Archive for March 2nd, 2015

This Public Library Is Inside a Subway Station

(Photo: Yelp user Michael L.)This is a photo of the main entrance to the Terence Cardinal Cook-Cathedral Library, a branch of the New York City Public Library. You've never heard of it? That's because it's so underground...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/This-Is-a-Public-Library-Inside-a-Subway-Station/

Fascinating Photo: Weasel on the Back of a Woodpecker in Flight

ABSOLUTLEY INCREDIBLE photo by Martin Le-May. Green Woodpecker and Weasel. Apparently the Woodpecker escaped. pic.twitter.com/PUt1b2Mbhs— Jason Ward (@Jayward7) March 2, 2015 Photographer Martin Le-May says he cap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Fascinating-Photo-Weasel-on-the-Back-of-a-Woodpecker-in-Flight/

Minions Assemble Age Of Mintron - Playtime Gone Horribly Wrong

Minions Assemble Age Of Mintron by TopNotchyThe minions had entered a dark new phase in their superheroic cosplay- the age of Minitron. When Stuart the minion contracted a computer virus while trying to repair the hideo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Minions-Assemble-Age-Of-Mintron-Playtime-Gone-Horribly-Wrong/

Student Creates Batman Armor Suitable For Doling Out Street Justice

Folks who want to follow in Batman’s footsteps will need to be properly equipped, and since they’re made of flesh and blood instead of graphite and ink they’ll probably want to invest in some body armor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Student-Creates-Batman-Armor-Suitable-For-Doling-Out-Street-Justice/

The Quokka is the Latest Selfie Quirk

Image: instagram.comThis will no doubt shock anyone reading this, but there's a new and goofy trend that's cropped up on the internet. More surprisingly, said trend involves selfies. But the other factor th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/The-Quokka-is-the-Latest-Selfie-Quirk/

Amazing Video: Skydiver Has Seizure in Midair, Gets Rescued

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55QUQHm2B5A] (Video Link)Your must-see video of the day is this gripping shot of a man barely escaping death because he was unable to open his parachute.Christopher Jones of Perth, Austra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Amazing-Video-Skydiver-Has-Seizure-in-Midair-Gets-Rescued/

Twelve Korean Snacks to Sample

Shown above is a Korean snack food called Yakgwa. The food is a traditional Korean cake made with honey, sesame oil and wheat flour. The cakes have the flavor and consistency of glazed doughnuts. If you're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Twelve-Korean-Snacks-to-Sample/

Blind Dog Who Disappeared in -40°F Weather Reunited with Owner

(Photo: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)Madera, an 11-year old Labrador Retriever, is completely blind. She lives in Fairbanks, Alaska with Ed Davis, her owner. On February 6, Davis let her outside briefly to relieve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Blind-Dog-Who-Disappeared-in-40F-Weather-Reunited-with-Owner/

15 Things You Might Not Know About Beauty and the Beast

Disney is recycling their biggest princess movies by remaking them in live action format. First there’s Cinderella, coming soon to a theater near you, and now they’ve announced a live-action version...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/15-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Beauty-and-the-Beast/

Celebrating Fifty Years of The Sound of Music Through Pictures

Child actors who played the Von Trapp family (with Julie Andrews as Maria and Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp) during filming of The Sound of MusicThe Sound of Music, the classic movie version...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/iCelebrating-Fifty-Years-of-iThe-Sound-of-MusicI-Through-Pictures/

Five Nights At Freddy's Fails To Terrify Old Folks

(YouTube Link)There’s an indie game series out there scaring gamers out of their pants with creepy animatronic enemies and jumpscare deaths. It’s called Five Nights At Freddy’s, and the jumpscares are g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Five-Nights-At-Freddys-Fails-To-Terrify-Old-Folks/

10 Revealing Diary and Journal Entries of Famous Figures

Joseph Goebbels, Reich Minister of Propaganda, 1933-1945Next to Hitler, Joseph Goebbels was arguably the most insidious high-ranking member of the Nazi party, particularly since he was a master at public speakin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/10-Revealing-Diary-and-Journal-Entries-of-Famous-Figures/

Doctor Spider-Octopus

Professional cosplay photographer David Ngo attended the Long Beach Comic Expo over the weekend. He snapped this shot of a great cosplayer who blended Spider-Man with Doctor Octopus, one of Spider-Man's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Doctor-Spider-Octopus/

