Archive for January 2nd, 2017

The Confusing Borders of Lake Constance

Tom Scott take us to an amazing place: Lake Constance. Where is Lake Constance? It's in Europe. It's in Germany, Switzerland, and/or Austria.[https://youtu.be/KwHj4lj3F-k] (YouTube link)Whether there are actually interna...

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Photos Of Pets Before And After Being Praised

(Image Link)Some people believe their dogs understand everything they say, while others claim dogs only understand facial expressions and emotional responses, but most animal behaviorists agree the truth is a combination...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Photos-Of-Pets-Before-And-After-Being-Praised/

Decoding the Civil War

Decoding the Civil War is a volunteer crowdsource project that aims to decipher and digitize the contents of Civil War telegrams from the Thomas T. Eckert Papers archives. It's a simple matter of being able to read cursi...

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These Crappy Retro Board Games Show Us How Good Gamers Have It These Days

(Image Link)Back in the 70s and 80s companies were making board games based on anything and everything, and they were trying to appeal to adults with both theme and gameplay.(Image Link)But it seems like their idea of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/These-Crappy-Retro-Board-Games-Show-Us-How-Good-Gamers-Have-It-These-Days/

Banned in the USA

On September 11, 2001, Clear Channel owned 1200 radio stations in the United States. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, programmers came up with a blacklist of sorts, of songs that might possibly cause trauma or offen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Banned-in-the-USA/

Benedict Cumberbatch is a Distant Relative of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

It turns out that Benedict Cumberbatch may have been born to play Sherlock Holmes. Researchers have recently discovered that he is actually a distant relative (16th cousins, twice removed to be exact) of Mr. Holmes' crea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Benedict-Cumberbatch-is-a-Distant-Relative-of-Sir-Arthur-Conan-Doyle/

The Problem with New Year's Resolutions

Tingman filmed his four-year-old daughter Laura talking about New Year resolutions. She's right. The new year shouldn't be the only time we decide to make changes in our lives. Food for thought.  [https://youtu.be/S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/The-Problem-with-New-Years-Resolutions/

Daredevil Photographer Shoots Urban Landscapes From A Fresh Perspective

If you want your urban landscape photos to get attention online you have to present images taken from a fresh perspective, which is why daredevils and urban explorers take the freshest photos.And speaking of fresh- these...

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Funny Where Wolf Werewolf- Something's Different About Waldo...

Funny Where Wolf Werewolf by MudgePeople kept blindly searching for a guy in red and white stripes named Waldo, never stopping to consider Waldo is a pretty common name- and that particular Waldo had been on the road a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Funny-Where-Wolf-Werewolf-Somethings-Different-About-Waldo/

The Joy of Vibrating

Ever since we got electrical power, there have been weight-loss gadgets that depend on vibration. They don't work; you can't vibrate fat away. That doesn't mean these gadgets can't be fun. Two little boys found one out f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/The-Joy-of-Vibrating/

The Cat That Thinks Its A Husky

Back in 2014 we featured a husky that was raised around cats and thus, thought it was a cat, but as it turns out, we now know the opposite can be true too. Meet Rosie, a cat that was abandoned at only three weeks old and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/The-Cat-That-Thinks-Its-A-Husky/

Five Movies that are Just Way Too Smart For All of Us

If you don't quite understand a movie, it may be because it went just above your head or maybe it's really just a confusing mess. If you liked the movie, a second or third showing may reveal all. Or you can read the revi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Five-Movies-that-are-Just-Way-Too-Smart-For-All-of-Us/

Dashcam Video Footage Of A Driver Hitting 240 Green Lights In A Row

One of the more popular automotive-related urban legends is the tale of "nothing but green", in which a driver claims to have hit X amount of green lights in a row while driving through the city.This urban legend is hard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Dashcam-Video-Footage-Of-A-Driver-Hitting-240-Green-Lights-In-A-Row/

Cold War Secret: “Project Horizon”

The following article is from the new book Uncle John’s Uncanny Bathroom Reader.Believe it or not, in the 1950s the U.S. seriously considered building a military base on the Moon. Why? As Vice Presiden...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Cold-War-Secret-Project-Horizon/

Some Of The Darkest And Most Chilling Things Kids Have Said To Their Parents

Kids don't have a filter when it comes to blurting out whatever is on their mind, a quality that adults are envious of yet can cause embarrassment for their parents. I was explaining to my niece the difference between...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/02/Some-Of-The-Darkest-And-Most-Chilling-Things-Kids-Have-Said-To-Their-Parents/






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