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Ray Villafane Unveils His Pumpkin Zombie Sculpture For 2012

Photo: redwingx/Flickr Photo: redwingx/Flickr (YouTube Link) Amazing pumpkin artist Ray Villefane is back with another disturbingly good work of pumpkin art, and this year’s works are more terrifying than ever before! He’s using three of the largest pumpkins in the U.S., along with some regular sized ones, to create a life-sized shambling pumpkin zombie display for New York’s Botanical [...]

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 [...]

And Now, My Beloved Disciples. The Moment of Truth… Meet Lo Pan!

When we ask, "You ready, Neatoramanauts?" – ready to see some neat photo galleries of cosplayers from the New York Comic Con 2012, like the sorcerer Lo Pan from Big Trouble in Little China, [...]

Barf from Spaceballs at the New York Comic Con 2012

Our pal from CoolThings went to the New York Comic Con 2012 and came back over 90 photos of cosplayers strutting their stuff – they’re all in this one post: Link – Thanks Sunny! I [...]

Should It Be Dachstoberfest or Octoberhund?

Did you celebrate Octoberfest this year? Well, unless you happened to celebrate in Washington Square Park, you missed out when it comes to the possible cuteness of the event. That’s because the New York park plays home to the annual dachshund Octoberfest celebration where you can enjoy delicious brats with your cute and cuddly wienies. Link

At the Libraries: Most Referenced Song in Literature

Take a quick guess, and then click through and see if you are right — what is the number one most referenced song in literature? I didn’t get it, but surely one of you will? * Move to New York to become a writer? Here’s a powerful manifesto of why you should keep the faith! [...]

Rothko in Rice

Mark Rothko’s defaced painting inspired photography Henry Hargreaves (previously on Neatorama) to recreate the artist’s famous artwork. Hargreaves told us that after hearing the story, he found that Rothko [...]

Join Us at Pat Kiernan’s NYC Halloween Trivia Night!

If you’re in the New York area and free on Monday, October 29th, we’ve got something fun for you. We’re teaming up with TrivWorks and NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan for The Ultimate Halloween Pop Culture Trivia Night! Here’s the scoop, via TrivWorks: “Hosted by NY1 morning news anchor Pat Kiernan, come test your knowledge of the [...]

David Blaine undertakes ‘electrifying’ stunt

American illusionist and stuntman David Blaine has started his latest feat of endurance in New York. Having previously made headlines with stunts that…