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Today’s Contest: Other ’90s TV Shows That Deserve Sequels

Let’s say you worked at a major TV network. Your job is to revive one show from the 1990s with the original cast, but years later. Not a remake. For example, Bill Simmons and Brian Austin Green recently discussed 9021-Old on a podcast, where the West Beverly alums would be navigating life in their late-30s. [...]

Passive-Aggressive Wi-Fi Names

We’ve posted about silly Wi-Fi names before on Neatorama (my favorite is "Get Off My LAN!" posted by Neatoramanaut Muzition), but the subject keeps on coming back probably [...]

6 TV Networks That Aren’t What They Started Out to Be

Back in the ’80s, we used to watch surgical procedures up close on the Lifetime cable channel. That’s what they showed for hours on end, until someone got the idea that women’s programming was a better idea. The “M” in MTV once stood for “music.” HLN was once Headline News. In the future, new networks [...]

A Look Back at Battle of the Network Stars

Television viewers of the late 1970s who craved a combination of amateur athletics plus celebrity skin (mixed together with more cheese than a Wisconsin souvenir shop) had to look no further than Battle of the Network Stars. Inspired somewhat by ABC’s popular Wide World of Sports Superstars—an annual competition of professional athletes competing in a [...]

Cavers find huge fossil deposit in Australia

Fossils dating back to 500,000 years ago have been found in a vast newly discovered network of caves. Located in the far north of Australia, the limes…

Cartoon Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary At Jett Gallery

Cartoon Network has decided to celebrate its 20th anniversary with an exhibition at Jett Gallery during San Diego Comic Con 2012. Paint brush pushers such as John Hendrix, Jack Teagle and Brecht Vandenbroucke will be showing their love for the animated side of life with bright, colorful works starring cartoon stars of the small screen. If you’re [...]

Google scientists create ‘computer brain’

The extensive neural network consists of over 16,000 computers and can learn things all on its own. Created at Google’s secret X laboratory, the brain…

The Guilt Center of the Brain

Feel guilty? That’s your frontolimbic network at work! That part of your brain is responsible for the "it’s all my fault" feeling: In the 22 individuals with no family or personal history of depression [...]

Super Best Friends Forever Are Super Cute

(YouTube Link) These animated cuties are part of the DC Nation animation block on Cartoon Network, and by the look of them they should be hanging out with the Powerpuff Girls, busting heads and batting their lashes. The DC Nation block airs Saturday mornings on Cartoon Network, check it out and get your weekly animated superfolks [...]

Adventure Time’s Finn All Grown Up

Who would have guessed that Finn, from the Cartoon Network series Adventure Time, would grow up to be such a badass? Since his arms and legs are like noodles on the show, I’m thinking he went through a gym rat phase as he grew up. Now he looks like he can kick some serious tail! Link