Archive for August 5th, 2013

A Meme and Art Proposal

This morning, SirTechnocracy proposed to his girlfriend LadyTechnocracy on reddit with two albums of images. The first was a series of image memes. That's nice, if kind of run-of-the-mill these days. But then the proposa...

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Post No Bills

Photo provenance unknown Not only did they flagrantly violate the instruction, they did so in style! See how many Bills you recognize from this instance of cheeky vandalism.Bill, Post No Bill,...

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Has Shark Week Jumped the Shark?

The Discovery Channel kicked off their annual Shark Week week last night with Megalodon: The Monster Shark That Lives. The last two words of that title were particularly telling. See, Carcharocles megalodon*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Has-Shark-Week-Jumped-the-Shark/

Teaching the Importance of Math to Students

When a kid in Reddit user dimetri's class was caught using his phone in math class, the teacher seized it, set a new pass code and then gave him this note to figure out the new code. That's one way to impress the importa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Teaching-the-Importance-of-Math-to-Students/

This Scene Rocks!

These two are putting the "play" back in cosplay with Indiana Jones and the boulder that chases him in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. They were seen with camera operators in Manhattan's Central Park, making...

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Game of Thrones Balloon Sculpture

If you would dare to sit upon the Iron Throne...well, you'll find it surprisingly comfortable. No pointy swords to stab you. If anything, Phileas Flash's balloon throne is a little fragile.Link -via Obvious WinnerGame of...

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10 Amazing Cat Structures

With his recent post The Ultimate Catwalk, John confirmed that it's a cat's world, we just live in it. The post inspired us to compile more examples of awesome cat towers/condos, cat climbing structures, and cat houses t...

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Book Returned to Library 150 Years Later

Volume two of the eight volume work Ancient Civilizations by French historian Charles Rollin has finally been returned to the library.Centre College in Danville, Ky., received the 185-year-old book last week aft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Book-Returned-to-Library-150-Years-Later/

4-Year-Old Boy Re-Elected as Mayor

So. What did you accomplish when you were four years old? Robert "Bobby" Tufts hasn't even made it to preschool yet but he's already been elected mayor. Twice! According to the Politico,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/4-Year-Old-Boy-Re-Elected-as-Mayor/

Tie Toiletries Bag

Tie Toiletries Bag (sold individually)Are you looking for a toiletry bag that reflects your buttoned up and sophisticated style. Store your metrosexual essentials in a Tie Toiletries Bag from the NeatoShop. These great t...

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If All Movies Were about Food

Got food on the brain? If you see tasty treats everywhere, then you might enjoy the altered movie posters at the blog Snack to the Future.Link -via FoodiggityPhotoshop, Braveheart, The 40 Year Old Virgin...

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Burgers for Breakfast? Burgers for Every Meal!

Don't worry, this breakfast burger by How Sweet Eats still has enough morning staples to satisfy your breakfast cravings. It has an egg, bacon, an English muffin, and to really set it over the top, it even is smothered i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Burgers-for-Breakfast-Burgers-for-Every-Meal/

Tournament of Sharks

Brackets Daily has a tournament for Shark Week. What kind of shark is the best? Your votes could determine the outcome of the tournament! The Great White is the number one seed, but I'm pulling for the Goblin shark mysel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Tournament-of-Sharks/

Self-Powered Camping Trailer on the Race Track

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAgZktgNANk](Video Link)Jalopnik's Raphael Orlove asked readers, "What's the weirdest thing with a steering wheel?" Commenters offered up all sorts of crazy examples, such as motorized toi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Self-Powered-Camping-Trailer-on-the-Race-Track/

Pokémayans

Monarobot draws Pokémons in the style of ancient Maya art. They are called Pokémayans! Pictured at the top are Gible, Gabite, and Garchomp, with Articuno below. She'll draw your favorite on commission. Gotc...

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Mike Jacobsen T-Shirts On Sale Now!

