Archive for March 27th, 2014

Fire Drill Engagement

[http://youtu.be/VAvnF7jsD2A] (YouTube link)When a firefighter loves a teacher, he just does what he’s gotta do. Justin Deierling and his buddies at the fire department in Greentown, Ohio, arranged for the local sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Fire-Drill-Engagement/

Little Red Riding Hood Is a Jerk

(Chris Hallbeck/Maximumble)Yes, the Big Bad Wolf is the villain of the story, but only because he's just a bit worse than that little brat. She's come all this way just for the pleasure of insulting her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Little-Red-Riding-Hood-Is-a-Jerk/

Bank Error Put $31,000 into Teenager’s Account

First Citizens Bank in Hull, Georgia, has several account holders with the same name. But instead of double checking account numbers, they deposited one man’s $31,000 into the account of an 18-year-old with the sam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Bank-Error-Put-31000-into-Teenagers-Account/

Bane Cat Was Born in the Darkness, Molded by It

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ywjpbThDpE](Video Link)Calm down, cat owner. Now's not the time for fear. That comes later. Bane Cat will destroy your house. Then, when he is done and your house is in ashes, you will ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Bane-Cat-Was-Born-in-the-Darkness-Molded-by-It/

Obie the Tiger

Obie is a full-grown tiger who lives at Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat in Wisconsin. According to his veterinarian, redditor 4CatDoc, he was taken from a drug dealer when he was just a cub.Obi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Obie-the-Tiger/

Wu-Tang Clan Takes a Novel Approach to Selling Records By Producing Only 1 Copy of an Album

(Photo: The Come Up Show)Since 1992, the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan has sold millions upon millions of copies of its musical albums. But the way that people access music has changed a lot since 1992, so the group is adap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Wu-Tang-Clan-Takes-a-Novel-Approach-to-Selling-Records-By-Producing-Only-1-Copy-of-an-Album/

Mousetrap Chain Reaction in Slow-Motion

[http://youtu.be/tO7LIRhGbfo] (YouTube link)The Slow Mo Guys set up a chain of 150 mousetraps, and set them off manually. Dan doesn’t even have time to withdraw his hands an inch before they all go off! Luckily, on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Mousetrap-Chain-Reaction-in-Slow-Motion/

Watch This Bridge Collapse with a Single Touch by an Excavator

A skilled excavator driver has the hands of a surgeon and the soul of a classical pianist. S/he can do amazing things, like pushing a stalled truck or lighting a cigarette. This video allegedly shows one destroying a bri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Watch-This-Bridge-Collapse-with-a-Single-Touch-by-an-Excavator/

Little Nightmares

Little Nightmares by Warbucks Design Aw, lil' babies are so cute - even characters that'll grow up to be nightmares. Grab yours while they're cute! NeatoShop artist Warbucks Design illustrates how you ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Little-Nightmares/

Monster Under the Bed

This is a wonderful way to turn a negative into a positive! Parents get the idea sooner or later that making light of a situation does more long-term good than sympathy. Turning monsters into a cause for celebration goes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Monster-Under-the-Bed/

A Stomach Churning Series Of Photographs

The best way to see what lies inside your stomach is to get a scalpel and split yourself wide open, or shrink a ship full of photographers down to the size of a pill and swallow them whole.But the best way to see what yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/A-Stomach-Churning-Series-Of-Photographs/

Woman is Launch Pad for Baby Goats

[http://youtu.be/ZVNeCXdpMVc] (YouTube link)A woman in a goat pen just wanted to watch and pet the kids. But they discovered she is perfect for climbing and jumping off! We just hope she managed to escape without too man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Woman-is-Launch-Pad-for-Baby-Goats/

Photographer Captures The Strange World Of Creative Dog Grooming

The world of creative dog grooming revolves around color usage, contour shapes, and other design principles that feel right at home in print but are hard to imagine seeing on your pet.Paul Nathan is a fashion photographe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Photographer-Captures-The-Strange-World-Of-Creative-Dog-Grooming/

The Happy Trombone Loop

[http://youtu.be/ZxODzxY6AvI] (YouTube link)Christopher Bill, a 21-year-old student at the Purchase Conservatory of Music, not only performs Pharrell William’s “Happy,” but also demonstrates the magic o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/The-Happy-Trombone-Loop/

This Elevator Is a Pneumatic Tube That Shoots You Through Your Home

(Photo: Dayton Elevator)The company that manufactures it, however, would like to stress that it moves slowly and lacks the speed of a pneumatic tube at a drive-through bank or pharmacy. And the company emphasize...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/This-Elevator-Is-a-Pneumatic-Tube-That-Shoots-You-Through-Your-Home/

