Archive for December 16th, 2014

This Modern Home is One With the Desert

This ultramodern desert home is located at Joshua Tree, in the High Desert of Southern California. Built so that it blends almost seamlessly into the landscape, the concrete of its roof and walls is the same color as its...

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Adoption Ad For a 'Terrible' Chihuahua

The Humane Society of Silicon Valley posted an ad for a chihuahua who needs a home. They don’t pull any punches about Eddie the Terrible. They lay out three big reasons Eddie might not be the dog you want. Here&rsq...

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Cat-At Loves Lasers - The Lighter Side Of The Dark Side

Cat-At Loves Lasers by Nathan DavisYou probably only know those AT mech units from their appearance in that famous snowy battle on Hoth, but believe it or not those clomping four legged war machines start out looking pr...

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Good Luck on Your Final Exams!

(According to Devin/Devin Bosco Le)If you're a high school or college student, then you may be studying for your final exams right now. Don't sweat them! Once you have the exam in your hands, you'll be r...

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Munchkin the Teddy Bear Takes to Her Sleigh

[http://youtu.be/-zhs1ea1EYw]YouTube LinkNew internet darling Munchkin the Teddy Bear is dashing through the snow in a Shih Tzu driven sleigh in this video. Her Halloween costume is being put to goo...

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The Navy's New Drone Looks and Swims Like a Shark

(Photo: Edward Guttierrez/US Navy)This is the GhostSwimmer, a new drone developed for the US Navy. It's 5 feet long and designed to resemble a shark. It swims like one, too! It flips its tail back a...

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Excited Shelter Dogs on Their Way to a New Home

Source: Redditor carrisThe dogs shown here are from shelters, accustomed to a lonely existence behind bars with minimal human contact. Then suddenly, a visitor or a family has them sprung from their ke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/16/Excited-Shelter-Dogs-on-Their-Way-to-a-New-Home/

2 Brothers Arguing on C-SPAN Interrupted by Call from Mom

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q15xhG6pVUw](Video Link)"Oh, God, it's Mom!"This is so precious! On the left, representing the right, is Dallas Woodhouse. On the right, representing the left, is Brad Woodhouse. They're...

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This Amazing Birdcage and Fish Bowl Is Unlike Anything You've Seen Before

(Photo: Cooper Hewitt)And I don't open up my box of superlatives like that without good reason. The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum owns this rare and bizarre artifact of early Nineteenth Century Dutch origin. *s...

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Epic Christmas Caroling

[http://youtu.be/xnIQinb8ofk] (YouTube link)It’s a rare treat when anyone shows up in the neighborhood Christmas caroling anymore. A choir came to our shut-in neighbor’s house last year and the whole street t...

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Lord of the Rings Litter Box and Scratching Post

Tim Baker and his team of master prop builders can make anything. They've got the tools, the materials, and the skills necessary to create unique collectibles that will make any fan squeal with delight. That's why their...

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People Who Might Be Mistaken For Celebrities Once In A While

It's gotta be hard to have a famous face, what with all the adoring fans recognizing you in public and wanting to do a stop-and-chat and whatnot, but imagine how much harder it must be to have a face that kinda looks lik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/16/People-Who-Might-Be-Mistaken-For-Celebrities-Once-In-A-While/

Bored Office Workers Recreate Famous Works of Art

Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis DavidMona Lisa by Leonardo da VinciChris Limbrick and Francesco Fragomeni work at Squarespace, a web hosting service. They're working on a project a...

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Baby On Board (Black) - Announcing A New Alien Arrival!

Baby On Board (Dark) by DutyfreakIf you've been facehugged and are now awaiting the utterly excruciating process of xenomorphic birth, where a toothy little 'un tears itself out of your stomach and goes after all of you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/16/Baby-On-Board-Black-Announcing-A-New-Alien-Arrival/

This Sport Is Ping Pong That You Play with Your Head and a Soccer Ball

This is headis, a sport played in Germany. Two people face off across a ping pong table, knocking a soccer ball back and forth between them. They can use only their heads to hit the ball.[https://www.you...

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The 12 Beards of Christmas

All of us at Neatorama wish you a very beardly Christmas! You can get started having one with these 12 Christmas-themed beards photographed by Stephanie Jarstad. Although Movember is over, Jarstad rejoic...

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Shishmaref, Alaska: a Village Looking for a Home

 View image | gettyimages.comThere are 563 people in Shishmaref, Alaska, just 30 miles south of the Arctic Circle. The 3-mile long island the village sits on is eroding as increasing numbers of storms are collapsing...

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9 Things You Might Not Know about Home Alone

Would a child alone hunted by criminals be scarred for life from the experience? Former child actor Macaulay Culkin is--literally. During one scene for the 1990 Christmas movie Home Alone, co-star Joe Pesci bit...

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It's Not Too Late To Grab These Christmas Themed T-Shirts From The NeatoShop!

Christmas is less than ten days away, and you haven't finished your shopping yet, well guess what? There's still time to order some totally amazing t-shirts from the NeatoShop to share with your friends...

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Zapatou’s Best of the Web 7

[http://youtu.be/axgDgH6f7Pw] (YouTube link)Zapatou (Luc Bergeron) is back with another mesmerizing compilation of the crazy, scary, and amazing things that people (and animals) do, culled from 233 viral videos of 2014....

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H.H. Holmes: The Monster and His Castle

H.H. HolmesCome with me, if you will, to a tiny, quiet, New England village, nestling among the picturesquely rugged hills of New Hampshire.”-H.H. Holmes, “Holmes’ Own Story...

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The Fire Truck Will Get Where It Needs to Go Even If It Has to Push a Police Cruiser out of the Way

A building on Montreal caught fire last September. Firefighters were eager to get to it as soon as possible, for it was blazing vigorously.This took place in Old Montreal--the oldest part of the city, wh...

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Five Horrific Death Scenes In Disney Features

For all the feel good moments, empowering messages and adorable characters doing adorable things in our favorite Disney films there are just as many dark moments and bitter ends.It may come as a surprise to some Disney f...

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7 Reasons Why Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings Should Be Required Reading in School

(Photo: Pedro Dias)Neither of these series was required reading for me when I was in high school, but Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was required reading when I took a children's literature class in libra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/16/7-Reasons-Why-Harry-Potter-and-The-Lord-of-the-Rings-Should-Be-Required-Reading-in-School/

Mr. Christmas - His Heart Is Full Of Unwashed Socks And Yuletide Cheer

Mr. Christmas by Warbucks DesignWhen it came time for little Cindy Lou Who to write her memoirs she couldn't help but center the story around that furry green grump known as The Grinch, also known as the guy who almost...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/16/Mr-Christmas-His-Heart-Is-Full-Of-Unwashed-Socks-And-Yuletide-Cheer/

Penguins Play a Video Game

[https://vimeo.com/114154731] (vimeo link)Sara Mandel takes care of a flock of Magellanic penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific. She had bought the iPad app Game for Cats and since her cat liked it, she thought she&rsq...

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35 Features for Your Dream Home When You Strike it Rich

Home theater/swimming pool combo | Source: s-media-cache-ec7.pinimg.comYou win a ridiculously high amount of dough in the lottery. You collect your winnings and decide to build the house of your dreams. Wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/16/35-Features-for-Your-Dream-Home-When-You-Strike-it-Rich/
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