Archive for October 10th, 2015

10 Graveside Traditions at Famous Tombs

We’ve brought you reports for years on the Poe Toaster, the mysterious person who visits Edgar Allan Poe’s grave on his birthday with roses a toast of cognac. Or at least we did until 2009, when he made his l...

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The Sweetest Gum Commercial Ever Tells a Love Story

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLpDiIVX0Wo](Video Link)It's called "The Story of Sarah & Juan." The couple meets in high school. Whenever they need to break the ice between them a bit, a stick of gum moves the conv...

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The Tragic Story of Mt. Everest’s Most Famous Dead Body

Our story 7 Reasons Not to Climb Mt. Everest made mention of “Green Boots,” a deceased climber whose body marked the path to the summit of the world’s highest mountain. His name is Tsewang Paljor. A 28-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/The-Tragic-Story-of-Mt-Everests-Most-Famous-Dead-Body/

Use FoxType to Be More Polite

Inigo, you could have been a bit more polite to Count Rugen. As a gentleman, he would have appreciated that--especially as you were approaching him from a socially inferior position.FoxType offers an interactive tool tha...

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Ten Bizarre Tales Surrounding Adolf Hitler

Eva Braun and Adolf Hitler with their dogs | Source: UnknownAfter Adolf Hitler lost in his bid for the 1932 German presidential election, his team of supporters decided that he was badly in need of a public rela...

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Friends Of Grim - Cartoonville Originals

Friends Of Grim by In Stank We TrustBilly and Mandy have been friends with Grim for so long that it never occurred to them being friends with Death himself might come with certain perks. But Billy soon learned that wit...

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New York Comic Con 2015 Cosplay

The biggest Comic Con of all is happening this weekend in New York! And since you’re not there, You’ll want to take a peek at the best cosplayers anyway. Geeks Are Sexy has a correspondent, Rich from Aggressi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/New-York-Comic-Con-2015-Cosplay/

The 13 Scariest Spelling Mistakes on Halloween Merchandise

The way we celebrate Halloween involves buying lots and lots of cheap decorations manufactured in countries that don’t have the same traditions or language. It’s not surprising that items slip through that do...

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Airbus's Brilliant New Way to Cram More Human Bodies inside an Airplane

Aircraft builder Airbus filed a patent for a new seating system for commercial jetliners. The company certainly wasn't done when it previously developed a seating system optimal for galley slaves.Now Airbus is thinking a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/Airbuss-Brilliant-New-Way-to-Cram-More-Human-Bodies-inside-an-Airplane/

Adventures in Cardboard

Imagine a week in which kids design and build their own fantasy world out of cardboard! That’s what happens in this adventure day camp. The kids build costumes, armor, weapons, and even their own castle out of card...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/Adventures-in-Cardboard/

The 25 Most Rewatchable Films

What movie could you watch over and over again without getting bored? For Walt Hickey of the statistics blog FiveThirtyEight, it's the 2009 film Star Trek. But that's just his personal taste. He conducted an onl...

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Cat Helps End Police Standoff

Never underestimate the power of a owner's love for their pet #kitten! Great job #SFPD negotiations; scene clearing pic.twitter.com/tSayPeecue— Ofc. Grace Gatpandan (@OfficerGrace) October 8, 2015 Officers of th...

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Light Bulbs That Look Like Famous Buildings

Dutch designer David Graas made a series of lamps that look like both light bulbs and famous Art Deco buildings. Each one is lit by a 5 watt LED which illuminates the structure. He calls the series Stalaclights because,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/Light-Bulbs-That-Look-Like-Famous-Buildings/

Solar Energy Where the Sun Don’t Shine

Helen is a solar energy company in Helsinki, Finland. Their latest ad campaign features an engineer named Yrjö Uusivirta, who has a little trouble making proper ads.[https://youtu.be/gjGXBv-WPr8] (YouTube link)There...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/Solar-Energy-Where-the-Sun-Dont-Shine/




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