Archive for 2017

Star Wars Crawl Wedding Cake

Cakeguy555 made this awesome 5-tier Star Wars wedding cake for a couple who were renewing their wedding vows. It features Han, Leia, R2-D2, and text that looks like one of the opening crawls from the movies, but the actu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Star-Wars-Crawl-Wedding-Cake/

Guy Demonstrates The Method He Used To Train His Cat To Walk On A Leash

I once semi-successfully trained my cat to walk around my backyard on a leash- he would walk around okay for a while, and even climb trees here and there while tethered to me below. But you could tell he was holding back...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Guy-Demonstrates-The-Method-He-Used-To-Train-His-Cat-To-Walk-On-A-Leash/

The Creators of Spinal Tap Still Haven't Been Paid

Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, and Harry Shearer began working on an idea in 1978 that would eventually become the movie This Is Spinal Tap in 1984. They performed music gigs and made a 20-minute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/The-Creators-of-Spinal-Tap-Still-Havent-Been-Paid/

Pastor Finds Massive 706-Carat Diamond In Sierra Leone Mine

There are people willing to enslave, exploit and kill other humans without a second thought for a fistful of diamonds, so imagine what they would do to get their hands on a 706-carat diamond worth millions. This 706-car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Pastor-Finds-Massive-706-Carat-Diamond-In-Sierra-Leone-Mine/

Scientist Forever - Let's Get This Dumb Universe Rollin'!

Scientist Forever by OlipopOnce you got science in dem dere bones you can't ever get away from it, no matter how high you fly! Okay, that sounded like it was written by Mr. Poopy Butthole, in other words crappy, so le...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Scientist-Forever-Lets-Get-This-Dumb-Universe-Rollin/

Bustles Were a Pain in the Behind

Women's fashions in the 19th century went through many changes, as different designers tried out the ways they could make a woman look the way she should. The crinolines of the Civil War era didn't really work in cities...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Bustles-Were-a-Pain-in-the-Behind/

Tiny Dancers Among Us

Children usually dance, play and explore the world with reckless abandon, but when kids are serious about developing a skill like dancing they become far more focused than they ever have while sitting in class.And even t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Tiny-Dancers-Among-Us/

Signs from the March for Science

(Image source: reddit) The March For Science took place on Saturday, with demonstrators converging on Washington DC and almost 500 other cities in the U.S. and around the world to advance science-based policies and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Signs-from-the-March-for-Science/

This Diner Is Full Of Dark Secrets

Rest your eyes on this image of a seemingly ordinary diner for a while and you'll start to notice strange and sinister things are afoot in this particular beanery which smack of black magic and the Old Gods. Thankfu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/This-Diner-Is-Full-Of-Dark-Secrets/

Embers & Dust

Orson Welles broadcast his radio play "War of the Worlds," about an alien invasion, on October 30th, 1938. Some folks missed the disclaimer at the beginning that assured listeners that it was a work of fiction. Now, if t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Embers-Dust/

Black And White Photos Of Famous People On Skateboards

Lots of people ride a skateboard when they're young only to give up sidewalk surfing when they become adults, but the truly passionate will keep on skating until their dying day.Just look at how much fun Pete Townshend i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Black-And-White-Photos-Of-Famous-People-On-Skateboards/

Satan Fingers

Here is a lesson in math by trauma. This dad is evil, but he blew my mind with a math trick that I did not know. Thank you, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. However, I find it impossible to hold up my ninth finger by i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Satan-Fingers/

The Robbery Is A Single Take Dark Comedy Short About Armed Robbery Gone Wrong

People who are desperate enough to attempt an armed robbery often feel like they have nothing left to lose in their lives so they're not afraid to take whatever they want at gunpoint.The dumbest and most desperate crimin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/The-Robbery-Is-A-Single-Take-Dark-Comedy-Short-About-Armed-Robbery-Gone-Wrong/

Stop Worrying That You Worry Too Much

How much time do you spend worrying about things? Do people tell you that you worry too much? That's not really useful, because that feeling of impending doom (or even just a little discomfort) is difficult to turn off....

