Archive for July 8th, 2015

Homemade Walking Machine Driven by a Single Hand Drill

Izzy Swan loves to make machines that are driven by an ordinary battery-powered hand drill. He’s made a band saw, a lawn mower, and a mini bike this way.His latest challenge was inspired by Theo Jansen’s famo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Homemade-Walking-Machine-Driven-by-a-Single-Hand-Drill/

Classify Your Annoying Co-Workers as Rappers

Got annoying co-workers? Here's something fun you can do: classify them as rappers! Sarah Cooper of The Cooper Review classified ten of the most annoying types of co-workers as represented by various rappe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Classify-Your-Annoying-Co-Workers-as-Rappers/

One-Minute Time Machine

If you had a time machine that could take you back one minute, it would be like an instant “undo” button for your life. As soon as you recognize a mistake, you got get a do-over. Great, right?[https://youtu.b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/One-Minute-Time-Machine/

After Being Rejected 73 Years Ago, 92-Year Old Black Woman Finally Gets Her Library Card

(Photo: Tribune News Service)In the Jim Crow era, racial segregation shamefully extended into many of America’s public libraries. Pearl Thompson experienced this herself in 1942. She went to the public library of R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/After-Being-Rejected-73-Years-Ago-92-Year-Old-Black-Woman-Finally-Gets-Her-Library-Card/

Arrow Hero

Well, I’ve found another free online game that I will have to bookmark and then resist the temptation to play instead of working. Arrow Hero by Jérémy Graziani is supposed to be a lit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Arrow-Hero/

Cucumber Surprises Cat

“I swear, man, that monster came out of nowhere!”[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55mN35T8fnw] (Video Link)This poor cat was just minding his own business and eating his lunch. While he dined, his human serva...

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Seven Viral Photos That Were Proven To Be Fake

We’ve always had viral content in our lives, but back in the day many of stories would have been considered nothing but gossip, and just like gossip viral stories rarely get properly researched before being shared...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Seven-Viral-Photos-That-Were-Proven-To-Be-Fake/

Sons Of Jurassic - Isla Nublar Originals

Sons Of Jurassic by mdk7The survivors of the dino massacre that took place on Isla Nublar have banded together to hunt down the remaining saurian slashers and put an end to this sad era of scientific progress once and f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Sons-Of-Jurassic-Isla-Nublar-Originals/

The World’s Most Perfect Vine

David Rind of ABC News awards that title to this glorious video. In 6 seconds, it summarizes the tragedy and comedy of the human experience: hope, victory, hubris, and defeat.When this Vine is made into a feature-length...

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Why Did Mechanics In New York's Worst Neighborhood Go On Hunger Strike?

Willet’s Point, often called The Iron Triangle, is a neighborhood in Queens, New York, filled with corrugated metal quonset huts and automotive junkyards. Between Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, and Arthur A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Why-Did-Mechanics-In-New-Yorks-Worst-Neighborhood-Go-On-Hunger-Strike/

The Best Quotes From Some of Cinema's Best Tough Guys

Maybe it's an unfair assumption, but if you're sitting here reading a blog right now, you're probably not a badass mercenary or undercover CIA operative. If you ever wished you could be a little tougher though, you might...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/The-Best-Quotes-From-Some-of-Cinemas-Best-Tough-Guys/

Newsies Uptown Funk

The hit song “Uptown Funk” goes perfectly with a dance number from the 1992 Disney musical Newsies. Hoodathunkit? No, really, who thought of this? That would be salliethesalad.[https://youtu.be/Aq4jJ...

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Do You Live in These 10 Worst States in the USA?

Hate where you live? Be thankful you're not living in _____ (fill the blanks with one of these ten worst states in the United States. Or if you actually live in one of those states, then fill it with the one wors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Do-You-Live-in-These-10-Worst-States-in-the-USA/

Kids Prefer Personal Devices Over TV, Dessert

My little brother once had a memorable meltdown because he couldn’t see his favorite TV show as it didn’t come on for a few more hours. That was in 1963. Thirty years later, he found his own children were com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Kids-Prefer-Personal-Devices-Over-TV-Dessert/

The Hot Tub Hammock

We’ve previously seen a bathtub shaped like a hammock. But the Hydro Hammock goes much further. It’s a portable hot tub that you can sling between two trees or embed into the sand of a beach....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/The-Hot-Tub-Hammock/

Batman Loves To Backhand Bad Guys

Batman is a badass, and during his battle with a never ending stream of baddies he employs one baffling technique for maximum bad guy battery- the backhand.Batman loves to backhand baddies, he even bakes up insane battle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Batman-Loves-To-Backhand-Bad-Guys/

Bear Breaks Zoo Window

On Monday, a bear at the Minnesota Zoo picked up a big rock and slammed it over and over against the glass that separated the bears from zoo visitors, shattering it. The five-layer safety glass did not fall apart, howeve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Bear-Breaks-Zoo-Window/

22 Great and Inspiring Bill Murray Quotes

Bill Murray and son Homer cheering for the Illinois Fighting Illini basketball team at the 2005 Men's NCAA Final Four in St. Louis | Image: dkaz  One is hard pressed these days to find those willing to...

