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Meet the Fokkens

In the Netherlands, where prostitution is legal, there are about 25,000 prostitutes but two in particular really stood out. Meet the Fokkens, 70-year-old identical twins Louise and Martine who have the remarkable distinction of [...]

The Laroche Family on the Titanic

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Were there any black people on the Titanic? There have been three excellent movies about the ill-fated luxury liner, the most famous, of course, being James Cameron’s 1997 classic Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. There are [...]

Thelma & Louise Poster by Kelly Thorn

Kelly Thorn’s Rolling Road Show poster of Thelma & Louise is so good it’s practically criminal! The stylized road typography contains iconic moments from the movie and really makes me want to go on [...]

Diabetic Dog Finds Home with Diabetic Twins

Roxy is a Staffordshire bull terrier who suffers from diabetes and requires daily insulin shots. The Scottish SPCA wondered if she would ever be adopted into a permanent home. But Catherine and Graham Hendry didn’t consider the shots a burden because their 8-year-old twin daughters, Louise and Katie, also have type 1 diabetes and must [...]

5 More Animals That Romped Through New York

An escaped peacock from New York’s Central Park Zoo found perching on Fifth Avenue window ledges drew attention—and international headlines—from news crews, bird watchers and well wishers last week. The now-famous cerulean fowl, which eventually returned to the zoo on its own, got us thinking about a handful of other animals that have taken unexpected trips [...]

Leaf eaters for Nettle Eating champion

Sisters Louise (L) and Lottie Gray, of Bincombe, Weymouth, and Nina Ivanova (R) of London compete in the annual Nettle Eating World Championships during a hen party at Bottle Inn pub in Marshwood, Dorset June 19, 2010. Sam Cunningham, a fishmonger from Wellington, Somerset won the event by eating the leaves of the equivalent of [...]