Archive for August 2nd, 2009

Send Ray Bradbury A Birthday Card

Legendary author Ray Bradbury is turning 89 this year on August 22nd. He will be celebrating the event at a bookstore in Glendale, California. For the those of you into Bradbury, but can't make it to the party, just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/send-ray-bradbury-a-birthday-card/

Kooky Themed Weddings

Lemondrop has a collection of 20 weddings with a unique themes. The one above is one of the most unique, a scuba diving wedding. I wonder if all the bridesmaids or groomsmen already had scuba certification or if they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/kooky-themed-weddings/

Billboards that Don't Belong Next to Each Other

Our web BFF BuzzFeed has a hilarious post about 15 billboards that really don't belong next to each other. We're kind of late of posting this one, but it's too precious too miss: Link - Thanks Eric!billboard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/billboards-that-dont-belong-next-to-each-other/

Crickets From Hell: Armor-Topped, Blood Squirting, Vomit Covered and Really Fat Crickets

The armoured ground cricket of southern Africa are fat and flightless, two things that make them prime targets in the food-scarce African landscape. Predation should've killed off these crickets, but evolution has eq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/crickets-from-hell-armor-topped-blood-squirting-vomit-covered-and-really-fat-crickets/

Time-Shifted Self-Portraits by Chino Otsuka

Imagine Finding Me, 1976 and 2005, Kamakura, Japan, double self portraits by Chino OtsukaThe woman and child in this photo look like mother and daughter, but they are actually both artist Chino Otsuka at different ages....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/time-shifted-self-portraits-by-chino-otsuka/

Top 5 Most Eligible World Leaders

Glimpse.org has researched and compiled the ultimate list of sugar daddies (and mamas)—the top five most eligible world leaders.  They're single and they're powerful, and you never know when your worldly trave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/top-5-most-eligible-world-leaders/

Big Words Make You Seem Stupider

The consequence of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity is that you wind up sounding like a moron:Everyone knows how college students will try to make themselves sound smarter by reaching for the the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/big-words-make-you-seem-stupider/

Totally Extreme and Historic Roller Coasters of Today and Yesteryear

Remember those old dinosaurs you use to ride many years ago at the local amusement parks? Well, some of these have gotten a facelift, and some remain some of the most famous, original thrill rides of our time.The Dia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/totally-extreme-and-historic-roller-coasters-of-today-and-yesteryear/

Famous Death Threats Against Filmmakers

Borat and Brüno star, Sacha Baron Cohen recently found himself in a distinctly unfunny situation. He has just joined an exclusive but unenviable club - that of filmmakers whose lives have been threatened by people w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/famous-death-threats-against-filmmakers/

What’s Dovecote to Do With It

For centuries, architectural marvels known as dovecotes were built to house the birds of the nobles. As you can see, you'd have had to be powerful and wealthy to obtain the rights to build these kind of pigeon coops on y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/whats-dovecote-to-do-with-it/

Post-Apocalyptic Disney World

Disney comissioned artist former Deus Ex designer Warren Spector to come up with his interpretation of a very twisted Disney World as concept art for the Wii game Epic Mickey....images from both Gambino and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/post-apocalyptic-disney-world/

A Dizzying Display of Deep Fried Delicacies, Delivering a Difficult Dilemma; Do I Dare Devour Them?

I know they're bad for you, but some of them are so tasty! I'm talking about deep fried foods of course, and Now That's Nifty blog has pictures of many of the most fattening and delicious deep fried treats:All countr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/a-dizzying-display-of-deep-fried-delicacies-delivering-a-difficult-dilemma-do-i-dare-devour-them/

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

Found in the Luray Caves, Virginia, this has got to be amongst the most astonishing musical instruments in the World. The organ was designed by Leland Sprinke in 1956 and replaces traditional organ pipes with the stal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/the-great-stalacpipe-organ/

Sand Dunes that Croak, Whistle, Boom and Sing

When early humans heard these strange sounds in the middle of the desert they attributed them to many supernatural origins. Marco Polo believed they were spirit voices, and likened the noises to "the sounds of all k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/02/sand-dunes-that-croak-whistle-boom-and-sing/
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