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Last Kiss: Photo of a Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde by Mo Gelber

Photo: Mo Gelber Photographer Mo Gelber snapped this photo of modern day Bonnie and Clyde as they were marched into a Manhattan criminal court last month. Mo entered the photo, titled "Last [...]

Neatorama Caption Contest: Snoozin’ Cat Winners

Totoro Shoulder Bag Phineas and Ferb – Stainless Steel Food Jar Clyde the Cow Picnic Lunchbox       [...]

When Did the FBI Start Using “Wanted” Posters?

On a December night in 1919, a 23-year-old soldier named William N. Bishop managed to slip out of the stockade at Virginia’s Camp A.A. Humphreys and escape into the surrounding woods. Unable to locate Bishop, the army requested the assistance of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Division of Investigation, the precursor to the Federal Bureau of [...]

5 Great Love Stories That Actually Kind of Suck

Bonnie & Clyde, Napoleon & Josephine and Louis XV & Madame de Pompadour…they’re all great love stories -on paper at least. But when you actually learn the whole story for all of these romances, they’re a lot less sweet. Link

The True Stories Behind 10 Bad Album Covers

Even though it’s been years since Ransom Riggs posted about bad album art, those “what were they thinking?” covers have stuck with me all this time. After I wiped away the initial tears of laughter, it occurred to me that bargain bin recording artists are people, too. In the interest of balanced reporting, I hereby [...]

10 Gorilla Guys

Hollywood loves gorillas. They are mysterious and scary, yet close enough to human for an actor to play one. Many actors and special effects pros have portrayed gorillas at one time or another in movies such as Gorillas in the Mist or the Planet of the Apes series, but some became particularly known for being [...]

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Clint Eastwood!

Today, Clint Eastwood turns 81. We’re celebrating with clips from some of his best work on the silver screen—from spaghetti westerns to dark dramas and everything in between. Eastwood has won four Academy Awards and one honorary Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, which is given at the yearly Oscar ceremony. In short: the guy’s a [...]

The Number of the Day: 3,333,360

The highest score possible on the arcade version of Pac-Man is 3,333,360 points. To achieve this score, a player must consume every single pellet, piece of food and ghost on the game’s 256 levels – all on a single life. The score was first achieved in 1999 by a man named Billy Mitchell, who took [...]

Cat Found 3800 Kilometers Away

A purebred Himalayan cat wandered into a hospital in Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia about four months ago. With an owner nowhere to be found, a nurse adopted him. The nurse was recently transferred and could not take the cat, so she took him to Donna Weber, the local veterinarian. Weber scanned the cat and found an [...]