Archive for November 16th, 2013

Radiator Bicycle

I can’t track down the origin of this sculpture, but I want to high-five the inventive artist responsible. It's in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. One question: is it a very heavy bicycle with a non-fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Radiator-Bicycle/

Russian Cat Video Compilation

[http://youtu.be/uShUZhB7UDY] (YouTube link)In case you haven't found time to watch all the cat videos coming out of Russia, Ignoramusky has compiled the best into one for you. He titled it That's Why I Love Cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Russian-Cat-Video-Compilation/

Sit In Your Own Iron Throne

Sure, you can buy a life-size, officially-licensed replica of the Game of Thrones Iron Throne, but that will cost you -$30,000 in fact. If you'd rather not throw down the yearly wage of many American workers just to geek...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Sit-In-Your-Own-Iron-Throne/

Learn Math with LEGO

Teaching fractions can be easier if you start with something a child is familiar with, like LEGO bricks. This introductory lesson is only good for the simplest fractions fractions based on a total of eig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Learn-Math-with-LEGO/

A Food Pyramid for Modern Times

The Weight Loss Trapezoid is useful. It's like the doorstop that holds open the gateway to health. But the Happiness Paper Hat is the life of the party inside. Choose wisely from the options that Mr. Lovenstein*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/A-Food-Pyramid-for-Modern-Times/

Batkid: the Video

[https://vimeo.com/79541124#] (vimeo link)We showed you a few pictures of Batkid's big adventure in Gotham City yesterday. Today you get a better look, because the San Francisco Chronicle put together a video that shows...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Batkid-the-Video/

The Warcraft Wedding

"Warcraft wedding" are two words that don't come to mind when we think about nuptials, but that's because for most of us, World of Warcraft is just a game. But for some, it's a bit more than that....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/The-Warcraft-Wedding/

All Out Of

All Out Of Do you wish your grocery shopping was organized, but just don't have the time or will power to make it happen? Not to worry! Now you can streamline your grocery list making with the All Out Of grocery lis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/All-Out-Of/

Clam Was Really 507 Years Old

Six years ago, we reported on a clam that was found to be over 400 years old. Scientists named the clam Ming, after the Ming Dynasty. Unfortunately, it did not get a name before it was dead.Fast-forward to 2013. Scientis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Clam-Was-Really-507-Years-Old/

High School Football Player is a 400-lb Running Back

How do you stop a 400-lb running back rushing at you? The answer is simple: you don't. Meet Tony Picard, a White Swan High School senior from Yakima, Washington, who may just be the biggest running back in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/High-School-Football-Player-is-a-400-lb-Running-Back/

Taiwan Funeral

[http://youtu.be/X990ltzamQw] (YouTube link)In Taiwan, you can really go out with a bang, or at least with a marching band. There are many more such funeral march videos in this YouTube channel, which may be from the com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Taiwan-Funeral/

10 Places You Can Go To Get Up Close With Your Favorite Animals

Did you know that you can walk a cheetah on the beach of South Africa at the Cheetah Outreach education and conservation center? Or that you can hold hands with a chimp at the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/10-Places-You-Can-Go-To-Get-Up-Close-With-Your-Favorite-Animals/

If Premier League Team Names Were Based On Their Logos

In the US, sports team logos are usually straightforward, if sometimes over stylized, showing the animal or whatever the team is named. But in England, football/soccer teams are just named by their city, and logos often...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/If-Premier-League-Team-Names-Were-Based-On-Their-Logos/

I Find Your Lack of Punk Disturbing

Black Dad by Don Calamari Rectify the situation forthwith with this mash-up T-shirt design. Let us welcome NeatoShop's newest artist Don Calamari. Visit his Facebook page then check out the rest of his N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/I-Find-Your-Lack-of-Punk-Disturbing/

Old Sow--The Sarlacc of Canada

(Photo: Atlas Obscura)The Saint Croix River forms part of the boundary between the US state of Maine and the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The river empties into Passamaquoddy Bay, where it encounters a strong Atla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Old-Sow-The-Sarlacc-of-Canada/

I'm Living Like I'm In the Victorian Era

Sarah Chrisman was enamored with the Victorian lifestyle since she was a child, and wanted to live in a an old home with polished woodwork. She did not grow out of that obsession; but grew up to live it. She even married...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Im-Living-Like-Im-In-the-Victorian-Era/

The Jell-innium Falcon

She may not look like much, but she tastes great where it counts. Actually, she looks pretty great too. justJENN Recipes made this fantastic Millennium Falcon replica out of nothing but gelatin mix, condensed milk, black...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/The-Jell-innium-Falcon/

This Week at Neatorama

Really? We're halfway through November? Some people call this month Movember, which is (I think) short for Mustache November. The entire month is dedicated to men's health, particularly prostate and testicular cancer, wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/This-Week-at-Neatorama-179/

Giant Microbes Christmas Wreath

Giant Microbes Christmas WreathDecorate your holiday tree with your favorite Giant Microbes. This festive set features 5 Christmas ornaments shaped like holiday themed giant microbes:  Sore Throat (Streptococcus) d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Giant-Microbes-Christmas-Wreath/

Twerking Dog

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRxiV3h_VPI](Video Link)Move over, Miley Cyrus! You can't compete with this dog. Watch the corgi twerk like a professional ready for something even bigger than the VMA.-via Daily of the Da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Twerking-Dog/

A Life in the Gossip Columns

The silent movie actress Pola Negri was one of Hollywood's first imports, after she achieved stardom in German films. But German imports were risky in the aftermath of World War I, so the Famous Players-Lasky studio was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/A-Life-in-the-Gossip-Columns/

Flintstones Theme Song Played on a Glockenspiel Made of Rocks

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnNoba3WSOc](Video Link)Tom Kaufmann is a musician, sculptor and instrument maker. He makes primarily percussion instruments, especially glockenspiels. In Mr. Kaufman’s hands, anythi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Flintstones-Theme-Song-Played-on-a-Glockenspiel-Made-of-Rocks/

Mom & Dad Give Their Sons Beautiful Napkin Illustrations Every Day

Iron ManIron BenderGhostbustersBugs BunnyMarge SimpsonIf my kids ever learn that other parents prepare lunches like this, I'll be in trouble! We've seen a lot of lunch art prepared for kids by creative parents, including...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/Mom-Dad-Give-Their-Sons-Beautiful-Napkin-Illustrations-Every-Day/
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