Archive for November 7th, 2017

Barb in LEGO

LEGO sculptor Ochre Jelly (Iain Heath) is a fan of the Netflix show Stranger Things. While so many other people were dressing up as Eleven for Halloween or telling stories about the Demogorgan, he was busy recre...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Barb-in-LEGO/

A Lavishly Illuminated Medieval Bestiary Goes Online

The Aberdeen Bestiary was written in England around 1200 AD. Bestiaries were manuscripts listing animals along with morality lessons. Most were not illustrated, and color illustrations were even more rare. The Aberdeen B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/A-Lavishly-Illuminated-Medieval-Bestiary-Goes-Online/

Perfect Stranger Things

Is this mashup "perfect" or just "stranger"? Wisconsin native Larry (Mark Linn-Baker) and his immigrant cousin Balki (Bronson Pinchot) welcome a new roommate to their Chicago apartment: the Demogorgon![https://youtu.be/Z...

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Awesome Possum - Hang In There Buddy!

Awesome Possum by Shadowind Have you ever heard the expression "awesome possum"? Yeah? Well that expression is talking about this possum in particular, and he's the marsupial everyone wants to hang around- because...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Awesome-Possum-Hang-In-There-Buddy/

November 1st Shows Us How Michael Myers Deals With Post-Halloween Depression

October 31st becomes an important day in your life when you look forward to Halloween all year long, one which leaves you with post-holiday depression as November 1st rolls in and you realize you've got 364 days left unt...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/November-1st-Shows-Us-How-Michael-Myers-Deals-With-Post-Halloween-Depression/

The Best Western Movies Ever Made

Hollywood doesn't make Westerns the way they used to. In fact, they don't make many Westerns at all in the 21st century. They are expensive, unfamiliar to younger audiences, and require a certain suspension of disbelief...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/The-Best-Western-Movies-Ever-Made/

Tam Sơn’s Crazy Sunday Market

While spending their 91 days in Hanoi, Mike Powell and Jürgen Horn visited the Sunday market in Tam Sơn, Vietnam. They took a ton of pictures and some video, and told us a little about the experience. So I am going...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Tam-Sns-Crazy-Sunday-Market/

The $1,000 Tin Can

The rich are different from you and I. They know a hint of turquoise, no matter how subtle, adds a immeasurable value to an object, even an object that the rest of us just toss out with the garbage. In case you happen to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/The-1000-Tin-Can/

Cat Prefers Food To Go

An animal rescue group feeding stray cats in South Korea noticed one who was a little different. She eagerly took cat food that was packaged, but tended to leave loose food alone. When presented with a choice of wrapped...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Cat-Prefers-Food-To-Go/

Fear of Death

This scene grabs you right here, and then it yanks you quickly in another direction. Yeah, it would be traumatic to encounter someone who honestly doesn't believe in death -so traumatic that you might not even know it's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Fear-of-Death/

Hiring Crows as Street Cleaners

Crows are pretty smart. They even understand the concept of trade, so we may as well harness their intelligence to improve our world. A Dutch company called Crowded Cities aims to train crows to pick up cigarette butts a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Hiring-Crows-as-Street-Cleaners/

When Did Time Travel Come From?

The title of this video wouldn't make sense if it were about any other subject. But the question really is: who first wrote about time travel? The idea could have existed before it was written about, but we would never k...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/When-Did-Time-Travel-Come-From/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Smokey and the Bandit

Back in 1977, Smokey and the Bandit harnessed trucker culture to become a huge hit. It was the second biggest film of that year -try to guess what movie was #1. The comedy was full of stars, led by Burt Reynolds...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Smokey-and-the-Bandit/

Dancing House Framer

Andrew Wilcox knows he's not going to get a lot of work done on rainy days, but when you're in charge, you've got to go do as much as you can, because it's Seattle, and there's going to be rain. Considering that, a littl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Dancing-House-Framer/

We All Float Down Here - Sewer Clowns Stink!

We all float down here by Dr.MonekersNobody likes to think about all the things that are floating around in the sewer, and the idea of a clown who devours children being down there makes the prospect of sewer exploratio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/We-All-Float-Down-Here-Sewer-Clowns-Stink/

Colorful Research Review

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!Selected studies that are colorful in some sense. Compiled by Dirk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/07/Colorful-Research-Review/




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