Archive for March 12th, 2015

Death Attends the Matinee

Would you like to spend some time on a “choose your own adventure” story based on classic noir films?The dame walks into your office without knocking, and boy, does she look uneasy.She stares at you with pier...

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Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Bionic Arm to its Child Recipient

[https://youtu.be/oEx5lmbCKtY]YouTube LinkThis video footage shows Robert Downey, Jr. present a bionic arm to a seven-year-old boy named Alex, born with a partially developed right arm. The arm is free o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Robert-Downey-Jr-Delivers-a-Bionic-Arm-to-its-Child-Recipient/

Big Zelda 6 - A Real Hero Doesn't Need Fancy Armor

Big Zelda 6 by zRISesLink was used to solving puzzles and battling bad guys all by himself, but when he discovered that giant suit of phantom Bay armor was ready to do his bidding he decided to let it join him on his jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Big-Zelda-6-A-Real-Hero-Doesnt-Need-Fancy-Armor/

10 Awesome Good Guy Robots from Movies

I went to see Chappie yesterday. It was exactly what I expected: Robocop meets Short Circuit with the feel of District 9. I quite enjoyed it. Chappie is such a likable robot, it inspir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/10-Awesome-Good-Guy-Robots-from-Movies/

Please Choose Your Preferred Advertising Experience

(SMBC Comics/Zach Weinersmith)You can choose from 3 different advertisements that our data mining programs reveal will be effective on you. The ad will automatically pause when you stop paying attention....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Please-Choose-Your-Preferred-Advertising-Experience/

What the Names of 18 Disney Princesses Mean in Other Languages

A 21-year-old Disney and animation enthusiast from Newcastle, Australia named Jack has an interesting Tumblr called Kristoff Bjorgman, which is full of odds and ends. One offering is this visual glossary of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/What-the-Names-of-18-Disney-Princesses-Mean-in-Other-Languages/

How to Be Socially Awkward

(Books of Adam/Adam Ellis)Are you struggling to find the right thing to say? Despite the outcome of this scenario, you should still go with "say something weird." If he sticks around, then you've found a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/How-to-Be-Socially-Awkward/

Win a Historic Inn in Maine with an Essay

An essay contest will determine the new owner of the Center Lovell Inn & Restaurant. http://t.co/R5xles9xgL pic.twitter.com/XSCYlztYld— PressHerald (@PressHerald) March 9, 2015 The Center Lovell Inn on Kezar L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Win-a-Historic-Inn-in-Maine-with-an-Essay/

This Dog Will Smile on Command

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J26RRpg-FX4](Video Link)Molly, who is biding her time--just biding her time, mind you--is a 3-year old Labrador. When you ask her to smile, she'll do it. She act like a happy, friendly do...

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Fifteen Popular Restaurants With Secret Menu Items for Your Dog

Dog lovers, have you ever taken your dog in the car as you run certain errands, and found out that some establishments give the dog a treat when you drive through? The first time I took my dog with me to drive through at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Fifteen-Popular-Restaurants-With-Secret-Menu-Items-for-Your-Dog/

Springfield, Illinois Gives Cobra Commander the Key to the City

Inexplicably, the capital city of Illinois surrendered to Cobra, the terrorist organization from the G.I. Joe entertainment franchise. Why? Did Cobra Commander have dirt on Mayor J. Michael Houston? Did he offer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Springfield-Illinois-Gives-Cobra-Commander-the-Key-to-the-City/

The Secret

As my children prepare to go out on their own, I find myself going over the lessons I’ve tried to teach them and see if I’ve missed anything important, or what needs to be emphasized more. This lovely walk ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/The-Secret/

Vince Gilligan Asks You to Stop Throwing Pizzas on Walter White's Roof

In a famous scene in Breaking Bad, a furious Walter White, while feuding with his wife, angrily throws a pizza on the roof of his house.That's a real house in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fans know where it is. It's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Vince-Gilligan-Asks-You-to-Stop-Throwing-Pizzas-on-Walter-Whites-Roof/

