Archive for August 24th, 2016

What's Better Than One Panda Party? A Three-In-One Panda Party

What do you do when three of your friends have birthdays within one week of another? You throw a giant, joint-birthday party. And that's exactly what Washington D.C.'s National Zoo did to celebrate the birthdays of three...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Whats-Better-Than-One-Panda-Party-A-Three-In-One-Panda-Party/

16 Misconceptions About Football

[https://youtu.be/TtxTtObOB44] (YouTube link)I was reminded that summer is almost over Friday night when I could hear the local high school football game from my backyard. The NFL season begins in two weeks. You might be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/16-Misconceptions-About-Football/

Radio Drama Stairs

This is a staircase with four different surfaces. These are radio drama stairs, which are used for sound effects. An actor or Foley artist would walk or run up and down the stairs to simulate, er, walking or running up a...

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Ten Of The Weirdest Bands Ever

Ever since Scooby Doo introduced me to KISS I've had a soft spot for strange bands who play bizarre music and put on wicked weird stage shows.Then The Muppet Show introduced me to Alice Cooper and I was hopeless...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Ten-Of-The-Weirdest-Bands-Ever/

Mine’s the Red One

Mine's the red one!! pic.twitter.com/Z68nxrDyJ6— Nick Dempsey (@nickdempsey1) August 23, 2016 Silver medalist Nick Dempsey posted pictures of the British Olympic team’s flight home from Rio. They traveled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Mines-the-Red-One/

Fantastic Swords - By The Power Of Our Magic Blades!

Fantastic Swords by Rocky DaviesIt seems many of the totally radical heroes of the 1980s had one thing in common- their mighty sword, which allowed them to channel their awesomeness and cut the bad guys down to size. Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Fantastic-Swords-By-The-Power-Of-Our-Magic-Blades/

Names For Emotions People Feel But Can't Explain

Humans are so emotionally complex we feel emotions we can't even describe very well, so all of our complex emotions tend to get lumped into generic categories such as anger or sadness.But indescribable simply won't work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Names-For-Emotions-People-Feel-But-Cant-Explain/

Processionary Caterpillars

Photographer Dirk Nienaber watched a a group of processionary caterpillars make their way across Perth, Australia. They don’t go this fast; it’s a time-lapse video. These are probably Ochrogaster lunifer*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Processionary-Caterpillars/

Michelle Kingdom's Embroidered Narratives

Aside from being one of the most time consuming of the needle arts, embroidery is also (arguably) the most personal way for a textiles-based artist to express themselves.The artist holds the cloth "sketching" surface in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Michelle-Kingdoms-Embroidered-Narratives/

Angry Desert Rain Frog Squeaks With Displeasure

Man, it must really suck to be the little Desert rain frog in this video by Dean Boshoff, because the ornery little critter is so cute even his scream of displeasure sounds like a squeaky toy!(YouTube Link)Dean was clear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Angry-Desert-Rain-Frog-Squeaks-With-Displeasure/

10 Incredible Homes Made from Mud

While it could be argued that any brick home is “made from mud,” that’s not what this is about. These homes are made from cob, which is an ancient combination of clay-rich soil, water, and straw. When f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/10-Incredible-Homes-Made-from-Mud/

A Huge Collection Of Clever Movie Easter Eggs

Movie easter eggs are fun to hunt with your eyeballs and often so deliciously geeky that you want to share them with friends.Which is why sites keep posting articles revealing the locations of movie secrets and we keep e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/A-Huge-Collection-Of-Clever-Movie-Easter-Eggs/

Graphing Calculator: A Game Boy For Math

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: Hannes Grobe)*e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/Graphing-Calculator-A-Game-Boy-For-Math/

An Honest Trailer For The Jungle Book (2016)

Screen Junkies takes a look at the CGI/live action version of The Jungle Book, which will be available on DVD and Blu-ray next week. While they tend to tear movies apart with their Honest Trailers, the critique...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/24/An-Honest-Trailer-For-The-Jungle-Book-2016/
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