You Are What You Eat by Mike Jacobsen Woohoo! If you're nuts about great T-shirts, look no further than Mike Jacobsen's cute and geeky designs. Better yet, all of his T-shirts are currently on sale...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Mike-Jacobsen-T-Shirts-On-Sale-Now/

Save to Your Pip Boy: This Fallout Picture is Amazing

This Vault Boy portrait by Redditor LHJay is worth its weight in bottle caps -which is pretty darn valuable in the world of Fallout.Link Via Geekologievault boy, pip boy, fallout, video games, lhjay, bottle caps...

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The Ramen Burger

(Photo: Go Ramen)This exists! Keizo Shimamoto's brainchild began as a dream and rapidly turned into a reality. Because there are so many different things you can do with ramen and burgers, you can now create endless vari...

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Enfield Library

I am all for getting kids started using a library at a young age. My local library will not issue a card to a child unless a parent is signed up to be responsible for them, and my teenagers can't check out a video at all...

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The Thirsty Tree of Chapel Rock

(Photo: Zeo Rudiskill)(Photo: Dave Hogg)Chapel Rock is an unusual rock formation in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, a national preserve and recreation area in the United States on Lake Superior. A single tree stands o...

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Glass Skull Wine Bottle Stopper

Glass Skull Wine Bottle Stopper (sold individually)Are you looking for a way to liven up the decor at your next dinner party? Put your best face forward with the Glass Skull Wine Bottle Stopper from the NeatoShop. This b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Glass-Skull-Wine-Bottle-Stopper/

Half Man Half Woman Duet

[http://youtu.be/0JLcIwb2jgw] Who says you need a man and a woman to sing a duet? Watch Reggie Ramirez channel both Lionel Ritchie AND Diana Ross by singing Endless Love at Philippines Got Talent in this Yo...

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Growing Bacteria Make Psychedelic Art

Eshel Ben-Jacob of Tel Aviv University (previously at Neatorama) is an artist, alright, but is first a scientist. His fractal bacteria art grew out of serious research in which two strains of bacteria he and his team dis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Growing-Bacteria-Make-Psychedelic-Art/

Captain America Spare Tire Cover

To mark her twentieth anniversary, WarpSpeedLinda, in keeping with American tradition, made a Captain America craft. Here's her crocheted spare tire cover.Link -via Crafting the Marvel UniverseCaptain America, crocheting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Captain-America-Spare-Tire-Cover/

Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical

[http://youtu.be/9nWjNgV_6yc] (YouTube link)This stage production by Rhett & Link follows Walt and Jesse through five seasons of Breaking Bad, complete with appropriate songs. There's also speculation on wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Breaking-Bad-The-Middle-School-Musical/

These Jalapeno Poppers Will Leave You Screaming

Looking for a perfect dinner party treat to terrorify your guests? Try your hand at making Instructable user caitlinsdad's creepy-looking Jalapeno "screamers" -essentially poppers with tails. Those who brave a taste test...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/These-Jalapeno-Poppers-Will-Leave-You-Screaming/

A Shark's Deadly Equipment

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe.(Image credit: Flickr user Ken Bondy)Built-in lights, field detectors, flotation devices: Sharks have mastered...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/A-Sharks-Deadly-Equipment/

All Aboard the USS Chinchilla

(Video Link)Nothing makes a chinchilla happier than a dust bath and nothing makes me happier than getting to see cute little critters having a good time. This dust bath in a wooden boat is a win-win for everyon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/All-Aboard-the-USS-Chinchilla/

Potato Chip Duck

With his hands, household props and a few lines, Alex Solis creates clever illusions. If it quacks like a duck and chips like a duck....Link -via LustikAlex Solis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/Potato-Chip-Duck/

How to Make a Viral Video

[http://youtu.be/S2181pbG8aw] (YouTube link)What happens when you try to study viral memes scientifically? You get a parody of the song "Rock Star" by Smash Mouth, starring Dave Days. SoulPancake produced this for YouTub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/05/How-to-Make-a-Viral-Video/




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