Archive for July 22nd, 2015

Perfectly Edited Video for William Shatner’s “Common People”

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI3UfxyIdgs] (Video Link)In 2004, William Shatner released his album Has Been. It included a cover of “Common People,” a song by Pulp. YouTube user LordRicco666 creat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Perfectly-Edited-Video-for-William-Shatners-Common-People/

Rad Poly! - I Choose You, Virtual Creature Made Entirely Out Of Code!

Rad Poly! by MiskiCapturing pocket monsters can be a lot of fun, but when you snag yourself a Porygon the world becomes a much more radical place! The Porygon unlocks virtual worlds beyond your wildest dreams, and their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Rad-Poly-I-Choose-You-Virtual-Creature-Made-Entirely-Out-Of-Code/

Healing Spas and Ugly Clubs: How Victorians Taught Us to Treat People With Disabilities

Before the Industrial Revolution, people with disabilities were considered just another part of the fabric of society. They were given jobs they could do, and often ridiculed, and few outside their families gave them muc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Healing-Spas-and-Ugly-Clubs-How-Victorians-Taught-Us-to-Treat-People-With-Disabilities/

The World’s First Punt Powered by a Rocket, Fueled by Sweet Rolls

The Cambridge Science Centre at Cambridge University is located close to the serene Cam River, where punting is a popular form of recreation. Punting is an athletic activity and punters there are traditionally fueled by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/The-Worlds-First-Punt-Powered-by-a-Rocket-Fueled-by-Sweet-Rolls/

NAO Bot Figures It Out

A study of robot consciousness from the Rensselaer AI and Reasoning (RAIR) Lab yields some interesting findings. These robots were told that two of them received a “dumbing” pill that rendered them unable to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/NAO-Bot-Figures-It-Out/

This Little Sea Slug Can Photosynthesize

First sea bunnies, now sea sheep? >> http://t.co/LYGFFMYJOq pic.twitter.com/2F6n34RuIv— AnimalPlanet (@AnimalPlanet) July 22, 2015 This is Costasiella kuroshimae -- the Leaf Sheep. It's appropriat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/This-Little-Sea-Slug-Can-Photosynthesize/

Hackers Remotely Kill A Jeep's Engine While It Drives Down The Highway

We continue to integrate computer technology into cars in hopes of making them more efficient, more autonomous and so they feel more like home while we’re on the road, but progress isn’t always a good thing.I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Hackers-Remotely-Kill-A-Jeeps-Engine-While-It-Drives-Down-The-Highway/

Selfie Stick Saves Teenager’s Life

People who carry selfie sticks aren’t vain, just well-prepared. Our case in point today is Erynn Johns, 16, of Austin, Texas. She and her parents were swimming off the island of Nantucket. Erynn had a GoPro video c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Selfie-Stick-Saves-Teenagers-Life/

Insane Prison Weapons Crafted Out Of Ordinary Objects

(Image Link)When you’re in prison you may find yourself forced to do whatever it takes to survive, and when you don’t have any regular weapons handy you’re forced to improvise.Prison personnel try to st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Insane-Prison-Weapons-Crafted-Out-Of-Ordinary-Objects/

The Legends, History, and Lore Behind 10 Game of Thrones Locations

The filming locations used in the HBO series Game of Thrones are perfect for the medieval magical fantasy world in which the show is set. Those locations are not only striking, but they come with a lot of histor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/The-Legends-History-and-Lore-Behind-10-Game-of-Thrones-Locations/

Fake Eyelashes Made of Natural Grass

Mary Graham, a design student at Kingston University in London, writes "A product only has to contain 1% natural elements to be labeled as a natural product." So what is truly natural? If you want to use more natural cos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Fake-Eyelashes-Made-of-Natural-Grass/

My Guy!

This Russian guy comes home after six weeks away, and his dog is somewhat glad to see him return.   [https://youtu.be/oHxA5wKO8ZM] (YouTube link)In the comments at reddit, someone mentioned that he was probably...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/My-Guy/

Shredd Live At The Technodrome - Followed By The Foot Five!