Medal Gear Solid Tee 2 - Snake In A Box

Medal Gear Solid Tee 2 by Patrick "Tricky" CanterSolid Snake always seemed like one of the sillier video game stars- on the one hand he's super skilled in the art of combat, has some amazing technology at his disposal,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Medal-Gear-Solid-Tee-2-Snake-In-A-Box/

Game of Thrones Meets The Princess Bride

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFWovtMAGwA](Video Link)"Jesus, Grandpa, what did you read me this thing for?"Game of Thrones is a heartwarming love story. The Princess Bride is a terrifying look into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Game-of-Thrones-Meets-The-Princess-Bride/

R.I.P. Terry Pratchett

AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER.— Terry Pratchett (@terryandrob) March 12, 2015 Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night.&mdash...

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Game of Thrones Summed Up in 30 Seconds

[https://youtu.be/n4SYWyRuXW4] (YouTube link)The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine has an extensive section dedicated to the HBO series Game of Thrones, as the cast gears up for season five,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Game-of-Thrones-Summed-Up-in-30-Seconds/

Some of the World's Weirdest Amusement Parks

One of few SFW sculptures at South Korea's Love Land amusement park.|  Image SourceLove Land is an amusement park designed with adults in mind. Located on the South Korean island of Jeju, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Some-of-the-Worlds-Weirdest-Amusement-Parks/

9 Historical Mysteries Solved By Astronomy

One of the fascinating things about the cyclical movements of the earth, moon, and other celestial bodies is that when you know enough about them, you can pinpoint their positions for any date in history. We can use this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/9-Historical-Mysteries-Solved-By-Astronomy/

Storytelling with Conductive Ink

Dalziel + Pop, a creative agency in London, is currently exhibiting at the Retail Design Expo in London. To demonstrate its skill set, the company built an interactive display using screenprinting with conducti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Storytelling-with-Conductive-Ink/

Why Do the French Love Jerry Lewis?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Anyone who knows me or knows anything about me knows I am a major...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Why-Do-the-French-Love-Jerry-Lewis/

Microwave Popcorn From Scratch With the King of Random

[https://youtu.be/bEAQGEQrZs4]YouTube LinkMedical experts have long been talking about the possible dangers of microwave popcorn to human health, focusing on the chemicals inside the bags. While it seems...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Microwave-Popcorn-From-Scratch-With-the-King-of-Random/

The 48-state Road Trip

If you really wanted to see America, you’d travel by car to every contiguous state and hit all the famous landmarks on your way. Michigan State University doctoral student Randy Olson worked out the route, shown ab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/The-48-state-Road-Trip/

Krispy Kreme Bacon Donut Hot Dog

(Photo: Darren Rovell)The Wilmington Blue Rocks is a minor league baseball team in Wilmington, Delaware. It has devised the perfect means of luring me to its games. This is their invention: a hot dog bun made from a *str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Krispy-Kreme-Bacon-Donut-Hot-Dog/

Dark City - A Playground For The Criminally Insane

Dark City by KharmazeroThere's one city so enshrouded in darkness and mystery that it hardly seems to see the light of day, a city that's a breeding ground for both the criminally insane and fanatical vigilantes. The ci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Dark-City-A-Playground-For-The-Criminally-Insane/

It Takes Two Men to Be Fabio

[https://youtu.be/WddBNQ9ht_Q] (YouTube link)Second City uploaded a skit from their archives that took place in 1994 at the 78th Second City Mainstage Revue. Look carefully: that’s Steve Carell and his chest hair a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/It-Takes-Two-Men-to-Be-Fabio/

Man Rolls in Dog Poop to Avoid Getting Arrested, Fails

(Photo: Karyn Christner)It seemed like a foolproof plan. But like many brilliantly conceived capers, it failed anyway. Police in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania found a man walking into a busy street. They talked to him and d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/12/Man-Rolls-in-Dog-Poop-to-Avoid-Getting-Arrested-Fails/




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