Archive for June 18th, 2018

That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile

In June of 1959, the US Postal Service, in conjunction with the US military, shot 3,000 letters from a submarine across 200 miles to a Naval Auxiliary Air Station in Florida. The letters were all the same, since this was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/18/That-Time-the-US-Postal-Service-Tried-Delivering-Mail-By-Missile/

Parrot Sings "Bacon Pancakes"

(YouTube link)Milo the Quaker parrot sings along with his human, Erica Croke. The song is a classic, "Bacon Pancakes" from the TV show Adventure Time. Milo must watch the show a lot, or he sings it a lot, or he...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/18/Parrot-Sings-Bacon-Pancakes/

Why Finns Don't Want to be Happy

Are people in Finland happy or not? They have beautiful scenery, world-class schools, Santa Claus, weird sports such as wife-carrying and phone throwing, a robust social safety net, Northern Lights, and the government gi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/18/Why-Finns-Dont-Want-to-be-Happy/

The Walking Houseplant

Francis (franktasia 2000) discovered that his potted plant had sprouted legs! Is it getting ready to run away from home? Is it Groot? Audrey 2? In case you're wondering, this is a dragon tree, or Dracaena marginata*/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/18/The-Walking-Houseplant/

Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World?

[https://youtu.be/_30jPKzWdN0] (YouTube link)The worst tourist mosquito experience I know is Roanoke Island in North Carolina, and the best is at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. But when you go to Walt Disney Wor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/18/Why-Are-There-No-Mosquitoes-at-Disney-World/

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