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The Sloth - With The Power Of Super Slowness!

The Sloth by FishbiscuitFor every yin there's a yang, for every positive force there's a negative, and for every speedster there's a sloth who's just watching that flashy fool fly by. The Sloth is the kind of superhero...

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Would You Like Sharks Better If You Met Shark Wahlberg?

(Image Link)Sharks have a bad reputation, and hundreds of razor sharp teeth that help support the rep, but they’re not trying to be mean when they chomp down on you.They're just performing a monologue, swimming aro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Would-You-Like-Sharks-Better-If-You-Met-Shark-Wahlberg/

Brace Yourself (for Cute): It's Panda Cub Daycare

These sweet baby panda photos were captured at the Chengdu Research Base in China, a place where there's no shortage of cute around every corner. The facility also plays a huge role in the well-being of this highly endan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Brace-Yourself-for-Cute-Its-Panda-Cub-Daycare/

Playable Record Made Out Of An Uncooked Flour Tortilla

Move over kale and almond paste, tortillas are about to become the new superfood, but not because they’re great for your body.They're a superfood because you can use them for more than just wrapping, chewing and sw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Playable-Record-Made-Out-Of-An-Uncooked-Flour-Tortilla/

A Portable Staircase for Trees

The is the CanopyStair. It’s a portable and removable spiral staircase that straps securely to the trunk of a tree. Robert McIntyre and Thor ter Kulve designed it after a visit to the Azores. They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/A-Portable-Staircase-for-Trees/

This is What Happens if You Zap a 500-Year-Old Coral with The World's Most Powerful X-Ray

Scientists taking a core sample from a 500-year-old coral in the oceans off American Samoa (Image: Dr. Robert B. Dunbar) What's the ocean temperature back on July 8, 1650? The corals can tell you! H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/This-is-What-Happens-if-You-Zap-a-500-Year-Old-Coral-with-The-Worlds-Most-Powerful-X-Ray/

Other Grand Canyons

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.Incarnations Around the World and on Other Worldsby Earle E. SpamerThis is a list of geographical and artificial features named, in som...

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Girl Uses A Slingshot To Pull Out Loose Tooth

Kids get excited when they have a loose tooth and hear about that mythical Tooth Fairy who will bring them money for their lost teeth while they sleep, but then they realize getting that tooth out is gonna hurt.(Image Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Girl-Uses-A-Slingshot-To-Pull-Out-Loose-Tooth/

Campy Couture: Barbie's '70s Rivals Flaunted the Fashions We'd Love to Forget

Little girls want to be fashionable, toy companies want the success of Barbie, and the ‘70s were a mad scramble of clothing trends that did not age well. What this combination brought us are some very odd vintage d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Campy-Couture-Barbies-70s-Rivals-Flaunted-the-Fashions-Wed-Love-to-Forget/

This Kid Dancing at Public Poolside is Several Moves Short of Off Broadway

[https://youtu.be/jMroTi3IwVw]YouTube LinkLazarin Delgado Oviedo's ten-year-old nephew Guillermo Gael Delgado Garcia performed his rendition of "Cuban Pete" public poolside in Monterrey, Mexico. I'm not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/This-Kid-Dancing-at-Public-Poolside-is-Several-Moves-Short-of-Off-Broadway/

Fugitive Asks Police to Post a Better Photo of Him on Facebook

Police in Victoria, Australia posted on Facebook that they had a warrant to arrest a man on traffic and drug charges. The suspect showed up in the comments to complain that the mugshot did not show his a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Fugitive-Asks-Police-to-Post-a-Better-Photo-of-Him-on-Facebook/

Search And Rescue - Let Snake Save Your Skin!

Search And Rescue by 6amcrisisSnake has a particular set of skills that make him the ideal man for most missions, but when it comes to search and rescue he can't be beat. However, those he's hired to bring back report t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/Search-And-Rescue-Let-Snake-Save-Your-Skin/




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