Archive for October 29th, 2014

'Tis the Season for Tons of Horror Webcomics

This i09 article hooks readers up with "tons of horror webcomics" to keep bones chilled and blood curdled. "From post-apocalyptic epics filled with monsters to anthologies packed with serial killers, ali...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Tis-the-Season-for-Tons-of-Horror-Webcomics/

29 Web Ads Ruined by Extremely Unfortunate Placement

Do you trust a computer program to determine where your ad goes online in order to maximize its visability?Well, considering how many companies have human-generated public relations disasters, maybe it's not a bad idea....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/29-Web-Ads-Ruined-by-Extremely-Unfortunate-Placement/

Which Halloween Candy is the Least Healthy to Eat?

[http://youtu.be/nA-VSR3gvYo]YouTube LinkThis animation by Daniella Urdinlaiz supplies information about popular candies containing ingredients that are more harmful to the body than others. In watching...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Which-Halloween-Candy-is-the-Least-Healthy-to-Eat/

Pineapple Jack-o'-Lantern

This pineapple looks much more frightening than an ordinary jack-o'-lantern! Cory Doctorow of Boing Boing saw it at a Trader Vic's in Portland, Oregon. It would be great for a Halloween party with a Tiki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Pineapple-Jack-o-Lantern/

The Difference Between Foods

[http://youtu.be/yFGVxRtE1QU] (YouTube link)The difference between fruits and vegetables depends on whether you are talking to a botanist or a cook, but Daven at Today I Found Out gives us a decent short course in tellin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/The-Difference-Between-Foods/

Kevin Smith Shaves His Facial Hair, is Now Unrecognizable

Via FacebookFilm director Kevin Smith posted these pictures of himself to his Facebook page, one of which is the "after" picture of him having shaven his trademark facial hair. People familiar with Smith...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Kevin-Smith-Shaves-His-Facial-Hair-is-Now-Unrecognizable/

Which Wine Pairs Best With Your Halloween Candy?

Image Credits: JackieSo the kids come in Halloween night, and they pour the contents of their bag on the floor to pick out their favorites. They slowly eat themselves into a sugar coma, and this is when the adults strike...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Which-Wine-Pairs-Best-With-Your-Halloween-Candy/

Grand Theft Stapler - The Birth Of An Office Badass

Grand Theft Stapler by Grafx-GuyMilton was always getting pushed around at work, he was the butt of every joke and the only person in the office who didn't have his own space for more than a week at a time, but he'd lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Grand-Theft-Stapler-The-Birth-Of-An-Office-Badass/

Things We Wish We Could Say at the Gym

[http://youtu.be/BmFWv3L2av8]YouTube LinkThe gym: for those of us who go regularly, there are certain thoughts trapped in our heads during workouts that aren't a good idea to verbalize. The part I could...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Things-We-Wish-We-Could-Say-at-the-Gym/

Ghost Islands: Eight of the Eeriest Abandoned Places on the Seas

There are uninhabited islands and abandoned islands, and then there are these: ghost islands, with a past that sinks over you like a specter. There are mostly sad reasons these islands aren’t inhabited, like Povegl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Ghost-Islands-Eight-of-the-Eeriest-Abandoned-Places-on-the-Seas/

Honest Trailers: Saw

Here is the thing about the Saw movie franchise. It has a lot of cuts and holes. HAHAHAHAHA, get it? That works on TWO levels. As a fan of horror, we tend to look past those holes and do our best to just sit bac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Honest-Trailers-Saw/

Origami Millennium Falcon

Adamite85, an origami artist in the Czech Republic, made a simple but remarkably accurate model of the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. I wouldn't try the Kessel Run in it, but I'm sur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Origami-Millennium-Falcon/

A Game of Thrones Halloween

(Funny or Die link)It sounds as if Jon Snow is leading the Night’s Watch on a mission, but as his pep talk continues, it begins to remind you of something much more familiar This is not exactly a Halloween special...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/A-Game-of-Thrones-Halloween/

All The Brand New Horror Movies You Can Watch Before Halloween

Image Credit: Egon EagleSo I imagine there must be a bunch of you out there who make watching scary movies a big part of your Halloween ritual. Being one of those people, I found myself wondering what new horror would be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/All-The-Brand-New-Horror-Movies-You-Can-Watch-Before-Halloween/

