Archive for March 6th, 2015

Bald Eagle Covered in Snow Protects the Eggs in Her Nest

In the beloved Dr. Seuss tale Horton Hatches the Egg, a mother bird sitting on her nest is fickle and flighty. The bird, Maysie, says to Horton the elephant,"I'm tired and I'm bored and I've kinks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Bald-Eagle-Covered-in-Snow-Protects-the-Eggs-in-Her-Nest/

Ice Fishermen Pull up a Live Bird

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9u8fgqnIB5w](Video Link)Nicholas Colangelo and Fred Christensen were recently fishing at a frozen lake in Pennsylvania. To their shock, the tug on their line wasn't from a fish, but a bir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Ice-Fishermen-Pull-up-a-Live-Bird/

A Little Math Quiz

Can you figure out what these equations are trying to say? I must admit there were a couple I couldn’t- not because I couldn’t do the math, but because I was unfamiliar with the saying it translates...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/A-Little-Math-Quiz/

This Cat Loves Being Slid across the Floor

Richard the cat has a favorite game: sliding on the floor. He genuinely enjoys it when his human spins and slides him across the smooth wooden floor. He comes back, again and again, for the same thrill ride.[https://www....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/This-Cat-Loves-Being-Slid-across-the-Floor/

These People Are Having A Really Bad Day At Work

Having a bad day is a subjective experience- for some hitting too much traffic on the way to work is enough to put them in a funk, while others keep smiling until they’re almost crushed to death by a wall of bevera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/These-People-Are-Having-A-Really-Bad-Day-At-Work/

Reporter Tries to Give Live News Report While Ordering at the McDonald's Drive-Through Window

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QSA2sqlPxM](Video Link)Jimmy Uhrin, AKA "Traffic Jam Jimmy," is the traffic reporter with Fox 45 in Baltimore, Maryland. He went out into the blizzard to find out how bad the driving con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Reporter-Tries-to-Give-Live-News-Report-While-Ordering-at-the-McDonalds-Drive-Through-Window/

18 Things You Might Not Have Known About Beavis and Butt-head

During the original run of the MTV animated series Beavis and Butt-head from 1993 to 1997, I laughed uproariously because they reminded me of so many of the young guys I worked with at various radio stations. Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/18-Things-You-Might-Not-Have-Known-About-Beavis-and-Butt-head/

The Insect with the "Fiber Optic" Tail

The beautiful insect shown here is a planthopper nymph. During the span of time after it hatches and before it becomes fully mature, the planthopper nymph secretes a waxy substance from its abdomen that gives its ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/The-Insect-with-the-Fiber-Optic-Tail/

The Man Who Shipped Himself to Australia

We hear occasional stories about people who have themselves delivered by the postal service, but Reg Spiers took it to the limit by shipping himself as cargo from England back home to Australia! An Olympic hopeful in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/The-Man-Who-Shipped-Himself-to-Australia/

Deal With It - Animatronic Attitude

Deal With It by Julia SprenzFoxy knows he's one cool critter, and when he comes looking for a security guard to chew on those new hires know they're just going to have to deal with it. That's just one of the dangers of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Deal-With-It-Animatronic-Attitude/

21 Abandoned Movie Sets That Everyone Can Visit

Millions of people are familiar with the view of a remote location in the Sahara desert, and some might not even be aware of it. For in Tunisia lie the remains of the planet Tatooine, the birthplace of Anakin Skywalker....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/21-Abandoned-Movie-Sets-That-Everyone-Can-Visit/

Rope-climbing Cat

[http://youtu.be/mxcizdlsX3g] (YouTube link)We’ve seen pictures of cat ladders and cat elevators that people use to give their cat access to upper floors in apartment buildings. This Russian cat uses the physical m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Rope-climbing-Cat/

Garbage Collectors Spill Their Secrets

Trash collection is one of those luxuries many of us take for granted- we put the trash out on the specified day and let the collectors come and haul it away in their big, stinky trucks, knowing the whole process will re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Garbage-Collectors-Spill-Their-Secrets/

