Archive for June 8th, 2017

When Monty Python Took American Television to Court

The TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus aired on the BBC from 1969 to 1974. By 1974, some PBS stations in the U.S. were rebroadcasting the show, where it gathered a small but dedicated fan base. Eventually, ABC...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/When-Monty-Python-Took-American-Television-to-Court/

Iggy Pop's Ex-Girlfriend Shares Previously Unseen Pics From The 70s And 80s

We were exposed to two or three different versions of Iggy Pop when he was becoming famous in the 70s then coming to terms with his fame in the 80s- and they were all jerks.Iggy is a hard guy with a punk rock attitude th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Iggy-Pops-Ex-Girlfriend-Shares-Previously-Unseen-Pics-From-The-70s-And-80s/

Crushed by a Giant 6-Foot Water Balloon

Gav and Dan, the Slow Mo Guys, constantly have to reach further and further to find new things to show us on their high-speed cameras. They may have gone a little too far this time.[https://youtu.be/fZI5oZ-1NdA] (YouTube...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Crushed-by-a-Giant-6-Foot-Water-Balloon/

All Back Issues Of OMNI Magazine Now Available Via Amazon

OMNI was a "science and science fiction" magazine consistently ahead of its time, and it featured great stories from Harlan Ellison, William S Burroughs, Joyce Carol Oates, George R. R. Martin and the mighty William Gibs...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/All-Back-Issues-Of-OMNI-Magazine-Now-Available-Via-Amazon/

Was Star Wars Saved in Editing?

For almost forty years now, there has been the persistent rumor that Star Wars was a mess of a movie that was "saved in editing." The evidence is the raw footage that has surfaced since then, although I think th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Was-Star-Wars-Saved-in-Editing/

Wings Of Freedom - They Die So That Humanity May Live On

Wings of Freedom by Dr.MonekersMany of the people who live behind the walls feel like they're living a life devoid of freedom or hope, but they must learn to see life as its own reward and trust in the Survey Corps to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Wings-Of-Freedom-They-Die-So-That-Humanity-May-Live-On/

Obnoxious Stereotypes That Need To Die

You probably know what happens when you assume, but in case you don't know simply divide "assume" into a beginning and end word with a letter U in the middle, starting with another word for butt.Now that we've establishe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Obnoxious-Stereotypes-That-Need-To-Die/

The 10 Most Beautiful Ceilings in the World

If you love buildings from a time where craftsmanship and beauty went into every inch, in which form was as important as function, then you will appreciate seeing the most beautiful ceilings in the world. Each gives us a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/The-10-Most-Beautiful-Ceilings-in-the-World/

The Science Behind Captain America's Electromagnetic Shield

There are many unbelievable things about Captain America's character, but if you can believe there's a metal called Vibranium and a Super Soldier Serum then the electromagnetic action on his shield should be no big deal....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/The-Science-Behind-Captain-Americas-Electromagnetic-Shield/

5 Myths About War You Believe (Because Of Movies)

Hollywood has to take shortcuts to tell an epic war story, or we'd never get films into the theaters. Complex stories are simplified, timeframes are shortened, and (at least before CGI) sets are as small as they could ge...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/5-Myths-About-War-You-Believe-Because-Of-Movies/

70 People Were Harmed In The Making Of This Film

You know how movies often include a disclaimer in the credits that says "no animals were harmed in the making of this film"?Well, one film in particular deserves an award for "most people harmed during the making of a fi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/70-People-Were-Harmed-In-The-Making-Of-This-Film/

Five of the Most Impressive Rioting Scenes in Movies

In the real world, people often have trouble discerning whether a demonstration is a march, a protest, or a riot. The terms used used often depend on which side you sympathize with more. In the movies, there's no reason...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Five-of-the-Most-Impressive-Rioting-Scenes-in-Movies/

Batman Vs Drunk Superman

Superman has been drunk on power, high on drugs made specifically for Kryptonians and delirious after a spell was cast on his mind, but his alien metabolism makes it virtually impossible for him to get drunk on Earth boo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Batman-Vs-Drunk-Superman/

The Race to Alaska

This morning, the 2017 Race to Alaska begins. Dozens of boats will take off from Port Townsend, Washington, headed for Ketchikan, Alaska, a distance of about 750 miles. Boats can be wind-powered or human-powered, but no...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/The-Race-to-Alaska/

This Pikachu USB Plug is A Little Kinky

On paper, the idea of a Pikachu USB plug that fits into the wall with his ears is a good one, but not when you decide to put the USB port directly across from his ears. No matter which side you look at, there is som...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/This-Pikachu-USB-Plug-is-A-Little-Kinky/

The Real People Behind 9 Characters You Thought Were Fictional

1. SEVERUS SNAPEHarry Potter’s antagonistic, unkempt, and ultimately loyal potions master was inspired by J.K. Rowling’s severe high school chemistry teacher, John Nettleship. “I knew I was a strict...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/The-Real-People-Behind-9-Characters-You-Thought-Were-Fictional/

Ninja Mess - I Don't Know Katana But I Know Karayzee!

Ninja Mess by DooomcatYou should only hire one or two ninjas at a time for a job, because when you get a dozen or more ninjas together the whole thing turns into one big pile of shinobi! There's a reason ninjas work a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Ninja-Mess-I-Dont-Know-Katana-But-I-Know-Karayzee/

Screaming About Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, I scream again because you ate all my ice cream! People can be pretty awful about food: protect your own supply while making an effort to get the next guy's share. This is like a child who sticks a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/08/Screaming-About-Ice-Cream/




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