Archive for February 29th, 2016

30 Great Actors Who Have Never Been Nominated for an Oscar

Much attention has been paid in the media to Leonardo DiCaprio's formerly elusive Oscar win last night, with most opining that the actor had been previously slighted. Yet DiCaprio is not the only actor who could be consi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/30-Great-Actors-Who-Have-Never-Been-Nominated-for-an-Oscar/

Why Have We Domesticated Some Animals, But Not Others?

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOmjnioNulo](Video Link)Humanity began in Africa, as did the zebra. Why did we never domesticate it? Why did we instead journey on foot to meet the Eurasian horse and only then mastered a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Why-Have-We-Domesticated-Some-Animals-But-Not-Others/

Toy Boat Launched Off Coast Of South Carolina Ends Up In Wales

Kids and adults alike have grand ideas about where a toy boat will go when they set it afloat at the beach, but most toy ships simply aren't cut out for a sea voyage and end up either dashed against the rocks or sunk.So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Toy-Boat-Launched-Off-Coast-Of-South-Carolina-Ends-Up-In-Wales/

Have You Ever Seen a Puppy with Braces?

Wesley is a 6-month-old golden retriever. He’s adorable! But Wesley’s teeth grew in splayed out so far that he couldn’t close his mouth properly. Wesley belongs to Molly Moore, who works for her Dad, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Have-You-Ever-Seen-a-Puppy-with-Braces/

Hamburger Dungeons & Dragons Alignment Chart

(Image: Noah Stacey)The Storm Crow Tavern is a restaurant and bar in Vancouver with a gaming theme. The entire place is filled with board games and Choose Your Own Adventure novels to amuse yourself with while dining. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Hamburger-Dungeons-Dragons-Alignment-Chart/

Man Didn't Know This Enormous, Nightmare Inducing Worm Was Living in His Fish Tank

A Gizmodo writer stumbled upon this video from 2012 that may have been "buried" at the time for a reason: that being, it's a horror show. YouTube user gurutek was in the process of breaking down his saltwater t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Man-Didnt-Know-This-Enormous-Nightmare-Inducing-Worm-Was-Living-in-His-Fish-Tank/

Reddit a Thousand Years into the Future

Reddit an open forum utility with a place to discuss everything on every subject. If you can think of it, there's a subreddit (an online forum) for it. It's a central hub for the latest news of the world.Blair Erickson,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Reddit-a-Thousand-Years-into-the-Future/

The End of the Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Memes?

Most Best Actor Awards go to someone for a movie they did and that's pretty much it. But last night's Academy Award ceremony was different, because Leonardo DiCaprio won an Oscar -and the NeatoShop already has a t-shirt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/The-End-of-the-Leonardo-DiCaprio-Oscar-Memes/

RIP George Kennedy, American Soldier and Actor

(Image: Paramount Pictures)George Kennedy passed away yesterday at the age of 91.Kennedy came from a family of actors and was a child actor himself. Then World War II came along. He served in the Army and then, after the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/RIP-George-Kennedy-American-Soldier-and-Actor/

The BB System - The New Center Of Our Geeky Galaxy

The BB System by Jango SnowNot all star systems are a result of cosmic radiation and galactic explosions, some are made by humanoids who wish to pay homage to someone great. In this case the subject of the homage isn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/The-BB-System-The-New-Center-Of-Our-Geeky-Galaxy/

The Leap Day Bachelors

Today, February 29, is leap day. It occurs only once every four years and is thus a special occasion.In the Nineteenth Century, in the United States, Leap Day was the one day a quadrennium when it was considered socially...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/The-Leap-Day-Bachelors/

Guy Gives Honest Interview After Leading Police On 100-Mile-Long Chase

Most police chases end in an arrest or the perp's death, and if the lucky criminal makes it out of the ordeal alive they usually just rant angrily while being thrown into the back of a squad car.But the guy in this video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Guy-Gives-Honest-Interview-After-Leading-Police-On-100-Mile-Long-Chase/

Some Elementary Schools Are Getting Rid of Lunch in Their Cafeterias

(Unrelated photo by Delaware Agriculture)And they're holding lunch in classrooms instead. Students move, class by class, to the cafeteria, get their food, then come back to their home classroomsThe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Some-Elementary-Schools-Are-Getting-Rid-of-Their-Cafeterias/

These Pompadours Are Out Of Control

The pompadour hairstyle bridges the gap between royalty and street punks, since it was named after Madame de Pompadour but was later adopted by Greasers, Rockabilly kids and Zoot Suiters who were seen as lowlifes by main...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/These-Pompadours-Are-Out-Of-Control/

Where's Waldo 360

This is a lot of fun! CorridorDigital brings the game Where’s Waldo into the 21st century with a 360° video. Try to find Waldo in several different scenarios. Yes, you can find him if you aren’t too busy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Wheres-Waldo-360/

