Archive for June 8th, 2015

The Running of the Goats

The tiny goats of Sunflower Farm Creamery, who we last saw wearing pajamas, are now warm enough to get out and frolic.[https://youtu.be/4wDg5hEtRLA] (YouTube link)The kids are named Annabelle, Elton, Cecilia, Delilah, Br...

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48 Upcoming Comic Book Movies and When to Expect Them

Captain America: Civil War | Image: Marvel The folks over at Den of Geek have put together a list of 48 upcoming comic book movies as well as other key bits of information about the films that should keep f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/48-Upcoming-Comic-Book-Movies-and-When-to-Expect-Them/

37 Difficult Questions From My Mixed-Race Son

Kids have a lot of questions about life because it’s all new to them. Author Mira Jacob is East Indian and her husband is Jewish. Their 6-year-old son has a lot of questions about color, ethnicity, and Michael Jack...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/37-Difficult-Questions-From-My-Mixed-Race-Son/

Fidlar's Low Budget Homage to Iconic Music Videos

Is that Britney Spears from the music video for "Hit Me Baby One More Time"? No, it's Zac Carper from the punk band Fidlar. Their video for the song "40 oz. on Repeat" is a tribute to famous music videos from the past 30...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Fidlars-Low-Budget-Homage-to-Iconic-Music-Videos/

In Canada, You Can Just Write the Date Whichever Way You Want

How you write the date depends on where you live. Most of the countries of the world write it day first, then month, then year, or dd/mm/yyyy. A few places put the year first, which is what computer programmers would pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/In-Canada-You-Can-Just-Write-the-Date-Whichever-Way-You-Want/

Blood On The Road - Road Rash Revelations

Blood On The Road by Dr.MonekersDriving can be a dangerous activity, and when every other driver on the road is gunning for you it's enough to drive you mad with road rage! Some drivers take their rage to the max, attac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Blood-On-The-Road-Road-Rash-Revelations/

Cat Loses Eye, Gets a Googly Eye Replacement

Stuart Green's friend's cat lost an eye in a fight. He needs a proper replacement. But in the meantime, he's got this fierce-looking googly eye "to give his confidence a little boost." Green reports that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Cat-Loses-Eye-Gets-a-Googly-Eye-Replacement/

The Hero We Deserve

When you’re suffering from a calamity such as a snake bite, you need to be technically correct. Will that get you the help you need? Apparently not. Where is First Aid Man or Ambulance Man when you need them? *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/The-Hero-We-Deserve/

Google Maps Lets You Travel on the Loch Ness Monster

If you want to travel along the length of Scotland's Loch Ness, Google Maps offers a few suggested transportation methods: car, bus, and bicycle. These are typical of the service. But because this is Loch Ness, you can a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Google-Maps-Lets-You-Travel-on-the-Loch-Ness-Monster/

Duckling’s First Swim

[https://youtu.be/KOFXSzbmgj8] (YouTube link)Pip the duckling has never been in the water before, but he’s about to have a swimming lesson in an aquarium. He doesn’t know he’s built for this, so he&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Ducklings-First-Swim/

Doctors Complete Rare 9-Way Kidney Transplant

(Photo: Tareq Salahuddin)The event is called a kidney transplant chain. It's a sequence of carefully-timed transplants that match donors and recipients for compatibility. UCLA Health explains:It starts with an altruistic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Doctors-Complete-Rare-9-Way-Kidney-Transplant/

Whodunit: The Playboy's Empty Vase

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/2015/06/08/Whodunit-The-Playboys-Empty-Vase/

How Autocorrect Responds to Game of Thrones

George R. R. Martin has a gift for names. Westeros and Essos are filled with people who have names charmingly much like, but not quite, those in the real world. A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/How-Autocorrect-Responds-to-Game-of-Thrones/

Run Away! Run Away!

Redditor youphoric posted this picture, under the title “the most foul, cruel, and bad-tempered rodent you ever set eyes on.” Of course, he was instantly corrected, as rabbits are lagomorphs,...

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Finally! Robotic Beds That Carry You Where You Need to Go

The hustle and bustle of daily life--who needs it? There's way too much verticality in the day. Lie down and conserve your precious energy. Artist Carsten Holler has the right idea. For his "Decision" exhibition at the H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Finally-Robotic-Beds-That-Carry-You-Where-You-Need-to-Go/

The Choreography of SNL Costume Changes

The show is live. You play completely different characters in back-to-back skits. You’ve got less than two minutes to change from one to the other, while the backstage area is crowded with other actors doing the sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/The-Choreography-of-SNL-Costume-Changes/

DL-44 Works Every Time - Another Fine Calrissian Company Product

DL-44 Works Every Time by DC Visual ArtsWhen you're looking for a universal solvent to solve all of life's stickiest situations look no further than DL-44. It's Lando Calrissian approved and bears the Ben Kenobi star se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/DL-44-Works-Every-Time-Another-Fine-Calrissian-Company-Product/

16 Breakfasts from the Nations of Eastern Europe

(Photo: Pempele's Pizza)This delicious-looking pizza that I can almost smell through the computer screen is pita pastrmajlija, a cheese and meat pie eaten in Macedonia. It's 1 of 16 breakfast foods from the diffe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/16-Breakfasts-from-the-Nations-of-Eastern-Europe/

The British Are Coming: Early Bands of the British Invasion

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.The “British Invasion” period of rock music in the 1960s exposed American audiences to s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/The-British-Are-Coming-Early-Bands-of-the-British-Invasion/

It's Raining Lampreys in Alaska

(Photos: Alaska Department of Fish and Game)This fellow with a handsome mug is a lamprey, a type of fish. It's a parasite that attaches itself to other fish with its tooth-filled sucker mouth, then sucks the life out of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Its-Raining-Lampreys-in-Alaska/

100 Places of Dance

[https://youtu.be/lVRiC_23Puw] (YouTube link)Matt Bray of Project One Life did a video last year in which he learned the Napolean Dynamite dance in 100 days. He’s pretty well perfected the dance, and in this*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/100-Places-of-Dance/

Man Legally Changes His Name Thanks to Airline Booking Error

(Photos: Adam West on Facebook, CBS)Adam Armstrong, 19, of Leeds, UK planned a trip to the Spanish resort island of Ibiza. His stepfather purchased airline tickets with Ryanair. Unfortunately, he purchased the tickets th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/Man-Legally-Changes-His-Name-Thanks-to-Airline-Booking-Error/

15 Fun Facts About City Slickers

Billy Crystal’s 1991 film City Slickers was released on June 7th, which is a good enough excuse to look back on what made it the comedy hit it was. Many would say the secret to the movie’s success wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/15-Fun-Facts-About-City-Slickers/

The Bacteria on a Handprint of an 8-Year Old after Playing Outside

It's a simultaneously beautiful and disgusting work of art. Tasha Sturm of Cabrillo College in Aptos, California sent her 8 and 1/2 year old son outside to play. When he returned, she pressed his hand into a large plate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/08/The-Bacteria-on-a-Handprint-of-an-8-Year-Old-after-Playing-Outside/






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