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25 Fun Cosplays From the 2023 SDCC

The San Diego Comic Con was a few weeks ago, and as always, the cosplayers came out to celebrate. We were there to capture the fun and here are some of the most fun costumes we saw this year.

All images by Zeon Santos.

This Mask cosplayer looked simply Smooookin' and he had the personality match.

There were Barbie cosplayers everywhere this year, but we really loved this great cowgirl Barbie.

Here's another great Barbie, who even had perfect matching nails for the cosplay.

Not everyone really seemed to be living in a Barbie World —this Other Mother was delightfully creepy, just like the one in Coraline.

Speaking of creepy, this Sandman crew was downright freaky, especially The Corinthian.

Along those lines, Leatherface is always a bit freaky.

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30+ Cosplays from the 2022 San Diego Comic Con

Comic Con finally returned this year after two years of cancellations due to covid. While attendance was lower and the vibe was a little more relaxed than usual, the con certainly wasn't short on cosplayers who were thrilled to be back to one of their favorite hobbies.

All images by Zeon Santos or myself. While the con was a whole month ago, due to personal reasons, we couldn't get the images up until now. Hope you all enjoy them!

This guy was so great, when I asked him if I could get a picture, he yelled "why are you taking pictures of me when you should be out there taking pictures of Spider-Man?"

While I didn't happen to get any great pictures of Spider-Man, Zeon happened to catch this gorgeous Elektra in action.

When it comes to spot-on superhero cosplays though, it was hard to beat this Captain America posed right beside a bust of the real thing.

Then again, sometimes originality trumps authenticity -and it's hard not to love this chancla-throwing Wonder Woman.

I wonder how she would get along with this chimichanga-loving Deadpool.

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Cosplays from the 2019 San Diego Comic Con

From the panels to the exclusives and from the brand activations to the celebrity signings, there is a  lot to enjoy about the San Diego Comic Con. But perhaps the best part for those who don't get to attend the convention themselves is the chance to see all the amazing cosplays created by so many talented fans. And while it's easy to feel left out because you missed the con itself, the good news about getting to enjoy the cosplays online rather than in person is that you are able to avoid the dreaded Comic Con plague which managed to hit me and my family this weekend, as well as many of our friends who attended. So sit back, enjoy these fun photos and be happy for your good health.

All images by Zeon Santos or myself.

These cosplayers from Fathoms of Fantasy not only look perfect, they even handed out comic strips featuring them in their costumes in a classic Spy Vs. Spy tale.

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Now That's a Gender Reveal Party Worth Attending

It might be an unpopular opinion, but I always found gender reveal parties to be a bit self-obsessed -after all, your friends and family members probably don't actually care that much about whether you're having a boy or a girl. That being said, they're also a bit boring, I mean, there's really only two options out there when it comes to the big reveal. On the other hand, the gender reveal party in this comic by Adam Ellis is features a truly exciting surprise.

Via Geek Girls

This Dog is Best Friends With Owls

They say birds of a feather stick together, but that's certainly not the case when it comes to Ingo the dog and her owl friends. 

It seems Ingo originally was friends with one little owl named Poldi and his collection of buddies has drastically grown from there -though the pictures seem to prove that Ingo and Poldi are still the closest of the group.

You might say they get a real "hoot" out of the relationship.

Fortunately for all of us, Ingo's owner, Tanja Brandt is a professional photographer who is there to capture every unique and beautiful encounter between Ingo, Poldi and all the other owls they encounter.

You can see more of the fantastic images on Ingpo's Facebook page.

Via Bored Panda

You've Always Gotta Buckle Up

It's important to always practice proper auto safety procedures -even if you already happen to come equipped with your own collision impact protection. 

Via Pets Lady

Keep Seeing Our Facebook Page by Updating Your Settings

If you're a real Neatorama fan, you no doubt follow us on Facebook. But the site, unfortunately, just changed their algorithm to prioritize friends and family members and de-prioritize brands, which makes it so you pretty much won't see our posts on your feed any more. 

While some people are just fine with that, others want to keep seeing the pages they are following. If you're in the later group, you can make sure you can see our page and the others you care about, but it takes a little work. 

