Archive for October 8th, 2012

How To Draw A Cartoon Zombie

The new season of The Walking Dead starts this coming Sunday, and Halloween is creeping up on us, too! Time to make your mark by leaving little cartoon zombies on your notes, correspondence, and desk blotter. Ma...

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Bridal Brokerage Buys and Resells Cancelled Weddings

The existence of this cunning business warms my Ferengi heart. Every year, thousands of weddings are cancelled, leaving reservations, flowers, catering and other arrangements left paid for but useless. Bridal Brokerage b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Bridal-Brokerage-Buys-and-Resells-Cancelled-Weddings/

Star-Shaped Waves

This one is pretty nifty: Physicist Jean Rajchenbach and colleagues at the U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Star-Shaped-Waves/

Cat Gets Shot with Arrow, Shrugs It Off

Ozzy the cat is unimpressed by your troubles. This cat in Langford, British Columbia got shot by a crossbow, presumably one wielded by a human. A veterinarian removed it and Ozzy is now recovering. Link -via Daily o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Cat-Gets-Shot-with-Arrow-Shrugs-It-Off/

The First Annual Star Wars Reads Day

Lucasfilm collaborated with its publishing partners to present Star Wars Reads Day this past Saturday, to promote reading in children. Events were held at bookstores all over. Geeks Are Sexy covered the event at Little S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/The-First-Annual-Star-Wars-Reads-Day/

Movie Floor Plans

In their monthly online journal Interiors, Mehruss Jon Ahi and Armen Karaoghlanian diagram and analyze the spatial dynamics of a Hollywood movie such as Lost in Translation (above) an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Movie-Floor-Plans/

Canadian Thanksgiving Cakes

To mark the occasion of Thanksgiving, as it is celebrated in Canada today, Cake Wrecks takes a critical look at the difference between Canadian turkeys and U.S. turkeys. Of course, the comparison is done with cakes.First...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Canadian-Thanksgiving-Cakes/

Double Exposure Lightning Photo

Photo: Richard Gottardo Photographer and storm-chaser Richard Gottardo snapped this "one in a million shot" of a lightning bolt striking a tree. PetaPixel has the story:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Double-Exposure-Lightning-Photo/

Rootin' Tootin' Fireball Lightning Kinda Weather

[http://youtu.be/Ev2anNPtfVc] A little lightning, whoo hoo hoo hoo hoo! This woman filming a storm in her backyard sure loves a little "awesome" and "rootin' tootin'" weathe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Rootin-Tootin-Fireball-Lightning-Kinda-Weather/

Skip the Long Security Lines at the Airport with a Wheelchair

Long wait at the airport security line? Savvy travelers know the shortcut: simply request an airport wheelchair, no proof of disability required! The practice, tacitly endorsed by a &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Skip-the-Long-Security-Lines-at-the-Airport-with-a-Wheelchair/

Prank Signs of the London Underground

These unauthorized signs may be classified as vandalism, but their presence encourages everyone to pay more attention to the signs, wouldn't you think? See more of these at imgur. Link -via redditsigns, subway, undergrou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Prank-Signs-of-the-London-Underground/

Man Defaces Rothko Mural, Then Releases Statement: "I Am Not a Vandal"

Some among you may contend that Mark Rothko wasn't "really an artist," and if you want, you guys can duke it out in the comments. But the fact is that Rothko is a celebrated icon from a well-loved period of art history,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Man-Defaces-Rothko-Mural-Then-Releases-Statement-I-Am-Not-a-Vandal/

Seven PsychoCats

[http://youtu.be/knYfDZQeMZ4] (YouTube link)The movie Seven Psychopaths with be in theaters October 12th. If the real film starred these cats, I'd go see it! You can see the trailer with the actual actors here,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Seven-PsychoCats/

Cute Puppy Pics May Be the Key to Better Concentration

Thanks to a new study from Hiroshima University, you can argue that your time spent swooning over adorable puppy pics on Reddit is justified. Turns out, taking a few minutes to look at a photo of something adorable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Cute-Puppy-Pics-May-Be-the-Key-to-Better-Concentration/

Funyuns

A tasty Tweet by MJ was rendered into a Twaggie by artist Formal Sweatpants. See more illustrated Tweets at Twaggies. LinkTwitter, Tweet, Twaggies, Funyun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Funyuns/

