Archive for July 18th, 2016

How to Fast for Ramadan Where the Days Are over 20 Hours Long

(Photo of the Midnight Sun Mosque in Inuvik by the US Embassy to Canada)The town of Iqaluit in the Canadian Arctic has a growing Muslim community. Many members fast from sunup to sundown during the sacred month of Ramada...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/How-to-Fast-for-Ramadan-Where-the-Days-Are-over-20-Hours-Long/

Death From Below

The stargazer fish was named that because it has eyes on the top of its head. But it’s not stars that this fish is looking for -it’s food! The stargazer wiggles its body and digs into the ocean floor with its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Death-From-Below/

Ridiculously Funny Customer Complaint Tweets

(Image Link)If you think working in retail is hard try working in the customer service department, now those poor employees have to deal with the worst humanity has to offer.At least they get a good laugh out of some of...

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The Hidden Truth Behind Pokémon GO

One of the great side effects of the Pokémon GO craze is that it gets people outside walking around, which for many video game fans is a real change. Give it a few months, and we'll find out that while they though...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/The-Hidden-Truth-Behind-Pokmon-GO/

2 Fans Played Star Wars Music outside of John Williams's House. He Came out to Greet Them.

Michael Miller got his flugelhorn and Bryce Hayashi got his trumpet and they journeyed to the home of John Williams, the composer of the music of Star Wars. Standing outside his home, they played the title theme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/2-Fans-Played-Star-Wars-Music-outside-of-John-Williams-House-He-Came-out-to-Greet-Them/

You're So Rad! - A Post-Nuclear Forget-Me-Not

You're So Rad! by Gordon Brebner DesignsTelling someone they're rad in the 80s meant something totally different than it does in the time after the bombs have fallen, changing from praise to a safety warning. The fallou...

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Why Canadians Are Moving Their Houses to the United States

(Photo: San Juan Community Home Trust)The community of Oak Bay, British Columbia is booming. Developers are tearing down old houses to make room for newer, more luxurious homes for deep-pocketed residents.A few miles awa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Why-Canadians-Are-Moving-Their-Houses-to-the-United-States/

Female Fantasy Armor Explained

Female body armor seems to be made with sex appeal in mind rather than protection, at least according to many pop culture franchises, and up until the recent assimilation of geek culture that was fine.But now people are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Female-Fantasy-Armor-Explained/

Ice Cream Served on Grilled Corn on the Cob

(Photo: Dominique Ansel)Sure, it sounds like a random idea. But it's not. Chef Dominique Ansel, the inventor of the cronut and the chocolate chip milk shot, knows what he's doing. His research led him to the invention of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Ice-Cream-Served-on-Grilled-Corn-on-the-Cob/

‘60s Dad

MY DAD GOT INVITED TO A 60TH BDAY PARTY & THOUGHT IT WAS A 60S PARTY AHAHAH pic.twitter.com/8rVz9wMMoZ— Sam (@sammiemccomb) July 8, 2016 Have you ever had one of those dreams where you got to school and ever...

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How To Find A Hobby

Life can start to feel a bit monotonous when you don't have a hobby, and there's nothing like finding, and engaging in, an activity you enjoy to help pull you out of a rut.But don't overlook the things you're already rea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/How-To-Find-A-Hobby/

The Last Disco Ball Maker in America

https://t.co/UOEHQbC0WN— John Farrier (@JohnCFarrier) July 18, 2016 Yolanda Baker was working at the Omega National Products factory in Louisville, Kentucky in the 70s, when disco was king and disco balls were i...

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Anime Recommendations and Open Thread

(I Will Become the Pirate King t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)I watch more anime than is medically advisable and, every few months, make viewing recommendations and ask for yours. Let's do it again!Of all the new serie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Anime-Recommendations-and-Open-Thread-9/

The Railroad Women of World War II

Railway use ramped up even before the US entered World War II, because the war in Europe was interrupting shipping lanes, so more cargo went by train. Then wartime gasoline rationing caused an uptick in passengers using...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/The-Railroad-Women-of-World-War-II/

Tiny Puppy Tries To Fetch The Newspaper

People love to teach their pets how to do tricks, and some pets love to perform tricks because they get extra treats and extra attention from their humans.Dogs are (arguably) the easiest pets to teach, because tricks suc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Tiny-Puppy-Tries-To-Fetch-The-Newspaper/

Five Gorgeous Luxury Hotels on the Amalfi Coast

You might not have ever heard of the Amalfi coast, but you can see by the picture that it’s gorgeous. It’s a stretch of small towns on the Italian coast near Naples, settled thousands of years ago by people w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Five-Gorgeous-Luxury-Hotels-on-the-Amalfi-Coast/

The Sword And Michonne - One Killer Tale Of Tragedy And Triumph

The Sword And Michonne by Mephias & PunkstheticMichonne has an amazing backstory just like every other hero, and her story involves a sword like so many before her, but that's where the similarities end because Mich...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/The-Sword-And-Michonne-One-Killer-Tale-Of-Tragedy-And-Triumph/

Conventions Are Coming, So Get Geared Up For Con Fun With A New T-Shirt

SUPER FAN - VARIANT 1 by OutlawalienSan Diego is about to be drowing in con-goers as one of the biggest fandom conventions in the world brings five days of fun to America's Finest City.SDCC is just the beginning, or the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Conventions-Are-Coming-So-Get-Geared-Up-For-Con-Fun-With-A-New-T-Shirt/

Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos Will Appear in Star Trek

(Photo: Steve Jurvetson)When Star Trek Beyond comes out on Friday, watch carefully and you'll see Jeff Bezos in the background. The founder of Amazon.com introduced us to the future of retail and is now particip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Amazoncoms-Jeff-Bezos-Will-Appear-in-Star-Trek/

Fan-made Trailer for Star Wars VIII

Disney is heavily promoting Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, because it drops this year. But fans are looking past that, to the next episode of the Skywalker family saga in 2017. Alex Luthor put together a trailer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Fan-made-Trailer-for-Star-Wars-VIII/

How to Make a Poutine Taco

It's not quite Mexican and it's not quite Canadian. It's Mexiadian food. The Vulgar Chef (content warning: foul language) expands this fusion food tradition with his poutine taco.First, he chopped up French fries and add...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/How-to-Make-a-Poutine-Taco/

Where's My Luggage?

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: redditor jueskin)You watched your bag get loaded onto the plane, and then it was gone. What happened to it? */e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Wheres-My-Luggage/

Sued Artist Insists He Didn't Make Multi-Million Dollar Painting

(Photo: Whittin Sabbatini/New York Times)Peter Doig is a world-renowned artist in high demand by art collectors. His paintings have sold for as high as $25 million. Does his body of work include this desert scen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Sued-Artist-Insists-He-Didnt-Make-Multi-Million-Dollar-Painting/

Road Rage Attacker May Escape Jail If She Can Prove She's An Expert Knitter

(Image Link)Road rage incidents are rarely forgivable, especially when the rager inflicts bodily harm on a fellow motorist just because they couldn't contain their anger.And yet it seems getting away with flipping out an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Road-Rage-Attacker-May-Escape-Jail-If-She-Can-Prove-Shes-An-Expert-Knitter/

Kids Swim with Giant Python

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bno8kv80GCM](Video Link)This is Sumatra, a giant albino Burmese python. She works with Redding Reptile Parties, an event service in Redding, California that brings reptiles to partie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/Kids-Swim-with-Giant-Python/






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