Archive for March 22nd, 2016

Ducks Stop Traffic for the Bird Whisperer

These ducks know who the good guy is. The one who feeds them! They are so excited when they see him coming down the hill that they rush to meet him. If that means holding up traffic, so be it.  [https://youtu.be/clb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Ducks-Stop-Traffic-for-the-Bird-Whisperer/

The Name of Frankenstein's Monster

Some snooty know-it-all may correct you when you mention Frankenstein. "No, no--that's Frankenstein's monster. His creator is named Frankenstein. You should read the book instead of some lame horror movie."That just show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/The-Name-of-Frankensteins-Monster/

Suicide Fiction - No Bible Quotes, Just Stand Up Comedy

Suicide Fiction by DdjvigoThey were two comic book characters from the wrong side of the tracks, brought into the real world by a criminal overlord looking to rewrite their origin stories. But Mr. J and Harley weren't o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Suicide-Fiction-No-Bible-Quotes-Just-Stand-Up-Comedy/

XKCD Creator Goes Back to High School

A few years ago, Randall Munroe of xkcd became fascinated with explaining difficult concepts with small, easily understood words. An example is here. His project and later book Thing Explainer grow out of his ef...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/XKCD-Creator-Goes-Back-to-High-School/

Baby Announcement Texted to Wrong Number. Guy Shows up with Presents Anyway.

Deorick Williams got a text message with some great news: Lindsey Lashley's baby had been born!But he had no idea who Lindsey was. He had been sent the text message by accident. Nonetheless, he continued the conversation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Baby-Announcement-Texted-to-Wrong-Number-Guy-Shows-up-with-Presents-Anyway/

Teen Titans Go! Ground Beef

It's not just meat. It's art! Keiran Gormley is the meat department manager at the Uwajimaya grocery store in Seattle. He's the Michelangelo of the meat grinder. Gormley takes beef and pork and turns them into vivid scul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Teen-Titans-Go-Ground-Beef/

The Story Behind the Deadpool Title Sequence

Have you seen Deadpool yet? I haven’t either, but I’ve just seen the title sequence and the closing credits, and am thoroughly impressed. If the rest of the film is that innovative and subversive, it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/The-Story-Behind-the-Deadpool-Title-Sequence/

What You're Saying To The World With Your Facial Hair

Your facial hair is the first thing people see when they look at your face, and when your chin hairs enter the room before the rest of your face you can be sure people are going to stare at it and wonder.Sometimes they'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/What-Youre-Saying-To-The-World-With-Your-Facial-Hair/

10 of the Most Significant Fictional Scientific Research and Tech Companies in Movies

If you had the opportunity to open a business, you’d be very tempted to name it Wayne Enterprises, like in the Batman universe. Admit it. But there are plenty of other fictional research and tech companies in TV an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/10-of-the-Most-Significant-Fictional-Scientific-Research-and-Tech-Companies-in-Movies/

Company Seeks Paid Interns to Drink Beer for 4 Months

(Unrelated photo by Lachlan Hardy)These days, it can be really hard for young people to break into their careers. Many have to endure long, unpaid internships to get the necessary skills and contacts for a paid entry-lev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Company-Seeks-Paid-Interns-to-Drink-Beer-for-4-Months/

Batman v Superman 1995

We showed you Batman vs. Superman, the 1949 version. Then there was the 60s-80s remix. Here we have a trailer from 1995, which seems like just yesterday. But you don’t realize how much the standard movie trailer st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Batman-v-Superman-1995/

Anime Tokyo Versus The Real Life Version

If animators have done their job well then viewers don't think too hard about how they designed their backgrounds or characters, they just watch the wonderful animation and go squee.But all artists work with real life re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Anime-Tokyo-Versus-The-Real-Life-Version/

The Most Spectacular Dystopia of the 1970s

The town of Scarfolk, England, exists only in ephemera and at the blog bearing its name. Scarfolk is a authoritarian dystopia, a dangerous and paranoid place stuck in the 1970s. Browse through, and you have to wonder abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/The-Most-Spectacular-Dystopia-of-the-1970s/

Pool Time! - Sure He Can Wade, But How's His Doggy Paddle?

