Archive for February 17th, 2016

Adventure Tavern - Sleep, Save Game, Quest, Repeat

Adventure Tavern by Coinbox TeesHave you ever noticed how all roleplaying games contain a tavern? It's the place where adventurers can find new quests, a spot where they can buy some food and drink and sit and chat with...

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Newton Knight and the Free State of Jones

During the Civil War, some Mississippi soldiers decided they didn’t want to fight for the Confederacy. The anti-Confederate rebellion in Jones County was led by Newton Knight, who opposed slavery and secession. &nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Newton-Knight-and-the-Free-State-of-Jones/

Hyperrealistic Snake Canes Look Like They're about to Bite You

Mike Stinnett of Canyon City, Oregon is an artist who composes paintings, makes jewelry, and most impressively, carves canes that look just like living snakes. The level of realism in his work is incredible:Stinnett reco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Hyperrealistic-Snake-Canes-Look-Like-Theyre-about-to-Bite-You/

The First Artificial Insemination Was an Ethical Nightmare

Experimental artificial insemination was attempted as early as 1855, when J. Marion Sims tried it out on slaves without their consent. Of the six women involved, only one got pregnant, and she miscarried. Then in 1884, P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/The-First-Artificial-Insemination-Was-an-Ethical-Nightmare/

Dog Uses Archimedes's Principle to Get Chicken Soup

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrEhszxFQwg](Video Link)Albert the dog is a scientist, which is why his website is called Dog Scientist. In his video series, he uses his advanced scientific knowledge to eat treats that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Dog-Uses-Archimedess-Principle-to-Get-Chicken-Soup/

Perceptions of Perfection: the Male Version

(Image credit: NyPhotoNy)Remember when a woman’s picture was Photoshopped by graphic artists around the world to conform to various nations’ beauty standards? The website Online Doctors Superdrug has done it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Perceptions-of-Perfections-the-Male-Version/

The First Film Appearances of Star Wars Actors

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E3Kd8FymgA](Video Link)How did the stars of Episode VII: The Force Awakens break into the big screen? For John Boyega (Finn), it was as a street gang member in Attack the Bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/The-First-Film-Appearances-of-7-Star-Wars-Actors/

The Dos And Don'ts Of Funeral Etiquette

With virtually every death comes the funeral service, where people get together to bid the dearly departed farewell and hopefully get a bit of closure from the whole experience.But these memorial gatherings also make peo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/The-Dos-And-Donts-Of-Funeral-Etiquette/

1.21 Gigawatts: A Back to the Future Prequel

Imagine, a prequel to the Back to the Future franchise that explores Doc Brown and his ties to the Libyan terrorists that provided the stolen plutonium necessary for his time travel machine. It’s not a com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/121-Gigawatts-A-Back-to-the-Future-Prequel/

Man Returns Lost Wallet with Hilariously Honest Note

(Photo: Reilly Flaherty)Reilly Flaherty went to a Wilco concert in Brooklyn, then took an Uber car home. At some point in that adventure, he lost his wallet. An anonymous person mailed back to him his driver's license an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Man-Returns-Lost-Wallet-with-Hilariously-Honest-Note/

An Honest Trailer for The Walking Dead: Seasons 4-6

Screen Junkies did an Honest Trailer for The Walking Dead back in 2013, but the show has a completely different set of flaws now, so it’s time to revisit the series.[https://youtu.be/s37gM2fLM4I] (YouTube...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/An-Honest-Trailer-for-The-Walking-Dead-Seasons-4-6/

Mononoke Time - Who Is This Ghibli Guy Anyway?

Mononoke Time by RebelArtWatching movies means more than simply sitting and staring at a screen to Finn and Jake- it means getting to add a new cast of characters to the improv theater you call life in the land of Ooo....

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What Is That Small Pocket On Your Jeans Meant To Hold?

It's something most wearers take for granted, and something we all use to hold different things, but when asked few people actually know the intended use for that little pocket on your jeans.We know it's handy for holdin...

