Archive for June 1st, 2017

Crayola's New Color

Earlier this year, Crayola announced it would retire the crayon color Dandelion to make way for a new color. That new color is the one you see here, inspired by a new blue pigment discovered at Oregon State University. T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Crayolas-New-Color/

Embrace Your Weirdness - Fly Your Freak Flag Across The Galaxy

Embrace your weirdness by ddjvigoIf Stitch has taught us anything it's that embracing your weirdness is way better than trying to pretend you're something other than strange, because people will respect you more when...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Embrace-Your-Weirdness-Fly-Your-Freak-Flag-Across-The-Galaxy/

Dogs Wait Patiently At The Gate Until Their Names Are Called

Dogs are obedient by nature, born and raised to follow their pack leader and remain loyal to the pack, and if you want to see the true extent of a dog's obedient nature you have to see a dog trainer work their magic.The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Dogs-Wait-Patiently-At-The-Gate-Until-Their-Names-Are-Called/

Police Dog

That's a good dog. Just a little bit more intelligent than his training course was designed for. And he has empathy! He's just not cut out for police work, although he would probably make a wonderful therapy dog. This is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Police-Dog/

Boxer Shows Off His Incredible Hand-Eye Coordination

Boxers are more than just musclebound brutes who learn how to pound people into the ground with their fists- they're skilled fighters who train hard in order to learn how to best use their fists as weapons.They train to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Boxer-Shows-Off-His-Incredible-Hand-Eye-Coordination/

The Patron Saint of Murderers

There's a saint for everything, even murderers (although our source says "repentant murderers"). St. Julian the Hospitaller is the patron saint of clowns and circus workers, innkeepers, fiddle players, jugglers, childles...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/The-Patron-Saint-of-Murderers/

The Little Old Lady Who Terrorized The Plaza Hotel For 35 Years

The people who choose to live in hotels are typically seen as eccentric, transient or just plain nuts, but back in the day it wasn't that uncommon for hotels to take on long term guests, especially when the hotel needed...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/The-Little-Old-Lady-Who-Terrorized-The-Plaza-Hotel-For-35-Years/

Abduction

We have been warned many times that aliens from another planet won't be anything like we ever imagined. But what if they turn out to be more like us than we can imagine? In this video, Dave gets abducted by alie...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Abduction/

Bird Lover Creates Pigeon Shoes So She Doesn't Scare Them Off While Walking

Pigeons aren't exactly seen as classy animals, but they're very cosmopolitan and they have beautiful plumage when their feathers haven't been wrecked by life in the big city.So I can see how someone would be inspired by...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Bird-Lover-Creates-Pigeon-Shoes-So-She-Doesnt-Scare-Them-Off-While-Walking/

Graduation on a Subway Train

(Facebook link)Jerich Alcantara left early for his graduation from Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing in New York City. He got on the subway wearing his cap and gown. But wouldn't you know it, the train was delayed and Al...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Graduation-on-a-Subway-Train/

There's Still Time To Take Advantage Of The NeatoShop's Memorial Day Sale!

Cool Hi Five by happinessinateeMemorial Day may be behind us, but the NeatoShop's Memorial Day Sale is still going on until Friday, June 2nd, so act now to get a great deal on the geeky tee of your dreams!The NeatoShop'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Theres-Still-Time-To-Take-Advantage-Of-The-NeatoShops-Memorial-Day-Sale/

7 Ways to Maximize Misery

There are any number of people who will give you advice on how to be happy. But honestly, there are many things you can do to create happiness, and some tactics will work better than others for any one particular person....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/7-Ways-to-Maximize-Misery/

Dragon's Pearl - Attempt To Pilfer At Your Own Peril

Dragon's Pearl by Raven AmosNot all dragons are greedy creatures, but they all guard their treasure with their lives because dragons hate it when humanoids invade their lairs and they cannot stand the indignity of havi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Dragons-Pearl-Attempt-To-Pilfer-At-Your-Own-Peril/

Neatorama Readers Share Their Worst Stories About Doctors

Image: Doctor Green by Gualda TrazosMost people have had a bad doctor experience at one point or another, but it's one thing to have a doctor who doesn't know everything about your condition and another thing to have a d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Neatorama-Readers-Share-Their-Worst-Stories-About-Doctors/

Googly-Eyed Street Art

Bulgarian street artist Vanyu Krastev has been busy highlighting the various objects -many of them broken- on the streets of Sofia by adding googly eyes.The result us a comical parade of pareidolia. How can you not feel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Google-Eyed-Street-Art/

Artist Leaves A Pile Of Coins By The Canal To See What Happens

It's hard to predict what people will do when they spot money on the ground, and even though we're quick to think people will just snatch it up for themselves as soon as they spot it social experiments have shown otherwi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Artist-Leaves-A-Pile-Of-Coins-By-The-Canal-To-See-What-Happens/

10 Times $10 Changed It All

(Image credit: Alex Eben Meyer)Never scoff at the life-altering power of a single Hamilton.1. A HOUSEThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a program called the Dollar Home Initiative. It’s not a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/10-Times-10-Changed-It-All/

Oddly Satisfying Photos Of Food Color Coordinated With Clothing

What is it about color coordination that is so satisfying to both our brains and our eyeballs?The odd one in a million will claim mismatched colors and clashing patterns are cooler, but we know better than to believe tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/01/Oddly-Satisfying-Photos-Of-Food-Color-Coordinated-With-Clothing/




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