Archive for July 23rd, 2014

Elephants Surround Baby So It Doesn't Get Swept away by the River

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GD_ZXs5jSow](Video Link)A river runs through the Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand. When it's time for this baby elephant to take a bath, all the nannies escort him into the river....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Elephants-Surround-Baby-So-It-Doesnt-Get-Swept-away-by-the-River/

Snake Facts

It looks like Randall Munroe of xkcd wants a job writing Ze Frank’s True Facts series. I think that second one is too subtle for a video. I had to read it twice to make sure it said what I thought...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Snake-Facts/

Cyclist Gets Hit by Car, Flies through the Air, But Somehow Lands on His Feet

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctsDl7g6a1w](Video Link)YouTube member CycleJack was pedaling through Romford, Essex, UK on a wet day. He was traveling about 22 MPH. A car cut across his path and he hit the fender. Cycle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Cyclist-Gets-Hit-by-Car-Flies-through-the-Air-But-Somehow-Lands-on-His-Feet/

The Amazing Tree Of 40 Fruits

An old New York state orchard was about to be left for dead in 2008, an orchard that grows varieties of stone fruit over 200 years old, when artist Sam Van Aiken stepped in and took over the lease, saving many fruit vari...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/The-Amazing-Tree-Of-40-Fruits/

Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie

[http://youtu.be/QKgQWzDMor0] (YouTube link)This parody movie trailer from The Wil Wheaton Project is a spoof of the many nostalgic toy-themed films we are suffering under. They certainly know the prime internet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Literally-Everything-Else-From-Your-Childhood-The-Movie/

Batman Jumping the General Lee over a Canyon

In this Dukes of Hazzard mashup by David Branstetter, the Dark Knight has found the ultimate Batmobile. It's sturdier than the Lincoln Futura and prettier than the Tumbler. The Gotham PD will never catch up with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Batman-Jumping-the-General-Lee-over-a-Canyon/

Sunnydale Slayers Club - Stake A Claim

Sunnydale Slayers Club by Stuff of KingsOnce upon a time there wasn't much trouble to be found in Sunnydale, and there certainly weren't any murders. That all changed when Buffy took up the mantle and became a vampire s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Sunnydale-Slayers-Club-Stake-A-Claim/

Baby Monkey and Jack Russell Terrier Pups Become Fast Friends

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9bh80VzCT8]YouTube LinkMubi is a 2-month-old drill monkey who was first attacked, then abandoned by her mother. But her story sweetened significantly when Simon Jeffrey,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Baby-Monkey-and-Jack-Russell-Terrier-Pups-Become-Fast-Friends/

Inside the Real Krusty Krab Restaraunt

Last month, we told you about the real SpongeBob SquarePants restaurant in Ramallah, Palestine. Photos posted on its official Facebook page show that construction is coming along nicely. He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Inside-the-Real-Krusty-Krab-Restaraunt/

Homeless People Share Surprising Facts About Themselves

Homelessness isn't something that only happens to the mentally disabled and financially destitute, there are plenty of people from all walks of life who have found themselves homeless for any number of reasons, and you m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Homeless-People-Share-Something-About-Themselves-That-Will-Surprise-You/

Who Has the Best Facial Hair in Baseball History?

At the turn of the century -the 20th century, that is- baseball players wore mustaches, often big manly handlebar mustaches. We have the baseball cards to prove it. But as facial hair fell out of style, in no small part...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Who-Has-the-Best-Facial-Hair-in-Baseball-History/

Things You Can't Do if You're Not a Toddler

[http://youtu.be/MOs5K5-NtXs]YouTube LinkHow many behaviors could a toddler get away with for which you'd ban a party guest (not to mention a date) for life? I was mentally adding things to the list as I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Things-You-Cant-Do-if-Youre-Not-a-Toddler/

Life Lessons We Can Learn From Video Games

Contrary to what those anti-gamer curmudgeons will have you believe, video games are more than just a source of mindless entertainment, or something to keep your thumbs and eyeballs busy.  In fact, you can even disc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/The-Great-Life-Lessons-We-Can-Learn-From-Video-Games/

27 Unbelievable Local Traditions

[http://youtu.be/fLHU0PP4UZE] (YouTube link)To the folks who live there, these rites seem normal. But to the rest of us, but staging a buffet for monkeys is just strange. In this week’s mental_floss video, John Gre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/27-Unbelievable-Local-Traditions/

Large Canines and the Little Children Who Love Them

Image: Vin J.A few weeks ago I featured Giants of the Canine World. Here they are again with some of their most enthusiastic cheerleaders and partners in crime: the kids who grow up with them.Kid and canine duos ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Large-Canines-and-the-Children-Who-Love-Them/

