Archive for September 21st, 2014

That’s a Wasp!

The tarantula hawk is neither a tarantula nor a hawk. It’s a really scary Pepsis wasp. It can grow really large and has an extremely painful sting. From Wikipedia:  Commenting on his own experience, Justin O....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Thats-a-Wasp/

Epic Meal Time: All Bacon Burger

As I am sure many of you know already, the guys over at Epic Meal Time are beasts. They put together meals that would cause most of us to go to the E.R. within an hour, and they do it time and time again. Heck, they even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Epic-Meal-Time-All-Bacon-Burger/

MalefiCard - Fire Breathing Fairy Trumps Them All

MalefiCard by EdwoodyPlaying jacks and aces may make you feel like you're making powerful moves, but nothing says power quite like a queen who can transform into a dragon. Okay, so she's not officially a queen, in fact...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/MalefiCard-Fire-Breathing-Fairy-Trumps-Them-All/

Kitty Action Shots

Image: Yura KaproshThese fun captures of kitties in action are a great representation of the spirit of the species. Cats are nimble, graceful and capable of reaching impressive heights when they jump. Part of the fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Kitty-Action-Shots/

Bus Offers Private Seat for Breastfeeding Mothers

(Photo: News 163)A public bus in Jinhua, Zhejiang, China, offers a special seat for mothers with babies. A mom can sit there and breastfeed her baby. There's a privacy curtain that she can pull around he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Bus-Offers-Private-Seat-for-Breastfeeding-Mothers/

Artist Depicts a Woman from Birth to Old Age in One Continuously Updated Portrait

Seok Jeong Hyeon (warning: NSFW), a Korean artist, used illustration software to create a portrait of a woman. He first showed her as a newborn baby, then updated her as she grew up. By the end of this time-lapse video,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Artist-Depicts-a-Woman-from-Birth-to-Old-Age-in-One-Continuously-Updated-Portrait/

What’s the Matter with Kids These Days?

Some people shake their heads at how far youth has fallen, with their selfies, lack of formality, and droopy pants. A couple of decades ago, it was video games and rap music. Before that, rock music and long hair. NPR lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Whats-the-Matter-with-Kids-These-Days/

Sully the Dog Pins Her Owner For Some Epic "I Missed You" Hugs

One of the funniest things about big dogs is that they don't seem to understand that they are big dogs. Take Sully the Saint Bernard for example. A massive dog by any means, but it seems everytime "daddy" gets home, Sull...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Sully-the-Dog-Pins-Her-Owner-For-Some-Doggy-Hugs/

The Largest Sci-Fi Spaceship Size Comparison Chart Ever Created

Spaceships are an integral part of most science fiction franchises, a seriously massive piece of the puzzle that serves as a catalyst for heroic action, a getaway vehicle in times of need, and occasionally as a home for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/The-Largest-Sci-Fi-Spaceship-Size-Comparison-Chart-Ever-Created/

The History of Tattoos

[http://youtu.be/MYn15yDBvxM] (YouTube link)Queen Victoria had a tattoo? We may never know for sure, but tattoos were somewhat of a fad in Victorian society, after sailors came back from Polynesia with them. But tattoos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/The-History-of-Tattoos/

Astronomy Photographer of the Year Awards 2014

Horsehead Nebula (IC 434)Bill Snyder, USAEach year, the Royal Observatory Greenwich accepts submissions from photographers worldwide for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Astronomy-Photographer-of-the-Year-Awards-2014/

German Shepherd Unlocks the Maltese

[http://youtu.be/3Q6fEJOH7R0] (YouTube link)Julie Taylor couldn’t figure out how her Maltese Sophie was getting out of her kennel, but every time she was confined, the dog was soon seen playing with Twitch, the Ger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/German-Shepherd-Unlocks-the-Maltese/

Why You Need To Go To The "Staggering Beauty" Website

Image Credit: George Michael BrowerFirst, I want to tell you Staggering Beauty is a game. No, no, maybe it is a website. Perhaps, it is just an interactive art project that you can play with and manipulate to your own wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Why-You-Need-To-Go-To-The-Staggering-Beauty-Website/

Sci-Fi Misquote - Beam Me The Force Doctor!

Sci-Fi Misquote by Stephanie Jayne DesignThere is no longer room for single franchise fans in the world, now it's all about hybridizing and putting all your favorite sci-fi movies and shows together in one mighty geeky...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Sci-Fi-Misquote-Beam-Me-The-Force-Doctor/

Clever Door Pull for Hospitals Sanitizes Hands

Infections can spread easily through hospitals when workers carry pathogens from patient to patient on their hands. Hospitals go to great lengths to encourage employees to keep their hands clean, often by stationing hand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Clever-Door-Pull-for-Hospitals-Sanitizes-Hands/

Ads by Google

Does contextual advertising ever impress you? Or does it make you nervous? Ads targeted to you (or someone else who uses your computer) will trip you up as surely as forgetting to delete your browser history. At least fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Ads-by-Google/

A Scary Good Spawn Fan Film

The Hellspawn anti-hero known simply as Spawn has starred in dozens of different comic series spanning hundreds of issues, an amazing yet short lived animated series, and a pretty bad live action film.So why is this bada...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/A-Scary-Good-Spawn-Fan-Film/

School Lunches From Around the World

   Israel   Falafel, pita chips, yogurt and cucumber sauce, greens.These photos of school lunches from around the world provide a look at the typical foods served in those countries. School lunches in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/School-Lunches-From-Around-the-World/

Dancing Salesman Knows How to Draw a Crowd

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYVbDHhJ3MQ](Video Link)This is Edgar Ramos Nieves, popularly known as "The Saw." He's a phone salesman working at a Sam's Club in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. But in the past, he's been a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Dancing-Salesman-Knows-How-to-Draw-a-Crowd/

A Ghoulishly Good Collection of Trunk-Or-Treat Themes

(Image Link)There’s a new Halloween tradition taking place in parking lots across the country, a gathering that many schools, churches and neighborhood groups are organizing as a safe and fun alternative to traditi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/A-Ghoulishly-Good-Collection-of-Trunk-Or-Treat-Themes/

Six Fictional Animals That Broke Our Hearts the Most

The Mary Sue has a list that you’ll only want to read if you’re ready for a melancholy trip through your childhood, and maybe a good cathartic cry. Six Fictional Animals That Broke Our Hearts the Most...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Six-Fictional-Animals-That-Broke-Our-Hearts-the-Most/

A Weird And Wonderful Trip To The Doll Hospital

Parents like to tell their children that broken dolls or teddy bears will be taken to the doll hospital for medical attention, to fill their young minds with a sense of wonder and spare them from the fact that their belo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/A-Magical-Trip-To-The-Doll-Hospital/

Mary Anning, "The Greatest Fossilist in the World"

[http://youtu.be/jBuc8VnZShY]YouTube LinkEngland's Mary Anning, born in 1799, was a pioneer in the field of paleontology. Her family's property was near Lyme Regis, an area known for its wealth of Jurass...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/21/Mary-Anning-The-Greatest-Fossilist-in-the-World/
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