Archive for January 25th, 2016

What a Trainwreck: Vintage Photos of Steam Train Accidents

Steam locomotive was the original method of train power. The first steam train ran on February 21, 1804, its high-pressure steam operation developed by British inventor Richard Trevithick. The historic route ran from&nbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/What-a-Trainwreck-Vintage-Photos-of-Steam-Train-Accidents/

Scottish Chef Invents Guinea Pig Haggis

(Photo: The Telegraph)January 25 is Burns Night, an annual celebration of the works of Scottish poet Robert Burns, as well as all things Scottish. To participate, you should prepare a haggis dinner. Ideally, you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Scottish-Chef-Invents-Guinea-Pig-Haggis/

One Page - Choose Your Own Adventure

One Page by MachmigoThey say the best way to start a trip is with the first step, and the same can be said about writing the story of your life- it all begins with one page. The first page is always the hardest, as our...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/One-Page-Choose-Your-Own-Adventure/

Guide To New York City Dog Owners

Dogs come in different breeds, and so do dog owners. Comic artist David Ostow (previously at Neatorama) took note of different kinds of dog owners he saw and categorized them in a series of comic panels. Excet for the &l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Guide-To-New-York-City-Dog-Owners/

A Lizard Napping in a Rose

The daughter of Imgur member Cymcherrytree picked a rose. There was a special gift hidden inside: a little lizard taking a nap. Noting that it was a special moment, she remarked “As long as I live I will probably n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/A-Lizard-Napping-in-a-Rose/

Video From 1980 Proves Some Mormons Live In Constant Fear Of Coffee

Evil comes in all shapes and sizes, from the mighty demons that crawl out of sinkholes and destroy whole towns to that wicked cup of coffee you drink in the morning.That's right- we're all starting our days with a steami...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Video-From-1980-Proves-Some-Mormons-Live-In-Constant-Fear-Of-Coffee/

Snow Maze for Dogs

It’s snowing heavily wherever redditor anneewanee lives. Her two dogs want to play outside, so she shoveled and shaped the snow in her yard into a maze.The dogs are really enjoying it! For a while, they ran head-fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Snow-Maze-for-Dogs/

The Real Black Chefs Who Taught Americans to Cook

Aunt Jemima, the pancake icon, was the best known of many stereotyped cooks used to sell food products during the Jim Crow era. Her image evolved, but up until 1989, she was obviously a servant and a racist caricature. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/The-Real-Black-Chefs-Who-Taught-Americans-to-Cook/

Back Brace Gets Steampunked

If you have to wear a post-surgical device, such as a cervical collar, the look at it not as a burden, but a chance to get creative! That's what Maddie did when she learned that she had to wear a back brace following sur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Back-Brace-Gets-Steampunked/

A Collection of Memorable Movie Dance-Offs

A dance-off, or dance battle, is a great way to introduce a little one-upmanship into a movie. It’s entertaining without being violent, and still advances the plot in most instances. That entertainment may come fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/A-Collection-of-Memorable-Movie-Dance-Offs/

Dumb and Dumber Presented as a Drama is Funnier Than the Real Thing

And for those who found themselves smirking at the screen whenever they were informed of a "very special episode" coming up, this clip is a recut of the trailer for Dumb and Dumber. A very special recut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Dumb-and-Dumber-Presented-as-a-Drama-is-Funnier-Than-the-Real-Thing/

You Are Dog Now

.@lolacoaster You Are Dog Now pic.twitter.com/95DGyczKak— YouAreDogNow (@YouAreDogNow) January 24, 2016 Have you ever wanted to be a dog? What dog would you be? You might find out by submitting a picture to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/You-Are-Dog-Now/

A Map Of The Most Popular Fictional Characters From Every State

You probably already know Marty McFly is from Hill Valley, California and Family Guy's Peter Griffin is from Quahog, Rhode Island, but did you know Rambo is from Bowie, Arizona?Charlie Brown is from Minnesota...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/A-Map-Of-The-Most-Popular-Fictional-Characters-From-Every-State/

Awakening The Darkside Wax Pack Series 2 - Comes With Cardboard Bubble Gum

Awakening The Darkside- Wax Pack Series 2 by Captain RibManRemember those wax packs of trading cards you used to buy at the bodega or comic book store, the mystery packs you couldn't wait to tear open as soon as you got...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Awakening-The-Darkside-Wax-Pack-Series-2-Comes-With-Cardboard-Bubble-Gum/

