Archive for August 1st, 2013

Making Good

[http://youtu.be/cKJf3nYbIXw] (YouTube link)This video takes the concept of Breaking Bad and stands it on its head. A notorious meth dealer confronts the fact that he has cancer and decides to make some changes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Making-Good/

A Wizard of Oz Birthday Party

Little Ayla (the Cowardly Lion on the left) was born near Halloween so to help her celebrate in style, her parents threw a Wizard of Oz party complete with a Yellow Brick Road and a full cast of characters. The results a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/A-Wizard-of-Oz-Birthday-Party/

35-Foot Tall Straw Dalek

(Photo: Chester Chronicle)The UK is going crazy for Daleks as the fiftieth anniversary of Doctor Who approaches. Snugbury's, an ice cream shop in Cheshire, did its part for the cause by commissioning this enormo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/35-Foot-Tall-Straw-Dalek/

This Shark is Not Photoshopped

An unnamed fisherman in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, caught a really big shark. In order to have a trophy photo that would stand out from the others, he gutted the shark and crawled inside for the photo you see here....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/This-Shark-is-Not-Photoshopped/

Don't Beat Yourself Up

Sebastien Millon has this problem. Try to avoid beating yourself up. It'll do you no good and other people are waiting for their turn.Linkwebcomic, Sebastien Millon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Dont-Beat-Yourself-Up/

The History of Scary Clowns

When a study in 2008 found that children, on average, do not like clowns, many people were surprised. The rest of us weren't because we never liked clowns, either. Sometime over the past 50 years, clowns in popular cultu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/The-History-of-Scarry-Clowns/

The Queen's Speech for World War III

It's an apocalyptic scenario: In 1983, Ronald Reagan denounced the communist country as an "evil empire" and announced his plans for a space-based "Star Wars" ballistic missile shield. The Soviet Unio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/The-Queens-Speech-for-World-War-III/

Silver Animal Bottle Opener

 Silver Animal Bottle Opener (sold individually)Are you looking to add a wild side to your civilized soiree? Capture a Silver Animal Bottle Opener from the NeatoShop. These beautiful silver  colored animal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Silver-Animal-Bottle-Opener/

Hungry, Hungry Hippos Cookies

Andrea of Cupookie made this impressive set of cookies inspired by the classic children's game. With a few modifications, this version might become playable.Link -via Between the PagesHungry Hungry Hippos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Hungry-Hungry-Hippos-Cookies/

What A Cool Place to Sit

Need a cool seat to match your gummi bear chandelier, giant cupcake chair or other awesome furniture from Jellio? Don't worry, their newest addition, a giant ice cream sandwich bench is sure to provide you a sweet seat t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/What-A-Cool-Place-to-Sit/

The Smiling Face of a Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba

Photo: D.T. John & T.B. Cole, Visuals Unlimited The smiling face of the Naegleria fowleri amoeba above belies the havoc it can cause to your brain. The naturally occuring organis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/The-Smiling-Face-of-a-Deadly-Brain-Eating-Amoeba/

Bob Burnquist's "Dreamland"

[http://youtu.be/tSnfO15cAHE] (YouTube link)Professional skateboarder Bob Burnquist named his backyard "Dreamland." In this video, you'll see why. The moves become more insane as the video progresses -especially at the 6...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Bob-Burnquists-Dreamland/

Cartoonish Daria Costume

Daria was one of the greatest cartoons of the turn of the millennium. Here is Jaimie Jenkin's very convincing paper mache costume of the title character. She made it for a 90s-themed party, where she was hopeful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Cartoonish-Daria-Costume/

79 Common Mispronunciations

[http://youtu.be/xc6cfJztR8A] (YouTube link)When you learn new words by reading and not so much by hearing them, it's easy to mispronounce them in your head. Then later, if you hear the word spoken, you might not even re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/79-Common-Mispronunciations/

Keep A Kitty In Your Coffee With These Marshmallows

Say hello to your newest coffee friend. Japanese specialty shop Yawahada developed these adorable marshmallows that are sure to make any coffee, tea or hot chocolate infinately more joy-inducing. Just imagine grabbi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Keep-A-Kitty-In-Your-Coffee-With-These-Marshmallows/

