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Bill Nye Words of Wisdom

Old Billy (sic) Nye is filled with all sorts of wisdom. Remember that great video he was in about Creationism? Yeah, he is awesome like that. I will tell you growing up I loved his show and I still do love science – I was Biology major through a large part of college. I will [...]

What Are They Selling?

So, what do you think? Is this ad for selling Levi jeans or a fat dog? Via Old Chum  

Incredible Photos of Rivers Coming Together

Image Source The pictures of these 10 striking confluences from Twisted Sifter are definitely worth a long view. But what exactly is a confluence? Quite simply, it’s where bodies of water meet. When this involves two rivers with differing clarity levels, the results can be incredibly eye-catching, like in the photo above, which shows the merging of [...]

What Do Chickens Have to Do With Chicken Pox?

Chickens image via Shutterstock The birds themselves? Not a whole lot. Chickens don’t even get infected by the virus — varicella zoster, a member of the herpes family — that causes the rash. (They can however, get an infection with similar effects called fowl pox.) The name, rather, likely comes from chickens’ association with weakness and wimpiness*. Just [...]

The Boat Coffin

Perfect for the Old Salt who fancies a burial at sea, here’s the Boat Coffin by Sebastian Errazuriz (previously on Neatorama): Link

Obiwan Kenobi Arrested for Hit and Run

Old Ben Kenobi’s Jedi mind trick didn’t work on police in Roseville, California. They took him into custody after he allegedly hit a car and drove off: According to Bosworth, Kenobi pulled into the left-turn lane, tried to merge into the straight-ahead lane between two cars waiting in the lane, hit the cars he was trying [...]

10 Bizarre English Pub Names

The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn is a real tavern in Stalybridge, Cheshire, England. But it’s not the strangest name for a bar you’ll find in this gallery of ten at DJMick. Link -via Breakfast Links

Pulled From the Rubble: 4 Amazing Stories of Survival

A Turkish rescuer searches for earthquake survivors in Van province of Turkey. © Ma Yan/Xinhua Press/Corbis When two-week-old Azra Karaduman was pulled from what was left of a seven-story apartment building 47 hours after a devastating earthquake leveled parts of Turkey, spectators marveled that such a tiny morsel of humanity could survive such a horrific ordeal. But [...]

Old Timey Star Wars

From the agile mind of Nick Agin, here’s Old Timey Star Wars (of which Councilman Yoda above is my favorite) – via designworklife

Art with Cats

How do you improve artwork of the Old Masters? Add cats! Check out some examples at Benjamin Grelle’s Tumblr blog: Link – via Buzzfeed Now, isn’t Botticelli’s Birth of Venus much better with a fat cat? Previously on Neatorama: Top [...]