This Looks Riskier Than It Is

Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl goes way out of his way to demonstrate how physics work. Here he is, experimenting on himself for the TV program Life on the Line. I didn’t quite understand what he was doi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/This-Looks-Riskier-Than-It-Is/

18 Pagan Masquerades from Europe

(Photo: Klearchos Kapoutsis)These aren't mutant ewoks. They're Kukeri--ceremonial protectors from Bulgaria who annually drive out evil spirits. On January 23, men don these elaborate, hairy costumes and set about th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/18-Pagan-Masquerades-from-Europe/

Take the Snow Challenge!

I challenge EVERY swimmer to go out and do this today, #snowchallengeA video posted by COURT (@courtney_marie_02) on Jan 23, 2016 at 12:50pm PST Instagram user courtney_marie_02 took the plunge -literally- off the r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Take-the-Snow-Challenge/

Photographer Camouflages Painted Models In Psychedelic Space

Body painting is no longer just about enhancing the look of the physical form or expressing a motif- it's about transforming the person sporting the paint into something else entirely.Illusion has become a big part of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Photographer-Camouflages-Painted-Models-In-Psychedelic-Space/

Guitar Hero “Bark at the Moon”

YouTuber GuitarHeroFailure was quite proud that he completed the Guitar Hero song “Bark at the Moon” by Ozzy Osbourne with 100% accuracy, all the way through. So he uploaded the video sequence. Then it was pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Guitar-Hero-Bark-at-the-Moon/

Russian Artist's Dolls are So Realistic it's Frightening

Michael Zajkov is a Russian artist who crafts these chillingly realistic dolls' faces and bodies out of polymer clay. The dolls' eyes are handpainted German glass, and their hair is French mohair. The combination results...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Russian-Artists-Dolls-are-So-Realistic-its-Frightening/

My Dog Has PhDs

The following is an article from Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader.These true stories of accredited canines show that you really can get anything online- even a college degree for your d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/My-Dog-Has-PhDs/

The Sailor Scouts Scaled to the Relative Sizes of Their Planets

50 moons could fit inside the Earth and 1,321 Earths could fit inside Jupiter, so Sailor Jupiter is 66,050 times the size of Sailor Moon. This chart by Twitter member Sario572 scales the Sailor Scouts in the anime series...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/The-Sailor-Scouts-Scaled-to-the-Relative-Sizes-of-Their-Planets/

Only Six Actors Have Ever Been Nominated Twice For The Same Role

Actors who win an Oscar are either lucky or part of a rigged process, depending on how you view the Academy and the way they've voted in the past, but winning an Oscar more than once sure makes you seem lucky.And if that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Only-Six-Actors-Have-Ever-Been-Nominated-Twice-For-The-Same-Role/

Maru the Shiba Inu Prefers to Sleep With His Stuffed Polar Bear

Like many other animals, Maru, a Shiba Inu owned by Shinjiro Ono. has a favorite toy that comforts him to sleep. Maru's stuffed toy happens to be a round, roly poly polar bear, one whose body lines resemble his own....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Maru-the-Shiba-Inu-Prefers-to-Sleep-With-His-Stuffed-Polar-Bear/

Necronomnomnomicon - Even The Evil Dead Get A Might Peckish

Necronomnomnomicon by Anna-Maria JungIt's hard work being the center of all evil on Earth, and even a book full of dark spells that summon demons and Deadites works up quite an appetite when people keep reading passages...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Necronomnomnomicon-Even-The-Evil-Dead-Get-A-Might-Peckish/

Chroma Crisis: A Splatoon Fight

Two painting crews show up at the same job, leading to a fight. They have a variety of weapons at their disposal: paint guns, sprayers, rollers, even brushes for hand-to-hand combat. Their available ammo is, of course, p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Chroma-Crisis-A-Splatoon-Fight/

Cyborg Spermbots Could Deliver Drugs Where Needed

(Image: IFW Dresden)Medical researchers at the Dresden Institute for Integrative Nanosciences wanted to find new ways to deliver drugs to targeted parts of the body. Prof. Oliver G. Schmidt led the search for what he cal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/25/Cyborg-Spermbots-Could-Deliver-Drugs-Where-Needed/




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