Archive for September 14th, 2016

Pablo Escobar's Son Fact Checks Narcos

(Image Link)The Netflix series Narcos has brought Pablo Escobar back into the spotlight some twenty years after his death at the hands of the Colombian National Police, but as usual some liberties were taken wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Pablo-Escobars-Son-Fact-Checks-iNarcosi/

Working From Home

I can attest that working from home makes sticking to a schedule extremely difficult. Temptations are everywhere, especially right there on your computer. My job doesn’t involve office hours or checking in with the...

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Why It's Important To Pay Attention When The Apocalypse Begins

Ever have one of those days where you're too caught up in your daily routine to notice the world is falling apart all around you?Then you'll probably find this short horror film Lasiurus by Marcus Alqueres to b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Why-Its-Important-To-Pay-Attention-When-The-Apocalypse-Begins/

The Tasaday People

Over at the Presurfer, I found a link to a list at Business Insider called 10 scientific hoaxes that rocked the world. Interesting. The Cardiff Giant was there, and Piltdown Man, and some more recent science scandals, an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/The-Tasaday-People/

The Origin of Band-Aids

We know, the first thing you do when you see a TED-Ed video is check to see how long it is. This one is pretty short. It’s the story of how Band-Aids were developed. I’d heard the story of the invention befor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/The-Origin-of-Band-Aids/

Japan Lover - Nihon Or Bust

Japan Lover by SamtronikaThere are lots of things to love about Japanese culture, but the most popular elements by far are the pop culture franchises that garner fans from around the world. From manga to anime, kaiju to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Japan-Lover-Nihon-Or-Bust/

Ten Lies You Shouldn't Tell Your Doctor

(Image Link)Going to see the doctor isn't anybody's idea of a pleasure trip, and even if the whole thing goes smoothly we still can't help but wonder “what if” during the drive to and from the doc's office.An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Ten-Lies-You-Shouldnt-Tell-Your-Doctor/

30 Facts about Jane Austen

[https://youtu.be/WeDxp35c3C4] (YouTube link)Are you a Jane Austen fan? You might be by the time this video is done. John Green has plenty of trivia about the fascinating author of the 18th-19th centuries. She was way ah...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/30-Facts-about-Jane-Austen/

Fifteen Things You May Not Know About Batman's Butler Alfred Pennyworth

(Image Link)Alfred Pennyworth is the most underrated character in the Batman universe, because there would be no Dark Knight, and no billionaire Bruce Wayne as we know him, without Alfred's guidance.Alfred has proven tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Fifteen-Things-You-May-Not-Know-About-Batmans-Butler-Alfred-Pennyworth/

The 10 Most Interesting Pyramid Shaped Buildings

Why do people keep building pyramid-shaped buildings? Depending on the structure’s purpose, it could be for efficient use of indoor space, structural strength, or because it looks cool. The last reason may be the m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/The-10-Most-Interesting-Pyramid-Shaped-Buildings/

This Guy is the Best Disney Cosplayer Ever

Cosplayer Richard Schaefer, aka theofficialariel, may be a man, but he was born to be a Disney princess. His female cosplays are not only unbelievably charming, but also perfect enough to appear on a live-action Dis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/This-Guy-is-the-Best-Disney-Cosplayer-Ever/

What the Auctioneer is Saying

We know that professional auctioneers develop a lovely chant that goes as fast as the bidding will allow, whether you can understand it or not. The patter is hypnotic, and the speed moves the auction along. But is it all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/What-the-Auctioneer-is-Saying/

Australia's Biggest Dog Has No Clue How Big He Actually Is

Mastiffs could pretty much have their breed's name changed to massive and never miss a beat, because they're one of the largest dog breeds both in terms of height and weight.Baron the English mastiff is at the far end of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Australias-Biggest-Dog-Has-No-Clue-How-Big-He-Actually-Is/

Which Item in the Bathroom Has the Most Germs?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Which item in your bathroom carries the most germs? No, it's not the toilet. Toi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Which-Item-in-the-Bathroom-Has-the-Most-Germs/

Where’s the South?

What states make up what Americans consider “The South”? It’s not so much climate as it is culture. I live in Kentucky, which was a slave state before the Civil War, but stayed with the Union. The peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Wheres-the-South/




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