Archive for April 4th, 2014

Map: Areas within a Texas-Length Distance from Texas

Texas was once an independent nation. After the United States initially rejected our generous offer of admission into the union, we considered remaining independent permanently. Many of us considered expanding westward,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Map-Areas-within-a-Texas-Length-Distance-from-Texas/

What It Feels Like to be Hit by a Train

Liza Dye is a 25-year-old homeless standup comic in New York. In February 13th, she fainted in a train station and fell, and a train ran over her leg. Firefighters had to lift the train to get the wheel off her.  Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/What-It-Feels-Like-to-be-Hit-by-a-Train/

"Why I Rank My Friends by Income, IQ, and Hotness"

Milo Yiannopoulos (left) is an entrepreneur and the author of the book The Sociopaths of Silicon Valley. For the past 3 years, he has lived what he calls a data-driven social life. Specifically, he maintains a d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Why-I-Rank-My-Friends-by-Income-IQ-and-Hotness/

Happy Birthday Grumpy Cat!

The little cat we know as Grumpy Cat (formerly Tardar Sauce) became an internet sensation suddenly on September 23, 2012. She was barely out of kittenhood at the time, but her facial expression made her appear to have an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Happy-Birthday-Grumpy-Cat/

Baby on Board

What do you think of first when you see those "Baby on Board" sign on the car in front of you? Mother-in-Law in Trunk? Or the Baby On Board song from The Simpsons? Well, perhaps this image will b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Baby-on-Board/

Runaway Truck

[http://youtu.be/4i_GFrlaStQ] (YouTube link)A FedEx delivery driver was recorded on a home’s security camera as he experienced a little mishap. The dogs were delighted! They have a thing against delivery men, you k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Runaway-Truck/

The C-3PO Electric Guitar and Other Surprising Instruments by Marc Potter

Marc Potter can turn anything into a stringed musical instrument. We’ve already seen his banjo made with a bedpan, which commenter barryNE amusingly suggested could be used to make “chamber music.” Pott...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-C-3PO-Electric-Guitar-and-Other-Surprising-Instruments-by-Marc-Potter/

The Badass

The Badass by ddjvigo Sweet chimichangas! NeatoShop artist ddjvigo has made you an offer you can't refuse. Isn't that cool? See, your common sense is tingling. Visit ddjvigo's Facebook page, then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-Badass/

The Cheerleader Who Sued

Lacy T. passed her audition to become an Oakland Raiderette cheerleader a year ago. Professional cheerleaders have a lot of rules to maintain standards and uniformity. She was told what to wear and how to have her hair s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-Cheerleader-Who-Sued/

Afflicted

What do you get when you combine a horror movie with a travelogue? Today, Sony and Yekra is releasing Afflicted, an intriguing horror thriller shot in the "found footage" documentary s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Afflicted/

Last Chance to Win a Captain America Mystery Box and Other Goodies

Hi guys - just a friendly reminder that this is your last chance to enter our Win A Captain America Mystery Box & $100 Amazon Gift Card contest (in collaboration with our friend Today I Found Out) The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Win-a-Captain-America-Mystery-Box-and-100-Amazon-Gift-Card/

The Idiot's Guide to Game of Thrones (Season 3)

[http://youtu.be/wWW6lYETVDQ] (YouTube link)Screen Junkies has a complete recap of season three of Game of Thrones so you can refresh your memory and be ready when season four begins Sunday night. A similar reca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-Idiots-Guide-to-Game-of-Thrones-Season-3/

16 Fun Facts About Hedgehogs

It was only about ten years ago that I learned that hedgehogs and porcupines were different animals. After all, they are not native to America. Now thanks to YouTube, hedgehogs are a lot more familiar, but there’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/16-Fun-Facts-About-Hedgehogs/

A Wine Map for Game of Thrones

Sunday is the big day! Game of Thrones is returning to television. So uncork a bottle of wine, sit down in front of your screen and enjoy watching your favorite characters get suddenly and inexplicably killed.Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/A-Wine-Map-for-Game-of-Thrones/

Cat Rescued from Sofa Five Days Later

Pauline and Bill Lowe of Corringham, England, donated two couches to the St Luke's Hospice charity shop in Grays, Essex. One of the couches had to be disassembled to get it through the door, and reassembled after it was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Cat-Rescued-from-Sofa-Five-Days-Later/

A Colorful Stop Motion Short Featuring Storms Of Paint

(Video Link)April showers are refreshing, acid rain may turn your hair green, and hailstorms really hurt, but if the clouds opened up and started raining paint we’d all turn a muddy shade of gray.Paint Showers*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/A-Colorful-Stop-Motion-Short-Featuring-Storms-Of-Paint/

Can I Park Here?

