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Tongue Length and Other Things You Should Know About Giraffes

The proud papa isn’t able to pass out cigars, but there was still plenty of celebrating at the Cincinnati Zoo, where earlier this month a giraffe has been born for the first time in 26 years. Tessa, a four-year-old Maasai giraffe, delivered the calf at 9:40am on April 2, and 20 minutes later the tyke [...]

Tongue Wrestle Mania: The Art and Science of French Kissing

If you want to give a kiss to impress for Valentines Day, you should brush up on what you think you know and what you don’t know about French kissing. Above all, you don’t want to be one of the types of kissers guaranteed to be a turn-off. The Saint Bernard–someone who slobbers way too much, [...]

The Quick 10: The Insurance Policies on 10 Famous Body Parts

While most of us insure rather mundane things – lives, houses, cars – there’s a certain populace who make livings based on very specific body parts and need financial protection in case the ability to earn that living is ever taken away. Hey, you’d probably insure your hair too if you had the luscious locks [...]

The Late Movies: I Get That A Lot

Okay, I’m aware that this show is nothing but poofy tabloid-culture nonsense, but I Get That A Lot is kind of a guilty pleasure. It’s a reality prank show about celebrities who assume “regular” jobs and pose as “regular” folks — without doing very much to disguise their faces, etc — and when people ask [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Infamous Womanizers

According to the author of a new biography on Warren Beatty, he’s slept with nearly 13,000 women. Warren denies that the number is that high (which Warren denies), but compared to other philanderers, 13,000 isn’t even that many. Here are a few other men who claim they have spent more time in bed than out [...]

7 False Acronyms

Sure, everyone knows that SCUBA stands for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. And right, most of us know that AWOL stands for Absent Without Leave. But what about all those supposed acronyms, like Golf and Posh, that aren’t really acronyms at all. Here are seven false ones you need to know… at least to be [...]

10 Neat Facts About SpongeBob SquarePants

Are ya ready kids? Aye, aye captain! I can’t heeeeaaaar yoooouuu! AYE, AYE CAPTAIN! Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Sponge Bob Square Pants! Absorbent and yellow and porous is he. Sponge Bob Square Pants! If nautical nonsense be somethin’ ya wish. … then read on ahead for Neatorama’s 10 Neat Facts About SpongeBob SquarePants! 1. We can thank Jacques Costeau for the [...]

15 Famous People Who Used to Teach

Students, we know you may not be all that ecstatic about seeing your teachers – and the homework they assign – as the school year starts up. Pay attention in class, though; you never know what hidden talents your teachers might have. Just look at all of these famous former teachers: 1. Gene Simmons The tongue-flicking [...]