Archive for August 19th, 2015

This Glass-Bottomed Pool Will Bridge 2 Buildings

Embassy Gardens is a housing development in progress in London. The design includes a pair of 10-storey apartment buildings. You will be able to walk between the two of them--or just swim!The pool, which will rest 115 fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/This-Glass-Bottomed-Pool-Will-Bridge-2-Buildings/

Baby Is Absolutely Ecstatic to Meet a Cat

Behold a natural cat person! This little baby goes berserk with joy when she sees a cat. She doesn't know quite what it is, but she connects with the cat in a unique way. She has found her great purpose in life: to be a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Baby-Is-Absolutely-Ecstatic-to-Meet-a-Cat/

Giant-Size Man-Things Goes To The Movies: Avengers Age Of Ultron- 'Nuff Said!

Giant-Size Man-Things Goes To The Movies: Avengers Age Of Ultron by Giant-Size Man-ThingsThe world is listening, waiting to hear what those Giant-Size Man-Things have to say about the latest superhero flick to hit the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Giant-Size-Man-Things-Goes-To-The-Movies-Avengers-Age-Of-Ultron-Nuff-Said/

Mourning Rituals & Etiquette: The Victorians’ Morbid Obsession with Death

In the Victorian Era, when the child mortality rate was high, death was a part of everyday life. That doesn’t mean it was easy, so certain rules and rituals grew into being to help the bereaved properly cope with t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Mourning-Rituals-Etiquette-The-Victorians-Morbid-Obsession-with-Death/

A Ranking Of The Best Alternate Costumes In Marvel Comics

We’ve all seen the alternate Spideysuits being paraded around the interwebs, and bigshots like Iron Man and Wolverine have had plenty of opportunities to show off their extensive wardrobes because they're big shots...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/A-Ranking-Of-The-Best-Alternate-Costumes-In-Marvel-Comics/

A Clingy Relationship

(Safely Endangered)The Earth loves the Moon. But she also likes space. Would a little space be a bit too much to ask for? The Moon acts like her whole life revolves around the Earth. That kind of relatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/A-Clingy-Relationship/

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2015

The annual Pikachu festival was held in Yokohama, Japan, last week, and the videos from the event are delightful! Here they are, dancing for an adoring crowd.[https://youtu.be/5T321QmwoPU] (YouTube link)And here’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Yokohama-Pikachu-Outbreak-2015/

Kracken 20-Sided Die

Release the kraken and roll for a sanity check! Nvenom8 Designs made this 20-sided die that screams out from the abyss should you botch your roll. It lacks the flat sides of a traditional die, but it lan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Kracken-20-Sided-Die/

Photography Series Explores The Beauty Of Bodyscapes

Our bodies are a magical land full of smooth hills, mysterious caves, hairy valleys rough to the touch and jagged fault line scars that tell the tale of our life on Earth.If you look at a close-up picture of a body part...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Photography-Series-Explores-The-Beauty-Of-Bodyscapes/

This Blue Whale Has Perfect Timing

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRu7W935dyk](Video Link)The scene could not have proceeded better even if it had been staged by a top Hollywood director. Reality exceeded fiction on a recent shooting for the BBC nature...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/This-Blue-Whale-Has-Perfect-Timing/

A Bad Lip Reading of the First 2015 Republican Debate

Politicians hate it when you put words in their mouths. The congregation of ten Republican presidential candidates on one stage during the first debate was too much of a temptation for the folks at Bad Lip Reading.[https...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/A-Bad-Lip-Reading-of-the-First-2015-Republican-Debate/

Sold at Auction: Props from Mad Men

When Mad Men ended after 7 seasons, it was time for the production studio to dispose of the many props featured on the show, some for several seasons. Screenbid, a company that auctions Hollywood props, recently...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Sold-at-Auction-Props-from-Mad-Men/

21 Failed Inventions

[https://youtu.be/fTORsCQKSKQ] (YouTube link)People invent new things all the time, but you’ve only heard about them if they actually proved to be useful, or popular, or newsworthy. That leaves a lot of others that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/21-Failed-Inventions/

