Archive for April 20th, 2016

9 International Restaurant Chains That Could Take over America

(Photo: Jayel Aheram)You can travel around the world and find some of America's most famous restaurant chains, such as McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken. But the market works both ways. Dan Gentile of Thrillist write...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/9-International-Restaurant-Chains-That-Could-Take-over-America/

10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space

Although movie producer/director Ed Wood was passionate about his work, his movies resembled children’s backyard films starring willing friends, reciting lines they could barely remember and using props from the ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/10-Out-of-This-World-Facts-About-Plan-9-From-Outer-Space/

Jason Borders's Intricately Carved Animal Bones

Jason Borders is an artist in Portland, Oregon. Several years ago, while driving through the desert, he came upon an elk carcass. In an interview two years ago with Kentucky.com, he explains that he loaded it into his ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Jason-Borderss-Intricately-Carved-Animal-Bones/

Game of Thrones In Numbers

A superlative show like Game of Thrones has a lot of numbers involved. How much does it cost? How many characters are in it? How long does it take to put it together? Those are some big numbers![https://youtu.be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Game-of-Thrones-In-Numbers/

Chocolate Chip Cookie-Topped Chocolate Chip Cookie

When you're only allowed to eat one cookie, then you need to stretch the definition of "one". Joe Castro, the head chef at Quest Nutrtion in Los Angeles developed Cookieception and photographed it appropriately with a ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Topped-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie/

10 Actors Who’ve Played More Than One Role in the Same Movie

When an actor plays more than one role in a movie, it’s not because they’re trying to save on salaries; it’s to show off their acting skills. The first such actor that comes to mind is Peter Sellers, in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/10-Actors-Whove-Played-More-Than-One-Role-in-the-Same-Movie/

The Dark Side Of The Bloom - Can He Smell The Roses With That Helmet On?

Dark Side Of The Bloom by Vincent TrinidadDarth may have let his emotions twist him into something ugly and evil, but he started out as a stone cold lover and that romance within his heart has never died. Although he wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Bloom-Can-He-Smell-The-Roses-With-That-Helmet-On/

Chair Made from a Jet Engine

Fallen Furniture is a studio in Bath, UK that takes old aircraft parts and turns them into luxurious pieces of furniture. This chair made from the cowling of a Boeing 737 engine is among them. Its polished aluminum cover...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Chair-Made-from-a-Jet-Engine/

Harriet Tubman to Grace $20 Bill

Last year, the U.S. Treasury announced that a woman’s face was in consideration to replace Alexander Hamilton on the ten-dollar bill. It was nothing against Hamilton; the ten was the next denomination of paper curr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Harriet-Tubman-to-Grace-20-Bill/

"We Found Thor’s Wallet!"

Normally I’d tell you to keep your heads up, but this kid was looking down and found Thor’s wallet. So… I guess that means to keep your head up while looking down.A photo posted by Ellen (@theellen...

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Light-Up Star Trek: Voyager Wedding Cake

Appropriate for a wedding cake, this edible model of the Voyager is moving forward at warp speed. You can tell from the lighted engine nacelles, which is only one of the fantastic illuminations provided by Cara...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Light-Up-Star-Trek-Voyager-Wedding-Cake/

27 Facts About James Bond

[https://youtu.be/Txf25tdpl7k] (YouTube link)Think you know everything there is to know about James Bond? Au contraire! The iconic Bond theme song was recycled from a completely different production, Steven Spielberg wan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/27-Facts-About-James-Bond/

The Last Time Superman Died

Superman is slated to die once again, and even though he probably won't stay dead for long there's always a part of us that wonders "what if this really is the last time he dies?"The last time Superman died, whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/The-Last-Time-Superman-Died/

What It's Like To Be The Only Painter In Antarctica

You’ve heard about artists suffering for their work. Lily Simonson had to work fast, before her subjects swam away or before her paint froze. Simonson spent several months in 2014 as the only artist in Antarctica....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/What-Its-Like-To-Be-The-Only-Painter-In-Antarctica/

The Kiss Cam Pizza Girl Understands True Love

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCaKRzgjZkc](Video Link)At a basketball game on Tuesday, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Boston Celtics. During the game, the Kiss Cam panned around, looking for romantic couples. It found the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/The-Kiss-Cam-Pizza-Girl-Understands-True-Love/

The Real Reason 10 TV Show Characters Were Killed Off

Shows like Walking Dead, Breaking Bad and Game Of Thrones love to kill off characters, but when a supporting character is killed on a sitcom like Seinfeld or The Big Bang Theory*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/The-Real-Reason-10-TV-Show-Characters-Were-Killed-Off/

A Thorough Makeover

Something is happening in Hollywood tonight. pic.twitter.com/hhDTqOtBx5— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) April 19, 2016 If his name wasn’t right there in the Tweet, you might not realize who’s sitting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/A-Thorough-Makeover/

Nuke - Goodbye, Cruel Virtual World!

Nuke by Max58When all hell is breaking loose on the surface of the planet it's probably best to either stay safely tucked away inside a vault or let the Fat Man loose on the surface and ride that nuke train straight to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Nuke-Goodbye-Cruel-Virtual-World/

35 Frightening Nopes From Australia, The Land Of Nope

(Image Link)All of the things that make our skin crawl with terror, make us want to look away or jump out of the nearest window and run away in fear have been conveniently categorized online as “nopes”.Nopes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/35-Frightening-Nopes-From-Australia-The-Land-Of-Nope/

The Almost Universally Misinterpreted Poem “The Road Not Taken”

If you recall anything about the Robert Frost poem “The Road Not Taken,” it is the last three lines.Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the differen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/The-Almost-Universally-Misinterpreted-Poem-The-Road-Not-Taken/

Filmmaker Producing 30-Day Long Movie

Would you like to watch the trailer? It's 7 hours and 20 minutes long. It was shot in one take and is substantially longer than the teaser released last year, which is a mere 1 hour and 12 minutes long.Ambiancé...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Filmmaker-Producing-30-Day-Long-Movie/

Baseball's First All-Black Lineup

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.As Pittsburgh Pirates manager Danny Murtaugh made out the lineup for th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Baseballs-First-All-Black-Lineup/

Elementary School Teacher Wins Twerking Contest, Loses Job

Apparently some people still love to twerk, and those butt shakin' fools are willing to risk wetting themselves in public, spinal injury or worse to shake what their maker gave them to a funky bass beat.But elementary sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Elementary-School-Teacher-Wins-Twerking-Contest-Loses-Job/

The Controversial History of Letterboxing for Movies on Your TV

When you watch a wide-screen movie on a TV set (or on your computer), you often get black bars across the top and bottom to “letterbox” the film, which makes it seem small. It makes you want to go buy a bigge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/The-Controversial-History-of-Letterboxing-for-Movies-on-Your-TV/

Monster Truck Makes the Perfect Redneck Rescue Vehicle

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S68ru84VoMc](Video Link)If you've spent your life building the perfect monster truck, this is your moment to shine!Heavy rains have left many neighborhoods in Texas flooded, stranding res...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/20/Monster-Truck-Makes-the-Perfect-Redneck-Rescue-Vehicle/






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