Archive for September 14th, 2014

Chocolate Teapot

In the realm of British insults, calling someone a "chocolate teapot" is equivalent to telling them they're useless. Yet with the advent of the U.K. Nestle Product Technology Centre's victory in cre...

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In an Earlier Script for Frozen, Elsa Was a Villain

(Image: Disney)In the 1930s, Walt Disney tried to make a film adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Snow Queen," but never put it into production. It took his company 70 years to complete the project, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/In-an-Earlier-Script-for-Frozen-Elsa-Was-a-Villain/

The Painted Mosque and Arabati Baba Tekke

Jürgen Horn and Mike Powell are living in Macedonia for 91 days, and recently took a sightseeing trip to the town of Tetovo. There they saw the Šarena D┼żamija, the Painted Mosque. The mosque lives up to its...

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Wings of Freedom - One Titanic Tee

Wings of Freedom by HyperlixirThe return of the titans was seen as the beginning of the end by many people, and made everyone lose faith in the walls that had protected them for so many years, but when the Special Opera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Wings-of-Freedom-One-Titanic-Tee/

Photos of Puppies Underwater

In 2007, Seth Casteel photographed shelter dogs to help them find good homes. Since then, he's found his niche: dogs underwater. We've previously featured her series of dogs trying to catch balls underwater. More recentl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Photos-of-Puppies-Underwater/

Conan O' Brien Sings Monorail Song As "Simpsons Take the Hollywood Bowl"

It is rather mind-blowing to try to think about the talent who have come and gone from the Simpsons studios over their stories history. From writers and voice-actors to celebrity guests, it is the longest running comedy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Conan-O-Brien-Sings-Monorail-Song-As-Simpsons-Take-the-Hollywood-Bowl/

Little North Korea: A Concentration of North Korean Refugees in London

(Photo: the offices of the Free NK Newspaper by Thomas Hjelm)Communities of Korean immigrants can be found across the world, but few of them from North Korea because it's hard to escape from that country-sized p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Little-North-Korea-A-Concentration-of-North-Korean-Refugees-in-London/

Montreal Comic Con Cosplay 2014

Finally, a comic convention came to the doorstep of our Canadian friend Kiltak at Geeks Are Sexy, and he got the pictures to prove it! See a gallery of some the best cosplayers from the three-day Comic C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Montreal-Comic-Con-Cosplay/

Tattooed People Who Will Make You Feel Better About Your Life Choices

(Image Via knowyourmeme)For every person who has made a bad tattoo decision in their life there are dozens of people making even worse tattoo decisions every day, people who are still somehow able to look at themselves i...

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How to Keep Your Cat, c. 1470

One of the adages I grew up with is that when you move to a new house, you should rub butter on your cat’s paws. Mom said it made sense, because it would keep the cat busy. That advice is older than I ever thought...

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Amazing Water Trick and the Science Behind It

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G303o8pJzls]YouTube LinkThe arrow seen here appears to reverse due to refracted light. The light must travel through the air, glass, water, back of the glass and again thr...

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26 Amazing Horse Costumes

(Photo: Simone Aumair)(Photo: unknown)If your horse is going to be well-dressed for the Halloween party, it's time to start making plans. Avery Clements of Distractify has 26 photos of costumed horses th...

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Ancient Greek Vase Animation

[http://youtu.be/R5atnExq60g] (YouTube link)Steve Simons takes the images on ancient Greek vases and makes them move! Some of the vignettes he creates tell stories from Greek mythology, the Olympics, or everyday life. Th...

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Galactic Plumber - Definitely Not The Droid You're Looking For

Galactic Plumber by FirebeardThat little R2 unit has been hiding a great big secret from the world for years- he's not really a droid, he's a plumber in disguise! Anyone who has ever wondered how that droid came to be so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Galactic-Plumber-Definitely-Not-The-Droid-Youre-Looking-For/

Did You Know God Hates Shrimp?

Image Via WingzoneThere are few things out there as funny as religious fundamentalism. The idea that people like to use the concept of God or religion as an excuse to attack other people, sects, or beliefs is insane. Whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Did-You-Know-God-Hates-Shrimp/

Mari the Shiba Inu Doesn't Suffer Fools Gladly

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRkq2Ui1Yno]YouTube LinkMari the Shiba Inu has a silly man repeatedly in her face, talking nonsense. After all, she's not fluent in Japanese, she just knows select words h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Mari-the-Shiba-Inu-Doesnt-Suffer-Fools-Gladly/

15 International Menu Items from American Fast Food Restaurants

Image Via McDonaldsFast food is a booming industry, not only in our country, but all over the planet. Now, you have fast food chains like McDonalds and Pizza Hut moving themselves to as many different locations as they c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/15-International-Menu-Items-from-American-Fast-Food-Restaurants/

Happy Great Dane

[http://youtu.be/bHwAbVsah5I] (YouTube link)Abbey Doo the Great Dane is not only happy, she knows it, and she’s ready to show it! -via Daily Picks and Flocks tail wag, Great Dane...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Happy-Great-Dane/

Cosplay from KantaiCon--The Con on an Aircraft Carrier

The USS Yorktown (CV-10) is an Essex-class aircraft carrier launched in 1943. It's now a museum ship in Charleston, South Carolina. The Yorktown is berthed near the USS Clagamore and U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Cosplay-from-KantaiCon-The-Con-on-an-Aircraft-Carrier/

Top 10 Movie Monologues

Don't you wish life gave us as many opportunities to monologue as the movies seem to give people? Just that perfect opportunity when the room is quite right after something awesome (or troubling) happened or is about to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/Top-10-Movie-Monologues/

11-Year Old Boy Has Run Marathons on All 7 Continents

(Photo: Nik Runs the World)This is Nikolas Toocheck of Pocopson Township, Pennsylvania. He's only 11 years old, but has already run a marathon. In fact, he's run several of them all of the world, including 2 in Antarctic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/14/11-Year-Old-Boy-Has-Run-Marathons-on-All-7-Continents/




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