Archive for December 31st, 2015

Suck It, 2015

Things don’t get better just because the calendar changed. Things get better because you make them get better. Just a reminder from Megan McKay at the webcomic Doodle for Food. -via imgurnew year, Doodle f...

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Toddler Receives His Dream Christmas Gift: Steak Sauce

[https://youtu.be/Rp57risY29o]YouTube LinkAs YouTuber Keith Corbin describes the action in this adorable Christmas 2015 video of his son, "My son Anthony asked Santa for three things: a Paw Patrol toot...

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How New Year's Eve Came to Times Square

In 1903, there was no New Year’s celebration in Times Square. For one thing, it was called Longacre Square at the time, and New Year celebrations were pretty much like those anywhere else. The big New York celebrat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/How-New-Years-Eve-Came-to-Times-Square/

Woman Witnesses Fatal Car Accident, Continues To Eat Her Pizza

Big cities breed apathy like nowhere else on Earth, and the longer someone lives in a major city alongside millions of people the more cancerous things they're exposed to.Here's an example of big city apathy in action- a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/Woman-Witnesses-Fatal-Accident-Continues-To-Eat-Her-Pizza/

Dog Pants

Yesterday, the question was posed as to how a dog would wear pants. More than 80% of Neatoramanauts declared dogs would wear pants on their rear legs only, with the waist going vertically around the middle of the pup. To...

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The Ninja-Proof Floors of 17th Century Japan

(Photo: Zen Garden)When you lie down to sleep in Edo period Japan, will you wake up in the morning? By the 17th Century, the threat of assassination by ninjas had become serious enough that architects in Japan developed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/The-Ninja-Proof-Floors-of-17th-Century-Japan/

Run Donut, Run! - Get That Jelly Filled Belly Jiggling!

Run Donut, Run! by DooomcatA lot of people start the New Year by making a resolution to lose weight, which they then quickly forget about as images of delicious food products dance around in their minds. It's supposedly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/Run-Donut-Run-Get-That-Jelly-Filled-Belly-Jiggling/

Wingboarding

First, there were surfboards, one which one could glide on water. Then skateboards, so one could do the same on a hard surface. Then snowboards came, and one could glide on snow on a board. What’s next? Wingboardin...

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Meet Emiko, The 93-Year Old Fashion Model

Chinmai Mori is a Japanese fashion designer who specializes in a free-form weaving technique called Saori. Her shawls, scarves, and hats are vibrant displays of color set in eye-popping patterns.So, naturally, Mori asked...

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Field Peas, a Southern Good Luck Charm

New Year traditions are often a matter of “do such-and-such on January first, and you’ll have good luck all year.” In the American South, that means eating the new year meal, traditionally hog jowl, col...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/Field-Peas-a-Southern-Good-Luck-Charm/

Mesmerizing Video of Crowd Control at a Comic Convention

Twice a year, Tokyo hosts Comiket--one of the largest fandom conventions in the world. On December 29 of this year, 150,000 people attended. On the 30th, 170,000 people showed up.That's a lot of human bodies to move arou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/Mesmerizing-Video-of-Crowd-Control-at-a-Comic-Convention/

A Brief History of "Auld Lang Syne"

We expect to hear it every New Year’s Eve, again at the stroke of midnight, and off and on through New Years Day. It starts even earlier, when we watch It’s a Wonderful Life. We may not know the lyri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/A-Brief-History-of-Auld-Lang-Syne/

Guy Beats Fallout 4 Without Killing Anyone

The world of Fallout is full of death, destruction, and morbid humor based on the post-apocalyptic setting, where humans are basically up Rock Creek without a paddle.Every game in the series contains a few quest...

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This British Manor House Looks Like a Pineapple

(Photo: Otter)Europeans first experienced pineapples on Columbus's first expedition to the Americas. This uniquely delicious fruit became a prized import from the New World. Sailors would often leave them at the entrance...

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2015 in One Place

The best compilation video of 2015 comes from security cameras at one house in Chilliwack, British Columbia, recording what happened at one location. They show us dozens and dozens of strange things that happened over th...

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Ten Strange New Year's Traditions From Around The World

(Image Link)New Year's Eve falls on December 31st for those who go by the Gregorian calendar around the world, and every nation has their own way of celebrating the arrival of the new year.Some traditions are ancient and...

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Raccoon Steals Donut

Watch out, Pizza Rat, there’s a raccoon ready to steal your thunder! A masked bandit entered a doughnut shop through the ceiling and brazenly lifted the goods right in front of customers -with cameras.[https://yout...

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The Force Is Still Loading - 64 Bit Potential, 8 Bit Processor

The Force Is Still Loading by NoobDesign15The Force took a surprisingly long time to return to the galaxy, but when it did the fans came out in droves to see who would become the next Jedi Knight or dark Sith Lord. Thos...

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Naming the Baby

Your teacher is going to have a baby. She asks you to suggest a name for the child. Do you take her request seriously, or do you suggest names like Grandma, Potato, or Assie? Those kinds of names would probably only occu...

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10,000 Sparklers

Are you planning to set off fireworks to usher in the New Year? I bet you don’t have as many sparklers as the guys from the Slivki Show! The entire narration is in Russian, but you don’t really need it, becau...

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Why Did the Beatles Split Up?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Most failed marriages didn't break up because "I found Bill wearing my dress" or...

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Amazing Geek Dice Jewelry

Some girls wear their heart on their sleeve, but some geek gals like to wear their gaming accessories on their necks, wrists and ears. For those ladies, MageStudios has all the great geek jewelry you can bear to wear.Whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/Amazing-Geek-Dice-Jewelry/

This Crawl Space In San Francisco Can Be Yours For Only $500 A Month

(Image Link)I'm sure you've heard stories about how San Francisco is quickly catching up to New York in terms of cost of living and overinflated rent prices (the prices in the illustration above are for one bedroom).Ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/This-Crawl-Space-In-San-Francisco-Can-Be-Yours-For-Only-500-A-Month/

The Cat’s Second Home

Redditor goldenstate30 said his girlfriend’s cat Nala came home with a note attached to her. The cat was called both a “grief whisperer” and a “baloney whore.” Then people started telling st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/The-Cats-Second-Home/

Birth of a Bacon Lover

[https://youtu.be/OtMVMNST_g4] (YouTube link)Little Easton got his first taste of bacon on Christmas morning. He was quite pleased with all that salty, fatty goodness! Not only that, he made sure he could say the word, s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/31/Birth-of-a-Bacon-Lover/

Appiled Technology

Earlier today, redditor RenoGuy76 saw a crew installing a new sign on a building. He had to take a picture. Then he asked everyone if he should go tell them they were misspelling a word, or just leave it to be a permanen...

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