Archive for January 24th, 2014

Making Classic Novel Titles Upworthy

In the world of click-to-read online content it's all about the views- how many people view your article, how many people link to your article, and how those numbers compare with the rest. Writing content for the online...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Making-Classic-Novel-Titles-Upworthy/

Pasadena Bear Encounter

[http://youtu.be/sDtidiQIDBQ] (YouTube link)Bob and Irene McKeown of Scotland were visiting relatives in Pasadena, California, when they encountered more of American nature than they bargained for. The two left the house...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Pasadena-Bear-Encounter/

This Lake Is Made of Lava

Mount Nyiragongo is an active volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We’ve previously posted photos of this amazingly beautiful but dangerous place. This one was snapped by Cai Tjeenk Willink, an executiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/This-Lake-Is-Made-of-Lava/

Cutting Edge Artwork Based On William Gibson's Neuromancer

William Gibson’s seminal Cyberpunk novel Neuromancer changed the game for all near future sci-fi works to come, and truly set the stage for the Information Age. Published in 1984, Neuromancer was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Cutting-Edge-Artwork-Based-On-William-Gibsons-Neuromancer/

Massive, Life-Size My Little Pony Plushes

We've seen large My Little Pony plushes before, such as this Princess Celestia large enough for a child to ride and this huge Pinkie Pie.But these ponies by Xion Munro exceed in size even those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Massive-Life-Size-My-Little-Pony-Plushes/

Heart Sunglasses

Heart Sunglasses (sold individually)Valentine's Day is coming. Get yourself in the right frame of mind with the Heart Sunglasses from the NeatoShop. This fun fashion accessory is a wonderful for those who want to set the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Heart-Sunglasses-2/

Cats vs. TP

[http://youtu.be/15eDI5oiHgs] (YouTube link)A variety of cats do battle against their natural enemy -toilet paper! It seems to me that some of these cats aren't quite domestic. See the cat at :50? I wouldn't try to take...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Cats-vs-TP/

Top 10 Godless Cities in the United States

Do you live in a godless city? The American Bible Society conducted a study to find America's most Bible-minded cities - defined as a combination of how often study participants read the Bible and how accu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Top-10-Godless-Cities-in-the-United-States/

Toddler with Severe Dwarfism Sings "You Are My Sunshine"

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZVpfwJ1vO0](Video Link)Grace Anna Rodgers was born with a genetic disorder that should have greatly impaired her life. It may have done so physically, but she's still a joyful child who l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Toddler-with-Severe-Dwarfism-Sings-You-Are-My-Sunshine/

Cards Against Humanity- Doctor Who Edition

Those who like their playtime card based and social have probably tried their hands at a game of Cards Against Humanity, the brilliantly crass card game best played in a group of people with thick skin and a sense of hum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Cards-Against-Humanity-Doctor-Who-Edition/

Discount Postage

The price of a first-class postage stamp in the U.S. is going from 46 cents to 49 cents on January 26. But MInnesotastan doesn't like to pay full price for snail mail postage, so he tell us how to get stamps at a discoun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Discount-Postage/

Happy 30th Birthday, Macintosh!

[http://youtu.be/2B-XwPjn9YY] Thirty years ago today, a 28-year-old man with floppish long hair, wearing a bowtie and a double-breasted suit, introduced to the world a new machine that ended up changing how we in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Happy-30th-Birthday-Macintosh/

Hamster Butts

There are 19 pictures of hamster butts in a list at Sad and Useless. That at first seems odd, and then indeed sad and useless. But the more hamster butts you look at, the funnier they get. The process go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Hamster-Butts/

High Schooler Makes Selfies Modeled on All of the US Presidents

Abraham LincolnWilliam Howard TaftRichard NixonWilliam Henry HarrisonChaz Rodick, a high school student in New York, dressed himself like each of the Presidents of the United States and took selfies. You can view...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/High-Schooler-Makes-Selfies-Modeled-on-All-of-the-US-Presidents/

Baby Born on Snow Sled

Shirley Bonanni of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, went into labor Thursday. Before she and her husband Fabian could go to the hospital, they waited for Fabian's parents to come and stay with their two-year-old son. By the t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Baby-Born-on-Snow-Sled/

Custom Made Creepy Cute Little Creature Dolls

Santani is an artist from Moscow, Russia who has been making cute yet creepy little creatures for about five years now, which combine sculptural elements, plush sewing and amazing paint jobs to bring her fantastically fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Custom-Made-Cute-Yet-Creepy-Fluffy-Little-Creature-Dolls/

