Archive for February 25th, 2015

15 Designs for a New London Bridge Look Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Movie!

London needs a new bridge to span the River Thames, so the call is out to architecture and design firms from around the world to submit their greatest (and most outlandish) ideas for the bridge. And submit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/15-Designs-for-a-New-London-Bridge-Look-Straight-Out-of-a-Sci-Fi-Movie/

I'll Be Back - You Can't Keep A Good Boss Monster Down

I'll Be Back by Adam WorksBowser is used to being defeated and meeting a grisly end at the hand of one of those meddling Mushroom Kingdom defenders, but theres one thing you can count on when it comes to Bowser- he'll b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Ill-Be-Back-You-Cant-Keep-A-Good-Boss-Monster-Down/

Richard Pryor's Short Lived Saturday Morning TV Show

Richard Pryor seems like an unlikely candidate to head a kid’s TV show, but back in the mid-80s Pryor actually made a brief appearance on CBS’s epic Saturday Morning lineup.Pryor's Place*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Richard-Pryors-Short-Lived-Saturday-Morning-TV-Show/

Student Says He Won't Go to Class Unless the College President Shovels His Driveway. Guess Who Showed up?

(Photo: Michael Benson)Devan Dannelly is a student at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. It's cold. There's snow everywhere. So he was in no mood to struggle through the rough winter conditions to get to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Student-Says-He-Wont-Go-to-Class-Unless-the-College-President-Shovels-His-Driveway-Guess-Who-Showed-up/

If Ken Burns Tackled Boston’s Snowpocalypse

[http://youtu.be/L8dr7fgrklM] (YouTube link)Ken Burns’ documentary series The Civil War (as well as his other documentaries) had a certain style that brought out the despair and melancholy of the people wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/If-Ken-Burns-Tackled-Bostons-Snowpocalypse/

The Great Geeky Rings of Paul Michael Design

It takes a special kind of lady to want a Stargate, Star Wars, World of Warcraft or Doctor Who engagement or wedding ring, but when you find that girl, you'd better hurry up and put a ring on it. As for where to get a ri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/The-Great-Geeky-Rings-of-Paul-Michael-Design/

Customer Service Complaint, 1750 B.C.

(Photo: unknown)Please remain on the line. You clay tablet is very important to us. Tablets will be answered in the order in which they were received.The British Museum owns a baked clay tablet from the Mesopotamian city...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Customer-Service-Complaint-1750-BC/

Your Favorite Superheroes Have Ridiculous Super Powers

Fans of superhero comics know that a suspension of disbelief is required for an enjoyable read, and if you can’t suspend your disbelief then you probably shouldn't be reading comics in the first place.However, ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Your-Favorite-Superheroes-Have-Ridiculous-Super-Powers/

YouTube 10th Anniversary Supercut

[http://youtu.be/wPd0MumNLbg] (YouTube link)If you liked the 16-minute tribute to YouTube on its 10th anniversary, you’ll like this one better. If you didn’t like the earlier video, you’ll prob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/YouTube-10th-Anniversary-Supercut/

Pecan Pie Egg Rolls Sound Like Heaven

Pecan pie is always a great treat, but those who truly adore the treat know that the best filling in the world still needs a light, flaky filling to really make the most of the dessert. If you've been having issues naili...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Pecan-Pie-Egg-Rolls-Sound-Like-Heaven/

Lucky Fisherman Catches Monster Catfish

(Photo: Sportex Italia)Dino and Dario Ferrari caught this 9-foot long, 280 pound catfish in the Po River in northern Italy. It’s a Wels catfish (Silurus glanis). After a fierce, 40-minute battle, the twin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Lucky-Fisherman-Catches-Monster-Catfish/

Freeze-Fall: A Collection of Frozen Waterfall Photographs

Eidfjord, Norway | Source: christianpondella.comThese breathtaking photographs of frozen waterfalls from all over the world make up a collection that is worth the short time it takes for readers to peruse i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Freeze-Fall-A-Collection-of-Frozen-Waterfall-Photographs/

Funky Flights- The Barrel Roll Experts

Funky Flights by Coinbox TeesIf you're looking for a swingin' vacation that's more fun than a barrel of monkeys then head over to Funky Flights, your ticket to jungle adventure. With Funky piloting his unique Jumbo Barr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Funky-Flights-The-Barrel-Roll-Experts/

Harry Potter Chapter 1 Prom Dress

Etsy seller RoobyLane calls it a prom dress, but it would be perfect for everyday wear, too! Just expect that when you wear it, people will be able to read you like a book. It contains the first chapter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Harry-Potter-Chapter-1-Prom-Dress/

