Archive for September 28th, 2017

The Popcorn Thief

Prince Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, was in Toronto to attend the Invictus Games, which he founded. In this video, his attention is split between the sports and a conversation with the man to his left. Meanwhile...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/The-Popcorn-Thief/

8 Star Trek Spec Scripts That Never Saw the Light of Day

The Star Trek franchise had a well-known open-submission policy. This meant that writers were allowed, even encouraged, to submit scripts for the show. If the series' producers liked your script enough to use it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/8-Star-Trek-Spec-Scripts-That-Never-Saw-the-Light-of-Day/

David S. Pumpkins Gets a Halloween Special

Last October, Tom Hanks starred in a Saturday Night Live skit called "Haunted Elevator" as a character named David S. Pumpkins. It was exceedingly silly, made no sense at all, and starred Tom Hanks, so of course...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/David-S-Pumpkins-Gets-a-Halloween-Special/

Designer Makes Her Clothing Unique By Printing On Manhole Covers

It's hard for fashion designers to make their clothes stand out on the crowded racks without taking drastic measures, and those who are dying to stand out keep creating outfits no sober person would be caught dead in.So...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Designer-Makes-Her-Clothing-Unique-By-Printing-On-Manhole-Covers/

Walter Jackson Freeman, Father of the Lobotomy

Dr. Walter Jackson Freeman II was a neurologist who was impressed with the idea of using brain surgery to alleviate the debilitating symptoms of mental illness. In 1936, he and neurosurgeon James Watts developed a surgic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Walter-Jackson-Freeman-Father-of-the-Lobotomy/

Rest In Fame

The Grim Reaper will come for us all some day so there's no need to summon him before your time has come, and any necromancer who dares to summon the Reaper while he's at work is asking for trouble of the immortal kind.T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Rest-In-Fame/

Laser-Shooting Cats From Planet Rainbow - One A-Meow-Zing Design!

Laser-Shooting Cats From Planet Rainbow by PolySciGuyThe time when a regular old tee with a unicorn or cat on it will cut the mustard has passed, and these days if your cat doesn't have all kinds of stuff going on it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Laser-Shooting-Cats-From-Planet-Rainbow-One-A-Meow-Zing-Design/

Why So Many New Species Are Named After Celebrities

Scientists announced the discovery of 15 new species of spiders this week. They are native to the Caribbean, and were given taxonomical names that referenced several famous people, including Bernie Sanders, Leonardo DiCa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Why-So-Many-New-Species-Are-Named-After-Celebrities/

How To Identify And Avoid Burnout

Every worker in the world is prone to burnout, and the more hours you put in at your job the more likely you are to fall victim to burnout, no matter how rewarding the job.Thankfully our minds and bodies have ways of tel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/How-To-Identify-And-Avoid-Burnout/

Is This Underwater Afghan Hound More Funny or Spooky?

Most dogs swim using the dog paddle method. This Afghan hound might be doing the dog paddle, but you wouldn't know it through all that hair. He looks more like a ghost floating through the ether.  This underwater a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Is-This-Underwater-Afghan-Hound-More-Funny-or-Spooky/

Things People Say (And What They Actually Mean)

Any sophomore student of human nature will tell you people say stuff they don't mean and think stuff they don't say, and uncovering these unspoken truths can change the way you feel about the words coming out of their mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Things-People-Say-And-What-They-Actually-Mean/

Movies That Everyone is Psyched to See in 2019

Remember back when you never heard of a new movie until you saw the trailer? Things have changed, and studios will let us in on plans for movie releases years in advance, although those plans are subject to change. The p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Movies-That-Everyone-is-Psyched-to-See-in-2019/

Gun Perspective In FPS Games Doesn't Make Any Sense

By definition First Person Shooters are supposed to play out in a first person perspective, meaning the player should feel like they're actually pulling the trigger and mowing down the bad guys.But there's something not...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Gun-Perspective-In-FPS-Games-Doesnt-Make-Any-Sense/

Star Wars Dentistry

If you look closely, you'll see a dentist in this scene. Dr. J. Steven Abernathy commissioned an ad for a laser root canal treatment offered by JS Abernathy Dental, with six location in Arkansas and Florida.[https://yout...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Star-Wars-Dentistry/

This Nurse Paints With a Syringe in Her Free Time

Nurses have to use syringes all day long, so it's no wonder that when nurse Kimberly Joy Mallo Magbauna decided to start painting during her free time, she opted to use a tool she had already mastered at work. Her c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/This-Nurse-Paints-With-a-Syringe-in-Her-Free-Time/

Get Yourself A Treat

Neatorama is proud to bring you a post by Andrew Egan, courtesy of Ernie Smith of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.How movie theaters nu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/Get-Yourself-A-Treat/

High School Student Builds Driveable Replica Of An M26 Pershing Tank

These days high schoolers have a lot more fun than I ever did during those terrible teen years, and between the awesome digital art classes, radical robot building programs and cool classes on coding I kinda wish I could...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/28/High-School-Student-Builds-Driveable-Replica-Of-An-M26-Pershing-Tank/

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