Archive for September 29th, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch Can't Say "Penguins"

One would think that a man as esteemed and worldly as Benedict Cumberbatch would be a master of linguistics. The subtle differences in language that seperate regions and dialects. He also clearly has been speaking Englis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Benedict-Cumberbatch-Cant-Say-Penguins-2/

The Months of the Year, Ranked

Now this is a highly subjective and altogether meaningless list, but we all have our opinions on our favorite time of year. I used to tell my kids that I loved every season except for that part of winter that falls after...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-Months-of-the-Year-Ranked/

With 75 Blades, This Knife Was the Ultimate Multi Tool of 1851

Through the Eighteenth and Ninteenth Centuries, the John Rodgers firm of Sheffield, UK rose in prominence, developing a reputation for building the finest knives in Europe. In 1821, the company was appointed the official...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/With-75-Blades-This-Knife-Was-the-Ultimate-Multi-Tool-of-1851/

To Do: Dishes, Laundry, Vacuum Cat...

[http://youtu.be/mrlkXEDGpIc]YouTube LinkThis cat named Bobo (previously at Neatorama) loves to be vacuumed, according to his owners. He lies there, seemingly relaxed, as the vacuum runs over him. If Bob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/To-Do-Dishes-Laundry-Vacuum-Cat/

Bull Born with the Number 7 on His Head

(Photo: Vale Wood Farms)This is Baby Ben, a calf born at Vale Woods Farm in Loretto, Pennsylvania. He’s named after Ben Roethlisberger, a quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Roethlisberger w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Bull-Born-with-the-Number-7-on-His-Head/

MICKTHULHU MOUSE - Join The Madness Jamboree

MICKTHULHU MOUSE by BeastPopDonald and Goofy were hanging around the magic kingdom one day, talking about what they were going to wear on Halloween. Suddenly Mickey appeared out of nowhere, looking like a squid had atta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/MICKTHULHU-MOUSE-Join-The-Madness-Jamboree/

10 Mind-Boggling Paradoxes

Mental_floss has a list of ten paradoxes, dealing with math, logic, physics, language, or some other method of cramping your brain. There’s the crocodile who grabs a kid, a race with a tortoise, the dehydrated pota...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/10-Mind-Boggling-Paradoxes/

31 Great Group Costumes for You to Try This Halloween

(Dominoes by csoglavin)(A 6-pack of beer by missmounce)(Stock photos of women laughing while eating salad alone by Lindsay Weber et al.)If you've got a group of people heading to a Halloween party this year, you can have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/31-Great-Group-Costumes-for-You-to-Try-This-Halloween/

Don Hertzfeldt’s Simpsons Couch Gag

[http://youtu.be/m78gYyTrG7Y] (YouTube link)If I’d had any idea that Don Hertzfeldt had made the opening sequence for The Simpsons’ season premiere, I might have made an effort to catch it. However,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Don-Hertzfeldts-Simpsons-Couch-Gag/

Wyoming's Mysterious Smith Mansion

Approximately 15 miles east of Yellowstone National Park sits a structure known as the Smith Mansion. This rambling, five-story house built out of salvaged, wildfire-damaged pine was the passion of an eccentric engineer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Wyomings-Mysterious-Smith-Mansion/

Photo: Firefighter Reviving a Baby Hamster

Firefighters in Lacey, Washington extinguished a fire in a mobile home on Friday. Inside, they found five hamsters in a cage: Oreo, Madonna, and three unnamed baby hamsters.They quickly consulted a pocke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Photo-Firefighter-Reviving-a-Baby-Hamster/

Stagecoach Rules

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.In the 1800s, stage travel was common. Up to nine passengers shared the coach. Second class passengers rode on top with the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Stagecoach-Rules/

The Pizza Cake Is Now a Reality

A few months ago, the Canadian pizzeria chain Boston Pizza hosted a contest which invited customers to vote on an outrageous pizza innovation that it could make. Among them was a pizza cake. I'm fairly sure that the pizz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-Pizza-Cake-Is-Now-a-Reality/

Incredible OSU Marching Band Halftime Show: Wizard of Oz

[http://youtu.be/r908p9BWvXc]YouTube LinkEven those who aren't particularly fans of marching bands will likely appreciate this excellent Wizard of Oz tribute performed by the Ohio State University Marchi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Incredible-OSU-Marching-Band-Halftime-Show-Wizard-of-Oz/

