Archive for April 5th, 2017

Helicopter Parenting is Bad for Girls but Not Boys

It's easy to see how having a helicopter parent could harm a child's emotional growth, but a new research shows that the effect isn't the same for boys and girls. Professor of psychology Chrystyna Kouros at Southe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Helicopter-Parenting-is-Bad-for-Girls-but-Not-Boys/

Stained Glass Chess Set

This is a one-of-a-kind handmade chess set. Game designer KnowNothing_JonSnoo received it as a birthday gift from his father, a stained glass artist.You can just imagine a game of chess where the only light source in the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Stained-Glass-Chess-Set/

Hufflepuff Badgers - Always The Underdogs, Never The Losers

Hufflepuff Badgers by Mitch LudwigSomething about the name Hufflepuff makes their house sound soft, but don't underestimate those hard working wizards- because badgers are tougher than they look, and thanks to their m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Hufflepuff-Badgers-Always-The-Underdogs-Never-The-Losers/

Real Haunted Houses in the US

Most people don't believe in haunted houses. Those that do are either terrified of such places or want to actively visit them. If you're in the later group, you don't want to miss this Travel and Leisure article featurin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Real-Haunted-Houses-in-the-US/

High School Journalists Uncover Fraudulent Principal

The school board in Pittsburg, Kansas, hired a new principal for Pittsburg High School. Amy Robertson had a stellar resume, with a PhD in education and decades of experience, many of which were as an educational consulta...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/High-School-Journalists-Uncover-Fraudulent-Principal/

Should School Let Nanny Go To The Prom?

Images: @SarahCatherine Bryce Maine of Eufaula High School in Alabama knows that his grandmother had never been to the prom. So on his 18th birthday, Bryce asked his "Nanny" Catherine Maine to th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Should-School-Let-Nanny-Go-To-The-Prom/

Succulent Cakes by Ivenoven

A baker in Jakarta, Indonesia, has carved out a distinct place in cake artistry. Ivenoven started baking for other people only three years ago, and now has a bakery business with 12 employees. Although she does make stan...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Succulent-Cakes-by-Ivenoven/

Everyday Expressions That Came From Aesop

You can't hear the name Aesop without thinking of his fables, and while it's unclear whether he was really a Greek moralist or simply a name attached to the tales Aesop's stories, and their lessons, live on.These morals...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Everyday-Expressions-That-Came-From-Aesop/

"Baby Got Back" Barbershop Quartet Style

If you didn't watch The Tonight Show last night, you  missed Jimmy Fallon performing with his barbershop quartet The Ragtime Gals. They sang Alex's favorite song, Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back."[https://yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Baby-Got-Back-Barbershop-Quartet-Style/

What Color Are This Girl's Eyes?

Image: @Akiyoshi Kitaoka We've featured Akiyoshi Kitaoka's optical illusions before on Neatorama (like this predecessor to today's image), but the Japanese psychology professor has a neat new one....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/What-Colors-Are-These-Girls-Eyes/

An Unhappy Family Like No Other

Family sitcoms were wholesome entertainment for decades. Dad knew best, Mom took care of everyone, and the kids made mistakes and then learned a lesson from them. You could make them funny in different ways, but in the e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/An-Unhappy-Family-Like-No-Other/

"Hi Stranger" May Leave You Feeling Uncomfortable

There's something odd about people who greet others as "strangers", and whenever someone says "hi stranger" to me I immediately assume they're either joking or hiding bodies in their basement.The creepy little clay guy i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Hi-Stranger-May-Leave-You-Feeling-Uncomfortable/

The Most Interesting Camel in the World

What can a camel do to make itself stand out against the rest of the herd? Topsy did it all. The Bactrian (two-humped) camel came to the United States in the 1850s with one of the shipments of camels that became U.S. Arm...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/The-Most-Interesting-Camel-in-the-World/

The Verminator - He'll Be Back In Theaters Soon

The Verminator by Prime PremneHe promised to come back and save us all, but first he had to tend to his tiny dancing tree and team up with a bunch of a-holes to save the entire galaxy. No big deal, just Rocket termina...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/The-Verminator-Hell-Be-Back-In-Theaters-Soon/

Superfan Proves Rogue One Blends Perfectly Into A New Hope

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was one of those rare in-between films that managed to fill in a blank in a massive cinematic universe and hold its own as a great movie.But after watching the film many fans wondere...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Superfan-Proves-Rogue-One-Blends-Perfectly-Into-A-New-Hope/

Famous Actors Who Changed Considerably Since Their Early Days

It should be obvious that actors will look different in news items than they did when they starred in your favorite movie twenty or thirty years ago, yet we often seemed surprised. We are also surprised when we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Famous-Actors-Who-Changed-Considerably-Since-Their-Early-Days/

A Delightfully Dark Series Of Cartoons About Suicidal Bunnies

Bunnies aren't suicidal like lemmings or hamsters in a cage, but every year around Easter they start to feel depressed because the Easter Bunny has made it suck to be an ordinary rabbit.Every year the Easter Bunny goes a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/A-Delightfully-Dark-Series-Of-Cartoons-About-Suicidal-Bunnies/

Beep Beep I'm a Sheep!

No doubt, the best of TomSka's asdf movie #10 are the parts with the sheep. And the cow. So here's the entire song, sung by BlackGryph0n (Gabriel Brown) and TomSka (Thomas Ridgewell).[https://youtu.be/CZlfbep2LdU] (YouTu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Beep-Beep-Im-a-Sheep/

Cosplay From the 2017 WonderCon

We try to cover WonderCon and Comic Con as much as possible, but couldn't make it to the convention this year. While we unfortunately couldn't take pictures of cosplay for ourselves, there are still plenty of fun picture...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Cosplay-From-the-2017-WonderCon/

Dawn Wells: Forever Mary Ann

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Dawn Elberta Wells was born on October 18, 1938, in Reno, Nevada. Dawn...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Dawn-Wells-Forever-Mary-Ann/

Pregnancy Q&A

Ah, pregnancy - that wondrous time of a mother-to-be's life, so full of excitement, anxiety, and questions. So many, many questions. But thanks to this handy dandy Pregnancy Q&A, spotted by YellowWoode...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Pregnancy-QA/




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