Archive for March 3rd, 2016

The Floating Church of the Redeemer

Imagine that, instead of going to church, the church came to you! That was the case in Philadelphia in the mid-19th century. The Seamen’s Church Institute of Philadelphia and South Jersey decided to construct a flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/The-Floating-Church-of-the-Redeemer/

These Extreme Donuts Are Shaking up the Donut Game

It's not just a snack--it's an adventure!Doughnut Time is a donut shop in Brisbane, Australia. It's been very successful in its first year of operation. In fact, the business is already expanding to new locations. And to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/These-Extreme-Donuts-Are-Shaking-up-the-Donut-Game/

First Tee-Off at New Course is a Hole-in-one

[https://youtu.be/NxAoz2eE_ZM] (YouTube link)The Playgrounds is a new golf course designed for kids and families at the Bluejack National Country Club near Houston, Texas. Tiger Woods helped design the new course. He was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/First-Tee-Off-at-New-Course-is-a-Hole-in-one/

Unsolicited Advice to Freelance Writers

Are you a freelance writer? Then may I offer my condolences to you. It is a sad, difficult time in your life. But you may be able to pull through. This is simply your cross to bear, so carry it with as much dignity as yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Unsolicited-Advice-to-Freelance-Writers/

6 Movies And TV Shows That Sent The Reverse Of Their Intended Message

Fan theories are generally to be taken with a grain of salt (unless the writers themselves are presenting this information, of course), but they're fun reads that get you thinking differently about your favorite shows.*e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/6-Movies-And-TV-Shows-That-Sent-The-Reverse-Of-Their-Intended-Message/

Crocheted X-Wing Snuggies

Make that trench run in warmth. There's no need to endure the bleak coldness of space while giving up your life for the rebellion. MJ made these X-wing blankets to prevent that. They wrap around the lower body, so they'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Crocheted-X-Wing-Snuggies/

A Wizard Moves To Australia To Escape His Fantasy World In The Wizards Of Aus

Australia seems like a pretty magical yet dangerous place, just like most of the fantasy worlds in our favorite novels, but for someone who's actually from a fantasy world the land of Aus is pretty boring.There are no sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/A-Wizard-Moves-To-Australia-To-Escape-His-Fantasy-World-In-The-Wizards-Of-Aus/

Dental Drilling is Older Than We Thought

The current thinking about the history of dentistry tells us that humans didn’t have many dental problems until we settled down and developed agriculture. With the rise of carbohydrates in our diets (although there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Dental-Drilling-is-Older-Than-We-Thought/

McDonald's Happy Meals from the Old Star Trek Movies

1979 saw the revival of the Star Trek franchise with Star Trek: The Motion Picture. McDonald's was part of the marketing blitz. It tried to draw in kids by offering Happy Meals inspired by the movie and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/McDonalds-Happy-Meals-from-the-Old-Star-Trek-Movies/

T-3PO - Hasta La Vista, Luke Skywalker

T-3PO by FortuneCakesWhen the Sith got ahold of that uptight protocol droid the Rebels had been using to aid their side in the war they decided it would be best to return it to the Rebels...after a few minor modificatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/T-3PO-Hasta-La-Vista-Luke-Skywalker/

Cats and Mail Slots

[https://youtu.be/uXo_bYBxn7E] (YouTube link)People who have both mail slots in their doors and cats need to have a camera ready, because the combination is hilarious! This compilation of several such cats had my sides h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Cats-and-Mail-Slots/

Krispy Kreme Celebrates Texas Independence Day with 1,836 Donuts Arranged into the Texas Flag

(Photo: Justice Don Willett)On March 2, 1836, the founding fathers of the Republic of Texas gathered at the settlement of Washington-on-the-Brazos and declared independence from Mexico. Although we were an independent na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Krispy-Kreme-Celebrates-Texas-Independence-Day-with-1836-Donuts-Arranged-into-the-Texas-Flag/

A Glass Slide Set Up on the 70th Floor

These days, it's nothing new to see glass viewing areas and sky walks, but riding a clear slide 70 stories up? That's something entirely different -and pretty nerve-wracking. But the US Bank Tower in LA is now proposing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/A-Glass-Slide-Set-Up-on-the-70th-Floor/

Astronaut Grew 2 Inches While in Space for a Year

(Photo: NASA)Scott Kelly, an American astronaut, recently returned to Earth after nearly a year on board the International Space Station. NASA physicians found that he's now 2 inches taller than his identical twin brothe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Astronaut-Grew-2-Inches-While-in-Space-for-a-Year/

