Archive for September 10th, 2014

Beautiful Footbridge Swings Open on Giant Wheels

(Photo: Leonardo Finotti)This architectural gem is the Friedrich Bayer Bridge in São Paulo, Brazil. It's a path for pedestrians and bicyclists across a canal in front of the headquarters for the B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Beautiful-Footbridge-Swings-Open-on-Giant-Wheels/

The Best Music Video You Forget Existed (Or Never Saw): "Where's Your Head At"

Over the years, what has happened to MTV has been nothing short of a shame. where once, it was a music channel dedicated to playing (GASP) music and videos, now it is home to various, offensive reality shows that seem to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/The-Best-Music-Video-You-Forget-Exited-Or-Never-Saw-Wheres-Your-Head-At/

The Hippie Daredevils Who Were Just Crazy Enough to Invent Mountain Biking

The sport we know as mountain biking had an far-flung genesis, evolving from trick riding in Paris, countryside races in England, and mechanical developments in the U.S. in the 1950s. But it really took off in the 1970s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/The-Hippie-Daredevils-Who-Were-Just-Crazy-Enough-to-Invent-Mountain-Biking/

8-Bit Ghostbusting - Proton Packs Versus Pixels

8-Bit Ghostbusting by LafarBusting ghosts makes everyone feel good, from the lowliest pie shaped fellows to the most famous ghost busters in the world, but something about busting ghosts made out of pure pixels takes th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/8-Bit-Ghostbusting-Proton-Packs-Versus-Pixels/

Puss Puss -- The Fashion Magazine for Cat People

(Photo: Puss Puss)How many cats do you need? The correct answer is "more."You're a cat lady--a person of vogue and glamour. But not necessarily Vogue and Glamour. Historically, you've been marg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Puss-Puss-The-Fashion-Magazine-for-Cat-People/

Stair Affair

Lace StaircaseDesigned by: DustSometimes a beautiful architectural feature in a home, such as an artisan crafted fireplace, ceiling, door or window, can make such an impact on its aesthetic that th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Stair-Affair/

I Don't See Why Everyone Is Excited about the Apple Watch

(Photo: PeanutbutterPirate)The Apple Watch, which premiered yesterday, is allegedly a revolution in wearable computing. But it seems really ordinary.I can't get the WiFi to work. Maybe it was a bad idea for forego the pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/I-Dont-See-Why-Everyone-Is-Excited-about-the-Apple-Watch/

The Power of Optics

[http://youtu.be/4nCIzPuLYJA] (YouTube link)Have you ever seen a Rube Goldberg contraption powered by light? You have now, with this ad from the Japanese fiber-optic internet provider Au Hikari, which means “light....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/The-Power-of-Optics/

Mel Brooks Used Prosthetic Sixth Finger For His Print on Walk of Fame

You gotta give it to the guy. Mel Brooks has been making people laugh for years now, and Monday, when the time came for him to leave his handprints at TLC Chinese Theater along Hollywood's Walk of Fame, he continued that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Mel-Brooks-Used-Prosthetic-Six-Finger-For-His-Print-on-Walk-of-Fame/

An Animated Homage To Jackson Pollock

What do you see when you look at a Jackson Pollock painting? Do you see chaos? Color and Texture? A great big ol’ mess?Pollock saw a way to bring new energy to the fine art world, and his paintings went from a cont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/An-Animated-Homage-To-Jackson-Pollock/

Skrillex Nyan Cat Plush

Skrillex is an electronic dance music DJ and producer who is pictured below. Nyan Cat is a 2011 web phenomenon. Hannah, a Canadian artist who specializes in making Pokémon and My Little Pony plushes, offe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Skrillex-Nyan-Cat-Plush/

Funny Pictures of the Day - Sept 10, 2014

Now THAT is an Organized Beach! by Bernhard Lang W00t! Here are today's list of funny and notable pictures over at our LOLpic blog NeatoPicto:...

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Parental Advice: Mom vs Dad

Need an advice? Your parents will gladly give you one, regardless if you want it or not. This chart above sums up the difference between the advice you will get from your mother and from your father ("carpe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Parental-Advice-Mom-vs-Dad/

Top 10 Controversial Kid's Toys

I know we ran a piece recently about dangerous toys that got recalled, but what about the controversial toys? The toys that may not pose any physical threat to the child, but can wrp the kid's mind and send a really...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Top-10-Controversial-Kids-Toys/

Joffrey The Menace - Where's Dennis When You Need Him?

