Archive for January 26th, 2016

Seven Stories Stephen King Refuses To Publish

Stephen King is the most successful, and one of the most prolific, horror writers of all time, and yet he'll readily admit when something he's written simply shouldn't be put into print.You can't blame the guy for battin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Seven-Stories-Stephen-King-Refuses-To-Publish/

Please Don’t Actually Use the Snow Toilet

I know: when you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go. But when the snow melts, someone will have to clean up your mess.Twitter user @MagTecht_fuka spotted this snow sculpture in Saga Prefecture in southern Japan.-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Please-Dont-Actually-Use-the-Snow-Toilet/

The Talented Musician Behind the Classic Series Schoolhouse Rock

[https://youtu.be/u91RxPoeWnE]YouTube LinkBob Dorough, now 92-years old, is a charismatic and talented musician who has performed with names such as Miles Davis. Yet perhaps Dorough is best known as the composer for many...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/The-Talented-Musician-Behind-the-Classic-Series-Schoolhouse-Rock/

Charles And Groot - Bad Luck Chuck

Charles And Groot by AlboCharlie got really excited when he found a groot growing in his garden, thinking he may finally have a guardian who can defend him against the evil Lucy Van Pelt, but instead he found the groot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Charles-And-Groot-Bad-Luck-Chuck/

Vegemite Cheesecake

Ah, Vegemite! The yeast extract that is a popular food in Australia is less well-known in the United States. What does it taste like? Food blogger Ben Starr says that “a fingerful of Vegemite is like a meaty, salty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Vegemite-Cheesecake/

RIP Abe Vigoda

This time, it’s really happened. Abe Vigoda, the actor whose best known roles are that of Detective Phil Fish in the TV series Barney Miller and Tessio in the movie The Godfather, passed away in h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/RIP-Abe-Vigoda/

100 More Amazing Bass Lines

About a year and a half ago, bassist Davie504 gave us 100 Famous Bass Lines. Now he’s got 100 more songs for us- all in one medley. The songs are all labeled, and cover about 50 years of tunes you know and love.[ht...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/100-More-Amazing-Bass-Lines/

Style Your Hair to Look Like a Hat

Cat Georgi is a hair dresser from Abkhazia. He’s overcome a brutal childhood devastated by the ethnic wars of the Caucasus region to become a fabulously successful hairdresser. Georgi can do anything with long hair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Style-Your-Hair-to-Look-Like-a-Hat/

"So Australia" -- 2 Drunk Guys Stop Robbery by Snatching Keys from Getaway Car

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qpI49SuDTo](Video Link)CONTENT WARNING: NON-STOP FOUL LANGUAGE IN THE ABOVE VIDEO (BUT NOT BELOW)James Ross-Munro and Kane Wiblen, who are very Australian, had been out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/So-Australia-2-Drunk-Guys-Stop-Robbery-by-Snatching-Keys-from-Getaway-Car/

The Wedding During a Blizzard

Sarah and Tom selected their wedding date months ago: January 23rd, in New York City. The blizzard hit, busses and cabs stopped running, roads became impassable, several train lines were shut down, and Sarah’s meti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/The-Wedding-During-a-Blizzard/

Images From Inside The Wreckage Of The Costa Concordia Cruise Ship

Taking a cruise is supposed to be a memorable experience, leaving the guests feeling like they got their money's worth as they floated along having fun and dancing their cares away.However, those who were aboard the Cost...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Images-From-Inside-The-Wreckage-Of-The-Costa-Concordia-Cruise-Ship/

Who Can Drink in Parliament?