Groot Loves You! - The Caring Tree

Groot Loves You! by Boggs NicolasGroot has a very important message for you, but since he can only say his name and the words "I am" he's just going to have to share his message via dance. Watch as his branchy arms swin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Groot-Loves-You-The-Caring-Tree/

And Mr. Lizard on Guitar

Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based photographer Aditya Permana happened to click his shutter on this forest dragon lizard just in time to catch him deep in a musical trance while performing a leaf guitar solo. Permana told...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/And-Mr-Lizard-on-Guitar/

Share Your Unique Sense Of Style With These 30 Cute And Creepy T-Shirts

Cute graphics have lots of fun loving fans, and creepy visuals attract an appropriately ghoulish fan base, but when you combine the two forces you get a unique style that both repels and delights at the same time!Wearing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Share-Your-Unique-Sense-Of-Style-With-These-30-Cute-And-Creepy-T-Shirts/

The Board Game Trial of the Century

We recently linked had the story of how the game Monopoly was born, tracing it to Elizabeth Magie’s The Landlord’s Game, which she patented in 1903. Parker Brothers bought the rights to a derivative game in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/The-Board-Game-Trial-of-the-Century/

How Cutlery Affects Our Sense of Taste

(Photo: Sarah Lee/The Guardian)Zoe Laughlin, the director of the Institute of Making, says that, "my ambition is to make the best spoon in the world." Oliver Wainwright of The Guardian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/How-Cutlery-Affects-Our-Sense-of-Taste/

15 Great Spock Quotes as Inspirational Posters

Since the passing of Leonard Nimoy on Friday at the age of 83, many fans have been reflecting on his contributions and what he's meant to them over the years. In that vein, BuzzFeed compiled a list...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/15-Great-Spock-Quotes-as-Inspirational-Posters/

A Fan Art Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy's passing has been especially hard to handle, because it not only means a talented musician, artist, writer, photographer and actor is gone, but also that he'll never be in one of my favorite shows or movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/A-Fan-Art-Tribute-To-Leonard-Nimoy/

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes Into TV. In 1967 CBS hired the Smothers Brothers to host a variety show that would attract a young, hip audience. The show d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/The-Smothers-Brothers-Comedy-Hour/

Pi Day Giveaway: Win a Hoodie and Shirt from the NeatoShop

This year's Pi Day is nothing short of epic: 3/14/15 (and at 9:26 am and 53 second, it's even more epic! We'll get pi to the 9th decimal places). Celebrate Pi Day with the NeatoShop's wide selection of Pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Pi-Day-Giveaway-Win-a-Hoodie-and-Shirt-from-the-NeatoShop/

A Journal of Dracula Studies Exists

The Journal of Dracula Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published annually by the English Department of Kutztown University, a college in Pennsylvania. It contains studies of vampiri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/A-Journal-of-Dracula-Studies-Exists/

Kidnap Victim Reunited With Family 17 Years Later After Chance Meeting With Sister

A 17-year-old South African girl named Zephany who was kidnapped from the hospital at birth was located after she unknowingly befriended her sister at school. Zephany's biological parents told the press that they celebra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Kidnap-Victim-Reunited-With-Family-17-Years-Later-After-Chance-Meeting-With-Sister/

Animal Yogis - They'll Transform You Into A Beast!

Animal Yogis White by Kellabell9Humans think they're the only species on the planet concerned with physical fitness and exercise, but any fitness enthusiast worth their low BMI knows that you can learn a lot about fitne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Animal-Yogis-Theyll-Transform-You-Into-A-Beast/

Sweet Cocoon

[http://youtu.be/D0a0aNqTehM] (YouTube link)A well-fed caterpillar tries to squeeze into a small cocoon to start her metamorphosis. You and I know that’s not how it’s done in nature, but this is a cartoon. Tw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/Sweet-Cocoon/

NeatoShop Sale: Save up to 20% on All T-Shirts!

w00t! We're having a huge sale over at the NeatoShop. Save up to 20% off all T-shirts, plus get free worldwide shipping (yes, worldwide) on orders $75 and above. That's just 5 shirts! Check out NeatoShop's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/02/NeatoShop-Sale-Save-up-to-20-on-All-T-Shirts/
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