Archive for 2017

Ex-Cons Share The Craziest Things They've Witnessed In Jail

Nobody ever said going to prison would be a walk in the park, but prison-themed movies and TV shows never really prepare you for the true horrors of life behind bars because they focus on the fighting, the raping and the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Ex-Cons-Share-The-Craziest-Things-Theyve-Witnessed-In-Jail/

Black Girl ln a Big Dress

Aydrea Walden created a video series "about an African American Anglophile cosplayer in love with the Victorian Era who's trying to bring a fantasy courtship from her re-enactment events into the real world." It's a hist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Black-Girl-ln-a-Big-Dress/

Brilliant Ways To Actually Use Your Vacation Photos

I love to take photos while traveling as a way to document my trip, but after reviewing and editing the pics I never know what else to do with them all short of showing them to friends who couldn't care less.Vacation pic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Brilliant-Ways-To-Actually-Use-Your-Vacation-Photos/

Norway’s Medieval Wooden Churches Look Plucked From a Fairy Tale

When we marvel at a sight and say it "looks like it came from a fairy tale," we have to remember that those fairy tales and their illustrations are based on real places that existed once upon a time. We are just lucky th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Norways-Medieval-Wooden-Churches-Look-Plucked-From-a-Fairy-Tale/

Cockatiel Performs Medley of Queen Songs

Something gives me the idea that whoever owns this cockatiel is a Queen fan. MAY-cyan perches on the arm of a Freddie Mercury figurine while whistling "Another One Bites the Dust" and "Radio Gaga."[https://youtu.be/8Ry7A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Cockatiel-Performs-Medley-of-Queen-Songs/

Traffic Sign - Fumbles Ahead - Fate Determined By A Die Roll

Traffic Sign - Fumbles ahead by Bad GoblinWhen you're roaming through dungeons fighting creatures and making the fantasy world safe again the fate of your fictional character comes down to a die roll, and rolling a 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Traffic-Sign-Fumbles-Ahead-Fate-Determined-By-A-Die-Roll/

Police Bust Police

Detroit had a scene right out of a police TV show last week, but it wasn't Law & Order. It was more like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Police Squad! or Reno 911. Officers from both the 11th precinct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Police-Bust-Police/

Nigerian Bobsled Team Heading to the Olympics

The Nigerian women's bobsled team has qualified to compete at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this coming February. The team is the first from Nigeria to ever compete in the Winter Games. The Bobsled & Skel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Nigerian-Bobsled-Team-Heading-to-the-Olympics/

Great Moments In Weather Broadcast History

If it weren't for the hard working weather reporters who deliver the forecast with a little flair the weather segment of the nightly news would be dry and boring with a chance of who gives a crap.But because of their eff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Great-Moments-In-Weather-Broadcast-History/

Justice League B-Team

Justice League is in theaters nationwide, and bound to be a blockbuster whether it's any good or not. But what happens if Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, or Cyborg aren't available to save the world? Batman mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Justice-League-B-Team/

Oddly Delicious Looking Optical Illusion Food Makeup Series

When you tell someone they have food on their face you're usually just trying to be polite and help them from feeling foolish, but when you tell Canadian makeup artist Mimi Choi she has food on her face she says "yah, I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Oddly-Delicious-Looking-Optical-Illusion-Food-Makeup-Series/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Schindler’s List

The 1993 film Schindler's List was a very personal project for Steven Spielberg. He did not take a salary for directing the movie, and did not expect it to be a hit, but took great pains to tell the story accura...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Schindlers-List/

A Guide to Pumpkin Pie

This video starts out showing you how to catch a wild pumpkin, so you know what direction it's going. You will also learn how to use recycled crust and mourn the existence of pre-combined "pumpkin pie spice." The entire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/A-Guide-to-Pumpkin-Pie/

Scars

Usually when people ask you "wanna know how I got these scars?" and you answer "YES!" they go in to a long and painful sounding story about an accident or fight they were in, or how they survived major surgery.But, as th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Scars/

Kitten Needs Constant Attention

Baby animals are just like human babies in that they need plenty of attention and affection, and if they don't get it they let the nearest adult know at the top of their lungs, but most babies aren't as needy as Daisy th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/Kitten-Needs-Constant-Attention/

The Man with 400 Albums

(Image credit: Flickr user UT Connewitz Photo Crew)Neatorama is proud to bring you a post by David Buck, courtesy of Ernie Smith of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/17/The-Man-with-400-Albums/

