Archive for December 18th, 2013

Watch the King of Jordan Help Push a Car out of the Snow

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsMWgWIp8dc](Video Link)Amman, the capital city of Jordan, is under a heavy blanket of snow. King Abdullah II was driving through the city when he saw a car stuck in a snowdrift. So he hop...

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Giant Multi-Colored Slugs Invade France

Artist Florentijn Hofman likes to make big, bold statements with his oversized works, most of which are animal themed and adorable by the way. This time around his works were spotted taking to the streets and city steps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Giant-Multi-Colored-Slugs-Invade-France/

Misty Mountains Rap

[http://youtu.be/Bihm6g8EfW0] (YouTube link)Bilbo, Legolas, Gandalf, Thorin, and the Dwarves of Middle-Earth talk some trash about their unexpected journey, their prowess with weapons, and their wondrous flowing locks in...

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Jacob's Well: A Beautiful But Deadly Natural Spring

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWWkCzJLRGA](Video Link)Deep in the Texas Hill Country—that’s central Texas—is nature’s perfect swimming hole. Jacob’s Well is an artesian spring northwest of...

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The World of Reindeer Racing

Reindeer racing, in which competitors on skis are pulled by reindeer galloping down the snow-covered trail, is a popular sport in Norway, Finland, and Russia. The indigenous Sami people are reindeer herders, and know whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/The-World-of-Reindeer-Racing/

Use Pawns To Save Walter White In Breaking Bad Chess

Now that Breaking Bad, aka the Chronicles of Walter “Heisenberg” White, is off the air people will have to feed the hungry fan lurking within them by watching the DVD box sets, writing fan fiction ab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Use-Pawns-To-Save-Walter-White-In-Breaking-Bad-Chess/

Christmas Face

[http://youtu.be/LmoA3MjymKs] (YouTube link)We decorate everything else for Christmas, why not your face? Rhett & Link teamed up with Grace Helbig of Daily Grace and Hannah Hart of My Drunk Kitchen to sing Christmas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Christmas-Face/

Gandalf, Captain Picard and Santa Claus

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart met with Santa Claus or "Father Christmas" as the Captain puts it. The actors are, as usual, wearing their bowlers.Spoiler: one of these three people is imaginary.Ian McK...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Gandalf-Captain-Picard-and-Santa-Claus/

Understanding Satire Is Pretty Important In Politics

Whatever your alignment in the political spectrum, it's important to understand satire and to properly identify where you get your information and propaganda from. After all, you don't want to be one of those people rant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Understanding-Satire-Is-Pretty-Important-In-Politics/

Snap Happy

Snap Happy Are you planning a fabulous New Year's Eve bash? Let your guests dress up and strike a pose at your party with the Snap Happy photo props from the NeatoShop. This fun set includes 13 card disguises and pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Snap-Happy-The-Fun-Photo-Booth/

John Waters Loves Christmas

The stress of the Christmas season can make normal people go all weird. But the converse is true, too: Christmas can make weird people act almost normal! John Waters, the filmmaker behind Pink Flamingos and ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/John-Waters-Loves-Christmas/

Action Packed Short Film - PROXiMITY

(Video Link)Color me impressed with many of the short films being created independently and shared online for all to see for free, they’re mighty well done! Shorts from many different genres and mediums...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Action-Packed-Short-Film-PROXiMITY/

Whippet Bench

When a problem comes along, you must whippet. Or sit down for a rest because those hyper dogs will exhaust you. Try this bench which is shaped like them. Radi Designers created it and several others in different...

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A 30-year Tradition with Santa Claus

Mike Gray first posed for a picture with Santa as a baby in 1980. His younger brother Martin joined in 1984. Every year since then, the two brothers have posed for a Christmas picture with Santa Claus -even as adults, at...

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A Surreal Grass-Covered House

Ever wish you could take a step into an M.C. Escher drawing? Well this house in Frohnleiten, Austria might just be the closest you could ever get. The artificial turf laid on the exterior makes it match the grassy landsc...

