Archive for 2017

Tubespotting - I'm Starting To Think That Isn't Really A Warp Zone At All!

Tubespotting by Donovan AlexBegbie thought it would be a good idea to give up trainspotting for a while, so he started eating these really far out mushrooms he found growing along the railroad tracks. They had red caps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Tubespotting-Im-Starting-To-Think-That-Isnt-Really-A-Warp-Zone-At-All/

The Invisible Art Of Visual Effects

Visual effects in films are composed and constructed just like any other work of art, but there's one big difference- in order for the VFX in movies to be effective they must be so subtle you think the effects are real.A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/The-Invisible-Art-Of-Visual-Effects/

Edward Gorey, Pack Rat

Edward Gorey was a masterful storyteller and artist, and he was also a collector. Not of anything in particular that he could become an expert on, but everything. The extent of his collecting didn't become well known unt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Edward-Gorey-Pack-Rat/

Dog Eats Banana- The Shocking Video Footage

Some dogs will do backflips for bacon, others will sit and shake paws all day long for tasty bits of human food, but those dogs are missing the boat because you get a whole lot more treat if you go gaga for bananas.And s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Dog-Eats-Banana-The-Shocking-Video-Footage/

Lifestyles of the Rich and Tasteless

Aristocrats of the 18th century were always on the lookout for something new and impressive to spend money on. For some, that meant hiring their own hermit, to entertain guests and to, let's say, outsource their interest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Lifestyles-of-the-Rich-and-Tasteless/

How Much Would Superheroes' NYC Apartments Cost?

Being a superhero typically isn't a paid gig, which is why even famous superheroes like Superman and Spider-Man have to keep their day jobs as journalists.Clark Kent lives in the fictional city of Metropolis, so there's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/How-Much-Would-Superheroes-NYC-Apartments-Cost/

First Mass Produced Flying Car goes on Sale

While other innovative transportation companies are working on private space travel or self-driving vehicles, AeroMobil is focused on bringing us the flying car- finally! The Jetsons must have really had a profo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/First-Mass-Produced-Flying-Car-goes-on-Sale/

Why Are So Many Popular Cartoon Characters Yellow?

Think about the most popular cartoon characters you know. Right, The Simpsons. Or Pikachu, or Spongebob, or Jake. A strangely large percentage of the top animated characters are yellow. They each have their own...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Why-Are-So-Many-Popular-Cartoon-Characters-Yellow/

Declare Your Allegiance To Rock 'N' Roll With These NeatoShop T-Shirts

The Final Countdown! by RaffitiIf you have rock 'n' roll pumping through your veins and through your speakers all day long then you've declared allegiance to rock, but what if you have geeky interests besides music?And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Declare-Your-Allegiance-To-Rock-N-Roll-With-These-NeatoShop-T-Shirts/

Bowler Gets 300 in a Hurry

Ben Ketola had the bowling alley to himself, and rolled twelve strikes in a row for a perfect game …in only 86.9 seconds! That's a world record.[https://youtu.be/AQnphc6qeNs] (YouTube link)Ketola, of Cortland, New...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/Bowler-Gets-300-in-a-Hurry/

37 Local Food Specialties That You Can Get Delivered Anywhere in the US

No matter where you live, chances are you have at least one favorite place that makes something you could never get anywhere else. Except nowadays, many of these local specialtlies can be shipped anywhere in the US.Buzzf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/37-Local-Food-Specialties-That-You-Can-Get-Delivered-Anywhere-in-the-US/

AKU Has A POSSE (Japanese Variant) - Demonic Street Art Is Scary!

AKU has a POSSE (Japanese variant) by Jango SnowThe lone samurai known as Jack had always assumed that demonic despot Aku was working alone, since he seemed too power hungry to share his throne and too despicable for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/AKU-Has-A-POSSE-Japanese-Variant-Demonic-Street-Art-Is-Scary/

The Real Zorro?

The following article is from the book Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers. Every cultural legend has to start someplace, even if it’s from just a kernel of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/The-Real-Zorro/

DoggoLingo, the Language of Dogs

When people got together on the internet, they shared enough cat pictures that LOLcat, the language, was born. It took a while longer, but there's also a language for dogs: DoggoLingo. Even if you've never heard of the l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/24/DoggoLingo-the-Language-of-Dogs/

Apology Cakes

(Image credit: moistbuddha)You can say anything you want to in icing on a cake, so it's a great way to say you're sorry and give a gift at the same time. However, there's always the danger that the message will be photog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Apology-Cakes/

Therapy Donkey Helps A Special Needs Girl Speak Again

Some people believe the whole therapy animal thing is out of control, but if you think about it the "therapy" most of these animals provide involves calming and comforting a person, so just about any animal can provide t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Therapy-Donkey-Helps-A-Special-Needs-Girl-Speak-Again/

Alternate Me

Better not think about it too deeply. If there is a multiverse, there is probably an alternate you who is much better than the you that you turned out to be. If that's too depressing, remember that there may be worse ver...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Alternate-Me/

Wolverine's Wildest Offspring

Wolverine's offspring have proven to be an entertaining cast of characters who give their dad a run for his money in terms of ferocity and bloodthirst only most of 'em ain't as nice as Logan, bub.Daken is a lot like his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/23/Wolverines-Wildest-Offspring/

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/




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