Archive for January 14th, 2015

10 Signs You're a Crazy Cat Person

[http://youtu.be/W_IZvO8F2Ac] (YouTube link)Chris Poole and his cats Cole and Marmalade (previously at Neatorama) demonstrate the signs of a crazy cat person. None of them are surprising, but the cats sure are cute actin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/10-Signs-Youre-a-Crazy-Cat-Person/

Farmers Say Goodbye to the Bull Who Sired 500,000 Offspring

(Photo: Genex)This is Toystory, a bull who died on Thanksgiving Day of last year. Mourners recently laid his body to rest on a hill in Shawano, Wisconsin. From an evolutionary point of view, he was extraordinarily succes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Farmers-Say-Goodbye-to-the-Bull-Who-Sired-500000-Offspring/

Padded - How Em-Bear-Assing!

Padded by Hillary WhitePaddington's story had finally made it to the big screen so he should have been excited for the future, but he couldn't help but worry about what the future held for him, and which of his deep, da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Padded-How-Em-Bear-Assing/

Moving, Powerful Photos of the Human Race

Egyptian woman kisses policeman who refrained from firing at protesters | Image: tolaire.comWe of countries not ravaged by war, stifled by poverty and rife with lack of human rights and freedoms sometimes t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Moving-Powerful-Photos-of-the-Human-Race/

Happy Feast of the Ass!

(Image: Southern Fried Catholicism)Today, January 14, is the Feast of the Ass (In Latin: Festum Asinorum), a Roman Catholic feast day that commemorates the flight of baby Jesus into Egypt to escape King Herod the Great's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Happy-Feast-of-the-Ass/

How Morgan Freeman Got the Voice of God

... and I say Morgan Freeman got the best gift of them all! Wes of The Gentleman's Armchair explains to us how the famous actor got to play God (or at least his voice) in the movies. But seriously - do you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/How-Morgan-Freeman-Got-the-Voice-of-God/

Extremely Close-Up Footage of Lava Pouring into Water

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahZD95l1MvM](Video Link)Last year, Kawika Singson used a GoPro to capture amazing footage of lava spilling into the ocean. Twisted Sifter notes that the camera was "hopefully on a very lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Extremely-Close-Up-Footage-of-Lava-Pouring-into-Water/

Illustrator Draws Jail Scenes While Serving Time

"He asked me how many days I’d gone without a shower. I told him four. He said it wasn’t long enough, as some women hadn’t showered in a week."Elana Pritchard, a Los Angeles-based&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Illustrator-Draws-Jail-Scenes-While-Serving-Time/

Unlicensed Frozen Games Let You Perform a C-Section on Anna and Brain Surgery on Elsa

At the end of Frozen, it is implied that Anna and Kristoff are a couple. An odd app game called “Anna Giving Birth” by Oleg Vinogorodov takes the relationship further. They get married and Anna gets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Unlicensed-Frozen-Games-Let-You-Perform-a-C-Section-on-Anna-and-Brain-Surgery-on-Elsa/

Cop Arrests Teenager, Teenager Then Saves Cop’s Life

(Photo: Fort Lauderdale Police Department)On September 10 of last year, police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida arrested 17-year old Jamal Rutledge for allegedly violating probation and committing burglary. While Officer Fran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Cop-Arrests-Teenager-Teenager-Then-Saves-Cops-Life/

30 Stories from Behind the Scenes of Blockbusters

[http://youtu.be/4Qui8YFUgHQ] (YouTube link)John Green has some surprising things to tell us about Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back, Apocalypse Now, The Godfather, Star Trek, The Wizard of Oz, The Mat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/30-Stories-from-Behind-the-Scenes-of-Blockbusters/

Feed Your Inner Schwartz These Ten Fun Facts About Spaceballs

Does the image of John Candy in that cat dog alien costume come to mind every time you hear the word Barf? Does the word Vespa make you think of a princess from the planet Druidia instead of a motor scooter? Do you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Ten-Fun-Facts-About-Spaceballs/

Skellie, the Skeleton with her Own Instagram Account

Many Instagram accounts resemble never-ending fashion shoots, and people love them. Dana Herlihey and some co-workers opened an Instagram account and used a plastic Halloween skeleton as their model as a joke. But *stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Skellie-the-Skeleton-with-her-Own-Instagram-Account/

The Incredible Hogan - He's Wrestling With His Anger

The Incredible Hogan by StationjackTerry's wrestle mania had reached the ultimate level, and he felt like he could no longer contain the ripping and flexing energy welling up inside him, so he decided to let it out. And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/The-Incredible-Hogan-Hes-Wrestling-With-His-Anger/

