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Milton Keynes Cows Made Into Skeletons

Concrete cows have been a familiar sight in a Bancroft park in Milton Keynes, England, since 1978. Since then, the sculptures have been stolen, beheaded, and painted in various fashions, including once having pajamas painted on. But a recent prank that left the bovines painted with skeletons may be the last straw. Officials are considering [...]

The Silent Marx Brother

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Was there ever a stranger, more unique, or more lovable movie star than Harpo Marx? Adolph Arthur Marx (later Harpo) was born in New York City in 1888. He got his famous nickname in a casual poker game [...]

Vintage Photographs Of Female Sword Swallowers

Everybody likes watching a good sideshow act, and sword swallowing is one of those deadly cool acts that elicits lots of oohs and aahs. Of course, it doesn’t hurt if the performer is a gorgeous gal sporting an eye-catching getup. Enjoy this gallery of vintage photos featuring brave performers risking their lives for the sake of sideshow [...]

I Guess Those Helmets Aren’t Blaster Proof After All

This grisly act of cosplay should serve as a warning against fighting for the Dark Side – don’t join up if you value your good looks. I’ve seen zombie stormtroopers before, but this one takes the cake and utilizes anatomy and backstory to maximum gory effect. If you see this guy wandering around, don’t point at him [...]

A Line Millions of People Long

Photo via Steve McCurry’s Simple Act of Waiting Think that you’re queueing in the longest supermarket checkout line ever? Well, at least you’re not in this line of millions of people [...]

Bebop And Rocksteady Hit The Town

This impressive act of cosplay-osity features a very fuzzy Bebop and a rather imposing Rocksteady lurking around town, ready to bust some turtle shells. Are these guys going to a pro costume party, or do they work for a TMNT themed singing telegram company? Either way, Ninja Turtles need not apply, for this party is clearly [...]

Council quizzed over Santa crash plans

Some of the most unusual Freedom of Information Act requests posed to local authorities have been listed. Cheltenham Borough Council was at the receiv…

Was the US Declaration of Independence Legal?

When the Second Continental Congress declared American independence in 1776, it committed an act of rebellion against the established government over the area. It can, however, be argued, that the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which recognized this independence, made the act retroactively legal. What is less clear is whether the Declaration of Independence was lawful [...]

Gamarjobat!

If you love the comedy act of the Umbilical Brothers, you’d love this clip by Ketch! and HIRO-PON of Gamarjobat. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – via Information Nation

The Late Movies: Auto-Tuning Already-Funny Commercials

Though popularized by musicians like Cher and rapper T Pain, auto-tuning—the act of speaking or singing into a vocoder to disguise off-key inaccuracies and mistakes—can be used to make anything just a little bit sillier. Just take a look at what happens when some of television’s silliest commercials are auto-tuned. Flo from Progressive Billy Mays Slap Chop Old Spice Sony