Archive for August 28th, 2013

The Interrupted Kiss

[http://youtu.be/XSbNQcknfU0] (YouTube link)Slackstory explores another movie trope by making it into a supercut. How many times have you seen two people almost kiss but don't quite make it? In real life: never. In movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/The-Interrupted-Kiss/

Alien Facehugger Clock

What time is it? Does it matter? We're all dead already. There can't be only one of those things on board. Artist Eddie Escher surely made more:This stunning sculpture/clock was created by Rockstar Games artist Chris 'Ed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Alien-Facehugger-Clock/

Meet 115, the Newest Element on the Periodic Table

Just when you thought you'd memorized the periodic table of the elements, along comes a new one. The atomic weight is 115, and ununpentium is its temporary name (it just means 115).The heaviest element in nature is urani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Meet-115-the-Newest-Element-on-the-Periodic-Table/

V12 Car Engine Made of Wood, Bone, Shell, Stone and Other Materials

For his project entitled "V12 Laraki," artist Eric van Hove enlisted the aid of 35 craftsmen to help him duplicate a Mercedes car engine using materials not commonly used in the construction of car engines:Nine months in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/V12-Car-Engine-Made-of-Wood-Bone-Shell-Stone-and-Other-Materials/

Because We Need More Cats Dressed As Sharks On Roombas

Earlier this year, the world was introduced to the wonderful spectacle of a cat riding a Roomba dressed in a shark costume while chasing a duck. The whole thing was so crazy that it was bound to end up immortalized acros...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Because-We-Need-More-Cats-Dressed-As-Sharks-On-Roombas/

Drinker at Bar Intentionally Swallows Human Toe

(Photo: Canada Tourism)This requires a bit of explanation.There's a bar in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada that has--or had--a preserved human toe. Since 1973, for a fee, drinkers could sip their whiskey with the toe inside....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Drinker-at-Bar-Intentionally-Swallows-Human-Toe/

Pixel-8 Hair Bows

 Pixel-8 Hair BowsAre you hunting for a fun way to reboot your style? Capture the Pixel-8 Hair Bows from the NeatoShop. Each pack includes 2 fun hair clips that look like pixel shaped bows. Be sure to check out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Pixel-8-Hair-Bows/

Dubstep School

[http://youtu.be/8v3rTEqVXBY] Great dubstep musicians aren't born, they're MADE great by going to dubstep school like this one where rhythm and beat are pounded in their head at a young age. YouTube user na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Dubstep-School/

Dig This Heavy Equipment Playground

A few years ago we told you about Männerspielplatz, a theme park in Germany where visitors can operate heavy equipment and use power tools. Now you can do that here in America! Dig This is a "heavy equipment playgro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Dig-This-Heavy-Equipment-Playground/

Roll a Wisdom Saving Throw

Jeremy Kaye expresses this wisdom: wisdom is overrated. Boosting your stat by 10 points will do nothing but show you your failures in life. Go for increased strength, dexterity or just plain gold pieces.Linkrole-playing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Roll-a-Wisdom-Saving-Throw/

Hillary and Armstrong at the North Pole

Peter Hillary, Sir Edmund Hillary, Mike Dunn, and Neil Armstrong. Remember that time Sir Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong went to the North Pole? No? It sure sounds like a tall tale, but it happened in 1985. Pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Hillary-and-Armstrong-at-the-North-Pole/

7 Awesome Gamer Room Designs

Some of us are content to live in our plain white rooms, but others know just how important it is to personalize their space. When those people are gamers, the decor can turn out truly fantastic in the geekiest way possi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/7-Awesome-Gamer-Room-Designs/

Anyone Can Cook

Anyone Can Cook by Alberto Arni Anyone can cook, but only the fearless can be great. The famous saying by Chef Auguste Gusteau is surprisingly applicable to a variety of "cooking" methods, li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Anyone-Can-Cook/

26 Unfortunate Celebrity Arrests

[http://youtu.be/TrbQcgPHLcc] (YouTube link)This week's mental_floss video is hosted by Grace Helbig of DailyGrace. She runs down some celebrity arrests that you might not have heard of because they happened long ago or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/26-Unfortunate-Celebrity-Arrests/

Breakfast Bacon Taco

It's hard to beat the Bacon Taco Shell that John posted here on Neatorama last year, but Nick of Dude Foods has improved upon that timeless design, by weaving the strips of bacon together (what simple ye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Breakfast-Bacon-Taco/

