Archive for October 5th, 2011

Correcting The Myths In Your History Lessons

Little known fact, it was not actually an iceberg, but Godzilla that caused the Titanic to sink. LinkHistory, Funny, titanic, monsters, Godzilla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/correcting-the-myths-in-your-history-lessons/

A Massive Isengard Model Made From LEGOs

I know we've posted a few cool Lord of the Rings LEGO creations before, but this 8' wide model of Isengard might just be the most impressive one yet. Built by LEGO masters OneLUG, this monstrosity weighs over 145 pou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/a-massive-isengard-model-made-from-legos/

Coconut Wampa Cupcakes

I don't know about you guys, but I'd love to have a batch of these wampa cupcakes. There are also cool wookie ones if you prefer. They look pretty easy to make, so even though there are no instructions, I think you c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/coconut-wampa-cupcakes/

Would You Drink Google Beer?

Don't think for a second that Google's business is limited to internet services. Indeed, they have their hands in a variety of industries, most recently, they've been testing out the beer-making business. That's righ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/would-you-drink-google-beer/

15 Funny Staged Splash Mountain Pics

I know I post a lot of Disneyland stories, but that's because the park is just so darn fun. BuzzFeed's collection of staged Splash Mountain pics are definitely worth a look for those of you who also dig Disneyland -a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/15-funny-staged-splash-mountain-pics/

King of Legoland 80s Toys Flashback

Watch on Vimeo. Watch some of the most memorable toys from the 1980s turn into each other, including the beloved Transformers and Nintendo cartridges. Today's Bratz dolls have nothing on marbles. -via ColossalToys, Vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/king-of-legoland-80s-toys-flashback/

PlayStation 3 Ad Makes Your Life Somehow Seem Meaningful

(Video Link) This commercial reminds us that a hundred years from now it will not matter what kind of car you drove, what kind of house you lived in, how much money was in your bank account nor what your clothes loo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/playstation-3-ad-makes-your-life-somehow-seem-meaningful/

Philipp Igumnov's Surreal Collages

Philipp Igumnov, an artist in Moscow, makes deliciously surreal photographic collages that take place in worlds where the weird is ordinary. My favorite is this one of a boy about to make the ultimate cannonball....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/philipp-igumnovs-surreal-collages/

Blind Diver Gets Scuba Certification

Robert Ainsley-Raffel of Hexham, UK, has been blind since birth. But he's determined to achieve the goals that he's set for his life, including becoming a qualified plumber and a certified diver: Robert passed his div...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/blind-diver-gets-scuba-certification/

Carl from Aqua Teen Hunger Force Cosplay

On the TV show Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Carl Brutananadilewski is the main characters' next-door neighbor. redditor magasjaru made this nearly-perfect costume of him for Halloween last year. A true fan, he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/carl-from-aqua-teen-hunger-force-cosplay/

Man Gets Plastic Surgery to Look Like Superman

Herbert Chavez of the Philippines loves Superman so much that he's had numerous cosmetic surgeries to make himself look like the Man of Steel (or some popular versions of him). Specifically, he's had chin implants, r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/man-gets-plastic-surgery-to-look-like-superman/

RIP Steve Jobs

Founder and former CEO of Apple Steve Jobs has died after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 56. The hard-driving executive pioneered the concept of the personal computer and of navigating them by clicking onscreen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/rip-steve-jobs/

Hand Signals Used by Waiters

The staff of the Stork Club, an elegant New York City nightclub that was in business between 1929 and 1965, operated like a well-oiled machine. The owner, Sherman Billingsley, even used hand signals to silently orche...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/hand-signals-used-by-waiters/

Human Heart Wine Carafe

A bit of wine may be good for your health. Liviana Osti made this cute pair of carafes with that in mind. When the joined together, they form the shape of a heart. http://www.livianaosti.com/index.php?/prodotto/cu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/human-heart-wine-carafe/

The Most Popular Infographics

A couple of years ago, someone discovered that websites hungry for content are willing to post infographics. Spammers latched onto the idea, because infographics are easy to create, and an easy way to get links on al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/the-most-popular-infographics/

Flower Girl Cleans Up

(YouTube link) Two cute flower girls at a wedding do their thing. One sister strews flower petals in the pathway. The little sister then has to pick them up because her littering, mess-making sister dropped them on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/flower-girl-cleans-up/

Anger and Anarchy on Wall Street

This post is not about the Wall Street protesters, well, yes it is, but not about the Occupy Wall Street protest of 2011. A century ago, people were not any happier about what went on in New York City's financial dis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/anger-and-anarchy-on-wall-street/

Holy Bat Nuts, Batman!

Yes, these are Bat Nuts, but they are also called Water Caltrops, Buffalo Nuts, and Devil Pods. The starchy inner nut is eaten raw, boiled, or powdered and added to other foods. It's just one of a list of The Worldâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/holy-bat-nuts-batman/

Alice in Wonderland Test Footage

(YouTube link) Here is a Disney Studios reference test film synched with the finished scene from the 1951 film Alice in Wonderland. You also see the animators at work, capturing the mood and the movements o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/alice-in-wonderland-test-footage/

Those Sneaky Slime Molds

How much do you know about slime molds? These one-celled creatures live in our forests, but are so different from species we normally encounter that they seem almost extraterrestrial. Slime molds are a remarkable lineag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/those-sneaky-slime-molds/

Why Do Some People Learn Faster?

An article at Wired covers several experiments in brain function and learning. First, we find that there are two distinct reactions in the brain when we make a mistake, and their relative performance determines how well...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/why-do-some-people-learn-faster/

7 Awesome Skateboarding Animals

You are probably familiar with Tillman, the famous skateboarding bulldog, but there are plenty of other animals who have taken to the activity as well. In this gallery from Environmental Graffiti, you'll meet guinea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/7-awesome-skateboarding-animals/

Elvis Meets the Beatles

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. It was August 27, 1965. The greatest summit meeting in show business history was a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/05/elvis-meets-the-beatles/




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