Archive for May 25th, 2013

A Saturday Morning in Front of La Salle de Justice

In Rey Taira's reworking of Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, members of the Super Friends are enjoying their day off. At the link, you can see an alternate version with the Legion of Doom.Who is Boo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/A-Saturday-Morning-in-front-of-La-Salle-de-Justice/

The Graduation Song

[http://youtu.be/hAUF8ow6xf0] (YouTube link)Rhett & Link have a song especially for those of you graduating from high school and looking forward to being adults in the real world. -via Daily of the Day Rhett and Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/The-Graduation-Song/

How to Make Panda Bear Cookies

They look so cute that I could just gobble them up! Panda bear cookies are a rolled cookie. Making them looks like a complex task, but you can find detailed instructions with photos at the link.Link -via Theresa Helmer(P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/How-to-Make-Panda-Bear-Cookies/

Train People Not to Be Jerks with Science!

If your mom can't teach you to be nice ... maybe science can! Researchers at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are setting up an experiment to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Train-People-Not-to-Be-Jerks-with-Science/

More Biopic Actors and their Real Life Counterparts

You recall the post last week Biopic Actors and Their Real-Life Counterparts. It turns out those pictures were compiled by redditor banana_rhino. Now he has a second album of 64 actors and the real people they portrayed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/More-Biopic-Actors-and-their-Real-Life-Counterparts/

Spaghetti and Locusts

As if locusts weren't tasty enough already, the Café & Bar Ristorante Absente in Tokyo now serves them on spaghetti. Rocket News 24 reports:In their press release, restaurant owner Pasta Dio would like to remi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Spaghetti-and-Locusts/

Mad Science Socks

 Mad Science SocksAre you mad about science? You need the Mad Science Socks from the NeatoShop. This fabulous and comfy pair of knee-high socks features a mad scientist's laboratory design. Goggles, microscopes, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Mad-Science-Socks/

The Ring Nebula is Actually More Like a Jelly Donut

Image: NASA, ESA, C.R. Robert O'Dell, G.J. Ferland, W.J. Henney and M. Peimbert I've always said that if you want to get people more excited about astronomy, name the stars after snacks (case in poin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/The-Ring-Nebula-is-Actually-More-Like-a-Jelly-Donut/

Movies Reduced to Basic Shapes

Michal Krasnopolski's minimalist movie posters takes minimalism to another level. Each title is represented by a very simple shape that makes sense if you've seen the film, or sometimes it's a take on the title (such as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Movies-Reduced-to-Basic-Shapes/

Spider-Man Jello

Peter Parker has really let himself go. Now his physique resembles a bowl of jello. For her son's birthday party, eYe recreated Spider-Man's image using black string licorice and Cool Whip.Link -via Kitchen Fun with My T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Spider-Man-Jello/

Will Smith on the Graham Norton Show

[http://youtu.be/zbZct9Ey-CI] (YouTube link)It's surprise guest after surprise guest on The Graham Norton Show! If you want to get straight to the music, you can skip the first two minutes, but if you're at work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Will-Smith-on-the-Graham-Norton-Show-2/

Madonnas of Science

Madonna of the Microscope (2013) by Chris Shaw Madonna of the Particle (2013) Artist Chris Shaw, whom you may know from his rock poster art, has a new art series centered on the Madonna icon,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Madonnas-of-Science/

You're A Zombie, Chuck!

You're a Zombie, Chuck - by Warbucks Design Good grief! Fight the undead with this awesome t-shirt by Warbucks Design. View plenty of neat designs over at Warbucks' Facebook page, then head on over...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Youre-A-Zombie-Chuck/

Cookies & Cream Overload Brownie Bars

Christi of the food blog Love from the Oven has designed the perfect breakfast food. She's embedded cookies and cream candy bars and Oreo cookies inside her brownies. Then she slathered on cookies and cream frosting with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Cookies-Cream-Overload-Brownie-Bars/

42 Things to Look For on Towel Day

Today, and every May 25th, is known as Towel Day. It's a geeky holiday set aside to celebrate the life and works of Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. The main thing is to take your to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/42-Things-to-Look-For-on-Towel-Day/

Men Mean Well [no. 988 - @JessCallMeJaydi]

Men mean well, but they usually say "good".— Jaydi Samuels (@JessCallMeJaydi) May 13, 2013 JessCallMeJaydi, Illustrator David Barneda, men, grammar, puns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/22/grammar-cartoon/

PLAY at Vivid Sydney 2013

[http://youtu.be/Jv4DReZkjAY] (YouTube link)Vivid Sydney is an annual festival going on now through June 10th, featuring light shows, music, drama, and other performances in Sydney, Australia. This video shows parts of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/PLAY-at-Vivid-Sydney-2013/

Ninja BBQ Set

Ninja BBQ SetDon't let Father's Day sneak up on you. Get your favorite grill master the Ninja BBQ Set from the NeatoShop. This dangerously fun set includes a stainless steel fork and spatula with sword shaped handles. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Ninja-BBQ-Set-2/

Knitted Alien Autopsy

Emily Stoneking, an artist in Vermont, makes delightfully macabre knitted works, often of dissections. Here's an alien who had the misfortune to experience a breakdown while passing through our solar system. Link -v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Knitted-Alien-Autopsy/

This Week at Neatorama

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer, since many schools are out, pools are opening, employers are juggling everyone's vacations, and the weather is nice enough for a cookout. I hear there's *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/This-Week-at-Neatorama-156/

Very Short Bus

No, the school isn't tiny. This is actually a bus for a campground in Nova Scotia. The owners call it "Canada's smallest operational school bus." Mark Stevenson of Jalopnik took a few photos of it, which you can view at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Very-Short-Bus/

Happy Birthday, Cassius the Croc!

Om nom! Cassius the Croc, the world's largest crocodile in captivity, turned 110 this week. Just be thankful that you are not the cake: Far North Queensland keepers of the world's larges...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/Happy-Birthday-Cassius-the-Croc/

What Kind of Asian Are You?

[http://youtu.be/DWynJkN5HbQ] (YouTube link)A classic skit. Some people have no idea how offensive they are until you turn it around on them. And the real kicker is that turning it around often doesn't even get the point...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/25/What-Kind-of-Asian-Are-You/






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