Archive for August 24th, 2014

A Completely Out-Of-Context Photo That Sums Up the Internet

Image ViaSometimes, the best thing about the internet is the random insanity it throws at us out of context. Take, for example, this photo. It evokes thoughts of Walter White chilling with the family, eating some sn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/A-Completely-Out-Of-Context-Photo-That-Sums-Up-the-Internet/

Barrel of Monkey Links - Diddy And The Kid

Barrel of Monkey Links by OhHeyDJLink never wanted to be in a crossover video game, but the programmers insisted he join his fellow game stars in the mashup of the millenium called the Legend of Super Donkey Star. He wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Barrel-of-Monkey-Links-Diddy-And-The-Kid/

Babies Discovering Mirrors

[http://youtu.be/IiOwOvjqIuU] (YouTube link)In this compilation of babies seeing themselves in mirrors for the first time, we see that they catch on fairly quickly that it’s a reflection of themselves. After all, m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Babies-Discovering-Mirrors/

We're No Longer Limited to Just C-Clamps

I do all of my work with c-clamps, pipe clamps, and vise grips. Now I realize how empty my life has been the entire time. C-clamps in particular are handy. Like the letter C, they're useful.But limiting your communicatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Were-No-Longer-Limited-to-Just-C-Clamps/

Ten Amazing Inventions By Teens

Image ViaSometimes, we underestimate kids. We see them as kind of useless (sorry kids), as if children just want to play games and have fun and be silly. At least that is primarily how they come across sometimes, an...

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Helpful Dog Hauls in Bags of Groceries

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KJ0mu5BdJ0](Video Link)When the humans return from hunting at the grocery store, Millie helps out by hauling their fresh kill in from the car. Good girl!The other dogs, notably, don't lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Helpful-Dog-Hauls-in-Bags-of-Groceries/

Classic Websites That Somehow Still Exist

Remember the good old days of the internet, when AOL sent us new coasters every week, Google was still a force for good, and many websites sported that cheesy Geocities style?The late 90s and early 00s really weren't tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Classic-Websites-That-Somehow-Still-Exist/

Frank Frazetta's The Legend of Zelda

Having rescued the princess, Link stands atop a pile of his enemies. Jeremiah Lambert composed this image inspired by a famous (and somewhat risque) painting of Conan by the great fantasy artist Frank Fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Frank-Frazettas-The-Legend-of-Zelda/

The Portuguese Man-of-War Up Close

[http://youtu.be/zPdkxdu9rfs] (YouTube link)The Portuguese man-of-war is not a jellyfish, but is related to them. They are quite amazing, both in form and function. It is made up of a colony of genetically-identical crea...

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How to Choose a Baby Name

(Jeff Wysaski/Pleated Jeans)I don't see the problem. One Direction Farrier would have been a perfectly good name. Or, for something more traditional, we could have chosen Slayer Farrier. But I never win...

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7 Full-Scale Aircraft Replicas Used as Movie Props

You see expensive aircraft in movies all the time, but it’s not always easy to get permission to use the real thing. And miniatures, while they have their place, don’t always do the trick. So movie production...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/7-Full-Scale-Aircraft-Replicas-Used-as-Movie-Props/

Attack On Titan Theme Works With Any Opening Credits

Attack on Titan is an anime series with a pretty unique storyline which is introduced by a totally rockin', yet somewhat generic sounding, theme song.However, if you're using the theme song for a mashup generic...

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Beastly - The Art Of Savagery

Beastly by FanfreakSome people earn their nickname by performing deeds, or because of the costume they wear, but Logan earned his beastly moniker with his ferocious mutant fury and his razor sharp claws. They call him t...

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Watch Part Guitars

DeviantART member randomasusual makes sculptures out of, well, random things. Lately, she's been working with watch parts. Among other projects, she turns old watches into tiny guitars. The strings are m...

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The Value of $100 in the U.S.

Purchasing power varies from state to state, as you probably know. For the rent on a small place in San Francisco, you can mortgage a huge home with acreage in Kentucky. The punchline is, “Yeah, but you’d hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/The-Value-of-100-in-the-US/

Peter Gethers And His Cat Norton Share A Brief History Of Cats

Humans have been fascinated by felines since we walked like Egyptians, and aside from a few dark periods when cats were associated with witchcraft, and slaughtered by the superstitious, people love having cats in their l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Peter-Gethers-And-His-Cat-Norton-Share-A-Brief-History-Of-Cats/

Photographer Takes Beautiful Photos of Her One-Handed Daughter

Holly Springs is a photographer in Auckland, New Zealand. Her daughter was born without a left hand and has struggled with Hirschsprung's Disease. She's an inspiration to her mother, who describes the child as "my muse a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Photographer-Takes-Beautiful-Photos-of-Her-One-Handed-Daughter/

No, You Cannot Leave Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and the area’s tourism board showed their sense of humor by responding to an article in the Onion that claimed the city was changing their tourism tactics. The original ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/No-You-Cannot-Leave-Great-Salt-Lake/

NASA Video: Three Years of the Sun in Three Minutes

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piuKlpJmjfg]YouTube LinkThis video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) shows three years of solar activity during solar maximum, the peak of the sun's activity d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/NASA-Video-Three-Years-of-the-Sun-in-Three-Minutes/

200 Years Ago Today: The Burning of Washington, D.C.

(Mural by Allyn Cox, U.S. Department of State)Two hundred years ago, the United States was locked in a bitter struggle against the British Empire known as the War of 1812. For the new republic, the stakes were profoundl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/200-Years-Ago-Today-The-Burning-of-Washington-DC/

Tiny Hamster in a Tiny Mansion

[http://youtu.be/hoJVGFGhuVM] (YouTube link)The tiny hamster is back! We’ve seen him eat a tiny burrito and go to a tiny hedgehog birthday party, and now we get to see the hamster in his tiny mansion. He gets out o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/Tiny-Hamster-in-a-Tiny-Mansion/

The Horse Collar Is the Ultimate Stadium Food

Damn!! New at Lambeau Field at Packers game. The HORSE COLLAR! pic.twitter.com/96OcTcCYJT— Bill Michaels (@Bill_Michaels) August 21, 2014 It's called the Horse Collar because it's shaped like the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/The-Horse-Collar-Is-the-Ultimate-Stadium-Food/

Bears With Beaks

Angry EagolaOh, those wacky Redditors. The time on their hands is always spent efficiently. Case in point is this subreddit thread called Bears with Beaks. This animal mashup extravaganza h...

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