Archive for July 18th, 2014

Black-Footed Cat Kittens Play with Crickets

[http://youtu.be/Kr9s6nngvM4] (YouTube link)Zoos find themselves in the strange position of buying animals for other animals. In this case, the Philadelphia Zoo got a shipment of live crickets for the Black-footed Cat ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Black-Footed-Cat-Kittens-Play-with-Crickets/

Australian Government Quietly Revokes the Patent for the Wheel

In 2001, an Australian man named John Keogh designed a "circular transportation facilitation device." He patented it through his nation's intellectual property register. Since that time, this marvelous invention has beco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Australian-Government-Quietly-Revokes-Its-Patent-for-the-Wheel/

Husband Sends Wife a Spreadsheet Detailing His Sex Deprivation

Today, Redditor throwwwwaway29 posted a file she says her husband sent to her email during her taxi ride to the airport to catch a flight for a ten-day business trip. The Excel spreadsheet enumerate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Husband-Presents-Wife-a-Spreadsheet-Detailing-his-Sex-Deprivation/

Amazing Balloon Sculptures from the World Balloon Convention

(Photos: World Balloon Convention)Starting in 2010, the Pioneer Balloon Company has hosted the annual World Balloon Convention. It's a celebration and competition of balloon art. This year, 800 artists from 54 natio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Amazing-Balloon-Sculptures-from-the-World-Balloon-Convention/

Flying Chainsaws of Death

[http://youtu.be/OW2UvW6xLP8] Remember the gruesome devourer of trees that we featured on Neatorama? We've found something equally - if not more gruesome: the Flying Chainsaws of Death, flown by helicopter and used...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Flying-Chainsaws-of-Death/

Thief Takes Doughnuts at Knifepoint

A new Krispy Kreme outlet in Adelaide, Australia, has proven to be a hit. Customers queued up days before the doors opened, and still wait in line for hours to get doughnuts a few days later. One doughnut fan apparently...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Thief-Takes-Doughnuts-at-Knifepoint/

Fuzzy and Cuddly - The Horror Of The Hundred Acre Wood

Fuzzy and Cuddly by Anthony MorenoThere's something different about that willy nilly silly old bear, he suddenly doesn't seem so cute and cuddly anymore. What happened to Winnie? Was it something the bees were putting i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Fuzzy-and-Cuddly-The-Horror-Of-The-Hundred-Acre-Wood/

Photo Series Shows Animals Eating Their Prey- Food Chain

It’s almost unbearable to watch some humans shovel food into their faces, and we may even call those who make a huge mess or smack loudly while they eat "animals", but watching messy humans eat can’t even com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Photos-Of-Animals-Eating-Their-Prey/

London Film & Comic Con

[http://youtu.be/v-i8X7MkM4U] (YouTube link)Shades On Productions made this dreamy film using clips of the cosplayers at the London Film & Comic Con last week. Looks like it was a great time! -via Geeks Are Sexy Lond...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/London-Film-Comic-Con/

Shaun Hughes's Pop Culture Hobo Nickels

Spider-ManShaun Hughes is an artist in the UK who carves nickels, coins, and other metal tokens in the hobo nickel tradition. We've previously seen his nickel with the face of a Star Wars stormt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Shaun-Hughess-Pop-Culture-Hobo-Nickels/

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man in LEGO

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the movie Ghostbusters, artists from the LEGO company have built a Stay Puft Marshmallow Man our of LEGO bricks! The LEGO sculpture stands 25 inches tall and weighs 18 pounds....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Stay-Puft-Marshmallow-Man-in-LEGO/

Awesome Snow White/Boba Fett Cosplay

(Photo: Estrada Photography)(Photo: Estrada Photography)(Photo: Fat Man Photography)"Put the Evil Queen in the cargo hold. She's worth a lot of money to me."Here's Amber Arden cosplaying as the fairest bounty hunter in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Awesome-Snow-WhiteBoba-Fett-Cosplay/

“Sports Song” by Weird Al Yankovic

"Weird Al" Yankovic – Sports Song from Funny Or Die Today’s music video by Weird Al Yankovic’s album Mandatory Fun is a collaboration with Funny or Die. This one isn’t even a pop parody,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Sports-Song-by-Weird-Al-Yankovic/

Infographic Shows How Much Underwear To Pack For A Trip

There’s one very important thing to consider when packing for a trip, whether it’s a weekend away or an extended stay, and that’s making sure you've packed enough underwear.Good thing there’s this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Infographic-Shows-How-Much-Underwear-To-Pack-For-A-Trip/

A Cat and Her Water Cooler

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dGpGl-FzAw]YouTube LinkPeaches the cat isn't averse to water. On the contrary — she produces waterfalls, to the amusement of her human companion. I can only hope h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/A-Cat-and-Her-Water-Cooler/

Caftan Liberation: How an Ancient Fashion Set Modern Women Free

The caftan is a loose, body-covering garment that resembles traditional clothing from Asia and the Middle East. It invaded Western fashion in the 1910s and again in the 1960s. In both of those eras, it was a combination...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Caftan-Liberation-How-an-Ancient-Fashion-Set-Modern-Women-Free/

Confiscation Cabinets: 250 Things Confiscated From Schoolchildren ... Including THIS Scary Homemade Axe!

