Archive for July 19th, 2016

Found Cat

This Craigslist ad originated in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, where this kind of thing probably happens more it than does where you live. If you had a picture like that, you’d be tempted to do the same thing. I wonde...

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Leonardo da Vinci's Scuba Suit

(Photo: Tama66)In the early 16th Century, the brilliant Leonardo da Vinci was in Venice. That wealthy city was in dire straits, as its navy had been badly defeated by the Ottoman Empire. There was serious reason to think...

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A Staircase of Books

Pippa Branham and her family moved into a new home with a staircase. She and her husband wanted to make the slick wooden stairs safer for their children. Instead of carpeting, they opted for new paint mixed with a little...

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Please Don't Break into Prison to Play Pokémon Go

Our Institutions are private property - playing #PokémonGo there is trespassing. pic.twitter.com/ijSncfZzES— Correctional Service (@CSC_SCC_en) July 19, 2016 The officials of the Correctional Service of C...

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The Lion and the Tortoise

No one is invulnerable. Tempting fate is the fastest way to find out what your weakness is. This is definitely a fable- you can probably think of one of Aesop’s “moral of the story” lines, or a verse fr...

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New Chinese Secret Weapon - A Giant Panda Wearing Iron Man Armor

It has become abundantly clear the Chinese are obsessed with Iron Man, and not just because his armor is red and gold in color just like their flag.They're also obsessed with panda bears, which they thankfully began to c...

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An Honest Trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is one of those blockbuster summer movies that made a ton of money despite generally negative reviews. The truth is, it was the only big-budget superhero film in theaters at th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/19/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Batman-v-Superman-Dawn-of-Justice/

Cops Find Homeless College Student, Put Him in Motel and Help Him Raise $184,000 for College

(Image: WAGA TV)Police in Barnesville, Georgia found 19-year old Fred Barley in a tent at Gordon State College. He told them that he had ridden a borrowed child-sized bicycle for 6 hours to the college in order to regist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/19/Cops-Find-Homeless-College-Student-Put-Him-in-Motel-and-Help-Him-Raise-184000-for-College/

Cantina Duelists - Han Shot First Like A Savage

Cantina Duelists by Diego PedauyéDueling is meant to be a classy way to handle conflict, and it's not polite for gentlemen to pull blasters on each other in the middle of a crowded cantina like scummy smugglers....

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Another New Scottish Wildcat Kitten

Earlier this month, we got to see three new Scottish wildcat kittens at a British zoo. Now there’s one at the  Chester Zoo in Chester, UK, as well. The single kitten was born in May to mother Einich, but had o...

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A Chart Showing When It's Okay To Leave Kids Home Alone

(Image Link)I grew up around a bunch of latchkey kids who walked themselves home from school every day and often had to make their own dinner because their parent(s) were always working.This seemed quite normal, and made...

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The Touching Moment a Mom Hears Her Deceased Daughter's Heartbeat for the First Time in 10 Years

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5J6npkFlUE](Video Link)Jade Stoner, 7 years old, was killed in a car accident. Seeing through her agony, her mother Debbie Stoner donated her daughter's organs.Jade's heart went to Nelli...

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Olaf Breuning’s Faces

mrs broomecutieA photo posted by obreu (@olafbreuning) on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:45am PDT Artist and photographer Olaf Breuning thinks out of the box for his media, as you can see in our previous posts. In his newest ser...

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This Is How Hot It Is in Saudi Arabia

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ib218ApbsI](Video Link)Yes, the temperature is in the triple digits. But it feels like it's in the quadruple digits. And this Egyptian spiny-tailed lizard (Uromastyx aegyptia) h...

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Making the Most of Your Convention Experience

San Diego Comic Con begins Thursday. There were 167,000 people in attendance last year, making it the biggest convention of its type in the world. As SDCC and other conventions are gaining popularity, more and more peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/19/Making-the-Most-of-Your-Convention-Experience/

On Patrol With South Korea's Suicide Rescue Team

Suicidal people often choose tall buildings and bridges from which to kill themselves, and in South Korea the Han River bridge is the choice for the suicidal, which is where the Yeoudio Water Rescue Unit comes in.South K...

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20 Things You didn’t Know about Robert Downey, Jr.

Embed from Getty Images Much of the internet generation only knows Robert Downey, Jr. from the Iron Man role, which is pretty big, but it’s only the most recent part of his career. There’s also his str...

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Some Of The Most Bizarre Things The Hulk Has Ever Done

The Hulk is one of the most predictable characters in the Marvel Universe, because his battles almost always involve smashing or sheer resilience, but he's also a bit of a head case too.And whether he's locked in a fit o...

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Voorhees' Deli - Now Serving Camp Crystal Lake

Voorhees' Deli by Wolf KrusemarkDiscerning customers have come to expect the freshest meats expertly sliced as thick or thin as needed from their local deli, but nobody slices and butchers quite like Jason at the Voorhe...

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The Evolution Of The Joker in Movies and TV

Want to see all the versions of the Joker? Batman’s nemesis is an extremely popular fictional villain, because he’s both funny and terrifying -and outrageously odd, too. Screen Rant takes a close look at ever...

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Why Mario Goes through the Pipes

(Safely Endangered)Most of us don't grow up to be heroes, or even to live the lives that we had planned. That's okay--or it should be. You can still be a hero to the person whose toilet is clogged.webcomic, Safe...

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Why Old Men Have Big Ears

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!A review of ear research by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Res...

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The Funeral for the Last 9/11 Fire Chief Takes Place Due to Bone Marrow Donation

(Photo of Battalion Chief Lawrence Stack via the New York Times)Battalion Chief Lawrence Stack, 58, of the New York Fire Department looked through his binoculars on the morning of September 11, 2001 as the secon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/19/The-Funeral-for-the-Last-911-Fire-Chief-Takes-Place-Due-to-Bone-Marrow-Donation/

Cat Found Hanging by Head in Grate

(Image credit: Winchendon Fire Department)Passersby noticed a cat stuck in a grate over a storm drain in Winchendon, Massachusetts, last Thursday. The Winchendon Fire Department responded and found the cat with its body...

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