Archive for December 18th, 2016

Super Villains Who Are Actually Nice People

There are super villains like Lex Luthor, Darkseid and The Kingpin who willingly embraced the darkness and chose to become a force of evil, and then there are those who were turned into villains by circumstances beyond t...

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What Happened to Dorothy's Ruby Slippers?

The shoes that Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz are on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. They are covered with red sequins, with bows covered in red glass and beads. But afte...

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"The Night Before Christmas" Read In 27 Different Celebrity Impressions

Knowing a celebrity impersonator is way better than knowing an actual celebrity, because they're like ten or more celebrities in one and yet paparazzi don't hound them while they're trying to eat.Renowned Imitator of fam...

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Swiss Deaf Association Chooses "Donald Trump" as Sign of the Year

In Switzerland, about 250 or so new words are added to the vocabulary of sign language each year. One new sign stood out as so clever and useful that the Swiss Deaf Association has dubbed it the Sign of the Year. The sig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/Swiss-Deaf-Association-Chooses-Donald-Trump-as-Sign-of-the-Year/

The Fine Line Between Classy And Pretentious

It isn't hard to keep it classy when you're out in public, you just have to stay cool, keep your ego in check and refrain from disgusting or offending people with your morbidly obese pomposity online with your word choic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/The-Fine-Line-Between-Classy-And-Pretentious/

You Gotta Fight! - I'll Kick You Outta My Home If You Don't Cut That Hair!

You Gotta Fight by Rocky DaviesMogwai don't want to be party poopers, they're just aware of the danger that lies buried within them and they know the only way to keep that evil at bay is to observe a strict diet and lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/You-Gotta-Fight-Ill-Kick-You-Outta-My-Home-If-You-Dont-Cut-That-Hair/

Montreal's Unfortunate Christmas Tree

Montreal’s attempt to beat Rockefeller Center results in ‘ugly’ Christmas tree only Charlie Brown could love https://t.co/jQJXNWY1Pn pic.twitter.com/rlwTAyZpnF— TorontoStar (@TorontoStar) Decem...

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Fallen Leaves Turned Into Ephemeral Works Of Art

(Image Link)Fallen leaves are an iconic symbol of autumn, and yet most are simply raked up and mulched or bagged, thrown in the trash for covering up our precious yards.Leaf disposal is a necessary chore, but at least yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/Fallen-Leaves-Turned-Into-Ephemeral-Works-Of-Art/

Silkhenge Spider Birth

A few years ago, we showed you a strange natural construction found in the Peruvian rainforest Peru. It was an egg case from an unidentified creature. Later, we found out it was a yet-unclassified spider, so the egg case...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/Silkhenge-Spider-Birth/

The Top Memes of 2016

Memes can say a lot about our culture and the top memes of 2016 say a lot about this past year. From Dark Kermit and F* 2016 to Sad Affleck and Phelps Face, memes capture our culture's overall state of mind and popular c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/The-Top-Memes-of-2016/

BMJ Christmas Edition

The British Medical Journal has released their annual Christmas issue, which contains a slate of satirical articles, many of them free-to-read. Subjects range from Is caviar a risk factor for being a millionaire? to A mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/BMJ-Christmas-Edition/

The Adventures of the Ampersand

Poor Ampersand. The character was born with an identity crisis. All he ever wanted to do was join things together. Grant Snider of Incidental Comics created this story, which appeared in the Southampton Review....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/The-Adventures-of-the-Ampersand/

One Freakish Event That Led to You and Ewe and Yew

Life arose on earth over three billion years ago, and for a long time, there were only one-celled organisms. These prokaryotes diverged and evolved in many ways, but making the leap from one cell to many cells (eukaryote...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/18/One-Freakish-Event-That-Led-to-You-and-Ewe-and-Yew/
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