Archive for July 30th, 2017

Military Prop Photos of Two World Wars

These guys aren't in a zeppelin; that's a photo prop, possibly at a fair or amusement park. But they are real German soldiers, training at Nuehammer Military Camp between 1910 and 1912. The silliness of the photo is a st...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Military-Prop-Photos-of-Two-World-Wars/

Frank Miller Announces He's Writing A "Superman: Year One" Comic

Frank Miller is one of those comic creators who leaves an indelible mark on any character he writes about, and when well established characters receive a Miller-verse makeover they're left a bit more depressing.So it wil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Frank-Miller-Announces-Hes-Writing-A-Superman-Year-One-Comic/

The Pigs of Manhattan

It's hard to imagine New York City filled with farm animals, but we've already read about the horses that provided transportation, and the cows that provided milk. Nineteenth-century Manhattan was also home to pigs that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/The-Pigs-of-Manhattan/

Puppy Drags Her Favorite Blanket Outside To Share With Homeless Dog

Dogs are a lot smarter and more compassionate than humans give them credit for being, and when they see one of their feral relatives in trouble they will often help out however they can.Lara is an eight-month-old puppy r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Puppy-Drags-Her-Favorite-Blanket-Outside-To-Share-With-Homeless-Dog/

Alien Statistics - The More You Know The More Terrified You'll Be!

Alien Statistics by Letter-Q ArtworkPeople would probably feel better about meeting an alien lifeform if they knew some statistics about the creatures from beyond the stars, like the fact that 78.3% of them will be se...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Alien-Statistics-The-More-You-Know-The-More-Terrified-Youll-Be/

You Might Be The Killer

When two authors start a little back-and-forth on Twitter, strange and wonderful things can result. Sam Sykes asked Chuck Wendig for some advice, and they got into a conversation that went where you wouldn't quite expect...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/You-Might-Be-The-Killer/

Extremely Dark Stock Photos

Search through stock photography sites like 123RF, Shutterstock or Getty Images and you'll see lots of cheesy staged photos starring generic looking people pretending to do stuff.You'll also see lots of different color p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Extremely-Dark-Stock-Photos/

Saved by Nerves of Steel and a Manual Transmission

Jordan Dinsmore, a college student in Columbia, South Carolina, was the victim of armed robbery and kidnapping Wednesday, and may have been a rape and/or murder victim, too, except for the fact that the perpetrators coul...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Saved-by-Nerves-of-Steel-and-a-Manual-Transmission/

Microsoft Paint Has Been Put Out To Pasture

MS Paint used to be the gateway drug of the digital art world, but now that there are so many free and/or cheap software options out there it appears MS Paint has run its course and will now be put out to pasture.Microso...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Microsoft-Paint-Has-Been-Put-Out-To-Pasture/

The American Eclipse of 1878 and the Scientists Who Raced West to See It

Eclipse madness is building in the U.S. as people make plans to experience the total solar eclipse on August 21. It's happened before. In 1878, a total solar eclipse crossed the U.S. from the Pacific Northwest to the Gul...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/The-American-Eclipse-of-1878-and-the-Scientists-Who-Raced-West-to-See-It/

The Importance of Font Choice

You may have seen this image of a tote bag by BelleChic passed around the internet last week. What does it say to you? It's supposed to say "My favorite color is glitter," which doesn't seem like something you'd really w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/The-Importance-of-Font-Choice/

Cat Burglar

Zolthux has at least three cats and a sophisticated sound-activated burglar alarm system. What could possibly go wrong? We found out, because he also has security cameras.[https://youtu.be/U9A8JOEdnxI] (YouTube link)Just...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/Cat-Burglar-4/

The Scariest Dolls In Horror Movie History

There's something inherently creepy about a lifeless, realistic-looking doll, which is why they make such great monsters in horror movies. But like most things, some of them are better than others. Thrillist recently too...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/30/The-Scariest-Dolls-In-Horror-Movie-History/

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