Archive for August 28th, 2015

Murphy’s Take on Moore’s Law

Instead of Moore’s law, the latest comic from CommitStrip appears to be an example of Wirth’s law, named for Niklaus Wirth, who recognized the phenomena back in 1995. It tells us that as hard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Murphys-Take-on-Moores-Law/

8 Photos of Frying Pans and 1 of a Moon of Jupiter

NASA recently released this composite image of 9 round objects. 8 of them are the bottoms of frying pans. 1 of them is Europa, a moon of Jupiter. It was taken by NASA's New Horizons space probe in 2007.Can you guess whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/8-Photos-of-Frying-Pans-and-1-of-a-Moon-of-Jupiter/

Terrifying Werewolf Dog Muzzle

Want to dress your dog up as a werewolf and possibly draw the attention of authorities? Check out this muzzle you can order from Russian retailer Zveryatam. It comes in five sizes and costs 2 10000 р, whatever that mean...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Terrifying-Werewolf-Dog-Muzzle/

80s Hero - All The Fury Of Kung Without The Stink!

80s Hero by DdjvigoDkjaskldfjds didn't start out as a hero, he was just an ordinary martial art cop in Miami, but when he was pushed too far he found himself transformed into the kickass kop Kung Fury. The power had tra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/80s-Hero-All-The-Fury-Of-Kung-Without-The-Stink/

Forget Microbrews--Have a Nanobrew!

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5QzTkdvI54](Video Link)"Microbrewers can focus on making each bottle taste good. But we can focus on making each sip taste great." The comedy troupe Above Average takes the microbrewing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Forget-Microbrews-Have-a-Nanobrew/

10 Fascinating Facts About Blade Runner

Harrison Ford stars in a Ridley Scott film based on a novel by Philip K. Dick. You can’t beat a pedigree like that. The 1982 film Blade Runner couldn’t help but become a classic of the sci-fi genre....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/10-Fascinating-Facts-About-Blade-Runner/

Overprotective Raccoon "Rescues" His Brother

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5naTTEkdAE](Video Link)Willie and Waylon are raccoons. They're also brothers. Willie is a "hold my beer and watch this" type of raccoon. It's Waylon who has to get him out of his messes....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Overprotective-Raccoon-Rescues-His-Brother/

Silly Season in the UK

There have been a few news stories out of the UK that have Americans scratching their heads. This is news? We are used to British newspaper websites being full of stories that would never make the papers here, but lately...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Silly-Season-in-the-UK/

The Perfect Breakfast Cocktail Is Cereal, Milk, and Bourbon

What should you drink for breakfast? You can guzzle down coffee. But that gets old after a while and stimulants are not necessarily a good idea in the morning. A better alternative is an invigorating cocktail. Kim P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/The-Perfect-Breakfast-Cocktail-Is-Cereal-Milk-and-Bourbon/

17 Actors Impersonating Other Actors

[https://youtu.be/tNVxTynX4Y0]YouTube LinkOne amusing side effect of actors spending long hours together while waiting on sets in their down time is that they occasionally become familiar with each other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/17-Actors-Impersonating-Other-Actors/

The San Andreas Table

Ricardo Garza Marcos, a Mexican furniture designer, developed this oak coffee table. It's named for the San Andreas fault in California--the site of so many earthquakes in that region. The surface of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/The-San-Andreas-Table/

Grumpy Cat Tolerates Madame Tussauds’ Figure Sculptors

[https://youtu.be/hoSep_Otcvg] (YouTube link)Grumpy Cat is slated to be enshrined in Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco. That means she had to travel to their studio to be studied, measured, molded, and photogra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Grumpy-Cat-Tolerates-Madame-Tussauds-Figure-Sculptors/

Stock Photos Of Real New Yorkers Doing Things

As a rule New Yorkers do things on a daily basis, just like pretty much everyone else in the world, but it's often assumed the things New Yorkers do are strange things, urbane things, utterly New Yorkerly things.The thin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Stock-Photos-Of-Real-New-Yorkers-Doing-Things/

Removing Bees from a House

Photographer Larry Chen noticed that honeybees were living in a wall of his house. They weren’t coming inside, but who wants bees living in the wall? Instead of calling an exterminator, he contacted a beekeeper nam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Removing-Bees-from-a-House/

Goron's Ruby Rock Candy - The Taste Will Knock You Out!

