Archive for May 12th, 2014

Blind Dog Plays Fetch By Ear

[http://youtu.be/Ha92yzmVv2s] (YouTube link)Kellar, an English Springer spaniel, was born blind. He can’t see the ball, but he can find it and bring it back! He plays fetch completely by ear. Kellar can hear (or fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Blind-Dog-Plays-Fetch-By-Ear/

Art on a Loop

Hugo Germain, an 18-year-old math and physics student from France, is receiving recognition for his artful animated gifs and videos. Germain says that his work is inspired by "everyday life," but he also lists both ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Art-on-a-Loop/

Hail Me! - Aren't You A Cute Lil Supervillain!

Hail me! by Daniel SotomayorAwwww, look at that cute little logo! He just wants to be loved, and hailed, even though he acts like a multi-headed hydra bent on destruction and terror. You cut one of his cute little tenta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Hail-Me-Arent-You-A-Cute-Lil-Supervillain/

World's Most Honest Janitor Will Get to Keep the $80,000 He Found in a Toilet Stall

(Photo: Herald Sun)It was a lot of money. But Chamindu Amarsinghe knew that the money didn't belong to him, so he didn't keep it.Amarsinghe works as a custodian at a television station in Melbourne, Australia. W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Worlds-Most-Honest-Janitor-Will-Get-to-Keep-the-80000-He-Found-in-a-Toilet-Stall/

The Science Behind Yellowstone's Rainbow Hot Spring

The Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone National Park is so colorful that it’s hard to believe there aren't dyes or Photoshop involved. But the formation is totally natural. The hot spring is one of many geysers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/The-Science-Behind-Yellowstones-Rainbow-Hot-Spring/

Watch This Disabled Man Play a Video Game with His Eyebrows

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2HEsXe0Mqk](Video Link)Alex, the gamer in the above video, has spinal muscular atrophy. He lacks the muscular precision necessary to manipulate standard controllers. Thankfully, Special E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Watch-This-Disabled-Man-Play-a-Video-Game-with-His-Eyebrows/

A Cthulhuian Font You Can Download And Use To Summon Strange Beings

When the Great Old Ones have something to say they don’t wanna speak no English, they want a language that properly conveys their slime drenched derision for mankind, a language that makes humans think of tentacles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/A-Cthulhuian-Font-You-Can-Download-And-Use-To-Summon-Strange-Beings/

If the Audience Were a Character On Game of Thrones

Dorkly has a hit on their hands here with a comic that combines two internet obsessions: Game of Thrones and cats. It all fits in with the fan discussions asking why Daenerys Targaryen’s s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/If-the-Audience-Were-a-Character-On-Game-of-Thrones/

A Bite Apart

This restaurant is built into a cliff in the Swiss Alps, offering beautiful mountain views in the area of Wasserauen, Switzerland. Once diners are through with their meals, they can catch a cable car back to the base of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/A-Bite-Apart/

Around the World in 360° Degrees

[http://youtu.be/VTlXttQL_Yk] (YouTube link)You might remember Alex Chacon from his epic motorcycle ride all the way through South and North America. For this new video, he took “selfies on a stick” with his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Around-the-World-in-360-Degrees/

Tao's Amazing Drinking Straw Art

Rocket News 24, a wonderful site for learning about pop culture in Japan, informs us that sculpting with drinking straws has become a big thing in Japan. You can see examples here. I was particularl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Taos-Amazing-Drinking-Straw-Art/

Plasticine Rhythm

[http://vimeo.com/94656864] (vimeo link)Andy Martin, the guy who designed his own system of planets, has a new project: Plasticine Rhythm. These experimental animations combine abstract movement and music in a delightful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Plasticine-Rhythm/

Win One of Three NeatoShop Tees

Good news for all you Zelda fans out there, the NeatoShop has partnered with Zelda Informer to give away three free tee shirts to our fans. Want to win one of them? Then just do the following activities to gain entries.a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Win-Three/

MEGA - Where Man Meets Software

MEGA by djkopetOh man, just hearing the name of his games would make your thumbs ache, and when you slotted those cartridges in and hit the power button you knew things were about to get MEGA. His name says it all, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/MEGA-Where-Man-Meets-Software/

10 Beautiful Attack on Titan Tattoos

The anime series Attack on Titan is a thrilling story of human struggle and survival. The series has developed a strong fanbase of creative people. We've previously featured fan art inspired by the series. Now l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/10-Attack-on-Titan-Tattoos/

