Archive for July 10th, 2016

10 Famous Actors Fired or Replaced During Film Prodution

Danish bodybuilder Sven-Ole Thorsen played the role of the gladiator Tigris of Gaul in the 2000 action film Gladiator. But the original plan was to cast Lou Ferrigno, the actor most famous for playing the titula...

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The Map That Defined the United States

John Mitchell was born in the colony of Virginia, but lived in England, where the director of the Board of Trade and Plantations commissioned him to create a map of the American colonies. Although Mitchell wasn’t t...

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How to Remove a Stuck Cork

It's really simple, as this video from Hacks World demonstrates. Just loop a sturdy plastic ribbon, then dip it into the bottle. Slip it around the bottom of the cork, then pull.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K27rQYU-e...

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Montreal Comic Con 2016

C'est génial! Thousands of comic book fans, sci-fi fans, and cosplayers descended on Montreal, Quebec, this weekend for the Montreal Comic Con! As far as I can tell, this is the closest con to the home base of Gee...

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Pinterest Baby Photo Shoots - Expectations Versus Reality

(Image Link)W.C. Fields was famously quoted as saying “Never work with animals or children”, and that wasn't because he hated kids or critters- it's because animals and kids are too hard to control.They don't...

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What is an Existential Crisis?

Has anyone told you they were going through an existential crisis? Or maybe you’ve experienced this yourself. We used to call it a mid-life crisis, but it can happen anytime during adulthood. Here’s what that...

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The 10 Deadliest Gunslingers In The Old West

During the Old West era railroads helped connect the entire country, some of the biggest cities in America were built, and America set its sights on becoming a coast-to-coast nation.But the most famous figures of the era...

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What Happens When Your House Becomes a Pokémon Gym

(Image: johndothewindything)Do you see people wandering around your neighborhood aimlessly while staring at their phones?Well, yes. And it's been that way for years. But now there's a new reason: Pokémon GO.Pok&ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/10/What-Happens-When-Your-House-Becomes-a-Pokemon-Gym/

The Saga of Cocaine Bear

Cocaine Bear Attracts Visitors To Lexington Businesshttps://t.co/G2Ooo9TXHG pic.twitter.com/ZILmegVmdp— LEX 18 News (@LEX18News) July 8, 2016 In 1985, notorious Kentucky drug smuggler Andrew Thornton jumped out...

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The Adventures Of Tom & Harry - Slapstick Spellcasting

The Adventures Of Tom & Harry by Ian LeinoWe identify with the story of young Harry and his battle against He Who Should Not Be Named, but would we feel so strongly about the story if it starred a cat and a mouse? I...

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Iconic Video Game Characters Reimagined On Pulp Novel Covers

Iconic video game characters are now an integral part of pop culture, and even non-gamers can identify some of them by their name and their distinct look.Which is why they make such great crossover characters, and with a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/10/Iconic-Video-Game-Characters-Reimagined-On-Pulp-Novel-Covers/

Turning Silver into Gold

Spanish track runner Bruno Hortelano came in second in the 200 meter race at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam yesterday. Churandy Martina crossed the finish line first. Hortelano spoke to a Dutch reporte...

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How to Fish with Fire

(Photo: Tyrone Siu/Reuters)For hundreds of years, fishermen in Taiwan have used fire to catch sardines. When a fisherman holds a firey stick over the water, sardines leap out to chase it. That's when other fishermen swee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/10/How-to-Fish-with-Fire/

When the Earth is Conquered

At first, it looks like a science fiction scenario from the future. But then, you realize it could possibly be from the past, and this is how we got ourselves into the predicament of having to bend our wills to the felin...

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