Archive for October 2nd, 2015

Where We Got the Word

It was a stroke of genius, or maybe just keming, which is a term for bad kerning. Makes plenty of sense as to that squiggly thing on the ground. The comic is from Joseph Faill at A Pleasant Waste of Time...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Where-We-Got-the-Word/

Living Nightmare: Woman Swarmed by Baby Otters

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVihKVtb19M](Video Link)Stephanie Arne, a wildlife conservationist, is--or was--the host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. She has not been heard of since making this horrifying...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Living-Nightmare-Woman-Swarmed-by-Baby-Otters/

Magic! - The Cheesiest Wizard In The Universe

Magic! by Hillary WhiteSkeletor has spent decades trying to master the mystical arts, but every time he starts to get somewhere with his spellcasting that He-Man shows up and ruins his research. That's why Skeletor has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Magic-The-Cheesiest-Wizard-In-The-Universe/

Green Fire Jack O’Lantern

A chemistry teacher did this fiery jack o’lantern inside, but if you want to try it, outdoors would be better. You can get that green flame by burning boric acid and methanol together. Geekologie has the in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Green-Fire-Jack-OLantern/

Dog Plays Jump Rope

This is Bolinha, a stray dog that lives in a slum of Rio de Janeiro. She appeared in the neighborhood about a year ago and is a good neighbor. She plays with the children actively. Recently, the kids gave her the end of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Dog-Plays-Jump-Rope/

DeepDream Makeup

Jennifer Culp designed a Halloween face based on Google’s DeepDream technology, which produces nightmarish images by finding and enhancing any hint of pareidolia in an existing image. Culp imitated DeepDream images...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Deep-Dream-Makeup/

Baby Turtles in Swimsuits

(Photo: University of Queensland)It's a stylish one piece suit with pair of stripes across the midriff to accentuate the body's lines. Why is this baby loggerhead sea turtle wearing it? Owen Coffee, a doctoral student at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Baby-Turtles-in-Swimsuits/

DeLorean Golf Cart Can Probably Hit 88 MPH

That's my bet. After all, you wouldn't build a time machine in a vehicle that wasn't capable of hitting the necessary speed. David Heykants, a hot rod builder in Red Deer, Alberta, would have taken that detail into accou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/DeLorean-Golf-Cart-Can-Probably-Hit-88-MPH/

Pets vs. Technology

I’ve never seen a pet pay the least bit of attention to TV when all we had were cathode-ray tubes. Flat screens are a completely different story. Cats and dogs actually watch flatscreen TVs, computer monitors, tabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Pets-vs-Technology/

No Regrets

You can live a long, fulfilling life without money, prestige, or power. But who's kidding who? If you had a choice, you'd take it. It's when we have no choice that we become satisfied with what we have, since the alterna...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/No-Regrets/

Gold Rush California Was Much More Expensive Than Today’s Tech-Boom California

We hear horror stories about how much someone is paying for a one-room apartment in San Francisco, and we have to cringe. Houses in the fancy suburbs are even more expensive, particularly in Silicon Valley. Has it always...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Gold-Rush-California-Was-Much-More-Expensive-Than-Todays-Tech-Boom-California/

RuPaw's Drag Race Is Home To The Fiercest Feline Model On The Interwebs

RuPaul's Drag Race has proven that fierce divas rockin' major style can still have a sense of humor about themselves, and the show features some of the most flamboyant drag queens in the world.It's a good thing RuPaul an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/RuPaws-Drag-Race-Is-Home-To-The-Fiercest-Feline-Model-On-The-Interwebs/

Spider-Man Rescues Stranded Family

Stephen Grant and Lucy Day of East Sussex, UK, were having a bad day. Grant cut off his finger in a lawnmower accident. They couldn’t get an ambulance. The couple put their 3-year-old daughter in the backseat and t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Spider-Man-Rescues-Stranded-Family/

Alien Roller Coaster Rider - Use The Force Stitch! Oops, Wrong Series...

Alien Roller Coaster Rider by TinkerpenMost human surfers don't dare risk their lives to ride those mega-curls breaking off the coast of Oahu, but to Stitch they look like breaks for beginners. He rides them all like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Alien-Roller-Coaster-Rider-Use-The-Force-Stitch-Oops-Wrong-Series/

How Do Stardates Actually Work In Star Trek?

