Archive for February 21st, 2014

Nearly One Hundred Years Of Olympic Logos

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have been fraught with technical difficulties, housing problems and an overall feeling that Sochi was not prepared to host the Olympic Games despite their prideful claims.But one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Nearly-One-Hundred-Years-Of-Olympic-Logos/

Adorable Meerkat Tries Not to Fall Alseep

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IruohN8QLok](Video Link)This cute little meerkat wants to stay awake. He wants it so badly! But he's all tuckered out, presumably from too much hakuna matata.According to internet rumor, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Adorable-Meerkat-Tries-Not-to-Fall-Alseep/

Hot Malm

This is pretty weird. Malm is a line of IKEA bedroom furniture. Hot Malm is a website that presents the furniture pieces in the exact style of a porn aggregator. Oh, you’ve never been to a porn vid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Hot-Malm/

Qi Wei Fong's Animated Photo Collages

Fong Qi Wei, an artist from Singapore, is noted for his creative photography. We've previously featured his photos of exploded flowers. Now he's once again demonstrating highly original thinking by creating animated coll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Qi-Wei-Fongs-Animated-Photo-Collages/

Gotham Needs You

Alex told us about how useful it would be to name a child "Gotham" so that dad will get up and attend to him when he hears "Gotham needs you." I can’t say with any certainty whether that was the inspiration for *st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Gotham-Needs-You/

Sausage Made of Baby Poop

(Photo: Anna Jofre)Because I've got two young kids, this doesn't really freak me out. Poop is just a part of life and it gets everywhere. But in my food? I may pass on the offer, even though it kind of makes sen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Sausage-Made-of-Baby-Poop/

Famous Pop Culture Icons Re-Imagined As Cats

Kittehs rule the interwebz, and they spend all day licking themselves so they’re always camera ready. But what happens when the kitteh in question refuses to wear a Darth Vader outfit, or an Elvis wig and sunglasse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Famous-Pop-Culture-Icons-Re-Imagined-As-Cats/

Anchorman 2 Version 2.0

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues was released in theaters in December and it was a hit.  But it will soon be released again -in theaters- with 763 new and raunchier jokes replacing the original dialogue. W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Anchorman-2-Version-20/

Medieval Manuscript Appears to Show a Man Playing Air Guitar

Medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel jokes:Medieval fact you didn't know: carefully monitored competitions of playing air-guitar were held annuallyThese competitions were instituted by Bill & Ted dur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Medieval-Manuscript-Appears-to-Show-a-Man-Playing-Air-Guitar/

Wild Trees Grow Up The Side Of High-Rises In Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s greenery doesn’t feel the need to stay confined to the undeveloped areas on the outskirts of the city, the plants there are ready to move in to a penthouse apartment of their own.These highly adap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Wild-Trees-Grow-Up-The-Side-Of-High-Rises-In-Hong-Kong/

A Girl and Her Cat Sing Starship

[http://youtu.be/SXy6JElmgHU] (YouTube link)A little girl on her bicycle with a kitten in the basket sing a song that has nothing to do with anything while all kinds of stuff goes on around them. It makes no sense at all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/A-Girl-and-Her-Cat-Sing-Starship/

Train Job by Whitebison

Train Job by Whitebison Time for some thrilling heroics! And what better shirt to wear while performing said thrilling heroics than this awesome design by Whitebison? We're in love with Whitebison's marv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Train-Job-by-Whitebison/

Cheerios-Encrusted Grilled Cheese Sandwich

(Photo: Yvonne Ruperti)I love this idea! Serious Eats has a recipe for a grilled cheese sandwich that is practically a breakfast. You can make the Cheerios stick by sprinkling grated cheese over the toas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Cheerios-Encrusted-Grilled-Cheese-Sandwich/

Desert Breath

Seventeen years ago, the D.A.ST. Arteam built a huge art installation in the Sahara Desert. The project called Desert Breath is still there, and visible by satellite on Google Earth.The artwork was a collaborative effort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Desert-Breath/

Mark Hamill Outtake Photo Becomes Subject Of Reddit Photoshop Battle

Take a silly candid behind-the-scenes shot from the set of a beloved movie and post it online and you’re bound to get lots of likes, but if it’s a photo of Mark Hamill making a goofy face while dressed like L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Mark-Hamill-Outtake-Photo-Becomes-Subject-Of-Reddit-Photoshop-Battle/

