Archive for 2017

Teacher Changed Her Hairstyle to Help Bullied Student

Photo: Ana Barbara Ferreira/Facebook When Ana Barbara Ferreira, a teacher from Sao Paulo, Brazil, found out that one of her student was saddened after being ridiculed by a boy for having "ugly h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Teacher-Changed-Her-Hairstyle-to-Help-Bullied-Student/

The Long Egg-Speriment- How To Make A Long Egg At Home

A while back one of those "As Seen On TV" companies started selling a product that helps people cook eggs in a long rod shape, which seemed like a mighty strange shape for an egg.I soon discovered the long egg is an inte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/The-Long-Egg-Speriment-How-To-Make-A-Long-Egg-At-Home/

How America's Obsession With Hula Girls Almost Wrecked Hawai'i

When Captain James Cook and his crew landed in Hawaii (which they called the Sandwich Islands) in 1778, the meeting set off a culture clash that has repercussions to this day. The islanders had beliefs, customs, and ritu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/How-Americas-Obsession-With-Hula-Girls-Almost-Wrecked-Hawaii/

Bringing a Clydesdale to a Nursing Home is "Pet Therapy on Steroids"

Image: Village of East Harbor Senior Living A horse in a nursing home sounds like the beginning of a joke, but bringing an actual Clydesdale horse into the Village of East Harbor Senior Living Commun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Bringing-a-Clydesdale-to-a-Nursing-Home-is-Pet-Therapy-on-Steroids/

The Avengers React to the Justice League Trailer

After 15 years or so of Marvel movies raking in billions of dollars by using teams of superheroes in The Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy, DC is finally ready to jump in with Justice Lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/The-Avengers-React-to-Justice-League-Trailer/

Blue Haze of Pluto

Image: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute Smog getting you down? Consider this: even Pluto has got that! Scientists stitched together images...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Blue-Haze-of-Pluto/

Amazing and Surreal Pictures Taken by a Drone

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş traveled the Western states of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and California. He then used two drones to take pictures and compiled multiple images to create a 3D creation with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Amazing-and-Surreal-Pictures-Taken-by-a-Drone/

The Sofas of L.A.

Photographer Andrew Ward became fascinated with the phenomena of abandoned couches on city streets. He is a native of Dublin, but moved to Los Angeles to work in the film industry. Abandoned furniture on the street is ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/The-Sofas-of-LA/

Pink Puff In Outer Space - Kirby Is A Star

Pink Puff in Outer Space by nextodieDo you ever wonder what you're looking at when you see a colorful streak soar across the night sky? I like to imagine the streak is created by an alien spacecraft, one which doesn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Pink-Puff-In-Outer-Space-Kirby-Is-A-Star/

Guy Recreates Cocktails From The Simpsons

The Simpsons has contributed so much to pop culture, and society in general, that it's no wonder the show is still going strong nearly 30 years later.And yet the colorful cocktails made by characters on the show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Guy-Recreates-Cocktails-From-The-Simpsons/

Man Found Hanging Upside Down, Pantsed by Own Baggy Pants

Photo by Jesse Sensibar/Facebook Add this to the looong list of why wearing baggy pants while trying to commit a crime is not a good idea: they're terrible for running away. A man was spotted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Man-Found-Hanging-Upside-Down-Pantsed-by-Own-Baggy-Pants/

6 Key Differences Between the Power Rangers Film and the Original Series

There have  been many incarnations of the Power Rangers, which evolved from the Super Sentai series that originated in the 1970s. However, the internet generation is most familiar with the 1993-1996 series...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/6-Key-Differences-Between-the-Power-Rangers-Film-and-the-Original-Series/

Why Do Cats Act So Weird?

We love cats because they're cute, cuddly and act like they're from another planet, and we know how smart they are so we assume their strange behavior is a sign of boredom and restlessness.But, as this animated TED-Ed le...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Why-Do-Cats-Act-So-Weird/

World Map of Literature

Redditor Backforward24 created this neat "Literature of the World" - a map composed of books from/about each nation of the world. The selection of what book should represent each country is sub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/World-Map-of-Literature/

Battle of the Century

Nature abhors a vacuum, so these cats are just acting natural. Redditor camrymonster says this is his first comic. He must already be an artist. He was inspired by his own cats.Striped one is Thor. Grey one is Walter. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Battle-of-the-Century/

