Archive for July 15th, 2014

All I Do Is Farm

[http://youtu.be/eYHeUSrjpxE] (YouTube link)The Peterson Farm Brothers are back with a new parody song -about farming, of course. This is their agricultural version of “All I Do is Win” by DJ Khaled featuring...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/All-I-Do-Is-Farm/

Street Fighter: Drunk Edition

Two great champions, Vodkaman and Drunkenstein, face off in a battle for glory and honor. Both are masters of their martial art systems. Having already defeated mere amateurs, including Chun-Li and Blanka, they now must...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Street-Fighter-Drunk-Edition/

This Photoshop Artist's Facebook Cover Photos Are Amazing!

Redditor RubberDogTurds, who is known offline as Nikki, is an inventive and skilled Photoshop artist. She frequently creates custom Facebook header images that insert her into popular movies and television shows. She get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/This-Photoshop-Artists-Facebook-Cover-Photos-Are-Amazing/

Lobster Squared - [no. 1040 - @veronica]

Red Lobster has a dish called “Lobster topped Lobster.” Isn’t that just… lobster?— Veronica Belmont (@Veronica) June 2, 2014 Illustration by Chris MountjoyVeronica, Lobster, Red Lobster,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/13/Lobster-Squared-no-1040-veronica/

Veteran's Wheelchair Falls Apart in Hardware Store, Employees Fix It Immediately

(Photo: Michael Sulsona)40 years ago, Michael Sulsona lost his legs to a landmine in Vietnam. For two years, he's been trying to get the Veterans' Administration to provide him with a replacement for the rickety old whee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Veterans-Wheelchair-Falls-Apart-in-Hardware-Store-Employees-Fix-It-Immediately/

100 Famous Bass Lines Played In One Awesome Medley

Bass lines are the bridge between the guitar and the drum, "anchoring the harmonic framework and establishing the beat", to quote Wikipedia.Behind many of the most famous songs of all time lies a strong, catchy bass line...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/100-Famous-Bass-Lines-Played-In-One-Awesome-Medley/

Beautiful Baby Bump Paintings

Carrie Preston, an artist in Cornwall, UK, is inspired by children. Her studio, My Little Sweet Pea, began as a mural painting business for children's rooms. Now she's also painting the bellies of pregnant women.Each bel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Beautiful-Baby-Bump-Paintings/

Word Crimes

[http://youtu.be/8Gv0H-vPoDc] (YouTube link)Grammar nazis, you have an anthem! We knew Weird Al Yankovic was pretty picky about grammar and punctuation, if you recall his campaign to correct public signs a few years ago....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Word-Crimes/

Hello Shiny - The Cutest Mercenary In The Verse

Hello Shiny by OfficeInkThey thought he was a pushover because he was cute and had a girl's name, but Jayne wasn't going to let them take the sky from him so easily. He was normally full of serenity, but when pushed too...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Hello-Shiny-The-Cutest-Mercenary-In-The-Verse/

Girl Left Contacts In For Six Months, Amoebas Ate Her Eyeball

Contact lens wearers know the risks that come with placing that little piece of plastic directly on to their eyeballs, and cleanliness is king when it comes to keeping your eyes healthy, which means taking your contacts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Girl-Left-Contacts-In-For-Six-Months-Amoebas-Ate-Her-Eyeball/

11 Psychological Tricks Restaurants Use To Make You Spend More Money

When you eat at a restaurant, you are usually well aware of what the costs will be and plan for them. You often have some idea of the food quality and what dishes you might like. But you might not be aware of all the tin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/11-Psychological-Tricks-Restaurants-Use-To-Make-You-Spend-More-Money/

Crab Eating Noodles

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrAS8aW7UII](Video Link)Crabs can be obnoxious guests. Yesterday, we saw one steal a beer from a man. This one is ready to chow down on someone's naengmyeon, which is a Korean noodle dish....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Crab-Eating-Noodles/

The Difficulty of Canceling Cable

Warning: the linked sound recording may trigger annoyance, rage, and memories of similar experiences.Ryan Block tried to cancel his cable service from Comcast, and after ten minutes of frustration, he started rec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/The-Difficulty-of-Canceling-Cable/

8-Bit Character Sprites Made Real

It's safe to say video game sprites weren't meant to faithfully represent what the characters would look like in real life, game designers were just doing the best they could with so few pixels while trying to keep their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/8-Bit-Character-Sprites-Made-Real/

How to Park a Go Kart

[http://youtu.be/RbVFI08yj1I] (YouTube link)Watch this young boy park a go kart like a boss, using his momentum to roll backwards down a corridor, precisely into the spot he aimed for. Then he walks away like a boss. Acc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/How-to-Park-a-Go-Kart/

