Archive for May 5th, 2017

His Millionth Passenger

Southwest Airlines pilot Captain John Richie has been hauling passengers for the carrier for 22 years. He knew how many people he flew each day, and recently made a special presentation for a milestone in his career. &nb...

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Murder, She Ra - Her Novels Are Written In The Blood Of Her Foes

Murder, She Ra by Hillary WhiteJessica was always good at solving crimes, writing about crimes and spotting a criminal in her midst, but every time one of the perps tried to get tough with her she was reminded of her...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Murder-She-Ra-Her-Novels-Are-Written-In-The-Blood-Of-Her-Foes/

That Time the French Aristocracy Was Obsessed With Sexy Face Stickers

People have worn patches on their faces since ancient times, often to cover up scars or pockmarks. In the 17th and 18th centuries, artificial moles and birthmarks became fashionable, especially in France. The stickers we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/That-Time-the-French-Aristocracy-Was-Obsessed-With-Sexy-Face-Stickers/

Snow Clearing In Trollstigen

A drone caught the footage for this dramatic video of a snow-clearing machine working its way through the mountain road called Trollstigen (Troll's Path) in Norway. The road has a 10% incline and eleven hairpin curves. T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Snow-Clearing-In-Trollstigen/

Tattoos That Prove Scars And Stretch Marks Are Works Of Art

Some people see scars and stretch marks as flaws and imperfections, and they do whatever they can to remove those unwanted marks from their bodies.But true warriors know that scars and stretch marks are signs that you've...

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Can You Solve the Pirate Riddle?

Five pirates found a treasure chest of gold! How do they divvy it up? It's up to the captain, but he has to have cooperation from the other pirates. Once you find out the circumstances here, you'll decide that no, you *e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Can-You-Solve-the-Pirate-Riddle/

Stunning Examples Of How Much Video Game Graphics Have Improved

(Image Link)Unless you're an old school gamer who has been playing video games since characters were so pixelated it was hard to tell what they were you may not know how far game resolution has come.Or you may have seen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Stunning-Examples-Of-How-Much-Video-Game-Graphics-Have-Improved/

Quirky Cardboard Cat Furniture

Sure, your cat loves any cardboard box, but wouldn't you rather see a TARDIS in your home? Or the Taj Mahal? Or a medieval castle? Or a Maya pyramid? A Bulgarian family makes these elaborate constructions from recycle ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Quirky-Cardboard-Cat-Furniture/

An App That Allows You To Identify Any Plant With A Picture

Shazam changed our music lovin' lives by allowing us to find out the artist or title of virtually any song playing by letting the app "listen" and pull the info up from its database.But Shazam did more...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/An-App-That-Allows-You-To-Identify-Any-Plant-With-A-Picture/

Justin Bieber's Tour Requirements

Justin Bieber is embarking on a tour in India next week. The contract for his accommodations has been leaked, and the demands are eye-popping. Indian promoters and venues will be scrambling to keep up with them all, much...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Justin-Biebers-Tour-Requirements/

Hilarious Comic Shows What It's Like To Grow Up In An Indian Family

It can be fun and enlightening to learn about other cultures from around the world, and this knowledge makes us feel closer as a global community, a feeling we need now more than ever before.One of the best ways to see h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Hilarious-Comic-Shows-What-Its-Like-To-Grow-Up-In-An-Indian-Family/

The One-eyed Horse in the Kentucky Derby

His odds are 30-1, but many horse racing fans are pulling for Patch to win the Kentucky Derby, even if they aren't putting money on him. The three-year-old developed an infection in his left eye last year, and despite tr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/The-One-eyed-Horse-in-the-Kentucky-Derby/

Slayer Tattoo - Spike Is The Original Hater

Slayer Tattoo by Kellabell9Buffy has dealt with her fair share of haters over the years, and it seems like many of Sunnydale's residents are such cynical jerks that they still feel the need to hate on Buffy and her misf...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Slayer-Tattoo-Spike-Is-The-Original-Hater/

Job Seeker Disguises Himself As Delivery Guy, Delivers Resume In A Box Of Donuts

People are willing to lie on their resumes about jobs they never had, and they're willing to have their friends and family lie for them, in order to score an interview with a prospective employer.But these simple acts of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Job-Seeker-Disguises-Himself-As-Delivery-Guy-Delivers-Resume-In-A-Box-Of-Donuts/

The Pikachu Incident

To celebrate the grand opening of a new shopping mall in Songdo, South Korea, a chorus line of Pikachus entertained the crowd with a song and dance routine. But a tragedy strikes right in the middle of the performance. I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/The-Pikachu-Incident/

Some of the Most Amazing Places to Travel in the UK Outside of London

England and Scotland are beautiful countries with both amazing natural landscapes and wonderful historical towns. Despite that, most visitors to the UK head straight to London and many don't even make it outside the capi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/Some-of-the-Most-Amazing-Places-to-Travel-in-the-UK-Outside-of-London/

10 Crime-Fighting Tricks the Bad Guys Didn’t See Coming

Real crime fighters might not have superpowers, but these tactics are the next best thing.1. STOPPING TERRORISM WITH CUPCAKESBack in 2010, would-be terrorists could download Inspire, a magazine produce...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/05/10-Crime-Fighting-Tricks-the-Bad-Guys-Didnt-See-Coming/

Malaphors

Combine malapropisms and mixed metaphors, and you've got a malaphor. It's a "mixture of two idioms, creating a sort of malaprop in metaphor form." A famous example is the song "We'll Burn That Bridge When We Get There,"...

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