Archive for October 22nd, 2015

For the First Time, Astronomers Are Studying a Solar System Being Destroyed

(Artist's Interpretation by NASA/Mark A. Garlick)NASA's Kepler 2 telescope orbits the sun. It has the largest telescopic mirror outside of Earth orbit, which permits it to acquire detailed images of solar systems far, fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/For-the-First-Time-Astronomers-Are-Studying-a-Solar-System-Being-Destroyed/

Leap of Faith Saves Man (and Cat) from Rough Seas

A Frenchman in a small yacht was caught in rough seas off the coast of Alaska Tuesday. The Coast Guard responded to a distress call call following a location beacon. Royal Dutch Shell had boats in the area, and send thei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Leap-of-Faith-Saves-Man-and-Cat-from-Rough-Seas/

Rainbow Bagels Are Only the Beginning of What You Can Get at This Bakery

(Photo: Natgal)The Bagel Store is a bakery in Brooklyn. Can you guess what you can eat there? Yes, bagels! Lots and lots of them in a vast variety of breads and spreads. It has 30 types of bagel, including cotton candy a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Rainbow-Bagels-Are-Only-the-Beginning-of-What-You-Can-Get-at-This-Bakery/

The Dresser

The Dresser is a chain reaction contraption in the style of Rube Goldberg that helps a guy wake up and get dressed. It also wrecks the house, but that’s beside the point.[https://youtu.be/UFSn8IwgQfw] (YouTube link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Dresser/

400-Year-Old Church Emerges From Waters In Mexico

There aren't many good things you can say about life during a drought, and when staying hydrated becomes a struggle people stop worrying about the small stuff and start looking after their well-being.(Images Via AP/David...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/400-Year-Old-Church-Emerges-From-Waters-In-Mexico/

The Doctor, The Creature, The Eye-Gor and the Abby Normal- One Kooky Cast

The Doctor, The Creature, The Eye-Gor And The Abby Normal by CarloJ1956They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and....ooops! That's the wrong show, this one's about some wild haired madman named Freddy Frankenstein...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Doctor-The-Creature-The-Eye-Gor-and-the-Abby-Normal-One-Kooky-Cast/

Life as a Professional Pumpkin Carver

Marc Evan and Chris Soria have been best friends since 6th grade. They bonded over horror movies, once designed a haunted house at their school, and went to art school together. They worked their way through school at re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Life-as-a-Professional-Pumpkin-Carver/

Artist Adds Funny Silhouettes to Famous Landmarks

When Rich McCor travels, he cuts paper silhouettes and holds them up in front of famous landmarks. He then takes photos at just the right angles to show the landmarks doing unusual things, such as the Eiffel Tower launch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Artist-Adds-Funny-Silhouettes-to-Famous-Landmarks/

Problem Solved

How do you light a Jack O’Lantern under water? Nature has its ways, as we see in this comic from Liz Climo. The Jack O’Lantern instantly gets not only a light, but scary teeth, too! Only Liz Climo could make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Problem-Solved-2/

Thirteen Films That Went Disastrously Over Budget

Waterworld | Image: Universal PicturesIt's often a bad sign for a movie if during production it runs excessively over budget. It's not as much of a problem if the movie ends up being hugely successful, as at lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Thirteen-Films-That-Went-Disastrously-Over-Budget/

Iconic Movie Scenes Recreated with Balloons

Lady and the TrampRobbie Driscoll isn't just a children's entertainer who can bend balloons into vague animal shapes. He's a true artist who can apparently make anything with balloons.Back in 2013, he decided to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Iconic-Movie-Scenes-Recreated-with-Balloons/

Jaguar Snags A Crocodile For Lunch

It's safe to say crocodiles and jaguars are two of the deadliest, and coolest looking, predators on the planet, and they should have a mutual respect for each other due to their respective body counts.But this hungry jag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Jaguar-Snags-A-Crocodile-For-Lunch/

The Art of Ornamental Orange Peeling

The most creative thing I ever did with an orange is cover it in whole cloves to make a pomander, like my Grandma did. Some folks were a little more creative, as shown in a 1905 article in the magazine American Homes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Art-of-Ornamental-Orange-Peeling/

