Archive for September 24th, 2014

Mailman Declines to Deliver Mail to House with a Bear

(Unrelated photo by Shimelle Lane)Meanwhile, in British Columbia, Twitter user @IamFane was waiting for the Canada Post to deliver a package to him. When he returned home after an excursion, he found this notice at his m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Mailman-Declines-to-Deliver-Mail-to-House-with-a-Bear/

Horse is All About That Bass

[http://youtu.be/Qon7K1LfxCY] (YouTube link)Just horsin’ around the stable, this young lady has some jams going and can’t help but dance. The horse studies a bit and then joins in. But the horse doesn’t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Horse-is-All-About-That-Bass/

Ridiculously Cute Meals Inspired By Japanese Cuisine

Traditional Japanese cuisine is prepared using simple ingredients elegantly plated. making many meals just as enjoyable to look at as they are to eat.The Japanese are also world renowned connoisseurs of cute, and when cu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Ridiculously-Cute-Meals-Inspired-By-Japanese-Cuisine/

Badass Mongoose Fights off 4 Lions

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TPn1-SJqVM](Video Link)The lions should consider themselves lucky. The mongoose let them live.In 2011, wildlife photographer Jérôme Guillaumot was in the Maasai Mara National...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Badass-Mongoose-Fights-off-4-Lions/

The Reclusive, Doll-Collecting Copper Queen of Fifth Avenue

Copper heiress Huguette Clark died in 2011 at the age of 104 after half a century of living as a recluse, the last twenty years in a hospital by choice. The possessions she left behind give us a glimpse into her privileg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/The-Reclusive-Doll-Collecting-Copper-Queen-of-Fifth-Avenue/

Dog Joyfully Plays in a Fountain

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqL5ZNidfVY](Video Link)Martha Bellingham was going to work in London when she encountered this dog playing in a fountain. The dog bounds back and forth through the streams, taking full b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Dog-Joyfully-Plays-in-a-Fountain/

Disney Princesses Imagined as Piles of Rocks

Call me cynical, but I'm beginning to suspect that the "Disney Princesses as..." meme may be played out. That's the point that Artist Kevin Bolk appears to be making with these six illustrations. He writ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Disney-Princesses-Imagined-as-Piles-of-Rocks/

Tattooing in Slow Motion

[http://youtu.be/kxLoycj4pJY] (YouTube link)The video series Smarter Every Day visits a tattoo parlor to find how it’s done. We get an explanation of how two kinds of tattoo machines work, and then see a closeup of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Tattooing-in-Slow-Motion/

The Slender Knight - One Terrifying Legend

The Slender Knight by Brandon Wilhelm ARTWhen you're out walking in the forest at night, and you feel a chill run down your spine, you should know that the Slender Man is nearby, watching and waiting for his chance to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/The-Slender-Knight-One-Terrifying-Legend/

The 22 most Ridiculous Laws Still in Effect Today

Did you know in Georgia that chickens are not legally allowed to cross the road? It must have something to do with tht awful joke. That is one of MANY laws from various states that are inexplicably still on the book...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/The-22-most-Ridiculous-Laws-Still-in-Effect-Today/

29 Early Sports Rules

[http://youtu.be/aOU7Quzeh60] (YouTube link)In this week’s mental_floss video, John Green tells us about how sports have changed over time by giving us the rules that were in effect early in their histories. In fac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/29-Early-Sports-Rules/

Celebrate Nintendo's 125th Anniversary With Some Clever Cosplay

(Image Link)Video game juggernaut Nintendo Co., Ltd. just celebrated their 125th anniversary on September 23rd, which is hard to believe since many people first came into contact with the company when they released the N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Celebrate-Nintendos-125th-Anniversary-With-Some-Clever-Cosplay/

The State of Academia on the Internet

The quickest way to find out what people are thinking is to check Google autocomplete, not that these search terms are representative of the general public. At least we hope not. These results were compiled by Jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/The-State-of-Academia-on-the-Internet/

Pineapple Hair

(Photo: unknown)Now I have a new goal in life. It is to be cooler than this guy. I'm not sure how I'll pull it off. But it has to be more awesome than having a haircut that makes your head look like a pineapple.[http://w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Pineapple-Hair/

Rare Pics From Barbra Streisand's Biker Bondage Themed Photo Shoot

Barbra Streisand is a superstar performer who is known for her many talents, namely singing, acting and dancing, but it’s safe to say she’s not known for being a racy icon of underground fashion.She might hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Rare-Pics-From-Barbra-Streisands-Biker-Bondage-Themed-Photo-Shoot/

How Will You Die?

