Archive for January 1st, 2015

Twisted Sifter's Top 100 Photos of the Day from 2014

Sea Horse | Image: Kurt ArrigoAt the conclusion of each calendar year, Twisted Sifter selects the top 100 of their "Pictures of the Day" feature. Their grouping is always full of clicks that capture the beauty a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Twisted-Sifters-Top-100-Photos-of-the-Day-from-2014/

Spock the Centaur

(Image: karracaz)Spock the centaur is . . . fascinating.He's half horse and half Vulcan. Specifically, Spock is the front end of a Vulcan and the back end of a horse. If he was the front end of a horse a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Spock-the-Centaur/

Meet Meatball

This majestic cat is named Meatball. It’s not a funny angle, his eyes always look like that. Someone described him as “a pure bred snarf snarf,” a Thundercats reference that came up sev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Meet-Meatball/

Tomato and Potato Plants Go Together Like Ketchup and Fries!

Ketchup and fries go hand in hand like, ... well, how about potato and tomato? Meet the "Ketchup 'N' Fries" pomato or tomtato (previously on Neatorama), a chimera plant made from grafting a pota...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Tomato-and-Potato-Plants-Go-Together-Like-Ketchup-and-Fries/

This Is How Big a Bear's Paw Is

Look at the size of this grizzly bear's paw! Those claws are several inches long, and can rip you to shreds. Charlie Shutt bagged the bear on the Deshka River outside of Anchorage, Alaska. Brandi Houser poses with the pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/This-Is-How-Big-a-Bears-Paw-Is/

Hybrid Holiday Photos by Peter Macdiarmid

Peter Macdiarmid, a photographer based in London, takes archival images from Getty and combines them with his modern pictures to juxtapose holiday scenes of the past with the present. Showcasing famous London locations s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Hybrid-Holiday-Photos-by-Peter-Macdiarmid/

Cuteness Overload - Too Much Good Can Be A Bad Thing

Cuteness Overload by DooomcatYou may think you can never get enough cute in your life, but take it from that cute-aholic the Grumpit and don't try to devour too much cute in one sitting! There's a veritable buffet of c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Cuteness-Overload-Too-Much-Good-Can-Be-A-Bad-Thing/

St. Optimus Prime in Stained Glass

Like the European artisans of long ago, Craig Kovatch felt inspired by great, martyred heroes. Saint Optimus Prime of Cybertron is the subject of his 121-piece stained glass composition showing the enhaloed leader of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/St-Optimus-Prime-in-Stained-Glass/

A Brief History of the Movie Rating System

It seems strange now, but when I was a kid, movies were  not rated. Then they were almost all rated G. I recall going to a couple of films rating M, but I didn’t let my parents know. Turns out they didn’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/A-Brief-History-of-the-Movie-Rating-System/

Babies Terrified Of Their Own Toots

(Image Link)The world is a new and amazing place to the young eyes of an infant- some things are hilarious, other things are scary, and sometimes those gaseous noises that come out of human bodies large and small can be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Babies-Terrified-Of-Their-Own-Toots/

Giant Knitted Blanket Made with PVC Knitting Needles and Rope-Thick Yarn

These aren't tiny people beneath a regular-sized blanket, but normal people under a huge warm and cozy wool blanket. That's real knitted work, made with massive knitting needles created for this purpose as well as thick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Giant-Knitted-Blanket-Made-with-PVC-Knitting-Needles-and-Rope-Thick-Yarn/

One Hundred Things We Didn't Know Last Year

Courtesy of BBC News, here are some slice and diced headlines from 2014 fit into one article. Some of these nuggets of trivia answer the following burning questions: What British celebrity with the title "Sir" wrote the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/One-Hundred-Things-We-Didnt-Know-Last-Year/

Surgery Cures Constipated Goldfish

(Photo: EDP24)What lengths would you go to in order to save your goldfish? We've previously seen a goldfish undergo brain surgery. This fish didn't have such a terrible problem, but it was seriously plugged up. In fact,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Surgery-Cures-Constipated-Goldfish/

