Archive for April 3rd, 2017

World's First Bridge Built Only for Squirrels

Image: Avi/Wikipedia We passed through the city of Longview, Washington, on our recent family trip, and my wife noticed that the town is famous for the "Nutty Narrows Bridge," a bridge buil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Worlds-First-Bridge-Built-Only-for-Squirrels/

7 Acts Of Madness Committed By History's Worst Dictators

No, this isn't about genocide or other war crimes, although history's worst dictators did plenty of that. Instead, Cracked lets us in on the weird peccadilloes indulged in by guys who could get away with them. There's St...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/7-Acts-Of-Madness-Committed-By-Historys-Worst-Dictators/

A Guide To Los Angeles' Most Popular Hybrid Foods And Where To Find Them

Los Angeles is a lot like New York in that both cities represent the American melting pot, where people of all races, religions and nationalities coexist and share their culture's wares, fashion and delicious food creati...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/A-Guide-To-Los-Angeles-Most-Popular-Hybrid-Foods-And-Where-To-Find-Them/

10 Amazing Accidental Discoveries

Here's a video in which we learn the utility of finding new uses for existing products, particularly if the original use didn't work out. And honestly, some of these accidental discoveries came from pure research, which...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/10-Amazing-Accidental-Discoveries/

The Rocketman - Burning Out His Fuse Up Here Alone

The rocketman by CarloJ1956The moment Cliff slipped on the rocket pack and that signature helmet, taking flight for the first time like no man had done before, that was the day he stopped being a stunt guy and became a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/The-Rocketman-Burning-Out-His-Fuse-Up-Here-Alone/

The Most Popular Slang Terms From The Year You Were Born

Popular slang terms started entering the lexicon year by year in the 20th century, and it's starting to look like slang may start changing on a monthly basis due to online trends and social media.But many of those new sl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/The-Most-Popular-Slang-Terms-From-The-Year-You-Were-Born/

17 Randomly Interesting Facts about Seinfeld

Almost twenty years after it ceased production, Seinfeld is still on a lot of fans "must see" TV list in syndication and home video. For nine years, Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer were NBC's John, Paul, Georg...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/17-Randomly-Interesting-Facts-about-Seinfeld/

Colorado's 419.99 Mile Marker

Every American driver is familiar with those boring mile markers on the side of the freeway. In Colorado after marijuana was legalized, the mile marker 420 was stolen so frequently though, that the state had to stop repl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Colorados-41999-Mile-Marker/

First Evidence in England of Burning Dead Bodies to Keep Them From Rising

We've read about excavations in Ireland and other places where precautions were taken to ensure the corpse didn't reanimate as a vampire or zombie. It turns out that England may have been afraid of the same thing. An arc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/First-Evidence-in-England-of-Burning-Dead-Bodies-to-Keep-Them-From-Rising/

Claw Machine Master Won 15,000 Stuffed Animals Last Year

Psst, want to learn how to win at claw machines? If there's one guy that can teach you, it'll be claw machine master Chen Zhitong of Xiamen, China. Last year, he won over 15,000 stuffed animals from those inferna...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Claw-Machine-Master-Won-15000-Stuffed-Animals-Last-Year/

What Horror Movie Stars Look Like Underneath The Masks And Makeup

(Samara from The Ring, played by Daveigh Chase)The faces of our favorite slasher stars have been revealed, but what about all those C-list creeps who scared us silly in movies like The Ring, The Con...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/What-Horror-Movie-Stars-Look-Like-Underneath-The-Masks-And-Makeup/

American Architecture

You can credit McMansion Hell for making us more aware of the architecture around us. The website caused Grant Snider to recognize a house that inspired this comic he posted at Incidental Comics. Snider says there's a ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/American-Architecture/

Brush Typography Art of Vincent de Boer

Vincent de Boer's calligraphy art is simply magical. See him create this "Forever" brush typography art with simply a brush, some paint and about a bajillion ton of talent. The making of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Brush-Typography-Art-of-Vincent-de-Boer/

How Exaggerated Cartoon Proportions Would Lead To Dire Consequences

Character designers learn how to exaggerate a cartoon character's proportions so they're unbelievable enough to have visual appeal but believable enough that audiences will actually care about them.This exaggerated anato...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/How-Exaggerated-Cartoon-Proportions-Would-Lead-To-Dire-Consequences/

From Tree to Tipoff

In Michigan, 500 sugar maple trees are harvested for a special project. Ten miles of boards are cuts from the trees, dried, and made into floor panels that fit together. They are assembled, sanded, stained, painted, meas...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/From-Tree-to-Tipoff/

Emperor Of Destruction - He's A Mega-Jerk And A Mega Work Of Robo-Art

Emperor of Destruction by Dr.Monekers Megatron is the dark emperor of destruction, a loose cannon and the only reason the evil forces of the Decepticons pose a threat to the mighty Autobots. But if you think abou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Emperor-Of-Destruction-Hes-A-Mega-Jerk-And-A-Mega-Work-Of-Robo-Art/

Get Geared Up For A Year Full Of Great Shows With A NeatoShop T-Shirt!

P.Q 1976 by VelvetmusketeerSome years are sadly devoid of good movies and TV shows, which contributes to that year's rep as a "sucky one", but 2017 is going to be one blockbuster year for fans!And if you're as excited a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Get-Geared-Up-For-A-Year-Full-Of-Great-Shows-With-A-NeatoShop-T-Shirt/

The Pottery Kilns of Vinh Long

Vinh Long, Vietnam, is a village known for its pottery. The landscape is dotted with beehive-shaped brick kilns where ceramics are mass-produced by hand. Jürgen Horn and Mike Powell wanted to visit, but had a time g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/The-Pottery-Kilns-of-Vinh-Long/

Some of the Best Animal Videos of All Time

There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of animal videos on the internet and practically all of them are squee-inducing. That's why it's so darn hard to pick the "best" of all of those videos. Over on The Daily...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Some-of-the-Best-Animal-Videos-of-All-Time/

The Black Dahlia Murder

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California. Embed from Getty Images A young woman is murdered, her body mutilated and dumped next to an L.A. sidewalk. S...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/The-Black-Dahlia-Murder/

Band Names We've All Been Mispronouncing

It can be hard to pronounce names that aren't spelled in a standard way, and when you add in cultural or creative factors seemingly simple words get mangled and mispronounced even more often.During the radio days band na...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/03/Band-Names-Weve-All-Been-Mispronouncing/




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