Archive for February 1st, 2016

What Spot on Earth Gets the Most Sunlight?

The sunniest spot on Earth can be one of several places, depending on how you define what you’re looking for. If you are looking for the place that has the most continuous hours of sunlight, that may be it. Or is i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/What-Spot-on-Earth-Gets-the-Most-Sunlight/

Video Of A Young Vin Diesel Showing Off The Street Sharks Back In 1994

The Street Sharks arrived at the end of the mutant animal craze started by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and yet their character designs had just as much appeal and longevity as the TMNT.(YouTube Link)Many budding ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Video-Of-A-Young-Vin-Diesel-Showing-Off-The-Street-Sharks-Back-In-1994/

Medical Insurance in Dungeons & Dragons

When putting together an adventuring party, it's important to include a cleric to heal injuries along the way. A high-level cleric may not offer great combat abilities, but is essential to keeping the party effective on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Medical-Insurance-in-Dungeons-Dragons/

Some of the World's Most Beautiful Piers

Sellin Pier, Island of Rügen, Germany | Image: elbfotoAn ocean view is one of the most beautiful on the planet, and the price of any real estate that offers such a perspective is valued accor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Some-of-the-Worlds-Most-Beautiful-Piers/

The Genesis of Web Content

In the beginning, the first chapter of the Book of Genesis tells us, God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was without web content. So on the eighth day, after he had rested, he wrote search-engine optimiz...

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FOOD! - An Odd Little Critter With A Death Star Sized Appetite

Food! by EmporionMight is a relative thing, and while some use force chokes and an army of stormtroopers to prove their might other lesser looking beings simply use their innate talents to fight the war for them. Where...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/FOOD-An-Odd-Little-Critter-With-A-Death-Star-Sized-Appetite/

Road Rage Incident Turns Into Full Blown Battle In The Street

Where there's commuting and lots of traffic there's road rage, which erupts into violence when drivers who simply can't contain their disdain for the way other people drive get out of the car ready for battle.Fist fights...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Road-Rage-Incident-Turns-Into-Full-Blown-Battle-In-The-Street/

This NFL Player Is Getting a PhD in Math at MIT in His Spare Time

(Photo: Jeffrey Beall)Working as a professional football player is a full-time job. But that's not stopping John Urschel, a defensive lineman with the Baltimore Ravens, from picking up a side hustle. In his case, that's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/This-NFL-Player-Is-Getting-a-PhD-in-Math-at-MIT-in-His-Spare-Time/

14 Big Facts About Dallas

The first season of Dallas in 1978 wasn’t watched all that much. I was in college without a TV, anyway. But it really took off in its third season because all anyone could talk about in the summer of 1980...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/14-Big-Facts-About-Dallas/

The Time Debbie Harry Guest Starred On The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show played host to many of the greatest entertainers in its day, but one episode has always stood out as just a bit better than the rest- season 5 episode 9, the episode with Blondie's Debbie Harry.Debbie Har...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/The-Time-Debbie-Harry-Guest-Starred-On-The-Muppet-Show/

Eight Classic Movie Props That Were Tossed into the Trash

If you take a moment to think of some of your favorite movies and then identify a memorable prop from each, you can begin to put into perspective how many millions of treasures from movie sets get lost in the shuffle and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Eight-Classic-Movie-Props-That-Were-Tossed-into-the-Trash/

Bo & Matthew Sneak into a Movie Theatre

Two best friends fulfill “a lifelong dream” of sneaking into a movie theater as one large person. It’s not about saving the money on the ticket; it’s to see if they can get away with it. Of course...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Bo-Matthew-Sneak-into-a-Movie-Theatre/

"Hand Of God" Cloud Formation Appears Over Portugal

Many ancient civilizations saw the natural world as a magical place created and maintained by the gods, and neither the sun nor moon would rise if those celestial beings weren't happy with us humans.We've come a long way...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Hand-Of-God-Cloud-Formation-Appears-Over-Portugal/

10 Hidden Details in The Force Awakens

By now you’ve probably seen The Force Awakens as many times as you planned, otherwise this video contains spoilers. As you can imagine, a lot of work went into the small details of the movie, and many of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/10-Hidden-Details-in-The-Force-Awakens/

Balloons Become Minimalist Art

For Peechaya Burroughs, a photographer in Sydney, Australia, balloons are the perfect prop. When framed the right way in a picture with the proper background, they become eggs, donuts, water, and more. You can find more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Balloons-Become-Minimalist-Art/

The 10 Best Harrison Ford Movies of All Time

Rick Deckard, Han Solo, Jack Ryan, Indiana Jones, Dr. Richard Kimble, President James Marshall… those are only a few of the many roles Harrison Ford made his own in his 40-year movie career (so far). Which movie w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/The-10-Best-Harrison-Ford-Movies-of-All-Time/

Five Nights At Fozzie's - Wocka Wocka CHOMPA!!!

