Archive for March 28th, 2017

Stray Cats and Their Street Games

A Japanese photographer who goes by Nyan Kichi has made friends with a colony of feral cats. He's found that the cats particularly love to play in an area where the street has a lot of drain holes. They've made a game of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Stray-Cats-and-Their-Street-Games/

M.C. Escher Demonstrates His Artistic Process

M.C. Escher was an uniquely gifted artist who had a knack for infusing art with mathematics, even though Escher himself claimed he had "no mathematical ability".Obsessed with perspective, geometry, and pattern (Escher de...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/MC-Escher-Demonstrates-His-Artistic-Process/

Tunnel of Books

Images: Shao Feng Architect Li Xiang of XL Muse designed this amazing "Tunnel of Books" for the Yangzhou Zhongshuge bookstore in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China. The arched bookshelves and the refl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Tunnel-of-Books/

An Honest Trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The first movie in the expanded Harry Potter universe is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which made over $800 million in 2016. But it doesn't matter how much people love a movie; Screen Junkies...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Fantastic-Beasts-and-Where-to-Find-Them/

Brothers In Red - Two Super Punny Pals

Brothers In Red by OneBluebird ArtWade and Peter are both amazingly tough, they can both wisecrack with the best of them and they both favor the color red. But despite their similarities the two superguys didn't becom...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Brothers-In-Red-Two-Super-Punny-Pals/

Three Companies That Offer Paid Time Off for New Puppy Owners

(Brown Puppy With Bone tee available on NeatoShop)Adopting a new puppy is a wonderful, nightmarish experience, but it can be a lot more positive if you don't have to go to work every day and leave your pooch either outsi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Three-Companies-That-Offer-Paid-Time-Off-for-New-Puppy-Owners/

"Beat It" by the Bottle Boys

The Bottle Boys (previously at Neatorama) are back with a cover of Michael Jackson's 1982 hot "Beat It." You'd expect the Danish group to be able to play just about anything and make it sound good, but what's really impr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Beat-It-by-the-Bottle-Boys/

Dad to Son: Get Your Grades Up, then You can Come to the Basketball Game

A post shared by jeremy brevard (@jbrevard) on Mar 25, 2017 at 12:51pm PDT Now that's tough love. Jeremy Brevard of USA TODAY Sports spotted this dad trolling his son with a funny sign at Friday's Cleveland Ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Dad-to-Son-Get-Your-Grades-Up-then-You-can-Come-to-the-Basketball-Game/

Recreating History

When Hollywood does history, they often go to great lengths to portray an iconic moment accurately, especially when there is film or photographs of the original event. They get pretty darn close, as this comparison from...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Recreating-History/

It's Impossible to Contain the Cuteness That is 23 Baby Pandas

Image: Weibo via @Samchong Last year, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding unveiled their latest batch of cuteness: 23 baby pandas making their public debut at the center. Workers tried to ar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Its-Impossible-to-Contain-the-Cuteness-That-is-23-Baby-Pandas/

Rayna Meets a Robot

A discarded water heater got a few accessories for decoration. The resulting "robot" isn't very talkative, but that doesn't matter here at all.  [https://youtu.be/h1E-FlguwGw] (YouTube link)Redditor shadeogreen reco...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Rayna-Meets-a-Robot/

Experimental Cutlery That Makes Eating An Adventure

When we sit down to enjoy a meal we use cutlery and dishware to help us eat more efficiently, which is why the stuff we eat with and off of hasn't changed much over the centuries.But what if our cutlery could transform d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Experimental-Cutlery-That-Makes-Eating-An-Adventure/

Vietnamese Water Puppets

We are familiar with puppets that are controlled by a hand inside, hidden by a high stage, or marionettes controlled by puppeteers hidden above. In Vietnam, puppets move about by controllers hidden by the water they're s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Vietnamese-Water-Puppets/

Woman with Down Syndrome Realized Lifelong Dream of Becoming a Weather Forecaster

Image: France 2 A lot of people want to be on television, but for Melanie Segard, a young French woman with Down syndrome, her lifelong dream of being a weather forecaster seems impossible to realize...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Woman-with-Down-Syndrome-Realized-Lifelong-Dream-of-Becoming-a-Weather-Forecaster/

Escalator Etiquette

This escalator spells out the rules for you. If you are going to stand still, stay on the right. If you are walking, keep to the left. The discussion at reddit is split between people who assumed everyone knew this, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Escalator-Etiquette-2/

This Map Shows How Much Your State Loves Weed

Does your state love marijuana or think it's the devil's weed? Estately compiled a number of stats to figure out which states love the ganja the most. They took into account how many marijuana smokers there are per capit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/This-Map-Shows-How-Much-Your-State-Loves-Weed/

Frolic ‘n Mae

Mae is an imaginative young girl who does artwork with a magical touch. But her friends at the slumber party have a different idea of fun, and it's no fun for her. Then things get a little out of hand.   [https...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Frolic-n-Mae/

Obsolete Scientific Theories Make For Perfect Heavy Metal Band Names

Tom Gauld (previously on Neatorama) has a suggestion for what to do with obsolete scientific theories: turn them into heavy metal band names! I call dibs on phlogiston theory. What's your favorite obsolete scient...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Obsolete-Scientific-Theories-Make-For-Perfect-Heavy-Metal-Band-Names/

Na and the Missing Library Books

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!by Joyce FlynnHarvard UniversityOne June, about 25 years ago,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/Na-and-the-Missing-Library-Books/

The Freakiest Countries in the World

Have you ever wondered which countries are the most sexually active? Or which people are the most likely to put out on a first date? If you have even the slightest curiosity, you won't want to miss this Thrillist article...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/28/The-Freakiest-Countries-in-the-World/




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