Archive for January 7th, 2015

No Strings On Me - Humanity Will Be His Puppets

No Strings On Me by AndriuHe'd proven time and again that he wasn't going to be easy to kill, transcending the physical to become an entity capable of being born again, and again, and again. Some of his fellow supervill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/No-Strings-On-Me-Humanity-Will-Be-His-Puppets/

Jurassic Parks and Recreation

[http://youtu.be/pyuGyq22Ris] (YouTube link)The new movie Jurassic World will star Chris Pratt, who plays Andy Dwyer in the TV show Parks and Recreation. The folks at Thanks Mom Productions took that co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Jurassic-Parks-and-Recreation/

The 10 Best Slave Leia Mashup Costumes

(Photo: David Ngo)Ever since Princess Leia first appeared in Return of the Jedi in her slave outfit, Star Wars fans have been putting that iconic costume to use in fan art. Slave Leia cosplayers are thi...

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Ramble On

Photographer Andy Lee's series Roads captures the mystery and beauty of open highways. The idyllic landscapes, moody skies and deserted state of the roads lends the series a dreamlike quality. Eac...

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Puppy Tries to Force Cat out of His Bed. Cat is Underwhelmed.

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx67UQUwdas](Video Link)The dog barks a good game, but that's all he has--and the cat knows it. As the puppy drags the bed across the floor, the cat calmly lies down, unimpressed with her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Puppy-Tries-to-Force-Cat-out-of-His-Bed-Cat-is-Underwhelmed/

Adrian Carton de Wiart: The Unkillable Soldier

 View image | gettyimages.comIn 1899, a young Belgian student named Adrian Carton de Wiart lied about his age and his nationality in order to serve with the British Army in South Africa. He really wanted to be a sol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Adrian-Carton-de-Wiart-The-Unkillable-Soldier/

Models Pose As Plastic Dolls For Vogue Photo Shoot

Being a model can make you feel like a mannequin- everybody stares at you while you pose in clothes, then people dress you up, telling you how to stand and what look you should have on your face. It’s enough to mak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Models-Pose-As-Plastic-Dolls-For-Vogue-Photo-Shoot/

How Apple Pie Became "As American As Apple Pie"

(Image: Priceonomics)It's a common proverbial expression. To convey that some item, concept, or experience is a quintessential part of the American culture, you say that "x is as American as apple pie."How did expression...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/How-Apple-Pie-Became-As-American-As-Apple-Pie/

Pulpy Days

[http://youtu.be/Xdgd3uGc-xw] (YouTube link)If you were going to mash up two things that were as opposite as you could think of, maybe Happy Days and Pulp Fiction would occur to you. Otherwise, I don&rs...

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Asimov's Three Laws of Reboots

Isaac Asimov was a famous science fiction author and futurist, as well as a scientist in his own right. In 1942, he proposed that robots be governed by three laws fixed into their programming:1. A robot may not inju...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Asimovs-Three-Laws-of-Reboots/

Iced Intrigue

Pond in Switzerland | Image: imgur.comThe beauty of these frozen wonderlands is as gripping as it is accessible. When we look out over a watery landscape, it's beautiful but essentially intangible. One may...

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9 Volt Tron - He's Charging Into Battle

9 Volt Tron by Coinbox TeesEveryone thought that multicolored robot was pretty cool, and the lions that formed the robot's body were mighty cool looking, but when that 'tron revealed he could save the planet and power i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/9-Volt-Tron-Hes-Charging-Into-Battle/

Real Life Peter Griffin Goes to NY Comic Con

[http://youtu.be/PaxG2cTNWkQ] We've told you about Robert Franzese, a cosplayer who's famous for being the Real Life Peter Griffin, before on Neatorama, but we just can't get enough of him. Thankfully, BOO...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Real-Life-Peter-Griffin-Goes-to-NY-Comic-Con/

Bao Bao’s First Snow Day

[http://youtu.be/HQZ3-OD0ml0] (YouTube link)The snowstorm that rolled into Washington, DC, on Tuesday was the first snow Bao Bao the panda cub had ever seen. He took right to it, and gave a delightful show for us. He cur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Bao-Baos-First-Snow-Day/

