Archive for August 28th, 2016

"Heart of Glass" as a '40s Torch Song

[https://youtu.be/DTMoipsvGNc] (YouTube link)Postmodern Jukebox specializes in genre-bending versions of familiar songs. Here, they accompany vocalist Addie Hamilton as she gives Blondie's "Heart of Glass" a whole new st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Heart-of-Glass-as-a-40s-Torch-Song/

Dress Left In The Dead Sea For Two Years Becomes Glittering Couture

Have you ever wondered why mermaids wear a clam shell bikini top instead of, say, a blouse?It's because the salt in the ocean water collects on clothing and then crystallizes, and after a while that blouse would look mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Dress-Left-In-The-Dead-Sea-For-Two-Years-Becomes-Glittering-Couture/

The Grad Student

Starving from a food-deprived afternoon, the grad student deeply covets the gourmet sandwiches left outside the next workshop.Picking up sandwiches with great relish, the grad student is caught red-handed by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/The-Grad-Student/

Average Rob Hangs Out With Celebrities So We Don't Have To

Aren't celebrities the worst? They seem all cool when they're in movies and TV shows and in concert and junk, but then you actually meet them and it's like eeeeewww! Gross!You know who else thinks celebs are, li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Average-Rob-Hangs-Out-With-Celebrities-So-We-Dont-Have-To/

What Thor Was Doing During Captain America: Civil War

When the events of Captain America: Civil War were happening, Thor was taking a break from being a superhero and instead was indulging in real life activities. He’ll be glad to explain them to you.[https:/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/What-Thor-Was-Doing-During-Captain-America-Civil-War/

Aren't You A Happy Lil Fella!

That song “Put On A Happy Face” failed to mention one thing about smiling all day every day- people will think you're deranged, and instead of spreading happiness you'll be spreading fear.But this comic by Ow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Arent-You-A-Happy-Lil-Fella/

Face To Face - Don't Trust Anyone Who Never Smiles

Face to Face by AlbertocubatasThe bat and the clown seem like opposite sides of a criminal coin when viewed alone, but put the two side-by-side and the comparison reveals they're not so different after all. They both fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Face-To-Face-Dont-Trust-Anyone-Who-Never-Smiles/

Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived -But Unreal- Risk?

A 9-year-old girl spent all day playing at a park near her home. She had a cell phone and a house key with her, and went home when she got tired. Was that dangerous? It sounds like typical behavior for a 9-year-old. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Why-Do-We-Judge-Parents-For-Putting-Kids-At-Perceived-But-Unreal-Risk/

Redditors Share Their Shower Thoughts About Batman

I wonder what Batman thinks about while he's taking a shower?He probably runs through the minutes of his last mission, thinks about how much he hates clowns and keeps a fearful eye open in case a psycho man-bat tries to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Redditors-Share-Their-Shower-Thoughts-About-Batman/

Life as a Berserker

The berserkers were a subset of Viking warriors who went into battle wearing wolf or bear skins instead of armor and fought with uncontrollable fury, which is where we get the phrase "going berserk." While in their battl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Life-as-a-Berserker/

Crude Animated Short Shows Why It Sucked To Be A Pirate

Pirates have been cleaned up and made to look like heroes, but in their day they were the scummiest, scurviest, meanest, greediest and most ruthless dogs sailing the seven seas.Which is why it would have sucked to be a p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Crude-Animated-Short-Shows-Why-It-Sucked-To-Be-A-Pirate/

Before the Breathalyzer There Was the Drunkometer

Did you ever see someone in an old movie blow into a balloon to see how drunk they were? That was part of a device called the Harger Drunkometer. After Prohibition was repealed in the 1930s, police had to deal with an up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Before-the-Breathalyzer-There-Was-the-Drunkometer/

Fisherman Lands 17-foot Sawfish

Josh Jorgensen knew he had a really big fish on the line, but when he finally saw it, he was a bit shocked. It was a sawfish, which is a critically endangered species. Jorgensen called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/Fisherman-Lands-17-foot-Sawfish/

The First Contemporary Art Exhibition For Dogs

Humans assume dogs don't appreciate fine art because they often tear any artwork they find lying around to bits, but dogs explore the world with their mouths and they mean no disrespect.In fact, if a dog's eyes worked li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/28/The-First-Contemporary-Art-Exhibition-For-Dogs/




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