Archive for March 16th, 2014

Soviet Hobbit Illustrations

A 1976 edition of The Hobbit published in the Soviet Union has illustrations by M. Belomlinskij. They reflect the style of the time, although they also somewhat resemble woodcuts. Of course, you are familiar eno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Soviet-Hobbit-Illustrations/

A Neighborly Samurai

Totosamurai by Theduc The way of the neighborly samurai is always to dress up nice. Thankfully, NeatoShop artist Theduc has made this easy with this neat Totosamurai design. Vis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/A-Neighborly-Samurai/

The Third Raptor

(Jesse Cline/Calm Blue Oceans)Why, raptor? Because your friends are really cold-blooded, that's why. Once they got their claws on the tubs of frozen eclairs, they didn't need you anymore. Enjoy your earl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/The-Third-Raptor/

The Wolf Of UL Students' Union

[http://youtu.be/PuG2pUR7z7E] (YouTube link)Tommy Bolger ran for President of the Students’ Union at the University of Limerick. And he won! His campaign video, produced by Michael Boyle, probably had something to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/The-Wolf-Of-UL-Students-Union/

Adorable Images Of Animals Caught Mid-Yawn

(Image Via Reddit)(Image Via The Luxury Spot)It’s a little known fact that animals have a lot of the same bodily functions as humans- they cough, fart, and sneeze, and if something isn’t sitting right in thei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Photos-Of-Animals-Caught-Mid-Yawn/

15 Delightful Facts About Saint Patrick’s Day

We’ll all being wearing green on Monday for St. Patricks Day, but how much do you really know about the holiday? It’s both a religious and national holiday in Ireland, revolving around the evangelist who conv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/15-Delightful-Facts-About-Saint-Patricks-Day/

You'd Never Guess What This 16-Year-Old Teenager Couldn't Buy At The Supermarket

The answer is: teaspoons. That's right, a pack of teaspoon. Yvette Whelan was frustrated that his stepson Liam and his brother kept on losing her teaspoons, so she sent him to a local market to buy a pack of teasp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Youd-Never-Guess-What-This-16-Year-Old-Teenager-Couldnt-Buy-At-The-Supermarket/

Dying the Chicago River Green for St. Patricks Day

[http://youtu.be/j2tkTB65aog] (YouTube link)Every year, the Chicago River is dyed green for the St. Patricks Day parade. This time-lapse video taken yesterday may seem like it’s in black-and-white at first, but tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Dying-the-Chicago-River-Green-for-St-Patricks-Day/

Star Trek Foods for Every Occasion

Chris-Rachael Oseland, the Kitchen Overlord, specializes in preparing geeky foods, from Wonder Woman potatoes to Alien facehugger eggs. She often does thematic weeks focused on particular franchises, such as the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Star-Trek-Foods-for-Every-Occasion/

Functionally Obsolete

They may say it’s "functionally obsolete,' but I’d call it an ex-bridge. As in, no longer a bridge. It’s expired. It is no more. It has ceased to exist.  -via Bad Newspaper bridge, obsolete, bridge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Functionally-Obsolete/

Rare Photos From The Rothschild Illuminati Ball In 1972

The Rothschilds are one of the wealthiest families in the world, and they were known for throwing wicked costume parties back in the day, with only the most famous and distinguished guests in attendance.However, very few...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Rare-Photos-From-The-Rothschild-Illuminati-Ball-In-1972/

Watch a Broken Fire Hydrant Lift a Car off the Ground

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFBjfG4dRQs](Video Link)Early in the morning of Nov. 1, 2011, a car ran into and over a fire hydrant in San Diego. The pressure from the erupting water line kept the back end of a Toyota C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Watch-a-Broken-Fire-Hydrant-Lift-a-Car-off-the-Ground/

We're All Stories In The End

Stories by AmdyDesign 'Cause it was, you know, it was the best. Now this is a T-shirt design worth going back in time. NeatoShop artist AmdyDesign takes one of our favorite sci-fi quotes a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Were-All-Stories-In-The-End/

Fox Kit Rescued from Can

[http://youtu.be/Tb7pv1iytug] (YouTube link)You’ve seen videos of animals with their faces stuck in food cans and other containers many times. What makes this one different is how tiny this fox kit is, and how ador...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Fox-Kit-Rescued-from-Can/

A Collection Of Men's Hairstyles From The 1970s

(Video Link)People made some bad style choices in the 1970s- leisure suits, Earth shoes, zippered and belted jumpsuits, and lemon yellow polyester slacks all come to mind as fairly common fashions that were f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/A-Collection-Of-Mens-Hairstyles-From-The-1970s/

Pygmy Tyrannosaur Found in Arctic

A new dinosaur that was a small but close relative of T. rex has been found in Alaska, of all places. Nanuqsaurus hoglundi was only about 20 feet long (shown in blue in the above graph) and lived about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Pygmy-Tyrannosaur-Found-in-Arctic/

B-Roll Footage From The Muppets Most Wanted

(Video Link)The Muppets Most Wanted is about to hit theaters, treating legions of puppet loving people to a new big screen adventure starring their favorite fleece covered friends.Filming an epic movie like ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/B-Roll-Clips-From-The-Muppets-Most-Wanted/

Goodnight Clock

Goodnight Moon, written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd, has been a bedtime staple for over 50 years. What the authors did not expect when the book was published in 1947 was that the inter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Goodnight-Clock/

Steve McCurry's Photographic Vision Of Ethiopia

Photographer Steve McCurry has an epic vision which he has been happily sharing with the world for over 30 years, and his knack for revealing the heart and soul of his subjects makes him the perfect person to call when y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Steve-McCurrys-Photographic-Vision-Of-Ethiopia/

Voice Recognition Failure

[http://youtu.be/NmWRhhvf60Y] (YouTube link)Markus Johansen is Norwegian, but he is speaking English in this Audi, which is either a  rental car or a demo. The car speaks English but has a definite problem with acce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Voice-Recognition-Failure/

Chris Ahalt's Amazing Glass Animals

They look like balloons, but these animals are actually made of blown glass. Chris Ahalt, an artist in Minnesota, made them. They're held aloft with wire. The sculptures sway slightly in order to simulat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Chris-Ahalts-Amazing-Glass-Animals/

Apocalypse Not Scheduled for This Week After All

In case you’ve received frightening email forwards about an asteroid impact on March 21st, or you’ve seen alarmist headlines like “Asteroid hurtles toward Earth,” you should know that there’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Apocalypse-Not-Scheduled-for-This-Week-After-All/

The International Sounds of Eating

Though the internet's own "Om nom nom nom" is inexplicably missing, this nifty comic of the International Sounds of Eating by James Chapman of Champmangamo (previously on Neatorama) is still pure bloggi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/The-International-Sounds-of-Eating/
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