Archive for February 9th, 2015

An Elegant Home for Birds with Refined Tastes

Ryan Bruxvoort designed a home for sparrows that are ready to set new, higher standards for elegance. He tells Design Boom:my goal is to create a shelter that compliments its environment while at the sam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/An-Elegant-Home-for-Birds-with-Refined-Tastes/

Frozen Paid Tribute to Awkward Family Photos

If you didn't know already, it's safe to say that everyone here at Neatorama loves Awkward Family Photos -and apparently we aren't the only ones. The creators of Frozen also love the site and the proof can be seen in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Frozen-Paid-Tribute-to-Awkward-Family-Photos/

Video: Headcam Footage Shows Cops Pulling Man out of Burning Car

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCHi0SXO-Tk] (Video Link)On Christmas Day of last year, Okaloosa County, Florida Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a car fire. Officers Joseph Trimboli and Eric Keyes were...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Video-Headcam-Footage-Shows-Cops-Pulling-Man-out-of-Burning-Car/

John Deere Pond

In 1989, dairy farmers William and Harold Mann decided to build a pond on their shared wetland area of Vashon Island, Washington. In the shape of a deer. William created a giant grid with string and, in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/John-Deere-Pond/

In Alaska, Wood Frogs Can Freeze Solid for Several Months, Thaw, and Return to Life

(Photo: Michael Zahniser)The wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) is a resilient creature. You can find it as far south as Alabama and as far north as Alaska and northern Canada. It's the only frog that lives in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/In-Alaska-Wood-Frogs-Can-Freeze-Solid-for-Several-Months-Thaw-and-Return-to-Life/

A Dog Who Can't Get to the Dog Park Fast Enough

[http://youtu.be/8IkCdR_SLls]YouTube Link Jason Ephraim's dog Baxter, like many of his species, just loves the dog park. One day, while getting in the back of the car to go to the park, Baxter reali...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/A-Dog-Who-Cant-Get-to-the-Dog-Park-Fast-Enough/

Inclusivity

Nicholas Gurewitch rarely updates his brilliant webcomic Perry Bible Fellowship. You can go through the archives and laugh, over and over again. But sometimes, at special moments, you can read new, fresh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Inclusivity/

Moon Artifacts Found 45 Years Later

Some people take stuff home from work, and some people bring back souvenirs of a memorable trip. Those two activities intersect in Neil Armstrong’s closet. Going through her late husband’s things, Carol Armst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Moon-Artifacts-Found-45-Years-Later/

Tiny Hamster's Tiny, Romantic Date

[http://youtu.be/rPLiGyWy5bQ]YouTube LinkThe latest video in the tiny hamster series finds our tiny hero escorting his equally tiny date to a romantic restaurant for a tiny Italian dinner. A not-so-tiny...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Tiny-Hamsters-Tiny-Romantic-Date/

World Domination University- Dogs Need Not Apply

World Domination University by FishbiscuitIt totally makes sense that the ones they call Grumpy and Little Bub decided to start their own online university, because they were constantly being praised and worshipped by h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/World-Domination-University-Dogs-Need-Not-Apply/

This Waterfall Appears to Stare Right Back at You

This natural wonder is located in Silver Falls State Park in Oregon. I think that it is specifically the 177-foot South Falls, one of the 10 waterfalls in that park. Photographer Jared Decker climbed inside a cave behind...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/This-Waterfall-Appears-to-Stare-Right-Back-at-You/

Save the Ice - Twaggies

[http://dai.ly/x2gfszc/172499]We've teamed up with Dailymotion and will be bringing you animated Twaggies cartoons each month. Today we've got a great, new episode featuring the brilliant @BlindChow.And do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Save-the-Ice-Twaggies/

The Japanese Village of Foxes

Japan has a Cat Island and a Rabbit Island, and now it also has a village of foxes! Zao Fox Village is a sanctuary with six different breeds of foxes, and is open to the public in case you want to get up close and friend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/The-Japanese-Village-of-Foxes/

