Archive for July 30th, 2014

Watch Out Grumpy Cat, Here's Grumpy Guinea Pig

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1see2G7UJpU]YouTube LinkMove over Grumpy Cat. Like you, this Guinea Pig's standard answer is in the negative. And he actually makes noise. He might not have his Grump Fac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Watch-Out-Grumpy-Cat-Heres-Grumpy-Guinea-Pig/

Choose-Your-Own-Ending: How To Handle First Date Gaming

How would you handle this scenario?You're playing Mario Kart on a first date, but there's one problem: your date is doing AWFUL. They clearly have no idea what they're doing - so now it's decision time: do you handicap y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Choose-Your-Own-Ending-How-To-Handle-First-Date-Gaming/

The Last Of Us: One Night Live Is A Musical Horrorshow

The Last of Us: One Night Live was an event based on an alternate musical ending to the game that was “thrown together by the cast on the soundstage as they worked on the game"- it was a celebration of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/The-Last-Of-Us-One-Night-Live-Is-A-Musical-Horrorshow/

Top Ten Guilty Pleasure Songs

Spotify crunched the numbers on 120,000 playlists that people made and labeled as “Guilty Pleasures.” Supposedly, these are songs that people like to listen to, but have a hard time admitting it to their peer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Top-Ten-Guilty-Pleasure-Songs/

Cooking with Lava

(Photo: Sam Bompas)Hank Hill is right: clean-burning propane is the best way to taste the meat, not the heat. But in the absence of God's gas, lava is an acceptable substitute. Sam Bompas and Harry Parr give a demonstrat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Cooking-with-Lava/

Now There's No Reason to Ever Get out of Bed Again

Desk designs that require you to move around are popular these days. Many people have standing desks. Others use treadmill desks, even though they impair your work performance.If this is the lifestyle that you prefer, go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Now-Theres-No-Reason-to-Ever-Get-out-of-Bed-Again/

Weaponsmiths Combine All Four Ninja Turtle Weapons Into One

The super talented weaponsmiths from Baltimore Knife and Sword, collectively known on YouTube as MAN AT ARMS, are back with a new series called REFORGED, where they step up their weapon forging game by constructing hybri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Weaponsmiths-Combine-All-Four-Ninja-Turtle-Weapons-Into-One/

These People Love to Collect Radioactive Glass. Are They Nuts?

Some glassware collectors take a handheld black light along with them when they shop in order to test Vaseline glass, also known as canary glass or uranium glass. Real uranium glass will glow green under a black light. G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/These-People-Love-to-Collect-Radioactive-Glass-Are-They-Nuts/

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVQlcxiQlzI&list=UUC552Sd-3nyi_tk2BudLUzA] YouTube LinkAsap SCIENCE's latest video takes a look at sleep and how much of it allows for us to be productive, or even me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/How-Much-Sleep-Do-You-Need-2/

Diorama Artist Creates Amazing Miniature Worlds in Ordinary Objects

Be careful putting anything down in the studio of Akihiro Morohoshi, a Japanese miniatures artist. Cities will quickly pop up on everyday objects. Musical instruments, home appliances, and food containers will teem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Diorama-Artist-Creates-Amazing-Miniature-Worlds-in-Ordinary-Objects/

Indian Women Still Sew in Advanced Age

A government program in Chhattisgarh, India, aims to distribute bicycles to women between the ages of 18-35, and sewing machines to women aged 35-60, in order to make the lives of working women easier. But records provid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Indian-Women-Still-Sew-in-Advanced-Age/

Man Eventually Calls for Help after Huge Snake Spends 5 Days on the Dashboard of His Car

(Photo: WIRES Northern Rivers)One morning, a man in Toonumbar, New South Wales, Australia went to his SUV to drive to work. He found a 9-foot long python sunning itself on the dashboard. Since he had ano...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Man-Eventually-Calls-for-Help-after-Huge-Snake-Spends-5-Days-on-the-Dashboard-of-His-Car/

Bricknado: a Tribute to Sharknado 2: The Second One

The Brothers Brick held a contest for LEGO builders to pay homage to the SyFy movie Sharknado 2: The Second One (which airs tonight). The response has been great, with silly, scary, and creative LEGO Sharknado s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Bricknado-a-Tribute-to-Sharknado-2-The-Second-One/

S'Mores Chicken Wings

Once again, Nick Chipman of DudeFoods invents a food product that becomes instantly indispensible. Now that you know that these things exist, you feel an overwhelming urge to eat them, right? Of course,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/SMores-Chicken-Wings/

Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition!

