Archive for August 16th, 2016

Why Trains Suck in America

At one time, America’s railroads were king. It was once a very pleasant way to travel. You have more legroom than planes or buses, you don’t have to drive or navigate pr pump gas, and the view along the way i...

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The Defiant Lives That Paved the Way For Stonewall

The 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City are often cited as the beginning of the LGBT rights movement. Indeed, the site of the Stonewall Inn is a National Historic Landmark. But there were events even earlier that fed i...

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This Impressive Supercut Shows Why Props Matter

Hollywood is currently experiencing a philosophical split between those who believe in the power of practical fx and those who don't see the problem with going full digital.Many of the full digital filmmakers don't think...

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How Zzyzx Road Got Its Name

Zzyzx Road in San Bernardino County, California, is famous for its spelling and for an awful movie of the same name. Zzyzx Road is named after the community of Zzyzx, which was once Camp Soda and Soda Springs. But why th...

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A Heavy Metal Version Of The Jigglypuff Song

Jigglypuff is one of the cutest and cuddliest looking Pokémon, which makes him the most commonly underestimated Pokémon as well.Because his hypnotic singing ability is extremely hard to resist, and even the...

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Are Rotisserie Chickens a Bargain?

Grocery stores are selling a lot of rotisserie chicken from their delis. You walk in and see them immediately, or smell them, all hot and spiced and cooked just right and ready to take home for dinner. Getting one alread...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/16/Are-Rotisserie-Chickens-a-Bargain/

TK-436: A Stormtrooper Story

A volunteer Stormtrooper (which is weird in itself) has a hard time putting his past life behind him, but he soldiers on for the cause. The heat of battle is not a good time to have a moral crisis, so he deals with it as...

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The Seven Types Of Pets You'll Own In Your Lifetime

Unless you grew up with parents who didn't allow animals in the house, or you're severely allergic to animals, you've probably gone through multiple stages of pet ownership during your life.We usually start out small wit...

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Ridding Your Home of Pokémon

Forget collecting, training, and evolving, your home is your castle, and maybe all you want to do is relax. But what do you do when you house has become infested with characters from Pokémon Go? You might want to...

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The Triple Knight - Bruce Wayne Meets Norman Rockwell

The Triple Knight by Scott NeilsonHe's a man, he's a bat, he's in the comics, the movies, video games, TV shows and some classic cartoon series, but who is he underneath it all? Despite his strong mind for facts, and in...

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This Is What Happens When A Fly Lands On Your Food

Flies are everywhere, and even when we don't see them they're hanging around somewhere waiting for a chance to get at our food.They aren't exactly subtle about their intentions either, and without hestitation a fly will...

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Smelliness, Anxiety, and Dominance

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!Research about social-situational odorscompiled by Stephen Drew, I...

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Perfectly Preposterous Nipple Tattoos

(Image Link)Some people look for creative places on their body to get tattooed, so they don't end up with yet another MOM tattoo on their bicep or tribal pattern on their lower back.For guys like these the nipple is more...

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