He Thought He Was Superman

Christopher Reeves was arrested in Utah for DUI and drug charges. He was wearing a Superman shirt at the time.  The 33-year-old Reeves (seen in the above mug shot) was allegedly speeding and driving erratically arou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/He-Thought-He-Was-Superman/

Every Spider-Man Ever Will Appear In Upcoming Series Event

No other superhero has had as many imitators, incarnations or variations as that wisecracking webhead Spider-Man, and even though it’s hard to keep track of all the men and women who have donned the Spidey suit it&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Every-Spider-Man-Ever-Will-Appear-In-Upcoming-Series-Event/

Rescued Dog is Grateful

[http://youtu.be/H8ol7ojcRU8] (YouTube link)A dog became trapped in a concrete-walled waterway in Romania. We don’t know how long he was there before two men hauled him out, but it was long enough for the dog to re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Rescued-Dog-is-Grateful/

This Clock Automatically Writes the Time on an Etch A Sketch

This ingenious clock by Instructables member dodgey99 turns the knobs on an Etch A Sketch to write the time, then flips over to erase the markings and update.First, he adapted a pre-existing body of code...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/This-Clock-Automatically-Writes-the-Time-on-an-Etch-A-Sketch/

ASCII Time Machine

ASCII Time Machine by Wirdou Wibbly wobbly timey wimey looks better in the proper character-encoding scheme! Make sure your time travel adheres to the 128-character standard as illustrated by NeatoShop a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/ASCII-Time-Machine/

North Korean Students Must Get Kim’s Haircut

North Korea has rolled out a new edict, stipulating that male college students must wear their hair like Glorious Leader Kim Jong-un. It appears that Kim wants to be a trend-setter, and he has the clout to make it so. Bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/North-Korean-Students-Must-Get-Kims-Haircut/

PBS Off Book Examines The Rise Of Video Game Economies

(Video Link)The billion dollar virtual economies created by massively multiplayer online video games are something very few people saw coming in the 80s, when video games were just beginning to hold their own a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/PBS-Off-Book-Examines-The-Rise-Of-Video-Game-Economies/

What Is It? game 320

It's once again time for our collaboration with the wonderfully entertaining What Is It? Blog. Do you know what the pictured item is? Can you make up something wonderfully wacky? That's what we're looking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/What-Is-It-game-320/

A Light to Maximize Your Space

Do you use the space in your corners -especially the corner where the ceiling meets the wall? Most of us don't, but designer Tuomas Auvine found a clever way to let us use that space with his fashionable and to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/A-Light-to-Maximize-Your-Space/

Mini-Doc About South African Train Surfers - Staff Riding

(Video Link)When the railroad cars come roaring into towns in South Africa some of the locals see it as an opportunity to take a ride and advance the dangerous sport of train surfing.Marc Casino’s mini-doc Staf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Mini-Doc-About-South-African-Train-Surfers-Staff-Riding/

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Three of the five Earp brothers- Wyatt, Virgil and James, arrived in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/The-Gunfight-at-the-OK-Corral/

Win SIX Free NeatoShop Tees of Your Choice!

Hey gang, want to win SIX free tees from the NeatoShop? All you have to do is like the NeatoShop Facebook page and tell us the name of your favorite design (like the Batnoir pictured) in the comments for this FB post.&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Win-SIX-Free-NeatoShop-Tees-of-Your-Choice/

A Terrifying Robot That Will Gyrate Her Way Into Your Nightmares

(Video Link)Robots can build cars, take a spin on Mars and generally do some pretty cool stuff, but are we already running out of ideas for uses?You might assume that if you saw this gyrating robot dancer doi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/A-Terrifying-Robot-That-Will-Gyrate-Her-Way-Into-Your-Nightmares/

10 Fantastically Awful Retro Toys

(Photo: eBay seller scratch-x) This is a great idea! If there’s one thing we need to teach young children, it’s the importance of rooting around medicine cabinets and experimenting. What could possibly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/10-Fantastically-Awful-Retro-Toys/

Emma and Cinnamon

[http://youtu.be/LZmIkHvGEfs] (YouTube link)Emma is leading her horse, Cinnamon. Emma was two years old when this video was recorded, but she’s already on her way to being a real horsewoman. Cinnamon is a very gent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/27/Emma-and-Cinnamon/










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