[http://youtu.be/jLKD0Ve8AFw] (YouTube link)Monty Python has started releasing clips from the recent reunion show, Monty Python Live (Mostly) starting with “The Spanish Inquisition,” starring Terry Gilliam, T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Nobody-Expects-the-Spanish-Inquisition/

Amazing Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

 Niki Norberg is a tattoo artist working out of Gothenburg, Sweden. He's been working in the field since 2001. His flair for realism and fine detail has gained him wild popularity on Facebook and Instagram, wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Amazing-Sleeve-Tattoos-by-Niki-Norberg/

Cat Countries and Dog Countries

Although people love both dogs and cats, when you take statistics into account, some countries lean more toward dogs, while others lean more toward cats. A glance at this map compiled with statistics from Euromonitor tel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Cat-Countries-and-Dog-Countries/

The Turboencabulator--A Classic Engineering Joke

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXW0bx_Ooq4](Video Link)For a number of years now, work has been proceeding in order to bring perfection to the crudely conceived idea of a transmission that would not only supply inverse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/The-Turboencabulator-A-Classic-Engineering-Joke/

Maisie Williams Reveals How She Stayed Undercover At Comic-Con

Most celebs love to get dressed up, whether in formal wear or a fun costume, so it’s only natural that celebs who attend San Diego Comic-Con each year enjoy channeling their inner cosplayer on the main floor of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Maisie-Williams-Attends-Comic-Con-In-Disguise-Avoids-GoT-Mania/

Pro Tip: Don't Take a Selfie While a Bull Is Charging at You

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-CSo3egnJU](Video Link)Bayonne is a city in southern France. Like Pamplona, Spain, there is a festival in which bulls chase runners through the streets. This is 2014, so it’s no lon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Pro-Tip-Dont-Take-a-Selfie-While-a-Bull-Is-Charging-at-You/

The Easiest, Fastest Way To Cut A Watermelon

[http://youtu.be/Lq14KIgdJOA] (YouTube link)I’ve cut up two watermelons in the past week to pack in my kids’ lunches for band camp. I was using the “cut the rind away first” method, but since seed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/The-Easiest-Fastest-Way-To-Cut-A-Watermelon/

How to Play Airplane Peekaboo

Long plane rides are so booooooooring. Here's a traditional game that helps you pass the time. Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal gives us a primer on the rules. It's really straightforward. Now the man on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/How-to-Play-Airplane-Peekaboo/

Geek Furniture That's Great For Gamers

A lot of games require a lot of space and many tables just don't cut it for the really elaborate table games. Over at Geek Chic though, you can be sure to find something just right for your favorite games. The tables all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Geek-Furniture-Thats-Great-For-Gamers/

26 Odd But True Comic Book Facts

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.* Elvis Presley loved reading comic books as a boy. His favorite hero was Capta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/26-Odd-But-True-Comic-Book-Facts/

Retirement Community Remakes Pharrell Williams's "Happy"

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebD_drWYVaI](Video Link)And it's completely charming!This is the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch, New Zealand. 60 residents and members of the staff made this shot-by-shot r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Retirement-Community-Remakes-Pharrell-Williamss-Happy/

Artist Turns Random Facebook Profile Pics Into Watercolor Sloth Portraits

Artist Hector Janse van Rensburg feels that Facebook profile pics are looking a bit too human these days, so he has taken it upon himself to bring a bit of critter color to the world of social media by slothifying random...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Artist-Turns-Random-Facebook-Profile-Pics-Into-Watercolor-Sloth-Portraits/

4 Inmates in Australia Repeatedly Break out of Prison, Get Drunk, Then Sneak Back in, Hoping They Won't Get Caught

(Photo: Darwin Correctional Centre by Bidgee)It was a cunning plan. During the night, the four inmates at a prison in Darwin, Australia climbed over the fence, where they met partners on the outside. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/4-Inmates-in-Australia-Repeatedly-Break-out-of-Prison-Get-Drunk-Then-Sneak-Back-in-Hoping-They-Wont-Get-Caught/

Kittens Learning to Walk Compilation

[http://youtu.be/IRivvU5fvNg] (YouTube link)Their legs can barely hold their weight, and they can’t get no (da da DA da) decent traction. These kittens are just discovering their new ability to get around on their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/Kittens-Learning-to-Walk-Compilation/

A Darth Vader to Japanese Translation Phrasebook

If you're a native Japanese speaker traveling to an English-speaking country, you might wonder how you will be able to conduct business and everyday transactions in a language that is very different from your own. How wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/30/A-Darth-Vader-to-Japanese-Phrasebook/






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