Archive for October 16th, 2014

Sweet Irony - S'mores For The Win!

Sweet Irony by Valdivia/IllustrationsWhen those busters were busy battling a giant sized marshmallow man they overlooked one secret weapon they had in their arsenal- Slimer! That little green ghost with the huge appetit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Sweet-Irony-Smores-For-The-Win/

The Difference Between Knowledge and Wisdom

Well, the cloak of wisdom worked exactly as it should, but it didn’t do him much good at this late date, now, did it? He should have put on his thinking cap instead! This kid must be a sophomore, because that word...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/The-Difference-Between-Knowledge-and-Wisdom/

Oh My Glob! 33 Great Adventure Time Tattoos

(Photo: _jonika_)(Photo: tatted.up.ideas)(Photo: mischiefmonkey)Krutika Mallikarjuna of BuzzFeed rounded up 33 of the best Adventure Time tattoos. They’re totally mathematical!As revealed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Oh-My-Glob-33-Great-Adventure-Time-Tattoos/

How to Move a Couch

[http://youtu.be/cAuNCNMp0Go] (YouTube link)Which would you prefer: carry a couch down two flights of stairs, negotiating tight corners, or would you rather just throw it off the third floor balcony and be done with it?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/How-to-Move-a-Couch/

Vending Machine and Mailbox Halloween Costumes

Redditor MoobyTheGoldenCalf is a generous and crafty parent. S/he writes, “So last year my kid wanted to be a mailbox for Halloween. This year, he wanted to be a vending machine. Here are the results.” They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Vending-Machine-and-Mailbox-Halloween-Costumes/

The 5 Most Extreme Haunted Attractions in America

Image Credit: ChaojokerWhen most people think about haunted houses and haunted attractions around Halloween, they imagine a school cheaply converted into a haunted house, where you walk through laughing while strang...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/The-5-Most-Extreme-Haunted-Attractions-in-America/

A French Soldier’s Room Unchanged 96 Years After His Death in World War I

(Photo: Bruno Mascle/Photoshot) Hubert Rochereau dutifully marched off to war from his home in the village of Bélâbre, France. He served as a second lieutenant in the 15th Dragoons. Rochereau died of hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/A-French-Soldiers-Room-Unchanged-96-Years-After-His-Death-in-World-War-I/

The Evolution of Music

[http://youtu.be/lExW80sXsHs] (YouTube link)The a cappella group Pentatonix (previously) sing a medley of familiar songs that span centuries. It’s heavy on music from the 20th century, of course, because w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/The-Evolution-of-Music-2/

Good Grief! Rejected Peanuts Specials

(Peanuts Guy t-shirt)The comic strip Peanuts was made into several feature films that are regularly aired on American television--even today. Most prominent among them are A Charlie Brown Christmas and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Good-Grief-Rejected-Peanuts-Specials/

Man Walks in South American Rainforest at Night, Sees Spider the Size of a Small Puppy

In a story that will haunt my dreams, entomologist Piotr Naskrecki was walking through the rainforest of Guyana at night in search of katydids, as that is what he was studying. He says that typically in his field re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Man-Walks-in-South-American-Rainforest-at-Night-Sees-Spider-the-Size-of-a-Small-Puppy/

Bats: Wonders of the Night

[http://youtu.be/P_tykwBvqZ0] (YouTube link)Twenty million bats in one cave! Can you imagine being there and not knowing that until it happens? And did you know that a bat’s hearing has to be ignored while it uses...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Bats-Wonders-of-the-Night/

NCR Needs You! - Mutants Need Not Apply

NCR Needs You! by AutoSaveThere are all kinds of crazy rumors circulating around the wastelands these days, rumors that the New California Republic is nothing but a Vault loving cult hell bent on the destruction of mank...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/NCR-Needs-You-Mutants-Need-Not-Apply/

Ralph Steadman Illustrates Breaking Bad

When you need an illustrator to bring the characters from AMC’s beloved series Breaking Bad to life you turn to someone used to creating drawings for gritty storylines- Ralph Steadman. Ralph has creat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Ralph-Steadman-Illustrates-Breaking-Bad/

The Murderous, Sometimes Sexy History of the Mermaid

For many people, the idea of a mermaid is shaped by the 1989 Disney movie The Little Mermaid, or possibly the 1984 Tom Hanks film Splash. The myth of a half human-half fish creature wasn’t always as delightful. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/The-Murderous-Sometimes-Sexy-History-of-the-Mermaid/

How To Deliver Sand Like A Boss

My dad taught me while I was very young that there are two ways you can accomplish things. The easy way, or the hard way. He also told me the hard way was often the "right" way. After watching this insane video of how th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/How-To-Deliver-Sand-Like-A-Boss/

