Archive for June 5th, 2014

The Second Most Prevalent Religion in Each State

Christianity is the most prevalent religion in every one of the 50 United States, and in all but one of the country’s counties. But what comes in second? The Washington Post gives us maps telling u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/The-Second-Most-Prevalent-Religion-in-Each-State/

A Neatorama Writer Found an Amusing Webcomic. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

(Fowl Language Comics/Brian Gordon)You’ll laugh, then you’ll cry when you read this clickbait webcomic by Brian Gordon. Be sure to spread the word by sharing it on social media.webcomic, Fowl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/A-Neatorama-Writer-Found-an-Amusing-Webcomic-You-Wont-Believe-What-Happened-Next/

Dear Kitten

[http://youtu.be/G4Sn91t1V4g] (YouTube link)Ze Frank is so good at what he does, that I will even post an ad if he does the narration. This ad for Friskies disguised as a Buzzfeed video has an older cat giving the new ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Dear-Kitten/

Police Find Drugs Hidden in Man’s Belly Button

(Unrelated photo via Grendelkhan)Police in Greenville, North Carolina arrested a man for narcotics trafficking. While searching him, they found 150 bags of heroin in his car and 40 more bags in his pockets. But they wer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Police-Find-Drugs-Hidden-in-Mans-Belly-Button/

Katherine and LiLu and a Kitten

Last year, we told you about Russian photographer Andy Prokh, who takes delightful photographs of his daughter and her feline best friend LiLu. Now Katherine is six (and a half) and the family has added a kitten, who is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Katherine-and-LiLu-and-a-Kitten/

Incoming Natural Disaster - Kaiju Katastrophe

Incoming Natural Disaster by Brandon Wilhelm ARTHe has stepped on so many towns, crushed so many people and caused tidal waves to flood the coasts so often that he's now being labeled as a natural disaster. He's like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Incoming-Natural-Disaster-Kaiju-Katastrophe/

Man Saves Squirrel with CPR

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRcPf3YC9tA](Video Link)Rick Gruber is a pool repairman in Phoenix, Arizona. Recently, while on the job, he found a squirrel lying in the water, apparently dead from drowning. Anyone els...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Man-Saves-Squirrel-with-CPR/

The Liberation of Paris, Then and Now

The battle now called the Liberation of Paris took place August 19-15, 1944, when French Resistance fighters rose up within, and the Free French Army and the U.S. Third Army (under General Patton) all cooperated to evict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/The-Liberation-of-Paris-Then-and-Now/

For $20,000, George R.R. Martin Will Write You Into a Novel, Then Kill You

(Photo: David Chau)George R.R. Martin is the author of the A Song of Ice and Fire novel series, which is the basis for the hit TV show Game of Thrones. He’s also a kind, charit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/For-20k-George-RR-Martin-Will-Write-You-Into-a-Novel-Then-Kill-You/

Patient Norwegian Police

(Live Leak link)Police in Norway arrest an angry drunk man. They don’t feel the need to prove their authority or intimidate the guy; in fact, they mainly laugh at his drunken antics. They are calm and gentle, until...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Patient-Norwegian-Police/

Adorable Pets Posing With Portraits Of Themselves

There are plenty of bad ways to show your love for your pet- start dressing them up to look like you, take them everywhere you go and treat them like a little furry baby and you've officially crossed the line from proud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Adorable-Pets-Posing-With-Portraits-Of-Themselves/

The Otherworldly Sounds of the Clavioline

The Clavioline is a musical instrument you may have never heard of, but you’ve heard it. The Clavioline was invented in 1947 as an accompanying orchestral keyboard for pianos. Outside the orchestra, most folks firs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/The-Otherworldly-Sounds-of-the-Clavioline/

Man Transforms Bedroom Into Arcade, Gets Dumped By Fiancee

It’s a story as old as geekdom itself- guy gets engaged, guy reveals geeky obsession to fiancée, fiancée dumps him for being too geeky.It’s a real shame when it happens, it’s generally an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Man-Transforms-Bedroom-Into-ArcadeGets-Dumped-By-Fiancee/

Simon’s Cat: Pawtrait

[http://youtu.be/k1i9YmUgY0Q] (YouTube link)The kitten is going to get his picture made, but Simon’s Cat is just a little resentful of the attention he’s getting. You’ll enjoy the latest animation from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Simons-Cat-Pawtrait/

Social Network Paper Planes

Want to like someone, but he's not on Facebook? Want to mark something about her as a favorite but she's not on Twitter? Now you've got an option. Social Planes are paper airplanes marked with the colors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Social-Network-Paper-Planes/

