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Cut A Pepper And Watch It Scream

Some vegetables are content with being cut up and made into various soups or stews, but not this creepy pepper. He’d rather scream until his spicy brethren come to his rescue, preferably before he hits the pot of bubbling sauce! Link

There’s Something Strange About These Cops

Cops used to be content with sporting normal sized legs, but these days they need all the height they can get to see crimes happening across town. But can they actually run with those ridiculously long legs? Maybe the whole thing is just one big acid flashback triggered by watching Yellow Submarine too many times… Link

Christmas Superfans And Their Amazing Homes

Most people are content with putting up some lights and maybe a decoration or two in honor of Christmas, but not the superfans in this gallery of photos by Jesse Rieser entitled Christmas In America: Happy Birthday Jesus. They feel the need to go all out, using all available space to share their love of Christmas [...]

A Dutch Company Wants To Colonize Mars By 2023

Some people aren’t content with merely taking pictures on the surface of Mars–they want to plant their flag and colonize the red planet as soon as possible. And by some people I mean the Dutch company behind the project Mars One. Led by Bas Lansdorp and Arno Wielders, they propose establishing a human colony and using it [...]

Man implants iPod magnets into his wrist

Not content with using a strap, a 21-year-old has had magnets implanted in his wrist to secure his iPod. The procedure involved implanting four small …

These Ducks Want It Their Way

Most ducks are content to eat stale bread thrown to them by old men at parks, but these five are particularly snobbish. They only want freshly baked, toasted wheat bread with a pinch of salt and a sprinkle of olive oil. You go blue blood ducks! Link

Digital Content Curation

You may or may not already know that Neatorama author John Farrier is also a librarian. The two jobs aren’t as different as you may think! He wrote about the process of “content curation” in an essay on the skills librarians need and develop in the digital information age. For Neatorama, John sifts through an [...]

What’s Wrong With PROTECT IP and SOPA?

You may have heard about some new bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, related to piracy on the internet. But what are they and what’s the big deal? Here’s a simple guide to what the laws are and why so many internet nerds (like myself) are against them. Executive summary: the [...]

What’s Wrong With PROTECT-IP and SOPA?

You may have heard about some new bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, related to the piracy on the internet. But what are they and what’s the big deal? Here’s a simple guide to what the laws are and why so many internet nerds (like myself) are against them. Executive summary: [...]

The Anatomy of A Toy

Artist Jason Freeny isn’t content with viewing the exterior of some of our favorite toy characters, he wants to know what the insides of Care Bears and My Little Ponies look like. His depictions of the creation’s innards are delightful for biology-loving geeks and terrifying for children. Link