Bob Ross Sans 'Fro: A Revelation

Ross, with trademark 'doBob Ross is somewhat of a cultural icon at this point. He had an interesting life story. Ross served in the Air Force for 20 years, retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant. His soft-spo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Bob-Ross-Sans-Fro-A-Revelation/

Boy Gets a Clone Trooper Prosthetic Arm

[http://youtu.be/57fuWLvs5Ds] (YouTube link)Seven-year-old Liam Porter of Augusta, Georgia, is growing up fast. So fast that he keeps outgrowing his prosthetic arm, and insurance coverage limits the number of new arms he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Boy-Gets-a-Clone-Trooper-Prosthetic-Arm/

2015 Resolutions, as Drawn by Linzie Hunter

UK-based illustrator Linzie Hunter, who was previously featured at Neatorama for her amusing drawings of spam headlines, has a new project illustrating resolutions for 2015 that are submitted to her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/2015-Resolutions-as-Drawn-by-Linzie-Hunter/

Ray Bradbury’s Home Demolished

The house where author Ray Bradbury lived for over 50 years went on sale last year. You can get a good look at it in the real estate listing photos. Renowned architect Thom Mayne and his wife purchased the house for $1.6...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Ray-Bradburys-Home-Demolished/

For Traction, Mountain Climbers Sand and Superglue Their Fingers

(Photo: Corey Rich/Bigup Productions)Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are elite mountain climbers. They're currently trying to climb up El Capitan, a rock formation in Yosemite National Park. That's a nearly sheer rock...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/For-Traction-Mountain-Climbers-Sand-and-Superglue-Their-Fingers/

Shocker: 1946 Yearbook Captions are Misogynistic, Offensive

A Redditor with the handle The_Blackfish_  posted high school yearbook pages from the year 1946, and the captions describing the students — particularly the female students — were abysmal....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Shocker-1946-Yearbook-Captions-are-Misogynistic-Offensive/

The Public Erection of G.S. Brindley

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research. It contains adult subject matter.by Stephen Drew, Improbable Research staffGiles Skey Brindley, MD, FRCP, FRCS, knows how to s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/The-Public-Erection-of-GS-Brindley/

Comparison Photos of Parents and Their Children at the Same Age

Daughter (l) and mother (r) | Image: Danielle McCoyThey say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and these pictures prove that can certainly be the case in terms of looks. Despite changing hairstyles a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Comparison-Photos-of-Parents-and-Their-Children-at-the-Same-Age/

Bucket of Blood Street and 6 Other Terribly Dark Place Names in the USA

(Photo: Peter Eimon)There’s a town in Texas called Cut and Shoot. I’ve long advocated moving there for the sole purpose of having it in my home address. Or if that’s not convenient, I’ll be happy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Bucket-of-Blood-Street-and-6-Other-Terribly-Dark-Place-Names-in-the-USA/

New Zealand's Amazing Steampunk Town

Oamaru, New Zealand, is famous for its colony of blue penguins, and plenty of tourists come to see them. But the town is also the steampunk capital of New Zealand. Tom Fassbender went to see what that was all about, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/New-Zealands-Amazing-Steampunk-Town/

Mousetrap - Toons Have Unlimited Lives, Don't They?

Mousetrap by tomburnsThe life of a cartoon rodent is every bit as dangerous as that of a real life mouse, and there are plenty of dangers awaiting them inside the brightly colored world of toons. Mickey was starting to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Mousetrap-Toons-Have-Unlimited-Lives-Dont-They/

Charlie Brown the Labradoodle Gets His Fur Styled

[http://youtu.be/dZE1IyNg75o]YouTube LinkCharlie Brown the Labradoodle apparently got a bum haircut by his dog groomer, so of course, pulling out the big guns was necessary. A Labradoodle with bad hair?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/Charlie-Brown-the-Labradoodle-Gets-His-Fur-Styled/

In Costa Rican Bullfighting, You Can’t Kill the Bull . . . But the Bull Can Kill You

(Photo: Lindsay Fendt)Bullfighting in other parts of the world is often a gory spectacle that ends in the deaths of the bulls. It’s different in the bullfighting and rodeo traditions of Costa Rica. There, daring yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/14/In-Costa-Rican-Bullfighting-You-Cant-Kill-the-BullBut-the-Bull-Can-Kill-You/
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