Archive for December 23rd, 2015

José Manuel Castro López Makes Rocks Look Like They're Made of Rubber

You might think that they're made of some of soft, malleable material. But José Manuel Castro López, an artist from Spain, carves them all from solid rock. The result is a series of surreal forms that look...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Jose-Manuel-Castro-Lopez-Makes-Rocks-Look-Like-Theyre-Made-of-Rubber/

Brian Henson on The Muppet Christmas Carol and His Father’s Legacy

Brian Henson inherited the Muppets when his father Jim Henson passed away in 1990. He had barely taken the reins of the company when he directed The Muppet Christmas Carol in 1992 -his first feature film. Along...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Brian-Henson-on-The-Muppet-Christmas-Carol-and-His-Fathers-Legacy/

Kayaking Dog Swims with the Dolphins

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljiCLf_vrL4](Video Link)Tina Calderin and Gracie, her Dachshund, went kayaking in the Banana River near Cape Canaveral, Florida. Gracie sat on the bow and watched a dolphin swim by. She g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Kayaking-Dog-Swims-with-the-Dolphins/

The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne

Augusta Chiwy was born in 1921 to a Belgian father and a Congolese mother. In December of 1944, Army surgeon Jack Prior asked her to help at an American field hospital near Bastogne, Belgium, as there was only one doctor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/The-Forgotten-Angel-of-Bastogne/

The Force is Strong with This One

This little girl is too young to sit through a feature film, but she’s truly excited about The Force Awakens. She knows all the characters, even the “Aluminum Falcon,” and reacts adorably to wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/The-Force-is-Strong-with-This-One/

Were We Doing Gifts This Year?

In this webcomic, the brain is usually the smart one, but something tells me that the heart may have done a little quick thinking, and changed the recipient of the gift under the disclosed conditions. But no, the gift wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Were-We-Doing-Gifts-This-Year/

Mark Hamill Discusses A Star Wars Sequel Back In 1983

Fans felt certain a sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy would follow close on the heels of Return Of The Jedi's success, and back in 1983 Mark Hamill was all ready to star in the sequel.Little did...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Mark-Hamill-Discusses-A-Star-Wars-Sequel-Back-In-1983/

How Maureen O’Hara Embodied An Ahead-Of-Her-Time Christmas Movie Heroine

Miracle on 34th Street (the 1947 version) has always been one of my favorite movies. It’s a great courtroom drama and a lovely Christmas story. But it’s also a feminist movie. We might not see it fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/How-Maureen-OHara-Embodied-An-Ahead-Of-Her-Time-Christmas-Movie-Heroine/

Retro Lover - Keep It Old School Cool, Shaggy Daddy

Retro Lover by Juliana MotzkoThose who like old school stuff are said to be retro lovers, fans of simpler times when cartoons were cooler, television shows still had heart, and graphic design was totally groovy. Back in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Retro-Lover-Keep-It-Old-School-Cool-Shaggy-Daddy/

How The Troll Stole YouTube!

Why are the comments at YouTube such a cesspool? Because of the troll! His story is told here in the style of Dr. Seuss, in a manner that quite resembles How the Grinch Stole Christmas.[https://youtu.be/ad6kxfoSSr8] (You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/How-The-Troll-Stole-YouTube/

Images Of Terminally Ill Patients Living Out Their Final Wish

Organizations like Make-A-Wish do everything they can to grant the last requests of those not long for this world, and we often hear about these granted wishes after the terminally ill person passes away.But delivering a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Images-Of-Terminally-Ill-Patients-Living-Out-Their-Final-Wish/

Medieval Star Wars

A couple of years ago, we showed you an illumination of Yoda found in a medieval manuscript. Then there was another one. It turns out that those aren't the only depictions of Star Wars characters in medieval lit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Medieval-Star-Wars/

Vintage Photos Of Prisoners Celebrating Christmas In Jail

Inmates celebrating Christmas at the Raymond Street Jail, Brooklyn New York, 1932Christmas falls on December 25th whether you're free to celebrate the day or incarcerated for committing a crime, and even those f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Vintage-Photos-Of-Prisoners-Celebrating-Christmas-In-Jail/

Zombie Infections: Epidemiology, Treatment, and Prevention

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) has posted their annual Christmas research paper: "Zombie infections: epidemiology, treatment, and prevention." It is an exhaustive study of the current zombie outbreak, with plenty of r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Zombie-Infections-Epidemiology-Treatment-and-Prevention/

Hilarious Video Reveals The Truth About Photos Posted Online

Photos posted on social media outlets usually only tell part of what's actually going on at that moment, so the person posting the photos comes out smelling of roses instead of BS.It's enough to make you wonder what the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Hilarious-Video-Reveals-The-Truth-About-Photos-Posted-Online/

A Short History of Lipton Onion Soup Mix

Lipton Onion Soup Mix is one of those things I always have in the kitchen, although I’ve never made soup with it. Well, I have thrown a packet into a homemade vegetable soup before, but I’ve never made the so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/A-Short-History-of-Lipton-Onion-Soup-Mix/

Farmer Uses Tractor To Write A Holiday Greeting In The Snow

Many farms are covered in snow this time of year, and fifth generation family owned Prunty farms has more snow than most because it's located in South Dakota, so what's a farmer to do during the off season?Make snow art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Farmer-Uses-Tractor-To-Write-A-Holiday-Greeting-In-The-Snow/

Elvis Presley and His Gift-giving

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Elvis Presley's gift-giving was legendary. Elvis referred to his gifts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Elvis-Presley-and-his-Gift-giving/

Look How Badly They Want Tacos

Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos in Las Vegas was robbed last week. Much of the caper was caught by security cameras. While the perpetrators most likely didn’t get away with any money, they sure caused a lot of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Look-How-Bad-They-Want-Tacos/

Thanos Thermos - Drink Til Infinity

Thanos Thermos by Sterling Arts & DesignFresh from the fray and feeling like the king of the universe, Thanos felt like he could do anything he wanted with the rest of his immortal life...so he decided to start an i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Thanos-Thermos-Drink-Til-Infinity/

Sith Lord Orientation Week

As Darth Vader gets to know his potential proteges, they brag about the evil in their hearts. But one is so evil that the others turn on him. Can you blame them? I have yet to see The Force Awakens, due to work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Sith-Lord-Orientation-Week/

Robot Reindeer

Boston Dynamics has a Christmas greeting for us, using three multimillion-dollar robots with antlers stuck on top to pull Santa’s sleigh! They have the prance down pat.[https://youtu.be/RDZu04v7_hc] (YouTube link)Y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Robot-Reindeers/






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