Archive for December 4th, 2013

Amazing Architectural Sandcastles By Calvin Seibert

Sand sculptures typically range from fantastic to amazingly realistic in style, but they rarely look as habitable as the architectural sandcastles created by Calvin Seibert, aka Box Builder.Calvin explores many diverse s...

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The Ice Serpent

Strange things can happen when water turns to ice. In this case, there was a lot of rain, which filled the stair railing pipes with water, and then the temperature fell far below freezing. The water in t...

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Nerd Domo Plush Slippers

Nerd Domo Plush SlippersTis the season to rest and relax. Celebrate the holidays by slipping into a pair of geeky chic Nerd Domo Plush Slippers from the NeatoShop. This cozy pair of slippers features your favorite saw-to...

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Superheroes Drawn as Adorable Little Kids

Wonder WomanSpider-ManCatwomanHulkWolverineThey're so adorable! Although they're not ready to save the world, these little superheroes may be able to solve their own problems. Alberto Varanda, a Portuguese-born artist wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Superheroes-Drawn-as-Adorable-Little-Kids/

U.S. Military Lingo: The (Almost) Definitive Guide

Soldiers have always had their own terms for the unique tools they use and situations they confront, but it changes vastly over time. By the time the general public learns the slang, the current military is using new too...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/US-Military-Lingo-The-Almost-Definitive-Guide/

Wedding Is Interrupted by Batman, Iron Man and So Many Other Characters

The minister said, "Should anyone here present know of any reason that this couple should not be joined in holy matrimony, speak now or forever hold your peace."That part of the liturgy can be a tense moment in any weddi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Wedding-Is-Interrupted-by-Batman-Iron-Man-and-So-Many-Other-Characters/

Manatee Wants Belly Rubs

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p4Bl8BzEPg](Video Link)In Florida, it's illegal to harass a manatee. But if one approaches you, that's another story! Jay Darden, an engineer with WBPF News in West Palm Springs, Fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Manatee-Wants-Belly-Rubs/

Le French Food

David Besnier (DeviantART member Dave Donut) created an animated banner for his website. Everything on the graphic is animated in some way. Mouseover for a reaction; click on some of the objects to go to...

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I Don't Own a TV

At one time, it was a shame if you had to drop in on your neighbors to see The Andy Griffith Show. You obviously did not own a TV only because you could not afford one. Then as TV took over our lives, it became...

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Mother Cat Carries Kitten to Second Floor

[http://youtu.be/7Jv_K4zrRzM] (YouTube link)This is the kind of thing you'll only see captured in the modern world where everyone has a video camera right there in their pocket, so you'll have to overlook the shakiness....

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10 Things You Never Noticed About The Wizard of Oz

Did you ever notice that Dorothy was eating a donut when she broke into "Somewhere Over the Rainbow?" I never did. But there are quite a few tiny details that I'll be watching for next time The Wizard of Oz come...

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El Amor de Mi Amante

[http://youtu.be/YskJJRqRdTY] (YouTube link)Her college Spanish class required a special project, and most of the students translated songs. Redditor TechSis partnered with a classmate and recruited her husband and some...

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Portraits Of Dogs Getting A Bath

Most dogs don’t really appreciate their owner’s obsession with taking baths, and from the looks they give you during the torturous process you’d think they were being washed with acid rather than water....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Portraits-Of-Dogs-Getting-A-Bath/

Elmo With Scarf Sesame Street Christmas Stocking

Elmo With Scarf Sesame Street Christmas StockingThe holiday season is here. It's time to hang your Elmo With Scarf Sesame Street Christmas Stocking by the chimney with care. Soon Saint Nick will put something cool in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Elmo-With-Scarf-Sesame-Street-Christmas-Stocking/

Deer Rescued by Hovercraft

[http://youtu.be/7AzBpCK4rn0] (YouTube link)We've shown you people rescuing deer stranded on ice on foot and by helicopter. Now we find out what really works in that situation: hovercraft! Doug and James Kenison...

