Archive for March 19th, 2014

Amazing Near Miss: Truck Flies in Between 2 Parked Cars

Trooper Jess Hernandez of Sheriff's Office of Johnson County, Iowa is alive and unhurt. As you can see in this animated .gif, that was almost not the case. It's a selection from a video made by the dashboard camera on a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Amazing-Near-Miss-Truck-Flies-in-Between-2-Parked-Cars/

Surreal Wooden Sculptures By Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

(Video Link)Sculptors who choose to work in wood fight an uphill battle against the grain, as they try to make contours look smooth and human body parts as realistic as possible.But wood is a medium chosen be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Surreal-Wooden-Sculptures-By-Yoshitoshi-Kanemaki/

Dog Martini

(Photo: unknown)Knock back a few of these puppies, and you’ll need a hair of the dog the next morning.After he gets out of the bath, towel him off. A martini should be dry.Thanks, folks. I’ll be here all nig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Dog-Martini/

21 Mind-Blowing Now-Extinct Lifeforms

[http://youtu.be/Okmj0xxpqxM] (YouTube link)As amazing as the different species of earth are, there were so many more that are no longer with us. In some cases, that’s fortunate for us, because many were huge and p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/21-Mind-Blowing-Now-Extinct-Lifeforms/

The Best and Worst Things About US States

The Best Things About US States (embiggen) What is the best and worst things about your state? In these two maps of the United States by redditor bigafricanhat, each of the states in the nation are label...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/The-Best-and-Worst-Things-About-US-States/

These First World Rebels Know Rules Are Made To Be Broken

The people, and a few animals, that make up Bored Panda's list of 33 First-World Anarchists Who Don't Care About Your Rules aren’t what you’d normally think of as anarchists, at least not in the political sen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/These-First-World-Rebels-Know-Rules-Are-Made-To-Be-Broken/

Quadruple Amputee Soccer Player

[http://youtu.be/sUr0_5Yrsfo] (YouTube link)Jorge Dyksen is a 16-year-old high school soccer player, despite the fact that both his arms and both his legs were amputated due to a massive infection when he was only 18 mon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Quadruple-Amputee-Soccer-Player/

25 Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Star Wars

These are the Star Wars behind-the-scenes photos you're looking for. Ever since the iconic sci-fi series joined Instagram back in December 2013, the Star Wars Instagram has amassed an empire of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/25-Amazing-Behind-the-Scenes-Photos-of-Star-Wars/

A Fan Theory That Ties Frozen, Tangled, and The Little Mermaid Together

Disney’s habit of reusing artwork in its animated features, as well as the deliberate cross-promotion of characters, has led fans on internet forums to connect three stories: Tangled, Frozen, and The L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/A-Fan-Theory-That-Ties-Frozen-Tangled-and-The-Little-Mermaid-Together/

Adorable: Dalek and Weeping Angel Kids' Cosplay

The resident blogger at Attorney Work Product had a great Halloween last year. Her kids dressed up as two of the most terrifying monsters on Doctor Who. Both of them got into the destroying huma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Adorable-Dalek-and-Weeping-Angel-Kids-Cosplay/

If World War I Were a Bar Fight

Germany, Austria and Italy are standing together in the middle of a pub when Serbia bumps into Austria and spills Austria’s pint.Austria demands Serbia buy it a whole new suit because of the new beer stains on its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/If-World-War-I-Were-a-Bar-Fight/

The Joy Of Watching A Designer Sweater Slowly Unravel

(Video Link)There’s something so relaxing about watching a sweater being unraveled thread by thread, slowly being reduced back to its core material. Sweaters are really just big balls of yarn, after all, and as *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/The-Joy-Of-Watching-A-Designer-Sweater-Being-Unraveled/

LEGO Minifig Dialogue Posters

Dutch artist Vincent Vermeij, also known as Chungkong (previously at Neatorama) has a new series of art prints illustrating famous movie dialogue scenes using LEGO minifigs. Above you see Apocalypse Now and ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/LEGO-Minifig-Dialogue-Posters/

George Washington Could Swear "Like an Angel from Heaven"

(Portrait by Rembrant Peale)From his youth, George Washington made a studied effort at maintaining a public persona befitting a gentleman and a leader. He guarded his conduct carefully with particular attention to his te...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/George-Washington-Could-Swear-Like-an-Angel-from-Heaven/

When Animals Fall from the Sky

"It’s raining cats and dogs" is just an expression, and Sharknado was just a movie. But throughout history, there have been instances of animals falling from the sky. When it’s birds or insects, we a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/When-Animals-Fall-from-the-Sky/

