Archive for October 26th, 2017

Simon's Cat Logic Celebrates National Black Cat Day

In the US, we celebrate August 17 as Black Cat Appreciation Day. In the UK, October 27 is National Black Cat Day, so Simon Tofield and veterinarian Nicky Treverrow of Cat's Protection made a video about black cats. In Br...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Simons-Cat-Logic-Celebrates-National-Black-Cat-Day/

The Forgotten Romantic Rituals of Halloween’s Past

Young people used parlor games for fortune-telling at every holiday, but Halloween is when the spirits are closest to the material world. In centuries past, many games and rituals surrounding Halloween were used to deter...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/The-Forgotten-Romantic-Rituals-of-Halloweens-Past/

Thora The Hammer Thrower - By Odin This Is Going To Be Fun!

Thora the Hammer Thrower by BlueswadeKids these days think superheroes are the greatest, but Dora didn't dig any of that superhero stuff until she saw the buff and beautiful Thora in action. That's when her pop cultur...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Thora-The-Hammer-Thrower-By-Odin-This-Is-Going-To-Be-Fun/

News Anchor's Contagious Laughter

[https://youtu.be/UKCwxaxOoBQ] (YouTube link)Jack Williams of WBZ in Boston had a news story with a ridiculous punch line back in the 1970s. It took him a split second to picture what he was reading, and then he cracked...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/News-Anchors-Contagious-Laughter/

How the Horrific 1918 Flu Spread Across America

The flu pandemic of 1918 killed between 50 million and 100 million people across the globe -more than died in World War I combat. But no one took it seriously at the beginning, because it was just flu, and few of the peo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/How-the-Horrific-1918-Flu-Spread-Across-America/

When I'm Late

Some bosses get really upset when their employees show up late for work, coming down on them hard like an ogre swinging a giant club at their head in an attempt to beat promptness into them.Thankfully geeky bosses genera...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/When-Im-Late/

Simon's Cat in Off to the Vet

The good news is that Simon Tofield has given us a full-color 12-minute Simon's Cat cartoon. The bad news is that that cat has been stung by a bee, and must go see the veterinarian.[https://youtu.be/GTUruS-lnEo] (YouTube...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Simons-Cat-in-Off-to-the-Vet/

Demotivational Dungeons & Dragons Posters

Dungeons & Dragons is the most popular tabletop roleplaying game of all time, but it's also just like every other RPG ever made in that it can be both fun and frustratingly not so fun to play.Playing a RPG for too lo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Demotivational-Dungeons-Dragons-Posters/

Halloween in the City of Bones

Where's the best place to celebrate Halloween? In the land of the original Gaelic festival of Samhain, which is where Halloween originated, of course. The city of Derry, Northern Ireland, revived Halloween in a big way i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Halloween-in-the-City-of-Bones/

Short Yet Satisfying YouTube Videos Under A Minute Long

Whether you have way too much work to do to sit around watching videos, have ADHD when you're online or you just appreciate fun sized stuff you probably enjoy YouTube videos that are short and sweet.(YouTube Link)60 seco...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Short-Yet-Satisfying-YouTube-Videos-Under-A-Minute-Long/

Five Excellent Films Where Directors Stepped Out of Their Comfort Zone

Just as actors become typecast after their first big hit, so do directors. Mention Martin Scorsese or David Lynch or Steven Spielberg, and you know what kind of movie to expect. But also like actors, directors want to ex...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Five-Excellent-Films-Where-Directors-Stepped-Out-of-Their-Comfort-Zone/

10 Easy To DIY Halloween Costumes Based On Memes

If you want to keep your Halloween costume fresh and timely then you can't go wrong with a meme themed costume- they're the freshest, the timeliest, and they appeal to every internet user, meaning pretty much everyone no...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/10-Easy-To-DIY-Halloween-Costumes-Based-On-Memes/

T-rex Family Waits for School Bus

Kimberly White and the rest of her family were there at the bus stop to see her eldest daughter get off the school bus. Can you imagine what the rest of the students had to say? They'd say that's really weird, but at the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/T-rex-Family-Waits-for-School-Bus/

Bottom Of The Lake - Jason And The Lifeguard

Bottom Of The Lake by NinjainkJason used to live in a normal home, and he used to have a somewhat normal mother, but then one day she snapped and Jason's life, and afterlife, changed forever. Now he spends his time lurk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Bottom-Of-The-Lake-Jason-And-The-Lifeguard/

Firefox Has Crashed

HoydenCaulfield posted a picture of a fox that found a soft spot for a nap in his garden in London. The fox didn't wake up as the picture was taken. In fact, it came back the next day and napped on the roof of the shed....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Firefox-Has-Crashed/

Simone Giertz Has Pumpkin Soup

Simone Giertz is famous for building robots that aren't good at anything besides entertaining us. This time she attempts a robot that serves soup. Pumpkin soup, which she hates for reasons she will explain. But the robot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Simone-Giertz-Has-Pumpkin-Soup/

UPS Drivers Have a Facebook Group Dedicated to the Dogs on Their Routes

There are all kinds of stereotypes about dogs and delivery people, but as it turns out, there are plenty of UPS people who adore dogs -and they have plenty of dog friends as well. In fact, there's actually a Facebook gro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/UPS-Drivers-Have-a-Facebook-Group-Dedicated-to-the-Dogs-on-Their-Routes/

Stable Rent: Owning a Horse in New York City

(All photos by Andrew Egan)Neatorama is proud to bring you a post by Andrew Egan, courtesy of Ernie Smith of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran Sho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/26/Stable-Rent-Owning-a-Horse-in-New-York-City/




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