Archive for September 22nd, 2017

Snooperkatz, the Lost Cat of 1894

Christian Gudebrod ran the The Gudebrod Brothers Silk Company, Inc. at the building now called Bleecker Tower in New York City. The business had a shop cat named Snooperkatz that Gudebrod was particularly fond of. When S...

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How American Gothic Became an Icon

Grant Wood's American Gothic is more than a famous painting. Sure, it's a great piece of art, but there's more to it than that. When it was first unveiled, the painting wasn't recognized as anything special. But...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/How-American-Gothic-Became-an-Icon/

5 Amazing Things Invented by Donald Duck

Disney's Donald Duck has been around for more than 80 years, and has appeared in more movies than any other Disney character. Donald and his extensive family have always been ahead of their time. How else would we have s...

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DIY Projects That Will Change Your Cat's Life

(Image Link)Cats tend to get really bored hanging around the house all day, so unless we want shredded couches and torn curtains we have to provide sources of entertainment for our feline family members.And when our cats...

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Why 3 Man-Sized Cages Hang From a Medieval German Church Steeple

The Catholic Church ruled both the spiritual and physical lives of Europeans during the period of the Holy Roman Empire. Then Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation, leading to formation of the Lutheran Church. O...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Why-3-Man-Sized-Cages-Hang-From-a-Medieval-German-Church-Steeple/

Walt Disney's Personal Tragedy Is Reflected In His Movies

Many of Walt Disney's early movies feature a common theme of the main character losing, or having already lost, their mother- Bambi's mother was shot, Dumbo's mom was locked up and Cinderella's mom died before the film's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Walt-Disneys-Personal-Tragedy-Is-Reflected-In-His-Movies/

Learn to Play Cat

In the newest episode of Simon's Cat Logic, Simon Tofield and Nicky Treverrow talks about how cats play, and the best ways for us to play with them. It starts with how to train kittens in recognizing the proper toys.[htt...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Learn-to-Play-Cat/

Now You Can Enjoy Wine In A 40 Oz. Bottle

(Image Link)Wine was considered an everyman's drink for centuries, but somewhere along the way the elitists in the world decided wine was an upper class quaff and unsuitable for broke folks.But, as the number of wine mak...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Now-You-Can-Enjoy-Wine-In-A-40-Oz-Bottle/

Colin Furze's Driveable Hot Tub

Insane inventor Colin Furze (previously) has built such a reputation that now he's being paid to bring ridiculous tech to life. In his latest stunt, he covered a BMW with a lawn (artificial turf), sealed it up and filled...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Colin-Furzes-Driveable-Hot-Tub/

TotoroooOOOooo - Awww, He Looks Even Cuter In Costume!

TotoroooOOOooo by Vinny PalmerSome people get geared up for Halloween earlier than others, but every day is Halloween for Totoro so this pic was taken on a Tuesday in April. Totoro does get really excited about the Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/TotoroooOOOooo-Awww-He-Looks-Even-Cuter-In-Costume/

How to Get the Instant Dad Bod -the Hairy Beer Belly Fanny Pack

These days the world expects men to have the perfect figure just as much as women -only six packs are out and dad bods are in. But the dad bod isn't obtainable by everyone. Some skinny men will never be able to put on th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/How-to-Get-the-Instant-Dad-Bod-the-Hairy-Beer-Belly-Fanny-Pack/

The Top Five Homeless Characters in Movies

Chronic homelessness is terrifying, and temporary homelessness is something that more and more Americans experience at least once in their life. It's a humbling experience. The older you get, the more likely you are to k...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/The-Top-Five-Homeless-Characters-in-Movies/

Hilarious Powerpoint Presentations People Will Never Forget

(Image Link)It helps to add a bit of humor to your presentation if you want to make it more memorable, and adding funny slides and sayings will definitely make your speech go over better with your audience.Just make sure...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Hilarious-Powerpoint-Presentations-People-Will-Never-Forget/

New Hermit Crab Does Not Switch Shells

Hermit crabs live inside armor built by other species, usually a seashell after the death of a mollusk, or in any found object it will fit into. As the crab grows, it needs to find a larger shell to accommodate its body....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/New-Hermit-Crab-Does-Not-Switch-Shells/

Parrot Away

According to pop culture pirates love parrots, and even though real life pirates kept all kinds of birds as feathered status symbols the parrot will always be associated with pirates thanks to Long John Silver from T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Parrot-Away/

The Great Escape

(Image credit: Flickr user Sir Mildred Pierce)How a video game broke all the rules and made art out of physics In 2005, seven students at DigiPen Institute of Technology —a for-profit university that teach...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/The-Great-Escape/

Pack Your Lunch

Yeah, you can save money by bringing your lunch to work instead of buying it from a restaurant or fast food outlet. But after you buy the groceries, then you'll need something to carry your lunch in. You'll probably need...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/22/Pack-Your-Lunch/




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