Archive for May 6th, 2014

Cross Stitch Street Art On Chain Link Fences

Pixel art meets chainlink fence in these street art works by Urban X Stitch, who has been adding a bit of creative color to fences all over Lyon, France in the form of cross stitched pixel art murals.Like Yarnbombing, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Cross-Stitch-Street-Art-On-Chain-Link-Fences/

5 Bizarre Mental Illnesses That Turn Reality Into a TV Show

If you’ve followed Neatorama for a while, you are familiar with the Truman Show Delusion. It’s a mental illness in which a person believes that his whole life is a reality TV show. I would have expected this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/5-Bizarre-Mental-Illnesses-That-Turn-Reality-Into-a-TV-Show/

Animated Movie Posters

Redditor RedditAuthority created two galleries of 21 movie posters. S/he turned the scenes depicted on these posters into animated .gifs. These include recent releases, such as Loop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Animated-Movie-Posters/

Fire Flower Fly - It's What's For Lunch

Fire Flower Fly by Dann MatthewsHanging out with a hungry dinosaur can be a dangerous affair, and when he inevitably swallows you whole you have only yourself to blame! At least you know he'll spit out the shell when he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Fire-Flower-Fly-Its-Whats-For-Lunch/

The Weight of the World

Atlas carried the weight of the world on his shoulders. I wonder if anyone ever tried to tell him it wasn’t necessary. You also have to wonder if this means anything different in Australia. This is the latest from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/The-Weight-of-the-World/

Möbius Strip Table

The Möbius strip table is cool-looking, but it takes forever to dust. I started at one end yesterday and I'm still not done!Pierre Renart, a furniture designer in Paris, created this endless table....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Mobius-Strip-Table/

Amazing Video: Octopus Changes Color to Blend in with Fisherman’s Boat in about 2 Seconds

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R5dU86MQqM](Video Link) Octopuses are the ninjas of the cephalopodic world. We’ve previously seen their transformations, but never as radically as this one.A fisherman hauls up the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Amazing-Video-Octopus-Changes-Color-to-Blend-in-with-Fishermans-Boat-in-about-2-Seconds/

Governor of Oregon Peforms CPR, Saves a Woman’s Life

(Photo: Office of Gov. Kitzhaber)John Kitzhaber is the current Governor of the State of Oregon. He’s held that office since 2011, as well as terms from 1995-2003.Gov. Kitzhaber is also Dr. Kitzhaber. By trade, he&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Governor-of-Oregon-Peforms-CPR-Saves-a-Womans-Life/

Henri on The Blight of Spring

[http://youtu.be/mXfMWMTLgtI] (YouTube link)Henri the Existential Cat muses on the false hope and disappointment of spring. The birds he hears but cannot reach, the shedding of the winter coat, it is all so futile. Poor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Henri-on-The-Blight-of-Spring/

Infamous Dictators Being Comforted By Stuffed Animals

Dictators like Castro, Hussein and Gaddafi don’t seem like the kind of guys who seek comfort from  stuffed animals when they’re feeling picked on and unloved, but Chunlong Sun’s hilarious photo ser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Infamous-Dictators-Being-Comforted-By-Stuffed-Animals/

Toby the Destroyer

[http://youtu.be/6o6IlQxrSFU] (YouTube link)This guy has to put up with his landlord’s crow named Toby. If you didn’t already know Toby’s name, he’ll be glad to tell you who he is. I get the feeli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Toby-the-Destroyer/

Scorpion Pizza

(Photo: Calgary Stampede)Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo and cultural festival in Calgary, Alberta. Like some state fairs in the United States, it’s noted for exotic and innovative foods. When it is open this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Scorpion-Pizza/

Why The Walking Dead Is Not On NBC

The Writer’s Room on the Sundance Channel featured The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman among other guests recently -you can see the entire episode here. Kirkman talked about the process of tak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Why-The-Walking-Dead-Is-Not-On-NBC/

Dizzying Optical Illusion Freestyle Bike Course

(Image Via Marv Watson/Red Bull Content Pool) (Video Link)Freestyle bike courses can be long and rampy, or full of crazy ledges and mini-ramps packed into a tighter, faster space, but when you add an optical illus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Dizzying-Optical-Illusion-Freestyle-Bike-Course/

I'm Going Home - After I Make One Last Phone Call...

