Archive for May 26th, 2012

Super Sculptures By Mauro Perrucchetti

It's safe to say that sculptor Mauro Perrucchetti enjoys making a bold statement and a strong impression with his works, which range from hand carved marble to resin casts of iconic figures such as: Jesus, Batman, Su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/super-sculptures-by-mauro-perrucchetti/

Why Dogs Chase Car Bumpers

(Video Link) Somewhere some sick person is training puppies everywhere that if they chase car bumpers, they'll get a delicious treat. I hope you're happy with yourself you monster. Just joking, Maymo's owners are v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/why-dogs-chase-car-bumpers/

Surreal Anatomical Photo Manipulation Series

This is what you'd look like if your skin was pulled off along with your clothes, and your innards were made out of brightly colored plastic. Created by photographer Koen Hauser, this creepy photo manipulation ser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/surreal-anatomical-photo-manipulation-series/

The Unglamorous, Punishing Hours of Working on a Hollywood Set

You think you have long working hours? Shooting a movie or TV show can mean you spend the majority of your time -and the vast majority of your waking hours- at work. Gavin Polone has first-hand experience. A week and a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-unglamorous-punishing-hours-of-working-on-a-hollywood-set/

The Extraordinary Pink Katydid

A pink katydid is rare, but not so rare that we don't have photographs to enjoy! It's not a separate species, but a condition somewhat similar to albinism. Read more about pink katydids and see stunning pictures at T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-extraordinary-pink-katydid/

Sketches from Leonardo da Vinci's Notebook: The Large Hadron Collider

You may already know about Leonardo da Vinci's submarine design, or his sketches for helicopters, parachutes and airplanes. But you not have seen his plan for a compact muon solenoid detector, almost identical to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/sketches-from-leonardo-da-vincis-notebook-the-large-hadron-collider/

Why College Tuition Gets More Expensive Year After Year

Pop quiz: why does college tuition get more and more expensive each year? Answer: because it can. Jacob Goldstein of NPR explains the why the "sticker price," that is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/why-college-tuition-gets-more-expensive-year-after-year/

The Man Who Lived in AOL

After completing a four-month incubator program at AOL's Palo Alto campus, Eric Simons discovered that his badge still worked so he decided to live there: "I couldn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-man-who-lived-in-aol/

Wood Cassette Table

After five years of planning and work, Jeff Skierka completed this beautiful 12:1 scale audio cassette tape table. It's made of maple, walnut and lucite. And presumably magnetic tape. The table is reversible, so you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/wood-cassette-table/

Geologists Found Evidence of the Crucifixion of Jesus Earthquake

The Crucifixion, Currier & Ives/LOC According to the Gospel of Matthew, the earth shook during the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ: “And when Jesus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/geologists-found-evidence-of-the-crucifixion-of-jesus-earthquake/

Star Wars Minor Characters Drawn in the Style of Dr. Seuss

Sure Boba Fett gets all the attention, but DrFaustusAU decided to give minor Star Wars character Corellian bounty hunter Dengar and trash compactor monster Dianoga some love ... in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/star-wars-minor-characters-drawn-in-the-style-of-dr-seuss/

Eobelisaurus mefi: The Dinosaur with Arms Even More Ridiculously Tiny Than T. rex

Image: Diego Pol and Oliver W.M. Rauhut / Proceedings of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Move over, T. rex! There's another dinosaur with even ridiculously tinier arm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/eobelisaurus-mefi-the-dinosaur-with-arms-even-more-ridiculously-tiny-than-t-rex/

Star Trek: Voyager Cake

This delicious-looking Voyager cake definitely won't require 75 years to complete its journey into my belly. Regali Kitchen made it to help Maya and Barry celebrate their eleventh anniversary. The ship's nav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/star-trek-voyager-cake/

The UPS Van Smuggler

Photo: U.S. Border Patrol An enterprising human smuggler tried to use a phony UPS van to make a special delivery to the United States: 13 illegal immigrants from Mexico....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-ups-van-smuggler/

Water Splash Flowers

Jack Long of Milwaukee is a master of high speed photography. This flower and its pot are actually just a few splashes of colored water, arranged perfectly and shot at just the right moment. View his other floral wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/water-splash-flowers/

The Rise of Plastic

What did we ever do before plastic? After all, the synthetic material is not all that ancient. “Plastic is so new, Freinkel began, that among all the objects preserved in the sunken Titanic, none are synthetic plastic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-rise-of-plastic/

The Science of Carrying Things on Your Head

Why do people in some cultures regularly carry heavy objects on their heads? It's because, biomechanically speaking, head-loading is an efficient means of hauling cargo: Based on studies of women of the Luo and Kikuyu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-science-of-carrying-things-on-your-head/

10 Incredible Confluences Around the World

A confluence is a place where two (or more) bodies of water meet. When two rivers meet and mix, especially rivers with water of different colors, the confluence is quite dramatic. See pictures of the most interesting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/10-incredible-confluences-around-the-world/

How I Stopped Worrying (about science accuracy) And Learned to Love The Story

Dr. Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, has worked in TV and film quite a bit, often as a science consultant, and sometimes as a "personality." But even before that he was a blogger -and a critic. Not long after creating my...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/how-i-stopped-worrying-about-science-accuracy-and-learned-to-love-the-story/

After Battleship, What Next?

Yes, Hungry Hungry Hippos was a good idea for the next game-to-movie idea. But this one... well, together they beat everything! Link -via PajibaGame, parody, movie poster...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/after-battleship-what-next/

The Comic Sans Song

(YouTube link) A love song to the most disrespected font ever, by gunnarolla featuring Songs To Wear Pants To. -via Buzzfeedtypography, music video, font...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/the-comic-sans-song/

This Week at Neatorama

Welcome to another long holiday weekend! Monday is Memorial Day in the U.S. which is often thought of as the beginning of summer, culturally if not astronomically. That idea only came about because it's a holiday close t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/this-week-at-neatorama-105/

You Gotta Pay the Piper

If you had to guess what German city has a big rodent problem, you might think of Hamelin -and you'd be right. City officials say a popular fountain has been put out of service after the rodents gnawed through a power c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/you-gotta-pay-the-piper/

Adorably Elaborate Marriage Proposal

[http://vimeo.com/42828824](vimeo link) Isaac enlisted, well, apparently everyone he knew for this elaborate but touchingly personal proposal to Amy this past Wednesday. There's no way she could've said no afte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/adorably-elaborate-marriage-proposal/

Elemental Skirts

Some ladies look best in a metalloid. Others prefer a more sedate noble gas. Only the most daring go transuranic. Whatever element works best for you, Etsy seller Ashley Mertz can provide an appropriate skirt. Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/elemental-skirts/

Elders React To Nyan Cat

(YouTube Link) Elders React To... is an adorable new web series by The Fine Brothers that shows senior citizens commenting and reacting to viral videos. This is one hip trip to the old folks home, and thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/26/elders-react-to-nyan-cat/
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