Falling Dentures Revealed Drug Smuggler at Jailhouse Wedding

Brita Lee West was going to marry Willard Tinch at the Scott County Jail in Tennessee, where Tinch was incarcerated. Instead, she ended up in jail herself!  According to a report filed by the Scott County Sheriff&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Falling-Dentures-Revealed-Drug-Smuggler-at-Jailhouse-Wedding/

How to Make Oreo Cereal

Actually, I don't have a recipe, just the picture. But I'll try to reverse engineer the construction process and then report back to you with complete instructions.-via That's Nerdalicious!(Photo: unknown)Oreos, cereal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/How-to-Make-Oreo-Cereal/

First Driving Lesson

[http://youtu.be/1Molu2DXafk] (YouTube link)A Korean woman takes her first driving lesson. From the camera setup, this appears to be a professional teacher, who, in my opinion, is particularly restrained when he starts y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/First-Driving-Lesson/

Lippy Lipstick Markers

Lippy Lipstick MarkersDo you have a hot date with higher education? Get yourself gussied up for Back to School with the Lippy Lipstick Markers from the NeatoShop. This fabulous set includes 4 permanent markers shaped lik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Lippy-Lipstick-Markers/

My Kitty Totoro

Has your cat been letting you down lately? If he's gray, you can always try turning him into a much better friend with a few paper scraps arranged just so on your little guy's back. Bam, now you have a Totoro to hang out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/My-Kitty-Totoro/

Russian 1916 Wooden Aircraft Carrier?

No, that couldn't be right… This 100+ meter ship is really a river barge with its cargo stacked artfully on top! Wooden ships like this were built by stacking logs in the forests of Russia, and after they floated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Russian-1916-Wooden-Aircraft-Carrier/

Netflix Removes Star Trek Movie Until It Can Verify That the Klingon and Vulcan Translations Are Correct

Why did Netflix pull down Star Trek III: The Search for Spock? Well, you wouldn't want to accidentally say the wrong thing to a Klingon warrior. You could end up with a mek'leth through your skull. Radio Times r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Netflix-Removes-Star-Trek-Movie-Until-It-Can-Verify-That-the-Klingon-and-Vulcan-Translations-Are-Correct/

What Is It? game 286

It's time for the latest edition of our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what this thing is? If you don't know what it is, make up something funny!Place your guess in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/What-Is-It-game-286/

Guitar-Mounted Flamethrower

You gotta love it when a highly skilled guitarist is simply on fire.But probably not in this way. John Springer made a series of flame-shooting playable guitars, some of which can shoot fire up to 18 feet.He also made th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Guitar-Mounted-Flamethrower/

A Few Facts You May Not Know About William Shatner

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. What can you say about the icon of icons, the cult figure of cult figu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/A-Few-Facts-You-May-Not-Know-About-William-Shatner/

Adventure Time: Come On Grab Your Claws

Well, Jake can change into just about any shape, so that makes him a great addition to the X-Men, but I think Logan would be a little too rough on the poor old Ice King. This great creation was done by Cynthia &ldqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Adventure-Time-Come-On-Grab-Your-Claws/

Telling Daddy Off

[http://youtu.be/jgEOSSwEsPE] (YouTube link)Adorable Yerin Park loves running from daddy when he makes those funny sounds …up to a point. That point was caught on camera, when she tells him off in baby talk. It on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Telling-Daddy-Off/

Cosmetic Surgery: Get the Lines on Your Palm Altered to Change Your Destiny

The palmist says that you're fated to have bad luck. But don't worry! Science is here to save the day:It’s a simple idea: change your palm, change the reading, and change your future. All you need is a competent pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Cosmetic-Surgery-Get-the-Lines-on-Your-Palm-Altered-to-Change-Your-Destiny/

The Innards of a Spacesuit

NASA engineers are busy investigating the cause of the leaking spacesuit that caused an EVA on the ISS to be aborted a couple of weeks ago. Astronaut Chris Cassidy took the opportunity to make a couple of videos about th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/The-Innards-of-a-Spacesuit/

Sandwich Shaper Plane & Clouds

Sandwich Shaper Plane & CloudsSchool is right around the corner, but that doesn't means you have to get your head out of the clouds to get back to business. Let your lunch time soar to new heights with the Sandwich S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/Sandwich-Shaper-Plane-Clouds/




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