Archive for October 7th, 2014

25+ Frighteningly Cute Pet Costumes

  Bat Kitty | Image: ImgurBored Panda invited submissions for pet costume idea photos and users are voting for their favorite. So far, the collection is ridiculously cute, as you can imagine. While I'm no fan o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/25-Frighteningly-Cute-Pet-Costumes/

Justice League: Thrones of Atlantis Official Trailer

It should be widely known (and isn't) that DC Animated make the best comic book movies. I am not even saying best "animated" comic book movies. I am saying best comic book movies, period. From Batman: Year O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Justice-League-Thrones-of-Atlantis-Official-Trailer/

Scholar Publishes Study on How Much Damage Calvin Did During Calvin and Hobbes

(Image: Bill Watterson/GoComics)How much damage can a 6-year old do? A lot! But "a lot" is a vague quantity. What was the financial value of Calvin's damage? Matt J. Michel published an article on that s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Scholar-Publishes-Study-on-How-Much-Damage-Calvin-Did-During-Calvin-Hobbes/

Two-Week Old Baby Bunny Has Her First Bath

[http://youtu.be/Kf3dNsK2UkA]YouTube LinkYouTube user Bowen Smith captured this footage of an adorable baby bunny having her first bath. Like most girls, she seems to be enjoying her bathtime. She splash...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Two-Week-Old-Baby-Bunny-Has-Her-First-Bath/

Groovy - The Evil That Dead Men Do

Groovy by BinaryGodAsh always had a way with words, but when he finished building a really cool mechanical hand for himself while trapped in the Dark Ages he had but one word to say- Groovy. That word summed up how he f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Groovy-The-Evil-That-Dead-Men-Do/

Total Lunar Eclipse Before Dawn October 8th

The “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse is October 8th. This total eclipse will be visible across the Americas and the Pacific, as well as Australia and most of Asia. But how easy will it be for you to see? I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Total-Lunar-Eclipse-Before-Dawn-October-8th/

Child With Leukemia Invited on Court to Play With Utah Jazz

[http://youtu.be/78ClAp9oSaQ]YouTube LinkThis footage shows five-year-old JP Gibson, who suffers from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, making his best basketball moves on the court with the Utah Jazz. The a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Child-With-Leukemia-Invited-on-Court-to-Play-With-Utah-Jazz/

28 Fun Facts About The Wonder Years

Young Kevin Arnold and his family entertained us from 1988 to 1993 in the hit show The Wonder Years. Over twenty years later, it’s now available on DVD. In honor of the occasion, mental_floss has collected...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/28-Fun-Facts-About-The-Wonder-Years/

Rally Car Runs Off Track, Nearly Misses Group of Spectators

[http://youtu.be/qlLolGuqo9o]YouTube LinkThis rally car race held in Aosta Valley in Italy nearly came to a deadly end when a car driven by Pietro Scavone (with "co-driver" Diego D'Herin) went off the tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Rally-Car-Runs-Off-Track-Nearly-Misses-Group-of-Spectators/

Fantasy Maps of Real Cities

Geography professor and artist Stentor Danielson created a series of beautiful fantasy maps that render real cities in the style of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth maps. They are for sale through Danielson’s E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Fantasy-Maps-of-Real-Cities/

Dear Kitten: Regarding the Dog

[http://youtu.be/3yNSF7ljOoU] (YouTube link)Oh look, we have a new puppy in the house! An adult cat, voiced by Ze Frank, explains what a dog is to a young kitten in this Friskies ad. The cat has a poor opinion of dogs, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Dear-Kitten-Regarding-the-Dog/

4 Hi-Tech Escape Chutes

Do you need an escape chute from your life? We all do at some point, but it can be hard to install one at home, work, or in a relationship. Perhaps, though, emerging technologies offer us options. The design blog Core77...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/4-Hi-Tech-Escape-Chutes/

Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to Blue LED Creators

The Nobel committee has announced the winner of the Physics Prize. Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University and Shuji Nakamura of the University of California Santa Barbara will share the prize for their inve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Nobel-Prize-in-Physics-Goes-to-Blue-LED-Creators/

A Family of Kestrels

A pair of kestrels found a great place to raise of family: in an apartment window box! The flowers had to wait as the chicks grew. Redditor timtimr posted a series of photographs his lucky neighbors took...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/A-Family-of-Kestrels/

10 Funny Variations of the Game of Operation

(Photo: Vintage Toys for Sale)Do you remember Operation? I had a lot of fun playing that game when I was a child. It's an electrical game from the company Milton Bradley that debuted in the 1960s. It's been popular ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/10-Funny-Variations-of-the-Game-of-Operation/

Super Burger Family - What Was In That Patty?

