Archive for December 15th, 2015

An Honest Trailer for Revenge of the Sith

Okay, the premiere of The Force Awakens was yesterday in Hollywood, and it’s all anyone can talk about. You can see 90 minutes of premiere coverage here. But if you want to get a Star Wars fix tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Revenge-of-the-Sith/

This Family Has Been Winning Christmas For The Last 13 Years

Lots of people share their funny Christmas card photos online, but only one family has been delivering the yule tide yucks for over a decade, proving they were born to do Christmas themed comedy.They are Laura and Mike B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/This-Family-Has-Been-Winning-Christmas-For-The-Last-13-Years/

Study: Star Wars Music Makes Colonoscopies More Effective

(Photo: Lucasfilm)Dr. Said S.M. Ardalan and his colleagues at Austin Health in Melbourne, Australia conducted a study about the effectiveness of colonoscopies at detecting polyps. For the Value of Audio Devices in the En...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Study-Star-Wars-Music-Makes-Colonoscopies-More-Effective/

Hollywood's First Gay Marriage

 In another excerpt from Karina Longworth's outstanding podcast You Must Remember This (featured previously at Neatorama), about "the secret and forgotten history of 20th-century Hollywood," the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Hollywoods-First-Gay-Marriage/

5 Pies in One: The Turducken of Pies

Scott Neumyer, a writer for 22 Words and brilliant dessert engineer, has revolutionarized the pie experience. This is not a cherpumple or a piecaken, which is 3 pies baked into separate layers of a cake, but a true pie t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/5-Pies-in-One-The-Turducken-of-Pies/

Ugly Frozen Sweater - Enough With The Song Already!

Ugly Frozen Sweater by CoconutmanOkay Frozen fans, it's time to let it go until the sequel comes out some time in the near future, but if you need to take a little bit of Elsa and Anna (and of course Olaf) with you wher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Ugly-Frozen-Sweater-Enough-With-The-Song-Already/

Otter's Eat and Chill Session is Just the Ticket

[https://youtu.be/CZQWBDp6bIE]YouTube LinkThis Asian small-clawed otter is sprawled out on a beach towel, relaxing as he munches on his chows. Perhaps those orange stripes are taking him back to his vacation days spent o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Otters-Eat-and-Chill-Session-is-Just-the-Ticket/

Egg Candle Hatches into a Dinosaur

From the always creative Firebox studio comes this uniquely festive holiday candle. It looks like an egg. But as the wick burns, it reveals a baby velociraptor inside. As baby emerges from his shell, keep in close contac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Egg-Candle-Hatches-into-a-Dinosaur/

Dear Brother

Daniel Titz and Dorian Lebherz, students at the Film Academy of Baden-Württemberg, made this spec ad for Johnny Walker Scotch. Be ready to feel some feelings.[https://youtu.be/h2caT4q4Nbs] (YouTube link)Watch it, an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Dear-Brother/

Celebrate Christmas With the Soothing Sounds of Screaming Goats

(Spotify Link)If there's one thing anyone who has ever worked in retail during the holidays can agree on, it's that they just can't handle listening to another sugary-sweet, cheesy Christmas carol. That being said, I thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Celebrate-Christmas-With-the-Soothing-Sounds-of-Screaming-Goats/

Man vs. Cucumber

When a cat is distracted, such as while he’s eating or Instagramming, slip a cucumber next to him, just beyond his peripheral vision. He will consistently startle violently.This works for people, too.-via Gifsboomc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Man-vs-Cucumber/

This 200-Year Old Salamander Could Be the Oldest Living Animal on Earth

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCMZGPcRSOQ](Video Link)Chinese news media is claiming that scientists have discovered a huge salamander in a cave in southwestern China. It measures 4 feet, 7 inches long and weighs 115...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/This-200-Year-Old-Salamander-Could-Be-the-Oldest-Living-Creature-on-Earth/

Nineteen Photos That Will Take You Back to the 1980s

Winona RyderJohn Hughes films. Poofy blowouts. Skinny ties. Brat packs. Soundtracks heavy on the saxophone. Scripts about rich kids at high schools, rich kids going to prep schools, or rich kids at Ivy League co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Nineteen-Photos-That-Will-Take-You-Back-to-the-1980s/

