Archive for January 19th, 2018

The Story of Hyperchess, a 3D Chess Game Inspired by Star Trek

Max Chappell was a chess whiz as a kid, but as he got older, it became boring. He didn't lose his love for the game, but it seemed too easy. So he looked into 3D chess -which has been tried in many different ways, but no...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/The-Story-of-Hyperchess-a-3D-Chess-Game-Inspired-by-Star-Trek/

The Ultimate Unboxing Video

The Ark of the Covenant sure is purrrty, but anyone who has seen Raiders Of The Lost Ark (meaning everyone) knows you're not supposed to open that sucker up unless you're looking to get a really, really deep tan...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/The-Ultimate-Unboxing-Video/

Step Right Up and Get a Piece of the Greatest Shows on Earth

Last year, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus went out of business after 147 years. It wasn't the last traveling circus, but the entertainment medium isn't what it once was. Still, you can relive those glo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Step-Right-Up-and-Get-a-Piece-of-the-Greatest-Shows-on-Earth/

Calavera Cafe - The Coffee's Just Alright, But You Can Shake Yer Bones All Night!

Calavera Cafe by EmuChicken The dead don't really need to eat or drink anything to stay dead, but many of them still long to enjoy the things they did in life- which is why there's always a queue at the Calavera...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Calavera-Cafe-The-Coffees-Just-Alright-But-You-Can-Shake-Yer-Bones-All-Night/

Inventive Brothers Build A Flying Bathtub To Take Them To The Bakery

Bathtubs aren't made to move because most bathers don't want to be slipping and sliding around the bathroom as they try to relax in the tub, but tubs do make surprisingly good vehicles once wheels are attached.And if com...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Inventive-Brothers-Build-A-Flying-Bathtub-To-Take-Them-To-The-Bakery/

How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality

ABC (the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) gives us a lesson in why we shouldn't be afraid of sharks, spiders, and snakes ...all those things that we joke are keeping us from visiting Australia. There are other things...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/How-Your-Worst-Fears-Stack-Up-Against-Reality/

This Spunky Little Aardvark Doesn't Want To Be Weighed

It must be difficult for keepers to weigh all the different animals that come to their zoo, especially the ones that don't take kindly to being cornered by humans.But 3-week-old Winsol the aardvark is probably a pleasure...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/This-Spunky-Little-Aardvark-Doesnt-Want-To-Be-Weighed/

Professor Pussycat

Professor Pussycat is happy explain gravity to you, and other types of physics that you use in everyday life (if you are a cat). That doesn't mean Professor Pussycat isn't a typical cat who thinks you're an idiot for eve...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Professor-Pussycat/

Prankster Fools Cops With Car Made Out Of Snow

Playing a prank on police officers is a good way to get arrested or worse, but when the prank is both harmless and hilarious the prankster behind the stunt may actually get props from the cops for pulling it off.Simon La...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Prankster-Fools-Cops-With-Car-Made-Out-Of-Snow/

Job Opening for a Graphic Designer

The City of Los Angeles needs to hire a graphic designer. They need one badly, as evidenced by the ad they posted to Facebook, presumably by some third-grader who stepped in when the old designer was fired. If you think...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Job-Opening-for-a-Graphic-Designer/

What's Happening Outside The Frame On Famous Album Covers

Album cover photos help create a band's image by showing members of the band as super cool, super tough or super sexy, but if we could see what's happening outside the frame the facts wouldn't measure up to the fiction.R...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Whats-Happening-Outside-The-Frame-On-Famous-Album-Covers/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Mean Streets

The 1973 Martin Scorsese crime drama Mean Streets starred young actors Harvey Keitel and Robert De Niro. This was not De Niro's first film, but it came before The Godfather II and Taxi Driver....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-Mean-Streets/

London, 1682 vs. Today

The Great Fire of London destroyed the vast majority of the city in 1666. Of course, the river, the streets, and the property lines still remained, and the residents started rebuilding. But most city maps were gone, so w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/London-1682-vs-Today/

The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days

Randy Gardner and Bruce McAllister needed an idea for a science fair project. They had heard about a man who'd just set a world record for staying awake, and decided they would beat it. The idea was to study the effects...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/The-Boy-Who-Stayed-Awake-for-11-Days/

World's Okayest Welder - It's Good To Be Third Best

World's Okayest Welder TShirt by Metal RelicWelding is pretty easy to pick up but can be difficult to master, especially if you have to weld underwater, but with time and practice you too can become the World's Okayes...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/Worlds-Okayest-Welder-Its-Good-To-Be-Third-Best/

A Salesman Makes A Suicidal Sheep An Offer He Can't Refuse In "Cosmos Laundromat: First Cycle"

Don't you hate it when a salesman approaches you in a place where there's no escaping their sales pitch? It makes you feel like a sheep being sized up by a hungry wolf, and once they've hit you with the product demonstra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/A-Salesman-Makes-A-Suicidal-Sheep-An-Offer-He-Cant-Refuse-In-Cosmos-Laundromat-First-Cycle/

The Ford Model K?

(Image credit: Sicnag)The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.We’ve all heard of the Ford Model T—but we rarely hear about the e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/The-Ford-Model-K/

A Lone Cat

There is obviously a good reason this cat is alone. All by himself. Lonely. Antisocial. Awash in his solitude, he turns to poetry. But no one is fooled by his plight -he likes it that way! This comic is from Jimmy at the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/19/A-Lone-Cat/




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