Archive for January 13th, 2014

Comedic Short Film - Codfish And Cyanide

(Video Link)There’s nothing worse than going out to dinner with a significant other who is about to break up with you, except for being attacked by laser wielding thugs while on the way to that last supper. In the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Comedic-Short-Film-Codfish-And-Cyanide/

Wall Furniture for Cats

One way to clear the clutter of all the boxes, scratching posts, and climbing trees belonging to your cats is to give them the upper walls and ceilings. You're not using those spaces anyway! It's warm up there, and they'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Wall-Furniture-for-Cats/

Cloud Eraser and Pencil Set

Cloud Eraser and Pencil SetThe holidays are finally over. Get our of your holiday funk by adding a rainbow of happiness to your work station. This cheerful set includes a cloud shaped eraser that doubles as a pencil...

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Ask Dumb Questions, Get Dumb Answers

It's common for daycare businesses to learn about the interests and habits of children who enroll. One daycare manager gave a friend of redditor JesadBellic this form to fill out when he enrolled his daughter, Emma, in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Ask-Dumb-Questions-Get-Dumb-Answers/

Surprise Bear in the Bathroom

It's a tradition for the outgoing governor of Virginia to leave some surprises behind to prank the incoming governor in Virginia. Terry McAuliffe was recently sworn in, and outgoing Virginia governor Bob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Surprise-Bear-in-the-Bathroom/

Colorful Harry Potter Themed Illustrated Travel Posters

Fans of the J.K. Rowling fantasy phenomenon known as Harry Potter have read the books, seen the movies, and possibly even visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter inside the Universal Orlando theme park.Potterheads ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Colorful-Harry-Potter-Themed-Illustrated-Travel-Posters/

Middle School Football Team Stages Elaborate Play for Special Needs Child

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ejh_hb15Fc](Video Link)For weeks, the football players at Olivet Middle School in Olivet, Michigan schemed how they would carry out their plan. Their goal was to give Kei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Middle-School-Football-Team-Stages-Elaborate-Play-for-Special-Needs-Child/

A Web Comic For Fans Of Roleplaying Games And Stick Figures

Rich Burlew is a cartoonist who has been hard at work on his online comic series Order of the Stick, along with another project called Erfworld, for about ten years now, and even though it starts with stick figures and e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/A-Web-Comic-For-Fans-Of-Roleplaying-Games-And-Stick-Figures/

Cookie Perfection Machine

[http://youtu.be/8YEdHjGMeho] (YouTube link)Ben Krasnow rigged a system for making cookie recipe experimentation easier. If each cookie is a slight variation, and each is well-documented, they can be compared in one sitt...

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Coffee Table That Looks Like A Flying Carpet

Here’s a coffee table that will open up a whole new world of conversation, and get your guests quoting Aladdin when they come over to visit- it’s a magic carpet coffee table from Duffy London that, thanks to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Coffee-Table-That-Looks-Like-A-Flying-Carpet/

Root Beer Pancakes Sound Fantastic

Root beer and pancakes might sound like an odd coupling, but when you think with the buttery, vanilla flavors of most pancakes, makes sense to throw in the sweet and savory flavors of root beer. Plus, like all batters, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Root-Beer-Pancakes-Sound-Fantastic/

The Five Stages of Catnip Abuse

[http://youtu.be/E2q9btgam6I] (YouTube link)The Pet Collective shows us the five states of nip abuse. They left out the part where the cat gets high and does funny things for our amusement. They also left out the part wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/The-Five-Stages-of-Catnip-Abuse/

A Secret Street Art Show Inside Condemned Building In NYC

It seems pretty logical that an abandoned and condemned building in New York would soon become covered in graffiti and totally wrecked from the inside out, but the building in this series of tour photos taken by Gizmodo'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Secret-Street-Art-Gallery-Inside-A-Condemned-Building-In-NYC/

The Effects of Teen Pregnancy Reality Shows

Curiously, two stories at Digg today deal with MTV's reality series 16 and Pregnant and its spinoff Teen Mom. They both cover surveys about the show's effects …and they seem to say almost opposit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/The-Effects-of-Teen-Pregnancy-Reality-Shows/

Electroplating the Dead

Electroplating is an electrical process that plates an object in dissolved metals. In the Nineteenth Century, some inventors thought that it would be an excellent way to preserve a dead body. Why rot awa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Electroplating-the-Dead/

