(Unrelated photo via ume-y) The fastest elevator in the world is in Taipei. It moves at 38 miles per hour.
(YouTube link) I can snap my fingers as well as the next person, but I never knew until today that you (or at least some talented people) can make snapping fingers play different notes.
(Photo: Rick Limpert) It's not miniature golf. Far from it--you play on regular golf courses. But Big Hole Golf, as the sport is called, uses holes that are 15-inches across.
To The Bar Princess by Retro Review Getting kidnapped by a giant fire breathing turtle with a spiked shell can turn you into a bit of a lush, and when your moustachioed beau spends days leaping through the levels to save your royal behind you have a lot of time to drink peach wine and think about how your life is one big game.
(YouTube link) Ze Frank takes on the persona of a Bassett hound to explain how dogs and humans relate to each other.
(Photo: jbdodane) Western Sahara, a territory currently ruled by Morocco, looks like a desolate place.
Would you light a scented candle that boasts of car exhaust smell? How about gasoline, chlorine, body odor, or fish?
(Photo: cocicoco) The Major League Baseball team of Houston, Texas is the Astros. Before that team adopted its space-themed name, it was known as the Colt .45s.
The New York parody artist Hanksy has been busy, bringing us more great pun art in several locations.
(Video Link) Once again, we peer into the wonderful world of Russian dashboard camera video. Many Russian drivers keep them to protect themselves from insurance fraud, but we've seen footage that shows the crazy antics that take place on Russian roads.
If you love the Nikon Small World Photomicrography competitions (featured many times previously on Neatorama), where scientists around the world submit their best and most intriguing micrographs, then you'll love this!
The story begins, “Three anthropomorphic lampposts got drunk, and one fell down.” That’s what it looks like, at least.
Jeffrey Chapman’s trial on murder charges begins Monday in Benton County, Kansas. The crime occurred in 2011, and at this late date, Chapman is concerned that the jury may be prejudiced by the large tattoo of the word “murder” on his neck.
Neighbor's Moon by swissette By the light of that mystical moon your neighbor has come to pay you a visit, will you get on that odd cat shaped bus and join him for a grand adventure into imagination?
(Photo: 1stdibs) This wonder is the PH Grand Piano, a wood and chromed steel instrument edged in brown leather.
Today is the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. Or at least as close as we'll ever know -his date of birth was not recorded, but his baptism three days later was.
Don’t freak out just yet. Redditor CountBubs’s dad hadn’t been in his shed for a couple of years. When he finally opened the door, he saw this hornet’s nest.
The Live Read of Space Jam with Blake Griffin from Seth Green (Video Link) Unless you're a diehard fan of both basketball and Bugs Bunny chances are Space Jam didn’t make its way onto your top ten movie list.
Amid rumors of a sequel to the 1985 film The Goonies, let’s take a look back at the kids adventure based on a story by Steven Spielberg.
We have shared many fine examples of cartoon character cosplay over the years, but Ryoko Demon’s portrayal of Captain Amelia from the Disney animated feature Treasure Planet really takes the cake!