Archive for 2019

Planet Mercury: Freddie Mercury Comic Book Covers

Brazilian artist Butcher Billy illustrated iconic singer Freddie Mercury in comic book style, and designed comic books around them with the themes of Queen songs. You know the songs, you love the singer, but these still...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Planet-Mercury-Freddie-Mercury-Comic-Book-Covers/

Girl Without Hands Wins Handwriting Contest

Sara Hinesley, a 10-year old girl from Maryland proves that through hard work, anything can be achieved.Despite her physical limitation, she was able to win a national contest in cursive writing, the Zaner-Bloser Nationa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Girl-Without-Hands-Wins-Handwriting-Contest/

Ochre Jelly's Bricks of Character

Ochre Jelly, also known as Iain Heath, has shown us plenty of his wonderful LEGO creations, from the awesome Freddie Mercury to the minimalist Stephen Hawking. And don't forget his LEGO memes, like Sharknado and Kim Kard...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Ochre-Jellys-Bricks-of-Character/

Baby T. rex For Sale on eBay

This listing is not a costume, a statue of a T. rex, or a joke. Professional fossil hunter Alan Detrich discovered and excavated the fossilized partial infant Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton on private land...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Baby-T-rex-For-Sale-on-eBay/

Suspended Rainbow Net Above Galeries Lafayette, Paris

Set nearly 12 meters above the ground, everyone can have fun bouncing on this lovely colorful web while gazing at the extravagant dome. This attraction is part of “Funorama” — celebrating the return of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Suspended-Rainbow-Net-Above-Galeries-Lafayette-Paris/

Titan of Terror: the Dark Imagination of H.P. Lovecraft

What is it about the stories of H.P. Lovecraft that give you chills you never knew were possible? He takes you out of the real world, and sets you in a place where you cannot figure your way out, because it's not anythin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Titan-of-Terror-the-Dark-Imagination-of-HP-Lovecraft/

Gorillas Pose for Selfies with Their Hooman Friends

<p>Now THIS is a selfie.</p><p>These gorillas, standing on two feet and seemingly imitating humans, pose for a selfie with the rangers who rescued them as kids.</p><blockquote>The pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Gorillas-Pose-for-Selfies-with-Their-Hooman-Friends/

French Man and a Chicken Went Around the World in a Sailing Adventure

Guirec Soudée, a 26-year-old Breton had been sailing around the world alone for five years. His voyage included being trapped in Arctic ice for 130 days, surviving 15-meter waves, nearly capsizing repeatedly, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/French-Man-and-a-Chicken-Round-the-World-in-a-Sailing-Adventure/

Best Hiking Places in Every State in the U.S

<p>Hiking is a thrilling experience. It makes you appreciate the amazing things in life found in nature. And when you reach your destination, it is as if your exhaustion disappeared magically, and you would...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Best-Hiking-Places-in-Every-State-in-the-U-S/

The Burning Town of Centralia, Pennsylvania Sparks Scientific Curiosity

<p>Known as the “coal country”, the area under the town of Centralia burned suddenly. Nobody knew how the fire under their town started. Local legend says that somebody accidentally ignited the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/The-Burning-Town-of-Centralia-Pennsylvania-Sparks-Scientific-Curiosity/

Thieves Steal Used Cooking Grease and Got “$1000 a Night”

Yes, you’ve read that right - used cooking grease. Normally, thieves would look for something lucrative such as cash, jewelries, gadgets because they are easy to carry. But, Alvaro Mendez Flores of Richmond, Virgin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Thieves-Are-Up-for-Used-Cooking-Grease-In-Exchange-for-1000-a-Night/

Apologizing Figurines of Japanese Giant Monsters

<p>Released back in the year 2016 for the promotion of the new movie entitled “Shin-Godzilla”, these Kaiju (meaning “giant monsters”) figurines were sold as gachapon (meaning “...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Apologizing-Figurines-of-Japanese-Giant-Monsters/

Photo In, Sketch Out: Etch-A-Snap

<p>Like any other camera, it snaps photos. However, its outputs are not photos, but sketches. Depending on the complexity of the photo, the developing time lasts approximately 15 mins to an hour. Still fast...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Photo-In-Sketch-Out-Etch-A-Snap/

On The Ongoing Discourse About Generational Analysis

<p>Over the years, there have been multiple discussions regarding <a href="https://psmag.com/ideas/how-much-should-we-trust-generational-analysis" target="_blank">statistical analy...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/On-The-Ongoing-Discourse-About-Generational-Analysis/

In the Indian Ocean: Mysterious “Gelatinous” Creature Found Under The Sea

<p>In their aim to reach the deepest parts of the 5 oceans in the world, Victor Vescovo, a diver from the Five Deeps Expedition, along with his team, was exploring 23,596 feet deep in the Indian Ocean, whic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/In-the-Indian-Ocean-Mysterious-Gelatinous-Creature-Found-Under-The-Sea/

