Archive for April 19th, 2014

Poem: I Hate Poetry

A fifth-grader named Panajotis wrote a poem for a slam poetry project during an Adventures in Creative Writing field trip. He obviously hates poetry, which is surprising, because it’s a rather good poem*/st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Poem-I-Hate-Poetry/

Fun With Dick And Bruce

Dick and Bruce by djkopetBeing a superhero is part physical and part mental, but with a whole lotta imagination, and a buddy who shares in your love of superheroes, you can skip the whole training routine and go s...

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Butterfly Street Art Project - Swarm The World

Street art comes in all kinds of different shapes and sizes, but the most dynamic evolution of outlaw art is the introduction of dynamic mediums beyond paintings, posters or stencils.Yarn bombing, sculptural installation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Butterfly-Street-Art-Project-Swarm-The-World/

Symphony No. 9 Allegro con fuoco

[http://youtu.be/g10DqPbbUuw] (YouTube link)This is a music video for Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E-Minor, or at least a few minutes of it. The dancers are the K-pop dance team Waveya. Dvoř&a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Symphony-No-9-Allegro-con-fuoco/

Finally! Shopping Center Introduces Passing Lane

(Photo: Meadowhall)I'm a fast walker. When I'm moving around, I'm trying to get at my destination, not enjoy the scenery. So shopping can be a frustrating experience when I get stuck behind someone waddling down the midd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Finally-Shopping-Center-Introduces-Passing-Lane/

Game of Thrones Three-Eyed Crow

In the TV series Game of Thrones, a three-eyed crow appeared to one character in a dream. Allis Markham is a taxidermist who runs the blog Prey. She decided to make a three-eyed crow for a friend who is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Game-of-Thrones-Three-Eyed-Crow/

Beware The Claw Machine, For It Craves Children!

(Video Link)Kids and claw machines- what was once a novelty grade emergency has become an epidemic. Across the globe unsuspecting children are being swallowed up by ravenous claw machines no longer satisfied...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Beware-The-Claw-Machine-For-It-Craves-Children/

Fanesca: Ecuadorian Easter Soup

Fanesca is a traditional soup recipe for Easter in Ecuador. It is only made for Easter because the preparation is time-consuming, with a lot of ingredients, and the recipe makes a large batch. Fanesca contains a variety...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Fanesca-Ecuadorian-Easter-Soup/

Cop Posed as Amish Woman for 2 Months to Catch a Pervert

(Photo: Pulaski Township Police)There's an Amish community in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. Police say that recently, an unknown man was driving by Amish children, getting out of his car, and masturbating in front of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Cop-Posed-as-Amish-Woman-for-2-Months-to-Catch-a-Pervert/

Sensational Stories From The Bat Cave

In honor of the year-long celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, Fast Company asked some past and present Batman insiders to share remembrances of the Caped Crusader. They received anecdotes from comic book arti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Sensational-Stories-From-The-Bat-Cave/

Adventure Time's BMO Becomes a Reality

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F23A6cSraU](Video Link)BMO is a character on the cartoon Adventure Time. S/he/it (BMO's gender is either undetermined, non-existent, or non-binary depending on the fan theory you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Adventure-Times-BMO-Becomes-a-Reality/

Spoofing the Son

You would be forgiven for first thinking this is one of those “30 years later” photo recreations, but no. The phone is a giveaway. Redditor perianderson took his son’s Facebook profile picture a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Spoofing-the-Son/

Don't Be Hatin' On My Regeneratin'

They See Me Regeneratin' They Hatin' by AmdyDesignWhen those robots see me rollin', regeneratin', they always get all fired up because they hatin'! Bow ties are cool, regenerating is cool, time travelling doctors...

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11 Weird Varieties of Scotch Eggs

The Scotch egg is a delicious staple of British pub food. Traditionally, it consists of a hard boiled egg wrapped in sausage crumbs, then deep fried. One source traces it back to Eighteenth Century London (sorry, Scotlan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/11-Weird-Varieties-of-Scotch-Eggs/

The Cats of YouTube

[http://youtu.be/jf6uLMXbEn4] (YouTube link)Artist and filmmaker Richard Swarbrick drew illustrations of the most popular cat videos of the past few years and animated them to make this video. You will recognize them all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/The-Cats-of-YouTube/

An Up Dollhouse

For the past few weeks, artist James Hance (a Neatorama favorite) has been working on a dollhouse for his daughter Maddy. When she wakes up on Easter morning tomorrow, she'll find this amazingly detailed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/An-Up-Dollhouse/

Bagvertising - Creative Shopping Bag Designs

Shopping isn’t supposed to be a boring chore, it’s supposed to be fun and the whole experience should make people feel good about their purchases.Part of the retail shopping experience is branding, and a clev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Creative-Shopping-Bag-Designs/

This Week at Neatorama

Happy Easter and Happy Passover, everyone! I hope the weather is looking as good for you as it does where I live -the sun is shining, the dogwoods are blooming, and the tomato seedlings can stay outside 24 hours a day. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/This-Week-at-Neatorama-200/

Caleb Cole Wears Other People's Clothes

Photographer Caleb Cole is having a bit of an identity crisis, and he’s trying to work through it by becoming other people.His photographic journey of self discovery knows no bounds, and he’s not afraid to we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Caleb-Cole-Wears-Other-Peoples-Clothes/

Cats in Shades

[http://youtu.be/JalVHgKqBXs] (YouTube link)The Shironekoshiro cats, the most laid-back cats in the world, enjoy a little springtime outside with their fashionable sunglasses protecting their eyes. If you have a couple o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Cats-in-Shades/

3 Dev Adam: The Bizarre Turkish Film in Which Captain America and a Mexican Wrestler Fight Evil Spider-Man

The monstrous gangster Spider-Man rules the dark streets of Istanbul. Julia, Captain America's girlfriend, goes to help the police end the web slinger's menace. But when Spider-Man's henchmen capture Julia, it is up to C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/3-Dev-Adam-The-Bizarre-Turkish-Film-in-Which-Captain-America-and-a-Mexican-Wrestler-Fight-Evil-Spider-Man/

Houdini Honey Badger

[http://youtu.be/c36UNSoJenI] (YouTube link)Honey badger will not be contained! Stoffel the honey badger was raised in captivity and cannot fend for himself in the wild. He now lives at the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilita...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/19/Houdini-Honey-Badger/






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