Archive for August 1st, 2017

When Restaurants Had Personality

The concept of Great American Road Trip flourished during the mid-20th century, when prosperity allowed for vacations, highways crisscrossed the US, and the interstate had yet to bypass towns. The hospitality industry ba...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/When-Restaurants-Had-Personality/

George Clooney Talks About His Crazy Uncle Chick

George Clooney is a famous actor who comes from a family of storytellers, and the characters in his family must have helped George develop his character acting skills- because they sound like characters straight out of a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/George-Clooney-Talks-About-His-Crazy-Uncle-Chick/

Private Island Complete with an Abandoned “Nazi” Castle For Sale

Got $39 million? You could be the new owners of Darby Island in the Bahamas. It comes with 554 acres, 14 beaches, an air strip, and a fairly odd backstory. Oh yeah, and a castle.Before and during WWII, Darby Island was o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Private-Island-Complete-with-an-Abandoned-Nazi-Castle-For-Sale/

A Magical Animated Short About A Cat Who Gets Lost In The Dark Woods

A curious cat chasing butterflies in the woods on a sunny afternoon, could there possibly be a more idyllic scene?Unfortunately the sun also casts shadows, and the woods can be a pretty dangerous place for a little kitty...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/A-Magical-Animated-Short-About-A-Cat-Who-Gets-Lost-In-The-Dark-Woods/

The Socialite Who Hid in a Dingy Hotel Room for 24 Years

Ida Wood was thought to be a millionaire socialite from New Orleans who married well after she came to New York as a teenager. She married well, alright, but most of her story was untrue. After her husband died and a bus...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/The-Socialite-Who-Hid-in-a-Dingy-Hotel-Room-for-24-Years/

Your Blackheads Might Not Be Blackheads (And Other Skin Science)

My wife likes to pop my zits, and I like to see them gone despite the pain, but some blackheads keep coming back no matter how many times they're dug out, which makes me wonder- should we be messing with those invincible...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Your-Blackheads-Might-Not-Be-Blackheads-And-Other-Skin-Science/

Goatally! - He Doesn't High Five, He Butts Heads!

Goatally! by Vincent TrinidadThe 80s aren't just a decade- they're a state of mind, a style and a rhythmic energy even the animals cannot resist, and when a critter is stricken with 80s fever the world becomes a much...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Goatally-He-Doesnt-High-Five-He-Butts-Heads/

17 Awesome Facts about Léon: The Professional

The 1994 film Léon: The Professional, written and directed by French filmmaker Luc Besson, is about a paid assassin who takes in a 12-year-old orphan. The actress playing the orphan Mathilda was 11-year-o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/17-Awesome-Facts-about-Lon-The-Professional/

Doctors Discuss The Dumbest Patients They've Ever Come Across

You can find dozens of articles online where people share the worst thing a doctor has ever done or said to them, and reading these horror stories is enough to make you think twice about your doc's diagnosis.But this tim...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Doctors-Discuss-The-Dumbest-Patients-Theyve-Ever-Come-Across/

The Story of Walter

Stand-up comedian Emmett Montgomery talks about his angry, obese cat Walter, who he described as  "a stinky, beautiful monster" and "a bloated pillow with emotional problems." Walter was such an awful cat that his p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/The-Story-of-Walter/

Mom Causes Outrage By Making Brownies For Bake Sale Using Her Breast Milk

(Image Link)It's great when parents can contribute homemade stuff to school fundraisers and bake sales, but in order to stay safe and allergy friendly many schools have banned homemade goods from school functions.And peo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Mom-Causes-Outrage-By-Making-Brownies-For-Bake-Sale-Using-Her-Breast-Milk/

What Exactly is Bubble Gum Flavor?

We know exactly what someone means when they say "bubblegum flavor," because we've tried bubblegum. But if you were to describe that flavor in terms of flavors found in nature, you might be stumped. What flavors go into...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/What-Exactly-is-Bubble-Gum-Flavor/

Tell The World To Eff Off In Style With This Pinstripe Suit

People with a chip on their shoulder are quite blatant about their "eff you" attitude, but those of us who prefer to give the world a subtle eff you without any unnecessary feather ruffling can now make our point while l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Tell-The-World-To-Eff-Off-In-Style-With-This-Pinstripe-Suit/

Transparent Solar Panels

Solar energy generation has come a long way. Solar panels have become cheaper, easier to install, and more efficient. But what if they were unobtrusive as well? What if we could use transparent solar panels as windows? M...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Transparent-Solar-Panels/

The Conservation Center Offering Sloth Sleepovers

We've talked about the sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica and while sloths may be native there, it's far from the only sloth sanctuary out there. In fact, there's also the Zoological Wildlife Conservation Center in Rainer, Or...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/The-Conservation-Center-Offering-Sloth-Sleepovers/

Beard Research Review

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!(Image credit: David Prasad)A quick comb through the literaturecom...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Beard-Research-Review/

Improving a Compliment

The things you talk to your children about are the things they will come to think of as important. But the current thinking on what's important keeps changing. We were told at one time that we should compliment our kids...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/01/Improving-a-Compliment/




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