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The Order of the Occult Hand: A Secret Society of Journalists

How do journalists get into this mysterious group? They must sneak the phrase “It was as if an occult hand had…” past their editors and into published articles. The Order emerged sometime during the 1960s, perhaps when Paul Greenberg was writing for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. After an exposé in 2004, Greenberg was eventually forced to come [...]

Planned Cities Seen From Space

Cities that are planned before they are populated have a sense of order that can really be appreciated when seen from above. You’d expect that from modern cities, like Brasilia or Canberra, but the beauty of Palmanova, Italy, pictured here, is especially pleasing, as it was built in 1593. See the whole collection at Wired. [...]

NeatoShop Cyber Monday Mystery Bonus

Hello Neatoramanauts! Just a reminder that we’re having a Black Friday to Cyber Monday Mystery Bonus going on over at the NeatoShop! Every order placed till the end of Monday, Nov 26, 2012 (PST) will automatically receive a Free Mystery Bonus. What will [...]

If the Disney Princesses Were All The Same Person

It’s so fitting that they are aren’t in chronological order too…after all, we’ve only seen them in the order that they happened to appear in our time lines. Link Via The Mary Sue

Something is Wrong

If this doesn’t bother your sense of order, or the way things should be (I’m not going to go as far as mentioning OCD, but you might), you’ll find something else that will in an imgur album full of photos with something wrong. Taken as a group, they’re pretty funny -up to the point where [...]

The Missing Links: Springfield’s Most Obscure Residents

Who Doesn’t Love Baron Von Kiss-A-Lot? There have been an astounding 508 episodes of The Simpsons. And nuzzled in among the more well-known characters like Homer, Bart and Flanders is an entire universe of really obscure, rarely seen oddballs. The writers of The Simpsons share their favorites. * Genetically Mutated Butterflies Take Flight It’s been about a year and [...]

Sex in the Olympic Village

What happens when you put 10,000 excited, young, attractive, healthy athletes together in one place without parents or journalists? You’re exactly right. Home to more than 10,000 athletes at the Summer Games and 2,700 at the Winter, the Olympic Village is one of the world’s most exclusive clubs. To join, prospective members need only have spectacular [...]

$1,000,000 Gold Vacuum Cleaner Now on Sale at Reduced Price

But there’s more! If you order now, GoVacuum will ship this commercial grade vacuum cleaner for free. It also comes with anti-marring urethane wheels and custom engraving on the gold surface. Be sure to listen to the rap jingle at the link. Link -via Geekosystem

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Station Wagon

For a bulk order of frozen pizza, our heroes headed to a Sam’s Club in Nashville. That’s where redditor kvnmahan spotted their tricked out station wagon. Supposedly the QR code on the window leads to the website of a rapper named Lex Top Dollar, though I can’t get it to scan on my phone. Link -via [...]

What is the world’s worst insect sting ?

Justin Schmidt has spent his life being stung by insects on purpose in order to find the answer. The University of Arizona entomologist has developed …