Archive for October 7th, 2013

Tom Hanks: The Movie

[http://youtu.be/wIkZEOQPDZ4] (YouTube link)A few weeks ago, Jon Negroni offered a theory that tied all Pixar movies together in one unifying story. Now, the same has happened for Tom Hanks movies. Well, not all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Tom-Hanks-The-Movie/

The Dance of Death

One of the bestsellers of 1538 was a book of woodcuts by Hans Holbein the Younger called The Dance of Death. Later editions were also popular (more illustrations were added), and at least six copies were actua...

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The Strange Journey of Bennett Foddy

You often hear philosophy used as an example of a college major that will not land you a job. That's not been the case for Bennett Foddy, who studied philosophy through the postdoc level and considered it his profession....

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Bumblebee Bib and Hat

Bumblebee Bib and HatHalloween is right around the corner. Easily and quickly transform your little eating machine into one of your favorite Transformers with the Bumblebee Bib and Hat from the NeatoShop. Who says Hallow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Bumblebee-Bib-and-Hat/

Lobstercycle: Motorcycle Sculpture Made From Lobster Shell

Photo: orzzs.com - via Daily Picks and Flicks Remember that centipede crab that John posted yesterday? When it needs to go somewhere fast, it doesn't crawl ... it rides this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Lobstercycle-Motorcycle-Sculpture-Made-From-Lobster-Shell/

That's What SHE Said!

[http://youtu.be/7Z8mSwzSQQk] (YouTube link)You've heard the joke plenty of times. Person A says something totally innocuous, but person B gives it an entirely different slant by responding with, "That's what SHE said!"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Thats-What-SHE-Said/

Great Pics of The Week: Are You Ready for Halloween Time?

Good news, everyone! We're starting a new weekly series featuring all kinds of great pictures that might not warrant a full post on the site but are still worth sharing with you readers. In anticipation of Halloween, thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Great-Pics-of-The-Week-Are-You-Ready-for-Halloween-Time/

Teenager Teenager

So. I guess that's what teenagers see grownups as. Chinese artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu's "Teenager Teenager" installation, currently on display at Gallerie Perrotin, consi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Teenager-Teenager/

The Ping Pong Knife-Throwing Trick

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVloaB5_J1k](Video Link)The Tumba Ping Pong Show is, if I understand it correctly, a Swedish performing arts group and video production team. The troupe consists of DJ Coolman, Mr. Sandman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/The-Ping-Pong-Knife-Throwing-Trick/

10 of the Best Twilight Zone Episodes

The Twilight Zone premiered on TV in October of 1959, which means the early episodes are now 54 years old. The show was the brainchild of Rod Serling and set the standard for science fiction and horror stories t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/10-of-the-Best-Twilight-Zone-Episodes/

Jack's Scream

Jack's Scream by Warbucks Design You scream, I scream, we all scream for ... Jack's Scream by Warbucks Design. This cool new Tee is now available from the NeatoShop. Visit Warbucks Design's Facebook Page...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Jacks-Scream/

Happy 'Tocktober Everyone!

Yes, for most of us, the tenth month of the year is October, but if you live in the furtastically cuddly world of Cute Overload, it's actually Tocktober. To celebrate, the site put up one post of adorable animal buttocks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Happy-Tocktober-Everyone/

Daft Cube

[http://youtu.be/-j8bM4Ywtuc] (YouTube link)If you remember the amazing Daft Hands video we posted six years ago, you can see where this new one is going. The Cube Dude "dances" the lyrics to Daft Punk's "Harder, Better,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Daft-Cube/

Here's What You Need to Know About the New $100 Bill

Tomorrow - government shutdown or not - the Federal Reserve is going to start circulating the new $100 bill. The "New Color of Money" redesign to the US banknotes, which began in 2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Heres-What-You-Need-to-Know-About-the-New-100-Bill/

Lil' Pumpkin Pacifier

Lil' Pumpkin PacifierHalloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for a sweet treat to give to your favorite little monster? Treat your little pumpkin to the Lil' Pumpkin Pacifier from the NeatoShop. this adorab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Lil-Pumpkin-Pacifier/