Vintage Photos From the Days in Which Miniskirts Were Daring

In this era of see-through dresses, nude Instagrams and live wardrobe "malfunctions," the notion of a miniskirt being revealing is fairly ludicrous. But these photos, taken in more simple and innocent times, harken back...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Vintage-Photos-From-the-Days-in-Which-Miniskirts-Were-Daring/

In The 19th Century Spam Came Straight To Your Mailbox

In the early days of companies trying to sell us stuff we don't want by flooding our mailboxes with junk mail "spam" the seller's goals were typically much simpler.They weren't necessarily trying to scam us out of our pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/In-The-19th-Century-Spam-Came-Straight-To-Your-Mailbox/

Five Sylvester Stallone Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen But Should

According to IMDb, Sylvester Stallone has 72 acting credits! Seven are TV, but that still leaves a bunch of movies that you haven’t seen. Oh yeah, you’re familiar with Rocky and Rambo and th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Five-Sylvester-Stallone-Movies-You-Probably-Havent-Seen-But-Should/

If You Think Someone Is Staring At You He Probably Is

When you feel like somebody is staring at you it's probably best to assume you're being paranoid, because if you could see how many times you were right about being watched you might not want to leave your house!YouTuber...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/If-You-Think-Someone-Is-Staring-At-You-He-Probably-Is/

The Worst Items on Amazon

Amazon is a strange and wonderful place to shop. If you need a little reminder of how strange it can get, you won't want to miss this great Thrillist article with some of the most terrible items available on the website....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/The-Worst-Items-on-Amazon/

Identity Problems - Over The Moon With Madness

Identity Problems by Anna-Maria JungMost cows just moo through life thinking of nothing else but where their next meal will come from, but Bessie was different. She understood the call of the wild, saw the merit in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Identity-Problems-Over-The-Moon-With-Madness/

40 Words Turning 40 In 2016

 (Image Link)English is a fluid language, and therefore new words are being added to the dictionary all the time in an effort to keep the English language sounding fresh for new generations.And now that the Bicenten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/40-Words-Turning-40-In-2016/

Places Where You Can No Longer "Spend a Penny"

In a previous era in Britain, if you said that you needed to "spend a penny," that meant that you needed to use a toilet. That's because public toilets used to cost a penny per visit.Many of the old public toilets of Lon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Places-Where-You-Can-No-Longer-Spend-a-Penny/

This Video Captures What Surfing 60-Foot Swells Looks Like

[https://youtu.be/RNk7XRWp4GE]YouTube LinkThis video captures the scene of Hawaii's Waimea Bay during the Quiksilver's Big Wave Invitational, a/k/a  "The Eddie." The competition got started in 1985 as homa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/This-Video-Captures-What-Surfing-60-Foot-Swells-Looks-Like/

First Look: The Sonogram

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.If you have kids, there’s a good chance that the very first time you laid eyes on them was via a “sonogram”...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/First-Look-The-Sonogram/

People Parked Cars in Front of This Man's Garage. He Used a Forklift to Put Them on the Roof.

(Photo: People's Daily Online)The People's Daily Online reports that a garage owner in Qingdao, Shandong, China got tired of people illegally parking their cars in front of their garage. So he got a forklift, picked up t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/People-Parked-Cars-in-Front-of-This-Mans-Garage-He-Used-a-Forklift-to-Put-Them-on-the-Roof/

Homemade Zamboni

When you’ve got enough energy and creativity to build a personal ice rink in your backyard, it only makes sense that you would figure out how to groom it with your own homemade Zamboni! All you need is a tricycle,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Homemade-Zamboni-2/

Disney's New Solar Farm Looks Like Mickey Mouse

(Photo: Near Map)There are many hidden images of Mickey Mouse throughout Disney World. But you'll only see this one from the air. Disney World recently completed its largest hidden Mickey. It's a 11.5-acre arrangement of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Disneys-New-Solar-Farm-Looks-Like-Mickey-Mouse/

Photographer Shoots Vintage-Look Celebrity Portraits Using Polaroid Camera

Chloe SevignyPhotographer Jay Clendenin, regularly tasked with photographing celebrities at film festivals and cons, was looking for a method of shooting that would make his celebrity portraits stand out. He fou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Photographer-Shoots-Vintage-Look-Celebrity-Portraits-Using-Polaroid-Camera/

Couple Takes Endearing Baby Photos with Burrito

(Photo: An Indoor Lady)Once you have your first baby, it is essential to book a shoot with a professional photographer so that you can have high quality photos to share on Facebook.M.K. Paulsen and Ella Gale, wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/29/Couple-Takes-Endearing-Baby-Photos-with-Burrito/




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