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9 Totally Awesome Man Caves

Men and women both need a sanctuary to call their own where they can get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and read a book or ang out with friends. Many dudes dream of having their own space in the form of a sweet man cave, but not all man caves are created equal.

Over at Homes and Hues, we've rounded up some of the best man caves ever created -from game rooms to garages. If you're looking for a sweet space to hang with your bros, you won't want to miss this one.

Check out the full list at Homes and Hues: 9 Epic Man Caves


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Which Game of Thrones Characters From The Pilot Are Still Alive

Whether you're a huge Game of Thrones fan or just know the show by reputation, you almost certainly recognize that George R.R. Martin doesn't have any problem killing off his main characters. Without spoiling anything from the finale of the most recent season, it's safe to say that this reputation for death is well earned.

That's why Flavorwire's round up of all characters featured in the pilot and their current state of existence is pretty darn interesting. While the post is full of spoilers, I can tell you that their final score card shows that only 45% of the characters in the pilot are still alive.

I don't know about you guys, but I can't wait to find out who kicks the bucket in the next season.


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The Human Centipede Burger is A Lot More Tasty Than It Sounds

Even before the infamous horror movie was released, "Human Centipede" wasn't exactly a phrase that incited hunger. For those that saw the film though, the name itself stirs up horrifically disgusting imagery, which is why it's surprising that any company would willingly create a food product named after the disgusting franchise. 

That being said, when you order a burger from Zombie Burger, you are already showing your support for the horror genre -and the Human Centipede actually looks pretty tasty. The three-piece slider bun features a different burger in each segment. I never would have thought that I would want to eat a Human Centipede, but I kind of want to now.

Via That's Nerdalicious

We dish up more neat food posts at the Neatolicious blog

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Weird Monthly Clubs You Can Join On Etsy

Are you looking for the perfect gift for Father's Day and can't find anything quite right in the NeatoShop? Then perhaps you should head over to Etsy, where there are an array of unique and wonderful "of the month clubs."

Some of the most surprising of these clubs have been featured in a new TopTenz article, which includes not only a sea urchin of the month club, but also a tampon of the month club. There are also a few clubs with hilariously misleading names -like the sushi and Game of Thrones socks clubs, which have nothing to do with either sushi or Game of Thrones.


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Professional Actors Reading Pompous LinkedIn Profiles

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Are you an image builder? A freelance strategic opportunity builder? How about a proactive, unbridled desire to shape the future of business?

If so, you probably won't see what's so funny about the content of these utterly self-indulgent LinkedIn profiles being read by professional actors who really sell the cockiness of the words. If you're not a synergistic, value-added paradigm of jargon though, you'll probably love these ridiculous profiles.

Via Our Facebook page -Thanks Joseph Kiss!


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10 Totally Amazing Libraries Built in the Last 100 Years

We love libraries here at Neatorama and our most recent Homes and Hues article is a tribute to those places of knowledge. While there are some utterly beautiful libraries that have been around for centuries, the newer ones rarely get the same level of attention. That's why we focused on newer libraries.

You might notice that there aren't any libraries from Asia, Africa and Australia, but rest assured, we fully plan to do more articles that will feature stunning library architecture from those continents as well. 

So if you're eager to take a peek at some of these stunning book depositories, don't miss this great post: 10 Totally Beautiful Modern Libraries


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Weird Facts About Modern America

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America is a weird place when you think about it -and if you've never thought about it before, then this video might make you recognize just how weird it is. For example with all of our smart phones and internet use did you know 32 million Americans are illiterate? Or despite the fact that you always hear about the religious right America is actually getting less religious overall?

Check out more strange facts about America over at TopTenz or just check out the video above.


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You Can Win A Fitbit Surge or A NeatoShop Tee

Good news everyone! We're operating a contest with our friends at Today I Found Out and you can win a Fitbit Surge Fitness Super Watch or a NeatoShop tee. We'll be choosing five winners -one grand prize winner to receive the FitBit and four runners up who will have their choice of a sweet NeatoShop tee. So how can you win? Just check out the entry form below. Good luck!

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Weird Facts About The World's Most Popular Beers

Chances are you've never heard of the world's most popular beer, let alone tried it. The good news is that you're probably not missing much -while Snow is the most frequently sipped beer in China (and hardly available outside the country), those who have tried it say it's pretty mediocre.

And while many Americans have tried Mexico's most popular beer, Corona, they almost always drink it with a slice of lime -which is unheard of in the drink's homeland. 

Learn more strange facts about popular brews over at TopTenz.

We dish up more neat food posts at the Neatolicious blog

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12 Great Pieces of Avengers-Themed Home Decor

Can't get enough Marvel movie merch to satiate your obsession? Then head over to Homes and Hues, where we rounded up 12 awesome pieces of home decor inspired by The Avengers. 

From light switch covers to cutting boards, there are pieces to enhance every room of your home with geektastic Marvel goodies. We're particularly enamored with this desk loaded with movie props by Tom Spina Designs.

