Archive for March 10th, 2015

15 Things You Might Not Know About The Princess Bride

Image: AmazonThe 25th anniversary of popular classic The Princess Bride inspired lead Cary Elwes to write a book about the making of the movie. The book features interviews from almost all of the cast a...

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33 Insanely Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Want to save money on your wedding day? From experience, I can tell you that the easiest way to save is to not invite anyone. However, if you are determined to share the special occasion with family and friends, you can...

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Indonesian Clothing Company Prints Interesting Washing Instructions

Sunday was International Women's Day, yet one company in Indonesia found itself in hot water with plenty of them that day for the sportswear label shown above. Salvo Sports Apparel got a negative response to the washing...

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Shoguns N Minions - Bad Guys, Great Band

Shoguns N' Minions by Jango SnowWelcome to the jungle, we've got the Foot and Krang, we've got every ninja you want except those mutant things, we are the villains that you see running all street crime, if you've got th...

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When Rock 'n' Roll Loomed Large Over the Sunset Strip

Rock ’n’ roll billboards flourished on the Sunset Strip from the late 1960s to the early ‘80s. Music videos weren’t yet a thing, and a hand-painted billboard, paid for by the record company, was a...

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Gritty, Post-Apocalyptic Charlie Brown

Linus warned us. Long before we listened--before we ran out of time--he warned us. Lucy had the football. She would use it, eventually. And when Schroeder walked away, out of her life, she felt that she no longer had any...

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

It’s a lighter with Spider-Man on it. But there’s an issue here that redditor Fear_Jeebus’s cousin, who’s had the lighter for years, never realized until now. But others noticed s...

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Politician Forced to Confirm That He Is Not a Hologram

(Photo: Stuff)David Seymour is a member of the New Zealand Parliament who represents the Epsom constituency. He insists that he is a completely biological life form, not a holographic projection.This became an i...

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A Look Inside Lauren Bacall's Dakota Apartment

In 1961, actress Lauren Bacall bought a three-bedroom apartment overlooking Central Park at the Dakota in New York and lived there for the last 53 years of her life. Now the apartment is for sale (for $26 million) and mo...

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When Super Heroes Play Soccer

Professional stuntman and parkour competitor Ronnie Shalvis likes to show off his team's skills by displaying its members performing incredible physical feats as characters from popular culture, including Santa Claus, Sp...

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Bright Minds: Stained Glass Tributes to Tesla, Turing, and More

In anticipation of Pi Day coming up on the 14th, the folks at Shutterstock invited (or, as they say, “challenged”) artist Aaron Coleman to create lithographs of stained glass artistry featuring heroes of scie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Bright-Minds-Stained-Glass-Tributes-to-Tesla-Turing-and-More/

Can You Legally Park a Horse in New York City?

(Statue of Washington in Union Square Park by Eden, Janine, and Jim)On November 25, 1783, General George Washington, mounted on a white charger, marched the Continental Army into New York City as the last British troops...

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A Sea of Firecrackers Exploding

In the village of Nanwan, Guandong province, China, local residents annually detonate a pile of firecrackers spread over an open street. This is part of a ceremony in which a local god is removed from a...

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Rad Fink - Four Turtles Tearin' Up The Tar

Rad Fink by PoopsmoothieIf there's one thing that can make a teenage mutant give up skateboards and pizza without a second thought it's a really fast hot rod and no adult rat supervision! Don had been looking for a way...

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You Scratch My Back, I Scratch Yours

[http://youtu.be/oKtX0bkAeGQ] (YouTube link)The San Diego Department of Animal Services makes videos to show off pets for adoption. A cat named Banks has a particularly endearing habit of returning the favor of a back sc...

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The Wild West in Scrap Metal

Artist John Lopez, an accomplished sculptor in bronzes, changed direction and media with these beautiful creations out of metaal pieces from old farming equipment. There's a great story behind Lopez starting to work with...

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Despite the Title, This Video Will Actually Not Make You Angry

Which is good because I almost skipped the video for that reason.YouTube star CGP Grey explains in an extended metaphor how ideas spread on the internet and why certain ones spread faster and with greater depth than othe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Despite-the-Title-This-Video-Will-Actually-Not-Make-You-Angry/

The Best of Benny the Bull

[http://youtu.be/flPKprlu7ik] (YouTube link)Benny the Bull is the mascot of the Chicago Bulls basketball team. He was named the top sports mascot in America by Forbes magazine in 2013.Inside the suit is Barry Anderson, w...

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The Wellcome Trust's Best Science Photos of the Year

Scanning electron microscope view of a boll weevil Image: Daniel Kariko/Wellcome ImagesThe Wellcome Trust has announced the finalists in their 2015 Wellcome Image Awards, which celebrate the best in sci...

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Them As Count Bird Feathers

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.Research involving featherscompiled by Stephen Drew, Improbable Research staffThrough the years, many humans have spent days, months, o...

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Calvin and Hobbes Was "Our Only Popular Explication of the Moral Philosophy of Aristotle."

In the Wall Street Journal, Christopher Caldwell argues that the revered Calvin and Hobbes was America's most profound comic strip. He quotes the late political scientist James Q. Wilso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Calvin-and-Hobbes-Was-Our-Only-Popular-Explication-of-the-Moral-Philosophy-of-Aristotle/

Pig Schools the Dogs in Their Agility Class

[http://youtu.be/mCwtUxCaMbM]YouTube LinkAmy is a 6-month-old miniature pig who is the first of her species to attend dog agility classes at this Seattle facility shown above. She's proven herself to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Pig-Schools-the-Dogs-in-Their-Agility-Class/

Girl Scout Cookies Now Available at Drive-Through Window

(Photo: Collin Anderson)My eldest daughter is selling Girl Scout cookies this year. I helped sort the orders for her troop. Since there is, necessarily, no standing staff, organization system, or facility for the distrib...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Girl-Scout-Cookies-Now-Available-at-Drive-Through-Window/

Photo Collection: The Aftermath of Hiroshima

This year marks 70 years since the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. After Germany surrendered to the allies in May of 1945, The United States, China and Great Britain demanded that the Japanese unconditionally surrend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Photo-Collection-The-Aftermath-of-Hiroshima/

MASTER OF MASKS - Two Lands, One Link

MASTER OF MASKS by ALIENBIKER23Link is a cute little fellow with a very spritely sense of style, but his innate knack for handling magic items has made him quite a formidable foe on the fields of battle. One artifact in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/MASTER-OF-MASKS-Two-Lands-One-Link/

Goat Frozen Cosplay

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdJR58uDtXk](Video Link)The YouTube channel Lil'Critterz dressed a goat from Tennessee named Peppa Lass up as variously Anna and Elsa from the movie Frozen.[https://www.youtube.c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/10/Goat-Frozen-Cosplay/






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