Joffrey The Menace by Inner Coma Clothing Co.You've probably heard the tales of a boy named Dennis, who used to terrorize his poor old neighbors to no end with pranks and various forms of mischief, but there's one menac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Joffrey-The-Menace-Wheres-Dennis-When-You-Need-Him/

30 Amazing Photos From Burning Man 2014

Whether you’re an avid Burning Man attendee who looks forward to roughing it for one week a year with your fellow free expressionists, or you find the whole thing ridiculous and overrated, you have to admit one thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/30-Amazing-Photos-From-Burning-Man-2014/

SciShow Guest Phil Plait Explains Measuring the Distance of Stars

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyuI4n5ILP8#t=68]YouTube LinkSciShow's Hank Green gets schooled by Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait (who, he tells Hank, has been advocating for science "S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/SciShow-Guest-Phil-Plait-Explains-Measuring-the-Distance-of-Stars/

What Is It Like to Have a Cat?

Not own a cat, mind you. You never really own a cat. You can, however, have a cat in your home. Unless the landlord doesn't allow pets. Then you've got to find a substitute.Twisted Doodles shows...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/What-Is-It-Like-to-Have-a-Cat/

How Big Was the Biggest Dinosaur Ever?

As we mentioned last week, scientists have uncovered bones in Argentina of what they believe to be the largest dinosaur ever discovered. They've named it the Dreadnoughtus after HMS Dreadnought, a revol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/How-Big-Was-the-Biggest-Dinosaur-Ever/

36 Facts About Cats

[http://youtu.be/HK-MP-I13ao] (YouTube link)John Green returns to mental_floss video, but this week he’s got a co-host who doesn’t say anything, because Lila is a cat. The subject is cats, and you’ll he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/36-Facts-About-Cats/

Fathers at a One Direction Concert

Photographer Angelina Castillo, taking photographs for the Nashville Scene, shot images of fathers who accompanied their daughters to a concert by boy band One Direction late last month. The expre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Fathers-at-a-One-Direction-Concert/

Too Soon

Calgary, Alberta, got its first snowfall of the season yesterday. What season is that? Summer, by my calendar. I have to agree with the snowman, that’s too soon! The good news is that their weather...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Too-Soon/

Robin Williams is Now a Genie in a Lamp in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh8yrU2E2ho]YouTube LinkAs many of his fans are aware, Robin Williams was a video games enthusiast, even naming his daughter Zelda after he and his wife played the first L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Robin-Williams-is-Now-a-Genie-in-a-Lamp-in-World-of-Warcraft-Warlords-of-Draenor/

The Dark Alphabet Of Things That Can Kill You

Life isn’t a race to the finish line, it’s best to live at a leisurely pace and avoid danger whenever possible. However, that’s easier said than done, and part of living a regular life means being expos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/The-Dark-Alphabet-Of-Things-That-Can-Kill-You/

Asgard Puff - One Powerful Cartoon Mashup

Asgard Puff by Mari KariThe girls were looking for a fun new place to visit, seeing as how their flight abilities had allowed them to see all the Earth had to offer, so they decided to visit Asgard, home of the mighty N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Asgard-Puff-One-Powerful-Cartoon-Mashup/

If Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda did Shakespeare

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzKWNXX3_cY](Video Link)Professionally, Scott K. Ratner is known as a writer, actor, and stage magician. He's also, it would appear, a master impersonator. Here he is imitating two classi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/If-Jimmy-Stewart-and-Henry-Fonda-did-Shakespeare/

Renewing A Classic Bauhaus

Bauhaus style has held up well, but all homes need a little touch up here and there. England's House in Hamble-le-Rice was a little rundown after a few mediocre alterations. That's why the owners commissioned L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Renewing-A-Classic-Bauhaus/

Movie Costume Trivia

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Judy Garland had to wear a painful corset-style device around her torso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Movie-Costume-Trivia/

Amazing Hotel Destinations From Around The World

Hotels are usually just the places you stay while visiting your actual vacation destination, and depending on the destination travelers end up spending as little time as possible in their hotel room.They're usually just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/Amazing-Hotel-Destinations-From-Around-The-World/

The Great Cornholio: A Beavis and Butthead Food Made Real

(Image: Drew Swantak and Carrie Dennis)Gather around, children, and I will tell you a cherished tale of our ancestors. Way back in the 1990s, there was a television show called Beavis and Butthead--a soaring epi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/10/The-Great-Cornholio-A-Beavis-and-Butthead-Food-Made-Real/










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