Archive for January 9th, 2018

Super-Black Birds of Paradise

Crows and blackbirds are black, but they aren't super black. In the light, their feathers reflect iridescent colors, often gray or blue, even though we always know they are black. Several species of birds of paradise hav...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Super-Black-Birds-of-Paradise/

What Was He Thinking?

There's a layer of ice on the backyard pool. Would you try to walk on it? Maybe it would be a good idea to throw something heavy out there first, to check for the strength of the ice. This guy didn't bother with any of t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/What-Was-He-Thinking/

Kawaii Of Death - His Favorite Things Are Scythes And Unicorns

Kawaii of Death by Vincent TrinidadDeath was trying to soften up his image so as not to scare the recently deceased children he needed to guide to the afterlife, so he consulted with an artist named Lisa Frank about a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Kawaii-Of-Death-His-Favorite-Things-Are-Scythes-And-Unicorns/

Names Written in Blood

In 2012, Syrian journalist Mansour Omari was one of tens of thousands of people who "disappeared" under the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. He was taken to an underground military complex, where he lived in a cell wit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Names-Written-in-Blood/

This Animated Short Shows Us Why We Should Be Careful When Consorting With Spirits

Native Americans have a close relationship with both the natural world and the spirits all around us, and where the European invaders settlers saw nothing but plants and animals to kill the Indians saw life everlasting.W...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/This-Animated-Short-Shows-Us-Why-We-Should-Be-Careful-When-Consorting-With-Spirits/

I Shot an X-Man. On TV

Tom Mcilwain is an actor, but not a big star. Neither is he an extra. He is a mid-level performer called a day player, one of the many who have a few speaking lines or small specific actions in movies and TV shows that d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/I-Shot-an-X-Man-On-TV/

To Catch a Ball

Look at the face of accomplishment. Kate Grey is already quite accomplished as a Paralympic athlete and sports reporter in the UK. She lost her left hand in an accident when she was two years old. Now, she's got a 3D-pri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/To-Catch-a-Ball/

Why Starting School Is Like Preparing For A Boss Battle

Every fall and winter college students prepare to enter the educational wars once again, battling their professors for the best grades possible while figuring out who they can trust to fight alongside them and who wants...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Why-Starting-School-Is-Like-Preparing-For-A-Boss-Battle/

Mobbed by Lemurs

Reporter Alex Dunlop of the BBC was at Banham Zoo in Norfolk to tell viewers about the zoo's annual census. It became a bit difficult for him to stick to the script when lemurs began to show intense interest in the visit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Mobbed-by-Lemurs/

Stay Warm All Winter Long With A Hoodie Or Longsleeve T-Shirt From The NeatoShop

Escobar Ski School by Gualda TrazosThe weather outside is frightful, but underneath your winter gear you're wearing something that looks  delightful, so you can let it snow, let it snow, let it snow yet keep spiri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Stay-Warm-All-Winter-Long-With-A-Hoodie-Or-Longsleeve-T-Shirt-From-The-NeatoShop/

Cat Shoes and Other Songs

Longtime Neatorama readers might remember Hanan Levin of the erstwhile blog grow-a-brain. Hanan gave that up in 2009 to focus on his new daughter. Adora became a muse for Hanan's many artist friends around the world, who...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Cat-Shoes-and-Other-Songs/

Sleeping Audience Member Wakes Up With A Scream As Orchestra Plays Loud Part Of Movement

Even though it's considered embarrassing and rude to fall asleep during an opera, play or orchestral performance it happens to even the biggest fans from time to time, and nobody minds as long as you're not snoring.But t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Sleeping-Audience-Member-Wakes-Up-With-A-Scream-As-Orchestra-Plays-Loud-Part-Of-Movement/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Hellboy

The 2004 movie Hellboy features Ro Perlman as Hellboy, a demon turned brawny comic book character fighting against evil supernatural forces to protect Earth. Under the direction of Guillermo Del Toro, the movie...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-Hellboy/

Pocket Things - Maybe Humans Are The Real Monsters?

Pocket Things by Prime PremneThe kids from Hawkins fight monsters from another dimension, but what if they were the monsters? Would they still have to fight for their lives against dark forces from another dimension,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Pocket-Things-Maybe-Humans-Are-The-Real-Monsters/

Butcher Billy Reimagines Black Mirror Season 4 Episodes As Comic Book Covers

Black Mirror is one of the most thought provoking, cutting edge and depressing TV shows ever made, and even though the show is overall very popular some episodes have been too much for viewers to handle.So, in a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Butcher-Billy-Reimagines-Black-Mirror-Season-4-Episodes-As-Comic-Book-Covers/

Synchronized Snow Sissies

Time to let the horses out for their exercise! They'll love playing in the snow today. Or maybe not.[https://youtu.be/YTQwC_jD8Gw] (YouTube link)Horses are pretty hardy, but they're no dummies. It takes the two the exact...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Synchronized-Snow-Sissies/

Fakemon You'll Wish Were Real

(-Via JessJackdaw)The only difference between a Pokemon and a Fakemon is the Fakemon weren't created by Satoshi and Tajiri, but fans have created plenty of Fakemon who would make perfect additions to the roster....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Fakemon-Youll-Wish-Were-Real/

Tooth and Teeth 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!(Image credit: dozenist)by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research staf...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/09/Tooth-and-Teeth-Research-Review/




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