Archive for March 31st, 2014

ASPCA Vans Cat Shoes

Vans is collaborating with the ASPCA to bring you these shoes in the classic Vans shape printed with cats all over! There’s also a high-top style with cats. and other items in the fashion line, such as hats, backpa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/ASPCA-Vans-Cat-Shoes/

Hilarious Anti-Rob Ford Campaign Posters

Things are getting mighty strange in the election to choose Toronto's next mayor, and a group calling themselves No Ford Nation have created a delightfully comical smear campaign with ads that feature fake candidates cla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Hilarious-Anti-Rob-Ford-Campaign-Posters/

The Walking House

[http://youtu.be/gQY5mhGyptg] (YouTube link)A walking house? Seriously, that’s what it looks like with all those legs underneath! About 80 guys in Spartanburg, Pennsylvania, just pick up a house and move it to its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/The-Walking-House/

This Enormous Globe Is Made of Individually Painted Matchsticks

Sculptor Andy Yoder spent 2 years painting and assembling this enormous sculpture. His son recently posted photos of it on reddit. You can view them all here. It has a foam, plywood, and cardboard f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/This-Enormous-Globe-Is-Made-of-Individually-Painted-Matchsticks/

Remembering TV Theme Songs

[http://youtu.be/SmeTCuasBhU] (YouTube link)He knows the theme songs to all the classic sitcoms, but not exactly the way you recall them. If he wrong, or does he just have a better idea? If you had asked me, I wouldn&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Remembering-TV-Theme-Songs/

The Hand Stitched Sculptures Of Cyril Le Van

Art often attempts to initiate a conversation between the viewer and the viewed work, gently toying with their sense of what is real and what is merely artistic representation.Cyril Le Van initiates this sense of wonder...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/The-Hand-Stitched-Sculptures-Of-Cyril-Le-Van/

This Awesome Cafe Looks Like a Giant Camera

(Photos: Cafe Dreamy)From the outside, it looks like a huge Rolleiflex camera. Inside, it's filled with vintage cameras. If you're a shutterbug, this is the cafe for you. A camera enthusiast built it 6 miles east of Seou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/This-Cafe-Looks-Like-a-Giant-Camera/

This Adventure Time Neck Pillow Is the Best Friend of Any Surviving Human

The super stretchy Jake the Dog can morph into any form, including a soft neck pillow. That's how Etsy seller Felicia Rose imagines him. Jake is a great warrior and evidently a good boyfriend to Lady Rai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/This-Adventure-Time-Neck-Pillow-Is-the-Best-Friend-of-Any-Surviving-Human/

This Isn't A Painting, It's A CGI Masterpiece

(Video Link)The computer has become a powerful tool for the artist over the last twenty years, and CGI has reached a level of realism that makes it possible to bring anything you can imagine to life, but digital artists...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/This-Isnt-A-Painting-Its-A-CGI-Masterpiece/

Baseball Scoreboard Proposals

Today is Opening Day for the 2014 MLB season, and that means that tickets will be sold across the country, and all eyes will be on the scoreboard, at least off and on, throughout the day. Some of those scoreboards will b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Baseball-Scoreboard-Proposals/

Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s?

A new Trader Joe’s store has opened in Washington, D.C. in the same neighborhood as an existing Whole Foods. This is causing some confusion in the area, so Dan Zak designed a helpful flow chart for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Whole-Foods-or-Trader-Joes/

27 Fun Facts About Fun

[http://youtu.be/aXFIKTntclY] (YouTube link)John Green brings us an early mental_floss video this week, all about fun. Learn new fun facts about games, sports, toys, vacations, theme parks, and other recreational activit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/27-Fun-Facts-About-Fun/

The Colorful Crayon Works Of Diem Chau

Artist Diem Chau was one of those kids who didn’t particularly enjoy coloring during arts and crafts time in school, because he clearly preferred to use crayons as a sculptural medium.Diem sculpts miniature scenes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/The-Colorful-Crayon-Works-Of-Diem-Chau/

How To Cook Restaurant Quality Pasta

Want a noodle with your olive oil? Doghouse Dairies advises that if your pasta gets too cool, you can always warm it up with some boiled olive oil. This may remind you of a particular chain restaurant or two. Better to s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/How-To-Cook-Restaurant-Quality-Pasta/

