Archive for September 1st, 2014

Everything That Went Wrong On The News In August

August has drawn to a close, and over the last month the broadcast journalists we know and love have tried their best to keep us in the know, but some of the on-screen talent had a hard time keeping their minds on report...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Everything-That-Went-Wrong-On-The-News-In-August/

Pyro Pet Candle Melts Away To Metal Cat Skeleton

Image ViaCandles are slowly beginning to realize they can melt away and leave awesome (and in this case, kind of creepy) surprises for adults. Sort of like a flaming Cracker Jack box. The Pyro Pet Candle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Pyro-Pet-Candle-Melts-Away-To-Metal-Cat-Skeleton/

A Remote Controlled, Steam Powered Tank

This is not just an electric RC tank that has been decorated in a steampunk style. This is an authentic steampunk tank because it's powered by real steam engines!Ian's tank has a steel model Tiger II tan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/A-Remote-Controlled-Steam-Powered-Tank/

Everybody Hurts

James Chapman has told us how sneezes, eating, dogs, and frogs sound in other languages. Now he gives us the lowdown on pain. How do other languages express the sound we know as “ouch”? Learn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Everybody-Hurts/

The Best Cosplay from Dragon Con 2014

Iron Totoro and HawkeyeA Total FangirlThe Littlest NightcrawlerAmy Ratcliffe of Adafruit is at Dragon Con in Atlanta, where she's snapping photos of some really creative and skilled cosplayers. You can see more photos th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/The-Best-Cosplay-from-Dragon-Con-2014/

Chillin' Like A Villain - It's Poser Time!

Chillin' Like A Villain by Jango SnowThe Ice King has really gotten into playing the role of wizardly villain, and he's mastered everything from kidnapping princesses to destroying candy villages with his penguin posse,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Chillin-Like-A-Villain-Its-Poser-Time/

500 Years of Female Portraits in Three Minutes

[http://vimeo.com/1456037]Vimeo LinkFirst featured on Neatorama in 2007, this video classic by digital artist and St. Louis, Missouri native Philip Scott Johnson is once again making the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/500-Years-of-Female-Portraits-in-Three-Minutes/

Freaky Panoramic Photo Fails

There’s an art to taking a good panoramic photo, and a proper technique for every type of smartphone that will help ensure you end up with a clean panorama pic.However, even with the best software and newest smartp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Freaky-Panoramic-Photo-Fails/

Handy Chart: How Much Should You Trust This Doctor?

The rankings on Shea Strauss's chart are not entirely fair. Dr. Pepper, the pride of Waco, Texas, is a perfectly satisfactory physician and a far better art historian than Dr. Zoidberg.If I knew Doc Brow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Handy-Chart-How-Much-Should-You-Trust-This-Doctor/

Colorful Animated Tribute To Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos is a celebration of life and contradictions- colorful skeletons symbolizing the beauty of death, freshly made food eaten graveside, and a party thrown in favor of those who can no longer celebrate with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Colorful-Dia-De-Los-Muertos-Themed-Animated-Short/

The Last Passenger Pigeon

On September first, 1914, one hundred years ago today, the very last passenger pigeon, named Martha Washington, died of old age at the Cincinnati Zoo. It's hard to imagine that once  there were billions of passenger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/The-Last-Passenger-Pigeon/

Moiré Paintings by Anoka Faruqee

These moiré patterned paintings by Anoka Faruqee are mesmerizing displays of color that almost appear to be moving, depending on the viewer's perspective. Moiré is two or more sets of lines or dots superimp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Optical-Paintings-by-Anoka-Faruqee-3/

This Party Is Exhausting!

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ht35P7GnvuQ](Video Link)Getting tired and bored at a party? Shove a few noisemakers into the tailpipe of a car and rev the engine.Let's scale this up with vuvuzelas and a tractor trailer e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/This-Party-Is-Exhausting/

Kids Who Totally Stole The Show On Picture Day

Most kids don’t look forward to school picture days, the pictures are taken for their parent’s sake after all, but those wonderful kids who look forward to the experience are destined to grow up to be superst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Kids-Who-Totally-Stole-The-Show-On-Picture-Day/

Steampunk Prosthetic Leg

[http://youtu.be/n2-XPzEz6Bg] (YouTube link)Snell’s O & P has been in business since 1911, and Chris Snell is the fourth generation of his family to make orthotics and prosthetics. Chris recently made this stea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Steampunk-Prosthetic-Leg-2/

Pay Japan's Apology Agencies When You Can't Bring Yourself to Say "I'm Sorry"

