Archive for July 25th, 2014

Superheroes in the Shower

(Image: Dragonarte)"Bruce, you stink. You really need to shower.""I'm not Bruce. I'm The Batman.""Yes, we know. But you can take off the Batsuit every now and then. And now would be a good time. Because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Superheroes-in-the-Shower/

Tyrannosaurus Attacked by Flamingos

This statue of a fossilized T. rex stands on the Google “campus,” which is what they cll their office complex. His name is Stan. The Googleplex is also infested with a flock of plastic flamingos, which have g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Tyrannosaurus-Attacked-by-Flamingos/

Scorpion: Get Over Here! - He's More Than Mortal

Scorpion: Get Over Here! by OttyagThere are three words you never want to hear from a kombat fighter, especially if you're the one battling against him-those three words are "Get over here!". Hearing this in the pit me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Scorpion-Get-Over-Here-Hes-More-Than-Mortal/

6-Year Old Limbo Skates under 39 Cars

When he was 3 years old, Gagan Satish's parents gave him a pair of roller skates. He showed remarkable proficiency with them. They approached a professional skating trainer and asked for his help. Soon Gagan was masterin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/6-Year-Old-Limbo-Skates-under-39-Cars/

11 Movie Titles That Became Part of the Lexicon

Our language and how we use it owes a lot to the movies. The title of a movie that many people have seen can serve as shorthand for a concept that might take a couple of hours to explain otherwise. Sometimes the term ori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/11-Movie-Titles-That-Became-Part-of-the-Lexicon/

Game of Thrones Season Four Blooper Reel

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-7Fs9HJvs0]YouTube LinkIf you're a fan of blooper reels, as I am, you're sure to enjoy the season four bloopers that the Game of Thrones YouTube Channel posted today. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Game-of-Thrones-Season-Four-Blooper-Reel/

Human Error

Human Error is a fascinating ongoing image series by Victoria Siemer, a graphic designer in Brooklyn also known as Witchoria. Each image takes the form of a Polaroid snapshot--a memory--of emoti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Human-Error/

The Walking Dead Season 5 Preview

[http://youtu.be/j4GAs9TJVjM] (YouTube link)As happens every year at Comic Con, the first full-length preview of the new season of The Walking Dead was unveiled. Although we still have to wait until October to s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/The-Walking-dead-Season-5-Preview/

Sequined Spider

I should never say never. Because yesterday, I would have sworn up and down that I'd never call a spider a "beautiful creature." But today is a new day, and this beautiful creature is called the sequin (or mirror) spider...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Sequined-Spider/

Kitten Whips Strange Rival Cat

[http://youtu.be/vSmlBLt5-y4] (YouTube link)The rival cat doesn’t defend himself at all, because he’s ceramic. But that doesn’t make the battle any less important to this kitten! -via Tastefully Offensi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Kitten-Whips-Strange-Rival-Cat/

People You See at Every Nerd Convention

It's day two of Comic Con International: San Diego, and to celebrate,  Julia Lepetit and Andrew Bridgman from Dorkly bring you the fourth installment of “People You See At Every Nerd Convention.” Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/People-You-See-at-Every-Nerd-Convention/

Triple Concerto for Faucet, Water Pipes, and Fiddle

[http://youtu.be/MIgMeyW4TEM] (YouTube link)Does your plumbing make noise sometimes? That could be a curse, or a blessing in disguise when you’re looking for a little musical inspiration! Polish violinist Jacek Dzw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Triple-Concerto-for-Faucet-Water-Pipes-and-Fiddle/

And Suddenly: A Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time! Neatorama and the Neatoramanauts Facebook page have teamed up with The Hidden Triforce to bring you more good stuff! The Hidden Triforce is a Legend of Zelda fansite that gamers will love. Neato...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Rafflecopter-Giveaway/

Engage In Science - The Scientific Trek Will Be Televised

Engage in Science by JimiyoIf you dream of exploring the cosmos, whether with your mind or body, then you must engage in science! The captains of scientific study must insist you join the federation of science lovers an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Engage-In-Science-The-Scientific-Trek-Will-Be-Televised/

How a Jewish Doctor Duped the Nazis

During World War II, the German military faced a threat worse than the Allies: typhus. The disease was killing soldiers and weakening the German forces on the Eastern front as they faced the Soviet Army. They scrambled t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/How-a-Jewish-Doctor-Duped-the-Nazis/

Theremin: How Science Fiction Got its Sound

[http://youtu.be/4wQsWL-lMJw] (YouTube link)Bill Hammack, the Engineer Guy, explains how that weird electronic musical instrument the theremin came about. Russian inventor Léon Theremin patented the theremin in 19...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Theremin-How-Science-Fiction-Got-its-Sound/

Some Of The Strange Things You Can Find On Etsy

Etsy is the online marketplace for all things handmade, and they don’t have many restrictions on what you can sell on their site, meaning lots of strange things can be found for sale on Etsy.Have you been looking f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Some-Of-The-Strange-Things-You-Can-Find-On-Etsy/

Can You Identify These Hit Songs by Just Their First Second?

