Archive for September 3rd, 2015

Guess Who’s Playing LBJ

Surely you recognize Lyndon Johnson, the U.S. president from 1963 until 1969. But it’s not him in the picture, it’s a publicity still from an upcoming HBO movie called All the Way. Who is the actor u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Guess-Whos-Playing-LBJ/

Refrigerator Is a Fully Functional Game Boy

We've seen magnets that make a refigerator look like a Game Boy. But Daniel d'Entremont, who goes by the name ModPurist, has gone much further. He turned a mini fridge into a completely functional, scale...

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5 Huge Movies That Shamelessly Ripped Off One TV Show

Okay, see if you recognize the plot of this story. It all takes place in the Death Row section of a prison.Like in the movie, it's revealed that the prisoner is magic, and he uses his powers to cure the ailments of a gua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/5-Huge-Movies-That-Shamelessly-Ripped-Off-One-TV-Show/

Bottom Of The Lake - Slashers > Sharks

Bottom Of The Lake by NinjainkThere are lots of nasty things lurking in the ocean, things that chew people up and cause lots of mysterious disappearances, but the only thing lurking in Crystal Lake is a hockey mask clad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Bottom-Of-The-Lake-Slashers-Sharks/

Fashion Trend: Tiny Fedoras for Man Buns

I’ve found my new look.The fashion design industry—at least for men—might as well close up shop now. The task of making men look awesome has now been perfected. It’s simple, really: get yourself a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Fashion-Trend-Tiny-Fedoras-for-Man-Buns/

Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon

Jeremy Bentham was well-respected philosopher in life, but he became even more famous in death. Dylan Thuras has his story.[https://youtu.be/Bol_srxSznw] (YouTube link)Bentham’s odd plans for his body’s dispo...

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Dumb-Sounding Birds Of North America

This video delivers what it says. No, it’s not the names that sound dumb- it’s the birds themselves.[https://youtu.be/VlquMm_e4y0] (YouTube link)If you’re used to hearing them, you probably never realiz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Dumb-Sounding-Birds-Of-North-America/

A Coloring Book for Grown-Ups

Coloring for Grown-Ups is a series of fun activity books by Ryan Hunter and Taige Jensen for those of us who are still trying to figure out adulthood. Which is pretty much all of us. It's all of the confusion, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/A-Coloring-Book-for-Grown-Ups/

Just Dance

Have you resigned yourself to the fact that you’re the worst dancer in the world? So many people say that, but they don’t know what they’re talking about, because the worst dancer is really me. They say...

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How Much Lembas Would the Fellowship Have Needed to Walk into Mordor?

(Image: New Line Cinema)In The Lord of the Rings, lembas is a special bread made by elves. It's a compact, nutritious food. When eaten thriftily, a small portion can sustain a person for a long period of time. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/How-Much-Lembas-Would-the-Fellowship-Have-Needed-to-Walk-into-Mordor/

My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

Filmmaker Torill Kove tells a wonderful story about her grandmother's life and work in Oslo during World War II. Some parts of it are even true!Sharp and whimsical, her story combines her grandmother's tales with histori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/My-Grandmother-Ironed-the-Kings-Shirts/

Lies Parents Tell Their Children

No parent sets out with the goal of lying to their kids. But many would probably agree that a well-placed white lie on occasion helps them to keep their sanity. And sanity is a good thing to hang on to when you're a pare...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Lies-Parents-Tell-Their-Children/

Mommy Dog Carries Puppy in a Bag

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B73e293A9Ws](Video Link)She's got a little doggie bag! This mother finds transporting her baby a lot easier with a simple plastic sack. The handles are easy to hold in her teeth.-via Noth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Mommy-Dog-Carries-Puppy-in-a-Bag/

The 20 Weirdest Things Ever Sold on eBay

The auction website eBay launched on September 3, 1995. It’s hard the believe the auction site has been around that long, but there was a time I bought used Disney movies on VHS through the site, so it must be so....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/The-20-Weirdest-Things-Ever-Sold-on-eBay/

Airships & Summons - Be A Player, Not A Pawn

Airships & Summons by Coinbox TeesWhen the pen and paper version of Final Fantasy hit the store shelves people weren't too impressed with the conversion, but along came an expansion book that got everyone on board t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Airships-Summons-Be-A-Player-Not-A-Pawn/

