Archive for 2016

New Year Countdown 2017

[https://youtu.be/8l8OADvIoq0] (YouTube link)It's a movie mashup to welcome in 2017 from Darth Blender! We have the countdown, the fireworks, the kisses, and even the 1812 Overture. Happy New Year, everyone! -via Tastefu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/New-Year-Countdown-2017/

What Would Happen If The U.S. Embraced Isolationism?

Prior to World War II the United States had begun to take an isolationist stance towards global politics, which was a response to the loss of life in WWI and the devastating economic disaster known as the Great Depressio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/What-Would-Happen-If-The-US-Embraced-Isolationism/

The Tiger Khan Do It - Shere Megalomania

The Tiger Khan Do It by Prime PremneWhen it comes to hunting down man-cubs you need to find a guy who can get the job done quietly and discreetly, someone who will make sure that man-cub is put down for good. That's why...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/The-Tiger-Khan-Do-It-Shere-Megalomania/

The Dogs of 2016

In 2016, as in every other year, dogs were ready to bring us joy. The folks at We Rate Dogs put together a compilation of the most adorable dog videos of the year.[https://youtu.be/Z7ONI16PlLA] (YouTube link)Those are go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/The-Dogs-of-2016/

R.I.P. William Christopher

2016 isn't done yet. Actor William Christopher, best known for playing the character of Father Francis John Patrick Mulcahy on the TV series M*A*S*H, died today at his home in Pasadena.The actor played the role...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/RIP-William-Christopher/

Trading One Year for Another

While we may be glad to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new, keep in mind that the new is a complete unknown that might be even worse. But hey, any new year is a new opportunity. The year 2017 will be what we mak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/Trading-One-Year-for-Another/

This Bunny Sees the Benefit In Arcade Games

(Video Link)If you can teach a dog to drive a car or fly a plane, is it really that ambitious to teach a bunny to operate an arcade game? Bini the Bunny's owner thought to fill up an arcade game with healthy snacks and l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/This-Bunny-Sees-the-Benefit-In-Arcade-Games/

If You Break Up, Who Gets the Engagement Ring?

If an engagement to marry falls apart, who gets custody of the diamond ring? The original Dear Abby or Emily Post would have a definite protocol, but in the modern world where the principles disagree and the ring cost $2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/If-You-Break-Up-Who-Gets-the-Engagement-Ring/

Ring in 2017 With the New Year's Dog

(Video Link)Are you counting the minutes or even seconds until the clock strikes midnight? Then you won't want to miss this adorable human-armed pup celebrating the turn of th new year. He enjoys sparklers, counting down...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/Ring-in-2017-With-the-New-Years-Dog/

Family Buys Cadaver Bride For Dead Son, But The Bride Is Still Alive

(Image Link)There's a strange funereal practice that was outlawed by Chairman Mao back in 1949 but is starting to make a comeback in China- the practice of buying a cadaver bride to be buried with a family's unmarried so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/Family-Buys-Cadaver-Bride-For-Dead-Son-But-The-Bride-Is-Still-Alive/

Laying Bricks Like Dominoes

(YouTube link) Bricklayers in Teralba, New South Wales, Australia, capped a wall with perfectly-laid bricks, using a domino fall. I understand the first fall, although I couldn't understand why they did it. Then t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/Laying-Bricks-Like-Dominoes/

Can You Tell Which Drugs Someone Is On By Looking At Their Eyes?

Most cops are trained to spot drug users and visually identify what they're on based on how they act, identifying signssuch as track marks and burns, and the look of their face and skin.But nothing gives a drug user away...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/Can-You-Tell-Which-Drugs-Someone-Is-On-By-Looking-At-Their-Eyes/

Play It Where It Lies

(YouTube link)When your golf ball lands in a lake, it's usually gone for good. But when it lands on a frozen lake, you are confronted with taking the risk, or taking a mulligan. This guy should have taken a mulligan. I s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/Play-It-Where-It-Lies-2/

These Guys Discovered They Can Go Anywhere While Wearing Hi-Viz Vests

Most people don't own a high visibility vest unless their job or hobby demands it, and if they don't own one they'll never know how many places that brightly colored safety garment can take them.Because, as David Allegre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/31/These-Guys-Discovered-They-Can-Go-Anywhere-While-Wearing-Hi-Viz-Vests/

Elesh Norn - Tap Or Die

Elesh Norn by Chris BryerWhile dueling your fellow planeswalkers it's important to supply your units with enough resources to tap, reinforce your units with spells and artifacts whenever possible, and when in doubt summ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Elesh-Norn-Tap-Or-Die/

