Archive for October 19th, 2014

10 True Stories of Survival Cannibalism

The idea of eating human flesh is abhorrent to most folks, but the truth is people, like animals, will eat anything when the alternative is dying of starvation. And most of us understand the vast difference between eatin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/10-True-Stories-of-Survival-Cannibalism/

What If Christopher Nolan Directed WAll-E?

WALL-E was an amazing film. Christopher Nolan is an amazing director. So let's play around for a second and hypothesize how utterly brilliant it would be if Nolan had gotten the chance to direct WALL-E?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/What-If-Christopher-Nolan-Directed-WAll-E/

What the World Eats

National Geographic brings us an interactive data visualization project that breaks down world food consumption. As you can see, globally, we consume more grains than anything. The staff of life, you know. At the site, y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/What-the-World-Eats/

Couch Turns into a Pillow Fort in Just Seconds

The design studio Goula Figuera, which consists of Pablo Figuera and Álvaro Goula, developed this clever couch design called Orwell. It's a couch for sitting, a bed for napping, and a pillow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Couch-Turns-into-a-Pillow-Fort-in-Just-Seconds/

Crusoe the Dachshund Vine Compilation

[http://youtu.be/1Xds8pp3ASk]YouTube LinkYou may remember Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund of dachshund fire truck fame. Here's a little insight into the Lifestyles of the Canine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Crusoe-the-Dachshund-Vine-Compilation/

The Immune System

That’s a very succinct and understandable way to explain what your immune system is doing to you. If you ask me, it’s a fairly decent tradeoff for not dying of the flu or an ingrown hair. A little Benedryl sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/The-Immune-System/

Guide To Ghosts - Nine Spooky Species

Guide To Ghosts by Toxic Ice CreamBefore you go trick-or-treating this Halloween you might want to consult this handy guide so you're prepared for any spooks you might see on All Hallow's Eve. Ghosts come in all shapes,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Guide-To-Ghosts-Nine-Spooky-Species/

Mesmerizing Card Trick Artistry

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_M_aRtX-bA](Video Link)Todd Robins and Joe Robins, the filmmakers behind Kuma Films, travel around the world filming people demonstrating incredible skills. While in Singapore, they met p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Mesmerizing-Card-Trick-Artistry/

Throwing Paint at a Ferrari

We’ve seen artist Fabian Oefner do some amazing things with space, time, and paint. His latest project involves a wind tunnel, UV paint, and a Ferrari. Yes, he threw brightly-colored paint at a Ferrari, to illustra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Throwing-Paint-at-a-Ferrari/

1947 Video Suggests a Career as a Librarian

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK4bjQPwdkc](Video Link)As a librarian, I found this 1947 vocational guidance film from Iowa State University fascinating. Paul of Weird Universe comments, "I don't believe the informatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/1947-Video-Suggests-a-Career-as-a-Librarian/

Kraft Foods to Produce Bacon Cream Cheese

Kraft-owned Philadelphia will be adding Oscar Meyer bacon to their cream cheese, which is already stocked in some stores and will be coming soon to others. As of now, the flavor will only be distributed to American outle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Kraft-Foods-to-Produce-Bacon-Cream-Cheese/

Finnish Cough Drop Ad

[http://youtu.be/kYNmGHhIJ8k] (YouTube link)This is an ad for Zyx, a brand of cough drops sold in Finland and Sweden. You can see what’s going to happen a mile away, but it’s still amusing. It makes a strange...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Finnish-Cough-Drop-Ad/

Ian McKellen Advises Students with His Most Memorable Line

Ian McKellen, the actor who played Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings movies, advises students to study thoroughly for their tests. What will happen if they don't? Listen to McKellen's warning:[https://www.youtube...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Ian-McKellen-Advises-Students-with-His-Most-Memorable-Line/

Cable TV Channel Will Show Nothing But Star Wars on a Continuous Loop

(Image: Lucasfilm)Sky Hits is a cable television channel in Germany and Austria. From December 1-14, it will show all 6 Star Wars movies, Star Wars documentaries, and specials on a continuous lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Cable-TV-Channel-Will-Show-Nothing-But-Star-Wars-on-a-Continuous-Loop/

Eight-Year-Old Boy Shows off Incredible Dance Moves

[http://youtu.be/LdVxBO-ry3E]YouTube LinkEight-year-old Aidan Prince shows what he's capable of when given a routine by professional choreographer Tricia Miranda. I'm not even into dancing and this kid h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Eight-Year-Old-Boy-Shows-off-Incredible-Dance-Moves/

A Collection Of Eerie, Unexplained Photos

Image Credit: L.A TimesThe internet is filled with weird stuff. That is half of the draw. It is like a Christmas gift each time you go to it, as you never quite know what you are going to get. One thing that internet has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/A-Collection-Of-Eerie-Unexplained-Photos/

Baby Elephant Airlifted for Medical Care with Two Animal Friends as Company

[http://youtu.be/J5ipNBGEQ_Q]YouTube LinkThis sweet baby elephant named Wass fell down a man-made well in a Kenyan river bed and needed medical care. Representatives from The David Sheldrick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Baby-Elephant-Airlifted-for-Medical-Care-with-Two-Animal-Friends-as-Company/

Shiny - Like A Firefly In The Night Sky

shiny by KharmazeroCaptain Mal takes pride in his ship, and he gets mighty happy when a fellow traveler comes on board and says something about the Serenity being all shiny. Mal keeps her nice and shiny on purpose, so s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Shiny-Like-A-Firefly-In-The-Night-Sky/

America’s Favorite Sandwich Fillings

According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, 49% of American will eat at least one sandwich on any given day. That’s really not so shocking; I eat one most days, if not two. And why not? A sandwich is e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Americas-Favorite-Sandwich-Fillings/

A Braille Smartphone Designed Specifically for the Blind

(Photo: Kriyate Design Solutions)Kriyate Design Solutions, a start-up company in India, has developed a phone specifically for people with visual impairments. The phone has metal pins built into the body that raise...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/A-Smartphone-Designed-Specifically-for-the-Blind/

Working with Cats Around

[http://youtu.be/bDuLeXx2Gv0] (YouTube link)Working at home is wonderful, but it has its drawbacks. My kids have been on fall break this past week, which makes getting anything done difficult. However, they did...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Working-with-Cats-Around/

Luxury Dining in Kenya: Macaroni and Cheese Served by a White Waiter

(Photo: Sven Torfinn/New York Times)Nairobi is a rapidly growing city opening to international markets. There's an emerging status symbol among wealthy Kenyans that some clever restaurateurs have exploited: bein...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/Luxury-Dining-in-Kenya-Macaroni-and-Cheese-Served-by-a-White-Waiter/

How to Dance to AC/DC

[http://youtu.be/GQWxL-nXkFM] (YouTube link)A group of Bulgarian folk dancers hoof it to the AC/DC song “Thunderstruck.” It works, because they are obviously having a great time! Whatever this dance is called...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/19/How-to-Dance-to-ACDC/






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