Archive for March 22nd, 2014

Sand Art on a Spinning Table

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOSGS9ruj4U](Video Link)It's a long video, clocking in at over 15 minutes. But you don't have to watch the whole thing--though you should. Even just a couple minutes is calming an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Sand-Art-on-a-Spinning-Table/

Alice Pop

Alice Pop by Edwoody Pop art version of Alice in Wonderland? Oh my ears and whiskers! The only thing missing from this neat design from NeatoShop artist Edwoody is the sign that says "WEAR ME."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Alice-Pop/

12 Chinese Travel Tips for Visiting America

Continuing the series of tips gleaned from guides for people traveling to America, mental_floss has posted travel tips from Chinese travel guides. It’s fun to look at ourselves through the eyes of other cultures, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/12-Chinese-Travel-Tips-for-Visiting-America/

Easter Candy Taco

Jessie Oleson, the internet’s Cakespy, names this dish a desert. But I’m in Texas, where tacos are a breakfast food, so that’s how I’ll eat mine. The taco shells are basically cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Easter-Candy-Taco/

A Penguin Obstacle

[http://youtu.be/JYXCC9o1zuw] (YouTube link)A group of Emperor penguins encounter a rope across their path. What to do? After all, they aren’t exactly high-steppers! One eventually accidentally steps on the rope an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/A-Penguin-Obstacle/

Intricate 3D Printed Artworks By Joshua Harker

The future of art lies in the third dimension, so it makes sense that 3D printers are going from simple replicators to tools for creating original works of art.Joshua Harker is leading the way into the 3D printed age of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Intricate-3D-Printed-Artworks-By-Joshua-Harker/

Dogs Are More Likely to Yawn after Hearing the Yawn of a Familiar Human Than of an Unfamiliar Human

(Photo: Lindsey Turner)We know that yawning is contagious for dogs--even across species. If you yawn, a dog near you has a greater likelihood to do the same. Karine Silva's research made that determination. But her work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Dogs-Are-More-Likely-to-Yawn-after-Hearing-the-Yawn-of-a-Familiar-Human-Than-of-an-Unfamiliar-Human/

Silhouettes and Signals

Fashion illustrator Danielle Meder gave a “live sketching lecture” in Toronto last week. The sketches and commentary are now posted online, so we can see how she illustrates a concept in very few lines. As lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Silhouettes-and-Signals/

This 4-Year-Old's Best Friend Is A Bulldog

4-year-old Harper doesn't know that she's an only child, because in her mind she's got a sister named Lola- who just happens to be a bulldog.The two are inseparable-playing dress up together, having tea parties and even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/This-4-Year-Olds-Best-Friend-Is-A-Bulldog/

A Cat and His Hammock

[http://youtu.be/bX3JXn3Ze5M] (YouTube link)Timo the ragdoll cat got a wonderful gift- a cat-sized hammock! But as anyone who’s ever received the gift of a hammock knows, it’s not easy to learn to negotiate t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/A-Cat-and-His-Hammock/

Crocheted Snail Cozy

Katie Bradley says that she has a tortaddiction. That means that she’s “addicted to caring for and rehabilitating tortoises.” She loves them so much that she crochets little cozies to keep them warm an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Crocheted-Sail-Cozy/

A Short History of the Satanic Panic

In the 1980s, a serious moral panic gripped the United States -or at least a substantial number of people in it. It seems like conspiracy paranoia now, but at the time, many were convinced that satanic cults were kidnapp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/A-Short-History-of-the-Satanic-Panic/

You Know Nothing

You Know Nothing by Donnie He may know nothing, but surely you know a great T-shirt when you see one! Like this fantastic mash up by NeatoShop artist Donnie. (And if you're constantly chilly, it's also a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/You-Know-Nothing/

Animated Short Sponsored By Absolut Vodka - Dark Noir

(Video Link)Dark Noir is an incredibly stylish animated short by Rafael Grampa that combines 2D and CGI elements into one surprisingly interesting storyline about personal daemons and the stories we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Animated-Short-Sponsored-By-Absolut-Vodka-Dark-Noir/

A Last Goodbye

The Ambulance Wish Foundation is a Dutch organization that helps bedridden terminal patients take trips they would not otherwise be able to make. Patients ask to visit their grandchildren, see museums, old homes or workp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/A-Last-Goodbye/

Punch Out Your Own Design On This DIY Lamp Shade

DIY home décor is all the rage these days, but starting from scratch often involves doing lots of research, maybe creating some sketches, and getting all the right tools together for the project.That’s what...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Punch-Out-Your-Own-Design-On-This-DIY-Lamp-Shade/

Magic for Dogs

[http://youtu.be/VEQXeLjY9ak] (YouTube link)Dogs share their thoughts in body language, and confusion can be the funniest of all emotions expressed in body language. Magician Jose Ahonen shows many different dogs a simpl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Magic-for-Dogs/

What Batman Villains Would Look Like As Sharks

Gotham City’s rogues' gallery reads like an urban jungle almanac, with cats, big apes everywhere, a killer croc, a man sized bat and the very plants themselves wreaking havoc thanks to a sinister gal named Poison I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/What-Batman-Villains-Would-Look-Like-As-Sharks/

This Week at Neatorama

It’s been an exciting week all around: St. Patricks Day, the vernal equinox, and the NCAA March Madness tournament -which continues through the first week of April. I see signs of Spring Fever: my kids want to get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/This-Week-at-Neatorama-196/

Which Pet Should You Get? A Flowchart

(Image: Caldwell Tanner)Caldwell Tanner, the cartoonist who made this flowchart, is definitely a dog person. In fact, he recently appeared in a video explaining why he and his girlfriend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Which-Pet-Should-You-Get-A-Flowchart/

Kevin Bacon Dances Footloose

[http://youtu.be/3T2FpCDlyNg] (YouTube link)Kevin Bacon made a rather impressive entrance when he was on The Tonight Show last night, dancing like he did back in the ‘80s. What else could he do, when Jimmy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Kevin-Bacon-Dances-Footloose/

$33 Million Fabergé Egg Discovered in Flea Market

(Photo: Wartski)The great jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920) made 50 ornately jeweled eggs for the nobility of Imperial Russia. A few of them have been lost to time. But one of those lost prizes has now been r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/33-Million-Faberge-Egg-Discovered-in-Flea-Market/

Brilliant Invention to Boost Men's Confidence

[http://youtu.be/9JlDaeLhPeE] (YouTube link)When you’re down and troubled and you need a helping hand, someone will invent a robotic one. This strange contraption called the Morale Raiser was unveiled in 1951 to bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/22/Brilliant-Invention-to-Boost-Mens-Confidence/




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