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Solve This Pzzlr: Graduation

Neatorama presents our collaboration with Pzzlr, a site where you can always find a riddle to exercise your brain. Can you solve this one?Having just received their degrees, ten friends line up in the sunshine to have t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Solve-This-Pzzlr-Graduation/

Posters Show How To Be Polite While Riding The Tokyo Subway

In Japan society revolves around being polite, and trying not to offend anyone who might get mad and start emitting squiggly lines, spirals and exclamation points from their foreheads. The Japanese take civility very ser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Posters-Show-How-To-Be-Polite-While-Riding-The-Tokyo-Subway/

The Origins of 27 Winter Holiday Traditions

[http://youtu.be/GeaSlcMpPTQ] (YouTube link)Christmas as we know it is an amalgam of traditions that come from Christianity, older pagan celebrations, and winter customs from various places. It all gets thrown into the m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/The-Origins-of-27-Winter-Holiday-Traditions/

33% of US Tourists Think That Haggis Is an Animal

(Photo: Tess Watson)A survey of American tourists in Scotland found that 33% of visitors thought that haggis is an animal and that 23% thought that they could catch one:The company said it had interviewe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/33-of-US-Tourists-Think-That-Haggis-Is-an-Animal/

A New Eye

Redditor ManiacalZManiac posted a set of photos showing the process of having his new prosthetic eye made. The artist does an amazing job of making the new eye look like his functioning eye! They even ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/A-New-Eye/

Daisy and Donald Salt & Pepper Shakers

Daisy and Donald Salt & Pepper ShakersCould your kitchen decor use a little extra love? Get the Daisy and Donald Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This sweet ceramic set features Donald Duck kissing Daisy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Daisy-and-Donald-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

The Nativity Cats of Brooklyn

Away in a manger no crib for a cat...Sisters Annette and Sue Amendola have been putting up a manger outside their home in Brooklyn for the past ten years or so, but over the last few years, the manger has become quite a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/The-Nativity-Cats-of-Brooklyn/

How Penguins Move in a Group

[http://youtu.be/7Ek3XB0j8eM] (YouTube link)Emperor penguins huddle together to keep warm in the cold Antarctic winter -as anyone who's seen Happy Feet knows. The way penguins arrange themselves in clusters and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/How-Penguins-Move-in-a-Group/

Charmingly Creepy Re-Faced Realtor Ads

You’ve seen them all around town- bus benches, ads on the sides of buses, billboards and posters for realtors who are dying to sell you your next house. They’re always smiling, trying to come off as warm and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Charmingly-Creepy-Re-Faced-Realtor-Ads/

The Christmas Collider

[http://youtu.be/yq_NSggKhss] (YouTube link)The folks at Digital Science made a video Christmas greeting in which their London office receives instructions for making a particle collider. Just the fun project they've bee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/The-Christmas-Collider/

Awesome Examples of Anchorman Fan Art

There are a lot of sequels to good movies out right now, from The Hunger Games to The Hobbit, but of all the sequels ever made, I’ve never been so excited to see Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Awesome-Examples-of-Anchorman-Fan-Art/

Chicken Ad Parody

[http://youtu.be/3PQS8SFWNQw] (YouTube link)Mercedes-Benz used a chicken to demonstrate their Intelligent Drive stability control feature in a TV ad a few months ago. Now another high-end car brand responds to that ad wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Chicken-Ad-Parody/

Texas Chainsaw Artist

(Photo: Austin Post)There’s no chainsaw massacre here, only a display of artistic skill. Doug Moreland, a country music performer and chainsaw artist, made this sculpture for Gabriel Trinidad of Au...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/Texas-Chainsaw-Artist/

We Wish You A Merry GIFMas

It’s the animated holiday tradition that has brightened our computer screens with Christmas cheer for two whole years in a row, it’s The Christmas GIF Project and it’s back with another...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/We-Wish-You-A-Merry-GIFMas/

12 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Anchorman

This movie trivia list is just in time, because you want to be fully informed before seeing the sequel. And some of what you'll learn are things you wouldn't know from seeing Anchorman multiple times. For exampl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/18/12-Surprising-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Anchorman/








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