I'm Going Home by EdwoodyHitching a ride back to your home planet means phoning home, hiding so the government agents can't get their hands on you, and packing enough pieces of peanut butter candy for the trip.Show the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Im-Going-Home-After-I-Make-One-Last-Phone-Call/

Asakusa’s Owl & Parakeet Cafe

You’ve heard of cat cafes, where you can go be with cats for a stress break or because you can’t have a cat in your apartment. They originated in Japan and have spread to Europe and the U.S. There are also do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Asakusas-Owl-Parakeet-Cafe/

Beautiful Photos Of Coney Island In The 1960s

When many people hear the name Coney Island they think of beachside fun, amusement park rides and sideshow acts, but personally the Warriors always seems to spring to mind, and then the whole place seems somehow terrifyi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Beautiful-Photos-Of-Coney-Island-In-The-1960s/

A Straight Rod Passing Through Curved Hole

[http://youtu.be/IXQ1ZWBhnBk] (YouTube link)How can you pass a straight rod through a curved hole? No, neither of the two are pliable. This demonstration at the Science Museum in Valencia, Spain, shows you in just a few...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/A-Straight-Rod-Passing-Through-Curved-Hole-2/

Batman Symbol Brass Knuckles

This self-defense tool by Tooto slips over two fingers, creating a small knuckle duster. It’s made of a titanium alloy and weighs under an ounce.I’m not sure if it’s effective. The spikes are curved in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Batman-Symbol-Brass-Knuckles/

The Dangers of a Bigger Godzilla

Godzilla has grown larger over the years, as you can see in this graph. In 1954, the movie monster was only 50 meters (164 feet) tall (as if that isn’t tall enough). In the 2014 movie, opening later this month, God...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/The-Dangers-of-a-Bigger-Godzilla/

Breakdancing Monks Show Off Their Skills For MCA-DAY

(Image Via KNARF New York)(Video Link)Breakdancing is really hard for people to learn who are used to counting their steps and holding their partners hands, but when you’re a Buddhist monk who has spent his life st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Breakdancing-Monks-Show-Off-Their-Skills-For-MCA-DAY/

25 Things You Might Not Know About Friends

As we mentioned in a post last night, May 6th marks the ten year anniversary of the day we said goodbye to Friends -when the series finale ended the show after ten years. How better to mark the occasion than to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/25-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Friends/

Game Of Thrones Pick-Up Lines

When you come from a land like Westeros, which is full of brutality, slavery and the threat of death by dragon or frozen zombie, you don’t have time to master the subtle art of the pick up line. You need a more dir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Game-Of-Thrones-Pick-Up-Lines/

To The Moon

[http://youtu.be/VXCH9T5Nnaw] (YouTube link)Google made this video for Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s only coincidence that it’s composed of Google products. But it would be nice to send this to your favorit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/To-The-Moon/

An Incredible View -If You Can Handle The Heights

If you plan on visiting the Canadian Rockies any time soon, you have a new option when it comes to viewing the area's famous glaciers. The Glacier Skywalk, conceived and funded by Brewster Travel Canada an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/An-Incredible-View-If-You-Can-Handle-The-Heights/

The Little Nightmare - Even Minions Can Dream

The Little Nightmare by DonnieWhen a minion is hard at work on another harebrained caper they have too much on their minds to have nightmares, but in their off time those pill shaped goofballs have some really far out d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/The-Little-Nightmare-Even-Minions-Can-Dream/

A Rivalry is Joined: Lester vs. Voracek

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.compiled by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, AIR staffThe public loves a good rivalry, and Lester versus Voracek is shaping up to be a classic....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/A-Rivalry-is-Joined-Lester-vs-Voracek/

Use the Fat, Luke: Star Wars Donuts

YodaMillennium FalconDarth MaulDun-Well Doughnuts (warning: auto-sound) in Brooklyn began when friends Christopher Hollowell and Dan Dunbar, after reflecting on an episode of The Simpsons, expressed th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Use-the-Fat-Luke-Star-Wars-Donuts/

Cats in the Night

Can you name the pop culture cats illustrated in 8-bit pixels images in this poster? Sure you can! These are cats you know and love. Cats in the Night is a poster from re:blog that you can buy in various...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Cats-in-the-Night/

"Hey, Pass Me a Beer"--This Should Be an Olympic Sport

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVsU-vwUpdM](Video Link)Jack Packard and Tim Higgins are master athletes in the sport of beer passing.Yes, beer passing. You haven't heard of beer passing? As the pair demonstrated two yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/06/Hey-Pass-Me-a-Beer-This-Should-Be-an-Olympic-Sport/




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