Archive for March 18th, 2015

Geneticists Discover That Britons Still Live in Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms

(Maps via the Daily Telegraph)In the early Fifth Century, the Romans left Britain permanently. This left the Britons vulnerable, so the Anglo-Saxon tribes invaded. The somewhat Romanized British peoples fought b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Geneticists-Discover-That-Britons/

Baymax Dressed Up as Other Disney Characters

Scotland-based artist Demetria Skye Logan (DeviantART member DeeeSkye) can draw anything, but lately she’s taken to the character Baymax from the movie Big Hero 6. She’s drawn him in many incarnation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Baymax-Dressed-Up-as-Other-Disney-Characters/

Raccoon Cautiously Grabs Snack Offered to Him

[https://youtu.be/WTv9SkViddA]YouTube LinkA frightened raccoon in a hollow tree trunk slowly and cautiously reaches with both paws to grab the little treat offered to him. -Via Tastefully OffensiveRaccoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Raccoon-Cautiously-Grabs-Snack-Offered-to-Him/

5 Disney Characters That Must Have Existed

Aladdin was not the genie’s first master. It’s unlikely that the movie shows the first time that he suggested that a master set him free. He must have had a previous master who refused. This master is never m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/5-Disney-Characters-That-Must-Have-Existed/

Great White Steals Fisherman's Catch off the Line

[https://youtu.be/hu8JVyidcMI]YouTube LinkAn Australian fisherman has a marlin on the end of his fishing line and is reeling it in when he gets a surprise at the end. (Warning, profane word at the end, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Great-White-Steals-Fishermans-Catch-off-the-Line/

Bacon And Eggs - Swashbuckling Breakfast

Bacon and Eggs by SOULTHROWThey say eating fried bacon and eggs for breakfast everyday will kill you quick, but if that's true then I can't think of a more delicious way to go out! It's important to start your day with s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Bacon-And-Eggs-Swashbuckling-Breakfast/

Mail A Spud Lets You Mail an Unwrapped Potato

You don’t have to go to the grocery store to get a potato. Oh, there are other ways of getting potatoes. But what if you want only one potato? Then you need to talk to the people at Mail A Spud, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Mail-A-Spud-Lets-You-Mail-an-Unwrapped-Potato-2/

How To Become Gluten Intolerant

[https://youtu.be/Oht9AEq1798] (YouTube link)Gluten intolerance is a real medical condition that’s fairly rare and a real hassle for those who suffer from it. However, it’s become the latest fad self-diagnosi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/How-To-Become-Gluten-Intolerant/

Harness Turns Parent into a Human Jungle Gym

On most nights, when it’s time for bed, I get down on all fours and my daughters climb on my back. They ride the Bedtime Train to their room. We don’t have a Daddle, but the girls still enjoy it.Kids love to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Harness-Turns-Parent-into-a-Human-Jungle-Gym/

Henri Gets Bacon

[https://youtu.be/txD_oVEuu44] (YouTube link)Henri, the existential cat, is earning a living for himself. Yes, this is an ad, for bacon-flavored cat food. Henri does a decent job of it, but you have to wonder if anyone o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Henri-Gets-Bacon/

Russian Wife Smuggled in Suitcase

As a train from Moscow to Nice, France, was passing through Poland, border guards checked luggage for smuggled goods. A suitcase belonging to a French passenger in his sixties was found to have a 30-year-old Russian woma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Russian-Wife-Smuggled-in-Suitcase/

51 Astounding Animal Facts

[https://youtu.be/5KGusVDzMg8] (YouTube link)A ferret played a crucial role in building our National Accelerator Laboratory. There’s a crab that comes with its own pompons. There are 11,000 species of bats. When hy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/51-Astounding-Animal-Facts/

Seventeen Animals That Prove Nature Is Terrifying

We all know that nature is full of horrors, and we've all seen When Nature Attacks to confirm that animals can easily take out a human with a flurry of hoof blows. And then there are those animals that don't need br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Seventeen-Animals-That-Prove-Nature-Is-Terrifying/

