Archive for January 19th, 2014

Parenting Philosophies

If you decide not to have children, then there's a good chance that you'll have more time and money and, consequently, more beer. Just note that if you get a dog as an alternative, then you'll still have to clean up poop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Parenting-Philosophies/

How Frozen Killed Prince Charming

The following contains spoilers for the movie Frozen. Prince Charming, as a concept, has always been an overly-simplified trope in the Disney fairy tale films. Whatever name he goes by, he's good-looking, titled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/How-Frozen-Killed-Prince-Charming/

Strange Psychoanalysis Comic Books From The 1950s

When comics are selling like newsprint hotcakes publishers are constantly on the lookout for something or someone else to make a comic book about, and in the 1950s there was even a comic book series based on psychoanalys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Strange-Psychoanalysis-Comic-Books-From-The-1950s/

Black Hole Science Rap

[http://youtu.be/jXgLlRSuu7k] (YouTube link)Science rapper Michael Wilson, better known as Coma Niddy, lays down some facts about black holes in this video by PBS Digital Studios. Black holes aren't scary? I guess it's j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Black-Hole-Science-Rap/

Adventure Time Hambo Plush

While wandering through the ruins of a city destroyed during the Mushroom War, Simon Petrikov discovered a stuffed animal. He gave it to his young ward, the vampire Marceline. She named it Hambo.Marceline lived on for ce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Adventure-Time-Hambo-Plush/

Little Boy, Big Fire

Here's a sweet and simple story about a boy and a fireman. Paul Hashagen is a firefighter in Long Island, New York. One day he was watching his 8-year-old grandson Matthew Smith, who was out of school with an illness, wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Little-Boy-Big-Fire/

Surreal Animated Short - Waiter

(Video Link)Here’s an animated short that may be the strangest short you’ve ever seen, or at least until the next time someone posts something utterly bizarre that they found online.The short is called Waiter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Surreal-Animated-Short-Waiter/

For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry

Poet Christopher Smart wrote the 89-line eulogy of his cat Jeoffry sometime between 1757 and 1763, while he was an inmate at St Luke’s Hospital for Lunatics in London. You can read the story of how that came about,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/For-I-Will-Consider-My-Cat-Jeoffry/

Maja Wronska's Beautiful Watercolor Cityscapes

BrusselsNew York CityParisShanghaiSeattleMaja Wronska, an architecture student Poland, paints striking watercolor images of cities around the world. I especially like the depiction of Brussels, which shows a nice contras...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Maja-Wronskas-Beautiful-Watercolor-Cityscapes/

35 Behind-the-scenes Photographs from the Set of Ghostbusters

The movie Ghostbusters ruled theaters in the summer of 1984 …that's almost 30 years ago! Uproxx has a collection of photographs taken on the set that show the cast out of character and a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/35-Behind-the-scenes-Photographs-from-the-Set-of-Ghostbusters/

RC Klingon Battlecruiser Really Flies

We've previously seen a radio controlled Enterprise submarine and airplane (both the 1701-A). Although I can't speak for the world under the sea, the United Federation of Planets no longer rules the sky. No...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/RC-Klingon-Battlecruiser-Really-Flies/

American Gothic Magnetic Dress-Up

American Gothic Magnetic Dress-UpAdd a little culture to your refrigerator with the American Gothic Magnetic Dress-Up set from the NeatoShop. This fun 32 piece set features the farmer and his spinster daughter from Grant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/American-Gothic-Magnetic-Dress-Up-2/

Frankenstein's Monster Takes a Tea Break

Even Frankenstein's monster has to take a break for tea every once in a while. It's kind of strange to see a china cup being held in the oh-so-cultured three-finger manner with those horrid black fingernails! But this is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Frankensteins-Monster-Takes-a-Tea-Break/

Custom Made Leather Suit Of Medieval Joker Armor

Prince Armory has been making the geeky dreams of cosplayers, armor and weapon collectors and wannabe knights come true since 2007 with their incredibly detailed custom armor creations, and their newest design is sure to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Custom-Made-Leather-Medieval-Joker-Armor/

Watch 2 Firefighting Planes Scoop up Water from a Lake

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JeNbmoJB6Q](Video Link)It began as an illegal campfire. Then it got out of control and burned 1,863 acres of land near Glendora, California. Firefighters think that they may be able to *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Watch-2-Firefighting-Planes-Scoop-up-Water-from-a-Lake/

Fun with Dry Ice

[http://youtu.be/vPhZzsAgc7Q] (YouTube link)The video blogger who goes by the name CrazyRussianHacker took two pounds of dry ice and plopped it into a kitchen sink containing hot water. The effect is grand! His roommate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Fun-with-Dry-Ice/

An Old Silo Transformed Into A Modern Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Design Collective in Finland gave an old steel oil silo a second life by turning it into a fully functioning modern lighthouse and urban light art space for visitors to enjoy.The walls of the repurposed oi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/An-Old-Silo-Transformed-Into-A-Modern-Lighthouse/

What Does the Freezer Say?

How do you illustrate a sound in ways that people who speak many languages can understand it -on paper? A manual for an Electrolux upright freezer contains a page to let you know what sounds a normal freezer may make. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/What-Does-the-Freezer-Say/

Neatolinks: Rom Coms, Birthdays, Bad Athlete Pictures and Dogs Vs. Cats

These Sports Faces Remind Us That Athletes Aren't Always Graceful (Oddee)This Family Has Four Children With the Same Birthday -Odds Against This Are 133,000:1 (The Telegraph)These Pictures of Cats Vs. Dogs Are Utterly Hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Neatolinks-Rom-Coms-Birthdays-Bad-Athlete-Pictures-and-Dogs-Vs-Cats/

Makeover

[http://youtu.be/tiAZ01dkcdc] (YouTube link)Horrie, an aging widower, decides it's time to start dating again, so he gives himself an extreme makeover. The most disturbing part is the homemade facelift, but once you get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Makeover/

Chocolate and Cinnamon Conchiglioni

Have you ever had pasta for breakfast? Well, if you're as lazy in the kitchen as I am, then of course you have. But leftover macaroni and cheese doesn't really count.This is more of a sophisticated pasta breakfast. Claud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Chocolate-and-Cinnamon-Conchiglioni/

Spectacular Venture Bros. Doc-Dusa Stop Motion Puppet

The Venture Bros. is one heck of an Adult Swim cartoon show, and fans can't get enough of the animated adventures experienced by Team Venture as they go through life being a super scientific dysfunctional family.A recent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/19/Totally-Amazing-Venture-Bros-Doc-Dusa-Stop-Motion-Puppet/
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