Golden Retriever Prefers His Pacifier Without Human Interference, Thanks

[https://youtu.be/d1_AnAufknQ]YouTube LinkMax is an English cream golden retriever who knows what he likes. Namely, the pacifier that's in his mouth. You can try to take it from him all you like, but his response will be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Golden-Retriever-Prefers-His-Pacifier-Without-Human-Interference-Thanks/

Army Candidates Take Entrance Exam in Their Underpants to Prevent Cheating

(Photo: Indian Express)These men are candidates in the state of Bahir for the Indian Army. They were forced to strip down to their underpants prior to taking the entrance exam. The proctors hoped that this requi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Army-Candidates-Take-Entrance-Exam-in-Their-Underpants-to-Prevent-Cheating/

Wanted: Cat Nanny for Cat Café

A cat café is opening this summer in Manchester, UK, to allow patrons to interact with a variety of cats. And the owners are looking for someone to fill the best job vacancy ever -a cat nanny! According to The Tel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Wanted-Cat-Nanny-for-Cat-Caf/

The Ridiculously Photogenic Caveman Goes On Photoshop Adventures

You'd never think to describe a caveman as "ridiculously photogenic", but there's no better way to describe this rugged guy with a smug look on his face spotted by Redditor mambungalon at the Espace de l'Homme de Spy in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/The-Ridiculously-Photogenic-Caveman-Goes-On-Photoshop-Adventures/

Hot Grandparents

(Image source: hellokayley)Inspired by a reddit thread a couple of weeks ago, Buzzfeed asked readers to upload photographs of their attractive grandparents when they were young. That resulted in a gallery of stunning ima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Hot-Grandparents/

The Secret Rooms in England Used to Hide Priests from Hunters

(Photoof a priest hole by Quodvultdeus)When she became Queen of England in 1558, Elizabeth I ramped up the suppression of Catholicism in her country. This did not deter many Catholics from adhering to their faith pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/The-Secret-Rooms-in-England-Used-to-Hide-Priests/

El-Mouthy - Now 200 Percent More Annoying!

El-Mouthy by Donovan AlexIf you thought Deadpool was screwy before wait 'til you get a load of him after being spliced with puppet DNA, because now he's not only indestructible and a loudmouth- he's full of fluff! When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/El-Mouthy-Now-200-Percent-More-Annoying/

The New Ghostbusters

The Ghostbusters trailer is here! The reboot of the 1984 movie series features four women as the team that takes on supernatural threats in New York City. It stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/The-New-Ghostbusters/

Kimmel's Video of People Lying About Voting on Super Tuesday is All Kinds of Pathetic

[https://youtu.be/jka3nb9CGV8]YouTube LinkWhen Jimmy Kimmel sends a person out on the street to pose as a news reporter doing a story on Super Tuesday, the result is a study in second hand embarrassment. Not only are the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Kimmels-Video-of-People-Lying-About-Voting-on-Super-Tuesday-is-All-Kinds-of-Pathetic/

14 Interesting Places Oscar Winners Kept Their Oscars

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.1) In the refrigerator: Timothy Hutton won a Best Supp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/14-Interesting-Places-Oscar-Winners-Kept-Their-Oscars/

40 Actors and Celebrities That You Didn't Know Appeared in Star Trek

"Manhunt," an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, featured two characters belonging to the Antedean species. Worf referred to them as a "handsome race" -- and with reason. Beneath that makeup was Mick Fle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/40-Actors-and-Celebrities-That-You-Didnt-Know-Appeared-in-Star-Trek/

Big Dog vs. Little Dog

[https://youtu.be/S7nhygaGOmo] (YouTube link)The robot Big Dog was the first robot from Boston Dynamics we featured on Neatorama years ago. The model has been improved since then. This one is the only Big Dog in civilian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Big-Dog-vs-Little-Dog/

New Tunnels Can't Be Built In Brussels Because Mice Ate Master Plans

People have been digitizing their paper files since at least the 80s, trying to ensure they aren't destroyed either by accident or on purpose and making sure they're around for the rest of our digitally enhanced lives.Bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/New-Tunnels-Cant-Be-Built-In-Brussels-Because-Mice-Ate-Master-Plans/

10 Law-Abiding Facts About Raising Arizona

The 1987 movie Raising Arizona was the Coen Brothers’ second movie and first comedy. And it was a riot. Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter can’t produce children, so they kidnap one from a set of quintupl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/10-Law-Abiding-Facts-About-Raising-Arizona/

Seven Professional Travelers Share Their Travel Horror Stories

In the article highlighted here, seven people who travel for their livelihoods are asked the following question: "What’s the scariest or worst thing to ever happen to you while traveling? How do you suggest others...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/03/Seven-Professional-Travelers-Share-Their-Travel-Horror-Stories/




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