Archive for December 28th, 2015

These People Have Mastered The Art Of Snapchat Comedy

(Image Link)Snapchat has proven to be more than just a way for people to instantly share pics and vids with their social network, and the app is quickly becoming the new source for slice-of-life comedy.But before you sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/These-People-Have-Mastered-The-Art-Of-Snapchat-Comedy/

Worst Wifi Password Ever

If you hate your co-workers and wanted to drive them crazy, you couldn’t do much better than this. RocketJump changed the password on their WiFi and now everyone is trying to get it right just once. That’s al...

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People Intentionally Buy Balls of Tangled Yarn for the Pleasure of Untangling Them

(Photo: Ben Hosking)Knitters are often frustrated to find their yarn tangled. Some people, however, really enjoy the task of untangling yarn. It's a soothing, meditative experience. In fact, so many people like to untang...

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Zen Nouveau: New Year's Greetings from Early 20th-Century Japan

The beginning of world travel had a great influence on art. When Japan started to open up to the West, Europeans were enamored with the culture, including art. But influence also traveled the other way. You can see the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Zen-Nouveau-New-Years-Greetings-from-Early-20th-Century-Japan/

This Dog Can Sign His Own Name

Jumpy, a Border Collie, can do anything! He's remarkably smart for a dog and proves it by incredible stunts, such as riding a skateboard, walking on his front paws through a cone weave, writing for a popular blog while d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/This-Dog-Can-Sign-His-Own-Name/

R.I.P. Lemmy Kilmister

Lemmy has passed away. Truly one of a kind. Much more to him than many knew. RIP. @RollingStone @ClassicRockMag pic.twitter.com/d1izWStIii— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) December 29, 2015 Earlier this year,...

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Happy Horror-Days - I'm Glad I Only Got Coal In My Stocking!

Happy Horror-Days by Artistic DyslexiaHopefully you got all the wonderful things you wanted for Christmas, but if not you can always dig up something fun in the new year. Just be glad you didn't find some squishy, puls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Happy-Horror-Days-Im-Glad-I-Only-Got-Coal-In-My-Stocking/

Testing a Hard Hat

I’m not sure why they thought they needed to do this, but these workers are testing a hard hat. How best to do it? A whack on the head with a broom handle! Why in the world would this guy volunteer to wear the hat?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Testing-a-Hard-Hat/

Who's the Nicest Person You've Ever Met?

(Photo: Jennifer)Redditor Briawrz asks, "Who's the nicest person you've encountered through life and why?" The discussion thread filled with heart-warming stories of ordinary people--often complete strangers--acting with...

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The Expense of Rescuing Matt Damon

Maybe we should do away with the term “damsel in distress” because the most rescued person in cinematic history is any character played by Matt Damon. A Quora user posed the question, “How much money ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/The-Expense-of-Rescuing-Matt-Damon/

RIP Meadowlark Lemon of the Harlem Globetrotters

[Photo of Curly Neal (left) with Meadowlark Lemon via of Lemon's website.]Meadowlark Lemon, a basketball player famous for his long contributions to the Harlem Globetrotters, passed away at the age of 83. He was a highly...

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If You Insist

During my family's Christmas travels, we drove through the gorgeous little town of Helena, Alabama. There's a park there that stretches for about a quarter mile along Buck Creek. It's locally called the Helena Beach beca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/If-You-Insist/

21 Things That Turned 21 in 2015

[https://youtu.be/9LzRcYWhurE] (YouTube link)For the last episode of the mental_floss List Show this year, John Green turns to making us feel old. Things you believe are fairly recent are old enough to drink in all 50 st...

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Seven Of The Worst Toys Ever Made - Vintage Edition

In a perfect world we got the toys we wanted for our birthdays and holidays like Christmas when we were young, but since there's no such thing as a perfect world we often got really crappy toys instead.These toys were cl...

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Gef, the Talking Mongoose

A story about a talking animal from 80 years ago is still intriguing today. You may dismiss it as hokum or maybe even mental illness, but the way it played out leaves us with more questions than answers even today. A fam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Gef-The-Talking-Mongoose-2/

Man Gets Star Wars Toy for Christmas -30 Years Later

Good things come to those who wait, sometimes even when you aren't aware of hte wait! Redditor OMGparty got a particularly awesome toy for Christmas this year. See, in 1981 or ’82, he was a little boy who loved Sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Man-Gets-Star-Wars-Toy-for-Christmas-30-Years-Later/

Mixing Bleach and Coca-Cola

The Crazy Russian Hacker (previously at Neatorama) shows us the power of bleach by putting some into a glass of Coke. This is the kind of experiment you have to stay with constantly, particularly that part about “w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Mixing-Bleach-and-Coca-Cola/

The Uncanny X-Cats - With A Mutant Meow They Leap Into Action!

The Uncanny X-Cats by Jacey ChaseThey're the furriest band of mutant misfits to ever fight their way out of the alley, and yet most people aren't even aware that they exist. Those who are lucky enough to see these super...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/The-Uncanny-X-Cats-With-A-Mutant-Meow-They-Leap-Into-Action/

Everyday Images Everyone Can Relate To

(Image Link)Don't you hate it when articles claim they contain pictures that literally everyone will find (insert adjective here)?If you said yes then please don't hold it against me when I present you with a link to an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Everyday-Images-Everyone-Can-Relate-To/

Jedi & Sith Lightsaber Training

Daniel Musashi (Flowarrior) and David Barron (Mr E) show us slick moves with lightsabers in the lovely setting of Vancouver’s Stanley Park.  [https://youtu.be/NX7Zv0yID7g] (YouTube link)The producers at Kuma F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Jedi-Sith-Lightsaber-Training/

Fifteen Of The Best Horror Movies Of 2015

Those who wish Halloween continued well into the holiday season are probably dead tired of watching Christmas movies, and even classic Christmas themed horror movies have lost their flavor by now.And yet you may be stuck...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Fifteen-Of-The-Best-Horror-Movies-Of-2015/

Green Lemon: The Fisker Karma

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: Fisker Auto)Think this story is going to be about fruit? The investors who financed the Fisker Karma probably w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Green-Lemon-The-Fiskar-Karma/

The 10 Biggest Snowstorms of All Time

Although it’s been strangely warm lately, we all know it can’t last, and sooner or later, we’ll see winter weather. The worst storm I remember was in February of 1998, when my town got 14 inches of wet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/The-10-Biggest-Snowstorms-of-All-Time/

Kylo Ren Rides BB-8 and Plays Flaming Bagpipes in the Rain

The Unipiper (Brian Kidd) gets into the spirit of The Force Awakens by trading in his unicycle for a BB-8 torso. The balance is strong with him. Not only is he staying upright on that thing in the rain, he&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Kylo-Ren-Rides-BB-8-and-Plays-Flaming-Bagpipes-in-the-Rain/

Throwing Hot Tea Into The Air In The Arctic Circle

It's hard to understand how cold it is in the Arctic Circle unless you've been there, but photographer Michael Davies came up with an interesting way to illustrate the chill- his friend flung hot tea into the air while M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/28/Throwing-Hot-Tea-Into-The-Air-In-The-Arctic-Circle/






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