Archive for August 3rd, 2013

Starcher Trek--A Star Trek and Archer Mashup

[http://vimeo.com/70518741](Video Link)The casting choices are perfect: Sterling Archer as Captain Kirk, Lana Kane as Lt. Uhura and Ray Gilette as Lt. Sulu. This funny mashup of Star Trek: The Animated Series*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Starcher-Trek-A-Star-Trek-and-Archer-Mashup/

"Lonely Seats" are Popular in Japanese University's Engineering Cafeteria

Photo: Asahi Friends? Engineering students from the prestigious Kyoto University of Japan have got no time for friends! Thankfully, university officials recognize that fact and installed a seri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Lonely-Seats-are-Popular-in-the-Japanese-Universitys-Engineering-Campus/

Hunger Games Camp

When Country Day School in Largo, Florida, named their summer camp The Hunger Games, they thought it would be a fun theme that was popular with kids. Instead, adults were chagrined by the excited, violent talk among the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Hunger-Games-Camp/

Holy Awesome Wedding Ring Batman!

Los Angeles artist Takayas Mizuno sells this custom made Batman wedding ring that would be the ultimate for any fans of the Caped Crusader. Just don't let any Joker swingers find you and start asking "Why so serious...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Holy-Awesome-Wedding-Ring-Batman/

Military Kindergarten Toughens Up Wimpy Kids

Got a wimpy kid? Toughen 'em up, military style! Principal Fong Yun of The Albert Kindergarten in Taichung, Taiwan, believes that kids today lack confidence and courage, so he set out to create a military-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Military-Kindergarten-Toughens-Up-Wimpy-Kids/

Do you Want Nachos or A Burger? Why Not Both?

Slater's 50/50, home of the legendary all-bacon cheeseburger, has just released their monthly specialty burger and this one sounds particularly fantastic. It's a nacho burger topped with melted cheeses, lettuce, onion, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Do-you-Want-Nachos-or-A-Burger-Why-Not-Both/

Panhandler Pranks Entire Subway Car

(College Humor link)Before you watch this, if you don't live in a big city, you should know that subway commuters are used to panhandlers who take advantage of a captive audience to tell a tale of woe and collect donatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Panhandler-Pranks-Entire-Subway-Car/

Urine Deflectors

(Photo: The Cat's Meat Shop)In Nineteenth Century London, public toilets were rare. Well, it's better to say that officially sanctioned public toilets were rare. But that didn't stop people from peeing in alleys, on side...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Urine-Deflectors/

Hello Kitty Black and White Dot Patent Leather Embossed Handbag

Hello Kitty Black and White Dot Patent Leather Embossed HandbagAttention Hello Kitty fans! Perk up your style with the Hello Kitty Black and White Dot Patent Leather Embossed handbag from the NeatoShop. This adorable bla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Hello-Kitty-Black-and-White-Dot-Patent-Leather-Embossed-Handbag/

Ventriloquist and Family

Jules Vernon was a vaudeville ventriloquist. In this "family" portrait, he shows off his characters. His wife is turned away from the camera, though. You have to wonder why -there's no way on earth she could be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Ventriloquist-and-Family/

Tell Me About It Kemosabe

(Video Link)If you never thought porcupines are cute before, then you must not have seen Kemosabe, The Animal Wonders Sanctuary's one-toothed chatterbox. I don't know what's cuter, his incessant chattering, his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Tell-Me-About-It-Kemosabe/

Make a Portrait …Before It's Too Late

Civil War photographer Matthew Brady began taking photographs years before the war, and made a good living taking portraits. In one upstate New York town, he was only approached by one reluctant customer after the man's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Make-a-Portrait-Before-Its-Too-Late/

Movie Stars in the Wrong Roles

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yeWtvbXnjE](Video Link)[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l579lbpPTBA](Video Link)You may remember master impressionist Steve Love's take on Game of Thrones. He's back with miscast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Movie-Stars-in-the-Wrong-Roles/

Corporate Bank Structures Visualized

Shown on this map (which is interactive at the link) are companies that make up the Goldman Sachs group, which comprises thousands of business entities based all over the world. You recognize the shape of the United Stat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Corporate-Bank-Structures-Visualized/

Victorian Era Dinosaurs Make Quite the Family

Did you know that before the dinosaurs went extinct they also had their own Victorian Era complete with awkward, uptight family portraits? Etsy seller Rachael O'Connell painted this great creation and you can get a copy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Victorian-Era-Dinosaurs-Make-Quite-the-Family/

The Cat's Favorite Show

[http://youtu.be/ddTKEm1A9Rk] (YouTube link)Tama the cat jumps when her favorite TV show comes on! She knows exactly what she's going to see, because the show intro is the same for every episode. One of these days she'll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/The-Cats-Favorite-Show/

Fast Food Workers Gone Wild

What do you get when you combine young fast food employees with poor impulse control and low wages so they don't care about keeping their jobs? Fast food shenanigans that's pure Internet gold. Here are a few examp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Fast-Food-Workers-Gone-Wild/

This Week at Neatorama

School begins Monday for the last four daughters in the family. We have a senior, a junior, and two sophomores in high school, and my niece will be a freshman, although at a different school. We've already had the great...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/This-Week-at-Neatorama-164/

Ernest Hemingway Look-Alikes Mimic His Iconic Portrait

You may remember Henry Hargreaves's impressive food photography. More recently, he created a series of images based on a famous photo of Ernest Hemingway--that's the one at the top of the post. Mr. Hargeaves asked partic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Earnest-Hemingway-Lookalikes-Mimic-His-Iconic-Portrait/

The Wizard of Oz Jack in the Box

 The Wizard of Oz Jack in the BoxAre you looking for a fun way to introduce the next generation to your favorite film. Amuse and delight them with The Wizard of Oz Jack in the Box from the NeatoShop. This beautiful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/The-Wizard-of-Oz-Jack-in-the-Box/

Simon's Cat and the Suitcase

[http://youtu.be/_dm_2G-rIOs] (YouTube link)When Simon's Cat finds out what a suitcase is for, he has a great idea. :ike many of his great ideas, it doesn't turn out as he expects. (via Tastefully Offensive)Simon Tofield...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Simons-Cat-and-the-Suitcase/

Artists Make High-Grade Signs for the Homeless

Signs for the Homeless is a lovely project by Kenji Nakayama and Christopher Hope. They interview homeless people begging on the streets and create glossy, visually striking versions of the signs that their intervie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Artists-Make-High-Grade-Signs-for-the-Homeless/

Pac-Wars

Pac Wars by Theduc Does your lack of wakka wakka disturb you? Check out this fantastic mash up job by French T-shirt designer Theduc. Visit theduc's official website and then head on over to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/03/Pac-Wars/




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