Archive for October 21st, 2016

Honking at a Ship

You did it when you were a kid. Your parents did, too. Maybe even your grandparents. Kids love to get trucks to honk their horn, and that pumping gesture will do it is the driver sees you. This little girl tried it with...

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The Strange Secret Behind the Tragic Deaths of Oscar Wilde's Half-Sisters

Oscar Wilde’s father William had six children; three with his wife Jane (including Oscar) and three older children born out of wedlock to two different women. The older children were raised by William Wilde’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/21/The-Strange-Secret-Behind-the-Tragic-Deaths-of-Oscar-Wildes-Half-Sisters/

Rock Bands Cover Classic Saturday Morning Cartoon Theme Songs

(Image Link)Saturday morning cartoon show theme songs are the songs that played in our heads when we were kids, the catchy and well crafted tunes that will stay with us for the rest of our lives.Just thinking about shows...

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Aberfan: The Mistake that Cost a Village its Children

Embed from Getty Images Fifty years ago today, on October 21, 1966, the Welsh village of Aberfan lost 116 children and 28 adults when a slag heap from the nearby coal mines collapsed directly upon the Pantglas Jun...

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A Ghoulishly Good Collection Of Halloween Makeup Tutorials

Great makeup can make a Halloween costume go from dead boring to drop dead gore-geous, and nothing makes your fellow Halloweenies cringe quite like a cool wound effect on your face.(YouTube Link)And since no costume is c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/21/A-Ghoulishly-Good-Collection-Of-Halloween-Makeup-Tutorials/

How Is Prangent Formed

[https://youtu.be/EShUeudtaFg] (YouTube link)It’s not right to make fun of someone who asks a question in order to learn something. It’s not kind to make fun of people who are low on the literacy scale, speak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/21/How-Is-Prangent-Formed/

This Is What Brooklyn Looked Like Before The Hipster Invasion

There's a whole generation who thinks of Brooklyn, New York as the Hipster capital of the U.S., a place where the artsy and pretentious gather to discuss how cool they are over craft cocktails.But Brooklyn was originally...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/21/This-Is-What-Brooklyn-Looked-Like-Before-The-Hipster-Invasion/

Monster House

At first glance, this looks like a big Halloween decoration (and it is), but just watch what it does.[https://youtu.be/3GiIU0HHUas] (YouTube link)Help! I’ve been eaten by the garage! Amanda Destro Pierson made this...

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Friends Vs Best Friends

When we first meet someone we want to become friends with we stay on our best behavior and try to show this future friend our best sides, so as not to scare them away with our faults.But by the time this person becomes o...

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Hungry Hungry - Never Gonna Fill Me Up

Hungry hungry by karlangasHippos aren't the only creatures who are always hungry hungry- there are plenty of hungry hungry humans too. Some humans overeat as a way to comfort themselves and deal with stress and other ne...

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An Odd Building in Japan

In the early 1980s, a piece of land in downtown Osaka, Japan, was due for an upgrade. The landowners wanted a big new building on the valuable real estate. The highway department planned an expressway through the neighbo...

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Strange Violet Beauregarde Inspired Blueberry Inflation Video

You're probably aware of Internet Rule 34 if you've spent enough time online, but in case you're not familiar Rule 34 states "if it exists there IS porn of it", because the internet.Since this rule has proven to be...

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A Formal Undertaking: The Mortician’s Job Title

(Image credit: John-Patrick Thomas)Certain professions have a built-in PR problem. People don’t like to think about what janitors or garbage collectors do, so they substitute bland job titles with euphemisms...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/21/A-Formal-Undertaking-The-Morticians-Job-Title/

Sad Chairs of Academia

Chairs at colleges take a beating and rarely get replaced. If there’s a shopping list, something else gets a higher priority. Poorly-paid professors are used to getting along with little and keep using old chairs,...

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