The Lion Cat

[http://youtu.be/w0MueLc68zU] (YouTube link)The king of the beasts expresses his dominance over all the other creatures of the animal kingdom. This one of 9 Cats, which is one my new favorite blogs, even though I don't u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/The-Lion-Cat/

Custom Action Figures for Old Activision Games

Dan Polydoris is a toy collector and customizer in Chicago. He's a published expert on classic American toys. He's also an 80s kid, so he played the old Activision games of that era. He stripped old G.I. Joe action figur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Custom-Action-Figures-for-Old-Activision-Games/

What It Feels Like To Be Cured Of A Zombie Virus- The First Wave

(Video Link)Zombie films, comics, television shows and novels have attempted to explain every little aspect of life during the zombie apocalypse, from the spreading of the virus to the effects on plants and a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/The-First-Wave-Shows-What-Its-Like-To-Survive-The-Zombie-Virus/

Pentagon to Give Away 13,000 Armored Trucks

The US military is divesting itself of 13,000 10-foot-tall, 40,000-pound, heavily-armored vehicles because they don't think they will need them in the future. No, you can't just run out and get one, because they are not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Pentagon-to-Give-Away-13000-Armored-Trucks/

Images Of The Turmoil In Kiev Captured By Independent Journalist

Anti-protest laws passed by the Ukranian government brought people to the streets of Kiev in a massive protest rally that has turned into a full blown riot with no end in sight.The Ukranian government has tried to limit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Ilya-Varlamov-Captures-Images-Of-The-Turmoil-In-Kiev/

Your Attention Please Jumbo Sticky

Your Attention Please Jumbo Sticky Do you need a better way to appeal to your distracted and disinterested family and coworkers? Try writing your important notes on the Your Attention Please Jumbo Sticky from the Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Your-Attention-Please-Jumbo-Sticky/

Home with Railroad for Sale

Tom Miller is well known among model train enthusiasts. He built a two-mile railroad around his 19-acre property in Oregon, complete with depot, trestle, tunnel, signals, steam locomotives, and dozens of cars he built...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Home-with-Railroad-for-Sale/

10 Absolutely Beautiful Pieces of Home Decor Inspired By Nature

This table will grow on you -literally. And you don't need to limit the plant life to grass, you can grow all kinds of things in that trough, including a floral centerpiece for your table. And this is only one of the man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/10-Absolutely-Beautiful-Pieces-of-Home-Decor-Inspired-By-Nature/

The World's Tallest Waterslide Is Higher Than Niagara Falls

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdKI6WS7ghE](Video Link)It's called Verrückt, which is German for "insane." And trying to descend this waterslide safely would be utterly insane.Let's do it!The Schlitterbah...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/The-Worlds-Tallest-Waterslide-Is-Higher-Than-Niagara-Falls/

Born to Run: 7 Incredible Escape Stories

If you're looking to make an unforgettable getaway, let Winston Churchill, Geronimo, and the slave who mailed himself to freedom show you the way.1. How to Become the Subject of a Country BalladChristopher Dan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Born-to-Run-7-Incredible-Escape-Stories/

Neatolinks: Why is a Tennis Ball Fuzzy?

Someone Finally Bought The Ferris Bueller House (Consumerist)We Only Wish We Had the Great Style of These Villians (Scribol)Sloth Poops Are Totally Fascinating (Geekosystem)Be Glad You Never Heard These 25 Totally Bizarr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Neatolinks-10/

The Simpsons Are Upworthy

Virgil Texas decided to mock Upworthy. You won't believe what he did next. Upworthy: Sprinfield is his parody of Upworthy's enticing but predictable headlines. The residents of that town become the stars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/The-Simpsons-Are-Upworthy/

What’s Your Home State’s Signature Cocktail?

Hannah Gregg constructed a map of the United States with a cocktail for each state. At Buzzfeed, you'll find a list under the map with each state's drink, it's ingredients, and a little history behind it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Whats-Your-Home-States-Signature-Cocktail/

Star Trek Cats

KirkSpockMcCoyCaptain's Log, Stardate 1313.7. We are investigating reports of a red dot in star cluster NGC 321. Although Starfleet vessels have reported previous sightings of the red dot, none have been able to cap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/24/Star-Trek-Cats/










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