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37 Ways You Might Be Weird

[https://youtu.be/Ki5T0Msy4ts] (YouTube link)Have you been told you’re weird all your life? If that’s the case, you probably already know that you are weird. But everyone is different from the majority in som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/37-Ways-You-Might-Be-Weird/

The Devil's Slide

(Photo: Jeremybrooks)It's not a water slide or a snow slide, unfortunately. The Devil's Slide is an unusual rock formation east of Ogden, Utah. The limestone ridges are 12 meters high, 4.5 meters apart, and a very long 2...

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A Hilarious And Honest Review Of Tetris

Believe it or not, there are actually gamers out there who have never played Tetris, and for their sake someone needs to deliver an honest and trustworthy review of the game so n00bs know what they're getting in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/A-Hilarious-And-Honest-Review-Of-Tetris/

The Evolution of All 8 Batman Movies Through Their Trailers

Even if you exclude the 15-part 1943 serial, Batman movies still go back 50 years! Most of the eight movies since then are very different from each other- different actors in the title role, different directors, differen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/The-Evolution-of-All-8-Batman-Movies-Through-Their-Trailers/

What Would Happen if a Baby Elephant Played in Your House? This Video Has the Answers

[https://youtu.be/dZ4E2gHoz6g]YouTube LinkMoyo is an orphaned baby elephant at the Wild Is Life animal sanctuary in Zimbabwe who at times is given the run of his kind keeper Roxy's house. As sweet and eage...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/What-Would-Happen-if-a-Baby-Elephant-Played-in-Your-House-This-Video-Has-the-Answers/

Monopoly Goes Paperless

Monopoly is heartbreaking as it is, but even more so when you suspect some cutthroat capitalist is cheating. It’s possible that the only fun some people find in the game is cheating. But a new edition of Monopoly h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Monopoly-Goes-Paperless/

Turtlecalls is Everything You Want It to Be

Admit it, you have always wanted the chance to get a call from a turtle. Well, that isn't going to happen, but you can at least help someone else achieve these dreams thanks to Turtlecall. No, Turtlecall isn't going to p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Turtlecalls-is-Everything-You-Want-It-to-Be/

The Final Days of Bob Hope

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Bob Hope was, without much argument, the most popular and beloved...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/The-Final-Days-of-Bob-Hope/

Virtual Reality Swimsuit Model Girlfriend Invites You to Her Apartment

Kids these days don't understand how good they've got it. You see, when I was a lad, we didn't have these augmented reality girlfriends, interactive DVD girlfriends, hugging robots, or kissing simulators. But in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Virtual-Reality-Swimsuit-Model-Girlfriend-Invites-You-to-Her-Apartment/

Morning Star - She's What Dreams Are Made Of

Morning Star by Medusa DollmakerWhen you see the morning star shining brightly in the sky remember to thank her for the gift of dew drops she brings with the break of dawn, and don't forget to sing her praises to all th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Morning-Star-Shes-What-Dreams-Are-Made-Of/

Making an Electric Vintage VW Beetle

What is the most hipster vehicle you could possibly own? How about an original Volkwagen from the 1950s or ‘60s modified to run on electricity? That marries the urge to return to the simpler past with modern eco-co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Making-an-Electric-Vintage-VW-Beetle/

The Assassin's Teapot: How Does This Thing Work?

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkrgUT70Mbo](Video Link)I'm struggling to figure out the physics here.This novel teapot of Chinese orgin has two chambers. You can see that when you look down the spout:So put regular tea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/The-Assassins-Teapot-How-Does-This-Thing-Work/

50 No-Bake Chocolate Recipes

Coffee Cream Brownie Bites | Image and Recipe: Chocolate Covered KatieThere's nothing like a recipe for something decadent that doesn't involve cooking it. It's the feeling of cheating the chocolate gods of requ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/50-No-Bake-Chocolate-Recipes/

Cat Goes Sledding All By Himself

Ninja the cat needs no human assistance. He can get his own sled started, then jump on and ride down the hill. He's ready for winter fun![https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoVO0Qx9SWk](Video Link)-via Tastefully Offensivec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/17/Cat-Goes-Sledding-All-By-Himself/
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