Archive for October 19th, 2016

Life in the Victorian Workhouse

The British government established workhouses in 1834 as a cheaper alternative to “outdoor relief,” or the practice of giving food or money to the poor. Instead, they would be offered “indoor relief,&rd...

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Raising Children is a Juggling Act

“Don’t tell Mom!” Oklahoma redditor hinkster81 has five children. Here he is with the three youngest. He’s learned a bit about parenting by now, specifically how fun it can be. Or maybe he is t...

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Go Nobody! - What Are These Sports You Speak Of?

Go Nobody! by joerocks1981Fall is the season of sports, with baseball winding up the major league season with a World Series while football charges through the end of the year, so that means it's time to show your team...

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26 Facts about the Science of Family

[https://youtu.be/ozjcBeNNao4] (YouTube link)Scientists study families a lot, because it’s an extremely important human unit both socially and genetically. How different or alike are siblings? How does birth order...

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Blatant Lies Printed On Product Labels

Every time you go down the aisles of a grocery or department store you see product labels vying for your attention, boldly claiming their products are new, improved and give you more for your money.But you probably shoul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/Blatant-Lies-Printed-On-Product-Labels/

Who Will Die in The Walking Dead Season Seven Opener?

The Walking Dead returns this Sunday night for season seven, and is expected to begin with the resolution of the cliffhanger with which they ended season six. The new bad guy has captured eleven of our main char...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/Who-Will-Die-in-The-Walking-Dead-Season-Seven-Opener/

A Marionette Named Chopsy Plays Rush's "Tom Sawyer" On A Mini Drum Set

Marionettes aren't known for their musical skills, because if their arms and legs can't stop flopping around they can't really play an instrument, now can they?Well, as talented puppeteer and street performer Ricky Syers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/A-Marionette-Named-Chopsy-Plays-Rushs-Tom-Sawyer-On-A-Mini-Drum-Set/

This is How You Sell a Couch

If you want to sell a leather couch in Boston, there are worse ways of doing it. This Craigslist ad has since been deleted. I’d like to think that it was because someone bought it, but the ad itself is a work of ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/This-is-How-You-Sell-a-Couch/

The Nerdy Costumes You'll See This Halloween

Halloween parties have changed quite a bit over the last decade due to the mainstreaming of geek culture, and now instead of a few fanboys and fangirls dressing geeky for the party every Tom, Dick and Harry comes as Clar...

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Nikon Small World Photography Winners 2016

An image of a four-day-old zebrafish by Dr. Oscar Ruiz of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center won top honors today at the annual Nikon Small World competition. The contest honors the beauty and technical sk...

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Mom Is Outraged That Wendy's Called Her Son "Lil Ugly Dude" On His Receipt

Working at a fast food restaurant can be tough, demeaning and thankless, but that doesn't justify employees taking their frustrations out on a customer, especially when the victim of their bullying is a kid.(Image Link)A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/Mom-Is-Outraged-That-Wendys-Called-Her-Son-Lil-Ugly-Dude-On-His-Receipt/

10 Seriously Strange Pet Chew Toys

There's something beyond wrong about letting your kitty play with a fetus -even if it's just crocheted. And encouraging your dog to chew on a red shirt is just mean -haven't they been through enough? Then again, letting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/10-Seriously-Strange-Pet-Chew-Toys/

Chartered Waters: Music Chart Stories

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.(Image credit: Flickr user Kev...

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Spider Paleontology

Remember twenty years ago, when we thought dinosaurs were terrifying reptile monsters that we could make movies about? In such a short time, we’ve learned they were feathered, not as cold-blooded as once thought, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/Spider-Paleontology/

Stray Cat Interrupts Turkish Newscast

A stray cat secretly enters local studio, pops up on TV show in Denizli province, surprising the presenter, audiencehttps://t.co/7IOd1Q6gT7 pic.twitter.com/Wwe9QbyV22— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) October 18, 2016...

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