Archive for May 10th, 2016

Why Flying is So Expensive

[https://youtu.be/6Oe8T3AvydU] (YouTube link)You’ve probably been told that airline tickets cost so much because of the fuel. That’s not exactly true. The other costs dwarf the price of gas. Wendover Producti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Why-Flying-is-So-Expensive/

7 Ways Relationships Change When They Go From New To Long-Term

Being in a new relationship can make you feel like you're walking on eggshells, as you try not to move too fast or make too much noise and scare off your potential partner.But once you reach the comfort zone and settle i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/7-Ways-Relationships-Change-When-They-Go-From-New-To-Long-Term/

Study: Half of Your Friends Don't Think of You as a Friend

(Image: NBC)Good news: you're not stuck in the friendzone.Bad news: you're just an acquaintance.Researchers gave a survey to 84 college students in the same class. It asked them to rate their relationships with each othe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Study-Half-of-Your-Friends-Dont-Think-of-You-as-a-Friend/

Juggling Drummer

First you think, “How does he do this?” and then you think, “How did he even dream this act up?” A street performer plays the drums that are a few feet away from him by throwing the drumsticks, wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Juggling-Drummer/

Teens Take Epic Prom Photo in Front of Tornado

(Photo: Ali Jolie Marintzer)Is this an omen? Or is it the ultimate promposal result?Charlie Bator and Ali Marintzer of Wray, Colorado were photographed together before heading off to their high school prom. A tornado chu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Teens-Take-Epic-Prom-Photo-in-Front-of-Tornado/

Why Some Animated Shows Cost Up To $2 million Per Episode

Two million dollars seems like a lot of money to spend on a half-hour of animation. You could probably do an entire season of He-Man for that. But modern prime-time animated shows are a different class altogethe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Why-Some-Animated-Shows-Cost-Up-To-2-million-Per-Episode/

Michael MacRae Tells Dark And Fantastic Tales With His Artwork

Artists who choose to infuse their works with genre specific imagery tend to get stuck in one style of art, such as horror or science fiction, but painter Michael MacRae is different.His mind is full of stories that he p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Michael-MacRae-Tells-Dark-And-Fantastic-Tales-With-His-Artwork/

An Honest Trailer for Deadpool

We were waiting for it, and it’s finally here- the Honest Trailer for Deadpool. Like the movie, this video contains adult subject matter and NSFW language. And Ryan Reynolds. Yes, he came along to help mak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Deadpool/

Adorable Alien - Don't Be Fooled By Its Baby Fangs

Adorable Alien by KpcomixYoung Xenomorphs can be quite cute before they start tearing into people, but don't be fooled by their round shapes and beady little eyes because those alien critters are born killers. Humans wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Adorable-Alien-Dont-Be-Fooled-By-Its-Baby-Fangs/

Antiques Roadshow Mistakenly Values High School Art Project for $50,000

(Image: PBS)How do the appraisers on the television program Antiques Roadshow know the value of the vast multitude of objects that they see? Well, sometimes they don't. They make mistakes, as appraiser Stephen L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Antiques-Roadshow-Mistakenly-Values-High-School-Art-Project-for-50000/

You Can Play Doom on This Chainsaw

This extraordinary gaming mod is called the Painsaw. It looks like a blood-spattered chainsaw. It's also a completely playable version of the classic science fiction horror video game Doom.George Merlocco made the Painsa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/You-Can-Play-Doom-on-This-Chainsaw/

Unrealistic Acting With Empty Coffee Cups

Myles McNutt and Daniel Hubbard are bothered by the way actors use coffee cups on TV, particularly large paper coffee cups that are supposedly filled with hot liquid, but obviously aren’t. They’ve put togethe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Unrealistic-Acting-With-Empty-Coffee-Cups/

Cat Confused by Snake Emerging from Toad's Mouth

(Video Link)And, honestly, I'd be baffled, too.This mysterious video shows a toad that has eaten a snake. The snake is a bit too large for it. A cat investigates the scene. The snake is far more concerned about the cat t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Cat-Confused-by-Snake-Emerging-from-Toads-Mouth/

All The Cards You'll Encounter At A Baseball Game

When you head to a baseball game this summer and fall you're going to see all kinds of peanuts and cracker jacks in the stands who'll make you feel like you've unwittingly joined the cast of the Major League reb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/All-The-Cards-Youll-Encounter-At-A-Baseball-Game/

Skull Chair for Home or Office

Ideally, you should sit in a throne made of the skulls of your enemies. In the meantime, try this comfortable armchair designed by Gregory Besson. The skull body is made from fiberglass, not bone. The seat is covered wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Skull-Chair-for-Home-or-Office/

Chris Evans Is Caught Staring At Boobs, Gets Heroically Photoshopped

Chris Evans has proven he's a good guy by giving to charity, making himself to available to fans at conventions and on social media, and making videos for sick fans to show his support.But Chris is also a warm blooded ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Chris-Evans-Is-Caught-Staring-At-Boobs-Gets-Heroically-Photoshopped/

A Secret Sculpture Made of Living Trees

(Image: BBC)David Nash, an artist, owns land in rural northern Wales. In 1977, he began growing and shaping a circle of trees to form this structure. It's a living sculpture of 22 ash trees called Ash Dome.1977...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/A-Secret-Sculpture-Made-of-Living-Trees/

The Geographical Oddity of Null Island

If you were to do a Google search for Null Island, you’d find it has a website, a Wikipedia entry, a Twitter account, and plenty of maps. That’s pretty impressive -for a place that doesn’t exist. Null I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/The-Geographical-Oddity-of-Null-Island/

How to Flip a Hoverboard

The much-derided hoverboard isn't just a toy. In the right hands--er, feet--it's a graceful instrument. Watch this agile athlete do a front flip on one like he's using a skateboard. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/How-to-Flip-a-Hoverboard/

Caution - Atheist - Appetite For Dissension

Caution - Atheist by MockFuIsn't it funny how ignorant some people can be? And it seems the more devout their faith in an organized religion the more likely they are to simply believe everything they're told and lose gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Caution-Atheist-Appetite-For-Dissension/

Where in Your Head?

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!by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research staffWhat happens where...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Where-in-Your-Head/

When a Hole in Your Backyard Turns out to Be a 900-Foot Deep Mineshaft

(Photo: Tom Malloy)Every spring in Butte, Montana, it's "shaft season." That's when old mineshafts make their appearance in the ground, often in surprising locations.In the 19th and 20th Centuries, Butte was a major copp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/When-a-Hole-in-Your-Backyard-Turns-out-to-Be-a-900-Foot-Deep-Mineshaft/

Kayako’s Instagram

あ゛あ゛あ゛あ゛あ゛(にんじんきらい) #あ゛あ゛あ゛あ゛あ゛ #ニャー #さだかやA photo posted by 伽椰子と俊雄のほのぼの親子日記 (@kayakowithtoshio) on Mar 24, 2016...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/Kayakos-Instagram/

The Electricity Went Out, But This Orchestra Kept Playing

(Image: Rosivette_PR)A less skilled, less coordinated group would get flustered and fumble the piece. But when the power went out (1:17 mark) at a state concert competition in Florida, the orchestra of Miami Coral Reef H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/The-Electricity-Went-Out-But-This-Orchestra-Kept-Playing/
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