Archive for July 17th, 2014

Amazingly Realistic Miniature Meals Made of Clay

Kim Burke's clay miniature food sculptures were featured previously on Neatorama. Years later, her offerings are more varied, detailed and strikingly realistic. Burke's miniatures are modeled on photographs. The result...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Amazingly-Realistic-Miniature-Meals-Made-of-Clay/

The World’s Biggest Star Wars Fan

[http://youtu.be/OjgDoxfHW4w] (YouTube link)Who’s the bigger Star Wars fan: Stephen Colbert or Jon Stewart? They battle it out in the promotional video for the raffle at Omaze in which the prize is a role...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/The-Worlds-Biggest-Star-Wars-Fan/

This Athlete Lost Her Arm, But Won't Stop Competing

Krystal Cantu, 24, of San Antonio, Texas, lost her right arm in a car accident. She had, at the time, been getting into CrossFit and loved it. Refinery 29 reports:“I remember every single detail fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/This-Athlete-Lost-Her-Arm-But-Wont-Stop-Competing/

Beach Library

Surf. Sand. Library. Now those are three words that usually don't go together, but there's no reason they shouldn't. Herman Kompernas built a library on the sandy beach of the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Beach-Library/

This Man Can Pour a Beer with Just His Head

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n2YmfUwRTg](Video Link)Andrew takes a can of beer, opens it, and sticks it to his head. Then he pours it neatly into a glass (at an angle, of course). Can you do this? Please try, then re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/This-Man-Can-Pour-a-Beer-with-Just-His-Head/

11 Roles Changed to Fit the Actors Who Auditioned

Did you know that the role of Garcia in Criminal Minds was supposed to be a middle-aged Mexican man? The producers were so impressed by Kirsten Vangsness’ audition -and we don’t know what role she au...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/11-Roles-Changed-to-Fit-the-Actors-Who-Auditioned/

19th Century Doctors Warn Women About Bicycle Face

(Illustration Via Frederick Burr Opper)Whenever a new fad sweeps through the populace, especially if it involves physical activity of any kind, there’s always some Dr. Oz type ready to hand out dubious medical advi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/19th-Century-Doctors-Warn-Women-About-Bicycle-Face/

(Dis)solving the Matter - You Have A Bad Imagination Young Man!

(Dis)solving the Matter by LopescoThat boy Calvin loved to play with his stuffed tiger all day, every day, going on imagination adventures around the neighborhood and occasionally getting into a bit of trouble. Then one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Dissolving-the-Matter-You-Have-A-Bad-Imagination-Young-Man/

Fireworks Will Add a Special Touch to Any Event ... Including This One

With over 20 years of experience, Sam should know that fireworks "will add a special touch to any event" ... including divorces. Because you know, what better way to end your marriage than with a bang?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Fireworks-Will-Add-a-Special-Touch-to-Any-Event-Including-This-One/

Two Chimps Went On An Outing To See The New Planet Of The Apes Movie

The latest entry in the ape dystopia franchise Planet of the Apes is called Dawn of…, and even though it doesn't feature any real primates, aside from those studied and photographed while making the CGI character...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Two-Chimps-Went-On-An-Outing-To-See-The-New-Planet-Of-The-Apes-Movie/

Five Posts You Will Never See on Social Media

You know, social media posts like these may actually exist somewhere, but no one will notice them, comment on them, or pass them around. But more likely they don’t exist, because these are the tho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Five-Posts-You-Will-Never-See-on-Social-Media/

Pokemon Pick-Up Lines You Should Probably Avoid

With San Diego Comic Con about to begin, and the possibility of geek love in the air, it’s a sure bet that geeky pick-up lines are being rehearsed, tested and rewritten so they're ready to be unveiled at bars and c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Pokemon-Pick-Up-Lines-You-Should-Probably-Avoid/

Weird Al is “Handy”

(video link)It’s day four of Weird Al Yankovic’s eight daily video releases from his new album Mandatory Fun. The latest offering is a parody of Iggy Azalea’s song “Fancy,” set in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Weird-Al-is-Handy/

When Viewed from the Right Angle....