11-Year-Old Björk Reads The Nativity Story On An Icelandic TV Special

Back before Björk was part of The Sugarcubes she was just a young lady with dreams of stardom who appeared on an Icelandic TV special back in 1976, reading the Nativity story while onstage with some talented young m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/11-Year-Old-Bjork-Reads-The-Nativity-Story-On-An-Icelandic-TV-Special/

How to Make Leopard Milk Bread

Patricia Nascimento is a French woman who lives in southern Portugal. She loves to cook desserts, especially French pastries. She made this beautiful and delicious-looking bread (translation) by carefully blending two do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/How-to-Make-Leopard-Milk-Bread/

Dancing Dawg Has the Moves

[https://youtu.be/fsvCC2qPM4s]YouTube LinkThis pup, whom some call Barky Bark, is seen here in this clip getting down to the late 80s/early 90s stylings of Mark Wahlberg and his once Funky Bunch. In high demand since thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Dancing-Dawg-Has-the-Moves/

Wizard Comics Series - Uh, Somebody Forgot To Draw A Nose!

Wizard Comics Series by Eman!Nobody wanted to make a comic book series based on that noseless fiend known as He Who Must Not Be Named, but the fiend flew in looking all fiendish and terrifying so the comic artists relen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Wizard-Comics-Series-Uh-Somebody-Forgot-To-Draw-A-Nose/

10 Luxury Golf Carts That Will Blow Your Mind

Golf carts are a joke from the start, because what kind of “sport” require a vehicle to ease the stress of walking? You only get a pass on that if you are over the age of retirement. But golf carts, small ele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/10-Luxury-Golf-Carts-That-Will-Blow-Your-Mind/

Humans Sleep Less Than Any Other Primate

(Photo: John Lambert Pearson)Do you miss the days when we lived in trees, ate fresh fruit, and slept whenever we wanted? We can't go back to last week, but we can make lifestyle choices now. Perhaps they will be informed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Humans-Sleep-Less-Than-Any-Other-Primate/

Polar Bear Cub's Contented Sleep

[https://youtu.be/UioNzGntBag]YouTube LinkThis five-week-old female polar bear cub, a resident of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, is now thriving, despite being abandoned by her mother shortly after being born. Tragically, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Polar-Bear-Cubs-Contented-Sleep/

Interesting Research About Cats

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form! Get a subscription now for only $25 a year.Research in, on, or about catsby Stephen Drew, Improbable Research staff*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Interesting-Research-About-Cats/

Magazine Conducts Pizza Taste Test for New York City Rats

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Uv8rBs0B9I](Video Link)Yes, rats in New York City love pizza. But a rat of discerning taste need not limit himself to whatever pizza is available around the corner. No other city offers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Magazine-Conducts-Pizza-Taste-Test-for-New-York-City-Rats/

The Weirdest Urban Legends About Walt Disney

We at Neatorama are big fans of Walt Disney and his magical creations, but even as fans, it's easy to get swept away with some of the urban legends built around the man. Even if you're familiar with the one about Walt's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/The-Weirdest-Urban-Legends-About-Walt-Disney/

Sci-Fi Themed Christmas Cards From Soviet Era Russia

When the Russian Empire gave way to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics they officially, and legally, became a nation of atheists, a sharp turn away from their religious roots.This made things hard for the devoutly C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Sci-Fi-Themed-Christmas-Cards-From-Soviet-Era-Russia/

Peculiar Potables

Scorpion Vodka, advertised as a drink that "stings the palate" | Image: FireboxIf you fancy the idea of serving some liquor that will raise eyebrows at your holiday get together, look no further than the linked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Peculiar-Potables/

Stay on Target, Red Corgi

Arya, a Corgi who lives in Los Angeles, is super excited about the premier of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. To celebrate this glorious event in geek history, she dressed up as an X-wing fighter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/15/Stay-on-Target-Red-Corgi/
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