Archive for January 31st, 2014

The Internet Proficiency Test

Do you think you know your way around the internet pretty well? UsVsTh3m has a quiz that will test your internet savvy, netiquette, and all-around web coolness. Having spent the majority of my waking hours on the interne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/The-Internet-Proficiency-Test/

Seven Layer Dessert Dip

I don't know about you guys, but I'm a sucker for 7 layer dips -especially during football parties. In fact, since I'm not really a fan of the sport itself, that's one of the best things about the games from my perspecti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Seven-Layer-Dessert-Dip/

Color Wheel Watch

Color Wheel WatchYou have a colorful personality. Be brave. Be bold with your accessory choices. Go ahead and release your inner artist with the Color Wheel Watch from the NeatoShop. This evocative watch features the cla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Color-Wheel-Watch/

The Golden Age of Chinatown Nightclubs

While young aspiring white performers left small towns all over America to go to Hollywood to follow their dreams, young aspiring Asian performers headed to San Francisco’s Chinatown, which had a huge number of suc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/The-Golden-Age-of-Chinatown-Nightclubs/

Modern Art by the Hubble Space Telescope

Image: NASA/ESA/A. Sarajedini (University of Florida)/Judy Schmidt The Hubble Space Telescope got lost the other day, but that's okay, because we get something quite beautiful out of it. The photo ab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Modern-Art-by-the-Hubble-Space-Telescope/

Up For Whatever

[http://youtu.be/gKKVQLDYYcw] (YouTube link)The premise in this beer ad is that a random guy, Ian Rapaport, is given an out-of-this world adventure full of celebrities and weirdness, and he has no idea what will happen n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Up-For-Whatever/

Candid Photos Of Miserable Men Waiting While Their Wives Shop

Have you ever wondered why stores have those sad little chairs sitting outside the dressing rooms? These guys know, and I guess the stereotype rings true- some guys hate going shopping with their wives, and yet they're a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Instagram-Series-Features-Miserable-Men-Waiting-While-Their-Wives-Shop/

Unconscious Skydiver Rescued Mid-Air

Just seconds after leaping from the plane during a skydiving event, James Lee, 25, was accidentally hit on the back of the head by another skydiver. The blow knocked Lee unconscious and sent him hurtling 12,500 feet down...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Unconscious-Skydiver-Rescued-Mid-Air/

Vertical Glass House

(Photos: Atelier FCJZ)This innovative house was designed in 1991 by Yung Ho Chang of Atelier FCJZ, but it was built only last year in Shanghai. Tired of pesky windows that let you see outside? Now y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Vertical-Glass-House/

George Loves Tennis

[http://youtu.be/89Wh8xO1yfI] (YouTube link)George is enjoying a tennis match on TV. He loves the action, but is not too keen on the slow-motion instant replays. I can hear the thoughts in his head now: “Throw the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/George-Loves-Tennis/

When Giant Boulders Come Crashing Down

Photo: Tareom On Tuesday evening, January 21, 2014, the life of Trebo Herbert and his family was rocked when giant boulders crashed into their house in Tramin, northern Italy. A landslide di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/When-Giant-Boulders-Come-Crashing-Down/

There's Literally a River in Scotland Flowing with Whisky

(Image: CBS)Well, of course! Where you do think the Scots get the good stuff? Scotch whisky is a natural product. It comes straight out of the ground.At least, that's what I will insist on believing, despite this news st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Theres-Literally-a-River-in-Scotland-Flowing-with-Whisky/

Star Wars Themed Short Film That Takes Place Completely In The Dark

(Video Link)Don’t let those dancing Ewoks fool you- the world of Star Wars is a very dark place, full of psychic choke holds, limbs severed by lightsabers and chest exploding blaster fire.Dark Trooper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Star-Wars-Themed-Short-Film-That-Takes-Place-Completely-In-The-Dark/

Two Big Football Fans

Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellan are ready for the Super Bowl! They’ve got the appropriate jerseys for each team, and a …ball. The Tweet posted by Stewart just says “Football!” Someone ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Two-Big-Football-Fans/

Snowdogs- A Motor Powered Sled Race In Russia

You can’t really ride your choppers around in Samara, Russia during the winter, so bikers had to come up with another way to get around town- sleds powered by motorcycle engines.The tenth annual Snowdogs motor-sled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Snowdogs-A-Motor-Powered-Sled-Race-In-Russia/

These Animals Are Terrible At Hide and Seek

Peek a Boo, I see you puppy dog. But it's ok that you're terrible at hide and seek, you're still pretty gosh darned adorable and hey, at least you seem to be having fun. The same goes for you kitty -you're not exact...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/These-Animals-Are-Terrible-At-Hide-and-Seek/