I Can’t Even

[http://youtu.be/8ruJBKFrRCk] (YouTube link)Sam Tabor got just plain ridiculous while making a video that pokes fun at modern slang. A comment at reddit sums up what this is about:Teenage girls literally just like form s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/I-Cant-Even/

Artist Creates Portraits Using Single Sheet Of Mesh Fabric

Tulle is a sheer mesh fabric generally used for various crafts, or sewing projects where a bit of sheer color is needed, but an industrious artist named Benjamin Shine has discovered another good use for this niche fabri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Artist-Creates-Portraits-Using-Single-Sheet-Of-Mesh-Fabric/

United Buddy Bears in Rio de Janeiro

The German consulate in Rio de Janeiro organized the installation of 145 bear sculptures called United Buddy Bears along the promenade at Copacabana Beach. Each bear is decorated to represent a country belong to the Unit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/United-Buddy-Bears-in-Rio-de-Janeiro/

The Most Dangerous Game Of Crocodile Dentist Ever

(Video Link)There was a time when any videos featuring sick and crazy games, whether from a televised show or simply played for the sake of recording on video, would immediately elicit the reaction “only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/The-Most-Dangerous-Game-Of-Crocodile-Dentist-Ever/

How Famines Make Future Generations Fat

 #81519458 / gettyimages.comIn an earlier post today, we read about how polar bear metabolism has evolved in the past half-million years. A study of human metabolism shows how changing conditions can causes change...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/How-Famines-Make-Future-Generations-Fat/

A Cheerful Animated Introduction To The Apocalypse

(Video Link)Everybody knows that the very concept of an apocalypse brings with it lots of negative connotations, and life after the apocalypse is going to be a rough affair, but don’t go getting all glum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/A-Cheerful-Animated-Introduction-To-The-Apocalypse/

What Makes a Polar Bear

The polar bear and the brown bear are rather closely related, and they can still interbreed. In fact, the evolutionary split between the two species is estimated to have taken place less than half a million years ago. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/What-Makes-a-Polar-Bear/

Classical Sculptures With A Glitch - The Works Of Enrico Ferrarini

Italian sculptor Enrico Ferrarini has a unique style way of creating that bring classical sculptural techniques into the twenty first century, a way to incorporate new methods and techniques into the tried and true workf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Classical-Sculptures-With-A-Glitch-The-Works-Of-Enrico-Ferrarini/

Misadventure in Time

[http://youtu.be/vogy40q5nzo] (YouTube link)Perfecting a time machine is a technological miracle, but that doesn’t mean the inventor understands the implications of actually using it. Lee Daniels (previously at Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Misadventure-in-Time/

Three Wise Villains - Bad Girls Fear No Evil

Three Wise Villains by SwanStar DesignsThree bad gals, see how they scowl, seeing their faces will make you repent, they're tired of hearing your cries of torment, speak of their crimes and your life will be spent, thre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Three-Wise-Villains-Bad-Girls-Fear-No-Evil/

An Automatic Flushing Toilet For Your Home

I don't know about you guys, but I've been wondering how long I'd have to wait before we all have automatic toilets in our house. Obviously those big industrial toilets you see in public locations will be too big and awk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/An-Automatic-Flushing-Toilet-For-Your-Home/

26 Facts You Might Not Know about Dragnet

This is the television show. Sometimes in the world of television, someone troubles the peaceful lives of ordinary citizens. That's when one man goes to work. His name's Friday. He carries a badge.Jack Webb's straitlaced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/26-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-about-Dragnet/

Assimilation Attempt

In the flamingo enclosure at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, a lone goose tries her best to fit in. Her legs are bit short, and she doesn’t have the pink feathers or the knobby knees of her companions, but she’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Assimilation-Attempt/

Math: How Many Tribbles Were Onboard the Enterprise?

In the classic Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles," the Enterprise and a space station become infested with adorable, trilling balls of fluff called tribbles. Tribbles are cute, so you may be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Math-How-Many-Tribbles-Were-Onboard-the-Enterprise/

The Frog that Turns Blue

The moor frog (Rana arvalis) looks like most other frogs, froggy and mostly brown, except during the spring mating season. That’s when the males turn an attractive shade of blue! They emerge from hibernati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/The-Frog-that-Turns-Blue/










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