The Mountain: Killer Game of Thrones Fan Art

Image Credit: Marvin del MondoThough I will refrain from mentioning what makes the Mountain character from Game of Thrones so important (in case people are still catching up on books or last season), but it is s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Remember-the-Mountain-Killer-Game-of-Thrones-Fan-Art/

Betta Beautiful

Visarute Angkatavanich, a photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand, makes these beautiful captures of Siamese fighting fish (often commonly called bettas). These fish are native to Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Betta-Beautiful/

Clicker Skull - The Anatomy Of A Zombie Apocalypse

Clicker Skull - The Last Of Us by Mdk7He came across an odd looking skull while scouring the remains of an abandoned house- at first he thought it was some sort of fungal growth, but then he saw the humanistic jaw and e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Clicker-Skull-The-Anatomy-Of-A-Zombie-Apocalypse/

The 16 Types of People That You See on Facebook

(Wrong Hands/John Atkinson)Who do you see on Facebook? Mom is there, liking everything you post. She loves you, you know. There's also that exciting couple that lives an amazingly fortunate life. They're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-12-Types-of-People-That-You-See-on-Facebook/

Whodunit: Good Neighbor Policy

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Whodunit-Good-Neighbor-Policy/

Let's Do Nothing in Video Games

Anyone who has been playing video games for a huge portion of their lives can tell you, if you put the controller down and let the character just idle, there will often be a special animation you are treated to. It varie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Lets-Do-Nothing-in-Video-Games/

Sightly Salinity

Photographer Julieanne Kost captured these gorgeous images while flying over San Francisco. These photos are not color enhanced with image editing software; the color seen here is brought about by algae microor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Sightly-Salinity/

The Internet's Greatest Supervillain

The supervillain known as The Troll is now locked up and unable to harm anyone. But there's always one more person succumbing to the allure of internet courage and anonymity, as illustrated by Farley Kitz in The New...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-Internets-Greatest-Supervillain/

The Beautiful and Minimalist Thao Dien House

The beautiful Thao Dien House was recently rennovated by MM++ and the end result is a beautiful blend of minimalism, greenery and rich natural lighting. The remodel opened the entire floor up, turning it into one open pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-Beautiful-and-Minimalist-Thao-Dien-House/

Trapped in a Game of Fetch

[http://youtu.be/V46ebqiAWm8] (YouTube link)This guy sees a dog’s ball that unfortunately fell outside the fence. Like any good Samaritan and dog lover, he gives it back to the poor puppy. He soon realizes that he&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Trapped-in-a-Game-of-Fetch/

15 Fun Facts About The Boxtrolls

Whether you love dark children's stories, are obsessed with stop motion or classic underdog stories, chances are you'll love The Boxtrolls. Whether you've seen it already or are planning to go soon, these fun li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/15-Fun-Facts-About-The-Boxtrolls/

Nicolas Cage Teaches You Your ABC's

Nicolas Cage is one of those actors who has sort of become a mockery of himself. Seemingly, post some of his later roles, people have slowly figured out that Nicolas Cage is "batpoop" crazy. But what people seem to miss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Nicolas-Cage-Teaches-You-Your-ABCs/

Misplaced Advertisements Make For Comedy Gold

(Image Link)Effective advertising is all about proper placement- putting your ad up where your target audience will see it, making sure the ad is appropriate for where it is being displayed, and sometimes incorporating t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/Misplaced-Advertisements-Make-For-Comedy-Gold/

King Of The Horror - Terrifyingly Good Television Show

King Of The Horror by NinjainkHank and the boys like to go all out for Halloween, dressing up like their favorite movie monsters and hanging out in the alley telling ghost stories 'til well after midnight, even if it's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/King-Of-The-Horror-Terrifyingly-Good-Television-Show/

The Eject-A-Bed Tosses Your Sleepy Teenager on the Floor When It's Time to Get up

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJG2seTFcxQ](Video Link)No, is actually time to get up and go to school. You will miss the bus if you don't get up now. And you will get up now.It is a speech familiar to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-Eject-A-Bed-Tosses-Your-Sleepy-Teenager-on-the-Floor-When-Its-Time-to-Get-up/

The Delightful Obituary of Big Al

Raymond Alan "Big Al" Brownley, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away at age 82 on September 21, 2014. Yet this colorful character lives on via his wonderfully descriptive, lengthy obituary, which someone w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/29/The-Delightful-Obituary-of-Big-Al/






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