Archive for November 26th, 2014

DeLorean 2.0 - Time For A McFly Makeover

DeLorean 2.0 by DonnieDoc and Marty came across an old, and seemingly abandoned, police box behind the movie theater, and they liked the look of it so much they decided it would make the perfect replacement for that ru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/DeLorean-20-Time-For-A-McFly-Makeover/

History Teacher Explores Historical Accuracy Of Skyrim

Video game developers typically have some sort of time period in mind when they’re creating the look and feel of their world, a historical reference point which is easy to spot in the fantasy genre.Fantasy is all a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/How-Historically-Accurate-Is-Skyrim/

How the World’s First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap

ENIAC stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, and the machine that bore the name is often considered the first true electronic computer, although that depends on how one defines “computer.” I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/How-the-Worlds-First-Computer-Was-Rescued-From-the-Scrap-Heap/

Jack Nicholson's Prep Before Shooting the Ax Scene in The Shining

[http://youtu.be/Qu3xxq5F3Gw]YouTube LinkThis clip shows Jack Nicholson preparing for a scene in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. In the scene, Nicholson's character Jack Torrance chops into a loc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Jack-Nicholsons-Prep-Before-Shooting-the-Ax-Scene-in-iThe-Shiningi/

Bill Cosby And The Ultimate Crowdsourced Memes Fail

Bill Cosby recently learned a hard lesson about crowdsourcing when his social media people decided to invite the 'Net to take images of Bill and turn them into memes.(Image Link)Their site showed silly,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Bill-Cosby-And-The-Ultimate-Crowdsourced-Memes-Fail/

The Dinosaurs of Jurassic World

[http://youtu.be/RFinNxS5KN4] (YouTube link)Now that the trailer for the movie Jurassic World is out, let’s all find problems with the dinosaurs in it. It happened with the first Jurassic Park mov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/The-Dinsaurs-of-Jurassic-World/

The L.A. Locations Where Famous Horror Films Were Shot

Horror movies are rarely set in Los Angeles, preferring to use fake city names like Springwood and Cuesta Verde, and yet the vast majority of them are filmed within a hundred miles of Hollywood.Making viewers believe tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/The-LA-Locations-Where-Famous-Horror-Films-Were-Shot/

Batman vs. Darth Vader

[http://youtu.be/qv6saLrn3UY] (YouTube link)It’s the ultimate showdown of badass fictional characters in black! Never mind the odd crossover of the Disney and DC universes -at least there’s no problem with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Batman-vs-Darth-Vader/

Classic Authors' American Houses on Google Maps

Mark Twain351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut It's often said that writers' desks are important, in that they reflect their approach and routine. Thus, the homes of famous writers have alw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Classic-Authors-American-Houses-on-Google-Maps/

Is Your Flight Delayed? Siberians Laugh at Your Misery

This sounds like a setup for an “In Mother Russia…” joke, but it happened at the Igarka airport above the Arctic Circle. The flight to the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk was in danger of being cancelled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Is-Your-Flight-Delayed-Siberians-Laugh-at-Your-Misery/

Ten Facts About R.E.M.

Formed in 1980, R.E.M. enjoyed a lot of critical acclaim and success — particularly for a band whose roots were firmly in the alternative genre — before they disbanded in 2011. The referring article...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Ten-Facts-About-REM/

Black Friday: Then and Now

[http://youtu.be/QZzlSyLpfWQ] (YouTube link)When did people start losing their minds over Christmas shopping? Maybe it was a gradual process. Thirty years ago, shopping centers promoted Black Friday as a good day to get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Black-Friday-Then-and-Now/

Neverball - The Lightning Rat Guide To Grunge

Neverball by WirdouThere were all sorts of fun games going on when Ash and his friends showed up at the Poke Master Mega Block Party, like pin the tail on the snorlax and bobbing for Poke balls, but Ash knew Pika would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Neverball-The-Lightning-Rat-Guide-To-Grunge/

Optical Illusions Accidentally Created By Animals

(Image Link)It’s only natural to see optical illusions in the world around us, and nature likes to unintentionally serve up some real mind-benders that force you to take a second look in order to wrap your mind aro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Optical-Illusions-Accidentally-Created-By-Animals/

Seth Rogen’s Jewish-Canadian-American Thanksgiving

(Funny or Die Link)Canadian filmmaker Seth Rogan grew up in a family that didn't observe Thanksgiving. They managed to explain that away to him in a manner that he didn't question -but sooner or later, children will find...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Seth-Rogens-Jewish-Canadian-American-Thanksgiving/

Ten TV Episodes People Pretend Never Happened

When TV show creators get multiple seasons of a linear storyline under their belt the issues of continuity and retaining world integrity arise.It's part of the creator’s job to keep track of everything that happene...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Ten-TV-Episodes-People-Pretend-Never-Happened/

Tombstone: The Greatest Western Ever

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Western movies, of course, start and end with John Wayne. Whether it is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Tombstone-The-Greatest-Western-Ever/

Ten Of The Most Outrageous Things Benjamin Franklin Ever Did

Benjamin Franklin has gone from sainted Founding Father to controversial figure, ladies man and America's original superstar thanks in part to the Isaacson biography Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, but how...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Ten-Of-The-Most-Outrageous-Things-Benjamin-Franklin-Ever-Did/

Teddy Bear on a Treadmill

[http://youtu.be/mVmBL8B-In0] (YouTube link) Munchkin is an adorable Shih Tzu puppy who dresses like a teddy bear. He was a hit at Halloween with his costume, but watch him walk on a treadmill! It honestly looks like we&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/26/Teddy-Bear-on-a-Treadmill/






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