Servants Of The Living - The Endless Dream

Servants Of The Living by SaqmanEven though they are powerful celestial beings who exist for an eternity the Endless still rely on human beings for their existence. For without life there is no death, without sleep ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Servants-Of-The-Living-The-Endless-Dream/

Using Dogs To Help Traumatized Children Testify In Court

Dogs have proven they’re not just man’s best friend, because their drive to protect their pack and their calm demeanor can seemingly soothe the troubled mind of any creature.Zoo animals are often paired up wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Using-Dogs-To-Help-Traumatized-Children-Testify-In-Court/

A Tale of Bagging a Mammoth in Alaska

In 1899, a story appeared in McClure's magazine by Henry Tukeman. It told of the time he tracked and killed a mammoth in the Alaskan wilderness, and sold the hide, tusks, and bones to a man who donated them to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/A-Tale-of-Bagging-a-Mammoth-in-Alaska/

How Long Would You Last If Your Favorite Video Games Were Real?

No matter how realistic video games become there’s one element that will always set them apart from real life- the concept of extra lives.In video games you can amass extra lives, come back to life and replay the s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/How-Long-Would-You-Last-If-Your-Favorite-Video-Games-Were-Real/

Reporter Makes Schoolboy Cry

My family recently celebrated the final “first day of school” ever, as the youngest two of our seven began their senior year in high school. Yay. I also have a granddaughter starting preschool. Let’s ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Reporter-Makes-Schoolboy-Cry/

The Celebrity Selfie Parody Stylings Of Celeste Barber

There are a lot of celebrity selfies online these days, and a seemingly equal amount of celeb selfie parodies, and since the celebrities aren't likely to stop posting pictures of themselves we can only hope the parodies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/The-Celebrity-Selfie-Parody-Stylings-Of-Celeste-Barber/

10 Weird Facts About the KKK

(Video Link)The KKK is hardly a group to look up to, but like the Nazis, they're still interesting from a historical and political perspective. This article about the racist, terrorist group by TopTenz includes all kinds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/10-Weird-Facts-About-the-KKK/

How Did the Beatles Get Their Name?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. I must have read, in my life, a fair estimate of around 500 or 600 books on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/How-Did-the-Beatles-get-Their-Name/

Officially Licensed DC Comics Superhero Cafes

There are two locations in Malaysia and a new one opening soon in Singapore. JT Network, the company which owns them, already operates DC Comics shops in Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, and Malaysia. Now they're adding food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Officially-Licensed-DC-Comics-Superhero-Cafes/

In Mansfield, Ohio See Tom Cruise as Jesus and Other Biblical Oddities

Prince Charles as Abel, brother of CainMansfield, Ohio is home to the state's only life-size wax museum. But it's not the typical kind of wax museum one might imagine. It's called BibleWalk, and it bills it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/In-Mansfield-Ohio-See-Tom-Cruise-as-Jesus-and-Other-Biblical-Oddities/

17 Graphs Introverts Will Totally Understand

Today, I was at a large workplace lunch. It required great concentration because I had to pretend to be normal for over an hour. I think that I did reasonably well. At one point, my boss insisted that I engage in interpe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/17-Graphs-Introverts-Will-Totally-Understand/

Baby Grow Strong - Do You Even Lift, Rocket?

Baby Grow Strong by NibiruHybridIf you've ever wondered how Groot grew so big and strong you should know that it didn't come naturally to him, or else he would have been too buff to dance as a baby. He had to exercise,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Baby-Grow-Strong-Do-You-Even-Lift-Rocket/

Make Your Own Emoji Mosaic

Emoji Mosaic by Eric Andrew Lewis is a web tool that reconstructs images using emojis, the new, more colorful emoticons. Just upload a picture, and wait for it to render. The resulting collage is much bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Make-Your-Own-Emoji-Mosaic/

Deliciously Dapper Food Bow Ties

It's a bow tie bow tie. Get it? A bow tie shaped like bow tie pasta!This is my favorite among Rommy Debommy's funny food ties, which also include a waffle, French fries with ketchup, and marshmallow cand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/Deliciously-Dapper-Food-Bow-Ties/
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