Archive for September 16th, 2011

Anime Performance In Real Life Is Scary

(YouTube Link) Watching these guys imitate an anime scene is funny yet somehow scary, and it's made much worse by the fact that they're acting out to a Backstreet Boys song, especially when the guy on the left's hair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/anime-performance-in-real-life-is-scary/

Strange Ways To Reuse Ordinary Items

Take a trip back with this fun PopSci archive gallery of ways to reuse household items and see if you can't find a way to spruce up your boring old house, or an idea for a fun christmas gift made from your leftover s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/strange-ways-to-reuse-ordinary-items/

The Classic Comic Cool Of Ryan Kelly

Ryan Kelly's illustrations have been pleasing eyeballs for many years, in titles, such as DMZ and Northlanders, which appeal to mature readers. But what would our favorite spandex clad superfolk look like if Kelly dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/the-classic-comic-cool-of-ryan-kelly/

New Zombie App Makes You Want To Run

This fun new app/game shows you just when and where a zombie invasion is about to occur, giving you enough time to run away as fast as you can! Appropriately titled "Zombies, Run!", it boldly attempt to combine zombi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/new-zombie-app-makes-you-want-to-run/

Superhero Infographic Reveals The Value Of Color

It's Spidey red versus Superman blue in this infographic that shows the ways in which the two comic juggernauts use color to tell their tales. Be sure to read on and find out all about the importance of colors in com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/superhero-infographic-reveals-the-value-of-color/

Maru Cat Costume

Maru, the web celebrity cat from Japan, loves to crawl in and out of boxes. A young lady in Edinburgh named Rachel made this excellent costume in imitation of him. We need a video. Nay, we need impersonating Maru to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/maru-cat-costume/

Bacon, Egg, and Pancake Cupcakes

Katalina of TheYouFinder bought a bag of gummi eggs and looked for a creative way to use them. After exploring her options, she decided to make these gorgeous cupcakes that come from a modified buttermilk pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/bacon-egg-and-pancake-cupcakes/

Urban Survival Vest

(Video Link) Are you prepared to shelter in place for a few weeks? Are you ready to get out of your area quickly with all of the equipment that you need? What disaster scenarios are you ready for? Like the Boy Sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/urban-survival-vest/

Fishbowl with Mountains

The design firm Aruliden produced this two and a half gallon fishbowl. It has mountain-like protrusions blown directly into the glass. Link -via Boing Boing | Firm Website | Photo: Mocofishbowls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/fishbowl-with-mountains/

13 Dogs Jumping Rope at the Same Time

(Video Link) Uchida Geinousha of Japan holds the Guinness World Record for having the most dogs jump rope at the same time. She's trained thirteen dogs to leap at just the right moment. http://www.guinnessworldre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/13-dogs-jumping-rope-at-the-same-time/

Bear with Chainsaw Arms

In gratitude for the attention that redditors had given to his work, the artist Zac Max let them decide what should be the subject of his next sculpture. Appropriately, they chose a bear with chainsaws for arms. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/bear-with-chainsaw-arms/

5 Physical Details That Reveal Personal Info

If you have a baby and want to know how successful he will be in certain sports or how popular he will be with the ladies, it turns out, you can actually gauge these pretty well even before he starts learning how to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/5-physical-details-that-reveal-personal-info/

The Scariest Places On Earth

If you're looking to plan a creepy vacation for Halloween time, the BBC has you covered with this wonderful article documenting some of the scariest spots on earth. Pictured is the Island of the Dolls. Lying off the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/the-scariest-places-on-earth/

5 Classic Poisons

You probably know that Socrates was forced to die by drinking poison, but did you know that he was made to drink hemlock, which essentially shuts down the body and allows the mind to continue functioning until death...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/5-classic-poisons/

12 Living Animal Fossils

Did you know that Okapi are closer to ancient giraffes than modern day giraffes? When its ancestor the palaetragine was roaming the earth 15 million years ago, evolution seemed to favor the tall survivors who could...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/12-living-animal-fossils/

The Mythbusting Doctor

Who knew that Grant from Mythbusters is actually a Doctor Who nut? Hopefully this means fans of the Time Lord can hope for a Doctor Who Mythbusters episode at some point. Link Via The Mary Suescience, Doctor Who,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/the-mythbusting-doctor/

M-House

This modular house by Michael Jantzen, simply named "M-House," is made up of hinged interchangeable steel panels that serve different functions. Certain panels are opened to reveal seating, mirrors, tables, and beds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/m-house/

Abraham Lincoln: Wrestler and Lawyer

This week, mental_floss is running a series about Abraham Lincoln's adventures as a young man, before he got into politics. In part one, we learn about a murder in  Illinois. What does that have to do with Lincoln? We f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/abraham-lincoln-wrestler-and-lawyer/

Nic Cage in 1870

An eBay seller has this photograph up for the "buy it now" price of a million dollars. It looks suspiciously like the star of Raising Arizona and Leaving Las Vegas. Original c.1870 carte de visite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/nic-cage-in-1870/

Pumpkin Apron

Pumpkin Apron - $33.95 Get into the spirit of Halloween with this great little Apron from the NeatoShop. The Pumpkin Apron easily converts from a full apron into a half apron. The Pumpkin Apron is fun and functional....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/pumpkin-apron/

Zombie Cupcakes

Ray Basile of Zombie Wagon made zombie cupcakes for the opening of his zombie art exhibit. Then he posted the step-by-step instructions so you can make your own for a birthday party, Halloween party, or just because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/zombie-cupcakes/

Florence Nightingale’s Statistical Diagrams

We know Florence Nightingale as the founder of nursing as a profession, but she was also an accomplished statistician and graph maker. More importantly, she used statistical graphs to push for social change, particularly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/florence-nightingales-statistical-diagrams/

Stop Forwarding That Crap To Me

(YouTube link) Weird Al Yankovic nails it. This is for every internet citizen who has friends and relatives who use only email and feel everything they receive should be shared with everyone in their addres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/stop-forwarding-that-crap-to-me/

Grover Cleveland's Deadly Secret

When Grover Cleveland contracted cancer, it didn't kill his career; it killed someone else's. In early June of 1893, President Grover Cleveland discovered a large tumor on the roof of his mouth. The cancer was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/grover-clevelands-deadly-secret/

How Many Continents?

(YouTube link) It all depends on how you define "continent," and that's where things get sticky. -Thanks, tom tom! geography, map, globe, definition, continents...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/how-many-continents/

R2-D2, c. 1921

Jordan Thomas is an artist who creates amusing and imaginative steampunk robot sculptures. His other works include characters from BioShock, The Wizard of Oz, and WALL-E. My favorite, tho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/r2-d2-c-1921/

The 12 Most Venomous Snakes on Earth

The nearly universal human fear of snakes is caused by the minority of them that can kill you. Venomous snakes are found all over the temperate zones of the world. Find out which ones are the most dangerous,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/the-12-most-venomous-snakes-on-earth/
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