Archive for April 24th, 2014

Dolphins Scare a Shark Away from a Swimming Human

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ohsg1XI6KdI](Video Link)Adam Walker is an open water adventure swimmer. That means that he swims long distances in ocean waters that are often hazardous for humans.Recently, he swam across...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Dolphins-Scare-a-Shark-Away-from-a-Swimming-Human/

Squatting in a Skyscraper

The Centro Financiero Confinanzas is a high-rise office building in Caracas, Venezuela. Or, it would have been, if they’d ever finished construction. Instead, the project went belly-up in 1994 and the 45-story towe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Squatting-in-a-Skyscraper/

This Heartbreaking Dog Monologue is Oscar Quality

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ja37HWc9n7g](Video Link)At the beginning, it seems like Gabe is just barking. But this is actually how a master thespian builds tension in the audience. Watch him deliver a monologue that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/This-Heartbreaking-Dog-Monologue-is-Oscar-Quality/

20 Things You Might Not Know About E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

The first time I ever saw Reece’s Pieces was in a theater lobby that was showing E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. I bought some, and was eating them when they appeared in the film. What a genius product placeme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/20-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-ET-the-Extra-Terrestrial/

The Wonut Is a Waffle Donut

(Photos: Waffle Cafe)Mad culinary scientists are feverishly at work, advancing the dark and dangerous frontiers of dessert science. First, they devised the cronut--a cross between the donut and the croissant. Next came t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/The-Wonut-Is-a-Waffle-Donut/

Will the Private Market for Dinosaur Bones Destroy Us All?

Are dinosaur fossils a national resource for research and education, or do they belong to those who own the land they are found on -or who buy them from the owners? Part of the problem is the desirability of dinosaur fos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Will-the-Private-Market-for-Dinosaur-Bones-Destroy-Us-All/

Preview The Masaaki Yuasa Directed Episode Of Adventure Time

(Video Link)Adventure Time is a brilliant cartoon show in so many ways- it introduces new audiences to old school animation style, it features a world full of adventure that provides a nearly limitle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Preview-Masaaki-Yuasa-Directed-Episode-Of-Adventure-Time/

Dogs Annoying Cats with Their Friendship

(video link)Dogs want so bad to be friends, but you know how standoffish cats can be. Underneath it all, cats want to be friends, too. They just want to be cool about it. -via Daily Picks and Flicks dogs and cats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Dogs-Annoying-Cats-with-Their-Friendship/

Wouldn't You Like To Be Tawookie Too?

Tawookie Suit by BaardeiWhat's Mario's favorite weapon against the dark side? A Tawookie Suit, of course, with snap on fangs and signature crossbow type weapon sure to turn make those clones go from stormtroopers to shy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Wouldnt-You-Like-To-Be-Tawookie-Too/

Adopting a Child Is Like Breast Augmentation

[http://vimeo.com/92651492](Video Link)Jesse Butterworth is the lead pastor of Rain City Church in Bellevue, Washington. He has 3 children. 2 of them are biologically his and 1 is adopted. Sometimes people ask incredibly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Adopting-a-Child-Is-Like-Breast-Augmentation/

Raw Tuna and Other Wild Parfaits from Japan

(Photo: Tokimeki Rukuki)Japan is hardcore about its frozen desserts. We've previously seen a parfait that is topped with not a cherry, but an entire slice of cake. Other Japanese parfaits are even more extreme, such as t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Raw-Tuna-and-Other-Wild-Parfaits-from-Japan/

Ellen's Appearance on Game of Thrones

[http://youtu.be/rgk_07aZ5FA] (YouTube link)Ellen Degeneres returns to her standup roots for a guest appearance on the HBO show Game of Thrones. She plays -what else- the court jester. Despite what she tells you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Ellens-Appearance-on-Game-of-Thrones/

Fun Custom Furniture Pieces By Straight Line Designs

Whimsical home furnishings abound these days, but furniture design is still generally kept on the straight and narrow, functional without being too outlandish looking.Straight Line Designs creates one-of-a-kind furniture...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Fun-Custom-Furniture-Pieces-By-Straight-Line-Designs/

Becoming Sumo

[http://vimeo.com/89936009] (vimeo link)Abdelrahman Shalan is the first professional sumo wrestler from Africa, or the Middle East. Born in Egypt, he left his family at age 16 to live and train in Japan. He is now known...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Becoming-Sumo/

Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

(Image Via Lo Siento Studio)(Image Via Cecilia Uhr)Sometimes all it takes to sell a product is a clever name, a likeable mascot or an eye-catching package design.Consumers often decide to purchase products they don't nor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/25-Creative-Package-Designs-That-Practically-Sell-Themselves/

Firefighter Having a Bit of Trouble

[http://youtu.be/GC3KY4czDxs] (YouTube link)The original title on this video is “Firefighter on a ladder having a bad day on a slippery truck…” But honestly, he’s a firefighter. Any day you fight...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Firefighter-Having-a-Bit-of-Trouble/

Dog Testifies in French Murder Case

(Cell Phone Reception t-shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop)Be good to your pets. They may finger your killer someday. At least, that's what one attorney in a French murder case hoped. He called to the courtroom witness s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Dog-Testifies-in-French-Murder-Case/

How Sloths Breathe Upside-down

Sloths spend a lot of time hanging from tree branches, often upside-down. In other animals, this would cause the liver and intestines to press down on the lungs and make breathing difficult. But sloths have developed the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/How-Sloths-Breathe-Upside-down/

A Time-Lapse Stop Motion Trip Around The City Of Light

(Video Link)The City of Light is full of so much beauty that it has to be seen in person to be fully appreciated, but this time lapse stop motion short by Mayeul Akpovi called Paris In Motion Part 4 does a great job of s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/A-Time-Lapse-Stop-Motion-Trip-Around-The-City-Of-Light/

A Magical Kingdom For Mutants

Mutant Academy by Warbucks DesignWhen the gates of this magical kingdom of learning open for you it's time to channel your powers and embrace your mutant heritage, or you can X it all out of your mind and go rogue.The l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/A-Magical-Kingdom-For-Mutants/

Nip Vann: Outlaw on the Big Screen

Napoleon Blackstone “Nip” Vann had a dramatic life both on and off screen. He worked in traveling Wild West shows and early Western silent films, along with Tom Mix and other notables. But something went wron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Nip-Vann-Outlaw-on-the-Big-Screen/

The Fifth Element - 8-Bit Cinema Edition

(Video Link)Cult classic sci-fi flick The Fifth Element is beloved by fans for its original sense of humor, vibrant characters, and truly unique twist on the sci-fi genre, but when TFE gets an 8-bit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/The-Fifth-Element-8-Bit-Cinema-Edition/

What Is It? game 324

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 totally wacky? That's what we're looking for:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/What-Is-It-game-324/

Hilarious Israeli Airline Safety Video

(Video Link)When you take a flight your life is in the hands of the airline, the pilots and the onboard staff, and normally you trust that they are going to get you where you need to go safe and sound.Safety...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Hilarious-Israeli-Airline-Safety-Video/

The Beautiful Bond University Architecture Building

Most colleges try to have some impressively beautiful buildings, but if there's one department that really needs a stunning home, it's the architecture department -and the new design at Bond University of Queen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/The-Beautiful-Bond-University-Architecture-Building/

11 Facts You May Not Know About George Clooney

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.George Clooney is considered "the last true movie star" by some. With classic go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/11-Facts-You-May-Not-Know-About-George-Clooney/

Star Wars - Bad Foley Edition

(Video Link)Star Wars is one of the most beloved sci-fi franchises of all time, and both the special effects and the movie soundtracks still hold up decades later.A big part of the original trilogy’s ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Star-Wars-Bad-Foley-Edition/

The World's Fastest Elevator Will Shoot You Up and Down at 45 MPH

(Unrelated photo via ume-y)The fastest elevator in the world is in Taipei. It moves at 38 miles per hour. But it looks like that record will be blown away in 2016. Hitachi plans to build an advanced passenger elevator in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/The-Worlds-Fastest-Elevator-Will-Shoot-You-Up-and-Down-at-45-MPH/

Fingersnapping Super Mario

[http://youtu.be/d16xAFjwcVw] (YouTube link)I can snap my fingers as well as the next person, but I never knew until today that you (or at least some talented people) can make snapping fingers play different notes. Emil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Fingersnapping-Super-Mario/

Playing Golf with 15-Inch Holes

(Photo: Rick Limpert)It's not miniature golf. Far from it--you play on regular golf courses. But Big Hole Golf, as the sport is called, uses holes that are 15-inches across. That's much bigger than the 4 and 6-inch regul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/24/Playing-Golf-with-15-Inch-Holes/




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