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Sad news: Today, Men's Wearhouse, the cheap-suit standard-bearer of TV ads, decided to fire its founder and chairman, George Zimmer. If that name doesn't ring a bell, then how about these words: "You're going to like the way you look. I guarantee it." Okay, fine we give up — roll the tape:
How this man trained his cat to do this will remain one of this day's great mysteries:
Nor do we know why this woman trained her giant snake to open doors:
And, finally this, Mental Floss video catalogs 41 of the most historic ways people have met their ultimate demise. We still think drowning in a barrel of wine is one way we wouldn't mind going out:
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