Archive for August 11th, 2017

Chicken Outwitted by Bread

This hen is having a hard time with a piece of hollowed-out bread. She somehow gets it over her head and stuck around her neck. But the bird-brain hasn't learned a thing, because she manages to get a second piece of brea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Chicken-Outwitted-by-Bread/

This is What Millions of Years of Head-Butting Will Do

This animal is Moschops capensis, an ancestor of mammals that lived 250 million years ago. It has a particularly thick skull, according to the fossil evidence, which made it look really weird. What we are learni...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/This-is-What-Millions-of-Years-of-Head-Butting-Will-Do/

Can You Solve the Fish Riddle?

Here's another TED-Ed brain bender that can ruin your evening. I actually tried for a little while to solve the puzzle on my own, but I got bogged down and went for the answer. Yeah, there's math involved, as well as log...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Can-You-Solve-the-Fish-Riddle/

‘Smurf Village’ Is Being Forced to De-Smurf

Back in 2011, we told you about Júzcar, Spain, the village that was painted blue. It was a publicity stunt by Sony Pictures, who agreed to use 4,200 liters of blue paint to cover every house in the village in orde...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Smurf-Village-Is-Being-Forced-to-De-Smurf/

Animated Tattoo

Phil Berge is an artist at the Tattoo Shack in Quebec. He inked 19 different people with Bart Simpson on his skateboard, each one slightly different. When he put all 19 tattoos together, it's an animation of Bart doing a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Animated-Tattoo/

Chefs Share The Stupidest Food Orders They've Ever Received

Most chefs aren't anything like the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld, so they'll be accommodating to customers and customize their orders so they leave full and happy with their dining experience.But everyone who works i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Chefs-Share-The-Stupidest-Food-Orders-Theyve-Ever-Received/

Every Movie Poster Saul Bass Ever Designed

Artist Saul Bass is renowned for his movie titles, credit sequences, and trailers, all done in minimalist style that made them artworks able to stand on their own. He also designed posters for movies, 37 of them in all.&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Every-Movie-Poster-Saul-Bass-Ever-Designed/

Civil War - Geeky History In The Making

Civil War by The P is For PenisIt can be mighty confusing to hear people talk about the Civil War these days, on account of the fact that they named that superhero conflict after the historical American conflict and a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Civil-War-Geeky-History-In-The-Making/

Will A Video Made By The National Crime Agency Curb Casual Cocaine Use In The UK?

Cocaine is a mentally addicting drug that messes with your endorphins and makes you feel like any time is the greatest time of your life, leaving frequent users feeling like the drug is actually benefitting their lives.B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Will-A-Video-Made-By-The-National-Crime-Agency-Curb-Casual-Cocaine-Use-In-The-UK/

Super Strange Things Batman Did To Keep His Identity Secret

We understand that when a character spends decades fighting crime in the comics, it's hard to come up with something new and different in a story. There's always a reach for an angle that the audience hasn't seen before....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Super-Strange-Things-Batman-Did-To-Keep-His-Identity-Secret/

Sculptor Spends 2 Years Building Incredibly Cool Statue Out Of 100,000 Knives

Fascist rulers crack down on artists because art gives people hope and often contains symbols and messages that are critical of people in power, which makes it a dangerous tool against absolute rule.But sculptor Alfi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Sculptor-Spends-2-Years-Building-Incredibly-Cool-Statue-Out-Of-100000-Knives/

Auto Soccer

Have you ever heard of auto soccer? The ball is eight feet wide, and you kick it around with a car! The goalies are excavator operators.[https://youtu.be/KRt4_lsTUJw] (YouTube link)This is the 3rd Annual Fastracs game, p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Auto-Soccer/

Changing Attitudes About Parenting, As Seen In Cartoons From The New Yorker

(Image Link)Attitudes towards parenting and the concept of family in general have changed a lot since the 1920s, and throughout the family's transition from nuclear to free-form The New Yorker has captured the c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Changing-Attitudes-About-Parenting-As-Seen-In-Cartoons-From-The-New-Yorker/

A Twitter Ghost Story

Adam Ellis lives in an apartment in Manhattan. Over this story, he's lived in two apartments in the same building, but he is coming to the realization that the building is haunted. In a series of Tweets over the last sev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/A-Twitter-Ghost-Story/

Behind the Scenes Secrets of Disney Princesses

Little girls go gaga over seeing their favorite Disney princesses when they go to a Disney theme park, but few of us really think much about the actresses that play these iconic characters. As it turns out, there a log o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Disney-Princesses/

Is a Man-Made Diamond Still a Diamond?

(Image credit: Jennifer Dickert)Is a diamond still a diamond if you can make it in a space-age oven? Inside one company's mission to find out. It doesn’t look like the entrance to a paradigm-shifting, pote...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/Is-a-Man-Made-Diamond-Still-a-Diamond/

The Great 78 Project

The Internet Archive has a project going in an attempt to save as many old sound recordings as possible. These are songs recorded on 78 rpm records made between 1898 and the 1950s, when 33 and 45 rpm records replaced the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/11/The-Great-78-Project/




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