Archive for August 28th, 2017

The Tater Tot Is American Ingenuity at Its Finest

F. Nephi Grigg grew up producing potatoes and corn on his family's farm in Idaho. In the 1940s, he understood the future of frozen food and opened a flash-freezing plant in Oregon with his brother. They named the company...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/The-Tater-Tot-Is-American-Ingenuity-at-Its-Finest/

Cat Did Not Need a Rescue

(YouTube link)A young cat is down in a hole, and this guy is going to do the right thing and give him a way out. The cat doesn't climb the ladder, so the guy goes down to execute a rescue. Surprise! The cat was apparentl...

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The First Day of School

Matt Shirley gets a lot of use out of his dry-erase board. He tries to make a new chart of some kind every day. He posted this one for back-to-school at reddit today, tracing the feelings of a child experiencing his firs...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/The-First-Day-of-School/

Amazing Footage Of Thirty Hummingbirds Bathing Peacefully Together

Hummingbirds are beautiful little birds and fun to watch flit about when they pay your house a visit, but they also like to tussle with each other, and other birds, which then becomes a different kind of spectacle.So it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Amazing-Footage-Of-Thirty-Hummingbirds-Bathing-Peacefully-Together/

Auto-Dillo - A Ridiculous Device the World Didn't Know It Needed

Auto-Dillo by Amorphia ApparelThe Auto-Dillo project started out with good intentions and a concept that would change the world as we know it- robotic animals wandering around doing what animals do without fear of ext...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Auto-Dillo-A-Ridiculous-Device-the-World-Didnt-Know-It-Needed/

How Chuck Norris Facts Became the Internet’s First Great Meme

You might argue about what the internet's "first great meme" was, but Chuck Norris Facts is a classic. Did you ever wonder how Norris became the go-to tough guy of internet jokes? It all started with Vin Diesel on Someth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/How-Chuck-Norris-Facts-Became-the-Internets-First-Great-Meme/

Strange Pets People Adopted Because They Were Bored Of Cats And Dogs

When cats and dogs and parrots and rabbits and rodents are all too ordinary to be your pets you're either very picky, very jaded from past experiences, or you just really like the idea of diversifying your pet interests....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Strange-Pets-People-Adopted-Because-They-Were-Bored-Of-Cats-And-Dogs/

25 Big Facts About Pee-wee Herman

Pee-wee Herman is Paul Reubens, and Paul Reubens is Pee-wee Herman. But Paul Reubens just turned 65, and Pee-wee will always be young. Over thirty years ago, when Reubens became Pee-wee, he went all in for character, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/25-Big-Facts-About-Pee-wee-Herman/

Man Learns The Heartbreaking Reason His Adopted Dog Watches Him Sleep

Most guard dogs will follow their human around so they can keep an eye on them and sleep near their humans at night, but a dog that watches over people while they fall asleep is taking defense a bit too far.But as the ma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Man-Learns-The-Heartbreaking-Reason-His-Adopted-Dog-Watches-Him-Sleep/

Five Great Movie Scenes involving Waffles

Who doesn't love waffles? They're precisely-shaped, slightly crispier pancakes with perfect indentions to hold syrup, berries, or whatever you want to put on them. And you'd probably enjoy them more often if you had a pr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Five-Great-Movie-Scenes-involving-Waffles/

Embarrassing Times People Thought They Were Alone

People do things differently when they think they're all alone and say things to themselves that weren't meant to be heard by others, and sometimes the things we say and do when we think we're alone become dirty little s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Embarrassing-Times-People-Thought-They-Were-Alone/

How To Do A Plot Twist

Fiction loves to surprise its audience with a plot twist. You either saw it coming, or you didn't. Surprisingly, knowing what's coming doesn't ruin the experience as much as you might think. However, for a plot twist to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/How-To-Do-A-Plot-Twist/

Why Won't Anyone Reply To My Emails?

It's a good idea to get a bit nicknamey when choosing a name for your personal email account, especially if you have a name that people will puzzle over when shortened.For instance- if my name was Donald O. Treply I woul...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Why-Wont-Anyone-Reply-To-My-Emails/

Nap Time with a Mastiff

This is what happens when a dog loves you. Kane is just a puppy, only eight months old. So why shouldn't he want to take a nap laying on top of his master? But Kane is a 160-pound mastiff.[https://youtu.be/Eb7iwM5uyOU] (...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Nap-Time-with-a-Mastiff/

Things You Probably Don't Know About Sloths

Everyone knows that sloths are adorable, but there's a lot more to any creature than its relative level of cuteness and sloths are particularly fascinating critters. For example, did you know that even experts experience...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Things-You-Probably-Dont-Know-About-Sloths/

Pennywise The Killer Clown - You Know What, Poop Floats Too!

Pennywise the killer clown by ALIENBIKER23 Krusty tried to expand his clowny repertoire by including themes and acts that adults would find more entertaining, so he looked to history's most famous clowns for insp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Pennywise-The-Killer-Clown-You-Know-What-Poop-Floats-Too/

Bad Trip: The CIA's Acid Experiments

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again.For decades rumors have swirled around the CIA’s testing of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/Bad-Trip-The-CIAs-Acid-Experiments/

The Bottom Plate

It's taken me many years, but I have a set of china that could serve a dinner party of two dozen people. Every once in a while, I look at that big stack of dinner plates and wonder if I'll ever use them all. I even consi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/28/The-Bottom-Plate/




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