Archive for March 25th, 2015

Soldier Saved by Instructor after Accidentally Dropping Grenade

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzEd7SfZGPo] (Video Link)This footage from Guangdong province, China, shows an army recruit learning how to throw a grenade. Summation: he sucks at it.Instead of throwing the grenade over...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Soldier-Saved-by-Instructor-after-Accidentally-Dropping-Grenade/

Berkeley Spampocalypse

Have you ever been caught in an email storm? Someone sends an email to a list instead of one recipient, then some on the list hit “reply all” to complain about it, and the emails escalate from there. It&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Berkeley-Spampocalypse/

After 11 Years, Martian Rover Completes a Full Marathon

(Image: NASA)Clocking in at 11 years and 2 months, it's a truly awful marathon time. But it's the first marathon ever completed on the surface of another world. On Tuesday, NASA's Opportunity rover cross...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/After-11-Years-Martian-Rover-Completes-a-Full-Marathon/

Old Boxer Dog Tricks Pup into Running Laps

[https://youtu.be/IdiQc6q6ueo]YouTube LinkThis hilarious footage features my latest spirit animal, an older Boxer, showing a rambunctious pup how to race at top speed around a snow bank. Yet simply...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Old-Boxer-Dog-Tricks-Pup-into-Running-Laps/

How the Internet Works

(Extra Fabulous Comics)Think of Neatorama as the chubby penguin of the internet, although, technically speaking, only a third of the contributors are penguins.The internet will charm and horrify you. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/How-the-Internet-Works/

DAMAGE DEALERS - They're The Boss

DAMAGE DEALERS by OhHeyDJThese two are simply smashing, and they've both had their share of run ins with that moustachioed plumber Mario, but maybe they're just misunderstood. Bowser doesn't get out and around the other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/DAMAGE-DEALERS-Theyre-The-Boss/

Walt Disney Pictures Intro Logos

[https://youtu.be/noHhkzBmhRE] (YouTube link)Since 1985, the Walt Disney Pictures logo that begins their movies always features a castle with a shooting star arching over it. It was the same logo for ten years, and then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Walt-Disney-Pictures-Intro-Logos/

This Man Turned His Birthmark into a Map of an Imaginary World

Redditor Mneneon has a birthmark covering his entire right hand. In a brilliant and beautiful use of it, Mneneon added geographical lines to turn it into an entire fictional world. He toys with the idea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/This-Man-Turned-His-Birthmark-into-a-Map-of-an-Imaginary-World/

The Identity Of Jimi Hendrix's Foxy Lady Revealed

The Jimi Hendrix song Foxy Lady is one of those iconic rock tunes that makes you wonder whether there’s an actual lady behind the reference.Jimi was surrounded by adoring female fans in his brief yet bountiful life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/The-Identity-Of-Hendrixs-Foxy-Lady-Revealed/

New Car Tech Reads Speed Limit Signs, Automatically Slows Down Car

The Ford Motor Company’s European division has developed a system that monitors changes in speed limits as you drive. When a driver activates the Intelligent Speed Limiter on his car, he chooses a maximum speed. Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/New-Car-Tech-Reads-Speed-Limit-Signs-Automatically-Slows-Down-Car/

The Unlikely Baroness

A 1917 newspaper headline called her “The Richest Negro Girl in the World.” Sarah Rector was born in 1904, a member of the Creek Nation in Oklahoma. Her family had been slaves of the Creek before all their sl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/The-Unlikely-Baroness/

The Best of Steve Buscemi's Answers from His Recent Reddit AMA

Good ol' Steve Buscemi participated in a Reddit AMA recently to promote a documentary he's crowd funding and producing called Check It, about a gay and transgender gang in Washington, D.C. Buscemi's answers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/The-Best-of-Steve-Buscemis-Answers-from-His-Recent-Reddit-AMA/

Name of the Year Tournament 2015

The contenders in the 2015 Name of the Year Tournament have been unveiled. Sixty-four names made the cut due to their individuality, whether it resulted from marriage, foreign languages, legal name change, or parents wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Name-of-the-Year-Tournament-2015/