The Machine That Can Make Anything

[http://youtu.be/OHyygU1cU0k](YouTube link)You've seen 3D printers, but you've not seen anything like this! A recently uncovered video shows a ultra-secret machine that is the prototype for Starfleet's replicator. It can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/The-Machine-That-Can-Make-Anything/

Medium Pizza

This is a medium pizza at Big Lou's Pizza in San Antonio. They also serve a large, which is 62" in diameter. This photograph made an instant reddit star out of Luke, the guy on the right. He was impressed with the dinner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Medium-Pizza/

Revenge Cats Season 2 Episode 1

[http://youtu.be/MWFPsuIolPE] (YouTube link)Revenge is an ABC-TV series. This video is the feline version of the latest episode. I am living proof that you don't have to follow the TV show to enjoy the cat versi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Revenge-Cats-Season-2-Episode-1/

The 10 Most Lovable Movie Monsters of All Time

Scary monsters may fill theater seats, but let's face it -lovable monsters do much better in toy stores. No doubt Frankenweenie, which opened in theaters this past weekend, will join the ranks. How will the resu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/The-10-Most-Lovable-Movie-Monsters-of-All-Time/

Confused Animals

[http://youtu.be/uHaHrCq13HA] (YouTube link)You're just walking along and suddenly, a rival appears right in front of you! This compilation of animals confused by mirrors is both cute and funny. I don't think I'd volunte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Confused-Animals/

The Ancient Avengers

The whole world rumbled as the gods battled each other. Then the victors cast the vanquished into the outer darkness and assumed rule over mankind. Artist Christian Nauck retold this tale of ancient Egypt for a Marvel Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/The-Ancient-Avengers/

The Zymoglyphic Museum

This museum in San Mateo, California, is the "world's only repository for the study and display of Zymoglyphic art, artifacts, and natural history." It has some very interesting exhibits from history and nature -except t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/The-Zymoglyphic-Museum/

Where Do I Sign Up To Scratch This Little Guy?

(Video Link)If this is every day life in Australia, then I'll file for a work visa there today.Via I Can Has Cheezburgeraustralia, videos, animals, kangaroos, cute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Where-Do-I-Sign-Up-To-Scratch-This-Little-Guy/

Queen Isabella

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again.Everybody thinks Queen Isabella was so great, financing Christopher Columbus' voyages and all. But there's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Queen-Isabella/

New Extreme Sport Combines a Jet Pack with a Jet Ski

Franky Zapata's invention, the Flyboard, is part jet pack and part jet ski. Riders can climb as high as ten meters above the water, then dive under it. It's controlled with streams of water from the hands and feet. But t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/New-Extreme-Sport-Combines-a-Jet-Pack-with-a-Jet-Ski/

And You Thought Locking Lockets Are Sweet

Admittedly, at $3,500 these rings are pretty expensive, but when you consider that they are handmade with gold and topaz, engraved and feature a working lock so you can hide your tiny treasures on your hand, really, it's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/And-You-Thought-Locking-Lockets-Are-Sweet/

Spider-Man and Batman LEGO Cookies

Most people are all about birthday cakes, but if you love cookies, then Cookie Artisan is a great source for delicious snacks that are just as cute as any cake. Just check out these Batman and Spider-Man LEGO cookies as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Spider-Man-and-Batman-LEGO-Cookies/

Deep Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly Shot Cupcakes

First, cook peanut butter cupcakes. Then hollow out the centers. Partially fill the holes with jelly, the deep fry the cupcakes. Once they've cooled off, spread peanut butter frosting on them and press a shot glass into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Deep-Fried-Peanut-Butter-and-Jelly-Shot-Cupcakes/

Frankenweenie Nails Will Have You Howling for More

Victor, Frankenweenie and the lightning that was used to bring the pup back to life, what could be more appropriate for the opening weekend of the newest Tim Burton movie?Link nails, fashion, frankenweenie, art, paint...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/Frankenweenie-Nails-Will-Have-You-Howling-for-More/

A Marching Tribute to Video Games

[http://youtu.be/cVf2lxFYxbQ] (YouTube link)The Ohio State University marching band played lots of classic video games during their halftime show at the OSU-Nebraska game yesterday. There's some really complicated format...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/08/A-Marching-Tribute-to-Video-Games/






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