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Princess Kate just dropped a baby like it’s hot, so the time has come for all you fans of the Royals (the British monarchs, not the major league baseball team) to throw your very own royal baby party and get bizarre in the name of Britannia!(YouTube...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Super Mario Kart | Image: Nintendo UKWho among you remembers having great times playing multiplayer games with friends, dating back to your childhood (or long past)? Even if you're not a gamer today, you probably have memories of having fun with video...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Mikey is an eight-month-old cat who was in a deep depression after losing her three kittens, which were born prematurely. After the last of Mikey's kittens died, she kept searching for her babies and was obviously despondent. Mikey's human Hillary was...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Many animal species have learned to survive in the irradiated wastelands surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, and not only is the radiation failing to affect their critter lifestyles, it’s apparently making some of them smarter.Take this...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.Transcribed by David KesslerFour Nobel laureates enjoy their first taste of Soylent. Photo: David Holzman.As part of the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, four of the world’s great thinkers...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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(Video Link)Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford sit in the control room of the Millennium Falcon. Their destination, Alderaan, is nothing but radioactive debris. They’re not in costume nor on a proper set. They’re just sitting in chairs and convincingly...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Image: HannahdownesAccording to the Institute of Food Technologists, eight out of ten adults have made an effort to eat healthier within the last year. Yet trying to eat healthy can be a challenge, given all of the conflicting information out there...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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There’s no argument that the MPAA ratings system for movies has wandered far afield of what was intended when it was first introduced in 1968. At the time, most movies were rated G and the whole family went to see them. Now, a G-rated movie is pretty...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Tango Of Death by JP PerezWhen you dance with Wade you never know what kind of deadly dance moves he's going to bust out with on the dance floor. Sometimes he's in the mood for a sloppy slam dance, other times he's doing the wakizashi waltz and slicing...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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(Unrelated photo by James Brooks)For many college students around the world, it's time to take final exams for the end of semester or quarter. It can be an incredibly stressful time for students, so some schools offer special events that help relieve...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Three scientists are in a competition to show off their disciplines and put forth their case for which is best. Biology goes for the jugular. If physics tries to make himself look better with space exploration, she’ll counter with birth control, which...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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This is a marine ribbon worm. It has a proboscis, which is a prehensile tentacle-like appendage that it uses to seize prey and draw it into its maw. In this case, that’s a human hand. (Video Link)A cursory Google search suggests that there is little...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Moscow, Russia based photographer Andrey Yakovlev's series called "Red Haired" is a fashion shoot that perfectly captures the unique, fiery beauty of red-headed women. Shot in today's favored minimalist style, the colors of the clothing against the...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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There's song covers and then there's YouTube star Rob Scallon covering Metallica's "Enter Sandman," in reverse. Perhaps this should be called, "Exit Sandman"?Ok, now watch his backwards cover, forward:...
From: Neatorama | By: Rusty Blazenhoff | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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(Video Link)The Cute Critter Cafe has lattes and free WiFi (provided that you purchase a drink--don't be that guy). Humphrey J. Hedgehog and his friend Coco the hamster visited recently. They snacked on nuts and sipped coffee-like drinks. The Cute Critter...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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(YouTube link) Absolutely Anything is the final film with Robin Williams in it -as a talking dog. A snarky, hungry dog.The story follows a schoolteacher, played by Simon Pegg, who is given the gift of absolute power — including bringing back the dead,...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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There are plenty of cheddar popcorns out there, but nothing compares to the cheese-tastic flavor of Cheetos. That's why I'm so excited to see that Cheetos is experimenting with launching movie theater popcorn -it's the cheesiest, butteriest snack you...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Wonderlands by SaqmanWonderlands come in all shapes, sizes and styles of animation, but they all have one thing in common- they're simply magical! With moving castles, mad hatters, playing cards come to life and yokai creatures lurking in every corner...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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YouTube LinkThree-year-old Adam Wynne of Ireland is a snooker prodigy who can school just about anyone on the game. Adam started playing snooker (similar to pool) when he was one. The footage above shows him at three making practically every shot he...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Emily McDowell is an illustrator, greeting card designer, and a cancer survivor. Now she’s put her experience to work in creating a line of greeting cards that cancer patients and survivors say really hit the mark. The line of eight greetings are called...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Considering Space Ghost's original run from 1966-67 consisted of only 20 episodes, and less than 90 minutes of animation, Space Ghost should hold his cowled head up high and celebrate the success he had as a talk show host.Space Ghost: Coast To Coast...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, May 4, 2015
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In 2012, celebrity physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked in an interview what he regarded as the most astounding fact in the universe. He's an astrophysicist, so he necessarily thinks on a grand scale--one that intersects his discipline with that of...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Monday, May 4, 2015
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The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? Sergeant Vacca had been on the homicide squad for eight years...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Image: Lucasfilm / Twentieth Century Fox To continue the Star Wars Day party, linked below is a lengthy list of facts about the franchise. One story has to do with Sir Alec Guinness. His attitude toward the material and the series was poor, to understate...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Photographer Antti Karppinen put together a gallery of Star Wars cosplay portraits specifically for Star Wars Day (all with light sabers). Most were taken at Cardiff Film & Comic Con 2015 in March. See Karppinen’s portraits of other awesome cosplayers...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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The force is strong with this fourth day of May, and this year we have something amazing to look forward to in our fan future- a new sequel, aka episode VII!Wanna get geared up for the return of your favorite sci-fi franchise for less? Head on over to...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, May 4, 2015
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(Video Link)May the Fourth be with you.What does that mean? Today, you will encounter many Star Wars fans expressing this sentiment to you. Why? To find out, you need to consult someone closely associated with the Star Trek science fiction franchise....