How Fast is Broadband in Your State? Check This Map

The interactive map linked below lists the average speed of the internet in the United States by state. A similar map in 2009 revealed the average speed in the United States to be only 4.8Mbps. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/How-Fast-is-Broadband-in-Your-State-Check-This-Map/

If The Internet Was a High School

[https://youtu.be/FHrzQgcZKqk] (YouTube link)If the internet were a high school, the people inside would be websites. And they’d all have their quirks. Google is the teacher, and the students include the ADHD twins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/If-The-Internet-Was-a-High-School/

Names Of IKEA Products That Conflict With The Swedish Translation

If you go to Ikea hoping to learn a little Swedish then you’d better grab a Swedish dictionary before you go, because many of the words used as Ikea product names appear to have nothing to do with the product itsel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Names-Of-IKEA-Products-That-Conflict-With-The-Swedish-Translation/

Lady Loki - A Beguiling Beauty

Lady Loki by Medusa DollmakerLoki had come to Earth in female form far before his goody-two-shoes brother Thor, and he'd enjoyed the experience immensely. The Trickster had hidden his male body for safe keeping while he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Lady-Loki-A-Beguiling-Beauty/

Bigfoot

Burn! This is the creature who put the “sass” in Sasquatch. But entirely appropriate. I’ve wondered from time to time how they may feel about being nicknamed for an oversized body part. It probably does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Bigfoot-2/

Just a Fifties Housewife Enjoying Her Acid Trip

[http://youtu.be/miCDPzJHvjk]YouTube LinkDr. Sidney Cohen was a career-long proponent of LSD. In this rare video cilp from the 1950s, Cohen experiments by dosing a female homemaker, previously psychologi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Just-a-Fifties-Housewife-Enjoying-Her-Acid-Trip/

The Grilled Chili Cheese Frito Crunch Sandwich

When Jill and Zeon go to the San Diego County Fair this year, they’ll have to try the new “all that and a bag of chips” sandwich -except this one has the chips right inside. The Grilled Chili Ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/The-Grilled-Chili-Cheese-Frito-Crunch-Sandwich/

10 Far Out Kid's TV Shows From The 1970s

In the 1970s kids shows became totally far out in both style and subject matter, full of psychedelic characters and imagery that must've felt just right to the offspring of the Flower Power generation.Here's a collection...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/10-Far-Out-Kids-TV-Shows-From-The-1970s/

Little Kittens Starting Trouble with Big Dogs

[https://youtu.be/sFZihnV6IL4]YouTube LinkLittle kitties are not afraid to exude big 'tude when it comes to their much larger canine counterparts. Given the typical temperament of the average dog, these...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Little-Kittens-Starting-Trouble-with-Big-Dogs/

HuskMitNavn’s Folded Paper Doodles

HuskMitNavn (which apparently means “Remember My Name” in Danish) is an artist in Copenhagen. He does a lot of professional mind-bending, optical illusion art. But some of his most amusing works are common do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/HuskMitNavns-Folded-Paper-Doodles/

More Photos Taken at Exactly the Right Moment

Image: Imgur Anyone who is into taking photographs knows that, in many cases, the accidental shots are the best of the bunch. It's aways thrilling to go on a shoot and upload the pictures, only to find...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/More-Photos-Taken-at-Exacty-the-Right-Moment/

This River in a German City Is a Popular Surfing Destination

(Photo: Metro Centric)Munich, a city in southern Germany, is a few hundred miles from the sea. But it’s a great place to go surfing. That’s because a fast-moving river offers ideal conditions for wave riding....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/This-River-in-a-German-City-Is-a-Popular-Surfing-Destination/

Parents Share the Reasons Behind Their Kids' Latest Meltdowns

The Instagram account called As#hole Parents is full of pictures of disgruntled children who have a complaint they'd loudly like to register wherever possible and to whomever will listen. In the case of the child above,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/25/Parents-Share-the-Reasons-Behind-Their-Kids-Latest-Meltdowns/






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