Archive for October 30th, 2015

25-Foot Pumpkin Rampages through Town

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVLoGc-Pzss](Video Link)The owners of Big AZ Promotions were shocked when their massive inflatable pumpkin got loose and rolled down the street. They thought that it had been securely anc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/25-Foot-Tall-Inflatable-Jack-o-Lantern-Breaks-Loose-Rampages-through-Town/

The Today Show Dresses for Halloween, It Goes Horribly Wrong

It's the Great Chumpkin, Charlie BrownWhen the Today Show hit the airwaves this morning, it's surprising that, knowing the show was live, the citizens of New York City didn't immediately flee the area e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/The-Today-Show-Dresses-for-Halloween-It-Goes-Horribly-Wrong/

Kerry Packer, Sitting in a Tree

Flash flooding in Texas this morning caught Kerry Packer off guard. His car was swept down a creek! He escaped the car as it filled with water, and climbed a tree. Packer also got video footage of the incident, which he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Kerry-Packer-Sitting-in-a-Tree/

17 Better Names for Musical Instruments

Can you identify the many different instruments in a classical music orchestra? If not, then I suggest this handy guide of instrument names that make practical sense. Don’t underestimate the skill necessary to play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/17-Better-Names-for-Musical-Instruments/

Kids Do "The Robots"

German school children perform “Die Roboter” (The Robots) by Kraftwerk. This awesome project looks like it was a lot of fun! Some of the comments at YouTube, translated from German, praise the project for inc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Kids-Do-The-Robots/

The Most Vivid Sex Education Book Ever Made

Sexual education literature is often blasted for being too vague or too clinical for kids to understand, which is exactly how those who don't want sex ed taught in schools like their literature.But there's no place for v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/The-Most-Vivid-Sex-Education-Book-Ever-Made/

Here, Let This Huge Spider Crawl on Your Face

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgmFQRuB2NI](Video Link)Do you love spiders? Of course you do! Spiders are fun. Lisa Donovan loves it when her pregnant giant orb spider (Nephila maculata) goes for a walk on her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Here-Let-This-Huge-Spider-Crawl-on-Your-Face/

13 Foreboding Facts About The Omen

The Omen | Image: Twentieth Century Fox With many of us cozying up on the couch and watching our favorite horror films during this time of year, the spotlight is on the scare. Whether it's a recent release...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/13-Foreboding-Facts-About-The-Omen/

Book Monster - Self Help Is A Bit Dry, But Cookbooks Are Delicious!

Book Monster by Sombras Blancas Art & DesignThe citizens of Sesame Street were always telling Cookie that he needed to get an education, so he decided to change up his diet and eat something that would give him more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Book-Monster-Self-Help-Is-A-Bit-Dry-But-Cookbooks-Are-Delicious/

Are Humans Meant to be Monogamous?

When you ask psychologists, biologists, and sexuality experts whether humans are meant to be monogamous, the first thing they will come back with is, What do you mean by “meant to be”? Society, culture, and r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Are-Humans-Meant-to-be-Monogamous/

Celebrity Appearances Explained

Most celebrities look like normal, albeit fabulously wealthy, human beings, but those famous faces that look a little too normal for too long start to raise some red flags.Why aren't they aging? Are they truly the superh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Celebrity-Appearances-Explained/

363 Paintings on Tea Bags

Ruby Silvious is an artist in upstate New York. As a creative displine, she decided to paint at least one image per day for 363 days. She chose as her medium used tea bags. She features scenes of everyday life, still liv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/363-Paintings-on-Tea-Bags/

The Stories Behind Banned Candies

Every Halloween, adults are prompted to reminisce about candies we loved that are no longer manufactured. Most of those are gone because of business decisions: either they didn’t sell well or the manufacturer is go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/The-Stories-Behind-Banned-Candies/

Man Saves Baby Deer, Deer Doesn't Want To Leave Man's Side

People usually don't expect to receive a reward when they save an animal's life because it's reward enough to know the animal is alive and well thanks to a little human help.An outdoorsman named Darius...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Man-Saves-Baby-Deer-Deer-Doesnt-Want-To-Leave-Mans-Side/

