Archive for January 27th, 2017

Rogue One as 8-bit Cinema

Those who care at all about Star Wars should have seen the movie Rogue One already, but in case you haven't, this video contains some spoilers. It's Cinefix's 8-Bit Cinema remake that turns the movie in...

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Epic Movie Sets That Were Actually Miniature Models

When filmmakers shoot epic movies they use every trick in the book to make the characters and locations look larger than life on the big screen, using compositing and perspective tricks to fool audiences.In fact, the set...

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David Bowie's First TV Appearance

In 1964, David Bowie (then David Jones) was the 17-year-older leader of the band The Manish Boys. To gain publicity, his father came up with a stunt. They concocted an organization called the Society for the Prevention o...

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These Super Mario Comics From EXTRALIFE Explain Everything

(Image Link)On the surface the story behind Super Mario Bros. seems pretty normal- moustachioed plumbers raised by egg laying dinosaurs save princess from a giant mutated turtle with a Donkey Kong complex.Mario and his b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/27/These-Super-Mario-Comics-From-EXTRALIFE-Explain-Everything/

Anime Snowmen

Snowfall in Japan means it's time to make some anime snow figures! They grow to life-size from the worlds of Pokemon, Studio Ghibli, manga, TV, and video games. See a roundup of these wonderful winter creations at BBC Ne...

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Watch These Guys Shoot Stuff With Glass Shotgun Slugs

Shotgun slugs aren't really in need of an upgrade, and considering there are so many different types of rounds available it seems more constructive to improve existing ammo rather than creating anything new.But YouTuber...

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7 Strange Mysteries of World War One

We study the big wars of history, but there will always be things we don't know due to the chaos, death, and destruction all wars bring. Records and witnesses are hard to come by even in recent wars, but World War I was...

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This Five-Year-Old's Trick For Tying Shoes Is Going Viral

Everybody remembers learning how to tie their shoes as a kid because it's one of the earliest motor skill related tricks we learn during childhood, and for some it was a real pain in the foot to learn.Heck, I knew a kid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/27/This-Five-Year-Olds-Trick-For-Tying-Shoes-Is-Going-Viral/

The Secret History of the First Cat in Space

The Soviets sent the dog Laika and other animals into space before humans. NASA sent chimpanzees into space to pave the way for astronauts. The French, a little behind the superpowers, sent a cat into space.On October 18...

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This Glass Doorknob Caused a House Fire

You probably already know that you can start a fire by focusing beams of light -the same way a magnifying glass can be used to burn insects. But it's easy to forget that concept while buying home accents and one home own...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/27/The-Glass-Doorknob-Cause-a-House-Fire/

Masters Of The Playground - That Kid Needs To Get More Sun!

Masters of the Playground by Ed HarringtonPeople often wonder where the animosity between He-Man and Skeletor began, since they've been at each other's throats for as long as anyone can remember, so here's a little hist...

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Shrek Movie References

The Shrek movies tickled our fancies for a lot of reasons, but one reason was the many callbacks to other famous films. The Dreamsworks production referenced all the top Disney films, and slipped in scenes that...

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The Best Dessert From Every State

Everyone has their own favorite dessert, but there are just some places that everyone rants about. Since you probably aren't going to go around trying every dessert in your entire state though, even with local favorites,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/27/The-Best-Dessert-From-Every-State/

War Bride Schools of the 1950s

While the U.S. occupied Japan after World War II, between 30,000 and 50,000 American GIs married Japanese women. To prepare these brides for life in the US, the American Red Cross opened "bride schools" starting in 1951...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/27/War-Bride-Schools-of-the-1950s/

The Worst Bosses in History

(Image credit: Luc Melanson)Yours doesn't even come close.The devil may wear Prada. But the devil also wears bowler hats, togas, and codpieces. In other words, history is overflowing with horrible bosses, many o...

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