Archive for March 18th, 2014

Asbestos City

Wittenoom, Australia, lies in the Pilbara region of the Western Australian desert, but you won’t find it on modern maps. The name has even been erased from road signs. But at one time, it was a thriving mining town...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Asbestos-City/

Learn Dothraki the Easy Way

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySQ2oIIO9Ik](Video Link)It’s easiest to learn a language when you’re a child. So get your kids off to a good start by teaching them a language in the Game of Thrones...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Learn-Dothraki-the-Easy-Way/

Onion Reveals Its True Evil Face

This is why cutting an onion makes you cry. It's because it's evil* *Actually it's because of cutting an onion breaks its cells open, thus releasing enzymes that turns sulfenic acid into propanethiol S-ox...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Onion-Reveals-Its-True-Evil-Face/

Watch Billy Dee Williams Dance to Disco Star Wars Music

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HNRilkfyq4](Video Link)Billy Dee Williams played Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars movies. He recently reprised that role on the reality television show Dancing wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Watch-Billy-Dee-Williams-Dance-to-Disco-Star-Wars-Music/

The Mystery of the Sea Unicorn

At one time, Vikings made a lot of money by selling narwhal horns to European royalty as unicorn horns. Of course, they were secretive about where they obtained the horns. We know more about narwhals now, a lot more. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/The-Mystery-of-the-Sea-Unicorn/

Twitter Bot Pranks Gullible People with Hilariously Fake Facts

As Abraham Lincoln famously said, “The problem with quotes from the internet is that they’re often fake.” The internet is littered with falsehoods that spread quickly because they can be easily retweet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Twitter-Bot-Pranks-Gullible-People-with-Hilariously-Fake-Facts/

Christopher Walken Dancing

[http://youtu.be/sNaau2uPFqI] (YouTube link)Christopher Walken may play creepy roles most of the time, but he loves to dance. In fact, before he was an movie star, he trained as a dancer for musical theater. This video h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Christopher-Walken-Dancing/

This Elegant Library Is Literally Guarded by a Colony of Bats

(Photo: Alicia Nijdam)And I mean literally as in literally and not figuratively (it is now necessary to be clear about that).This is the library of the National Palace in Mafra, Portugal. It's a beautiful building constr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/This-Elegant-Library-Is-Literally-Guarded-by-a-Colony-of-Bats/

The Wheels On The Bus Go "I Hate You"

The dog owner on the bus will go "wah, wah, wah" after Dachy the Dachshund gets his revenge. Remember, with this breed of dog, it's death from the ankles down! Via Neatorama's Facebook page, wher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/The-Wheels-On-The-Bus-Go-I-Hate-You/

Kneel Before Me

Kneel Before Me by Firepower Tees Kneel before ... wait, which one would you kneel before? We may be confused as to which villain we'd genuflect to, but one thing is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Kneel-Before-Me/

Mix March Madness 2014 Webcomics Tournament

What’s your favorite webcomic? You should know quite a few just by reading Neatorama on a regular basis. Now you can vote for your favorites, or find plenty of new webcomics to try out! Comic Mix presents the 2014...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Mix-March-Madness-2014-Webcomics-Tournament/

Hands Are Symbols Of Desires And Fears

Appendages are growing out of all sorts of strange places in this creep-tastic series of digitally manipulated photos by Babak Hosseiny and Jeffrey Vanhoute entitled “O les mains”.There are fingers where hair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Hands-Are-Symbols-Of-Desires-And-Fears/

Life Satisfaction as Ranked by Country

Where does your country rank in overall life satisfaction? According to this article over at Quartz, data from the Gallup World Poll as presented in Paris-based think tank Organisation for Economic Co-ope...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Life-Satisfaction-as-Ranked-by-Countries/

Yacht Problems Excite Crowd

[http://youtu.be/PIiXndllxIQ] (YouTube link)A luxury yacht named the Victoria, estimated to be worth at least £1million, tried to negotiate the Richmond Bridge in London on Sunday. It did not go well. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Yacht-Problems-Excite-Crowd/

How To: The Garbage Body Prank

Instructables member pranksgiving has a great/terrible idea for a prank and instructions on how to carry it out. You can follow them to create the impression that someone left a bundled dead human body b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/How-To-The-Garbage-Body-Prank/