Five Nights At Fozzie's by HartsyFartsyThey were the most beloved puppets on the planet, figures made of fleece that kept the fans hungry for more. But then some corporate fatcat decided to open a chain of Muppets theme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Five-Nights-At-Fozzies-Wocka-Wocka-CHOMPA/

The Hastily Produced History Of The Ashcan Copy

An "ashcan copy" is the entertainment industry equivalent of "calling dibs" on a franchise by slapping together a crappy, low budget production simply so they can prove they own the rights.The practice of creating ashcan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/The-Hastily-Produced-History-Of-The-Ashcan-Copy/

Rabbit Rescued from Roof of House

(Photos: Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service)Bumper and Thumper are rabbits that live at a group home for adults with mental health issues in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. They have a hutch on the side of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Rabbit-Rescued-from-Roof-of-House/

The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy

Vulture has a mega-post with a timeline of comedy history. The title is a bit hyperbolic, because the 100 jokes are limited to the United States in the last 110 years. However, it does include visual gags, one-liners, fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/The-100-Jokes-That-Shaped-Modern-Comedy/

Stay Warm And Geeky All Winter In A Fun New NeatoShop Hoodie

Let's Build A Snowman by Karen HallionThe weather outside has been a bit frightful, but you'll weather the storm in style when you're wearing a hooded sweatshirt from the NeatoShop.Hoodies are a classic way to keep warm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Stay-Warm-And-Geeky-All-Winter-In-A-Fun-New-NeatoShop-Hoodie/

Chewbacca the Newborn Calf Rescued from Thin Ice

[https://youtu.be/ZpmPrmc9KkY]YouTube LinkA three-day-old calf named Chewbacca got an early lesson in the dangers of winter when he slipped in between the planks of a wooden fence and escaped from his enclosure, later st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Chewbacca-the-Newborn-Calf-Rescued-from-Thin-Ice/

How Ice Skates Helped to Win the War

How the Dutch defeated the Spanish invasion in the Eighty Years' War …with ice skates! Here's the story, from Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.NOBODY EXPECTS THE SPANISH I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Ice-Skates-Won-the-War/

Symmetrical Monsters: A Study of the Beauty of Symmetry in Everyday Life

Image: @andreknotSome photographers, artists and film auteurs — the late, great Stanley Kubrick, for example — have made careers in part upon bringing the beauty of symmetry to fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Symmetrical-Monsters-A-Study-of-the-Beauty-of-Symmetry-in-Everyday-Life/

AA Milne and the Curse of Pooh Bear

Author AA Milne wrote seven full-length novels in his life. He also wrote regularly for Punch magazine and was eventually an assistant editor there. Milne also served as the editor of Granta magazine. He wrote five non-f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/AA-Milne-and-the-Curse-of-Pooh-Bear/

Maxing out the Cute Meter: Puppies and Baby Napping

A video posted by FOR PUPPY & DOG LOVERS (@pupflix) on Jan 17, 2016 at 3:17pm PST It's still January and you are about to take your full annual capacity of cuteness. Enjoy this video of newborn puppies and a bab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Maxing-out-the-Cute-Meter-Puppies-and-Baby-Napping/

These Pics Prove Some People Are Geniuses When They're Drunk

There are some aspects of the human mind that will forever remain a mystery, and a few of those aspects pertain to how our brains perform when we're intoxicated.(Image Link)Someone who's sharp as a razor when sober may f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/These-Pics-Prove-Some-People-Are-Geniuses-When-Theyre-Drunk/

The Adventures Of Silver Shroud - Definitely Not A Rad-Induced Hallucination

The Adventures Of Silver Shroud by Gery ArtsWhenever innocent people find themselves in trouble on the mean streets of Boston the Silver Shroud will be there, delivering swift justice and looking darn good while shootin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/The-Adventures-Of-Silver-Shroud-Definitely-Not-A-Rad-Induced-Hallucination/

Could You Outrun a Hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex?

(Image: Universal Pictures)If you're with someone at the time, then, like the old joke says, you don't have to outrun the T-Rex. You just have to outrun your friend.But what if there's no one else available to distract t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/01/Could-You-Outrun-a-Hungry-Tyrannosaurus-Rex/
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