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Disappointing Things Nobody Tells You About Being An Adult

39 minutes agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

No matter what age you are, that age is new to you, and you learn surprising things about being that age. Cracked has a pictofacts post about things that surprised you about adulthood, and it's obvious that the top contributors range in age from new adult to newly elderly. Show More Summary

Bean Ballet

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The calendar says we're officially into spring, but if you are watching the snow fall outside, you might need some encouragement to remind yourself that the season of growing is just ahead. GPhase grew a kidney bean plant from seed in a glass container and recorded it growing over 25 days. Show More Summary

SMART Is The New SEXY - If You Wanna Be My Lover You've Gotta Get With My Brain

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

SMART is the new SEXY by Cafe Pretzel It's sad that there are still people in the world who don't see the value of intelligence and don't think of smart people as sexy, because they're missing out on the greatest attraction of them all- a mental connection. Show More Summary

Name Dominoes

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Randall Munroe at xkcd has been playing with names. You can string a lot of celebrity names together, as there are so many standard names that are used over and again, in different combinations. That is only multiplied when a famous person uses three names because their names are so common. Show More Summary

How Jeremy Bentham Finally Came to America, Nearly 200 Years After His Death

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Philosopher Jeremy Bentham believed in using dead bodies for practical purposes, instead of fearing or revering them in a religious sense. When he died in 1832, he willed his body to science, directing that it be used for medical dissection, then preserved for display, difrected by his protege Dr. Show More Summary

The Hungry Corpse

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

A hungry corpse in London's Trafalgar Square meets a friendly pigeon. Now, when we think a hungry corpse, the first thing to come to mind is a zombie that is going to try to eat us. In this case, no, all he wants is food, but he is missing the proper organs to consume it. Show More Summary

The Paper Airplane Champion

6 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image credit: Flickr user Russ) How many reams of paper does it take to make a record-breaking paper plane? Its engineer, John Collins, explains. Let’s talk about the record you broke for the farthest distance traveled by a paper airplane indoors—226 feet, 10 inches.The previous record was 207 feet, four inches. Show More Summary

Vermont's Witch Windows

8 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

An architectural oddity that is almost exclusively found in Vermont is the "witch window." These are windows mounted on a slant, just under the roof line of a house. They are sometimes referred to as "Vermont windows" (for obvious reasons) or "coffin windows." The tale told is that crooked windows are harder for a witch to fly into. Show More Summary

Unheard of Instruments in the Saxophone Family

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Have you ever seen a slide saxophone? Or a Conn-o-sax? Those are just a couple of the rare saxophones in the collection of Dr. Paul Cohen, who plays writes about, and collects unusual saxophones. Here he shows off his instruments to saxophone players from the United States Army Field Band. Show More Summary

Flag Waver

12 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Here's an online generator that lets you put any picture you like on a flag and watch it wave! Try Flag Waver with an image URL from any webpage, or upload your own picture. I don't see any option to save your creation the generator itself. You could take a screen cap, or use LICEcap to make your own gif like I did. -via Boing Boing

Kindergarten Weather Report

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Carden Corts got a assignment in his kindergarten class to make a weather forecast video. His dad, Charlie Corts, helped a little. Charlie's career is in video production. It's adorable, but wait until the subject shifts to spring break...Show More Summary

22-Year-Old Creates 3D Scanner That Can Diagnose Heart Disease In 90 Seconds

16 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Adults head to the emergency room all the time thinking they're having a heart attack when they're actually just dealing with muscle pain, severe heartburn, high blood pressure symptoms or anxiety. In fact, only 6% of adults over 45Show More Summary

America's Quietest Routes

18 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Have you ever wanted to go on a road trip and have the road to yourself? It might be possible, or at least you can find the road less traveled with this interactive map. Pull up the least-traveled road in your state, and see if it's anywhere near you. Show More Summary


20 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Bringing a pile of bones to life can be dangerous business, and necromancy is not recommended for young wizards who have never dealt with dark forces. But if the skeleton is named Lazybones then there probably isn't much to worry about,...Show More Summary

A Literal Hidden Figure

21 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The movie Hidden Figures focused on the contributions of NASA mathematicians, engineers, and computer programmers who weren't recognized because they were black women. A literal example of the phrase was found in a photograph taken at the 1971 International Conference on Biology of Whales. Show More Summary

Sexy Textin'

22 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Sexting is a thing horny people do that involves sending each other pictures of their genitalia and talk about what they want to do to each other with their naughty bits, but sexy textin' is something completely different. "How so?"Show More Summary

If I Fits, I Sits

23 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

We know cats are liquid, as they take the shape of their container. And cats love any kind of container: boxes, dishes, shelves, closets, bags, or whatever they can get into. A cat's definitinon of "container" is pretty flexible, ranging from mom's purse to a rain gutter. Show More Summary

Rare Ferrari Daytona Found In Japanese Barn

yesterdayHumor / odd : Neatorama

It's crazy how many super rare cars are found sitting in barns, hidden and often untouched for decades after a car collector stashed them there for safe keeping. These barn finds make auto enthusiasts drool, since they get to see a car...Show More Summary

Alexa Ruins Families

yesterdayHumor / odd : Neatorama

Lauren Lorenzo of eLL cartoons recorded her family trying to explain how to use the Amazon Echo personal assistant. To activate it, you have to say "Alexa" first. But if you tell that to Grandma, you will activate it yourself, so they are trying to avoid saying the name. Show More Summary

Celebrity Career Highlights And Lowlights

yesterdayHumor / odd : Neatorama

It's safe to say celebrities like being admired by the general public and having fans who adore them, or else they wouldn't hire publicists to keep them in the public eye. It's also safe to say they don't like to dwell on their failures, since bad decisions both on the set and off can cost them a career in Hollywood. Show More Summary

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