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Meet The Woman Who's Been Pearl Jam's Sound Engineer For 24 Years

Lots of people have jobs where they make their boss lookgood. But for over two decades, Karrie Keyes has been making sure her bosses <i>sound</i> good. Keyes is a sound engineer, and her bosses just happen to be Pearl Jam.<p>"Half our fans, they know who I am because they see me come out on stage," Keyes …

Pearl Jam

Stunning Bent Wire Sculptures Feature Delicate Figures Emerging from Flowers

The work of self-taught artist Gavin Worth reveals a tender beauty in its simple lines of bent wire. We have previously featured some of Worth's amazing sculptures, and he just continues to impress us with pieces that are both stunning and conceptually moving. His newest collection, titled <i>Flora</i>, …

Art

Keeping it Light: Board Games Everyone Can Enjoy

One of the first pieces of jargon you’ll encounter in board gaming is “weight”. When hobbyists refer to a game as light, medium or heavy they are …

Board Games

Adele's 'Hello' Saves Thanksgiving in Hilarious 'SNL' Sketch

Are you dreading spending your Thanksgiving having tense political discussions with your relatives? "Saturday Night Live" is here to help, with an assist from Adele.<p>In one of the best sketches of the season (maybe of the decade?), "SNL" revealed the key to resolving seemingly insurmountable family …

Comedy

Watch Jennifer Lawrence Prank an Interviewer Who Thinks He Is Pranking Her

It looks like Jennifer Lawrence has been getting some lessons from BFF Amy Schumer on how to pull a seriously epic prank.<p>It all started with the Smosh Brothers planning to prank Lawrence during her press junket for <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part Two</i>. In case you're not familiar, the Smosh …

Celebrity News

Interview: Gorgeous Landscapes Heightened by Auroras Illuminating the Night Sky

While Calgary, Canada-based photographer Neil Zeller has photographed everything from cityscapes to remote mountains to corporate events, his heart ultimately belongs to the night sky and its myriad of breathtaking wonders. Twinkling stars, bright hints of the Milky Way, and the otherworldly glow …

Art Photography

Ancient board game found in looted China tomb

Pieces from a mysterious board game that hasn't been played for 1,500 years were discovered in a heavily looted 2,300-year-old tomb near Qingzhou City in China.<p>There, archaeologists found a 14-face die made of animal tooth, 21 rectangular game pieces with numbers painted on them and a broken tile …

Archaeology

Adele ID Interview: Singer reveals details about more new songs in new interview

In her first print interview in over three years, with British magazine <i>I-D</i>, Adele detailed a handful of new songs from her forthcoming album, <i>25</i>.<p>On …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Comedy site creates mix of Will Smith’s greatest hits played all at once – listen

Above Average commented, "our global nightmare is over: Will Smith is back"<p>A comedy mash-up of Will Smith‘s greatest hits played simultaneously has …

Adorably Gleeful Golden Retriever Attempts to Manually Convert His Bath Into a Jacuzzi

An adorably gleeful golden retriever tried his very best to turn his outdoor tub into a jacuzzi by pedaling his front paws over and over again in the …

Retrievers

The ‘Back to the Future’ Trilogy in 1.21 Minutes

Burger Fiction has compressed the entire <i>Back to the Future</i> trilogy into a 1.21 minute edit. “1.21” is in reference to the 1.21 gigawatts of power …

The Internet can't stop listening to this army of moaning rubber ducks

Do you want to hear the most annoying sound in the world? You've come to the right place.<p>A video of a single hand squeezing a basket full of rubber …

Andrea Romano

Dr. Dre's 'Compton' Is a Near-Perfect Hip-Hop History Lesson — Save This 90-Second Skit

For over 20 years, Dr. Dre has been a tastemaker and institution in hip-hop.<p>From N.W.A up through the "The Watcher," he was instrumental in writing …

Rap & Hip-Hop

12 Lighting DIYs that Look Like a Million Bucks

(Image credit: The Brick House)<p>I'm continually impressed by the quality of things that clever DIYers come up with, like these DIY lighting projects …

IKEA

19 DIYS to Make Your House Smell Amazing

Who doesn’t love coming home to a nice-smelling space? A good home fragrance acts like an accessory and adds character, making your space feel extra homey. However, constantly buying candles and air fresheners can start getting expensive, and lots of them are actually polluting your home with …

20 Simply Awesome Bill Murray Quotes

If you don’t know who Bill Murray is, you are missing out! He’s one of the funniest comedians of all time. His characters in Ghostbusters, …

24 Creative Ideas on How to Add a Vintage Touch to Your Kitchen

A simple kitchen interior design can be transformed in increments in something mesmerizing that many would call a vintage kitchen. Through simple …

Hulk, the World's Largest Pitbull Has a Litter of Pricey Puppies

You may remember a previous Neatorama post about 173-pound Hulk, thought to be the largest pitbull in the world. The famous gentle giant is the …

Pets

18 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …

Employment

18 Of The Funniest Pranks People Have Actually Played In Real Life

Take your inspiration from the best.<p>For years I told my younger brother that he needed to stop annoying me or my parents would send him away like they had my older brother. I'm the oldest child, no older brother ever existed. He bought it every time; I even changed the name of the older brother …

Are We Merging Onto the Highway All Wrong?

Help your fellow man.<p>In what seems like a past life now, about fifteen years ago, I owned a sort of loose copy of the iconic Lotus Seven, a fantastically unreliable mongrel with a Ford engine and a Toyota differential built in Africa by people who could lay down glass-smooth concours-quality paint …

Driverless Cars

San Francisco Is Trying Paint That Splashes Pee Back At Public Urinators

San Francisco is testing a creative way to fight back against the city’s rampant public urination problem: they’re coating outside walls in certain neighborhoods with a paint that will repel urine right back onto the offender.<p>Mohammed Nuru, the head of the Department of Public Works, got the idea …

18 Straightforward Facts About Donnie Darko

<i>Image: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment</i><p>Director Richard Kelley's film <i>Donnie Darko</i> was released in 2001. The story of the deliciously eerie puzzle …

Movies

News 2 Blooper: Amazon vs. WalMart

35 Brilliant New Books You Should Read This Summer

Required reading from July to September. UK release dates.

Books

10 Of The Most Cringeworthy Lip Sync Fails

Iconic for all the wrong reasons.