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30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

Oh Boy, Check Out the Addams Family Set in Full Color

Considering <b>The Addams Family</b> series—on the air between 1964 and 1966—can still claim one of the most macabre casts of oddballs of all time, one might expect just-surfaced photos of the original set to look, well, a bit less cheery. Shot by photographer <b>Richard Fish</b>—whose widow recently donated his …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Tribute and Memorial to the Search and Rescue Dogs of 9-11: Words and Images

Image via Wikipedia<p>They had come to work. To get down to the business they were trained for.<p>They represented many states.<p>They represented local and …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied

Humans speak many languages, but we may be united in our confusion. A new study examined languages from around the world and discovered what they say could be a universal word: "Huh?"<p>Researchers traveled to cities and remote villages on five continents, visiting native speakers of 10 very different …

Language Learning

See The Beauty Of Math, Even If You Don’t Understand Math

Vizualizing complex math equations is a privilege for a unique few–that is, until you place them within real world context.<p>There comes a moment in most of our lives when we realize that some secrets of the universe will remain hidden from us–not because mankind hasn’t discovered them, but because …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

Google Autocompletes The World’s Opinion Of Women–And It’s Not Pretty

Here’s one easy way to determine how rampant sexism is across the globe: run a Google search. To prove that masses of Internet users have worrying opinions on what women should–or cannot–do, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) tested the search …

Wolfram Alpha Launches Problem Generator To Help Students Learn Math

If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily for learning. Today, the Wolfram Alpha team is launching a new service for learners, the …

These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …

12 Halloween Makeup Looks That Won’t Give You Nightmares

Go ahead. Do a Pinterest search for Halloween makeup. Yikes, right? There are some incredibly talented makeup artists out there that we have to give spooky scary props to, but we’re not always looking for maximum creeps in the makeup department. What follows are a dozen makeup ideas that are …

Nightwatch: The Haunting Light Painted Nightscapes of Noel Kerns

Dallas-based photographer Noel Kerns specializes in capturing haunting night scenes of ghost towns, decommissioned military bases, and industrial …

Ballet dancers' brains 'adapt to spins'

<b>Ballet dancers develop differences in their brain structures to allow them to perform pirouettes without feeling dizzy, a study has found.</b><p>A team from Imperial College London said dancers appear to suppress signals from the inner ear to the brain.<p>Dancers traditionally use a technique called …

Imperial College London

Google Earth Meets The Body: BioDigital Gets $4M To Bring Its 3-D, Virtual Anatomy & Health Platform To Every Browser

While the film is extremely compelling, it turns out that there’s actually a better way to learn about and visualize the human body than by watching Osmosis Jones on repeat. It used to be that students and the anatomically curious had to turn to pictures in textbooks or plastic models (Gasp! I …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

The Newest Take on Indoor Cycling

PLUS: Why you should take the plunge and try it<p>Addicted to indoor cycling and its awesome benefits? There’s a workout that’s just as effective—and way easier on your body. While physical therapists and Europeans jumped on the fitness trend years ago, fitness centers across the country are now …

J.K. Rowling Returning to Potter-verse for New Film Series!

OMG OMG OMG OMG.<p>Okay, Potterheads, I have good news and some not-so great news for ya.<p>Good News: <b>J.K. Rowling</b> is penning a new film series based on …

Film Industry

Unknown Artistic Insect Builds a White Picket Fence to Protect its Nest of Eggs | Colossal

<p>Earlier this summer while on vacation in Peru, graduate student Troy Alexander fell in love with the Amazon rainforest, and on his return asked an …

96-Year-Old Man’s Love Song to His Late Wife Tops iTunes Charts

Earlier this summer, Illinois-based music recording studio Green Shoe Studio launched a singer-songwriter contest open to the public in the hopes of getting to know local talent, but they had no idea that 96-year-old Peoria resident Fred Stobaugh would enter with a heartwarming song dedicated to …

The Fears and Phobias of Famous People

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p>Okay, let's level …

Consciousness is a Process

Last week my fellow Phenom Ed Yong wrote a post about what happens to consciousness when animals die. According to the research Ed described, a rat’s brain shows signs of consciousness for at least 30 seconds after its heart stops.<p>That study got a lot of buzz, understandably, because of what it …

10 Artists Who Hate Their Biggest Hit

Sinead O'Connor announced earlier this year that she'll no longer sing "Nothing Compares 2 U" because she doesn't emotionally identify with the song. …

'NCIS' star Michael Weatherly and wife expecting second child

"NCIS" star Michael Weatherly and his wife are expecting their second child. The actor told "Entertainment Tonight" that his internist wife, Bojana Jankovic, is due in October.<p>PHOTOS: Whoa, baby: Hollywood's most memorable newborn announcements<p>"Bojana and I are indeed awaiting our second child; …