This Week at Neatorama

I hope you've had a great week! If you've been as busy as I have, maybe you can relax and catch up this weekend. To save you from having to click through pages and pages of Neatorama, here are links to our latest feature articles for your reading pleasure.

Jill Harness explained the nuts and bolts of donating blood in Drippy, Syrupy Donations of Life. This oh-so-important procedure seems really easy, especially when you contrast it with her 7 Weird and Disgusting Medical Procedures.

Neatolicious Fun Facts: Bluetooth was fun to write, and I hope it was fun to read.

We were tickled (so to speak) to find out that a science fiction sexual position has been named in honor of Neatorama. See it in Tron-O-Rama.

Steven M. Johnson's Museum of Possibilities gave us the strange idea of Pre-wrecked Autos for your convenience.

From the Annals of Improbable Research, we learned How to Write 85,000 Books.

We got a brief history of dogs from Uncle John's Bathroom Reader with A Breed Apart: Boning up on Man's Best Friend.

From mental_floss' Scatterbrained book, we reprinted Secret Romance Novelists.

In the Name That Weird Invention! contest, Congratulations to first place winner redfi5e who suggested we call this invention "Flures." Second place winners are Carolyn Bahm ("Dive-Thrus") and ernest ("Flap-jerks"). Carolyn was the only one who followed stated a t-shirt preference as per the contest rules, so she gets a t-shirt from the NeatoShop!

The artist, Steven Johnson, said, "I was blown away by the cleverness of many of the names. I also noticed that a well-conceived name made my art seem funnier!" So he wanted to recognize these entries as Honorable Mentions: The Flopcatch, Masterbaiters, Toe Tacklers, Self Contained Underwater Baiting Apparatus (SCUBA), Flipplures, Trollfins, FlipperDippers, SCUBait, Flip-o-bait, Flip Service, Kickbait, Flipping Hookers, Toe-Bait-O’s, and Stuck in pro-bait.

In Mal and Chad's Fill in the Bubble Frenzy, congratulations go out to Kay Truman, who filled in the bubble with "Okay, so this wasn't the best way to find my contact..." She wins a t-shirt from the NeatoShop!

Neatorama collaborates with mental_floss to bring you the How Did You Know? contest series. Congratulations go out to recent HDYK winners Ryan Pelster, Bart J Geraci, Will MacGillivray, Francesca Lyon, and Corbin Byers! Keep an eye out for your chance to be a winner as well.

If you till need more fun and games, join Neatorama at Facebook and at Twitter. I don't want to give any secrets away, but there are giveaways at our social networking sites that don't appear here on the main blog (wink wink).

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