. Just like us, they were real people with a complex array of motivations and emotions. Oh, and they were pretty weird, too.

The Incredible Reaction This Girl Had To The News Her School Counselor Just Gave Her

By Dan Fitzpatrick

For parents, there’s no greater anxiety than a child’s happiness and well-being. As much as moms and dads want to give their kids everything, they know that life has a way of taking carefully crafted plans and tossing them out the window.

10 Deeply Weird American Towns That Many People Don't Even Know Exist

By Dan Fitzpatrick

From coast to coast, the United States is filled with picturesque small towns, with corner stores and church steeples, that would be right at home on a postcard. However, tucked inside the wilderness and off lost highways, there are other communities that look nothing like the ideal small town — some don’t even look like they’re from this planet!

21 Off-Limits Locations That People's Grandparents Actually Used To Be Able To Visit

By Dan Fitzpatrick

Robert Frost once wrote “nothing gold can stay,” and tragically, he was right! The world is spotted with a million and one interesting and beautiful places to visit, but unfortunately, as time has passed, they’ve changed — and not always for the better.

25 Incredible Vintage Photos That Most People Have Never Seen

By Dan Fitzpatrick

Inside your wallet or in the picture app on your phone, you’ve probably got a photograph that’s special to you. You might not look at it every day, but it’s important to you that it’s there. That’s because the best photos bring the past to life, right down to how people were feeling and thinking at that time.

Woman Living Out Of A Bread Truck Reveals The Reason Behind Her Unusual Arrangement

By Dan Fitzpatrick

Living in your car isn’t exactly the peak of luxury. Sure, it saves you a lot of dough, but curling up in your backseat every night and constantly battling with the backdoor for leg room doesn’t sound like the most pleasing arrangement in the world.