Archive for September 16th, 2014

Funeral Home Offers Drive-Through Window

(Image: NBC 4)Are you going to visit the dearly departed before the funeral? If you're in a hurry, then you won't have to go inside at the Paradise Funeral Chapel in Saginaw, Michigan. You can just pull up to the window...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Funeral-Home-Offers-Drive-Through-Window/

Rush Hour

[https://vimeo.com/106226560] (vimeo link)This video of traffic during rush hour will probably make you nervous -if you’re an American. Those who have driven in other countries may see it as an everyday occurrence....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Rush-Hour/

Star Wars Parenting Done Right

(Fowl Language/Brian Gordon)Part of good parenting is protecting the innocence of your children. There's a lot of ugliness in the world. Someday, your children will have to face it. But that can be done...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Star-Wars-Parenting-Done-Right/

How To Play the Hurdy Gurdy

The Hurdy Gurdy is an instrument that was used in medieval times to make people get jiggy. The instrument itself was made of wood and stringed, as you can see, but how you play it is what sets it apart from most other mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/The-Hurdy-Gurdy-For-When-They-Wanted-To-Get-Jiggy-in-Medieval-Times/

Women Who Conquered the Comics World

Comics creator and historian Trina Robbins recently published Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists, 1896-2013, and an art exhibit from Robbins’ collection, inspired by the book, is on display at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Women-Who-Conquered-the-Comics-World/

Earth vs The Invaders - The Arcades Were Right...

Earth vs The Invaders by Piercek25Everyone on Earth had always assumed The Invaders were just something game designers made up for their arcade game Space Invaders, and because of our lack of interplanetary knowledge th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Earth-vs-The-Invaders-The-Arcades-Were-Right/

The Amazingly Detailed Miniature Paintings of Lorraine Loots

Lorraine Loots, an artist in Cape Town, South Africa, calls her series "Postcards for Ants." It's composed of teeny tiny yet richly detailed and precisely rendered pictures of landscapes and everyday obj...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/The-Amazingly-Detailed-Miniature-Paintings-of-Lorraine-Loots/

Puppies Learning to Howl

[http://youtu.be/eMF9HZU3K88]YouTube LinkThis compilation shows a number of adorable puppies being introduced to howling behavior by their humans. This is part three of three video compilations; here are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Puppies-Learning-to-Howl/

These Pics Prove Selfies Are Out Of Control

Selfie mania snaps on, pic after pic rolling out to validate the existence of people who didn’t feel alive before they had a camera in their phone so they could document every face, every outfit, every meetup with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Signs-That-Selfies-Are-Out-Of-Control/

This Tiny Record Player Was the iPod of the 1960s

(Photo: Vintage Technics)Before the Walkman, the Discman, and the MP3 player, there was the Emerson Wondergram. This battery-powered record player manufactured by General Electric in the UK from 1960 to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/This-Tiny-Record-Player-Was-the-iPod-of-the-1960s/

A Handy Dandy Collection Of Clever Travel Tips

(Image Link)Travelling can be incredibly fun, an adventure full of unexpected discoveries, cultural exploration and visual delights, but it can also be a huge pain in the neck.Between the ever changing TSA rules, lost lu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/A-Handy-Dandy-Collection-Of-Clever-Travel-Tips/

Tiny Hamster Versus Competitive Eater in Hot Dog Eating Contest

[http://youtu.be/XPHlHuhBVFI]YouTube LinkTakeru Kobayashi of Guinness Book and award-winning competitive eating fame, and the tiny hamster, of tiny hamster fame, face off against each other in a h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Tiny-Hamster-Versus-Competitive-Eater-in-Hot-Dog-Eating-Contest/

Great Adventures in Accounting

THe following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.(Image credit: Flickr user Dave)by Stephen Hardy, Improbable Research staffThe supposedly staid, unglamorous field of accounting is in fact pack...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Great-Adventures-in-Accounting/

Artist Turns Circuit Boards Into A Sculpural Metropolis

Image Credit: Robin TarbetIt is crazy to think that there was a time when art was stuck in two dimensions. When creators were given canvas', not realizing all around them could be used and utilized as artwork. The art wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Artist-Turns-Circuit-Boards-Into-A-Sculpural-Metropolis/

New Cat Breed: Lykoi, the Werewolf Cat

The kitten on the right is an example of a new breed called Lykoi. Veterinarian Johnny Gobble breeds Lykois, a name that is derived from “lycanthrope,” or werewolf. The cat is result of a mutant gene that inh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/New-Cat-Breed-Lykoi-the-Werewolf-Cat/

