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The Most Bowling Strikes Scored in One Minute

(Video Link) Last year, in Gainesville, Florida, Chad McLean bowled nine strikes in one minute, clinching a Guinness World Record. He didn’t score a strike on all of his throws, but he did on most of them. -via Yababoon

E.T. Phone Home!

(YouTube link) On June 11, 1982, the Steven Spielberg movie E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial opened nationwide. For its 30th anniversary, Angie and Chad visited the locations where E.T. was filmed to see what they look like today and to record this song, to the tune of the Maroon 5 song “Payphone.” -Thanks, Angie!

On Sticking Your Arm Into an Underwater Cavern and Hoping a Catfish Bites You

Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters/Landov Lincoln Sadler eyes one of his favorite fishing spots, Great Rock, from a distance but times his approach around an oncoming boat so as not to reveal the rock’s secret location. He has already hiked two-miles in the boiling heat of an August North Carolina day followed by two miles of swimming and wading [...]

11 Athletes Who Had Their Own Cereals

Plenty of athletes have adorned boxes of Wheaties. But only the best can take it a step further and market a brand of cereal dedicated entirely to themselves. Several athletes have used a limited edition cereal line to raise money for their favorite charities or boost their profiles — here are 11 of the stars [...]

The World’s Most Stunning Sea Slugs

When you think of beautiful, majestic animals, sea slugs are probably not the first critter that comes to mind. But the nudibranch variety of sea slugs might just change your mind with their frilly body accentuations and brilliant hues. These gorgeous creatures come in sizes big and small, ranging from 20 inches to half an inch [...]

A Brief History of the Super Bowl Broadcast

© Anthony J. Causi/Icon SMI/Corbis Sunday will mark the 17th time that NBC has broadcast the Super Bowl, tying it with CBS for the most in NFL history. Here’s a brief history of the Super Bowl on TV. The AFL-NFL World Championship Game Simulcast In 1967, NBC and CBS simulcast the first Super Bowl between the Kansas City [...]

11 Reasons Athletes Change Their Names

Lakers star Ron Artest made waves this summer when he announce he was changing his name to Metta World Peace. Although it’s one of the more extreme moves, it’s far from the first time an athlete has adopted a strange name. Here are 11 great (and not-so-great) reasons athletes make the switch. 1. To get more [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 21

It’s time once again for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What goes in this empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 20

It’s time for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What is he saying in this empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 19

It’s time once again for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! Tell us what goes in the empty speech bubble and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]