Archive for June 11th, 2014

This Hayao Miyazaki Music Video Is Like A Seven Minute Long Mini Movie

(Video Link)About twenty years ago prolific anime creator/writer/director Hayao Miyazaki took a short break while working on Princess Mononoke to overcome a case of writer’s block, and in the process he cr...

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Eye-Opening Satellite Photos

Venture Out RV ResortMesa, ArizonaOne of the many phenomena astronauts experience is the Overview Effect, which is a term for the major change in their perspective that occ...

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Why You Should Switch To A Fetal Position Desk At Work

(Video Link)Sitting in an office chair all day can make you feel like a lazy bag of bones, and standing desks go against everything office workers are all about, so what is the proper position for watching your life fade...

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Grumpy Cat Gets a Movie Deal

Grumpy Cat will star in a movie to be made for Lifetime. The title is Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever. What? You expected Grumpy Cat to have a wonderful Christmas?Tim Hill (SpongeBob SquarePants) and Jef...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/11/Grumpy-Cat-Gets-a-Movie-Deal/

Rescued Bear Cub Learns to Enjoy Life

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBJSQIdMW1Y&feature=youtu.be]YouTube LinkIn China and Vietnam, more than 10,000 bears are suffering a horrible existence in establishments known as bile farms. These...

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MEOW! - A Link To The Litter Box

MEOW! by PurrdemoniumThey're often referred to as cat calls, but in Link's world they're less crass and more kitty cat. Here we see Link luring the apple of his eye around the corner with a cat call that sounds just lik...

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How To Keep Your Pets Safe From Coyotes

Coyotes are a constant presence in our lives, and now live in every state but Hawaii- some consider them unwanted visitors and pests that should be eradicated, others of us simply learn to live with our canine neighbors...

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Realistic Mortal Kombat

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OrWLeG2H_Q#t=16]YouTube LinkWhat happens when Pete Holmes introduces Mortal Kombat "finishes" to the laws of physics? Hint: they aren't so mortal. In fact, with eno...

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Manual for Civilization

Okay, do you have a better idea? What books would you include as instructions for building a civilization? Maybe you could contribute your ideas to the Long Now Foundation. Randall Munroe posted this at his webco...

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Wicked Sword Fight Erupts At Golden Temple

(Video Link)Every once in a while a violent melee breaks out at a public event, but rarely does that violence involve groups of angry men armed with swords!A good old fashioned sword fight broke out between two...

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World’s Oldest Trousers

You think your jeans are old? Two pairs of pants were recovered from the mummies of men who died 3,300 years ago in the Xinjiang region of China. They are made of animal fur and are the oldest yet discovered pant...

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Audio Illusions

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzo45hWXRWU&list=UUC552Sd-3nyi_tk2BudLUzA]YouTube LinkThe latest video offering from AsapSCIENCE asks viewers "Can you trust your ears?" The video provides examp...

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Woody Allen - Writer, Director, Comic Strip Character?

Writer/director Woody Allen has gone from unknown comic to film industry innovator to oddball tabloid target in his lifetime, and ever since the days of Sleeper and Annie Hall Woody has been seen as an odd duck.Caricatur...

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All By Myself at the Airport

[http://vimeo.com/97634383] (vimeo link)Richard Dunn of Canton, Georgia, found himself stuck at McCarren airport in Las Vegas overnight after he accepted a voucher for being bumped off his normal flight. Instead of headi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/11/All-By-Myself-at-the-Airport/

Ten Fascinating Facts About Tetris

Tetris is one of the most popular puzzle games ever created, a simple premise that was executed in the most addictive way possible, and resulted in many puzzle game fans starting a gaming addiction that lasts a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/11/Celebrate-Its-Thirtieth-Anniversary-With-Ten-Fascinating-Facts-About-Tetris/

39 Facts About Comedy

[http://youtu.be/iw9o2oSE7zA] (YouTube link)What is comedy? What makes it different from tragedy? It’s all in your point of view, according to Mel Brooks. John Green has a lot of things to tell you about comedy -in...

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Never Ending Adventure - Finntreyu And The Dragon Dog

Never Ending Adventure by HartzackDragon dog in the sky, Finntreyu flies twice as high, don't read a book or battle crooks, watch a TV cartoon show, a never ending TV cartoon shoooow! Mashups make anything possible, and...

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Show Us Your Super Ink & Win

We here at Neatorama know that many of you geek readers have geeky ink. That's why we were inspired by Harebrained Design's delightful Battoo tee shirt to launch a new contest based on your superhero tattoos.Submit...

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Motorcycle Jumps Over Plane

(Image source: Cody Elkins at Instagram)See this guy on the motorcycle? That’s stunt rider Cody Elkins at the Cameron Air Show in Cameron, Missouri, this past weekend. See the plane he’s jumping over? That&rs...

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The Most Amazing Geek Mansion Ever

From the outside, this Boca Raton mansion looks a lot like any other multi-million dollar property, but the mansion of ex-CEO of FriendFinder, Marc Bell has a serious geek side that might not appeal to the average b...

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The Birth of Tarzan

The following is an article from Uncle John’s All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader.Tarzan was the first modern superhero -the first pop icon whose fame spread to every corner of the glob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/11/The-Birth-of-Tarzan/

Laughter: A Scientific Study

[http://vimeo.com/97532321]Vimeo LinkDr. Robert Provine, behavioral neurobiologist at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, has been studying social and neurological origins of laughter for 20 years....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/11/Laughter-A-Scientific-Study/

Spam-Filled Donuts

(Photo: Mister Eaters)If I know one thing about haute cuisine, it's that Spam goes well with everything. John Clarkson, the owner of Mister Eaters, a chip shop in Preston, Lancashire, UK, agrees. He loves Spam so much th...

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Tree for Three

These three Koala joeys at Sydney, Australia's Taronga Zoo first peeked out of their mother's pouch in 2013. Females Milli and Sydney are 18 months old, and the male, Tucker is 12 months. The zoo staff says the trio spe...

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