Archive for January 5th, 2014

"Mom Song" is the Creepiest Old Spice Ad Ever

[http://youtu.be/JEbpbNTkIdk] (YouTube link)The latest ad from Old Spice plays upon the scent as a sign of maturity: the new product Old Spice Re-Fresh Body Spray making Mama's boy smell, act, and be treated like a man....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Mom-Song-is-the-Creepiest-Old-Spice-Ad-Ever/

The Worst Possible Online Dating Profile

As an experiment, Cracked writer Alli Reed composed a fictitious but truly awful online dating profile. Her goal was to to create a persona that was truly despicable and that no one would ever consider d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/The-Worst-Possible-Online-Dating-Profile/

10 Creepy and Seriously Cool Abandoned Mansions

This 1890's mansion was once a stunning sight to behold, but after it was abandoned in 1930, General Electric took over and encouraged salvagers to take anything they wanted from the home as they were planning to demolis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/10-Creepy-and-Seriously-Cool-Abandoned-Mansions/

The Simpsons LEGO Set Leaked

We've been waiting for the first officially licensed Simpsons LEGO set, and this might be it. Carlos S posted the photo on the forum Eurobricks, without specifying where it came from ("the broth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/The-Simpsons-LEGO-Set-Leaked/

A Children's Book That Teaches Kids About 3D Printing

There’s a new children’s book out there which is both classically simplistic and totally cutting edge, a book that explains 3d printing to children.It’s called Leo the Maker Prince by Carla Dia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/A-Childrens-Book-That-Teaches-Kids-About-3D-Printing/

Physicists Search for Time Travelers

(Time Traveler T-Shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop)In 2009, physicist Stephen Hawking held a party for time travelers. He announced it 3 years later to ensure that only people with the ability to travel back in time cou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Physicists-Search-for-Time-Travelers/

10 Species Discovered in 2013

We already talked about 10 poor animals that went extinct over the last year, but while we gave up hope of ever seeing a few species, we also discoveredd some new ones as well. Mental Floss has a great list of ten such c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/10-Species-Discovered-in-2013/

31 College Campuses That Are Also Wedding Venues

Buzzfeed has a photo set of "31 Insanely Beautiful Colleges You Can Get Married At." I first wanted to change the title to 31 Insanely Beautiful Colleges at Which You Can Get Married, then I thought it m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/31-College-Campuses-That-Are-Also-Wedding-Venues/

Boonie Bears- Second Ever CGI Film Made Entirely In China

(Video Link)Everyone assumes the Chinese are responsible for Disney, Pixar and Dreamworks ripoffs such as Life's A Jungle, Kiara the Brave and The Little Panda Fighter, but surprisingly thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Only-Two-CGI-Films-Have-Ever-Been-Made-In-China/

Chillin'

[http://youtu.be/BkvpbqPewt8] (YouTube link)This cat is living the perfect life: lying on his back in a comfy (if garish) bed, listening to music, and enjoying a refreshing ice cream cone. Now if it were only salmon-flav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Chillin/

Cosmovitral: A Stained Glass Wonderland in Mexico

(Photo: Michael Mees)Until the 1970s, the Cosmovitral was an open marketplace for the people of Toluca, Mexico. After it shut down, the city built a huge and elaborate botanical garden. When it opened in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Cosmovitral-A-Stained-Glass-Wonderland-in-Mexico/

What Happened to Movie Posters?

[http://youtu.be/VXJiBkFgprQ] (YouTube link)I dropped the kids off at the multiplex one day and, since I was close to the door, scanned the posters across the front. They all looked alike. None of them told me anything a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/What-Happened-to-Movie-Posters/

Pinocchio Disney POP! Vinyl Figure

Pinocchio Disney POP! Vinyl Figure (sold individually)Attention Walt Disney fans. Celebrate the importance of being brave, truthful, and unselfish with the Pinocchio Disney POP! Vinyl Figure from the NeatoShop. This deli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Pinocchio-Disney-POP-Vinyl-Figure/

Turbulent Book Installations By Alicia Martin

Anybody with a massive collection of books has dealt with a time when a pile of books came tumbling down around their head, perhaps when they were transitioning the volumes between bookshelves or moving in to another hou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Turbulent-Book-Installations-By-Alicia-Martin/

The Skeleton of a Giant Sea Snake Washes Ashore in France

(Photo: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra)(Photo: Nantes Tourism)That's the impression created by this sculpture by Huang Yong Ping, an artist in France. This isn't his first colossal serpentine work. We've previously seen his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/The-Skeleton-of-a-Giant-Sea-Snake-Washes-Ashore-in-France/

Sherlock Spoils Everything

[http://youtu.be/gRFUjVTcHQY] (YouTube link)Only Leigh speculates on what it would be like to watch TV with the world's greatest detective. Sherlock Holmes spots, observes, and analyzes every clue instantly to deduce wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Sherlock-Spoils-Everything/

A Map Of The United States...That Could've Been

Andrew Shears, certified cartography nerd, Mansfield University geography professor and the guy behind The United States of TV map we featured here on Neatorama a few years ago, created another map in 2011 that re-envisi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/A-Map-Of-The-United-StatesThat-Couldve-Been/

The Taekwondo Kid

Redditor erikhoof posted a set of portraits made when he was about ten years old. It was a brave move, as they are liable to become memes that will last forever.Only time will tell which will become the most popular: the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/The-Taekwondo-Kid/

Designer Creates One Balloon Sculpture A Day For A Year

Twisting balloons for a living may seem like a cushy job, but believe you me it can drive you right into the arms of a straightjacket, what with all the squeaking and popping and children crying everywhere. It’s en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Designer-Creates-One-Balloon-Sculpture-A-Day-For-A-Year/

Neatolinks: Mario Buildings, Snake Oil, Doctor Who Tattoos and Puppy Mustaches

The Municipal Super Mario Builing (Geeks Are Sexy)Are Your Health Supplements Legit or Just Snake Oil? (io9)Doctor Who Tattoos? Give Me About 20, Thanks (Buzzfeed)She Found the One Ring, But Doesn't Have the Strength of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Neatolinks-5/

Nested Chopstick Designs

(Photos: Nendo)You can always rely on the Japanese design firm Nendo to come up with fresh ideas. We've previously featured their cylindrical computer mouse, their climbing wall inspired by Alice in Wonderland a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Nested-Chopstick-Designs/

Waiting for the Bus

This art print by Dave Collinson looks a little strange. Nice, but what's the point…. Oh, I get it! Do you? Think about it.  -via Daily of the Day Dave Collinson, pun, Batman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/05/Waiting-for-the-Bus/
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