[http://youtu.be/0YOVclqkjZA] (YouTube link)No one can pinpoint exactly what will cause your death, but there are statistics that can give us an educated guess. Do you really want to know? Of course you do, because there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/How-Will-You-Die/

Ten Facts You Probably Don't Know About Sigmund Freud

We all know Freud as that bearded fellow who prompted his patients to tell him about their mothers, and the man credited for that error in speech that supposedly reveals the speaker's hidden desires.Freud was an innovato...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Ten-Facts-You-Probably-Dont-Know-About-Sigmund-Freud/

Animated Album Covers

JB has an unusual hobby: he turns album cover art into animated gifs! The music may come alive in your favorite albums, but the covers themselves come alive at the Tumblr blog jbetcom. He's currently tak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Animated-Album-Covers/

12 Weirdest Retro Recipes

Image Credits: Curtis PublicationsThe above photo is of a seafood mousse, shaped to look like an actual, smiling fish. The only way I could describe it would be to say if you approached a table where that exact dish was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/12-Weirdest-Retro-Recipes/

Saints Of Nicholas - Halloween Town MC

Saints of Nicholas by Warbucks DesignThe Saints are marching in again, ready to ride right through Halloween and into Christmas. They're not bad guys, although their appearance can be a bit scary, and if you're not too...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Saints-Of-Nicholas-Halloween-Town-MC/

Danny Elfman Reads A Nightmare Before Christmas At Disneyland

Danny Elfman should be known first and foremost as the lead singer/co-creator of Oingo Boingo, but since Boingo has been sent to the Oldies section by millennials he's probably best known as the guy who created The S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Danny-Elfman-Reads-A-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-At-Disneyland/

This Clock Tells Correct Time Even Though the Numbers Are Out of Order

Andy Clark saw a clock like this on a children’s television show and decided to build one. His Topsy Turvy Clock has stepper motors connected to two plastic gears which are guided by a microcontrol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/This-Clock-Tells-Correct-Time-Even-Though-the-Numbers-Are-Out-of-Order/

Ben Jones Illustrates New Edition of A Clockwork Orange

The Folio Society has released a new edition of Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange. The images shown here are illustrations created especially for the new edition by illus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Ben-Jones-Illustrates-New-Edition-of-iA-Clockwork-Orangei/

KLM’s Lost & Found Service

[http://youtu.be/NK-T_t166TY] (YouTube link)When you want to find a person, and all you have is one of their possessions, what’s the fastest way to identify them? A sniffer dog! In this case, an adorable little bea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/KLMs-Lost-Found-Service/

I'll Have Two Scoops of Chocolate on Pine, Please.

(Photo: 64Olds)I admire this ice cream parlor for offering a different take on cones. Maybe it could also offer retinal, volcanic, and traffic. Now place your order.-via Tastefully Offensivecones, ice cream...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Ill-Have-Two-Scoops-of-Chocolate-on-Pine-Please/

8 Roller Coasters Only the Bravest Souls Would Ride

(Image Credit: KingDaKa.net)I can clearly remember my first introduction into the world of roller coasters, and it was one that scarred me for life. There was this little amusement park in Dartmouth, Massachusetts called...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/8-Roller-Coasters-Only-the-Bravest-Souls-Would-Ride/

Where Does a Woman Go to Get Effective Armor in This Town?

How exactly is this armor supposed to protect a woman embarking on a dangerous quest in a fantasy universe? Well, you're missing the point. It is supposed to be, uh, a fantasy. It's not realistic, as Jeremy Whitley and M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Where-Does-a-Woman-Go-to-Get-Effective-Armor-in-This-Town/

Seven Things You Probably Didn't Know About Fight Club

[http://youtu.be/EyOB9f7r14o]YouTube LinkIn January of this year, Miss Cellania posted 25 Facts About the Movie Fight Club. Here are seven more little-known Fight Club facts, without re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Seven-Things-You-Probably-Didnt-Know-About-Fight-Club/

Designer Garbage

This intriguing idea plays upon a most outlandish insecurity that you probably never even considered. While it's true that your garbage collector knows a lot about you, like what you got for Christmas, what kind of pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Designer-Garbage/

Stingray Surprise in the Maldives

[http://youtu.be/Q_ePLQwo9yE]YouTube LinkTourists feeding fish from a dock in the Maldives were surprised by the sudden appearance of a hungry stingray. The large specimen swam up to the tourists close e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/24/Stingray-Surprise-in-the-Maldives/








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