Archive for October 30th, 2014

Burglar Forgets to Flush Toilet, Leaves DNA Evidence

(Photo: Matthew Jording)Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico say that they’ve caught the culprit of a $250,000 house burglary in part because he left a DNA sample in a toilet. While robbing the home, the police say th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Burglar-Forgets-to-Flush-Toilet-Leaves-DNA-Evidence/

Dead Man’s Party

[http://youtu.be/3lyzU9Cz5q0] (YouTube link)The League of S.T.E.A.M. does Dia de los Muertos! The League of S.T.E.A.M. (previously) is a group of steampunk ghostbusters (“Serving all your supernatural elimination n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Dead-Mans-Party/

How Marvel Can Plan Movies So Far in Advance

As we’ve previously noted, if Marvel makes a movie, it will be a smashing success. So the company is starting to get a bit cocky about their abilities. On Tuesday, Marvel announced it movie release schedu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/How-Marvel-Can-Plan-Movies-So-Far-in-Advance/

What Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?

[http://youtu.be/swUA33FGXZU]YouTube LinkThis video is made by TestTube, a video series by the Discovery Network. It discusses countries known to have nuclear weapons, whether or not they have signed the...

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Woman Calls 911, Pretends to Order Pizza in Order to Summon the Police

(Photo: H. Michael Karshis)5 months ago, a reddit thread asked “911 Operators, what is that 1 call that you could never forget?” Crux1836 responded with this fascinating story:I had a call that started out pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Woman-Calls-911-Pretends-to-Order-Pizza-in-Order-to-Summon-the-Police/

Ghosts in the Machines: The Devices and Daring Mediums That Spoke for the Dead

You’ve read about mediums, seances, and Ouija boards here at Neatorama. What do all these things have in common? The Spiritualist movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. And in the wake of the new movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Ghosts-in-the-Machines-The-Devices-and-Daring-Mediums-That-Spoke-for-the-Dead/

Zangief's Gym - Training For Fighting In The Street

Zangief's Gym by Coinbox TeesIf you want to get ripped up like a Russian street fighter, with so many muscles that your skin begins to tear in places, then you need to head to Zangief's Gym, home of the perfect pump! Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Zangiefs-Gym-Training-For-Fighting-In-The-Street/

This Man Has the Guinness World Record for the Loudest Burp

This is Paul Hunn. His superpower is the ability to burp. In fact, at 109.9 decibels, he can burp louder than a lawn mower engine.[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLGDSpj7EHI] (Video Link)Hunn isn’t sure why he&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/The-Guinness-World-Record-for-the-Loudest-Burp/

Pictures Of Cats Putting Dogs In Their Place

(Image Link)Cats have a way of punking dogs that is unbelievable given their difference in size, and the fact that dogs often intimidate humans yet don’t deter cats from coming at them fang and claw.The battle betw...

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Kid Rock Attends the Birthday Party of His Biggest Fan, A Man with Down Syndrome

Dan McGurk is a big fan of rock star Kid Rock. In fact, he claims to be his biggest fan. He really wanted to meet him someday. McGurk got his chance on Monday, when he was celebrating his 30th birthday with his friends a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Kid-Rock-Attends-the-Birthday-Party-of-His-Biggest-Fan-A-Man-with-Down-Syndrome/

A Deadly Halloween Choose Your Own Adventure!

[http://youtu.be/lBOaBhVduu0] (YouTube link)Wouldn’t it be great if a haunted house tour was like a Choose Your Own Adventure book? In the 3D world, that would make haunted house attractions unbelievably big and ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/A-Deadly-Halloween-Choose-Your-Own-Adventure/

The Morbid Practice Of Post Mortem Photography

Everyone has their own way of grieving over the death of a loved one, and their own traditions when it comes to ushering the dead off into the afterlife.Wakes and vigils have become far less common practices, and while s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/The-Morbid-Practice-Of-Post-Mortem-Photography/

Strawberry and Lemon-Flavored Hot Dogs

(Photo: suzunone)A few minutes ago, I didn't know these things existed. It had never occurred to me to combine sweet, fruity flavors with the meat-like flavor of hot dogs. But now I want to eat them all!Rocket Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Strawberry-and-Lemon-Flavored-Hot-Dogs/

Bearfight!

[http://youtu.be/yBhR5ToR7a8]YouTube LinkEarlier this week I posted a video showing a New Jersey black bear on his best behavior. These two New Jersey black bears are in an all-out brawl...

