Archive for July 7th, 2014

Woman's Creativity Lends Charm to the Bathroom Mirror Selfie

Instagram user Mirrorsme, who describes herself as a Norwegian living in Washington, D.C., creates these whimsical drawings on her bathroom mirror. This pastime, which started as messages to he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Womans-Creativity-Lends-Charm-to-the-Bathroom-Mirror-Selfie/

Ukai--The Art of Fishing with Cormorants

(Photo: Japan Guide)Ukai is the Japanese name for a traditional fishing practice used in east Asia. In ukai, the fisherman takes a cormorant bird and ties a loop around its neck. The loop lets the bird breathe and swallo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Ukai-The-Art-of-Fishing-with-Cormorants/

Kill Team Princesses

These women are no damsels in distress! Artist Johnni Kok made some Disney Princesses into dangerous characters. These aren't drawn to be children's role models; this is fantasy art!Check out Kok’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Kill-Team-Princesses/

It's Surprisingly Easy to Trap a Bug on a Piece of Paper by Just Drawing Lines with a Pen

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw9X9sDWWGE](Video Link)YouTube user thesam101 found a bug walking on a piece of paper, trying to escape. So he drew a line with a pen. The bug couldn't--or wouldn't--cross it and tried to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Its-Surprisingly-Easy-to-Trap-a-Bug-on-a-Piece-of-Paper-by-Just-Drawing-Lines-with-a-Pen/

50 Creepy Locations Straight Out Of A Nightmare

We often assume that the nightmarish places found in works of fiction are wholly a figment of the creator’s imagination, but to those explorers who have seen some of the darkest and most nightmarish places on earth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/50-Creepy-Locations-Straight-Out-Of-A-Nightmare/

Footage of Pilot Saving His Plane from Collision with Another

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N5THRSp4hM]YouTube LinkEarly in the morning of July 5, 2014, videographer Miguel Ángel captured a near catastrophic collision of two airplanes at Barcel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Footage-of-Pilot-Saving-His-Plane-from-Collision-with-Another/

Unbelievable Products You Can Actually Buy At Walmart

Walmart has become the most mega of all mega stores, with new locations popping up all over the country like the Starbucks of retail stores, and now they’re even opening new locations in many countries around the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Unbelievable-Products-You-Can-Actually-Buy-At-Walmart/

We Go Forward

The latest comic from Shenanigansen at Owl Turd is an 8-bit video game illustrating our lives. This is just a small portion. When you read it all it his site, prepare yourself for the feels at the end. W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/We-Go-Forward/

The "Golden Age" of Commercial Air Flight

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8bQKyTHhoQ#t=41] YouTube LinkOnce upon a time, multi-course meals were regularly served on airplanes. Caviar. Lobster. Filet mignon. Pheasant. Along with the gourme...

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The Beckoning Cats of Gotoku-ji Temple

Long-time Neatorama readers are no doubt familiar with Maneki Neko, the Japanese beckoning cat. Jürgen and Mike at For 91 Days got a chance to visit the Gotoku-ji temple, a shrine dedicated to Maneki Neko.Worshipers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/The-Beckoning-Cats-of-Gotoku-ji-Temple/

Sixteen Hot New Eye Make-Up Looks

Looking to get potential love interests to actually look you in the eyes?Then you should consult this handy illustrated chart featuring 16 Hot New Eye Make-Up Looks, created by Gemma Correll for the sake of those poor so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Sixteen-Hot-New-Eye-Make-Up-Looks/

The Earliest Known Photo of the Star-Spangled Banner, 1873

Fort McHenry guarded the entrance to the harbor of Baltimore. After the British had burned America's capital city, they set their sights on Baltimore, a wealthy city ripe for looting and the home port of many of the Amer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/The-Earliest-Known-Photo-of-the-Star-Spangled-Banner/

The Underwater Laboratory of Fabien Cousteau

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VVgPIltodQ] YouTube LinkThis brief video gives viewers a fleeting look at the underwater laboratory of Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of Jaques Cousteau. The lab was stat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/The-Underwater-Laboratory-of-Fabien-Cousteau/

This is the Entrance to an Opera House

(Photo: Classical KDFC)The conductor will ensure that you get into the parking lot at the Estonian National Opera. Drive in on the upstroke. Just hope that the tempo isn't too fast.-via Twisted Siftersigns, opera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/This-is-the-Entrance-to-an-Opera-House/

