Archive for May 19th, 2016

The Future of Work in 5 Charts

The Cooper Review explains the realities of work with a flow chart, pie chart, scatterplot, and a couple of other graphs that are mainly about how nothing gets done because we have too many meetings. The meetings are to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/The-Future-of-Work-in-5-Charts/

Finally! A Stroller for Adults

You know what's awesome? Sitting. And the older I get, the more I appreciate a good sit. If there's anything better than a good sit, it's a good lie down, but those are few and far between.Infants and toddlers have it ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Finally-A-Stroller-for-Adults/

A Personal Wall of Fame

JBreezyBaby fulfilled a lifelong dream by attending the 2015 Star Wars Celebration and paying to have photos taken the the Star Wars actors. He says he spent his entire tax refund doing it. But these aren’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/A-Personal-Wall-of-Fame/

Wolverine Takes Xialis for His Adamantium Dysfunction. You Should, Too.

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwNuTQM6gYE](Video Link)As he got older, Wolverine found it harder and harder to deploy his claws when he was in the mood for some action. That's why he started taking Xialis for his adam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Wolverine-Takes-Xialis-for-His-Adamantium-Dysfunction-You-Should-Too/

Self-Esteem

A photo posted by Sarah Andersen (@sarahandersencomics) on May 18, 2016 at 7:29am PDT Sometimes you feel like you’re on top of the world, like maybe you’ve got this whole “life” thing finally...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Self-Esteem/

Edible 6-Pack Rings Feed Marine Life Instead of Killing It

(Image: We Believers)People throw away 6-pack rings. Then they get tangled around the bodies of turtles, fish, birds, and other animals. They can maim or strangle those helpless creatures.The Saltwater Brewery of Delray...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Edible-6-Pack-Rings-Feed-Marine-Life-Instead-of-Kill-It/

25 Facts About The Indy 500

[https://youtu.be/v0DIo-io-QQ] (YouTube link)The annual auto race known as the Indianapolis 500 takes place on Sunday during Memorial Day weekend. The race is 500 miles long, and it’s in Indianapolis, which means i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/25-Facts-About-The-Indy-500/

Skipper's Boat Tours - No Refunds Or Guarantee Of Safe Return...Have Fun!

Skipper's Boat Tours by APSketchesWhen you pay for one of Skipper's boat tours you're paying for way more than just a three hour tour- you're paying to watch that bumbling first mate Gilligan muck everything up! But if...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Skippers-Boat-Tours-No-Refunds-Or-Guarantee-Of-Safe-ReturnHave-Fun/

Elsa/Rey Cosplay

The sand glows brown on the desert tonight Not a footprint to be seen An empire of isolation, And it looks like I'm the queen.Rey from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is ready to let it go, right after...

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The Trees of Literature

Atlas Obscura is highlighting trees all this week in what they call, appropriately, Tree Week. Among posts about living trees and historical trees, they also pay tribute to trees in fiction. It’s only natural, as l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/The-Trees-of-Literature/

The Delightful Automata Created By Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

There's nothing like watching an automaton put on a simple mechanical show for you, and even kids who stare at screens all day long get a kick out of watching automatons move.(YouTube Link)One particular group of makers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/The-Delightful-Automata-Created-By-Cabaret-Mechanical-Theatre/

Benin’s Amazing Technicolor Voodoo Cloaks

In the west African country of Benin, 17% of the population follows the voodoo religion. An annual voodoo festival brings out the fanciest fashions used in voodoo rites.The idea of the festival is to strengthen the bond...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Benins-Amazing-Technicolor-Voodoo-Cloaks/

These Horrible Robot Face GIFs Will Give You Nightmares

(Image Link)Sometimes we like GIFs because they send a short but sweet message, other times we dig them because they feature a scene from our favorite movie or a funny moment that fits nicely in a three to five second cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/These-Horrible-Robot-Face-GIFs-Will-Give-You-Nightmares/

My First Time Camping

People who never went camping with their parents are at a disadvantage when they try it on their own, or with other people who’ve never done it before. You don’t know what to expect, or what to take (hint: mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/My-First-Time-Camping/

What's Stuck In This Brick Wall?

It appears the internet has actually run out of optical illusions to share, so until an artist like Dudolf creates a new one for us to stare at we're staring at this brick wall illusion that made the rounds in 2014.See i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Whats-Stuck-In-This-Brick-Wall/

Water Balloons on a Trampoline

Mark Rober (previously at Neatorama) decided it would be cool to add water balloons to a trampoline. It was! He and his nephews jumped along with hundreds of small water balloons, which looks really cool in slow motion....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Water-Balloons-on-a-Trampoline/

Photographer Creates Visual Nightmares With A Little Help From His Daughters

Fathers and daughters can have a nightmarish relationship, butting heads about things like boys, makeup and appropriate school attire.But if they're lucky they can find something fun to do together, an activity that brin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Photographer-Creates-Visual-Nightmares-With-A-Little-Help-From-His-Daughters/

The Real Max Kessler

Max Kessler was surprised when he heard that Adam Sandler’s new movie The Do-Over had him starring as a character named Max Kessler. That’s pretty neat, because it’s not the world’s most...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/The-Real-Max-Kessler/

Sanctus Matthew - God Bless The Devil Of Hell's Kitchen

Sanctus Matthew by Dicky The DarkwraithTo the police and outside world the Devil of Hell's Kitchen's actions are deplorable, as they all continue to claim they hate vigilante justice, but the people who call the Kitchen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Sanctus-Matthew-God-Bless-The-Devil-Of-Hells-Kitchen/

Actors Whose Lives Are More Interesting Than Their Characters

Celebs who choose to keep their lives adventurous rather than playing it safe and insurable are a daring bunch who are often willing to risk their lives for the welfare of others.After playing Andrea on The Walking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Actors-Whose-Lives-Are-More-Interesting-Than-Their-Characters/

The Secret of 50 Berkeley Square

(Image credit: Keli Ciesemier)Dickens fans have long wondered which real-life spinster inspired Miss Havisham of Great Expectations. Does a haunted house hold a shocking new clue? It starts with the house. Long...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/The-Secret-of-50-Berkeley-Square/

The Guinness World Record for the Most Number of Blowtorches Extinguished with the Tongue

In one minute, Ashrita Furman of Queens, New York extinguished 47 lit blowtorches using only his tongue. You can see a video of his record-breaking achievement here.How do you discover that you have this talent? For Furm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/The-Guinness-World-Record-for-the-Most-Number-of-Blowtorches-Extinguished-with-the-Tongue/

When Cogs Go Bad

Everything was going just fine until the realization hit him. Just a cog in a machine. His usefulness as a cog was instantly over. Once they get to yearning for something better, you can’t keep them well-oiled and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/When-Cogs-Go-Bad/

Famous Ringtones Played on a Piano

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft2cFHpts4E](Video Link)Master pianist Tony Ann remixes popular tunes in innovative variations for the piano. He usually does hit songs, such as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Pillow Talk." But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/19/Famous-Ringtones-Played-on-a-Piano/
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