Archive for December 29th, 2015

Deaf Man with Frozen Deer He Rescued from Lake

Vimeo user cj uploaded a video from a deaf family friend who encountered a young deer that had fallen into a frozen lake. After pulling the deer out, he pulled out a camera to tell the story -while the deer stood by![htt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Deaf-Man-with-Frozen-Deer-He-Rescued-from-Lake/

How BB-8 Works

(Photo: Daniel N.)R2-D2 has wheels and thrusters. C-3PO has legs. But how does BB-8 from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens move? As a technical question, that's really unclear--until now.All you need is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/How-BB-8-Works/

Llama Delights Nursing Home Residents

[https://youtu.be/UBWI11vbObs]YouTube LinkThis uplifting National Geographic footage of the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, Massachusetts shows their residents engaging and developing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Llama-Delights-Nursing-Home-Residents/

3D Printed Sundial Displays the Time Numerically

This engineering wonder merges ancient technology with the most modern.Thingiverse member Mojoptix designed a sundial that displays the time in 20 minute increments from 10 AM to 4 PM.How does it work? The gnomon is perf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/3D-Printed-Sundial-Displays-the-Time-Numerically/

Nominative Determinism

Honestly, I think “death-o-pillars” is a great name for spiders. Around the internet, they are mostly referred to as “nopes.” But then again, maybe this guy has a point. If we started calling kill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Nominative-Determinism/

Adorable Grandma Totally Flips Out While Experiencing Virtual Reality for the First Time

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiVWhYZUjpQ](Video Link)On Christmas, Mark Nutt introduced his 88-year old grandmother to virtual reality. He slipped a Google Cardboard interface (an iPhone in a cardboard frame) over he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Adorable-Grandma-Totally-Flips-Out-While-Experiencing-Virtual-Reality-for-the-First-Time/

New Year Resolutions

Have you made any New Year resolutions? Did you keep any of last year’s resolutions? Do you have any illusions that 2016 will be different somehow? Maybe you should try a little reverse psychology, like Chris at Lu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/New-Year-Resolutions/

Slow Motion Video Of Katana Slicing Through An Egg

Katanas are forged to have the hardest, and therefore keenest, edge of all swords, and they can slice through objects few other swords can, like tree trunks and machine gun barrels.So what challenge can an egg possibly p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Slow-Motion-Video-Of-Katana-Slicing-Through-An-Egg/

Boss Panda Chic - All She's Missing Is A Pair Of Bamboo Earrings!

Boss Panda Chic by AshonimationPeople often assume that panda bears have a very black and white sense of style, with a preference for formal wear and striped shirts, but Boss Panda is here to change how people see panda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Boss-Panda-Chic-All-Shes-Missing-Is-A-Pair-Of-Bamboo-Earrings/

If Star Wars Characters Had Cats

My new favorite Star Wars female character, Rey with her bengal. #griz #grizandnorm #kittycatclub #starwars #fanart #bengal #cat #kitty #ReyA photo posted by Griz and Norm Lemay (@grizandnorm) on Dec 18, 2015 at 2:31...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/If-Star-Wars-Characters-Had-Cats/

Little Girl Uses Dog's Tail as a Paintbrush

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6ne9DW4G6U](Video Link)Scarlett needed a paintbrush. Miko's tail was handy, so she went right to work. Lance Ellis, their father, filmed them getting creative. Miko is incredibly*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Little-Girl-Uses-Dogs-Tail-as-a-Paintbrush/

Six Simple Tricks To Make You A Better Poser

Do you hate seeing pictures of yourself and therefore avoid appearing in any snapshots? Are you sick and tired of having bad pictures taken of you by your camera obsessed friends and family?It can be a terrible feeling t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Six-Simple-Tricks-To-Make-You-A-Better-Poser/

The Chopping Machine

Simone Giertz built a chopping machine. Just those six words is enough to terrify those of us who’ve seen her other gadgets. She introduced the machine in a video which shows it to be basically two huge knives conn...

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Facebook User Helps Solve Mystery Of "Relic" Found In Jerusalem Cemetery

Archaeologists sometimes get a bit overeager about their discoveries, announcing them to the world before they've done enough research to avoid embarrassment.However, if the discovery was actually made by a maintenance w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Facebook-User-Helps-Solve-Mystery-Of-Relic-Found-In-Jerusalem-Cemetery/

Roland the Farter and Other Professional Flatulants

You know the story of Joseph Pujol, also called Le Petomane, who made a living by farting on stage. Pujol was only the best known of a raft of fartists who entertained by expelling gas, with a history going back hundreds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Roland-the-Farter-and-Other-Professional-Flatulants/

Gym Wildlife

[https://youtu.be/n1GUQVo1Lps]YouTube LinkHave you ever strayed into a gym just after January first, having sworn to make yourself not such a stranger there, only to be amazed and confused at the creatures that constantl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Gym-Wildlife/

The Newspaper Monsters of Walt McDougall

Walter McDougall was America’s first syndicated cartoonist. He was a newspaper artist from the 1870s to the 1920s, doing caricatures, political cartoons, and other art, but he is especially remembered for his comic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/The-Newspaper-Monsters-of-Walt-McDougall/

Strange TV Ads From Japan Are Really Fun To Watch!

American advertising companies claim ads that are too strange befuddle and alienate customers, but in Japan ad companies often have to go full blown bizarro to sell products.But Japanese ad companies don't just make stra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Strange-TV-Ads-From-Japan-Are-Really-Fun-To-Watch/

8 Kitchen Gadgets No One Actually Needs

There is something fun about getting a new kitchen tool, but the sad truth is that all too many of the kitchen gadgets available today are just pointless. For the most part, all you really need is a nice set of knives, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/8-Kitchen-Gadgets-No-One-Actually-Needs/

Orcs University - Number One In Student Fatalities...On Purpose

Orcs University by Cuckoo Art DesignIf you're looking for an education that improves your mind and teaches you lots of "normal" skills like mathematics and science then you'd better go talk to those dainty elves in Loth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/Orcs-University-Number-One-In-Student-FatalitiesOn-Purpose/

The Undersea Adventure Inventions of John Ernest and Charles Williamson

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!by Csikszentmihalyi Aeiou, Improbable Research staffUndersea pleasure...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/The-Undersea-Adventure-Inventions-of-John-Ernest-and-Charles-Williamson/

79 Interesting Facts about Pixar

Image: tom.arthurPixar Animation Studios is a modern American business success story, with its sixteen feature films having made $9.5 billion globally. It's always been a company on the forefront...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/79-Interesting-Facts-about-Pixar/

50 of The Creepiest Places in the U.S.

I love a list like this. I’ve written about, and blogged about, so many creepy places I was sure they’d all be familiar. And most were. But this list doesn’t rank them -there is one creepy place for eac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/50-of-The-Creepiest-Places-in-the-US/

In the 1960s, Adult Coloring Books Were Radical Texts

Did you think adult coloring books were a new thing? No, they’ve been around forever. The difference is that today’s coloring books aimed at adults are for humor, de-stressing, or as a keepsake of your favori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/29/In-the-1960s-Adult-Coloring-Books-Were-Radical-Texts/






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