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Where The Heart Is by Medusa DollmakerThe heart wants what it wants, it beats a rhythm into your brain that's impossible to ignore, and when you follow your heart you can rest assured the path you're on will lead you to what you desire most. For some...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, May 4, 2015
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If you somehow missed everyone talking about it on the net, today is Star Wars Day, aka May the Forth Be With You. While we all have our own ways to celebrate the big holiday (including buying sweet Star Wars tees), if you aren't sure how to get your...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Monday, May 4, 2015
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The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.The stories behind several pretend cockroaches you may or may not be acquainted with. (And one that might not even be a cockroach at all.) 1. MUSICAL COCKROACHLa...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Bananas are great -they not only look cool and taste wonderful, they even have their own protective sleeve. But you know what would make a banana even better? Stuffing it with even more tastiness like jam, crushed Oreos, peanut butter and (best of all)...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Monday, May 4, 2015
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(YouTube link)David Letterman is retiring later this month after 22 years of The Late Show on CBS. The show put together this tribute to Dave’s most memorable moments with his some of his guests. -via Tastefully Offensive...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Hoarding disorder makes it hard, if not impossible, for hoarders to throw anything away, and their lives quickly become one big, cluttered mess.Hoarders are often abandoned by their families, because people can no longer bear to live in a home piled...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, May 4, 2015
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There were plenty of hominids of the Australopithecus afarensis species at one time, but there’s only one Lucy. There were once many T. rexes, but there’s only one Sue. Have you ever considered the possibility that your own existence might be enshrined...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Imgur user edmcgowan works at a design studio with his brother, and the two decided to see what type of design trouble they could get into by transforming his nephew's room into a Star Wars-themed, kids' dream. A year ago the uncle and father duo posted...
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Thank you, Dad, for taking care of the monster under the bed. But I don’t think I’ll be getting much sleep tonight anyway.   What is ruining this child’s sleep? It’s the latest from Zach Weiner at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. THere's...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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(Photo: Kevin Coles)Grammarly, a grammar and spellchecking program, can search through text to find more than 400 different types of errors. Recently, to demonstrate the capabilities of Grammarly, the company that makes it examined 150 reader comments...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Monday, May 4, 2015
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MSc In Universe (Model 10) by Diego PedauyeYou can't become a he-man without lifting some weights and making your body strong, and you can't become a master of the universe without a master's degree from the University of Eternia. One of our recent,...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, May 4, 2015
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You know when you hear a movie idea so great, you think there’s no way anyone could mess it up? Then along comes Snakes on a Plane and then Cowboys and Aliens. Both offered an irresistible combination that ended up being rather disappointing. Those...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, May 4, 2015
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(Image Link)Prom season is upon us once again, which means it’s time for parental units to stress out about their child's safety, time for teens to stress out over making the most of their night, and time for school officials to stress out over the...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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YouTube LinkOne way (particularly in the 1980s and '90s) for budding actors to make a living was to audition for parts in music videos. If they were lucky, the song would be a big hit and they would get a lot of exposure to the valuable younger demographic....
From: Neatorama | By: Lisa Marcus | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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The Labyrinth Table is a coffee table designed by Benjamin Nordsmark that has a detailed maze underneath its glass top. Even though its enclosed, you can try to solve this maze: it has 6 little figurines of people inside.Move them around with the help...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Vehicles have played a major role in Mad Max folklore from the very beginning, and the sheer variety of vehicle types and apocalyptic modifications make the vehicles feel like they're another character in the story.The latest installment, Mad Max: Fury...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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(YouTube link)Ryuji Imai is a real Bruce Lee fan. He has the moves from his movies memorized, and can recreate them with his nunchaku. And Ryuji is only five years old! In this video, he recreates a fight scene from the 1972 film Game of Death. He doesn’t...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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WOW Sports produces what it calls the Aqua Table. It’s an inflatable bar with a big central cooler. You can put ice in and drain the cooler through a port. It would be ideal for a pool or lake party. Just add ice and drinks in the center.There’s...
From: Neatorama | By: John Farrier | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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The first Mortal Kombat arcade game debuted in arcades back in 1992, when those who are considered senior citizens nowadays were full grown adults.That means many of them don’t get the appeal of video games, much less a video game where you finish...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Two days ago, NASA’s MESSENGER orbiter crashed onto the surface of Mercury, after 11 years of exploration. Its final Tweet was enough to bring a tear to your eye.Well I guess it is time to say goodbye to all my friends, family, support team. I will...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Pan's Labyrinth was a gloriously strange yet beautiful film that was equal parts creepy and magical. These amazing knit gloves by Redditor k80k80k80 are a perfect tribute to the memorable style of the film. Via Fashionably Geek...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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(YouTube link)City Council meetings are usually pretty dry affairs, and even more so when it’s not your town. This is an exception. During a council meeting in georgetown, Texas, a councilman leaves to relieve himself in the men’s room. But he forgot...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Minion Plan 2 by TheducBefore you can put together a nefarious plan to take over the world you must build an army of minions to do your bidding, so here's a handy blueprint to get you started, courtesy of your old pal Gru. If you ask me you should start...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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