Archive for July 22nd, 2017

Mr. Handsome Needs a Home

The Chatham County (North Carolina) Animal Shelter came into possession of a 31-pound stray cat last week. He soon came to be called Mr. Handsome, and found his own sleeping place on a shelf in the center's office. Altho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Mr-Handsome-Needs-a-Home/

A Sneak Peek at Justice League

The next DC Comics movie is Justice League. The group established its core characters in Batman v Superman, with a glimpse of Wonder Woman, who we got to know better this summer. Next they will be joine...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/A-Sneak-Peek-at-Justice-League/

Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport

Kai Tak International Airport operated in Hong Kong from 1925 to 1998. It was an unusual airport even for the small planes of 1925, built inside a bowl surrounded by mountains. The city grew up around the airport until i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Remembering-Hair-Raising-Landings-at-Hong-Kongs-Kai-Tak-Airport/

A Millennial on Wheel of Fortune

The sad part of this story is that buying a home can often be cheaper than renting an apartment. But good luck getting a down payment and a mortgage when you are on the hook for huge school loans, and good luck finding a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/A-Millennial-on-Wheel-of-Fortune/

Frank Zappa's Panty Quilt

(Image credit: Flickr user Rian Castillo)Frank Zappa's 1981 tour featured a musical sequence called "Panty Rap" that you don't want your boss to hear at the workplace, due to the subject matter. He encouraged women to th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Frank-Zappas-Panty-Quilt/

Times When Rampant Substance Abuse Led To Cinematic Genius

Some of the greatest works of cinematic genius were created while under the influence, like the original Star Wars trilogy, Cool Runnings and The Highlander, memorable movies the creators may n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Times-When-Rampant-Substance-Abuse-Led-To-Cinematic-Genius/

The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man

We are now in the season for county and state fairs, and the rickety traveling carnivals that accompany them. Thrill rides are as popular as ever, with the scariest ones drawing the longest lines. Mark Shrayber is terrif...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/The-Scariest-Rides-At-The-Fair-Ranked-By-An-Anxious-Man/

Movies That Almost Starred Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks has starred in many high grossing and extremely popular films, movies which will forever be known as "Tom Hanks movies" and therefore impossible to imagine with anyone else in the lead role.He's also had quite...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Movies-That-Almost-Starred-Tom-Hanks/

Surely Not Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting - Your Wit Is Fast As Lightning

Surely Not Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting by TimArmsEverybody knows the song where they talk about how everybody was kung fu fighting and their moves were fast as lightning and stuff, but doesn't that song seem a bit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Surely-Not-Everybody-Was-Kung-Fu-Fighting-Your-Wit-Is-Fast-As-Lightning/

British Airways Safety Video

British Airways teamed up with Comic Relief to make a new flight safety video based on the premise of people auditioning for a role in the safety video. A selection of top British performers do their best, but the direct...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/British-Airways-Safety-Video/

What Would Happen If Fictional Villains Actually Won

Storytellers love to stress that any evil being who threatens the heroes must be eliminated for the good of us all, but since the stories end with goodness prevailing we never get to see what life under an evil thumb wou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/What-Would-Happen-If-Fictional-Villains-Actually-Won/

Dali's Mustache is Still Intact

Surrealist painter Salvador Dali died in 1989 and was buried under the Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. For the past ten years, Maria Pilar Abel has been fighting to be recognized as Dali's daughter. Sh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Dalis-Mustache-is-Still-Intact/

Celebrities Drawn In the Negative

Liam York (misteryorkie) is a self-taught artist who draws portraits of celebrities in inverted light. They are almost recognizable, but when photographed, and then rendered in a negative, they become true to form!See mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/22/Celebrities-Drawn-In-the-Negative/

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