Archive for June 1st, 2014

Dracula - Some Words Paint A Scary Picture

Dracula by Robotic EweThe horror classic Dracula was scary on the silver screen, but the script that started it all is even more terrifying, with enough horrific words and dark imagery to give even the bravest bibliophil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Dracula-Some-Words-Paint-A-Scary-Picture/

Wisest Life Lessons Taught By Bob's Burgers Star Gene Belcher

Gene Belcher may seem like the wrong guy to turn to for advice, sagely wisdom or anything that doesn’t involve keyboards making fart noises or beefsquatch lore, but being the son of Bob, who is the star of Bob&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Wisest-Life-Lessons-Taught-By-Bobs-Burgers-Star-Gene-Belcher/

The Scream Appears in a Tree Stump in Norway

(Photo: Kjell Marius Mathisen)The Scream, the most famous painting of Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch, cried out against the eternal horror of everyday existence though a tree stump in Norway*/stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/The-Scream-Appears-in-a-Tree-Stump/

The Purple Store

Where can you go to find a purple tea kettle? A purple couch? Purple camouflage underwear? You go to The Purple Store! Adam Sheridan opened The Purple Store in Seattle (and online) because people who prefer purple had tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/The-Purple-Store/

Japanese Psychedelic Bands From The 1960s

Japanese musicians have always held a special place in their hearts for American music, and rock & roll has made a particularly large impact on their homegrown music scene, but one of the elements commonly associated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Totally-Trippy-Japanese-Psychedelic-Bands-From-The-1960s/

Food

[http://vimeo.com/95342512] (vimeo link)Siqi Song, a first-year student in Experimental Animation at CalArts, interviewed different people about the food they ate and how they felt about it. That was interesting, but not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Food/

Newly Discovered Fragments from The Hitchhiker's Guide Will Be Published

(Photo: Hughes Photography)Douglas Adams was the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and its sequels. These hilarious science fiction novels were huge bestsellers in the 1980s and 90s.Sadly, Adams die...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Newly-Discovered-Fragments-from-The-Hitchhikers-Guide-Will-Be-Published/

20 Fascinating Facts About The Beverly Hills Cop Franchise

The Eddie Murphy film Beverly Hills Cop came out 30 years ago, and although its actual anniversary isn’t until December, the movie Beverly Hill Cop 3 reached its 20th anniversary this past week. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/20-Fascinating-Facts-About-The-Beverly-Hills-Cop-Franchise/

Everyday Astronaut

Buying your very own space suit is quite an accomplishment, but it’s really a shame that the suit is probably going to be left to hang for the rest of its life in a closet or display case.A guy named Tim Dodd, who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Everyday-Astronaut-2/

Steaks 101

[http://youtu.be/Imqwn5R0-ag] (YouTube link)There are no recipes in this video. Instead, Pat LaFrieda explains the differences between the different steak names you’ve heard. Frankly, I knew the difference between...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Steaks-101/

Creator Of Waltz With Bashir Is Back With New Animated Feature- The Congress

(Video Link)The films of director Ari Folman bring an interesting new angle to the animation/film industry- his previous release Waltz With Bashir is an animated documentary about the aftermath of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Creator-Of-Waltz-With-Bashir-Is-Back-With-New-Animated-Feature-The-Congress/

Epic Legend Of The Seven Stars - Mario Meets Mysticism

Epic Legend of the Seven Stars by Adam WorksThey told mighty Mario to draw a card and see what fate had in store for him, and when he drew the seven of stars he knew that fame and fortune awaited him at the end of those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Epic-Legend-Of-The-Seven-Stars-Mario-Meets-Mysticism/

How Far Are You Flung When an Amusement Park Ride Goes Terribly Wrong?

The carnival ride shown here is the Booster Maxx, which flings two gondolas of riders around in a circle at the end of its two arms. Alejandro Tauber in Amsterdam enjoys the terror of such a ride, and also wondered what...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/How-Far-Are-You-Flung-When-an-Amusement-Park-Ride-Goes-Terribly-Wrong/

The Art of Water Buffalo Bodypainting

(Photo: China Daily)China hosted an international water buffalo bodypainting competition on May 18 in Pu'er, Yunnan Province. 48 water buffaloes participated. The winning team was a group of local school...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/The-Art-of-Water-Buffalo-Bodypainting/

Pizza Delivery by Drone

[http://youtu.be/0if2PM6OBrI] (YouTube link)Francesco's Pizzeria in Mumbai delivers a pizza by quadcopter drone, equipped with camera, GPS, and remote control (and a pizza). A delivery that would normally take a half-hou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Pizza-Delivery-by-Drone/

Incredibly Cool Pacific Rim Jaeger Cosplay

The Jaeger suits used by human forces to defend the planet against attacking kaiju monsters in the sci-fi flick Pacific Rim are all over two hundred feet tall, and these cosplayers can't be more than about six a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Incredibly-Cool-Pacific-Rim-Jaeger-Cosplay/

Love is an Open Door

[http://youtu.be/CrRPVjTziPQ] (YouTube link)Alex, the artist who does the webcomic Narcolepsy Incorporated, made this music video with his daughter Jade, who had been wanting to do it for weeks. The end result is well wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Love-is-an-Open-Door/

Dress Designs Inspired by Popular Websites

When your website gets invited to a ball, take her down to Victor Farentina's Web in Vogue, where you can find the latest fashions for the web elite. He's got designs for reddit, YouTube, Twitter, Vine,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Dress-Designs-Inspired-by-Popular-Websites/

Cheeseburger Pop Tarts

Self-described “Burger pervert” Mathew Ramsey of Pornburger managed to make a cheeseburger in the form of a pop tart. It’s not a mashup- there are no sweets here, just the toaster pastr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Cheeseburger-Pop-Tarts/

What Your Favorite Bill Murray Movie Says about You

Mine is Groundhog Day, which kinda/sorta says good things about me:People admire and trust you for your lack of ego. Now's the perfect time to steal their valuables . . . or perhaps their hearts?I can work with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/What-Your-Favorite-Bill-Murray-Movie-Says-about-You/

The Little Paper Airplane That Could

[http://youtu.be/ZdaO6t7utwo] (YouTube link)Turn the volume down before you watch this video. In the last game before the World Cup starts, England is playing Peru. Blair Valentine is sitting in the nosebleed seats, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/The-Little-Paper-Airplane-That-Could/

The Playfully Critical Works Of Eric Yahnker

The main focus of multimedia artist Eric Yahnker’s bold and colorful works seems to be the inherent absurdity of modern culture, with the far too pervasive influence of pop culture and the reduction of many powerfu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/The-Playfully-Critical-Works-Of-Eric-Yahnker/

Force Poke - The Emperor And The Lightning Rat

Force Poke by PinteezyThe emperor was getting on in years, and he had lost a lot of his spark to various wars in the stars and a never ending stream of rebels just begging to get zapped, so he had to catch a little ligh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Force-Poke-The-Emperor-And-The-Lightning-Rat/

Captain Picard and Batman Fight Aliens

Conner Flynn at Technabob suggests that this movie be entitled Batman and Captain Picard Fight Aliens: Prometheus: First Contact Rises. That is an outstanding idea!I propose that Patrick Stewart play the role of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/01/Captain-Picard-and-Batman-Fight-Aliens/
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