Archive for June 28th, 2016

Happy Dog Bounces across a Field

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wODa2jV_MUs](Video Link)My dream is to be this dog.Rosie, a poodle and whippet mix, bounds across a field in Norwich, East Anglia, UK. She takes unreserved joy in such a simple thing.-via...

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The Match That Lights a Soyuz Rocket

NASA fires their rockets with an electronic ignition system. The Russians use giant wooden matches to fire up their rockets. The device, invented in the 1950s for intercontinental ballistic missiles, is called a PZU, whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/The-Match-That-Lights-a-Soyuz-Rocket/

Library Goes Sci Fi to Promote Its Services

Long Beach City College is a community college in California. Its librarians wanted to show students what they have to offer in a fun, novel way. So they created the most extraordinary library promotional videos I've eve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Library-Goes-Sci-Fi-to-Promote-Its-Services/

The Game of Thrones Graveyard

This is only for fans of the TV show Game of Thrones who are current on the series, because it contains spoilers. If there’s one thing that ties the various episodes, seasons, and kingdoms of Game of T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/The-Game-of-Thrones-Graveyard/

5,000-Year Old Paystub Shows Workers Paid in Beer

It's time to punch the timeclock and head out because it's beer o'clock. Here's a record of the earliest known such time. It's a cuniform tablet that is 5,000 years old.Archaeologists found it at Uruk (you know, from *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/5000-Year-Old-Paystub-Shows-Workers-Paid-in-Beer/

Another One Bites The Dust - Have Fun Storming The Death Star

Another One Bites The Dust by Rocky DaviesBy order of the Queen all stormtroopers were to be shot on sight, which wouldn't have been a big deal if it wasn't for the fact that some of those stormtroopers were destined to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Another-One-Bites-The-Dust-Have-Fun-Storming-The-Death-Star/

Pet Review: Cats

YouTube member Garcatch intends to test and review all pets to give you the best advice on which to select. Today, he reviews cats as pets. Contains NSFW language.[https://youtu.be/EuXg6khKFRE] (YouTube link)To recap: ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Pet-Review-Cats/

I Want an Ice Cream Cone Topped by More Ice Cream Cones

How much ice cream do you need? The correct answer is “more.” Jersey Jack, a gelato bar in Como, Western Australia, has the right idea. Its Little Mostro isn’t little at all. The large ice cream cone is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/I-Want-an-Ice-Cream-Cone-Topped-by-More-Ice-Cones/

An Honest Trailer for Jaws

As the July 4th holiday nears, it’s time to pull out the movie that ruined the holiday in 1975: Jaws! We cowered in our seats with suspense, even though we didn’t see the shark much at all. That was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Jaws/

Guy Turned His Girlfriend's Dog-Chewed Heel Into A Wearable Work Of Art

Dogs who like to destroy stuff have no idea how valuable the stuff they're destroying is to their humans, but when they chew up something their human cares about they're dubbed bad dog.But what if they're just trying to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Guy-Turned-His-Girlfriends-Dog-Chewed-Heel-Into-A-Wearable-Work-Of-Art/

50 of America's Best Diners

To pay tribute to the classic American diner, Extra Crispy compiled a list, not of the 50 best diners ranked, but a great diner from each state in the Union. You could easily argue with their choices, because the definit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/50-of-Americas-Best-Diners/

Dick Van Dyke Leads a Mary Poppins Sing-Along

Dick Van Dyke is 90 years old, but he's not slowing down a bit.The star of Mary Poppins recently visited the childhood home of Walt Disney in Chicago for the Creativity Days festival. After touring the house, Va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Dick-Van-Dyke-Leads-a-Mary-Poppins-Sing-along/

Marvel Heroes Who Are More Villainous Than The Villains

Marvel made their mark on the comic book industry by creating complex characters with lots of depth and storylines adults would enjoy reading nearly as much as the youngsters.Some of Marvel's characters are so complex it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Marvel-Heroes-Who-Are-More-Villainous-Than-The-Villains/

Washing Instructions

Redditor Jl889 bought a cloth swim diaper for her baby. She checked the washing instructions tag and found that it was designed to be remembered. And not only remembered, but shared. I’m glad to oblige. After a bit...

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The Restaurant Built in a Waterfall

Chances are you never looked at a waterfall and thought "that's a place I wanna eat," but after looking at a few photos of the Labassin Waterfall Restaurant in the Philipines you might start feeling that way. This s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/The-Restaurant-Built-in-a-Waterfall/

A Stop Motion Short About Our Robotic Morning Routines

Nine-to-fivers sleepily shuffle through their morning routine then commute to work while fighting to stay awake, all so they can sleepwalk through their work day, go home tired and do it all over again.Maybe we should ju...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/A-Stop-Motion-Short-About-Our-Robotic-Morning-Routines/

You Are Here - Life Ain't Always A Box Of Chocolates

You Are Here by BenaresWhen life is full of crapstorms that muddy up your view of the wondrous world we live in you must learn to wipe it all away and move on. Sometimes you'll find yourself surrounded with crappy peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/You-Are-Here-Life-Aint-Always-A-Box-Of-Chocolates/

10 Airlines Offering The Finest Business Class in the Sky

The “business class” airline section is supposed to be one step down from first class. The savings over first class are substantial, yet the seating is still luxuriously comfortable. In some airlines, the bus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/10-Airlines-Offering-The-Finest-Business-Class-in-the-Sky/

Nothing Makes People Scream With Laughter Like A Horror-Bly Funny T-Shirt

Black Lagoon Bottom Dwellers by Art BrokenComedy goes surprisingly well with tragedy, and our favorite horror movies often feature comedic elements that go great with all the blood and gore.It's no surprise horror movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Nothing-Makes-People-Scream-With-Laughter-Like-A-Horror-Bly-Funny-T-Shirt/

The Star-Spangled Banner at the Lincoln Memorial

Star Genleah Swain was touring the Lincoln Memorial in Washington and was inspired. The acoustics are good, the feeling was there, so she gave in to a dare from her companions and sang the Star Spangled Banner right ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/The-Star-Spangled-Banner-at-the-Lincoln-Memorial/

World Map Turns into Bicyclist Silhouette

Thomas Yang, an artist and creative director in Singapore, has a real gift for conveying ideas in new ways. He makes many posters that promote bike-riding, such as one in which he printed the Empire State Building with b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/World-Map-Turns-into-Bicyclist-Silhouette/

Cats and Dogs Research Review

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!(Image credit: Flickr user dixie wells)Research in, on, or about cats and d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/Cats-and-Dogs-Research-Review/

God Mode ON

Should a driverless car be programmed with ethics? They will have to be. In the hypothetical scenario in which a driver must decide between risking the lives of pedestrians or risking the life of passengers in the car, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/God-Mode-ON/

The Elevator That Goes Sideways, Up, and Down

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A739p5HkRZ8](Video Link)Genoa, Italy is a very hilly place, so there are already many lifts and trams that carry passengers, around, up, and down. But what makes the elevator at d'Alberti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/The-Elevator-That-Goes-Sideways-Up-and-Down-2/




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