Archive for February 15th, 2016

Indoor Snowstorm

Prankster Roman Atwood (previously at Neatorama) arranged to have snow in his own house for his kids to play in. And it’s not just snow, but also evergreen trees and a ramp for sledding, too! It looks like a lot of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Indoor-Snowstorm/

Deadpool Wins the Guinness World Record for the Largest Number of Characters on a Comic Book Cover

UPDATE 2/18/15: On Facebook, Rebecca Wilson points out that this article is 2 years old! I should have noticed that, but didn't.----------------------------------------Everyone is showing up to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Deadpool-Wins-the-Guinness-World-Record-for-the-Largest-Number-of-Characters-on-a-Comic-Book-Cover/

Old Memories - Orange - The Color Of A Classic Console Crash

Old Memories - Orange by FirebeardRemember the good old days of gaming, when a player could control a bandicoot named Crash and help him jump, smash and run his way to freedom as he battled the evil forces commanded by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Old-Memories-Orange-The-Color-Of-A-Classic-Console-Crash/

Common Myths We Were Taught To Believe About Cars

It's hard to believe that we've been driving automobiles for over a hundred years, and yet some people still don't know how to check their oil, replace an air filter or, worst of all, pump their own gas.However if you be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Common-Myths-We-Were-Taught-To-Believe-About-Cars/

Kaizo Trap

She buys an NES for her guy because he loves video games. But he gets trapped inside one! She has to go rescue him. No matter how many lives she goes through, no matter how many times she must start over, she must power...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Kaizo-Trap/

Men Play Bagpipes at McDonald's at 3:40 AM, Get into Fight

(Unrelated photo via Bryan Ledgard)When is an appropriate time to play the bagpipes to strangers? What is the appropriate location? If you answered "McDonald's at 3:40 in the morning," then there are at least 2 men in Sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Men-Play-Bagpipes-at-McDonalds-at-340-AM-Get-into-Fight/

Where the Streets Have No Name

No Name Road can be found in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Noname Avenue is in Hackensack, Minnesota, and No Name Boulevard is in Longmont, Colorado. In fact, there are streets named like that all over the country. How did th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Where-the-Streets-Have-No-Name/

Teenager Gives a Flower to All 894 Girls in His School

(Photo: Hayden Godfrey)My first thought was that this might be a not-terrible dating strategy. If, let’s say, 25% of those girls are single and 1% are interested, that’s a chance of getting dates with 2.235%...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Teenager-Gives-a-Flower-to-All-894-Girls-in-His-School/

The Trippiest Cat Video On The Internet

The internet was built upon the backs of hard working cats who let themselves be filmed, photographed, dressed up and harassed for the sake of human amusement.And because of our fascination with cat videos we search, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/The-Trippiest-Cat-Video-On-The-Internet/

Triceratops Causes Traffic Jam

A 20-foot-long triceratops blocked traffic on High Street in Godshill on the Isle of Wight Friday night. The beast, named Godshilla, was supposed to be home at Island Gems, but was taken on an unapproved outing.It belong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Triceratops-Causes-Traffic-Jam/

Son Tosses Eggs To Unsuspecting Mom Who Proves She's A Real Catch

Mothers and sons have a special kind of bond, one that can be a bit creepy but more often than not is just an endless source of brattiness for them both.Sons cruelly torture the woman who gave birth to them, and in turn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Son-Tosses-Eggs-To-Unsuspecting-Mom-Who-Proves-Shes-A-Real-Catch/

Pick the U.S. Presidents

What are you doing to celebrate Presidents Day? If nothing else, you should test your presidential knowledge. Can you recognize the names of the 43 (so far) U.S. presidents? It might not be as easy as you think, especial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Pick-the-US-Presidents/

Into the Wild

(Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal/Zach Weinersmith)Yeah, everyday life seems safe enough. But that's only as long as you remain the apex predator. When you stray into human country, you need to be prepared. Your positio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Into-the-Wild/

