Archive for July 27th, 2014

16 Maps Illustrate the History of the Game of Thrones Universe

Fans of both the Game of Thrones TV show and the Song of Ice and Fire novel series can appreciate the extensive worldbuilding that George R.R. Martin engaged in prior to publishing his work. Martin's st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/An-Illustrated-History-of-the-Game-of-Thrones-Universe/

Goat Stuck in Hole

[http://youtu.be/WpU_RBUKrvk] (YouTube link)A goat climbs halfway through a hole and can’t figure out what to do next. Poor stupid goat! His buddy decides to help out, by “pushing” him out of the hole....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Goat-Stuck-in-Hole/

WiFi Rainbows

Luis Hernan is a student at Newcastle University who is pursuing a PhD in Architecture and Interaction Design. Hernan created what he calls a Kirlian device, an instrument that reads the signal strength of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/WiFi-Rainbows/

Dramatic Footage of a Lifeguard Saving a Drowning Child

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMQ3A8G8mXQ](Video Link)A young boy bodyboarding off Crooklets Beach in Bude, Cornwall, UK, encountered a rip current and was pushed out to sea. He screamed for help. Joby Wolfenden-Brown,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Dramatic-Footage-of-a-Lifeguard-Saving-a-Drowning-Child/

A Game About Squares

A Game About Squares is exactly what it says on the tin, and despite the lack of instructions, it’s not that hard to figure out how to play. However, each level gets a little bit more difficult, wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/A-Game-About-Squares/

Darth Vader Wood Stove

He is more machine than man now. Twisted, welded, and evil. This is Darth Vader, an outdoor wood stove built by Instructables member doddieszoomer. He made it from an old gas steel bottle. He used an ang...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Darth-Vader-Wood-Stove/

Stem Cell Therapy Patient Grows a Nose in her Spine

An American woman suffering from paralysis volunteered for experimental surgery at Hospital de Egas Moniz in Lisbon, Portugal. Doctors took stem cells from the woman’s nose and implanted them in her spine, hoping...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Stem-Cell-Therapy-Patient-Grows-a-Nose-in-her-Spine/

Americans Taste Asian Delicacies

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lK475dxZds#t=67]YouTube LinkAs a kid, I looked forward to going with my family once a week to eat at a Chinese restaurant in our town. Because (Americanized) Chinese foo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Americans-Taste-Asian-Delicacies/

The Banana Massacre

You are probably aware that the term “banana republic” came from the practices of the United Fruit Company, a U.S. firm that bought up large portions of several South American countries and wielded inordinate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/The-Banana-Massacre/

Trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akX3Is3qBpw]YouTube LinkAttendees of Comic Con are the first to lay eyes on sneak peeks at some highly anticipated movies, games and other fun. A shining example is the new film in the *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Trailer-for-Mad-MaxFury-Road/

The Most Bizarre Ad You'll See All Week

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ3aXcoDoiM](Video Link)Genki Sudo's techno musical group World Order is noted for its videos of Japanese men in business suits moving in lockstep, often out of sync with the world around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/The-Most-Bizarre-Ad-Youll-See-All-Week/

The Horrible Truth About Spiderman’s Anatomy

Bug Girl has an article about spider sex, dressed up in a comparison with the movie version of Spider-Man (the original comic book hero has a different story). It’s full of PG-13 terms and may be d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/The-Horrible-Truth-About-Spidermans-Anatomy/

Watch 2,000 Mini Dominoes Fall Like a Cascade of Rain Drops

A mini domino is so small that it weighs only a hundredth of the weight of a regular domino. Setting them up for an orderly fall requires great concentration and precise movements. Sinners Domino Entertainment proved up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Watch-2000-Mini-Dominoes-Fall-Like-a-Cascade-of-Rain-Drops/

A Beautiful Cat Sleeping

The most beautiful cat in the world? I don’t know, but he sure is fetching. And even more interesting when he’s asleep.These pictures were rearranged by redditor shayne9512 from a series posted by BitterRaven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/A-Beautiful-Cat-Sleeping/

Slow Jam Version of the My Little Pony Theme Song

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bft-c0dLrCI](Video Link)My little pony, my little pony What does the future hold? My little pony, my little pony Isn’t the world a lovely place? My little pony, my little pony Every...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Slow-Jam-Version-of-the-My-Little-Pony-Theme-Song/

Staples Sells Items for a Penny, New York Buys Them

In order to secure a three-year purchasing contract with the state of New York, office supplier Staples agreed to sell 291 common items for a penny. They hoped to make up the difference in sales of higher-priced items, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Staples-Sells-Items-for-a-Penny-New-York-Buys-Them/

Nine Dogs, Cool Tricks

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fkTKpvsEcc#t=81]YouTube LinkNine smart pups are shown here performing a number of impressive tricks, some more useful to humans than others (that breakfast is only fit f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Nine-Dogs-Cool-Tricks/

The Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko

The lizard named Uroplatus phantasticus is more commonly known as the Satanic leaf-tailed gecko. You can see why in this photograph, only because the background is gone. There’s a picture at Wired that cha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/The-Satanic-Leaf-tailed-Gecko/

"I Could Eat a Horse"--A Spaghetti Measuring Tool

Could you really eat a horse? If you could actually eat a horse portion of spaghetti, here's a tool that will measure it for you. Stefán Pétur Sólveigarson, a designer in Icelan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/I-Could-Eat-a-Horse-A-Spaghetti-Measuring-Tool/

Kissin' Kitty

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKJ6gUlkd40]YouTube LinkThis Abyssinian cat is named Tommy, but it seems that Romeo would be a better name for such a kissing enthusiast. So much for cats supposedly bein...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Kissin-Kitty/

Pro Tip for Criminals: Don't Try to Rob a Professional Wrestler

(Photo: AP)Pictured above is Daniel Bryan, a former WWE Heavyweight Champion. He was the winner of Wrestlemania XXX this past April. So he's a big, strong guy who knows how to throw his weight around--and someone else's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/27/Pro-Tip-for-Criminals-Dont-Try-to-Rob-a-Professional-Wrestler/




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