Archive for August 6th, 2014

How George Eastman Revolutionized Photography

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cv2tOE4ioCI]YouTube LinkAre you familiar with George Eastman's contributions with regard to the history of photography? Do you know the circumstances of his death? This v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/How-George-Eastman-Revolutionized-Photography/

Raccoons Inspired To Greatness By Guardians Of The Galaxy

Humans aren’t the only ones cheering about the new Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy, the raccoons of the world now have their own superheroic idol on the big screen, and their lives have been changed f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Raccoons-Inspired-To-Greatness-By-Guardians-Of-The-Galaxy/

Adorable Toddler Plays Peekaboo with Herself

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arnwEb6K-uI](Video Link)The daughter of Aaron Engler found a new friend--her own reflection! Watch this cute little girl pop up and down, catching herself in the window.-via Huffington Pos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Adorable-Toddler-Plays-Peekaboo-with-Herself/

Beep Beep, Make Way for the Geep

Michael the pygmy goat at My Petting Zoo in Cave Creek, Arizona had a crush on a sheep. It was a secret for a while, until his ewe girlfriend gave birth to a geep. Then the jig was up. Everyone forg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Beep-Beep-Make-Way-for-the-Geep/

Bear Takes A Stroll Through New Jersey Neighborhood

What do you do when you see a bear walking upright through your suburban neighborhood in New Jersey?Ian Bohman grabbed his smart phone and start taping his stroll, because without the footage to prove it nobody would hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Bear-Takes-A-Stroll-Through-New-Jersey-Neighborhood/

Chinese Fisherman Totes Two-Ton Whale Shark on His Truck

Chinese fishing boat captain Cai Chengzhu caught a two-ton whale shark, bound it to the top of his truck with rope, and headed to the market to sell it, despite it being an endangered, protected species. The massive crea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Chinese-Fisherman-Totes-Two-Ton-Whale-Shark-on-His-Truck/

Thanks a Lot, Brain. You're a Big Help.

(The Awkward Yeti/Nick Seluk)Lars, the Awkward Yeti, should count himself lucky. My brain would wait until the middle of the interview during a difficult question before reminding me of that incident.You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Thanks-a-Lot-Brain-Youre-a-Big-Help/

Nature Shots That Dwarf the Human Form

The beauty of nature stuns and keeps us humble in these photographs of vast expanses of wilderness in relation to the human form. Is someone in your life having a narcissistic moment? Show him or her a few of these...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Nature-Shots-That-Dwarf-the-Human-Form/

Honk

Think you can escape the horrible honking of a traffic jam? Not so fast! This comic from Lunarbaboon reminds me of the river right behind the house. It’s home to both ducks and geese, which are muc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Honk/

How Much Is That Monkey In The Drive-Thru?

Magical prankster Rahat Hussein is back with a new friend who likes monkeying around just as much as he does- a capuchin monkey who seems to be capable of driving himself to the drive-thru whenever he gets hungry....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/How-Much-Is-That-Monkey-In-The-Drive-Thru/

Mechanical My Little Pony Kiddie Ride

This joyful fellow straddles Iron Hoof, a mechanical pony ride that supports up to 286 pounds of brony for a variable 3-speed ride. It plays music and operates on 220 volts. It's built over a welded steel frame and featu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Mechanical-My-Little-Pony-Ride/

33 Amazing Toy Facts

[http://youtu.be/v1kkwpudr0s] (YouTube link)Some of us still play with toys as adults, and even if we don’t, we have fond memories of playing with them when we were kids. Many of your favorite toys and games have f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/33-Amazing-Toy-Facts/

World War I Women at Work

World War I had a profound effect on everything that came after, from politics to population to technology. It changed the lives of women by calling them up to replace working men who were off fighting. It put them in pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/World-War-I-Women-at-Work/

Watch Floodwaters Suddenly Sweep Away Huge Rocks

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43R3mjiNBKc](Video Link)Last week, rain poured into the already-drenched Emmental region of Switzerland. The water flowed over the saturated ground into the Emme River, which ruptured in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Watch-Floodwaters-Suddenly-Sweep-Away-Huge-Rocks/

Spacecraft Meets Comet

The European Space Agency announced that the Rosetta probe, launched in 2004, has reached Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The comet is currently between Jupiter and Mars, 405 million kilometers aw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Spacecraft-Meets-Comet/

