Archive for January 29th, 2014

This Is One Hilarious Safe Sex PSA

(Video Link)Making a good safe sex PSA means engaging the target audience’s attention without making them feel embarrassed or ashamed to be watching such a thing, getting your message through to them in a way that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/This-Is-One-Hilarious-Safe-Sex-PSA/

Atlanta Re-enacts The Walking Dead

When snow fell in Atlanta, Georgia, everyone tried to leave at once, but many ended up abandoning their cars and wandering along the roads, dazed by the experience and having trouble walking upright. Does that bring to m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Atalnta-Re-enacts-The-Walking-Dead/

Evil Queen POP! Vinyl Figure

Evil Queen POP! Vinyl FigureSlave in the Magic Computer speak. Magic Computer, on the desk, who is the most devilishly fun Pop Vinyl Figure of them all?Famed is the cuteness of the Evil Queen POP! Vinyl Figure from the N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Evil-Queen-POP-Vinyl-Figure/

Dungeons & Dragons and Yoga

[http://vimeo.com/85222820](Video Link)Roll for initiative and move into the Downward-Facing Dog. You might do that at D&D Yoga, an experiment by artist Scott Wayne Indiana, dance instructor Sarah Dahnke and art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Dungeons-and-Dragons-and-Yoga/

Fishy Movie Titles

Fishfinger? Turtle Recall? I'd catch them ... on "net"flix of course! With a name like that, creative agency Fishfinger is morally obligated to create 62 fish-inspired movie posters. A few exampl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Fishy-Movie-Titles/

Puppy Love

[http://youtu.be/uQB7QRyF4p4] (YouTube link)You might be able to figure out where this story is going pretty quickly. You might even know who it’s from if you recognize the actor, because you saw him in a Super Bow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Puppy-Love-2/

Scientists Reconstructed the Justinian Plague DNA. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Photo: McMaster University Isn't this a plot in many an apocalypse Hollywood movie? Scientists have succeeded in reconstructing the genetic code of a deadly strain of bacteria that killed near...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Scientists-Reconstructed-the-Justinian-Plague-DNA-What-Could-Possibly-Go-Wrong/

King of the Condiments

You may have thought it was ketchup, but the biggest-selling condiment in America is …mayonnaise! Americans buy two billion dollars worth of mayonnaise every year now, compared to only $800 million in ketchup. My...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/King-of-the-Condiments/

A Book Of Photos Celebrating The LOLCat Phenomenon

Lolcats have so much praise, admiration and geek love lavished upon them via the interwebs that it’s starting to go to their heads, and now they’re embracing the limelight and loving every minute of their sup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/A-Book-Of-Photos-Celebrating-The-LOLCat-Phenomenon/

University Offers Course on Kanye West and Jay Z

(Photo: Pieter Jannick-Dijkstra)Kanye West and Jay Z are American hip hop and rap performers. They've worked together extensively for over a decade and are close friends and collaborators. Now the University of Missouri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/University-Offers-Course-on-Kanye-West-and-Jay-Z/

Think Ink Black Roses for Valentines Day

Miss Cakehead has something cooking for Valentines Day. If you’ve seen any of her work before on Neatorama, you would never expect it to have anything to do with red hearts, much less pink hearts. Maybe flowers, bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Think-Ink-Black-Roses-for-Valentines-Day/

You're Part Neanderthal

Yeah, we meant you. (Though to be honest, I've long suspected that some people are actually fully Neanderthals from the way they act.) DNA analysis studies published in Nature and Science showed that humans are pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Youre-Part-Neanderthal/

Cthulhu The Animated Series

Cthulhu The Animated Series The Ancient One returns! In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming about his own animated TV series and NeatoShop artist adho1982 heeded the call and made the art f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Cthulhu-The-Animated-Series/

A Brief History of Sampling

[http://vimeo.com/85228844] (vimeo link)Eclectic Method gets down to the history of music sampling, from the Beatles’ use of the Mellotron in the ‘60s to the latest songs. It also makes a decent background mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/A-Brief-History-of-Sampling/

Is it an Optical Illusion Tennis Match or is it just Australia?

