New Zealand farmers hate the invasive weed known as ragwort, as it is poison to horses and cattle. The old method of using sheep and goats to clear it no longer worked during an infestation in the 1930s.
If you think being a parent to a human child is hard imagine raising a litter of hyperactive puppies who don't ever seem to want to cooperate, let alone give their poor doggy parent time to relax.
Pumpkin is an iconic American food, as much as turkey, corn, and cranberries. Since the early European settlers first saw the squash, we've been trying to grow larger and larger pumpkins.
(YouTube link) We love libraries! Borrowing a book is one of life's great pleasures, and a great way to get kids to develop a love for reading.
Once you've made it through high school and gotten yourself accepted to the college of your choice, maybe even with financial aid, then what?
Some Nervous Nellies and Anxious Andrews let their fingers tap-tap-tap away whenever they're feeling the least bit anxious or nervous- and that tap-tap-tapping drives me up the wall.
How long has it been since you've been impressed by someone playing the spoons? This is Abby the Spoon Lady, accompanying Chris Rodrigues on the song "Angels in Heaven." They recorded this on Play Music on Your Porch Day in August, which sounds like a lovely thing to celebrate.
I'm a Mid Afternoon Narwhal by WinterWolfMedia Most people are either early birds or night owls, but what about those of us who stay up too late to be up at 6 a.m.
Tracing languages back to their roots can be an interesting way to see how the world's languages have developed and evolved over time, but the tracing of language lineage does not make for an exciting read.
The 1987 movie Over the Top had Sylvester Stallone playing the sports underdog, as he did in Rocky, but this time the sport was arm wrestling.
Rick and Morty is at once brilliant and moronic, totally brand new yet somehow really familiar, and even though the show has moved far away from creator Justin Roiland's original concept that has proven to be a good thing.
Even the most innocuous internet communities can get pretty dramatic. Sure, there are arguments, but every once in a while, an intriguing story just pops up where you least expect it.
Shredding stuff and watching stuff get shredded can be very satisfying in many ways, and if I owned an industrial shredder I'd be way too tempted to throw my stuff in there just to watch it all get ground to bits.
Ah, there's nothing like a step outside in the fresh air and sunshine to improve one's attitude. Too bad this scenario is more likely to take place after dark.
There are some movie props you will never forget. In fact, some of them are the cornerstone of the film they appeared in -like Wilson from Survivor, Rosebud from Citizen Kane or the Maltese falcon from, you know, The Maltese Falcon.
1925 Tri-State Tornado Damage, NOAA Archives Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from history buff and Neatoramanaut WTM, who wishes to remain otherwise anonymous.
We learn in school that we have five senses: eyesight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. What we call the "sixth sense" is quite misnumbered, as there are plenty of other senses that are just too hard to explain to kids in school.
If you've ever worn transparent plastic shoes, you know how weird and sweaty they can be. Imagine if they were all that and liable to break into dangerous shards, and you can see that a glass slipper is not the best choice in footwear.
Dogzilla by Vahlia The Land Of The Rising Sun wishes their artists had come up with Jake the dog because they're dead tired of being stomped into oblivion by Zillas and Ras so a stretchy dog would be a refreshing change of pace.
Captain Kirk fought the alien Gorn in the Star Trek episode "Arena" in 1967. It was a lame fight, often called the lamest fight ever.