Archive for March 20th, 2015

Feeding The Pixels - Park Invaders

Feeding The Pixels by PacalinWhen you visit video game park you've gotta bring along some 8-bit crumbs so you can feed the pixels. It's a singularly strange experience, and the glow of their little blocky bodies fills t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Feeding-The-Pixels-Park-Invaders/

Tattooed Senior Citizens Show What Happens As Tattoos Age

The people who hate tattoos are frequently heard asking those with ink, "but what will it look like when you're older?" It's a smug argument that hopes to illicit worry from body art fans who worry about their looks. Tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Tattooed-Senior-Citizens-Show-What-Happens-As-Tattoos-Age/

Alien vs. Pooh

The gentle tale of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends Piglet, Eeyore, and Tigger gets mashed up with Ridley Scott’s Alien in a new tale by Giant Hamburger. Pooh’s reaction to a face hugger latc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Alien-vs-Pooh-2/

Ad Agency Looking for Interns Releases Terrifying "Fresh Meat" Recruiting Video

Mother wants fresh meat. Nay, she craves fresh meat. Will you feed her?Mother is an ad agency in New York. "Fresh meat" is its in-house term for "interns." To encourage meat units to apply to its *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Ad-Agency-Looking-for-Interns-Releases-Terrifying-Fresh-Meat-Recruiting-Video/

Some Mysteries are More Mysterious than Others

Randall Munroe of xkcd fashioned a scatterplot graph to compare mysteries in both their overall weirdness and their explainability. However, people will still argue over what the explanation is. Most peo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Some-Mysteries-are-More-Mysterious-than-Others/

Male Beauty Standards from Around the World

What does it mean to be a handsome man? The answer will vary over time and from culture to culture. To satisfy your scholarly interest in the wholly academic study of body aesthetics, BuzzFeed conducted a sociolo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Male-Beauty-Standards-from-Around-the-World/

Piranha Feeding Frenzy

[https://youtu.be/9qf1Uew_HVs]YouTube LinkPiranhas in a Brazilian river are frenzied as they voraciously devour food being tossed to them by the locals. These people had better be careful not to lose the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Piranha-Feeding-Frenzy/

515 Students Expelled for Cheating in One City

Over 500 students were expelled from high school in Patna, Bihar, India, over a two day period for cheating on their class ten board exams. The results of the tests determine high school graduation and are often also use...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/515-Students-Expelled-for-Cheating-in-One-City/

The Ultimate Mod Skyrim Game

(Video Link)A few years back, I wrote a Neatorama article featuring some of the weirdest and coolest video game mods out there. Many of the best mods were on Skyrim, which continues to be one of the best selling (and mos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/The-Ultimate-Mod-Skyrim-Game/

Stories Behind 40 Famous Company Names

Did you know that the athletic shoe brand ASICS is an acronym? The acronym stands for "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano," which means “Healthy soul in a healthy body” in Latin. The article linked below provide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Stories-Behind-40-Famous-Company-Names/

Introducing Friends to Aerobatics

[https://youtu.be/8QOXL2UbXXs] (YouTube link)Aerobatic pilot Sebb Stratta takes full advantage of his job by sharing it with his friends. Want to go for a plane ride? Get ready for spins, loops, and strangely-moving hori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Introducing-Friends-to-Aerobatics/

Adventure That Time Visiting Grandma House - Fairy Tale Finn

Adventure That Time Visiting Grandma House by IvejustquitsmokingFairy tale time, c'mon grab your axe, help your grandma house relax, Jake the wolf and Finn the red hood, the bloodshed never ends it's fairy tale time! Gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Adventure-That-Time-Visiting-Grandma-House-Fairy-Tale-Finn/

18 Short Stories That Pack More of a Punch Than Many Novels

Charlie Anders over at i09 has compiled an interesting list of short stories that, in spite of their brevity, tend to make a mark on the psyche. As any good list of short stories does, it includes Bradbury, but also fans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/18-Short-Stories-That-Pack-More-of-a-Punch-Than-Many-Novels/

