Archive for June 20th, 2009

Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, Badass

(Video Link) I love a politician who has a sense of humor and can poke fun at himself -- like Robert Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor under the Clinton Administration.  Here he is on The Tonight Show with Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/secretary-of-labor-robert-reich-badass/

I Before E, Except After C Rule Left to D-I-E

Is nothing sacred anymore? After decades of having the rule (it was even made into a Charlie Brown song), the British government is ditching it:Advice sent to teachers says there are too few words which follow the ru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/i-before-e-except-after-c-rule-left-to-d-i-e/

A Family That Steals Together ...

Quick: what do you usually do on a family outing? Do you go to the movies? Maybe eat out? How about steal together? That's exactly what one family did in Boerne, Texas. Kim Fischer of WOAI reports:Boerne police said...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/a-family-that-steals-together/

5 Most Worthless Droids in Sci-Fi

If real life is any indication, for every android hero, there has got to be a hundred or so worthless robots floating around in science fiction. Neatoramanaut Johnny Cat has compiled his very own list of 5 worthless droi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/5-most-worthless-droids-in-sci-fi/

Famous Moustaches Shaved Off (Virtually)

Some moustaches are so iconic that they are an essential part - calling cards, if you will - of some men's characters. Shaving them off seems unthinkable and would yield these men as mere shells of their former selves (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/famous-moustaches-shaved-off-virtually/

Jaguarundi

The Texas jaguarundi is a small endangered wildcat that lives along the border between Texas and Mexico. The jaguarundi was put on the federal endangered species list in 1976, but the Department of the Interior has never...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/jaguarundi/

The Scary Washing Machine

Someone gave Mike Whittaker and his wife an old washing machine, saying it was "a bit noisey". That turned out to be an understatement. As the last bit of water was pumped out and it clicked into gear I immedi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/20/the-scary-washing-machine/




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