This is You are a Poser!, a sculpture by Matthew Attard. It's made of Plexiglas, wire, and black paint. From the side, it looks like a piece of junk. From the proper perspective, though, it's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/When-Viewed-from-the-Right-Angle/

Disney Princess War

[http://youtu.be/4ekLcUyDWaU] (YouTube link)You have to admit that some Disney Princesses are more badass than others. Which ones are well illustrated in this sequence from Robot Chicken (sure, you could easily guess whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Disney-Princess-War/

Napoleon Dynamite And Pedro All Grown Up

If you’re dreaming of a sequel to the cult hit movie Napoleon Dynamite you’ll just have to go on dreaming, because chances are Napoleon, and his little politician pal Pedro, aren’t coming back to the bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Napoleon-Dynamite-And-Pedro-All-Grown-Up/

Raccoon Steals Bag of Cat Food

[http://youtu.be/1k7L_PKSalg] (YouTube link)This little guy must’ve thought he’d stumbled on the Holy Grail of raccoon loot. He managed to make off with the entire 28-pound bag of cat food. That’s a str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Raccoon-Steals-Bag-of-Cat-Food/

Fart Cannon

Fart, as you know, is a terribly effective weapon. It's only problem is aim and distance. You can't aim the bad smell and it's only effective in small areas. Until now. Japanese prankster FARu ARuFa has cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Fart-Cannon/

Back In The Day - Retro Listening Device Lessons

Back in the Day by BootsBack in the day when the boombox ruled the block, cassette tapes were the best way to keep your jams ready to pop in the deck when it was time to get down. There was one problem with cassettes,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Back-In-The-Day-Retro-Listening-Device-Lessons/

Buy My Barina

It looks like the maker of this video took notes from Castor, the Swedish art director we recently featured who created an epic video to help sell his old 93 Volvo Wagon, but the creator of Buy My Barina decided to go fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Buy-My-Barina/

A Picture to Remember Her

A few days ago, Nathan Steffel (redditor steffel07) posted a heartbreaking request: "My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children's hospital. Since she was in the hospital her whole life we never...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/A-Picture-to-Remember-Her/

Fourth Annual Robot Film Festival

[http://vimeo.com/71180530] Vimeo LinkThe 4th annual Robot Film Festival, now in its fourth year, acknowledges robots in film. The festival will be presented on July 19th, 2014 at Bot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Fourth-Annual-Robot-Film-Festival/

What Is It? game 336

It's Thursday, so you know what it means, Neatoramanauts: it's time for the What Is It? Game, brought to you by the wonderful What Is It? Blog.What is this thing in the picture? Your guess can win you a free T-shi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/What-Is-It-game-336/

Wearable Technologies That We Need

(Gemma Correll)Wearable technologies are all the rage these days. And it's not just Google Glass. There's the iWatch, the airbag suit, the birdcage dress, and more.Gemma Correll is a cartoonist and, clea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Wearable-Technologies-That-We-Need/

Enjoy Four Seasonings With These Fun Four Seasoning Shakers

Salt and pepper is great and all, but why settle for two flavors -especially when doubling your spices also means getting to spruce up your table with these delightful Four Seasons Seasoning Shakers. Each plastic do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Enjoy-Four-Seasonings-With-These-Fun-Four-Seasoning-Shakers/

A Few Things You May Not Know About Saturday Night Live

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Since it's debut in 1975, Saturday Night Live has probably bee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/A-Few-Things-You-May-Not-Know-About-Saturday-Night-Live/

Ice Cream 3D Printer

You can print out designs in chocolate and pancake batter. The next great technological hurdle is ice cream!To do this, MIT students Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim built an extrud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Ice-Cream-3D-Printer/

21 Big Dogs That Insist They Are Lap Dogs

If you look closely at this picture, you might notice that there’s a woman under all that dog. I’ve said it to my kids, and maybe you have as well: “You’re never too big to sit in Mommy’s la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/21-Big-Dogs-That-Insist-They-Are-Lap-Dogs/

This Iceberg Looks Like Batman

(Photo: unknown/Warner Bros.)Mr. Freeze* now has an equally icy opponent. This iceberg looks just like the Dark Knight spawned on a cold night in Crime Alley.-via Dave Barry*I cannot determine if Victor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/This-Iceberg-Looks-Like-Batman/

Wizard Insane- Harry And The History Of Rock

Wizard Insane by Nana LeontiHarry wasn't like the other boys- he didn't want to play the day away outside, he preferred to stay indoors and continue his studies, and he'd always had really good taste in music. One day h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/17/Wizard-Insane-Harry-And-The-History-Of-Rock/




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