Archive for May 20th, 2016

George O’Donnell’s Obituary

George O’Donnell died last week, leaving three daughters and dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His family wrote wrote his obituary, which runs ten paragraphs and tells quite a tale. It begins:George...

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This Door Sounds Just Like R2-D2 Screaming

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a little droid saved the universe over and over again. He didn't get much in the way of thanks for it and was eventually disassembled to work as the mechanism for an automatic d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/This-Door-Sounds-Just-Like-R2-D2-Screaming/

Laugh It Up, Fuzzball

Candace Payne has become a star. It’s not so much because of the Chewbacca mask, but because of her infectious laughter that spread across the internet. Her video has set a new record for Facebook Live. Bespoke Com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Laugh-It-Up-Fuzzball/

Runner Breaks Achilles Tendon, Finishes 400 Meter Hurdles Anyway

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVbrolRUZe0](Video Link)The Big Sky Outdoor Conference Championships took place last Saturday. Shelby Erdahl represented Idaho State University in the 400 meter hurdles.At the beginning o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Runner-Breaks-Achilles-Tendon-Finishes-400-Meter-Hurdles-Anyway/

Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

The last of the Napoleonic Wars was fought in 1815. Napoleon died in 1821. The first photograph was taken in 1826, but portrait photography was developed in 1839. So photographs of the veterans of the Napoleonic Wars are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Photos-of-Veterans-of-the-Napoleonic-Wars/

Classic Promotional Vid for Prof. X's School Is So Very 80s

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kniQrk9jw0](Video Link)Are you a kid who's having trouble fitting in? Adolescence can be like that. You're changing and other people are changing around you. You might be changing differ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Classic-Promotional-Vid-for-Prof-Xs-School-is-so-very-80s/

The Worst As-Seen-On-TV Products Ever

Who doesn't need a good pair of Sauna pants? How about hair-colored spray paint? It's amazing what kind of absolute junk that has been sold on late night television in the past. Sure, there are some great products sold o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/The-Worst-As-Seen-On-TV-Products-Ever/

At Her College Graduation, This Woman Reunited with the Cop Who Saved Her Life

(Photos: Alan Chaniewski/Peter Getz)In 1998, a fire broke out in a house in Hartford, Connecticut. Inside was 5-year old Josibelk Aponte. Officer Peter Getz, a now-retired police detective, responded to the scene. A fire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/At-Her-College-Graduation-This-Woman-Reunited-with-the-Cop-Who-Saved-Her-Life/

How to Move a City

18,000 people live in Kiruna, Sweden’s northernmost city. It’s a mining town in the Arctic Circle. There’s a lot of interesting things to learn about Kiruna and its charming people, but the big move is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/How-to-Move-a-City/

Codename: Doctor - Sterling Is Now Seeking A Companion

Codename: Doctor by Harebrained DesignThe Doctor received a request from a private detective agency run by one Malory Archer, who sounded a bit saucy on the phone, and the whole thing sounded so odd he just had to check...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Codename-Doctor-Sterling-Is-Now-Seeking-A-Companion/

Fun Photo Series Celebrating The Glory Of Pizza

Cheese, glorious cheese! And the pepperoni grease that slides off the slices and coats the glorious cheese! And all the tasty toppings like pineapples, peppers, mushrooms and mackerel and more!And the crust, the crispy c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Fun-Photo-Series-Celebrating-The-Glory-Of-Pizza/

The Frog Prince

It’s a familiar tale, with a coda that may leave you a bit sad over the "happy ending." Sometimes one person’s great fortune is a tragedy for the next person. This comic is from Pedro Arizpe of the webcomic P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/The-Frog-Prince-2/

Helpful Device Helps You Lick Your Cat

Your cat may show you affection by licking you. But some cat owners are uncomfortable licking their cats in response. Don't ask me why, but it's true.Now those poor souls have a solution: the Licki Brush. It's a long, pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Helpful-Device-Helps-You-Lick-Your-Cat/

How Much It Costs to Make a Single Episode of Game of Thrones

You only have to look at a still image from the HBO series Game of Thrones to know that it’s an expensive production. The cost per episode in 2011 was estimated at about $6 million. But episodes for season...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/How-Much-It-Costs-to-Make-a-Single-Episode-of-Game-of-Thrones/

Transgendered Animals in Nature

With all the controversy around the transgendered bathroom issues, one thing that keeps coming up is the idea of whether or not it is "natural." In this matter, there really shouldn't be much argument. Aside from the fac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Transgendered-Animals-in-Nature/

Grandpa Winner and Other Pro Wrestlers

I asked my 3yo daughter to guess the names of 80s and 90s @WWE wrestlers pic.twitter.com/KXC8xrKgpT— Sean Leahy (@thepunningman) December 2, 2015 Children’s book author Sean Leahy introduced his three-year...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Grandpa-Winner-and-Other-Pro-Wrestlers/

Laugh In The Face Of Fear With These Scary Funny T-Shirts

Homeyphobia by Boggs NicolasEveryone has something they fear in life, be it abstract or unnervingly real, but just as we're told not to wallow in our tears we shouldn't swallow up our fears- we should let them out and ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Laugh-In-The-Face-Of-Fear-With-These-Scary-Funny-T-Shirts/

Such a Happy Chewbacca!

There are some people in the world that have a gift for spreading happiness. Candace Payne is just sitting in her car, talking about a purchase she just made. The purchase will make you laugh, but Candace will make you l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Such-a-Happy-Chewbacca/

Some of the Most Controversial TV Episodes Ever

Sometimes TV shows are intentionally tasteless and scandalous, but sometimes semi-innocent shows still end up having truly shocking episodes here and there. Zimbio rounded up  some of the most controversial episides...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Some-of-the-Most-Controversial-TV-Episodes-Ever/

That Other Superhero

The following article is from Uncle John’s Funniest Ever Bathroom Reader.At the top of the superhero list, you’ve got your Superman, your Batman…and then way, way down the list, you’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/That-Other-Superhero/

Casbusters - I Ain't Afraid Of Busting Cute Little Ghosts

Casbuster by Kempo24When Casper first came to town busting ghosts involved holding a seance and dispelling spirits using knowledge of the mystical arts, but nowadays those annoyingly friendly little ghosts can be zapped...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Casbusters-I-Aint-Afraid-Of-Busting-Cute-Little-Ghosts/

Don't Skate in the Street

It was a very impressive grind--flawless, really. The landing and flip were also spot-on. But it was still a close call for this skater who didn't post a lookout before riding into the street.-via Gifsboomskateboard, ska...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Dont-Skate-in-the-Street/

Simon’s Cat Logic: Why Cats Love Boxes

Cats love boxes so very much, just ask Maru. Simon Tofield has four cats, so he knows that well. In this episode of Simon’s Cat Logic, Nicky Trevorrow from Cats Protection explains the allure of the simple cardboar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Simons-Cat-Logic-Why-Cats-Love-Boxes/

Glowing Banana Lamps

Last year, Studio Job (warning: auto-sound) in Belgium produced a series of lamps shaped like peeled bananas. Five of the models lie in various reposed positions and the sixth is a hanging pendant. The gold-plated peels...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/20/Glowing-Banana-Lamps/
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