Superman With a GoPro

[http://youtu.be/H0Ib9SwC7EI] (YouTube link)If Superman strapped a camera to his forehead while he went about his crime fighting business, it might look something like this sequence from Corridor Digital. It’s not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Superman-With-a-GoPro/

Tech Support Gandalf Is Here To Help

When you call tech support with a computer problem you usually reach someone who is really far away, but you probably had no idea that some of those calls were being routed to Middle Earth!Tech Support Gandalf is the mem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Tech-Support-Gandalf-Is-Here-To-Help/

Ivanovitch Tries to Reach the Sink

[http://youtu.be/Xg39BMPq-eI] (YouTube link)Ivanovitch’s favorite toy, a small rubber chicken, is in the sink. Normally, the cat would jump on the trash bin lid to get to the sink. Today, the bin does not have a li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Ivanovitch-Tries-to-Reach-the-Sink/

Alicia Watkins's Cross Stitch Microbes

Entamoeba histolyticaE. Coli FtsZ-ringProteus MirabilisMalaria SporozoiteT-4 BacteriophageSyphilisWhat's your favorite parasite? No matter what your preference, Etsy seller Alicia Watkins has it. Want so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Alicia-Watkinss-Cross-Stitch-Microbes/

How to Get Out of Jury Duty

[http://youtu.be/AqK4fSMq7cE] (YouTube link)Mr. Forthright shares his wisdom of the many ways you can get kicked off jury duty. In reality, just being truthful in response to every question will probably get you out of s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/How-to-Get-Out-of-Jury-Duty/

Meth City

Meth City by Punksthetic ... Some call it dark. Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home. Crooked cops. Sexy dames. Desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge. Others lust...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Meth-City/

Ashley Eckstine To Unveil Geek Couture Line At Comic-Con 2014

Actress, fashion designer and Sith seductress Ashley Eckstein is planning to debut a “Geek Couture” line, from her fashion label Her Universe, at Comic-Con 2014, with a little help from the geek royalty at Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Ashley-Eckstine-Will-Unveil-Geek-Couture-Line-At-Comic-Con-2014/

Spaghetti Popsicles

From the land that gave the world strawberry Cheetos and octopus soda, we now have spaghetti popsicles! The Japanese brand Gari-Gari Kun (Crunchy Crunchy Boy) already has popsicles in what we’d consider traditional...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Spaghetti-Popsicles/

Adoring the Angles of the North Star Apartments

What's in an angle? Not just great style, that's for sure. The North Star Apartments in Slovakia prove that with their stunning lines that not only look wonderful, but also help keep the residents cozy in their homes.&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Adoring-the-Angles-of-the-North-Star-Apartments/

How 163 Famous People Have Been Portrayed on TV and Film

Redditor VictorVan has exhaustively cataloged and compiled images of the actors who have played famous historical figures. He divided them into several lists:43 Presidents of the United States50...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/How-163-Famous-People-Have-Been-Portrayed-on-Film/

Why Engineers Paint

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.(Image credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)by Marc Abrahams, Improbable Research staffPhotos courtesy of U.S. governmentA curious book...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Why-Engineers-Paint/

Neatolinks: Flea, Bloody Brains, Body Art and Doctor Who

9 Works of Art Created on the Human Body (Oddee)10 Awesome Movie Cameos By Flea (Scribol)How to Make a Bloody Brain Red Velvet Rice Krispy Treat (The Homicidal Homemaker)10 Different Takes on All the Different Doctors (M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Neatolinks-Flea-Bloody-Brains-Body-Art-and-Doctor-Who/

The Illuminati Pyramid Is Everywhere

The pyramid, the All-Seeing Eye, the pentagram- these are the symbols utilized by the Illuminati, that shadowy organization controlling the world with their secrecy and power of lots of money.Conspiracy enthusiasts know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/The-Illuminati-Pyramid-Is-Everywhere/

Kids’ Choir Sings “Happy”

[http://youtu.be/8bhfu1KnKjM] (YouTube link)The elementary choir from the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences sings Pharrell William’s song “Happy.” They sure seem happy -and talented, too! Maybe they&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Kids-Choir-Sings-Happy/

Video: Helicopter Crew Rescues a Dog

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aegq-0uJMds](Video Link)Oreo is a black and white labrador. She's friendly, but also kind of dense. She explored a rocky cliff on Portuguese Beach in Sonoma Coast State Park, California. O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/18/Video-Helicopter-Crew-Rescues-a-Dog/








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