Archive for March 12th, 2013

Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison

[http://youtu.be/gJ1Mz7kGVf0] (YouTube link)In this installment of the ongoing series Epic Rap Battles of History, we have a matchup that we've discussed a few times here at Neatorama. Thomas Edison, the wizard of Menlo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Nikola-Tesla-vs-Thomas-Edison/

Pink Butterfly Schwings Lace-Up

Pink Butterfly Schwings Lace-UpAre you looking to give a little lift to your favorite pair of tennis shoes? You need a pair of the Pink Butterfly Schwings Lace-Ups from the NeatoShop. This fabulous shoe accessory makes i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Orange-Butterfly-Schwings-Lace-Up/

Cased Maddie

Theron Humphrey's photography project is simple but beautiful. His rescued shelter dog, Maddie the Coonhound, stands on objects. Humphrey snaps the picture.Sometimes, though, Maddie needs a rest. Here she is lying comfor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Cased-Maddie/

Horrible Movie Review for A Talking Cat!?!

The A.V. Club discusses the new movie A Talking Cat!?! just released on video, featuring Eric Roberts as the voice of Duffy, a talking cat. The article first discusses the career arc of Roberts (Julia Roberts' o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Horrible-Movie-Review-for-A-Talking-Cat/

Grumpy Cat at the Grocery Store

Here's further proof that Grumpy Cat has entered into our society's consciousness. He's now at the grocery store! Via Accordion GuyGrumpy Cat, frozen, grocery store, chalkboard sign...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Grumpy-Cat-at-the-Grocery-Store/

What Is the Answer to That Stupid Math Problem on Facebook?

This math equation has been passed around on Facebook precisely because people argue about it. Having not taken a math class in 40 years or so, I only got halfway through it before I became stuck. Sure, if it we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/What-Is-the-Answer-to-That-Stupid-Math-Problem-on-Facebook/

Magnificent Photography of Engineering in Action

We've featured a lot of neat photography on Neatorama, but looking back in the archives, these images are usually of artwork, animals, and landscapes. But who says that great photography has to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Magnificent-Photography-of-Engineering-in-Action/

Grasshopper Launches, Lands Successfully

[http://youtu.be/2Ivr6JF1K-8] (YouTube link)SpaceX continues to make progress in private space exploration. Their vehicle called Grasshopper took off, and then landed straight up! It looks like special effects from a mov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Grasshopper-Launches-Lands-Successfully/

Cookies in Honor of Douglas Adams

It's been almost twelve years since Douglas Adams thanked us for the fish and wished us farewell. Had he lived, yesterday would have been the 61st birthday of the author of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Cookies-in-Honor-of-Douglas-Adams/

Doomsday Map of Seattle

The bad news is that Seattle has been destroyed and civilization is in ruins. The good news is that you've survived - and thanks to local artist Tony Dowler, you know where not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Doomsday-Map-of-Seattle/

Students Find Out What Teachers Really Think of Them

The Yitzhak Rabin High School in Kfar Saba, Israel, collected information from teachers on junior class students, supposedly to identify troublemakers ahead of a field trip to Poland. The teacher collating the informatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Students-Find-Out-What-Teachers-Really-Think-of-Them/

Play with Your Food

We love the work of Hong Yi, an artist who "likes to paint, but not with a paintbrush." For her latest project, she's creating images with her food, one each day for the month of March. You can view them all at her Insta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Play-with-Your-Food/

Enterprise and Klingon Ship Salt & Pepper Shakers

Enterprise and Klingon Ship Salt & Pepper ShakersAre the odds against your home decor? Is the situation grim? The truth is usually just an excuse for a lack of imagination. All you really need is to take your kitchen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Enterprise-and-Klingon-Ship-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

The Miracle Pine

Photo: Kyodo News/AP Two years ago, the 2011 tsunami killed over 19,000 people and devastated many more lives. In the city of Rikuzentakata, the tsunami ripped apart over 70,000 pine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/The-Miracle-Pine/

Brainteaser: Balloon on a Bus

(Image credit: Flickr user Frank Wuestefeld)You're sitting on a bus. The kid next to you has a helium-filled balloon and it ends up against the ceiling, just about in the center of the bus. The driver suddenly hits the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Brainteaser-Balloon-on-a-Bus/

Dog Dunks Cat in the Bath

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcKzWYC4-7Q](Video Link)Cat, I've been there and I sympathize. But, really, you should have seen this coming.-via Yababoondogs, cats, bathtubs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Dog-Dunks-Cat-in-the-Bath/

Researchers Grow Teeth from Gum Cells

Researchers at King's College London were able to grow teeth from human epithelial cells taken from gums. They grew these teeth in the mouths of mice, which is a long way from growing them in humans, so don't expect to r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Researchers-Grow-Teeth-from-Gum-Cells/

LEGO Grumpy Cat

Well, how about a Mindstorm kit, Tard? You'll have a bit more variety then. LEGO artist Iain Heath writes:Tardar Sauce is all over the internet and TV at the moment. And might just become Pope!But you're not a proper mem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/LEGO-Grumpy-Cat/

Jorel Rocks his Bar Mitzvah

[http://youtu.be/KulHKziEeMc] (YouTube link)Making a music video for your upcoming bar mitzvah is becoming a thing, but this one stands out from the crowd. Jorel is turning 13, and he will become a man next month. If the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Jorel-Rocks-his-Bar-Mitzvah/

Bread Cheese Bacon Double Cheeseburger

Wait, why are you walking away? I haven't even described it to you yet! Come back here and listen.Remember the bold words of Captain Kirk: "Risk is our business." Do you want to live a quiet, sedentary life or one of dar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Bread-Cheese-Bacon-Double-Cheeseburger/

The Essence of a Sniff

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Marc Abrahams(Image credit: Flickr user Santiago Ron)Our most ancient, most reliable sense -- the sense of smell -- may be more simple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/The-Essence-of-a-Sniff/

Goalkeeper Cat

[http://youtu.be/EGUhEPdLmus] (YouTube link)Nyasuke is an interceptor extraordinaire! You'e not going to get a ball past him, without at least a deflection. This is the same cat that impressed you with his high jumping a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Goalkeeper-Cat/

Lucky Charms Cheesecake with A Marshmallow Layer

St. Patrick's Day is only five days away. So how can you celebrate it in a way that demonstrates a reckless disregard for actual Irish culture and your waistline? I suggest this novel cheesecake recipe by Dan. He separat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Lucky-Charms-Cheesecake-with-Marshmallow-Layer/

Mustache Phoney

Mustache PhoneyCould your phone use a little updating? Spruce up your phone's look with the Mustache Phoney from the NeatoShop. This sophisticated mobile phone accessory looks like a handlebar mustache. The Mustache Phon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Mustache-Phoney/

Skytree: The World's Tallest Tower

The Skytree broadcast tower in Tokyo is the world's tallest tower. It was carefully designed to withstand Japan's earthquakes and other natural disasters, and it gives a whole new look to the city's skyline.  It tow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Skytree-The-Worlds-Tallest-Tower/

Lightning Strike during Volcanic Eruption

Begin planetary evacuation immediately. This is not a drill. Proceed to your designated evacuation points and await dropship liftoff. At least, that's how I'm responding to this scene shot by Martin Rietze at the Sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/Lightning-Strike-during-Volcanic-Eruption/

If Tim Burton Made Game of Thrones

DevianbtART member Hogan McLaughlin drew a series of images that imagine the characters of the TV series Game of Thrones as gothic animated figures from a Tim Burton film. See a gallery of them at Unreality. Link Game of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/If-Tim-Burton-Made-Game-of-Thrones/






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