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Custom Painted Mandalorian Armor From The ArTmor Project

The Mandalorians aren’t known for adorning their armor with bright colors and fancy artwork, probably because they prefer to stay out of the spotlight when they’re flying around zapping people with their blas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Custom-Painted-Mandalorian-Armor-From-The-ArTmor-Project/

The Periodic Table of Your Period

I Heart Guts, the folks who make those cute plush organs, have unveiled a new chart: The Periodic Table of Your Period. See an enlarged version here.We are pleased to introduce our latest celebration of...

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Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

If you couldn't tell already, we at Neatorama love pumpkin-flavored stuff and other holiday flavors. These mini pumpkin cheesecakes with a gingersnap crust are no exception -after all, pumpkin cheesecake is great and pre...

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Solve This Pzzlr: Sprint

(Image credit: Flickr user Shanti Knapp)Neatorama presents our collaboration with Pzzlr, a site where you can always find a riddle to exercise your brain. Can you solve this one?Levi and Kate were reporting the results o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Solve-This-Pzzlr-Sprint/

Take To The Mean Streets In Paperboy 3: The Hard Way

(Video Link)Paperboys are dying all over town at the hands of bad drivers, angry men with jackhammers and vicious attack terriers, and it’s up to a paperman formerly known as paperboy to avenge the deaths...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Take-To-The-Mean-Streets-In-Paperboy-3-The-Hard-Way/

Headlines from a Mathematically Literate World

Ben Orlin at Math with Bad Drawings studied both math and psychology, so it only makes sense that he would look at sensationalist headlines with a jaundiced eye. He published a collection of typical headlines that would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Headlines-from-a-Mathematically-Literate-World/

Maddie the Coonhound Puts up the Christmas Tree

Photographer Theron Humphrey is most famous for his photos of his coonhound Maddie standing on objects while they traveled around the United States for an entire year. She’s the center of clear photos that are beau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Maddie-the-Coonhound-Puts-up-the-Christmas-Tree/

The Ultimate Christmas Movie Supercut

[http://youtu.be/mKrlkMnAVJE] (YouTube link)Screen Junkies has a seasonal supercut offering for us: the biggest Christmas movies, all mashed together. Let's decorate the tree, hang the lights, kiss under the mistletoe, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/The-Ultimate-Christmas-Movie-Supercut/

Finally, A Video Game That Captures The Fun Of Waiting In Line

Video games have become way too interesting, with compelling storylines and jaw dropping visuals, so it’s about time a game came out which bores players to death and makes them wonder why they’re even playing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Finally-A-Video-Game-That-Captures-The-Fun-Of-Waiting-In-Line/

Gamer Socks

Gamer SocksThis Christmas up your gift giving game by bestowing upon your favorite video game junkie the Gamer Socks from the NeatoShop. This comfy pair of socks features a black and red motif with the word "Gamer" embla...

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Even More Proof That Platypuses Are The Best Of All Animals

(Video Link)Yes, platypuses combine mammal features and bird features, but did you know that they are also only one of two mammals that has no stomach (the other is the echnidna, which also happens to share the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Even-More-Proof-That-Platypuses-Are-The-Best-Of-All-Animals/

Missing Pieces Research Review

The following is from the Annals of Improbable Research.(Image credit: Flickr user Chrissy H)Research on and about pieces that are missingcompiled by Bertha Vanatian, Improbable Research staffGa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Missing-Pieces-Research-Review/

The Picard Maneuver: A Compilation

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2o77i74T48](Video Link)During the first two seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the crew of the Enterprise wore as their Starfleet uniforms zip-up spandex bodysu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/The-Picard-Maneuver-A-Compilation/

Ranking the Scrooges: Who Played the Character Best?

There are dozens of versions of Charles Dickens' famous story A Christmas Carol that will be on TV this holiday season or are available through Netflix, Hulu, or your local video store. The best portrayals of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Ranking-the-Scrooges-Who-Played-the-Character-Best/

Mike Leavitt's Star Wars Mashup Action Figures

Yoda/Mohandas GandhiHan Solo/Abraham LincolnC-3PO/Steve JobsWicket Wystri Warrick/Michael JacksonChewbacca/Charles DarwinIs there a medium that Mike Leavitt won't try? We've previously seen his ceramic teapots made to re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/04/Michael-Leavitts-Star-Wars-Mashup-Action-Figures/








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