Archive for March 11th, 2016

Amazing Video: Ice Bridge Collapses

The Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina stretches over a lake. Every few years, the icy connection over the water narrows, forming a distinct bridge. Then it collapses in spectacular fashion. This time the event was caugh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Amazing-Video-Ice-Bridge-Collapses/

The 10 Greatest Movie Prisoners of All-Time

When you look through the list of great prisoner characters in movies at TVOM, you might be surprised by how many movies you’ve enjoyed that involve convicts, prisoners-of-war, or otherwise involuntarily institutio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/The-10-Greatest-Movie-Prisoners-of-All-Time/

Computer Programmers' Facial Hair Quantified

The computer programmer has a beard. This is obvious. Programmers need beards to succeed.But data gathered and analyzed by Trestle Technology indicates that the picture is more complex than that. Different types of facia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Computer-Programmers-Facial-Hair-Quantified/

Very Identical Twins

Brigette and Paula Powers were 32-year-old identical twins in Australia when this video was recorded. They are closer than the average set of twins, and probably always will be. They are so used to talking at the same ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Very-Identical-Twins/

During World War II, Canada Gave These Badges to People Who Tried to Volunteer, But Were Rejected for Medical Reasons

When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Canada leaped to defend the freedom of Europe and declared war. Its citizens raced to enlist in the armed forces to contribute to the effort.Many of them were rejected because they ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/During-World-War-II-Canada-Gave-These-Badges-to-People-Who-Tried-to-Volunteer-But-Were-Rejected-for-Medical-Reasons/

99-Year-Old Woman Wakes Up To Find A Kinkajou Sleeping On Her Chest

Kinkajous are rarely seen outside the Central and South American rainforests they call home, so any animal lover who spots one outside of these regions should consider themselves lucky.But what should you consider yourse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/99-Year-Old-Woman-Wakes-Up-To-Find-A-Kinkajou-Sleeping-On-Her-Chest/

The World's Oldest Living Man is a Holocaust Survivor

(Photo: Guinness World Records)Israel Kristal, age 112, is alive. That is an enormous accomplishment, considering what he's been through.He now lives comfortably in Haifa, Israel. But he started out his life in Poland, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/The-Worlds-Oldest-Living-Man-is-a-Holocaust-Survivor/

Disney Villain Mugshots

Artist J. Shari Ewing illustrated a whole rogue’s gallery of Disney villains in mugshots. The attitude is there, although most are a bit upset that they’ve been arrested. Be sure to note the crimes they are a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Disney-Villain-Mugshots/

Artist Paints Landscapes on Plates That Blend into Their Subjects

Jacqueline Poirier is an artist in Toronto. She paints with porcelain paint on porcelain plates. She often then photographs her plates against their original subjects. On Instagram she calls herself The Crazy Plate Lady....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Artist-Paints-Landscapes-on-Plates-That-Blend-into-Their-Subjects/

Chew Toy - BB Is Not Amused

Chew Toy by Karen HallionYou'd think Stitch would have encountered a droid or two as he traveled across the galaxy, but that little experiment gone wrong clearly doesn't know anything about droids since he sees poor BB-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Chew-Toy-BB-Is-Not-Amused/

Cryogenics

Maybe by the 30th century, they’ll have all this figured out. Boy, we must seem so dumb to them. This is the latest from Alex Curang and Raynato Castro at Buttersafe.Buttersafe, cryogenics, cryonics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Cryogenics/

Store Clerk Grabs Gun From Robber, Chases Him Off With Hammer

Convenience store clerks have to deal with a lot more crap than most other clerks, and they often get paid less than retail store clerks, so they are forgiven for sometimes coming across a bit surly.You'd be ticked off t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Store-Clerk-Grabs-Gun-From-Robber-Chases-Him-Off-With-Hammer/

The Problem With Invisibility

The technology to make things invisible is progressing every day. Developers are having luck with nano materials that bend light around an object, rendering it invisible. It’s feasible that we could wrap such a clo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/The-Problem-With-Invisibility/

