Archive for July 21st, 2014

Elephant Retrieves Dropped Camera for His Passengers

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbAPQN7OrZU]YouTube LinkIf you happen to be at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe and choose this elephant as your method of transportation, have no fear i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Elephant-Retrieves-Dropped-Camera-for-his-Passengers/

My Neighbor the Wild Thing - A Rumpus At The Bus Stop

My Neighbor the Wild Thing by JalopYou never know who you'll run into while you're waiting for the bus, you might run into a friendly neighbor, a giant grinning cat or one of those wild things that live next door. Where...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/My-Neighbor-the-Wild-Thing-A-Rumpus-At-The-Bus-Stop/

A Millennium after Inventing the Game, The Iroquois Are Becoming a Lacrosse Superpower

(Photo: Iroquois Nationals)The sport of Lacrosse is of Native American origin. The Iroquois (or Haudenosaunee), a collection of six Native American nations in the United States and Canada, claim to have invented it. They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/A-Millennium-after-Inventing-the-Game-The-Iroquois-Are-Becoming-a-Lacrosse-Superpower/

The Long Shadow Of The Manhattan Project

World Science Festival published a two-part article about the Manhattan Project. The first part talked about the science of the atom bomb. Today, they look at the ethics of the Manhattan Project, nuclear weapons, and the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/The-Long-Shadow-Of-The-Manhattan-Project/

Old Man Shocks Everyone at Wedding with His Dancing Skills

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geX_WwBN4uE](Video Link)He may need canes to walk, but not to dance! Watch this old man put the younger folks to shame with his mastery of the dance floor. You can join him, but I doubt yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Old-Man-Shocks-Everyone-at-Wedding-with-His-Dancing-Skills/

My Little Pony Sword

DeviantART member jablechien marked a sword with the cutie mark and traditional icon of Princess Luna, a character on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. He did so by applying acrylic paint wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/My-Little-Pony-Sword/

Visiting the Home of Safety

[http://youtu.be/E4_2gbx2Kxg] (YouTube link)Chris Grava did a semester abroad at Cape Town University in South Africa. When his term was almost up, his brother Nick went there to spend two weeks. Nick ended up st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Visiting-the-Home-of-Safety/

Icebergs of the Antarctic: A Photo Series

These gorgeous captures were shot by nature and wildlife photographer Martin Bailey for his Antarctica photography series. Born and raised in England, the photographer is now a Japanese national based in Tokyo. As o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Icebergs-of-the-Antarctic-A-Photo-Series/

The Love Series

Gavin Aung Than of Zen Pencils began a series of comics over a year ago that addresses the nature of love based on quotes from not-so-ancient philosophers such as C.S. Lewis, Albert Camus, and William Shakespeare. This i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/The-Love-Series/

The Guide To Spoiler Etiquette

(Video Link)Navigating the internet without being exposed to spoilers can sometimes seem like an impossible mission, especially if you’re a passionate fan who genuinely hates to have your favorite media r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/The-Guide-To-Spoiler-Etiquette/

19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind

Nathan Yau at Flowing Data takes a turn to the weird side for a list of 19 maps. I love this one.4. Changes over time and spaceSeveral mini-explosions are going off in your head at this very moment, so b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/19-Maps-That-Will-Blow-Your-Mind/

37 Things You Probably Didn't Know About San Diego

(Image Via Port of San Diego)There’s a lot more to San Diego than Comic-Con, surfing and a world famous Zoo- S.D. is a town with a long military history, a rich cultural history that we share with Mexico, and plent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/37-Things-You-Probably-Didnt-Know-About-San-Diego/

Epic Battle! - Super Saiyan From A To Z

Epic Battle! by ValentinaocchibluThey may look virtually the same when they've gone full blown super saiyan, but Goku and Vegeta couldn't be more different! Goku is a hero who uses his saiyan powers for good, while Vege...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Epic-Battle-Super-Saiyan-From-A-To-Z/

Seniors Make Pop Culture Calendar

Senior Living Communities is a chain of retirement homes with facilities in several states. They came together to produce an 18-month calendar featuring residents recreating their favorite movies, TV shows, and album cov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Seniors-Make-Pop-Culture-Calendar/

Six Ways Movies Are Wrong About Space

Space is still the final frontier for us earthbound human beings, and our fascination with what awaits humanity in the largely unexplored cosmos is still going strong. Movies have brought this cosmic interest back t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Six-Ways-Movies-Get-Space-Wrong/

