Archive for June 29th, 2017

Cooking From a Box

Either you relate to this comic from Zach at Extra Fabulous Comics, or you're the kind of person who never reads the instructions anyway, and thus deserve whatever results from your cooking. I can relate. Oh, not to Kraf...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Cooking-From-a-Box/

Weather Boy Gets Trolled

[https://youtu.be/py44k46RR_0] (YouTube link)Chief meteorologist Ted Pretty of Fox5 in Las Vegas was sent out to do a human interest story on fireworks for the Fourth of July. They did it live from a fireworks stand. It...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Weather-Boy-Gets-Trolled/

Headbadge Hunter: Rescuing the Beautiful Branding of Long Lost Bicycles

Be careful what kind of antiques you get hooked on collecting. Jeffrey Conner got his first bicycle headbadge in college, and then became obsessed with collecting them. They are neat little objects, artful, often brightl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Headbadge-Hunter-Rescuing-the-Beautiful-Branding-of-Long-Lost-Bicycles/

Dog Joins Orchestra Mid-Performance

The Vienna Chamber Orchestra was performing Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony No. 4 in Izmir, Turkey, when a wandering music fan decided to join them onstage at the amphitheater.[https://youtu.be/jwG_IjLGX9M] (YouTube...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Dog-Joins-Orchestra-Mid-Performance/

Professor Caveman

Bill Schindler is an anthropology professor at Washington College in Maryland. In his class Experimental Archaeology and Primitive Technology, students learn the way things were done when you didn't have someone else spe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Professor-Caveman/

Enormous Condor Thanks Man Who Saved His Life

Condors don't strike me as being the most affectionate animals, but maybe that's just me judging them by their somewhat vulture-y look and those beady little eyes.For all I know they're the cuddliest critters on Earth, a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Enormous-Condor-Thanks-Man-Who-Saved-His-Life/

The Politics of Pie Cutting at West Point’s Mess Hall

At the United States Military Academy, most often referred to as West Point, you can get a free college education. It's not easy to get in, though, and the price is service as a military officer. The first year at West P...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/The-Politics-of-Pie-Cutting-at-West-Points-Mess-Hall/

An Animated Tale Of The Underwater Panther

Underwater Panther is an animated short created by French artist Tony Darsonval which is based on Native American mythology, and if that all seems confusing don't worry- it'll all make sense after you watch the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/An-Animated-Tale-Of-The-Underwater-Panther/

Expecto Pretendum Original - The Magic Of Childhood

Expecto Pretendum Original by RebelArtHobbes may be a figment of Calvin's imagination, but Hogwarts is most certainly real -or at least it is in the minds of many Potterheads who dream just as big as he does. It's the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Expecto-Pretendum-Original-The-Magic-Of-Childhood/

Owner Is Angry His 20-Pound Lobster Was Photographed by the T.S.A.

Christopher Stracuzza went to a seafood market in Connecticut and bought a bunch of lobsters, including a 20-pound monster he named "Dinnah," as in "what's for Dinnah?" He put the 40 pounds of lobsters in a cooler, with...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Owner-Is-Angry-His-20-Pound-Lobster-Was-Photographed-by-the-TSA/

Fantastic Pencil Drawings Of Fantasy Animals

Animal drawings are animal drawings are animal drawings, in other words pretty boring to look at unless they're drawn in a style other than realistic and present a different point of view.So if you want your animal art t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Fantastic-Pencil-Drawings-Of-Fantasy-Animals/

"Yakko's World" Sung by the Movies

A few years ago, I was astonished to discover there are young people in the internet who can name every country in the world. They learned them from a song featured in the TV show Animaniacs, which I missed by b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Yakkos-World-Sung-by-the-Movies/

An Oral History Of Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot got just as much attention for the character designs as it did for the groundbreaking gameplay, and since both elements of the game were a cut above the rest Crash quickly became a big hit.But th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/An-Oral-History-Of-Crash-Bandicoot/

How the Camera Phone was Invented

When Philippe Kahn rushed his wife to the hospital to give birth in 1997, he had his camera, his laptop, his phone, and his soldering iron (which just happened to be in the car with his other tools). He wanted to share p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/How-the-Camera-Phone-was-Invented/

Perfect Responses To Rude Customers

Dealing with rude customers is one of the worst things about working retail, because you have to handle their anger and bad attitude without blowing up in their face or being rude back if you want to keep your job.And wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Perfect-Responses-To-Rude-Customers/

A Time Traveler's Guide to Table Manners

The next time you visit the past, follow these rules to avoid a dinner party faux pas.ANCIENT GREECENapkins haven’t been invented yet, so wipe your greasy hands with a piece of bread calle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/A-Time-Travelers-Guide-to-Table-Manners/

Marital Argument

Both those names would be great for a cat. The obvious solution would be to get two cats. But even so, is that worth arguing over? They'd just end up calling the cats Jude and/or Dave anyway. And then they'd start arguin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/29/Marital-Argument/




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