A quiz title like this is catnip for me. See, I was a radio disc jockey for 24 years. We used to brag that we could name that tune in one note -backward. Yet I didn’t do as well as I thought I would, because I was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Can-You-Identify-These-Hit-Songs-by-Just-Their-First-Second/

Six-Year-Old Tries To Name Super Smash Bros. Characters, Fails Adorably

Tumblr user Lorenzo was trying to be an awesome big brother when he introduced his six-year-old little sister to the classic video game characters that star in the Super Smash Bros. video game franchise, and then he aske...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Six-Year-Old-Tries-To-Name-Super-Smash-Bros-Characters-Fails-Adorably/

NERDS!!! 15 Facts You Might Not Know About Revenge Of The Nerds

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the film Revenge of the Nerds, which was released back in 1984 when “nerd” was a really embarrassing thing to be called. The actors were nervous about appearin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/NERDS-15-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Revenge-Of-The-Nerds/

Tapio Mömmö's Unique Take On Superhuman Powers

Finnish artist Tapio Mömmö has a unique vision of what it means to be superhuman, and his characters derive their utilitarian superpowers from the machines that have fused with their bodies.Through his digital...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Tapio-Mmms-Unique-Take-On-Superhuman-Powers/

Goliath Grouper Attacks Spearfisher

[http://youtu.be/AWP8tpzKpKI] (YouTube link)Man has exploited the ocean and its creatures for as long as mankind has existed. Now the sea creatures are fighting back! Arif Sabir was spearfishing with friends off the coas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Goliath-Grouper-Attacks-Spearfisher/

Musical Illuminated Swing Set: The Tour

Daily Tous Les Jours, a collective of designers from Canada, created this cool swing set, which is now on tour. The set, based on the original 22 Swings project, is illuminated, which creates the spectacular light t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Musical-Illuminated-Swing-Set-The-Tour/

The Nostalgia Machine

If you need playlist for a class reunion or a theme party, or you just want a background playlist for your internet surfing, The Nostalgia Machine is here for you. Enter a year and the machine will give...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/The-Nostalgia-Machine/

Raisin Awareness - Know Your Snacks By Name

Raisin Awareness by Adam KofordThe Dried Fruit Initiative has been established to show the link between the heat of the sun and the shrinking of fruit, and when you need to show the world an example of what heat does to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Raisin-Awareness-Know-Your-Snacks-By-Name/

Punisher Versus Red Hood In Super Power Beat Down

Marvel’s ultimate vigilante The Punisher and DC’s sidekick turned street crusader Red Hood have a lot in common besides their one-man war on crime- they both have a wicked sense of style, they both use guns b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Punisher-Versus-Red-Hood-In-Super-Power-Beat-Down/

Johnny Cash’s Captive Audience

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music. Johnny Cash was one of country music’s first “outlaws,” but the music industry was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Johnny-Cashs-Captive-Audience/

Rock Formation in Japan Looks Just Like Godzilla

(Photo: Tzuhsun Hsu)(Photo: terry39jp2005)Utoro is a small port town in Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan. Looking over the harbor are the fearsome Godzilla Rocks, so named for their resemblance to that monster. My...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Rock-Formation-in-Japan-Looks-Just-Like-Godzilla/

Hospital Parking Garage Transformed into Avant Garde Architecture

Rob Ley, founder of architecture and design studio Urbana, transformed an Indianapolis hospital parking garage into art by adding 7,000 multicolored metal panels to the outer facade of one wall. The finished project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Hospital-Parking-Garage-Transformed-into-Avant-Garde-Architecture/

Spider-Man Strawberries

With great deliciousness comes great responsibility. Fortunately, Dácil is up to the task. She made these strawberry treats by painting lines with white and dark chocolate. -via That's Nerdal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/25/Spider-Man-Strawberries/










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