Archive for September 26th, 2014

Why Is Aluminum Foil Shiny on One Side But Not the Other?

(Photo: Jason Eppink)If you examine a typical roll of aluminum foil, you'll notice that one side is shiny, but the other is not. Why is that? Melissa of Today I Found Out explains that the way that it's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Why-Is-Aluminum-Foil-Shiny-on-One-Side-But-Not-the-Other/

Fifty Bizarre Examples of Movie Merchandise and Tie-Ins

Movie merchandise items are not typically well-made, desirable pieces. It's fairly rare that something seriously cool comes along. Often, when the hype of a blockbuster movie is at fever pitch, the merchandise doesn't ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Fifty-Bizarre-Examples-of-Movie-Merchandise-and-Tie-Ins/

Dental Mannequins Are Terrifying

(Photo: unknown)They're not completely human, but not completely non-human. These dental mannequins lie in the uncanny valley between the two. Dental students use these monstrous simulators to practice their craft.[http:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Dental-Mannequins-Are-Terrifying/

The Woman with Three Breasts

#3Boobs #MTV pic.twitter.com/pzAkrsTYpz— Jasmine Tridevil (@JasmineTridevil) September 15, 2014 Sometimes I come across an intriguing story and decide not to post it here because it doesn’t pass the smell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/The-Woman-with-Three-Breasts/

Green Vigilance - The Hood Versus The Horror

Green Vigilance by djkopetThe Green Arrow is one mighty stealthy fellow, and his strikes pack a mighty big punch, but there's a sinister shape lurking in the shadows with a wicked mask and a deadly strike of his own. He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Green-Vigilance-The-Hood-Versus-The-Horror/

Best Fails of September 2014

Watching fail videos can be a very interactive experience. The reason I say this is, it is like you can almost feel the impacts in these videos. Often, whilst watching, it is hard not to let out an "OUCH" out loud and gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Best-Fails-of-September-2014/

How To Spot Mail Written By A Robot

Did you get a letter in the mail that seems like junk but looks like it was handwritten by someone who actually cares about you? Well you might be in luck…if you’re a fan of robotic lifeforms.That letter may...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/How-To-Spot-Mail-Written-By-A-Robot/

Traffic Jam Turns into the Best Party Ever

If there's a traffic jam, then break out the steel drums because it's time for traffic jamming!Justin Berk is a TV meteorologist. On September 20, he got stuck in a horrendous traffic jam on Interstate 76 outside of King...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Traffic-Jam-Turns-into-the-Best-Party-Ever/

Ghostbusters Art Prints

New York City-based artist Anthony Petrie created these cool art prints “Ghostbusted" (variant edition) and “Metroplasm,” based on characters from the movie Ghostbusters */e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/iGhostbustersi-Art-Prints/

The Newest Phone

So, you got a new smartphone! Congratulations. You probably got it because it’s lightweight, sleek, and looks good. The first thing you want to do is protect it from any danger. Meanwhile, my $50 dumb phone can wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/The-Newest-Phone/

The Squeaking Caterpillar

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tBCAf_72pY](Video Link)This is Rhodinia fugax, an animal sometimes called the Squeaking Silkmoth. That's because when you give it a gentle squeeze, it will sqeak adorably.[h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/The-Squeaking-Caterpillar/

30 Years Of Music Photography By Josh Cheuse

Any photographer that can say they’ve spent thirty years of their life shooting pics of musicians and entertainers has definitely seen some crazy s@#!, but Josh Cheuse has, for the most part, kept that crazy side o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/30-Years-Of-Music-Photography-By-Josh-Cheuse/

Assassin's Kittens Unity

[http://youtu.be/jnk15Wf6xMU] (YouTube link)The upcoming video game Assassin’s Creed Unity gets a remake already, with four adorable kittens in the roles of the assassins. The kittens take center stage in the actio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Assassins-Kittens-Unity/

Klingon Stormtrooper Ballerina Princesses

Here's something you don't see everyday - #Klingon #Stormtrooper #ballerinas! #starwars #startrek pic.twitter.com/Oa4iQCcC4o— Ashley Eckstein (@HerUniverse) September 23, 2014 Today is a good day . . . to dance! F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Klingon-Stormtrooper-Ballerina-Princesses/

Super Fun Animated Sci-Fi Short - Space Cat Hob

We share lots of animated shorts here on Neatorama, but they're rarely as beautiful, and fun to watch, as Loïc Bramoullé’s colorful masterpiece Space Cat Hob.(Vimeo Link)Loïc’s delightful sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Super-Fun-Animated-Sci-Fi-Short-Space-Cat-Hob/

How To Train Your Bat - Man, That's One Superheroic Disguise!

