Archive for June 17th, 2014

15 Pieces of Funny and Sarcastic Street Art by Mobstr

We've posted about the witty street art of UK urban artist Mobstr a while ago on Neatorama, but the punny gent has got a few new pieces, so it's worth revisiting. Here are 10 of the most sarcastically funny artwo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/15-Funny-Sarcastic-Street-Art-Mobstr/

The Scientific Way to Cut a Cake

[http://youtu.be/wBU9N35ZHIw] (YouTube link)In 1906, Sir Francis Galton proposed a way to cut a round cake so that the exposed inside does not go stale. For some reason, his method of cutting a cake did not catch on. Num...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/The-Scientific-Way-to-Cut-a-Cake/

Ten "Sci Fi" Medical Technologies that Lengthen Human Life and Its Quality

The introduction to Listverse's  "10 Sci-Fi Technologies Moving Us Closer to Immortality" reads, "The average life expectancy is constantly rising as we improve our knowledge of medicine and the human body. We h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Ten-Sci-Fi-Medical-Technologies-that-Lengthen-Human-Life-and-Its-Quality/

Animal Dance Party

[http://youtu.be/DUgKyX98n2I] (YouTube link)Time to get down! The animal kingdom is dancing to “Push It” by Salt-n-Pepa, in this compilation by Robert Jones of Tastefully Offensive. Dogs, cats, birds, insects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Animal-Dance-Party/

Ten Tips To Beat The Odds At A Casino

Hit any casino floor and you'll find hundreds, if not thousands, of people placing their hope for a better life down on the table, alongside their gaming tokens, hoping to strike it rich but typically leaving with less m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Ten-Tips-To-Beat-The-Odds-At-A-Casino/

Why Did It Have To Be Snake? - Puzzling Indiana

Why Did It Have To Be Snake? by Doodle DojoDr. Jones had always been too busy to bother with video games, because he preferred to spend his retirement reading old tomes and polishing statues, but when he was called back...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Why-Did-It-Have-To-Be-Snake-Puzzling-Indiana/

The Story of Sealand

[http://youtu.be/99uvmq2P7kU] (YouTube link)You’ve heard of Sealand, the abandoned World War II sea tower in international waters that was declared a sovereign nation. Still, you’ll enjoy this animated histor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/The-Story-of-Sealand/

BooBoo the Guinea Pig and Friends: The Photo Series

A photographer using the name "Lieveheersbeestje" likes to shoot photos of her guinea pigs. The star of the show is BooBoo. These guinea pigs are quite the stylin' bunch. They love to accessorize with snazzy glasses, flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/BooBoo-the-Guinea-Pig-and-Friends-The-Photo-Series/

One Last Trip to the Forest

After a long illness, Ed was diagnosed as terminal, and was referred to Evergreen Hospice of Kirkland, Washington. He confided to their chaplain that he longed to see the outdoors again, because he&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/One-Last-Trip-to-the-Forest/

Life Inside Russia's Secret "Closed" City

Secrets have been pouring out of Russia like water through a sieve ever since the Iron Curtain collapsed, making it easy to disregard any newly discovered "secrets" as just another batch of sensationalized snack-sized ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Life-Inside-Russias-Secret-Closed-City/

Firefighters Rescue Cat and Cat Rescuer

Firefighters in Erie, Pennsylvania, rarely respond to calls about a cat stuck in a tree these days. They normally tell the caller to let the cat come down by itself. But on Sunday, they responded to such a call, because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Firefighters-Rescue-Cat-and-Cat-Rescuer/

Now THIS is a Doctor's Office

Imgur user Bootlady went to the doctor's office the other day, and snapped this picture of the patient room. 'Twas probably her tenth or eleventh doctor (who? Yes!), and she was amused not only by the &qu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Now-THIS-is-a-Doctors-Office/

Rap Battle: Newton vs. Nye and Tyson

[http://youtu.be/8yis7GzlXNM] (YouTube link)This is what you may call old school vs. new school in the Epic Rap Battles of History series when Sir Isaac Newton raps against Bill Nye the Science Guy with help from Neil de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Rap-Battle-Newton-vs-Nye-and-Tyson/

Prom Dresses And Tuxedos Made Out Of Duct Tape - 2014 Finalists

People were making all kinds of stuff out of duct tape well before Duck brand duct tape started their “Stuck at Prom” contest, which comes with a large cash prize and crafty bragging rights, but every year si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Prom-Dresses-And-Tuxedos-Made-Out-Of-Duct-Tape-2014-Finalists/

The Birthday Paradox at the World Cup

The Birthday Paradox states that in a group of just 23 people, the odds that two of those people will have the same birthday is 50%. If the size of the group goes up to 70 people, there is more than a 99% chance that two...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/The-Birthday-Paradox-at-the-World-Cup/

Baby Rhino Steals the Show at Zoo Miami

A female black rhinoceros was born at Zoo Miami on May 25th, 2014. A newborn of this highly endangered species is joyous news for all involved, including her parents, Eddie and Circe. Fourteen-year-old Cir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Baby-Rhino-Steals-the-Show-at-Zoo-Miami/

Ms Galactus - She's On A Strict Asteroid Diet

Ms Galactus by Steevin LoveThey say behind every great man stands an even greater woman, and in the case of that purple clad, planet eating gargantuan the apple of his eye also happened to be massive and dressed all in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Ms-Galactus-Shes-On-A-Strict-Asteroid-Diet/

Epic Underwater Photo Shoot

[http://youtu.be/1-bFVpdtvZY] (YouTube link)Photographer Benjamin Von Wong did what some would call a “fashion shoot” at a sunken ship off the coast of Bali. It’s really less “fashion” and m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Epic-Underwater-Photo-Shoot/

The Treehouse In The Lake

Treehouses are usually in trees, but this house in the lake is pretty darned amazing even if the only trees are hidden away in the bridge. The Treehouse Solling of Germany sits about 14 feet above the water's surfac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/The-Treehouse-In-The-Lake/

How to Quantify Failure

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.By Martin J. MurphyFaultline UniversityCenter for tile Kinetics of Unreliable ProcessesPalo Alto, CAIt has long been...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/How-to-Quantify-Failure/

Tie Tying Machine

Don't know your Double Windsor from your Pratt knots, but too embarrassed to buy clip ons? Knot a problem! Maybe this Japanese necktie tying machine is for you. Take a look at how this clever little contraption lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Tie-Tying-Machine-2/

Nature, As Beautifully Embroidered by Ana Teresa Barboza

Artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates landscapes and tells stories (see the work on her blog) with her fantastic embroidery. Some of her works are hung in galleries with the mater...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Nature-As-Beautifully-Embroidered-by-Ana-Teresa-Barboza/

Whimsical Anatomy Sculptures of Masao Kinoshita

(L) Birds and beasts caricature rabbit (2009) (R) Wildlife frog caricature (2009) And now for something completely different, here are some fascinating sculptures by Japanese artist Masao Kinoshita....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/17/Whimsical-Anatomy-Sculptures-of-Masao-Kinoshita/
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