Archive for September 9th, 2015

Inked and Sexy Disney Princesses

Reimagining Disney characters is all the rage these days, and the princesses are ever popular subjects for transformation. Illustrator Joel Santana is a designer based out of Tampa, Florida who decided to strip the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Inked-and-Sexy-Disney-Princesses/

The Truth About Texting

I read somewhere recently that LOL is not used as much as it was a few years ago. If young folks are saying “ha ha” instead, they are totes rad in my book. Groovy, even. Just like LOL, a ha ha can lighten the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/The-Truth-About-Texting/

Funny, In-Store Reviews at an IKEA

Prankster Obvious Plant likes to visit stores and add unauthorized signs to amuse himself and other shoppers. We've covered his pranks extensively, including his reviews added to an appliance store. He's back with *stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Funny-In-Store-Reviews/

Husband Surprised With BB-8 Toy, Happily Loses It

[https://youtu.be/1chqXQweeEE]YouTube LinkA man got his husband a BB-8 toy and secretly tucked it into his luggage when they were packing for a trip. He set up a camera to film his reaction upon finding...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Husband-Surprised-With-BB-8-Toy-Happily-Loses-It/

Game of Thrones Gets Its Own Pinball Machine

It costs 2 quarters--unless you can pay the iron price. Stern Pinball, a maker of high-end pinball machines, offers this machine decorated with Game of Thrones images and sculptures.Players can choose between se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Game-of-Thrones-Gets-Its-Own-Pinball-Machine/

Krampus is Coming

Right on schedule, as soon as Labor Day is over, we get the first trailer for a Christmas movie. And this year, it’s a horror film![https://youtu.be/h6cVyoMH4QE] (YouTube link) Krampus is coming t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Krampus-is-Coming/

Galactic Trash: These Unofficial Star Wars Products Are So Wrong

Some superfans will buy practically anything related to their franchise. "Practically" is the key word there. For in a galaxy far, far away from the right far, far away galaxy exists a galaxy that is Very Wrong. That is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Galactic-Trash-These-Unofficial-Star-Wars-Products-Are-So-Wrong/

Edward Scissorhand's Salon - Just A Trim And A Topiary Turtle Please

Edward Scissorhand's Salon by JimiyoIf you're looking for an average trim you're probably better off going to that mom and pop barber shop down the street, but if you're looking to turn your ordinary hair into a fabulou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Edward-Scissorhands-Salon-Just-A-Trim-And-A-Topiary-Turtle-Please/

Weatherman Nails the Longest Place Name in Europe

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHxO0UdpoxM](Video Link)The people of Britain need to know the weather they're facing when going out in the morning. If you live in the town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Weatherman-Nails-the-Longest-Place-Name-in-Europe/

Science Recognizes the Blue Bastard

A northern Australian reef fish has been known as the “blue bastard” to fishermen for a long time. The fish changes color as it matures, and is blue as an adult. It is also combative, fiercely fighting other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Science-Recognizes-the-Blue-Bastard/

A Look At Life Inside A Hippie Tree House Village In Hawaii Circa 1969

Hippies often claimed they were out to change the world, to live differently and do their best to help the planet and its people. But many hippies were really just in it to be part of a scene, digging the music and the e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/A-Look-At-Life-Inside-A-Hippie-Tree-House-Village-In-Hawaii-Circa-1969/

If Insurance Companies Were Honest

Let’s face it, insurance companies wouldn’t be in business if they weren’t making a profit. And the fact that car insurance is a legal requirement gives them carte blanch to make more and more profits a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/If-Insurance-Companies-Were-Honest/

4-Year Old with One Arm Has Fantastic Golf Swing

Tommy Morrissey is only 4 years old, which alone would make him an impressive golf prodigy. What's only more amazing is that he's attained such a high level at the sport even though he was born without a right arm. *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/4-Year-Old-with-One-Arm-Has-Fantastic-Golf-Swing/

