Archive for June 28th, 2014

Watch Plastic Litter Become A Pair Of Shoes

People are doing lovely things with trash these days, and whether you call it junk, garbage, rubbish or recyclable material it’s most likely something that can be upcycled and given a new life. Composting, pap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Watch-Plastic-Litter-Become-A-Pair-Of-Shoes/

Beautiful Choral Expression of Fathers and Frozen

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioRaM3X-1cE](Video Link)I'm a father of two Frozen-age little girls. They loooooove Frozen. They sing the songs and play imaginative games that they invent about the char...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Beautiful-Choral-Expression-of-Fathers-and-Frozen/

Strange Entertainment Industry Job - Gimpsuited Green Screen Fluffer

There’s a gloriously anonymous job in the entertainment industry which combines a love of film with a love of gimping, or green manning if you're from Philadelphia, and leaves some of the on-screen talent identity...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Strange-Entertainment-Industry-Job-Gimpsuited-Green-Screen-Fluffer/

ISS World Cup Wager

[http://youtu.be/nEimciGwtmw] (YouTube link)The crew aboard the International Space Station now consist of two Americans and one German, so the astronauts were particularly interested in the World Cup game between the US...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/ISS-World-Cup-Wager/

Orwell's Animal Farm as Illustrated by Ralph Steadman

British illustrator Ralph Steadman has been featured previously on Neatorama (specifically, for his Alice in Wonderland artwork and his book The Little Red Computer). Showcased here are some of Steadm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Orwells-Animal-Farm-as-Illustrated-by-Ralph-Steadman/

Dangerously Fun Cliffside Slip 'N Slide

When slipping and sliding across your lawn no longer offers the thrills it did when you were a kid it's time to move on to something more elaborate, and much more dangerous.If you happen to have a cliff nearby, one that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Dangerously-Fun-Cliffside-Slip-N-Slide/

8 Old Wedding Traditions You Didn't Know Existed

While modern tradition have us scratching our heads, like smashing cake in your new spouse’s face and mooning the photographer (photo at the link), history shows us that weird traditions overall are nothing new. Al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/8-Old-Wedding-Traditions-You-Didnt-Know-Existed/

Strike it Up

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDDfkKEa2ls#t=90]YouTube LinkThis video of upward lighting strikes is from the Storm Channel on YouTube; it was originally broadcast on Discovery's Raging Planet. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Strike-it-Up/

Banker’s Math

It’s nice to see that a dollar is worth 120¢! This breakdown is sourced from the American Banker’s Association Education Foundation, although they would probably blame the graphic on Gannett News Service...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Bankers-Math/

Glove and Boots Take on Clickbait

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwL4heIrgVA](Video Link)I'll be honest with you: this video will not blow your mind, nor be the best part of the day. If I ever post anything that becomes the best part of your day, you ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Glove-and-Boots-Take-on-Clickbait/

Times Square Officials Calling For A Real Life Superhero Registration Act

(Image Via Gawker)In a recent example of real life playing out like the plot of a comic book, officials in New York are about to make the Superhero Registration Act a real life thing…for Times Square characters.(I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Times-Square-Considering-Its-Own-Superhero-Registration-Act/

The Wolf Of Gilligan's Island

[http://youtu.be/E-LIlIO4lpY] (YouTube link)Thurston Howell III, tycoon, billionaire, stock market player, cocktail aficionado, yacht club member, and castaway. Who better to play The Wolf of Giligan’s Island? You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/The-Wolf-Of-Gilligans-Island/

Paper Mountains

You'd be forgiven if you thought that these amazing photographs by Brendan Austin were rugged mountain landscapes. They are actually crumpled paper. In his aptly titled photo series Paper Mountains*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Paper-Mountains/

Ask a Scientist: Would Cannibalism Make You Fat?

(Image: Orion Pictures)In his later years, Hannibal Lecter was a bit pudgy. Was it because of his diet? Possibly. Daniel Engber of Popular Science approached Dr. James Cole, a scholar on human origins at the Uni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Ask-a-Scientist-Would-Cannibalism-Make-You-Fat/

Terrible Taxidermy, Now With Appropriate Slogans!

Taxidermy is hotly contested in some circles, personally I’m an animal lover who also grew up admiring taxidermy works, but when the poor stuffed critter ends up looking like something that escaped from the island...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Terrible-Taxidermy-Now-With-An-Appropriate-Slogan/

No Nose Gear Vertical Landing

[http://youtu.be/x9tvdjDAr1U] (YouTube link)Landing a jet on an aircraft carrier takes special skills and nerves of steel. A Harrier jet can land vertically, but what if something goes wrong? U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/No-Nose-Gear-Vertical-Landing/

10 Strangely Specific Apology Cakes

Cake makes everything better, including apologies. Like this one above, for example. We can tell that the person is truly sorry for trying to sacrifice another humanbeing to Satan. How can we tell? They put extra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/10-Strangely-Specific-Apology-Cakes/

Ewok Lips

Here's a clever piece by makeup artist Crystal Effin. When she opens her lips, Wicket's mouth expands to terrifying proportions, ready to devour Luke, Han, Leia, and any stormtroopers who survived the de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Ewok-Lips/

Say Beep*Beep*Boop - Romantically Geeky

Say Beep*Beep*Boop by Tom LedinTelling someone you love them doesn't mean you have to say anything, sometimes simple beeps and boops are all you need to show how you feel. And when you're stuck on some desert planet ten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Say-BeepBeepBoop-Romantically-Geeky/

America's Scariest Motel

(Image Via Librariananguish/Flickr)There’s a lonely old motel out on Highway 95 that is downright terrifying to stay in, and considered by many guests to be haunted. This motel is home to thousands of clowns, and e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Americas-Scariest-Motel/

Creeptastic Halloween Costumes Circa 1875–1955

English artist and musician Ossian Brown's book Haunted Air is filled with these spectacular vintage photographs of American Halloween festivities between 1875-1955. The author collected the photographs fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Creeptastic-Halloween-Costumes-Circa-18751955/

Strange Dog Appears in Locked Car

A woman in the town of Adenau, Germany, attended a religious service and returned to her car. When she unlocked it, she found a dog inside -but it wasn’t her dog! She drove the dachshund to the local police station...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/28/Strange-Dog-Appears-in-Locked-Car/
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