Archive for January 22nd, 2014

The Push Up Muscle Shirt

Ew. Are my eyes deceiving me, or is this guy's stomach still sticking out beneath his new, uh, girdle? I don't think anyone who knows him would be fooled by such a shirt, even if it worked exactly as advertised. And wher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/The-Push-Up-Muscle-Shirt/

25 Things You Might Not Know about RoboCop

(Image: Orion Pictures)RoboCop is a great American epic tale of a cyborg police officer who brings justice to the streets of Detroit. It was a huge hit in 1987 and is being remade into a new film that will be re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/25-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-about-RoboCop/

Breaking the Facts of Life

[http://youtu.be/Gb0sK1OueQY] (YouTube link)Last night we saw a list of actors who didn't know what their finished movie would be like. How could that happen? Here's how: editing, editing, editing, and music. Bryan Crans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Breaking-the-Facts-of-Life/

Regardless of the Weather, The Sentinel Remains

(US Third Infantry Regiment)When Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern coast of the United States, the sentinel remained on guard. Now Winter Storm Janus is battering the Washington, D.C. area with wind and several inches o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Regardless-of-the-Weather-The-Sentinel-Remains/

Iggy Pop Shows You Around His New York Neighborhood In 1993

(Video Link)Iggy Pop once called the city of Detroit home, but since he moved on from his time with The Stooges and became a solo star of stage and screen he’s spent some time in a few major cities across...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Iggy-Pop-Shows-You-Around-His-New-York-Neighborhood-In-1993/

How to Draw Adventure Time

A few years ago, Fred Seibert, executive producer of Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time, posted some guidelines from the series for drawing the characters Finn and Jake. For instance, how...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/How-to-Draw-Adventure-Time/

Miguel Cardona's Fantastic Coffee Cup Art

Miguel Cardona Jr. is an artist in San Francisco. He draws images from pop culture on paper coffee cups. Cardona's Iron Man cups are particularly good. And, yes, the one at the top of this post real...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Miguel-Cardonas-Fantastic-Coffee-Cup-Art/

Cold, Cold Heart 3D Ice Mold

Cold, Cold Heart 3D Ice MoldValentine's Day is right around the corner. Let love melt your cold heart with the Cold, Cold Heart 3D Ice Mold from the NeatoShop. This silicone ice mold is perfect gift for when you love is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Cold-Cold-Heart-3D-Ice-Mold-2/

The Imaginative ‘Faces’ of Victor Nunes

Victor Nunes sees things. When he sees things, he adds the artwork so that we can all see it! He makes recognizable forms with media such as fabric, foam, and food. Nunes also sees existing forms in mundane objects like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/The-Imaginative-Faces-of-Victor-Nunes/

What Would Happen if Harry Potter Lost

We've already seen what happens when Harry defeats Voldemort, but what happens in the parallel universe where that's not the case? Thanks to Imgur user deathbystapler, now we know a little more of the tale...at least, wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/What-Would-Happen-if-Harry-Potter-Lost/

Funny, Clever, and Geeky Textbook Art

A while back, we posted the work of Japanese high school student Chanta, who improved textbooks with his odd doodles. This activity has gone on for generations by bored students all over the world. Thanks to the internet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Funny-Clever-and-Geeky-Textbook-Art/

Let's Have a Good, Clean Fight

(Bizarro Comics/Dan Piraro)We follow the Marquess of Queensberry rules here. Don't do anything that you'd be ashamed of your grandmother seeing. Save your twerking for the underground fights.P.S. Why doe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Lets-Have-a-Good-Clean-Fight/

Parfüm

[http://youtu.be/5qrGOi41iwE] (YouTube link)Boggie (Csemer Boglárka) is a Hungarian singer. Her song "Parfüm" has a particularly intriguing video. Her video image is "improved" into a magazine-ready image of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Parfm/

This Wombat Just Recieved A Hip Replacement

Hip replacements: they aren't just for old people any more. In fact, they're not even limited to humans as adorable Wanda the Wombat just proved. The cutie pie had severe arthritis that resulted in her no longer using he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/This-Wombat-Just-Recieved-A-Hip-Replacement/

Solve This Pzzlr: 4 O'clock

Neatorama presents our collaboration with Pzzlr, a site where you can always find a riddle to exercise your brain. Can you solve this one?Four hours ago, it was as long after 4am as it was before 4pm the same day. What t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Solve-This-Pzzlr-4-Oclock/

