Archive for August 12th, 2014

LEGO Walking Dead Season Five Preview

[http://youtu.be/2tEhGm7xSlc] (YouTube link)If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, you’ve no doubt already seen the preview trailer for season five, which begins in October. If you haven’t, you c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/LEGO-Walking-Dead-Season-Five-Preview/

The Restaurant Where You Dine as if You're an Actual Guest at the Fawlty Towers

In 1971, John Cleese--the actor and comedian from the Monty Python troupe--stayed at the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay, Devon, UK. He noticed that the owner and manager of the hotel was foul-tempered and rude. In fact, he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/The-Restaurant-Where-You-Dine-as-if-Youre-an-Actual-Guest-at-the-Fawlty-Towers/

Riding High: Sculptures of Gerry Judah

Mercedes-Benz, 2014The grand-scale artwork of Gerry Judah has been center stage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Sussex, England since 1997. The annual event takes place at th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Riding-High-Sculptures-of-Gerry-Judah/

Norm MacDonald's Touching Tribute to Robin Williams

(Images: NBC, Touchstone Pictures)Since Robin Williams's tragic passing yesterday, many people have stepped forward to share their stories about him. Many of them talk about how Williams was, by habit, kind to people--ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Norm-MacDonalds-Touching-Tribute-to-Robin-Williams/

R.I.P. Lauren Bacall

She was born Betty Joan Perske in 1924, but the whole world knows her as Lauren Bacall, the woman who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle. Bogie and Bacall only made four movies together, but shortly after she starred...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/RIP-Lauren-Bacall/

Ninth and Tenth Doctor Engagement Photo Shoot

This Gallifreyan love story is brought you to by T.J. and Timmy, who dressed up as the Ninth and Tenth known incarnations of the Doctor. Shaun and Shannon Menary, photographers in Dallas, shot them perfectly costumed in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Ninth-and-Tenth-Doctor-Engagement-Photo-Shoot/

A Map of the Introvert's Heart

Comic artist (and introvert) Gemma Correll draws a map of the introvert's heart. This introvert thinks she pretty well nailed it. Are you an introvert? If so, what do you think? Would you add or sub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/A-Map-of-the-Introverts-Heart/

The Science of Good Cooking: Don't Thaw That Frozen Steak

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLWsEg1LmaE]YouTube LinkDan Souza, Senior Editor of Cooks Illustrated, makes a fantastic case for cooking steaks from a frozen state as opposed to taking the extra time t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/The-Science-of-Good-Cooking-Dont-Thaw-That-Frozen-Steak/

Puff Pinata - I Ain't 'Fraid Of No Marshmallow Man

Puff Pinata by Manny Peters Art + DesignThe city's most famous busters had a really hard time battling the giant version of that marshmallow advertising mascot, but when they discovered his tiny offspring sleeping in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Puff-Pinata-I-Aint-Fraid-Of-No-Marshmallow-Man/

Turkish Teenager Invents Banana Peel-Based Bioplastic

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMR-oMpCbjo]YouTube LinkDue to increasing concern with regard to the environmental pollution caused by the manufacture and discarded waste of petroleum-based plastics, in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Turkish-Teenager-Invents-Banana-Peel-Based-Bioplastic/

Vinyl Kitty

[http://youtu.be/K7dcSr04G8s] (YouTube link)How does a cat become a DJ? Practice! Although I think this one may be born to do it. There are training programs for kitten DJs, though, where they learn to scratch and mix. H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Vinyl-Kitty/

The See-Through Church

Image: Kristov VranckenArchitectural partnership Gijs Van Vaerenbergh was founded by Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh. One of their projects is this structure in the countryside of Limb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/The-See-Through-Church/

Fangirls in Their Natural Habitat

[http://youtu.be/0YhOBw_lk18] (YouTube link)Sir David Attenborough brings us a nature documentary like no other, as he observes and introduces us to the herd behavior of …the Fangirl. Warning: this creature can be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Fangirls-in-Their-Natural-Habitat/

Amazing Alien Makeup Designs From Guardians Of The Galaxy

Director James Gunn pushed to incorporate plenty of practical and makeup effects into the production of Guardians of the Galaxy to give the film a classic sci-fi flick look, and now that the film’s out we get to se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Amazing-Alien-Makeup-Designs-From-Guardians-Of-The-Galaxy/

The Extremely Effective Scarecrow Robot

[http://youtu.be/qNI1ZPOCy6c] (YouTube link)A Turkish farmer has built a scarecrow that rivals the Terminator in terror. To be honest, this terrifying mannequin was developed to keep bears away from crops. In addition to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/The-Deadly-Effective-Scarecrow-Robot/

