Archive for April 11th, 2017

An Honest Trailer for Rogue One

You knew it was coming, and now it's here. Screen Junkies turns a jaundiced eye toward the latest film of the Star Wars universe, even though it's not quite an episode in the saga. Rogue One is also not...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Rogue-One/

Hackers Can Guess Your Cell Phone Security PIN Just by Watching the Phone's Tilt As You Type

Think your cell phone's security PIN is secure? Here's a new worry: hackers can guess your mobile phone's security PIN with astonishing accuracy just by watching how the phone tilts when you type them in. "Mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Hackers-Can-Guess-Your-Cell-Phone-Security-PIN-Just-by-Watching-the-Phones-Tilt-While-You-Type-It-In/

The Triple Parker - He Paints Whatever A Spider Can

The Triple Parker by Scott NeilsonPeter Parker was never much of an artist, and even though he's a gifted photographer his drawings used to look like something a third grader would scribble out in art class. But after...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/The-Triple-Parker-He-Paints-Whatever-A-Spider-Can/

Dig This Crazy Pink Panthermobile

The Pink Panther was the coolest cat on television in the 60s and 70s, and even though he's had quite a few different shows he's best known for The Pink Panther Show, which ran on NBC from 1969 to 1976.NBC obvio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Dig-This-Crazy-Pink-Panthermobile/

Peekaboo Holes in the Fence For Penny the Peeking Dog

Image: @Jennifer Bowman Penny, a dog owned by Jennifer Bowman's neighbor, loves to say hello. But a tall wooden fence means that the dog has to jump like it's on a trampoline just to get a glimpse. So Bowm...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Peekaboo-Holes-in-the-Fence-For-Penny-the-Peeking-Dog/

The Invention Nobody Wanted

The most mundane items often have a fascinating story behind them. Post-It Notes? We use them every day, whether in office work or to keep kids busy yet non-destructive. This is one of the rare stories in which the produ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/The-Invention-Nobody-Wanted/

Pablo Picasso's Cubist Paintings Reimagined As 3D Forms

Pablo Picasso's Cubist paintings give the viewer a sense of depth and dimension despite his use of simplistic shapes, flat colors and minimal shading to render each scene.This is a testament to his skills as a painter, a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Pablo-Picassos-Cubist-Paintings-Reimagined-As-3D-Forms/

Koeiendans 2017

Wanna see some happy cows? Then you're in for a real treat! "Koeiendans" is a Dutch term meaning "cow dance." Why are these cows so happy? They've been inside their nice warm stalls in the Netherlands for five months, wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Koeiendans-2017/

Take A Picture, It'll Last Longer

That old line "why don't you take a picture, it will last longer" is so tired and so clichéd people who use it might as well be saying "I don't like to be looked at- and I'm also not very witty."I get that they do...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Take-A-Picture-Itll-Last-Longer/

Cat Wants ALL the Food

No matter what ciganyolga has in his hands, his cat Pocak wants some, and she isn't too proud to beg. She's the very opposite of picky. Or else just has an insatiable curiosity.[https://youtu.be/M31NI_YCM00] (YouTube lin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Cat-Wants-ALL-the-Food/

When Harry Potter Fans Take Over a Roller Rink

You may not be able to fly in an actual quidditch game, but rolling on skates at full speed can still feel pretty magical and give you that wind-in-the-face feeling like flying. And that's why having a Harry Potter night...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/When-Harry-Potter-Fans-Take-Over-a-Roller-Rink/

They Saved MST3K’s Brain

The newest version of Mystery Science Theater 3000 debuts on Netflix on April 14. It's a remarkable comeback for a show with a complicated history. It started out on local cable in Minnesota, jumped to multiple...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/They-Saved-MST3Ks-Brain/

How Far Can You Drive Your Vehicle On Empty?

Many drivers start to worry when that little red gas pump light comes on, and unless they know their car's fuel usage well they start to wonder how far they'll be able to go before they totally run out of gas.Most cars h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/How-Far-Can-You-Drive-Your-Vehicle-On-Empty/

Readers Gonna Read - Don't Hate On My Attention Span, Man!

Reading Pun Humor by happinessinateeMost of the time haters just hate because they're jealous, and when a hater is hatin' on you because you read books it's probably because they're either illiterate or braindead! Bec...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Readers-Gonna-Read-Dont-Hate-On-My-Attention-Span-Man/

The Face of Evil

Although we all know the devil has blue eyes and blue jeans, the biggest pop culture franchises still portray the villain as ugly, and often use dermatological conditions to do so. This is a shortcut to make it easy for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/The-Face-of-Evil/

We're Going to Need a Bigger Broom: Man Fights Off Great White Shark with a Red Broom

Image: @Salty Dog Fishing Charters Dan Hoey of Salty Dog Fishing Charters was fishing for yellowtail kingfish off the coast of Victoria, Australia, when he encountered a whole different kind of fish: a wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Were-Going-to-Need-a-Bigger-Broom-Man-Fights-Off-Great-White-Shark-with-a-Red-Broom/

The First Congressional Baseball Game

In the summer of 1909, the U.S. Congress was in a contentious battle over tariffs. To lighten the mood, a congressman who was a former professional baseball player suggested a friendly game between Republicans and Democr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/The-First-Congressional-Baseball-Game/

Actors Who Began Their Careers On Miami Vice

Miami Vice launched the career of Don Johnson while simultaneously destroying the career of Philip Michael Thomas, but did you know the hippest of all 80s crime shows also introduced the world to Jimmy Smits, Be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Actors-Who-Began-Their-Careers-On-Miami-Vice/

The Best 80s Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

(Video Link)If you were a kid in the 80s, you almost certainly watched cartoons and some of those cartoons have some seriously amazing theme songs. Collider ranked an impressive 45 cartoon shows from the 80s and there ar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/The-Best-80s-Cartoon-Theme-Songs-of-All-Time/

French Rifle Music

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 Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research staffRifles can...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/French-Rifle-Music/

Star Wars vs. Lord of the Rings

What would happen if you sent the combined forces of the humans, elves, dwarves, hobbits, and other characters of The Lord of the Rings against an invasion by the Galactic Empire, led by Sith Lord Darth Vader? I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/11/Star-Wars-vs-Lord-of-the-Rings/




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