Archive for November 25th, 2014

The Internet Has No Love For Grandpa Joe From Willie Wonka

The internet is full of cute cat pics, hilarious memes, and hate. How can these seemingly incongruous elements exist in one place? With a little help from trending, post sharing and social media-izing.In 2004 lucky old G...

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Don’t Assume Anything

Sometimes you think you know what’s going on when you really have no clue. People with children can babysit as well as anyone, even if you define that as caring for a baby that’s not yours. When I&rs...

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Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings By Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen

If we could actually capture the appearance of a spirit on film, like those ghost show guys claim to be able to do, we might end up with a result that resembles the hauntingly beautiful paintings of Henrik Aarres...

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Babysitting Monkey

Inexperienced babysitters really do need a little supervision the first time they interact with infants. That holds true even if you're a monkey. In this clip from the BBC One series Life Story, a juvenile langu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Babysitting-Monkey/

Walker Grimes - Collect Them All, If You Dare...

Walker Grimes by StationJackKids will be kids, even in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, so when kids started looking for fun stuff to collect local living artists were happy to comply. They started drawing up trading c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Walker-Grimes-Collect-Them-All-If-You-Dare/

Plush Toys Inspired by Childrens' Imaginations

The smiles and lights in the eyes of the kids shown here are the result of their youthful imaginings materializing into soft, huggable form. A company called "Budsies" takes childrens' drawings of their fantasy friends a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Plush-Toys-Inspired-by-Childrens-Imaginations/

“YMCA” by The Bottle Boys

[http://youtu.be/L4z1SKN7eXA] (YouTube link)The Copenhagen musical group The Bottle Boys play us a tune we all know and love, and let us in on one of their secrets to making bottle music look so easy -when we all know it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/YMCA-by-The-Bottle-Boys/

Here's What Non-Human Cartoon Characters Would Look Like As Humans

(Image Link)Animation fans often wonder what their favorite non-human cartoon characters would look like as humans, and artists who grew up loving cartoons can't help but give the transformation a try, just to see w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Heres-What-Non-Human-Cartoon-Characters-Would-Look-Like-As-Humans/

Celery and Olives Dominated Thanksgiving for Nearly 100 Years—Until They Didn’t

I just bought celery and olives yesterday. I always buy them for Thanksgiving, but rarely any other time of the year. Olives are a special treat, and the adults in my family love them. I use celery in my cornbread dressi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Celery-and-Olives-Dominated-Thanksgiving-for-Nearly-100-YearsUntil-They-Didnt/

Puppy Swims With Dolphins in Chance Encounter

[http://youtu.be/qc-C3S_1e3o]YouTube LinkThis remarkable footage shot by Arriane Christie captured her ten-month-old puppy Jackie enthusiastically joining several dolphins for a swim off the coast of Wel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Puppy-Swims-With-Dolphins-in-Chance-Encounter/

Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps

For decades, visitors to Los Angeles have tried their best to go see the famous Hollywood sign up close. It’s not easy to get to, involves quite a bit of walking, and the view isn’t great when you get there....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Why-People-Keep-Trying-to-Erase-the-Hollywood-Sign-From-Google-Maps/

27 Fun Recipes Made With Tater Tots

Behold the almighty tater tot- the best tasting food product shaped like a tiny barrel.Whether they’re fried, baked or microwaved they always end up tasting like hot potato goodness, and the fact that they’re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/27-Fun-Recipes-Made-With-Tater-Tots/

The 10 Commandments of the Cafeteria

[http://youtu.be/ocwHX8UgHJ4] (YouTube link)Welcome to your college dining experience. Food Service Manager Brad Green has a list of rules that will make everything work, and if you follow them, you will also avoid getti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/The-10-Commandments-of-the-Cafeteria/

Hari-Kuyo: The Japanese Memorial Service for Broken Needles

(Photo: 豊瀬源一)Scholar Nicholas S. Anderson writes that in Japanese folklore, household objects become ensouled upon reaching the age of 100. The older a tool is, the more spirit is endowed within it. One resu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Hari-Kuyo-The-Japanese-Memorial-Service-for-Broken-Needles/

Apparently Richard Pryor Invented Black Metal

(Image Link)Have you ever wondered where those Black Metal bands got their signature spikes and face paint style?KISS seems like an obvious source, or King Diamond or more recently Marilyn Manson, but according to this v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Apparently-Richard-Pryor-Invented-Black-Metal/

Fun With Guns: The Art of the Arcade Target

There are objects from bygone eras that most of us have never even heard of, yet someone somewhere will be a collector and an expert on them. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there were arcade games in which on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Fun-With-Guns-The-Art-of-the-Arcade-Target/

There, wolf. There, castle - The Sights And Sounds Of Old Transylvania

There, wolf. There, castle by BenaresIt's easy to get a bit discombobulated when you arrive in Transylvania, but don't lose your young head! Listen to old pop eyed Igor and keep track of what's important- there wolf, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/There-wolf-There-castle-The-Sights-And-Sounds-Of-Old-Transylvania/

Two Orphaned Wallaby Joeys Become Friends

[http://youtu.be/oGCbb1Woua8]YouTube LinkTwo orphaned wallaby joeys named Gough and Salvador nuzzle and sniff each other as they meet for the first time on a crash course in wallaby friendship. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Two-Orphaned-Wallaby-Joeys-Become-Friends/

Predatory Glow Worms Found In Peruvian Amazon

Jeff Cremer is a wildlife photographer who works at the Tambopata Research Center in the Tambopata National Reserve in Peru. That’s where the strange “silkhenge” tower was found last year, which turned...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Predatory-Glow-Worms-Found-In-Peruvian-Amazon/

Evil Baby Glare-Off

Manhattan, New York-based blogger Mommy Shorts had a contest to find the baby that looks most likely to bite your head off. It's called the "Evil Baby Glare-Off,' and it pits the mugs of 32 finalists against each ot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Evil-Baby-Glare-Off/

Why Do We Have More Boys Than Girls?

[http://youtu.be/3IaYhG11ckA] (YouTube link)There are 106 baby boys born for every 100 baby girls. The folks from MinuteEarth tell us why, as far as we know, in this video. However, the sex imbalance is more severe than...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/25/Why-Do-We-Have-More-Boys-Than-Girls/






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