Archive for December 14th, 2016

105 Years of Baby Names by State

In 1965 and '66, the most popular name for baby girls was Lisa, in every state of the USA. In 1976, '77, and '78, Jennifer was the most popular name -in every state. As far as I can tell, those are the only years every s...

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The Indianapolis Cable Truck Incident

A video recorded several crashes and even more cars that slid off the road in Indianapolis Tuesday when drivers crested a slight hill that obscured their view of a Comcast Xfinity repair truck parked in the right lane. T...

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Merry Kissmyass - I Got Ya Holiday Spirit Right Here!

Merry Kissmyass by NemiMakeitIt's fine if you're not in the holiday spirit, especially this year when things are starting to look mighty dark, but it's even better to wear something that makes people who are similarly...

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The Chilling Amazon Reviews Left By An Alleged Serial Killer

Serial killers achieve a sort of inhuman status once they're caught and their crimes brought to light, but despite their heinous crimes they're still normal people after all.And normal people do normal stuff, like leave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/The-Chilling-Amazon-Reviews-Left-By-An-Alleged-Serial-Killer/

21 Things That Turned 21 in 2016

[https://youtu.be/1MhcLkHWBBk] (YouTube link)In this week's episode of the mental_floss List Show, John Green tells us about things that were born or developed in 1995. But it's much more fun to call then "things that tu...

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These Out Of Context Dungeons & Dragon Quotes Are A Critical Hit

Dungeons & Dragons is one of those games that most parents just don't understand, and when they eavesdrop on their kids while they're playing parents are liable to hear all kinds of strange stuff coming out of their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/These-Out-Of-Context-Dungeons-Dragon-Quotes-Are-A-Critical-Hit/

My Little Pony Burgers, Made of Ponys

A food truck in Breda, Netherlands, is called Keuken van het Ongewenst Dier. That translates to Unwanted Animal Kitchen in English. They serve dishes made of animals that would have been disposed of anyway. The point is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/My-Little-Pony-Burgers-Made-of-Ponys/

Could You Eat This Epic Bowl of Ramen in Under 30 Minutes?

We love a good ramen here at Neatorama, but one with four servings of ramen, almost 9 pounds of bean sprouts, 24 ounces of broth all coated in chili powder? That's taking things a little far. But eating something on this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/Could-You-Eat-This-Epic-Bowl-of-Ramen-in-Under-30-Minutes/

An Honest Trailer for The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back is considered by many to be the best of all the Star Wars films. It had the ice planet Hoth, Lando Calrissian, Han Solo frozen in carbonite, the introduction of Yoda, and the big...

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Nomenclature

Nomenclature is a big, complicated sounding word for a simple concept- the naming of things, such as species of animals.Some people don't take naming as seriously as they should, calling things whatever they like regardl...

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Nikon Small World in Motion 2016

The sixth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition has concluded, and the winners have been announced. The contest is the video arm of the Nikon Small World Microphotography competition. Since 2011...

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Which One Of These Gingerbread Houses Could Kill You?

(Image Link)Some gingerbread houses are made to be eaten, others are made to look pretty on the table as a centerpiece, but one of the gingerbread houses pictured above might actually kill you if you eat it.Can you guess...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/Which-One-Of-These-Gingerbread-Houses-Could-Kill-You/

The 17 Best Christmas Horror Movies

Let's be honest; you can only take so many sugarplums and candy canes and "Jingle Bells" before it all starts to become cloying. The antidote to holiday burnout is something a little wicked to get your adrenaline flowing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/The-17-Best-Christmas-Horror-Movies/

Cazador De Hombres - Be Careful What You Wish For

Cazador De Hombres by BazNetSome hunters slay to survive, knowingly culling the population and making use of their kill, but then there are those cruel hunters who shoot creatures dead just for the sport of it. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/Cazador-De-Hombres-Be-Careful-What-You-Wish-For/

This Husky Thinks a Leaf Pile is the Best Toy of All Time

Many kids know the joy of jumpking in a freshly-raked pile of leaves, but their joy is nothing compared to how absolutely thrilled  this husky is to see such a majestic playground made just for him.(Video Link)If th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/This-Husky-Thinks-a-Leaf-Pile-is-the-Best-Toy-of-All-Time/

How the Soviets Revolutionized Wristwatches

Of course there are folks who collect vintage wristwatches from the Soviet Union. They are a challenge to collect, and have a fascinating story. Dashiell Oatman-Stanford is one of those collectors, who tells us how the S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/14/How-the-Soviets-Revolutionized-Wristwatches/

Blown Away

VAQ-136 was deployed on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk some years ago. As an EA-6B Prowler took off, a crew member failed to hang on well enough to withstand the exhaust. NavyGuy101 explained the details he...

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