Archive for February 11th, 2015

Trolls Furever

[http://youtu.be/FdFRNrfKh18] (YouTube link)If you haven’t seen the new Andriod Ad called “Friends Furever” on TV, you’ve seen it here at Netaorama. A new parody turns the sweet friendships betwee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Trolls-Furever/

Woman Knits Edible Scarf out of Gummy Candy

Twitter user Overtime Queen had a brilliant idea: make a scarf that she can eat! It will keep her both warm and well-fed.She used 15 packs of a type of gummy candy that comes in 50-inch strings. Her knitting needles are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Woman-Knits-Edible-Scarf-out-of-Gummy-Candy/

Valentine Love Song Medley

[http://youtu.be/8iIEvQNRs_M] (YouTube link)Listen to a medley of the best love songs from the past 50 years, performed by Eric Thayne, David Osmond, Ashley Hess, AJ Raphael, and Maddie Wilson. You’ll find a list o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Valentine-Love-Song-Medley/

550-Pound Gorilla Rushes Photographer, Who Continues to Shoot

Image: Caters News AgencyWildlife photographer Christophe Courteau was photographing silverback gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda recently when a 550-pound male gorilla suddenly and aggressively...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/550-Pound-Gorilla-Rushes-Photographer-Who-Continues-to-Shoot/

Mesmerizing Video of 5,211 Women Performing a Traditional Indian Dance

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fviqtSugAJY](Video Link)The Kaikottikali is a dance performed by women in Kerala, a state in south India. The Musical Heritage of India explains that it "is a feature of every ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Mesmerizing-Video-of-5211-Women-Performing-a-Traditional-Indian-Dance/

Animal Dating Profiles

These profiles are so typical -for cats, dogs, and other animals. They’re all looking for a connection, although certainly not the same kind. And I think we can figure out what kind of snake LEGOLAS_SS is. This is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Animal-Dating-Profiles/

New Fish Species Named after Greedo from Star Wars

(Image: Jonathan W. Arbuster/Disney)Peckoltia greedoi is a newly-classified species of suckermouth armored catfish found in the Gurupi River of Brazil. Jonathan W. Armbruster, David C. Werneke, and Milton Tan, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/New-Fish-Species-Named-after-Greedo-from-Star-Wars/

Grimzilla - The Ultimate Kaiju Transformation

Grimzilla by BrinkerhoffBeing a dinosaur shaped transforming robot wasn't all it was cracked up to be, and when you're forced to follow orders and ignore your rambunctious dinosaur sense of Raaawr! things can get mighty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Grimzilla-The-Ultimate-Kaiju-Transformation/

The Spider-tailed Horned Viper

[http://youtu.be/7CjtQOc9euU] (YouTube link)In western Iran there lives an endangered snake that preys on birds, and carries its own lure at the end of its tail. The Spider-tailed Horned Viper (Pseudocerastes urarach...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/The-Spider-tailed-Horned-Viper/

Classic Paintings Paired with Quotes from Girls

The popular HBO drama series Girls is about young women in their 20s who live in New York City. Their stories are apparently timeless because lines from the dialogue can be perfectly matched with classical works...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Classic-Paintings-Paired-with-Quotes-from-Girls/

23 Weird Awards

[http://youtu.be/U-T9ibUMb4k] (YouTube link)There’s an award for just about everything, as you’ll see in this week’s mental_floss List Show. Join guest host Paige for a roundup of the weirdest awards yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/23-Weird-Awards/

Storm Troopers March in Fan’s Funeral Procession

Gordon Deacon of Llanedeyrn in Cardiff, Wales, passed away at age 58 from pancreatic and liver cancer. He was an avid Star Wars and Liverpool Football Club fan, so his widow gave him the funeral that reflected both inter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Storm-Troopers-March-in-Fans-Funeral-Procession/

