Archive for November 5th, 2012

Idris Elba and Mumford and Sons

One of the internet's favorite actors, Idris Elba, has teamed up with one of the internet's favorite bands, Mumford and Sons. I personally have always liked Elba, ever since his role as Stringer Bell in The W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Idris-Elba-and-Mumford-and-Sons/

Tortoise MMA

[youtube -V-jdlcIr-k](Video Link)In an arena in Amsterdam, two testudinal combatants battle for dominance. Their moves are so fast that if you blink, you miss the takedown.-via Yababoontortoises...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Tortoise-MMA/

One McFly Cake Please

What's more awesome than a push-car DeLorean? A Back To The Future wedding cake. Love the look on Doc Brown's face. -Via When Geeks Wedback to the future...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/One-McFly-Cake-Please/

Marie Antoinette Hook Pillow

Marie Antoinette Hook Pillow - $39.95Are you looking for a quick way to spruce up your palace? You need the Marie Antoinette Hook Pillow from the NeatoShop. This delightful hand-hooked pillow features Marie Antoinette ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Marie-Antoinette-Hook-Pillow/

Play It Again (and Again and Again), Sam: 10 Crazy Sequels to Casablanca

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDhGS4EJS8M]Casablanca may have ended with the beginning of a beautiful friendship, but that hasn't stopped filmmakers from trying to drag the story out. Most recently, direc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Play-It-Again-and-Again-and-Again-Sam-10-Crazy-Sequels-to-Casablanca/

Heart Geometry

Submit a caption! My submission "I hate this game... ...my love is geometrically challenged." That or "Love and Tetris- two things I am inexcusably miserable at." There is no prize, just for f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Heart-Geometry/

Happy Couples Divorcing in China to Get More Land

There's a rush of happy couples filing for quickie divorce in China. Why? It turns out that divorced couples get twice the building plots than married ones: Under the new build scheme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Happy-Couples-Divorcing-in-China-to-Get-More-Land/

Louis C.K. as Lincoln

If you are anything like me, then you love Louis C.K. If you are not like me you might still like Louis C.K., but on the rare occasion that you are both not like me and you do not like Louis C.K... wel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Louis-CK-as-Lincoln/

8 Wonderful Terraced Pools Around the World

Looks ice cold, doesn't it? Actually, the water is quite warm at the Pamukkale terraces in Turkey. The white formations are deposits of minerals from spring water that built up into a series of dams, making the terraced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/8-Wonderful-Terraced-Pools-Around-the-World/

R2-D2 Vespa

Don't underestimate that little scooter. He's saved the rebellion more than once. Morgan, a Geekologie reader, rides this glorious Vespa:This was done with adhesive vinyl, some meticulous cutting and a 12-pack of beer. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/R2-D2-Vespa/

Tesla Fight

[http://youtu.be/3FpjcOWwiI4] Why have a snowball fight when you could fight with electricity? The people in Queens have figured it out. -Via Obvious Winnerelectricity...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Tesla-Fight/

... Is Like Facebook

Ah, Facebook. In Facebook's Facebook page (yes, there is such a thing), the social media giant compares itself to many things like: Halloween ("Halloween lets p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Is-Like-Facebook/

Bacon Mobius Strip

Infinite bacon? I'm afraid not, since it is "not delicious but also vegan and kosher friendly." But This 3D printed Mobius strip, designed by joabaldwin, is clearly representative of the idea of infinite bacon....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Bacon-Mobius-Strip/

Evolving Name

So guys, I have lied to you. Brody is not my real name. Like Rob up there, Brody is only a shortened version of my legal name. My real name is, wait for it- Broderick. I am sure at some point I will evolve into a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Evolving-Name/

Smart People Drink More Booze

Drink a lot of alcohol? That's because you're smart! Here's a study showing that smart children in the UK and the United States grow up to drink more alcohol than their dumber counterparts:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Smart-People-Drink-More-Booze/

The Fascinating History Of The Garbage Truck

Once upon a time, city garbage was removed by crews in horse-drawn wagons. Men lifted every bit by hand and if they overfilled the wagon, debris would fly off the top as the wagon proceeded.The idea of an enclosed trash...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/The-Fascinating-History-Of-The-Garbage-Truck/

