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Los Angeles-based attorney Svitlana Sangary, on a website advertising her legal services, filled a page with bad Photoshop jobs of herself standing side-by-side with President Obama, George Clooney and Barbra Streisand, among other celebrities. Her false...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Mountain Goat Kids, Mount Evans Wilderness, ColoradoImage: Verdon TomajkoIn celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act, The Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History is featuring an exhibit of photography from wilderness areas across the...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Friday, September 19, 2014
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(Image Link)There’s a new Halloween tradition taking place in parking lots across the country, a gathering that many schools, churches and neighborhood groups are organizing as a safe and fun alternative to traditional trick-or-treating.It’s called...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The Mary Sue has a list that you’ll only want to read if you’re ready for a melancholy trip through your childhood, and maybe a good cathartic cry. Six Fictional Animals That Broke Our Hearts the Most is a reminder of how we get caught up in fictional...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Parents like to tell their children that broken dolls or teddy bears will be taken to the doll hospital for medical attention, to fill their young minds with a sense of wonder and spare them from the fact that their beloved toy is beyond repair.I've...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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YouTube LinkEngland's Mary Anning, born in 1799, was a pioneer in the field of paleontology. Her family's property was near Lyme Regis, an area known for its wealth of Jurassic-era fossils. Anning risked her life to recover fossils, as the area was suceptible...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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There's an ALDI in the background of Back to the Future. Has anyone noticed that before?And there's a Games Workshop outlet in one of the final scenes in Dune. You may not have noticed that, but Michael M. of the Tumblr blog High Street Shops in Sci-Fi...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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(YouTube link)What starts off as a cute video about a guy and his dog becomes an anti-drunk driving PSA. So prepare yourself -you might need a hanky. And surprisingly, it’s a tearjerker from Budweiser that doesn’t involve a Clydesdale at all. See,...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Stitchy Stardust by FishbiscuitStitch had always been a fan of the greats- Elvis Presley, Don Ho and Chubby Checker, just to name a few, but when he got his hands on an early David Bowie record his little alien life was changed forever. He heard Major...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Artist Robert DeJesus accepts photographs from the public and transforms them into these whimsical drawings in the style of anime, Disney and other animated characters. His drawings are done in pencil. Judging from the list of submission guidelines DeJesus...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Street performers are a dime-a-dozen in any city or country you go to now. Anywhere you walk, you are bound to see someone dancing or doing extreme acts of yoga or maybe even some cool (but cheesy) street magic. But how often do you encounter a crew...
From: Neatorama | By: RemyCarreiro | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Human beings are surrounded by shapes and letters, at least according to our human eyes, which are always busy spotting the work of some invisible scribe in objects all around us.Writers/designers Steven Heller and Gail Anderson have put together an...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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(Photo: ABC)A burglar in Melbourne, Australia stole two expensive surfboards from Ross Moresi, who is pictured above. When he discovered his boards missing, Moresi called the police and alerted nearby surf shops.A few hours later, the burglar sold the...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Geoff Beattie stills lives in the Queensland, Australia, house where he grew up. Now 68, he’s had an eventful life: wooing his wife, Elaine, over her father’s objections, building a dairy farm, and raising children. A spine injury caused him to hand...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Redditor delpaint often does arty things with his glorious beard. This one is called the Galaxy Beard, and it came with a long-term contract of sorts. The post was titled “No amount of hot showers will get rid of the glitter on me now.” The picture...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Believe it or not, despite how many massive movies came and went this summer, movies in general did not do as well this summer as projected. That means, a lot of big movies did not make the money they needed to make, while a couple other movies no one...
From: Neatorama | By: RemyCarreiro | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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When a bunch of frat boys started brawling their yuppified brains out on the LSU parade grounds one intrepid reporter dared to film the fight with his smartphone, adding his own comedic reactions to the tragic scene:(YouTube Link)His name is Skinny Vadamalez,...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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(Photos: Krispy Kreme UK)Be a pal and pick up a box of donuts while you're out, okay? This one will do nicely. In every way except one, it's the traditional way that Krispy Kreme packages its boxes of 1 dozen donuts. But this contains 200 dozen instead...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Logic Power by Chibi T-ShirtsSpock had always been a fan of revolution, especially when it involved people fighting for their basic rights against an unjust ruler, but there was something about Earth's 1960s that really captured his imagination. He pictured...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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(Video Link)It's been fun swimming, but now it's time to go home. But your 4-year old isn't ready. She wants to keep playing in the water. So she throws a fit, making a scene and causing delays.This is the experience of so many parents, both of human...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Tim Burton is known for his kooky creature creations, his dark and quirky sense of humor, and the touch of classic cinematic style he adds to every film, and since he's always reinventing himself fans will always find something new to love about his...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Salvador Dali wasn’t known for being a particularly spiritual person, although he believed that he was a reincarnation of his dead older brother.He believed in mathematics and science over religion or superstition, but he was also known for capitalizing...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Image Credit:Rolf van MellisWeather is a fairly compelling spectacle. Not just weather itself, but some of the weirder weather phenomena that occurs throughout the world. The stuff we hear about, but never see. Truthfully, in regards to some of the things...