Kayakers Get Up Close to Whales

[http://youtu.be/iRmrQGHhdCM] (YouTube link)How close can you get to a whale? Just ask Jonah, Marlin, or Pinocchio! These two kayakers off the coast of Argentina, a father and daughter, didn’t get swallowed, but th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Kayakers-Get-Up-Close-to-Whales/

12 Kinds of Bicyclist in New York ... Which One Are You?

Artist Kurt McRobert drew these lovely archetypes of New York City bicyclists for a Time out New York feature, but one can assume to find most of these kinds of bikers in almost all metropolitan areas. I think he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/12-Kinds-of-Bicyclist-in-New-York-Which-One-Are-You/

Kirk-Fu - Moves Like James T.

Kirk-Fu by Anna-Maria JungWanna learn some martial arts moves that are out of this world? Need to take down scaly alien bad guys with your bare hands? Then take a lesson from Captain James T. Kirk and try his tried and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Kirk-Fu-Moves-Like-James-T/

Teenager Gets 232 Teeth Pulled

Seventeen-year-old Ashiq Gavai of Buldhana, India, suffered a growth and pain in his jaw, but local doctors could not diagnose the problem. Fearing cancer, his father took him to J J Hospital in Mumbai, where doctors dia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Teenager-Gets-232-Teeth-Pulled/

Sharing Isn't This Cat's Strong Suit

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-baZY5wvJE]YouTube LinkThis kitty is polishing off a cup of yogurt, but she's not interested in sharing the treat with her fellow feline. I say "she," not because I know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Sharing-Isnt-This-Cats-Strong-Suit/

Great Moments in Science--If Twitter Existed at the Time

Sweet, delightful Twitter--where the raw emotions and unformed thoughts of humanity are made available to the entire world. It has been in existence since only 2006, so few of the greatest minds have had access to it. Bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Great-Moments-in-Science-If-Twitter-Existed-at-the-Time/

Disabled Dog Runs in the Weiner Race

[http://youtu.be/WvD4MUCS9zY] (YouTube link)Go, dog, go! Emerald Downs in Auburn, Washington, held a Wiener Dog Race sponsored by the local radio station. Among the dachshunds was the delightfully-named Anderson Pooper,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Disabled-Dog-Runs-in-the-Weiner-Race/

The Biology of the Sarlacc According to a Real Biologist

(Image: Lucasfilm)Today, several scientists and science journalists published in-world scientific descriptions of Tatooine, the homeworld of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars.Joe Hanson holds a doctor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/The-Biology-of-the-Sarlacc-According-to-a-Real-Biologist/

Ten Overused Sci-Fi Tropes That Should Be Vaporized

Tropes like "aliens are always way smarter than we are", "humans are good guys, aliens are bad guys", and "humans only use ten percent of their brain power" come up way too often in our favorite sci-fi media, so isn&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Ten-Overused-Sci-Fi-Tropes-That-Should-Be-Vaporized/

The Best Use of A Clear Sink Ever

The Motif Basin might just be the most beautiful sink I've ever seen. With its clear glass bottom, you can see the stunning pattern not just in the basin itself, but along the counter too.The hand-etched basin comes in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/The-Best-Use-of-A-Clear-Sink-Ever/

John Lennon's Psychedelic Rolls-Royce

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. “I always wanted to be an eccentric millionaire.” So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/John-Lennons-Psychedelic-Rolls-Royce/

Picnic Table Folds into a Bench

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2imDt6y8Qg](Video Link)Isn't that clever? It's a simple mechanism--just fold and unfold. This table is apparently made by Decorações Timbó, a Brazilian furniture and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Picnic-Table-Folds-into-a-Bench/

54 Historic Photographs Colorized

Artists have been tinting black and white photographs for decades, as far back as 100 years ago. But modern techniques and the artists who know how to use them make old photographs more believable in color than ever befo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/54-Historic-Photographs-Colorized/

Starry Flight - The Serenity Found In Fine Art

Starry Flight by Twenty27 DesignsSometimes looking at a work of fine art can bring a sense of serenity to your mind, a sense that all is right in the verse and those reckless reavers are light years away. Your starship...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/Starry-Flight-The-Serenity-Found-In-Fine-Art/

105-Year Old Woman Throws out the First Pitch at a Baseball Game

(Photo: EPA)Agnes McKee, 105, of Oceanside, California threw out the first pitch on a game last Sunday between the San Diego Padres and the New York Mets. She says that "It is such an honor," but it's far from the greate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/23/105-Year-Old-Woman-Throws-out-the-First-Pitch-at-a-Baseball-Game/










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