Archive for December 5th, 2016

Confronting Freedom of Religion at the Local Level

The First Amendment to the Constitution begins: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…" and goes on about freedom of speech, the press, and a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Confronting-Freedom-of-Religion-at-the-Local-Level/

Some Of The Most Distracting Extras In Movie History

Movie extras mill about in the background of our favorite TV shows and movies, paid to act like regular folks doing regular stuff while the main actors deliver their performances.But hiring regular folks to be movie extr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Some-Of-The-Most-Distracting-Extras-In-Movie-History/

How To Make Real Eggnog

I gave one of my daughters her first taste of eggnog (store-bought) when she was maybe seven years old. She sipped it and said, "Oh Mom, that's disgusting. Why did you give me that?" I thought, "sez the kid who eats sard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/How-To-Make-Real-Eggnog/

Literal Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" has been turned into a hardboiled crime noir film. You already know the plot. You probably already know the entire script. But you'll want to watch anyway.  [https://youtu.be/PJO7bcRVPvI]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Literal-Bohemian-Rhapsody/

A Collection Of Silly Doctor Who Comics To Make Your Spirits Bright

(Via Michielynn)For most Whovians the holiday season has been associated with Doctor Who ever since they watched their first Christmas special, and now we have a present from The Doctor to look forward to at the end of e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/A-Collection-Of-Silly-Doctor-Who-Comics-To-Make-Your-Spirits-Bright/

13 Interesting Facts About The Ocean’s 11 Films

Ocean's 11 was a 1960 Rat Pack film that was popular, but not as big as the 2001 remake, which spawned two sequels with another related movie now in development. Whether you're already a fan or plan to watch the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/13-Interesting-Facts-About-The-Oceans-11-Films/

A Map Featuring Every Country's Tourism Slogan

Catchy slogans are the advertising world's bread and butter, and they're often able to sell a campaign to a client simply based on the clever catchphrase or slogan they create for the ads. But do slogans really work?Mayb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/A-Map-Featuring-Every-Countrys-Tourism-Slogan/

The Slaughtered Lamb - The Safest Place To Be During A Full Moon

The Slaughtered Lamb by NemonsIf you should pay London a visit and decide to go backpacking outside the city you'd best be back in the safety and comfort of your hotel room before dark- or you may find yourself on the d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/The-Slaughtered-Lamb-The-Safest-Place-To-Be-During-A-Full-Moon/

The Girl and the Cloud

Bear with me here. I saw the new video at the Presurfer, and thought it was neat. But the next video that YouTube loaded for me was from 2014, and I realized that the new video is a sequel to this one, so watch the first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/The-Girl-and-the-Cloud/

Fun Facts About Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Can you believe that Robin Hood: Men in Tights is over twenty years old? If you agree that this is one of, if not the absolute, best Robin Hood movies ever created, you won't want to miss this collection of grea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Fun-Facts-About-Robin-Hood-Men-in-Tights/

Can You Solve the Airplane Riddle?

Professor Fukanō is going to circumnavigate the globe in his airplane, but his tank doesn't hold enough fuel for the entire trip. He has support planes of the exact same model which can refuel him in the air, but none o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Can-You-Solve-the-Airplane-Riddle/

Renovating A Nearly 200-Year-Old Home In Mississippi

There are very few homes left in America that are over 150 years old, so any time someone buys a really old home they face many decisions about renovation.Is the house going to be able to be brought up to code? Could the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Renovating-A-Nearly-200-Year-Old-Home-In-Mississippi/

Microwave Memories

The following article is from the new book Uncle John’s Uncanny Bathroom Reader.Do you remember when microwave ovens became standard fixtures in American homes of the 1970s? If you do, you may also rec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Microwave-Memories/

Big Fluffy Clyde

(YouTube link)This is Clyde, a fluffy blue point Himalayan cat. He's super friendly and super cuddly, as he canoodles with his boy. See more of Clyde at Instagram.  -via Tastefully Offensive cat, Himalayan, cuddle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/Big-Fluffy-Clyde/

My Life as a Background Ravenclaw

This comic from Emily McGovern at Emily's Cartoons sent me down an internet wormhole, but I learned a few things. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is indeed in Scotland. And indeed, it makes no sense that stude...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/05/My-Life-as-a-Background-Ravenclaw/




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