Ski Vehicle for Disabled Athletes

(Photos: Fraunhofer)If you don't have the use of your legs, how would you ski competitively? Eventually, you might use this rig developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials in Freiburg, Germ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Ski-Vehicle-for-Disabled-Athletes/

The Year of the Wood Horse

Today begins the Lunar New Year festival. Happy New year! The Chinese zodiac divides years into a twelve-year cycle, each of those twelve being represented by an animal. This year is the Year of the Horse. But the zodiac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/The-Year-of-the-Wood-Horse/

I'll Be Your Sugar Daddy Coin Bag

I'll Be Your Sugar Daddy Coin BagValentine's Day is almost here. Give your sweet a cheeky treat with the I'll Be Your Sugar Daddy Coin Bag from the NeatoShop. This saucy coin purse features sequin details and the image o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Ill-Be-Your-Sugar-Daddy-Coin-Bag/

When Coffee Doesn't Work Anymore, Check Out This Extreme Hair-Raising Method to Stay Awake

When coffee doesn't work anymore, but you've got to stay up late studying for that exam, then it's time for extreme measures. That's what students at the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University did when they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/When-Coffee-Doesnt-Work-Anymore-Check-Out-This-Extreme-Hair-Raising-Method-to-Stay-Awake/

NFL Logos Get The Football Club Treatment

For whatever reason Americans as a whole haven’t embraced Association football, the football that doesn't require wearing a helmet and bulky pads, but the artists and graphic designers behind Football As Football l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/NFL-Logos-Rendered-Soccer-Style/

Frosty Eats a Raccoon

If you’ve ever wondered what snowmen eat for sustenance, this should answer the question. John Curley spotted this snowman in Cincinnati, and since the picture generated interest, went back to the house to talk wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Frosty-Eats-a-Raccoon/

Norwegian Airport Launches Dog Sled Taxi Service

(Photo: Kirkenes Snow Hotel)The Kirkenes Snow Hotel is a seasonal hotel in Kirkenes, a town on the northern edge of Norway. It's made of snow and ice, so guests basically stay in fancy igloos.Now guests can begin th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Norwegian-Airport-Launches-Dog-Sled-Taxi-Service/

Seesaws Aren't Just for Youngsters Anymore

I don't know about you guys, but I just couldn't get enough of the seesaw when I was a kid. If you still have that feeling, then you'll certainly love Louise Campbell's newest design, simply titled Seesaw. If you co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Seesaws-Arent-Just-for-Youngsters-Anymore/

Delta Airline's Totally Radical New 80s Themed Safety Video

(Video Link)Delta Airlines is taking us back to the good old days of air travel with their new 80s themed in flight safety video. It features all the typical stuff you’d expect to see in anything themed a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Delta-Airlines-Totally-Radical-New-80s-Themed-Safety-Video/

10 TV Shows That Changed The World

Have you ever been watching television and thought, "Wow, this soap opera is so good it could cause the downfall of a corrupt communist regime," or even, "I bet one day this show is going to send the first woman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/10-TV-Shows-That-Changed-The-World/

Neatolinks: Oreos, Vending Machines, Black Holes and Patrick Stewart

As if You Needed More Reasons to Love Patrick Stewart (Mental Floss)So Stephen Hawking Doesn't Believe in Black Holes (Geekologie)A Review of the New Oreo Flavors (Geekosystem)If You Think a Salad Vending Machine is Weir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Neatolinks-12/

Line The Walls Of Your Sanitarium With This Cthulhu Wallpaper

When H.P. Lovecraft was alive and busy writing his strange Cthulhu mythos related stories the face of horror was far simpler, and the wallpaper patterns were more complex.Now people aren’t really into wallpapering...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Cthulhu-Fabric-With-The-Look-Of-Old-Wallpaper/

Street Legal Little Tikes Cozy Coupe

[https://youtu.be/aqmlK6tTNzo](Video Link)The Little Tikes Cozy Coupe is a classic toy car. Engineer Jim Mariol came up with the idea for it while pushing himself around his office in his desk chair. He sold the design t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Street-Legal-Little-Tikes-Cozy-Coupe/

Ethereal Multiple Exposure Images Created By Japanese Taxi Driver

Double exposure images used to require re-threading and re-shooting the entire roll of film before developing to create a double exposure on each negative.Now, thanks to digital editing software, creating a multiple expo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/31/Ethereal-Multiple-Exposure-Photos-Of-The-Streets-Of-Japan/








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