26 Not-So-Scary Facts About Halloween

[http://youtu.be/-cBhVTafGkM] (YouTube link)For the Halloween edition of the mental_floss List Show, John Green has a whole long list of facts about Halloween! The biggest pumpkin, the origin of Jack-o-Lanterns, why peop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/26-Not-So-Scary-Facts-About-Halloween/

5 Book and Pizza Pairings

(Pizza photo: Randy Mayor)Pizza is fun to eat and heavy literature is, well, good for you in a way. It's the literary equivalent of broccoli. You should eat it. A nice greasy pizza will help you digest the prose.But whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/5-Book-and-Pizza-Pairings/

A Nihilistic Short Film About Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown has dealt with some tough childhood moments in the last 65 years, from being rejected by girls to losing his dog to getting bad grades in school, but the heaviest thing he ever had to deal with came courtes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/A-Nihilistic-Short-Film-About-Charlie-Brown/

Josh Sundquist’s 2014 Halloween Costume

Josh Sundquist is an athlete, a math nerd, a rapper, and an author. He lost his left leg to cancer as a child. Lately he’s become internet-famous for his imaginative Halloween costumes: the Gingerbread Man from *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Josh-Sundquists-2014-Halloween-Costume/

I Have The Adventure - Master Of The Cartoon Universe

I Have The Adventure by OlipopFinn discovered an old sword lying in a cave next to a pile of old bones and he instantly fell in love. That sword was so totally mathematical that Finn just had to have it for his own, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/I-Have-The-Adventure-Master-Of-The-Cartoon-Universe/

The Passenger Airplanes of the Future?

A British technology research company called The Center for Process Innovation suggests that the passenger aircrafts of the future would be much improved by removing the planes' windows and instead having OLED touch scre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/The-Passenger-Airplanes-of-the-Future/

The Truth Behind Halloween Candy Tampering Urban Legends

Urban legends about people tampering with Halloween candy have existed for decades, and even though they’re largely seen as scare tactics these legends still put enough fear in parents and kids that x-raying candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/The-Truth-Behind-Halloween-Candy-Tampering-Urban-Legends/

The Lion Cam

[http://youtu.be/MthhQ8rUzT8] (YouTube link)Only Kevin Richardson, the lion whisperer (previously at Neatorama) could strap a GoPro camera on a lion. And that’s just what he did. Richardson also has a camera, but h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/The-Lion-Cam/

The Small Swedish Apartment With A Whole Lot of Storage Space

388 square feet isn't much, but with a clever renovation by Karin Matz, this Swedish apartment still feels surprisingly airy and roomy. The secret is the combined closet/bed/kitchen/storage area at the heart of the space...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/The-Small-Swedish-Apartment-With-A-Whole-Lot-of-Storage-Space/

12 Things You May Not Know About Houdini

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Harry Houdini is, far and away, the most famous magician and escape art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/12-Things-You-May-Not-Know-About-Houdini/

Tiny Kitten Therapy

[http://youtu.be/rcVjJhoYHgo]YouTube LinkThis sweet footage is of a litter of tiny kittens crawling around and exploring their world, as they haven't yet mastered the art of catwalking. The video is perf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Tiny-Kitten-Therapy/

80s Cartoon Villains Dunking on You

Skeletor from He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseMegatron from The TransformersYou have no place on this basketball court. The villains of an 80s childhood will destroy you by dunking over your head,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/80s-Cartoon-Villains-Dunking-on-You/

Don't Panic! ...It's Just a Horror Movie Tribute!

[http://youtu.be/3H9dc4t9hF4] (YouTube link)Hey, you wanna see something really scary? Then be warned before you watch this montage of horror movie clips that it is graphic and gory. If you’ve seen the movies, it s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Dont-Panic-Its-Just-a-Horror-Movie-Tribute/

Artist Adds Doodles to Random People

Instagram member geeohsnap is an artist in Norway. He takes pictures of random people that he sees. He then loads those photos into Snapchat and uses doodling tools to add important details, such as anim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Artist-Adds-Doodles-to-Random-People/

Cats That Look Like Pinup Girls

These images of feminine and feline wiles on display are from a Tumblr by the name of Cats That Look Like Pinup Girls. The site is amusing; check it out if you're so inclined. But be warned: while y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/29/Cats-That-Look-Like-Pinup-Girls/
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