Archive for July 13th, 2016

The World's First Blood Bank for Birds

(Photo: Israeli Wildlife Hospital)The Israeli Wildlife Hospital treats many wild birds that live in and migrate across Israel every year. It often needs to provide blood transfusions to injuried birds. Blood can be in sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/The-Worlds-First-Blood-Bank-for-Birds/

Kittens Playing in Boxes

Before there was radio or TV, we used to sit around and laugh at the cat. Then we got movies, TV, and then the internet, and now we sit around and watch other people’s cats do funny cat stuff.[https://youtu.be/1CxK...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Kittens-Playing-in-Boxes/

The Great Bell of Dhammazedi

According to legend, King Dhammazedi, the ruler of a nation in what is now Burma, built the largest bell in the world in 1484. The copper, gold, and silver bell weighed nearly 300 tons. It hung alongside the golden Shwed...

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Martinied Out

Let this be a warning to you -martinis will get you drunk very quickly. This olive had certainly had more than enough! It’s just one picture of a collection called 18 Inanimate Objects That Look Completely Wasted a...

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Dead Or Alive - Whatever You Do Don't Call Him Chrome Dome

Dead Or Alive by ZerobriantCops can be scary enough when their guns are drawn, but if you hear an extra shiny cop in metal armor yell "dead or alive, you're coming with me" you'd better drop to the ground and pray for y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Dead-Or-Alive-Whatever-You-Do-Dont-Call-Him-Chrome-Dome/

Scientists Draw Eyes on Cow Butts to Protect Them from Lions

(Photo: Ben Yexly/UNSW)Conservationists at the University of New South Wales want cattle farmers in Botswana to be able to live side-by-side with wild lions. That's hard because the lions prey on the farmers' cattle. So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Scientists-Draw-Eyes-on-Cow-Butts-to-Protect-Them-from-Lions/

Deputies Free Bear Stuck in Car

The Jefferson County (Colorado) Sheriff’s Department got a call about a bear in a car. The young bear had somehow opened the door, entered the car, and locked himself in. Deputies Tillman and McLaughlin tried to fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Deputies-Free-Bear-Stuck-in-Car/

This Family Lives in a Star Wars-Themed Apartment

(Photo: Highlight Images)Don't be too proud of this architectural terror you've constructed. The ability to comfortably house a family is insignificant next to the power of the Force.But, still, the lucky family that liv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/This-Family-Lives-in-a-Star-Wars-Themed-Apartment/

25 Amazing Nerdcations

[https://youtu.be/cPzUMhwjdGU] (YouTube link)A “nerdcation” is exactly what it sounds like: a vacation for nerds. They are less about relaxation and more about learning something or even becoming part of some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/25-Amazing-Nerdcations/

Robotic Glove Gives You Super Strength, Crushing Handshake

This is RoboGlove. It's like a Power Loader from Alien, but for your hand. It wraps around your hand, greatly enhancing your grip strength. General Motors, which is developing the technology, is being quiet abou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Robotic-Glove-Gives-You-Super-Strength-Crushing-Handshake/

Disney Castle LEGO Set

LEGO sets are getting bigger and bigger. Get ready for the Disney Castle set, designed to resemble Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World in Florida. It has 4,080 pieces, including pieces that represent Cinderell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Disney-Castle-LEGO-Set/

This Smart Little Puppy Gives Himself A Bath Every Day

It's rare to come across a dog who actually likes to take a bath, and even rarer to find a dog who doesn't immediately run outside and roll in the dirt after getting clean.But Brady the golden retriever is such a clean f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/This-Smart-Little-Puppy-Gives-Himself-A-Bath-Every-Day/

Medieval Graffiti

The medieval history we study is mostly that of the elite people of the time, because they were literate enough to leave records, or powerful enough to hire someone to leave records. We don’t know nearly enough abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Medieval-Graffiti/

These Hilarious Presidential Campaign Signs Should Win The 2016 Election

When an election year rolls around lawns and fences across the country start sprouting campaign signs, because presidential candidates think this crappy advertising tactic still works.But voters know better than to vote...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/These-Hilarious-Presidential-Campaign-Signs-Should-Win-The-2016-Election/

An Honest Trailer for Ghostbusters 2

The entire internet is asking why we need a remake of the perfect movie, meaning Ghostbusters. Screen Junkies remembers when we asked that question back in 1989, as the sequel to the original 1984 film was launc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Ghostbusters-2/

Big Apple, 3am - Strange Things Happen While The City Is Sleeping

Big Apple, 3am by Coinbox TeesYou can see a lot of strange stuff if you go walking around the Big Apple in the middle of the night, but if you see four heroes in a half shell squaring off against some giant mechanical d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Big-Apple-3am-Strange-Things-Happen-While-The-City-Is-Sleeping/

Go And Catch Them All, But Be Careful While Playing Pokémon Go

(Image Link)Pokémon Go has brought lots of good things to the world of mobile gaming, bringing real life trainers together like no Pokémon product ever could, but along with the good there is always the bad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Go-And-Catch-Them-All-But-Be-Careful-While-Playing-Pokmon-Go/

20 Facts About the Mansion from the Hit Show Empire

Empire is a Fox TV show about Luscious Lyon, a hip-hop artist who founded a recording company, and is now the CEO of a diverse corporation. His home has become a focal point of the series, with its opulent but t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/20-Facts-About-the-Mansion-from-the-Hit-Show-Empire/

Daddy Bullfrog Protects His Tadpoles

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3uO2lO9JDk](Video Link)The African Bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus) is the biggest in Africa and noted for his aggressiveness. He's big and tough, but a complete sweetheart whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Daddy-Bullfrog-Protects-His-Tadpoles/

Generic Products, Private Labels

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.(Image credit: Flickr user All...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Generic-Products-Private-Labels/

Margot Robbie Defines 50 Australian Slang Terms In Under 4 Minutes

Margot Robbie had to ditch her Australian accent while playing Harley Quinn in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie, but that doesn't mean she has lost touch with her Aussie roots.She's still every bit the authority...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Margot-Robbie-Defines-50-Australian-Slang-Terms-In-Under-4-Minutes/

This Musician Tattoos the Names of Suicide Survivors among His Fans

(Photo: Robb Nash)Robb Nash is a Canadian rock musician. One day, a young girl handed him a suicide note. She said that she had changed her mind and didn't need it anymore.So Nash talked to groups of teens, urging them n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/This-Musician-Tattoos-the-Names-of-Suicide-Survivors-among-His-Fans/

Shave the Corpse

This ad appeared in the January 1912 issue of Casket and Sunnyside magazine, a trade publication for funeral professionals. A commenter at Weird Universe tells us more about the magazine.From an article on the 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Shave-the-Corpse/






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