Archive for May 14th, 2013

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

My husband and I often disagree on what shows to watch at night once the kids go to bed. I have a feeling, however, that's all about to change. Behold the clip for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. This exciting continuati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Marvels-Agents-of-SHIELD/

How to Beat the Lines at Walt Disney World

Some families with money to burn have found a nefarious way to bypass long lines at Walt Disney World in Florida: hire a disabled person to be part of your family for the day.  The “black-market Disney guides&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/How-to-Beat-the-Lines-at-Walt-Disney-World/

Smeared Skies by Matt Molloy

Sunset Spectrum It's not easy to improve upon the gorgeous skies that Mother Nature paints herself, but photographer Matt Molloy managed to pull it off: the Canadian photographer stit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Smeared-Skies-by-Matt-Molloy/

Breakout

Google has a cute little Easter egg that might suck up all your time if you let it. Just enter Atari Breakout in the Google Image Search field. You'll get results, all right, but those results turn into bricks and before...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Breakout/

Don't Dry Toilet Paper in the Microwave

Once an entire roll of toilet paper is wet, there's no saving it. It's gone. You may as well toss it in the garbage. An unnamed person in Tucson, Arizona, learned that lesson the hard way.An attempt to salvage a soggy ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Dont-Dry-Toilet-Paper-in-the-Microwave/

Human Portraits Hidden in the Topography of Maps

Ink on original Michelin map of France Growing up, I've always thought the continent of Africa looked like a sideway face, but Ed Fairburn takes that imagination to a whole ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Human-Portraits-Hidden-in-the-Topography-of-Maps/

Brainteaser: Mouthy Abbreviation

(Image credit: Flickr user Michael Coghlan)Old Jay challenged Brian with a question: "What common abbreviation has three times as many syllables as an abbreviation than it does when y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Brainteaser-Mouthy-Abbreviation/

Transistor Radio Ted Baker Utility Bag

Transistor Radio Ted Baker Utility BagWe interrupt the regularly scheduled program to bring you the Transistor Radio Ted Baker Utility Bag. Do not panic. You will not hear any actual noise from the bag itself. The bag is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Transistor-Radio-Ted-Baker-Utility-Bag/

Every Frame of this Music Video is Made with Oil Painting

[http://vimeo.com/65467047] When French visual artist Carine Khalifé met Stephen Ramsay and Catherine McCandless of the band Young Galaxy, it started an artistic journey that l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Every-Frame-of-this-Music-Video-is-Made-with-Oil-Painting/

GeoGuessr

GeoGuessr is a game that uses Google Street View. You'll get an image, and you try to guess where in the world it is. I jumped in and scored 4470 right off, which must be awful, because I guessed very wrong. Then I figur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/GeoGuessr/

Creating Art with Microsoft Excel

After he retired, Tatsuo Horiuchi wanted to do a little bit of art on his computer, but specialized graphic software is expensive. So the 73-year-old Japanese man settled on a program...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Creating-Art-with-Microsoft-Excel/

Get the Latest Shazam, Win a Free Upgrade from Me!

Keeping on our classical music theme from yesterday... Like many of you, I've had Shazam on my iPhone since the app launched in 2008. What started out as a party trick for me (look what MY phone can do!) slowly, over tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Get-the-Latest-Shazam-Win-a-Free-Upgrade-from-Me/

Not Just A Girl

When Austin photographer Jaime Moore's daughter Emma turned five years old, she wanted to commemorate the event with a photo shoot. But rather than dressing her up as a Disney Prince...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Not-Just-A-Girl/

Paris Apartment Left Untouched for 70 Years is a Time Capsule from the Past

Before the outbreak of the World War II, a young woman fled Paris for the security of the countryside, never to return. She recently passed away at the ripe age of 91 and when her estate was b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Paris-Apartment-Left-Untouched-for-70-Years-is-a-Time-Capsule-from-the-Past/

Congratulations, Graduates!

You got your diploma/degree! Congratulations!So...now what?Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has nothing specific to recommend, but he proposes a good mindset for graduates to keep.Linkgraduation, Grant Snider, Incidenta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Congratulations-Graduates/

Chinese DIY Inventions

Creative people don't let availability stand in the way of something they want. The Atlantic rounded up some great do-it-yourself projects that you may not had heard about because they are in China. See homemade submarin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Chinese-DIY-Inventions/

How to Make a Typographical Cake

You could just say out loud "Happy birthday!" or "You're fired!", but creative people find different ways of communicating. Victoria Hudgins shows you how, step by step, to bake your special message to a special someone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/How-to-Make-a-Typographical-Cake/

67-year-old Photo Restored for Grandpa

[http://youtu.be/sLztOZnp8C8] (YouTube link)Derek Withey is 87 years old, but he still surfs the 'net. His grandson, Steven Withey, found a scan of a Royal Navy photo of the sailor during World War II on the computer and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/67-year-old-Photo-Restored-for-Grandpa/

LED Tweezers

LED TweezersThe LED Tweezers from the NeatoShop are a great way to shed a little light on your first aid or beauty dilemma. With the simple click of a button the attached LED light will allow you to pluck, grasp, pince,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/LED-Tweezers/

$350,000 Burger Made from Lab-Grown Meat

Vegetarians, do you want to eat yummy burgers but don't want to harm a living being? Soon, you'll be able to have your cow and eat it too. Here comes the $350,000 vatburger: D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/350000-Burger-Made-from-Lab-Grown-Meat/

8 Ponies and Their Matching Civil War Generals

Physically brave to the point of recklessness, this leader has courage beyond any doubt. But sometimes, this hero, revered by many, makes poor decisions, largely because of the belief that the best solution to any proble...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Ponies-and-Their-Matching-Civil-War-Generals/

Retro Arcade Game Cake

When 30-year-old Stephen got married, he wanted a wedding cake based on old school games. Australian cake maker Nicole stepped up to the console and delivered! Check it out: Link - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Retro-Arcade-Game-Cake/

ISS Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

[http://youtu.be/vKYXSm_5Rcs] (YouTube link)A Soyuz capsule brought Commander Chris Hadfield and Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko back from the ISS last night, landing in Kazakhstan. It was Hadfield's f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/ISS-Crew-Lands-in-Kazakhstan/

The Cocktail Chart of Film & Literature

Pop Chart Lab offers this chart of cocktails featured in your favorite stories as a fine art print. There are 49 recipes in all, as drunk by James Bond, Hunter S. Thompson, Ebenezer Scrooge, Rocky Balboa, Zaphod Beeblebr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/The-Cocktail-Chart-of-Film-Literature/

New Japanese Meme: Pretending to be an Anime Giant

The anime fight scene photo meme is SO last month. The new hotness in Japan's anime-based photo meme is pretending to to be a giant toying with puny humans. The forced perspective ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/New-Japanese-Meme-Pretending-to-be-an-Anime-Giant/

Gundam Cup Noodles

The mark the 40th anniversary of the release of Cup Noodles's curry flavors, Nissin is releasing a set of little curry-themed model Gundams armed with tea kettles:The three kits included in the promotion are 1/380 scale,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/14/Gundam-Cup-Noodles/






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