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11 Monarchs Who Went Insane

With election season in full swing, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and be glad that neither candidate makes out with corpses or thinks they have bones made of glass. Whether they were born with mental illness or slowly descended into lunacy as a result of leading tragic lives, these 11 rulers definitely [...]

The Longest You’ve Gone Without Power

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… Photokanok / Shutterstock.com 1. There are still hundreds of thousands of people in the East without power after last weekend’s early snowstorm. [...]

R.I.P. Electron Boy

Erik Martin, better known as Electron Boy, the super hero who saved Seattle, succumbed to liver cancer on Friday. Neatorama featured his story last year, and again just last week in a link about the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In addition to his Seattle exploits, Electron Boy will also be remembered for the boost he gave to [...]

Stormtrooper Artwork

Photo: Pederson Erik Throughout the world (and the web), derivative artwork inspired by the white-armored battlements of the Empire is prevalent. Stormtroopers are instantly cathartic as a medium, bendable to any whim the artist may choose. Twisted Sifter has the collection you’re looking for. Link