Archive for May 15th, 2014

Coming on May 19: Nutella-Stuffed Cronut Holes

(Photo: Nutella)Last year, baking genius Dominique Ansel invented the groundbreaking food product known as the cronut. It's a donut made of croissant dough. Human existence instantly improved in a way that will be notewo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Coming-on-May-19-Nutella-Stuffed-Cronut-Holes/

Gilbert Gottfried Lends His Beautiful Voice To Video Games

(Video Link)Gilbert Gottfried has an unmistakably gorgeous voice, a somewhat brash manner and a unique method of delivering punchlines that's uniquely Gilbertian, and even though he has appeared in many movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Gilbert-Gottfried-Lends-His-Beautiful-Voice-To-Video-Games/

The Most Groan-Inducing Baby Names of 2013

(Batgirl Onesie now on sale at the Neatoshop)I proposed "Svetlana" for our second daughter. Or, if we had a boy, "Bruce Wayne." My wife said, quite firmly, no. She said that Svetlana was too exotic and t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Most-Groan-Inducing-Baby-Names-of-2013/

Thirty-Five Million Dollar Mansion is Tricked (and Trekked) Out

This 27,000 square foot mansion in Boca Raton, Florida was put on the market recently at an asking price of thirty-five million dollars. Owned by Marc Bell,  former CEO of the Friend Finder Networks, the mansio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Thirty-Five-Million-Dollar-Mansion-is-Tricked-and-Trekked-Out/

But We’re Speaking Japanese!

[http://youtu.be/oLt5qSm9U80] (YouTube link)Here’s a skit that takes place in a restaurant in Japan. According to the comments at YouTube, this kind of thing happens all the time. And if you flip the languages, I&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/But-Were-Speaking-Japanese/

Retired Bosnian Man Spent Two Years Covering His VW Beetle In Oak

There’s a retired Bosnian man out there who has a serious case of the shingles...attached to his Volkswagen Beetle.Momir Bojic spent two years covering his Beetle with thousands of scalloped pieces of oak, giving i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Retired-Bosnian-Man-Spent-Two-Years-Covering-His-VW-Beetle-In-Oak/

Know Your Turtle - From Tortoises To Mutant Ninjas

Know Your Turtles by Crumblin' CookieWith all those mutagens falling in the water these days it's tough to keep up with the new reptile breeds emerging from the underground waterways. Turtles appear to be highly suscept...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Know-Your-Turtle-From-Tortoises-To-Mutant-Ninjas/

2014 Rube Goldberg Machine Winners

[http://youtu.be/uF3nV0r87v8] (YouTube link)Last month saw the annual Rube Goldberg Machine College Nationals, in which the Purdue team won first place.The Purdue University team show off their winning contraption on *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/2014-Rube-Goldberg-Machine-Winners/

Ben Affleck Stars In - The Sad Batman Meme

His nickname may be the Dark Knight, but Batman usually has an intense, or angry, or coldly analytical look on his face, but the recently released photo of Ben Affleck in the Batsuit shows an emotional range that makes f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Ben-Affleck-Stars-In-The-Sad-Batman-Meme/

Cheetah Cub Rejected By Mother Is Saved

Staff members at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon were able to save the life of this cheetah cub when he was rejected by his mother at birth. When the mother failed to clean off the birth sack, the cheetah keepers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Cheetah-Cub-Rejected-By-Mother-Is-Saved/

Bat with a Smartphone

(Noitego)Bats are a niche market. You'll have to rely on flip phones or try to turn off the auto-rotate function. In the meantime, just keep spinning it around so fast that the phone can't keep up with y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Bat-with-a-Smartphone/

The Parasitological Museum of Meguro

Living in Tokyo for the moment, Mike Powell and Juergen Horn want to take in as many Japanese experiences and local attractions as possible. One of those experiences is the Parasitological Museum of Meguro. Yes, it&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Parasitological-Museum-of-Meguro/

George R. R. Martin's Darkest Secret - His 30 Year Old DOS Computer

(Video Link)George R. R. Martin is now reaping the rewards of the millions of words he shaped into the epic fantasy series A Song Of Ice And Fire, but there’s one thing he won’t be spendi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/George-R-R-Martins-Darkest-Secret-His-30-Year-Old-DOS-Computer/

More Realistic Mario: Yoshi's Hungry

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCLZvpQJHFw](YouTube link)In Pete Holmes' latest episode of Realistic Mario, Yoshi the dinosaur has a seemingly insatiable appetite, and the result is more than a little b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/More-Realistic-Mario-Yoshis-Hungry/