This parking sign was spotted in Portland, Maine, and posted by redditor middleclassjobs. Can you make any sense of it at all? You have to wonder how many times traffic gets backed up because someone had...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Can-I-Park-Here-2/

How Many People Would It Take to Colonize Another Star System?

(Image: NASA)Assuming that faster-than-light travel is physically impossible, humanity's options for colonizing other star systems are limited. A multi-generation starship or one in which the settlers are traveling in so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/How-Many-People-Would-It-Take-to-Colonize-Another-Star-System/

Gotta Derp 'Em All!

When NeatoShop artist and animator Aniforce said he'll derp 'em all, he wasn't kidding! So far, he's Derp-ified 151 of your favorite video game characters. These are just a few of his Gotta Derp Em All designs, available...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Gotta-Derp-Em-All/

The Great Leap Upward

[http://youtu.be/990zRxm_oj4] (YouTube link)It’s Superdog! Able to leap tall buildings… I mean, the couch… I mean, sometimes. A majestic approach leading to a ignominious derailment does not slow this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-Great-Leap-Upward/

The Surreal And Absurd Photography Of Martin Kollar

You should take Martin Kollar seriously as a photographer and artist, even though his photos tend to be anything but serious in tone.Martin’s unique photographic vision reveals the absurd side of human life, depict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-Surreal-And-Absurd-Photography-Of-Martin-Kollar/

A New Geep in Ireland

The Irish Farmers Journal reports on a strange baby born on Paddy Murphy’s farm. New lambs were being born, but one looks like a goat. The goat-sheep cross, or “geep” is a week old and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/A-New-Geep-in-Ireland/

Pop Culture Workout Routines

Neila Ray is a fitness expert who knows how to motivate geeks to get in shape. She has an ongoing series of workout routines that require no equipment but a serious connection to at least one fandom. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Pop-Culture-Workout-Routines/

Willie Is Better Than Your Cat

[http://youtu.be/8-V-CnKcF7Q] (YouTube link)How many times have you seen a video of a cat unrolling the toilet paper roll? Many. How many times have you seen a cat re-roll the toilet paper after he’s unrol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Willie-Is-Better-Than-Your-Cat/

18 Kids Beds You Wish You Could Have As An Adult

When I was a kid, I always longed for a racecar bed. I'm pretty much over that now, but after writing about the amazing beds you can get for your kids these days, I really want a viking ship bed now. Though I'd also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/18-Kids-Beds-You-Wish-You-Could-Have-As-An-Adult/

4 Gertrudes Who Changed the World

The name Gertrude sounds hard—and that’s intentional. It comes from the Germanic roots ger (“spear”) and þruþ (“strength”). No wonder ladies with the moniker are brutis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/4-Gertrudes-Who-Changed-the-World/

Nika Samarina's Tattoos Are So Colorful That They Look Like Paintings

When I first saw this My Neighbor Totoro tattoo, I thought that it was a body painting. It's so vibrant! This is typical of the work of Nika Samarina, a tattoo artist in Russia. You can view more of her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Nika-Samarinas-Tattoos-Are-So-Colorful-That-They-Look-Like-Paintings/

Why Clowns Will Never Die

Clowns have been around since antiquity in one form or another, in cultures all over the world. Learn the history of the performers we know as clowns: the imp, the trickster, the fool, the jester, the harlequin, the clow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Why-Clowns-Will-Never-Die/

The Sport of Combat Juggling

In its simplest form, combat juggling involves two competitors. Each must juggle 3 pins without dropping any. They try to keep their pins in the air while knocking down the pins of their opponents.To expand this challeng...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/The-Sport-of-Combat-Juggling/

Star Stuff Coffee

Star Stuff Coffee by In Stank We Trust Somewhere, some incredible new shirt is waiting to be known. Or so the saying goes, I think. This design by NeatoShop artist In Stank We Trust is definitely made fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/04/Star-Stuff-Coffee/




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