Archive for September 12th, 2014

Letters To Lorne: The Weirdest Website You Will See This Week

There are websites out there that are so weird, you don't know what to really say about them, but you know you want to share them. One such website that falls under that category is called Letters To Lorne, */str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Letters-To-Lorne-The-Weirdest-Website-You-Will-See-This-Week/

Honeybee the Blind Calico Cat Goes on a Hike

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7mJmJ4q53c]YouTube LinkA beautiful calico cat named Honeybee has lost her vision but not her sense of adventure and wonder. Honeybee's owner adopted her from Anim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Honeybee-the-Blind-Calico-Cat-Goes-on-a-Hike/

Miyazaki's Monsters - Creatures So Cool It's Scary

Miyazaki's Monsters by Chip SkeltonThere's a man in Japan who creates monsters people grow to love, a guy who has a knack for making frightfully good films starring strange creatures that carve out odd shaped holes in o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Miyazakis-Monsters-Creatures-So-Cool-Its-Scary/

Desks with Pedals for Hyper Little Kids

Redditor LurkerMcLurkerton says that his daughter's first grade classroom has desks that have bicycle pedals. I love this idea! It would be a great way to help kids who are a bit too energetic to calm down.Other redditor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Desks-with-Pedals-for-Hyper-Little-Kids/

Tampon Run

High School students Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser developed the video game Tampon Run as a sort of shoot-em-up game in which you throw tampons instead of shooting. The point of the game is that a natural process lik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Tampon-Run/

Bedfellows: The Scariest Two and a Half Minute Movie Ever Made

I found Bedfellows many, many years ago, and have never been able to shake it from my mind. It is about as short as any short film can come, clocking in at just under two and half minutes. But let me warn you right now,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Bedfellows-The-Scariest-Two-and-a-Half-Minute-Movie-Ever-Made/

Seven Mildly Convenient Mutant Powers

Andy Kluthe and Andrew Bridgman from Dorkly illustrate what they label as "mildly convenient mutant powers." The only argument I'd have with this is that the powers are merely mildly convenient. Selective social...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Seven-Mildly-Convenient-Mutant-Powers/

Artist Turns Sketches By Her Two-Year-Old Into Paintings

Young children who are developing their artistic skills don’t worry much about drawing realistic looking figures, or whether their lines look like much of anything to the rest of the world, because they see what th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Artist-Turns-Sketches-By-Her-Two-Year-Old-Into-Paintings/

At 14.5 Feet Long, This Is the World's Longest Usable Golf Club

Danish golfer Karsten Maas can not only heft his custom-built club, but swing it, hit the ball, and make it land where he wants it to go. There may be longer golf clubs in the world, but Maas can reliably use his 14.5-fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/At-145-Feet-Long-This-Is-the-Worlds-Longest-Usable-Golf-Club/

Incredible Historical Coincidences

Robert LincolnRobert Lincoln was the oldest of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln's four sons. Edwin Booth was the brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. The Booths were a family of actors; father Junius was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Incredible-Historical-Coincidences/

Funny Twitter Hashtag: Make a Movie Canadian

There Will Be Syrup #MakeAMovieCanadian— John Fitzpatrick (@j_c_fitz) September 11, 2014 Twitter is abuzz with Canadian jokes thanks to the hashtag #MakeAMovieCanadian. It's filled with movie titl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Funny-Twitter-Hashtag-Make-a-Movie-Canadian/

The History of Censorship in Film

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L8cS2GcoWg]YouTube LinkCineFix Film School'D series takes viewers back to the cinematic days of old to trace the history of film censorship from its inception....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/The-History-of-Censorship-in-Film/

The Sesame Street Parody of Star Wars Is Perfect

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-LfQCPJJkY](Video Link)The video Star S'Mores is supposed to teach children the concept of self control. But we all need to learn that, so it's appropriate that the story parodie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/The-Sesame-Street-Parody-of-Star-Wars-Is-Perfect/

Pocket Pooh - One Easily Misunderstood Title

Pocket Pooh by PengewHaving a little pooh in your pocket might sound really gross, but this is the kind of pooh that spreads happiness and makes people smile, not the stinky kind that makes everyone feel sick. Having a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Pocket-Pooh-One-Easily-Misunderstood-Title/

Chewbacca Dog

Redditor ejara80 writes that this costume worn by his friend's dog won third place at a Petco Star Wars contest. It's fantastic! I'm curious about what costumes could have beaten a dog who natur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Chewbacca-Dog/

Cakeageddon: A Farm Haunted by Creepy Cakes

(Image credit: © Nathan Pask 2014/Tattooed Bakers)This time of year, as Halloween candy starts to show up in stores, you have to wonder what Miss Emmylou Cakehead is planning for Halloween. Her productions are guara...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Cakeageddon-A-Farm-Haunted-by-Creepy-Cakes/

