Archive for June 21st, 2014

Recycled Future - The Stereophonic Sound Of The Stars

Recycled Future by Enkel DikaWhat do you do with all those extra droids you've got laying around your moisture farm? Recycle them! Take that tired old r2 or c3 unit and turn them into a retro hi-fi unit complete with sh...

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Ghostbusters 3, Quentin Tarantino Style!

Ghostbusters 3's Reservoir Dog moment We've featured claymation artist Lee Hardcastle [warning: auto-sound] on Neatorama several times previously, but the indie filmmaker is back with this gem....

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Discussion: In Which Shakespearean Role Can You Most Easily See Peter Dinklage?

(Image: HBO)I posted this question on Twitter. Considering that I have only half a milliwheaton of followers, it's done well. So I've decided to open it up to the larger Neatorama community.I no longer watch Game of...

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Hover or Cover?

[http://youtube.com/watch?v=FFrbmYpvC4I]YouTube LinkAsapSCIENCE is back with the burning question, when it comes to posture in the bathroom, "Should You Hover or Cover?" I think I know what my mom would...

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2014 World’s Ugliest Dog Crowned

The annual Sonoma-Marin Fair Ugliest Dog Contest is over, and the winner is Peanut! Although he is world famous as of today, Peanut’s story is a sad one. He was abused and ultimately set on fire by...

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A Dog Re-Enacts the Famous Upside Down Kiss Scene from Spider-Man

Perhaps the most famous scene from the 2002 movie Spider-Man shows our hero hanging upside down and kissing a rain-soaked Mary Jane Watson. It's embedded below. If you're limber enough and have the right equipme...

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A Sumo Training Session

Juergen Horn and Mike Powell are packing in as much as they can before they leave Tokyo to go live somewhere else for 91 days. No, that doesn’t include training as sumo wrestlers, just a couple of hours observing t...

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Experimental Arthritis Drug Grows a Bald Man a Full Head of Hair

(Photos: Yale Dermatology)There's no cure for alopecia universalis--a complete absence of hair on the body. But researchers at Yale University's medical school may have found a treatment. They gave a drug normally used f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/Experimental-Arthritis-Drug-Grows-a-Bald-Man-a-Full-Head-of-Hair/

Leon Discovers His Eyebrows

[http://youtu.be/djVJE6cxKCs] (YouTube link)Little Leon looks to be between one and two years old, and has just figured out how to make his eyebrows move as the whole family watches in the mirror. This is one of the grea...

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Photographs of Abandoned Mental Institutions by Jeremy Harris

Photographer Jeremy Harris shot the crumbling interiors of abandoned mental institutions in the eastern United States for his series "American Asylums, Moral Architecture in the 19th Century."&n...

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26 Magical Facts You Probably Never Knew About Labyrinth

Although the film Labyrinth was considered a flop when it made the rounds in 1986, a huge number of the internet generation were enchanted when they saw the Jim Henson movie as children. In the 28 years since, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/26-Magical-Facts-You-Probably-Never-Knew-About-Labyrinth/

Star-Lord Coffee - Taste The Galaxy

Star-Lord Coffee by LavaLampAfter he helped guard the galaxy from supervillainous forces bent on total destruction, that self professed lord of the stars devoted his energy to doing something he'd always loved as a youn...

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Page Orientation

(Image: unknown)Please check your page orientation before sending a job to the printer. Also verify that you have selected either the black and white or the color printer.-via JCF Artcartoons, portraits, landscapes...

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Buddy's Baby Crawling School

[http://youtu.be/Oql972Jht5k] (YouTube link)[http://youtu.be/8NABdb0077c] (YouTube link)Buddy the Jack Russell terrier is a good babysitter. He’s not only keeping an eye on the baby, he’s teaching her! She&rs...

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The Pavement Bookworm

via Imgur and reddit A homeless young man sits on the side of a road trying to make a living - but he's not panhandling. In fact, he refuses to beg. Instead, he's selling books. Meet Philani Dladla,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/The-Pavement-Bookworm/

Future Batmen

[http://youtu.be/7gMZqGhGgxE] (YouTube link)Casting decisions for Batman movies sometimes surprise people. But that’s always been so. Those who scratched their heads over the casting of Ben Affleck for the...

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Test Your Faith with LEGO Firewalking

Firewalking is the act of walking over blazing hot coals without being burned--or at least badly burned. In some cultures, doing so is a religious rite that serves as a test of faith. Physics teacher David Willey explain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/Test-Your-Faith-with-LEGO-Firewalking/

Reporter Had Purse Stolen While Reporting Robbery Live on TV .. in Front of the Police HQ!

You know you have a bad neighborhood when you're victimized while doing a live report on site. In front of a police headquarters, no less! KTVU reporter Heather Holmes was in Oakland, California, to report...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/Reporter-Had-Purse-Stolen-While-Reporting-Robbery-Live-on-TV-in-Front-of-the-Police-HQ/

The 24 Words That Are Most Known To Only Men Or Women

(Photo: Smart Sign)Mark Brysbaert of the Center for Reading Research conducted a study of the English words most commonly understood specifically be either men or women. Here are the words that men know...

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Mom and Pop Quiz: Harry Potter Edition

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbU9wHmtSG4#t=47]YouTube LinkI've lost count of how many ways in which parents can embarrass their kids in public. Jimmy Fallon, to his credit, has come up with another o...

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If Ayn Rand Had Written Alice in Wonderland

Three weeks ago, Molly Ortberg of The Toast amused us by retelling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as though it had been written by the philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand. She's working her way through all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/If-Ayn-Rand-Had-Written-Alice-in-Wonderland/

Add Your Dot

Redditor SipTime is staying at a hostel, presumably in Japan. They keep track of how many people visit from different countries with this graph, in which you can clearly see the differences in cultures....

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Bending The Fourth Wall - The Future Of Mercenary Technology

Bending the Fourth Wall by Doodle-HeadsThey've gone and done it now- the merc with a mouth has been combined with the drunken robot who loves to run his vocal unit and now we have one mighty mischievous madman on our ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/21/Bending-The-Fourth-Wall-The-Future-Of-Mercenary-Technology/

One Woman, Seventeen Different British Accents

(Video Link)The United Kingdom has a very diverse populace, home to a wealth of very distinct regional accents, and a well seasoned ear can tell a lot about from whence you hail simply by hearing you speak.Si...

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