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Stop-Worrying-That-You-Worry-Too-Much/

Former Students Share Stories About What Got Them Expelled From College

(Image Link)It's not uncommon for college students to wind up on academic probation if they spend too much time partying, which usually makes them clean up their act and study hard again so they don't get kicked out.(Via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Former-Students-Share-Stories-About-What-Got-Them-Expelled-From-College/

Science Not Silence - The Future Can Be Bright Again If We Persist

Science Not Silence Science March by fishbiscuit It looks like science is being attacked by the forces of ignorance once again, as those who would have us roll our calendars back a hundred years or more are doing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Science-Not-Silence-The-Future-Can-Be-Bright-Again-If-We-Persist/

The Dzhanibekov Effect

In this video from space, we see what happens to a spinning handle in low gravity. The gyroscopic force is strong with this one. What we are seeing is the Dzhanibekov effect, also called the Tennis Racket theorem.[https:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/The-Dzhanibekov-Effect/

Simply Endearing Comic Strips About The Joy And Pain Of Relationships

Every relationship has its share of joy and pain, with bouts of swooning, sadness and giddy glee, but mostly there is talking and sharing and caring, so if that's not your cup of tea then Tuna Dunn's comics may not appea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Simply-Endearing-Comic-Strips-About-The-Joy-And-Pain-Of-Relationships/

Why Are You Always Tired?

Getting enough sleep is important for everything else in your life. That's hard to deal with when you have deadlines, to-do lists, and people counting on you to take care of business. However, a proper amount of rest wil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Why-Are-You-Always-Tired/

A New Addition to the OED: Sonic Screwdriver

Doctor Who has been a staple of British culture for over 50 years, and now it has officially infiltrated the language -that's why the Oxford English Dictionary will be adding the word Sonic Screwdriver to the newest edit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/A-New-Addition-to-the-OED-Sonic-Screwdriver/

The Myth of the White Lighter

Here's a superstition I had never heard of until now. Disposable lighters come in all colors, but the white ones are bad luck. It's supposedly even more unlucky than lighting three cigarettes with one match. At least tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/The-Myth-of-the-White-Lighter/

Jyn Erso Cosplayer Handing Out the Death Star Plans to Every Princess Leia

Dino Ignacio took his daughter to Star Wars Celebration last week, and they went fully equipped. He made a batch of plastic datacards as the plans for the Death Star for his tiny Jyn Erso to deliver. In case you haven't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Jyn-Erso-Cosplayer-Handing-Out-the-Death-Star-Plans-to-Every-Princess-Leia/

Pusic Missed His Dad

Pusic was taken in when he was a very sick kitten abandoned in a box. He pulled through, as you can see in this video, and grew up to love the Russian couple who took him in. He especially likes getting picked up by his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Pusic-Missed-His-Dad/

How Earth Day Began

Embed from Getty Images On the very first Earth Day in 1970, Denis Hayes stood on a stage in Central Park, stunned by the number of people who'd come to honor the planet. Now 76 years old, Hayes remembers it was l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/How-Earth-Day-Began/

The Macaroni Nightmare

Did you ever have the macaroni nightmare? It doesn't have to be about macaroni, but anything you could possibly say that makes everyone laugh at you. And I guarantee we've all had that dream where people laugh at how unc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/The-Macaroni-Nightmare/

Simon's Cat's Guide to Boxes

Cats love boxes, but some boxes are better than others. To determine which is the best, they must all be thoroughly checked out. Simon's Cat and the kitten are channeling Maru and his sister Hana in the latest a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Simons-Cats-Guide-to-Boxes/

Aurora Ornatus - Did Dinosaurs Enjoy That Light Show In The Sky?

Aurora ornatus by Raven AmosThe Anchiceratops probably enjoyed watching the brilliant show put on by the Aurora Borealis as much as humans do today, but it's hard to imagine how they viewed the atmospheric event. Did...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Aurora-Ornatus-Did-Dinosaurs-Enjoy-That-Light-Show-In-The-Sky/

Beloved TV Characters Who Are Really Bad People

Whenever fans develop strong feelings for a pop culture character they start to feel like that character can do no wrong, because every choice they make and action they take is just character development.But if you put t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Beloved-TV-Characters-Who-Are-Really-Bad-People/

The Harp Twins Do "Iron Man"

The 1970 Black Sabbath song "Iron Man" is a heavy metal classic, no pun intended. Or maybe it was intended. Anyway, you can't get any further from the popular concept of heavy metal than the angelic music of the harp. So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/The-Harp-Twins-Do-Iron-Man/

Woman Sends Guy A Detailed PowerPoint On Why He Should Date Her

These days you can tell somebody you have feelings for them in many different ways, as emails and text messages have replaced the written note and eliminated the need for a face-to-face.But take it from University of Min...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/21/Woman-Sends-Guy-A-Detailed-PowerPoint-On-Why-He-Should-Date-Her/




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