Archive for March 11th, 2017

How to Clear a Path Through 60 Feet of Snow

Route 6 in Japan runs from Toyama on the coast, through a tunnel under Mt. Tateyama, and on to Nagano. Mt. Tateyama is part of the Hida Mountains, where snow falls are measured in feet instead in inches. The mountains ca...

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Don't You Rebel Without Me - Being Bad Feels Pretty Good, Huh?

Don't You Rebel Without Me by inkOne ArtIt was the summer of Rebellion, the days when a young rebel could blast imperialists with impunity and a time when angsty young orphans found each other and fell in love with the...

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Watch 7-Year-Old Yo-Yo Ma Play For JFK Back In 1962

Some musicians become really good at playing by practicing their instrument for years, if not decades, until their skills are perfectly polished, but cellist Yo-Yo Ma was born talented.In fact, his immense talent earned...

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Bad Advice

A "household tip" has been circulating about burning batteries in your fireplace. That was actually published in a 1951 issue of Popular Science magazine. This may have been doable in the '50s, although probably...

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This Magic 3 Layer Custard Cake Looks Divine

When people make a cake to bring to an event it usually falls into one of three categories- sheet cake, cheesecake, or some sort of carrot or fruit cake with a twist they saw on Pinterest.These are all fine and delicious...

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Kate Warne, America's First Woman Detective

In 1856, 23-year-old widow Kate Warne answered an employment ad for the Pinkerton Detective Agency. She had to convince Allan Pinkerton that she could gain information in ways that a man couldn't, and she was right. Warn...

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Awesome Easter Eggs You May Never Have Noticed in Disney Movies

(Video Link)It's pretty common knowledge that Pixar always includes a reference to their previous films in every movie, but did you know Disney likes to do the same? This fun video shows off some of the fun Easter eggs h...

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Goodbye, Sleep!

This comic from Owl Turd is a good opportunity to remind you that Daylight Saving Time begins tonight, or more precisely, Sunday morning at 2AM. If you try to keep a regular schedule, you'll lose an hour of sleep. Maybe...

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Make People Grin Wherever You Go With These Crazy Critter T-Shirts From The NeatoShop

Shamrock Niffler by VelvetmusketeerIt's starting to look like spring out there, and many places are experiencing an early spring thaw that's quickly melting the winter blues away.But you know who loves spring the most?...

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Car Stolen Twice; Owner Tracks It

This car theft story contains so many astonishing things about our modern world that it's hard to know where to start. Ben Yu is a startup founder, living in San Francisco's Mission District, and he has a Mini Cooper. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/11/Car-Stolen-Twice-Owner-Tracks-It/

The Single Best Thing in Every State

We've posted a lot of articles featuring the best ______ in any given state, but all of those focus on a specific subject. If you've ever wondered what the absolute best thing in any given state is, you won't wanna miss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/11/The-Single-Best-Thing-in-Every-State/

If Star Wars Took Place Today

Ryan Higa (previously at Neatorama) is rescued from his carbonite prison still in the world of Star Wars, but in the 21st century. He's suddenly confronted with iPads, racial diversity, cosplay, and memes. The v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/11/If-Star-Wars-Took-Place-Today/

Banjo's Revenge - Don't Feed The Bears

Banjo's Revenge by Barrett Biggers Banjo had been picking up the puzzle pieces of his broken life ever since he was a cub, and he hadn't stopped to question why until the witch Gruntilda came to him in a dream. Sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/11/Banjos-Revenge-Dont-Feed-The-Bears/

The Day St. Louis Went From Spanish to French to American in Just 24 Hours

March 10 is known as There Flags Day in St. Louis, Missouri. The city was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, which expanded the US into what later became all or part of 15 states. But see, France had just gained mos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/11/The-Day-St-Louis-Went-From-Spanish-to-French-to-American-in-Just-24-Hours/
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