Archive for October 3rd, 2014

Elephants Rush to Help Baby After Fall

[http://youtu.be/ReNavhcXUYk]YouTube LinkExamples abound of elephants and their caring, nurturing behavior, especially toward their young. This video shows two adults rushing to the aid of a baby who has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Elephants-Rush-to-Help-Baby-After-Fall/

"Our Daddy Needs a Kidney" -- Photo Goes Viral, Locates a Donor

(Photos: Brandy Angel Photography)Raleigh Callaway, 49, is a police officer in Greensboro, Georgia. He was facing stage 5 kidney failure and couldn't find a donor. He was running out of options. So he posed for this phot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Our-Daddy-Needs-a-Kidney-Photo-Goes-Viral-Locates-a-Donor/

Screaming In Movies: A Supercut

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI50_V1U_-k](YouTube Link)I love the horror genre of movies, as a great many people do around this time of year. A little pre-Halloween scare can be good for the soul, and gets you ready...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Screaming-In-Movies-A-Supercut/

Fried Maple Leaves

(Photo: Tablelog)Maple leaves are more than just a national symbol of Canada. In Osaka, Japan, they're a snack. Brian Ashcraft describes them at Kotaku. People collect fallen maple leaves, then pres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Fried-Maple-Leaves/

Slaves of the Rave

[https://vimeo.com/107575275] (vimeo link)William Garratt made a little animation showing how difference audiences react to the music at various types of concerts. There’s folk, rock, metal, EDM, jazz, dubstep, ope...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Slaves-of-the-Rave/

Surf Before Xmas - The Horror Of Hanging Ten

Surf Before Xmas by VictorsbeardEverything was in full swing in Halloween Town, as the residents scrambled to get everything ready for their favorite three months of the year- Hallowmas and Christmaween! There was one we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Surf-Before-Xmas-The-Horror-Of-Hanging-Ten/

8th Grader Writes Brilliant, Hilarious Star Wars Algebra Problem

(Image: Lucasfilm)Bob Swanek's son Cody was asked to take an algebraic expression and build a word problem from it. The result of his efforts is a gloriously rich tale about the composition of the next *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/8th-Grader-Writes-Brilliant-Hilarious-Star-Wars-Algebra-Problem/

How Supernatural's Ten Seasons Represent Buddhist Stages of Reincarnation

Image Credit: The CWThe CW show Supernatural has filled a void left by shows like The X-Files. These shows allow us a peak into a world very different from our own. It is classic horror and fantasy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/How-Supernaturals-Ten-Seasons-Represent-Buddhist-Stages-of-Reincarnation/

Awesome Science Trick: Watch What Happens When You Stick a Coin in Dry Ice

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHHkB-hhNrI](Video Link)This is amazing! The coin appears to be jumping around on the ice--all by itself! What's going on? Why does it move this way? Lisa Winter of IFL Science exp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Awesome-Science-Trick-Watch-What-Happens-When-You-Stick-a-Coin-in-Dry-Ice/

Losing Your Religion? Try the Church of Superheroes

Corby Brandes is a man from Lincoln City, Oregon who is doing his best to make superheroes the basis of a new religion. Evidently, he's not joking. According to his Facebook page, Brandes wants "to teach life's moral les...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Losing-Your-Religion-Try-the-Church-of-Superheroes/

Epic Exercise Ball-Fails

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-RRVdEhm_o](YouTube Link)Exercise balls are strange inventions. On one hand, if used correctly, they can be a great assist to those who cannot get to the gym or do not have access to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Epic-Exercise-Ball-Fails/

Would You Walk on This Swaying, Glass-Bottomed Bridge in China?

This swaying glass-bottomed bridge has opened in China http://t.co/FDOHpC9UUz (Pic: Rex) pic.twitter.com/kqenHvWABm— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) October 1, 2014 Don't look down: could you walk across this swaying...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Would-You-Walk-on-This-Swaying-Glass-Bottomed-Bridge-in-China/

"Anonymous Gods" by Artist Marion Balac

                                                  Image Credit: Marion BalacIt is all well and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Anonymous-Gods-by-Artist-Marion-Balac-2/

The Last Nun in Europe Who Is an Active Brewmaster

(Photo: Konrad Lackerbeck)Pictured above is Mallersdorf Abbey, a Franciscan convent in southern Germany. 490 nuns live there. They all have different jobs to make the abbey a self-supporting home. Sister Doris Engelhard,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/The-Last-Nun-in-Europe-Who-Is-an-Active-Brewmaster/

