Archive for October 3rd, 2017

On Fathers, Sons, and That Little Lamp in the Pixar Logo

Spencer Porter's father worked for a startup company that sold computer hardware. It wasn't profitable, but the workers were enthusiastic. In 1985, when Porter was only a year old, his father took him to his workplace fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/On-Fathers-Sons-and-That-Little-Lamp-in-the-Pixar-Logo/

Why Don't Movie Poster Names EVER Line Up?

Movie posters list the stars' names across the top, and then usually a picture of the main characters right in the middle. But unless you already recognize them, you'll never know who is who because the order of the name...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Why-Dont-Movie-Poster-Names-EVER-Line-Up/

Hilarious Wrong Number Texts That Were Actually Oh So Right

(Image Link)Wrong number texts have taken over where the wrong number phone calls left off after we all started carrying smartphones around, and the texts are raising the bar with the addition of photos and increased ano...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Hilarious-Wrong-Number-Texts-That-Were-Actually-Oh-So-Right/

"Slum Tourism" in New York’s Chinatown

Today we call it "poverty porn." A hundred years ago, the same activity was called "slumming" in Britain and "slum tourism" in the U.S. Wealthy folks would go to the city slums where the other half (actually the majority...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Slum-Tourism-in-New-Yorks-Chinatown/

An Honest Trailer for Blade Runner

With the sequel Blade Runner 2049 coming to theaters this weekend, it's time for Screen Junkies to take a cockeyed look at the 1982 film Blade Runner in their Honest Trailer series.[https://you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Blade-Runner/

Rare Visit from a Family of Lynx

Photographer Tim Newton saw a cat outside his home in Anchorage last week, and thought nothing of it, until he noticed it was a lynx. He started shooting photographs through his window, and found it wasn't alone. It was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Rare-Visit-from-a-Family-of-Lynx/

Terrifying Facts About The Hills Have Eyes

Wes Craven's 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes is an unique horror flick about a family of mutant cannibals who waylay travelers in the Nevada desert, robbing and cannibalizing them to survive.The film is now consid...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Terrifying-Facts-About-The-Hills-Have-Eyes/

Taxidermy Shop - He's A Real Animal Lover

Taxidermy shop by Buby87Some murderers focus on dismemberment and body part disposal, others find fashion inspiration in their victims so they try to find people they will fit into, but Norman just likes to dress up a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Taxidermy-Shop-Hes-A-Real-Animal-Lover/

NPR Deletes Errant Post in a Case of Disappointing Journalistic Integrity

Yesterday, NPR published a post at Facebook that was seen, and then edited to erase its content. But screenshots were made. The edited post has over 4800 comments. What was the controversy? What horrible, scandalous info...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/NPR-Deletes-Errant-Post-in-a-Case-of-Disappointing-Journalistic-Integrity/

This Illustrated Periodic Table Shows The Chemical Elements In Daily Life

It isn't easy to visualize what the elements on the Periodic Table represent in our daily lives, and ask most people which household items have Boron, Cadmium or Indium in them and they'll just shrug their shoulders.Boei...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/This-Illustrated-Periodic-Table-Shows-The-Chemical-Elements-In-Daily-Life/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Fatal Attraction

The 1987 film Fatal Attraction was one of those movies that you saw once, and never had to see it again because it stuck with you. Unless you found out someone in your life hadn't seen it, then you screened it t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-Fatal-Attraction/

Watching This Toddler Try To Play A Game Boy Will Make You Feel Old

The Nintendo Game Boy revolutionized portable gaming in three major ways- it allowed gamers to take multiple games with them on cartridges, it let them use their headphones and it offered multiplayer options via the Game...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Watching-This-Toddler-Try-To-Play-A-Game-Boy-Will-Make-You-Feel-Old/

Who's That Ghost?

The last thing you want to hear from a ghost, even the "friendly kind," is that they have good news and bad news. The latest comic from Chris Hallbeck at Maximumble starts out as a horror story, switches to science ficti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Whos-That-Ghost/

Buster Keaton's Funniest Gag

In this scene from the 1921 movie Hard Luck, Buster Keaton misjudges a dive and crashes through the brickwork. It's a riff on the old joke about digging a hole so deep that you eventually reach China. Keaton sai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/buster-keatons-funniest-gag/

When People Go Too Far With Their Finger and Toe Nails

Some ladies really like to express themselves through their nails, but there's a fine line between creative fingernails and horrible fashion atrocities. Over on Buzzfeed, you can see some of the most nightmarish finger a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/When-People-Go-Too-Far-With-Their-Finger-and-Toe-Nails/

Faces Research

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!(Image credit: Wellcome Images)Research About Facescompiled by Ali...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Faces-Research/

Invasion from the 23rd Century

Redditor Blueyeguy (standing in the red shirt) and a few friends beamed down from the Enterprise into a Renaissance Fair in Minnesota. They are blatantly violating the Prime Directive with their time travel shen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/03/Invasion-from-the-23rd-Century/




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