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What Happens When You Can’t Decide On A Single Costume Idea

I like trying to recognize all of the influences in this costume. I see Doctor Who, Indiana Jones, Wolverine, Jack Sparrow, Han Solo, Superman and Boba Fett. Am I missing anything? Link

15 My Little Pony Mashups

If you want to create something that will appeal to internet surfers, keep this in mind: the essence of comedy of the juxtaposition of opposites, or at least somewhat unrelated things. When you combine the pleasantness of something cute with the excitement of something popular but not cute, you get a surefire hit -that is, [...]

25 Fictional Characters Posing With mental_floss

You’ve already seen celebrities posing with Mental Floss at the Motor City Comic Con, but have you ever wondered whether your favorite fictional characters would enjoy the magazine? Thanks to the San Diego Comic Con, we were able to find out that, whether given to real celebrities or fictional icons, Mental Floss is always a [...]

Stunning Salt Portraits

They say that it’s bad luck to spill salt. But, if you’re spilling it in order to turn it into amazing works of art, I’m sure it’s not nearly such a bad omen. Bashir Sultani makes a habit of scattering this particular seasoning for this very reason. With a razor blade, a little patience and [...]

8 Things Disney Parks Have Banned

by Alvin Ward Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but don’t think that means you can just waltz in and do whatever you want. In fact, Mickey Mouse’s theme parks have banned quite a few things over the years. Here are just a few of the things on which the Mouse has dropped his [...]

Vampire Wedding

The Rockin’-R-Ranch in Columbia Township, Ohio hosts a haunted house and conducts haunted hayrides during October. This year, they also hosted a vampire wedding! Jack Holsinger was carried in a coffin to the alter where he met his bride Connie Spitznagel. Both were dressed as vampires. The best man appeared as pirate Jack Sparrow and [...]

Neatorama Facts: Pirates of the Caribbean

Photo: Ack Ook [Flickr] Yo ho ho and 66 animatronic pirates! The Pirates of the Caribbean ride is one of my favorite Disneyland rides. And apparently, I’m not alone in this: over 300 million people have gone on the ride since it opened in 1967. But did they know that the ride was originally supposed [...]