Archive for August 31st, 2015

15 Things You Might Not Know About Roseanne

In 1988, ABC launched a sitcom designed around the standup routine of comedian Roseanne Barr. It was totally different from everything else on TV: shows full of wealthy people who looked like movie stars. It was an immed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/15-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Roseanne/

A Drawbridge Crossing for 2 Trains

I've never seen a railroad crossing like this one. Allegedly, this video shows two rail lines crossing in Bundaberg, Australia--a region noted for a large amount of sugar cane production. When the light cane train needs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/A-Drawbridge-Crossing-for-2-Trains/

Portrait Series Featuring Creepy Cosplay Characters Known As Dollers

Kigurumi is big time in Japan, with everything from mascots to cosplayers considered part of kigurumi, but there's one form of kigurumi cosplayer who is a bit creepier than the rest- the Dollers.Some Dollers dress up to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Portrait-Series-Featuring-Creepy-Cosplay-Characters-Known-As-Dollers/

Clever, Touching Tattoo Flips Your Perspective on Depression

Bekah Miles has depression. She’s trying to come to grips with the illness. As an expression of her efforts, she got this tattoo which beautifully illustrates how depression is experienced. When other people look a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Clever-Touching-Tattoo-Flips-Your-Perspective-on-Depression/

Wire Cutters

Two robots are mining a distant planet. It’s a lonely job, until they run into each other. No, it’s nothing like Wall-E, even though these robots are cute, too.   [https://vimeo.com/1375312...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Wire-Cutters/

Salvaging Antique Wood--A Booming Business in New York City

(Photo: Michael Appleton/New York Times)In the decades following the American Civil War, the South found demand for a new cash crop: virgin longleaf pine. In the era before steel girders became useful for constr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Salvaging-Antique-Wood-A-Booming-Business-in-New-York-City/

Duck Army

Wonder what these things sound like…. AAGH! Run away! Run Away! Highlighting the main charm of Vine, a video like this makes it clear that six seconds are all that’s necessary to make us laugh. However, if y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Pelican-Army/

The Original Inspiration for the Hulk Was a Mother Lifting a Car off Her Baby

(Image: Marvel Studios)Hulk smash? Yes. But beyond that, Hulk save. The Hulk is male, but the original, real-life Hulk was a woman. Jack Kirby, the comic book artist who conceived of the Hulk, explained in *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/The-Original-Inspiration-for-the-Hulk-Was-a-Mother-Lifting-a-Car-off-Her-Baby/

Shadow Of A Foe - Thunder Struck

Shadow Of A Foe by Boggs NicolasBeing the god of thunder, bearing that great responsibility, comes with a dark price- there will always be an opposing force trying to snuff out your spark. Thor lives with this shadow of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Shadow-Of-A-Foe-Thunder-Struck/

How To Draw Mickey Mouse

Unless you're looking at an officially licensed Disney tutorial you'd better put your pencils and your eyeballs away and stop looking at the screen, now!Just kidding, it's nothing more than an innocent comic drawn by a n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/How-To-Draw-Mickey-Mouse/

The World's Largest Container Ship Plays the Star Wars Theme on Its Horn

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qxUQ7E6hOo](Video Link)At 432 yards long, the newly-launched MSC Zoe is the Death Star of the transoceanic shipping business. It's no moon, but a fully operational station capab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/The-Worlds-Largest-Container-Ship-Plays-the-Star-Wars-Theme-on-Its-Horn/

The Silos of Burjassot

In the town of Burjassot, Spain, a historic underground excavation was recently opened to the public for the first time in 100 years. The 47 underground grain silos were used for food storage for several hundred years, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/The-Silos-of-Burjassot/

Human Toddler and Gorilla Toddler Play Peek-A-Boo

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rad-sWnAiwI](Video Link)Isaiah Chute is 2 and 1/2. Kamoli the gorilla is about 1 and a 1/2. They're perfect playmates, as you can see in this video shot at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Human-Toddler-and-Gorilla-Toddler-Play-Together/

Father Forged Replica Of Thor's Hammer For His Four-Year-Old Son

Only a stone-hearted supervillain would deny a child's wish to dress up and play the role of their favorite superhero, and if you're the father of that future cosplayer you really can't say no.But if you're a crafty fath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Father-Forged-Replica-Of-Thors-Hammer-For-His-Four-Year-Old-Son/

