Archive for October 16th, 2015

27 Fast Food Recipes Hacked

Auntie Anne's cinnamon sugar pretzel bites | Image: Cooking Classy The linked collection of recipes at PopSugar includes instructions — 27, to be exact — for fast food favorites r...

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You Can Now Eat Caffeinated Peanut Butter

In casual conversation, friends Chris Pettazzoni, Keith Barnofski, and Andrew Brach talked about how wonderful peanut butter, banana, and bacon sandwiches are. This is their traditional hangover cure. It was missing only...

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22 Brain Facts

[https://youtu.be/loGi6-_rWv0] (YouTube link)On this week’s mental_floss List Show, we learn a bunch of trivia about brains. BRAINS. Braaaaains. Ahem. A lot of it is refuting misconceptions you’ve always hear...

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103-Year Old Woman Cosplays as Wonder Woman

It's no wonder that people think of Mary Cotter as a Wonder Woman. Her 103rd birthday party was held at the Montclair Senior Center in Montclair, California. Ms. Cotter was busy the entire time. She's been volunteering t...

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Street-legal Full-size Little Tikes Cozy Coupe for Sale

If you drove a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe car when you were a kid, you can relive that joy every day with an adult-sized version! It has all the features of a car (except windows) and the look of a plastic kid’s toy.I...

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There's A My Little Pony Restaurant in Japan

(Photo: My Little Pony Japan)So, obviously, we'll be closing down the blog for a few days so that the entire Neatorama crew can go there. Alex hasn't announced it yet, but that's the obvious choice.So, to repeat, just in...

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Bears in the News

These stories “bear” repeating.Bear Walks Through High SchoolA black bear wandered into Bozeman High School in Bozeman, Montana, Wednesday morning. It came in through an open garage door, amb...

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Elderly Veteran Fights off Knife Attack to Save 16 Children

(Photo: Pekin Daily Times/Robert Downen)On Thursday, 16 children and several mothers had gathered in a meeting room at the Morton Public Library in Morton, Illinois. A 19-year old man wielding two knives walked...

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Separating Tortoise Twins

The breeders at Garden State Tortoise noticed a Western Hermann's tortoise (Testudo hermanni hermanni) egg that was showing some difficulty in hatching. There were two tortoises inside! That is pretty rare, and...

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Draven - He Dreamt Of Vengeance As A Crow Took Flight

Draven by MephiasEric Draven has not only become the symbol of retribution from beyond the grave, a dark beacon of hope in a city where crime rules people pay with their lives, he has become a symbol of life. He has pro...

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Marshmallow-Only Lucky Charms Cereal Is Finally a Reality

(Photo: General Mills)Why do you eat Lucky Charms? It's not for the nutrition. It's for the marshmallows. And General Mills, the company that produces the brand, is finally getting rid of those distracting non-marshmallo...

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Billy the Kid in a Striped Cardigan Playing Croquet

There was only one photograph of outlaw William Bonney, also known as Billy the Kid, in existence -until now. A vintage photo collector bought a tintype at a Fresno junk shop in 2010 which has been verified by a team of...

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Man Breaks Into Ranch House, Feeds Pets, Makes Dinner, Writes In Diary

What would you think if you came home to find a burglar still hanging out in your house, kicking back watching TV like he owns the place?(Image Link)The ranch house residents who found Christopher Hiscock sitting...

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Here Come the Sheep

That’s a lot of sheep! How many are there? Don’t start counting, you’ll be asleep in no time. There’s also quite a few dogs, some goats, and a couple of horses in the back, along with the poor guy...

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Airbnb Lets You Stay in a Catacomb with 6 Million Skeletons

(Photo: Cesar I. Martins)The catacombs beneath the streets of Paris were built there centuries ago to provide burial space for the residents of the crowded city. Six million people have been buried there and they'll be y...

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Ho Hum

“I don’t know the song, but if you hum a few bars, I’ll fake it.” That’s the classic response to a request, but how hard is it to do? Video artist Anton Hecht of Canvas tried it out with a t...

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Creepy Wikipedia Pages And Unresolved Mysteries For Curious Souls To Explore

(Image Link)Getting lost down an internet rabbit hole can be an enlightening and educational experience, a complete waste of time, or a twisted journey into the dark depths of the human psyche.In other words there's some...

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The Lost & Unmade Projects Of Steven Spielberg

As many movies as Steven Spielberg has made, there are even more that he didn’t. Over his 40-year career, there have been great plans and projects that fell by the wayside, or even got close to production, but for...

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Backpacker With GoPro Camera Falls Off Suspension Bridge

Wearing a GoPro everywhere you go has become the norm in the extreme sports community, and backpackers also like to get in on the action when they're trekking through an interesting area.Most backpacking videos are proba...

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John Cage's 4'33"

In a world plagued by Muzak, John Cage needed to find a quiet way to make a powerful statement. (Image credit: © Jorge Royan / http://www.royan.com.ar /&nb...

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No Need For Costumes - Ghosts Don't Have Fashion Emergencies

No Need For Costumes by Boggs NicolasGhosts are the luckiest of souls on Halloween night because they don't have to wear a costume to go out trick-or-treating, but at the same time they're stuck wearing that same white...

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This Motorcycle Looks Like a Lobster

(Photo: Global News)"I had no idea it would take 3 cows to make 1 lobster."A lobster shop in Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada commissioned local leather artist Timothee Richard to wrap a Buell Blast motorcycle with leather...

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27 Professors Who Got The Last Laugh

This chemistry professor knows how to get your attention. To make students sit up and pay attention, a clever cultural reference always comes in handy. College professors can get away with a lot more than high school tea...

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Nevada's Fly Geyser is Beautifully Surreal

[https://youtu.be/ywGR4KwLecE]YouTube LinkFrom the video series “Seeker Stories” comes this clip on Fly Geyser, a natural feature at the edge of Nevada's Black Rock Desert. This gloriously co...

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This Amazing Desk Is an Enormous Puzzle Box and Pipe Organ

Kagen Sound is a woodworker in Denver. What he's made here is a desk and much, much more. It's covered inside and out with puzzles. Those puzzles open secret compartments and activate hidden features. He says that there...

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Halloween Costumes by Obvious Plant

Jeff Wysaski pulled a new Obvious Plant prank for people shopping for Halloween costumes. These fake costume descriptions were nestled in with the real ones at a Halloween shop, but alas, they are not real costumes. I&rs...

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