Darth VMO - The Dark Side Of Firmware Corruption

Darth VMO by PigboomEver since Finn came across those weird movies made well before the Big War he'd regretted bringing them home. It wasn't that they weren't fun to watch, because both he and Jake agreed that they were...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Darth-VMO-The-Dark-Side-Of-Firmware-Corruption/

43 Giant, Crumbling Presidential Heads

20' tall Presidents busts from the old Presidents Park in Virginia. "It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/43-Giant-Crumbling-Presidential-Heads/

22 Particularly Positive Celebrity Encounters

Embed from Getty ImagesJohn Krasinski with wife Emily Blunt | Image: Getty It can be quite a downer when we have celebrity encounters with people of whom we're big fans, only to have them act like jerks i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Particularly-Positive-Celebrity-Encounters/

Six Cheetah Cubs

You’ve read enough about cheetahs right here at Neatorama to know that more than two cubs in a litter is unusual. A cheetah named Addison at the San Diego Zoo gave birth in November to a litter of six cubs! She&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Six-Cheetah-Cubs/

Travel at the Speed of Light through This Scale Model of the Solar System

(Photo of the Jupiter station by An Errant Knight)When I was in middle school, my classmates and I made a scale model of the solar system in a football field. This is a common science educational activity. But what's nov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Travel-at-the-Speed-of-Light-through-This-Scale-Model-of-the-Solar-System/

9 Musicals Okay for Guys to Like

My husband found Grease on TV one day and mentioned it was the only musical he really liked. I had some other suggestions, which turned out to be movies he hasn’t seen or kids’ movies that were spoil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/9-Musicals-Okay-for-Guys-to-Like/

Six Surprising Realities Of Being Homeless In Hawaii

Embed from Getty ImagesA homeless man sleeps on Waikiki Beach | Image: GettyThe topic of homelessness has always been controversial, as it's a complex problem and there are vastly varying opinions on how to im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Six-Surprising-Realities-Of-Being-Homeless-In-Hawaii/

Ails of the Chiefs

This Presidents Day article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Presidency.We’ve all heard of playing sick, but it turns out that presidents like to “play well” i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Ails-of-the-Chiefs/

Duck Towed by RC Car

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2adhgVS2Fw](Video Link)If a wild duck were to see this domesticated cousin, he might think, "Humans regard us as kings to be paraded on litters." This duck doesn't need to dirty his webb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Duck-Towed-by-RC-Car/

Why Your Brain Actually Works Better in Winter

February is the tail end of winter and often has the worst weather of the year. Those of us in four-season zones are tired of being cold and can’t wait for spring. Maybe that’s the reason that February is so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Why-Your-Brain-Actually-Works-Better-in-Winter/

KarTent--A Cardboard Tent for Music Festivals

Lugging camping gear around to music festivals can be a chore, especially if you don't want to invest in serious equipment and just want to go to an occasional festival. That's why Dutch designers developed the KarTent....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/KarTent-A-Tent-for-Music-Festivals/

Catan Boy - I'll Trade You Two Grain Or Two Bricks For A Stimpak!

Catan Boy by Joefixit2Tired of patrolling the wasteland, battling super mutants and bands of raiders, and fed up with helping establish new settlements for people who didn't really appreciate his actions, the Lone Wande...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Catan-Boy-Ill-Trade-You-Two-Grain-Or-Two-Bricks-For-A-Stimpak/

Violet the Goat's Adventures on the Day She is Born

[https://youtu.be/iwTs2PL_zuE]YouTube LinkAt the Catskill Animal Sanctuary lives one criminally cute baby goat named Violet. On her very first day of life, she's pretty much a baby goat rock star. Tiny striped...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Violet-the-Goats-Adventures-on-the-Day-She-is-Born/

Move Over, Grumpy Cat! Angry Cat Is the New Star of the Internet

This is Koyuki, a Scottish Fold cat from Yokohama, Japan. Rocket News 24 says that his name translates as "light snow," but his disposition clearly says that he's a "bone-chilling blizzard." Tardar Sauce the Grumpy Cat l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Move-Over-Grumpy-Cat-Angry-Cat-Is-the-New-Star-of-the-Internet/






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