Archive for September 7th, 2014

Marching Band Pays Tribute to Classic TV Shows

[http://youtu.be/qhGB5Pd3ko8] (YouTube link)The OSU marching band (“The Best Damn Band in the Land”) opened their season with an impressive show featuring your favorite TV shows from way back when and today d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Marching-Band-Pays-Tribute-to-Classic-TV-Shows/

Burglars And Dragons - Halfling Home Entertainment

Burglars and Dragons by PacalinKids were lining up for days to buy Burglars and Dragons, expecting a roleplaying adventure type game that would take them days to finish and send their character across a magical world, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Burglars-And-Dragons-Halfling-Home-Entertainment/

How Dress Sizes Work

The size 12 slacks are too small but you can't squeeze into the size 8 jeans? That's only because you don't understand how dress sizes work. There's a peculiar science to the fit, as Sarah Andersen explains*/stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/How-Dress-Sizes-Work/

A Massive Dissection of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining

Image Via Warner Bros.As we are sure many of you are aware, The Shining is a film that seems to have countless "fan theories" floating around about some deeper meaning buried in the film by director Stanley Kubr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/A-Massive-Dissection-of-Stanley-Kubricks-The-Shining-2/

Viking Ring Fortress Discovered in Denmark

Archeologoists on the island of Zealand in Denmark was unearthed a circular fortress that has been dated to about the tenth century, which might put it under the reign of Harald Bluetooth, the first Christian king of Den...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Viking-Ring-Fortress-Discovered-in-Denmark/

New York Public Library Menu Collection,1850-Present

Delmonico's Restaurant, 1899The New York Public Library (NYPL) has a fantastic collection of menus online, ranging in years from 1850 to present day. It's one of those online databases that is easy to get caught...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/New-York-Public-Library-Menu-Collection1850-Present/

Pancake Stencils Bring Vader and Elsa to Your Breakfast

After looking at these pictures, my daughters asked me to make Frozen pancakes. I should be able to do that by just downloading Nathan Shields's stencils, then applying powdered sugar and cocoa....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Pancake-Stencils-Bring-Vader-and-Elsa-to-Your-Breakfast/

The Grand Football Entrance

[http://youtu.be/vF_lnEdZ68g] (YouTube link)The first football game of the season often starts with a grand entrance, whether you’re in the preschool league or the NFL. However, there are many more Little League an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/The-Grand-Football-Entrance/

Amazing Photo: A Layer of Ice off a Leaf

A couple winters ago, redditor SearonTrejorek snapped this incredible photo at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Beautiful!SearonTrejorek smashed it on the ground after taking the ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Amazing-Photo-A-Layer-of-Ice-off-a-Leaf/

How the Voyage of the Kon-Tiki Misled the World About Navigating the Pacific

Like many of my generation, I read about Thor Heyerdahl and his raft the Kon-Tiki as a child. The voyage in 1947 was a sensation, spawning books and a movie, which seemed to prove the possibility that the Polyne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/How-the-Voyage-of-the-Kon-Tiki-Misled-the-World-About-Navigating-the-Pacific/

Spam Emails Brought To Life In Dramatic Photo Series

Spam emails can sometimes paint a pretty vivid picture, whether warning you about some imaginary activity happening to your account or telling a sob story about all the hardships the sender is currently experiencing.Spam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Spam-Emails-Brought-To-Life-In-Dramatic-Photo-Series/

Insane Grip Training

[http://youtu.be/oWzkSAvKPSQ] (YouTube link)Can you support your weight with your fingers? How about your weight from a drop with just your fingers? Finnish athlete Miska Sutela is training to compete in Sasuke, which is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Insane-Grip-Training/

Krampus Is Coming! - The Dark Star Of The Holiday Season

Krampus Is Coming! by Jesse W. CampbellEverybody starts talking about Santa coming to town well before Christmas, but nobody ever talks about that other guy who makes an appearance during the holidays- Krampus! He's one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Krampus-Is-Coming-The-Dark-Star-Of-The-Holiday-Season/

Eleven Inventions To Help Couch Potatoes Stay Firmly Planted

Are you so lazy that getting off the couch is becoming a bit of a chore? Looking for a way to practically live on your couch so you can avoid leaving the living room altogether, and begin a new phase of your life as a co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Eleven-Inventions-To-Help-Couch-Potatoes-Stay-Firmly-Planted/

Deer Run Across Golden Gate Bridge, Cause Massive Traffic Jam

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2PlFhO0-8s]YouTube LinkOn the evening of August fifth, a pair of deer found their way onto the Golden Gate Bridge and proceeded to run across. Their adventure, which sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Deer-Run-Across-Golden-Gate-Bridge-Cause-Massive-Traffic-Jam/

Investigators Claim to Have Used DNA Evidence to Confirm the Identity of Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is one of history's most infamous serial killers. He killed and mutilated at least five women in the Whitechapel area of London in 1888. He was never caught, though criminal investigators and historians h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Investigators-Claim-to-Have-Used-DNA-Evidence-to-Confirm-the-Identity-of-Jack-the-Ripper/

The Geography of NFL Fandom

NFL football fans can "like" teams on Facebook. That company produced this map showing which teams were liked more than any others in a county. You can see a larger version here.It's interesting that the Raiders are stil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/The-Geography-of-NFL-Fandom/

If Disney Princes Were Real

[http://dai.ly/x25dr98/172499] (DailyMotion link)If the princes from Disney princess movies were real guys …you probably wouldn’t like them very much. Sure, they look good, and that’s all that matters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/If-Disney-Princes-Were-Real/

The Science of Spontaneous Human Combustion

Spontaneous human combustion: for decades the topic has been a source of debate. Some painted it as a mysterious phenomenon that happened with no external source of ignition. Others said it did not technically exist, as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/The-Science-of-Spontaneous-Human-Combustion/

How Beans Become a Fart

[https://vimeo.com/103721959] (vimeo link)Hey! Got a minute for some science? This little animation tells the story of what happens to beans when you eat them. Well, you know what happens when you eat beans, but this vid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/How-Beans-Become-a-Fart/

First Graders Of 1988 Make Predictions About The Year 2000

(Images Via August 18, 1988 New Castle News in Pennsylvania)Kids are generally a pretty optimistic bunch, without any cynicism or prejudice to color their view of the world, and because of this positivity their outlook o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/First-Graders-Of-1988-Make-Predictions-About-The-Year-2000/

Lost Monet Painting Found in Suitcase after 75 Year Absence

(Photo: BBC)It's like the plot of a movie, but it's also a true story.Though he was Jewish, Hildebrand Gurlitt was an art dealer approved by the government of Nazi Germany. During World War II, he collected and privately...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/Lost-Monet-Painting-Found-in-Suitcase-after-75-Year-Absence/

"The Cat With Hands" by Robert Morgan

Every now and then you come across a short film on YouTube that just blows your mind. It often manages to make more of an impact in its short screen time than some major length movies. That is how I feel about The Cat wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/07/The-Cat-With-Hands-by-Robert-Morgan/
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