The Best Response to a Classmate’s Insult

[http://youtu.be/nBhe8Ei8tnE] (YouTube link)A boy at school called her ugly, and she gave him what for. This 4-year-old girl has the right attitude, and her comeback -whether it really happened that way or not- is pricel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/The-Best-Response-to-a-Classmates-Insult/

Sexy Cosplay Versions Of Pokemon

(Girafarig by Mokuyo Cosplay/via AkiJet)When you hear the words "sexy" and "Pokemon' used together it’s easy to assume that the costumes in question are of Ash's pal Misty or Jessie from Team Rocket, but those ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Sexy-Cosplay-Versions-Of-Pokemon/

Remembering a Crime That You Didn’t Commit

Why do people remember and even testify to things that didn’t happen? We know that some confessions are coerced, and some “recovered memories” are actually implanted, but recent research shows that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Remembering-a-Crime-That-You-Didnt-Commit/

Rubik's Snake Lamp

The Rubik's Snake Lamp by Maria and Ivan Zverev of Oikimus Design is a clever lighting option based on the Rubik’s Snake puzzle. The hinged lamp can be arranged in a number of shapes, depending on the lig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Rubiks-Snake-Lamp/

Ringling Bros. Circus To Phase Out Elephant Acts

Every time the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus comes to our town in the past few years, my youngest daughter, who dearly loves elephants, has to go. She doesn’t buy a ticket; she goes to hold a sign i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Ringling-Bros-Circus-To-Phase-Out-Elephant-Acts/

New Braking System Can Stop a 40-Ton Truck Automatically on a Dime

Volvo has developed a new completely automated braking system for tractor trailers. The video below shows it in action, stopping a truck loaded with 40 tons of cargo in a very short distance.[https://www.youtube.com/watc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/New-Braking-System-Can-Stop-a-40-Ton-Truck-Automatically-on-a-Dime/

Welcome to the Body Farm

Beyond the border of an ordinary parking lot lies the most cutting-edge graveyard in the world … and a hands-on lab for cops and forensic anthropologists.It was Valentine's Day when the gravediggers fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Welcome-to-the-Body-Farm/

Danger - Warn The World About Predatory Visitors

Danger by Buby87When those predatory aliens arrived on Earth we thought they were just stopping by for a souvenir, but thirty years later those damned Yautja are still lurking around collecting skulls! Planetary defense...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Danger-Warn-The-World-About-Predatory-Visitors/

It’s Like Cirque du Soleil for Geeks: Acrobatica Infiniti Circus

The Acrobatica Infiniti Circus is unlike any other. It’s designed to appeal to geeks by combining the wonderful world of cosplay with top-tier acrobatic performance. Each member brings unique skills that let you se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Its-Like-Cirque-du-Soleil-for-Geeks-Acrobatica-Infinita-Circus/

Redditors Have Photoshop Fun with Kim Jong-un Bent Over

Original Photo Kim Jong-un seems to be prime fodder for humor of all kinds, and it doesn't look as if that will change anytime soon. A photo was snapped of the North Korean leader bending over a mattress an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Redditors-Have-Photoshop-Fun-with-Kim-Jong-un-Bent-Over/

Foodhack: How to Eat a Bagel

It seems like a great idea. You’ve got a bagel and cream cheese. It should be the perfect snack. But it never turns out right, does it? That’s because you’ve been eating bagels wrong for your entire lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Foodhack-How-to-Eat-a-Bagel/

Powers

They may not be super powers like in the comic books, but we all have powers. Let’s just hope that we use them for good instead of evil. But seriously, if you saw a super hero punching a flying creature from the Bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Powers/

Clever Table Design Grows or Shrinks as Needed

It’s called Wooden Cloth. Nathalie Dackelid, a Swedish furniture design student, designed it with expanding leaves beneath the surface, which roll or unroll as the table shortens or expands. Her go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/06/Clever-Table-Grows-or-Shrinks-as-Needed/






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