Whodunit: Big Daddy Brown

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?[moreless more_text="Meet Sherman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Whodunit-Big-Daddy-Brown/

Superhero Window Washers Visit Children's Hospital

(Photo: Joe Songer/Al.com)Superheroes made an appearance to entertain the young patients at the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham, Alabama. Captain America, Spider-Man, Superman and Batman zipped down...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Superhero-Window-Washer/

The 10 Most Dangerous Places In New York City

Scout at Scouting New York knows more about the geography of the city than anyone else I know, so when I saw he wrote The 10 Most Dangerous Places In New York City, my curiosity was piqued. Some of those places have horr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/The-10-Most-Dangerous-Places-In-New-York-City/

The Day after the Series Finale

Can I use this excuse? Will my boss accept it? Only if I work for Kelly Angel, the artist who made this comic.I know that Dexter Morgan, Water White and Rainbow Dash are going into that room. Only one ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/The-Day-after-the-Series-Finale/

Retired Military Dog Meets Kitten

[http://youtu.be/ttrNjqT9KJc] (YouTube link)Military Working Dog Chef H067 spent most of his life in the U.S. Armed Forces as an explosives detection dog. The Belgian Malinois served his country and is now retired to a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Retired-Military-Dog-Meets-Kitten/

Marion Bataille's Ingenious Pop-Up Numbers Book

Numéro is a clever new pop-up book by French artist Marion Bataille. You may remember her previously featured work: a pop-up alphabet book. Her most recent work has similarly basic content: the numbers one thr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Marion-Batailles-Ingenious-Pop-Up-Numbers-Book/

The Original Endings to Disney Fairy Tales

What? You want to show that Disney princess movie to kids? Never! The stories that they're based on are far too grim for any child. Would You Bloom shows you the plot points that Disney tends t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/The-Original-Endings-to-Disney-Fairy-Tales/

Vending Machine Gives You a Cup of Coffee When You Yawn

Direct, an advertising agency in South Africa, made this ad for Douwe Egberts, a company that manufactures coffeemakers. Direct built a coffee vending machine and placed it in the O.R. Tambo Internationa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Vending-Machine-Gives-You-a-Cup-of-Coffee-When-You-Yawn/

German Bike Shop Needs No Sign

Fahrradhof Altlandsberg is a used bike shop in Altlandsberg, Germany. The building itself makes it clear what is to be found inside. The story goes that once when 40 trade-in bikes came in, the staff asked owner Peter Ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/German-Bike-Shop-Needs-No-Sign/

Insert Inspirational Quote Here

This wooden wall plaque from Signals makes me feel uplifted and inspired to embrace life fully. I feel motivated to spread my wings and soar like a buzzard or spread my leaves out to the sun like kudzu....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Insert-Inspirational-Quote-Here/

Witch and Cauldron Salt & Pepper Shakers

 Witch and Cauldron Salt & Pepper ShakersHalloween is approaching. Add some devilishly fun charm to your kitchen table with the Witch and Cauldron Salt & Pepper shakers from the NeatoShop. The shakers are ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Witch-and-Cauldron-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

That's How A Food Company Wins The Internet

What happens when someone goes on Twitter to express disappointment over discovering his Velveeta cup came waaaayyyyyy too empty? If that person is Chris Torres, the creator of Nyan Cat, and Velveeta just happens to get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Thats-How-A-Food-Company-Wins-The-Internet/

The Origins of River Names

The following is an article from Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader.Because early peoples depended on rivers for survival, they were among the first geological features to receive official nam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/The-Origins-of-River-Names/

I Wouldn't Want to Play Roller Derby With She-Hulk

As someone who used to play roller derby, I can tell you, those girls are tough. That being said, I don't think all but the best skater could hold their own against Batgirl and even the greatest blocker in the world woul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/I-Wouldnt-Want-to-Play-Roller-Derby-With-She-Hulk/

Butt Pudding

A Japanese manufacturer is selling a kit from which you can make a gelatin/pudding dessert that looks like a shaking butt. For real. The dessert is a tribute to the character of Shin Nohara on the Japanese manga series *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/07/Butt-Pudding/










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