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12 Cat-Related Patents That Are Really Quite Bizarre

To visit Google’s patent website is to lose yourself in a black hole of totally weird wannabe inventions—a surprising number of which are for your feline friends. From toys meant to encourage exercise to systems that deliver live birds for food, here are 12 really weird cat patents. 1. “Method of Exercising a Cat” If you watch [...]

Introducing our New Halloween Blog

Image: Anthony22/Wikipedia Halloween is my favorite holiday so it’s my pleasure to introduce our new Halloween blog here on Neatorama called Batty for Halloween. As you might’ve guessed, this new blog is dedicated to [...]

Things to Recall About Total Recall

The Total Recall reboot comes out today, if you didn’t already know. In honor of the remake, here are some fascinating facts about the original movie and the short story that inspired it all. WARNING: While I tried to minimize the number of spoilers here, there are a few spoilers from the story both movies were [...]

18 Bizarre Self-Proclaimed Capitals of the World

Lots of places claim to be the world capital of something — animals, fruits, vegetables, consumer goods, other odds and ends. But sometimes, that something is really, really strange. 1. Pearsonville, California: Hubcap Capital of the World Image credit: Center for Land Use Interpretation While Pearsonville, California, only has a population of 17, it’s still the Hubcap Capital [...]

No Farting On The School Bus!

What’s funnier than a fart joke on the Internet? Fart news on the Internet, of course! Here’s a story of how two 13-year-old boys got into a bus-load of trouble when they cut the cheese on the bus: Administrators ruled that the flatulence was in violation of the school’s code of conduct, but if you ask Nichols’ [...]

What’s the Most Rewatchable Movie?

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. On to this week’s topics of discussion… 1. In your opinion, at this point in your life, what’s the most rewatchable movie? Even though you’ve seen the film [...]