Archive for November 14th, 2014

Funny Comics Drawn on Coffee Cups

You may remember Josh Hara's extensive contribution to our Twaggies series. But he does a lot more than write funny tweets. He also draws elaborate cartoons--not just doodles--on coffee cups. Hara has developed an extens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Funny-Comics-Drawn-on-Coffee-Cups/

The Animated Movie Sadness Index

Who is the saddest animated character of all? There are plenty to select from. The full title of the list is The Animated Movie Sadness Index: A Brief History of Dead Parents, Sad Robots, and Devastated Animal Ch...

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This Is What a Computer Looked Like in 1957

This photo, according to a document from the government Norfolk County, UK, is a photo of the city of Norwich taking delivery of its first computer. It's an Elliott 405, a computer manufactured by Elliott Brothers, a now...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/This-Is-What-a-Computer-Looked-Like-in-1957/

Diving School - Scuba Lessons By The Light Of The Blood Moon

Diving School by Profeta999The Creature had spent so much time under the murky water in the black lagoon that he was a shoo-in for the position of diving school instructor at Drac's horribly fun horror campgrounds Camp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Diving-School-Scuba-Lessons-By-The-Light-Of-The-Blood-Moon/

Toe-tal Recall Sock

 Toe-tal Recall SockIt's time to gear up for winter. Make sure you put your best bionic foot forward with the Toe-tal Recall Sock from the NeatoShop. This comfy knee sock is perfect for terminating winter chills and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Toe-tal-Recall-Sock/

Two Robots Fighting with Samurai Swords

We have seen amazing advancements in robotics in the past few years. For example, knife-wielding robots have been programmed to repeatedly stab meat. Other robots are programmed to comfort dying humans. Still other, comp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Two-Robots-Fighting-with-Samurai-Swords/

Tiny Newborn Pangolin

A new pangolin at the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan wouldn’t nurse from her mother, so zookeepers had to step in and feed the baby (yes, despite appearances, pangolins are mammals). The pangolin named Gung-wu also got washe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Tiny-Newborn-Pangolin/

Too Many Cook(ies)

This week, the Adult Swim short film Too Many Cooks broke the internet, becoming a massively viral hit. It's a brilliant and truly original work of storytelling that has earned its creators well-deserved accolad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Too-Many-Cookies/

More Hilariously Bad Record Album Covers

Recently, a Neatorama article featured terrible album cover art collected by Boing Boing. Dangerous Minds has assembled a collection of bad cover art from countries all over the world. The grouping was pulled f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/More-Hilariously-Bad-Record-Album-Covers/

The Cost of a Shrimp Treadmill

Back in 2006, a research team headed by David A. Scholnick studied the effects of bacteria on crustaceans. The research was published in The Biological Bulletin under the title "Impact of Exposure to Bacteria on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Cost-of-a-Shrimp-Treadmill/

World's Tallest and Shortest Men Meet

As part of the celebration of their 60th anniversary, on November 13th, the Guinness Book of World Records organization arranged a meeting in London of the tallest and shortest men on Earth. The World&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Worlds-Tallest-and-Shortest-Men-Meet/

A Squirrel’s Eye View from a Stolen Camera

[http://youtu.be/4_gmkhE7YQc] (YouTube link)A squirrel finds a GoPro camera and decides it might be worth keeping. He takes it up a tree, but discovers that its machine-made surfaces aren’t so easy to balance on a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/A-Squirrels-Eye-View-from-a-Stolen-Camera/

Ten Things About Japan That Shock First-Time Visitors

Image: Julie McNameeAh, Japan. Often, Western countries are amused by what we see as the odd quirks of Japanese culture. Thus, first-time visitors of Japan may be surprised by a number of Japanese customs. One examp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Ten-Things-About-Japan-That-Shock-First-Time-Visitors/

The Interstellar Space Exploration Movie Mashup

[http://youtu.be/v2nJvAWPDtk] (YouTube link)Matthew McConaughey’s monologue from Interstellar about why we go into space is the unifying factor in this supercut of movie scene set in space that you’v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Interstellar-Space-Exploration-Movie-Mashup/

