Archive for May 31st, 2014

Akita Attacks Bear -on TV

[http://youtu.be/UPgvcVbLTKw] (YouTube link)The fun starts about :40 into this video. The movie White Fang came on TV and this Akita went on the alert. There’s a bear! The guy had to hold off the dog to ke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Akita-Attacks-Bear-on-TV/

Bear Photographed Lounging in a Hammock

(Photo: Rafael Torres)On Thursday, a black bear in the Pebble Creek neighborhood of Daytona Beach, Florida spent a day knocking over trash cans and bird feeders before climbing into a hammock. It had, after all, been a l...

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Bricksy: Banksy in LEGO

Photographer Jeff Friesen has a side hobby of creating interesting scenes in LEGO bricks. He gave us the 50 States of Lego last year. Just as entertaining are his LEGO versions of playful Banksy artworks. See them all *s...

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Ten Offensive Ads From The Last Ten Years

If you think advertisers are done putting out ads which are offensive, featuring racism, sexism, and a general disregard for the standards set in place to avoid turning consumers off to their product, think again, becaus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Ten-Offensive-Ads-Which-Have-Come-Out-In-The-Last-Ten-Years/

Fiber Optic Dress

[http://vimeo.com/90813551] (vimeo link)Designer Natalie Walsh built and sewed this fiber optic dress that shimmies and swings, throwing off lights in a mesmerizing show. She posted the process of making it at In...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Fiber-Optic-Dress/

The Gerber Baby at Age 87

(Image: CBS)In 1927, Dorothy Gerber was straining vegetables through a seive to make them edible for her baby daughter Sally. Her husband, Daniel Gerber, owned a canning factory. He said that machines in the factory coul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/The-Gerber-Baby-at-Age-87/

Buddhist Cat Funeral

In 2009, redditor meowmeowstar’s cat died. They took it to a Tokyo funeral parlor especially for pets, and photographed the process of Buddhist funeral rites. The rituals resemble those of human funerals in Japan....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Buddhist-Cat-Funeral/

"The One-Man Spinal Tap of Pipe Organ Music"

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLzgFkouSmc](Video Link)Credit for the headline goes to David Burge, from whom I first encountered this video.It wasn't until after I had watched the entire video and did some research th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/The-One-Man-Spinal-Tap-of-Pipe-Organ-Music/

How to Tell Someone’s Age When All You Know Is Her Name

According to Nate Silver and Allison McCann, it’s pretty easy to peg someone’s age by their first name -all you need are Social Security name records and actuarial tables. Ha! That’s a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/How-to-Tell-Someones-Age-When-All-You-Know-Is-Her-Name/

Wooden Man - Is That You Tony?

Wooden Man by c0y0te7Tony's original prototypes for his superpowered iron suit were made out of various materials- plastic, ceramic, aluminum and even cardboard, before he settled on making them all out of wood. It was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Wooden-Man-Is-That-You-Tony/

Photo Series Featuring Spellbinding Death Masks

When British photographer Rankin teamed up with Beauty Editor Andrew Gallimore to create a mesmerizing series of images entitled Epitaph the name hinted at the underlying theme but did not reveal the visual sple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Photo-Series-Featuring-Spellbinding-Death-Masks/

Double Amputee Cat Flying Handstand

[http://youtu.be/clrLVAHUN0g] (YouTube link)Boots came into the care of Life Is Better Rescue when she was just two weeks old -with her rear paws cut off.The doctor’s have confirmed that her limb amputations were n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Double-Amputee-Cat-Flying-Handstand/

The Reverse Food Truck

(Photo: Finnegans)A food truck is a mobile kitchen where you go to get food. A reverse food truck is a place to go and donate food and money. Finnegans, a brewery in Minneapolis, made one i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/The-Reverse-Food-Truck/

Early Mankind's Secret Weapon for Slaying Mammoths

Early man hunted mammoths for food for about a million years, and then suddenly got really good at it about 44,000 years ago. The evidence for this are great collections of bones dating back about that far, arranged with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Early-Mankinds-Secret-Weapon-for-Slaying-Mammoths/

The First Thing You Do When You Land On Mars - Phone Home

(Video Link)What’s the first thing you do when you reach the surface of the planet Mars? You phone home, of course, and when you get through to Earth you expect to be greeted by excitement and praise, but if you're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/The-First-Thing-You-Do-When-You-Land-On-Mars-Phone-Home/

How Well Can You Spell?

A spelling test from the Washington Post asks you to spot the words spelled incorrectly in 26 sentences (one for each letter of the alphabet). You aren’t asked to spell the words correctly, so it i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/How-Well-Can-You-Spell/

Buckle Up Batman, Here Come The Gotham Bunnies!

(Images Via Greg de Stefano/Imgur)The cosplay community is full of imaginative, creative, and talented folks who put their heart and soul into costuming, using their wide variety of skills to create spot on versions of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Buckle-Up-Batman-Here-Come-The-Gotham-Bunnies/

The Human Experience

We don’t have all the answers. But we do have some of the answers we really need, like where the pizza parlor is. So let’s go with what we know! This is the latest philosophical musing from Doghouse D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/The-Human-Experience/

Client Feedback on the Creation of Earth

(SMBC Comics)In the beginning, after focus group testing, God created the heaven and the earth. Unfortunately, being an inexperienced designer, he did not understand that clients do not always express th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Client-Feedback-on-the-Creation-of-Earth/

Weather Versus Climate Change

[http://youtu.be/cBdxDFpDp_k] (YouTube link)As we tried to avoid freezing to death last winter, you kept hearing people saying, “So much for global warming, huh?” In a preview of this week’s Cosmos*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Weather-Versus-Climate-Change/

Winds Over Neotokyo - A Psychic Blast From The Past

Winds Over Neotokyo by WhitebisonWhen a massive explosion of light and warmth washed over Tokyo things changed forever, and the radioactive winds which blew through the city sent shivers down the spines of those who onc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Winds-Over-Neotokyo-A-Psychic-Blast-From-The-Past/

Behind The Scenes Photos From David Lynch's DUNE

David Lynch's film adaptation of the Frank Herbert sci-fi novel Dune is one of those movies people either love or hate, there seems to be no middle "meh" ground when it comes to this particular big screen adapta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/31/Behind-The-Scenes-Photos-From-David-Lynchs-DUNE/






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