Spooky Halloween Themed STEM Projects You Can Do With Your Kids

It’s important to teach kids that Halloween isn’t just about one night of collecting candy- it’s an October full of fun and festively fall activities that culminates on that magical sugar laced night of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Spooky-Halloween-Themed-STEM-Projects-You-Can-Do-With-Your-Kids/

The Matrix Trilogy Summed Up in Under 3 Minutes

The Matrix is one of those very polarizing trilogies. Some people like the fact that it incorporated Eastern philosophies and mixed them with modern ideas of technology and free-will. Others looked at it like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/TheMatrixTrilogyIn3Minutes/

Haunted Mansion Stretch Portraits Starring Disney Princesses

The stretch portraits found in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion slowly reveal what brought about the untimely demise of those who now dwell within the walls of that spooky estate. This colorful bit of dark ride d&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Haunted-Mansion-Stretch-Portraits-Starring-Disney-Princesses/

When Coonskin Caps Were Cool

Coonskin caps were used by Native Americans and pioneers to keep heads warm for hundreds of years, but the fashion faded out in the 20th century. The big exception was in the 1950s, when the furry caps were all the rage....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/When-Coonskin-Caps-Were-Cool/

Australians Taste Test American Snacks (and vice versa)

[http://dai.ly/x280h3s/172499] (DailyMotion link)Australian folks try out some really odd foods they’ve never encountered before: aerosol cheese, dried meat sticks, and something that night be chips, but are design...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Australians-Taste-Test-American-Snacks-and-vice-versa/

The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Is Just Like Your Depressing Life

Do you ever feel like you’re not in control of your life, and have no idea why you keep going through the motions every single day? Take it from Link- you don’t really have control over your life because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/The-Legend-Of-Zelda-Ocarina-Of-Time-Is-Just-Like-Your-Depressing-Life/

Watch Adults Get Scared Silly Playing Five Nights at Freddy's

There is something deviously enjoyable about watching adults get scared. When those adults are getting scared silly by a video game, it is even better. A medium initially created to entertain kids is now terrifying adult...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Watch-Adults-Get-Scared-Silly-Playing-Five-Nights-at-Freddys/

It's The Great Oogie - A Neighborhood Nightmare

It's The Great Oogie by Warbucks DesignThat oogie Boogeyman was feeling dog gone tired after all that fussing and fighting with Jack, and he needed a little time to reflect on the direction his afterlife was heading. He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Its-The-Great-Oogie-A-Neighborhood-Nightmare/

These People Made The Best Of A Bad Situation

Making the best out of a bad situation isn’t just a good idea- it’s a survival skill that will make it easier to wade through all the muck life is bound to throw your way.Clever minds figure out how to make t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/These-People-Made-The-Best-Of-A-Bad-Situation/

Flamin' Hot Cheetos Bagels

(Photo: The Buffalo News)Flamin' Hot Cheetos and bagels! Like pickled pigs' feet and jelly-filled donuts, they're two foods that naturally belong together. Now they are finally united, thanks to Allison Ewing of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Flamin-Hot-Cheetos-Bagels/

The Clowns of America Are Mad At American Horror Story: Freak Show

Image Credit: AniolSo did you kids watch the premier of American Horror Story: Freak Show? From the ratings to the instant renewal for a fifth season as soon as the first episode of this season debuted, safe to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/The-Clowns-of-America-Are-Mad-At-American-Horror-Story-Freak-Show/

Yardbird

[https://vimeo.com/108550980] (vimeo link)Yardbird, directed by Michael Spiccia of Brindle Path Films, is a beautiful and disturbing short film about a young girl who is kept away from civilization because of he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Yardbird/

13 Recipes For Fun Jack-O-Lantern Shaped Dishes

The jack-o'-lantern is a traditional symbol of Halloween, and a smiling ambassador of fall. When you see Jack's grin around town you know it's almost time for spirits to haunt the land of the living, and visions of candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/13-Recipes-For-Fun-Jack-O-Lantern-Shaped-Food/

Sheet Music for Jeff Goldblum Laughing

Actor Jeff Goldblum has a . . . let’s say unique laugh. Is it playable? You can try it out on this sheet music. Be sure to play it on your bagpipes con brio, which apparently means “vigorously.&rdqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Sheet-Music-for-Jeff-Goldblum-Laughing/

Will John Lennon’s "Paperback Writer" Guitar Be a Million-Dollar Seller?

Any artifact connected with the Beatles has a market. What prices those artifacts command depends on their intrinsic value, rarity, and provenance. A guitar up for auction in November has plenty of all three, which may d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/Will-John-Lennons-Paperback-Writer-Guitar-Be-a-Million-Dollar-Seller/




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