The 66 Gestures Chimpanzees Use To Communicate With Each Other

(Image Via Current Biology)Chimpanzees are extremely intelligent animals, there’s no doubt about that, but a new study published in Current Biology reveals the extent of their intelligence in the area of communicat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/The-66-Gestures-Chimpanzees-Use-To-Communicate-With-Each-Other/

Whodunit: The Coach's Last Play

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Whodinit-The-Coachs-Last-Play/

Baby Elephant Takes a Dip

The Asian elephant herd at the Oregon Zoo consists of three adult males, three adult females and two juveniles, one-and-a-half-year-old Lily and her brother Samudra. Little Lily, pictured above, had fun swimmin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Baby-Elephant-Takes-a-Dip/

50 Great Tattoos Inspired by Children's Books

Tattoos are often permanent reminders of memories and ideas important to people. A good children's book can leave that kind of impression, which is why many people get inked with scenes, characters, and words from favori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/50-Great-Tattoos-Inspired-by-Childrens-Books/

Lumberjack Rescues Bear

[http://youtu.be/Wu6nKXcsf7g] (YouTube link)We’ve seen plenty of videos of dogs, cats, foxes, squirrels, skunks, and other critters that got their heads stuck in jars and cans, and needed human intervention. What d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Lumberjack-Rescues-Bear/

Thief Returns 9/11 Firefighter's Flag and Apologizes

(Photo: NBC News)Jonathan Ielpi was a New York City firefighter who died in the line of duty in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. He was a member of an entire family of firefighters, including his brother and fat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Thief-Returns-911-Firefighters-Flag-with-Apology/

Funny Pictures of the Day - NeatoPicto July 7, 2014

Rough Drafts of X-Men Characters (by Paul Laudiero and Max Knoblauch) Love funny pictures? Don't forget to check out our LOLpic blog NeatoPicto, with tons of new funny pics uploaded daily:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Funny-Pictures-of-the-Day-NeatoPicto-July-7-2014/

This Origami House Is As Sharp As It Is Chic

Ever put a crease in the corner of a piece of paper and think? This would look awesome as a house? Well maybe you should because that's exactly what Yukio Hashimoto's F-House looks like and it is totally stunni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/This-Origami-House-Is-As-Sharp-As-It-Is-Chic/

Land of the Fiberglass Giants

The following is an article from Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: Leonard J. DeFrancisci)Back in the early 1960s, little Uncle John saw a giant statue of Paul Bunyan at Freedomland USA...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Land-of-the-Fiberglass-Giants/

Lowcost Cosplay Is Back, And Just As Budget Conscious As Ever

Anucha "Cha" Saengchart has created his own unique version of cosplay, which doesn't involve fancy costumes, super realistic accessories created out of Worbla, or incredibly detailed make-up. In fact, Cha's Lowcost Cospl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Lowcost-Cosplay-Is-Back-And-Just-As-Budget-Conscious-As-Ever/

Tortoise Versus Dog in a Cutthroat Game of "Soccer"

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KPzX8RXems]YouTube LinkThis tortoise apparently really wants to play with this ball. So much so that he's willing to get aggressive with the howling dog who seems to thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Tortoise-Versus-Dog-in-a-Cutthroat-Game-of-Soccer/

Quirky Local Customs Every Traveler Should Know

(Image Via martinak15/Flickr)Traveling abroad can be an exhilarating and life changing experience, if you’re not being snubbed and treated like an unwanted visitor by the locals...Some places simply aren't very acc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Quirky-Local-Customs-Every-Traveler-Should-Know/

Frankfurt Airport Turned Into a Starport

[http://youtu.be/Snph22qSUMU] (YouTube link)This video is titled “Leaked Star Wars Episode VII Filmset Footage!” Yeah, well, it’s not. It has nothing to do with Star Wars VII. But it’s a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Frankfurt-Airport-Turned-Into-a-Starport/

Pick-Up Lines for Ghosts

(Safely Endangered/Chris McCoy)Pro tip: if you try these on a living woman and she responds with interest, you've found a keeper!Try them out on both the living and the dead tonight.webcomic, Safely Enda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/07/Pick-Up-Lines-for-Ghosts/






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