Archive for October 15th, 2015

12 Celebrities You Wouldn't Recognize by Their Birth Names

(Image: Warner Bros.)Would you recognize Maurice Micklewhite if you saw his name in the credits of a film? Would you watch a John Wayne movie if the Duke went by Marion Morrison? Dan Meth of BuzzFeed is skeptical that th...

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The Odd Dialect Called EU English

The European Union brings together speakers of many languages for the purposes of commerce, finance, administration, and defense. The Union drafts, translates, and produces documents using English as its common language....

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This McDonald's Has a Ski-Through Window

(Photo: unknown)Did you work up a hunger while on the slopes of the Swedish ski resort of Lindvallen? When a McDonald's opened there in 1996, it was built with a ski-through window. You can keep locked into your skis whi...

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Jurassic World Trailer (1978)

If Jurassic World were made in 1978, it would star Michael Cain, Charleton Heston, and Raquel Welch. It would resemble many of the disaster films of the period. And I would have seen it a couple of times, at lea...

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Dave Barry Explains Youth Soccer

(Photo: Army Youth Sports)Soccer is a great sport for kids--especially young children. It teaches kids important values and is a lot of fun. Dave Barry, a humorist and writer, composed this Q&A for parents who are co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/Dave-Barry-Explains-Youth-Soccer/

Heavy Adventures - You'll Have To Travel Through Time To Collect Every Issue

Heavy Adventures by PunkstheticThe way Marty described his awesome adventures back and forth through time made the trip sound so totally cool that the Alternate Timeline comic company couldn't help but turn it into a bo...

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Luna, the Singing Cat

Luna is a nine-month-old rescue cat in Bucharest, Romania. She likes to converse and collaborate with her roommate, Razvan Alexandru. This is their first recorded duet.[https://youtu.be/bOL8agFAYwc] (YouTube link)That is...

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The Ultimate Star Wars Collectible: Luke's Severed Hand

At the end of The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader cuts off Luke Skywalker's hand in a duel. If you can find the remains of that hand, you've got the greatest of all Star Wars collectibles. I suspect yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/The-Ultimate-Star-Wars-Collectible-Lukes-Severed-Hand/

How Not to Put Out a Fire

A garbage fire south of Liberty, Missouri, turned out to be stranger than it looked. A Clay County deputy saw the smoke, went to investigate, and found a van burning in a field. The van’s owner was nearby.  &n...

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Fox and Dog Are Best Friends

The fox cub wandered alone, helpless to extract himself from the cat food can stuck on his head. A human in Freienagen, Thuringia, Germany, rescued him. He named the fox Chappie.Chappie loves the dogs who live on the far...

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Trompe-l'œil Door by E. Lee

Done and done... #WorksByELEE #trenchermanA photo posted by E.LEE (@_e.lee_) on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:52pm PDT E. Lee is a Chicago-based artist who often references comic book characters. This painting on a door in a Chi...

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Cat-Friend Versus Dog-Friend, As Told By Humans

Cats and dogs can actually get along, and this cameraderie may seem like a good thing, but when cats and dogs are actively engaged in battling each other they don't have time to tear up your house.Boston based comedy gro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/Cat-Friend-Versus-Dog-Friend-As-Told-By-Humans/

I Would Rather Be Herod’s Pig: The History of a Taboo

When the Great Pyramid of Giza was built, food for the workers was commissioned from all parts of the Egyptian realm. Builders consumed tons of wheat and barley bread, mutton, beef, and beer. They didn’t eat pork,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/I-Would-Rather-Be-Herods-Pig-The-History-of-a-Taboo/

You Can Now Download The Soothing Sounds Of K-Mart

Do you remember shopping at K-Mart between the years of 1988 and 1992?If so then you were gathering your goods and living that K-Mart life while soothing elevator music played through the store's PA system to announce s...

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100 Years of Halloween Costumes in 3 Minutes

The latest "100 years" video from Mode runs down Halloween costumes over the past century, with one for each decade. The selected costumes certainly do not represent all Halloween costumes of the era, but the ones featur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/100-Years-of-Halloween-Costumes-in-3-Minutes/

Florida Man: The Comic

Florida Man is that ubiquitous everyman you keep hearing about in the media, whose name is almost always followed by the word "arrested" and the details of some crazy crime he committed.He's the subject of his own Twit...

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Pie? - Beware Of Cannibal Pumpkins

Pie? by DooomcatIt's that time of year again, time for the leaves to turn orange and start falling off the trees and time for pie fanatics to dig in to the greatest pie of all time- pumpkin! But how do the poor pumpkin's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/Pie-Beware-Of-Cannibal-Pumpkins/

8 Bit Cinema Does Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road is basically a feature-length car chase scene (albeit an excellent one). So it only made sense that when Cinefix made it into a retro video game, it would be a side-scrolling chase.[https://yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/Mad-Max-Fury-Road-as-an-8-Bit-Cinema/

A Collection Of "Game Of Thrones" Tribute Thrones

(Image Link)The Iron Throne is made of iron for a reason- because whoever sits atop it and thereby rules Westeros must be extremely hardcore.They'll have no need of lumbar support, extra cushy seats or padded armrests, b...

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What is It? game 343

Hey, how about a game of What Is It? from our friend at the the What Is It? Blog. If you have any idea what the pictured object is, you are way ahead of me. But whether you do or don't, you have an opportunity to win a T...

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Complete Your Killer Look With These 30 Slasher Movie Inspired T-Shirts

Slashers are the crazed killers who give us nightmares and dwell in their own horror movie subgenre, and they're some of the most iconic characters in horror movie history despite their gruesome appearances.Whether you'r...

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Humor Risk: the Marx Brothers' Silent Film

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.I’ll bet you didn't know the Marx brothers did a silent movie. Well they d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/Humor-Risk-the-Marx-Brothers-Silent-Film/

How A Cheesy 90s Pop Group Took Nazism Straight To The Top Of The Charts

They wrote some of the catchiest pop/dance songs of the 90s, taking America by storm just like fellow Swedes ABBA did decades earlier, and little did we know their music contained a dark messages inspired by Nazi ideolog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/How-A-Cheesy-90s-Pop-Group-Took-Nazism-Straight-To-The-Top-Of-The-Charts/

Drawing the Moon

How do you draw the moon? Well, first you have to find an elephant. This absurdist tale from Grant Snider at Incidental Comics makes no sense at all, but it’s lovely anyway. An elephant drinking too many strawberry...

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What Cookie Monster Would Look Like Hairless

Although manscaping wasn't Cookie Monster's thing, product endorsement deals that offered a lot of cookies were. Dan Meth, who previously showed us what Big Bird would look like plucked, now shows us a shaved Cookie Mons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/What-Cookie-Monster-Would-Look-Like-Hairless/

41 Dogs in One Home

Lynn Everett and her husband Tony have 41 dogs. That’s 24 French bulldogs, three Chinese crested, four chihuahuas, and 10 miniature English Bull Terriers. They aren’t even rescue dogs.  [https://youtu.be...

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Earn a 10% Stake in This Restaurant by Eating a 30-Pound Burrito and Drinking a Ghost Pepper Margarita

(Photo: Todd Maisel/New York Daily News)See you later, suckers! I'm starting my new career as a restaurateur. All I have to do is eat a larger-than-average lunch and drink a margarita.The Don Chingon, a new rest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/15/Earn-a-10-Stake-in-This-Restaurant-by-Eating-a-30-Pound-Burrito-and-Drinking-a-Ghost-Pepper-Margarita/




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