Shredd Live At The Technodrome by Barrett Biggers & JP PerezWhen Shredder finally gave up his dream of dominating NYC through sheer ninja force he found that he had many marketable talents, including a superhuman st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Shredd-Live-At-The-Technodrome-Followed-By-The-Foot-Five/

The Hitler Trollface And Other Photos Banned By The Nazis

The Nazis were incredibly thorough when it came to whitewashing their public image, and any images that cast them in a humorous, ridiculous or strangely sexy(?) light were simply not allowed.Meanwhile, Hitler and the Naz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/The-Hitler-Trollface-And-Other-Photos-Banned-By-The-Nazis/

25 Lost Cities

[https://youtu.be/ZX3ker_yUUY] (YouTube link)You already know about the abandoned city of Machu Picchu and the buried city of Pompeii, but there are many other cities of he past that are no more. John Green tells of many...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/25-Lost-Cities/

Frodo Has No Idea Where He's Going

Frodo knows many things- how to trim your foot hair so it doesn’t look too feminine, when to throw rotten fruit at an orc and when to walk away, and the prime season to pick pipeweed.But Frodo’s knowledge of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Frodo-Has-No-Idea-Where-Hes-Going/

How Would You Change the World?

Soul Pancake asked a bunch of folks of all ages, from children up to a man who is 105 years old, how they would change the world if they could.[https://youtu.be/hqznUenqN_s] (YouTube link)Their answers vary depending on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/How-Would-You-Change-the-World/

Let The Kittehs Rule Your World With These 30 Cat Themed T-Shirts

Ever since the internet took over our lives cats have risen through the ranks of petdom to become the ultimate animal superstars!From grumpy faced curmudgeons to kittehs who prefer the company of boxes to humans, our fel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Let-The-Kittehs-Rule-Your-World-With-These-30-Cat-Themed-T-Shirts/

Texas Ranch For Sale

You might need to fire up the theme to the TV show Dallas while you read this article. Tom Waggoner didn’t have an easy time running his spread. Every time his ranch hands dug a well to bring water to his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Texas-Ranch-For-Sale/

Sousaphone Player Crashes KKK Rally

There’s nothing like a group of violent racists marching down the middle of the street to ruin a town’s day, but when the mean marching is accompanied by the soothing sounds of the tuba sousaphone their cause...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Sousaphone-Player-Crashes-KKK-Rally/

Influence of Coriolis Force on the Growth of Body Hair

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by John W. Woods, Jr.Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S.A.(Image credit: Kes47)The effect of Coriolis force on the formation of wea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Influence-of-Coriolis-Force-on-the-Growth-of-Body-Hair/

Regarding Thumbnails in the Feature Banner

I just wanted to step in here and announced that we have a new rule at Neatorama.All thumbnail images at the top of the page used to illustrate Neatorama's exclusive articles must have a diagonal line running from the to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Regarding-Thumbnail-in-the-Feature-Banner/

There's Now a Tinder for Dogs

Is your dog feeling a bit lonely? Is he looking for casual fun with ladies nearby? What about you? Perhaps there's a nice dog owner out there. Just swipe right.Tindog is a new dating app. Download it, add a photo of your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Theres-Now-a-Tinder-for-Dogs/

He Abides - Dude, Where's My Carpet?

He Abides by Megan LaraThe Dude rides so high people often mistake him for a saint, but he's just an ordinary man, man, and he don't know nothin' bout being a god. Now, that's not to say he's a Nihilist, because he's pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/He-Abides-Dude-Wheres-My-Carpet/

Don't Stay in School

[https://youtu.be/8xe6nLVXEC0] (YouTube link)British singer Boyinaband recorded this song about what he learned in school and what he didn’t learn. In a comment, he clarified:"Don't Stay in School" isn't inferring...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Dont-Stay-in-School/

A Dark End for Winnie the Pooh

(Gone to Rapture)There's a tender line of friendship attributed to the titular character in the Winnie the Pooh stories:If you live to be 100, I want to live to be 100 minus one day, so I never have to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/A-Dark-End-for-Winnie-the-Pooh/

Quarter-mile Water Slide in Downtown Seoul

This past weekend, Seoul, South Korea, was turned into a giant playground for the 2015 City Slide Festa. The city set up a 350-meter-long water slide on the Yonsei-ro road -that’s almost a quarter mile! The festiva...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/Quarter-mile-Water-Slide-in-Downtown-Seoul/

10 Types of Mexican Tacos That Should Be More Popular in the US

(Photo: Romero y Azahar)Bill Esparza is a food critic and taco scholar in Los Angeles. He says, “I’ve tried tacos in 27 states in Mexico, and every time I go to a new town I see something I’ve never hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/22/10-Types-of-Mexican-Tacos-That-Should-Be-More-Popular-in-the-US/
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