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A Game Of Bones

In the canine quest to become the alpha dog only one will be able to sit on the Throne of Bones, and that ruler is destined to be Daenerys Targaryen, the mother of dragons. With her cute mug, flowing blonde hair and...

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The Japanese Navy's Crazy Plan to Bomb Texas

(Photo: Max Smith)Other than a handful of submarine-mounted artillery bombings, a brief air raid by a single submarine-launched seaplane, and a few balloon-floated bombs, Japan was unable to directly attack the 48 contig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/The-Japanese-Navys-Crazy-Plan-to-Bomb-Texas/

It's Tyson Versus Tyson On The Tonight Show

Mike Tyson is one of the greatest boxers of all time, and his short but sweet career will forever be remembered as being controversial, powerful and the inspiration for a classic video game…sort of.You see, Mike n...

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The Wrong Mouse - Food For Thought

The Wrong Mouse by Alberto ArniMickey was out wandering around the studio backlot and enjoying the sunshine when he wandered a bit too far. Suddenly set lots and trailers were replaced by shrubs and trees, and he heard...

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The Martian Invasion of 1938

On October 30, 1938, Orson’s Welles presented an episode of the radio drama anthology The Mercury Theatre on the Air. The offering was an adaptation of H. G. Wells's 1898 novel The War of the Worlds*/e...

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Romanian Headmaster Is Still Hanging Around School Long After His Death

Private school headmasters often keep their jobs for a really long time, sometimes to the point where they feel like they’ve spent their whole life in school.Alexandru Grigore Poescu spent fifty years as teacher an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Romanian-Headmaster-Is-Still-Hanging-Around-School-Long-After-His-Death/

College Soccer Player Not Bad at Basketball

[http://youtu.be/-ICmzmh_6XU] (YouTube link)Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee, offered $10,000 in tuition for performing an amazing basketball stunt: sink a layup, free throw, three-pointer, and a half-court shot, all w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/College-Soccer-Player-Not-Bad-at-Basketball/

Prison Life Hacks That Would Make MacGyver Proud

If there’s one thing MacGyver proved again and again on his hit TV show it’s that he can't be tied up for long, especially if there’s a stick of gum and a battery laying around.He made escaping captivit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Prison-Life-Hacks-That-Would-Make-MacGyver-Proud/

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven’s 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street became an instant classic- not particularly because of the cerebral plot or the sublime acting, but because of the terrifying villain Freddy Krueger....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/15-Things-You-Probably-Didnt-Know-About-A-Nightmare-on-Elm-Street/

This Video Proves Street Harassment Is Alive And Well In NYC

There are always battles brewing about what is and isn’t considered racist, classist, or sexist, but those that argue for either side of the issue have a hard time presenting concrete evidence to prove their case.W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/This-Video-Proves-Street-Harassment-Is-Alive-And-Well-In-NYC/

Your Pumpkin Can Also Be A Disco Light

Ready to party this Halloween? Then head over to Homes and Hues, where you can learn how to make a fun disco ball with nothing more than a pumpkin, a flashlight, string and either a screwdriver or a drill. The effect is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Your-Pumpkin-Can-Also-Be-A-Disco-Light/

Lemp Mansion: Tales of a Cursed Family and Their Haunted House

Funeral procession of William Lemp Jr. in front of the Lemp Mansion, 1922 | Source Often, when a structure or area is rumored to be haunted, the explanation offered is a chapter from local folklore. A beautiful,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Lemp-Mansion-Tales-of-a-Cursed-Family-and-Their-Haunted-House/

This Simple Strip of Paper Can Detect the Ebola Virus

(Photo: Wyss Institute/Harvard University)There is now a great need to test large numbers of people for the Ebola virus. James J. Collins and his colleagues at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biological Inspired...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/This-Simple-Strip-of-Paper-Can-Detect-the-Ebola-Virus/

Millennial Horror Story

[http://youtu.be/4db3zcShG6g] (YouTube link)A thoroughly modern horror film shows us what really instills fear into the hearts of young adults. You know you’ve stepped into another dimension when there’s sudd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Millennial-Horror-Story/

Come With Me...If You Want To Die - Sandman's Little Sister

Come With Me... If You Want To Die by SaqmanShe's got a smile that warms your heart, and a personality that seems unusually chipper given her lot in life, but when she asks you to take her hand and come with her you sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/Come-With-MeIf-You-Want-To-Die-Sandmans-Little-Sister/

Square Roots

(Photo: question_ev3rything)Redditor question_ev3rything spotted this amazing tree root formation in Guangzhou, China. The persistent tree has pushed its away into the orderly, grid-lined human world.A v...

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