Archive for January 3rd, 2017

Cthulhu's Witnesses

Don't you hate it when Cthulhu's Witnesses show up at your door while you're in the middle of an eldritch ritual?It's like they know you're a faithful follower of Nyarlathotep and they're just itching to argue about whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Cthulhus-Witnesses/

Magical Dragon Jewelry

There's somtething special about a dragon and if you're a fan of the fantastic beasts of legend, you'll want to check out LilDragonDesigns' Etsy store where you can grab some magical new jewelry designs featuring dragons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Magical-Dragon-Jewelry/

An Honest Trailer for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Screen Junkies starts 2017 with an Honest Trailer for the 1989 film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, a comedy about time travel you might remember.[https://youtu.be/IcTOOFXAGeE] (YouTube link)That movie wil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/An-Honest-Trailers-for-Bill-Teds-Excellent-Adventure/

Gathering Of Spirits - Spooky Supper

Gathering of Spirits by CharamathWe tend to think of spirits as being so far removed from humans that we have nothing in common with them, but spirits seem to enjoy the same activities as people do. And nothing brings a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Gathering-Of-Spirits-Spooky-Supper/

Man Gives Street Dog Some Food, Which She Takes Home To Her Puppies

It's hard to say no to a stray dog begging for food on the city streets, and even though people can come up with all kinds of reasons why they shouldn't give a buck to a homeless person they can't deny a stray dog if the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Man-Gives-Street-Dog-Some-Food-Which-She-Takes-Home-To-Her-Puppies/

An Adorable Swedish Tradition Has Its Roots in Human Experimentation

Swedish people as whole have some of the best teeth in the world, but it wasn't always so. In the 1930s, even three-year-olds had cavities in most of their teeth. There weren't enough dentists to repair teeth, and no one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/An-Adorable-Swedish-Tradition-Has-Its-Roots-in-Human-Experimentation/

Little Girl Offers To Stand In For Big Ben While The Clock Is Being Repaired

Some kids are so conscientious they can't stand to hear about anything being wrong, broken or out of order, even if the broken thing is the clock attached to the Palace of Westminster in London. When 8-year-old Phoe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Little-Girl-Offers-To-Stand-In-For-Big-Ben-While-The-Clock-Is-Being-Repaired/

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Cats love catnip, and we love to watch cats react to catnip. It has no lasting effect on them, and they aren't operating heavy machinery anyway, so what's the harm? Simon Whistler from Today I Found Out takes a deeper lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Why-Do-Cats-Like-Catnip/

Girlfriend Secretly Creates Comic Strips Based On Life With Her Boyfriend

People show love for their significant others in many different ways, and for artists there's no better way to show love than with a drawing or painting.Comic artists have a similar drive to show love with art, but their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Girlfriend-Secretly-Creates-Comic-Strips-Based-On-Life-With-Her-Boyfriend/

Cannibal-Quality Finger Food

The question is, how realistic do fake body parts have to be before you can't bring yourself to eat them? You've seen Halloween recipes made to look like disembodied fingers and other limbs, but they contain cake or cand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Cannibal-Quality-Finger-Food/

Say "Hello" to the New World's Tallest Dog

Freddy was the runt of the litter when he was born, but he's certainly grown up since then. In fact, now he's the world's tallest dog -when he stands up on his back legs, he measures a whopping 7'5" tall! Guinness announ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Say-Hello-to-the-New-Worlds-Tallest-Dog/

Backstroke of the West

Back in 2005, one of the earliest posts on Neatorama called attention to Jeremy Winterson's hilarious account of a Chinese bootleg DVD of Revenge of the Sith called Backstroke of the West. The English subtitles,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Backstroke-of-the-West/

Man In China Has Been Using A Hand Grenade As A Walnut Cracker Since The 80s

Walnuts are one hard nut to crack, so people use a hammer, rock or mallet to crack them open and get at the delicious meat inside, and when they find a good nutcracker they stick with it.A villager from Shaanxi province,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Man-In-China-Has-Been-Using-A-Hand-Grenade-As-A-Walnut-Cracker-Since-The-80s/

Five Side Characters Who Deserve Their Own Movies

To make one movie, writers must create an entire world of characters to interact with the protagonist. The minor characters can be as rich and interesting as the main cast, but we don't get to know them very well. Some o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Five-Side-Characters-Who-Deserve-Their-Own-Movies/

The Gotham Grrrlz - They're Not Half Bad

The Gotham Grrrls by Donovan AlexAll those bad boys from Arkham Asylum were always starting riots, so the bad girls decided to get in on the fun too. But they had a more subtle way of reaching out to the populace of Go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/The-Gotham-Grrrlz-Theyre-Not-Half-Bad/

Why Were Comics So Weird In The 50s And 60s?

There is a noticeable difference between the average superhero comics from the 80s and beyond and issues starring the same characters from the 1950s and 60s, and that difference is all thanks to the Comics Code Authority...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Why-Were-Comics-So-Weird-In-The-50s-And-60s/

Women and Men on Men and Women in Red

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!Researcher Daniela Niesta Kayser. (Image credit: University of Potsdam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/03/Women-and-Men-on-Men-and-Women-in-Red/
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