Archive for March 4th, 2012

Magic Angle Sculptures

(YouTube link) J. V. Muntean makes solid 3D sculptures that are hard to figure out by looking directly at them, but the shadows they throw depict three different images, depending on the angle! This one is ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/magic-angle-sculptures/

Rémi Gaillard's Elevator Prank

(Video Link) Although this video starts out like a typical one by professional prankster Rémi Gaillard, it ends up being sidetracked a woman who tries to walk into another person's house uninvited. How rude! -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/remi-gaillards-elevator-prank/

Too Dumb To Know It

Are dumb people too dumb to know that they're dumb? Apparently so, according to research. From Life's Little Mysteries: With more than a decade's worth of research, David...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/too-dumb-to-know-it/

Bead Sprite Presidents

As a gift to his girlfriend the history teacher, redditor omnes took Andy Rash's pixel presidents pattern and made each Commander-in-Chief out of bead sprites! Click the Imgur image to super-enlarge it if you want to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/bead-sprite-presidents/

French Bulldog Adopts Orphaned Baby Boars

After an animal sanctuary in Lehnitz, Germany, received six orphaned wild baby boars, a cute little French bulldog that lived there rose to the challenge and adopted the litter:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/french-bulldog-adopts-orphaned-baby-boars/

Trike Drifting

This ain't your childhood Big Wheel! Behold Trike Drifting, a new extreme-sport video from Devin Graham. Think of it as the Fast and the Furious ... on trikes! Hit play or go to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/trike-drifting/

Wizard Synchronizes Metronomes

(Video Link) The mage has five metronomes moving at the same speed, but not synchronized because he started them at different times. Then he places them on a rolling surface. Within a few seconds, they sync up. How?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/wizard-synchronizes-metronomes/

Police to Drug Dealers: Hey, Stop That!

The police watched a drug deal in Newport News, Virginia, and built strong evidence against the drug dealers ... then did something unusual: instead of arresting and prosecuring the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/police-to-drug-dealers-hey-stop-that/

Falling Bookends

The Falling Bookends series by the Art Ori design studio shows books falling on tiny people. It's perfect for people who are always overwhelmed with reading material. Studio Website -via T.bookends...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/falling-bookends/

If Three Little Pigs Were Covered by Modern Media

How would the fairy tale Three Little Pigs play out if it were covered by modern media? The Guardian's fanciful advertisement for open journalism lets you "follow the story...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/if-three-little-pigs-were-covered-by-modern-media/

Elegantly Carved Fruits and Vegetables

Ilian, a professional food and drink photographer in Manchester, UK captured the images of carefully carved fruits and vegetables. This one makes eggplant look almost palatable. Link -via Nag on the Lakevegetables...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/elegantly-carved-fruits-and-vegetables/

A Zamboni on the Freeway?

(Video Link) It looks like an ice resurfacer, but this is actually Daniel Bourgeois's heavily modified 1984 Chevrolet truck. This street legal vehicle can ferry you and eleven of your friends in style in the Minneap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/a-zamboni-on-the-freeway/

Penguin Paparazzi

Photographer David C. Shultz attracted the attention of the Emperor penguins he was shooting in Antarctica. The curious birds had to check out the equipment, which led to some funny photo opportunities! See more pict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/penguin-paparazzi/

Bacon Poet Magnetic Poetry

Bacon Poet Magnetic Poetry - $11.95 Dont' have the words to describe your undying love for a smoking hot piece of strippy bacon? You need the Bacon Poet Magnetic Poetry kit from the NeatoShop. This sizzling set includ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/bacon-poet-magnetic-poetry/

Big Cats with Mirrors

(YouTube link) Every once in a while, Big Cat Rescue produces a video to show us how much big cats and wild cats are like the house cats we are familiar with. We've seen them play with balls and laser pointers and we'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/big-cats-with-mirrors/

7 Children’s Books Written in Response to Other Books

A very popular children's book can inspire others to write their own books, whether it's an homage, parody, or even out of spite. Consider Dr. Seuss's book The Lorax. When it was published in 1971, the logging i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/7-childrens-books-written-in-response-to-other-books/

This Week at Neatorama

What a week this has been! March came in like a lion, alright. Tornadoes and strong thunderstorms both Wednesday and Friday left a trail of death and destruction across the Midwest. The Friday storms left me without inte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/this-week-at-neatorama-93/

Disability Assessment Office is Upstairs

Does this make sense? In order to get a "blue badge," the UK's disabled parking permit, motorists must go to a disability assessment office. In Liverpool, England, that office is on the 13th floor of a parking garage. An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/disability-assessment-office-is-upstairs/

If Adventure Time Was a Video Game

(Video Link) If you love classic side scrollers and you love Adventure Time, then you'll certainly appreciate this great intro for an imaginary Adventure Time game. I don't know about you guys, but I desperately wish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/if-adventure-time-was-a-video-game/

First World Dog Problems

The first world problems meme might be a bit old right now, but first world dog problems is all new and seriously funny. Personally, I love the "I have to pee, but it's raining outside," as that's what my dog does al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/first-world-dog-problems/

Mock Dr. Seuss Movie Posters

If you're hesitant to see the new Lorax movie because you worry it will completely compromise the integrity of the book, well, you're probably right. But just in case you thought Dr. Seuss books couldn't get any wors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/mock-dr-seuss-movie-posters/

Fascinating Pictures of Berlin's Abandoned Amusement Park

The decrepit Spreepark PlanterWald amusement park of Germany is located right in the heart of Berlin with practically no security barriers to keep out the public. As a result, many intrepid urban explorers have taken t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/fascinating-pictures-of-berlins-abandoned-amusement-park/

This Kitty Really Needs a Smoke

(Video Link) It's just so sad when they get addicted that young. I guess those ad campaigns really are targeted at minors. Via Laughing Squidcats, videos, animals, smoking, cigarettes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/04/this-kitty-really-needs-a-smoke/






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