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Hungry Polar Bear Tries to Eat Wildlife Filmmaker

(Video Link) Wildlife documentarian Gordon Buchanan traveled to Svalbard for his new series The Polar Bear Family and Me. He did not know that it is customary there to bring a dish to dinner when visiting the polar bears. The mother expressed their displeasure at this breach of etiquette and tried to break through his protective [...]

The Remembrance Coffee Table Looks Like a Photo Album

Do you have photo albums of your family on your coffee table? During the Christmas season, it’s fun to sit and go through them with your family and remember old times. Mitch Steinmetz’s Remembrance table reflects this activity. It takes the form of an enormous photo album. Link and Video -via NMU Salone Satellite

What Do You Call Your Grandparents?

Reader Michelle has a question: “Are there any neat historical or regional terms for ‘grandma’ and ‘grandpa’ that my family might adopt? I’m having twins in January and my mom just asked what the kids will call them.” Since my family uses the standard Grandma, Grandpa, Nana, and Pop-Pop, I figured I’d throw this one out [...]

Cut and Paste Holiday Letter

So you thought the Mayan Apocalypse would bail you out from writing the annual state of the family address inside your Holiday Cards. Well, seeing that you’ve also decided to spend more time on your Mayan “Bucket List” in lieu of shopping for presents, Tiny Mind Gazette has a handy little cut and paste [...]

WBC Chart

Hilary Sargent made a chart to help you understand who the Westboro Baptist Church is. The majority of the chart is the family tree of the Phelp family, although there are a very few members included who aren’t related to patriarch Fred Phelps. The enlargement shown here is only a small portion. The full-size chart [...]

The Mayflower Gun: The Only Surviving Firearm from the Pilgrims

This .50-caliber wheellock musket, propularly known as the Mayflower Gun, is thought to be the only surviving firearm among those that crossed the Atlantic with the Pilgrims. It has been traced back to John Alden, traditionally the first Pilgrim to step ashore at Plymouth. Preservationists discovered it in 1924: The Alden family dwelling, like the gun, [...]

A Family of Bank Robbers

Some families golf together, others go camping together. This family, however, is a bit unique: they rob the bank together. And you know what they say about a family that robs a bank together. They go to jail together: A father, son [...]

Gingerbread Zombie Family Christmas Ornament Bundle

Gingerbread Zombie Family Christmas Ornament Bunble – $53.73 It’s a little known fact that zombie’s love Christmas. This year celebrate the holidays with your favorite zombie family. This deliciously gruesome Gingerbread Zombie Family Christmas Bundle from the NeatoShop features 6 adorable gornaments that are meticulously handcrafted by local artisans.  Not sure how you feel about that many [...]

Bigfoot video surfaces in Provo, Utah

A man camping with his family has taken video footage of what is alleged to be a Bigfoot in the woods. The video has gained widespread attention and r…

The Only Mother and Son to Each Have #1 Records

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. In November of 1966, The Monkees’ first single “Last Train to Clarksville” went to number one on the charts, two months (to the day) after The Monkees TV series premiered. The Partridge Family, a TV series semi-similar to [...]