Archive for December 29th, 2016

14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Paramedics

If you want to see a real life superhero, call a paramedic. No, don't do that, unless you are in a life-threatening medical emergency. Instead, let's hear from some paramedics about the nuts-and-bolts of their stressful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/14-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Paramedics/

A Shipment Of "Plastic Rice" Seized In Nigeria

The fake food hustle is still going strong in countries around the world, and the targets of the scam are usually poor people in third world countries who can't afford to do anything about being ripped off.But these fake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/A-Shipment-Of-Plastic-Rice-Seized-In-Nigeria/

Joyful Noise

[https://youtu.be/4YdyIHWXFEg] (YouTube link)My children were taught from a very early age that you should never interrupt a prayer. But I don't think this guy did it on purpose. In fact, I'm sure it was an accident. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Joyful-Noise/

Seemingly Unrelated Pop Culture Franchises That Exist In The Same Universe

Fans like to imagine what it would be like if two pop culture universes intersected, bringing their favorite franchises together in an awesome movie or TV show that makes their geeky dreams come true.Licensing restrictio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Seemingly-Unrelated-Pop-Culture-Franchises-That-Exist-In-The-Same-Universe/

Name That Actor!

Do you want to try to guess who this actor is before I give the answer? Then stop reading now. In 2004, there was a miniseries called Angels in America, based on the play by Tony Kushner. Several of the characte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Name-That-Actor/

Your Drone Needs A Cozy Sweater

Winter gets so freezing and miserable. Our poor dogs need sweaters to keep warm, but drones are often left out in the cold. But that doesn't have to be the case any more now that Drone Sweaters makes custom made sweaters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Your-Drone-Needs-A-Cozy-Sweater/

Star Wars The Lean Years - The Employment Strikes Back

Star Wars the Lean Years by Stephen Brian PhillipsEveryone's favorite space opera has come back in a big way over the last few years, but for decades the stars of the show were living lean and barely scraping by due to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Star-Wars-The-Lean-Years-The-Employment-Strikes-Back/

There's More to Life than Washing Dishes

The award-winning short film Hum is the story of a robot, busy with his assigned purpose of washing dishes, when a tiny intruder opens his eyes to the larger world outside the four walls of the kitchen. The robot's epiph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Theres-More-to-Life-than-Washing-Dishes/

Things That Were Originally Named Something Completely Different

We get to know certain characters and products by name and start calling them by that name from then on, forever referring to round oat cereal as Cheerios, frozen waffles as Eggos and cotton swabs as Q-Tips.This shows ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Things-That-Were-Originally-Named-Something-Completely-Different/

10 Reasons Friday Night Lights was the Best Sports Drama Ever

The award-winning TV series Friday Night Lights ran for five seasons from 2006 to 2011. It was a drama about a high school football team, but it was also experimental TV in many ways. The series was based on a m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/10-Reasons-Friday-Night-Lights-was-the-Best-Sports-Drama-Ever/

This Dog Ate His Family's Entire Christmas Turkey

Most pet owners have had their dog (or cat) eat something they weren't supposed to, but while gluttonous nous pets are common, few are brave or foolish enough to eat a whole turkey. But this little tiny dog did just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/This-Dog-Ate-His-Familys-Entire-Christmas-Turkey/

Leia Organa: A Critical Obituary

Born of a Sith and raised as a princess, she became a leader in the Galactic Revolution. General Leia Organa's story will continue in Star Wars: Episode VIII, but probably not beyond that, due to the death of ac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Leia-Organa-A-Critical-Obituary/

Best Live TV Fails And News Bloopers Of 2016

2016 was a terrible year for nightly news watchers because it seems like something horrible happened on a daily basis, leaving us longing for a slow news day.  But hidden among the horror stories were those spirit l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Best-Live-TV-Fails-And-News-Bloopers-Of-2016/

Neatorama's Top Ten Posts of 2016

(Image credit: The NeatoShop)As we draw to the end of another year, we tend to look back and see what we've accomplished. While the headlines may be calling 2016 a dumpster fire, the year was different for each individua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Neatoramas-Top-Ten-Posts-of-2016/

Hot and Cold Running Water

Yes, these are water towers in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and yes, they do look like that. The story goes that teenagers painted "hot" and "cold" on the town's two water towers. When the utility company next painted the tan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/29/Hot-and-Cold-Running-Water/




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