Snake Eats Snake

Image: David Penning/Missouri Southern State University It's a snake-eat-snake world out there. Predators usually chase after smaller (and thus easier) prey, but king snakes "just don't s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Snake-Eats-Snake/

Cold Comfort: How to Best Use Your Freezer

The following article is from the new book Uncle John’s Uncanny Bathroom Reader.Did you know that you can keep eggs in your freezer? (There’s a trick to it.) Here are some tips on how to freeze f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Cold-Comfort-How-to-Best-Use-Your-Freezer/

Teacher Made a Flow Chart on How to Find Him

Finding a teacher in this school can be quite complicated - so complicated that one teacher named Mr. Heiss decided to make a handy flowchart to help his students locate his whereabouts. Sometimes findin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/27/Teacher-Made-a-Flow-Chart-on-How-to-Find-Him/

Best Flight Ever

(Instagram link)Instagram user joey_spazz caught some precious video on his last flight. He's got the best seat mate ever, his Australian cattle dog Ohana. She even smiles for the camera! -via reddit flight, dog, Ohana,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Best-Flight-Ever/

Scary Cookie Monster - Beware Greedy Monsters Bearing Gifts

Scary Cookie Monster by KKTEEAccording to the TV show Sesame Street that shaggy blue monster goes by the name "Cookie" because he loves eating those baked goods so much he spends his entire life eating cookies and lookin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Scary-Cookie-Monster-Beware-Greedy-Monsters-Bearing-Gifts/

The Most Educated Place in Each State

Business Insider compiled this cool map that uses census data to determine the most educated place in each state. Their calculations are based on the percentage of adults over 25 with a bachelor's or higher degree.Mental...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/The-Most-Educated-Place-in-Each-State/

Backpack for the Homeless

Image: Sherri Lucero That's one big backpack! After her brother Kevin died in a motorcycle accident, Sherri Lucero decided to honor his memory by starting a grassroots organization called Bac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Backpack-for-the-Homeless/

One Sloppy Land Surveyor Almost Caused a War Between Missouri and Iowa

Between 1816 and 1836, the border between Missouri and Iowa was surveyed several times, because the first survey was done so badly, and there were four possible borders, all slightly different. The nine-mile-wide band of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/One-Sloppy-Land-Surveyor-Almost-Caused-a-War-Between-Missouri-and-Iowa/

Artist Turns Heartbreaking Breakup Texts Into Banners

Most people don't feel like partying after a breakup, and suicide is never a reason for celebration, but those who are able to move past the sadness and live to love another day find life is full of reasons to celebrate....

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Artist-Turns-Heartbreaking-Breakup-Texts-Into-Banners/

After His Owner Died, Dog Walked the Same Route That He Used to Walk Every Morning

Image: William Ramos/RBS TV This is a story of loyalty and friendship that takes place in the streets of Caçapava do Sul, Brazil. Every morning, a Japanese Akita named Thor walks the street al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/After-His-Owner-Died-Dog-Walked-the-Same-Route-That-He-Used-to-Walk-Every-Morning/

Where the Easter Bunny Came From

An interspecies relationship leads to a child who feels like she doesn't fit in. She can't take the bullying anymore and decides to leave it all behind. It's a common story, but well done here. Grab a hankie just in case...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Where-the-Easter-Bunny-Came-From/

When Google Failed You, But You Have to Finish Writing the Menu

I have a feeling that after the writer of this Chinese menu from an unindentified Taiwanese restaurant failed to find the appropriate Google translation (but it's delicious!), he or she kind of gave up. Ms...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/When-Google-Failed-You-But-You-Have-to-Finish-Writing-the-Menu/

Spinach Leaf Transformed Into Beating Human Heart Tissue

Scientists are able to grow human tissue in a laboratory, but that's far from being able to grow viable organs. One of the biggest problems is that working organs must be fed by a vascular system that carries nutrients t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Spinach-Leaf-Transformed-Into-Beating-Human-Heart-Tissue/

Turkey Breaks Up Fight Between Roosters

Roosters walk around so smug and cocksure they make the other farm animals believe they're invincible, but the turkeys know the truth about rooster pride- it's all a bunch of hot air and puffed up cape feathers.The truth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Turkey-Breaks-Up-Fight-Between-Roosters/

Phonetically Defined

If you didn't speak English as a native, you'd be tempted to figure out new words by pulling them apart into smaller words you know. Then you'd be really wrong. This method wouldn't work for "placate" if you are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/26/Phonetically-Defined/




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