Guy Tarrant [auto-sound] is an artist and a teacher, and he's got the war trophies to prove it. In this "Confiscation Cabinets," Tarrant and contributors Mercedes Philips and Kim Campbell exhibited his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Confiscation-Cabinets-250-Things-Confiscated-From-Schoolchildren-Including-THIS-Scary-Homemade-Axe/

Old Console - Don't B Such A MO

Old Console by ellygehHe might be considered nothing but an outdated console these days, but back in the day B was a cutting edge gaming/computing device, and those who owned an original MO console spent way too much ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Old-Console-Dont-B-Such-A-MO/

New Trailer For Blade Runner Created Using Anime Clips

Blade Runner is such an amazing and beloved film that it just wouldn’t be right to bring it back with a new cast and cutting edge CGI effects because it looks amazing just the way it is, but if you're goin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/New-Trailer-For-Blade-Runner-Created-Using-Anime-Clips/

Testing the Limits of TGI Friday’s Endless Appetizers

The restaurant chain TGI Friday’s unveiled a promotion called “Endless Appestizers,” in which you pay $10 and eat as many appetizers as you want (at participating locations only). Caity Weaver at Gawker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Testing-the-Limits-of-TGI-Fridays-Endless-Appetizers/

Food Illustrations of Eastern Europe

(Photos: Agustín Nieto)Let Anna Keville Joyce loose in your kitchen and you'll have not only a tasty meal, but also an international trip. We've previously seen her depictions of food birds. Now she's showing us*s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Food-Illustrations-of-Eastern-Europe/

Two Guys Lip Sync a Conversation Between Two Older Women

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-qpvjjNfLA] YouTube LinkNik of The Kloons recorded his mom and aunt, who are in their sixties, making small talk. He incorporated the recording into a video in which he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Two-Guys-Lip-Sync-a-Conversation-Between-Two-Older-Women/

5 Nerdy Ways To Beat The Summer Heat

We all know the best way to beat the summer heat is to stay indoors, playing video games and sucking down cold canned beverages, but if that’s not an option then Dorkly’s got you covered.They’ve come up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/5-Nerdy-Ways-To-Beat-The-Summer-Heat/

Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables

[http://youtu.be/p2nSECWq_PE] (YouTube link)While the price of fresh fruits and vegetables goes up, vendors regularly toss out tons of produce because it’s not pretty. Perfectly good food in irregular shapes, sizes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Inglorious-Fruits-and-Vegetables/

14 Cool Mirrors to Reflect Your Inner Style

Any mirror can show what you look like on the outside, but it takes a special one to reflect who you actually are inside. Over at Homes and Hues, we collected 14 cool designer mirrors that are perfect for showing off who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/14-Cool-Mirrors-to-Reflect-Your-Inner-Style/

Dodging the Avalanche

Most people never dream of being a revered mountaineer or a trailblazing chemist. Arlene Blum is both. Arlene Blum could have been doing cutting-edge research. Instead, she was crouched on the side of the world&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Dodging-the-Avalanche/

17 Highly Scientific Facts about Raising Kids

Raising children is an art, a science, and exhausting. Melissa Sher, the blogger known as Mammalingo, has done a lot of hands-on research on the subject. She's here to lay down some knowledge on you in 17 charts*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/17-Highly-Scientific-Facts-about-Raising-Kids/

The Occult, Illustrated

      Daniel Martin Diaz Beautiful Decay features artists Nicomi Nix Turner, Daniel Martin Diaz, Jas Helena, Amy Earles, and William Crisa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/The-Occult-Illustrated/

Mighty Pirate - Adventures In PC Swashbuckling

Mighty Pirate by VahliaNot all mighty pirates look all that mighty in person, some look like total fops with bushy blonde hairdos, white blouses and sassy red sashes wrapped around their waists. Looks don't mean much wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Mighty-Pirate-Adventures-In-PC-Swashbuckling/

Studio Lamps Made from Old Records

Sandman Upcycling made this tripod mounted lamp (translation) that features an old LP record as a reflector. He doesn't say how he does it. Perhaps he softens the record with heat and then wraps it aroun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Studio-Lamps-Made-from-Old-Records/










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