Archive for September 23rd, 2013

Deer Patiently Waits at Crosswalk for the Traffic Signal

(Photos: Kaigai no Omira)The deer in Nara Park in Nara, Japan are famously polite. They even bow to visitors respectfully. They also obey the law. A tourist snapped photos of this deer, which approached the cro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Deer-Patiently-Waits-at-Crosswalk-for-the-Traffic-Signal/

The Alien Cult that Hacked British TV

A British TV station was beginning its local newscast on the night of November 25, 1977. In the broadcast studio, nothing unusual happened. But in homes, the video signal of the regular newscast was accompanied by a stra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/The-Alien-Cult-that-Hacked-British-TV/

Tea Duckie Tea Infuser

Tea Duckie Tea InfuserTea Duckie, you're the one. You make tea time lots of fun. Tea Time Duckie, I'm awfully fond of you. Woh woh, bee doh!The tea duckie is a tea infuser shaped like a yellow rubber duckie that actually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Tea-Duckie-Tea-Infuser/

Superhero Movie Trailer Proposal

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYsVMijvKt4](Video Link)To propose marriage to Rebecca, Joe Wakim compiled a film trailer using scenes from movies, most of them superhero movies. Watch him steal an engagement ring from S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Superhero-Movie-Trailer-Proposal/

How Wolverine Regenerates

Here's a research paper that reveals the mechanism for Wolverine's amazing ability to heal and regenerate after deploying his adamantium claws, or after he is wounded by an enemy. It's because he's part amphibian! Or at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/How-Wolverine-Regenerates/

Why Do Kids Get All The Cool Geek Bedrooms?

While Yoda's right, "truly wonderful, the mind of a child is," I can't help but be a little jealous that kids get all the awesome bedrooms like this one by a friend of Reddit user mcalis2. Well, at least we have a lot of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Why-Do-Kids-Get-All-The-Cool-Geek-Bedrooms/

The Women Who Mapped the Universe And Still Couldn’t Get Any Respect

MIT physics professor Edward Pickering was an early advocate of astrophotography and also had a relatively enlightened (for the time) attitude toward women in science. But he was an outlier in both fields.In 1881, Edward...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/The-Women-Who-Mapped-the-Universe-And-Still-Couldnt-Get-Any-Respect/

John Lennon's Imagine, Made into a Comic by Pablo Stanley

We've written about Pablo Stanley of Stanley Colors blog before on Neatorama, but the man is on a roll! Great job, Pablo! In this new panel, he illustrated one of the most iconic songs ever recorded, Imagine by J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/John-Lennons-Imagine-Made-into-a-Comic-by-Pablo-Stanley/

Stump-o-Lanterns

Redditor anastasiabeverhousen writes, "So, I know a guy who makes 'Stumpkins.'" I love the idea! They look like fantasy movie monsters.Linkjack o lantern, tree stumps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Stump-o-Lanterns/

Whodunit: Blue Carbuncle, the Sequel

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 Jef Harris...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Whodunit-Blue-Carbuncle-the-Sequel/

Out of This World

Out of This World by ClSantos Now that's an out of this world design by artist ClSantos - now on the NeatoShop. Check out ClSantos over at her Facebook page, then visit her NeatoShop page for more sweet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Out-of-This-World/

Sitting Cats

[http://youtu.be/8MP8GL_-5H8] (YouTube link)The Shironekoshiro cats sit up in their chairs, as if they were human. Sometimes I feel like those cats are made of fur-covered Play-Doh with pipe cleaner armatures you can ben...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Sitting-Cats/

4 Surprising Facts About Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte

Shorter days, leaves changing color and colder weather used to be the ways we can tell that fall is coming, but lately there's a new sign: Pumpkin Spice Latte is back at Starbucks. PSL card over at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/4-Surprising-Facts-About-Starbucks-Pumpkin-Spice-Latte/

Kissing Unicorns Salt & Pepper Shakers

Kissing Unicorns Salt & Pepper ShakersAre you looking for a salt and pepper shaker set that can hold its own against your legendary meals? Invite the Kissing Unicorns Salt & Pepper Shakers to your table. This enc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Kissing-Unicorns-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

If George R.R. Martin Wrote Breaking Bad

Truly, if George R.R. Martin had been writing Breaking Bad, half of these people would be dead and Arizona would be planning an invasion of New Mexico. Otherwise this Joy of Tech comic is correct, especially by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/If-George-RR-Martin-Wrote-Breaking-Bad/

