Archive for September 29th, 2015

An Honest Trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron

Screen Junkies does it again, with an honest trailer for a movie that hasn’t even been released on DVD and Blu-ray yet. That may be why these clips are so fuzzy -is it it just me?[https://youtu.be/GeDJAKvcZ9o] (You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Avengers-Age-of-Ultron/

Priceless Artifacts That Were Destroyed By Careless People

The problem with priceless ancient artifacts is they're generally quite fragile and almost always irreplaceable, so leaving them in the hands of the careless and irreverent is a terrible idea.And yet some of the world's...

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Scientists Says This Turtle Is the Only Known Biofluorescent Reptile in the World

(National Geographic/David Gruber)What is biofluorescence? Jane J. Lee of National Geographic explains that it's:[...] the ability to reflect the blue light hitting a surface and re-emi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Scientists-Says-This-Turtle-Is-the-Only-Known-Biofluorescent-Reptile-in-the-World/

What It Actually Feels Like To Climb Mount Everest

The movie Everest opened in theaters last Friday, and people are wondering whether it is embellished or even possibly toned down for one reason or another. Our feature article this morning gives plenty of reason...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/What-It-Actually-Feels-Like-To-Climb-Mount-Everest/

Watch Former Disney Animator Glen Keane Draw In Virtual Reality

Glen Keane has remained on the cutting edge of digital art technology for most of his career, starting with integrating 2D character animation with 3D backgrounds on movies like Beauty and the Beast  */...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Watch-Former-Disney-Animator-Glen-Keane-Draw-In-Virtual-Reality/

Actual Proposal: Nuke Alaska

(Image: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)Alaska was the site of some nuclear testing during the 1960s and 70s, including the largest underground nuclear test ever conducted by the United States.But Project Chariot...

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Lucky Game - Crit Life

Lucky Game by DomadraghiWhen you have really good luck, like constantly rolling critical strikes on a d20 kinda luck, you flaunt it. You call yourself some silly nickname like Lucky 20 or The Critmeister, you turn your...

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Write Your Name in Viking Runes

Fifteen years ago, the PBS series NOVA ran a special two-hour episode called “The Vikings.” That episode is still highly rated and available for rent. And the original promotional materials for it ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Write-Your-Name-in-Viking-Runes/

Toilet Paper Dispenser Sounds Just Like Chewbacca

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1X8jgrMhc4](Video Link)Pull some paper off the roll from this toilet paper dispenser. The creaking roller sounds just like a constipated Wookiee. I suggest a new strategy, Artoo: let the...

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The Creepiest Films About Cults in All of History

We've all heard of cult films, but it takes a particular accomplishment to make a cult classic about an actual cult. Over at Flavorwire, the greatest cult films in history have been compiled into one great list of creepy...

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Two Dedicated Fans Create Epic Scale Taylor Swift Corn Maze

Singer Taylor Swift has legions of teenage fans, and quite a few older fans too, but most of her adult fans don't wear their Taylor Swift Fan Club buttons with pride.But there are two dedicated adult fans out there who d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Two-Dedicated-Fans-Create-Epic-Scale-Taylor-Swift-Corn-Maze/

Don't Panic: Why Technophobes Have Been Getting It Wrong Since Gutenberg

Just about every time something new and different comes along -technological advances, that is- people get all uneasy, as if Skynet is about to take over. So many things that are unveiled as an improvement for our lives...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Dont-Panic-Why-Technophobes-Have-Been-Getting-It-Wrong-Since-Gutenberg/

Fantastically Stupid Restaurant Customers

Image: MiekinAnyone who has ever worked as wait staff in a restaurant or knows someone who has is aware that it's tough work. Working with the general public can be fraught with all types of problems in gen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Fantastically-Stupid-Restaurant-Customers/

This Is What Road Rage Looks Like In Northern England

Road rage incidents happen every day on the hardcore highways of Los Angeles and New York, but in cities in northern England there are far fewer incidents on the road, especially since the Public Order Act was passed in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/This-Is-What-Road-Rage-Looks-Like-In-Northern-England/

You Can Now Have Your Tattoos Framed

(Photo: NAPSA)Tattooing has become a refined art practiced by masters and present on hundreds of millions of people. In the United States, 38% of people from the ages of 18 to 29 have been inked. These are works of art t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/You-Can-Now-Have-Your-Tattoos-Framed/

Look at That Body

Above Average is making a series of videos called Criminal Crimes, which pokes fun at police dramas. It stars the sketch group Chess Club Comedy. This episode takes place in the morgue, as our detectives examine a murder...

