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Hay, Blinken! http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Hay-Blinken/ Celebrating President Lincoln’s birthday by listing the weird things we’ve done to his memory. 
Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.Abraham Lincoln may be the greatest president ever … in terms of the crazy cultural crap he inspires.Apologies to Ronald Reagan, but no president has lent himself to kitsch and over-analysis as much as Abraham Lincoln, perhaps the best 16th president a democ...
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The Story of Rocky. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/10/The-Story-of-Rocky/ When Sylvester Stallone was told there were no parts for him, he wrote his own.
When Sylvester Stallone was told there were no parts for him, he wrote his own.Sylvester Stallone wasn’t born a leading man. Complications at birth left the son of a hairdresser with nerve damage that slurred his speech and curled his lips into a permanent snarl. His childhood wasn’t easy. His parents fought constantly, and he and his brother slipped in and out of foster care. By high school, they’d moved back in with their mother in Philade...
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Inertia Makes the World Go Around. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/09/Inertia-Makes-the-World-Go-Around/ An Ig Nobel opera in four acts. 
The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!A mini-opera in four actsmusic by Georges Bizetwords by Marc AbrahamsThis mini-opera had its premiere as part of the 16th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, on Thursday evening, October 5, 2006. Original CastNarrator: Karen HopkinThe Boy: Pierre FontaineEb: Margot ButtonFlo:...
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Try something different to impress your guests this Super Bowl Sunday!
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7 Golden Rules for Success. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/04/7-Golden-Rules-for-Success/ Your mileage may vary. 
By saving bananas and training pigs, these historical innovators improved their lives, made millions, and prevented nuclear catastrophe.(Image credit: Byron Eggenschwiler)1. Look for treasure where others see trash.In 1895, Samuel Zemurray arrived in Mobile, Alabama, and discovered a fresh business opportunity ready for the picking: He noticed that ripe bananas coming off ships were tossed after arriving at the port because they couldn’t be d...
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14 Fun Science-Themed Valentines. http://mentalfloss.com/article/74614/14-fun-science-themed-valentines Featuring an avalanche of awful puns. 
These valentines show that scientists and science nerds have a sense of humor.
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Favorite Movies of the U.S. Presidents. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/11/Favorite-Movies-of-the-US-Presidents/ Spoiler: it’s High Noon. 
Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. This post is in honor of the upcoming Presidents Day holiday. Ever since Woodrow Wilson screening Birth of a Nation in the White House, our U.S. presidents have had a love affair with the movies. Heck, every one of us has his or her favorite films. We tend to forget that presidents are just people too, and they too h...
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A valentine for any fandom, no matter how weird.
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Peace, Love, and Litigation. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/08/Peace-Love-and-Litigation/ Highlights from the long string of lawsuits by the Beatles. 
The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.The Beatles were famous ambassadors for peace and love, but they also generated a lot of lawsuits. Here are some of them. BEATLES VS. EMI: From 1979 through 2006, the Beatles skirmished with the record company EMI five different times. Four times, it was over royalties. The remaining issue was about EMI’s plans to release the Red (1962–1966) and Blue (1967–...
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13 World “Capitals.” http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/05/World-Capitals/ The capital of hubcaps, horseradish, cow chips, and snowshoe baseball, among other things.
There's a world capital for everything, and tons of them right here is the U.S. Let's learn about some of them, courtesy of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.1. Cow Chip Throwing Capital of the World: Beaver, Oklahoma (Image credit: Flickr user Mike Petrucci)In preparation for their annual competition in April, the folks of Beaver collect, flatten, and dry cow poop into Frisbee-sized throwing chips. No points for style or choreo...
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Pretty Sweet Teeth Reports. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/02/Pretty-Sweet-Teeth-Reports/ Research about forensic dentistry that is neither pretty nor sweet. 
The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!by Nan Swift, Improbable Research staffIain Pretty is Professor of Public Health Dentistry at the University of Manchester, U.K.David Sweet is a Dentistry Professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and has been Chief Scientific Officer for the identification section of INTERPOL, the international police...
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