Archive for July 24th, 2014

Melancholic Cats Waiting For Their Humans To Come Home

(Image Via Anna Kryczkowska)Most housecats lead pretty cushy lives, and they typically want for nothing thanks to their doting owners, but the one thing many cats can’t get enough of is companionship.They don&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Melancholic-Cats-Waiting-For-Their-Humans-To-Come-Home/

Fox Tries to Eat Camera

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojSaYrOttVs](Video Link)YouTube member TheOpenLens went to Round Island, Alaska to film local wildlife. He and his companions were taking pictures of sea lions when they saw a fox approach...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Fox-Tries-to-Eat-Camera/

This Is One Man's (Ridiculously Long) List of Dating Dealbreakers

OK Cupid member Emily was messaged by another member who was interested in her, based on her profile. When she checked his profile, she found a "don't message me if" list that essentially rules out every female in all of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/This-Is-One-Mans-Ridiculously-Long-List-of-Dating-Dealbreakers/

Three Keyboard Stimpy Moon - Classical Stupidity

Three Keyboard Stimpy Moon by Dann MatthewsStimpy came out on stage, sat down behind the keyboard, and let his magical rubber fingers run across the keys in a cacophony of jarring sounds that made the audience cringe. H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Three-Keyboard-Stimpy-Moon-Classical-Stupidity/

Queen Elizabeth Photobombs a Selfie

Glasgow, Scotland is hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which are taking place now. Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise visit to a women's field hockey game between Australia and Malaysia. Australian player Jayde Taylor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Queen-Elizabeth-Photobombs-a-Selfie/

Bunny Sends Email

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7OYKclpaeo](Video Link)Cadbury the rabbit isn't up-to-date on social media, but she can now send email. Instructables member JackANDJude built an electronic trigger that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Bunny-Sends-Email/

Naughty Nuns, Flatulent Monks, and Other Surprises of Sacred Medieval Manuscripts

Before the printing press, books were copied by hand, often by monks who worked for years on one volume. Those original manuscripts are rare now, and hard to read, but for the diligent student, they have a bonus. The ill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Naughty-Nuns-Flatulent-Monks-and-Other-Surprises-of-Sacred-Medieval-Manuscripts/

The Smallest Restaurants in the World

(Photo: Solo per Due)Solo per Due is a luxurious restaurant in a villa in Vacone, Italy. It serves only the finest cuisine and wine for discriminating palates. If you eat there, you won't have to worry about it being cro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/The-Smallest-Restaurants-in-the-World/

How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain

[http://youtu.be/R0JKCYZ8hng] (YouTube link)Playing a musical instrument involves more areas of the brain than other activities. It only makes sense. You have to use your fine motor skills to play, understand the tune, r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/How-Playing-an-Instrument-Benefits-Your-Brain/

Mint on Card

(Bizarro Comics/Dan Piraro)See this rubber mouse? It's autographed by the artist. And the toy parakeet is a limited edition with a variant beak. They made only 100 of them.Sometimes my human servant ties...

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Why Do Birds Have White and Dark Meat?

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLs8f-iDneo&list=UUZYTClx2T1of7BRZ86-8fow]YouTube LinkThis video from Sci Show presents a clear explanation of why birds have light...

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Game of Thrones Deaths, Illustrated

Fishfinger has completed their trilogy of art posts about the HBO series Game of Thrones. This one illustrates the various deaths on the show through the first four seasons. Actually, just the most important cha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Game-of-Thrones-Deaths-Illustrated/

Brilliant Excavator Driver Loads onto a Truck without a Ramp

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbHvMajApvw](Video Link)A top excavator driver is a surgeon with his equipment. A complex machine like a digger becomes an extension of his own body. With it, he can push a truck, paddle a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Brilliant-Excavator-Driver-Loads-onto-a-Truck-without-a-Ramp/

The Handfish Walks on Its Fins

(Image: CSIRO)Pictured above is the Spotted Handfish (Brachionichthys hirsutus). It's one of several related species which have fins that look like hands or feet. The Spotted Handfish lives in the estuary of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/The-Handfish-Walks-on-Its-Fins/

Lord of Rings - One Up To Rule Them All

Lord of Rings by JohnLuckeThere is a tale told about a golden ring that would rule them all, and serve as the grand prize in a massive war in the middle of the earth, but Sonic doesn't see the value in such a trinket. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Lord-of-Rings-One-Up-To-Rule-Them-All/

