Archive for June 30th, 2015

Florida Driver Pulls Dukes of Hazzard Move Over Opening Drawbridge

[https://youtu.be/upoOxh3BNLE]YouTube LinkThis cuhrazy Florida driver of an SUV jumped a West Palm Beach drawbridge after it began opening. The man was able to make the jump and no one was injured. When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Florida-Driver-Pulls-Dukes-of-Hazzard-Move-Over-Opening-Drawbridge/

Oslo Is Building The World's First Bee Highway

Global bee populations have been in decline for quite some time, and yet we’re still scrambling to figure out how we can help them bounce back.Some have turned to hybridization, others feel that limiting the use of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Oslo-Is-Building-The-Worlds-First-Bee-Highway/

Man Tries to Cut Watermelon with a Sword, Fails Spectacularly

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upb1XMwKTSI] (Video Link)Like all men of quality, Ali has a sword. It’s a heavy scimitar appropriate for slicing open head-sized round objects, such as watermelons. He did not antic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Man-Tries-to-Cut-Watermelon-with-a-Sword-Fails-Spectacularly/

Ten Confessions of Car Salesmen

Image: CZ marlinThis is the time of year that new car models are being released, and some of us may be looking to make a trade or purchase. Unfortunately, that entails dealing with car salesmen, an interaction w...

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Man Breaks World Record for the Longest Drag Behind a Galloping Horse While on Fire

(Image: The Local/Owen Kilgour)Now I shall ask the obvious question: why is this not an Olympic sport? Getting dragged behind a galloping horse while on fire is a fantastic recreational activity. It shou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Man-Breaks-World-Record-for-the-Longest-Drag-Behind-a-Galloping-Horse-While-on-Fire/

Asgardian Iron Man Armor

Look at this beautiful suit of custom-made armor! It was fashioned by Samuel Lee of Prince Armory (previously), who specializes in one-of-a-kind cosplay armor. It’s made of leather with brass hardware, and it&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Asgardian-Iron-Man-Armor/

High Fashion Food

Gretchen Röehrs, a fashion designer in San Frrancisco, says that she “still plays with her food.” She inks female bodies around fresh fruits, bread, and oyster shells. The results are de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/High-Fashion-Food/

Victim of the Beast: The Mysterious Gravestone of Lilly E. Gray

Take a look at this gravestone. It would certainly give you pause if you came across it, wouldn’t it? Lily Gray died in her seventies, and was buried in Salt Lake City over 50 years ago, but is still the subject of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Victim-of-the-Beast-The-Mysterious-Gravestone-of-Lilly-E-Gray/

PREHISTORIC PRINCESSES: The Little Arielosaur - Under The Jurassic Sea

PREHISTORIC PRINCESSES: The Little Arielosaur by Captain RibManShe was the most stunning dinosaur princess of her era, a beautiful beaked babe who swam around singing and brushing her fins all day. The little Arielosaur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/PREHISTORIC-PRINCESSES-The-Little-Arielosaur-Under-The-Jurassic-Sea/

100 Years of Russian Beauty

[https://youtu.be/3oxCXlGKTlk]YouTube LinkThus far, YouTube channel Cut Video has released seven episodes of their series "100 Years of Beauty." Episode eight focuses on part of my heritage: that of Russ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/100-Years-of-Russian-Beauty/

The Awesome and Intimidating Silk Exchange

Valencia, Spain’s historic Silk Exchange is a 15th-century building of amazing opulence, “like a church devoted to the god of commerce.” The city had plenty of money at the time, and the mercantile buil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/The-Awesome-and-Intimidating-Silk-Exchange/

These Are Some Mighty Tasty Looking Minerals!

Rockhound is an affectionate term for people who collect minerals, and rockhounds enjoy sniffing out and digging up new stones while they’re out exploring the natural world.Mineral collectors are always looking for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/These-Are-Some-Mighty-Tasty-Looking-Minerals/

Dino Pet: A Living Bioluminescent Pet

A new toy/pet/science experiment from Vat19 is like sea monkeys on steroids. Dino Pet is a plastic shell shaped like a dinosaur, but it’s actually an aquarium for plankton. The living plankton are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Dino-Pet-A-Living-Bioluminescent-Pet/

A Plethora Of Punny Tattoos

(Image Link)People get tattooed for all kinds of reasons, including a love of art and as a , but those brave folk who get ink to entertain others are truly heroes. Funny tattoos come in many forms, but for my money the b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/A-Plethora-Of-Punny-Tattoos/

