Archive for July 24th, 2017

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp?

Summer camp is supposed to be an opportunity for children to get away from home and do something different from what they do every day. It's also supposed to be a welcome respite for parents with bored children underfoot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Are-Helicopter-Parents-Ruining-Summer-Camp/

Bird Regrets Opening a Box

This curious parrot sees a box on the table and has to open it. It has an unexpected kitten inside. That's okay, until the cat acts up, then it's goodbye cat! This strikes me as possibly the most perfect gif I've ever se...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Bird-Regrets-Opening-a-Box/

The Legend of The Fatal Sisters

Every plantation in Louisiana has a ghost story. A man named De Coucy, the wealthy young owner of the Magnolia Plantation near Opelousas, Louisiana, took as his mistress the granddaughter of renowned Voodoo practitioner...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/The-Legend-of-The-Fatal-Sisters/

Incredibly Cool Gadgets Actually Worth Buying

There are so many gadgets out there designed to help "improve our lives" that it's hard to tell which ones are worth buying and which are simply a waste of money.And you can't ask just anyone for advice on which gadgets...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Incredibly-Cool-Gadgets-Actually-Worth-Buying/

Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars

We've mentioned that there are "scientific journals" that will publish anything if you pay them. They just skip peer review and publish. It appears that some journals don't even have an editor read the submitted papers....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Scientific-Journals-Publish-Bogus-Paper-About-Midi-chlorians-from-Star-Wars/

Inquisitive Manatee Is Fascinated By See Through Canoe

Manatees are curious creatures in both appearance and personality, and their curiosity often drives them to interact with humans even though they really should steer clear.I don't blame the Florida manatee in this video...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Inquisitive-Manatee-Is-Fascinated-By-See-Through-Canoe/

Mighty Zords - Cutting Giant Kaiju Down To Size Has Never Been So Fun!

Mighty Zords by MIKELopezThe Power Rangers are total badasses on their own, but sometimes they need a little help from a massive mecha friend who can help normal sized humans take down giant kaiju jerks- and that's wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Mighty-Zords-Cutting-Giant-Kaiju-Down-To-Size-Has-Never-Been-So-Fun/

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie Speed

The 1994 action thriller Speed has become a classic, not so much for its quality, but for the implausible plot that led to over-the-top special effects and the weird tension it induced in the audience. We knew n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-About-the-Movie-Speed/

The Amazing World Of Hedgehog Art

People have been in love with hedgehogs since they first set eyes on those cute little critters, and since then we've been expressing our love by making them the subject of many artistic masterpieces.However, the human c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/The-Amazing-World-Of-Hedgehog-Art/

Long-legged Cat

Look at the legs on this cat! McPokie tells us that this longcat was taken in by his local animal shelter in Australia, where she finished weaning her litter of kittens. Her name is Quenda, and she is estimated to be abo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Long-legged-Cat/

How Fallout Loot Actually Works

Fallout has left many players struggling with loot fever, an affliction which caused characters to fill their inventory with junk like teddy bears, tin cans and vacuum cleaners just in case they need them later on.This f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/How-Fallout-Loot-Actually-Works/

Young Explorers

Filmmaker Jacob Krupnick's project Young Explorers follows children who have barely learned to walk, as their instincts for exploring are kicking in. This isn't easy for urban parents to negotiate.[https://vimeo.com/1879...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Young-Explorers/

Syracuse Teen Loses Car in Toronto

"Dude, where's my car?" Nineteen-year-old Gavin Strickland traveled from Syracuse, New York, to Toronto to see a Metallica concert. He had to park a few miles away from the concert venue, and took a cab to the show. But...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Syracuse-Teen-Loses-Car-in-Toronto/

People Answer Questions About Love Before and After Drinking

You've seen this before. First it's "Yes, I'm happy. I'm single. I'm in a good place." Then a few drinks later, they're crying on your shoulder because they are SO lonely. That can be cathartic between good friends who a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/People-Answer-Questions-About-Love-Before-and-After-Drinking/

Symba the Fat Cat Has Quite the Happy Adoption Story

Miss C recently shared the story of Symba the cat, a 35 pound stray that was surrendered to the Human Rescue Alliance and adopted by Kiah Berkeley and Peter Sorkin, who promised to stick to his diet program.&nb...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Symba-the-Fat-Cat-Has-Quite-the-Happy-Adoption-Story/

Freedom Ride

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California.On August 9, 1961, a group of 11 college students from Los Angeles boarded a train at Union Station. Their destinat...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Freedom-Ride/

Mom Knows Best

I guess you can say that Mom is one smart cookie! Her child doesn't even need the note now, and the bully can suffer not only the consequences, but the dread of the suffering to come. This is the latest from Chris Hallbe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Mom-Knows-Best/

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