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Where Are These 12 Boy Bands Now?

Groups like One Direction, The Wanted, and Big Time Rush are keeping the legacy of boy bands alive, but lest we forget the previous generation of singing boys who captured our hearts. Here’s a look at what the boy bands of yesteryear are up to these days. (In keeping with this spirit, this piece was [...]

Lowest Common Denominator

1/8th of Neatoramanauts don’t understand this Brevity comic by Guy Endore-Kaiser and Rodd Perry. Link – via AQFL

Perry the Platypus Plush Backpack

Perry the Platypus Plush Backpack – $22.95 Hey, where’s Perry? Perry the Platypus Plush Backpack is at the NeatoShop of course. This adorable little bag features a zippered main compartment. Now no matter what you are going to do today you can carry your stuff in style.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great [...]

Alice’s Bucket List

When British teenager Alice Pyne found she had terminal cancer, she made a “bucket list” of things she wanted to do before she died. That was four years ago. One year ago, she started a blog and posted her list, but acknowledged that “some are possible, some will remain a dream.”    She quickly became something [...]

Agent P Lanyard

Agent P Lanyard – $5.95 Perry The Platypus is that you! Let Perry help you keep your secret idenity card safe and accessible with the handy dandy Agent P Lanyard from the NeatoShop. This great card / key holder features a laser-cut Agent P dangle.    Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Back [...]

Perry The Platypus Hydro Canteen

Perry The Platypus Hydro Canteen – $13.95 Summer vacation is starting! Do you know what you are going to do today? Well, whatever you do make sure it includes drinking plenty of water. Building a rocket, climbing the Eiffel Tower, or giving a monkey a shower is thirsty work. Make sure you stay properly hydrated with [...]

12 Attempts to Bribe Celebrities for Worthy Causes

Want to contribute to a worthy cause and get your favorite celebrity to do something awesome and/or ridiculous? That’s the idea behind Charity Bribes. Anyone can post something awesome or bizarre for a specific celebrity to do. These ideas go on a master list, where the good people of the Internet vote for their favorites. [...]

Sweet Action: 8 Big Bets Made by Famous People

© Matthew Putney/ABC/Handout/Corbis One of the headlines coming out of Saturday night’s GOP debate was Mitt Romney’s offer to bet Rick Perry $10,000 to settle an argument over something Romney said (and removed) from his book No Apology. Perry hasn’t taken the bait, but here are some big money bets other famous people have made. 1. Truman [...]

Keep on Truckin’: 15 Stories of Life After Sports

Boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard retired in 1982. Then again in 1984. Enough, he said once more in 1987. And 1991. And finally in 1997. Long before quarterback Brett Favre made retirement an annual and reversible rite, Leonard demonstrated that on the subject of possibly hanging it up for good and starting a new career he [...]

The Late Movies: What Song Are You Listening To? (London, Copenhagen, Singapore, Lisbon, Philadelphia)

Two weeks ago, I pointed to a street video from New York, in which filmmaker Ty Cullen asked passersby who wore headphones “Hey, what song are you listening to?” Commenters asked for more versions of the video from different cities, and I’m glad to oblige — other filmmakers around the world have followed suit and [...]