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Borg Floppy Disk Drives and Other Facts You Might Not Know about Star Trek: The Next Generation

18 years after the original Star Trek went off the air, Gene Roddenberry brought his creation back to television. Fans feared that the effort was doomed to failure, but instead the series was a stunning success. It lasted seven seasons and spawned three more Trek series. You know the story of the beginnings of Star Trek: [...]

24 Pictures of Adorable Cats And Dogs From Meet The Breeds 2012

Each year, the American Kennel Club throws Meet the Breeds in New York City’s Jacob Javits Center. More than 200 breeds of cats and dogs are available for cuddling and photo ops (if you can get them to sit still!). We hit the floor to bring you adorable pictures and interesting factoids about 24 breeds. Abyssinian [...]

Famous Architect Dressed as Their Buildings

Here’s something you never expected to see! This picture from the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects annual ball in 1931 shows seven noted architects wearing costumes that resemble the New York City buildings they designed. Do you recognize them all? The architects and buildings are listed at Retronaut, where you can get a closer look at [...]

Slinkachu Back At You

From the creator of the Shoe Lace Serpentand Inner City Snail, the dynamic artist Slinkachu is at it again with his miniature world. This figure he calls All-Star Nobody.  He has a show on exhibition over at Andipa Gallery in New York City.   Set up some miniature scenes of your own with figures from the Neatoshop. [...]

The Missing Links: Do Dogs Ever Really Eat Homework?

Why Did the Dog Eat Your Homework? Or, why do you say that happened? * I Guess the Dinosaurs Are Really Gone A while back I posted a link about a guy hoping to create real, actual Jurassic Park-ish dinosaurs. Well, I guess that isn’t happening. Thanks a lot, “science.” And “facts.” And “rationality.” * Now You Can Hug [...]

The Silent Marx Brother

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Was there ever a stranger, more unique, or more lovable movie star than Harpo Marx? Adolph Arthur Marx (later Harpo) was born in New York City in 1888. He got his famous nickname in a casual poker game [...]

Hello Kitty TIE Fighter

The Cute is strong with this one! Jason Chalker sculpted this custom TIE fighter for a Star Wars toy and art show that takes place next month in New York City. Link -via Worley Gig | Artist’s Website

Street Ghosts

Street artist Paolo Cirio is taking images of people who are enshrined forever on Google Street View and putting them in their places in the real world, a project he calls Street Ghosts. So far, New York City, London, and Berlin have paper images of the people captured on Street View placed in the exact [...]

Two New York Gentlemen Hailing a Taxi

It’s a dog eat dog world out there, but thankfully gentlemen still know how to treat each other with respect, as Ron Senkowski filmed in New York City. There’s no discernible audio in the video clip above, but I assume [...]

Man Flattened by Falling Mattress

I keep my wallet in my front pocket, and still, tragedy strikes. #fallingmattresses — Jesse Scott Owen (@JesseScottOwen) September 19, 2012 Jesse Scott Owen was new to New York City, but the 18-year-old got a big city experience Tuesday when a mattress fell off the roof of a building and landed on him. Owen was walking along [...]