Archive for November 13th, 2014

Didga the Skateboarding Cat Drops In

[http://youtu.be/X3w5AoWPK64]YouTube LinkDidga the skateboarding cat (previously at Neatorama) shows off her latest moves at the skatepark in this video, including the difficult-to-master move the "drop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Didga-the-Skateboarding-Cat-Drops-In/

Out of This World

Something as cosmic as space travel would have to change your point of view, don’t you think? To see everything and everyone you've ever known as a pretty blue marble suspended in the universe -that woul be humblin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Out-of-This-World-2/

Compilation Video: Great Dads Have Great Reflexes

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWAUcExlFTI](Video Link)If you're Daddy, then you're a superhero. Because you have to be. Your kids appear to be intent on killing themselves through their utter recklessness. You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Great-Dads-Have-Great-Reflexes/

Why So Strangely Yoda Speaks

Any Star Wars fan will recognize an imitation of the Jedi Muppet Yoda even in text because of his peculiar syntax. But is it really so peculiar? There are plenty of examples from history -many from Shakespeare-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Why-So-Strangely-Yoda-Speaks/

Boy Runs Away From Home, Sleeps in IKEA Store for Nearly a Week

Have you ever been in IKEA so long that you thought about setting up camp there, sleeping on their beds and living on meatballs? If so, you're not alone. A twelve-year-old Chinese boy who ran away from home was found nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Boy-Runs-Away-From-Home-Sleeps-in-IKEA-Store-for-Nearly-a-Week/

Amazing! This Bird Sounds Just Like R2-D2

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q6utsksoFY](Video Link)This is Bluey, a parakeet owned by Carli Jeffrey. Bluey loves to imitate sounds, including human voices, laser sound effects, and kissing sounds.Jeffrey played a vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Amazing-This-Bird-Sounds-Just-Like-R2-D2/

Unicorn Shot in Slovenia

You’d be forgiven if you thought this was a unicorn. And indeed, a deer shot near Celje, Slovenia, in August had only one horn, er, antler, growing right in the middle of its head. Boštjan Pokorny examined t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Unicorn-Shot-in-Slovenia/

Dogs Playing Dungeons & Dragons

The American artist Cassius Marcellus Coolidge is most famous for composing 16 paintings of dogs playing poker, pool, and engaging in other traditionally human pursuits. Poker can be fun, but for real excitement, you nee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Dogs-Playing-Dungeons-and-Dragons/

Plus-Sized Photographer Captures Public Reactions to Her in Photographs

Memphis-based photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero's series "Wait Watchers," ongoing since 2013, comprises photographs of herself in public places, capturing others' expressions in reaction to looking at her as they pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Plus-Sized-Photographer-Catches-Public-Reactions-to-Her-in-Photographs/

Smeagol The Cat Does A Great Impression Of Gollum When He's Scared

Smeagol the Sphynx is a hairless cat that doesn’t really look much like Smeagol’s corrupted counterpart Gollum until he’s scared of losing his nine precious lives to a werewolf attack.(YouTube Link)When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Smeagol-The-Cat-Does-A-Great-Impression-Of-Gollum-When-Hes-Scared/

Vampire Queen - She Totally Doesn't Suck

Vampire Queen by Leena CruzShe's Marceline the vampire queen, she'll play you a song that will make your heart sing, she may look scary but on the contrary she's really nice as long as you don't ask her for advice! Dude...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Vampire-Queen-She-Totally-Doesnt-Suck/

Great Opening Sentences from Science Fiction Novels

The way in which a book begins is important, in that it's indicative of the author's style as well as setting the tone for the entire piece of writing. It's like a walking in a front door; the way it is crafted can lend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Great-Opening-Sentences-from-Science-Fiction-Novels/

23 Great Golden Girls Crafts

The Golden Girls earringsA bouquet of a dozen Roses cardThe Golden Girls toilet seatThank you for being a friend . . . and for making such clever crafts inspired by The Golden Girls! Jenna...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/23-Great-Golden-Girls-Crafts/

Series "Freestyle" Catches Pups in Mid Jump

German photographer Julia Christe's series "Freestyle" captures dogs in mid-air while jumping. The result is these adorable photographs of the various canines, agog, legs jumbled and hair flying. If only my dogs had...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Serie-Freestyle-Catches-Pups-in-Mid-Jump/

Here's What A Record's Groove Looks Like At 1000X Magnification

Have you ever wondered how that needle in that vinyl groove plays all those sweet sounds? Maybe you understand the process but haven’t seen the whole thing up close, like really close, to see what the needle or sty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Heres-What-A-Records-Groove-Looks-Like-At-1000X-Magnification/

The 101 Strangest Foods from Around the World

(Photo: mararie)Pictured above are deep fried starfish, scorpions, and a seahorse. They're traditional street foods in some parts of China and some of the amazing exotic foods rounded up by When on Earth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/The-101-Strangest-Foods-from-Around-the-World/

Revisiting TurboRoo, the Two-Legged Chihuahua

When we last checked in with TurboRoo, the Chihuahua born with two legs, he was a tiny puppy who had just been fitted with his first set of wheels. He was being cared for by the staff at The Downtown Vet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Revisiting-TurboRoo-the-Two-Legged-Chihuahua/

The Snowflake Regatta Catastrophe

[https://youtu.be/i1EoOlMkVjU] (YouTube link)Have you ever been to a rowing competition, er, regatta? I haven’t, either, but something tells me they usually go better than this. Last weekend, the Snowflake Regatt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/The-Snowflake-Regatta-Catastrophe/

Man Walks 5,600 Miles across Australia in Stormtrooper Armor

Now this is obviously a good idea. But Scott Loxley is doing more than being cool by dressing as a stormtrooper from Star Wars. He's a member of the 501st Legion, a charitable organization operated by Imperial s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Man-Walks-5600-Miles-across-Australia-in-Stormtrooper-Armor/

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.A cult movie classic? A piece of Americana? A vintage slice of the '60's? Uh, I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Dr-Goldfoot-and-the-Bikini-Machine/

Cat Math

(Image: shvelo)It's been a very long time since I've had a math class, but I felt pretty confident that this was correct. Then I read the comments. Now I'm unsure.Er, okay.I can kind of follow this.I'm j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Cat-Math/

Magical Places That Look Too Perfect to be Real

San Marino | Image: reddit.comIf you're looking for picturesque places to add to your list of travel destinations, check out this collection of thirty-eight incredible photos. While there are a number of countries r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Magical-Places-That-Look-Too-Perfect-to-be-Real/

Bicycle Wheel Clock

Máté Csipszer made this charming clock from old bike parts. The body is the hub of a wheel and the numbers are shaped pieces of bike chain. The hands are pieces of cut plastic. Does it work? Mát&eacu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Bicycle-Wheel-Clock/

Fifteen Facts About The Little Mermaid

The first two facts in this list of fifteen bits of trivia about The Little Mermaid have to do with the color palette of the film:1) "The color is intentionally muted and overcast in the opening scene on Eric's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Fifteen-Facts-About-iThe-Little-Mermaidi/

Do You Want To Play? - One Mask To Ruin It All

Do You Want To Play? by TyphoonicMajora's mask was the source of all the problems encountered by Link after leaving Hyrule in search of a new kind of adventure, and it was the mask that sent him on a journey into the he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Do-You-Want-To-Play-One-Mask-To-Ruin-It-All/

How to Make Ramen Donuts

Yes, there's a recipe. But more than that, Josh Scherer of Culinary Bro-Down* speaks to my soul when he describes his relationship with food:The other day I was explaining to someone the nuance behind ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/How-to-Make-Ramen-Donuts/




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