Archive for January 8th, 2016

The Toilet That You Clean Only Once a Year

(Image: Toto USA)Wait, let me rephrase that. Unfortunately, we have to be a bit more specific.There are toilets that are cleaned only once a year. Many of them. Far too many of them. But the difference is that t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/The-Toilet-That-You-Clean-Only-Once-a-Year/

How the Klan Got Its Hood

In the early days of the Ku Klux Klan, members didn’t wear any kind of uniform. Instead, they wore disguises of all kinds: fake beards, flour sacks, face paint, masks, even drag costumes to hide their identities. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/How-the-Klan-Got-Its-Hood/

Obi-Wan's Recollection of Luke's Father with Footage from the Star Wars Prequels

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN74bOubUug](Video Link)George Lucas didn't plan to have Darth Vader be Luke Skywalker's father when Episode IV came out. But he worked it in and the idea makes sense from a certain point...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Obi-Wans-Recollection-of-Lukes-Father-with-Footage-from-the-Star-Wars-Prequels/

The Monster Under the Bed

You know this kid will never ask for his mother’s help with monsters under the bed again. Is she just lying to him? If so, then maybe there’s still a real live monster under the bed! Or if she’s telling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/The-Monster-Under-the-Bed/

What Gargling Looks Like in Slow Motion

Nature is amazing.Your uvula performs this ballet in your mouth daily. It gracefully flows back and forth in a fantastic display of coordination and power.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWgfFYCAsX8](Video Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/What-Gargling-Looks-Like-in-Slow-Motion/

16 Ear-Tugging Facts About The Carol Burnett Show

The Carol Burnett Show was the first network variety show led by a woman, and it ran for 11 years, from 1967 to 1978. The cast had perfect chemistry, the writers were top grade, and the material plus ad-libs oft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/16-Ear-Tugging-Facts-About-The-Carol-Burnett-Show/

We Just Did It - What Happens In The Vault Never Seems To Stay There...

We Just Did It by a_man_oxfordSurvival in the post-apocalypse depends upon procreation, and even though it seems like the worst time to raise a kid having a little one around can really get you going in the morning. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/We-Just-Did-It-What-Happens-In-The-Vault-Never-Seems-To-Stay-There/

Samuel L. Jackson Reads Famous Movie Lines His Way

Movie stars don't come much more recognizable or badass than Samuel L. Jackson, the guy who somehow manages to be a Jedi and a Bad Mother...er at the same time.Part of the reason he's so recognizable are all the infinite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Samuel-L-Jackson-Reads-Famous-Movie-Lines-His-Way/

Kitten Got Head Wedged in Dumpster Drain

Somehow, a tiny kitten got into a large industrial bin at a parking lot in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK. What’s worse, the kitten then got her head through the drain hole at the bottom and became stuck! A passe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Kitten-Got-Head-Wedged-in-Dumpster-Drain/

Five Strangely Specific Things We All Try To Do When We're Sick

Being sick totally sucks, and yet we know winter is coming each and every year, bringing a new batch of sickness with it.Get sick enough times in your life and you know exactly what to expect- fever, chills, tons of snot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Five-Strangely-Specific-Things-We-Cant-Do-While-Sick/

Falcons Trap Live Birds to Keep Them Fresh for Later Meals

(Photo: Abdeljebbar Qninba)Mogador is an island off the coast of Morocco. In 2014, Abdeljebbar Qninba, a biologist at Mohammed V University in Rabat observed falcons capturing smaller birds, plucking off their tail and w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Falcons-Trap-Live-Birds-to-Keep-Them-Fresh-for-Later-Meals/

Truck-eating Bridge

An 11’ 4” bridge in Enid, Oklahoma, is so notorious for eating trucks that officials painted teeth on it. But that didn’t stop truck drivers from assuming they could clear it. The East Maine Bridge is s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Truck-eating-Bridge/

