Archive for December 7th, 2017

The Supporting Act

A young girl is excited about the school's holiday talent show, and puts in plenty of time practicing her dance. But her father is always busy working. Will he make it to the big event? Will he even remember it?[https://...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/The-Supporting-Act/

Flickr's Top 25 Photographs of 2017

This stunning photograph of the Milky Way over Harvey Dam in Western Australia was taken by Flickr user inefekt69 in February. It was selected as one of Flickr's top images of 2017. So was this magnificent picture of Mon...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Flickrs-Top-25-Photographs-of-2017/

Universal Basic Income Explained

A universal basic income (UBI) has been proposed now and then in different places as a response to income inequality, unemployment, low wages, automation, and inadequate social safety nets. Everyone would be given enough...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Universal-Basic-Income-Explained/

Pantone's Color of the Year for 2018: Ultra Violet

Hey, I got a shirt that color! Actually, more than one shirt that color. The Pantone Color Institute has announced the Color of the Year for 2018, and it's Pantone 18-3838. We laymen can call it Ultra Violet. “Purp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Pantones-Color-of-the-Year-for-2018-Ultra-Violet/

Is It Safe To Eat Deli Meat With A Metallic Sheen?

Have you ever gotten a piece of roast beef that looked like it might be starting to go bad because it had an iridescent sheen on it that looked like something you'd see on the side of a fish?That metallic shine may have...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Is-It-Safe-To-Eat-Deli-Meat-With-A-Metallic-Sheen/

Holidays

This is fine. Christmas is filled with so much joy that we can smile while warming our hands by the toasty flames of our bank accounts incinerating. Honestly, sometimes I think that Christmas exists to make sure we enter...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Holidays/

Arkham Absinthe - The Taste Will Drive You Mad!

Arkham Absinthe by NemonsHaving tired of the supervillain's life Poison Ivy sought out a new way to use her incredible botanical powers and make some money legitimately- so she opened up a distillery. The spirits she...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Arkham-Absinthe-The-Taste-Will-Drive-You-Mad/

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope Reenacted By Cats

We are just a week away from the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and I'm so excited I feel like a kid who's caught Star Wars fever again, only with less action figures, less Ewok plushies and no Darth Vader...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Star-Wars-Episode-IV-A-New-Hope-Reenacted-By-Cats/

The First Giraffe in France

In 1825, a baby giraffe was taken from her mother and shipped by camel, by ship, and on foot to Paris as a gift from the Ottoman viceroy of Egypt to King Charles X. She was called “la Belle Africaine” or &ldq...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/The-First-Giraffe-in-France/

The World Can Be A Dark And Oppressive Place For "CHILDREN"

Most children lead very well-ordered lives thanks to the adults who have control over them, and since adults deem kids unfit to make important life decisions on their own we make our children do whatever we think is best...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/The-World-Can-Be-A-Dark-And-Oppressive-Place-For-CHILDREN/

Cat Crashes Nativity Scene

New York photographer Brooke Goldman offered to walk her boyfriend to the train station early Sunday morning. On her way back, she was in a hurry to get some more sleep, but came across an outdoor nativity scene that had...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Cat-Crashes-Nativity-Scene/

Fungus From Hell

Mushrooms are delicious, they're a great source of vitamin B, niacin and riboflavin, but some fungi are deadly when ingested and many look wicked creepy when you see them growing in the wild.The mushrooms known as "Dead...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Fungus-From-Hell/

Well Groomed

Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The biggest competition is the annual Groom Expo, which took place in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in September. Watch as dog groomers Adrian...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Well-Groomed/

Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition

Ada Blackjack was an Alaskan Inupiat woman who signed on for a year working as a seamstress for an expedition to Wrangel Island, in the Arctic Ocean near Siberia. She was the sole woman in the 1921 expedition that includ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Ada-Blackjack-the-Forgotten-Sole-Survivor-of-an-Odd-Arctic-Expedition/

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Hurt Locker

The 2008 movie The Hurt Locker followed a bomb disposal unit in the Iraq War, which meant lots of violence and explosions, but the film was ultimately about how war changed the men in it. Kathryn Bigelow became...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-About-The-Hurt-Locker/

Sir Toby Toblerone

(Image credit: Sir Toby Toblerone)Meet Sir Toby Toblerone. This British cat was picked up by an animal rescue group as a kitten and then was adopted from a shelter by his foster parents. Toby has never been able to walk,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Sir-Toby-Toblerone/

How the CIA Rescued Modern Art

Abstract Expressionism was a fringe movement, until the feds stepped in. In 1946, the U.S. State Department organized an international exhibition called Advancing American Art that showcased paintings b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/How-the-CIA-Rescued-Modern-Art/

ChristmasGram - Hail Santa

ChristmasGram by Ludwig Van BaconSanta went through a dark period while he and the Mrs. were on the outs, and during that dark time he discovered heavy metal and it changed his jolly old soul forever. He started weari...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/ChristmasGram-Hail-Santa/

Man Is Fired After Using His Potato Chip Bag To Skip Work And Play Golf

(Image Link)We all want to ditch work every once in a while so we can go out and have some fun, and the more stressful and unrewarding the job the more we dream about bailing on our employer.Some alleviate these urges to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/Man-Is-Fired-After-Using-His-Potato-Chip-Bag-To-Skip-Work-And-Play-Golf/




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