Archive for March 29th, 2014

What Marge Simpson Would Look Like In Real Life

(Video Link)The Simpsons, and all the cartoony folks that populate the imaginary city of Springfield, may look cute and colorful on the small screen, but in real life they'd look downright freaky!This depicti...

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Adorable Photos of Metalheads and Their Pet Cats

If you want to talk about hardcore cat lovers, talk about hardcore musicians. They love their cats as much as anyone -or maybe more! Alexandra Crockett took photographs of metal musicians from groups such as Morbid Angel...

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For Sale: A Creepy Gigantic Model of David Hasselhoff

(Photos: Julien's Live)I have wonderful news! Your decades-long dream of having a huge realistic model of David Hasselhoff in your home can finally come true! The actor, who is most famous for his roles in Knight Rid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/For-Sale-A-Creepy-Life-Size-Model-of-David-Hasselhoff/

Darth Vader Running for President of Ukraine

The transitional government of Ukraine has scheduled national elections for May 25, and so far there are 14 candidates running for the office of president. The latest to throw his hat into the ring is Darth Vader.Mr. Vad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/Darth-Vader-Running-for-President-of-Ukraine/

This Amazingly Complex Commercial Was Shot in Just One Continuous Take

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3INjC5aLgs](Video Link)It's 1 minute and 41 seconds of complex choreography done with basketballs and a car. Filmmaker Kurt Hugo Schneider made it as a commercial for Buick. At the age of...

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Did the Amazon Warriors Really Exist?

I was a fan of Wonder Woman as a comics-reading child, just as I was a fan of Batman and Superman. Being a kid, I figured the land of the Amazons was in the Amazon Rainforest. The legendary Amazons actually came from anc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/Did-the-Amazon-Women-Really-Exist/

Meet Champ, The Most Photogenic Dog in the World

Most dogs look either pretty, handsome, or cute. Some more than others. But Champ, who is pictured above, is perhaps the most consistently photogenic dog in the world. A lot of that is probably the skill of his owner and...

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What You Wish Would Happen on The Walking Dead

[http://youtu.be/taPTjAp5GSs] (YouTube link)This video contains spoilers if you aren’t current on The Walking Dead. College Humor calls this a “wish fulfillment” scenario -or several of them, a...

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Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Visit the Stonewall Inn

Actors Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are best friends. Stewart often posts on Twitter photos of the two of them together, palling around in their signature derbies. Here's one that he just put up. It...

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Tech Support

Tech folks are forever talking on internet forums about the dumb problems people bring to them. On the up side, it’s usually easy to fix the problem -sometimes it’s just a matter of turning on the power or so...

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The Rise and Fall of Professional Bowling

(Photo: Jimmy McIntyre)Pro football, pro basketball, pro baseball, pro bowling. The last item on this list may seem like an odd choice, but there was once a time when professional bowling in the United States was a highl...

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Duncan Lou Who on the Beach

[http://youtu.be/xaM-xXgl4Bs] (YouTube link)Duncan Lou Who is a boxer whose back legs were so deformed that they were removed. Panda Paws Rescue in Vancouver, an organization for special needs dogs, took him in and gave...

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How to Make Sushi Roses

Don't they look so cute? Kon, a writer for Rocket News 24, has step-by-step instructions for creating these flowers made of salmon. They'd be great for a romantic dinner date.He calls them carpaccio roll...

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Who Will Die in the Season Finale of The Walking Dead?

If you follow the the TV show The Walking Dead for any length of time, you come to realize that they kill off a major character or two in every season finale and mid-season finale. The “who will die”...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/Who-Will-Die-in-the-Season-Finale-of-The-Walking-Dead/

The Death Star Skirt and Other Great Cosplays from MegaCon

Jen of Epbot went to MegaCon, a geek convention in Orlando. It was attended by fully 75,000 people, many of whom dressed for the occasion. Jen took a lot of photos of the cosplayers, including this lady dressed as the De...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/The-Death-Star-Skirt-and-Other-Great-Cosplays-from-MegaCon/

Fart Facts That'll Make You Gasp

[http://dai.ly/x1katme/172499] (Dailymotion link)How fast can farts travel? Why do women's farts smell worse than men's? The more you know…  even about farts. This list of facts contains footage of profession...

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Google Street View Paintings

James Lileks is a writer perhaps best known for his long fascination with advertising from postwar America. Lint, one of his several blogs, is a long collection of ads from the Mad Men age. You could spend hours...

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This Week at Neatorama

Happy weekend! Yeah, we’ve got some special things planned for April Fools Day on Tuesday, but this past week was all about the t-shirts. The NeatoShop is so proud of its expanded selection of t-sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/This-Week-at-Neatorama-197/

Ptolemeic Watch

Ptolemeic WatchNothing feels so right, and yet so wrong, as being the center of someone's universe. Tell someone you love that they are your orbital center with the Ptolemeic Watch from the NeatoShop. This stylish watch...

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Can You Drive Fast Enough to Avoid Being Clocked by Speed Cameras?

(Photo: Elliot Brown)In some jurisdictions, governments set up cameras along roads to track how fast cars move. If a car is traveling over the speed limit, it snaps a picture of the license plate on it. A computer then f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/Can-You-Drive-Fast-Enough-to-Avoid-Being-Clocked-by-Speed-Cameras/

Jarman’s Birthday Cake

Oh look, a lovely cake made in the shape of a bicycle seat covered in flowers! And the inscription… what? Turns out this is supposed to be a tennis racket, and the inscription is supposed to say, “You’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/Jarmans-Birthday-Cake/

Painting of Spock Luxuriating in a Pile of Tribbles

It's been a long, hard day. It's been especially challenging because Spock is on a ship full of illogical humans. When his work is done, Spock knows how to take care of himself. He puts on some soft jazz, takes off his b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/29/Painting-of-Spock-Luxuriating-in-a-Pile-of-Tribbles/
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