Engineers Hold Duct Tape Contest

(Photo: Ellen M. Blalock/Syracuse.com)If you give engineers duct tape and free time, this is what happens. To celebrate National Engineers Week, engineers at a Lockheed Martin facility in Liverpool,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Engineers-Hold-Duct-Tape-Contest/

Ten-year-old Norwegian Joyrider Does It Again

A 10-year-old boy from Dokka, Norway, was in the news last week when he drove his parents’ car several miles from home with his 18-month-old sister along. He had snuck out while the family was asleep. He drove into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Ten-year-old-Norwegian-Joyrider-Does-It-Again/

Should California be Split Into Six?

Is California too large to be governed? Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper thought so, that's why he proposed to split the Golden State into six separate states. "California as it is is ungo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Should-California-be-Split-Into-Six/

Selling Girl Scout Cookies Outside a Cannabis Clinic

In a genius marketing move, 13-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei, with her mom’s help, set up a cookie stand outside a medical marijuana clinic in San Francisco. The sidewalk in front of the Green Cross turn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Selling-Girl-Scout-Cookies-Outside-a-Cannabis-Clinic/

A DIY Clock That Writes Out The Time

(Video Link)Sitting around watching the clock tick off the seconds, and minutes, and hours of your life is enough to drive anyone crazy, but a clock that writes out the time minute by minute is simply mesmeri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/A-DIY-Clock-That-Writes-Out-The-Time/

The Best Geek Nurseries

Even if you don't have a baby or plan on having one sometime soon, you can still appreciate the clever designs of well-themed nurseries -especially when they involve geek themes like the ones featured on our newest Homes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/The-Best-Geek-Nurseries/

Thunderstruck by 2CELLOS

[http://youtu.be/uT3SBzmDxGk] (YouTube link)It’s gotten to the point that when I see two guys with cellos, I know it’s going to be some outrageous rock ’n’ roll. These guys are Croatian cellists L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Thunderstruck-by-2CELLOS/

Neatolinks: Grilled Cheese and Mayonnaise? Why Not?

What Do Army Rations From Around the World Look Like? (Foodbeast)Grilled Cheese Grilled in Mayo is Apparently Wonderful (The Consumerist)So Iron Man Destroyed Over $5.86 Million in Cars (Jalopnik)So Teachers in Florida C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Neatolinks-16/

10 Gloriously Underhanded Sports Tactics

There's a difference between being underhanded and cheating. Cheating is unimaginative, brutish, and plain. Underhandedness, on the under hand, requires a certain moustache-twirling panache—a boldness that be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/10-Gloriously-Underhanded-Sports-Tactics/

Fine Wine Made by Prisoners

(Photo: Gorgona)Gorgona is a small Italian island in the Ligurian Sea. It's a lovely place with scenic rocky cliffs and abundant sea birds. It's also home to a prison with some of Italy's most savage criminals. 50 inmate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Fine-Wine-Made-by-Prisoners/

Cats Chasing Dogs Compilation

[http://youtu.be/aPR-jbrDPc8] (YouTube link)Is it a sign of the End Times? No, cats chasing dogs is more common than we were brought up to think, after years of watching cartoons that assumed dogs always chase cats. I th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Cats-Chasing-Dogs-Compilation/

Vonnegut's The Shapes of Stories: All Stories Ever Told Can Be Described in These 8 Simple Graphs

In 1947, Kurt Vonnegut, then an anthropology student at the University of Chicago, wanted to write a master's thesis about how basically how every story ever told in history can be described. Vonnegut has a theory that e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Vonneguts-The-Shapes-of-Stories-All-Stories-Ever-Told-Can-Be-Described-in-These-8-Simple-Graphs/

Deadpool in a Wedding Gown

(Image: unknown)The Merc with a Mouth is bouncing off the walls with joy because he's getting married today! Hush now, Deadpool. The lucky bride/groom/sword doesn't know yet, so calm down.-via Fashionably GeekUDP...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Deadpool-in-a-Wedding-Gown/

28 Cringe-Worthy Vintage Product Endorsements

Now, who was it that thought it would be a good idea to portray Doris Day as a steamroller operator? It says right there that the International Harvester Series 56 is the only road roller endorsed by Do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/28-Cringe-Worthy-Vintage-Product-Endorsements/
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