Pool Time! by DooomcatIt's almost time to jump in the pool again, but if you think you're more excited about the prospect than the guy with "Pool" in his name guess again. Because swimming, or more precisely floating, i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Pool-Time-Sure-He-Can-Wade-But-Hows-His-Doggy-Paddle/

Cadbury Creme Egg-Stuffed Donut Holes

Tori of Gringalicious is ready for Easter breakfast. She's wrapped miniature Cadbury Creme Eggs in donut dough, deep fried them, then dusted them with sugar.And because that doesn't go far enough, she also prepared choco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Cadbury-Creme-Egg-Stuffed-Donut-Holes/

A Graduation Photoshoot to Remember

People have professional pictures made for graduation to record that period in their life for the memories they bring years afterward. Here’s one that a soon-to-be graduate from Valdosta State University will never...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/A-Graduation-Photoshoot-to-Remember/

A High Tech Spy Pistol That Looks Exactly Like A Smartphone

Subterfuge and masterful disguises are a big part of the spy game, and if James Bond has taught us anything spies also like to use lots of cool gadgets while they're gathering information.Spy gadgets are often cool becau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/A-High-Tech-Spy-Pistol-That-Looks-Exactly-Like-A-Smartphone/

19 Times Someone Gets Thrown Into the Vacuum of Space

Don’t panic- this list is about fiction. One of the reasons we haven’t colonized space already is that it’s an inhospitable environment. Outer space is a vacuum without the oxygen we require, and a comm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/19-Times-Someone-Gets-Thrown-Into-the-Vacuum-of-Space/

Be Less Stupid Is A Show For People Who Like To Know Stuff

The world could use a few more people who have their minds set on being less stupid, because those folks seem to be in short supply these days and the internet only makes it easier to skate by without a brain.So maybe wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Be-Less-Stupid-Is-A-Show-For-People-Who-Like-To-Know-Stuff/

Snippets of Instruction

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!Bits of regulated wisdom from many fieldscompiled by Ernest Ersatz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Snippets-of-Instruction/

Cat Exercise Wheel Comes with Fitness Tracker

(Image: Jasper Ruben)Jasper Ruben did more than build an exercise wheel for his cats. That's fun for the cats, but fun does not equal data. And if it's not data, it doesn't exist.So Ruben programmed a Raspberry Pi to tra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Cat-Exercise-Wheel-Comes-with-Fitness-Tracker/

A Brief History of Rock Stars Destroying Guitars

When I worked at a toy store, a club deejay bought a dozen realistic-looking guitars right after Christmas at a bargain price, but it was easy for him- he didn’t really play them before smashing them in front of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/A-Brief-History-of-Rock-Stars-Destroying-Guitars/

Heavy Metal Drummer Plays the Classic Children's Song "I'm a Little Teapot"

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cnv2ZhUqVRs](Video Link)Joey Muha is a heavy metal-style drummer in Port Dover, Ontario. He's so good that he can turn even the children's song "I'm a Little Teapot" into a headbanging th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Heavy-Metal-Drummer-Plays-the-Classic-Childrens-Song-Im-a-Little-Teapot/

Cats Are Sensitive

Cats will act like there’s nothing on earth that will scare them, until something does. And when that happens, it’s something completely inconsequential to we humans. It may sound mean, but it can be a satisf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Cats-Are-Sensitive/

Fighting Judge - Mega-City March Madness

Fighting Judge by Buby87When it comes to scrappin', crime fightin', cool looking motorcycle ridin', frownin' and justice dispensin' you can't beat the Mega-City One Judges. They're the all time champions of taking down...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/Fighting-Judge-Mega-City-March-Madness/

How to Correct a Badly Misspelled Tattoo

(Photo: unknown)Tattoo needles don't come with built-in spellcheckers, so sometimes some corrective work is necessary. In this case, the creative solution was to treat the original like an assignment handed in to an Engl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/22/How-to-Correct-a-Badly-Misspelled-Tattoo/






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