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If Disney Villains Had Won

It seems like fan art is all “Disney, Disney, Disney!” these days, but once in a while a worthy collection of images presents itself, like this series by Justin Turrentine that imagines what the ending of popular Disney movies would have looked like if the villains had won. Cruella gets her spotted coat, Ursula has one [...]

The Boat Coffin

Perfect for the Old Salt who fancies a burial at sea, here’s the Boat Coffin by Sebastian Errazuriz (previously on Neatorama): Link

Clothespin Critters

Open wide, Sebastian! The crafting studio Molas & Co. is devoted to one thing: finding art and amusement in the hinge of a clothespin. This chameleon is one of many hungry clothespin animals. Link -via Chantal van der Velden-Mullens | Crafter’s Website

6 Saints With Rather Intense Stories

November 1st is All Saints Day, a day to commemorate all the saints, known and unknown. In recognition, here are the stories of six known saints. 1 & 2. Perpetua and Felicity Perpetua was a 22-year-old noble and Felicity was her slave. The two women were persecuted for their Christian beliefs in Roman-owned Carthage while Perpetua was [...]

8 Bands Named After People Not In The Band

Bands like Van Hallen, The Alan Parsons Project, Phish and Santana all are named after members in the band. But what about bands named after people NOT in the band? Here’s a look at eight of them: 1. Pink Floyd There’s a record executive in the song “Have A Cigar” that says, “Oh, by the way, which [...]

A Normal Day

[YouTube Link] Don’t you just love it when things just work? Take a look at “A Normal Day” by Thomas Becker and Sebastian Stahlhofen of Patience Productions. Want more? Two more clips, and a “Best of” after the jump: [YouTube Link] [YouTube Link] Best of Normal Day: [YouTube Link]

The Late Movies: Power Ballads

While the days of truly great power ballads (and truly great hair in music videos) have passed, there is always time to sit back and reflect on the glory of a tough-as-nails metal musicians going soft for just one song. Here, we’ve rounded up a bunch of our favorites, but sure to tell us which [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Mascots That Don’t Seem to Make Any Sense

I went to a university with a seemingly-perplexing mascot. How do you get a small red bird from a large, destructive force of nature? It turns out there’s a perfectly good explanation – for Iowa State and for these nine other schools. 1. The College: Iowa State University The Team: The Cyclones The Mascot: a cardinal bird What Gives: [...]

Blade Runner Chess Set

Rick L. Ross made a chess set inspired by that owned by the character J.F. Sebastian in the movie Blade Runner. It’s crafted in exquisite detail, as you can see from the other 38 pictures at the link. Link via Nerdcore

The Quick 7: 7 Changes Coming to Disney World

A week ago, Disney announced some pretty major changes to its Orlando park. Fantasyland, located at the Magic Kingdom, will be almost completely rehauled – and by the time it’s all over, it will have nearly doubled in size. Lots of people speculate that this is in direct response to Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry [...]