Majestic Scrap Metal Lion Sculpture

Creating a sculpture befitting the regal King of Beasts is a tall order, but making one out of nearly 4,000 pieces of hammered metal seems like a virtually impossible task, or at least one that involves a lot of time, pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Majestic-Scrap-Metal-Lion-Sculpture/

33 Fun Facts About 33 Colleges

[http://youtu.be/7b0j45yr1iY] (YouTube link)In the newest mental_floss video, John Green, the internet's font of rapid-fire trivia, has some very odd stories about colleges and universities. Both my daughters are looking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/33-Fun-Facts-About-33-Colleges/

Baby Blocks For Your Little Geek In Training

If you're a geek, you probably want your little babe to end up a geek as well, or at least to be well versed in geek culture so the two of you can relate with one another later on. Thanks to Jonathan M. Guberman, yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Baby-Blocks-For-Your-Little-Geek-In-Training/

Police Rescue Man from Snow Fort

Police in Hermantown, Minnesota, responded quickly and saved a man's life after his snow fort collapsed on him. And his dog. Josh Toms and his dog Leo were inside the snow fort he built when the roof fell in, trapping bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Police-Rescue-Man-from-Snow-Fort/

Monowi, Nebraska. Population: 1.

(Photo: Roadtrippers)Monowi, Nebraska has only one resident. By population, it's the smallest incorporated municipality in the United States.(Photo: Roadtrippers)This is its only resident: Elsie Eiler. She's the mayor, l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Monowi-Nebraska-Population-1/

Our Lenin Soviet Propaganda Kids Book From 1934

Back in the good old days of Communism the art was hip to be square, the statues were crazy huge and the kids were allowed to march around in the square. Dressed in smart little uniforms with their heads all full of that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Our-Lenin-Soviet-Propaganda-Kids-Book-From-1934/

8 Ways To Get A Fictional High

One way to set up your dystopian fantasy the way you want it is to use drugs. No, that's not what I meant, although plenty of authors do. This is about using custom-designed drugs in your novel. A ficti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/8-Ways-To-Get-A-Fictional-High/

These Canes Function As Furniture As Well

Anyone who has to use a cane knows how useful they are, but Lanzavecchia + Wai (the same team that brought us the delightfully fun Rocking Bench) discovered a way to make using a cane around the house even more useful. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/These-Canes-Function-As-Furniture-As-Well/

The Beatles Yellow Submarine Pint Glasses (Set of 4)

The Beatles Yellow Submarine Pint Glasses (Set of 4)We have everything you need. Raise your glass and set sail over the Sea of Green with the Beatles in the fantastic Yellow Submarine.The Beatles Yellow Submarine Pint Gl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/The-Beatles-Yellow-Submarine-Pint-Glasses-Set-of-4/

Thai Military Drill Performance

[http://youtu.be/CpSrNPQUrQ4] (YouTube link)A drill team from the Royal Thai Navy performs during a Royal Thai Armed Forces Day event in the Sattahip District of Thailand on January 18th. The impressive choreography is s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Thai-Military-Drill-Performance/

10 Weird Varieties of Haggis

(Photo: Tess Watson)Contrary to the perceptions of many tourists, haggis is not a wild animal. Haggis is the heart, liver and lungs of a sheep ground up, then boiled inside the sheep's stomach. It's a delicacy from Scotl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/10-Weird-Varieties-of-Haggis/

Neatolinks: Puppets, Puppies, Museums and More

We Pretty Much Love All of the Most Iconic Movie Puppets of the 80s (Scribol)Lil' Bub and Keyboard Cat Are Schedule to Appear at the Puppy Bowl (Laughing Squid)These Beautiful Museums in Asia Are Nothing Short of Amazing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Neatolinks-Puppets-Puppies-Museums-and-More/

Some Nice Things For You

Kelly Angel at the webcomic Anything About Nothing drew some nice things. I bet you agree these are pretty nice things! What really struck me is that so many of these nice things are things we have here...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Some-Nice-Things-For-You/

Old Pianos Turned into a Staircase and a Bed

Tim Vincent-Smith received two old upright pianos as a gift. These inspired a unique architectural vision: he would build a staircase and mezzanine bed in a room using only the pianos as source material....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Old-Pianos-Turned-into-a-Staircase/

Friendly Robots of the Soviet Union

The Cold War brought a lot of technical innovation and competition between the Soviet Union and the U.S., particularly in nuclear armaments and the space race, but both sides embraced technology in other ways. We didn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/22/Friendly-Robots-of-the-Soviet-Union/








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