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On the advice of a playwright friend, actor Robert Harling sat down and wrote a play about the pain his family went through when his sister Susan died of complications from diabetes. He wrote about the strong Southern women who surrounded his mother...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Redditor Backforward24 created this neat "Literature of the World" - a map composed of books from/about each nation of the world.The selection of what book should represent each country is subjective, of course - it's impossible to boil down the literary...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Dressing up isn't reserved for Halloween night when you're a monster movie fan, and trying to recreate those spooky looks becomes a lifelong mission we undertake so we can feel closer to those creatures of the night.Back in 1965 Forrest J. Ackerman hired...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A Japanese photographer who goes by Nyan Kichi has made friends with a colony of feral cats. He's found that the cats particularly love to play in an area where the street has a lot of drain holes. They've made a game of jumping into and peeking out...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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M.C. Escher was an uniquely gifted artist who had a knack for infusing art with mathematics, even though Escher himself claimed he had "no mathematical ability".Obsessed with perspective, geometry, and pattern (Escher described tessellation as “a real...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Images: Shao FengArchitect Li Xiang of XL Muse designed this amazing "Tunnel of Books" for the Yangzhou Zhongshuge bookstore in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China.The arched bookshelves and the reflective black mirror-finish floor give visitors a sense that they're...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The first movie in the expanded Harry Potter universe is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which made over $800 million in 2016. But it doesn't matter how much people love a movie; Screen Junkies will find a way to turn that enthusiasm on its...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Brothers In Red by OneBluebird ArtWade and Peter are both amazingly tough, they can both wisecrack with the best of them and they both favor the color red. But despite their similarities the two superguys didn't become fast friends, mostly because DP...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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(Brown Puppy With Bone tee available on NeatoShop)Adopting a new puppy is a wonderful, nightmarish experience, but it can be a lot more positive if you don't have to go to work every day and leave your pooch either outside, in a crate or with someone...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Bottle Boys (previously at Neatorama) are back with a cover of Michael Jackson's 1982 hot "Beat It." You'd expect the Danish group to be able to play just about anything and make it sound good, but what's really impressive is how they recreate Eddie...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A post shared by jeremy brevard (@jbrevard) on Mar 25, 2017 at 12:51pm PDTNow that's tough love. Jeremy Brevard of USA TODAY Sports spotted this dad trolling his son with a funny sign at Friday's Cleveland Cavaliers - Charlotte Hornets basketball game,...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When Hollywood does history, they often go to great lengths to portray an iconic moment accurately, especially when there is film or photographs of the original event. They get pretty darn close, as this comparison from Vugar Efendi shows us. (vimeo...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Image: Weibo via @SamchongLast year, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding unveiled their latest batch of cuteness: 23 baby pandas making their public debut at the center. Workers tried to arrange the baby pandas according to their sizes on top...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A discarded water heater got a few accessories for decoration. The resulting "robot" isn't very talkative, but that doesn't matter here at all.   (YouTube link)Redditor shadeogreen recorded his daughter Rayna's adorable reaction to the robot. She wuvs...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When we sit down to enjoy a meal we use cutlery and dishware to help us eat more efficiently, which is why the stuff we eat with and off of hasn't changed much over the centuries.But what if our cutlery could transform dining into an unique experience...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We are familiar with puppets that are controlled by a hand inside, hidden by a high stage, or marionettes controlled by puppeteers hidden above. In Vietnam, puppets move about by controllers hidden by the water they're standing in! Mike Powell and Jürgen...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Image: France 2A lot of people want to be on television, but for Melanie Segard, a young French woman with Down syndrome, her lifelong dream of being a weather forecaster seems impossible to realize.But thanks to a Facebook campaign called #MelaniePeutLaFaire...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This escalator spells out the rules for you. If you are going to stand still, stay on the right. If you are walking, keep to the left. The discussion at reddit is split between people who assumed everyone knew this, and people who did not know this....
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Does your state love marijuana or think it's the devil's weed? Estately compiled a number of stats to figure out which states love the ganja the most. They took into account how many marijuana smokers there are per capita, how much interest the people...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mae is an imaginative young girl who does artwork with a magical touch. But her friends at the slumber party have a different idea of fun, and it's no fun for her. Then things get a little out of hand.    (vimeo link)Frolic ‘n Mae is an action-adventure...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tom Gauld (previously on Neatorama) has a suggestion for what to do with obsolete scientific theories: turn them into heavy metal band names! I call dibs on phlogiston theory. What's your favorite obsolete scientific theory?...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!by Joyce FlynnHarvard UniversityOne June, about 25 years ago, I was doing a one-month work-study gig describing records...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Have you ever wondered which countries are the most sexually active? Or which people are the most likely to put out on a first date? If you have even the slightest curiosity, you won't want to miss this Thrillist article featuring statistics to determine...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Grim Reaper has many amazing abilities he/she/it uses to help travel across the globe and gather souls, but those powers don't make their life any less monotonous and exhausting.And what good are a bunch of amazing powers if they're all for taking...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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You can "count" on me by Adrian SerghieIt's good to be surrounded by people you can count on in life, people who add to your personal experiences instead of subtracting from your fun and forming a division between you and your friends. And if you want...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Photo: Ana Barbara Ferreira/FacebookWhen Ana Barbara Ferreira, a teacher from Sao Paulo, Brazil, found out that one of her student was saddened after being ridiculed by a boy for having "ugly hair," she decided to user her head to solve the problem....
