Archive for March 9th, 2017

The Men Who Volunteered to Be Poisoned by the Government

Harvey Washington Wiley of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Chemistry was concerned about the unrestricted contents of food that Americans were buying. So when he sent out a call for volunteers, 12 young me...

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Ten Of The Best Geek Bars In The U.S.

Geeks were once stuck in libraries, movie theaters and comic book stores, since the cool kids were always picking on them, but now geeks are the cool kids for a new and more accepting generation.Which is why businesses c...

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Different

That kind of behavior could very well be misunderstood, but we get the point. Besides, you should never pass up an opportunity for delicious homemade dahi vadas. This is the newest comic from Lunarbaboon.Lunarbaboon, dah...

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Japanese Artist Carves Intricate Details Into Fruits And Vegetables

When we're young our parents tell us not to play with our food, but for an artsy few disregarding this direct order leads to great things as they become full blown food artists.Japanese artist Gaku is certainly going pla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Japanese-Artist-Carves-Intricate-Details-Into-Fruits-And-Vegetables/

Pants on Fire

Claudy Charles was on trial for arson in Miami. His defense was that the car spontaneously combusted. His lawyer, Stephen Gutierrez, was arguing this defense when his pants burst into flame! When a lawyer's pants are on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Pants-on-Fire-2/

Time For Wonderland - Who Are You?

Time for Wonderland by Kempo24Alice had fallen down the rabbit hole so many times she was starting to feel more at home in Wonderland than England, making her life feel like some sort of fairy tale being told again an...

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Teachers Discuss The Most Disturbing Artwork Submitted By Students

(Image Link)Parents and teachers cherish artwork created by kids, and what kids choose to draw gives us a glimpse into their lives and helps gauge their mental state, since kids have no filter when they're creating art."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Teachers-Discuss-The-Most-Disturbing-Artwork-Submitted-By-Students/

Found in the Playground Mulch

Redditor parsect runs a metal-detecting service. As a new daycare center was about to open, he was asked to check the bark-chip playground mulch for anything that might be dangerous to children. He found quite a bit, as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Found-in-the-Playground-Mulch/

Cats Play Life Like A Video Game

Most cats spend their lives searching for new sources of stimulation, and what we refer to as curiosity they see as part of their quest to explore and discover all this world has to offer.Along the way cats learn the ben...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Cats-Play-Life-Like-A-Video-Game/

Smithsonian Scientists Retrace the Mysterious Circumstances of an 1866 Death

Robert Kennicott was a well-liked and respected young naturalist for the Smithsonian Institution in its early days, when naturalists actually lived in the museum together. He was dedicated to collecting specimens for the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Smithsonian-Scientists-Retrace-the-Mysterious-Circumstances-of-an-1866-Death/

Magic May Not Be Real, But This School of Witchcraft Sure Is

Do you feel like you would have made a great witch or wizard if you just got that damned Hogwarts acceptance letter? Well good news! The Bothwell School of Witchcraft is now enrolling for a short, weekend-long course in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/Magic-May-Not-Be-Real-But-This-School-of-Witchcraft-Sure-Is/

15 Weird Facts About Classic Sci-Fi Movies

Movie fans and fans of a particular franchise love to dig out trivia behind the movies they love, and science fiction is full of it. When you go back to the pre-internet era, you are very likely to find lots of obscure i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/15-Weird-Facts-About-Classic-Sci-Fi-Movies/

The Wonderfully Nerdy Shoes of Orion's Originals

These sweet Star Wars shoes might not match, but they go together perfectly. That's because they were designed and assembled by one-of-a-kind Etsy shoe seller Orion's Originals. Their shoes aren't all inspired by St...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/The-Wonderfully-Nerdy-Shoes-of-Orions-Originals/

I Want to Live Like Common People

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.Why rich people really lov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/I-Want-to-Live-Like-Common-People/

The King Ranch El KineƱo

King Ranch is the largest ranch in Texas, at 1,289 square miles. That's bigger than Rhode Island. In the 1940s, owner Richard M. Kleberg, a US congressman, approached Buick designer and executive Harley Earl about a vehi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/09/The-King-Ranch-El-Kineo/
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