So if your home could use a little more heroism, visit Homes and Hues for the full list: 12 Awesome Decor Pieces Inspired by The Avengers


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Hilarious Pet Store Descriptions by Obvious Plant

We've featured the work of prankster and Tumblr user Obvious Plant before, but his sign plants at a local pet store might just be his best prank yet. From voodoo death birds to judgemental tree frogs, these pets promise to give you a little more bang for your buck. Well, all but the turtle that is...

I guess not all pets can be incredible -some are just born boring.

Via The Daily What

Love cute animals? View more at Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly blog

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The English Breakfast Pizza

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it's always a good idea to eat a balanced breakfast -and this English breakfast pizza by Instructables user ivytoad certainly meets that criteria. You have your bread and grains, your fruit and vegetables, your protien and dairy. Sounds healthy to me!

We dish up more neat food posts at the Neatolicious blog

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Horror Movies That Seemed to Actually be Cursed

If you're even a little familiar with film history, you know there are a number of films that people have claimed to have been cursed -the most famous of which is perhaps Poltergiest. While some stories are simply urban legends, other production histories are so frought with accidents you have to wonder if they truly were the subject of a hex. The stories seem even more creepy when they involve horror flicks, which is why this Flavorwire article featuring 10 jinxed scary movies is so darn intriguing. 

Love Halloween and cosplay? Check out our Halloween Blog!

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Cute or Cringe-Worthy: Little Hamsters for Your Cups

Many things seem like a good idea as long as you don't actually put much thought into them. These adorable hamster cup accessories certainly fit into that category. After all, hamsters are simply precious and watching one climb into a cup is cute as all heck -but that doesn't mean you want to drink out of a glass adorned with a rodent. If the deeper concept doesn't bother you and you simply must have the cute, they can be yours for a very reasonable $2.50 each -though shipping from Japan can add up quickly.

Via That's Nerdalicious

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Amazing Movies That Were Never Made

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There are tons of movies out there that make you shake your head and wonder "how did they actually green-light something that stupid?" But sadly, there are also tons of movies that should have been made that just weren't. For example, while John Carter was a great movie, but an animated version that would have predated Snow White as the first full-length feature film could have been even more amazing and may have even changed film history.

Learn about nine other awesome movies that should have been made in this TopTenz article, or just watch the video above.


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16 Household Uses for Mason Jars

Mason jars are handy for canning and storing food, but they can also be used for all kinds of handy household purposes. Over at Homes and Hues, we rounded up 16 cool hacks for using mason jars around your home.

From storage systems to lighting options, it's amazing what you can do with a simple jar.

See more of these handy tricks for using your old mason jars over on Homes and Hues: 16 Mason Jar Hacks for Your Home


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Get Ready for the Crazy Foods of This Fair Season

Fair season is almost upon us and if you're dying to see what's in store to fill your heart with cholesterol and your veins with sugar, then you'll be excited to hear that some of the new food selections at one of our favorite fairs, The San Diego County Fair, have been announced. Among this year's more interesting selections are:

  • Chocolate-Covered Pork Rinds
  • Pig Trough -three pounds of pig skins topped with pulled pork and cheese
  • Wasabi Bacon Bombs –spicy pork with wasabi wrapped in dough and bacon and deep fried
  • 10 feet of Bacon-on-a-Stick
  • Deep-Fried Starbucks -whole Starbucks coffee beans and chocolate chips in sweet pastry dough, wrapped in bacon, deep fried, rolled in sugar and served with whipped cream
  • Deep-Fried Slimfast Bar (presumably for the dieters)
  • Deep-Fried Peanut Butter Pickle – a hollowed out pickle filled with peanut butter and then deep fried.

Personally, I'm looking forward to some chocolate-coverd pork rinds this year. If you live in San Diego, you can stop by and enjoy these treats for yourself between June 5 and July 5, but if you aren't in the area, you can be sure a local fair will be swinging your way sometime this summer carry some of these strangely wonderful treats.

We dish up more neat food posts at the Neatolicious blog

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When It's the End of the World As We Know It -You Won't Feel Fine

There are a lot of post-apocalyptic stories out there ranging from zombie attacks (The Walking Dead) to diseases (12 Monkeys). While the end of the world is a fascinating story setting, the reality would be more depressing than practically any of us could remember -that's because nuclear disasters, fire, floods, disease, malnutrition and more would actually leave everyone dead within a short span of time. Survivor stories aren't exactly all that interesting when there aren't any survivors and this TopTenz article explains why there's a good chance that any disaster on this scale would wipe out all humans -not just most of them.


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Can You Even Handle the Cutest Critters of Instagram?

If there's one thing everyone on Instagram seems to love almost as much as pictures of food, it's pictures of precious pets. If you're just starting out on the site, you won't want to miss this great Oddee article highlighting 14 of the cutest cats, dogs and other critters on the site.

Granted, we've already featured a few of the animals on the list -like Lil Bub and Sam, but there's a whole lot of cuteness on this list that's still new to us.

Love cute animals? View more at Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly blog

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16 Brilliantly Simple Housecleaning Hacks

Did you know you can clean your paintings with a bagel? Or that a dishwasher can also clean your light fixture covers, your kid's toys, your refrigerator shelves and more? 