Space War Hostile Takeover - Mickey Ears Spread Fear Wherever They Go

Space War Hostile Takeover by Thompson Custom Art CreationsCorporate warfare is terrifying when it's waged in skyscrapers and board rooms, but when the corps take their conflicts into outer space the whole thing becom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Space-War-Hostile-Takeover-Mickey-Ears-Spread-Fear-Wherever-They-Go/

The Long Journey to Make Pixar's Dia de los Muertos Movie Coco

Right after Toy Story 3 was released, director Lee Unkrich approached Disney about making a movie centered around Dia de los Muertos. They greenlit the project, although there was no story, no characters, and no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/The-Long-Journey-to-Make-Pixars-Dia-de-los-Muertos-Movie-Coco/

Atlas Robot Practices for the Olympics

Boston Dynamics has been working on their Atlas humanoid robot (previously at Neatorama), fine-tuning its balance, agility, and speed. The resulting improvements are approaching uncanny valley territory. Just watch Atlas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Atlas-Robot-Practices-for-the-Olympics/

Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes

When was the last time you saw anyone in the real world wear a cape (not counting trick-or-treaters)? In the Pixar movie The Incredibles, superhero costume designer Edna Mode declares capes forbidden. They are t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Why-the-Movies-Are-So-Obsessed-With-Capes/

Simon's Cat in DIY

In the latest Simon's Cat cartoon, the cat once again displays typical cat behavior that manages to ruin Simon's day. He's simply trying to install a new shelf on the wall. The cat knows that anything new is for sits. Es...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Simons-Cat-in-DIY/

True Kilts: Debunking the Myths About Highlanders and Clan Tartans

You might know that the tartan patterns of Scotland's kilts are very important to the clans who wear them. After all, each clan, or family, has a registered pattern. You might be surprised to find out how recent that cus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/True-Kilts-Debunking-the-Myths-About-Highlanders-and-Clan-Tartans/

Making a Mirror

This guy starts off with a piece of glass. You can see the slats in the pallet below. Then he pours a bucket of liquid silver nitrate on it. You can immediately see the guy's reflection, but somewhere along the way, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Making-a-Mirror/

Christmas Decorations Completed

When is the right time to switch from Halloween decorations to Christmas decorations? In a perfect world, the Halloween stuff would come down on November 1, and Christmas decorations would go up sometime during Thanksgiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Christmas-Decorations-Completed/

Nasty Notes, Death Threats And Other Troubling Pieces Of "Art" Done By Kids

When kids let the strange and silly stuff knocking around in their head spill out onto the page it usually just makes us giggle and say "um, okaaayyyy" at the ridiculousness of it all.But when kids write dark and creepy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Nasty-Notes-Death-Threats-And-Other-Troubling-Pieces-Of-Art-Done-By-Kids/

An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-off

The town of Terlingua, Texas, has been hosting a chili cook-off for over 50 years now. In a state where chili cook-offs are thick as thieves, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history. The founders split...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/An-Illustrated-Look-at-the-Terlingua-Chili-Cook-off/

The Best Ways To Handle Forgetting Someone's Name

Forgetting someone's name will only become an embarrassing situation if you turn it into one, so if you ever run into someone and can't for the life of you remember their name just keep cool and ask them again.Don't have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/The-Best-Ways-To-Handle-Forgetting-Someones-Name/

Porg Life - This Hamster Bird Thingy Is Super Hard, Yo!

Porg Life by JubbaTheHottThey're not going to save the galaxy, and they probably aren't going to fight the Sith like those wild and wooly Ewoks did, but Porgs are still pretty gangsta in their own right- especially wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Porg-Life-This-Hamster-Bird-Thingy-Is-Super-Hard-Yo/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Up in the Air

The 2009 move Up in the Air stars George Clooney as a frequent flyer who lays off workers for a living. That's sounds depressing, but the film is a story of emotional redemption that tugs at your heartstrings. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Up-in-the-Air/

Crazy Cat Marmalade Wants To Eat His Owner's Shorts

Kitties get more wound up than a toddler hopped up on cola and pixie sticks, and they play in a much weirder way than most kids because they're bloodthirsty predators we've allowed to live in our homes.Case in point- Cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/16/Crazy-Cat-Marmalade-Wants-To-Eat-His-Owners-Shorts/










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