To make sure you keep seeing the pages you care about, you'll need to log in to your account, then click on the three dots next to the "News Feed" text on the left side and then select "Edit Preferences." From there, you need to select "prioritize who to see first" and then you can just click on the brands and friends you want to see in your feed.

It's kind of a pain, but at least it ensures you'll get to see the people and websites you care most about in your feed. 

8 Awesome Ways to Memorialize Your Baby's First Christmas

One of the great things about having a baby is that every occassion is a "first" and every first is special. The baby's first Christmas is particularly special, which is why you might want to go out of your way to buy something to remember the holiday and Etsy is full of cool (often custom) products to help you do just that. Here are 8 particularly fun ones:


No baby's first Christmas is complete without a special ornament to celebrate. This embroidered design by EmbroideredWorld is an especially charming way to mark the occassion.

A Special Outfit

Sure, you might not keep your kid's first Christmas outfit forever, but the pictures you'll take of them in the clothing will keep those memories alive forever. For little girls, this red and white tutu ensemble by PrincessKeepsakes is a fun, festive way to celebrate the season.


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Movie and TV Show Bars and Restaurants That Exist in Real Life

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name -and while that would much more likely happen in a neighborhood bar you frequent regularly, it's hard not to envison the welcome smiles of Sam and Dianne when you enter the Cheers bar, which actually exists in Boston.

If you prefer a slice of cherry pie and some damn fine coffee though, you might prefer to visit the Double R Diner, which actually goes by the name of Twede's Cafe and is located in North Bend, WA. These two locations are only some of the many real life restaurants and bars made famous in television shows and movies. You can read about more of them (and start planning your visits) over on Travel and Leisure.

This Hedgehog is Better at Camping Than You

Camping takes a special set of skills and some people are just plain better at preparing than others. You might be one of those people that are pretty good at roughing it, but even then I doubt you look nearly as good doing it as little Azuki the hedgehog

Azuki does all the camping neccessities, including sleeping in a tent, grilling up some dinner and even kayaking.

The most impressive part of the photo set is all the teeny, tiny, incredibly-accurate props made just for this perfect picture set. 

Via The Awesome Daily

Footprints in the Sand -The Star Wars Version

We've all seen those classic cross stitches with the message about there being one set of footprints in the sand because Jesus carried them when things got the hardest. But if you're a geek, you might see a set of single footprints in the sand for a different reason. 

This cross stitch sampler by Etsy seller stitchnanigans features a touch of that classic cross stitch design you expect with a delightfully nerdy twist.

Awesome Stranger Things Fan Art

Stranger Things came out less than a week ago and most of us obsessed with the nostalgic charm of the show have already streamed the whole new season. If you are trying to figure out how to pass the time until season 3 comes out (presumably in another year), you might want to consider making some fan art to pass the time.

For some inspiration (or just for some fun) you won't want to miss this Thrillist list featuring some of the coolest Stranger Things fan art around.

And That's Why Rats Are the Worst

Rat owners will tell you their creature of choice is actually smart and very clean, but if you've had a rat infestation, then you know how unpleasant it is to have them in your home. This comic by Safely Endangered will remind you why rats are simply jerks even when they're pretending to be nice. 

Via Facebook

Great Horror Movies for Scaredy Cats

Some people like watching absolutely terrifying movies. Some people hate horror films. But some people like the fun of horror movies but just can't handle getting too scared -for those people, this Collider list is a perfect guide to finding the right scary movie that's not too scary. The level of spookiness varies greatly from Little Shop of Horrors campiness to Poltergeist's truly terrifying tale.

If you're still looking for something spooky to watch tonight and can't handle too many chills and thrills, you won't want to miss this article.

This Dog Has the Ultimate Halloween Costume

Hungarian puli dogs are always compared to mops, which is why this black puli was able to pull off the best Halloween costume of all time with little more than a bucket and mop handle. Keki and her owner, a veterinarian at the All Creatures Animal Hospital, quickly went viral online after they were spotted at the MainStrasse Paw-Rade in Covington, Kentucky this weekend. 

You can see more pictures of Keki over at the Huffington Post

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