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11 Brides in This Family over 120 Years Have Worn This Wedding Dress

Abigail Kingston of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania will get married soon. When she does, she'll wear a precious dress that has been passed down in her family since 1895. She will be the 11th woman in the family to wear it, than...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/11-Brides-in-This-Family-over-120-Years-Have-Worn-This-Wedding-Dress/

Sasquatch Hunter - Please Don't Feed The Bigfoot

Sasquatch Hunter by Immortalized'Squatch hunters are a mighty proud bunch, but the majority of them aren't cryptozoologists or monster hunters. No, most of 'em are just local folks who discovered that Sasquatch love to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Sasquatch-Hunter-Please-Dont-Feed-The-Bigfoot/

A Gargantuan Gallery Of Strange Moments Seen On Google Maps Street View

The street view feature on Google Maps has changed the way we map out our drives, investigate neighborhoods surrounding potential homes and schools, and decide where to stay when going on vacation. (Image Link)But Google...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/A-Gargantuan-Gallery-Of-Strange-Moments-Seen-On-Google-Maps-Street-View/

Woman Has a Robot Stand in Line for Her at a Store

(Photo: Atomic 212)Lucy Kelly of Sydney, Australia wanted to get the new iPhone 6S. But she didn't want to wait in line for hours on end at her local Apple Store. So sent a robot to wait in line for her.The robot, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Woman-Has-a-Robot-Stand-in-Line-for-Her-at-a-Store/

The Identity Of Batman's Greatest Villain Is Revealed

There's the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler the Two Face and the Mr. Freeze, and then there's the "greatest villain" who is pulling their strings like a wicked puppeteer...but not the Puppeteer because he's just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/The-Identity-Of-Batmans-Greatest-Villain-Is-Revealed/

11 Awesome Rugs to Help Set You Apart

Whether you're going for a theme or just want to "tie the room together," rugs are critical accents to a home design. And over at Homes and Hues, we've rounded up some of the greatest rugs we could find around the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/11-Awesome-Rugs-to-Help-Set-You-Apart/

7 Reasons Not to Climb Mt. Everest

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: Kerem Barut)Climbing the world’s most famous mountain appears on many lists of things people want to do b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/7-Reasons-Not-to-Climb-Mt-Everest/

Ten Incredibly Hard to Shoot Movie Scenes

[http://youtu.be/QcJBKrac70k]YouTube LinkScreen Rant's latest video presents ten movie scenes that were especially hard to shoot. Here they're talking about scenes that don't make use of green screen or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Ten-Incredibly-Hard-to-Shoot-Movie-Scenes/

Vibrant, Colorful Welding Art

Dick Lauth, 23, is a self-taught welder and artist in the Chicago area. His craft is a practial one essential to keep our modern society functioning. It's also an opportunity for him to create amazing works of art that s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Vibrant-Colorful-Welding-Art/

The Write Stuff

Here's a few tidbits about your favorite authors, from Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.  The best-selling fiction author of all time is William Shakespeare. #2: Agatha Christie. Wr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/The-Write-Stuff/

Six-Year-Old Superhero Spider-Mable Swings Into Action For A Day

When Edmonton Oilers Captain Andrew Ference went missing the Edmonton police department turned to a brave young hero named Spider-Mable for help.(Image Link)Six-year-old Spider-Mable took to the streets of Edmonton accom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/29/Six-Year-Old-Superhero-Spider-Mable-Swings-Into-Action-For-A-Day/

Strive On

It began with Pheidippides 2,500 years ago. Now it's your turn. Run.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxunzQQNgQM](Video Link)In a powerful ad by the Wieden + Kennedy agency, Nike urges you to k...

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