Archive for June 15th, 2014

“I Am Your Father” in 20 Languages

[http://youtu.be/cas-B-CGnLk] (YouTube link)Have you ever wondered what Darth Vader’s voice sound like in the various languages that the Star Wars films have been dubbed into? Here’s your chance. Bes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/I-Am-Your-Father-in-20-Languages/

Brutally Honest Disney Movie Posters

Disney movies tend to look all shiny happy fantastic when we’re kids, but as we grow up and begin to develop our analytical minds things in those beloved animated wonderlands of our youth start to fall apart.Plot h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Brutally-Honest-Disney-Movie-Posters/

It's OK To Kill Brain Cells - Keep On Gamin'!

It's OK to Kill Brain Cells by Barrett BiggersWasting brain cells playing a video game is a-ok, but there are far worse ways to lose your mental acuity that aren't Samus approved- like having them sucked out of your hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Its-OK-To-Kill-Brain-Cells-Keep-On-Gamin/

Desire

[http://vimeo.com/96616160] (vimeo link)A little red drawing robot goes to work every day. Which is just fine, until a better robot is sent to replace him. He responds by learning new skills to do different jobs, becomin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Desire/

Supposed and Filmed Locations of Fictional Places

Ever wonder where Gotham City was filmed? (Hint: not in New York) Hoth? Tatooine? Middle Earth? Or where the Kaiju Portal and SpongeBob's Bikini Bottom are supposed to be? The folks behind Wondernode has c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Supposed-and-Filmed-Locations-of-Fictional-Places/

Cops Lip Syncing To Katy Perry's Dark Horse

(Video Link)Have you ever wondered what police officers do on their down time, or in between busts and answering calls? Apparently they enjoy a bit of lip syncing to their favorite songs, in this case the Kat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Cops-Lip-Syncing-To-Katy-Perrys-Dark-Horse/

The Strange History of the Sunflower

The sunflowers we know today descended from a wildflower in North America that people used for oil and, by grinding the seeds, for flour. They were first cultivated in Mexico. From there, the sunflower was bred to produc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/The-Strange-History-of-the-Sunflower-2/

Art with a Glow

[http://vimeo.com/92587870] Vimeo LinkStreet artist iNO, originally from Greece, experiments for the first time with spray paint that absorbs ultraviolet light. When he finishes his creation, it lig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Art-with-a-Glow/

24 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pizza Orders IRL

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lived on pizza, delivery only. They would order the most ridiculous combinations that you’ll never find on a real pizza menu, and they got a lot of laughs from the kids watching. Bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/24-Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtle-Pizza-Orders-IRL/

Dinosaurs, The Goldilocks of Thermoregulation: Not Too Cold-Blooded, Not Too Warm-Blooded.

Science Ruined Dinosaurs by Mike Jacobsen, available over at the NeatoShop First, dinosaurs had feathers like birds. And now, scientists found that they weren't even cold-blooded like the pre-historic rept...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Dinosaurs-The-Goldilocks-of-Thermoregulation-Not-Too-Cold-Blooded-Not-Too-Warm-Blooded/

Daddy’s Home

[http://youtu.be/2-z3vXAs5TM] (YouTube link)It’s the sweetest thing in the world to come home from work and see your kids happy to greet you back. This Fathers Day compilation shows babies bursting into smiles when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Daddys-Home/

Grillography: Here's Your BBQ-Inspired Typeface!

Summer is almost here (though from the hot, hot weather, it feels that it's already been here a while), so you know what this means, Neatoramanauts: it's BBQ time! To help us celebrate, Kjetil Wold, Erik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Grillography-Heres-Your-BBQ-Inspired-Typeface/

The Nature of Truth

Steve Elgin and Kristian Falcon knew they would be side-by-side in the high school yearbook, so they decided to bend your brain a little with their quotes. If the first is true, how can the second be a l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/The-Nature-of-Truth/

Boba: The Animated Series - Who Needs A Bat Costume To Fight Crime?

Boba: The Animated Series by Nicko DesignsThere's a new vigilante in town, a bounty hunter who has come to wage war against the underworld and star in his own cartoon show at the same time. He's got a rocket pack, a bla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Boba-The-Animated-Series-Who-Needs-A-Bat-Costume-To-Fight-Crime/

Mario Fire Hydrant

The plumbing business ain't what it used to be, but thankfully, our pal Mario has found another line of work helping out firemen. Here's the Mario Fire Hydrant, located in downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Mario-Fire-Hydrant/

R.I.P. Casey Kasem

Legendary radio deejay Casey Kasem served as the host of the countdown show American Top 40 from 1970 to 2009. His signature signoff was “Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.&rdquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/RIP-Casey-Kasem/

Hydra, a Generative Shadow Play

Hydra is a fun little web diversion coded by graphic coder Nicolas Barradeu, who calls it a "generative shadow play." The idea is quite simple: drag your mouse to "slice" the shadow into two,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Hydra-a-Generative-Shadow-Play/

The Fathers of Game of Thrones

[http://youtu.be/fgwqIyWKdUI] (YouTube link)Happy Fathers Day! Here’s a holiday greeting from the series that features the worst fathers in all of pop culture -lots of them- treating their sons as expendable tools...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/The-Fathers-of-Game-of-Thrones/

Black-Footed Kittens Are a First For Philadelphia Zoo

The first-ever litter of black-footed cats has been born at Philadelphia Zoo and recently made their public debut. But before the kittens could meet their adoring public, there were preparations to be ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Black-Footed-Kittens-Are-a-First-For-Philadelphia-Zoo/

Runners on Parade

Chicago had bulls, Cincinnati had pigs, and Lexington had horses. Now Manchester, Connecticut has launched a town-wide art show featuring sculptures of runners. The exhibit is called Runners on Parade, and it has 12 scul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Runners-on-Parade/

Aerobatics Spirals over Abu Dhabi

Color me impressed: the United Arab Emirates Aerobatics Team "Al Fursan" (English "The Knights") painted the skies over Abu Dhabi with the country's Pan-Arab flag colors of black, white, green, and re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Aerobatics-Spirals-over-Abu-Dhabi/

10 Things We've Learned About Dads

In honor of Fathers Day, Smithsonian has rounded up some research on fathers and fatherhood that has surfaced in the past year. Some of it is common sense, although it’s nice to have common sense confirmed scientif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/10-Things-Weve-Learned-About-Dads/

Movie and TV Shots Before and After Added Visual Effects

  Boardwalk Empire  Image: Brainstorm Digital on VimeoViewers often get so enveloped in their favorite movie and television shows that they forget the actors are often emoting over settings,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Movie-and-TV-Shots-Before-and-After-Added-Visual-Effects/




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