(Photo: Rocket News 24)Let's admit that mistakes were made. We both made some inadequate choices, said words that were best left unspoken, and pantsed people in public when it would have been optimal not to do so.Is that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Pay-Japans-Apology-Agencies-When-You-Cant-Bring-Yourself-to-Say-Im-Sorry/

King Of The Dinosaurs - Kiddie Kaiju

King of the Dinosaurs by Cory Freeman DesignThat god like 'Zilla lizard may be the King of the Kaiju, but for the wee ones nobody big, green and scaly beats their favorite- Reptar, King of the Dinosaurs! With his posabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/King-Of-The-Dinosaurs-Kiddie-Kaiju/

Puppies "Picking On" Cats Compilation

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogoqD-BTQv8]YouTube LinkThis video compilation features cat who are being pounced upon by exuberant puppies. Mostly the cats are surprisingly tolerant with the inquisitiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Puppies-Picking-On-Cats-Compilation/

Edvard Munch's The Scream Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

At one shocking moment, the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch suddenly felt the icy existential horror of the human experience. Then he wrote:I was walking along the road with two friends The Sun was setting – the Sky...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Edvard-Munchs-The-Scream-Takes-the-Ice-Bucket-Challenge/

Fifteen Cereal Brands Breakfast Fans Want Back

People are mighty passionate about their breakfast cereal, and whether they eat it for breakfast, a late night snack or all day, every day like an adult-sized kid every cereal eater has their favorite brands. The on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Fifteen-Cereal-Brands-Breakfast-Fans-Want-Back/

How to Change a Roll of Toilet Paper: An Instructional Video

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN0Y2EZuvTU](Video Link)Will Reid is a devoted and loving father to his teenage children. He's trying to raise them to be independent, self-sufficient adults by teaching them essential lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/How-to-Change-a-Roll-of-Toilet-Paper-An-Instructional-Video/

27 T-Shirts That Will Help You Enjoy The Fruits Of Your Labor

Labor Day is a time to hang loose with friends and family, kiss summertime goodbye and enjoy a day in the sun before going back to your day job:Work Sucks by Ronan LymanEven though summer seems to fly by, the work days a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/27-T-Shirts-That-Will-Help-You-Enjoy-The-Fruits-Of-Your-Labor/

The Dog Found Grandma's Dentures

おばあちゃん家に犬連れてきたのはいいけど、どっからかおばあちゃんの入れ歯持ってきた.... pic.twitter.com/YgJFdeY88q— 塚原はトレジャー2days (@riekun1011) August 16, 201...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/The-Dog-Found-Grandmas-Dentures/

"We Own The Future" Shepard Fairey Mural Appears in Manhattan

Image ViaIt has been amazing to witness the leaps and bounds street art has come over the course of the last 20 years. What started as something that was shunned and misunderstood has completely evolved into a respetable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/We-Own-The-Future-Shepard-Fairey-Mural-Appears-in-Manhattan/

The Massage Tub of the Future

If you're filming a scifi show any time soon, you might want to head to Korra's website and check out this cool K-1083 tub. With translucent, blue acrylic fitted inside a white plastic base all fitted with chrome fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/The-Massage-Tub-of-the-Future/

9 Lines in the Sand

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.Borders, fences, fortifications, demarcations- whatever you call them, there are a lot of dividing lines in history. Her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/9-Lines-in-the-Sand/

Did I Get Drunk and Get A Ph.D?

(Photo: freedomfighter1982)He's an incredible scientist when he's drunk. Otherwise he's a simpleton.You just might be able to convince a friend/prank victim of this if you repeat the process a few times. (Headline c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Did-I-Get-Drunk-and-Get-another-PhD/

Undead Mushroom - It's Game Over For Mario

Undead Mushroom by Mike PachecoAn undead plague swept through the Mushroom Kingdom like a boo through a brick, and the toadstools were the first to suffer from the ill effects of the virus. They seemed normal at first,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Undead-Mushroom-Its-Game-Over-For-Mario/

GoPro Best of Animals 2014

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EN5qLnLwvOw#t=106]YouTube LinkWith the advent of budget-friendly, tiny cameras such as GoPro, animal videos have changed from hit-or-miss action to immediate or animal's-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/GoPro-Best-of-Animals-2014/

Classic First Lines of Novels in Emojis: A Quiz

Maybe you’ve noticed a trend lately of people posting long strings of emojis as translated text. Those are a real pain for someone like me, who has neither the time not the inclination to parse them out. But then h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Classic-First-Lines-of-Novels-in-Emojis-A-Quiz/










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