Archive for August 25th, 2012

Everybody Jump

People ask the question every once in a while, "What would happen if everyone on Earth jumped at the same time?" Sometimes they are specific in saying everyone on one side of the Earth. The short answer is: nothing. But...

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My Little Pony Carved Pipes

ArgtheAvatar carved beautiful pipes with the visages of Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash. He used Mediterranean briar, a hardwood commonly used in pipe carving.Let's give him a double brohoof. He's more than earned it.Linkwoo...

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"It's Not His Fault"

You have to feel sorry for redditor MechaArif. He had a birthday with a party and a nine-year-old ate the entire birthday cake.It was my birthday and my friends and family were over, which included my di...

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A Hunter S. Thompson Board Game

Live your life like Hunter S, Thompson did, and you could find yourself arrested, wealthy, loved by fans, insane, lauded as a genius, or dead. Who wants to take those chances? It's much safer to pretend you're H...

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Footprints Bring a Tree to Life

The China Environmental Protection Foundation hired the DDB China Group to encourage people to walk rather drive in order to reduce pollution. So DDB placed an enormous canvas across a street intersection. Pedestrians st...

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Obama vs. Romney Slugging it out on the Cover of The Atlantic

The Atlantic wanted to do create something different for its September 2012 cover, and got the idea to picture Obama slugging it out with Romney in the ring. Should be simple, right? Well, 9 h...

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Biblical Theme Park Outfits Donkeys with Wi-Fi

For it is written:And the Lord activated the Wi-Fi signal of the ass, and she tweeted unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times?And so, 3,500 years later, the Kfar Ked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/25/Biblical-Theme-Park-Outfits-Donkeys-with-Wi-Fi/

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the surface of the moon, has died. He gave the world a quote on that occasion on July 20, 1969, that will live in history:  "That is one small step for (a) man, one giant lea...

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Pencil Nunchucks

We've featured the incredible pencil carvings of Dalton M. Ghetti before on Neatorama, but I'm blown away to find his latest creation: pencil nunchucks. From Dalton's website:...

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Amazing Twilight Sparkle Automaton

[youtube 9qWC0a-4D6Y](Video Link) Turn the crank of renegadecow's automaton. My Little Pony's Twilight Sparkle reads and turns the page while Spike puts books away:Twilight Sparkle loves to read. And s...

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Moth Trails at Night

Steve Irvine captured this amazing long exposure photo of moth trails at night. The National Geographic explains: Fluttering wings leave lacy trails as moths beat their way to...

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Gangnam Style is Actually Subversive

We've told you about the South Korean viral hit Gangnam Style by K-Pop musician Park Jae-Sang. The song with the silly "let's ride an invisible horse" dance move actually belies a su...

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Meat America

Americans love meat, that's for sure. So surely they'll love the meat-based art by photographer Dominic Episcopo. Meat lovers, I give you: Meat America! More awesome photos over at Dominic's...

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Ribbon Eel

[http://youtu.be/i32_wVVgPB0] This is the most amazing thing you'll see today: a ribbon eel filmed swimming in the oceans off Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - v...

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The Bermuda Triangle for Pigeons

If you're a pigeon fancier in England, then you probably already knew about the mysterious "Bermuda Triangle" area encompassing Thirsk, Wetherby and Consett: In the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/25/The-Bermuda-Triangle-for-Pigeons/

Famous Architects Dressed as Their Buildings

It was 1931--the skyscraper era. At a ball in New York City, architects dressed as buildings they had designed:L-R: A. Stewart Walker (Fuller Building), Leonard Schultze (Waldorf-Astoria), Ely Jacques Kahn (Squibb Buildi...

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World Record for the Longest Basketball Banked Shot

[youtube CoPE_67fGQQ](Video Link) David Crawford of Eagleville, Missouri banked a basketball off a gym wall and landed it in a basket 42 feet away. Can you beat him?-via The Presurfer...

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Sushi Art

The American Kid asks, "Do you sushi what they did there?" I do, I do!Link -via That's Nerdalicious!sushi, food art...

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Look At That Amazing Flittering Nose Action!

(Video Link)What an adorable little mush face. It's like a puddle of Jell-O that jiggles even more as he breathes.Via Cute Overloadvideos, cute, dogs, sleeping, pets...

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How Your Grandpa Got His LOLs

Those of a certain age will recall "gag boxes," which are little jokes hidden inside a small box. You gave (or just showed) them to people like a greeting card. Irving Fishlove, founder of H. Fishlove and Co. novelties,...

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The Baked Potato Taco

Feeling a little guilty after binging on tacos night and night again? Then consider replacing the shell with a  baked potato and feel filled up twice as fast with something that's not deep fried.Yummy!!!!Link Via Th...

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Kid Snippets: Salesman

[youtube wsRk0TXYXuA] (YouTube link)Now, this is real improvisational theater, with a twist. Kids are given a vague scenario, such as "pretend to be a salesman and a customer" in this case. Then adults act out what came...

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Vulture Hook Pillow

Vulture Hook Pillow - $47.95Are you hunting for a way to add life to your dying home decor? You need the Vulture Hook Pillow from the NeatoShop. This beautiful hand-hooked decorative pollow features your favorite scaveng...

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A Pizza Burrito Wha-Wha-What?

Can't decide between your two favorite drunk foods and you're too darn jacked up to make a decision? Then why not get the best of both worlds and enjoy a pizzarito? In case you're wondering, it contains Italian-style tom...

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This Week at Neatorama

Look! Look! Up there! It's a leaderboard! The new feature at the top of the page shows you important things you should read here at Neatorama: open contests you can enter and win, exclusive articles, and particularly hot...

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A Wild Game of Soccer

[youtube HqOESMg8cHw] (YouTube link)It's the muntjac deer and the kangaroo vs. the team of two lemurs! Will Mojo the soccer star deer get the ball past the lemur guard and onto the porch goal? The crowd is on the edge of...

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When Your Hearts Are One Literally

We here at Neatorama love geek romance, which is why we're all big fans of these great Portal engagement rings created by DeviantArt user fairyfrog.Link Via Geekologieportal, rings, engagement rings, weddings, romance...

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How to Make Snail Shell Planters

Megan Andersen planted this adorable little garden of succulent plants inside snail shells. She writes:I selected some succulents cuttings that had begun to root, and pushed a few small plants into each of the shell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/25/How-to-Make-Snail-Shell-Planters/

The Lionel Richie Cheese Platter

Some people have many passions, some people only have a few. If your three biggest passions are fine cheese, Lionel Richie and puns, then I can't think of a single item that would better fit in your life.Link Via Laughin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/25/The-Lionel-Richie-Cheese-Platter/

Rent in Klingon

[youtube Y3Q2HXXRlBM](Video Link) Comedian Rachel Bloom sang a Klingon language version of "Seasons of Love" from the musical Rent. Nice, eh? Well, YouTube commenter Jordan Wright points out the obvious pro...

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