Summon Forth Some Squidly Style With These 30 Cthulhu Inspired T-Shirts

There were many Great Old Ones, but none is more famous than that squid-faced glutton Cthulhu! His mortal minion H.P. Lovecraft helped spread tales of his awesomeness and overwhelming physical beauty, thus Cthulhu rose t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Summon-Forth-Some-Squidly-Style-With-These-30-Cthulhu-Inspired-T-Shirts/

Big Cats Like Christmas Trees Too, and Not for the Ornaments

Linton Zoological Gardens in Cambridgeshire, England asked for donations of something that most people regard as post-holdiay trash: used, real Christmas trees. Linton's director Kim Simmons told the BBC*/st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Big-Cats-Like-Christmas-Trees-Too-and-Not-for-the-Ornaments/

18 Things You Might Not Know About Frasier

The character Frasier Crane was supposed to be a temporary distraction on Cheers, but he was so funny that they kept him around, and then he got a spinoff series that lasted 11 years. That’s a lot of histo...

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Batcat Is the Hero Gotham Deserves, But He's Just Sitting There, Doing Nothing

(Photo: dwimback)A cone of shame? No, it's the mark of a hero. What set Batman-cat on his quest to destroy crime in Gotham City? Redditor SkidMark_Walberg explains, "His parents were killed, 9 times each."-via Tastefully...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Batcat-Is-the-Hero-Gotham-Deserves-But-Hes-Just-Sitting-There-Doing-Nothing/

Ride the Sky

[http://vimeo.com/98679934]Vimeo LinkPhotographer Lance Page made this timelapse accentuating the movement of the Earth rather than the stars by slowly moving the camera along with the North Star as it f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Ride-the-Sky/

Kirby Delauter Learns About the First Amendment

Frederick County (Maryland) Councilman Kirby Delauter is upset with the local newspaper, the Frederick News-Post. In a Facebook post, he threatened to sue the paper for using his name without authorizati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Kirby-Delauter-Learns-About-the-First-Amendment/

This Man Is a Professional Dog Food Taster

(Photo: The Guardian)Donna Ferguson of The Guardian has a list of 6 awful jobs, the funniest of which is the occupation of this gentleman. Philip Wells works for a dog food company. His...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/This-Man-Is-a-Professional-Dog-Food-Taster/

A League of Their Own: My Favorite Chick Flick

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Okay, I’m a guy, right? So the very term "chick fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/A-League-of-Their-Own-My-Favorite-Chick-Flick/

Nyan Kart - Watch Out For Flying Shells

Nyan Kart by Retro ReviewYoshi was just kartin' the day away when he found himself on a rainbow road, but when he followed that road to the end he found it wasn't a road after all! It was being created by a peculiar loo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Nyan-Kart-Watch-Out-For-Flying-Shells/

Krispy Kreme Waffles

This is such a perfect and simple recipe! Amy of Oh, Bite It! took fresh Krispy Kreme glazed donuts and stuck them in a waffle iron. That's it. There's no other work involved. You can't screw this up.Of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Krispy-Kreme-Waffles/

The Art of Making People Go Away

As we’ve seen before, anything that exists over a period of time and comes in different shapes, sizes, or colors will eventually become a collector’s item. Yes, there are people who collect Do Not Disturb sig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/The-Art-of-Making-People-Go-Away/

1950s: Baby Teeth Collected for Nuclear Research

(Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch)When humans began detonating nuclear weapons in the 1940s, they unleashed substances that had never before existed. What impacts would they have on public health? There were plent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/1950s-Baby-Teeth-Collected-for-Nuclear-Research/

How Nonemployed Americans Spend Their Weekdays

Here you see what 294 adults between the ages of 25 and 54 who aren’t holding down a job are doing with their time, according to data from the American Time Use Survey. The chart is interactive at the site. It&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/How-Nonemployed-Americans-Spend-Their-Weekdays/

Benedict Cumberbatch Conquers the World

(Joe Dator/New Yorker)British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is everywhere. He's in Sherlock, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit, 12 Years a Slave, and The Imitation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Benedict-Cumberbatch-Conquers-the-World/
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