Love Wins, Robin Loses

The Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the U.S. is causing a few awkward moments. The most common joke is about commitment-phobic partners who are suddenly put on the spot about marriage. A 3-yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Love-Wins-Robin-Loses/

This Disc Golf Hole-in-One Shot Has to be Seen to be Believed

[https://youtu.be/PssDtF_DvME]YouTube LinkThere is a ton of trees in the 365 feet between the disc golf basket in the woods and the place from which the shot originates. But that didn't stop disc golfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/This-Disc-Golf-Hole-in-One-Shot-Has-to-be-Seen-to-be-Believed/

An Underground Farm in an Old Bomb Shelter

A World War II bomb shelter 100 feet below the streets London once had room to protect 8,000 people. Now it’s a farm! Last year, we told you about the plans to open an underground vegetable farm called Growing Unde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/An-Underground-Garden-in-an-Old-Bomb-Shelter/

The Funniest Way to Wash Your Dog

It's called the Woof Washer 360. This As Seen on TV product is a clever approach to washing a dog. I want one, but to use on my kids. It would make bath time so much faster![https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J01jGldE9BA](V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/The-Funniest-Way-to-Wash-Your-Dog/

Public Shamings That Ruined People's Lives

Public shaming has presumably been used as a punishment since people realized they could shame one another, but while shaming was once localized and would usually involve a pretty big faux pas, the internet means someone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Public-Shamings-That-Ruined-Peoples-Lives/

Doctors & Daleks: 11th Edition - Tabletop Tardis Anyone?

Doctors & Daleks: 11th Edition by Creative OutpouringThat old roleplaying game about dragons who dwell in dungeons is old hat, but not an old hat like a fez because fezzes are cool, so who can we turn to in hopes of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Doctors-Daleks-11th-Edition-Tabletop-Tardis-Anyone/

Nerf Gun to the Eye

What would it look like if you got shot in the eyes with Nerf darts -those little missiles with suction cups on them? Charles Tietjen shows us. It’s not pretty, but it’s not beyond your capacity to handle.[ht...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Nerf-Gun-to-the-Eye/

One Woman's Behind-the-Scenes Account of What it's Like to Play a Disney Princess

Belle | Image: DisneyThe article linked within features an account of a woman who played Belle at Disney World in Orlando. She described her perspective on the benefits and downsides of her job. While she enjoye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/One-Womans-Behind-the-Scenes-Account-of-What-its-Like-to-Play-a-Disney-Princess/

What Those Lights On Your Dashboard Really Mean

Don’tcha hate it when some new symbol appears on your dashboard display while you’re driving along, representing a new problem with your car that needs to be taken care of ASAP.Most of us are used to seeing t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/What-Those-Lights-On-Your-Dashboard-Really-Mean/

16 Great Works of Snow White Cosplay

(Photo: Andy Rae)The Evil Queen, jealous of Snow White's beauty, ordered the Huntsman to slay her. Snow White responded by stabbing the Evil Queen through the chest. The end.It would have made for a very short, but certa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/16-Great-Works-of-Snow-White-Cosplay/

Tree Kangaroo Fostered by Wallaby Mother

We’ve seen plenty of nursing mammals take in orphan babies of a different species, but it’s a totally different story with marsupials. Kangaroos and wallabies are born very underdeveloped, and stay in their m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Tree-Kangaroo-Fostered-by-Wallaby-Mother/

Disney’s Two-Face: A Split Cinderella/Belle Cosplay

(Photo: Girl Gone Geek)Before Harvey Dent terrorized Gotham City, the world of Disney had to face the menace of CinderBelle. Charles Battersby cosplayed as both princesses at the recent FlameCon in New York City. The cos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Disneys-Two-Face-A-Split-CinderellaBelle-Cosplay/

Ultimate Travel Photography Tips

[https://youtu.be/TSrn-eFxcbs]YouTube LinkSummer is the time for vacations, and as you can probably tell from your social media feeds, most people tend to take boring and uninspired vacation pictures. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Ultimate-Travel-Photography-Tips/

Milk Pitcher Design Brings You Back to the Barn

It’s an udderly delightful design! 5.5 Design Studio in Paris developed the Vache à Lait—a unique approach to serving milk. The studio made it for CNIEL, a French dairy organization. C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Milk-Pitcher-Design-Brings-You-Back-to-the-Barn/

Photos of Famous Musicians as Children

Joey Ramone and his fatherSometimes when rock stars and celebrities create such larger-than-life images, we sometimes forget that they are just human beings, most of whom had childhood experiences very similar t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/30/Photos-of-Famous-Musicians-as-Children/






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