This Lost Cat Traveled Across America Before Being Returned Home

(Video Link)Kevin is an orange tabby that disappeared from his South Carolina home back in 2013. What makes Kevin different from the hundreds of other kitties that go missing isn't just that he was found two years late...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/This-Lost-Cat-Traveled-Across-America-Before-Being-Returned-Home/

Fish Spill in China Leaves No Mess

A truck carrying 6,800 kilograms of live catfish spilled its load Tuesday when a door swung open in Guizhou province, China. Tons of fish covered the road in the Kaili Development Zone. But the incident did not end with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Fish-Spill-in-China-Leaves-No-Mess/

Chimpanzees See the Outside after Being Caged for 30 Years

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExEjXLMd4VA] (Video Link)In 2011, the Gut Aiderbichl animal rescue organization in Austria rescued several chimpanzees which had been caged in an indoor laboratory for up to 30 years. Som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Chimpanzees-See-the-Outside-after-Being-Caged-for-30-Years/

10 Offbeat But Useful Inventions

There are inventors who create life saving technology, inventors who change the way we live and those who change what happens to our bodies after we die. And then there are those who invent things that make the world a m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/10-Offbeat-But-Useful-Inventions/

Behold the Power of the Beef-Stuffed Onion Ring

Onion rings are a fine accompaniment to a good burger, but you know what's better? Having a burger stuffed inside an oversized onion ring. As if wrapping your burger in an onion before battering it and deep frying it was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Behold-the-Power-of-the-Beef-Stuffed-Onion-Ring/

Clever Mechanical Gate Opens Automatically without Electricity

You don’t need electricity with this simple but effective design. The weight of the car pushes the gate open. A cattle grid prevents animals from trying to escape the same way.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICd8L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Clever-Mechanical-Gate-Opens-Automatically-without-Electricity/

13 Pieces of Home Decor Inspired by Video Games

I don't know about you guys, but I still have a special place in my heart for old school games. My personal favorites are for Pac-Man and Bubble Bobble, but like most retro gaming fans, I also enjoy a good Mario or Tetri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/13-Pieces-of-Home-Decor-Inspired-by-Video-Games/

Underground Emergency

In one of the world's biggest caves, a scientist gets in over her head.(Image credit: Robbie Shone)TONGZI, CHINA, 2011—Deep inside the mountain, we hear the sound of a river. The four of us—all rese...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Underground-Emergency/

18 Kids Who Know Exactly What They Want to Be When They Grow Up

Source: imgur.comDo you remember what your first answer was to the oft-presented question to youths everywhere "What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's an answer that's bound to go through many chang...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/18-Kids-Who-Know-Exactly-What-They-Want-to-Be-When-They-Grow-Up/

Best Friends In The Galaxy - The Guardian Of Gardening

Best Friends In The Galaxy by KathudsonartIt's springtime, and that means people (and raccoons) across the galaxy will be growing some new leafy friends in their guardian gardens. Rocket is the luckiest gardener in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Best-Friends-In-The-Galaxy-The-Guardian-Of-Gardening/

10 Popular Foods That Are Surprisingly Dangerous

(Video Link)What do cashews, potatoes, tomatoes, apples, almonds, cherries and mushrooms have in common? They're all surprizingly dangerous. Sure, if you eat the ones sold in your local grocery store, you'll be fine, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/10-Popular-Foods-That-Are-Surprisingly-Dangerous/

Yoga Drinking Straws

Leo Burnett designed this promotional item for the Yoga+ Yoga Center in Shanghai. Can you bend that far? I mean the straw.-via Toxeladvertising, drinking straw, yoga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Yoga-Drinking-Straws/

Falling Reporters

[https://youtu.be/K0F93_BSbR8] (YouTube link)On-the-spot news reporters are always close to the action, and therein lies danger. Every once in a while, a reporter slips or gets knocked down live on air. Once we find out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Falling-Reporters/

Adam West and Burt Ward on the Set of Batman, 1966

Batman the movie was the first feature film based on the character. The 1966 film, made in the glow of enthusiasm for the 1966-1968 television series, starred most of the TV series cast. Adam West starred as Bat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/20/Adam-West-and-Burt-Ward-on-the-Set-of-iBatmani-1966/




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