Archive for May 22nd, 2014

Crocodile Injured by Falling Accountant

A performing crocodile was battered and bruised after being squashed by an accountant who fell on him. Both work for a circus in Russia, and the incident happened on their tour bus. The bus lurched, and the 250-pound fem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Crocodile-Injured-by-Falling-Accountant/

Difficult Ballet Moves Shown in Slow Motion

[http://youtu.be/n7AaZhEOJSY]YouTube linkIn this video by the Washington Post, dancers from The Washington Ballet are filmed as they execute their most difficult...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Difficult-Ballet-Moves-Shown-in-Slow-Motion/

Skywalker Family Comics--If Anakin Didn’t Join the Dark Side

Anakin Skywalker had a choice. He didn’t have to turn to the dark side. What would his life have been like if he had remained a faithful Jedi, stayed married to Padmé Amidala, and raised Luke and Leia?He&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Skywalker-Family-Comics-If-Anakin-Didnt-Join-the-Dark-Side-2/

How to Make a Picture with Creepy Eyes That Follow You Around

Do you feel like you're being watched? Unless you're visiting the home of Instructables member jgbradley1, then you probably are.It's a classic horror trope in movies and television: as you move through a spooky room, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/How-to-Make-a-Picture-with-Creepy-Eyes-That-Follow-You-Around/

Bounty Hunter Suit - For The Discreet Fugitive Recovery Agent

Bounty Hunter Suit by Fuacka | More Ripped ShirtsNo matter what you're dressed up as, whether you look like a smuggler, a space knight or a cantina band member, underneath it all you're a mean, green (armored) bounty hu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Bounty-Hunter-Suit-For-The-Discreet-Fugitive-Recovery-Agent/

Bri and Pod Get a Spinoff

[http://youtu.be/K7NZ6pDRnPM] (YouTube link)Brienne and Podrick, the oddest of the many odd pairings in the series Game of Thrones, could be the perfect sitcom couple, don’t you think? This remix puts thei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Bri-and-Pod-Get-a-Spinoff/

Giant Sharknado Devours the Washington, D.C. Area

(Image: NOAA) On Wednesday, an enormous shark-shaped storm system formed over the central and eastern United States, devouring parts of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and West Virginia before swallowing the en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Giant-Sharknado-Devours-the-Washington-DC-Area/

The Formula for Ensemble Groups

Mitchell Hurwitz, who created the TV series Arrested Development, tells us how to create a group of core characters for a sitcom, using the characters of The Golden Girls for an example.“At one point I rem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/The-Formula-for-Ensemble-Groups/

The Rise And Fall Of Courtroom Sketch Artist Gary Myrick

(Video Link)Courtroom sketch artist is one of the most niche jobs you can find in the field of creative art, but their illustrative skills are unmatched, and the way they capture the mood of the courtroom and the persona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/The-Rise-And-Fall-Of-Courtroom-Sketch-Artist-Gary-Myrick/

Star Trek: The Next Generation and the Space Sausage Samba

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clLqaaGJJZ8](Video Link)Click on the play button now. Do it! This music video by Nick denBoer is easily the neatest, most original that I’ve seen all year.It's the song “Saus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation-and-the-Space-Sausages-Samba/

Conflict in Literature

Grant Snider contrasts the conflicts of old with the more modern equivalents. Real lives, as well as lives portrayed in literature, don’t get harder, and they don’t get easier, it’s all a matter of chan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Conflict-in-Literature/

He Had To Babysit His Girlfriend's Cat

(Video Link)Babysitting can be strange, especially if you don’t know the kid(s) and they don’t know you, but kids can warm up to you in no time. Pets, however, don’t know who the heck you are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/He-Had-To-Babysit-His-Girlfriends-Cat/

Is It Better to Rent or to Buy a Home?

The housing market has been on a scary ride for years now, so the question of whether to rent or buy has long-term financial implications, and the real answer changes from year to year. You may have seen a flurry of arti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Is-It-Better-to-Rent-or-to-Buy-a-Home/

Neil Patrick Harris Wrote A Choose Your Own Adventure Themed Memoir

(Image Via Amazon)When you’ve enjoyed as much success in Hollywood as Neil Patrick Harris your life can feel like a fantasy roleplaying game, complete with epic highs and unexpected failures, encounters with both k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Neil-Patrick-Harris-Wrote-A-Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-Memoir/

Cody Plays Peekaboo

[http://youtu.be/ipKzLnk82l4] (YouTube link)Don’t you wish you had a bird like this? At least for a few minutes, but this kind of thing may get annoying after a couple of hours. Cody is a ring-necked parrot, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Cody-Plays-Peekaboo/

Zombie Fighter - They're Battling From Beyond The Grave!

