Archive for July 29th, 2012

Sweet Frisbee Disc Freestyle Jam Session

(YouTube Link) This is for all you Frisbee fiends out there, summertime is here and it's time to get jammin'! I have no idea when this was filmed, but it was posted on YouTube oh so long ago (2008), and it's full o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/sweet-frisbee-disc-freestyle-jam-session/

The Horrors Of Life In A Fairy Tale Kingdom

This Disney themed series by Rodolfo Loaiza show the dark side of animated life, placing the dainty princesses in some precarious predicaments and bringing the horror of fairy tale fame to the foreground. They're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/the-horrors-of-life-in-a-fairy-tale-kingdom/

Sight

(vimeo link) In the world of a not-too-distant future, everyone wears augmented reality devices as contact lenses. Everyone is constantly wired, online, connected, dependent on technology. The short film Sight is the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/sight/

Fifty Shades of Grey, the Musical

Antonius and Vizay Nazareth of AVbyte, who created Tumblr: The Musical we featured yesterday, also created a musical for Neatorama's newest favorite literary fiction, Fifty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/fifty-shades-of-grey-the-musical/

Luxury Chicks by Peter Lippmann

(R) Cartier When French magazine Marie Claire 2 asked photographer Peter Lippmann for glamorous photos of gorgeous chicks in luxurious jewelries, they probably didn't expect t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/luxury-chicks-by-peter-lippmann/

Bygone Olympic Event: Men's All-Around Dumbbell

As you watch the glitzy coverage of the London 2012 Olympics, perhaps you pine for simpler times. Like, for instance, the bygone era of the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis, Mis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/bygone-olympic-event-mens-all-around-dumbbell/

Baby Elephant Sneezes

With that nose, you'd expect that when a baby elephant sneezes, it's an epic event ... epicly cute, that is. Hit play and say gesundheit: Link [YouTube] elephant, sneeze...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/baby-elephant-sneezes/

Homemade Satellite

Photo: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters Most people don't associate the word "satelitte" with "homemade," but that's exactly what South Korean artist Song Hojun did. He made a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/homemade-satellite/

Is "Dear" Dead?

Dear Neatoramanauts, Do you still write "Dear so-and-so" in your correspondence? No? That's what author and CNN contributor Bob Greene noticed as well: Is "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/is-dear-dead/

Butt Foam Ant

Don't mess with the Pachycondyla ant! It has a very unusual way to protect itself when bothered: it sprays venomous foam ... from its butt! Alex Wild of Myrmecos explains: Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/butt-foam-ant/

Welcome to the Fair

Redditors who have eaten this say it's okay, but they still haven't invented anything better to eat at a fair than the funnel cake. Link fair food, on a stick, fried food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/welcome-to-the-fair/

Progress in AIDS Research

AIDS researchers are cautious about saying the word "cure," but two fascinating cases are enough like each other to publicize what happened. Dr. Timothy Henrich and Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes of Brigham and Women’s Hospital...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/progress-in-aids-research/

The Hottest Thing at the Olympics?

The hottest thing in London is the Olympic Flame. And what about the 8,000 torches that each sport 8,000 holes that 8,000 people carried 8,000 miles? What happens to those now that the cauldron has been lit? Olympic torc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/the-hottest-thing-at-the-olympics/

Walrus Dances to Michael Jackson

(YouTube link) Look at those moves! This walrus has earned a whole bucket of fish. The information at YouTube is in Russian, and gives no indication of where this was recorded, but if you can translate the back of one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/walrus-dances-to-michael-jackson/

Sacrilege

Artist Jeremy Deller built a full-size replica of Stonehenge. It's an inflatable bouncy structure! The work is called "Sacrilege," and it's part of the London 2012 Festival, which is a cultural adjunct to the Olympic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/sacrilege/

Cat Frowns Upon Your Efforts

(YouTube link) The cat obviously has his own opinions about either the music or the girl's dance routine. -via Arbroathdance, russia, Cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/cat-frowns-upon-your-efforts/

Multiple Exposure Portraits By Christoffer Relander

Photographer Christoffer Relander sure knows how to take a dreamy shot, or should I say multiple shots on top of one another. His multiple exposure works reveal the earthen roots that lie within us all, the subjec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/multiple-exposure-portraits-by-christoffer-relander/

The Abandoned Kennecott Mines

The Kennecott Mine Camp was a booming Alaskan copper mining town in the first couple of decades of the 20th century. The richest vein of copper ever is estimated to have produced $100 million in profits! But by 1939...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/the-abandoned-kennecott-mines/

Calvin And Hobbes GIFs

These awesome Calvin and Hobbes GIFs remind us of how cute an animated series featuring the imaginative duo would be. Relive the adventures of a boy and his tiger, as they make faces, travel through space and face...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/calvin-and-hobbes-gifs/

Golf Cart Jump

(YouTube link) As they say, pride goeth before a ...wedgie! -via Daily Picks and Flicks fail, golf cart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/golf-cart-jump/

Pack For A Long Weekend In This Handy Vest

This is the Stuffa Jacket, a super storage solution and a new way to travel light. It may not be very stylish, but look at all the clothes you can pack away in it's many compartments! Now you don't need to lug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/pack-for-a-long-weekend-in-this-handy-vest/

LED Surfboards

European surfboard manufacturer Pukas made some prototype surfboards embedded with LEDs and sent them out to some professional surfers for a tryout. They look awesome! See more pictures and some videos at If It's Hip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/led-surfboards/

Mini Crime Scene Tape

Mini Crime Scene Tape - $4.95 Is criminal activity running rampant at your office? Take charge with the Mini Crime Scene Tape from the NeatoShop. This printed adhesive tape is perfect for marking off tiny crime scenes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/mini-crime-scene-tape/

The Robot Burlesque Revolution Has Begun

Meet the ladies from the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, Japan-  massive fem-bots with mechanical lower halves that perform cabaret acts as patrons enjoy the strangest meal of their lives. Oh Japan, you have truly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/the-robot-burlesque-revolution-has-begun/

His Favorite Show

This picture was posted by Megan Selig, who said watching this puppy cam feed is her cat's new favorite pastime. You can watch the litter of six golden retrievers as they grow up, too! Link -via redditCat, puppies, p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/his-favorite-show/

Colorful Sculptures By TYPOE

Multimedia/graffiti artist TYPOE creates some colorfully chaotic works that really pop. I stumbled upon his works on the Book of Faces and I thought to myself "Well, color me impressed!" TYPOE is working on new...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/colorful-sculptures-by-typoe/

Why Is Your Wall Meowing?

(Video Link) Ohh, so that's where baby kittens come from. My mom told me it had something to do with birds and bees, I don't know why she couldn't have just told me the truth. Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/why-is-your-wall-meowing/

The Most Fashionable Waffles Ever

Looking to make your waffles a little less home style and a little more Louis Vuitton? Well then, the Louis Vuitton waffle maker is just what you need to spruce up your outdated waffle wardrobe. Link Via Laughing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/the-most-fashionable-waffles-ever/

Thems Some Fancy Pooches

We've all seen plenty of modern LOL cats, but these bulldogs dressed up in formal wear are an awesomely old-school version of the meme we're all accustomed to. Link History, animals, dogs, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/thems-some-fancy-pooches/

If Mary Blair Drew Game of Thrones Maps

Winterfell never seemed so cheerful before Kitkat Pecson got her hands on it. I don't know about you guys, but I think they should re-do it's a small world to tell the tale of A Song of Ice and Fire. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/29/if-mary-blair-drew-game-of-thrones-maps/





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