Archive for June 23rd, 2017

The Sound Of Her Wings - Sandman's Sister Cometh

The Sound of Her Wings by EriphyleFor some reason people expect Death to look like some cheesy skeleton in a hooded robe, and the newly dead are always expecting him to come after them with his wicked looking scythe....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/The-Sound-Of-Her-Wings-Sandmans-Sister-Cometh/

A Cow Catcher for People

When the automobile started taking over the streets, people were justifiably afraid of getting hit by one. In response, a device was tested in England in the 1930s that acted as a "cow catcher" for humans. Just a flick o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/A-Cow-Catcher-for-People/

IKEA Is Simplifying Meal Prep With Their Brilliant Recipe Posters

IKEA furniture has become an essential part of many homes, and since pretty much everything they sell is extremely affordable people are filling their homes with IKEA's household goods too. Customers like the price...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/IKEA-Is-Simplifying-Meal-Prep-With-Their-Brilliant-Recipe-Posters/

How Hot Is It?

Europe is undergoing an unusual heat wave, which led to the road buckling in Diestersteenweg, Belgium. Or was there something more sinister going on?Here's the English translation of the news story, but the headline look...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/How-Hot-Is-It-2/

Things Only Small Dog Owners Understand

It's hard to tell little dogs are descended from wolves just by looking at them, but when they get mad and turn into a savage little barking beast their wolven ancestry comes shining through.It must be hard for little do...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Things-Only-Small-Dog-Owners-Understand/

When Did You Know She Was "The One"?

The question was, Married men of Reddit: what moment with your future wife made you think "Yup, I'm asking this girl to marry me."? The thread is full of love stories that show how consideration and self-sacrifice mean s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/When-Did-You-Know-She-Was-The-One/

Sometimes Good Looks Are A Curse

It's the story that has been told a billion times- cute (and typically blonde) princess is kidnapped by evil magic user who plans to use magic to destroy the princess for being "too good". In the end the princess is save...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Sometimes-Good-Looks-Are-A-Curse/

Something Delicious and Fried

Stomach doesn't really know what it wants, but Tongue knows he is very suggestible. What Tongue wants is what Stomach will get, as long as we don't let Brain's logic interfere. Poor Brain, he's always getting overruled b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Something-Delicious-and-Fried/

Well-Trained Dogs Perform Amazing Tricks Together

Trained dogs start out following orders for the treats, but once they've had some experience busting out tricks and scoring treats they look like they genuinely enjoy performing for their masters.And when the tricks invo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Well-Trained-Dogs-Perform-Amazing-Tricks-Together/

5 Famous Films That Fail the Bechdel Test

We have covered the Bechdel Test before; it's a simple way to tell if a movie had any women at all involved in the creative process.1)  Does it have two or more women in it (who have names) ?2)  Do they talk to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/5-Famous-Films-That-Fail-the-Bechdel-Test/

The Answers To Famously Unsolved Movie & TV Mysteries

It's not always a bad thing for a movie or TV series to leave us with a head full of questions, and it can be fun to speculate and answer these burning questions by imagining our own storylines that solve the mystery.But...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/The-Answers-To-Famously-Unsolved-Movie-TV-Mysteries/

Skull Pub - A Bar Full Of Boneheads

Skull Pub by spike00When your head is lacking skin and people scream and run away in fear at the mere sight of you your watering hole options begin to dry up. Which is why the Skull Pub was created as a safe space for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Skull-Pub-A-Bar-Full-Of-Boneheads/

Petting a Pet Spider

Most people run away from spiders, but Little Centaurs has a pet Phidippus adumbratus jumping spider. Is she cute and cuddly? Yes, if you can get beyond the fact that she's a spider.[https://youtu.be/BPo8MG1pJ8w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Petting-a-Pet-Spider/

Strange And Honest Illustrations Reveal The Contradictory Nature Of People

Comics and illustrations that hold a mirror up to society really appeal to me, partially because they can be an effective catalyst for change but mostly because they're so frank they make the people they're referencing u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Strange-And-Honest-Illustrations-Reveal-The-Contradictory-Nature-Of-People/

The New Sport of Snowboarding

In 1985, snowboarding was still fairly new at ski slopes in the U.S. Ski slope operators hated it, and the people who did it. Watch a 1985 CBS news report on the phenomenon.[https://youtu.be/XPZDEWBzneY] (YouTube link)We...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/The-New-Sport-of-Snowboarding/

Fake Names Celebrities Like to Use At Hotels

(Say My Name by Raffiti)Celebrities can't just check into a hotel under their real name unless they want to be mobbed. That's why so many famous people use aliases when they check in. The name they choose is rarely rando...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Fake-Names-Celebrities-Like-to-Use-At-Hotels/

Hotter Than a Burnin' Stump (It's a Texas Thing)

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Weird, Weird World: EPIC.Whether five-alarm or just smoke-alarm, there's nothing like a bowl of Texas chili to fill a belly up. NO BEANS AB...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/Hotter-Than-a-Burnin-Stump-Its-a-Texas-Thing/

How a Star Wars Superfan Scoured the Earth for Space Debris

Brandon Alinger takes Star Wars fandom more seriously than the average fanatic. He started building his own Star Wars props when he was 12, and at 17 talked his family into vacationing in Tunisia, where...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/23/How-a-Star-Wars-Superfan-Scoured-the-Earth-for-Space-Debris/




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