Archive for July 13th, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Learns to Walk

Google's artificial intelligence entity is actually an algorithm on a graphics computer. It's colloquially called DeepMind after the company that runs it. The operators gave it three different forms and instructions to g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Artificial-Intelligence-Learns-to-Walk/

Man Stuck Inside ATM Passes Note to Customers

If you went to an ATM to get some cash, and instead of a receipt, you got a note asking for help, you'd probably look around trying to find the hidden camera. That's exactly the kind of thing Candid Camera used to do. Bu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Man-Stuck-Inside-ATM-Passes-Note-to-Customers/

Watch This Earth Mover Dance

Who knew a piece of heavy equipment -in this case, a 37,000 pound Foton Lovol Wheel Loader- could balance on its two front wheels, bounce, and shake its rear end?[https://youtu.be/hqkuQFDYaPo] (YouTube link)This performa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Watch-This-Earth-Mover-Dance/

This Is The Last Slave Leia Cosplay We'll Ever Need

I thought Slave Leia costumes had been done to death until I saw this extra sexy version by Bearded Leia cosplay, which features the shaggy dog of the gender swap world and his handler.The best part about this cosplay is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/This-Is-The-Last-Slave-Leia-Cosplay-Well-Ever-Need/

Frida Fest Sets Record for Frida Kahlo Lookalikes

(Image credit: Dallas Museum of Art via Facebook)July 6th would have been artist Frida Kahlo's 110th birthday. In honor of the occasion (and to promote their current exhibition of Kahlo's works), the Dallas Museum of Art...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Frida-Fest-Sets-Record-for-Frida-Khalo-Lookalikes/

Clever Ways To Deal With A Clogged Toilet

Some people freak out when a clogged toilet threatens to overflow and pour poopoo water all over the bathroom floor, but before you reach in there by hand to remove the clog here are a few handy no mess techniques for un...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Clever-Ways-To-Deal-With-A-Clogged-Toilet/

Ask Me About My Social Anxiety - An Ice Breaker For The Socially Inept

Ask Me About My Social Anxiety by Barrett BiggersThe last thing a person with social anxiety wants when they're at a bar is to have random people coming up to them and trying to strike up a conversation all night long...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Ask-Me-About-My-Social-Anxiety-An-Ice-Breaker-For-The-Socially-Inept/

Darn This Modern Lingo!

The ability to look up things on the internet with your phone anytime, anywhere is a modern marvel. At the same time, that marvel led to this particular meta joke. Cards Against Humanity is to blame when redditor Lozzipo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Darn-This-Modern-Lingo/

Mother Uses Forced Perspective To "Dress" Her Daughter In Food And Flowers

Forced perspective is a simple way to add your own creative touch to a photograph, and since forced perspective pics are best taken with a partner they're also a simple way to bring two photo fans closer together.When oi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Mother-Uses-Forced-Perspective-To-Dress-Her-Daughter-In-Food-And-Flowers/

You Can Still Have Babies After 35

Once upon a time, babies just came with marriage, as a natural effect of sexual relations. Today, we know how to prevent that, so that becoming a parent can be a deliberate choice instead of just something that happens....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/You-Can-Still-Have-Babies-After-35/

These Star Wars Comics Will Give You All The Feels

(Via Tyson Murphy)Emotion is one of the main differences between the top two sci-fi franchises- Star Trek is the more logical and cerebral of the two, while Star Wars is full of visceral and emotional e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/These-Star-Wars-Comics-Will-Give-You-All-The-Feels/

11 Things You Should Know Before Going to the San Diego Comic Con

Every year, we are astonished at the number of people who enjoy San Diego Comic Con. This year's convention will be held July 20-23 at the San Diego Convention Center. If you've decided this is the year you're f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/11-Things-You-Should-Know-Before-Going-to-the-San-Diego-Comic-Con/

5 Simple Ways to Save Thousands of Lives

Sometimes it only takes one simple change to make a big difference. The real key is thinking outside the box, and keeping records. For example, it's counterintuitive to think that it would be easier to get out of a build...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/5-Simple-Ways-to-Save-Thousands-of-Lives/

How Newport, Kentucky, Lost the Title of ‘Sin City’

When I was a youngster in Kentucky, I occasionally heard references to Newport as a "bad place," but didn't learn the details because the town was pretty far away. As an adult I visited the aquarium in Newport, and found...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/How-Newport-Kentucky-Lost-the-Title-of-Sin-City/

Delightful Geeky Planters That Are Perfect for Your Desk and Shelves

Etsy seller RedwoodStoneworks specializes in making small plaster creations -particularly planters. Their geeky designs are particularly lovable and feature franchises like Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy.There are...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Delightful-Geeky-Planters-That-Are-Perfect-for-Your-Desk-or-Fridge/

American Guano: Never Put It Down

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.The reason that the United...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/American-Guano-Never-Put-It-Down/

Plants Turn Caterpillars Into Cannibals

We've read how plants communicate with each other by chemicals, and we've read about parasites that change the behavior of other animals, but this takes the cake. Tomato plants have shown the ability to protect themselve...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/13/Plants-Turn-Caterpillars-Into-Cannibals/

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