Archive for May 9th, 2016

Excavating the Mystery of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple

Fielding McGehee and his wife Rebecca Moore are studying Jim Jones’ sermons for clues to what really happened when 900 members of the People’s Temple committed suicide in their commune in Guyana in 1978. They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Excavating-the-Mystery-of-Jim-Jones-and-the-Peoples-Temple/

Finally! A Hammock-Carrying Catamaran

Once upon a time, a hammock and a catamaran met in the lifejacket section of a sporting goods store. They dated, fell in love, got married, and had a child. This is that baby: the Hammocraft. $1,000 gets you a frame kit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Finally-A-Hammock-Carrying-Catamaran/

Iron Man Movie Kills

How many people has Iron Man killed in the the six movies he’s appeared in so far? We don’t know, because this supercut from Mr. Sunday Movies only covers the first five. But it’s a lot.[https://youtu.b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Iron-Man-Movie-Kills/

Jilted Bride Turns Her Cancelled Wedding Reception into a Dinner for the Poor

(Photo: John M. Mantel)Yiru Sun of New York City was supposed to get married. She had a grand event planned, including an elaborate wedding reception. Then her fiancé handed her a prenuptial agreement to sign. She...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Jilted-Bride-Turns-Her-Cancelled-Wedding-Reception-into-a-Dinner-for-the-Poor/

80-Year-Old Asks Granddaughter For Makeover, Becomes Internet Sensation

People who are proud of their age and choose to look natural rather than dyeing, painting or otherwise concealing the true story their naturally aged head tells the world deserve our respect.But it's natural for women wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/80-Year-Old-Asks-Granddaughter-For-Makeover-Becomes-Internet-Sensation/

Make Way for Ducklings

For at least ten years now, a duck has made her nest in the inner courtyard of Glover Elementary School in Milton, Massachusetts. When the ducklings hatch, the students eagerly watch for her to decide that it’s tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Make-Way-for-Ducklings/

Dandy! - Dress Like A Superstar, Baby!

Dandy! by TravisPixelsHis name may make him seem like a total pushover, but Dandy can definitely handle himself and he has a ship full of unseen alien species to prove it. But no matter how many new aliens he brings in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Dandy-Dress-Like-A-Superstar-Baby/

This Invention Could End Menstrual Cramps

The inventors of Livia call it "the off switch for menstrual pain."The system consists of a small box that clips onto a belt or fits inside a pocket, as well as gel pads that contain two electrodes. These send electrical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/This-Invention-Could-End-Menstrual-Cramps/

Magnets and Marbles

This Rube Goldberg-esque marble run is both soothing and astounding. Regular marbles are used in conjunction with magnetic metal balls in an intricate series of balanced relays.[https://youtu.be/QQ9gs-5lRKc] (YouTube lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Magnets-and-Marbles/

Make a Cheesy Marriage Proposal with this Pizza Ring Box

Express your love and dedication with pizza!Vinnie's Pizzeria in Brooklyn made headlines when it invented a pizza box made entirely of pizza. It would be a great way to impress someone that you like. And once you've wooe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Make-a-Cheesy-Marriage-Proposal-with-this-Pizza-Ring-Box/

Fingal’s Cave: an Eternal Inspiration of Nature

You are probably familiar with the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. It is a formation made of hexagonal basalt columns produced by ancient volcanic activity. Imagine an entire island made that way, and you hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Fingals-Cave-an-Eternal-Inspiration-of-Nature/

22 Clever Ways To Repurpose Old Junk

People are way more into recycling these days and will reuse easy stuff like plastic bags and coffee cans to “go green”, but repurposing old junk is a bit harder and may require a bit of inspiration and instr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/22-Clever-Ways-To-Repurpose-Old-Junk/

The Empire Strikes Back with a James Bond Title Sequence

The aesthetic of the James Bond films is put to work for the movie The Empire Strikes Back. The style was set by Maurice Binder, who produced the titles for the first Bond film, Dr. No in 1962, and 13 o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/The-Empire-Strikes-Back-with-a-James-Bond-Title-Sequence/

Celebrity Pranks That Ended In Disaster

George Clooney is famous among the famous for his pranks, and cardboard cutout of a human Ashton Kutcher is such a prankster he had his own prank show called Punk'd, but Clooney's pranks don't end in physical as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Celebrity-Pranks-That-Ended-In-Disaster/

A Playlist From Another Dimension

Katharine Trendacosta at io9 asked readers to disclose their favorite science fiction novelty song. The response was immediate, and now these songs can be shared. Here’s the Spotify playlist. You have to have an ac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/A-Playlist-From-Another-Dimension/

Eye-Pleasing 3D Animated Visualization Of A Kung Fu Master's Fluid Movements

Some martial arts are all about striking power, defending against attacks and other similarly martial matters, but Kung Fu has always been about both fighting ability and grace.The basic patterns learned by practitioners...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Eye-Pleasing-3D-Animated-Visualization-Of-A-Kung-Fu-Masters-Fluid-Movements/

Dustbin of History: $am Upham

The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.During the U.S. Civil War, New York printer $am Upham crippled the Confederacy’s economy and hindered its ability to fight the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Dustbin-of-History-am-Upham/

Mario Evolution - Way Better Than Some Stupid Mushroom

Mario Evolution by ChazenMario has gone through all kinds of transformations and evolutions throughout the years, but his ultimate upgrade came in the game Super Mario Bros Go To Texas. The game wasn't a big seller, nor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Mario-Evolution-Way-Better-Than-Some-Stupid-Mushroom/

Kind Cashier Lets Blind Little Girl Run the Checkout Counter

(Photo: Amanda Wilkins)Amanda Wilkins is the mother of two children, both of whom have blindness and autism. Taking them shopping is hard. When they arrived at the checkout line at a Morrisons grocery store in Basingstok...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Kind-Cashier-Lets-Blind-Little-Girl-Run-the-Checkout-Counter/

Cats vs. Hairbrushes

[https://youtu.be/cRh2ZWbQT3I] (YouTube link)In this compilation video, cats encounter hairbrushes. They all seem to have the same reaction: “What is that? Get that thing away from me! Kill it! Or at least slap it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Cats-vs-Hairbrushes/

Stormtrooper S'more

To celebrate Star Wars Day (that's May 4) Chef Marc Marrone of the Arlington Club in New York City made this giant s'more shaped like a stormtrooper's helmet. This particular trooper has taken a beating, but tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/09/Stormtrooper-Smore/
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