Archive for September 17th, 2015

World's Largest Arcade Cabinet Built To Make Gamers Feel Like A Kid Again

Arcade games were a big part of many a gamer's childhood, but the cabinets on which we played our favorite games had to be small enough that it could share the arcade floor with all the other games.But those of us who be...

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Strange Reasons Bill Murray Has Missed Out on Movie Roles

Image: Quirk BooksThe Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World's Finest Actor was released on September 15. The new book details, among other things, the beyond quirky...

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2015 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded

The 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony was held Thursday evening at Harvard University. The event is a production of the magazine The Annals of Improbable Research, and co-sponsored by the Harvard-Radclif...

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Otter with Asthma Learns How to Use Inhaler

(Image: King 5 News)Mishka is a sea otter that lives at the Seattle Aquarium. She's the first sea otter ever diagnosed with asthma. Her caretakers at the aquarium have trained her to use an inhaler. It d...

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Peculiar Parking Job

A man was in a particular hurry to get his children to school in Toronto Monday morning. Instead of waiting at a traffic light, he decided to take a short cut through a parking lot. He didn’t see the yellow metal p...

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Duel - Friends One Day, Squaring Off With Pistols The Next

Duel by Much The SameWhen it's time to face your foes and battle for what you believe in the best thing you can do is square up and take the shot because quitters never win. But when that foe is a former friend and you'...

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Couple Makes Scary Horror Movie Trailer to Announce Pregnancy

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLN_mAxlB28] (Video Link)Don’t look in the oven! There’s something in that oven. And it’s coming out.Judy and Gavin Holt have a new production in the works, due for rele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/Couple-Makes-Scary-Horror-Movie-Trailer-to-Announce-Pregnancy/

Photographer Captures Unconventional Friendship Between Shar Pei And Cat

Shar Peis are known for being a fairly temperamental breed, one that distrusts strangers and doesn't easily make friends with humans or their fellow dogs.They were bred to guard palaces not make friends, so they often ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/Photographer-Captures-Unconventional-Friendship-Between-Shar-Pei-And-Cat/

A Hoodie That Gives You a Back Massage All Day

(Photo: Aira Wear)Human-delivered back rubs are wonderful. But they sadly end, usually too soon. The Aira, however, will last as long as the system’s batteries hold out. It’s like a massage chair, but...

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Headquake's Trucks

If it weren’t for the sounds, and the cat, you’d think these were two full-size trucks testing their off-road skills in the woods. But these are two hand-built remote control trucks! Specifically, a 1957 Ford...

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Cinnamon Roll-Stuffed Donut

Chris Durso of Foodiggity lays it out bluntly:Sorry, jelly. Your reign as the ultimate donut-stuffing has come to an end. There’s always your complementary role within a PB&J, and whatever other work we can fin...

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Ten Cell Phone Tips for Better Reception

[https://youtu.be/bDCmJWk2z-g]YouTube LinkHaving problems with your phone reception? Grant Thompson, a/k/a the King of Random, presents ten suggestions for improving reception on your mobile phone in thi...

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Retro Tops That Let You Float Like a Butterfly and Shine Like a Disco Ball

Do you remember the butterfly sequin tops of the ‘80s? I don’t, but that’s because I consciously gave up paying attention to fashion in January of 1977. They were big among the disco crowd, which meant...

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Celebrities Who Were Less Than Thrilled With Their Portrayals on South Park

[https://youtu.be/S1PJzqhgo-w]YouTube LinkIt should surprise no one that after all of the scathing parodies in the 18 seasons of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have ruffled a few celebrity feathers. One...

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Guy Recreates Photos Of His Late Wife With His Three-Year-Old Daughter

Grief usually makes people look at photos of the dearly departed in one of two ways- either they become the most important mementos in the world, or they get shoved in a box because looking at them causes too much pain.W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/Guy-Recreates-Photos-Of-His-Late-Wife-With-His-Three-Year-Old-Daughter/

School Lunch in Japan

In this Japanese elementary school, lunch isn’t just a break, it’s a learning experience. Some of the food is grown in the school garden by the students themselves. The kitchen staff prepare food for each cla...

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This May Look Like Cake, But It's Really Dinner

(Image credit: Darius Williams via Facebook)A few days ago, Miss C brought you a treat that looked like a KFC dinner but was actually all cake. Now here's the opposite kind of delicious snack -one that looks like cake bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/This-May-Look-Like-Cake-But-Its-Really-Dinner/

Video Essay Explains Why Vancouver Never Plays Itself In Movies

Hollywood has always been the hub of the entertainment industry, because it's where the whole biz of show began and where most movies and TV shows are filmed to this day.But there's one place in North America that has ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/The-City-Where-So-Many-Shows-Are-Filmed-Its-Now-Nicknamed-Hollywood-North/

Haters Gonna Hate - Ornery Old Puppets On A Mission To Heckle The World

Haters Gonna Hate by Inner Coma Clothing Co.They're the original grumpy old men, the sarcastic hecklers sitting in the balcony who wrote the book on being a hater. Statler and Waldorf have decades of experience talking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/Haters-Gonna-Hate-Ornery-Old-Puppets-On-A-Mission-To-Heckle-The-World/

A One-of-a-Kind Museum Lost in California’s Wildfires

Back in 1876 an old boy named Bell invented a contraption that we know so well.* The telephone has evolved and changed so much that you might want to take your children to a museum to show them what kind of calls you onc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/A-One-of-a-Kind-Museum-Lost-in-Californias-Wildfires/

Bat Blood Is Like Two Or More Animated Parodies In One!

Superman is a big fan of Taylor Swift, which drives Batman up the wall when they're carpooling to work together, and that's where the bad blood between them originated.Now the two most super of superheroes are about to s...

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Emoji Movie Posters

Sasha Zabelina, an art director, has lately been creating emoji versions of famous movie posters. Even very disturbing films, such as Scarface, become cute when reduced to emoji form. What movies would you like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/Emoji-Movie-Posters/

A Few Things You May Not Know About Adam West

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Adam West is the television icon of icons. After almost a decade of bei...

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A Tour of Guillermo del Toro's Man Cave "Bleak House"

[https://youtu.be/r0WXqEl846k]YouTube LinkWhat inspires the dark visions of film director Guillermo del Toro? Get a glimpse of that answer from this video, in which del Toro gives viewers a look at his "...

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Receipt Came with an Adventure

(Photo: xAverageJoex)Like all great fantasy role-playing adventures, our tale begins with a pizza delivery. Pizza does not make for great trail rations, but it's a good idea to have a final full meal before launching out...

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Raccoon Asks for More

Rocksy the raccoon has no inhibitions. After all, she’s got a family to feed! After she eats all the cat food, she knocks on the glass door for more![https://youtu.be/Bl-QY84hojs] (YouTube link)Yeah, she got her na...

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The Dying Ninja Turtle

(Photo: BeBo86)The Dying Gaul is a famous Roman sculpture that dates back to the 1st or 2nd Century A.D. It's a masterful depiction of pain and sorrow by a traditional enemy of Rome by an artist whose name, sadl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/The-Dying-Ninja-Turtle/

Janis Joplin's Psychedelic Porsche for Sale

 View image | gettyimages.comBelieve it or not, Janis Joplin did not drive a Mercedes Benz. When she made the big time in 1968, she bought a a 1965 Porsche 356C 1600 Cabriolet. To be fair, she didn’t write the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/17/Janis-Joplins-Psychedelic-Porsche-for-Sale/






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