I Want You Bach

[https://youtu.be/JZPSV78iQxg] (YouTube link)In this video, the Piano Guys go for Baroque with a mashup that spans a couple of centuries: The Jackson Five and Johann Sebastian Bach. The result just proves that good music...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/I-Want-You-Bach/

Painful Baseball Mishaps Caught At Just The Right Moment

Professional sports and pain go together like ball and glove, and when mishaps involve flying bats and hardballs those painful moments become hilariously cringeworthy.If you’re going to watch your favorite MLB team...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Painful-Baseball-Mishaps-Caught-At-Just-The-Right-Moment/

Jedi Squirrel vs. Sith Squirrel

These Star Wars squirrels are not Photoshopped: they’re a product of Teeters’ Taxidermy Studio in Halifax, Pennsylvania. And this particular piece is up for sale at eBay. When they’re not doing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Jedi-Squirrel-vs-Sith-Squirrel/

Adventures Of Super Baron - A Tale Of Plumbers And Bullet Bills

Adventures Of Super Baron by HartzackBaron Von Mario had been busy telling everyone at the table about his latest exploits when the one they call Toad snickered in derision. Upon inquiring about the snickering the Baron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Adventures-Of-Super-Baron-A-Tale-Of-Plumbers-And-Bullet-Bills/

Gorgeous Silk Light Fixtures Open Up Like Flowers When Switched On

[https://vimeo.com/121664339]Vimeo LinkStudio DRIFT created what they call the Shylight, which is a light fixture made of layers of silk, draped and sewn together in such a way that it blooms like a flow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Gorgeous-Silk-Light-Fixtures-Open-Up-Like-Flowers-When-Switched-On/

The Midnight Terror Cave of Maya Child-Trafficking and Sacrifice

A cave in Belize has earned the name Midnight Terror Cave. In 2006, it was discovered to contain many thousands of human bones, and tests on teeth found indicate that they were children. Further tests indicate that those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/The-Midnight-Terror-Cave-of-Maya-Child-Trafficking-and-Sacrifice/

Play Arcade Games for Charity at the Swedish Airport

[https://youtu.be/9eIRP68PQvo]YouTube LinkAt Sweden's Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Göteborg Landvetter Airport, people waiting to board flights or pick up their bags can pass their time by playing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Play-Arcade-Games-for-Charity-at-the-Swedish-Airport/

Trinkaus: Another Informal Look

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.Further data mining on a masterful researcher of the human conditionby Don DanilaEast Lyme, ConnecticutA recent monograph in A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Trinkaus-Another-Informal-Look/

Deepspace Defender: The Ultimate Spaceship Bed

Specialty children's bed makers Fable Bedworks created the ultimate bed for mini-astronauts to dream of their future planetary conquests. The "Deepspace Defender" bed features a counter balanced twin bed that raises and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Deepspace-Defender-The-Ultimate-Spaceship-Bed/

Bobcats Take Over House at Fort Griffin

In January, the folks at Fort Griffin State Historic Site in Texas noticed that a bobcat and her two cubs had moved into one of the historic houses. It's their den now, and who's going to argue with a mother bobcat? Of c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Bobcats-Take-Over-House-at-Fort-Griffin/

Waldo the Wizard: The Forgotten Lucky Charms Mascot

The famous Lucky the Leprechaun now sits atop the Marshmallow Throne. But he never rests easy. It was by no means guaranteed that he would forever be the public face of Lucky Charms cereal. In 1975, General Mills experim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Waldo-the-Wizard-The-Forgotten-Lucky-Charms-Mascot/

8-Bit Cinema Presents The Walking Dead

[https://youtu.be/hj0uJwZrAdA] (YouTube link)If the AMC series The Walking Dead were a retro arcade game instead of a TV series, it would look like this. You’d spend your time shooting zombies, or driving...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/8-Bit-Cinema-Presents-The-Walking-Dead/

Man Dedicates His Life to Orphaned Joey Sanctuary

Chris Barnes, formerly an Australian tour guide, once saw a dead female kangaroo at the side of the road. While the body was in the first stages of decomposition, there was a joey in her pouch barely alive, that had been...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/18/Man-Dedicates-His-Life-to-Orphaned-Joey-Sanctuary/




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