Archive for January 1st, 2017

Alexa Gone Wild

[https://youtu.be/r5p0gqCIEa8] (YouTube link)Amazon Alexa is a web-enabled voice-activated speaker that can be wired up as a total household assistant. This toddler wanted to try it out. He asked Alexa to play a song. He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Alexa-Gone-Wild/

The Simpsons Does Dark Comedy Right

There's a reason The Simpsons is one of the most highly regarded TV comedies of all time- the writing is comedy gold.From the ridiculously funny character development to the satirical nature of Springfield, USA...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/The-Simpsons-Does-Dark-Comedy-Right/

Hipster Clothing for Action Figures

Monika Hegedus is a clothing designer and seamstress, but her models are 1/6 human scale. They are action figures. If you have an action figure that needs a fine wardrobe, check out her Etsy store Hegemony77com. They are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Hipster-Clothing-for-Action-Figures/

BuzzFeed's Best Comics Of 2016

(Via Nathan W Pyle)Many comic artists put out a new strip weekly, if not daily, so their strip has plenty of opportunities to go viral, but very few strips actually pull in millions of readers and hit the internet jackpo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/BuzzFeeds-Best-Comics-Of-2016/

M - It Stands For Monarch, Not Moth!

M by kgullholmenThe theater was full of people who had gone to see Fritz Lang's classic thriller masterpiece M, but instead they were treated to an odd little film about a very strange man in a moth suit. It started out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/M-It-Stands-For-Monarch-Not-Moth/

Thermal Cats

I have a large tomcat who sleeps  on my side of the bed. When I have to move him to get some sleep myself, he's warmed a fairly large spot. Filmed with a thermal camera, you can see how much heat a cat generates. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Thermal-Cats/

This Brewery Will Custom-Make a Beer for You Based on Your DNA

The flavors you like are partially based on how sensitive you are to certain chemicals. Now Meantime Brewing is creating custom brews for customers based on their DNA. Using a saliva sample to analyze what flavor compoun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/This-Brewery-Will-Custom-Make-a-Beer-for-You-Based-on-Your-DNA/

The Year's Best Cake Wrecks

Jen Yates has several posts that highlight the best of 2016 at Cake Wrecks. This cake with "sprinkels" came from the post The Best Literal LOLs of 2016. Other best-of lists include cakes featuring the Best Misunderstandi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/The-Years-Best-Cake-Wrecks/

Midnight Monologues From A Real Life Sleep Talker

Being told you talk in your sleep can be somewhat nerve-wracking, since it's typically unclear what you actually said while you were sleeping.And once we're told about this quirk we can't help but wonder which of our sec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Midnight-Monologues-From-A-Real-Life-Sleep-Talker/

Rogue One Vs. The Phantom Menace

Seventeen years separated the release of The Phantom Menace and Rogue One. George Rottkamp and Jake Young noticed some similarities and some vast differences between the two Star Wars prequels....

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Rogue-One-Vs-The-Phantom-Menace/

Watch This Panda Play With His New Snowy Friend

(Video Link)Da Mao is a panda at the Toronto Zoo. Earlier this month, he got a snowman in his enclosure. Maybe he has some rage issues, because Da Mao's immediate response was to start ripping his face off, climbing on h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Watch-This-Panda-Play-With-His-New-Snowy-Friend/

Visiting Disney World is the Modern Version of Making a Medieval Pilgrimage

The religious pilgrimage, whether a medieval hike to a site of a miracle, service in the Crusades, or a required journey to Mecca, is a life-changing, transformative experience. The trouble and expense of such a journey...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Visiting-Disney-World-is-the-Modern-Version-of-Making-a-Medieval-Pilgrimage/

Ridiculously Fancy Restaurant In San Francisco Now Serving Food On iPads

There are plenty of fancy restaurants serving up expensive meals that are delicious and filling, but it seems the more pretentious restaurants have lost sight of the fact that they're supposed to serve good food, not gim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/01/Ridiculously-Fancy-Restaurant-In-San-Francisco-Now-Serving-Food-On-iPads/






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