Archive for May 7th, 2014

Argument: Spider-Man and Superman Were Very Unethical Journalists

Two of the most popular superheroes work in journalism. Peter Parker (Spider-Man), is a photojournalist with the Daily Bugle of New York City. Clark Kent (Superman) is a reporter for the Daily Planet of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Argument-Spider-Man-and-Superman-Were-Very-Unethical-Journalists/

Animal Song

[http://youtu.be/Lf5F0v_FYSQ] (YouTube link)Lots of different animals serenade us with their lovely voices. Or at least they try. This is silly. Completely ridiculous. I bet it will make you laugh. Written and performed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Animal-Song/

The Legend - Video Game Heraldry

The Legend by JRBERGERThat pointy eared boy named Link earned his place among the superstars of fantasy one heart container at a time, and his exploits are legendary among generations of gamers who just can't get enough...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-Legend-Video-Game-Heraldry/

This Bowl of Popcorn Is Completely Edible--Including the Bowl

Are you going to spend your evening Netflixing? You don’t need to get up to put away your snack bowl. You can just eat it if you follow the instructions provided by Beth Jackson Klosterboer. She made a pop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Completely-Edible-Bowl-of-Popcorn/

The 3rd Biennial Taxidermy Show

Sparrow Shoes by Divya Anantharaman. The 3rd Biennial Taxidermy Show is not an everyday taxidermy exhibition. These are works of art, and as such, they may be hard for some to understand. The show is ope...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-3rd-Biennial-Taxidermy-Show/

Italian Grandma’s Mad Soccer Skills

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLVOxEQgeNc](Video Link)An elderly woman joined a street soccer game in the suburbs of Rome. Don’t tell her that she’s too old to play. She’ll show you up hard. Watch h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Italian-Grandmas-Mad-Soccer-Skills/

Friday the 13th is More Common Than You Think

Nick Berry at Datagenetics says that the 13th day of the month is more likely to be a Friday than any other day of the week. How could that be? Well, this is the guy who taught us how to win at Hangman and Battleship, ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Friday-the-13th-is-More-Common-Than-You-Think/

When Snow Shoveling Goes Terribly, Hilariously Wrong

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8OKE3MFXOY](Video Link)The driveway is clear. The job is finally done. It’s time to take a breather.-via Pleated Jeansshow, show shoveling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/When-Snow-Shoveling-Goes-Terribly-Hilariously-Wrong/

A Cat Ran Into a French Bakery

[http://youtu.be/3-Sbt345jkk] (YouTube link)That’s it. A French TV show featured a bakery and this happened. They decided this take was better than any other they could have used. And it even has subtitles.If you d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/A-Cat-Ran-Into-a-French-Bakery/

Disney's New 3D Printing Technology Turns Any Object Into A Speaker

3D printing has reached a point where people are looking to do more than just print things in plastic, so we now have food printers, doctors are printing out bones, and most recently a technology developed by Disney Rese...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Disneys-New-3D-Printing-Technology-Turns-Any-Object-Into-A-Speaker/

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Moms to Spill the Beans

[http://youtu.be/N9YdV7NY3vQ] (YouTube link)Mothers Day is this Sunday, and we often treat it as a day to put Mom up on a pedestal. Which is nice, but mothers are real people, too. Jimmy Kimmel asked mothers on the stree...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Jimmy-Kimmel-Gets-Moms-to-Spill-the-Beans/

The Nerdiest Explanation For The Lack Of Female Star Wars Characters

Many women are up in arms about the lack of characters in the world of Star Wars, in other words they’re looking for geeky icons of their own and coming up short, which is a fair point.This used to be expl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-Nerdiest-Explanation-For-The-Lack-Of-Female-Star-Wars-Characters/

The Pissing Tanker

[http://youtu.be/aaEqZQXmx5M] (YouTube link)We are aware that there is a definite lack of public facilities in Indian cities. Even where there are public toilets, many men are in the habit of relieving themselves in any...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-Pissing-Tanker/

Curious Forest Spirits - Those Darn Nosy Neighbors

Curious Forest Spirits by pigboomHowdy neighbor, what's inside that blue police box in your backyard? It's not quite as cool as a bus shaped like a cat, and nowhere near as fuzzy, but that blue police box is much bigger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Curious-Forest-Spirits-Those-Darn-Nosy-Neighbors/

Good Samaritan Turns Trash Into Mobile Homes For The Homeless

(Images by Brian J. Reynolds)Recycling is a good act in itself, at least as far as the planet is concerned, so when you use recycled materials to construct cute little portable houses for the homeless does that make it t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Good-Samaritan-Turns-Trash-Into-Mobile-Homes-For-The-Homeless/