When an Engineer Owns a Dog

[http://youtu.be/6FL65LAHUKE] (YouTube link)We’ve seen machines that automatically launch a ball for a dog to fetch, but this one is completely mechanical -no power needed- and controlled by the dog! This does not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/When-an-Engineer-Owns-a-Dog/

Tacos & Unicorns - Fast Food And Even Faster Mouths

Tacos & Unicorns by jml2artDreaming of tacos all day while riding around on a mini unicorn is a pretty fabulous life for a motor mouthed merc, but sometimes those taco dreams turned chimichanga, and he started to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Tacos-Unicorns-Fast-Food-And-Even-Faster-Mouths/

Beautiful Medieval-Style Tolkien Illustrations In Watercolor

There have been many different illustrators applying their own signature style to artwork based on the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien, from my fav Ian Miller to Pauline Baynes and even Tolkien himself, but few have applied...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Medieval-Style-Tolkien-Illustrations-In-Watercolor/

Female Scientists Staff New LEGO Research Institute

Earlier this year, we showed you a proposed LEGO set featuring women scientists. Now it has been announced that the set will be on shelves this August! The set was designed by Stockholm scientist Ellen K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Female-Scientists-Staff-New-LEGO-Research-Institute/

Tell Her You Love Her with Flowers

(Safely Endangered/Chris McCoy)It's a traditional way to express your romantic feelings. You can also give chocolate, which slowly rots and becomes bitter over time. Next step: propose marriage.-via Plea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Tell-Her-You-Lover-Her-with-Flowers/

What Is It? game 330

It's once again time for our collaboration with the wonderfully entertaining What Is It? Blog. Do you know what the pictured item is? Can you make up something wonderfully wacky? That's what we're looki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/What-Is-It-game-330/

Wimpy Goat

[http://youtu.be/DV_3qx-oBms] (YouTube link)Isn’t this little goat adorable? And such great timing! The kind of thing the internet was made for: cute, short, funny, and can be enjoyed over and over. It went to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Wimpy-Goat/

Preteen Girls Claim Slender Man Drove Them To Murder

The Slender Man myth has jumped out of the computer screen and into the courtroom in one of the strangest, and most ridiculous, attempted murder defenses ever.Two twelve year old girls from Waukesha, Wisconsin are claimi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Preteen-Girls-Use-Slender-Man-As-Part-Of-Their-Attempted-Murder-Defense/

Mariusz Goli's Street Improvisation

[http://youtu.be/ZsmeuC38nkw] (YouTube link)Guitarist Mariusz Goli plays on the streets of Katowice, Poland. According to his biography, Goli plays in clubs and does concerts, but prefers busking because he gets the grea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Mariusz-Golis-Street-Improvisation/

A Folding Bed That Converts Into An Ottoman

Folding couches are really heavy and uncomfortable for both the sitter and the sleepers, but this fantastic folding ottoman bed is great for putting your feet up and can provide a convenient sleeping space for your overn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/A-Folding-Bed-That-Converts-Into-An-Ottoman/

Eight Beautiful Songs About Prostitution

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.It's the world's oldest profession. Since we all know hookers have been around s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Eight-Beautiful-Songs-About-Prostitution/

This Amazing Artist Does Freehand Tattoos--No Stencils or Sketches

Jay Freestyle says, "Give me a piece of your skin and I'll give you a piece of my soul." Other artists might hesitate to work so unrestrained in a medium so permanent. Yet this self-taught artist living in Amsterdam has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/This-Amazing-Artist-Does-Freehand-Tattoos-No-Stencils-or-Sketches/

My Neighbor Oogie - A Public Transportation Nightmare

My Neighbor Oogie by Sam DaughertyStanding around waiting for the bus to arrive can be a rather awkward time, and if the whole thing takes a wrong turn and you end up standing next to an old enemy the whole experience b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/My-Neighbor-Oogie-A-Public-Transportation-Nightmare/

LifePoint: Where It All Went Wrong

[http://youtu.be/fHefhIId4qY] (YouTube link)In this report from the Onion News Network, we learn about a new Facebook feature that graphs the decisions of your life based on the information you put on your Facebook page...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/LifePoint-Where-It-All-Went-Wrong/

Prison Inmates form a Labor Union

(Photo: Neil Conway)Inmates at the Berlin Tegel jail in Germany have to work at regular shifts inside the prison. To many of them, this makes them not just prisoners, but employees. So they've formed a union to represent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/05/Prison-Inmates-form-a-Labor-Union/




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