Up Close and Personal with Sharks

They showed a clip from the documentary Air Jaws: Walking with Great Whites, which premiered on Discovery last night in the US. Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson of the Australian morning show Today ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Up-Close-and-Personal-with-Sharks/

Now Your Pet Can Join The Rebellion or the Empire

We've previously posted the adorable works of Etsy seller iheartneedlework (see her celebratory hats and Frankenstein costume), but these great Darth and Leia hats are too cute to ignore. On the other hand, if you p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Now-Your-Pet-Can-Join-The-Rebellion-or-the-Empire/

Truck vs. Tree

I dunno about this. It doesn’t look quite safe to me. But it must have turned out all right, because the entire video descriptions says,Witness the awesome pulling power of Dodge trucks. [https://youtu.be/qb_464W6...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Truck-vs-Tree/

Go Back To School In Style With These 30 Nerdy T-Shirts

It's back to school time once again, and that means school is on everyone's mind whether they graduated in 1960 or they'll be starting school in 2016.Whether you're still heading down the road towards a college degree or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Go-Back-To-School-In-Style-With-These-30-Nerdy-T-Shirts/

Whodunit: The Pretender's Ball III

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? Tw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/The-Pretenders-Ball-III/

The Timey Wimey Machine - Allons-Y To The Movies!

The Timey Wimey Machine by Twenty27 DesignsThe Doctor has lived many lifetimes so his adventures have happened over and over again, which tends to mess with all that timey wimey stuff floating around out there keeping th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/The-Timey-Wimey-Machine-Allons-Y-To-The-Movies/

Top Ten Dumbest Lottery Winners

[https://youtu.be/4zUqdWgX8DA]YouTube LinkCarelessness. Greed leading to betrayal, overspending and criminal activity. Fraud. Lying to the wrong people. These lottery winners once had it made, but eventu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Top-Ten-Dumbest-Lottery-Winners/

Your First Friend, Your Forgotten Friend

(Mark Pain/Pain Train)When you first joined MySpace, you were anxious and awkward. You didn't know anyone. You didn't know if it would be safe space.Immediately, Tom Anderson appeared. He was not only th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Your-First-Friend-Your-Forgotten-Friend/

A Video Compilation Of Great Dad Moments

Some dads are champions for reasons that can't easily be expressed with words, but dads who are lucky enough to have their awesomeness caught on camera can prove their super dad powers to the world!(YouTube Link)Catching...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/A-Video-Compilation-Of-Great-Dad-Moments/

It’s So Long!

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.The longest high-five chain in the world, and a few other interesting “longest” things. (Note: This is a pretty lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Its-So-Long/

Shy Octopus Hides under His Tentacles

The Dumbo Octopus (Grimpoteuthis) is unavoidably cute! He can dance and stick out his tongue, so he's a natural performer. But that's only once he's ready. When caught unawares, the Dumbo gets shy. The oceanogra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Shy-Octopus-Hides-under-His-Tentacles/

Jon Burgerman's Famous Friends

A photo posted by Jon Burgerman (@jonburgerman) on Jul 21, 2015 at 5:34pm PDT Artist Jon Burgerman has been featured at Neatorama multiple times over the years for his witty work that often explores how art ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Jon-Burgermans-Famous-Friends/

Candy Cats Trying to Catch Candy Goldfish

Caroline from Japan makes little sweets that look like cats. Sometimes they nap in pancakes. Other times, they curl up around eclairs. But they're always cute and delicious. For this project, they're struggling to *stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Candy-Cats-Trying-to-Catch-Candy-Goldfish/

The Perfect ’80s Movie Bully

When your world revolves around school, the real bad guy of the drama is the bully. And so it was with ‘80s teen movies, and there were a lot of ‘80s teen movies. Not all bullies fit the exact formula, but th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/The-Perfect-80s-Movie-Bully/

Less Popular Fake Tan Shades

Gemma Correll zeroes in on some of the less come-hither glows of summer with her latest comic. Not every tan is a good tan, nor is it necessarily a natural happenstance. While out people watching during summer, one is of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/31/Less-Popular-Fake-Tan-Shades/




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