Archive for July 3rd, 2013

What Are the Weirdest Languages in the World?

According to Idibon, a company that makes language processing applications, these are the weirdest languages on different continents:In North America: Chalcatongo Mixtec, Choctaw, Mesa Grande Diegueño, Kutenai, an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/What-Are-the-Weirdest-Languages-in-the-World/

What if Barbie Looked Like a Real Woman?

We've seen real women transform themselves to look like Barbie dolls. But what if a Barbie doll were changed to look like a real woman? Artist Nickolay Lamm did just that, by creating a doll with the proportions of a typ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/What-if-Barbie-Looked-Like-a-Real-Woman/

Mouse Armor

You may remember Jeff de Boer's suits of armor for dogs, squirrels and cats. Since we last caught up with him, this Canadian artist has expanded his line of classical body armor for animals. Now even mice can suit up in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Mouse-Armor/

What's Your State Burger?

Like most things, America's taste in cheeseburgers varies by state. This cool breakdown of the different burgers from different states provides a fascinating look at the burgers popular in other regions while allowing yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Whats-Your-State-Burger/

Disney Princesses from a Darker, Grittier World

Not all princesses are nice. Herr Nilsson, a street artist in Stockholm, painted Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty lying in ambush for unsuspecting pedestrians.Link -via Hi-Fructose MagazineDisney Princesses, st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Disney-Princesses-from-a-Darker-Grittier-World/

A Short Epic

[http://youtu.be/jBg8mA7zy0I] (YouTube link)A knight goes on an epic quest that has all the elements you'd expect, without wasting two hours like a feature film. In fact, it's quite brief! From Lee Daniels at LeeDanielsA...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/A-Short-Epic/

A Tablecloth and Play House In One

For years, kids have wanted to play house under the kitchen table, but thanks to Etsy seller CoolSpacesForKids, the game has never been easier or more realistic. Plus, unlike a pillow or blanket fort, you don't need to c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/A-Tablecloth-and-Play-House-In-One/

Lonesome George to Be Stuffed

Lonesome George, the very last Pinta Island Tortoise, will soon take his place with other famous animals, preserved by taxidermy and on display for all to see. George was thought to be over 100 years old when he died las...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Lonesome-George-to-Be-Stuffed/

Pink and Grey Hello Kitty Backpack with Ears

Pink and Grey Hello Kitty Backpack with Ears (front and back shown)Hello Kitty fans,  what's Pink and Grey and White All over? The new Pink and Grey Hello Kitty Backpack with Ears from the NeatoShop. This fanta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Pink-and-Grey-Hello-Kitty-Backpack-with-Ears/

Natural Selection in Parenting

Sorry, kid. Sometimes, as a parent, you have to do what's best for the gene pool.Linkwebcomic, Left-Handed Toons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Natural-Selection-in-Parenting/

Cat vs. Helicopter

[http://youtu.be/LFzDGZfMiRY] (YouTube link)Nikita the kitten investigates this infernal machine …or it is a giant insect? Bobo, being a little older, takes it as just more nonsense from his owner. -via Tastefully...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Cat-vs-Helicopter/

Khaaaaann You Believe The Names of Pluto's New Moons?

First they kicked Pluto out of the solar system planetary family, then they ignored the will of the Interweb. Oh, what will the International Astronomical Union do next? Earlier this year, we told you that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Khaaaaann-You-Believe-The-Names-of-Plutos-New-Moons/

Bald Eagles by Hanksy

Just in time for the Fourth of July, punster-in-chief Hanksy (Instagram) set up four panels in the streets of New York City featuring America's most iconic "bald beauties." Thanks Benjamin!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Bald-Eagles-by-Hanksy/

Rampage: The Neck Tie

Artist Maya Pixelskaya specializes in creating ties, Converse, guitars, drawings and other creations based on old school video games. This tie is her take on Rampage, the first game that allowed you to play as the monste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Rampage-The-Neck-Tie/

Zombie Star Wars Posters

View all Zombie Wars Posters by Matt Busch These are the Star Wars zombie posters you've been looking for! Matt Busch, the "Rock Star of Illustration," has created a nifty series of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Zombie-Star-Wars-Posters/