The Google Employee Who Lives In The Parking Lot

You'd think employees working for a huge tech company like Google would earn enough money to afford an apartment at very least, but Google's main offices are located in San Francisco, one of the world's most expensive ci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Google-Employee-Who-Lives-In-The-Parking-Lot/

41 Fascinating Sports Facts

[https://youtu.be/ILZPT4Z8bg8] (YouTube link)Yeah, avid football (or basketball or baseball) fans know all the stats, but don’t look for any of that here. In this week’s episode of the mental_floss List Show,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/41-Fascinating-Sports-Facts/

This Is Julia, Sesame Street's First Character with Autism

(Image: Mary Beth Nelson)Sesame Street Workshop wants to reach out to children with autism and their parents. It now offers an array of resources for this condition, including a new character. Julia is a friend of Elmo a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/This-Is-Julia-Sesame-Streets-First-Character-with-Autism/

The Adventures Of Mordecai And Rigby - On At Its Regular Time

The Adventures Of Mordecai And Rigby by Dr RogerTheir silhouettes and odd pointy bits might make you think they're bad guys, but Mordecai and Rigby are just two totally regular dudes who work in the park and party like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Adventures-Of-Mordecai-And-Rigby-On-At-Its-Regular-Time/

Doc and Marty Showed Up Just In Time

While everyone was waiting around at Hill Valley for Doc Brown and Marty McFly to appear from the past yesterday, they apparently recalibrated their time machine for a nearby location. They actually materialized on stage...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Doc-and-Marty-Showed-Up-Just-In-Time/

Barbershop Quartet Hilariously Performs Modern Pop Songs

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdTS6-fbNH0](Video Link)The Main Street Quartet doesn't just sing modern songs in barbershop harmony. It weaves them into a complex and perfectly performed stand-up comedy routine.Their w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Barbershop-Hilariously-Performs-Modern-Pop-Songs/

What Is It? game 344

It's once again time for our collaboration with the wonderfully entertaining What Is It? Blog. Do you know what the pictured item is? Can you make up something totally wacky? That's what we're looking for:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/What-Is-It-game-344/

17 Amazing Foods Perfect for Your Next Halloween Dinner Party

If you're planning to serve up a little more than Halloween candies this year, be sure to head over to Homes and Hues this week, where we've collected some of the grossest and most tasty Halloween-inspired treats from ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/17-Amazing-Foods-Perfect-for-Your-Next-Halloween-Dinner-Party/

The Dating Game

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Long before we watched The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Dating-Game/

Insanely Over-the-Top Attorney Ad for the "Texas Law Hawk"

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL3MxAH-kDI](Video Link)If you or a loved one has been arrested, then you need the "talons of justice." Bryan Wilson, a lawyer in Fort Worth, Texas, is the bearer of those talons. He call...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Insanely-Over-the-Top-Attorney-Ad-for-the-Texas-Law-Hawk/

The Eskimo Pie Patent Saga

Christian Kent Nelson experimented with many different recipes before he came up with the perfect chocolate coating for an ice cream bar, which became “I-Scream Bars” and later, the very popular Eskimo Pies....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/The-Eskimo-Pie-Patent-Saga/

Gamers Confess Their Darkest Moments While Playing The Sims

If you're looking for a true-to-life human life simulator then The Sims isn't your cup of digital tea, but if you embrace the inherent strangeness found when The Sims are left to their own devices then real life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Gamers-Confess-Their-Darkest-Moments-While-Playing-The-Sims/

Obvious Plant Pranks the Library

Yes, please, please, please visit to talk to Cathy so that we don't have to! We know more about her ferrets than we ever wanted to.Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant visited book drops of the Los Angeles Public Libra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Obvious-Plant-Pranks-the-Library/

Father of Five's Tardiness Excuse Notes to School Set the Bar High

#latenotes #mcdreamy #zaynA photo posted by Mr. King (@latenotes) on May 1, 2015 at 8:54am PDT Salt Lake City, Utah father of five Seth King was tired of writing generic notes to school in order to explain his kids...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/22/Father-of-Fives-Tardiness-Excuse-Notes-to-School-Set-the-Bar-High/




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