Archive for December 24th, 2015

Crazy Christmas Greetings From Norway

Christmas is about family, food and presents to most, but apparently for some wild and wooly folks Christmas is all about vodka, ice skating and chainsaws.If you're one of these furry critters fine folks, basically a Cou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/Crazy-Christmas-Greetings-From-Norway/

A Brief History of the Hit Christmas Song

Once a year, we pull out some familiar hit songs from the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60, which we never do in any other season but Christmas. Many new Christmas songs come out every year, but few become standards like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/A-Brief-History-of-the-Hit-Christmas-Song/

25 Holiday Film Facts

[https://youtu.be/h-u-1JELx3U] (YouTube link)John Green is all dressed up for the Christmas episode of the mental_floss List Show! Since you’re watching Christmas movies, you may as well learn some interesting thin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/25-Holiday-Film-Facts/

Rejected Applicants for Santa's New Reindeer Position

[Gemma Correll]Comic artist Gemma Correll gives us a behind-the-scenes glance at Santa's worldwide search for a new reindeer to bear some of the yearly load. The above likely won't be a shock to anyone who has ever been...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/Rejected-Applicants-for-Santas-New-Reindeer-Position/

A Bad Lip Reading of The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back is considered to be the best of the Star Wars movies -so far. So it’s about time it got the Bad Lip Reading treatment, with special guest voices Jack Black, Maya Rudolph, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/A-Bad-Lip-reading-of-The-Empire-Strikes-Back/

Confessions Of A Retail Worker

The holiday season is hardest on the poor retail workers who make our consumer spendfests possible with their blood, sweat and tears.These wage warriors stand on the frontlines of capitalism, defending their stores from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/Confessions-Of-A-Retail-Worker/

The Shining, Told in Gingerbread

Redditor eudicotyledon posted this gingerbread recreation of the Overlook Hotel from the movie The Shining. His family made it from several kinds of edibles. The maze is Rice Krispy treats, the roof is textured...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/The-Shining-Told-in-Gingerbread/

Mark Hamill Cancels Film Promotional Appearance to Visit Children's Hospital

Huge thanks to #StarWars star @HamillHimself for visiting us last week! Here he is getting a check-up from Oscar. pic.twitter.com/XIAId0EIIT— GOSH (@GreatOrmondSt) December 22, 2015 In the photo above, Ham...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/Mark-Hamill-Cancels-Film-Promotional-Appearance-to-Visit-Childrens-Hospital/

7 Hat Legends, Fact Checked

Common knowledge has a lot to say about hats—but is it true?1. DANIEL BOONE WORE A COONSKIN CAP. FALSE! While the American frontiersman Daniel Boone became one of the hat’s poster b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/7-Hat-Legends-Fact-Checked/

Four Tips to Improve Your Sense of Rhythm

[https://youtu.be/QrQ8oF8B0nU]YouTube LinkIn this, one of his "Sensei Series" of instructional videos, Canadian Steve Onotera, a/k/a the samuraiguitarist, provides some simple and practical advice on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/Four-Tips-to-Improve-Your-Sense-of-Rhythm/

ASTEROID AND DINOSAUR - Dinos Are Terrible Drivers

ASTEROID AND DINOSAUR by Alexander MedvedevA lot of people think the dinosaurs were killed off by an asteroid that landed on Earth and caused all kinds of problems on the planet's surface. While this may be true it's on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/ASTEROID-AND-DINOSAUR-Dinos-Are-Terrible-Drivers/

Can You Find the Panda?

Illustrator Gergely Dudás (Dudolf) posted this puzzle at his Facebook page. There are a jillion snowmen and one panda. Your mission: find the panda. It stands out like a sore thumb to me, but people all over the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/Can-You-Find-the-Panda/

A Bigger, Better Star Wars Christmas Light Show

I’ve been avoiding posting computerized Christmas light shows, because they start to look alike after a while, and the songs are too long. But this is special. Tom BetGeorge’s home in Tracy, California, went...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/24/A-Bigger-Better-Star-Wars-Christmas-Light-Show/






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