12 Awesome Wedding Cake Alternatives

I would be pretty content with a cheese wheel or sushi cake wedding cake...but a cheeseburger or pizza one just wouldn't do it for me. That being said, I think it might be kind of awesome to have a wedding where all the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/12-Awesome-Wedding-Cake-Alternatives/

Game of Thrones Travel Guide

If you want to go see Westeros, you're out of luck, because it's a fictional place. But the TV series Game of Thrones uses settings from all over, despite its reliance on special effects. Where are those wonderf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Game-of-Thrones-Travel-Guide/

William Shakespeare's Terminator the Second

[http://vimeo.com/74541958](Video Link)Two years ago, I mentioned that the Husky Jackal Theater in Nashville re-wrote the script for the movie Terminator 2 using only lines from the works of William Shakespeare....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/William-Shakespeares-Terminator-the-Second/

The National Beard and Mustache Championships

Photographer Greg Anderson attended the National Beard and Mustache Championships in New Orleans to take portraits of the entrants. Those turned out so well, he's going to publish them in a book. Beard Team USA will be s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/The-National-Beard-and-Mustache-Championships/

A Gallery of Terrible Real Estate Photography

Terrible Real Estate Agent Photos is a Tumblr blog filled with hilariously ghastly examples of pictures of homes for sale.If you're selling your own home, it may be worthwhile to hire a professional to take photos of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/A-Gallery-of-Terrible-Real-Estate-Photography/

Bizarre and Delightful Animals In Vintage Photos

If you already follow the Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly, then you already know that we love seeing critters acting like people. But when you manage to find them in vintage photos, things are all the more delightful....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Bizarre-and-Delightful-Animals-In-Vintage-Photos/

TV Shows Whose Lead Character is the Least Interesting

The A.V. Club posted a list of shows in which the lead protagonist is the least interesting of the main characters. It happens all the time, to all kinds of TV shows. The list includes current shows like The Walking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/TV-Shows-Whose-Lead-Character-is-the-Least-Interesting/

Photo: Spock, Picard and Magneto

Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy and Ian McKellen met at Coney Island in New York City. Why? Leonard Nimoy doesn't explain in his Twitter feed, but it's obvious that they're reuniting to pull off one last heist.I'll bet th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Photo-Spock-Picard-and-Magneto/

How the West Was Won

The following is an article from the book History's Lists from Uncle John's Bathroom Reader.America's great westward expansion took place between 1807 and 1912. It took a lot of people with a lot of gumption...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/How-the-West-Was-Won/

Men's Bacon Socks

Men's Bacon SocksAre you looking to add a little personality to your otherwise buttoned-up workday attire? Encase your feet in ultra comfy bacon with the Men's Bacon Socks from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun pair of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Mens-Bacon-Socks/

Indiana Jones Monkey Brain Cake

In the most memorable scenes from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, chilled monkey brains are served as dessert at an elaborate feast. Now you can relive that classic movie moment with your own chilled monke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Indiana-Jones-Monkey-Brain-Cake/

Remote Control Flying Warlock on a Broom

[http://youtu.be/AxTiaInrLW4] (YouTube link)Otto Dieffenbach says,I was asked to build a Man on a Broom for a British TV show so I started cutting Depron. He is a great flyer but a difficult build. I will be posting a bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/21/Remote-Control-Flying-Warlock-on-a-Broom/

Patent for a Fire Escape Parachute

Strangely, this clever invention by Benjamin Oppenheimer never became popular. It looks like an excellent way to escape a burning building. The system consists of a parachute strapped to the head and padded shoes to ease...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Patent-for-a-Fire-Escape-Parachute/

The Spookiest Taco Salad In Town

What's the difference between a regular taco salad and a spooky one? Where the tomatoes, sour cream and olives go, of course. Other than that, it's just as tasty!Linkspooky, eyes, taco salad, eye ball, salad, dinner, hal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/The-Spookiest-Taco-Salad-In-Town/

Dawn of the Meth

Dawn of the Meth by SOULTHROW A classic! T-shirt artist SOULTHROW mashes up classic poster sytle of one of the best horror films of the 70s with one of the best shows on TV right now. Visit SOULTHROW ove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/23/Dawn-of-the-Meth/




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