Kevin Smith Is Promoting His New Movie TUSK With Medical Marijuana

Kevin Smith has his own unique view of the world, a quality we the fans love and admire in him, and despite the occasional Jersey Girl the guy always keeps his fans coming back for more, and the haters just keep on hatin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Kevin-Smith-Is-Promoting-His-New-Movie-Tusk-With-Medical-Marijuana/

Baby Bear Tries to Climb the Flagstick on a Golf Course

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMkWuXk11Uk](Video Link)The Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia is in bear country. Recently four bears hung out at a putting green. A cub among them played with the flagstick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Baby-Bear-Tries-to-Climb-the-Flagstick-on-a-Golf-Course/

L.A. Vaccination Rates Still Plummeting Amid Pertussis Outbreak

This map, interactive at the site, shows the vaccination rates for schools in Los Angeles. Thirteen schools in Los Angeles have opt out rates of 50% or more. That means more than half the children who attend are not foll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/LA-Vaccination-Rates-Still-Plummeting-Amid-Pertussis-Outbreak/

Hilarious Japanese Ads For Guardians Of The Galaxy

America has gone gaga over Guardians of the Galaxy, making it the highest grossing movie of the year, but this fantastic movie we love has yet to come out in Japan.So far all the Japanese fans have gotten to see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Hilarious-Japanese-Ads-For-Guardians-Of-The-Galaxy/

Clever Cartoonist Adds Funny Illustrations to Everyday Life

Troqman, the "Cartoonbomber," is an illustrator and art director in Paris. He's traveled across the world, drawing cartoons and putting them in funny places to add stories to them. You can see them all on his Ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Clever-Cartoonist-Adds-Funny-Illustrations-to-Everyday-Life/

Apparently Kid Gets a Job

[http://youtu.be/Gm5mNF_gyxY] (YouTube link)Remember Noah Ritter, the 5-year-old who gained the nickname Apparently Kid after a county fair interview? FreshPet hired him to do an ad for them, and they wisely recorded him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Apparently-Kid-Gets-a-Job/

Husky Puppy Afraid to Descend Stairs, Despite Treat Temptation

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPzxPEK6Ly4]YouTube LinkIn this video, Paul Mather films his attempts to get his adorable husky pup Dakota over her fear of going down the stairs. He uses treats to persua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Husky-Puppy-Afraid-to-Descend-Stairs-Despite-Treat-Temptation/

Man Hangs Thousands of Flyers in Search of a Girlfriend

(Photo: Dan Perino)Creating a profile on Tinder, searching for matches on OK Cupid, and weeping quietly in your cubicle may not always be enough to find love. Sometimes, you've got to be bold and original. Dan Perino, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Man-Hangs-Thousands-of-Flyers-in-Search-of-a-Girlfriend/

Midnight Adventure - One Night Jake And Finn Went Out For A Stroll...

Midnight Adventure by MelissaSmithFinn awoke from a dream full of the desire to paint what he saw on the other side of sleep, so he grabbed Jake's paint set and started adding stroke after stroke to the canvas. The drea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Midnight-Adventure-One-Night-Jake-And-Finn-Went-Out-For-A-Stroll/

11 Tree Houses That Aren't Meant for Just Kiddos

These days, tree houses aren't just for kids. People from all age groups can enjoy sleeping, eating and playing up in the trees. Over at Homes and Hues, we rounded up 11 tree houses that are filled with luxuries.Many of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/11-Tree-Houses-That-Arent-Meant-for-Just-Kiddos/

A.J. Jacobs Is Your New Personal Trainer

In 2009, A.J. Jacobs set out on a two-year quest for bodily perfection, chronicled in his book, Drop Dead Healthy. Now, as the healthiest person on the planet, he presents the ultimate plan for total body domination....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/AJ-Jacobs-Is-Your-New-Personal-Trainer/

Man Builds 100 Yards of Catwalks into His House

Greg Krueger of St. James, Minnesota loves cats so much that over the past 15 years, he's built catwalks into his house. He's built so many that all together, they're about 100 yards long.Cats are his passion and Krueger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Man-Builds-100-Yards-of-Catwalks-into-His-House/

Engaged Couple Loses a Combined 133 Pounds Before the Wedding

Matt Bradley, 23, a chef from Warwickshire, England, asked his girlfriend Hannah to marry him. Hannah accepted, and the couple began to dream of their life together. When they visualized their future, Matt and Hannah rea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Engaged-Couple-Loses-a-Combined-133-Pounds-Before-the-Wedding/

Why We Love Repetition in Music

We may all want to pretend we don't like repetition in pop music, but obviously, it works and has worked for decades for a reason. Believe it or not, like many things, there is a science to why music affects us the way i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/12/Why-We-Love-Repitition-in-Music/




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