Brian Williams: The Meme

The public, particularly on the internet, never lets a scandalized person forget their troubles. Par for the course, once NBC News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams was caught "misremembering" events, including w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Brian-Williams-The-Meme/

Deep Fried Gnocchi

[http://youtu.be/UkXy12xVnRs] (YouTube link)Gnocchi are dumplings, normally boiled and then pan-fried. But Steve here decides he’s going to deep-fry them. He mentions that they popped a little last time, so he&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Deep-Fried-Gnocchi/

The 10 Most Extreme Substances On Earth

Remember in Aliens how the xenomorph's blood was acidic enough to burn through the ship? Yeah, well that's not even as bad as fluoroantimonic acid. If the aliens had fluoroantimonic acid in their blood -well, i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/The-10-Most-Extreme-Substances-On-Earth/

Whodunit: The Pre-Valentines Day Murder

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Whodunit-The-Pre-Valentins-Day-Murder/

Children's Book Titles Changed to Fit the Downsides of Adult Life

College Humor's Nathan Yaffe re-titled children's books intending them to resonate with twenty-somethings, yet adults of all ages may be able to relate. There are some sudden epiphanies that fly in the face of young adul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Childrens-Book-Titles-Changed-to-Fit-the-Downsides-of-Adult-Life/

Ready for Romance? Then Check Out The Gorgeous Hotel Tubs

Whether you're eager for a romantic night with your sweetie or just want to forget about all that romance stuff and enjoy time alone, a tub is a great place to relax and unwind. Over on Homes and Hues, we compiled a list...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Ready-for-Romance-Then-Check-Out-The-Gorgeous-Hotel-Tubs/

Video: Plane Almost Hits Skydivers

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce_sAXKk4QA](Video Link)Last October 19, skydiver Forest Pullman and his passenger jumped out of an airplane at 13,000 feet of elevation over Thailand. They were having a good time for a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Video-Plane-Almost-Hits-Skydivers/

Pugtato - Pet Him, Don't Mash Him!

Pugtato by Sophie CorriganYou say po-ta-to and I say pug-ta-to, you say to-ma-to and I say pug-ma-to, but that's probably just because I'm living that pug life yo! Pugs keep running through my mind, playing and drooling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Pugtato-Pet-Him-Dont-Mash-Him/

Guess Who’s Going to Be Dinner?

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.Be careful about dinner invitations from people you don’t know well- you might find yourself on the menu. *strong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Guess-Whos-Going-to-Be-Dinner/

Real Star Trek Currency

They're not Federation credits or gold-pressed latinum, but if you're in the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, you can use these coins as legal tender. On one side of each dollar coin is the face of Elizabeth II, the Quee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Real-Star-Trek-Currency/

World’s Laziest Cats

[http://youtu.be/FlVo3yUNI6E] (YouTube link)You’ve heard it said that a hardworking person will get the job done, while a lazy person will find an easier way to do it. These cats would like a drink of water, but it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Worlds-Laziest-Cats/

The Avengers' Battle in New York City Would Cause $160 Billion in Damage

(Image: Marvel Studios)In the 2012 movie The Avengers, some of the greatest heroes of the Marvel Universe join forces to battle an alien invasion from a wormhole that opens in New York City. At the end of the fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/The-Avengers-Battle-in-New-York-City-Would-Cause-160-Billion-in-Damage/

Heisenberg: A Breaking Bad Parody Song

[http://youtu.be/km-0URxosSs] (YouTube link)In yet another case of an unlikely mashup that works, Bonecage has put the story from the TV show Breaking Bad to the tune of “Africa” by Toto. The lyrics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Heisenberg-A-Breaking-Bad-Parody-Song/

Visit South Korea's Sheep Cafe

Cafes where you get to pet animals while you eat are all the rage, especially in East Asia. There are cat cafes, dog cafes, owl cafes, and goat cafes, among others. On February 19, the Year of the Sheep in the Chinese zo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/09/Visit-South-Koreas-Sheep-Cafe/




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