Jimmy Kimmel Proves People At New York Fashion Week Are Full Of It

Jimmy Kimmel’s ideas for the question ambushes he calls Lie Witness News are sometimes bold, sometimes funny, sometimes a bit off the mark, but his concept for this year’s Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Jimmy-Kimmel-Proves-People-At-New-York-Fashion-Week-Are-Full-Of-It/

Artist's Dog Gets His Life Upgraded

If you're a dog and your human is an artist, then you've got a good chance of going on fantastic adventures. Rafael Mantesso's bull terrier knows that. He can fly around the world, enjoy romantic escapades, and acquire a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Artists-Dog-Gets-His-Life-Upgraded/

1981 News Report on the Internet is Now Hilarious

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X84muuaySVQ]YouTube LinkThere are so many amusing things in this 1981 television report about getting newspaper content from the Internet that it's hard to keep track. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/1981-News-Report-on-the-Internet-is-Now-Hilarious/

Vintage Board Games That Are Violent Fun For The Whole Family

Many board games are created to be enjoyed by the entire family, and the idea of family game night was definitely helped along by toy manufacturers eager to sell more copies of their games.Playing a board game with your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Vintage-Board-Games-That-Are-Violent-Fun-For-The-Whole-Family/

Justice for Littering

[http://youtu.be/Xbs6eMxa5ds] (YouTube link)A woman on a motorcycle rides around in Russia dispensing karma to those who litter the streets. She may not be the superhero Russia deserves, but she is the one it needs. Real...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Justice-for-Littering/

Brianweenie - He'll Leave You In Stitches

Brianweenie by DonnieBrian went out for a few beers, but a few became a dozen and before he knew it the guy was having trouble walking, so much trouble in fact that he walked straight into the wrong cartoon. The differe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Brianweenie-Hell-Leave-You-In-Stitches/

Body Art by Laura Hacker is Both Marvelous and Monstrous

New Zealand-based Laura Hawker is a self-taught artist who does these excellent body paintings. Imagine the luck of Laura's closest family and friends when Halloween comes around! Designs like this would be ideal for suc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Body-Art-by-Laura-Hacker-is-Both-Marvelous-and-Monstrous/

Ancient Warriors Drew Power From The Crying Infants On Their Backs

(Image Link)Imagine how fierce the Vikings would have been if their axe chops and spear thrusts were enhanced by the raw power of baby cries, and the need to protect the infant strapped to their backs.That’s the &l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Ancient-Warriors-Drew-Power-From-The-Crying-Infants-On-Their-Backs/

The Daily Spoon--An Artist Makes a New Wooden Spoon Every Day for a Year

How do artists stimulate their imaginations? Some artists engage in a daily creative process--a discipline that compels them to create something along a theme. One Pixar animator makes a new superhero every day. Nick Sca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/The-Daily-Spoon-An-Artist-Makes-a-New-Wooden-Spoon-Every-Day-for-a-Year/

7 Disney Movies That Don't Get Enough Love

You really have to give credit to Disney studios. Starting with Snow White in the 1930's, they have carved an unforgettable path in film and animation, often being a major part of most of our lives as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/7-Disney-Movies-That-Dont-Get-Enough-Love/

Maru Gets New Boxes

[http://youtu.be/cnW2O2R0U-Q] (YouTube link)Even though Maru now has his cat friend Hana to play with, he still loves boxes. He recently received a new set of boxes, and each one had to be tried out and tested individual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Maru-Gets-New-Boxes/

A Funeral for the "Like"

(Photos: Dadara)This past weekend at Oude Kerk, the oldest church in Amsterdam, the Like was laid to rest. Mourners carried a coffin shaped like a Facebook Like button to the church and marked its passing in a ceremony l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/A-Funeral-for-the-Like/

Dolly Parton's "Jolene" Slowed Down Sounds Like A Different Song (and It's Awesome)

If you do not own a record player, it should be known that you are not hearing music right. Don't get me wrong, there are the over-hyped, celebrity, DJ headpones, and there are high quality digital recordings you can get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Dolly-Partons-Jolene-Slowed-Down-Sounds-Like-A-different-Song-and-Its-Awesome/

The 6 Most Pretentious Dishes Rich People Pay Money For

We’ve posted an awful lot of restaurant dishes that are super expensive in order to generate publicity, and their price is justified by ingredients such as edible gold leaf and the jewel-encrusted souvenir dish the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/The-6-Most-Pretentious-Dishes-Rich-People-Pay-Money-For/

Man With Cerebral Palsy Uses Typewriter to Make Beautiful Artworks

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svzPm8lT36o]YouTube LinkPaul Smith has suffered from cerebral palsy since birth. Simple things that most folks take for granted, such as holding a brush or a writing utens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/16/Man-With-Cerebral-Palsy-Uses-Typewriter-to-Make-Beautiful-Artworks/
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