Archive for August 8th, 2015

Codex Gigas: Inside the Mysterious ‘Devil’s Bible’

The bible shown here is three feet tall and weighs 165 pounds. It’s made of the skins of 160 animals. The handwriting throughout the Codex Gigas is consistent, leading experts to believe it was hand written by a si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Codex-Gigas-Inside-the-Mysterious-Devils-Bible/

The Eternal Question

(Image: unknown)From the earliest of ancient Greek philosophers and the first Indian mystics, humanity has searched for the answer to a question written into its collective psyche.Until then, we must check our phones one...

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Blatant American Food Chain Knockoffs in Iran

A Pizza Hat restaurant in Iran | Image: Instagram/pizza.hatPrior to the Iranian (Islamic) revolution of 1979, and under the rule of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Western influences were not frowned upon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Blatant-American-Food-Chain-Knockoffs-in-Iran/

The 11 Strangest Public Clocks in the World

(Photo: Muratatis)Believe it or not, the object in this photo is a clock. It's called the Mengenlehreur and can be found in Berlin. The yellow light at the top blinks, showing the seconds. The top row shows the hours. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/The-11-Strangest-Public-Clocks-in-the-World/

Spread The Word With These 30 Perfectly Punny T-Shirts

Wearing a t-shirt featuring punny wordplay is a fun way to show the world you're a language lover who knows a good pun when they see one.Those who love having fun with language should head to the NeatoShop*/stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Spread-The-Word-With-These-30-Perfectly-Punny-T-Shirts/

Me-Time for Parents

The work is done. The chores are done. The kids have finally stopped popping up out of bed. Every item on the to-do list is crossed off. I have to be up in 8 hours to get to work.And then my wife looks at me with that se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Me-Time-for-Parents/

Edward Scissorhands’ Neighborhood, 25 Years Later

Andrew Cremeans grew up in Tampa, Florida, in the neighborhood that was used as the setting of the 1990 film Edward Scissorhands. In the movie, the area seemed eerily fresh and suburban, with houses painted past...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Edward-Scissorhands-Neighborhood-25-Years-Later/

I Roll Solo - They See Me Rollin', Hutts Are Hatin'

I Roll Solo by DC Visual ArtsSome people like to roam around the galaxy in squads or units, but Han likes to roll solo. He's just a rebel that way, and he doesn't need people interfering with his smuggler lifestyle and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/I-Roll-Solo-They-See-Me-Rollin-Hutts-Are-Hatin/

Winnie the Kitten Gets Down to Uptown Funk

[https://youtu.be/lAvkR2a_Y3c]YouTube LinkWinnie is a beautiful, long-haired polydactyl kitten who was one of six lucky fosters from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Virginia. Prior to being saved...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Winnie-the-Kitten-Gets-Down-to-Uptown-Funk/

The Painted Elephants of India

Charles Fréger, a French photographer, travels the world to reveal to his audiences great mysteries. In the past, we've seen his depictions of the Wild Men of Europe--costumed representations of a folklore stock c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/The-Painted-Elephants-of-India/

Harry Potter Translated from Chinese

In the spirit of Backstroke of the West, we have 84 screencaps of a Harry Potter movie with English subtitles translated from the Chinese-dubbed dialogue. Is it a machine translation, or just a weak effort? Does the per...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Harry-Potter-Translated-from-Chinese/

World's Greatest Athlete Chugs 4 Beers While Running a Mile in under 5 Minutes

It is the world's purest, most elemental sport. It is an event that, more than any other, connects with the human experience.This is the Beer Mile. The participant runs a full mile while pausing to drink a 12-ounce beer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/Worlds-Greatest-Athlete-Chugs-4-Beers-While-Running-a-Mile-in-under-5-Minutes/

The Japanese Superhero Show That Became Power Rangers

The franchise we know as Power Rangers debuted on American television in 1993 with the show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, but the concept was already old hat to Japanese TV audiences. The characters in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/The-Japanese-Superhero-Show-That-Became-iPower-Rangersi/

This Cool Bed Shows the Layers of the Earth

You're not ready for a dirt nap, but you're ready for a good night's rest in a warm bed. And what could be warmer than being deep inside the Earth, ever closer to the core. This bedding set sold by the L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/08/This-Cool-Bed-Shows-the-Layers-of-the-Earth/
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