Archive for January 26th, 2012

Goonies Meets A Game Of Thrones

(YouTube Link) This ridiculous mashup, which combines Chunk's confession to the Fratelli gang in Goonies with a scene from the Game of Thrones TV series featuring Tyrion confessing to some rather nas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/goonies-meets-a-game-of-thrones/

Retro Batman Trading Card Art

The artwork from the 1966 Batman trading card set is so delightfully retro, with simpler character designs, hand painted panels, and less stylized versions of your fav villains, that I hope modern artists and designe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/retro-batman-trading-card-art/

8 Year Old Girl Plays Electric Guitar Like A Rock Star

(YouTube Link) There are some really talented kids out there, and thanks to YouTube they can show the world their skills, hopefully without all the praise going straight to their head. 8 year old Zoe Thomson plays gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/8-year-old-girl-plays-electric-guitar-like-a-rock-star/

SNK Reveals Portable Neo Geo System

With the wave of portable gaming consoles coming out, it's not surprising that SNK has jumped on board and revealed their Neo-Geo Portable Device (hopefully tentative title), which will come pre-loaded with 20 classi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/snk-reveals-portable-neo-geo-system/

Catch Up On 50 Years Of Doctor Who In 10 Minutes

(YouTube Link) Do you like Doctor Who, but you just don't have time to catch up on the episodes you've missed over the years? Do you hate Doctor Who and want to know what all the fuss is about? Are y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/catch-up-on-50-years-of-doctor-who-in-10-minutes/

This Prop Sword Looks A Bit Too Berserk For Cosplay

This hand crafted sword looks waaaaay too big to be lugging around all day during a convention cosplay session. Inspired by the sword carried by the main character Guts in the anime/manga series Berserk (as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/this-prop-sword-looks-a-bit-too-berserk-for-cosplay/

Beckham and the Door Stop

(YouTube link) If you ever have the occasion to install a door stop, be sure to get one with a heavy spring, because 1. puppies love to play with them, and b. they make that wonderful "thwannng" sound. -via Arbroathdo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/beckham-and-the-door-stop/

Russian Police: Doll Protests Are Illegal

Photo: Sergey Teplyakov/vkontakte Russian police does not take kindly to protests, even those carried out by toys and dolls: Police in the Siberian city of Barnaul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/russian-police-doll-protests-are-illegal/

Uzbekistan Cancels Valentine's Day

Planning something special for Valentine's Day? Not if you're in Uzbekistan. The authorities in the Central Asian nation has canceled Valentine's Day: Instead, residents i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/uzbekistan-cancels-valentines-day/

Oreo and Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake Topped with Oreo Frosting and a Peanut Butter Cup

Melanie Janem is a modern day Prometheus, shining a sugary light into the darkness of our stomachs. Let us be thankful. Link -via That's Nerdalicious! | Previously: Death by Oreo Cupcakecupcakes, oreos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/oreo-and-peanut-butter-cup-cupcake-topped-with-oreo-frosting-and-a-peanut-butter-cup/

It Would Be Awkward to Watch a Cat Eat These Sushi Rolls

Although these rolls look simple, the instructions that food blogger Von provides show how complex is the work of a sushi chef. These are made from tomato-flavored tuna. Link -via Theresa Colemansushi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/it-would-be-awkward-to-watch-a-cat-eat-these-sushi-rolls/

Things Exploding in Microwaves

(Video Link) This ad for Moe's Southwestern Grill shows either how terrible or awesome microwaves are. I had no idea that bar soap would do that in a microwave. Question: what would happen if you tried to microwa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/things-exploding-in-microwaves/

Dog Storage Lockers Could Be Useful for Parents as Well as Dog Owners

You can't take your dog into grocery stores, so where do you put him? If you tie him up outside, someone could steal him. The Hundehiet is one solution from Norway. Just stick your dog inside while you shop and pick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/dog-storage-lockers-could-be-useful-for-parents-as-well-as-dog-owners/

Vanilla Ice, Indie Rock Hipster

Remember Vanilla Ice? The rapper turned real estate mogul (okay, not exactly mogul), is back. This time, as an indie rock hipster. So cool, right ;? <-- winkie to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/vanilla-ice-indie-rock-hipster/

Turn an Enemy into a Friend with a Hug

Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. Jaws and Chief Brody. Ronald McDonald and the Burger King. They aren't destined to be enemies. All they need is to show each other a little love, as Ingrid Aspöck's cartoons illustrat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/turn-an-enemy-into-a-friend-with-a-hug/

Girl Saved Unconscious Mom by Slapping Her With Pizza

Meet Rita Lawlor, a seven-year-old girl from Sarasota, Florida, who recently became the youngest person to receive an award from her local fire department for saving her mom's life:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/girl-saved-unconscious-mom-by-slapping-her-with-pizza/

Aerobic House Cleaning

One, two, three, four; Pick up a mop and clean the floor; five, six, seven, eight; house cleaning and exercise are the perfect mate! Here's the solution to those pressed for time (and clea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/aerobic-house-cleaning/

Chicken Nugget Diet Not Adequate

Is there a picky eater in your family? This story may be useful to back up your warnings to the child who won't eat anything but chicken nuggets or peanut butter sandwiches or bread. British 17-year-old Stacey Irvine was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/chicken-nugget-diet-not-adequate/

Micro-Macro: The Powers of Ten Remade with Food

Remember Powers of Ten, the iconic '60s film by Charles and Ray Eames we all saw in high school? It's been remade by Isaiah Saxon of Encyclopedia Pictura ... with food!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/micro-macro-the-powers-of-ten-remade-with-food/

New Fossil Animal Looks Like a Tulip

A prehistoric creature found in the Canadian Rockies has been named Siphusauctum gregarium, which is both a new genus and species. It lived 500 million years ago, when the area now nickenamed the "Tulip Beds" wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/new-fossil-animal-looks-like-a-tulip/

The New Blue Marble

NASA has released a high-definition image of the Earth it calls Blue Marble 2012. A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA's most recently launched Earth-observing satellite - S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/the-new-blue-marble/

The World’s First “Carphone”

On March 21, 1920, the Sandusky Register reported on an astonishing invention in which W. W. Macfarlane, traveling in a car (driven by a chauffeur), held a conversation with his wife back at the garage -500...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/the-worlds-first-carphone/

Fashion Princesses

DeviantART member viria13 put modern fashions on Disney princesses (and Anastasia, too). The artwork is lovely, but can someone tell me who "Kida" is? Link -via The Daily What Fashion, disney, princesses, clothin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/fashion-princesses/

To RP Salazar, with Love

(YouTube link) A misdirected email connects two people 9,000 miles apart who turn out to share more than the same name. This is the latest animation from the Rauch Brothers for StoryCorps. How do they find such great...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/to-rp-salazar-with-love/

What Is It? game 211

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don't know! Place your guess in the comment se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/what-is-it-game-211/

The Origin of the Beatles Haircut

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.  New York Press Conference 1964*/str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/the-origin-of-the-beatles-haircut/

Who Does Google Think You Are?

If you don't toss your cookies on a regular basis, you leave a trail behind as you surf the web. But making any sense of that trail is a science that may be beyond the reach of automated analytics -at least for now. Ars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/26/who-does-google-think-you-are/






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