Archive for August 4th, 2017

Achieving His Goal

This fantasy quest is not all it's cracked up to be. Clearly, he did not have time to think this scheme through at all. Jumping back in time did not work, but it did set off a never-ending loop of time travel and destruc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Achieving-His-Goal/

From Boy Geniuses to Mad Scientists: How Americans Got So Weird About Science

Science is the most interesting part of the school day, and it's the easiest way to get a child interested in their own education. That's one reason we encourage in interest in science among children, but it's not the on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/From-Boy-Geniuses-to-Mad-Scientists-How-Americans-Got-So-Weird-About-Science/

Simon's Cat in Bed Head

The latest Simon's Cat cartoon harks back to the original 2007 animation that charmed us so, in which the cat wakes Simon up. This one is a bit more realistic, though, in that the cat does not wield a baseball b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Simons-Cat-in-Bed-Head/

Dad Wrongly Thinks His Kid Created The Filthiest Artwork Ever

Some kids create art that looks like nothing but scribbles, others make art that is so inscrutable you have the ask the kid what the hell it's supposed to be.But the kid in this story made a piece of art so vile and perv...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Dad-Wrongly-Thinks-His-Kid-Created-The-Filthiest-Artwork-Ever/

Nighttime Coming - Hungry Spirits Hunt After Dark

Nighttime Coming by Coconut_DesignIf you think ghosts are scary in America then you'll want to avoid Japan altogether, because the spirits there are twice as old and ten times as terrifying! Some are so horrifying the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Nighttime-Coming-Hungry-Spirits-Hunt-After-Dark/

Elephant vs. Goose

Zuri is a young African elephant living at the Hogle Zoo in Utah. His nemesis is a Canada goose that acts like a goose will, bullying and menacing every creature around like he owns the place. Zuri does not like the goos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Elephant-vs-Goose/

Well-Intentioned Phrases Ruined By Obnoxious People

Most phrases we use all the time didn't start out with any sort of bad intention behind them, because they were coined for the sake of safety and self expression not to piss people off.But, like every other well intentio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Well-Intentioned-Phrases-Ruined-By-Obnoxious-People/

The Smiling Eurosaurus

Look at the smile on this little dog! Eurosaurus is a white Jack Russell with an "unusual bite pattern." That's a euphemism for what we once called "snaggle teeth." But Euro looks like she's smiling even when her teeth d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/The-Smiling-Eurosaurus/

Exploring Ukraine's Underground Rave Revolution

Raves haven't been underground in America for well over two decades, and the commercialization and coopting of rave culture has turned those little warehouse parties into full blown stadium festival fare.But early raves...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Exploring-Ukraines-Underground-Rave-Revolution/

The Rise of Mock Turtle Soup

Turtle soup was a high-class delicacy for special occasions in the 1860s, like President Lincoln's second inaugural banquet. When one couldn't afford turtle soup, there was an alternative: mock turtle soup. So what was m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/The-Rise-of-Mock-Turtle-Soup/

Bear Smells Brownies Baking Inside Home, So He Tries To Break In And Get Him Some

Everybody knows bears have insatiable appetites, and they put in hours of work every day just to keep their bellies full, but did you know they'll resort to breaking and entering just to score a free meal?That's why peop...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Bear-Smells-Brownies-Baking-Inside-Home-So-He-Tries-To-Break-In-And-Get-Him-Some/

Which Container Will Fill First?

Alfakennyone presented this puzzle a couple of days ago. Let's assume a steady rate of flow (inlet does not exceeed outlet), and no confounding factors such as air pockets or rust. Look carefully before you decide. Then...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Which-Container-Will-Fill-First/

Crazy Stories From Hollywood Assistants

Being a Hollywood assistant is anything but glamorous. It requires dealing with huge egos and their eccentric requests. LAist rounded up some of the worst Hollywood assistant stories they could find and the results range...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Crazy-Stories-From-Hollywood-Assistants/

The Most Painful Things A Human Can Experience

First off, this video is about physical pain to your body, so heartbreak and psychological distress aren't considered, even though they can be pretty painful. What is the most physically painful thing that might happen t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/The-Most-Painful-Things-A-Human-Can-Experience/

Why Cocaine Makes People Act Like Total Jerks

(Image Link)Cocaine flowed more freely than champagne at nightclubs in the 70s, and even though the war on drugs fought hard against that "devil weed" marijuana they turned a blind eye to cocaine because it's considered...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Why-Cocaine-Makes-People-Act-Like-Total-Jerks/

MarblExplosion - Super Swirly

MarblExplosion by EnoLaAbstract designs can make people puzzle over what the design "is trying to say" or how it makes them "feel", but the truth is these factors should come secondary to the visual appeal. That's the r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/MarblExplosion-Super-Swirly/

5 Things People Actually Put in the Mail

(Image credit: Ntsimp)How to take advantage of the best bargain in the world: the USPS.1. A BANKW.H. Coltharp was in charge of building the Bank of Vernal, Utah, and wanted the edifice to be made of bricks from...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/5-Things-People-Actually-Put-in-the-Mail/

Dewi the Dragon: Guardian of Castle Harlech

Harlech Castle on the Welsh coast was built by King Edward I in the 1280s. It still stands strong, and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. And now, the castle has a sentinel, in the form of a giant steel dr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/Dewi-the-Dragon-Guardian-of-Castle-Harlech/




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