Two Thousand And Fifteen

I recall being so excited about a new year when I was young, thinking maybe this will be the year our boys all come home from Vietnam, and how much longer we had to go until the 21st century, but I’d be so old then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Two-Thousand-And-Fifteen/

Little Girl Attempts to Teach Newfoundland How to Hula Hoop

[http://youtu.be/oEdRUyN6Kfo]YouTube LinkThere are no more tolerant and loving dogs than those who are the companions of children. These faithful canines put up with whatever the child's whim of the day...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Little-Girl-Attempts-to-Teach-Newfoundland-How-to-Hula-Hoop/

The 20 Most Popular Websites from 1996 to 2013

The image above is a slection from a fascinating chart in the Washington Post. You can see a history of the English language web as sites rise, fall, and disappear from 1996 to 2013. the li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/The-20-Most-Popular-Websites-from-1996-to-2013/

People Use A Bidet For The First Time

[http://youtu.be/aLlhs-7T7Cw] (YouTube link)Using a bidet can be intimidating if you’ve never done it before. How much more intimidating can it be to use one for the first time while the camera is roiling, capturin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/People-Use-A-Bidet-For-The-First-Time/

The Study Group - Seven Friends With Comedic Character Flaws

The Study Group by Tom TragerWhatever happened to that fabled study group, the ones they called the Greendale Seven? Their fate hung in the balance last we saw, and although Pierce had moved on and Troy was busy learnin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/The-Study-Group-Seven-Friends-With-Comedic-Character-Flaws/

Ring In The New Year With Some New T-Shirts From The NeatoShop!

With 2015 finally here it's time to pause and reflect on what is important to us, and what we truly love in life. For some it's money, cars or other material possessions, but for us geeks it's all about our favorite char...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Bring-In-The-New-Year-With-Some-New-T-Shirts-From-The-NeatoShop/

Photographer Does a Fashion Shoot with a Cheap Toy Camera

This is, technically speaking, a camera. It's designed for young children to play with and learn the basics of photography. It has no filters or options. It just takes 0.3 megapixel still shots.This is Lara Jade, a famou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Photographer-Does-a-Fashion-Shoot-with-a-Cheap-Toy-Camera/

10 Facts You May Not Know About Elvis Presley

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.1. He was pals with Clint Eastwood.Elvis and Clint Eastwood use...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/10-Facts-You-May-Not-Know-About-Elvis-Presley/

Totally Insane, And Allegedly True, Facts About Sex

Do you consider yourself to be a sexpert? Are you the one your friends and family turn to when they have a question about their naughty bits?Then you probably won’t benefit from Clickhole’s amazingly informat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Totally-Insane-And-Allegedly-True-Facts-About-Sex/

Make Aluminum Ingots With the King of Random

[http://youtu.be/lSoWxG30rb0]YouTube LinkGrant Thompson, a/k/a the King of Random (previously at Neatorama), uses his handmade, reusable charcoal foundry to melt scrap metal (in this case, soda cans) to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Make-Aluminum-Ingots-With-the-King-of-Random/

The 100 Funniest Tweets of 2014

I don't believe in Bigfoot; because he never believed in me. I'd scan the crowd at my ballet recitals, and always see that one empty seat.— Don Nichols (@TheDairylandDon) February 12, 2014 There are a lot of angry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/The-100-Funniest-Tweets-of-2014/

Ancient Trees: A Photo Series

These fantastic captures are those of San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon. For 14 years, Moon has done research to locate the world's oldest trees and traveled to photograph them. Some specimens are more than 1,00...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Ancient-Trees-A-Photo-Series/

Sci-Fi Visions of 2015, Ranked

Gizmodo collected six movies that referenced the year 2015 in their versions of the future. Well, that future is here, and where are our hoverboards? Not all the cinematic visions of the future are as fun as Back To...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/01/Sci-Fi-Visions-of-2015-Ranked/






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