Super Burger Family by Legendary PhoenixBob's signature burger creations weren't very well received by his family, until he started putting an odd red and white variety of mushroom he found growing near a sewer drain on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Super-Burger-Family-What-Was-In-That-Patty/

Longsword Fighting Is Coming Back In Style

The increased integration of technology in our daily lives hasn’t diminished our interest in ye olde ways, in fact it’s safe to say our interest in these traditional ways is increasing by the hour.Many people...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Longsword-Fighting-Is-Coming-Back-In-Style/

The Warships of Uzbekistan--A Doubly Landlocked Nation

While doing research for my post about Russia's naval fleet on the vanishing Aral Sea, I encountered evidence that Uzbekistan has at least two active warships.This is remarkable. Although a few landlocked natio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/The-Warships-of-Uzbekistan-A-Doubly-Landlocked-Nation/

Playing Metal at Inappropriate Moments

When you think of "metal" music, you imagine it playing in some crowded arena or pumping into someone's headphones while they work out. What you don't imagine is someone shredding amazing riffs while getting some dental...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Playing-Metal-at-Inappropriate-Moments/

Our Favorite TV Teachers

To be honest, when I saw this headline, I tried to think of teachers on TV and came up blank. Mr Kotter! Well, there’s one, but apparently I haven’t been watching enough TV. But maybe you have, and you might...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Our-Favorite-TV-Teachers/

The Illumaphone Uses Light Sensors to Make Music

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAt_svdEDRU](Video Link)Bonnie Eisenman, an engineer, recently took a course on electronic music. She felt inspired to make a unique instrument. The result of her efforts is the Il...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/The-Illumaphone-Uses-Light-Sensors-to-Make-Music/

30 Copycat Recipes for Popular Restaurant Dishes

Buzzfeed collected 30 recipe guestimates for food favorites from popular restaurant chains. Sometimes these approximations taste close enough to the real thing to satisfy cravings. Even if one tries the copycat recipe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/30-Copycat-Recipes-for-Popular-Restaurant-Dishes/

Suddenly, You’re in a Car Chase

[http://youtu.be/RYRhRZUBhUY] (YouTube link)You’ve seen movies where a cop commandeers a car from a innocent bystander to chase a bad guy, haven’t you? We all have. Here it happens in real life, in Kirov, Rus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Suddenly-Youre-in-a-Car-Chase/

This Coffin Was Made for a Snake

(Photo: Gavin Ashworth, Brooklyn Museum)The Brooklyn Museum contains many antiquities from ancient Egypt, including this small bronze coffin. It's about 22 inches long and is decorated with an image of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/This-Coffin-Was-Made-for-a-Snake/

Nathan Shields' Zombie Pancakes

Stay-at-home dad and pancake revolutionary Nathan Shields of Saipancakes (previously at Neatorama) is back with these zombie pancakes, just in time for Halloween. He's also made a video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Nathan-Shields-Zombie-Pancakes/

This 1862 Board Game Was the Civil War Version of Candy Land

Slate's Vault blog describes a fascinating board game made in the midst of the American Civil War. Charlton & Althrop, a publishing house in Philadelphia, produced the "Game of Secession, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/This-1862-Board-Game-Was-the-Civil-War-Version-of-Candy-Land/

Samurai Who - Jack And The Time Lord

Samurai Who by sugarpoultryThey met in some far off galaxy called Genndy, a place inhabited by totally flat looking characters with lots of personality. The quiet one was busy swinging his sword around, chopping up hord...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Samurai-Who-Jack-And-The-Time-Lord/

Courageous Man Braves Pack of Playful Pug Puppies

[http://youtu.be/OmX1V6_gukY]YouTube LinkA brave Russian man risked being puppy kissed to death in this video footage. The man lies on the floor and lets the wave of pug love wash over him, showing no fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Courageous-Man-Braves-Pack-of-Playful-Pug-Puppies/

Seasonal Contraction and Elongation of Tree Trunks

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Linda A. Kowalski, PhD. Viratest Carcinogen Monitoring Ltd., Vancouver, British ColumbiaandGeoffrey F. Auchinleck, P. Eng. Autom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/Seasonal-Contraction-and-Elongation-of-Tree-Trunks/

The Beauty of Eight Chemical Reactions Captured on Video

[http://vimeo.com/107976057]Vimeo LinkThis cool video entitled Beautiful Chemical Reactions is a product of the Beautiful Chemistry project, for which University of Science and Te...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/The-Beauty-of-Eight-Chemical-Reactions-Captured-on-Video/










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