Goron's Ruby Rock Candy by Cory Freeman DesignWhen the Gorons started making candy everyone was pretty skeptical about how it would taste, but his Ruby Rock candy is actually pretty good! Too bad the pieces only come in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Gorons-Ruby-Rock-Candy-The-Taste-Will-Knock-You-Out/

The Marmot’s Roar

I always imagined a marmot would sound something like this. So I was as surprised as you will be to hear one actually vocalizing.[https://youtu.be/syNumVb2kUs] (YouTube link)This was recorded on Blackcomb Mountain in Bri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/The-Marmots-Roar/

Marilyn Monroe's 1961 Letter Detailing a Harrowing Psych Ward Stay Against Her Will

Marilyn Monroe in a still from The Misfits, 1960 | Image: Metro-Goldwyn-MayerIn 1960, during the filming of Marilyn Monroe's last completed film, The Misfits, her life began to fall apart. Monroe's husb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Marilyn-Monroes-1961-Letter-Detailing-a-Harrowing-Psych-Ward-Stay-Against-Her-Will/

Film From The 1940s Showing Women Use Strange Exercise Contraptions

It's not uncommon to see people hitting treadmills and ellipticals to get in shape, but back in the 1940s an exercise machine called the Streamliner was introduced, and it was supposed to fight the "battle of the bulge"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Film-From-The-1940s-Showing-Women-Use-Strange-Exercise-Contraptions/

Female Spies and Gender-Bending Soldiers Who Changed the Course of the Civil War

Belle Boyd, teenager, “fast woman,” and Confederate spy. Karen Abbott grew up in Philadelphia and then moved to Atlanta. She experienced culture shock when suddenly confronted with people who seem to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Female-Spies-and-Gender-Bending-Soldiers-Who-Changed-the-Course-of-the-Civil-War/

History of Cockney Rhyming Slang and How to Correctly Speak It

[https://youtu.be/XRVVCbXmYJo]YouTube LinkIn this, the thirty-sixth episode of Anglophenia, host Kate Arnell presents some fascinating facts about Cockney rhyming slang. How did it come into existence? &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/History-of-Cockney-Rhyming-Slang-and-How-to-Correctly-Speak-It/

A Brief History of the Road

From ancient mud bricks to salty beet juice, roads have  a long, winding history—and a glowing future.(Image credit: Brent Moore)Happy TrailLong-wandering human tribes finally hunker down in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/A-Brief-History-of-the-Road/

Gourmet Cuisine at a Remote Antarctic Base

This isn't McMurdo Station, which can house over a thousand residents, but the tiny Palmer Station. Only about two dozen people live there. It is, by Antarctic standards, out in the boonies. But that doesn't stop Mike He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Gourmet-Cuisine-at-a-Remote-Antarctic-Base/

Beatles vs. Stones and Two Unmade Stanley Kubrick Movies

Often the stories of movies that were never made are just as interesting as those that become big hits. Can you imagine Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings starring the Beatles? It was a real idea at one time. &nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Beatles-vs-Stones-and-Two-Unmade-Stanley-Kubrick-Movies/

The Egg Map

Dénes Sátor, a Hungarian designer, envisions the Egg Map as a playful navigation device for tourists to use while exploring a new city. It's a compromise between enormous folding paper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/The-Egg-Map/

Awesome MacGyver Inspired Household Tricks

As a kid watching MacGyver meant discovering new ways to get out of dangerous situations I would probably never really find myself in during my lifetime.This knowledge didn't help for much more than creating new ways to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/Awesome-MacGyver-Inspired-Household-Tricks/

The Muptastic Four - Wocka Wocka Socka!

The Muptastic Four by DjkopetThey were once ordinary puppets, trying to entertain the world with their variety show and help people and puppets alike laugh their cares away. But then along came a silvery bolt from up ab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/The-Muptastic-Four-Wocka-Wocka-Socka/

How to Make Squid Piglets

Aren't they adorable? They look just like cartoon versions of little pigs. But these delicious entrées aren't made of pork.They're made of squid! Rocket News 24 followed a recipe by a Russian YouTube user to craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/28/How-to-Make-Squid-Piglets/
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