The Late Movies: Blu

Erica Palan

Blu is the pseudonym of a super-cool Italian street artist, who began his career using spray paint but eventually evolved to use house paint, which gives his pieces a more polished, less urban look.

How Did You Know Sheldon Hewlett and Katie Otim?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.

Roman Battle Tactics (Jack's Social Studies Project)

Chris Higgins

A friend came across this claymation video created by 11-year-old Jack, explaining Roman infantry tactics for his sixth grade Social Studies class.

The Number of the Day: 40%

Colin Patrick

According to some measures, on any given night, U.S.

Google's Cutting-Edge (and Sort of Creepy) Data Centers

Ransom Riggs

Since we're all talking about the CIA and Tom Clancy-style special ops teams this week -- and the Playstation Network is still down -- I found this video from Google especially interesting.

Niche Blogs: Something for Everyone

Miss Cellania

After posting several lists of niche blogs, I found out that "niche blog" is a term used by web publishers to refer to a blog that is created to market advertising to a specific audience.

Brain Game: Math Square #72

The images for the Monday Math Square just wouldn't work yesterday due to upgrades on the site, so we're trying something totally new and revolutionary, a Tuesday Math Square. Wow, huh?

Morning Cup of Links: Coin Infestation

Miss Cellania

100-year-old Pavel Galitsky is one of the few remaining survivors of the Stalinist labor camps. He tells his story, uses Skype, and delights in outlasting all his oppressors.

The Late Movies: Fun with Slow Motion

Ransom Riggs

It's getting easier to film things in extreme slow motion.

The Quick 10: 10 Obscure Disney Characters

Stacy Conradt

No doubt you’re familiar with Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and their posse of pen-and-ink pals.

neatorama presents: HDYK? - {day 5}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Ten Days in a Madhouse: The Woman Who Got Herself Committed

Bill DeMain

In 1887, intrepid reporter Nellie Bly pretended she was crazy and got herself committed, all to help improve conditions in a New York City mental institution.

Mr. T as the Meta-rebel

Chris Higgins

The folks over at at Overthinking It came up with an idea for a new political party: The Mr. T Party.

To Show the Body, Or Not to Show the Body: That Is the Question

Erik Sass

While it may seem strange to celebrate the death of an individual, the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on May 1, 2011, is surely one of those rare occasions warranting this particular kind of g

The Ghost Cities of China

Ransom Riggs

Sometimes it seems like China's the new Texas -- everything's bigger there. The population, the infrastructure, you name it -- even the ghost towns are bigger.