Archive for December 11th, 2017

Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear

The 20th century had both storefront displays of goods and people walking around in sandwich boards; both proved to be effective advertising techniques. In the 19th century, these methods were combined in banner ladies....

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Thieving Seabird Films Award-Winning Short

Kjell Robertsen lives near the coast of Norway. He set out his GoPro camera to record seagulls eating bread off his railing, but one kleptomaniac bird helped himself to the camera as well as the bread. The camera kept re...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Thieving-Seabird-Films-Award-Winning-Short/

Luck, Companion Of Courage - Make Every Day Your Lucky Day

Luck, Companion of Courage by Propaganda Department Some people have all the luck, while others must make their own or steal it from some extra lucky creature like a leprechaun, but those who know how to properly...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Luck-Companion-Of-Courage-Make-Every-Day-Your-Lucky-Day/

Christmas Tree If You Have a Cat

This picture is from a Tweet by @juliettebaba. It's not clear whether this is a deliberate alteration to accommodate a cat-centric household, an art piece, or possibly the natural result of having cats around a normal Ch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Christmas-Tree-If-You-Have-a-Cat/

An Oral History of Viagra

Nineteen years after Viagra was made available to the public (by prescription), a generic version was released today. Viagra made a grand run during that time, becoming a household term even among those who never used it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/An-Oral-History-of-Viagra/

Urban Explorer Ventures In To The Crooked Cottage, Left Untouched For 9 Years

The name "crooked cottage" conjures up images of fairy tale domiciles inhabited by witches and wolves, but in this story the Crooked Cottage earned its name when the foundation eroded, causing the cottage to lean.This st...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Urban-Explorer-Ventures-In-To-The-Crooked-Cottage-Left-Untouched-For-9-Years/

Jaguar vs. Caiman

Scarface the jaguar is after a tasty meal of meat, and since he's the apex predator of the Brazilian rainforest, it doesn't matter who you are when he's after you. Caimans are swift and natural immerse, but the jaguar is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Jaguar-vs-Caiman/

The Largest Employer In Each State

Employment seekers may have a hard time finding a job if they only look on Craigslist or job sites like Monster or Indeed, but if you're serious about getting a job you should do your homework and see who hires the most...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/The-Largest-Employer-In-Each-State/

Why Have a Christmas Tree When You Can Have a Christmas Pineapple?

(Image credit: ryan_rips)Pineapples are sweet, tropical, and downright tasty. While they have always been a part of Christmas decorating, there's a trend this year for using them as Christmas trees. It probably started i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Why-Have-a-Christmas-Tree-When-You-Can-Have-a-Christmas-Pineapple/

Comedian Demonstrates How Cats Act In The Middle Of The Night

Cats don't have to adhere to a 9 to 5 schedule like their poor overworked humans, and because they're free to do their feline thang whenever they want many cats think the middle of the night is the best time to get frisk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Comedian-Demonstrates-How-Cats-Act-In-The-Middle-Of-The-Night/

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie Dutch

The 1991 holiday road trip movie Dutch starred Ed O'Neil as a working class man (Dutch) trying to bond with his girlfriend's son (Doyle), a spoiled prep school student still hurting from his parents' divorce. As...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-About-the-Movie-Dutch/

A Cheat Sheet To Indian Restaurant Menus

Foodies who like to sample dishes from all over the world have at least some experience with Indian food, and once they've seen how many interesting and exotic flavor combos Indian restaurants have to offer they're hooke...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/A-Cheat-Sheet-To-Indian-Restaurant-Menus/

How to Ruin a Pizza

Why would anyone do such a horrible thing to a pizza? And what kind of candy are those Santa Clauses made of that they didn't melt like the candy canes? This disaster was Tweeted by yung g. Reason #261863 why I️ love...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/How-to-Ruin-a-Pizza/

Perfectionists Gonna Hate - Suck It Squares!

Perfectionists gonna hate by Vó MariaPerfectionists have a problem with control- they can't control every aspect of their own lives so they try to push their too-high standards on to other people, tearing down...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/Perfectionists-Gonna-Hate-Suck-It-Squares/

The Real-World Locations Behind The Last Jedi

The cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi traveled around the world to work in otherworldly places that could pass for a galaxy far, far away. That includes the Bolivian salt flats, Skellig Michael in Ireland, and Du...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/The-Real-World-Locations-Behind-The-Last-Jedi/

The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life

You may have heard about the movie All the Money in the World because actor Kevin Spacey was replaced at the last moment with Christopher Plummer. What's even more amazing is that the movie will be in theaters D...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/The-Billionaire-Who-Refused-to-Pay-Kidnappers-to-Save-His-Grandsons-Life/

I Won't Wear a Jacket

Gus Johnson is a YouTube comedian with a short rap about pretty much anything you can think of. In this one, he looks at the campus phenomenon of that guy who never wears a jacket. You've seen him around, although it's m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/I-Wont-Wear-a-Jacket/

The Christmas Bird Count

The following is an article from Uncle John's OLD FAITHFUL 30th Anniversary edition.(Image credit: Flickr user Jim Bauer)Here’s a holiday tradition that you may not have heard of if you’re not a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/11/The-Christmas-Bird-Count/

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