The Oddest Doohickeys of Industrial-Age Entrepreneurs

The Industrial Revolution ushered in an avalanche of inventions, of machines and gadgets that sometimes made our lives better, but often were as useless as snake oil. There was no shortage of people who rushed in to capi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/The-Oddest-Doohickeys-of-Industrial-Age-Entrepreneurs/

Here it is, Your Puppy Moment of Zen

(Video Link)Sometimes you need a little break from this world. When you need to relax and be distracted from whatever's bothering you, you might just want to bookmark this video. Watching this little pooch go to his happ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Here-it-is-Your-Puppy-Moment-of-Zen/

Dave Barry's Year in Review 2016

Dave Barry has posted his annual Year in Review at the Miami Herald. It's usually out a little earlier, but 2016 gave him -and everyone- a lot to digest. he starts out by explaining that this is the weirdest of all the y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Dave-Barrys-Year-in-Review-2016/

James Franco And Bryan Cranston Bond Over Hot Wings

Nothing brings actors together like co-starring in the same motion picture, and it's not uncommon for movie stars to meet on the set and become fast friends after months of filming.But I'm pretty sure James Franco and Br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/James-Franco-And-Bryan-Cranston-Bond-Over-Hot-Wings/

20 Ads from the 1910 World Almanac

The 1910 World Almanac was only 25 cents, although was probably pricy for the time. Looking back from 2016, the many ads it contained are quite amusing. There was no attempt to tread lightly on the customer's feelings: y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/20-Ads-from-the-1910-World-Almanac/

Working During The Holidays

The period between Christmas and New Year's Eve has to be the least productive week of the year, since many people go in to work and sit there like a holiday husk even though their minds are a million miles away.It actua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Working-During-The-Holidays/

The Life and Death of Grigori Rasputin

Grigori Rasputin, the mad monk of Russia, was assassinated 100 years ago, in the early morning of December 30, 1916. The police investigation never led to a court case, and those who are suspected of being involved gave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/The-Life-and-Death-of-Grigori-Rasputin/

Send 2016 Off In Style With These Dark Comedy Shirts From The NeatoShop

DON'T BLAME ME... by BeastPopEverybody is ready for 2016 to end so we can put this terrible, heartbreaking year behind us and start fresh...with another crappy year! Just kidding (hopefully), but if you're going to stay...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Send-2016-Off-In-Style-With-These-Dark-Comedy-Shirts-From-The-NeatoShop/

2016: The Movie

If 2016 were a movie, it would be a horror film. And that's exactly how it's portrayed in this trailer. First, a sense of unease, then things happen that you can't explain, and then your worst nightmares come true.[https...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/2016-The-Movie/

All the Things the Internet Did to Guy Fieri This Year

The internet loves to hate Guy Fieri. It's like his loud mouth, two-toned beard and backwards sunglasses are just begging to be mocked. In 2016, the chef was the butt of many internet jokes and we all benefited from it -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/All-the-Things-the-Internet-Did-to-Guy-Fieri-This-Year/

He Wants To Be The Fastest One - A True Blue Sonic Fan

He wants to be the fastest one by MoisEscuderoThere's only one Sonic, and yet every other hedgehog in the world naturally assumes they can become just like him if they discover his secret. Some think it's the gold rings...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/He-Wants-To-Be-The-Fastest-One-A-True-Blue-Sonic-Fan/

Casting the Perfect Halo Movie

There's been talk, and even plans, for a feature film based around the video game Halo for years -ever since the incredibly realistic game franchise began. But will it ever happen? After all the talk and delays, we would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Casting-the-Perfect-HALO-Movie/

There's Something So Wrong About These Wine And Cheese Shots

In the quest to find new and exciting ways to combine snacking and drinking people have come up with some clever and delicious combos, but these wine and cheese shots are just plain wrong.They were created by Brandi Mill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Theres-Something-So-Wrong-About-These-Wine-And-Cheese-Shots/

How to Saber Champagne

Embed from Getty Images Because nothing says “party” like a big knife, pressurized booze, and French military tradition.Opening Champagne with a sword may seem like an obnoxious display of hed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/How-to-Saber-Champagne/

Detectives And Police Officers Reveal The Cases They Didn't Want To Solve

(Image Link)Contrary to popular belief police officers and detectives don't want to solve every case they work on, but the reasons why they'd rather leave some cases unsolved would surprise you.Sometimes they're trying t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/30/Detectives-And-Police-Officers-Reveal-The-Cases-They-Didnt-Want-To-Solve/








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