7 Of The Cruelest Reality Shows Ever Made

Reality shows like Survivor and Big Brother have been downright nasty to their cast of wanna-be actors, but the cruelty found on these shows cannot even compare to that of Nothing But The Truth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/7-Of-The-Cruelest-Reality-Shows-Ever-Made/

An Amazing Transforming Desk from the 1800s

From 1728 to 1878, the Socci family of Ponte a Ema, a small town south of Florence, Italy, produced the finest furniture in Europe. Their clients expected the best and got it, including this desk now owned by the Louvre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/An-Amazing-Transforming-Desk-from-the-1800s/

Women Stormtroopers Try Out New Armor

Kevin Weir of KW Designs unveiled a new Stormtrooper armor kit that makes cosplay easier for women. It’s called the FEM7, and a group of cosplayers wore it to Long Beach Comic Expo in February.As a member of the St...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Women-Stormtroopers-Try-Out-New-Armor/

People Will Eat You Up When You Wear One Of These Funny Food Themed T-Shirts

Food- it's a unifying factor among all human beings, and whether you're a Paleo Freegan or a proudly omnivorous Foodie the food you eat is a big part of your life.People who like food, meaning pretty much everyone, will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/People-Will-Eat-You-Up-When-You-Wear-One-Of-These-Funny-Food-Themed-T-Shirts/

Firework Rocket Launcher

Renegade inventor Colin Furze has shown us some really weird and wild contraptions. Now he’s got something really dangerous -a rocket launcher for fireworks! Is this anywhere near legal? What did he hope to accompl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Firework-Rocket-Launcher/

Documenting the Pizzerias of New York City

For five years, six men journeyed through the wilds of New York City to document the experience of the city's most iconic eatery: the humble neighborhood pizzeria. They photographed the shops, the chefs, and the customer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Documenting-the-Pizzerias-of-New-York-City/

The Amazing Pedestrian Race

How a highly-heated walk-off between America's top pedestrians created modern spectator sports.It was just after midnight on Monday, November 15, 1875, and the Interstate Exposition Building in Chicago was buzz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/The-Amazing-Pedestrian-Race/

SLEEP - They Live...To Skate!

SLEEP by Chema Bola8We see branding and corporate mascots everywhere but don't pay them any mind, thinking they're just something a team of advertisers dreamed up to make that brand pop. But those mascots actually serve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/SLEEP-They-LiveTo-Skate/

Fox Steals Golfer's Wallet

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8WvsgTSSu4](Video Link)We've seen foxes steal golf balls before. It's good sport, but foxes can't use golf balls to pay rent and gambling debts. So this fox at the County Louth Golf Club...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Fox-Steals-Golfers-Wallet/

Beer, Barbecue, and Babies: The Dad Shower

Can't believe that the three best friends since highschool are all having babies within a month of eachother, one on the far left is my brother and he's having the first girl and this will be the sixth one, I'm prett...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Beer-Barbecue-and-Babies-The-Dad-Shower/

Robber Pulls Gun on Taxi Driver Just as Cop Pulls up Behind Him

(Photo: Reading Metro)From the robber's perspective, the timing couldn't have been worse. The suspect got into a cab in Reading, Pennsylvania. Then he pulled a gun out on the driver and demanded his money.At that moment,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/Robber-Pulls-Gun-on-Taxi-Driver-Just-as-Cop-Pulls-up-Behind-Him/

15 Fast-Talking Facts About Moonlighting

Moonlighting, which aired from 1985 to '89, was a groundbreaking TV show for its time. Movie star Cybill Shepherd played an ice queen against a working-class free spirit played by newcomer Bruce Willis at a priv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/15-Fast-Talking-Facts-About-Moonlighting/

The United Repositioned States

(xkcd/Randall Munroe)This isn't the a map of the states redrawn to have equal populations or area. Rather, Randall Munroe simply re-arranged the current states so that, even when placed in different locations, they still...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/11/The-United-Repositioned-States/
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