(Photo: UK Parliament)Put that snifter away! You’re not allowed to sip on whisky while sitting in the House of Commons. No one is—except for one person. It’s the Chancellor of the Exchequer and for a go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Who-Can-Drink-in-Parliament/

Ten Charts That Will Make You A Beef Expert

(See full sized image here)According to the Cattleman's Beef Board and National Cattleman's Beef Association Beef is "What's For Dinner", and whether you like it ground up, pan fried, grilled, broiled or tartare there's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Ten-Charts-That-Will-Make-You-A-Beef-Expert/

Conan Goes to the Middle East

Conan O’Brien recently got an invitation to travel to Qatar with First Lady Michelle Obama to entertain U.S. troops at Al Udeid Air Base. That’s all well and good, but for security reasons, they wouldn’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Conan-Goes-to-the-Middle-East/

Candy Cats Dozing under a Candy Kotatsu

A kotatsu is a piece of furniture from Japan. It’s a table with a heater under the bottom and a blanket along the edges. You can sit at the table to warm yourself during chilly winter.That’s what these cats d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Candy-Cats-Dozing-under-a-Candy-Kotatsu/

Veteran Plows Neighborhood with Wheelchair

Justin Anderson is an Iraq War veteran who uses a wheelchair and is battling brain cancer. He has a badass all-terrain wheelchair donated by a veteran’s group. Anderson modified the chair by adding a snowplow blade...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Veteran-Plows-Neighborhood-with-Wheelchair/

Common Plants That Can Be Deadly For Pets

Pet owners often assume their cats and dogs will instinctively know which plants are safe to eat and which ones are toxic.But for some reason domesticated animals will chew on just about anything if given the chance, inc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Common-Plants-That-Can-Be-Deadly-For-Pets/

I Want To Believe, The Alien Version - The Hairless Apes Are Out There

I Want To Believe, The Alien Version by Mike JacobsenAgent Cloxx Glllllulder was about to get called back into active duty and he could hardly contain his excitement. Cloxx had been working on the A files for many years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/I-Want-To-Believe-The-Alien-Version-The-Hairless-Apes-Are-Out-There/

New York City Igloo for Rent

Come stay with us on #airbnb. Link in bio. #IndiaStreetIglooA photo posted by Patrick M. Horton (@patrickmhorton) on Jan 24, 2016 at 2:07pm PST Brooklynite Patrick Horton saw an opportunity in the deep snow in his b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/New-York-City-Igloo-for-Rent/

Two Single People Get Married For A Week

Some people are what they call "terminally single", also known as "undateable", meaning they have a really hard time finding anyone who "gets" them and therefore might end up "dying alone".These forever alone folks never...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Two-Single-People-Get-Married-For-A-Week/

Some When Where Why of Dogs Barking

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!Research in, on, or about barkingby Nan Swift, Improbable Research...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Some-When-Where-Why-of-Dogs-Barking/

Family Wraps an Entire Greenhouse around Their Home to Keep it Warm

(Images: Kirsten Dirksen)Charles Sacilotto and Marie Granmar of Stockholm, Sweden, found a novel way to keep their summer house warm all year around, even during brutal Scandinavian winters. They built an entire greenhou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Family-Wraps-an-Entire-Greenhouse-around-Their-Home-to-Keep-it-Warm/

Politician Tried to Campaign on Tinder

Greggor Ilagan is running for state senator in Hawaii. The 29-year-old politician understands how important it is to reach out to potential voters on social media, so he employed Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Tinder...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Politician-Tried-to-Campaign-on-Tinder/

Scientists Grow a Living Human Ear on a Rat

(Photo: University of Tokyo and Kyoto University)People may lose their ears in accidents or are born with disfigured ears. For these unfortunates, there’s a new hope: artificially-grown ears. Scientists at the Univ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Scientists-Grow-a-Living-Human-Ear-on-a-Rat/

What If Hollywood Rebooted NickToons From The 90s?

The 90s are all the rage with the kids these days, which means those NickToons we all loved when we were young(er) will inevitably be rebooted hard by Big Hollywood someday soon.Directors like Michael Bay, Quentin Tarant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/What-If-Hollywood-Rebooted-NickToons-From-The-90s/

Giant Dog Takes Vet Tech for a Rodeo Ride

Dexter is a Boerboel, a working and guard dog of South African origin. At 175 pounds, he’s a lot for the vet techs to handle. Here he is at the veterinary clinic getting his nails trimmed. Two techs appear to have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/26/Giant-Dog-Takes-Vet-Tech-for-a-Rodeo-Ride/
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