Hunter Pinocchio - Hungry Beavers Vs. One Brave Little Wooden Boy

Hunter Pinocchio by StudioM6Pinocchio was born wanting to be a real boy, but when his little village was overrun by deadly beavers he had no choice but to accept his wooden puppet frame for what it is- a tool for taking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Hunter-Pinocchio-Hungry-Beavers-Vs-One-Brave-Little-Wooden-Boy/

Crack Master- The Sesame Street Short Deemed Too Scary For Kids

Sesame Street isn’t known for having edgy or scary content, it’s a show with friendly content for the little uns and therefore tries to keep the tone of the show fun and upbeat.However, back in the g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Crack-Master-The-Sesame-Street-Short-Deemed-Too-Scary-For-Kids/

Twinsters

Here’s a story that quite resembles the movie The Parent Trap, except that the parents aren’t really involved. French fashion designer Anais Bordier, who is studying in London, was shown a video of S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Twinsters/

Two Twisted Remakes Of "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie"

Laura Numeroff’s classic children’s book If You Give A Mouse A Cookie isn’t a frightening or disturbing book in any way, in fact it’s tame even by children’s book standards.The simple tale d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Two-Twisted-Remakes-Of-If-You-Give-A-Mouse-A-Cookie/

The Dreadful Inconvenience of Salad

Hardly any of us get the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables in our daily diet, but I can tell you from experience that making salad is expensive, time-consuming, and more complicated than a typical lunch. It&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Dreadful-Inconvenience-of-Salad/

The Katio Is A Private Kitty Patio With Its Own Bathroom

We here at Neatorama love cats, but like most people, we aren't exactly thrilled to look at their litter boxes day in and day out. If you live in a small space though, it's pretty hard to get away from the box though...u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Katio-Is-A-Private-Kitty-Patio-With-Its-Own-Bathroom/

The Librarian, His 'Stache, and the Most Dangerous Book on Earth

For decades, the only thing staving off a worldwide Socialist revolution was a grouchy librarian.(Illustration by Dale Edwin Murray)There is no clearer sign of Communism’s decline, Russians joke,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Librarian-His-Stache-and-the-Most-Dangerous-Book-on-Earth/

What Are The Worst Comic Book Character Names Ever?

Comic book characters are generally created with fan appeal in mind, and therefore everything from their outfit to their signature catchphrase is tailor made to appeal to readers.There’s one thing the creators don&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/What-Are-The-Worst-Comic-Book-Character-Names-Ever/

Christmas Truce Ad

[http://youtu.be/NWF2JBb1bvM] (YouTube link)It was 100 years ago this Christmas that British and German soldiers came out of their World War I foxholes on Christmas Day to greet each other, exchange gifts and play a game...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Christmas-Truce/

Father Plays Guitar and Sings to Premature Son in NICU

[http://youtu.be/0lNBcTkssWA]YouTube LinkIn this heartbreaker of a story, Ashley Elizabeth Wood loved helping people. She created a life for herself in the service of others. In the wake of 9/11, Ashley...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Father-Plays-Guitar-and-Sings-to-Premature-Son-in-NICU/

Playtime for Ferrets

[http://youtu.be/sshZ8B7YQDY] (YouTube link)Ferrets Teun, Yuki, and Spike have it made, with all these toys and each other to play with. But the real fun starts when a remote control car is introduced into the mix at abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Playtime-for-Ferrets/

The Road Reaper - Death On The Highway

The Road Reaper by Troy The ArtistHe's one bad mofo with an equally badass bike, and if you run into him on some lonely stretch of highway get out of his way or suffer the consequences! The Road Reaper tears up the tar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Road-Reaper-Death-On-The-Highway/

The Tombstone of a Dedicated Scrabble Player

Paul G. Lind of Portland, Oregon loved to play Scrabble. When he passed away, his friends and family erected this custom tombstone that shows in Scrabble form what they remembered most about him. Lind now rests beneath t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/The-Tombstone-of-a-Dedicated-Scrabble-Player/

11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops

It’s hard to believe that many of the movies we love the most were considered failures when they were first released. There are plenty of reasons why the box office doesn’t do well, even with a good movie: it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/11-Beloved-Movies-That-Were-Box-Office-Flops/






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