Sea Otter Outsmarts Killer Whale

[http://youtu.be/k5Eo2FGeEyg] I have always though killer whales were beautiful animals, that being said they pale in comparison to how cute I find sea otters. Part of this video is very tragic, knowing that mother...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Sea-Otter-Out-Smarts-Killer-Whale/

Debra Broz's Oddities

By adding sculpting compound and paint, Austin-based artist Debra Broz turns cute ceramic animal figurines into monstrosities: cows merge with pigeons, ducks grow extra heads and dogs grow yard-long tongues. View them al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Debra-Brozs-Oddities/

Saudi Gangnam Style

[http://youtu.be/_xnTXOILPJo] (YouTube link)Gangnam Style in Saudi Arabia? Apparently so, as the comments on the YouTube page are mostly in Arabic, and there are no "sexy ladies" in this video. Oh, you might think*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Saudi-Gangnam-Style/

The Glass Temple

The Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple in Johor, Malaysia is a marvel to behold. This Hindu temple is made almost entirely out of colored glass--300,000 pieces of it. Sri Sinathambhy, the temple president, described...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/The-Glass-Temple/

Poll Watching

This late in the presidential election season, doesn't it seem like we've turned from deciding who will be our president for the next four years to watching a never-ending horse race? Randall Munroe at xkcd noticed that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Poll-Watching/

Donald Duck Bust Fireworks

Donald Duck Bust Fireworks - $64.95Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Donald Duck fan? Oh boy, of boy, oh boy. You are going to love the Donald Duck Bust Fireworks from the NeatoShop. This collec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Donald-Duck-Bust-Fireworks/

An Animated Short That Will Put Stars In Your Eyes

 (YouTube Link)La Luna is a Pixar short with a lot of heart, a story of passing down family traditions no matter how unusual and an absolutely gorgeous film to watch.With thematic elements reminiscent of *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/An-Animated-Short-That-Will-Put-Stars-In-Your-Eyes/

Rare Animated Stereoviews of Geishas in the 1800s

Japanese photographer Nobukuni Enami took stereoscopic photographs of 19th-century Geisha, which were hand-colored and shown by viewing a different photo with the left and right eye.  Because it’s unlikely tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Rare-Animated-Stereoviews-of-Geishas-in-the-1800s/

Incredible 3D Illustrations By Ramon Bruin

Ramon Bruin creates playful illustrations that actually look like they're leaping off the page, and the way he photographs them interacting with the world around them completes this realistic effect in style.Ramon uses a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Incredible-3D-Illustrations-By-Ramon-Bruin/

Fasten Your Seat Belts

[http://vimeo.com/52662285] (vimeo link)Flavorwire brings us another scary supercut, this one featuring the scariest flights in film. A list of the films can be found at the site. Link -via Irene's Internet airplane, jet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Fasten-Your-Seat-Belts/

The First Meme Of The 20th Century Stars A Dancing Pig

(YouTube Link)Le Cochon Danseur (the dancing pig) is a film oddity from 1907, based on a vaudeville act, which stars a lascivious pig headed fellow with eyes for the young lady with whom he shares a stage.Accord...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/The-First-Meme-Of-The-20th-Century-Stars-A-Dancing-Pig/

I Can Really Taste The Alien Invasion

Believe it or not, this isn't actually an arcade game. It's really a cake based on the classic Galaga arcade machine.Link Via That's Nerdaliciousfood, video games, arcades, galaga, cakes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/I-Can-Really-Taste-The-Alien-Invasion/

Sculptural Collages Cut From Antique Books

Destroying an antique book seems like a shame, but if the book in question is being turned into such an incredibly cool work of art then maybe it's a worthwhile endeavor after all.Here's how crafty book lover Alexander K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/Sculptural-Collages-Cut-From-Antique-Books/

The Real Scrooge

The following article is from the Bathroom Reader Institute's newest book: Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader.One of the hallmarks of the work of 19th-century author Charles Dickens i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/The-Real-Scrooge/




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