From: Neatorama | By: RemyCarreiro | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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(YouTube link)Have you ever heard the saying, "No good deed goes unpunished"?Simon Cowell of Wildlife Aid got a call about a cygnet (baby swan) stuck in a chain link fence along the Thames. It would have been a routine rescue, except that the swan family...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Folks who have to wear a suit to work on a daily basis know what a pain it is to put on their suit piece by piece, only to take it all off again as soon as they get home.If only there was a simple solution to this dressing dilemma:Well now there is,...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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(YouTube link)This annoying cat wants in, and he won’t take no for an answer! The dialogue is in French, so check the subtitles. In this version, it’s not even his house! The original video was already funny, but with dialogue added, it’s completely...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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I've never eaten horse before, but I'm always game for unusual meats. Horse as sushi? Sure, why not!Casey Baseel of Rocket News 24 informs us that we may associate sushi with raw fish, but the term actually refers to rice mixed with vinegar. The meat...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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YouTube LinkOlder female elephant Faa Mai and baby Dok Mai share a joyful moment playing in the mud together at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Sometimes it's the little things, for both animals and humans. Via Laughing Squid....
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Metallic Shield by AlecxpsIf the super secret agency known as SHIELD ever had to choose a color to represent their agency chances are they'd choose either black or metallic silver. Black is the color of stealth, the nothingness of midnight and the ever...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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(Image Link)Taking pride in your costume on Halloween doesn’t mean you have to spend a ton of money on a custom made or professional grade costume, nor does it mean you have to be a talented costumer to create something that looks amazing. All you...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Music videos often come across like they want to be bubble gum. They want to be easily accessed and enjoyed by all. They want to be safe and tasty, but nothing too out of the ordinary. But there are exceptions to every rule. In this case, the exception...
From: Neatorama | By: RemyCarreiro | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Headlines: in the past five years or so, they seem to have reached a level beyond ridiculous. A writer may say that reading X will make the reader Y, when Y is to go insane, be unable to believe their eyes, scream, hide under their desk or some other...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Iceland has an extremely low crime rate, which leaves the police with time to interact with the public. And take pictures. May I draw your attention to the Instagram account of Lögreglan, the Reykjavík Police Department?Many of the photographs show...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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If you were around in the 1970s, you might remember the McDonalds coffee spoon, which was nicknamed the McSpoon. It was small, well-designed, perfect for stirring coffee, with a scoop about size of a nostril, and could hold exactly 100 milligrams of...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Well, you're going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view, as the wise Obi-Wan Kenobi put it. Far be it from me to engage in toad-shaming.The entomologist and nature photographer Piotr Naskrecki found this...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Pixar seem to go above and beyond when it comes to producing family entertainment. The quality of their work, when paired with the art and writing, pretty much ensures everyone walks away a fan of everything they do.A great example of going above and...
From: Neatorama | By: RemyCarreiro | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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As we become more reliant on technology in our everyday lives our relationship with the digital age becomes more complicated, and we find ourselves growing more accustomed to having a part of our lives that is purely digital.Between entertainment, social...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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(YouTube link)The language of sea travel may seem like a foreign language to you, as it does to me. In an examination of the use of “port” and “starboard” to mean the left and right sides of a ship, the nautical terms get even more confusing...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Tomorrow is George R.R. Martin's 66th birthday. In honor of the occasion, Dustin Rowles at Uproxx has compiled a list of facts about the celebrated writer/producer. The focus of this list is on Martin's personal life. For instance, when George R.R....
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Slipping on banana peels, seeing Jesus in toast, magnetic dogs, and baby poop sausage: what do these thing all have in common? They are the subjects of prize-winning scientific research!Our friends at The Annals of Improbable Research pulled off the...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Galaxy Buddies by Kellabell9They're a bit rough around the edges at times, but when peace has been restored to the galaxy and everyone is just hanging out listening to an awesome mix tape or two Rocket and his tree pal are total cuties! Their friendship...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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It’s hard to believe the MTV of today was once a network devoted to music, and thriving subcultures based around music, instead of cheesy reality shows and decidedly non-musical content.MTV has begun to show music videos once again, but it's safe to...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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(Image via NightmareNear)I used to have an attention span. Then the internet came along. Now it's not enough for me to just watch TV. I have to do something else as well.And what might that be? Bingo! You've got it. Matthew Young of BuzzFeed rounded...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Twenty years ago today, a new TV show premiered that would last 15 seasons and spawn a lot of acting careers. It was ER, which starred an ensemble cast of not-so-well-known working actors who became household names. It also has a ton of guests stars,...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Friday, September 19, 2014
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(YouTube link)You know how kids love to try out what they see adults do? These three siblings staged their own dance battle earlier this week. ShoateZoo’s kids are ages 6, 4, and 2. The two older ones are great dancers, but if it was put to an audience...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Friday, September 19, 2014
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There are many reasons why someone would choose to turn their back on the city and start a new life in the wilds, and yet very few people actually see the move as a feasible option.Noise, neighbors, pollution, high rent prices and an overwhelming desire...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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(YouTube link)Elin Nordlander caught these two koalas airing their differences at Great Otway National Park in Melbourne, Australia. Although angry koalas usually sound like grunting pigs, these two communicate with party horn sounds. -via Tastefully...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Friday, September 19, 2014
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To mark the 75th anniversary of the birth of Batman, the Mexican division of Warner Home Entertainment and the Mexican Museum of Design gave plain white plastic busts of Batman to 30 Mexican artists. They encouraged the artists to do whatever they wanted...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Friday, September 19, 2014
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For several years, Nadav Kander has explored Soviet cities that were once nuclear test sites, the locations of which have been historically kept under wraps. As Kander learned their locations, he traveled to multiple formerly restricted military zones,...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Titan's Blue Box by Fmm3Thanos sees the universe as his personal property, full of people and planets to do with whatever he pleases, but he didn't count on the power of one lord of time and his sonic screwdriver. When a blue police box passed through...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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