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Monster Gator

Killed just outside of Lafayette, Louisiana in 2003, Believe It or Not! 10 dog collars and one dog harness were found inside the stomach of this massive 12 foot alligator. Alligators are slow growers and this monster may have been over 40 [...]

The Weird Nicknames of 8 Spy Agency Headquarters

Because being a secret agent isn’t cool enough, spymasters tend to build elaborate headquarters buildings with really great nicknames. Here are a few headquarters known for their vodka martinis, Aston Martins, and Walther pistols. 1. Legoland The British Secret Intelligence Service (also called MI6, but more famously known as James Bond’s employer) was only officially acknowledged as [...]

Millennium Falcon Made From Car Parts

Photos: Scott Hart/Ripley’s Before you say "What a piece of junk!" you should know that she may not know like much, but she’s got it where it counts! This 10-feet long 900 lb. Millennium Falcon replica, made entirely out of car parts, [...]

Now Open: 8 New Thrill Rides at America’s Theme Parks

Whether it’s for a day trip, a getaway weekend, or a full-blown vacation, there’s a theme park near you, and many of them have new rides to deliver the biggest thrills yet -if you’re into that sort of thing. 1. Dollywood: Wild Eagle The big trend in roller coasters is the “winged” ride, in which the carriage [...]

Halloween or Williamsburg?

If our grand plan for a Split Decision game show ever comes together, I’m ready to give the people behind Tumblr blog “Halloween or Williamsburg?” their own segment.

The Brooklyn Bus Where Women Sit in the Back

Wait, let me check my calendar. Yup, 2011. So it’s surprising to read about a New York public bus line that still forces women to sit in the back. Here’s what happened when Melissa Franchy boarded the B110 bus in Brooklyn [...]

Biological Warfare in the American Revolution?

Popular culture has given us the idea that war used to be less vicious and more orderly. I don’t know about you, but when I think of the American Revolution, I can’t help but picture soldiers standing in straight single-file lines on either side of the battlefield waiting for the command to fire. It’s always [...]

12 Bookstore Cats

Books and cats go together as well as peanut butter and jelly. You could file them under “things that are nice to curl up with” -at the same time! We featured a list of bookstore cats some time ago, but there are many stores with friendly and attractive cats. 1. Amber Flights of Fantasy bookstore in Colonie, [...]

Blizzard Hits NYC and So Does Star Wars

We have seen examples of the New York City snowfall in the Snow in the Subway and the December 2010 Blizzard Timelapse posts here at Neatorama. A different view on this extreme weather comes from Henry Hargreaves – an artist based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – who took photos around his neighborhood and gave them a [...]

Hipsters of the Universe

What would He-Man and the rest of the Masters of the Universe look like if they were into fashion? No need to imagine, as artist Adrian Riemann had re-drawn them as if they were Hipsters of the Universe: What would He-Man look like if he was really into fashion and indie rock? What if Skeletor was [...]