Archive for April 6th, 2013

How to Ask a Girl to the Prom

[http://youtu.be/Y0u0EIRb2wY] (YouTube link)A little unconventional, but that's what makes it worth a video. Do not miss the very ending. If the setting looks familiar, this is Palisades Charter High School in Los Angele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/How-to-Ask-a-Girl-to-the-Prom/

Amazon Olympics

100 meter freestyle swimming in a nice, clean, piranha-free swimming pool? That's cute, Summer Olympics! REAL men swim at the brutal Amazon Olympics, where surviving the event itself is its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Amazon-Olympics/

Svetlana Kolosova's Hand Painted Fairy Tales

She paints them by hand, on her hand. Svetlana Kolosova illustrates classic stories from Hans Christian Andersen, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and other authors. You can see several more of her hand painting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Svetlana-Kolosovas-Hand-Painted-Fairy-Tales/

Hoverboard

[http://youtu.be/qXsKrQiGWkQ] (YouTube link)A little girl wants a hoverboard like those in the 1989 movie Back to the Future Part II, but building one is difficult. So she finds a workaround. This film by Sydney...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Hoverboard/

Icefish Bleeds Clear Blood

The ocellated icefish you see above has a very unique blood: it's totally transparent. Discovery News tells us: The reason, say experts at Tokyo Sea Life Park, is that the Ocellated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Icefish-Bleeds-Clear-Blood/

Tinker Bell and Bird on Tree Salt & Pepper Shakers

 Tinker Bell and Bird on Tree Salt & Pepper Shakers Could your kitchen decor use a little tinkering? Invite the Tinker Bell and Bird on Tree Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop into your home. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Tinker-Bell-and-Bird-on-Tree-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

The Most Ridiculous Scene in Jurassic Park

What do paleontologists think about the movie Jurassic Park? Like most professionals seeing a movie that's close to home, they spot a lot of inaccuracies, but are overall pleased to have a movie about their subj...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/The-Most-Ridiculous-Scene-in-Jurassic-Park/

Stilt Fishing

In Tangalle, Sri Lanka, fishermen sit on benches out in the surf. Kimberley Coole, a travel photographer, caught beautiful pictures of these men at work. You can view more photos of them and other scenes from Sri Lanka a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Stilt-Fishing/

Reasonably Dressed Superheroines

Other than distracting evildoers, skimpy outfits just don't work well in combat. So, artist Michael Lee Lunsford has taken it upon himself to create costumes for "reasonably dressed"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Reasonably-Dressed-Superheroines/

Ferrets in Packing Peanuts

[http://youtu.be/bkeVjkUKwF4] (YouTube link)Can a ferret have any better toy than a kiddie pool full of foam packing peanuts? Try to count how many ferrets there are -they move so fast I can't count them. -via Daily Pick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Ferrets-in-Packing-Peanuts/

Dogs Wearing Pantyhose

What's that? Oh, just another day on the Interweb, folks, brought to you by the good people of China, where they have elevated dogshaming to a whole 'nother level: Behold, dog wearing pantyhos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Dogs-Wearing-Pantyhose/

You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat (Apple) by Matt Wiley w00t! We're happy to introduce a new artist over at the NeatoShop. Matt Wiley, creator of the awesome Klingon Valentines and Star...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/You-Are-What-You-Eat/

A Garden under the Stairs

BM Studio, an architectural duo in Escondido, California, designed this beautiful and practical garden. Why not make use of good growing space under a staircase?Link -via Gardens in Unexpected Places | Architects' W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/A-Garden-under-the-Stairs/

Eyeball on Tadpole's Tail

Do eyes have to be in the head for them to work? Not according to this strange research by Michael Levin of Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology! His team implanted an ectop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Eyeball-on-Tadpoles-Tail/

Mordor

Your nightmare, explained. This comic is from the Toronto artist who calls himself Lunarbaboon. Link  -via Sofa Pizza eye of Mordor, cat butt, Lunarbaboon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Mordor/

Augmented Reality Sandbox

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9JXtTj0mzE](Video Link)This sandbox projection at the University of California at Davis looks like a fun toy, but it's also a useful simulation for teaching people about geology:The resul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Augmented-Reality-Sandbox/

Silver Skull Foam Prop

Silver Skull Foam PropDoes your lackluster home decor have you banging your head against the wall? Head on over to the NeatoShop for the Silver Skull Foam Prop from the NeatoShop. This fantastic home accent is sure to ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Silver-Skull-Foam-Prop/

Lighting Up the Night

The town of Contamana, Peru, has a hospital, but it has no emergency equipment. It also has an airstrip, but it doesn't operate a night because there are no lights. But Wednesday night, a woman and her newborn baby neede...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Lighting-Up-the-Night/

Why Don't We Have Holodecks Yet?

Good question! Well, the good news is that we are making progress to making this Star Trek technology a reality. Rachel Feltman of Popular Mechanics writes:Researchers at the University of Ill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Why-Dont-We-Have-Holodecks/

This Week at Neatorama

Last Monday, Alex posted a rant about how difficult blogging is on April Fool's Day. Is he ever right! You can look all over the internet, and everything you see is either false or suspect. Original cont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/This-Week-at-Neatorama-148/

How to Make a Bourbon Raspberry Chocolate Float

Last week, the Jim Bean distillery sent Foodbeast a few bottles of bourbon and whiskey. You know, for testing purposes. I'm jealous because the Neatorama office never gets stuff like that.Charisma Madarang and her collea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/How-to-Make-a-Bourbon-Raspberry-Float-2/

Simon Draws the Kitten

[http://youtu.be/Dz1EFRedS-U] (YouT7ube link)What do you know -we finally get a Simon Tofield video featuring Simon Tofield! In this animation, Tofield shows us how to draw his new kitten, which he obviously adores. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/06/Simon-Draws-the-Kitten/






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