Whodunit: The Poker from Nowhere

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can you solve the crime?(Image credit: Flickr user Michael Sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Whodunit-The-Poker-from-Nowhere/

Buttons The Beaver Is As Cute As A Button

Poor little Buttons was an orphan, but fortunately, Farasyn Farm’s Wildlife Rescue in Oregon rescued the little gal and will be taking care of her until she is old enough to return to the wild on her own....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Buttons-The-Beaver-Is-As-Cute-As-A-Button/

Mickey & Minnie's Wedding Salt & Pepper Shakers

Mickey & Minnie's Wedding Salt & Pepper ShakersAttention Disney fans! No you can celebrate the everlasting love of Mickey and Minnie Mouse with the Mickey & Minnie's Wedding Salt & Pepper shakers from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Mickey-Minnies-Wedding-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Graffiti Face

This unnamed man was arrested for an undisclosed crime in Idaho. His appearance earned him a spot on The Smoking Gun's weekly mugshot roundup. Now you know, some guys get face tattoos to make a statement. Others consider...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Graffiti-Face/

Basketball Lamp

Ukrainian designer Andrey Privalov made nothing but net with this shot. It's a lamp that he calls "Light Ball." Make sure that your friends don't try to dunk it.Link -via NotCotbasketball, lamps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Basketball-Lamp/

The Megaburgerpizza Combines The Best Fast Foods Out There

If the name didn't give it away, the Megaburgerpizza is a burger with two cheese pizzas subbing in for the boring old bun. The fast food monstrosity weighs in at an impressive 2.65 pounds and the Japanese treat will run...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/The-Megaburgerpizza-Combines-The-Best-Fast-Foods-Out-There/

Can a Messy Desk Make You More Creative?

One of my favorite adages is "An uncluttered desk is the sign of an uncluttered mind." It appears to be true that a messy desk fosters creativity. Kathleen Vohs of the University of Minnesota cites three experiments in w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Can-a-Messy-Desk-Make-You-More-Creative/

How to Treat College Freshmen in 1495

(Image: University of Wisconsin-Platte)Ask the Past is a delightful blog that conveys medieval advice to modern readers. For example, would you like to haze college freshmen? According to a Leipzig University statute pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/How-to-Treat-College-Freshmen-in-1495/

The Rare Quadruple Take

[http://youtu.be/XFMrBldVk0s] (YouTube link)Singer Sunny Ozell shares a snippet of conversation with her fiancé, Sir Patrick Stewart. How awesome could it be to get personal acting lessons from a master thespian!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/The-rare-Quadruple-Take/

A Brilliantly Simple Baby Halloween Costume

If the family who zombies together stays together, then this family is certain to stick together through the rest of their undead lives. You can make your baby this horrificly stylish this Halloween with the help of Zomb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/A-Brilliantly-Simple-Baby-Halloween-Costume/

Elvis Presley in Viva Las Vegas

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Viva Las Vegas (1964) is generally regarded as the quintessential Elvi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Elvis-Presley-in-Viva-Las-Vegas/

The Dark Knight Rises + The Notebook = A Brooding Romantic Comedy

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IguxNc2f0D4](Video Link)Okay, Wifey, here's a romantic comedy I'm willing to watch on date night: the tale of two lovers, Batman and Bane, drawn together across social barriers. Watch the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/The-Dark-Knight-Rises-The-Notebook-A-Brooding-Romantic-Comedy/

Upcoming Calendar Holidays

Ron Gordon is the man behind some of the weird "calendar holidays" you've seen on Neatorama, such as Square Root Day and Odd Day. We've had a lot of fun with those, and I've even won a couple of his contests. However, I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Upcoming-Calendar-Holidays/

Monster Mash Potato Masher

Monster Mash Potato MasherYou were cooking late one night when your eyes beheld an eerie sight. A  little monster did arrive. Suddenly to your surprise you did the mash. You did the monster mash. You were having so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Monster-Mash-Potato-Masher/

Yuuichi Ito's Amazing Latte Art

Yuuichi Ito, a barista who works at an Italian restaurant in Ichinomiya City, Japan, is an impressive latte artist. He's created a vast portfolio of works featuring Disney, Peanuts and anime characters--man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/28/Yuuichi-Itos-Amazing-Latte-Art/










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