Jello Brick Wall

For over a decade, Brooklyn-based artists Lisa Hein and Robert Seng have traveled across the country, building jello brick walls because...well, why wouldn't you? If you have acquired this awesome skill,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Jello-Brick-Wall/

Twelve Mighty Facts About He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

As a kid growing up in the 80s cartoon heroes didn't come much buffer, bolder, or more exciting than He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.He-Man was a toon descendant of the sword and sorcery fantasy subgenre that made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Twelve-Mighty-Facts-About-He-Man-And-The-Masters-Of-The-Universe/

Robin William’s Greatest Movie Moments

[http://youtu.be/ZUpLUl1nLcY] (YouTube link)We often say, “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” And that’s the case for Robin Williams, who died yesterday of an appare...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Robin-Williams-Greatest-Movie-Moments/

How to Grill Fish on Pineapple Bark

This is clever! It had never occured to me to use pineapple as a cooking tool. I should definitely try this the next time I have access to a grill.Kristen of the food blog Make the Best of Everything sli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/How-to-Grill-Fish-on-Pineapple/

Cloud Pilgrim - The Final Love Triangle

Cloud Pilgrim by CJ Boucher MediaCloud had survived seven battlefields and every kind of fantasy monster imaginable, but now he faced a different kind of final foe- the evil exes! They were fighting to ruin his fun, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Cloud-Pilgrim-The-Final-Love-Triangle/

Tiny Embroidered Animals by Chloe Giordano

Chloe Giordano is a self-described "illustrator, avid reader, history lover and dreadful knitter" from Buckinghamshire, England. She may not be a great knitter, but her embroidery is more than up to par. Shown...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Tiny-Embroidered-Animals-Chloe-Giordano/

18 Food Monstrosities That Will Give You a Virtual Heart Attack

Pleated Jeans has rounded up 18 culinary obscenities that will kill you if you look at them directly. So, as when combating a Gorgon, use a mirror.Pictured above is a pizza of imprecise origin, but known...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/18-Food-Monstrosities-That-Will-Give-You-a-Virtual-Heart-Attack/

Sharklumbo

(Funny or Die link)As we reach further and further into the depths to come up with new shark movies and shark TV shows to fill out Shark Week, Funny or Die has opened an entirely new can of worms by mashing up a terrifyi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Sharklumbo/

A Soap Holder That Won't Leave You With A Soap Puddle

I've always been a big fan of liquid soaps, especially when it comes to hand soap. That's largely because I can't stand the soggy mess that soaps become after sitting in a wet soap dish or on the corner of the sink. As i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/A-Soap-Holder-That-Wont-Leave-You-With-A-Soap-Puddle/

Top 20 Technological Screw-Ups Of the 20th Century

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.Selected by the Ig Nobel Board of GovernorsCommissioned by Wired News and the Annals of Improbable Researchby Marc AbrahamsIn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Top-Technological-Screw-Ups-Of-the-20th-Century/

If There Were A Magazine Called Suburban Wookiee, These Photos Would Be inside

In this series by Japanese photographer Mako Miyamoto, "wookiees" abound, in all sorts of everyday situations and casual recreations. The photos, featured on his websites Neon Werewolf and Mako Miyamoto.com,&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/If-There-Were-A-Magazine-Called-iSuburban-Wookieei-These-Photos-Would-Be-inside/

Baby Is Absolutely Mesmerized by the Remote Control

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOpx8A3NK0k](Video Link)We have a future TV junkie in the making!An adult tantalizingly holds the remote control just out of reach. The baby boy sees it and is filled with rapturous wonder...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Baby-Is-Absolutely-Mesmerized-by-the-Remote-Control/

Maisie Williams Watches Saved By The Bell For The First Time

Maisie Williams is quickly becoming a Game of Thrones cast favorite not only because of her amazing portrayal of Arya Stark on the show, but also because of her amazingly charming personality in real life.She's a teenage...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/Maisie-Williams-Watches-Saved-By-The-Bell-For-The-First-Time/

A Snake Whose Venom Makes Humans Bleed From Every Orifice

On September 26th, 1957, herpetologist Karl Schmidt became the first human on record to die after being bitten by a boomslang snake. His colleagues in the scientific community were shocked, as prior to Schmidt's death, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/A-Snake-Whose-Venom-Makes-Humans-Bleed-From-Every-Orifice/

The Genie is Finally Free

Aw, I had to step out earlier today and came back to the sad news that Robin Williams has died of an apparent suicide. He'll definitely be missed. *sniff*. I guess the genie is finally free.Robin Williams, Genie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/12/The-Genie-is-Finally-Free/








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