Archive for November 27th, 2015

A Whole Lot Going On Here

Shane Victorino of the Boston Red Sox fell into the stands. The crowd helped him up. But there’s a lot more going on in this clip if you watch it a few times. Look at it again, and keep your eyes on the guy with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/A-Whole-Lot-Going-On-Here/

Dog Catches Lobsters

Not all dogs love lobsters. Usually, lobsters are the natural prey of dogs in the wild. Or at least this dog, Lila, has been trained to dive into the water, swim to the sea floor, and bring back a lobster.[https://www.yo...

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Rules Of Life On The Road From The Hobo Ethical Code

People assume that someone who has chosen to be homeless and travel across the country must have no drive, no goals, and no code of ethics, but a happy wanderer wouldn't get far without a game plan.This game plan surpris...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Rules-Of-Life-On-The-Road-From-The-Hobo-Ethical-Code/

Fox Encounter

Rapper and comedian Dan Bull (previously at Neatorama) and his cats Jimmy and Sammy had a visit from a fox.This incredible encounter happened to me this week. The fox was curled up asleep at my back door. Foxes are norma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Fox-Encounter/

If Famous People Had Kim Jong-un's Hair

Kim Jong-un, the dictator of North Korea, is noted for his unusual coif. His hair is shaved or cut short on the sides, but rises to a big puff going straight up. Recently, his government ordered that its subjects copy th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/If-Famous-People-Had-Kim-Jong-uns-Hair/

Dancing Cars

A security camera caught an absolutely bizarre traffic accident in China. You don’t see any of the cars hitting each other (at first, although the two vans eventually collide). They just stand up and start a weird...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Dancing-Cars/

Robots Learn to Disobey Humans

(Photo: Tufts University/HRI Laboratory)In an extraordinarily reckless act, programmers at the Human-Robot Interaction Laboratory at Tufts University have intentionally given robots the ability to disobey their orders. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Robots-Learn-to-Disobey-Humans/

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity at 100

This past week marked the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. Einstein was only 26 years old when he came up with it. The theory married space and time together, with one affecting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Einsteins-Theory-of-General-Relativity-at-100/

Pork Roast Toad-in-a-Hole

(Photo: Holly Lynn Ellis)A toad-in-a-hole is a dish in which a hole is cut inside a slice of bread and then an egg is fried or baked inside that hole.(Yes, I know from previous discussions that some people insist on refe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Pork-Roast-Toad-in-a-Hole/

Man's Origami Designs Showcase His Creativity and Symbolize His Daily Life

A photo posted by Cristian Marianciuc (@icarus.mid.air) on Nov 11, 2015 at 5:29am PST Cristian Marianciuc loves origami, so much so that his contribution to the craft has become an everyday affair, one which is well...

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King Of The Monsters - The Green God Of Destruction

King Of The Monsters by Shamus BeyaleHe's the feature creature that stomped and screeched his way into our monster loving hearts by stomping cities into dust, and with his killer looks and massive screen presence it's n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/King-Of-The-Monsters-The-Green-God-Of-Destruction/

Goat Intended for Tiger's Lunch Becomes His Friend Instead

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sErMNLKdLHk](Video Link)Zookeepers at the Primorsky Safari Park in Russia shoved a goat inside the tiger enclosure to be the tiger's food. But the tiger didn't hunt him. Instead Amur the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Goat-Intended-for-Tigers-Lunch-Becomes-His-Friend-Instead/

What Are The Biggest Jerks Found In Nature?

Nature is full of prey and predators, plants and bugs who eat plants, soft skinned humans and sharp pointy things that stab and stick.These things are simply doing what they were made to do, but that doesn't stop humans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/What-Are-The-Biggest-Jerks-Found-In-Nature/

Amy Rawson’s Shoggoth Snowman

Artist Amy L. Rawson is famous for her annual Cthulhu Christmas creations. This year, she’s adding a new creature from the Cthulhu mythos: the Shoggoth! And he’s not only a monster, he’s a snowman Chris...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Amy-Rawsons-Shoggoth-Snowman/

Things Japan Has That We All Need

(Image Link)Japan is full of cool and innovative stuff, and they've been making some of the coolest stuff on the planet since well before their ports were open to Westerners.By stuff I mean everything from their public t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Things-Japan-Has-That-We-All-Need/

Michael Dukakis on Turkey Carcasses

Former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis believes you are not through with Thanksgiving cooking when the meat is stripped from the turkey. Don’t throw away the carcass! He saves not only his Thanksgiving lefto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Michael-Dukakis-on-Turkey-Carcasses/

The Search Continues For The San Jose Alien

On November 7, 2015 the search for alien life on Earth supposedly came to an end when this creepy little critter was found in a backyard in San Jose, California, soon after a strange explosion was seen in the night sky.P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/The-Search-Continues-For-The-San-Jose-Alien/

2015 Holiday Parody Songs from Jimmy Fallon

It’s become a holiday tradition for Jimmy Fallon to perform a medley of holiday songs set to the tunes of pop hits from the previous year. Or, you can put it another way: pop music hits of the past year with new ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/2015-Holiday-Parody-Songs-from-Jimmy-Fallon/

Skip The Mall Madness And Do Your Shopping At The NeatoShop Black Friday Sale!

Black Friday is a mighty ominous name for the one holiday shopping a year when shoppers are supposedly able to find the best deals.But everybody knows the mall madness makes those deals not-so-great after all, so why go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Skip-The-Mall-Madness-And-Do-Your-Shopping-At-The-NeatoShop-Black-Friday-Sale/

Fiery Words: Charles Dickens and Spontaneous Combustion

How Charles Dickens fueled a world of spontaneous combustion truthers.The first thing they noticed was the smell—like someone frying rancid meat. The two men sat in their flat in central...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Fiery-Words-Charles-Dickens-and-Spontaneous-Combustion/

Teaching Economics with Dr. Seuss

Comparative advantage is an economic model which holds that individuals, companies, and entire nations leverage particular advantages in productivity in order to increase profits. A Dictionary of Economics and Commer...

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Dangerous To Go Alone - The Phrase That Began Decades Of Adventure

Dangerous To Go Alone by Twenty27 DesignsIt's the line that would come to define a franchise, the words uttered by an old man in a cave before he gave up his sword so that Link may save Hyrule. When gamers were first to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Dangerous-To-Go-Alone-The-Phrase-That-Began-Decades-Of-Adventure/

Kitty Durante

Poor kitty! This big red nose isn’t to guide Santa’s sleigh (although that might work). Redditor marklyon’s cat was stung by a bee. He was taken to a vet, and he’s fine now. But he sported a resem...

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Can of Coke Sounds Just Like Chewbacca

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myhYNsRXYgs](Video Link)Chewbacca is everywhere! He watches you when use the toilet and comments appropriately. Now he's in Johannes Hansen's can of Coca-Cola. When pushed across a desk a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Can-of-Coke-Sounds-Just-Like-Chewbacca/

A Collection of Funny Tweets About Exercise

One sees it every year on Thanksgiving. We might be driving to our dinner destination or hitting an after-dinner gathering, and behold, there they are: the runners. Out for a run before or after their carb-heavy, calorie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/A-Collection-of-Funny-Tweets-About-Exercise/

Would You Like to Have Fit Buns?

The Ukrainian ad agency MEX developed this clever packaging design for bread. Normally eating a lot of bread won't lead to six-pack abs, but these boxes of protein-fortified bread include coupons for a local fitness cent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/27/Would-You-Like-to-Have-Fit-Buns/
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