Archive for October 19th, 2013

Blade Runner Noir

[http://youtu.be/JXFqPzAFv8o] (YouTube link)This trailer is a remix of the film Blade Runner in the film noir style. But that's not exactly it -as the creator Chet Desmond and commenters point out, Blade Run...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Blade-Runner-Noir/

Christopher Boffoli's Tiny Worlds on Food

Despite their best efforts, they never did manage to find Cecil’s lost wedding ring.Christopher Boffoli’s little friends must have big appetites. At least, that’s what he calls his latest photo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Christopher-Boffolis-Tiny-Worlds-on-Food/

Which Came First - The Rain or the Rainforest?

[http://youtu.be/Y3OWgb0Bv-A] (YouTube link)Here's a question I'd never thought to ponder before: which came first, the rainforest or the rain? One would suppose there was rain before the rainforest appeared, but was it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Which-Came-First-The-Rain-or-the-Rainforest/

When Disney Princesses Go Out For Halloween

Just because the Disney princesses are royalty doesn't mean they don't enjoy a little Halloween fun and in Isaiah Stephens' fun artworks, these classic characters have some pretty varried interests that leave them dresse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/When-Disney-Princesses-Go-Out-For-Halloween/

Thor Winged Goggles

 Thor Winged GogglesGet in touch with your inner Norse, hammer-wielding god with the Thor Winged Goggles from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pair of glasses features faux leather wings. It is sure to make your style...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Thor-Winged-Goggles/

Storytime at the Library Features a Real Alligator

(Photo: Queens Library)Children’s Librarian Susan Scatena of the Whitestone branch of the public library system of Queens, New York promised her kids something amazing: if the 300 children registered with the summe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Storytime-at-the-Library-Features-a-Real-Alligator/

Zombie Car

What's underneath this massive, overgrown, pile of leaves? Believe it or not, it's a car. A zombie car, actually. The abandoned old blue van was found parked on a street in Huayang village, China. Residents of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Zombie-Car/

Tips For Surviving, Monsters!

[http://youtu.be/l52k0VjOFTE] (YouTube link)The comma truly is the game-changer of the punctuation world.Glove and Boots presents some good advice for monsters on how to survive those horrible humans they encounter in mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Tips-For-Surviving-Monsters/

Little Girl on an Enormous My Little Pony Plush

She looks so happy! I would be, too, if I got to ride a pony. DeviantART member KarasuNezumi made what she calls a life-size plush version of Princess Celestia, the ruler of My Little Pony&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Little-Girl-on-an-Enormous-My-Little-Pony-Plush/

15 Easy Last Minute Costume Ideas For Halloween

Whether you were just being lazy, didn't have plans until last minute or were just too busy to get a costume ahead of time, Inventor Spot's list of 15 easy last minute costumes can really help you put something toge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/15-Easy-Last-Minute-Costume-Ideas-For-Halloween/

The Office Hobo

Image: Evan Hughes My kids call my office "the place where Daddy lives," and judging by the amount of hours that I spend at NeatoHQ, they're technically correct. But I do go "home"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/The-Office-Hobo/

New Orleans' Socialite Serial Killer

Atlas Obscura continues their 31 Days of Halloween series with a scary story from Louisiana history.In 1831, Madame Delphine LaLaurie and her third husband Dr. Leonard Louis Nicolas LaLaurie bought a fine house in downto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/New-Orleans-Socialite-Serial-Killer/

Girl Enjoys Jumping Like a Horse

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyv_sLHlM0k](Video Link)We mentioned last year that some horse riders enjoy running on the same courses that their horses do. It’s called a horseless horse show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Girl-Enjoys-Jumping-Like-a-Horse/

Dissecting A Human Body in Medical School

Those of a certain age will remember the opening sequence of the TV show Quincy, M.E. in which police in training observe an autopsy, and the trainees all pass out. When I spotted an article about medical studen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Dissecting-A-Human-Body-in-Medical-School/

Hack Your Way to Movie Theater Pop Corn Heaven

If you love movie theater popcorn covered in their delicious, delicious butter, but hate how only the top ends up getting loaded in orange, melty goodness, then you should check out this brilliant new hack by Tri 102.5....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Hack-Your-Way-to-Movie-Theater-Pop-Corn-Heaven/

Skellington Skull and Crossbones Decanter

Skellington Skull and Crossbones Decanter (glasses sold separately)Ahoy, me Hearties. Halloween be around t' corner. Celebrate this frightful holiday season with The Skellington Skull and Crossbones Decanter from t' Neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Skellington-Skull-and-Crossbones-Decanter-2/

How to Make a Zombie Eyeball

Just in time for Halloween comes this festive undead treat. Inspired by The Walking Dead, master geek chef Chris-Rachael Oseland made zombie eyeballs that look and taste freshly plucked. She boi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/How-to-Make-a-Zombie-Eyeball/

Cups Tap Dance

[http://youtu.be/Q4FYNF02yEM] (YouTube link)Broadway hoofers perform "The Cups Song," led by Christopher Rice of The Book of Mormon. It's an accomplishment when you learn how to perform the cup routine made famo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Cups-Tap-Dance/

The Most Popular Girls' Names, State by State, from 1960 to the Present

It’s like those animated maps showing the rise and fall of empires. A swarm of Jennifers consume the country, only for their star to fall and that of Jessica to rise. Jessicas rule the land until the forces of Emil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/The-Most-Popular-Girls-Names-State-by-State-from-1960-to-the-Present/

This Week at Neatorama

Check out the costumes we featured this past week on the Halloween blog! Have we reached the end of the Neatoramanauts Halloween costume parade? That depends on whether you send a picture in! If there's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/This-Week-at-Neatorama-175/

This Little Bumble Bee Is As Sweet As Honey

Reader Audrey Lilley is the newest Neatorama fan to send in a picture of her pet getting ready for Halloween to jill@neatorama, and just look at Britta in that bee costume. This busy little spaniel/lab mix looks ready to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/This-Little-Bumble-Bee-Is-As-Sweet-As-Hone/

Animal In Bed [no. 1033 - @pleatedjeans]

I'm a real animal in bed. That animal is the sloth. *rolls over* *uses tongue to lift popcorn that spilled on sheets into mouth*— Jeff Wysaski (@pleatedjeans) October 3, 2013 Want it on a t-shirt? Click th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/08/Animal-In-Bed-no-1033-pleatedjeans/

Free to a Good Home: Human-Sized Hamster Wheel

“But, John, what would I do with a huge hamster wheel?” If you ask this question, then you need to leave. Right now. Because I don’t want to know you.Sandra Z. is offering this functional hamste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/19/Free-to-a-Good-Home-Human-Sized-Hamster-Wheel/




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