Extraordinary Ceilings from All Across the Globe

Metro station in Naples, ItalyImage: reddit.com The phrase "staring at the ceiling" brings to mind an annoying episode of sleeplessness or possibly a vacant state of mind. Here are some ceilings that could live...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Extraordinary-Ceilings-from-All-Across-the-Globe/

Robin Williams' Last Interview

When actor Robin Williams past recently, it was quite  shock to us all. A man who had spent so many years making us all laugh so consistently was in pain inside, and that can be hard to look back and reflect upon.Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Robin-Williams-Last-Interview/

Lo Pan's High Cuisine - Eating There Means Big Trouble

Lo Pan's High Cuisine by Andy HuntIf you ever find yourself visiting San Francisco's Chinatown steer clear of Lo Pan's High Cuisine, especially if anyone in your party has green eyes! If they seat you in the back, near...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Lo-Pans-High-Cuisine-Eating-There-Means-Big-Trouble/

Who Will Die Next on Game of Thrones? A Statistician Offers His Predictions

(Image: HBO)George R.R. Martin's slaughter of the inhabitants of Westeros and Essos appears random, but there are clear patterns that can detected and extended mathematically. Dr. Richard Vale, a professor of mathematics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Who-Will-Die-Next-on-Game-of-Thrones-A-Statistician-Offers-His-Predictions/

Acer, the Dwarf Miniature Horse

[http://youtu.be/7abf2Vyesrs] (YouTube link)Even among miniature horses, Acer stands out for being the shortest at only 22 inches tall! Mainestar Aces High was born of an imported sire, who has since been gelded, at Wolf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Acer-the-Dwarf-Miniature-Horse/

Australian Man Tries to Rob Gas Station with a Boomerang

(Unrelated photo via Aoinecko)A man walked into a Shell gas station in Tarragindi, a town south of Brisbane, Australia. He was armed with a boomerang.The man demanded money from the customers, then the clerk. Although he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Australian-Man-Tries-to-Rob-Gas-Station-with-Boomerang/

First Teaser for Pixar's Inside Out

[http://youtu.be/1t0A_tZGrYw] (YouTube link)Pixar’s next feature film, Inside Out, takes place inside the head of an adolescent girl, where her five main emotions battle each other for supremacy. We’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/First-Teaser-for-Pixars-Inside-Out/

Why Did the Creator of Adventure Time Walk Away?

(Image: Pendleton Ward)Cartoonist Pendleton Ward came to California to make his dreams come true. It hard going. For a while, it looked like he might become homeless.Then came Adventure Time. Ward's cartoon is w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Why-Did-the-Creator-of-Adventure-Time-Walk-Away/

14 Fantastically Creepy Halloween Decorations

When it comes to seasonal home decoration, Halloween is the second most popular holiday behind Christmas in the US. While some people just put out a few carved pumpkins, others like to go all out and these 14 horrific Ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/14-Fantastically-Creepy-Halloween-Decorations/

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wine

Between the vine and the liquor store, plenty of secrets are submerged in your favorite bottle of vino. Here the author of Black Lane Wineries of Sonoma spills some of the best. (Image credit: J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-About-Wine/

Rainbow Colored Sheep Beneath a Rainbow

In his youth, photographer Gray Malin once heard of a Scottish shepherd who dyed the wool of his sheep in order to make them more visible at night and thus less easily stolen. This story rolled around in his head for yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Rainbow-Colored-Sheep-Beneath-a-Rainbow/

25 McDonald's Foods You Can't Get in the USA

Bubblegum Squash McFlurry in Australia McPaneer in India Taro root pie in ChinaAre these just on the secret menu? I doubt it. There's a wide array of wonderful foods se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/25-McDonalds-Foods-You-Cant-Get-in-the-USA/

Mesmerizing Architectural Photography by Markus Studtmann

Berlin-based photographer Markus Studtmann dissects and reconstructs architectural images to produce the hypnotic art pieces you see here. He calls his process "painting with light." Studtmann, in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Mesmerizing-Architectural-Photography-by-Markus-Studtmann/

Turtle Recall - One Ugly Little Head Trip

Turtle Recall by Adho1982There's a mean little brain named Krang who came to Earth looking for freebies but found a way to take over the world. His brain was a mighty instrument of terror, but his body wasn't much to lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/Turtle-Recall-One-Ugly-Little-Head-Trip/

5 Biggest Video Game Bosses

Sometimes, one of the coolest parts of a video game is when you finally reach the boss fight. Since the earliest years in gaming, video game bosses have truly evolved. Where once they were a pixel, slightly larger than y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/03/5-Biggest-Video-Game-Bosses/






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