Drifters - A Dark Animated Tale About Strangers On A Train

Some stories give the characters and plot time to develop organically, but there’s also something to be said for a story that starts smack dab in the middle, picking up the pieces of another story that has already...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Drifters-A-Dark-Animated-Tale-About-Strangers-On-A-Train/

5-Year Old Incumbent Mayor Loses Election to 16-Year Old Tourist

(Photo: AP)Dorset is a small town in the middle of Minnesota. It has an informal, ceremonial government headed by a mayor, which is elected every year. When he was 3 years old, Bobby Tufts was elected to that position. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/5-Year-Old-Incumbent-Mayor-Loses-Election-to-16-Year-Old-Tourist/

Every X-Men Film in Less Than 3 Minutes

[http://youtu.be/_v8dFtwpnZs] (YouTube link)Mashable has a series called TL;DW (too long; didn’t watch) in which you can save a lot of time by not watching movies or TV. There have been somewhere around seven X...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Every-X-Men-Film-in-Less-Than-3-Minutes/

Jeff Goldblum Co-Stars In Epic T-Rex Themed Wedding Photo

(Image Via Adam Biesenthal)If you think Jeff Goldblum seems like a really fun guy to hang out with in real life, a great guy to invite to a party, then these fun Tyrannosaurus attack wedding photos will prove you right.J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Jeff-Goldblum-Co-Stars-In-Epic-T-Rex-Themed-Wedding-Photo/

Once It Was a Prison. Now It's a Beach.

Murru Prison was a Soviet prison and forced labor camp on Lake Rummu in Estonia. The Soviet Union sent its enemies there to toil in the open-air quarry. But it is no longer an icon of tyranny. It's a pleasant beach and s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Once-It-Was-a-Prison-Now-Its-a-Beach-2/

Commuters Push Train off a Man Trapped against the Platform

(Photo: @nicolastaylor)Yesterday, a man in Perth, Australia was boarding a train when he slipped and his leg became wedged between the train and the platform. He couldn't get out on his own. Other passengers tried to lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Commuters-Push-Train-off-a-Man-Trapped-against-the-Platform/

The Overly-attached Armadillo

[http://youtu.be/VTo66LtTI0I] (YouTube link)What do you get when you pet an armadillo (besides Hansen’s disease)? In this case, an enthusiastic new friend! Leandro Daher da Costa encountered an armadillo on the sid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/The-Overly-attached-Armadillo/

Black and White Are All You Need For A Stunning Home Interior

There are those who can't live without a bevy of colors spread across their home, but for those who don't need the whole spectrum cast across their living room this Swedish home is certain to be eye candy. Aside fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Black-and-White-Are-All-You-Need-For-A-Stunning-Home-Interior/

The Inside Stories of Six I Love Lucy Episodes

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.August 6 is the 103rd birthday of the great Lucille Ball (Lucy was born in James...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/The-Inside-Stories-of-Six-I-Love-Lucy-Episodes/

Clever Jaws Hobo Nickel

I like Amy Armstrong's novel hobo nickel design that mimics the famous movie poster for Jaws. The shark has already had a meal, but he's ready for more.-via Hobo Nickel ArtAmy Armstrong, hobo ni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Clever-Jaws-Hobo-Nickel/

Baby's Tears Dry Up When Katy Perry Comes On

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XU_9yi6xvRs#t=23]YouTube LinkIt's really too bad for Dr. Spock that Katy Perry (and possibly her mom) were just sparkles in the eyes of their ancestors when he wrote his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Babys-Tears-Dry-Up-When-Katy-Perry-Comes-On/

Artist Creates Miniature Dioramas Every Day of the Year

Every day, Tanaka Tatsuya uses everyday objects and miniatures to create dioramas. It’s a constant creative process that has obviously stimulated his imagination in excellent ways.Since it is a daily activity,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Artist-Creates-Miniature-Dioramas-Every-Day-of-the-Year/

River Otter Attacks Boy and Grandmother

We see otters as cute and clever, but they are still wild animals. One in Machias, Washington proved to be wilder than most. Eight-year-old Bryce Moser was swimming in the Pilchuck River and was attacked by a four-foot r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/River-Otter-Attacks-Boy-and-Grandmother/

Circadian Rhythms

(John McNamee/Pie Comic)No, you must be mistaken. "Rested" is just a myth, like the Loch Ness Monster or North Dakota. If you feel rested, that's just your body telling you that you're lazy and you must...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/06/Circadian-Rhythms/




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