Zombie Fighter by JakGibberishStreet fighters are incredibly exciting to watch when they're alive, but when they're undead the whole thing turns into a splatter fest. With fingers, legs, teeth and bits of skull fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Zombie-Fighter-Theyre-Battling-From-Beyond-The-Grave/

Project "Book Traces" Preserves Ephemera from the Past

An old newspaper clipping left inside the front cover of a library book. Andrew Stauffer is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of Virginia, as well as the Director of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Project-Book-Traces-Preserves-Ephemera-from-the-Past/

Jam Session Moves to TV

[http://youtu.be/0VZtTye-bWU] (YouTube link)Remember the video of the three guys who jammed together on a sidewalk? Now we know a lot more about them. Jimmy Kimmel looked up the guy who recorded the video, and somehow fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Jam-Session-Moves-to-TV/

49 Things You Never Knew About Game Of Thrones

There are fans who read every book in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series before watching Game of Thrones on TV, fans who got into the dark fantasy series through the HBO show, and those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/49-Things-You-Never-Knew-About-Game-Of-Thrones/

Tiny Baby Goat Takes Its First Steps with a Wheelchair

Several years ago, Pam Ehern rescued her first animal: a pig named Edgar Alan Pig. She saw a need for an animal rescue organization in Australia devoted to farm animals, so she founded Edgar’s Mission*/str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Tiny-Baby-Goat-Takes-Its-First-Steps-with-a-Wheelchair/

10 Real-Life Locations of Fictional Television Hangouts

If you’ve ever had a hankering to get your car spiffed up at Walter White’s car wash, you can do it. The A1A Car Wash is fictional, but the car wash scenes in Breaking Bad were filmed at the Octopus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/10-Real-Life-Locations-of-Fictional-Television-Hangouts/

My Super Saiyan Cat Saved My Son

(Video Link)Remember that heroic cat Tara who earned a place on the pitcher’s meownd at a Bakersfield Blaze game by saving a young boy from a dog attack? That cat is truly a hero, but imagine how much m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/My-Super-Saiyan-Cat-Saved-My-Son/

What Is It? game 328

Now it's time for our collaboration with the awesome What Is It? Blog! What is this thing? You don't have to know to win!Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/What-Is-It-game-328/

The Most Famous Poker Hands in Movie History and the Odds Against Them

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9fyOFefirQ](Video Link) In a rather novel most, Jamie Waddell of Geekosystem has rounded up 5 great scenes of high-stakes poker from movie history and crunched the numbe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/The-Most-Famous-Poker-Hands-in-Movie-History-and-the-Odds-Against-Them/

Make Any Staircase Into A Slide With The SlideRider

Kids have always found fun ways to slide down the stairs, but while it's a fun indoor activity, it's not a particularly safe one. Thanks to the SlideRider though, kids of the world can finally glide down the stairs witho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Make-Any-Staircase-Into-A-Slide-With-The-SlideRider/

Why Did Women Start Wearing Makeup?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Today, a great percentage of women (and a small percentage of men) appl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Why-Did-Women-Start-Wearing-Makeup/

1 up! - Sonic Has Really Let Himself Go

1 up! by louisrosIf you've ever wondered whether those gold rings are actually made out of gold or not guess what- they're not! Turns out they're actually onion rings, everyone's favorite hot footed hedgehog is actually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/1-up-Sonic-Has-Really-Let-Himself-Go/

Beagles See Daylight for the First Time After Rescue from Test Lab

[http://youtu.be/6qt42JMxBMw]YouTube link Back in 2011, Miss Cellania first introduced Neatorama readers to the Beagle Freedom Project. The nonprofit organization in Valley...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Beagles-See-Daylight-for-the-First-Time-After-Rescue-from-Test-Lab/

Could the Clothes on Your Back Halt Global Warming?

You may have heard it said that then most ecological car to drive is a used car, because it doesn’t have to be manufactured. The same concept goes for clothing. Wearing vintage clothing clothing means you are bypas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/Could-the-Clothes-on-Your-Back-Halt-Global-Warming/

If You Look Closely at a Map of New Jersey, You Can See Wonder Woman

Can you see it? I never thought of it until I saw this painting by Scott Modrzynski, an artist and former mascot for the New Jersey Devils, a hockey team. We’ve previously featured his pizza that looks like the *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/22/If-You-Look-Closely-at-a-Map-of-New-Jersey-You-Can-See-Wonder-Woman/










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