21 Cool Pieces of Quentin Tarantino Fan Art

Did you know Quentin Tarantino’s birthday was last week? While we’re a little late to the party, we couldn’t miss the chance to honor one of the most celebrated directors of our time, so here’s a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/21-Cool-Pieces-of-Quentin-Tarantino-Fan-Art/

Nathan Shields’ Pancakes

[http://youtu.be/uSFMjwvCrkE] (YouTube link)We’ve shown you many of the fantastically artful pancakes created by Nathan Shields. Now we get to see him at work! Watch how Shields make pancakes with his kids Gryphon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Nathan-Shields-Pancakes/

Is This What The Muppets Would Look Like As Humans?

The Muppets are (arguably) the most famous puppet troupe in the world, and their fans like them fleece and foamy with their original, iconic look and style.But since many of the characters are humanoids, and their distin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Is-This-What-The-Muppets-Would-Look-Like-As-Humans/

Whodunit: The Dying Clue

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Jonah Bixby, a twelve-year-old crime solver and son of a police detective. Can you solve the crime?(image credit: Flickr user Atavic Art) Detective Car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Whodunit-The-Dying-Clue/

Gundam Tombstone

Images of this mysterious statue are circulating the internet. It appears to be a huge stone sculpture of a Gundam from the anime franchise of the same name. It lies next to traditional gave markers at a tomb-making busi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Gundam-Tombstone/

Sweded Coverage of the Florida-Dayton Game

[http://youtu.be/dvBYYp3BrLo] (YouTube link)You are in charge of reporting sports at the TV station, and your local team has just won a game that puts them in the Final Four of the March Madness basketball tournament. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Sweded-Coverage-of-the-Florida-Dayton-Game/

Papercraft Versions Of Classic NES Games

Paper art comes in all shapes, sizes, and degrees of complexity, but for my money the most fun papercraft creations are based on video games.Artist and avid gamer Steph Caskenette has created a series of papercraft artwo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Papercraft-Versions-Of-Classic-NES-Games/

Drop Bears Trailer

[http://youtu.be/CpueTOCRrxc] (YouTube link)This is just what we need- a movie about the horror of drop bears! Or maybe, it’s just what SyFy needs for their next legendary over-the-top monster flick. And since they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Drop-Bears-Trailer/

Make Your Own Beautiful Fire Pit Swing Set

What's the coolest thing about this swing set? It's not that it's by a slow-moving creek, it's not even that it has a great fire pit in the middle. The best thing about this design is that you can build it yourself. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Make-Your-Own-Beautiful-Fire-Pit-Swing-Set/

Pranklopedia: The Funniest, Grossest, Craziest, Not-mean Pranks on the Planet

We are happy to present an excerpt from the book Pranklopedia by Julie Winterbottom -just in time for April Fools Day! Pranklopedia has step-by-step instructions for 70 different pranks of all kinds for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Prankopedia/

Ultimate Pokemon Pet Cosplay - Umbreon Dog

When people say they’re doing a bit of Pokemon cosplay with their dog they usually just dye them different colors, or strap some ill fitting scraps of fabric on them and call it a day.But this lucky(?) dog got to c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Ultimate-Pet-Cosplay-Umbreon-Dog/

The Beauty of a Deformed Frog

Brandon Ballengée is an “artist-biologist-environmental activist.” He has been studying the increasing instances of deformed frogs, particularly those with extra limbs, which are seem more now than sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/The-Beauty-of-a-Deformed-Frog/

These Motorized Shoes Are Designed to Keep You from Falling

When elderly people fall, the consequences are often disastrous. B-Shoe Technologies, an Israeli start-up company, has developed a shoe that it claims will reduce the incidence of falling.When it detects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/These-Motorized-Shoes-Are-Designed-to-Keep-You-from-Falling/

The Most Expensive Burgers in America

You have to wonder why a restaurant would offer a super-expensive hamburger, when a $5 burger on a real plate is gourmet food to most Americans. One reason is the publicity it brings, and the other reason is that some pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/The-Most-Expensive-Burgers-in-America/

Tom And Jerry Short Remade With CGI Anime Girls

(Video Link)Classic animated series like Tom & Jerry are often studied by animation students so they have a better understanding about timing, staging, and character animation.The short in this particular...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/31/Tom-And-Jerry-Short-Remade-With-Anime-Girls/






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