Archive for November 10th, 2015

Silence Days - Those Docs Really Rock!

Silence Days by Prime PremneWhen the Doctors come together it's usually for one reason and one reason only - the entire universe is in jeopardy and they need to put their incredibly clever heads together and come up wit...

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The 10 Most Expensive Cognac Bottles of All-Time

Brandy is made by distilling wine. Cognac is a very specific brandy, which legally must be made in a very specific manner from specific grapes, and only in the Cognac region of France. So from the get-go, cognac is prett...

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Cat Is a Baby Blanket

From Rocket News 24 comes news of the cutest cat and baby couple in the world. Japanese twitter user @kokesukeppa's little boy was napping on a cushion. The family cat decided to join him, stretching out across his belly...

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How America Bought and Sold Racism

We’ve all seen vintage “black memorabilia,” the racist caricatures in advertising, figurines, toys, books, and other objects from the past. The items that remain today are often hidden away out of shame...

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Get up and Help Someone

On June 18, 1947, a commercial airliner crashed in Syria. The young co-pilot took the time in the midst of the chaos and fear to tell a young woman that she was going to be alright. He helped a stranger in a small but im...

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A Look Back At The Future In Film

One thing all cinematic time travelers have in common is that they are thoroughly surprised by what they see when they get to the future. Not all futuristic movies have time travelers; some are just set in the future. In...

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The College of the Lost Arts

(Photo: American College of the Building Arts)Charleston, South Carolina is a beautiful city. Despite the ravages of war in previous centuries, it has preserved much of its historical architecture--that is, until 1989, w...

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A Moment with the Cat

I’ve got news for you. Your cat is always judging you. Lucky for you, he’s only judging you on things cats care about, like the quality of food you give him and how warm your lap is. What makes them such good...

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The Longest Bicycle in the World Is over 117 Feet Long

(Image: Guinness World Records)Your daily commute may be a bit shorter on this ride--possibly only a few bike lengths.Mijil Van Mares Werkploeg, a cycling organization in the Netherlands, built this custom bicycle in ord...

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Political Polls Less Accurate Than Ever

The fracturing of modern communication methods has made the standard political poll almost worthless. Polls conducted by landline phone tend to skew toward older, more conservative voters. Internet polls tend to skew tow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/10/Political-Polls-Less-Accurate-Than-Ever/

Homeless Man Panhandles for Money, Buys Art Supplies, Begins Selling Paintings

(Photo: Tony Giberson/PNJ.com)Jon Masters is homeless. But that may end very soon.In September, he begged for money by a road in Pensacola, Florida. He collected $40. With that, he purchased art supplies. He began painti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/10/Homeless-Man-Panhandles-for-Money-Buys-Art-Supplies-Begins-Selling-Paintings/

Graffiti Flower - Bowser Is The One Percent

Graffiti Flower by NaolitoThe Mushroom Kingdom had been taken over by Bowser's greedy corpororations, and he was hell bent on acquiring and processing all the mushrooms in the land for some nefarious purpose. But the Ki...

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Why The Electoral College Ruins Democracy

Adam Ruins Everything by explaining how the electoral college works, meaning it really doesn’t work the way it should, and the way it should is kinda screwy. Adam Conover tells Betsy Randle (from Boy Meets Worl...

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Girl Invokes Girl Code on Math Test

Maddy, the daughter of Jenn Morrison Douglas, had an unusual word problem on a fourth grade math test. In it, four boys and four girls all took turns dating each other. The task was to determine all possible unique datin...

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About the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald

Forty years ago today, on November 10, 1975, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank under the waters of Lake Superior. All 29 of her crew perished the evening. The people of the Great Lakes area will never forget, and ar...

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Bagpipes Played in Space for the First Time

Kjell Lindgren, an astronaut currently on the International Space Station, recently became the first person to play the bagpipes in space. He played the hymn "Amazing Grace" in memory of Victor Hurst, a scientist who wor...

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Movies That Used Recycled Footage From Other Films

It's easy to believe that every new movie is made out of footage shot solely for the film, especially big budget movies like Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, Star Trek: Generations and Star Wars: Att...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/10/Movies-That-Used-Recycled-Footage-From-Other-Films/

Fruit Loop Oreo Chocolate Bowls

These would be perfect for ice cream sundaes!Oh, YouTube user Cakes Step By Step implicitly suggests using them to serve cereal in the tutorial video. But let's not kid ourselves: ice cream is essential for a balanc...

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Slash in Mumbai

Last night, Mumbai got @Slash'ed. Bengaluru, your turn now! #SlashAtXtreme Picture courtesy: Ridhiin Pancchmatia pic.twitter.com/v1OjkK0Ud9— MTVi Xtreme (@MtviXtreme) November 8, 2015 Former Guns ’n’...

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Nigerians Are Building Homes Out Of Recycled Plastic Bottles

The proud people who call Nigeria home have dealt with more than their fair share of problems on their way to becoming the "Giant Of Africa", but this struggle has taught them some serious survival skills.When faced with...

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The Wags of the Dog

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.Dog tail-wagging researchby Otto Didact, Improbable Research staffDetail from the study "A Vicious Cycle: A Cross-Sectional Study o...

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Finally! The US May Lift Its Ban on Haggis

(Photo: Tess Watson)Although haggis may be found in the wild and hunted in Scotland and some parts of northern England, it is not native to the United States and attempts to introduce it have failed.For those of us in th...

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Reflections Of A Hero - Ants Don't Fear The Darkness

Reflections Of A Hero by BambootaEven giant heroes come in small packages, and a man who learns to reflect upon their purpose in life, and the good they can do in the world, will become a larger-than-life figure in the...

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Marty Cooper Animates Adam Savage

Marty Cooper superimposes cartoon characters over real life with transparent overlays, in both still images and video. He made a visit to Adam Savage’s web series Tested to force “puppy bubbles” out of...

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16 Straightforward Facts About Sideways

Sandra Oh, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen and Paul Giamatti in Sideways | Image: Fox SearchlightIf you've ever seen Alexander Payne's 2004 movie Sideways, you're familiar with at least two of the...

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Crab Plays Peek-A-Boo

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rrd9BfjE9QI](Video Link)The crab stands in front of a house that looks just like SpongeBob's. Perhaps he is Mr. Crabs. But instead of using his time to earn more money by selling Bikini B...

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Illustrated Series Highlights the World's Strange Cuisines

This lighthearted series of illustrations from Factorialist magazine features foods from all over the world that would be considered unusual to many Western tastebuds. It has been said that "our differences make...

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