Hero Saves Wife, Children, and Slab of Barbecue Ribs from Fire

(Photo: KMPH Fox 26)It was 3 AM. Robert Wright of Fresno, California was barbecuing a slab of pork ribs. Then the apartment next to his caught on fire. Wright got his wife and children outside, safe from the flames. Then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Hero-Saves-Wife-Children-and-Slab-of-Barbecue-Ribs-from-Fire/

The Last Known Pictures Of Jim Morrison, Taken Five Days Before His Death

Jim Morrison's life came to an end far too early, his heart stopped by an apparent heroin overdose, but French law enforcement officials didn't perform an autopsy so we'll never know for sure how the Lizard King died.All...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/The-Last-Known-Pictures-Of-Jim-Morrison-Taken-Five-Days-Before-His-Death/

Lip-Synching Cockatiel

A cockatiel named Patrick Jane shows off his lip-synching skills to the song “Dilemma” by Nelly and Kelly (Rowland).[https://youtu.be/72bloXFWQ7o] (YouTube link)Okay, okay, it’s a clever edit. Or, not s...

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Get Geared Up For Less During The NeatoShop's September Sale!

I'm sure you all know by now that the NeatoShop is the best place to go for geeky t-shirts, hoodies and all kinds of different embellished torso coverings, but did you know the NeatoShop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Get-Geared-Up-For-Less-During-The-NeatoShops-September-Sale/

Rogue Sheep Finally gets a Haircut

Sightings of a lone sheep in Australia were reported to the RSPCA, and a crew from the agency captured it Tuesday. Chris, as they named him, is a Merino sheep that had gone unshorn for at least five years. A team of five...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Rogue-Sheep-Finally-gets-a-Haircut/

Fishing with a Drone

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5Ho897tbrM](Video Link)Derek Klingenberg is a farmer and all-purpose genius. He tends to his cattle. And he plays the trombone for them. And he creates aerial art by feeding them in part...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Fishing-with-a-Drone/

Unrealized Elvis Presley Film Projects

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The movie career of Elvis Presley was a Greek tragedy, much like Elvis' life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Unrealized-Elvis-Presley-Film-Projects/

100 Years of Lingerie History in Three Minutes

[https://youtu.be/28ZY-8l6CZg]YouTube LinkMuch has been said about history repeating itself, but when it comes to women in pretty lingerie, that may not be such a bad thing. This video features 100 years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/100-Years-of-Lingerie-History-in-Three-Minutes/

Elderly Woman with Dementia Warms to Her Great-Granddaughter

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR0gX3Pk04c](Video Link)Sophie Flynn, 5, met her great-grandmother for the first time. Her parents, Sarah Miller and William Flynn, were worried about the encounter. Their beloved grandmo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Elderly-Woman-with-Dementia-Warms-to-Her-Great-Granddaughter/

Taco Bell Fried Chicken Taco Shells: Now a Thing

Image: Redditor Cheez4444 Dear reader, I know you were sitting around anxiously awaiting information regarding the latest entry on the fast food wars menu. Well, wait no longer. Taco Bell would like to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Taco-Bell-Fried-Chicken-Taco-Shells-Now-a-Thing/

More Than A Droid - A Robotic Force For Good

More Than A Droid by Dr. MonekersR2 constantly faces a frustrating dilemma in his droid life- everybody treats him like he's just another piece of machinery. Even those who recognize that spark of life in him still trea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/More-Than-A-Droid-A-Robotic-Force-For-Good/

This Leech Specializes in Feeding on Hippo Rectums

(Photo: Wired)All things bright and beautiful; all creatures great and small. They are wonders to behold, including the majestic hippo butt leech. It burrows into a hippopotamus anus, plants itself deep inside i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/This-Leech-Specializes-in-Feeding-on-Hippo-Rectums/

Metaphysical Map

You are here …and here. This is, apparently, the directions to Schrödinger’s elevators in the Möbius building. Or maybe you are there to meet yourself traveling back from the future, in which case...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/03/Metaphysical-Map/
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