Hard-hitting Drinks

[http://youtu.be/VIez2EO4Ygc] (YouTube link)What kind of drinking game requires putting on a helmet? You’ll quickly find out. From the video description:In a bar in Russia, one man chose to drink a special cocktail...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Hard-hitting-Drinks/

The Most Sinister Baby Laugh You'll Hear Today

[http://youtu.be/u4xs5pXTeQU] Bwahahahahaha! This baby will make a great supervillain when he grows up. Just watch as he unleashes the most sinister laugh you'll hear today. The video of the unnamed laughing (R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/The-Most-Sinister-Baby-Laugh-Youll-Hear-Today/

The Worst Real Estate Photos of All Time

We've all heard the term "fixer upper," but this Oddee article with 13 horrible real estate photos really tests the limits of the phrase. I mean, it's one thing to have to remove popcorn ceilings and do a little roof wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/The-Worst-Real-Estate-Photos-of-All-Time/

A Dream Come True

Best grant of anonymity by a journalist since Watergate? This, from today's Times, gets my vote. pic.twitter.com/5tqS0h0sf6— robert p. baird (@bobbybaird) February 25, 2015 Yesterday, the New York Times p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/A-Dream-Come-True/

A Tiny Glimpse into Micro Living, Courtesy of Portlandia

[http://youtu.be/P6pj3jVgeh8]YouTube LinkIt's been a growing trend over the past five years or so: living "small." Clutter-free. Tiny houses in which everything is compact and/or capable of being folded...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/A-Tiny-Glimpse-into-Micro-Living-Courtesy-of-Portlandia/

Tiny Pony Gets a Periscope to Help Him See out of His Stall

(Photos: Manchester Evening News)Pedro is a Shetland Pony that lives at the Ebony Horse Club in London. He lives in a stall with a normal-sized stall door. He has to stretch high up to just barely look over the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Tiny-Pony-Gets-a-Periscope-to-Help-Him-See-out-of-His-Stall/

Baby Born with Intact Amniotic Sac

First off, little Silas Philips is fine. He was delivered by Cesarian section three months early at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, still shrouded in his sac of amniotic fluid. Neonatologist William Binder sn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Baby-Born-with-Intact-Amniotic-Sac/

13 More Fantastic And Fun Star Wars Goodies For Your Home

It was over a year ago when Alex introduced us to 20 amazing pieces of Star Wars furniture over on Homes and Hues. It remains the most popular article of all time on the site. We thought it was time to revisit the topic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/13-More-Fantastic-And-Fun-Star-Wars-Goodies-For-Your-Home/

Further Advances in Miscreant Trapping

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.A haphazard look at inventions to trap bad guysby Alice Shirrell Kaswell and Stephen Drew, Improbable Research staffIn AIR 20-1, we pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Further-Advances-in-Miscreant-Trapping/

Limbo Time - On The Edge Of Adventure

Limbo Time by Perdita00The abrupt transition from the colorful look of the Candy Kingdom to the black and white world of Limbo made Jake's eyes hurt, but as usual Finn thought the whole thing was totally mathematical. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Limbo-Time-On-The-Edge-Of-Adventure/

Giant Wall of Bubble Wrap is an Ad for a Video Game

Go ahead. Pop it. You know that you want to. It’s so satisfying to feel the bubbles snap beneath your fingers.Bubble wrap is irresistible. So the ad agency that came up with this promotion for the video game Dragon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Giant-Wall-of-Bubble-Wrap-is-an-Ad-for-a-Video-Game/

The Ultimate Way to Witness the Northern Lights

Imagine lying in bed under a glass igloo in Finland, watching the Aurora Borealis. That’s the kind of thing you want to put on your bucket list! Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is only 155 miles from the Arctic Circle,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/The-Ultimate-Way-to-Witness-the-Northern-Lights/

Hippopotamus Sofa

Maximo Riera understands the importance of creating furniture designs that fit into any home or office. A good furniture maker knows that a piece that goes anywhere is more marketable than a weird oddity. That's why he's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Hippopotamus-Sofa/

Photographic Portraits of "Off Duty" Porn Stars

Photographer Roger Kisby, in his second year shooting the Adult Video News Awards, decided to go a different route in covering the event. Kisby said in an interview with Refinery 29, "I wanted to do portraits of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Photographic-Portraits-of-Off-Duty-Porn-Stars/

Snowball Fight in Jerusalem

[http://youtu.be/yLyjyh45m8Y] (YouTube link)A storm last Thursday and Friday left between 20 and 30 centimeters (7-11 inches) of snow over Jerusalem. This video shows a group of Franciscan monks having a snowball fight,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Snowball-Fight-in-Jerusalem/




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