I think this is how M.C. Escher played tennis! Imgur user cynicalnihilisticromantist submitted this photo of an optical illusion tennis match - or is it just a regular tennis match being played down under in Aust...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Optical-Illusion-Tennis-Match/

Crystal Agate Geode Skull

This 7.6-inch skull was carved from an agate geode. Can you imagine working on this, when any slip of the machinery can turn it into gravel? It’s already been purchased, but you can see seventeen more pictu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Crystal-Agate-Geode-Skull/

Creepy Horror Inspired Makeup Transformations

Women usually learn how to properly apply makeup when they’re teenagers, and further develop their skills as they get older, but generally speaking they haven’t mastered the skill by the time they graduate hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Creepy-Horror-Inspired-Makeup-Transformations/

50 More Facts About the 50 States

[http://youtu.be/96mHcSzX-10] (YouTube link)Last year, John Green brought us 50 Great Facts About The 50 States. But that barely scratched the surface of trivia about these United States. He actually had trouble winnowin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/50-More-Facts-About-the-50-States/

Keep Calm and Carry On Notepad

Keep Calm and Carry on NotepadAre you feeling overwhelmed by all the things on your to do list? Keep your morale up and yourself organized with the Keep Calm and Carry on Notepad from the NeatoShop. This cheerful little...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Keep-Calm-and-carry-On-Notepad/

Truck Torrence Makes Horror Movie Icons Look Adorable

If you were to see a sample of Truck Torrence’s cutesy artwork you’d have no idea that most of his pieces are based on bloody, violent and mature rated movies like Predator, Drive, and Friday the 13th. But th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Truck-Torrence-Makes-Bloody-Movies-Adorable/

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

[http://vimeo.com/78531041] (vimeo link)Tyler walked the 2,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail from Campo, California (near the Mexican border) all the way to Manning Park, British Columbia. It took him four and a half months,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Hiking-the-Pacific-Crest-Trail/

Legendary Japanese Reverse Blade Sword Found In Storage Locker

Ancient Japanese legends tell of a strange blade, a relative of the katana, that has its razor sharp edge on top of the curve instead of below, a reverse blade which is meant to confound the enemy and make it harder for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Legendary-Japanese-Reverse-Blade-Sword-Found-In-Storage-Locker/

One Last Ride

This is a picture of K-9 officer Dante. Massachusetts State Trooper Christopher Coscia, Dante’s partner for nine years, recently faced the decision to put Dante down due to pulmonary hypertension. He wrote a heartf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/One-Last-Ride/

Did Daft Punk Steal Their Act From The Earons?

(Video Link)Daft Punk has gone from an obscure helmet sporting French synth duo to Grammy award winners and a household name, but did they steal their entire gimmick from obscure 80s group The Earons?Both gro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Did-Daft-Punk-Steal-Their-Act-From-The-Earons/

The Tumbleweed Light Brings A Touch of The Old West

Is your house feeling a little too soft? Then perhaps you could add in just a little ruggedness with Jean Landry's Marfa Tumbleweed Light. Conversely, while the piece is just about as iconic of the Old West as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/tumble-light/

Bad Roads and Good Neighbors

Alabama is covered with snow. That doesn’t happen often, and neither the highway department nor local drivers were prepared for it. Redditor bat2c posted a collection of images from roads around Birmingham ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Bad-Roads-and-Good-Neighbors/

13 Facts You Might Not Know about the Movie Dune

(Image: Universal Pictures)Frank Herbert's novel Dune is one of the most respected science fiction novels of the Twentieth Century. David Lynch's 1984 film version did not acquire such acclaim. It was an e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/13-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-about-the-Movie-Dune/

Neatolinks: Gender Swapped Hobbits and Judgemental Googlers

The Perfect Cage For Your Battle Raptor (Geekosystem)Pan's Labyrinth...The Musical? (The Mary Sue)If Everyone in the Hobbit Switched Genders, It Would Look Like This (Geeks Are Sexy)What Do Google Users Think About Your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Neatolinks-Gender-Swapped-Hobbits-and-Judgemental-Googlers/

Attack On The Street by Olipop

Attack on the Street Nothing can stop the giant from getting his cookies! Sure, go ahead and laugh but watch out when the wall falls. NeatoShop artist Olipop illustrates what happens next. Visit O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Attack-On-The-Street-by-Olipop/

Adam Lister's Pixelated Watercolors from Pop Culture

Adam Lister, an artist in Beacon, New York, creates pixelated images of famous paintings, such as the Mona Lisa, and pop culture icons, such as Breaking Bad. He uses watercolors to rend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Adam-Listers-Pixelated-Watercolors-from-Pop-Culture/










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