Archive for December 24th, 2017

Christmas in America

Photographer Jesse Rieser spent seven years shooting scenes of how we decorate for Christmas, the season of excess. The series is called Christmas in America. Buzzfeed talked to Rieser about the project.I think the proje...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Christmas-in-America/

The Geek's Christmas

Ah, the comforts of home. Visiting your parents at Christmas has its rewards, in particular the familiarity and constancy of it all. Of course, one constant is that they will ask you to "repair" the computer, meaning dum...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/The-Geeks-Christmas/

Weird Letters To Santa From Rural Kids In The 1920s

Kids who always get what they want for Christmas tend to stop caring about Santa at an early age, and they often find out their parents are actually the ones giving them gifts and don't really care as long as they get wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Weird-Letters-To-Santa-From-Rural-Kids-In-The-1920s/

Nightmare Before Christmas Krispy Wreaths

You'd probably have trouble finding all the ingredients for Nightmare Before Christmas Wreath Candy at this late date, but the picture was too delicious not to share. File this recipe away for next Christmas. Hellen Die...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Krispy-Wreaths/

Interest in Sex Rises at Christmas

You might look at the conclusion of a research study in the title here as just too obvious, but it's not as simple as cuddling up because it's cold. We know that birth rates peak in September, but is that because it's co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Interest-in-Sex-Rises-at-Christmas/

Christmas #25 - The Same Issue Comes Out Every Year, And Kids Still Love It!

Christmas #25 by Mike PachecoHe's the biggest hero to ever take to the skies, his larger-than-life persona is a big hit with all the kids, and he is the only superhero who brings a gift when he visits your house. He's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Christmas-25-The-Same-Issue-Comes-Out-Every-Year-And-Kids-Still-Love-It/

Archaic Christmas Carol Words And Phrases Explained

If your friends and family enjoy belting out a yule tide tune as much as mine do then you're probably quite familiar with Christmas songs like It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Jingle Bells and Deck Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Archaic-Christmas-Carol-Words-And-Phrases-Explained/

How to Make Gingerbread Cookies

Use your electric wangjangler to mix the road tar. Don't forget to despatulize the sides. Get your cylindrical compression tube ready, it's time to make gingerbread men! They don't have to be men; you can make your ginge...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/How-to-Make-Gingerbread-Cookies/

Is It Really Safe To Eat Food That Has Freezer Burn?

I'd always heard that food with freezer burn should be thrown away because it's inedible, so I tossed out any food with a dried out edge and tons of ice crystals because it seemed like the right thing to do.But then came...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Is-It-Really-Safe-To-Eat-Food-That-Has-Freezer-Burn/

Push, the Button Game

The online game Push is as simple as its instructions ...NOT. The entirety of the instructions are "Push all the buttons." At first it's pretty simple. Then its doable. Then it gets complicated. How can pushing buttons g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Push-the-Button-Game/

A Bad Lip Reading of The Empire Strikes Back: Hostiles on the Hill

Who knew that Luke Skywalker liked to sing while he piloted his X-wing into battle? Bad Lip Reading took the back-and-forth between fighters and made it into a song called "Hostiles on the Hill."  [https://youtu.be/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/A-Bad-Lip-reading-of-The-Empire-Strikes-Back-2/

The True Meaning of Christmas

According to Randall Munroe of xkcd, the true meaning of Christmas is to find the true meaning of Christmas. That reasoning is so meta that it folds in on itself. Whereas, the true meaning of Christmas is a festival to l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/The-True-Meaning-of-Christmas/

Remember When Christmas Used To Be A Whole Lot Tackier?

Christmas traditions have become so homogenized and generic that every trip to Target makes me long for the days of crazy random ornaments on the tree, analog toys with zero digital function and crazy mall Santas with a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/24/Remember-When-Christmas-Used-To-Be-A-Whole-Lot-Tackier/




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