Creepy Computer Animated Short from 1974- Hunger

(Video Link)When you think of computer animation from the mid-70s some pretty rough images probably come to mind, but Hunger might change your mind about what could be done with a computer in the 70s. *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Creepy-Computer-Animated-Short-from-1974-Hunger/

Genetically Engineered Corn Foiled by Insect Evolution

Bt corn is a kind of corn that has been modified with genes from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis to produce its own insecticide, protecting the plant from all kind of pests. Released in 1996, Bt corn is now...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Genetically-Engineered-Corn-Foiled-by-Insect-Evolution/

Music Video Starring Jim Henson's Creature Shop Creations - Little Fang

(Video Link)Hiring Jim Henson’s Creature Shop to make puppets for your music video means your video will definitely have visual appeal, and a unique look that’s hard to beat, but the question will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/A-Music-Video-Starring-Jim-Henson-Creature-Shop-Creations-Little-Fang/

Think You Know Ugly? Think Again

We know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and ugly is, too. Trying to define beauty is difficult because opinions vary so much. And it’s even harder to define ugly. British design critic and cultural comme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Think-You-Know-Ugly-Think-Again/

A Museum Dedicated to Bad Art

The Museum of Bad Art is an art museum in Somerville, Massachusetts dedicated to one theme: badly conceived and executed art. The curators have high standards for the works they display: the images must...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/A-Museum-Dedicated-to-Bad-Art/

The Canadian Zombie

[http://youtu.be/O0lEvqOfNo8] (YouTube link) We know all about Georgia zombies. A Canadian zombie is completely different. Antoine puts maple syrup on his brains before eating them! And getting an acting job isn&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/The-Canadian-Zombie/

This Cool Dome-Shaped House Only Cost $9,000 to Build and Furnish

A 500 square-foot home isn't huge, but when you live in a tropical paradise like a Thai mango plantation, you don't need much to be comfortable -especially when your tiny home even comes equipped with a small pond and a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/This-Cool-Dome-Shaped-House-Only-Cost-9000-to-Build-and-Furnish/

Bloody Good Sci-Fi Animated Short- Malaise

(Video Link)Space is the place where nobody can hear you scream, the final frontier full of strange new worlds, alien lifeforms and lots of stars, and it’s also the setting for this retro sci-fi themed short Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Bloody-Good-Sci-Fi-Animated-Short-Malaise/

Beautiful Images From Rare Books of Science and Astronomy

Giovanni Battista Riccioli, S.J., Almagestum novum, first edition, Bologna, 1651. If you're a big fan of old-timey science illustrations like me, then you're in for a big treat. Swann Auction Gall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Beautiful-Images-From-Rare-Books-of-Science-and-Astronomy/

Neatolinks: Schools You Probably Can't Get Into

Get Ready for 300: Rise of an Empire By Reading Up on 10 Awesome Female Military Leaders (The Mary Sue)15 Trenchcoats That Stole the Show in Movies (Scribol)In Case You Were Wondering, the New Star Wars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Neatolinks-Schools-You-Probably-Cant-Get-Into/

Famous Bands Recreated in LEGO Minifigs

Malaysian artist Adly Syairi Ramly builds scenes of bands you’ll recognize if you’re a fan. From the Beatles to Napalm Death, these minifigs reflect the most notable features of the musicians. Some even recre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Famous-Bands-Recreated-in-LEGO-Minifigs/

Your Favorite TV Cars as Transformers

The Delorean from Back to the Future Darren Rawlings, an animator and illustrator in Canada, imagines a world in which all TV shows and movies are spinoffs of The Transformers.Which is, of course,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/Your-Favorite-TV-Cars-as-Transformers/

What Rhymes with Niagara Falls?

[http://youtu.be/gJAKYFhYv2I] (YouTube link)Dave McKinley of WGRZ in Buffalo, New York, wrote a poem about Niagara Falls and the fact that it is not frozen. Many folks heard that it was and came out on a cold, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/What-Rhymes-with-Niagara-Falls/

George Washington Dunking on Kim Jong-Un While Lincoln Blocks Stalin

Go Team Freedom! Whup them Commies! In this painting, two American presidents work together to win the championship. Redditor I_may_be_Dead composed this image on a commission by another redditor named f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/George-Washington-Dunking-on-Kim-Jong-Un-While-Lincoln-Blocks-Stalin/




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