If you're like me and absolutely hate cleaning, you'll want to bookmark these great hacks that can cut the time you spend on house chores in half. From disinfecting the mattress to getting all the grime out of an old coffee grinder, these tips and tricks are both simple and brilliant.

So head over to Homes and Hues to learn how you can clean your home without scrubbing and sweating: 16 Surprising Cleaning Hacks


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The Ultimate Star Wars Troll

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"Mesa so popular" -Jar Jar Binks

Yes, that's right one intrepid editor took the initiative to correct the new Star Wars trailer so that every scene contains everyone's favorite character from the franchise -Jar Jar Binks. It's about darn time they resurrect ths beloved creature.

Via Geekologie


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We're Not The Only Ones Batty For Bats

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As I've previously stated, we at Neatorama are big fan of bats and their adorable little fox faces. It's hard not to fall in love when you see them munching down snacks with those big emotional eyes and puffed out cheeks. While I've always known that we're not alone in our love of flying foxes, I was pleasantly surprised to hear that one of our favorite actors is also a big fan of bats.

So which celebrity am I talking about? Well, would it help if I told you this little baby's name is Jackie Sparrow? That's right -Johnny Depp sponsored this orphaned little babe after she was rescued by the Australian Bat Clinic & Wildlife Trauma Center in the same area where Depp was filming his newest movie and one of Depp's vocal coaches also works at the sanctuary. It didn't take much to convince him to symbolically adopt the cute little one.

Video via Pets Lady

Love cute animals? View more at Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly blog

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Seriously Crazy Children's Toys

We all know that kiddos love potty humor, but that doesn't mean you need to encourage their dirty obsessions. If you're so inclined to entertain your child's love of poop and fart jokes though, you won't want to miss this great InventorSpot list of 10 crazy kid's toys. Of course, they don't all relate with bodily functions, there is also the Adolf Hitler action figure as well as a killer unicorn. The bottom line is that they probably aren't things your youngster really needs.

Warning: Some of the toys might be considered moderately NSFW, but keep in mind, they are all just toys.


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Awesome Home Design Illusions

Last week, Rusty found some amazing 3D-looking floors that could seriously terrify certain guests. That charming flooring inspired us to look up some more interior designs that incorporate optical illusions and what we found was pretty much incredible. That's why we did a full round up of these impressive, mind-bending creations over on Homes and Hues.

From warping wallpaper to impossible-looking bookcases, these designs are sure to keep your guests on their toes while they wonder at the illusions hidden in your home. 

Don't miss the full list at Homes and Hues: 10 Cool Home Design Illusions


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10 Fascinating Facts About the Placebo Effect

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No matter how you look at it, the placebo effect is strange. Not only is the basic idea of feeling better through simply taking a sugar pill odd, but the fact that it even works when people know they're taking a placebo even weirder. Even stranger -it's getting stronger somehow.

Learn more about the placebo effect in the video above or read about it in this cool TopTenz article. In the meanwhile, I'll be over here taking some Altoids and pretending they're happy pills -that should help my mood, right?


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Catvengers Assemble!!!

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We've seen art depicting the Catvengers and corgis imitating them, but this is the first time we've ever had the privilege of seeing these furry fighters in action. What will they do when Furrtron has them by the tails? You'll have to watch to find out, but one thing's for sure: these superkitties aren't to be played with.

Via Nerd Approved

Love cute animals? View more at Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly blog

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Put That In Your Banana and Stuff It

Bananas are great -they not only look cool and taste wonderful, they even have their own protective sleeve. But you know what would make a banana even better? Stuffing it with even more tastiness like jam, crushed Oreos, peanut butter and (best of all) Nutella.

The Destapa Banana is a clever invention that work similar to an apple corer and then fills the center with anything you imagine -liquid or solid.

Via InventorSpot

We dish up more neat food posts at the Neatolicious blog

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Cheetos Popcorn Could Be A Thing Soon

There are plenty of cheddar popcorns out there, but nothing compares to the cheese-tastic flavor of Cheetos. That's why I'm so excited to see that Cheetos is experimenting with launching movie theater popcorn -it's the cheesiest, butteriest snack you could ever hope to see at the teater. It's only in its concept stage now, but we can all hope that tests will go smoothly and we will soon get our salty, cheesy snacks.

We dish up more neat food posts at the Neatolicious blog

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10 Awesome Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day

If you somehow missed everyone talking about it on the net, today is Star Wars Day, aka May the Fourth Be With You. While we all have our own ways to celebrate the big holiday (including buying sweet Star Wars tees), if you aren't sure how to get your Forth on, this Information Week article can give you some ideas.

Of course, if you really want to celebrate the big holiday in a big way, you can always get a tattoo like this epic one on Flickr user Teri Solow.


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You'll Be Cozy and Warm With These Cool and Creepy Gloves

Pan's Labyrinth was a gloriously strange yet beautiful film that was equal parts creepy and magical. These amazing knit gloves by Redditor k80k80k80 are a perfect tribute to the memorable style of the film. 

Via Fashionably Geek


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