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Damon Belanger's Shadow Art

In 2015, artist Damon Belanger was commissioned to add art to downtown Redwood City, California. He painted shadows on the sidewalks for fences, bike racks, benches, and other structures that added a little extra somethi...

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When The Catnip Kicks In

America's Funniest Home Videos receive hundreds of videos a year featuring cats doing crazy things, so they decided to put all the videos with cats who appear to be under the influence of catnip together in one high-lari...

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The 100 Greatest Comedies Of All Time

The BBC asked 253 film critics from around the world to list their top ten comedy films, and used their responses to compile a list of the top 100 funny films. They learned that the "around the world" part mattered a lot...

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Vintage Photos Of Rock Stars With Their Cats And Dogs

Rock stars spend a lot of time on the road away from their friends and family, but as soon as they stop touring for a while they look forward to going home to see their loved ones- especially their cats and dogs.The aver...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Donnie Brasco

The 1997 Al Pacino/Johnny Depp movie Donnie Brasco was based on a true story of organized crime and the FBI infiltration that busted the Bonnano family gang. But as most such project go, it didn't exactly follow...

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Scientists Discover Why Whisky Tastes Better With Water

I'm either trying to savor that fine barrel-aged flavor straight up or I'm trying to catch a buzz when I drink whisky, and either way water seems like a waste of time to me.But scientists Björn Karlsson and Ran Frie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/22/Scientists-Discover-Why-Whisky-Tastes-Better-With-Water/

Failed This City - Don't Do Like Damien Darhk

Failed This City by Moysche DesignsIf you're tired of playing the hero while everyone else goes around partying and having a good time heedless of all the crime and violence plaguing their city then you need to get so...

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Worries

I didn't have any trouble at all reading what he said. Did you? The upshot is that you needn't worry about things you can't change. Concentrate on the things you can change, but do it realistically. This comic is from Ch...

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The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook

In 1886, 16-year-old Fannie Quigley left her home in Nebraska to seek adventure out west. She followed the gold rush to Alaska in 1897, and made her life there for the next 47 years. Her fame came not by prospecting for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/22/The-Alaska-Gold-Rushs-All-in-One-Miner-Hunter-Brewer-and-Cook/

This Cute Little French Bulldog Is Terrified Of His Ball

Ask any kid or little dog and they'll tell you- toys can be super scary, especially when they make noise when you're not expecting it, pop up or come rolling after you like a giant boulder.The little French Bulldog in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/22/This-Cute-Little-French-Bulldog-Is-Terrified-Of-His-Ball/

Don’t Think Too Positive

Positive thinking has been regarded as a motivator for decades. While general optimism may be a good life strategy, research has shown that when positive fantasies are connected with specific goals, the outcomes are ofte...

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The Sucker Way

When you work your tail off all day just to put food on your table you come to realize something- only a sucker works harder instead of smarter, because your job isn't paying you enough to become a worker drone.So instea...

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A White Koala

Among several koala babies who are starting to emerge from their mothers' pouches at the Australia Zoo in Queensland is one that stands out among the crowd. She's got white fur! She's not an albino, but just has rare whi...

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Tentacles Have Never Looked So Tasty

Have you ever wanted to taste a monster from the deep but worried it would be a little hard to catch and too salty and tough to enjoy? Then you'll want to head to Auckland, New Zealand, where you can get your hands on th...

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Jumpy Eggs and Drunk Bats

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!compiled by Dirk Manley, Improbable Research staffChinese Jump...

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Ribbons

Do you need a minute to de-stress? In the interactive web toy Ribbons, you are thrown into a sea of wavy ribbons lined up in rainbow colors. You can swim among them, or if you stay still for a minute, you can enjoy their...

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If Student Loan Providers Were Honest

A student just out of high school has plenty of decisions to make, like what to do with their lives, whether to go to college, which college to attend, and what to major in. Many of those decisions will be changed over t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/If-Student-Loan-Providers-Were-Honest/

Video Game Characters - They're Made Of More Than Mere Pixels

Video Game Characters by Tobe FonsecaVideo games are full of all sorts of strange characters we can become for a while as we play, and the stranger the character the more interesting their storyline. For instance, if...

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Shot of a Lifetime

Shot of a lifetime. #solareclipse #2017 #Nikon #makeshift #solar #filterA post shared by Kirsten Jorgensen (@cursetenj) on Aug 21, 2017 at 11:12am PDT Kirsten Jorgensen almost didn't get this shot. She was getting r...

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An Architecturally Baffling Indiana Mansion

An 11-bedroom mansion in Indianapolis is on the market with an asking price of $1.75 million. It's more than just a posh house, as the A.V. Club describes.Selling for $1.75 million, the house was apparently owned by an &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/An-Architecturally-Baffling-Indiana-Mansion/

Explaining the Solar Eclipse

Did you see the eclipse today? It was 97% where I was. Watching the sun turn into a crescent, and then seeing that crescent flip around, was really weird. Some places actually went dark for a couple of minutes. Zach King...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Explaining-the-Solar-Eclipse/

A Human-Like Robot

Humans are so worried about being replaced by robots they often overlook the good parts of artificial intelligence, the human-like parts that don't involve stealing jobs or killing all humans.Because, as this Safely Enda...

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem

NPR illustrated an article about the plague with a medieval image. A historian pointed out that the picture was actually depicting victims of leprosy. So they replaced the image. Well, the second image was about the bibl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Iconic-Plague-Images-Are-Often-Not-What-They-Seem/

Hip Smirnoff Vodka Ads From The 1960s

Back before there were fancy vodka brands on the market making people pay hundreds of dollars a bottle just to impress others there was Smirnoff- the vodka that leaves you breathless.Smirnoff has been the world's best-se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Hip-Smirnoff-Vodka-Ads-From-The-1960s/

Hogging the Glory

Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal looks at the eclipse (with glasses, of course) in a way most of us haven't. While everyone is talking about looking at the sun, we will actually be looking at the moon while it just pushes th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Hogging-the-Glory/

Interesting Facts About Alligator Snapping Turtles

People are surprised to learn snapping turtles can be really dangerous when encountered in the wild, thinking they have the same temperament as a tortoise or sea turtle, but mess with an alligator snapping turtle and you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Interesting-Facts-About-Alligator-Snapping-Turtles/

The Day Notre Dame Students Pummeled the Ku Klux Klan

One fine May morning in 1924, the Ku Klux Klan gathered for a rally in South Bend, Indiana. They had high hopes of engaging a crowd with their fiery speeches. After all, they were in friendly territory.Fresh off a contro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/The-Day-Notre-Dame-Students-Pummeled-the-Ku-Klux-Klan/

Over 5,000 Stickers Were Used In The Making Of The Shins' "Half A Million" Music Video

Creating hand-drawn 2D animation is a laborious process that involves drawing and filming hundreds, if not thousands, of frames to bring the characters to life, but why draw every frame when you can use photos?Directors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Over-5000-Stickers-Were-Used-In-The-Making-Of-The-Shins-Half-A-Million-Music-Video/

Roger's Place - Open 'Til The Morning News Comes On

Roger's place by TheducAlcoholic cartoon characters have been gathering at Roger's Place since way back when, and thanks to his alien DNA Roger has been able to watch batch after batch of cartoon characters come and g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Rogers-Place-Open-Til-The-Morning-News-Comes-On/

Five Incredibly Powerful Opening Scenes in TV Shows

The way a TV series begins is incredibly important in the age of hundreds of channels running 24 hours a day. So many stories are available to the viewer that the very first episode must grab an audience at the same time...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/21/Five-Incredibly-Powerful-Opening-Scenes-in-TV-Shows/




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