Archive for February 9th, 2012

The Adventures of Tauntaun

This might just be a better movie than both the Phantom Menace or The Adventures of Tin Tin. Would you go see it? LinkArt, Funny, Star Wars, posters, Tintin, mash ups, folm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-adventures-of-tauntaun/

The Best Response to A Rejection Letter Ever

I don't know about you guys, but unless the applicant was absolutely terrible, I would totally hire him after that. LinkFunny, applications, jobs, letters, rejection letters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-best-response-to-a-rejection-letter-ever/

The Weirdest New York Times Correction Ever

(Video Link) This might just be one of the strangest scenes in The Shining, but The New York Times Correction on the matter might just be even weirder. Here goes: Correction: January 29, 2012*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-weirdest-new-york-times-correction-ever/

The Cutest DJ In The World

(Video Link) Wikki wikki wikki what. Go Frenchie, it's your birthday. Via I Has A Hot DogMusic, Cute, videos, animals, dogs, pets, bull dogs, djs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-cutest-dj-in-the-world/

The Simpsons Song Medley

(Video Link) FreddeGredde's medley of songs from The Simpsons gives me an idea: turn the show into a musical. You know, like Cop Rock or Rags to Riches. It's guaranteed to breathe new life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/simpsons-medley/

Frank Lloyd Wright's Dog House

In 1956, 12-year old Jim Berger wanted to build a house for his dog. So he asked the Frank Lloyd Wright to design one. In Berger's favor, Wright had designed his family's house. So he knew Berger and was on good...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/frank-lloyd-wrights-dog-house/

A Lady Knows How to Properly Insult Another

I am at a loss to explain why I love Downton Abbey, but I do. This is not an unusual sentiment. And the Dowager Countess has become my favorite character. She's unflappable, faithful to her sense of honor, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/a-lady-knows-how-to-properly-insult-another/

I Prefer Pizza Sauce with Extra Thyme Lord

Vinnie's Pizza in Brooklyn gets creative with its menu board, showing themed meals for fans of A Clockwork Orange, Lost, Sons of Anarchy, and more. Stop by and exterminate a pizza during lu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/i-prefer-pizza-sauce-with-extra-thyme-lord/

Critical Thinking Skills Presented in a Classic Animation Style

(Video Link) These videos by James Hutson are designed to introduce high school students to rational thinking. The style is reminiscent of the animated title sequences of Saul Bass. Therefore Saul Bass wanted people...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/critical-thinking-skills-presented-in-a-classic-animation-style/

3D Printing For Fun And Medical Applications

3d printing continues to take us boldly into the brave new world of the 21st century, and not surprisingly medical applications are at the top of the innovation ladder, since replacement parts are always in demand....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/3d-printing-for-fun-and-medical-applications/

Portal Gun Is About To Become A Real Thing

The iconic weapon wielded by the main character(s) in the Portal video game franchise is about to become a reality thanks to the team at Neca, makers of fine replicas and awesome action figures. This 1/1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/portal-gun-is-about-to-become-a-real-thing/

Biopics Recast with Jar Jar Binks

I'm sure you all agree that a little Jar Jar Binks goes a long way to improving your filmgoing experience. Why, just take a look at these 8 movies recast with the famous Gungan. After...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/biopics-recast-with-jar-jar-binks/

Mindful Eating

Is the key to losing weight as simple as replacing "om nom nom" with just "om"? That's the principle behind Mindful Eating, a movement which invites you to medita...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/mindful-eating/

Thousands of Iranian Women Are Training to Become Ninjas

Is that a woman dressed in a burka or ninja gear? Perhaps we shouldn't be suprised to find that thousands of Iranian women are now training to become ninjas. F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/thousands-of-iranian-women-are-training-to-become-ninjas/

Psst, Environmentalists! Earth-Friendly Lifestyle Actually Doesn't Matter

So. Do you carry reusable bags to shop at the grocery store? Do you sort empty plastic containers into the correct recycling bin? Did you trade-in your gas guzzler for a well-worn pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/psst-environmentalists-your-earth-friendly-lifestyle-actually-doesnt-matter/

Directions

(YouTube link) Nisheisha lives in Jamaica, but there's no chance you will find her home. I have learned from experience that you never trust directions given by children or by people who do not drive. I've al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/directions/

The Art of Living

Grant Snider at Incidental Comics found the secret to making life a lot more artful, interesting, and ...strange. Link -Thanks, Rich!Art, Incidental Comics, surrealism...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-art-of-living/

The Science Fiction Effect

Scientific breakthroughs inspire science fiction. But that door swings both ways, because popular science fiction and its reception also affect scientific research and its reputation, as the general public is more likely...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-science-fiction-effect/

Dog with Cat

The person who submitted this photo to Black and WTF took the picture himself in the 1950s. Link -via Buzzfeeddog, Cat, portrait...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/dog-with-cat/

'Rasputin Was My Neighbor' And Other True Tales Of Time Travel

When we heard of the death of Florence Green, the final surviving veteran of World War I, many people stopped and thought about the old people who are our living links to history. Robert Krulwich at NPR has a list of peo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/rasputin-was-my-neighbor-and-other-true-tales-of-time-travel/

The Volkswagen Octophant

Caleb Kraft decorated his 1977 VW Microbus with a mural of an "octophant," an elephant head with a trunk and tentacles! That's not all -he installed handmade stained glass in the van as well. So if you see a Microbus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-volkswagen-octophant/

Big Wax Job

You have to wonder if the eight-foot-tall woman has to pay extra to get her legs waxed. Or is the aesthetician just very small? There's some question of whether this picture is a Photoshop disaster or just a photo ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/big-wax-job/

Paper Mâché Rhino Escapes from Zoo

(YouTube link) Zookeepers at the Tama Zoo and the Ueno Zoo, both in Tokyo, undergo annual training in what to do if an animal escapes. Although the training is serious business, it appears ridiculous to onlookers beca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/paper-mache-rhino-escapes-from-zoo/

What Is It? game 213

Here it is, our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Tell us what this object is, if you know. If you don't, make a wild guess! Place your guess in the comment section below. *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/what-is-it-game-213/

The Man Who Shot John Wilkes Booth

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The incredibly strange life of Boston Corbett.Abraham Lincoln, our 16th U.S. presiden...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-man-who-shot-john-wilkes-booth/

Collapsing Cooling Towers

(YouTube link) What could be cooler than a compilation of nuclear cooling towers undergoing demolition? Those towers imploding with surprised faces drawn on them! It's an ad from Ecotricity, a wind-power advocacy grou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/collapsing-cooling-towers/

Watch All Eight Harry Potter Movies In 60 Seconds

(YouTube Link) Are you tired of catching flack from hardcore Harry Potter fans about how you've never sat through all eight of the movies? Do you want to check out all the films without committing more than a minute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/watch-all-eight-harry-potter-movies-in-60-seconds/

The Video Game Entertainment Curve

This illustrated chart by H. Caldwell Tanner shows how much time is needed to properly enjoy each genre of video game, from casual games to epic length RPGs, and in my opinion it pretty much sums up what all hardcore...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/09/the-video-game-entertainment-curve/
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