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The 9 Most Newsworthy Dogs of 2012

Man’s best friend, indeed! In 2012, dogs made the news -or at the least went viral in the ‘net- by doing tricks, saving lives, or just by making us happy. Take a look back at some of the better dog stories from the past year. Shown here are the K-9 Parish Comfort dogs who visited [...]

The Best Camera-trap Pictures of 2012

National Geographic posted a gallery of six animal self-portraits from all over the world. Pictured here is a common genet captured by camera trap in Yemen. They are all beautiful, but I don’t understand why this one didn’t make the cut. Link (Image credit: Sebastian Kennerknecht, Pumapix.com/BBC Wildlife Magazine)

Mayan Apocalypse Update: Pictures

Apparently, the world has dodged a bullet. Or not, as few people believed the world would end as the Maya calendar ran out. However, some people were ready, while others used the opportunity to party. The Mail Online has a roundup of photographs of events held the world over as December 21st dawned. Shown here [...]

The 30 Best Mugshots Of 2012

When people are hauled in by the police, they aren’t at their best. Still, some mug shots are head and shoulders above the rest, and tell a story all by themselves. This guy only ranked #15, so you must see the others. Link (Image source: The Smoking Gun)

26 Moments That Restored Our Faith In Humanity This Year

Now here’s a year-end list we can all get behind: stories of people being good to other people (and a few animals). You saw some of the stories here at Neatorama, but most likely some will be new to you. Be sure to have a hankie ready. Link (Image source: reddit)

Misa and Her Cat

Photographer Miyoko Ihara documented the 12-year relationship between her grandmother Misa and her cat in the book Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat. The two are inseparable and do everything together. See more wonderful pictures of them at Buzzfeed. Link (Image credit: Miyoko Ihara)

14 Awesome and Bizarre Bathtubs

There was an old lady who lived in a shoe …but did she take a bath in one, too? This fashionable pump is a custom bathtub from the Italian design company SICIS. It’s just one of collection of strange and wonderful tubs that seem more for show than for everyday use. Of them all, I’d [...]

10 Alternative Uses for Booze (That Don’t Involve Getting Drunk)

Assuming you have any left over from your weekend debauchery, there are a few good ways to put your booze to use. Ways that won’t result in arrest or texting your ex at 3am. (You really shouldn’t do that.) From moisturizer to deodorizer, alcohol has at least ten alternative applications, all of which are arguably [...]

Fifty Shades of "OMG, No Way"

From the This Is Probably a Bad Idea files, here is a collection of Fifty Shades of Grey tie-in products that maybe should have been considered more carefully before actually hitting production. From onesies of questionable taste to seemingly themed cooking classes (what??), here they are. (SFW unless you’re just not allowed to be online [...]

World’s Oldest Arthropods

The images to your left, dear Neatoramanauts, are photomicrographs of the world’s oldest arthropods (invertebrate animals that include insects, arachnids, and crustaceans) preserved in amber: Even though arthropods are more than 400 million years old, [...]