The voyages of the Starship Enterprise are logged via stardates, and these seemingly insignificant set of numbers are meant to mark the episode's place in the series' timeline.They sound like serious business, but how mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/How-Do-Stardates-Actually-Work-In-Star-Trek/

Halloween with Liz Climo

It’s hard to believe we’re already into October- I’m still in summer mode. Maybe you need to get your October vibe going with a taste of Halloween. How about a compilation of Liz Climo’s Halloween...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Halloween-with-Liz-Climo/

12 Super Powered Facts About Dragon Ball Z

When the super saiyan slugfest known as Dragon Ball Z hit the airwaves some people found the fighting too over the top and the lack of character development disturbing.But as the show got going and proved it was about mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/12-Super-Powered-Facts-About-Dragon-Ball-Z/

Cat Hates Flute Music

Everyone’s a critic! All this girl is trying to do is practice her flute. The cat is having none of it.[https://youtu.be/jyCMi5EtbTM] (YouTube link)He goes from a polite nudge to full-on attack when she doesn't tak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Cat-Hates-Flute-Music/

Concept Art For An Animated Version Of Dune

Frank Herbert's Dune is one of the most iconic science fiction series of all time, and yet for some reason the series has never received the animated series adaptation it deserves.So far the book series has rece...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Concept-Art-For-An-Animated-Version-Of-Dune/

10 Foreign Rip-Offs Of Popular Hollywood Films

Yes, this is Superman dancing with a woman dressed as Spider-Man in a Bollywood production number. It’s another of the many unauthorized copies of blockbuster movies that were made in countries around the world in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/10-Foreign-Rip-Offs-Of-Popular-Hollywood-Films/

Gear Up For A Ghoulishly Good Time With These 25 Halloween Themed T-Shirts

Halloween is coming! Halloween is coming! Are you as excited as we are?If not, maybe you just need some new Halloween themed tees to get you in the spirit of the howliday, and the NeatoShop is your one s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Gear-Up-For-A-Ghoulishly-Good-Time-With-These-25-Halloween-Themed-T-Shirts/

Black and White: The Twilight Zone

For Rod Serling, TV was the perfect landscape to battle bigotry and corporate censorship. But was the nation ready for it?In the late 1950s, Rod Serling found himself sitting in a Lond...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Black-and-White-The-Twilight-Zone/

Japan, 1860s: Those Weird-Looking Foreigners

In 1854, Commodore Matthew Perry of the United States Navy forced Japan to open diplomatic and trade relations with the United States. This was followed shortly by the arrival of other nations, including the Dutch, the R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Japan-1860s-Those-Weird-Looking-Foreigners/

If Animal Names Were Totally Honest

If you were to rename animals, you’d want to be more descriptive, so everyone would know what you’re talking about. HuffPo rounded up some of the funnier examples of this Facebook meme. If you can’t fig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/If-Animal-Names-Were-Totally-Honest/

RE-VAULT-ING BOY - Ya Shoulda Left Him In The Garbage Pail!

RE-VAULT-ING BOY by ClayGrahamArtSheesh, the Pip Boy has really gone downhill since that super mutant corporation RadiCo bought the right to use his image in their advertisements, but at least he looks a little more app...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/RE-VAULT-ING-BOY-Ya-Shoulda-Left-Him-In-The-Garbage-Pail/

Never Seen a Bulldog Moonwalk? Here You Go

[https://youtu.be/etbbrEma-dA]YouTube LinkBentley the bulldog is one talented canine. In this footage, to the tune of Billie Jean by The Gloved One himself, Bentley does a celebratory moonwalk a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Never-Seen-a-Bulldog-Moonwalk-Here-You-Go/

Early Coders

Ever wonder why normal people are intimidated by the thought of learning to code? Or for that matter, intimidated at the very thought of talking to geeks who make a living coding software? This is why. In middle school,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Early-Coders/

Dolphin Retrieves Woman's Dropped Phone

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHWIAZTbl9c](Video Link)Recently, Teressa Cee, a dancer for the Miami Heat basketball team, was visiting the Blue Lagoon Island resort in the Bahamas. While lounging on a floating platfor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/02/Dolphin-Retrieves-Womans-Dropped-Phone/




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