Archive for March 5th, 2017

Who Would Have Guessed

You know how people complain about a mote in their neighbor's eye when they have a beam in their own? This story isn't about sin or judgment, but about how people can be oblivious to their own behavior. Still, it's good...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/Who-Would-Have-Guessed/

Rarely Seen Photos From Grace Jone's 30th Birthday Party

I will always think of Conan the Destroyer when I think of Grace Jones, because her performance in that film instantly made her one of my favorite famous faces in the 1980s.Grace is equal parts ferocity and grac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/Rarely-Seen-Photos-From-Grace-Jones-30th-Birthday-Party/

The Witty Epitaphs of Key West Cemetery

Key West, Florida, has long been the home of quirky folks with a sense of humor. That humor is reflected even in gravestones. The Key West Cemetery is famous for its many one-liners, some with backstories that are still...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/The-Witty-Epitaphs-of-Key-West-Cemetery/

Photo Of Dog Wearing Pants Settles The Internet's Greatest Debate

(Image Link)It's a question nearly as age long as which came first the chicken or the egg or if a tree falls in the woods, and the debate still rages on- how would a dog wear pants? On all four of its legs and half its b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/Photo-Of-Dog-Wearing-Pants-Settles-The-Internets-Greatest-Debate/

Extreme Birding in Cuba

Ornithologists Tim Gallagher and Martjan Lammertink went looking for the possibly-extinct Ivory-billed woodpecker in the protected Ojito de Agua area of eastern Cuba. They took along writer Mac McClelland, photographer G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/Extreme-Birding-in-Cuba/

World War I Is Hell For The Rabbits In Poilus

War is hell, and war in the warrens is even more hellish since most of the battles play out in tunnels underground.But, as Watership Down showed us, when there is unhoppiness in the rabbit community it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/World-War-I-Is-Hell-For-The-Rabbits-In-Poilus/

How the World has Changed Since You Were Born

Here's a timeline app at the Atlantic that pulls up facts and trivia based on your age. It could make you feel old, but should make you feel nostalgic. Or, if you're young, it could just be boring. Enter your birth date...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/How-the-World-has-Changed-Since-You-Were-Born/

Watch Jack Kerouac Discuss The Hippies On A Talk Show Back In 1968

There's a common misconception about the Beat Generation that persists to this day and makes Jack Kerouac roll around in his grave- Beatniks are the same as Hippies.Putting aside the obvious facts that Beats enjoy jazz,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/Watch-Jack-Kerouac-Discuss-The-Hippies-On-A-Talk-Show-Back-In-1968/

The $120 Tasting Menu Based Around Beauty and the Beast

Hungry for a more immersive way to enjoy the new Beauty and the Beast movie? Then you'll want to head to Hollywood's The Bazaar to check out chef José Andrés' $120 ten-course tasting menu base...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/The-120-Tasting-Menu-Based-Around-Beauty-and-the-Beast/

Hedgehog Book Don't Hurt The Ones You Love - Critter Cuddling For Dummies

Hedgehog Book Don't Hurt The Ones You Love by Tobe FonsecaHedgehogs are born with hearts bigger than their little bodies and so much love within them it's often hard to contain, but their pesky spines make it impossib...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/Hedgehog-Book-Dont-Hurt-The-Ones-You-Love-Critter-Cuddling-For-Dummies/

The Fear of Public Speaking

Talking to a couple of people at a time is easy, but the prospect of addressing critical number of people at once can make you become paralyzed with fear. I was terrified of public speaking when I was young, but over tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/The-Fear-of-Public-Speaking/

A 1933 Version of New Order's "Blue Monday"

(Video Link)In celebration of Blue Monday's fifty year anniversary last year, Orkestra Obsolete did a cover of the song using only instruments that were available fifty years before it was released -in 1933. Instruments...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/A-1933-Version-of-New-Orders-Blue-Monday/

The Political Cartoon That Explains the Battle Over Reconstruction

The end of the U. S. Civil War left the nation in shambles. President Abraham Lincoln faced the monumental tasks of re-integrating the South back into the Union, healing political wounds, and guiding freed slaves into a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/The-Political-Cartoon-That-Explains-the-Battle-Over-Reconstruction/






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