Archive for November 16th, 2016

39 U.S. City Name Origins

[https://youtu.be/RFsY0XGYGhM] (YouTube link)Do you know how your city got its name? You probably do, but there are plenty of other cities in this video list. Some cities are named after other cities, some use Native Ame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/39-US-City-Name-Origins/

The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

Chinsekikan means "hall of curious rocks." It's the name of a museum in Chichibu, Japan, that is full of rocks with markings or shapes that resemble faces.According to the Sankei, the museum is currently run by Yoshiko H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/The-Japanese-Museum-of-Rocks-That-Look-Like-Faces/

Secret Twin - Objects In Mirror Are Stranger Than They Appear

Secret Twin by Paula GarcíaWhat do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you see a beauty or a beast? A mighty attractive figure or a monster? That's okay, nothing a little psychological therapy can't fix! When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Secret-Twin-Objects-In-Mirror-Are-Stranger-Than-They-Appear/

The Saddest Cat in the World is Now Happy

This cat came into the care of the BCSPCA in Vancouver earlier this year. He had cuts all over, a cauliflower ear, and a crushed spine. Veterinarians thought he'd never walk again. Excess tissue gave him a permanently sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/The-Saddest-Cat-in-the-World-is-Now-Happy/

Woman Follows Travel Blogger Around The World Just To Copy Her Photos

Quite a few people have come up with their own unique way of sharing travel photos on Instagram only to have their idea ripped off by others, who typically copy their style for a few pics and move on.But travel blogger g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Woman-Follows-Travel-Blogger-Around-The-World-Just-To-Copy-Her-Photos/

Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year 2016: "Post-truth"

Oxford Dictionaries have designated their Word of the Year for 2016. While I'm not all that familiar with the term itself, I well understand the concept behind it. The word is "post-truth."Defined by the dictionary as an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Oxford-Dictionaries-Word-of-the-Year-2016-Post-truth/

Bleak Paintings That Portray The Daily Challenges Of Being Human

In many ways it's much harder to be a human than it is to be an animal, and when you add the human knack for overthinking everything into the mix it becomes nearly unbearable to be human.We build stuff that other people...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Bleak-Paintings-That-Portray-The-Daily-Challenges-Of-Being-Human/

Trey Parker and His Daughter Record South Park Lines

Here she comes. #BettyBoogieParker #TreyParker #BoogieParker #Southpark #IkeA video posted by Boogie Parker (@thesouthparkers) on Nov 11, 2016 at 5:48pm PST (Instagram link)The South Park character Ike Br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Trey-Parker-and-His-Daughter-Record-South-Park-Lines/

The 2500-Year-Old Sword Discovered Untarnished In China

Master bladesmiths claim their weapons will last forever, but then those weapons are used in battle, exposed to the elements and left to rot over time, resulting in the rusty death of a hand forged blade.But there are a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/The-2500-Year-Old-Sword-Discovered-Untarnished-In-China/

Dancing with a Pony

Jake Nodar is a "Naturalist, adventurer, actor, activist, environmentalist and horse-trainer," according to his website bio. I would add comedian, because I've seen his videos and pictures. Nodar has been on quite a few...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Dancing-with-a-Pony/

Can You Tell if This is a Dog or a Cat?

The internet is going crazy wondering if this adorable fuzzball is a cat or a dog. It's so hard to tell with that fluffy face and grumbly mouth. I'm not going to give away the answer just yet, but I can tell you his name...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Can-You-Tell-if-This-is-a-Dog-or-a-Cat/

LEGO Harry Potter In 90 Seconds

The folks at How It Should Have Ended teamed up with the very talented Brotherhood Workshop to bring us an epic LEGO film that condenses all seven Harry Potter books and eight movies into one 90-second video. Ju...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/LEGO-Harry-Potter-In-90-Seconds/

The Oddest Job Elvis Presley Ever Had

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.Before Elvis Presley became the most famous singer in the world he held a few differen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/The-Oddest-Job-Elvis-Presley-Ever-Had/

Tickle Me Emo - This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Tickle Me Emo by DroidlootEdward was so excited to finally get his hands on that Tickle Me toy that he forgot for a moment that his hands were made of scissors. He was able to slice open the box and free the little guy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/Tickle-Me-Emo-This-Is-Why-We-Cant-Have-Nice-Things/

The Delicious History of the Nation's Oldest Chinese-American Restaurant

You know that Chinese immigration to the US exploded during the California Gold Rush and the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. There were fortunes to be made, if not in the industries themselves, then in providi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/The-Delicious-History-of-the-Nations-Oldest-Chinese-American-Restaurant/

The 7 Wonders of the Solar System

You've heard of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, but as we learn more about our universe, the more we find things to make your jaw drop. Its a pity so few people know about them. In 1999, the magazine Astronomy na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/16/The-7-Wonders-of-the-Solar-System/




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