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9 Awesome 3D-Printed Animal Prosthetics. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/28/9-Awesome-3D-Printed-Animal-Prosthetics/ A breakthrough for technology, and a second chance at life for them. 
3D printing is revolutionizing a lot of industries, but perhaps no other use of the technology is quite as fascinating as its use in medicine. While its applications in human medicine are amazing, we can't help but be enthralled when we see animals getting a new lease on life thanks to a little 3D printing. Here are a few stories of animals who were saved thanks to the new technology.1. Fred the TortoiseFred is a female red-footed tortoise from S...
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A Sweeping Success. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/27/A-Sweeping-Success/ The diverse talents of Professor Roy Glauber.
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 Marc Abrahams, AIR staffIn the film Good Will Hunting, a college janitor came to be recognized as a genius. Something vaguely -- very vaguely -- akin to that happened during the 2005 Ig week.For some time now, Roy Glauber has been a vital participant in the annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. By spontaneous tradition,...
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The Boy Who Saved Batman. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/23/The-Boy-Who-Saved-Batman/ Michael Uslan turned the camp figure into the Dark Knight. 
A 14-year-old comic book fan from New Jersey, and the dream he wouldn't let die.Michael Uslan lived and breathed comic books. When he was a teenager, his collection was so vast, it consumed his parents’ New Jersey garage. In seventh grade, he co-founded a comic book club that coordinated a field trip to DC Comics’ Manhattan headquarters. He even completed a script for a daily comic strip about the Cricket, a superhero he invented, and submit...
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Jerry Lewis' Flop TV Talk Show. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/21/Jerry-Lewis-Flop-TV-Talk-Show/ Eddie Deezen tells the story. 
Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.In 1962, Jack Paar, the controversial but popular host of late night TV's popular talk show The Tonight Show, unexpectedly quit. Johnny Carson was chosen to be the NBC show's new host. In the meanwhile, several temporary guest hosts took over the show's hosting chores, including Art Linkletter, Joey Bishop, Merv Griff...
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I wasn't allowed to stay up that late when I was 13 and have no recollection of the short lived show. What a huge asshole he was. I always thought networks exercised more control.

I recall one of the sponsors, Metrecal.

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Sweating the Smell Stuff. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/16/Sweating-the-Smell-Stuff/ About body odor and deodorant.
The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.SMELL LIKE AN EGYPTIAN Humans have been hiding their stinkiness by dousing themselves with fragrances for ages. The ancient Egyptians came up with a number of fresh and fruity scents. Some floral scents lasted as long as 20 years, and incense was also heavily used. (It had the benefit of masking not just the smell of a single user, but everybody in the room...
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If these long-lost animals could talk, they’d have quite a story to tell.
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The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.FLEAS AND RATS Impact: Plagues, ending the Middle AgesFrom 1347 to 1350, the a virulent disease ravaged the populations of Asia and Europe, killing more than 25 million in Europe alone— about a third of the population. Most people died just three days after becoming infected. Scientists remain perplexed by the outbreak, but many agree that the disease was p...
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The KLF: A Tale of Creative Destruction. http://www.neatorama.com/story/The-KLF-A-Tale-of-Creative-Destruction/ Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty stretched the limits of how weird a musical career could be. 
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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 Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research staffImagined Extras“Delusional Reduplication of Parts of the Body,” Edwin A. Weixstein, Robert L. Kahn, Sidney Malitz, and Jules Rozanski, Brain, vol. 77, 1954, pp. 45–60. The authors, at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, report:Four brain injured cases are described...
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6 Amazing Geoglyphs.
The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.Quick answer to the question, “What the heck is a geoglyph?” Do you know what the Nazca lines are? Then you know what a geoglyph is! (Image credit: Colegota) 1. THE NAZCA LINESA geoglyph, meaning “land picture,” is a large— sometimes huge— image formed on or carved into the surface of the earth. The most famous are probably the Nazca lines, the enormous figures of people, animal...
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I've visited the Blythe glyphs, and have some ground level photos somewhere. Several have motorbike and ATV tracks over them (before chainlink fencing was installed).
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Bad Education: Schools of the Past. http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/15/Bad-Education-Schools-of-the-Past/ You kids have it so easy today. 
(Image credit: Luc Melanson)Modern detention is nothing compared to kneeling on peas. You don't have to tell me that modern schools can be difficult. Just the other day, my kids had to endure the pain of snacking on sandwiches made with sunflower seed butter instead of peanut butter because of the school’s strict allergy policy. I know! The humanity.But as I like to remind my kids, the life of a student in centuries past was just a wee bit toughe...
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