Archive for June 14th, 2014

Bane the Barista

Theatricality and deception, powerful agents to the decaffeinated. Oh, so you think coffee is your drink? But you merely adopted the dark roast. I was born in it, molded by it. I didn't see oth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Bane-the-Barista/

Night's Kiss - A Superheroic Way To Show Your Love

Night's Kiss by Mari KariThe bat and the cat- theirs is a love affair that can never be, a romance that began with a crime and ended up becoming a big city scandal. Capturing a tender moment between the two masked figur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Nights-Kiss-A-Superheroic-Way-To-Show-Your-Love/

Nana the Balancing Border Collie

[http://youtu.be/PElfdeFnaiw] (YouTube link)Nana is good at what she does. She can balance stuff on her nose, which you’ve seen dogs do before, but as the video goes along, her stunts get more and more difficult. N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Nana-the-Balancing-Border-Collie/

Mirrored Cabin in Scotland is Part of the Scenery

   Image: Ross CampbellI'll never forget seeing the lush, green beauty of Scotland for the first time. It was view after stunning view. It makes sense that the best idea for a shelter in scenic Loch L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Mirrored-Cabin-in-Scotland-is-Part-of-the-Scenery/

Animals Which Are Barely Recognizable Without Hair

(Image Via Daily Mail)(Image Via Daily Mail)(Image via broccoli)Animals that are covered in fur, or feathers or spines, are often identified by how they look when they're wearing a full coat, and many animals look downri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Animals-Which-Are-Barely-Recognizable-Without-Hair/

Your Relationship with Your Mobile Phone: In Your Mind vs Reality

Mobile Relationship by Manu Cornet Who's the boss? Your smartphone or you? Manu Cornet of Bonkers World shows us in just two panels the horrendous reality of our relationship with our mobile phon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Your-Relationship-with-Your-Mobile-Phone-In-Your-Mind-vs-Reality/

One Potato, Two Potato

[http://youtu.be/t66ftOrm8ss] (YouTube link)A man and his cat play One Potato, Two Potato. The game is going swimmingly until the cat, just like the one who played Jenga, decides he’s had enough of this stupidity....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/One-Potato-Two-Potato/

Fear And Loathing In Elementary School- Ralph Steadman's Little Red Computer

You probably know Ralph Steadman as the guy who provided illustrations for many of Hunter S. Thompson's articles and books, but despite his uniquely sketchy style Ralph's works are not easily resigned to a specific age g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Fear-And-Loathing-In-Elementary-School-Ralph-Steadmans-Little-Red-Computer/

Class Signifiers of 1949

The April 1949 issue of LIFE magazine contained a chart that detailed the difference between highbrow and lowbrow tastes. The chart is actually two pages (only one is shown here), and it’s bigger and easier...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Class-Signifiers-of-1949/

Strange Pets Once Predicted to Be the Pets of the Future

Genetically Engineered Mini RhinoOn the 22nd of August, 1872, the Fort Wayne Daily Sentinel printed the following opinion about the supposedly numbered days of dogs and cats as pets:"Dogs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Strange-Pets-Once-Predicted-to-Be-the-Pets-of-the-Future/

Ellen DeGeneres Sings "Birthday" by Katy Perry

[http://youtu.be/5uWDYn4_4Hc] (YouTube link)Fadi Saleh edits existing video to make President Obama sing different songs on his YouTube channel baracksdubs. Ellen DeGeneres commissioned him to make one for The Ellen Show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Ellen-DeGeneres-Sings-Birthday-by-Katy-Perry/

Why Captain America Is Perfect

To say that Captain America is an idealized version of a normal human being is an understatement- he is human perfection incarnate, his mind and body working as one well oiled machine, created to take down the evil Nazi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Why-Captain-America-Is-Perfect/

Monster Rhapsody - The Queen Of The Damned

Monster Rhapsody by Michael TomesWhen classic movie monsters aren't busy chewing on people, or terrorizing villagers, they like to get together and hit karaoke night at their neighborhood blood bar. One of their all tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Monster-Rhapsody-The-Queen-Of-The-Damned/

18 TV Roles The Cast Of Friends Had Before They Were Friends

It’s easy to think of the cast of the sitcom Friends as six young unknowns who suddenly struck it big, but that’s far from the truth. All six were hardworking, if under-appreciated, actors prior to *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/18-TV-Roles-The-Cast-Of-Friends-Had-Before-They-Were-Friends/

Lullaby for an Elephant

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPFJrYvnL-w]YouTube LinkElephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai province, Northern Thailand is an elephant sanctuary and rescue center. Located in an idyllic, rural setting in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Lullaby-for-an-Elephant/

A Brief History of Flag Day

In the United States, today is Flag Day. It’s a smaller holiday sandwiched between the patriotic holidays of summer: Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. No one takes the day off, and many people forget w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/A-Brief-History-of-Flag-Day/

BatDad Returns: Father's Day Edition

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVJcPoINJ-U&list=UUSjl0j6EUWMKFU8IU5yf7tA]YouTube LinkBatDad is back at Neatorama with this Vine compilation for Father's Day. He may be BatDad, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/BatDad-Returns-Fathers-Day-Edition/

The Profoundly Weird, Gender-Specific Roots Of The Turing Test

We had a story about a computer program passing the Turing Test last week that turned out to be a flash in the pan because 1. it was a chatbot, not a computer, and 2. it’s really easy to impersonate a 13-year-old b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/The-Profoundly-Weird-Gender-Specific-Roots-Of-The-Turing-Test/

Can You Believe This Is The World's Most Tattooed Man?

(Video Link)When a person’s interest in tattoos turns into addiction, and they proceed to cover themselves from head to toe in ink, they do so knowing that people are going to stare at them, and ask the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Can-You-Believe-This-Is-The-Worlds-Most-Tattooed-Man/

Graph Coloring and Chromatic Numbers for Second Graders

Math professor and philosopher Joel David Hamkins gave a guest lesson to his daughter’s second grade class. How does someone dedicated to “the philosophy of the infinite” present a math lesson to a grou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Graph-Coloring-and-Chromatic-Numbers-for-Second-Graders/

Epic Meal Time: The Great Nutella Pyramid

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6N8UfS1cxTY#t=149] YouTube LinkThe Pyramids of Giza. One of the classic seven wonders of the world.  Awe-inspiring, mysterious monuments to a model of early civiliza...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Epic-Meal-Time-The-Great-Nutella-Pyramid/

Behold The Glory Of Tiny Kanye

Something something Tiny Kaaannyeee, standin’ next to Kim K., something something Tiny Kaaaannyyeeee, you look better when you’re tiiiinnyyyyy!(Sung to the tune of Michael Scott's version of Tiny Dancer)There...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Behold-The-Glory-Of-Tiny-Kanye/

Joey and His Water Bottle

[http://youtu.be/PE0ScjTo6-Y] (YouTube link)I’ve always used a spray bottle of water to train cats not to climb on the kitchen counters or claw the curtains. It’s worked pretty well up until we got a cat who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/14/Joey-and-His-Water-Bottle/






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