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The Customer Service Department Will Avenge This Offense against Its Honor

A fool and his head are soon parted. And only a fool buys a bat’leth from the back of a Ferengi freighter with the impulse engine idling. This Klingon warrior should have known that today was not a good day to buy. Link -via reddit

Commander Spock and Lt. Uhura Potatoheads

Mr. Potato Head – Commander Spock and Lt. Uhura | $34.95 Spock and Uhura now come in Mr. Potatohead form! Get these 5″ tall figures while they’re hot. Spock has his hand raised in the Vulcan greeting,and Uhura has her tricorder ready. The two come in a set together, and can’t wait to join the Mr. [...]

Boy survives spear through the head

16-year-old Yasser Lopez somehow managed to survive a 3-foot spear being fired through his head. The accident happened when a spear gun was fired by m…

Snake with a Can on Its Head: Would You Help It?

If you see a cute mammal with its head stuck in something, you’d probably help. But what about this case? Would you help the snake? And how would you do it without getting yourself hurt? Via [...]

Game of Thrones Put George W. Bush’s Head on a Spike

Oops! The creators of the Game of Thrones on HBO were caught using a likeness of George W. Bush as a decapitated head on a spike. Gizmodo wrote: If you keep your eyes peeled when King Joffrey takes Sansa Stark to gaze [...]

5 Questions: Beddy-Bye Day 2 – Pillow Talk

Rest your head on Tuesday’s mentalfloss.com 5 Questions quiz: Beddy-Bye #2

Hair Basket Weaving

This weave by Guido Palau is from last year, so once again I am behind the fashion curve. Hair weaving in a basket style is apparently technically simple but chemically demanding: Palau divided models’ hair into three sections before adding extensions over and under natural strands for a woven effect, ending each panel in a skinny [...]

How to Kill a Reanimated Skeleton

By this point, we all know how to deal with zombies: aim for the head. Destroy the brain and you’ve put a zombie down for good. A hit anywhere else just wastes ammunition. But what about reanimated skeletons? You’re far more likely to encounter them than zombies, which are just imaginary. Aiming for center mass [...]

Quiz: Name All the Places Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State

© Cordula Donhauser/dpa/Corbis Queen Elizabeth II and her Diamond Jubilee have been all over the news this month. Can you name the 16 countries where she’s Head of State? Take the Quiz: Name All the Places Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State

What Happens When You Follow Hemingway’s Advice to “Write Drunk; Edit Sober”?

It may surprise you, but most Neatorama blogging is done while the authors are stone cold sober. Would our content selection and writing improve if we took a few shots of whiskey first? That would be in keeping with Earnest Hemingway’s advice to “write drunk; edit sober.” Well, the first part at least. Writer Eric [...]