Archive for June 8th, 2014

Please Stop Giving Everything Away, Hollywood!

[http://youtu.be/AlU5XcYH8m4] (YouTube link)When you watch a modern movie trailer, you are seeing the very best scenes in the movie. So why go watch the whole movie? The trailer producers think they are putting one over...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Please-Stop-Giving-Everything-Away-Hollywood/

Eyewear Ads Turn Impressionism into Realism

Does the world that you see look like it was painted by Monet or Degas? That could be pretty cool, except when you need to see clearly. That's the message behind these clever advertisements for Keloptic,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Eyewear-Ads-Turn-Impressionism-into-Realism/

Weezer’s Drummer Catches A Frisbee

[http://youtu.be/3noqeLFRNSk] (YouTube link)Patrick Wilson keeps the beat while catching a Frisbee thrown from the audience during a Weezer concert in St. Augustine, Florida, Friday night. If he had not seen it coming, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Weezers-Drummer-Catches-A-Frisbee/

Tisha Cherry's Pop Culture Food Art

Give Tisha Cherry a food item--any food item--and I'll bet that she can turn it into a work of art. But you'd better be well-informed about pop culture. Her work references rap music, The Si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Tisha-Cherrys-Pop-Culture-Food-Art/

Busting Time - I Ain't 'Fraid Of No Adventure!

Busting Time by TopNotchyWhen it's time for adventure, and there's nothing to beat up and no stinky buns to spank, a boy's gotta do whatever he can to keep himself occupied. Sometimes that means playing video games, or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Busting-Time-I-Aint-Fraid-Of-No-Adventure/

21 Things You Might Not Know About Gremlins

The other big movie that opened on June 8, 1984, was Gremlins. It was a big weekend. The weird horror/comedy for kids is 30 years old. Doesn't that make you feel ancient? In honor of the occasion, let's have som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/21-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Gremlins/

Superman at the Gym

(Bizarro Comics/Dan Piraro)Being Kryptonian and having access to yellow sunlight gives Superman his super powers. But he wouldn't be as strong or as fast if he didn't stay in shape. And he certainly woul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Superman-at-the-Gym/

World Record Concert Attendance

#450256704 / gettyimages.com The Rolling Stones’ record of the biggest concert attendance was broken last night in Dallas. Country music star George Strait’s final concert of his farewell tour drew 105,000 p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/World-Record-Concert-Attendance/

Dog Rescued after Being Buried Alive for 18 Hours in a Mudslide

A week ago, a mudslide near the village of Joya Grande in northwestern Guatemala destroyed several houses. Tragically, several people died.A dog was among the survivors. Rescue workers heard a persistent tapping sou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Dog-Rescued-after-Being-Buried-Alive-for-18-Hours-in-a-Mudslide/

Computer Program Passes Turing Test

Is this the first step to Skynet becoming sentient? For the first time, a computer program has passed the Turing test by convincing human judges that it was a real human.Computing pioneer Alan Turing said that a computer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Computer-Program-Passes-Turing-Test/

The Making of Ghostbusters

The 1984 film Ghostbusters was released nationwide 30 years ago today. We know now what a global blockbuster it became, but at the time it was far from a guaranteed hit. A big budget special effects comedy? No o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/The-Making-of-Ghostbusters/

Bioengineer Trains Microbes To Play Classic 80s Video Games

Here’s one of the latest scientific “discovery” stories which will make you shrug and say “okay then science”- scientists have trained microbes to act out classic 80s video games like Pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Bioengineer-Trains-Microbes-To-Play-Classic-80s-Video-Games/

Small Cool 2014 Tiny Home Contest

Apartment Therapy is holding their annual Small Cool contest, which showcases tiny living spaces in categories from 1,000 square feet to under 400 square feet. There are 129 entries, all with floor plans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Small-Cool-2014-Tiny-Home-Contest/

What Led To The Silence Of The Crickets On Kauai?

The silence of the lambs was caused by hungry Hannibal Lecter hosting a dinner party, but what's causing the silence of the crickets on the island of Kauai?A researcher named Marlene Zuk first noticed the silence of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/What-Led-To-The-Silence-Of-The-Crickets-In-Kauai/

The Infinite Jukebox

You know sometimes you hear your favorite song and there’s a letdown when it’s over? Especially when you’re dancing! The Infinite Jukebox is an application that makes your song an infin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/The-Infinite-Jukebox/

Icey Yodal - Singing And Dancing Am I

Icey Yodal by Tom BancroftWhen that little green force master watched a movie for the first time he was lucky enough to catch an animated feature about the entire world being frozen by a misunderstood princess with the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Icey-Yodal-Singing-And-Dancing-Am-I/

The Unarius Society - America's Wackiest UFO Cult

(Video Link)You may not know the name Unarius, but most people who grew up in San Diego are familiar with our friendly neighborhood cult because of their zany UFO themed public access shows, their strange visit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/The-Unarius-Society-Americas-Wackiest-UFO-Cult/

Predator LEGO Minifig

If it bleeds, we can kill it. Or snap it into this Sesame Street playset. Really, with LEGO, there are no limits. This is especially clear when artists make custom LEGO minifigs, such as this one*/strong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Predator-LEGO-Minifig/

Cats Massaging Dogs

[http://youtu.be/VOD__g8qRJE] (YouTube link)Whoever thinks cats and dog don’t get along hasn’t raised them together in one household. In this compilation video, the cats are just “making biscuits,&rdquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Cats-Massaging-Dogs/

Karl Lagerfeld Had A Chocolate Statue Made Of His Favorite Model

Karl Lagerfeld has a unique vision of the world, to say the least, and he has often proven himself to be a visionary and trend setter in the world of fashion since he started desiging in the 1950s.These days he has a lot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/Karl-Lagerfeld-Had-A-Chocolate-Statue-Made-Of-His-Favorite-Model/

O Futebol Classico

[http://youtu.be/DwY2OqEvhS8] (YouTube link)Mickey Mouse has tickets to the World Cup! Too bad his view is blocked by a large fan. He tries to get a better view, and that’s when things go wonderfully wrong. This ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/O-Futebol-Classico/

This Godzilla Cosplay Totally Crushes The Competition

(Video Link)The fact that Godzilla has come back yet again proves that, for a giant scaly green dinosaur looking kaiju, he’s got some staying power in the world of pop culture, but with all the awesome co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/08/This-Godzilla-Cosplay-Totally-Crushes-The-Competition/
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