Archive for April 21st, 2017

Pusic Missed His Dad

Pusic was taken in when he was a very sick kitten abandoned in a box. He pulled through, as you can see in this video, and grew up to love the Russian couple who took him in. He especially likes getting picked up by his...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Pusic-Missed-His-Dad/

How Earth Day Began

Embed from Getty Images On the very first Earth Day in 1970, Denis Hayes stood on a stage in Central Park, stunned by the number of people who'd come to honor the planet. Now 76 years old, Hayes remembers it was l...

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The Macaroni Nightmare

Did you ever have the macaroni nightmare? It doesn't have to be about macaroni, but anything you could possibly say that makes everyone laugh at you. And I guarantee we've all had that dream where people laugh at how unc...

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Simon's Cat's Guide to Boxes

Cats love boxes, but some boxes are better than others. To determine which is the best, they must all be thoroughly checked out. Simon's Cat and the kitten are channeling Maru and his sister Hana in the latest a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Simons-Cats-Guide-to-Boxes/

Aurora Ornatus - Did Dinosaurs Enjoy That Light Show In The Sky?

Aurora ornatus by Raven AmosThe Anchiceratops probably enjoyed watching the brilliant show put on by the Aurora Borealis as much as humans do today, but it's hard to imagine how they viewed the atmospheric event. Did...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Aurora-Ornatus-Did-Dinosaurs-Enjoy-That-Light-Show-In-The-Sky/

Beloved TV Characters Who Are Really Bad People

Whenever fans develop strong feelings for a pop culture character they start to feel like that character can do no wrong, because every choice they make and action they take is just character development.But if you put t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Beloved-TV-Characters-Who-Are-Really-Bad-People/

The Harp Twins Do "Iron Man"

The 1970 Black Sabbath song "Iron Man" is a heavy metal classic, no pun intended. Or maybe it was intended. Anyway, you can't get any further from the popular concept of heavy metal than the angelic music of the harp. So...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/The-Harp-Twins-Do-Iron-Man/

Woman Sends Guy A Detailed PowerPoint On Why He Should Date Her

These days you can tell somebody you have feelings for them in many different ways, as emails and text messages have replaced the written note and eliminated the need for a face-to-face.But take it from University of Min...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Woman-Sends-Guy-A-Detailed-PowerPoint-On-Why-He-Should-Date-Her/

Does Iceland Really Have the Best Hot Dog in the World?

You may think of hot dogs as a particularly American food (until you recall they were originally frankfurters), but Iceland is very proud of their hot dogs. Both locals and tourists say you must try the hot dogs in Icela...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Does-Iceland-Really-Have-the-Best-Hot-Dog-in-the-World/

How To Put On A Sweater With Minimal Disturbance To The Cat Around Your Neck

You may think it's a good and fun idea to teach your cat how to perch on your shoulders and wrap around your neck, but the fun quickly wears off when you discover you can't shake off your new fur collar.Musician Roger Br...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/How-To-Put-On-A-Sweater-With-Minimal-Disturbance-To-The-Cat-Around-Your-Neck/

Survivorship Bias

My neighbors think I am a great gardener. The secret is to immediately get rid of my failures, so that only the successes are seen. When someone compliments my lilac bush, I don't mention the several previous lilacs that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Survivorship-Bias/

Russian Grandma Teaches People How To Use A Green Screen

People don't look to their grandmas for advice on how to up their digital art game, since most grandmas seem to have a hard time understanding how to use the computer let alone software with a steep learning curve.But Ru...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Russian-Grandma-Teaches-People-How-To-Use-A-Green-Screen/

This Iceberg is a Star

Ferryville, Newfoundland, is in the global spotlight right now because of an unexpected visitor. The town of about 500 people has seen its share of icebergs float by, but this one is a doozy- 150 feet tall! That's bigger...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/This-Iceberg-is-a-Star/

How To Prepare Jake's Perfect Sandwich From Adventure Time

Jake is half dog, half shapeshifter, and he has the magical ability to stretch his body into nearly any shape and size, which means he could devour a Dagwood sandwich better than Scooby Doo if he wanted to.But Jake's als...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/How-To-Prepare-Jakes-Perfect-Sandwich-From-Adventure-Time/

A Meeting with Himmler

In the early hours of April 21st, 1945, Swedish Jew Norbert Masur met with Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler as a representative of the World Jewish Congress. Just showing up was dangerous, and the diplomacy required for su...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/A-Meeting-with-Himmler/

PEACH'S SECRET - In Another Castle Indeed!

PEACH'S SECRET by Skullpy Princess Peach did a bad, bad thing, and her transgressions have not yet become known to Mario, the savior of the Mushroom Kingdom. But when Mario finds out he's gonna be super ticked of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/PEACHS-SECRET-In-Another-Castle-Indeed/

This Thrill Ride Will Change Speeds Based on How Scared You Are

If you go to a themepark with about 20 regular park attendees, it's entirely possible that every single one of them will have their own personal favorite ride. That's because what's mind-blowingly scary for one rider may...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/This-Thrill-Ride-Will-Change-Speeds-Based-on-How-Scared-You-Are/

Welcome to Slab City

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California.(Image credit: Flickr user Gerry)Here’s a look at one of the most unusual, most unlikely, and, strangely, mos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Welcome-to-Slab-City/

British People Hire Chimney Sweeps for Their Weddings

As Dick Van Dyke sang in the musical Mary Poppins "A sweep is as lucky as lucky can be." And that's why you want one at your wedding. In Britain, chimney sweeps make money during the summer by attending weddings...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/British-People-Hire-Chimney-Sweeps-for-Their-Weddings/

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