60 Regional Foods You Shouldn't Eat Anywhere Else

[http://youtu.be/WuXBIyHAxjc] (YouTube link)John Green has a delicious topic for this week’s mental_floss video. He’s talking about regional foods, and if you haven’t lived in those pla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/60-Regional-Foods-You-Shouldnt-Eat-Anywhere-Else/

Daryna Kossar's Tasty Internet Food Art

If you've ever wanted to make a chocolate parfait that looks like Whoopi Goldberg--and, let's be honest, all of us have at some point in our lives--then food artist Daryna Kossar can show you how. She he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Daryna-Kossars-Tasty-Internet-Food-Art/

The Brutal Yet Refined Art of Boat Jousting

In the paradise that is the southern coast of France, the ancient sport of water jousting is serious business. Teams on two boats each field a champion who attempts to knock his rival into the water. But they can’t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-Brutal-Yet-Refined-Art-of-Boat-Jousting/

This Is What Tattooing Looks Like In Slow Motion

(Video Link)Tattoos can look amazing when they're done right, look like a train wreck when the gun is handed to an unskilled amateur, and they’re meant to last forever so whether you regret them or not, grow out of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/This-Is-What-Tattooing-Looks-Like-In-Slow-Motion/

How Websites Today Would Report The Monica Lewinsky Scandal

When the news emerged in 1998 that then-president Bill Clinton had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, it eventually led to his impeachment on charges of lying about it. Most folks rolled their eyes and pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/How-Websites-Today-Would-Report-The-Monica-Lewinsky-Scandal/

Klára Pernicová's Living Accessories

Klára Pernicová is an artist in Prague. Her artistic goal is to:...unsettle people in their judgements at least for a little while. Or even to provoke them to an alternative explanation of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Klara-Pernicova-Living-Accessories/

An Honest Trailer for Attack of the Clones

[http://youtu.be/4nJS-LPcFfw] (YouTube link)Screen Junkies selected some low-hanging fruit for their latest in the Honest Trailers series. I saw Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones only once, and the main thing I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Attack-of-the-Clones/

Growing Up In Arcades 1979-1989

Once upon a time kids spent a hell of a lot of time, and money, filling their eyes with pixels and their ears with beeps and boops at local video arcades, which were like heaven on earth to diehard gamers like myself.Kid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Growing-Up-In-Arcades-1979-1989-2/

Retro Star Wars Rap

[http://youtu.be/MvYJALMECwU] (YouTube link)Jennifer Landa made a Star Wars rap video under the premise that it was a tribute made by her mother in 1977.I was digging through a box of my mom's old home movies, when I cam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Retro-Star-Wars-Tribute-Rap/

Time Lord Victorious - All Hail The Sonic Screwdriver

Time Lord Victorious by AmdyDesignAbsolute victory can be a very hard thing to attain, especially when the battle involves alien factions from all of space and time, but when you're a lord of time and a doctor victory i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Time-Lord-Victorious-All-Hail-The-Sonic-Screwdriver/

The Axor Starck Faucet Shows the Beauty of Clear Water

We've all seen clear sink basins and open faucets before, but never an open and clear water spout. The new Axor Starck Faucet is the first of its kind, revealing the swirling beauty of water as it can be found in nature....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-Axor-Starck-Faucet-Shows-the-Beauty-of-Clear-Water/

The Day the Beatles Ran a Relay Race

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Cliveden House (Image credit: simononly)It was May 11, 1965. The Beatles were on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/The-Day-the-Beatles-Ran-a-Relay-Race/

Amazing Photo: A Sea of Cherry Blossoms

The cherry blossoms are in bloom in Japan. Hirosaki Castle, a Seventeenth Century castle on the northern end of Honshu, is considered one of the best places in the country to see them.There’s a moat around the cast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Amazing-Photo-A-Sea-of-Cherry-Blossoms/

Ducklings Take a Leap of Faith

[http://youtu.be/cbuXeZgkTYQ] (YouTube link)Sometimes you have to make a great leap if you don’t want to get left behind! A mother duck at University College Dublin jumps off a ledge and waits for her ducklings to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Ducklings-Take-a-Leap-of-Faith/

Matt's Abstract Sandcastles Look Like They Belong in a Science Fiction Movie

A mysterious artist named Sandcastle Matt makes gravity-defying sand sculptures on the beaches of Massachusetts. Since 2004, he's made about 30 of them using what he finds on the beach. He uses sticks and sometimes strin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/07/Matts-Abstract-Sandcastles-Look-Like-They-Belong-in-a-Science-Fiction-Movie/








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