Rambo Day

Dan Riordan and Dana Saint are childhood friends and partners in Gnarly Bay Productions. Dana Saint got married last year, and his gang of old friends wanted to do something special for his bachelor’s party. Saint...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Rambo-Day/

Um vs. Uh

(Photo: Elvert Barnes)We all do it when we're talking. As we're trying to come up with words to express, we say "um" or "uh." Linguists call these expressions filled pauses. Mark Liberman, a linguist at the University of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Um-vs-Uh/

28 Fictional Romantic Gestures That Are Actually Creepy

Life is not a romantic comedy. If it were, the Grand Romantic Gesture would not tend to get one arrested. You can get away with some really creepy stuff in movies, however. The difference is that the audience knows these...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/28-Fictional-Romantic-Gestures-That-Are-Actually-Creepy/

Fifty Shades Of Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi is an incredibly talented actor with the dreamiest eyes in the biz, so it's a shame that producers passed on casting him as Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey.But, just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Fifty-Shades-Of-Steve-Buscemi/

The Fantasy Art of Modestas Malinauskas

Lithuanian artist Modestas Malinauskas paints lush, multi-layered oil paintings. Many of them depict fantasy landscapes and fabulous boats and airships, the kind that could inspire dozens of stories. Take a look at a sel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/The-Fantasy-Art-of-Modestas-Malinauskas/

Motivational Posters As Written By Werner Herzog

For some motivational posters need soft, fuzzy messages accompanied by images of soft, fuzzy critters, or a slice of life photo accompanied by a quote by a rich and/or dead famous person. These are not the posters those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Motivational-Posters-As-Written-By-Werner-Herzog/

Born To Rock - Guardian Of The Awesome Mix Tape

Born To Rock by Warbucks DesignHe originally started calling himself Star Lord just for kicks, but when he actually managed to save the galaxy with a little help from a few friends the name totally stuck. Soon people we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Born-To-Rock-Guardian-Of-The-Awesome-Mix-Tape/

How to Sweet Talk a Man, 1713

(Image: Lewis Walpole Library)Sidle up to some handsome fellow and say:Sir, Sleep is not more welcome to the wearied Traveller, than thou art to my House.If you know what I mean and I think that you do.In 1713, Charles S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/How-to-Sweet-Talk-a-Man-1713/

Tina Louise: Ginger Grant, "the Movie Star"

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Tina Blacker was born to a Jewish family (she was the only Jewish cast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Tina-Louise-Giner-Grant-the-Movie-Star/

The Internet of Useless Things

The internet is an instrumental tool for us to research, explore, learn, shop and more, yet there is always the opposite side of the proverbial coin. False or misleading information, scams, dating disasters waiting t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/The-Internet-of-Useless-Things/

Creative Writing Prompt: And Featuring Sulu on the Drums

I did my best to track down the artist responsible for this image. I was unsuccessful. That's sad because a work of this greatness should earn the highest accolades from the human race.Now take a seat. You've missed the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Creative-Writing-Prompt-And-Featuring-Sulu-on-the-Drums/

Introducing Spot

[http://youtu.be/M8YjvHYbZ9w] (YouTube link)Boston Dynamics has done it again- they’ve unveiled a robot that approaches the uncanny valley to give us the heebie jeebies. This robot is called Spot, because he’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/Introducing-Spot/

New "Happiness Monitor" Continuously Measures Your Mood, Reports It to Your Boss

(Photo: Highways Agency)Would you like to be happy? Of course you do! Your supervisor considers your happiness to be essential. It will have a great impact on your quarterly evaluation. So keep your happiness level high...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/New-Happiness-Monitor-Continuously-Measures-Your-Mood-Reports-It-to-Your-Boss/

No Cat Do

[http://youtu.be/LNWjZcbv2uI]YouTube LinkJennifer Morales has a beautiful Persian cat. A beautiful, willful Persian cat (though it may be redundant to use "cat" and "willful" in the same sentence). Moral...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/11/No-Cat-Do/






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