6 Radical Plans to Change New York City

New York is no stranger to radical change, as evidenced by its street grid, subway system, and even the size of Manhattan Island. But those infrastructure changes seem tame compared to the ones that were never implemente...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/6-Radical-Plans-to-Change-New-York-City/

Minneapolis Skyline Rendered in Coffee Sludge

Brock Davis, one of Neatorama's favorite artists, writes, "Had enough coffee sludge at the bottom of my cup to make the Minneapolis skyline."Wow. Is the city really this, uh, darkly roasted?LinkBrock Davis, coffee, Minne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Minneapolis-Skyline-Rendered-in-Coffee-Sludge/

Rubberneck Elvis

[http://youtu.be/XwgpGWvfhV0] (YouTube link)The puppeteer/dancer who goes by the single name Christopher welcomes us to Las Vegas in style with his new Elvis video. You might recall his recent Dancing Queen video. Contin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Rubberneck-Elvis/

Super Tortoise Crawls In To Save The Day

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Super Turtle. Waffles might not be as fast as a speeding bullet, but he's certainly cuter.If he needs a nemesis, he can always fight the Bowser turtle.Link Via Cute Overloadwaffles,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Super-Tortoise-Crawls-In-To-Save-The-Day/

Play More Notepad

Play More NotepadDo you still jot down notes on paper? Add some fun to your old school ways with the Play More Notepad from the NeatoShop. This fantastic notepad features 8 different styles for your crumpling and tossing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Play-More-Notepad-2/

The Battle of Gettysburg Interactive Map

The Battle of Gettysburg took place 150 years ago, and is considered by many to be the turning point of the Civil War. By marrying the magic of cartography and technology, we can put ourselves in the places of General Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/The-Battle-of-Gettysburg-Interactive-Map/

Veterinarian Sits in a Parked Car for 30 Minutes to Show How Hot It Gets

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbOcCQ-y3OY](Video Link)You can crack the windows, but it won't help much. Dr. Ernie Ward demonstrates--and personally experiences--that on a hot day, the interior temperature of a car can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Veterinarian-Sits-in-a-Parked-Car-for-30-Minutes-to-Show-How-Hot-It-Gets/

Tired of Hot Dogs and Hamburgers? Here's Some Other Tasty Things to Grill

If you're dying to grill on the Fourth of July, but sick of all the basic staples of grilling, don't worry, you don't have to head inside to the stovetop just yet. Instead, try some of the more unique grilling recipes ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Tired-of-Hot-Dogs-and-Hamburgers-Heres-Some-Other-Tasty-Things-to-Grill/

How to Write a Crank Letter

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Marc Abrahams, Improbable Research staffRecently we received a crank letter that sets the standard for how to write a good one. Like every sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/How-to-Write-a-Crank-Letter/

Titanic Translated into Japanese, Then Back Into English

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds2Ai6HAo7Y](Video Link)It's a romantic, tragic and confusing tale. Smosh translated dialogue from the movie Titanic into Japanese using an online translator. Then it took the Jap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Titanic-Translated-into-Japanese-Then-Back-Into-English/

This Hedgehog Travels More Than I Do

Biddy is a hedgehog who lives in the Northwest of the US. Unlike most small pets, Biddy gets to go on vacations regularly and has traveled all over Oregon and Washington.He even has an Instagram account detailing his exc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/This-Hedgehog-Travels-More-Than-I-Do/

Family Pulls Together to Build Dad's Casket

The father of redditor gooddrunky died. Her brother, uncle and friends came together to build him a casket in 2 days. She writes in response to comments:Thank you all for your kind words and wishes. I'm sharing this beca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Family-Pulls-Together-to-Build-Dads-Casket/

Lawyer Cop MD

[http://youtu.be/67sZcDLe8jY] (YouTube link)Reality TV uses the method of pulling buzzwords out of a hat and combining them to come up with new shows. Network TV is more likely to recombine scenarios that have worked in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/Lawyer-Cop-MD/

The Surreal Illustrations of Tebe Interesno

The digital works of Russian artist Tebe Interesno are either stunning, funny or both. I especially like the submarine image, which reminds me of the anime series Space Battleship Yamato.Link (Translation)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/The-Surreal-Illustrations-of-Tebe-Interesno/




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