Archive for October 12th, 2015

Since 1802, Sailors Have Used One Man’s Navigation Manual

(Image: US Coast Guard)As a child, Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) of Salem, Massachusetts was a prodigy in multiple subjects. He taught himself Greek, Latin, Spanish, German, and French. At the age of 16, he found an err...

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Back to the Future Remix by Eclectic Method

The time travel hijinks of Back to the Future were set in 1985, the year the first movie came out. Marty McFly traveled back to 1955 before leaping forward to October 21, 2015. And then back to the Old West, jus...

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TRACTOR STORMTROOPER - How Do You Clone A Car?

TRACTOR STORMTROOPER by ALIENBIKER23Stormtroopers come in all shapes and sizes, and these days they even come in a tractor form thanks to the anthropomorphic car craze sweeping through the galaxy. The Empire feels sendi...

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A Day at the Dark Side Day Care

Artist Jay Fosgitt composed this image on commission. The sandbox looks a little dangerous. An unwary tyke could get stuck there, slowly digested for a long time out. At least Han has a way out.Muppet Babies was...

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Ten Ridiculous Instances of Zero Tolerance in Schools

Image: Politically SuspectWhile some might argue that zero tolerance policies in schools are necessary, over the years these narrow rules have put many kids in hot water for fairly innocent, kidlike behaviors.&n...

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10 Of The Most Unique Horror Movie Kills

Horror movies center around death, and whether they feature the straightforward slaughtering of people by a slasher, or people being slowly driven to death's door by a haunting, horror flicks are all about the kills.Sin...

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She’s the One

When you meet the right one, you will know. But getting to the point where you know or not might be bit embarrassing when you’re weeding out the ones who aren’t the one. This life lesson is brought t...

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"Angel Nurse" Breastfeeds Infant During Surgery

(Photos: Sina)General anesthesia can be dangerous to young children--especially babies. So sometimes surgery on infants is done with local anesthesia or just sedation. That became a problem for one baby in Shenzhen, Chin...

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People Who Wore the Perfect Shirts for Their Celebrity Encounters

T-shirts that reference film, television and other bits of popular culture are everywhere. On occasion, many of us walk around wearing an image of a celebrity or media presentation that we're enthusiastic about. The...

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A Hard Knock Life

The Great Khali is a professional wrestler in India, and a great big guy. Heavy, too. He stars in a new TV ad that had to be painful to make. Try to guess what the product is, before they tell you at the end.[https://you...

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Woman Uses Medieval Combat Skills and Ninja Sword to Beat up Home Invader

(Photo: Karen Dolley in training)Karen Dolley, 43, of Indianapolis woke up in the middle of the night to find a strange man in her bedroom. She's a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism--an organization that, am...

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16 Terrible Movie Accents We All Let Slide

[https://youtu.be/E2hKTXomDh4]YouTube LinkMeryl Streep is one American actress in whom the whole country can take pride when it comes to movie accents. No matter the accent, Meryl nails it every time....

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1830s Families by Joseph H. Davis

Joseph H. Davis (1811-1865) made a living painting portraits of people around New England in pencil, pen, and watercolor in the early 19th century. Might there be a portrait of your ancestors that looks like these?Davis...

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The Gatekeeper Dark Surrealism - Where It All Began, And Where It All Ends

The Gatekeeper Dark Surrealism by Barrett BiggersSomewhere on the edge of physical reality lies a zone where things become quite confused, with life and death coexisting with the cosmos in a space not bound by the laws...

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Synchronized Dog Tail Wagging

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poaVyjyiQd4](Video Link)These two Basset Hounds from Jennie Hibbert's Maple Street Bassets start out at the same tempo, but alternating beats. They gradually blend their rhythms until the...

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Donald Trump Photoshopped Into Horror Movie Stills Equals Things of Beauty

Image by: jkrebs04There are some people, famous or otherwise, that when injected into practically any possible situation, they make it funny. Agree with him or not, Donald Trump seems to be one of those peo...

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Whodunit: Death in the Woods

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? (I...

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Let This Magical Unicorn Show You The Proper Way To Poop

According to scientific research we've been pooping all wrong, sitting on the toilet like we're sitting on an easy chair rather than squatting like we're supposed to, which is where the Squatty Potty comes in.The Squatty...

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Should You Bank Your Own Poop?

(Photo: Michaelwalk)Now no one is proposing that you do this on your own at home. Forget those DIY videos on YouTube. Fecal transplants are a task that you should leave to professionals. Fortunately, there's a such a thr...

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Guinness and the Window Washer

Guinness the cat lives in a high-rise apartment building. The highlight of his week (or however often the windows are washed) is when the window washer comes by. The guy like Guinness, too, and plays with him a little th...

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Incredible Pumpkins From the Rise of the Jack-O-Lanterns

Last week we went to visit The Rise of the Jack-O-Lanterns at the San Diego Safari Park. This incredible pumpkin-carving festival features over 5,000 pumpkins carved throughout the week so there are fresh ones on display...

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Vintage Halloween Photos

They say death rides a white horse, but we really can’t be sure of the color when the horse is wearing a Halloween costume! If you were trick-or-treating in a rural area where the houses were miles apart, you&rsquo...

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Brazilian Gang Members Love Social Media

Social media has been full of strangeness from the very beginning, but nobody could have predicted how strange things would become once the entire world started sharing their personal experiences online.Case in point- Pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/12/Brazilian-Gang-Members-Love-Social-Media/

Balloon Organs

Kerry Hughes, an artist in London, recently experimented with balloon art in a short series called Pneumatic Anatomy. Floating balloons would make good organ replacements, don't you think? They're colorful and cheap.-via...

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THUNDERDOME - MASTER BLASTER - We Don't Need Another Duo

THUNDERDOME- MASTER BLASTER by BeastPopThey brought the power and the pain to Bartertown, but the duo known as Master Blaster were only as good as the little man with the big mouth in Blaster's backpack, meaning Master...

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Mel Brooks’ High-quality Low Comedy

There will never be another filmmaker like Mel Brooks. He filled his movies with puns, double entendres, vulgarity, and parody, and still managed to tackle big ideas with the finished product. He made comedies out of sub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/12/Mel-Brooks-High-quality-Low-Comedy/

Gruesome Halloween Display Has Neighborhood Kids Running Scared

When it comes to decorating for Halloween there's a fine line between suitably scary and downright disturbing, and sometimes we Halloweenies have to reel in our morbid imaginations a bit so we don't scare off all the tri...

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