Archive for May 19th, 2017

The Secret Life of Dutch King Willem-Alexander

When Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated in 2013, her son Willem-Alexander became king. Few people knew until this week that he was a pilot, and has continued flying Fokker 70 planes for KLM after he ascended the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/The-Secret-Life-of-Dutch-King-Willem-Alexander/

A Wes Anderson-Inspired Tourism Campaign For The Latvian Capital Of Riga

Whenever a director establishes their signature style other directors are bound to copy it, either because they're hacks or because they want to channel that director's iconic style into their own film.The folks from ad...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/A-Wes-Anderson-Inspired-Tourism-Campaign-For-The-Latvian-Capital-Of-Riga/

Medieval Death Bot

John de Snowdoune, died 1344, shot in the eye with an arrow by night long after curfew— Medieval Death Bot (@DeathMedieval) May 13, 2017 Several times a day, we get a new yet old obituary from a bot that Tweets...

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Unforgettable Video Game Moments

Video games are often far more memorable than other visual media because players interact with and affect the story, giving them a sense of satisfaction no movie or TV show can replicate.(YouTube Link)This interactivity...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Unforgettable-Video-Game-Moments/

The Pickled Head of Diogo Alves

On display in a jar at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine, the head of Diogo Alves is remarkably well-preserved, looking much like he must have when he was last alive -in 1841.It’s yellow, peacefu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/The-Pickled-Head-of-Diogo-Alves/

Weird Simpsons VHS

The Simpsons and weird go together like Bart and crime or Krusty the Klown and heart surgery, and while the show has gone to some weird places fans have managed to top the writers by a mile with their creations....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Weird-Simpsons-VHS/

Mr. Biggles

The animal rescue group Cat People of Melbourne produced an article describing one of the cats they have available for adoption. You can be assured that this one is completely honest. There is no false advertising for Mr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Mr-Biggles/

Nekobusters - Awww, What A Cute Little Slimeball!

Nekobusters by Jason CastickWhen we hear about something strange and spectral tearing through the city we envision a terrifyingly ugly ghost, with two heads and a maw full of ectoplasmic fangs. But when the Busters sh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Nekobusters-Awww-What-A-Cute-Little-Slimeball/

Dad Creates Wooden Sculpture Of His Son Wearing His Favorite Darth Vader Mask

Parents can go crazy making stuff for their kids, stuff that will most likely end up stashed in a box in the garage, but when sculptor Dan Lefebvre goes crazy making stuff for his son his creations end up proudly display...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Dad-Creates-Wooden-Sculpture-Of-His-Son-Wearing-His-Favorite-Darth-Vader-Mask/

The History of Tea

The Chinese discovered it, the Japanese revered it, and the British went nuts over tea. Oh yeah, then Americans loaded it with sugar, lemon juice, and ice cubes. Tea has always been popular, even back when it was eaten i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/The-History-of-Tea/

Stock Tank Pools Are Coming To A Backyard Near You This Summer

(Image Link)Above ground pools are a great way to beat the heat and they give you a cool place to hang during those long summer days, but most above ground pools look pretty crappy compared to these shiny stock tank pool...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Stock-Tank-Pools-Are-Coming-To-A-Backyard-Near-You-This-Summer/

Getting to Know the Cast of the FX Hit Legion

Legion is an FX series that is connected to the Marvel group X-Men. It centers around a superhero who suffers from mental illness in that his superpowers are controlled by different personalities. Whatever you t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/Getting-to-Know-the-Cast-of-the-FX-Hit-Legion/

This Woman Unknowingly Wore Her Engagement Ring Around Her Neck for a Year

The Huffington Post recently shared the story of an Australian man named Terry who made his girlfriend a necklace out of wood for their one year anniversary. What he didn't tell her was that inside the necklace was an en...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/This-Woman-Unknowingly-Wore-Her-Engagement-Ring-Around-Her-Neck-for-a-Year/

The Biggest Movie From the Year You Were Born

If you were born any time in the last 100 years, the biggest movie of that year will be listed at Thrillist. But there's more: you'll find out the movie that made the most money that year, the movie that won the Oscar fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/The-Biggest-Movie-From-the-Year-You-Were-Born/

A Brief History of Goths

What do the barbarian Goths that raided Europe have to do with the young fashionistas who wear black in the more recent era? Not much, because the modern Goths took their name from the word Gothic. And that's where the s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/A-Brief-History-of-Goths/

The Real Case that Gave Poe a Murder Mystery

The following article is from the book Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers. How did New York City, a famous cigar girl, and Edgar Allan Poe combine to create one of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/The-Case-that-Gave-Poe-His-First-Murder-Mystery/

19 Real Customer Service Horror Stories

We post customer service horror stories every once in a while, but there are always more. Everyone has a story from their past that they'll never forget.At Cracked, those became image macros that will make you feel bette...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/19/19-Real-Customer-Service-Horror-Stories/

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