Archive for November 13th, 2015

Jack and Oskar

An obituary in the Los Angeles Times brings us an extraordinary story of identical twins separated at birth. Jack Yufe passed away Monday at age 82. Jack and his identical twin Oskar Stohr were separated in infancy and g...

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Heartfelt Pillows Made from the Shirts of Loved Ones

Fabratastic is a small British company that offers unique pillows that are ideal for someone in mourning. Send its tailors a shirt belonging to a departed friend or relative, and they'll send it back as a pillow. Each on...

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Grin City - An Eden For Those Who Live In Sin

Grin City by ClayGrahamArtGotham had been going through some dark changes ever since the Bat had flown away to a greener cave, and those changes put a smile on the Joker's face. You see, the clown prince of crime loved...

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Confused Coned Cats

Kittens Bea and Arthur were fixed on the same day. They came home from the veterinarian’s clinic wearing their cones of shame. They were a bit bumfuzzled with their own cones and their sibling’s cone, too![ht...

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How Japan Remembers the Alamo

(Image: Onderdonk's The Fall of the Alamo, photo by Argos'Dad)Have you visited the Alamo? You won't be able to access the basement, but you can explore the beautifully preserved remains of the battle site, expla...

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R2D2 Jetliner

Japan's All Nippon Airways redecorated a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Star Wars-style to resemble our favorite droid, R2D2. Yesterday, it left Japan for the first time and landed in Singapore, where Reuters got to photograph th...

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Grumpy Little Girl Gets Cheered Up By Her Own Squeaky Shoes

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np8V9xdRsP4](Video Link)Yerin is upset about . . . well, whatever it is toddlers get angry about, which is pretty much anything at random moments.But she can't stay that way. She has sque...

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Coin-Op Cuisine: When the Future Tasted Like a Five-Cent Slice of Pie

City dwellers of a certain age love to reminisce about the automats, which were restaurants that resembled vending machines. A wall of food awaited the diner, in cubbyholes with glass doors. You decided what you wanted t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/13/Coin-Op-Cuisine-When-the-Future-Tasted-Like-a-Five-Cent-Slice-of-Pie/

The 67-Year-Old Grindcore Phenomenon Known As The Grindmother

First little kids started embracing the dark and brutal sounds of metal, and now seniors are out to prove you're never too old to melt faces, with one 67-year-old Canadian mother leading the charge.She calls herself The...

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Wildly Expensive Musical Instruments

I have a few guitars for which I paid hundreds of dollars each, and I keep putting off selling them because it seems like such a hassle to get some of that worth back. Maybe if I wait a few hundred years, they’ll b...

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Actress Swears on Sesame Street, Elmo Stays in Character

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc_5M-AK7HU](Video Link)Julia Louis-Dreyfus, an actress most famous for her role on Seinfeld, once appeared on Sesame Street. While shooting a scene with Elmo and Zoe, L...

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How Can We Feel When Someone Is Staring At Us?

Have you ever had the feeling somebody was staring at you only to discover that you were right, as you awkwardly locked eyes with the starer and felt your skin crawl?That feeling has nothing to do with your latent psychi...

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Every Year, This Turkey Farm Dyes Its Birds for the Holidays

(Photo: Gozzi's Turkey Farm)Easter is almost upon us, so it's time to dye Easter Turkeys and get ready for the Thanksgiving Bunny to come down the chimney and give us presents!Wait, what holiday is it? You may get confus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/13/Every-Year-This-Turkey-Farm-Dyes-Its-Birds-for-the-Holidays/

Megaton Deathclaws - A Team Known For Their Violent Outbursts

Megaton Deathclaws by adho1982Megaton is trying to bring the tradition of organized sports back to the wasteland, but they need some kind of symbol for the future all-stars to rally around. Suggestions included a super...

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Four Masked Bandits Caught in the Act

There was a disturbance at an art gallery that led to an investigation. Four intruders were apprehended. A Facebook post by the Newport (Oregon) Police Department takes the burglary report to the next level.Four masked b...

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Video Games Summarized In 140 Characters Or Less

The stories found in video games can be long and complicated, like a series of novels being played out in real time, or short and sweet, like a punch to the face of a dastardly street tough.But, no matter the length of t...

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Eric’s First Flight

Jason became friends with Eric at school. He found out that Eric always wanted to fly, but he was afraid of heights and had never been in an airplane. So… Jason surprised him with a last-minute plane ride. The res...

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Spread Some Holiday Cheer With These 25 Hilariously Geeky T-Shirts

Sometimes it's hard to get in to the holiday spirit, and cheer seems to be in short supply, but there's an easy way to turn those frowns upside down- a funny tee from the NeatoShop!Nothing puts a smile o...

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Shia LaBeouf Watches #All His Movies, Twitter Responds

What if our universe is just a projection on a wall being watched by a giant Shia LaBeouf in another universe— Ryan Broderick (@broderick) November 11, 2015 On Tuesday, eccentric actor Shia LaBeouf announced tha...

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Jetpack Pilot Takes A Test Flight Around The Statue Of Liberty

Back in the day we were told the Future would include jetpacks for all, but then the Future became our Present Day and we began to realize there would be no jetpacks after all, only Segway scooters and Uber rides.Those w...

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5 Meals That Changed History

Sometimes momentous things happen over lunch, or a casual dinner, especially when the right minds meet for a meal. 1. FOSTERING THE FDAAmerican food in the late 19th century was not very safe for eating. Syrups...

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A 1930s Guide for Women on Undressing for Their Men

The "Don't" example model is on the left; the "Do" lady is on the right Would you believe that in 1937, one Allan Gilbert founded "Gilbert’s School of Undressing" in Manhattan? The institution of high...

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If Game of Thrones Was Set in Canada

Cyla Panin of BuzzFeed explains that, "it wouldn't just be all Winterfell." Toronto would, of course, be King's Landing (sorry, Ottawa). Newfies have the same spirit as Iron Islanders. And Winterfell, I assume, would be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/13/If-Game-of-Thrones-Was-Set-in-Canada/

Bei Bei the Panda Cub Takes First Steps, is Rewarded with Hugs from Mama

[https://youtu.be/X-Isg_pJy2c]YouTube LinkSmithsonian’s National Zoo is home to Bei Bei, a 3-month-old giant panda cub. In this footage, Bei Bei's doting mother looks on as the cub takes his first — albe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/13/Bei-Bei-the-Panda-Cub-Takes-First-Steps-is-Rewarded-with-Hugs-From-Mama/

GREETINGS FROM THE WASTELAND - Is Your Pip Boy On The Fritz?

GREETINGS FROM THE WASTELAND by Brandon Wilhelm ARTWhen you've traveled across the wasteland, fought bands of super mutants and hordes of radscorpions, the last thing you need is a commemorative t-shirt! However, if you...

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Fantastic Animal Ski Masks

Teya Salat, a 22-year old Russian tattoo model, designed a line of ski masks that will make you look even cooler when you hit the slopes this winter. She sells a vast array of balaclavas, including ones that show Killer...

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Is This the Worst NYC Apartment Listing?

Housing costs in New York City are ridiculous, and there aren’t many places available. Those looking for a room or someone to split an apartment with might run into a Craigslist ad for a furnished room in the East...

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