Every Noise At Once

What? You don't know your progressive house from your deep disco house? What kind of a music lover are you? But thanks to Every Noise At Once by Glenn McDonald, you no longer have to wonder the difference...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Every-Noise-At-Once/

Traditional Scottish Food: Deep Fried Mars Bars

(Photo: unknown)Scotland is a land of refined tastes and thoughtfully-developed food traditions. (My ancestors were Scottish, so I know of what I speak.) Among their inventions are those now famous pillars of haute cuisi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Traditional-Scottish-Food-Deep-Fried-Mars-Bars/

'Strange Wonderful' By Stephanie Swart

One of the great things about animation is that everyone has their own unique style, both in terms of character/background design and the movement found within their work, so you never know what you’re gonna get wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Strange-Wonderful-By-Stephanie-Swart/

Whodunit: The Queen Glendora Photos

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Whodunit-The-Queen-Glendora-Photos/

A Colorful Guide To The Worst Viruses In Computer History

Exploring the history of computer viruses tends to make readers a bit paranoid, especially if they’ve been struck by one of these malicious programs in the past.But if you’re curious about the dark side of co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/A-Colorful-Guide-To-The-Worst-Viruses-In-Computer-History/

Where Scotch Tape Came From

Scotch tape, whatever brand you use, is one of those things that you’ve used for everything since you were a young child, from stopping the bleeding to making the cat freak out. But how did it originate? And why is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Where-Scotch-Tape-Came-From/

Lovable Lynx Living Large

This Canada lynx kitten named Jasper seems to be having a ball at the Point Defiance Zoo, between the love he gets from keepers and admirers and his fondness for play. The nine-week-old kitten weighs approximately f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Lovable-Lynx-Living-Large/

Awesome Father Builds BattleTech Treehouse for His Kids

(Photo: unknown)A long time ago--way back in the 80s--there was a marvelous tabletop wargame called BattleTech. It was followed by a paper-and-pencil role-playing game called MechWarrior, which I played. That franchise n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Awesome-Father-Builds-BattleTech-Treehouse-for-His-Kids/

Le Cookie Monsieur - Nom Nom Nom S'il Vous Plait

Le Cookie Monsieur by sarahbevan11When that googly eyed monster finally left that street called Sesame and made his way to France he came for the macarons and galettes, but he stayed for the bold fashion. He dropped the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Le-Cookie-Monsieur-Nom-Nom-Nom-Sil-Vous-Plait/

A Natural, Cheap and Adorable Way to Heat Your Pool

These pool-top lily pads don't just look cute, they also help warm the pool with their polyethylene film. Best of all, this natural heating solution is far, far cheaper than just about any other heating option since...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/A-Natural-Cheap-and-Adorable-Way-to-Heat-Your-Pool/

The World’s Weirdest Plants

Here is a list of the ten most peculiar plants and trees in the world from The Best Book of Lists Ever compiled by Geoff Tibballs.(Image credit: Jessp)1. The Sausage Tree of Africa (Kigelia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/The-Worlds-Weirdest-Plants/

French Girls App Shows Young Selfie Takers a New Mirror

"Cinnamon and sugary and softly spoken liesYou never know just how you look through other people's eyes"Ah, the age-old wisdom of the Butthole Surfers. Such a hard truth. Yet there is an app called "French Girls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/French-Girls-App-Shows-Young-Selfie-Takers-a-New-Mirror/

The Peacocks of Palos Verdes

[http://vimeo.com/98157579] (vimeo link)Rolling Hills Estates on the Palos Verdes peninsula in Los Angeles County has a lot of peacocks. They’re beautiful birds, but there’s a price to pay for such strange wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/The-Peacocks-of-Palos-Verdes/

Man Gets Arrested, Uses His One Phone Call to Order Pizza as a Prank

(Photo: ms.akr)A man in Corbin, Kentucky was arrested on the charge of shoplifting $36 worth of beer from a convenience store. When he was brought into the police station, he asked officers if he could use his cellphone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Man-Gets-Arrested-Uses-His-One-Phone-Call-to-Order-Pizza/

Eat These Creepy Baby Pears ... Before They Wake Up and Eat YOU!

We've told you about the strange baby pears before on Neatorama, but I'm sure some of you haven't seen them before. So let's share in the horror joy of these delicious baby pears, found at a supermarket in Beijin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/Eat-These-Creepy-Baby-Pears-Before-They-Wake-Up-and-Eat-YOU/




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