Violently Realistic Versions Of Beloved Childhood Icons

Everybody has to grow up some time in their life, and when we outgrow our favorite childhood heroes, like Babar the Elephant, Winnie the Pooh and Inspector Gadget, they become nothing more than beloved memories and a bun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Violently-Realistic-Versions-Of-Beloved-Childhood-Icons/

The Crazy Cat Lady's Hotel

(Video Link)Looks like this cat hotel needs to be booked in advance, but with amenities like "great climbing curtain" and "floating light circle," it's certainly earned the five diamond rating. Just wait until...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/The-Crazy-Cat-Ladys-Hotel/

Whodunit: The FBI and the Hacker

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Jonah Bixby, a twelve-year-old crime solver and son of a police detective. Can you solve the crime?(Image credit: Berishafjolla)As one of the city's only female...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Whodunit-The-FBI-and-the-Hacker/

Owl Coin Purse

Owl Coin Purse (front and back shown)You obviously love owls. Celebrate your obsession with a very wise and practical Coin Purse from the NeatoShop. This delightful zippered coin bag is available in:  Purple Green...

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Fabrizio Corneli's Shadow Art

Fabrizio Corneli says, "Light is energy which creates forms." That neatly summarizes his work. He's an artist in Florence, Italy who creates shadowy outlines mixed with vibrant colors. He does so by shap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Fabrizio-Cornelis-Shadow-Art/

Let Me Play You The Song of My People

I wish I knew the story behind this picture. It went viral in Russia a little over a year ago, but it may be much older than that.Russia makes sense as a point of origin, though. When it's that cold and snowy in Moscow,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Let-Me-Play-You-The-Song-of-My-People/

A Poster That Explains All The Different Varieties Of Zombies

Ever since zombies went from being voodoo cursed individuals to rotting brain biters there have been a ton of variations on the same theme, with new rules and types of zombies popping up in every movie made about those s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/One-Poster-Explains-All-Kinds-Of-Zombies/

Muppets Most Wanted Outrage Ad

[http://youtu.be/wXfLrt90CHM] (YouTube link)The latest ad for the upcoming movie Muppets Most Wanted skewers the trend of using Tweets from random internet users for advertising and pop culture journalism. When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Muppets-Most-Wanted-Outrage-Ad/

The Perfect Furniture for a Halloween Party

Last week on Homes and Hues, we showed you the happiest furniture on earth and this week it's time for something a little darker thanks to Vladi Rapaport's Skull Chair. This delightful illusion is made from fiber-re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/The-Perfect-Furniture-for-a-Halloween-Party/

What GTA Would Look Like As A Kids Game

 (Video Link)The Grand Theft Auto video game franchise has changed the way people see Mature rated video games, and pushed that M rating to the max with brutally honest depictions of street crime,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/What-GTA-Would-Look-Like-As-A-Kids-Game/

What Makes Citizen Kane So Special?

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader.Uncle John first saw Citizen Kane in 1967, projected on the living room wall of Professor Lowell Bodger. It was pretty good....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/What-Makes-Citizen-Kane-So-Special/

Neatolinks: Pokemon, Cats and Horrific Fun

The Most Popular Movie Set In Each State (io9)Wish You Were A Cat? Then Try This Simulator (Geekosystem)These Frozen Pokemon Cocktails Look Heavenly (Geekologie)10 Freaky YouTube Videos to Help You Scare the Heck Ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Neatolinks-Pokemon-Cats-and-Horrific-Fun/

Collage Portraits Made From Various Unusual Materials

We’ve all seen mosaic portraits made out of hundreds, if not thousands, of small images color coded and placed in the proper order to make an overall larger image appear, but we’ve never seen anything quite l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Portraits-Made-From-Collaged-Specimens/

Christmas Ornament Shows Tweets

Instructables member Gelotology calls it the Tweetball. It’s a custom-made Christmas tree ornament that displays a stream of tweets from a certain username, hashtag or keyword. I could have used this last Christmas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Christmas-Ornament-Shows-Tweets/

Fish Catches Bird

[http://youtu.be/vqL1aXabUY8] (YouTube link)You know about -and maybe have seen- birds swoop down and catch fish out of the water. Happens all the time. This is completely different. The African freshwater tigerfish turn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/13/Fish-Catches-Bird/




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