Archive for June 5th, 2016

Husky Blows Bubbles in Her Water Bowl

If you're a Siberian Husky, then you do whatever it takes to stay cool in the summer. For Maya, that means blowing bubbles through her nose in her water dish. It's fun, too![https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPLYNh0TMI0](V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Husky-Blows-Bubbles-in-Her-Water-Bowl/

Be Different

Drexel University students got new uniforms a few months ago. So they could all look the same. I don’t know whose idea the khaki pants were. Or the haircuts. They weren’t the only ones wearing these shirts. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Be-Different/

Cool Story Bilbo - WTF Is A Smeagol?

Cool Story Bilbo by CubikThe biggest problem with hobbit heroes is they never stop talking about their exploits after they've come home. It's always "the one ring this" and "dark lord Sauron that", all while complaining...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Cool-Story-Bilbo-WTF-Is-A-Smeagol/

1868: US Considers Buying Iceland and Greenland

(Photo: Kmusser)In 1867, the United States purchased Alaska from Russia, largely at the impetus of Secretary of State William Seward. It was a huge acquisition, but Seward wasn't done. He also considered buying Iceland a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/1868-US-Considers-Buying-Iceland-and-Greenland/

Chewbacca Mom Meets Chewbacca Actor

Candace Payne, the woman who became famous on the internet for her unboxing video of a Chewbacca mask, has become a celebrity. She's done well for herself, appearing on TV and getting a lot of money--about $420,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Chewbacca-Mom-Meets-Chewbacca-Actor/

15 Chest-Bursting Facts About Alien

The 1979 film Alien introduced us to one of the more terrifying visions of extraterrestrial life, a ten-foot tall parasite that will keep you alive just long enough to aid in its reproduction. It also introduced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/15-Chest-Bursting-Facts-About-Alien/

Macaroni & Cheese Cocktails

Summer is here, so it's time for some fresh summer cocktails! For Andrew Ford of Above Average, that means mixing Kraft Macaroni & Cheese with liquor.Try the Mac-Tini, which has vermouth, gin, and--you guessed it--ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Macaroni-and-Cheese-Cocktails/

Man Ignores Museum Rules, Destroys Priceless Clock

Museums don't post “Please don't touch” signs because they're being snooty jerks, they post these signs hoping museum visitors will have enough smarts to realize the objects on display are often priceless and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Man-Ignores-Museum-Rules-Destroys-Priceless-Clock/

Correcting the Mercator Map

You know how the Mercator Map makes Greenland look huge? Since we used the handy flat world map so often in school, we are just used to it. Now a site called The True Size can help dispel those notions of geography that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Correcting-the-Mercator-Map/

Against the Cult of Travel, Or What Everyone Gets Wrong about The Hobbit

That's the title of a fascinating essay at The Art of Manliness. The authors, Brett and Kate McKay, begin by descibing the life of J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien wrote about Hobbits...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Against-the-Cult-of-Travel-or-What-Everyone-Gets-Wrong-about-The-Hobbit/

Hollywood's Old Age Makeup Versus How Actors Actually Look When They're Older

Hollywood makeup artists have perfected the art of transforming actors into any character imaginable, and yet old age makeup remains one of the hardest transformations to pull off.Between the subtle ways our facial featu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Hollywoods-Old-Age-Makeup-Versus-How-Actors-Actually-Look-When-Theyre-Older/

Man Says His 29 Miley Cyrus Tattoos Are Preventing Him from Getting a Girlfriend

(Photo: Hull Daily Mail)Carl McCoid, 43, of Hull, UK, enjoys the music of pop singer Miley Cyrus. So, naturally, he got a tattoo referencing her. Then 28 others. Some of them are in private parts of his body. Ot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Man-Says-His-29-Miley-Cyrus-Tattoos-Are-Preventing-Him-from-Getting-a-Girlfriend/

Community Want Ads by Obvious Plant

Jeff Wysaski, working as Obvious Plant, put together a newspaper full of humorous want ads and distributed it as a free community paper. The ads are a real hoot! Any ad that isn’t funny is probably real. You c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Community-Want-Ads/
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