Movie Poster Postcards Superimposed Over Real Dogs

Dogs are cute, entertaining to watch and get lots of love from human fans wherever they go, but most of our dogs simply don't have famous faces.That doesn't become an issue until you start to believe your dog belongs in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Movie-Poster-Postcards-Superimposed-Over-Real-Dogs/

Simpsons Couch Gag: LA-Z Rider

Animation Domination gives us a preview of Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons in a couch gag that casts Homer and company in a 1980’s action cop sequence reminiscent of the TV show Miami Vice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Simpsons-Couch-Gag-LA-Z-Rider/

Despite Being Frequently Kicked Out, Cat Insists on Overlording a London Supermarket

Olly Oliver presides over Sainsbury's from his perch atop the shelves | Image: Nigel ThornberryIf you happen to be a regular shopper at the Brockley location of Sainsbury’s market in London, chances a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Despite-Being-Frequently-Kicked-Out-Cat-Insists-on-Overlording-a-London-Supermarket/

Their First Thanksgiving

Rwolinski’s boyfriend tripped over the dog and fell down the stairs on Thanksgiving Day. I’m not sure exactly how it happened, but on the way down, he managed to punch a hole in the wall of the stairwell. He&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Their-First-Thanksgiving/

Watch Just Cause 3 Basically Play Itself

There are a few things that make it immediately clear a video game is broken- when a level is unbeatable, when glitches make the game unplayable, and when a game sits and plays itself.That last one is the rarest of the t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Watch-Just-Cause-3-Basically-Play-Itself/

Who Could Ever Love A Beast - Sometimes Hatred Is Blind Too

Who Could Ever Love A Beast by Coconut_DesignThere aren't many people in the world who can look past a person's appearance to find the beautiful soul inside, but Belle is a rare breed of human. She has grown up with her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Who-Could-Ever-Love-A-Beast-Sometimes-Hatred-Is-Blind-Too/

Ötzi the Iceman Had Asian Ulcer Bacteria

Ötzi the Iceman is the name given to a frozen mummy of a man who was murdered 5300 years ago. Scientists have been studying the relatively well-preserved remains since he was found in the Italian Alps in 1991. The l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/tzi-the-Iceman-Had-Asian-Ulcer-Bacteria/

Dog Proof Container? Not So Much, Finds Australian Shepherd

[https://youtu.be/Wq1svtAqzEU]YouTube LinkThis Australian shepherd named MeMe lived up to the extremely high intelligence level of her breed when she quickly rendered useless the "dog proof" design of the food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Dog-Proof-Container-Not-So-Much-Finds-Australian-Shepherd/

8 Crazy Trains in History

From the beginning of railway travel, people have tried to make trains bigger, better, faster, more efficient, or just plain different. Here are some of the strange ideas they came up with along the way. 1. PROP...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/8-Crazy-Trains-in-History/

Interview With A Toddler

Amalah is a one-year-old toddler. Her father asks her what’s up? What her deal? All kinds of questions, from what kind of animal is this, to why doesn't she contribute more to the family. And she answers. In baby t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Interview-With-A-Toddler/

Tag, You’re It!

This kid’s a real drama queen. That’s not the way the game is played! But if it ever were, it would surely be more funny than the normal recess game. It’s the latest comic from John McNamee at Pie Comic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Tag-Youre-It-2/

Taking Out the Garbage

(YouTube link)Life can be hard.This guy in the Netherlands just wants to put his garbage in the dumpster. Unfortunately, the street and the area where the dumpster sits is covered in ice. And it’s not exactly level...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Taking-Out-the-Garbage/

Snow White Leia Cosplay

(Photo of cosplayer Ashlyn Brooke)Snow Leia and the Seven Droids ended abruptly when the princess turned aside the Evil Queen's proffered apple and instead shot her with a blaster. Then she rescued the Prince, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/Snow-White-Leia-Cosplay/

What Did Bowie Do?

David Bowie shares a birthday with Elvis Presley. He was born January 8, 1947, which means he is turning 69 years old. It’s been an eventful life so far, and he’s done something substantial every year of it....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/08/What-Did-Bowie-Do/
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