Photographer Helpfully Recreates Children's Nightmares

Arthur Tress is a photographer. During the 60s and 70s, he asked children to describe their nightmares to him. Then he recreated those dreams in carefully staged photographs. Tress called the series Daymares. Je...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Photographer-Helpfully-Recreates-Childrens-Nightmares/

The Legend Of The Flying Tomato

When you hear an animated short is entitled The Legend of the Flying Tomato several images probably come to mind- jeering audiences made up of kids armed with rotten fruit, the next evolution in killer tomatoes,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Legend-Of-The-Flying-Tomato/

Irwindale’s Sriracha Approximation Experiment

If you recall, we told you about the kerfluffle over the Sriracha factory in Irwindale, California, which posed the possibility of a Sriracha shortage if the factory were to be shut down. And it was, temporarily. After c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Irwindales-Sriracha-Approximation-Experiment/

Kid From Nebraska Takes 63 Billion Dollar Selfie

What should you do when you're walking by an ice cream parlor in Nebraska and spot an extremely rich man, and an extremely rich and famous man, sitting together on a bench?You take a priceless selfie and post it to Insta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Kid-From-Nebraska-Takes-63-Billion-Dollar-Selfie/

Horror's Eleven - A Macabre Criminal Masterpiece

Horror's Eleven by TraceygurneyChucky was brought down to the station for a lineup and was surprised by what he saw- a pinhead, a leather faced man and some psychos wearing masks, an evil clown, a candy man, and a puppe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Horrors-Eleven-A-Macabre-Criminal-Masterpiece/

What Works as a Waffle?

[http://youtu.be/bOGBH3A8Bhc]YouTube LinkHow do we waffle the? Let Buzzfeed count the ways. In this video, all kinds of foods are pressed in a waffle iron. As you can imagine, there is a range of outcome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/What-Works-as-a-Waffle/

Virginia Man Claims African Country to Make Daughter a Princess

We’ve posted twice about Bir Tawil, a stretch of land between Egypt and Sudan that neither country wants. Maybe Jeremiah Heaton of Abingdon, Virginia, read about it then. Last winter, Heaton’s six-year-old da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Virginia-Man-Claims-African-Country-to-Make-Daughter-a-Princess/

Guy Tries To Recap A Song of Ice and Fire In Two Minutes, Fails Horribly

(Video Link)Attempting to recap George R.R. Martin's entire epic series A Song of Ice and Fire in two minutes is an extremely tall order, but Slacktory host Nick Douglas was so sure he was up to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Guy-Tries-To-Recap-Song-of-Ice-and-Fire-Series-In-Two-Minutes-Fails-Horribly/

A Standing Desk You Can Walk Around With

Standing desks are all the rage right now, but generally speaking, they aren't exactly portable. The StorkStand changes all that -letting you carry around your desk so you can use it on the back of any chair. Just set th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/A-Standing-Desk-You-Can-Walk-Around-With/

15 Fun Facts about Batman: The Animated Series

On September 5, 1992, Batman: The Animated Series--one of the greatest American cartoons of the 1990s--first aired. It launched a great era of DC superhero cartoons known to fans as the DC Animated Universe. Her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/15-Fun-Facts-about-Batman-The-Animated-Series/

Ten Actors Who Died on Set

Silent film actress Martha Mansfield, pictured above, was cast in the lead female role of the 1924 Civil War drama film The Warrens of Virginia. The cast and crew were shooting on location in San Antonio, T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Ten-Actors-Who-Died-on-Set/

Q-tips: Men's Ultimate Multi-Tool

Q-Tips? These are Bro-Tips, my friends. Men's ultimate multi-tool, perfect for detailing, cleaning, and building. All 625 of them. It says so on the packaging. Plus, if you didn't catch the hint at first glance,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Q-tips-Mens-Ultimate-Multi-Tool/

How They Made the Exploding Head in Scanners

[http://youtu.be/0O_KrHjcF_c] (YouTube link)If you remember one thing from the 1981 David Cronenberg film Scanners, it’s the exploding head. That’s not what the producers of the movie expected. The e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/How-They-Made-the-Exploding-Head-in-Scanners/

The Foodnited States of America

CORRECTION 7/15/14: It's Durso's son, not daughter, who concieved of the project. I've altered the text accordingly.--------------------------Chris Durso is the proprietor of Foodiggity, an excellent food blog that you s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/The-Foodnited-States-of-America/

New Airline Seat Patent Raises the Bar for Comfort Economy

Last month, Airbus filed a patent for a new kind of airline seat, called a “seating device comprising a forward-foldable backrest.” This is a revolutionary idea that will enable them to pack more people onto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/New-Airline-Seat-Patent-raises-the-Bar-for-strikeComfortstrikeEconomy/
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