Archive for January 26th, 2013

The Beast Awakens

Nikita Nomerz has an ability that sets him out as a street artist: he can find the perfect setting to accentuate his paintings. These storage buildings in Tula, Russia, hide the entrance to a secret underground prison. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/The-Beast-Awakens/

Paragliding + Falconry = Parahawking

Falconry is cool, but you know what's even better? Flying with the bird of prey, which is now a reality thanks to the sport of parahawking (previously on Neatorama). Check it out:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Paragliding-Falconry-Parahawking/

Dollhouse Coffee Table

Your dolls are elegant, cultured and, most importantly, modern. They do not want some ranch house that looks like something set in a bourgeois suburb. No. They want the Qabis Haus, Amy Whitworth's stately home that doubl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Dollhouse-Coffee-Table/

Lincoln's Moods

Well waddaya know …if you fold Lincoln's portrait on a five dollar bill, you can see him looking like Henry Fonda with a Grumpy Cat frown. But look at the same Lincoln at a different angle, and he's smiling like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Lincolns-Moods/

Here's To The Health Of Your Enemies' Enemies Flask

Here's To The Health Of Your Enemies' Enemies FlaskAre you gearing up to celebrate your favorite holiday. St. Patrick's Day will be here before you know it. Make sure you are prepared with the fantastic Here's To The Hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Heres-To-The-Health-Of-Your-Enemies-Enemies-Flask/

Pop-Up Groundhog Day Cookies

Groundhog Day is coming soon! What makes these cookies especially awesome for that holiday is that they're fully adjustable for Punxsutawney Phil's prediction about the weather. The cookie is a no-bake recipe centered ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Pop-Up-Groundhog-Day-Cookies/

5 Amazing Animal Navigators

The story of Holly, the cat who came home from 200 miles away, is quite amazing. Scientists don't understand how she did it, although they have some ideas to explore."Any animal that comes back to the right place after a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/5-Amazing-Animal-Navigators/

17 Ways to Eat Beer

Behold: beer-battered deep fried dill pickles. This marvel was made with horseradish, Dijon mustard, buttermilk and pilsner. It's one of seventeen delicious culinary works that use beer as a central ingredient. You can v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/17-Ways-to-Eat-Beer/

Morals, Mammaries, and Medicine

A patient came to Dr. Laennec complaining of chest pains. The doctor knew he should listen to her heart, but that was difficult, as she was fat and had large breasts. After all, this was 1816.“Percussion and the ap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Morals-Mammaries-and-Medicine/

Gym for Fat People Only

Photo: Downsize Fitness Want to lose weight but feel uncomfortable in a gym filled with fit people? Thirty-nine year old Francis Wisniewski of Downsize Fitness has the solut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Gym-for-Fat-People-Only/

Father and Son

The title of this picture is "I know a good dad when I see one." Redditor resgestae always has his camera with him, and caught this wonderful shot in a Home Depot store. Okay, now who's going to make a movie out of this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Father-and-Son/

Tiger Automaton Plays Music While Mauling a Man to Death

The Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore from 1782-1799, adopted the tiger as his royal symbol. He fought many battles against the British throughout his reign. So after a particularly painful defeat against the British:He order...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Automaton-Tiger-Plays-Music-While-Mauling-a-Man-to-Death/

Fantasia Symphony

Fantasia SymphonyAre you a huge fan of the 1940's animated film Fantasia? You are going to love the Fantasia Symphony collectible figurine from the NeatoShop. This highly detailed and hand-painted sculpture is part of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Fantasia-Symphony/

Giant Chainsaw Robot

[http://youtu.be/Haz7rilcjHA] (YouTube link)The nightmare combination of words would make a decent movie title: Giant Chainsaw Robot, coming soon to the SyFy channel! KUKA, a company that markets industrial robo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Giant-Chainsaw-Robot/

Enormous, High Resolution, Interactive Panoramic Photo of London at Dusk

Atop the 95-storey skyscraper known as The Shard, Will Pearson captured an amazing photo of all of London at dusk. At the link, you can manipulate the image by zooming and panning. Pearson writes:Technically this was a v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Enormous-High-Resolution-Interactive-Panoramic-Photo-of-London-at-Dusk/

Dung Beetles Use the Milky Way to Navigate

Ancient mariners aren't the only ones that used the stars to navigate. It turns out that the lowly dung beetle does as well when it rolls its ball of muck in a Moonless night:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Dung-Beetles-Use-the-Milky-Way-to-Navigate/

In Praise of Parking Meters

Americans are so dependent on cars compared with the rest of the world that parking meters are often seen (or remembered) as an annoyance -and good riddance when they go! But the more you know about them, the more intere...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/In-Praise-of-Parking-Meters/

What Time Is It? It's Pony Posting Time!

This clock made by Deviantart member madcomputerscientist reminds us of an important life lesson: now is always the right time to post ponies. Or as the wise Jean-Luc Picard put it:Seize the time, Meribo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/What-Time-Is-It-Its-Pony-Posting-Time/

This Week at Neatorama

One of the weird things about working on the internet is that, while I know what's going on with the weather in Europe, I can be oblivious about what's happening outside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/This-Week-at-Neatorama-138/

Shark Laundry Basket

You're going to need a bigger washing machine. Jolanta Uczarczyk's laundry hamper will swallow every stitch of clothing you own. It's made of felt and hunger.Link -via Ian Brookssharks, laundry, laundry baskets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Shark-Laundry-Basket/

Instant Genius Snow Globe

Instant Genius Snow GlobeAre you hoping to shake things up at work this year? Get inspired with the Instant Genius Snow Globe from the NeatoShop. This great snow globe can be used as a paperweight and features the figure...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Instant-Genius-Snow-Globe/

Beatboxing Goat

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWXZy2dOuBc](Video Link)Can you keep up with this goat? He doesn't need a band to get the music going.-via Blame It on the Voicesgoats, beatboxing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Beatboxing-Goat/

Man Lifts Buckets of Water with Eyelids

Photo: China Daily Eye ay ay! Wang Xianxiang has a unique way to carry buckets of water: with his eye lids! The 42-year-old fireworks maker from the central Chinese province of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Man-Lifts-Buckets-of-Water-with-Eyelids/

Amy Pond, Fashion Critic

Yeah, it's pretty much time to find a new traveling companion. Artist Janey-Jane captures the unsupportive attitude that got her written out of Doctor Who.Link -via Nerd BastardsDoctor Who, hats, sombreros...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/26/Amy-Pond-Fashion-Critic/






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