Curiosity Watches an Eclipse

[http://youtu.be/OyZoD7BRTtg] (YouTube link)On Aug. 20, 2013, the Curiosity rover looked up from the Martian surface and saw an eclipse like you’ve never seen on Earth. The tiny moon Phobos passed in front of the s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Curiosity-Watches-an-Eclipse/

Unusual Landscapes Across the Globe

     The Wave,          ArizonaIt is easy for us to get so caught up in our lives and focused on our immediate surroundings that we forget what an amazing world we inhabit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Unusual-Landscapes-Across-the-Globe/

Mary Poppins Quits

(Funny or Die link)Mary Poppins sings, dances, performs magical feats, and keeps a smile on her face while raising a banker’s kids -for $7.25 an hour. Minimum wage means he’d mostly likely pay her even less i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Mary-Poppins-Quits/

Neckties Are Stupid

I could not agree with Doghouse Diaries more emphatically. Neckties serve no productive purpose whatsoever and are uncomfortable. They're like corsets for your throat.I do, occasionally, wear a necktie a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Neckties-Are-Stupid/

Squirrel Obstacle Course Videos, Complete With British Commentary

(Video Link)Steve Barley is a man who appreciates a good squirrel show, and he knows that we internetterly types enjoy fine squirrel footage as well, so he creates exhilarating squirrel assault course videos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Squirrel-Obstacle-Course-Videos-Complete-With-British-Commentary/

Mayfly Swarm Shows Up on Weather Radar

The forecast for La Crosse, Wisconsin, is for continuing mayflies. According to the National Weather Service, conditions are perfect for the emergence of mayflies along the upper Mississippi River, and the area teems wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Mayfly-Swarm-Shows-Up-on-Weather-Radar/

The Purge: Canadian Edition

The movie The Purge is a dystopia set in 2022. In this alternate future, all laws are suspended in the United States for a 12-hour period every year. During this time, people can commit any crime without fear of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/The-Purge-Canadian-Edition/

15 Stunning Doors We Wish We Could Open

Beautiful doors are more than just home decor -they are also an inviting icon that promises adventures to come. Over at Homes and Hues, we compiled a collection of 15 absolutely amazing and beautiful doors.From contempor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/15-Stunning-Doors-We-Wish-We-Could-Open/

The Woman at the Wheel

Polite society told Alice Huyler Ramsey that women shouldn't drive. So she motored across the country to prove them wrong. In 1909, driving was a man’s work. As one doctor wrote, “A speed of 15 or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/The-Woman-at-the-Wheel/

Deep Fried Tarantula

(Photo: The Bug Chef)Get that roach out of your mouth! It hasn't been properly cooked yet. For that, you need to go to The Bug Chef. That's David George Gordon, a professional chef who specializes in preparing insects.Go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Deep-Fried-Tarantula/

Talking Monkey - Once Upon A Meatball Cloud

Talking Monkey by ErenCreating a device that allows the translation of animal screeches is a good idea on paper, but when the monkey you test the device out on won't shut up about being Steve there's a chance you'll wan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Talking-Monkey-Once-Upon-A-Meatball-Cloud/

Supercats!: A Supercut of Cats in Movies

[http://vimeo.com/101370208] (vimeo link)Ariel Belzit put together clips of cats from movies of all kinds: movies about cats and movies not about cats, going back over a century, featuring cats, kittens, animated cats, m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Supercats-A-Supercut-of-Cats-in-Movies/

Saturday Morning with Kids vs. Saturday Morning without Kids

"You hear laughter, which is almost more terrifying than crying." Yes. Or you hear nothing. You know that your kids are (probably) still in the house, but you don't hear them. That's when you should really worry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Saturday-Morning-with-Kids-and-a-Saturday-Morning-without-Kids/

Lightning Fast Reponse

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGpY0aRQ1k8]YouTube LinkA British man is filming a storm with his phone when lighting strikes in close proximity to him. His (NSFW, language) reaction is amusing, and his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Lightning-Fast-Reponse/

There's A New Squid-Faced Cryptocurrency In Town

Cryptocurrency “brands” are trying their darndest to become as likeable as greenbacks, using characters like Doge that appeal to the target audience, and since the whole thing is bordering on becoming fantasy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/24/Theres-A-New-Squid-Faced-Crypto-Currency-In-Town/






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