How To Train Your Bat by Dann MatthewsWhen you take the time to properly train your dragon they can do all sorts of neat stunts, from aerial maneuvers to glorious ground assualts, but it's virtually impossible to train...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/How-To-Train-Your-Bat-Man-Thats-One-Superheroic-Disguise/

35,000 Pounds of Rotting Chicken

A truck driver, hauling a load of frozen chicken, called his employers at Dixie River Freight and demanded a ransom for the cargo. The company declined to pay, so the driver uncoupled the trailer and left it at a truck s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/35000-Pounds-of-Rotting-Chicken/

Cheetah Cub Sister Duo at San Diego Zoo

[http://youtu.be/MPacn0DeBUk]YouTube LinkThese two cheetah cub sisters, born on September 1, are being hand raised by the staff at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, because their mother was unsuccessful in rais...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Cheetah-Cub-Sister-Duo-at-San-Diego-Zoo/

Support Safe Eating With The Condom Cookbook

You’ve probably seen people using condoms for all sorts of reasons other than what they were intended, but chances are you’ve never seen condoms being used in food preparation- until now.Leave it to our fun l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Support-Safe-Eating-With-The-Condom-Cookbook/

Thirteen Misconceptions About Global Warming

[http://youtu.be/OWXoRSIxyIU]YouTube LinkGlobal warming: a topic that is often hotly contested. Science video blog Veritassium has compiled this video to present some facts for perusal. At the very least...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Thirteen-Misconceptions-About-Global-Warming/

Dog Saved by Doorbell

Henry is a 7-year-old border terrier who lives in Prestbury, UK. Earlier this week, he went down a rabbit hole and became stuck, unknown to his owner, Beverley Leonard. When she couldn’t find the dog, Leonard calle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Dog-Saved-by-Doorbell/

The Physics of Space Battles

[http://youtu.be/ZFOuxAx-dkc]YouTube LinkPBS' It's OK to be Smart produced this interesting video informing us what is and isn't physically realistic or possible in the space battles we've watch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/The-Physics-of-Space-Battles-2/

Images Of Nature Reclaiming The Land From Human Civilization

Try as we might humanity cannot take over the natural world for long- eventually nature fights back, and for the most part wins, despite our extremely destructive efforts.(Abandoned Railway in Paris, Image Link)It’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Images-Of-Nature-Reclaiming-The-Land-From-Human-Civilization/

Jebediah the Goat is Looking for Love

[http://youtu.be/sRPKgBo0vqo]YouTube LinkJebediah is a Boer goat who is in rut, a term used to describe the mating season of ruminant animals such as goats, deer, sheep, elk and moose. As his owner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Jebediah-the-Goat-is-Looking-for-Love/

Clear The Clutter In Your Closet

Is your closet just a collection area for mounds of clothes and shoes in seemingly random piles? Then get organized with these great tips from Homes and Hues!The article not only covers how to clean out, organize and mai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Clear-The-Clutter-In-Your-Closet/

The Parasite and the Parrot: A Love Story

Two bizarre New Zealand species are on the brink of extinction. Can they save each other?(Image credit: Dieter Braun)When it comes to parasites, few are as diabolically elegant as the Hades flower. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/The-Parasite-and-the-Parrot-A-Love-Story/

Cute Fantasy VII - Physical Strength Is Im-Materia

Cute Fantasy VII by jml2artYou've played through FFVII multiple times, seen everything there is to see on Gaia, and you may have even thought many of the characters in the game were cute, but when that cuteness gets tur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Cute-Fantasy-VII-Physical-Strength-Is-Im-Materia/

Syrian Man Cares for Abandoned Pet Cats

A Syrian ambulance driver named Alaa has been taking care of the cities' cats, abandoned by their owners in the midst of constant shelling over the city of Aleppo, the largest in the war-torn country. Alaa spends wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Syrian-Man-Cares-for-Abandoned-Pet-Cats/

The Star-Spangled Banner Across America

[http://youtu.be/q0Dey_rB73Q] (YouTube link)The Crew is an a cappella group from, believe it or not, Canada. They describe themselves as a “certified organic all-Canadian hypoallergenic contemporary folky-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/The-Star-Spangled-Banner-Across-America/

Stacked: The Urban Architecture of Hong Kong by Peter Stewart

Australian photographer Peter Stewart's photo series "Stacked," of densely populated Hong Kong, give us an idea of the millions of worker bees that make up this giant hive habitat. Stewart's captures of Hong kong&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/26/Stacked-The-Urban-Architecture-of-Hong-Kong-by-Peter-Stewart/




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