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A while back one of those "As Seen On TV" companies started selling a product that helps people cook eggs in a long rod shape, which seemed like a mighty strange shape for an egg.I soon discovered the long egg is an integral part of the British fave...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When Captain James Cook and his crew landed in Hawaii (which they called the Sandwich Islands) in 1778, the meeting set off a culture clash that has repercussions to this day. The islanders had beliefs, customs, and rituals that sailors misread through...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Image: Village of East Harbor Senior LivingA horse in a nursing home sounds like the beginning of a joke, but bringing an actual Clydesdale horse into the Village of East Harbor Senior Living Community in Michigan turns out to be great therapy.As many...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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After 15 years or so of Marvel movies raking in billions of dollars by using teams of superheroes in The Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy, DC is finally ready to jump in with Justice League this November. The first full trailer debuted this...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Image: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research InstituteSmog getting you down? Consider this: even Pluto has got that!Scientists stitched together images from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) from NASA's...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş traveled the Western states of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and California. He then used two drones to take pictures and compiled multiple images to create a 3D creation with drafting software.The artist doesn't...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Photographer Andrew Ward became fascinated with the phenomena of abandoned couches on city streets. He is a native of Dublin, but moved to Los Angeles to work in the film industry. Abandoned furniture on the street is rare in Ireland, so he began photographing...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Simpsons has contributed so much to pop culture, and society in general, that it's no wonder the show is still going strong nearly 30 years later.And yet the colorful cocktails made by characters on the show, such as the Flaming Homer or the Skittlebrau,...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Pink Puff in Outer Space by nextodieDo you ever wonder what you're looking at when you see a colorful streak soar across the night sky? I like to imagine the streak is created by an alien spacecraft, one which doesn't dare come to Earth for fear of being...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Photo by Jesse Sensibar/FacebookAdd this to the looong list of why wearing baggy pants while trying to commit a crime is not a good idea: they're terrible for running away.A man was spotted trying to break into a classroom at Miles Elementary School...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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There have  been many incarnations of the Power Rangers, which evolved from the Super Sentai series that originated in the 1970s. However, the internet generation is most familiar with the 1993-1996 series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The new Power...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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We love cats because they're cute, cuddly and act like they're from another planet, and we know how smart they are so we assume their strange behavior is a sign of boredom and restlessness.But, as this animated TED-Ed lesson by Tony Buffington shows,...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Nature abhors a vacuum, so these cats are just acting natural. Redditor camrymonster says this is his first comic. He must already be an artist. He was inspired by his own cats.Striped one is Thor. Grey one is Walter. Thors the favorite so he got the...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Image: David Penning/Missouri Southern State UniversityIt's a snake-eat-snake world out there.Predators usually chase after smaller (and thus easier) prey, but king snakes "just don't seem to be abiding by that rule," said biologist David Penning of...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The following article is from the new book Uncle John’s Uncanny Bathroom Reader.Did you know that you can keep eggs in your freezer? (There’s a trick to it.) Here are some tips on how to freeze foods you probably thought couldn’t be frozen, and...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Finding a teacher in this school can be quite complicated - so complicated that one teacher named Mr. Heiss decided to make a handy flowchart to help his students locate his whereabouts.Sometimes finding Mr. Heiss is pretty straightforward ...Sometimes,...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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(Instagram link)Instagram user joey_spazz caught some precious video on his last flight. He's got the best seat mate ever, his Australian cattle dog Ohana. She even smiles for the camera! -via reddit...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Business Insider compiled this cool map that uses census data to determine the most educated place in each state. Their calculations are based on the percentage of adults over 25 with a bachelor's or higher degree.Mental Floss readers noted some interesting...
From: Neatorama | By: Jill Harness | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Scary Cookie Monster byKKTEEAccording to the TV show Sesame Street that shaggy blue monster goes by the name "Cookie" because he loves eating those baked goods so much he spends his entire life eating cookies and looking for another cookie fix. So if...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Image: Sherri LuceroThat's one big backpack!After her brother Kevin died in a motorcycle accident, Sherri Lucero decided to honor his memory by starting a grassroots organization called Backpack for the Homeless."As my brother had a heart for the homeless,"...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Between 1816 and 1836, the border between Missouri and Iowa was surveyed several times, because the first survey was done so badly, and there were four possible borders, all slightly different. The nine-mile-wide band of disputed territory was fertile...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Most people don't feel like partying after a breakup, and suicide is never a reason for celebration, but those who are able to move past the sadness and live to love another day find life is full of reasons to celebrate.And even though they feel like...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Image: William Ramos/RBS TVThis is a story of loyalty and friendship that takes place in the streets of Caçapava do Sul, Brazil. Every morning, a Japanese Akita named Thor walks the street alone along the same route that he has taken with his owner...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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An interspecies relationship leads to a child who feels like she doesn't fit in. She can't take the bullying anymore and decides to leave it all behind. It's a common story, but well done here. Grab a hankie just in case. (YouTube link)This ad is from...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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