The Real Reason They Gave Drugs to Spiders

You’ve no doubt seen pictures of webs built by spiders that were given various drugs. We reported on it years ago, and even posted a wonderful video of the spiders in action. But who came up with the idea of giving...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/The-Real-Reason-They-Gave-Drugs-to-Spiders/

Vote for the Best Horror Movie in this Horror Bracket

What's your favorite horror movie? I'd love to hear your answers in the comments, but if you'd like to vote against other horror fans you'll want to head over to The Daily Dot where you can help vote for the top horror f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Vote-for-the-Best-Horror-Movie-in-this-Horror-Bracket/

Trying to Capture a Halloween Cat Photo

Chris Poole wanted to take pictures of his cats Cole and Marmalade in their Halloween costumes. Cole is Batcat and Marmalade is Supermarm. He even made an elaborate backdrop for the pictures. But cats don’t like to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Trying-to-Capture-a-Halloween-Cat-Photo/

31 Thrilling Transformations Realized with the Power of Makeup

image: Alexander KhoklovThe metamorphosis that can be achieved with the help of a talented makeup artist and his or her wares is mindblowing. Truly, the design is only limited by the imagination of the desi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/31-Thrilling-Transformations-Realized-with-the-Power-of-Makeup/

What a Modern-Day Aladdin Would Look Like

We're astonishingly close to being able to duplicate the magic displayed in the Disney movie Aladdin. That's because of the 2-wheeled scooter that some people are very generously referring to as a hoverboard. Mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/What-a-Modern-Day-Aladdin-Would-Look-Like/

FuturHalloween - A Bending Unit In Disguise

FuturHalloween by MacWhirrHalloween is the one time a year when it's okay for humans and robots alike to let it all hang out, when even the glorious Mom gets in on the fun, so it makes sense that Halloween is Bender's f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/FuturHalloween-A-Bending-Unit-In-Disguise/

In Praise of Light Beer

Light beer may be easy to drink, but it's hard to make. Here's why the weakest brews deserve more applause.By Jed Lipinski, with photography by Tim Soter.On a hot summer night in Manhattan, the young beer connoi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/In-Praise-of-Light-Beer/

This Chef Can Dip His Hands in Boiling Hot Oil and Not Get Hurt

(Image: Gulf News)Prem Kumar is, amazingly, still alive! His hands are in great condition, even though he regularly dips them in boiling oil.Kumar, 65, is a chef in New Delhi. When he was young, he saw his father, from w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/This-Chef-Can-Dip-His-Hands-in-Boiling-Hot-Oil-and-Not-Get-Hurt/

Star Wars Cakes: The Farce Awakens

Some child turned seven years old and really wanted a Star Wars cake. The bakery decided to use all their science fiction decorations and hope they worked. If you don’t have a Millennium Falcon, the En...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Star-Wars-Cakes-The-Farce-Awakens/

Beautiful, Pneumatic, Articulated Feather Wings

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVrM5gqICRw](Video Link)Alexis Noriega of Tucson Estates, Arizona makes amazingly detailed and precise costumes and clothing using feathers. At her Etsy shop, Noriega says that she's alre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Beautiful-Pneumatic-Articulated-Feather-Wings/

Police Catch Speeding Hearse Full of Caviar

Police in Russia pulled over a speeding hearse that was supposed to be carrying a corpse to a funeral in Khabarovsk. The vehicle had signs attached to its windshield: one said “funeral,” while the other had a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Police-Catch-Speeding-Hearse-Full-of-Caviar/

Argument: The Destruction of Alderaan Was Completely Justified

(Image: Lucasfilm)It is trendy to argue that, in Star Wars, the bad guys are actually the good guys and vice versa. This is the geeky version of #SlatePitches--deliberately contrarian takes for the sake of argum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/30/Argument-The-Destruction-of-Alderaan-Was-Completely-Justified/
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