Archive for February 19th, 2016

Elementary School Sends Sarcastic "Whiner" Report to Parents by Accident

Part of the form emailed to parents by Lombardy Elementary SchoolWhen the administration at Lombardy Elementary School in Delaware sent parents an email about an event they were hosting called "Exercise You...

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What the Heck Is Going on in This Medieval Manuscript Illustration?

The Bodleian Library at Oxford houses a 1436 manuscript of Cosmographia Scoti. It is of either Italian or French origin. Among its many illustrations is this bizarre image.What is it?My best guess is that this d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/What-the-Heck-Is-Going-on-in-This-Medieval-Manuscript-Illustration/

Alice in Wonderland Shoes

Shoe vendor Irregular Choice has teamed up with Disney to offer a posh limited edition line of shoes with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Above you’ll see the pair called All Mad Here, and below is one of the pair ca...

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A Smell-Based Dating Service

Step 1: wear a t-shirt for 3 days and 3 nights without deodorant.Step 2: mail the shirt to Smell Dating.Step 3: Smell Dating will mail you swatches from, uh, aromatically-enhanced t-shirts submitted by other users. Smell...

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How To Lose Weight In 4 Easy Steps

Don’t be put off by the title of this video! If you don’t want to lose weight, or you don’t need tips on losing weight, you should be told that it’s way more than that. It’s a story. Contain...

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Why It's Better To Cut Off The Comb-Over And Embrace Being Bald

(Image Link)The comb-over is the last bastion of the bald(ing) and desperate who refuse to accept their hair loss and think that by sweeping strands across their bare pate they're effectively conceal the baldness.Some gu...

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Homo Homini Lupus

(Wrong Hands/John Atkinson)Are we really so different? Crows and chimpanzees can use tools. Dogs can ponder their existence. And cats can give their kittens really dumb names like Fluf'y. We are not so removed from the b...

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The World’s Most Mysterious Plant

In the rainforests of Chile and Argentina lives a vine that camouflages itself by mimicking the tree it climbs on. But Boquila trifoliolata doesn’t just evolve to look like its host. It doesn’t pick...

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Arkham Asylum - Ouch! Killer Croc Bit Me!

Arkham Asylum by Cory Freeman DesignMost visitors to Arkham Asylum leave with a massive head wound and a story they'll tell for the rest of their lives, that is, if they survive the visit. But the lucky ones who don't g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Arkham-Asylum-Ouch-Killer-Croc-Bit-Me/

Melisandre from Game of Thrones Attends Seth Meyers's Baby Shower

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5C6kG57J7Q](Video Link)On Game of Thrones, people refer to Melisandre as the Red Woman due to her red hair and clothing and bloodthirsty means of acquiring power. She'll stop at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Melisandre-from-Game-of-Thrones-Attends-Seth-Meyerss-Baby-Shower/

Beware the Hairy Panic

The town of Wangaratta in Victoria, Australia, is being invaded by “hairy panic.” While that might make you think of a monster, it is actually a type of grass (Panicum effusum) that dries up in droug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Beware-the-Hairy-Panic/

Photos from the National Geographic "Found" Archives

John F. Kennedy’s coffin lying in state beneath the U.S. Capitol’ dome, November 1963 Image: George F. MobleyThese captivating photographs are from project "Found" at National...

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The Lincoln Memorial in 1917 and 2016

The top picture is of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, in 1917. You can see that what is now the National Mall was indeed a swamp at the time. The memorial’s construction was part of a grander plan, and the...

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The Official Disney Movie Matrix

When people get tired of creating content about alternate princess costumes or easter eggs found in Disney films they resort to formulating opinion based pieces that start all sorts of arguments.The Official Disney Movie...

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10 Classic Movie Clips of Jack Nicholson

Can you believe that Jack Nicholson has been in movies since 1958? IMDb lists him in 64 films, some more memorable than others, and a few TV shows from early in his career. If you enjoy Nicholson’s work, you’...

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Ten Missing Persons Cases With Strange Sightings

August ReigerFrom the "parents' worst nightmare" list comes the scenario of a child going missing. After a long period of working with authorities in trying to locate a missing child, it's common for parents &md...

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Lost in Greece, Iraqi Cat Reunited with Family in Norway

(Image credit: Edward St. George/Reunite Dias)A family of six fled ISIS-controlled Mosul, Iraq, by land and sea, taking a boat to Lesvos, Greece, in November. They carried their cat, named Kunkush, the entire way. There,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Lost-in-Greece-Iraqi-Cat-Reunited-with-Family-in-Norway/

We Can Barely Contain Our Excitement About These Bear Themed T-Shirts!

Bears are the big, burly and sometimes scary critters we humans love with a passion, and even though they haven't totally made up their minds about us we can't get enough of them!No matter what kind of animal makes your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/We-Can-Barely-Contain-Our-Excitement-About-These-Bear-Themed-T-Shirts/

Ice Stacking on Lake Superior

[https://youtu.be/HqTEac8XFQo]YouTube LinkIn Duluth, Minnesota on February 13th, a frozen Lake Superior breaks into layers upon layers of ice shards up to three inches thick. This mesmerizing footage was captured from Br...

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ENDOR RACE - The Ewoks Take It By A Nose!

ENDOR RACE by Fernando SalaEwoks may not look like they're mechanically inclined, but ask any of the Imperial troopers who have fought on Endor and they'll tell you- those little furballs are more than meets the eye! Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/ENDOR-RACE-The-Ewoks-Take-It-By-A-Nose/

Building a Better Mousetrap

The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.Mice have had a remarkable career as pests. In fact, they are so successful that, throughout history, people have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Building-a-Better-Mousetrap/

Vet Eats in Cage to Heal Scared, Emaciated Rescue Dog

[https://youtu.be/f7e8Nb5d7Hw]YouTube LinkIn this heartwarming footage, veterinarian Dr. Andy Mathis of Granite Hills Animal Care in Elberton, Georgia had a feeling about what would help hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Vet-Eats-in-Cage-to-Heal-Scared-Emaciated-Rescue-Dog/

Poké Ball Gown

Cosplayer Dani Skye made and wore this delightful punny dress to Katuscon in the DC area. She caught her boyfriend with it, who danced with her at the con ball. That was a challenge because, Skye explains, "the dress is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Poke-Ball-Gown/

5 Tolkien Villains Too Big For The Big Screen

The works of J.R.R. Tolkien have yet to be fully adapted for the big screen, and even though Peter Jackson's films delivered a few dozen hours of material from Tolkien's stories lots of great content and characters haven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/5-Tolkien-Villains-Too-Big-For-The-Big-Screen/

Sallie Mae Back

[https://youtu.be/JqbXQa05Z6c] (YouTube link)New Orleans rapper Dee-1 went to college, graduated, got a job, and made minimum payments on his student loans. That mountain of debt is like a heavy stone around your neck. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Sallie-Mae-Back/

Edible Spoon Maker Takes the Bread Bowl Concept Even Further

It's a nifty idea that could be good for entertaining guests. Serve soup in bread bowls alongside these bread spoons. Just trim canned dough in the shape of a spoon, slip it inside the Edible Spoon Maker, and bake it for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/Edible-Spoon-Maker-Takes-the-Bread-Bowl-Concept-Even-Further/






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