Archive for April 8th, 2015

The Golden Girls LEGO Set

Samuel Hatmaker is a lifelong LEGO fan, and he’s about to bring a new LEGO set to market- featuring the characters and set from the TV show The Golden Girls! You may think that’s a strange fandom for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/The-Golden-Girls-LEGO-Set/

Long Distance Runners Are More Reproductively Successful

(Photo: Peter Mooney)Previous studies indicate that men who have ring fingers that are longer than their index fingers tend to have higher sex drives and sperm counts. They have greater "reproductive potential." A new st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Long-Distance-Runners-Are-More-Reproductively-Successful/

Snow Knows

The Game of Thrones character Jon Snow may have his life and all his body parts (so far in the series), but horrible things happen to him anyway. They all add to his melancholy, which should make his character t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Snow-Knows/

Bobcat Catches Shark

(Photo: John Bailey)John Bailey visited the Sebastian Inlet State Park near Vero Beach, Florida on Monday. While there, he got this fantastic shot of two dangerous predators fighting each other. A b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Bobcat-Catches-Shark/

Dog Walks Human

Dashcam video from the Czech Republic showed a huge St. Bernard dog taking a young boy for a walk. That may not have been the boy's original plan, but that's what happened.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Dog-Walks-Human/

This Lake is Pink

Yes, it’s really pink. All the time. No, Dr. Seuss didn’t fill it with pink ink, although that was the first thing that came to mind. This is one of many pink lakes, ponds, and lagoons in Australia, and there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/This-Lake-is-Pink/

This Isn't a Chameleon, But 2 Women in Body Paint

Johannes Stötter has incredible skill as a body painter. He composed and staged this elaborate scene. The two models are covered in paint. They work together perfectly to create the illusion that they are, together,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/This-Isnt-a-Chameleon-But-2-Women-in-Body-Paint/

This Woman Made Her Boyfriend Take a Beyoncé Exam to Stay in the Relationship

Allie Davis is a fan of the singer Beyoncé. Also, for the moment, she has a boyfriend. She wanted to test whether that latter status would remain. To verify the worthiness of her boyfriend, she gave him a ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/This-Woman-Made-Her-Boyfriend-Take-a-Beyonce-Exam-to-Stay-in-the-Relationship/

An Honest Trailer for Daredevil

[https://youtu.be/2XjLK8pvEMw] (YouTube link)Ben Affleck’s 2003 movie Daredevil is the butt of many jokes, even twelve years later. However, the folks at Screen Junkies manage to multiply those jokes expon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Daredevil/

What Movie Does This Place Look Like?

Randall Munroe at xkcd modded a U.S. map as “A Cheat Sheet for figuring out where in the U.S. you are by recognizing the background from movies (for use by GeoGuessr players and crash-landed astronauts.” I do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/What-Movie-Does-This-Place-Look-Like/

Pup Hits the Floor Along with His Humans During Drug Bust

The dog shown in the photo above decided to play it safe and lie down when his owners did the same during a drug bust. The raid occurred this past Thursday in Santa Catarina, a state in southern Brazil. At first the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Pup-Hits-the-Floor-Along-with-His-Humans-During-Drug-Bust/

The Gentleman's Agreement That Ended the Civil War

The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War is tomorrow. On April 9, 1865, generals Grant and Lee met at the village of Appomattox Court House in Virginia to hash out the terms of the Confederate surrender. It was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/The-Gentlemans-Agreement-That-Ended-the-Civil-War/

Revenge of the Cat

All this cat wants to do is take a nice poolside nap, and the two dogs keep yapping and howling and touching him. A feline can only take so much.[https://youtu.be/H9rORmASZSk] (YouTube link)But the cat gets the last laug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Revenge-of-the-Cat/

10 Things You Can't Name Your Kids

We previously talked about how Batman Suparman is a bona fide criminal, but did you know Superman Leisten was banned from Sweden -well, his name at least. The judge ruled that the name Superman was too close to a su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/10-Things-You-Cant-Name-Your-Kids/

A Murder Case that Gripped America Twice

In 1924, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old Robert Franks. It was a sensational crime, as both the killers and the victim were from wealthy and prominent families, which influenced the inv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/A-Murder-Case-that-Gripped-America-Twice/

21 Fandom Facts

[https://youtu.be/LKRsKD3Dv5s] (YouTube link)You have to be a true fan to complain about Star Trek being interrupted to show the moon landing -live! This week’s mental_floss List Show looks at stories from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/21-Fandom-Facts/

The Faces of the Members of Legendary Rock Bands Combined into One Image

Shaving and grooming products dealer West Coast Shaving created composite images of members from 30 celebrated rock and roll bands to come up with an "average" of each band's faces. The result is a fascina...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/The-Faces-of-the-Members-of-Legendary-Rock-Bands-Combined-into-One-Image/

Whodunit: Chili Con Carnage

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Whodunit-Chili-Con-Carnage/

Costumed Babies Swimming Underwater

Seth Casteel, a photographer in Venice, California, has developed a specialty by capturing his subjects underwater. He makes crisp, clear images that show his subjects at perfect moments.In the past we've seen Casteel ap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Costumed-Babies-Swimming-Underwater/

Mega Police Chase

Can you count how many police cars are involved in this chase? What are they chasing- a donut truck?[https://youtu.be/E1WcpcuLt-c] (YouTube link)This happened March 30 in Houston, Texas. Tiffygunt was in traffic and had...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Mega-Police-Chase/

The Avengers As Mythological Chinese Immortals

There are Eight Immortals in Chinese mythology and while their stories are pretty darn fascinating, I can't help but want to hear some of the amazing myths about the eight Avenger immortals painted by Chinese Illust...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/The-Avengers-As-Mythological-Chinese-Immortals/

Angora Show Rabbits: Life Doesn't Get Much Fluffier

Photographer Andres Serrano took photos of Angora rabbits participating in the National Angora Show for a New York Times article, and the resulting shots are adorable. The National Angor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Angora-Show-Rabbits-Life-Doesnt-Get-Much-Fluffier/

Those Wacky U.S. Presidents

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.* John Adams started smoking when he was 8 years old.* Harry S Truman would get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Those-Wacky-US-Presidents/

Slave Princess Leia Ariel

Professional cosplay photographer David Ngo attended WonderCon in Anaheim, California last weekend. He found master cosplayer Jessica: Maid of Might as Ariel from The Little Mermaid wearing Princess Leia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Slave-Princess-Leia-Ariel/

Cops Pay Ransom to Hackers to Get Their Files Back

Image SourceAccording to the Boston Globe, the Tewksbury, Massachusetts, police department was so desperate to get the information from their computers that had been encrypted by hackers, they ended up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Cops-Pay-Ransom-to-Hackers-to-Get-Their-Files-Back/

Feudal Star Wars Japan Tattoo

This man sports an impressive full-back tattoo that shows Star Wars characters in a style reminiscent of a Japan from long ago. Darth Vader battles Luke Skywalker in what appears to be their climactic duel ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Feudal-Star-Wars-Japan-Tattoo/

Silence

Silence between married folks can be good or bad. The bad kind of silence days, “I don’t have anything to say to you.” The good kind says, “We’ve said it all, and I’m happy just to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Silence/

Peel off the Entire Shell of a Hard Boiled Egg Within Seconds

On a recent Neatorama post about deviled eggs, a reader mentioned in the comments that he was never able to master getting the eggs peeled so that the white was still relatively in one piece. He's certai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Peel-off-the-Entire-Shell-of-a-Hard-Boiled-Egg-Within-Seconds/
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