The Story Behind Dr. Strangelove

Stanley Kubrick’s film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb premiered in early 1964, making it over 50 years old. The movie is just as entertaining today as it was 50 years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Story-Behind-Dr-Strangelove/

The 5 Stages of Inebriation

Charles Percy Pickering (1825-1908) was a photographer in Sydney, Australia from 1855 to 1871. Sometime between 1863 and 1868, he photographed this series of images, probably for a local temperance organization. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-5-Stages-of-Inebriation/

The Moons of Mars Explained

[http://youtu.be/Pw0IZg7_4mo] (YouTube link)You might have forgotten that Mars actually has two moons: Phobos & Deimos. You’d be forgiven for forgetting, because they are so small that their own gravity won&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Moons-of-Mars-Explained/

Meaning Of Extra Life - A Guide To Level Forty Two

Meaning of Extra Life by Retro ReviewThere's a rare breed of mushroom capable of giving humanoids a chance to live again, a green fungus that not only grants extended life but also carries the meaning of life in its cap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Meaning-Of-Extra-Life-A-Guide-To-Level-Forty-Two/

Cooking with Salvador Dalí

Say you start dating someone you'd like to impress, but they are into art, and your artsiest idea is craft beer. For a mere $300-$500, Savador Dalí — or, rather, his French cookbook "Les Diners de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Cooking-with-Salvador-Dal/

Bear Surprises Sleeping Goldilocks

[http://youtu.be/ANvIgaa5NpM] (YouTube link)Villhellm posted the security footage of an incident at his home in California from 2012. This says something about our modern mindset that we can have security cameras around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Bear-Surprises-Sleeping-Goldilocks/

Handmade, Artisanal Plungers

Before you throw up your hands in disgust: this is a joke. Re Made does not exist. It's an elaborate lampoon of Best Made, a company that makes ridiculously expensive tools, most famously axes. Re Made's website*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Handmade-Artisanal-Plungers/

What Is It? game 327

Now it's time for our collaboration with the awesome What Is It? Blog! What is this thing -the long one on the very left of the wall? You don't have to know to win!Place your guess in the comment section b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/What-Is-It-game-327/

A Daring Report On Dorothy Silkstone's Cat Accessory Shop

(Video Link)If you owned a cat in 1965, and happened to live in Bedford, England, then Dorothy Silkstone’s cat accessory shop was the place to go when your kitty had a fancy dress party or afternoon tea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/A-Daring-Report-On-Dorothy-Silkstones-Cat-Accessory-Shop/

Tearing Off Your Wallpaper Has Never Been So Fun

This wallpaper is a total ripoff -in the best way possible! That's because it was intentionally designed to be pulled off your walls in any pattern to create a unique and fun pattern. You can even really experiement with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Tearing-Off-Your-Wallpaper-Has-Never-Been-So-Fun/

The Real Life Soup Nazi

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.It is always a rarity for any television show to become a hit show. Like all of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Real-Life-Soup-Nazi/

Master of Your Domain

(Toothpaste for Dinner/Drew Fairweather)That might sound encouraging, but the subjects are frequently in revolt against their king. Insurgents sneak across the border and agitate them with talk of "cellu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Master-of-Your-Domain/

Confused Collie

[http://youtu.be/LbYoNTM_da8] (YouTube link)A Norwegian Border Collie name Fant got to visit a bowling alley. This bowling lane is equipped with a sensor that buzzes when a bowler steps over the line. Fant is fascinated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Confused-Collie/

Awesome Dad Decorates His Sons' Bananas

It all started when his wife asked Alex Feliciano to write the names of their sons on the bananas that they were taking to school. Soon, he was drawing funny cartoons on their bananas regularly. We've seen banana illustr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/Awesome-Dad-Decorates-His-Sons-Bananas/

A Leader's Strength - Wisdom From The Sewers

A Leader's Strength by inkOne Art Flash is good and all in a fight, but a strong leader knows when to bide his time and wait for the perfect moment to strike. A leader's strength lies in his sense of judgment, his past...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/A-Leaders-Strength-Wisdom-From-The-Sewers/

The Evolution of Visual Effects

[http://youtu.be/0BYovvLhy7A](YouTube link)This video is a compilation of clips that represent the history of special effects from the years 1874-2014. Pieced together by video editor Jim Casey, who set...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Evolution-of-Visual-Effects/




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