Archive for June 7th, 2017

The World's Largest Parkour Course

This is the Skyladder Parkour Course at Tianman Mountain in China. It consists of 999 steps and has an average incline of 45 degrees. Calen Chan, a 19-year-old freerunner fromUtah, got to run all the way down. With a GoP...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/The-Worlds-Largest-Parkour-Course/

All 213 Beatles Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

One band, 213 songs, a ranked list, and thousands of internet commenters with opinions. This is more than a list, as Vulture's Bill Wyman (not that Bill Wyman) gives a rationale for the ranking of each Beatles song. Yes,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/213beatlessongs/

Baby Black Rhino Practices His Charging Skills Even Though His Horn Hasn't Grown In Yet

Rhinos are born to be badasses, but before they can take down a Jeep with their charge they have to start small- by charging at little plastic barrels.The eager little black rhino in this video is Moyo, and he was born j...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Baby-Black-Rhino-Practices-His-Charging-Skills-Even-Though-His-Horn-Hasnt-Grown-In-Yet/

HGTV’s Hidden Dark Side

At a time when home ownership in the U.S. is at an all-time low, HGTV real estate shows are hot. They are an escapist fantasy, like most TV is. People watch while dreaming of being in the position of the people who are b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/HGTVs-Hidden-Dark-Side/

Frozen Charlotte- The Creepy Victorian-Era Dolls That Slept In Coffins

The strange little dolly you see in the photo above was an extremely popular toy from the mid-1800s called a bathing doll, also known as solid chinas or bathing babies, which were porcelain dolls kids played with in the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Frozen-Charlotte-The-Creepy-Victorian-Era-Dolls-That-Slept-In-Coffins/

Can Choir

The reviews of the choral can-tata were mixed. Some said they sounded tinny and flat, and sang recycled songs with canned background music. One actually called it "soda depressing." Others thought they crushed it, especi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Can-Choir/

The Gorgeous 1949 Kurtis Sport Car That Helped Launch Motor Trend Magazine

(Image Link)This 1949 Kurtis Sport Car is a beautiful vintage convertible and an extremely rare car, since only 16 of them were ever made, but it's also the car that helped launch Motor Trend magazine by posing for the f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/The-Gorgeous-1949-Kurtis-Sport-Car-That-Helped-Launch-Motor-Trend-Magazine/

39 Facts about Poets

[https://youtu.be/VI6P5qxTo1E] (YouTube link)Even if you're not into poetry, you have to admit that the folks who became famous by writing it are tres interesting. From William Shakespeare to Maya Angelou, John Green kno...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/39-Facts-about-Poets/

Game Night At Snake Mountain

Gamers play roleplaying games to become part of the genre stories they love and escape the scary, stressful and painfully mundane nature of life on Earth, if only for a little while.But how would beings like Skeletor, Me...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Game-Night-At-Snake-Mountain/

The Pooper - Guinea Pigs Rock!

The Pooper by Piggie ParodiesThey called out for the Trooper but nobody came forth, so they had to settle for the only living weapon they had left- the Pooper. At first they had very little faith in the Pooper's abili...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/The-Pooper-Guinea-Pigs-Rock/

Oops: T-rex Didn't Have Feathers After All

Quite a few years ago, paleontologists discovered that dinosaurs were the ancient ancestors of birds, and since then, a few dinosaur fossils have been found with evidence of feathers, including two tyrannosauroids that p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Oops-T-rex-Didnt-Have-Feathers-After-All/

Blind Boy Sends Letter To Nintendo To Thank Them For Game, Gets A Response In Braille

Every fan has their own reason for loving Nintendo, whether it's because of their favorite characters, favorite console games or because their games can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.But fifth-grader Hibiki Sakai h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Blind-Boy-Sends-Letter-To-Nintendo-To-Thank-Them-For-Game-Gets-A-Response-In-Braille/

Red Panda Gets Belly Tickles

Mohan is one of the red panda triplets at Symbio Wildlife Park in New South Wales, Australia. The others are Raja and Phingu. In this video, Mohan busy being cute for zoo visitors, and enjoys getting his belly rubbed.[ht...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Red-Panda-Gets-Belly-Tickles/

The Top Five Fictional Politicians on TV Right Now

The West Wing broke new ground for television, as TV networks avoided politics like the plague beforehand. Producers figured that whatever they did, they were going to lose a chunk of the audience over accusatio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/The-Top-Five-Fictional-Politicians-on-TV-Right-Now/

Now You Can Stay Alive With the Dance Floor From Saturday Night Fever

Even if you never actually saw Saturday Night Fever, you have no doubt seen clips or images of John Travolta disco dancing his butt off on that red, blue and yellow dance floor that syncs with the music. The flo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/Now-You-Can-Stay-Alive-With-the-Dance-Floor-From-Saturday-Night-Fever/

The Music Box: Laurel and Hardy's Oscar-Winning Short

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. In the minds of countless millions of moviegoers the world over,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/The-Music-Box-Laurel-and-Hardys-Oscar-winning-short/

The Great Hanoi Rat Massacre of 1902 Did Not Go as Planned

At the turn of the 20th century, Vietnam was a French colony. The administrators built their own French neighborhood in Hanoi to house their families, complete with a modern sewer system underneath. That particular ameni...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/07/The-Great-Hanoi-Rat-Massacre-of-1902-Did-Not-Go-as-Planned/




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