Archive for October 25th, 2017

Oh My Gourd

Here's a delightful stop-motion animation in which the frames are carved pumpkins. Sean Ohlenkamp and Rob Popkin carved hundreds of pumpkins over several years (in their free time) to make this video. They made many sequ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Oh-My-Gourd/

The Giant Frog Farms of the 1930s Were a Giant Failure

The American Frog Canning Company is a business name you'd expect to be a joke, like a company that would sell antiques or gag gifts. But it was real, and they sold frog legs. The company was founded by Albert Broel, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/The-Giant-Frog-Farms-of-the-1930s-Were-a-Giant-Failure/

Calm Yourself Down Quickly By Doing Some Combat Breathing

When things get crazy intense and your stress level shoots through the roof your heart feels like it's going to pound right out of your chest and you become short of breath, the lack of oxygen contributing to your freak...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Calm-Yourself-Down-Quickly-By-Doing-Some-Combat-Breathing/

Epic Ink: How Japanese Warrior Prints Popularized the Full-Body Tattoo

In the 1820s, Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi illustrated a series of prints called Water Margin featuring warriors covered in artful tattoos. The characters were based on historic fiction, but the colorful full-body t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Epic-Ink-How-Japanese-Warrior-Prints-Popularized-the-Full-Body-Tattoo/

Unconventional Domino Tricks

Take a step beyond the beautiful patterns and massive displays of dominos knocking each other down. Get ready to keep your cursor over the pause button, because through every step of this video, you'll be saying, "Wait,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Unconventional-Domino-Tricks/

The Mary Sue Has Set Up A Hotline To Help You Reject Creepy Men

(Image Link)It's not uncommon for women to give out a fake phone number when a guy they find creepy, repulsive or otherwise undesirable asks them for their number, which is their way of giving a creepy guy the brush off....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/The-Mary-Sue-Has-Set-Up-A-Hotline-To-Help-You-Reject-Creepy-Men/

Gamer Until Death - You Have 0 Lives Left, Continue?

Gamer Until Death by Diego PedauyéHave you ever seen one of those shirts with the claim "gamer forever" or some similar slogan across the front? How exactly does that work, considering all gaming will end when ou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Gamer-Until-Death-You-Have-0-Lives-Left-Continue/

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Revenge of the Nerds

The 1984 film Revenge of the Nerds preceded the rise of the world wide web, but it foreshadowed our modern sensibilities by at least temporarily making nerdery (or is it nerdism?) cool. The movie fed revenge fan...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-About-Revenge-of-the-Nerds/

52 Common Misconceptions Debunked In One Infographic

Infographics often focus on one specific topic, and their creators rarely try to expand on this topic too much because they don't have a whole lot of space to work with.But seeing as how Information Is Beautiful founder...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/52-Common-Misconceptions-Debunked-In-One-Infographic/

Attaching a Balloon to Cats

Sury, Noel, Raon, Iz, and Soul are a family of Scottish fold cats in South Korea. One particularly static-y day, their human decides to annoy them with balloons that stick to their fur. The cats are somewhat bumfuzzled....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Attaching-a-Balloon-to-Cats/

Amazing Medieval Wonder Woman Battle Armor Fit For An Amazon Princess

Wonder Woman has gone through a few costume redesigns over the years but she keeps coming back to some form of armor, because she's a warrior through and through.And if she starred in a title that took place n the Middle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Amazing-Medieval-Wonder-Woman-Battle-Armor-Fit-For-An-Amazon-Princess/

How Southern Socialites Rewrote Civil War History

They say history is written by the victors, but that ain't necessarily so. In the United States, the education of children is a responsibility of the individual states, and this shows up most obviously in how the history...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/How-Southern-Socialites-Rewrote-Civil-War-History/

Toddler Recreates His Model Uncle's Photos And Definitely Does It Better

Toddlers typically aren't self conscious, or fashion conscious for that matter, but they do make great models because they're adorable and they'll pose for photos all day long if you make the shoot into a game.But eighte...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Toddler-Recreates-His-Model-Uncles-Photos-And-Definitely-Does-It-Better/

10 Victims of the Hope Diamond Curse

The curse of the Hope Diamond supposedly affects anyone in possession of the gem. Legend has it that Jean-Baptiste Tavernier stole a much larger blue diamond from the eye of a Hindu statue, and Hindu priests conferred th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/10-Victims-of-the-Hope-Diamond-Curse/

AHHHHH

Australian musician Kirin J. Callinan's song "Big Enough" was released in September. It quickly piqued the attention of the internet, thanks to the sequence below. Fourteen seconds into it, I knew it had to be shared, ev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/AHHHHH/

Fascinating Things You Might Not Know About Elvira

Halloween is the right time to rewatch all your favorite Elvira movies -and if you happen to be near Anaheim, you could even see her perform in person at Knott's Berry Farm. If you can't get enough of the Mistress of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/Fascinating-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Elvira/

The Creature from the Black Lagoon

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook."It plays on the basic fear that people have about what might be lurkin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/The-Creature-from-the-Black-Lagoon/




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