Archive for May 6th, 2016

Moon Scoops with Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon during the Apolo 11 mission almost 47 years ago. He’s waited until now to reveal certain tidbits about the experience. And he did it in a segment on The Late Show with Stephen Col...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Moon-Scoops-with-Buzz-Aldrin/

La Petite Lilo - Stitch The Stars Together And They Spell "Ohana"

La Petite Lilo by VelvetmusketeerLilo had smuggled herself aboard a spaceship bound for who knows where and now found herself stranded on a strange little planet. She was just hoping to be reunited with her friend Stitc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/La-Petite-Lilo-Stitch-The-Stars-Together-And-They-Spell-Ohana/

World's Longest Insect Discovered

(Photo: News.cn)At over 2 feet, 4 inches long, this newly-discovered stick insect is the largest known one in the world. A researcher named Zhao Li found it by a mountain road in southern China. Xinhua quotes him:"I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Worlds-Longest-Insect-Discovered/

"I Am His Hands. He Is My Eyes."

Two men in Yeli, Guizhou province, China, show us teamwork at its best. Jia Haixia went blind sixteen years ago. His friend Jia Wenqi lost both arms in a childhood accident. Together they have planted 10,000 trees around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/I-Am-His-Hands-He-Is-My-Eyes/

This Soccer Stadium Sits Precisely on the Equator

(Photo: Fabián Berrío)It's called the Zerão or zero stadium. This soccer stadium is on the equator, so the name is a reference to zero degrees of latitude. One goal is in the northern hemisphere and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/This-Soccer-Stadium-Sits-Precisely-on-the-Equator/

How Not to Use a Wristband Ticket

The Governors Ball Music Festival is June 3-5 in New York City. Like many music festivals (as well as fairs, carnivals, and hospitals), the ticket is a wristband. These wristbands are made to be used once, and the only w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/How-Not-to-Use-a-Wristband-Ticket/

Car of Singing, Dancing Lobsters and Fish

Photo: Sashimi Tabernacle Choir)This wondrous concert on wheels is the Sashimi Tabernacle Choir. In 2001, Richard Carter and John Schroeter built this art car that is covered with over 250 remote-controlled animatronic l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Car-of-Singing-Dancing-Lobsters-and-Fish/

Uplifting Comic Story Arcs That Will Restore Your Faith In Metahumanity

Comic books used to tell uplifting stories written to teach a moral lesson, but the anti-hero trend came along in the 1970s and changed the world where superheroes live into a much darker place.The morals were replaced b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Uplifting-Comic-Story-Arcs-That-Will-Restore-Your-Faith-In-Metahumanity/

Illustrated Proverbs from around the World

Cartoonist James Chapman is composing a book illustrating over 100 proverbs from around the world. There's a lot of wisdom in them, although they can come across a bit oddly when translated into English. Now clean your m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Illustrated-Proverbs-from-around-the-World/

Toddler vs. CEO

What’s the difference between a toddler and the Chief Executive Officer of your company? You have to go through the list; it’s pretty far down there. Both a toddler and CEO are convinced the world revolves ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Toddler-vs-CEO/

Cat Malfunctions When Petted

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_OQcHj54Tw](Video Link)YouTube user Ekram Cagala spotted this cat in his backyard. He greeted him with a backscratch. The cat's vocal outputs malfunctioned, emitting an odd warbly chirpi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Cat-Malfunctions-When-Petted/

Young Han Solo Has Been Cast

Disney’s stand-alone Star Wars movie about Han Solo in the days before he met Luke Skywalker is not scheduled to hit theaters until 2018, but the role has been cast. The scruffy-looking nerf herder will be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Young-Han-Solo-Has-Been-Cast/

Woven Hendecagon Blue/Gold - Staring At It Too Long May Cause Madness

Woven Hendecagon Blue/Gold by Scott VorthmannThere's something so eye pleasing and satisfying about staring at a geometric pattern created to delight, with every little detail accounted for and geometry so mathematicall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Woven-Hendecagon-BlueGold-Staring-At-It-Too-Long-May-Cause-Madness/

Designer Brings Ridiculous Drawings Of Bicycles To Life

There's a huge difference between sketching and design drawing, and the biggest difference between the two is the need for precision.Design drawings are created so something can be physically built from the illustrations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Designer-Brings-Ridiculous-Drawings-Of-Bicycles-To-Life/

How Much Does It Cost to Give Birth?

When you go to a hospital to have a baby, you probably don’t have a clue how much it will cost. For one thing, most people don’t have a choice of hospitals. You go to the one your insurance will cover, and wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/How-Much-Does-It-Cost-to-Give-Birth/

Body Painted Models Merge with Nature

"Metamorphosis" is a stunningly beautiful new series by body painters Leonie Gené and Jörg Düesterwald and photographers Uwe Schmida and Laila Pregizer. In it, the elements of nature appear to awaken fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Body-Painted-Models-Merge-with-Nature/

Boaty McBoatface Gets a Name

If you’ve been following along, you know that an online poll to name a UK polar research ship went viral, with the name Boaty McBoatface receiving by far the largest number of votes. However, the Science Minister d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Boaty-McBoatface-Gets-a-Name/

Kid Wakes Up From Anesthesia With Strange Accent And Even Stranger Story

(Image Link)Everyone handles the effects of anesthesia differently, and for some people coming down is the hardest part of the process.The kid in this video is named Brandon, and he woke up in a hospital bed speaking in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Kid-Wakes-Up-From-Anesthesia-With-Strange-Accent-And-Even-Stranger-Story/

10 Transformed Public Toilets of the World

There used to be a lot more public toilets in the UK. Oh, many of them are still there, they just don’t serve the same function as they once did. With the price of urban real estate at a sky-high level, these spaci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/10-Transformed-Public-Toilets-of-the-World/

Mattress Hits Motorcyclist, Cushions His Fall

It was his unlucky and lucky day.The bad news is that an unsecured mattress fell out of a truck and hit a motorcyclist. The good news is that of all things to be hit by, he was hit by a mattress. It cushioned his fall.&n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Mattress-Hits-Motorcyclist-Cushions-His-Fall/

Tug of War: The Story of The Great Gatsby

(Image credit: Chris Gash)F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel was a flop—until it was deployed overseas.One day in 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald stepped into a Los Angeles bookstore hoping to grab a cop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Tug-of-War-The-Story-of-The-Great-Gatsby/

Kentucky Fried Chicken Offers Edible Nail Polish

(Photo: Ogilvy & Mather)KFC claims that its chicken is "finger lickin' good." Now you can take that way too literally with its line of nail polish that is as edible as the rest of the items on its menu (for what that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Kentucky-Fried-Chicken-Offers-Edible-Nail-Polish/

Bird Goes the Extra Mile to Attract a Mate

This is a male specimen of Jackson’s widowbird (Euplectes jacksoni), native to Kenya and Tanzania. Both the male and female are a dull brown color, except during mating season. That’s when the male g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Bird-Goes-the-Extra-Mile-to-Attract-a-Mate/

Detective Fox - Gee Mister, You Look Fantastic!

Detective Fox by Crab MetaliteesYou know that old expression "sly as a fox"? Well, it's true, foxes are the craftiest and slyest critters in the animal kingdom, and that's why they make really good detectives. People as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/Detective-Fox-Gee-Mister-You-Look-Fantastic/

The Best Unintentional Cosplay From The 2016 Met Gala

When celebs get all dressed up for a high profile function they usually get some famous fashion designer to choose their wardrobe for them, so they show up looking tres chic and totally cool at the big event.This system...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/06/The-Best-Unintentional-Cosplay-From-The-2016-Met-Gala/
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