Sunscreen Ingredients Pose Threats to Coral Reefs and Health Risks

<p>It's summer time in the tropics and it would be great to go out to the beach, ride the waves, and get tanned. Or just soak in cool waters. Of course, we are always admonished to put on sunscreen.</p&g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Sunscreen-Ingredients-Pose-Threats-to-Coral-Reefs-and-Health-Risks/

eDNA Analysis, An Easier Way To Do Coral Surveys

<p>Checking on the health of coral reefs is vital now more than ever especially with the threat of more bleaching events happening due to worsening climate conditions. </p><p>As it stands, it mi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/eDNA-Analysis-An-Easier-Way-To-Do-Coral-Surveys/

Earth Day Google Doodle 2019

<p>In celebration of Earth Day, Google has created <a href="https://www.google.com/doodles/earth-day-2019" target="_blank">a doodle</a> that features six different wildlife w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/23/Earth-Day-Google-Doodle-2019/

How an Internet Obsession Resurrected a Creepy, Long-Lost Sesame Street Cartoon

This video short called Cracks aired on Sesame Street in the mid-'70s. Jon Armond was six years old and found it traumatizing. But he never saw the short again, and never encountered anyone else who remembered i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/How-an-Internet-Obsession-Resurrected-a-Creepy-Long-Lost-Sesame-Street-Cartoon/

Matt Benedetto and His Unnecessary Inventions

<p>Matt Benedetto has Unnecessary Inventions for you — products that are so creative (but useless) you’d want to have one.</p><p>Sunglasses not too dark for you? Fret no more for thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Matt-Benedetto-and-His-Unnecessary-Inventions/

Photos Show the Negative Effect of Humans to the Natural Environment

<p>Before humans was nature. Without the natural environment, humans would not have lived and had no chance roaming the Earth. But now, we humans have populated the Earth and we have made technological inno...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Photos-Show-the-Negative-Effect-of-Humans-to-the-Natural-Environment/

Plasma Rain on the Sun’s Surface

Why is the sun’s outer atmosphere hotter than its surface? This phenomenon may be explained by the “plasma rain” found pouring down on the surface. Fancy dancing in the (plasma) rain?Compared to rain on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Plasma-Rain-on-the-Sun-s-Surface/

The Genetics of Obesity: How A Gene That Regulates Metabolism May Help Develop New Weight Loss Drugs

<p><a href="https://newatlas.com/genetic-variation-obesity-weight-loss-drug/59389/" target="_blank">A single gene and its variants</a> may hold the key in developing a drug t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/The-Genetics-of-Obesity-How-A-Gene-That-Regulates-Metabolism-May-Help-Develop-New-Weight-Loss-Drugs/

Before Jell-O, Colorful Gelatin Desserts Were Haute Cuisine

We've had many posts about the odd gelatin recipes of the mid-20th century, the salads and main dishes made with Jell-O from recipes distributed by the company. They seem quite lowbrow now, an example of of very processe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Before-Jell-O-Colorful-Gelatin-Desserts-Were-Haute-Cuisine/

Miss Deadpan Frozen Face

<p>I'm a big fan of dry humor especially with perfect timing, it's comedic gold. And one would think that it would be quite difficult to pull that off in musicals or even movies without seeming forced or aw...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Miss-Deadpan-Frozen-Face/

The 10 Most Clever And Easiest Dogs To Train

Thinking of getting a dog? Many dogs have high intelligence levels hidden within them. Certain dog breeds have distinguished themselves as being more trainable. Here are the 10 best breeds...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/The-10-Most-Clever-And-Easiest-Dogs-To-Train/

The Super Comet: The Impact

This documentary looks at what could happen were a comet to smash into the Earth, as has happened on occasion in the past. The story is quite grim, but part 2 has some hope.  Just one of many reasons to prepare for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/The-Super-Comet-The-Impact/

The Dyed-Blue Cats of Midtown Manhattan

Margaret Owen was a 22-year-old Manhattan socialite with a wealthy father, so she had access to all that made life good in the 1920s. She loved the color blue, and in fact was so obsessed with blue that her apartment was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/The-Dyed-Blue-Cats-of-Midtown-Manhattan/

Trail Camera Catches Mouse Secretly Cleaning Man’s Shed Every Night

72-year-old Stephen Mckears was puzzled every morning when he would find hardware he left out on his workbench returned to their box. Using a wildlife trail camera, he discovered that a mouse was spending hours every nig...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Trail-Camera-Catches-Mouse-Secretly-Cleaning-Man-s-Shed-Every-Night/

Some signs are just hilarious...

Something on the lighter side. Most signs around the world sort of co-incide with matching colours, shapes and wording - but then there are the many confusing, weird, bizarre signs, d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/22/Some-signs-are-just-hilarious/








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