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The Favorite Movies of 42 Famous People

Presidents & Politicians What’s with presidents and High Noon? 1. Barack Obama – The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974) When Katie Couric asked then-presidential-candidate Barack Obama what his favorite movie is, he replied, “Oh, I think it would have to be The Godfather. One and Two. Three not so much. That saga — I [...]

The Late Movies: Songs About Hot Summers

On this date in 1935, the Dust Bowl heat wave reached its peak, with temperatures reaching 109°F in Chicago, Illinois and 104°F in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As we sweat through another long, hot summer in America, here are six songs inspired by rising temps (or at least six songs that make us think of hot summer [...]

5 Questions: Saturday Night Fever

This week’s 5 Question quiz theme is John Travolta films, with the names of characters from those films appearing in the questions. (Can you find them all?) Friday: Saturday Night Fever.

5 Questions: Perfect

This week’s 5 Question quiz theme is John Travolta films, with the names of characters from those films appearing in the questions. (Can you find them all?) Thursday: Perfect.

5 Questions: Look Who’s Talking

This week’s 5 Question quiz theme is John Travolta films, with the names of characters from those films appearing in the questions. (Can you find them all?) Wednesday: Look Who’s Talking.

5 Questions: Grease

This week’s 5 Question quiz theme is John Travolta films, with the names of characters from those films appearing in the questions. (Can you find them all?) Tuesday: Grease.

Candid Celebrity Portraits From The 70s And 80s

Remember when celebrity portraits weren’t photoshopped, and the stars were allowed to relax and be themselves, rather than posing on ridiculously overdone sets in the latest couture ensemble? This series by Norman Seeff finds celebs relaxing, goofing around, and occasionally just hangin’ out in full outfit and makeup (I’m looking at you KISS). Take a stroll [...]

Creepy Face Mask of Yourself

Image: REAL-f This Halloween, go as yourself while wearing this super realistic 3D "face mask" by a Japanese company called REAL-f. The mask is so uncanny (the company claims to be able to accurately reproduce [...]

11 Facts You May Not Know About Jerry Lewis

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. This Labor Day, September 5th, the annual Muscular Dystrophy Telethon will be aired. But unlike every previous telethon for M.D. since 1966 (that’s the past 45 years!) one important ingredient will be missing this year. Jerry Lewis!!! What, no [...]

PubMed Goes to the Movies!

Why see the film when you can read the article? by Robert E. Pyatt Ph.D. Assistant Laboratory Director Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus, Ohio This is a comparison of classic films and science articles that share the same name. The movie facts come from the Internet Movie Database. Information about the science articles comes from the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed database. The Good, [...]