How They Made the Intro to Pee-wee’s Playhouse

Pee-wee’s Playhouse was a TV show unlike anything before it. If you grew up watching it, you were dazzled by the silliness of it all. If you were an adult who couldn’t stop watching, like me, you wer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/How-They-Made-the-Intro-to-Pee-wees-Playhouse/

The Highs And Lows Of Burning Man 2015

Want to know how far Burning Man has come from its bizarro underground roots? Katy Perry attended Burning Man this year, and a video of her falling off her Segway went viral.But that doesn't mean all the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/The-Highs-And-Lows-Of-Burning-Man-2015/

Baby Born at Legoland Gets Lifetime Pass

(Photo: Atkinson Family)As Carolyn Cox of The Mary Sue puts it, "he was born with a silver brick in his mouth." The Legoland park and resort in Windsor, UK recently got a unique minifig. Lucas Atkinson was born ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Baby-Born-at-Legoland-Gets-Lifetime-Pass/

Adam Savage Proves The Blasters In Star Wars Aren't Lasers

Adam Savage generally has a good idea of what the outcome will be when he tests fictional science concepts with real world science, and he loves taking a major part of a pop culture franchise and putting it to the test.T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Adam-Savage-Proves-The-Blasters-In-Star-Wars-Arent-Lasers/

Queen Elizabeth Hits a Milestone

Today, Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-reigning British monarch in history, and the longest reigning woman monarch of any nation. Queen Victoria reigned from June 20, 1837 until her death on January 22, 1901. That...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Queen-Elizabeth-Hits-a-Milestone/

The Spiritual Owl - A Tale Of Black Lodges And Bob

The Spiritual Owl by AlecxpsThe owl sees all that happens in Twin Peaks, but the town is but one of his many haunts. So when you go to them for advice remember that they have a lot on their minds besides the murder of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/The-Spiritual-Owl-A-Tale-Of-Black-Lodges-And-Bob/

The Visual Poetry of Star Wars

[https://vimeo.com/137711830](Video Link)George Lucas intended for his films to, in a way, rhyme. This inspired Pablo Fernández Eyre to find the similarities in visual narrative between the original trilogy a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/The-Visual-Poetry-of-Star-Wars/

A is for Acceleration

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.The Letters of Physicsby Jeremy Gorman, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaYou’d think there were enough. You’d thinkThere w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/A-is-for-Acceleration/

Scientists: Your Cat Doesn't Love You

(Photo: Andesine)Cats are enormously popular as pets. In Europe, they recently overtook dogs as the most popular companion animal. You love your cat. But, animal behaviorists tell us, your cat doesn't actually love you.R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Scientists-Your-Cat-Doesnt-Love-You/

Hidden Messages and Meanings in Popular Movies

[https://youtu.be/_3rxdqBXKx4]YouTube LinkThis Screen Rant video illustrates ten hidden messages and meanings in popular movies that people may have missed. The so-called "Easter Eggs" in&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Hidden-Messages-and-Meanings-in-Popular-Movies/

Trekkies Needed for USS Enterprise Restoration Project

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington is restoring the 11-foot model of the USS Enterprise that was used in the TV series Star Trek from 1966 to 1969. It was donated to the Smithsonian in 1974...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Trekkies-Needed-for-USS-Enterprise-Restoration-Project/

7 More Things You Didn't Know about Fight Club

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNzaGDpUxz8](Video Link)In the seminal film Fight Club, Tyler Durden lives in a decrepit, crumbling hovel that leaks during the nearly constant rain. The directors designed it th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/7-More-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Fight-Club/

Come for the LOLs, Stay for the Debate

The folks at reddit are doing image memes based on places. It’s a twist on the old “come for the ____, stay for the _____” slogan. It started off with Arkansas. Colbert did that one long ago. Shortly af...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/09/Come-for-the-LOLs-Stay-for-the-Debate/




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