Archive for September 25th, 2014

Rowan Atkinson Inserted into Famous Paintings

Rowan Atkinson is a British actor best known for his comedic characters of Mr. Bean and Blackadder. He has been present throughout all of history (especially as Edmund Blackadder). Rodney Pike, a caricature artist,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Rowan-Atkinson-Inserted-into-Famous-Paintings/

Exquisite Eighteenth Century Game Table

[http://youtu.be/XVC9HOSwHl4]YouTube LinkThis beautiful game table from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art was designed and built by acclaimed German cabinetmaker David Roentgen. Once...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Exquisite-Eighteenth-Century-Game-Table/

College Ranking by Billionaire Alumni

(Image: New Line Cinema)Do you have what it takes to acquire at least one billion dollars? Maybe you didn't go to Evil Medical School, but there are alternatives. Statistically speaking, your chances are better at these...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/College-Ranking-by-Billionaire-Alumni/

24 Dangerous Toys from Past and Present

Image Credit: Bill KolbI have this weird fascination with deadly kid's toys. Meaning toys for children that generally were not well thought out or were not looked into ahead of time for safety precautions. In the 50's, y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/24-Dangerous-Toys-from-Past-and-Present/

Amazing 5-Year Old Can Do 20 90-Degree Push-Ups

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXBthIGmy_c](Video Link)Claudio Stroe and his older brother Giuliano are gymnasts and bodybuilders in Romania. They've been training since they were very young, so they've built up an amaz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Amazing-5-Year-Old-Can-Do-20-90-Degree-Pushups/

Steamboat Rocket - When It Comes To Comedy This Guy's An Animal!

Steamboat Rocket by MikeGoesGeekWhen Rocket hit the intergalactic vaudeville circuit everyone wondered what sort of act he would be doing in order to entertain an audience. Rocket wasn't a particularly funny guy, unless...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Steamboat-Rocket-When-It-Comes-To-Comedy-This-Guys-An-Animal/

Thumb Extender for iPhone 6 Users

Did you get an iPhone 6 yet? I hear the Plus model is bigger than previous iPhones -in fact, too big to fit in a skinny jeans pocket. Which is a good thing, because they’re kind of fragile, too. At least that&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Thumb-Extender-for-iPhone-6-Users/

Groomers Make a Dragon-Cat and a Bee-Dog

We all want a pet dragon, but we also don't want to die. This presents a conundrum, unless you can visit Dara Gotz's animal salon in Yekaterinburg, Russia. She dyes and trims cats and dogs to look like other anim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Groomers-Make-a-Dragon-Cat-and-a-Bee-Dog/

Sparked: A Breathtaking Cirque de Soleil Performance

Art is one thing, but art in motion is on a whole different and divine level. The performers for Cirque de Soleil are some of the best in the world at what they do. It is like a Terry Gilliam film brought to life before...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Sparked-A-Breathtaking-Cirque-de-Soleil-Performance/

The 21 Funniest Pregnancy Announcements

How would you let people in your life know that you're pregnant? You can be straightforward, but then you'll miss a great chance to crack jokes. Take full advantage of the opportunity because it doesn't happen often.Andy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/The-21-Funniest-Pregnancy-Announcements/

Celebrity Encounters in the Days of Facebook

[http://vimeo.com/106807552]YouTube LinkThis Vimeo Staff Pick entitled Aspirational by Matthew Frost and featuring actress Kirsten Dunst shows how times have changed in the way of cele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Celebrity-Encounters-in-the-Days-of-Facebook/

The Best Piece of Street Art You Will See Today

ArtistCredit: JPSSometimes, a picture just speaks for itself. I feel like I could sit here and tell you all about a thousand reasons why the above example works so well, but the people who will love it will love it right...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/The-Best-Piece-of-Street-Art-You-Will-See-Today/

A Bad Lip Reading of The Walking Dead Season 4

[http://youtu.be/-6BsMzc9mMs] (YouTube link)The AMC TV show The Walking Dead returns for season five on October 12th. Fans of the show have been trying to forget how long the wait is, but as the new season nears...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/A-Bad-Lip-Reading-of-The-Walking-Dead-Season-4/

Hospital Design Looks Like a Ship

It's a sleek, elegant clipper pulling up to the shore. But this one is permanently docked, since it's a hospital building. Architect Vasily Klyukin designed this hospital and spa complex for an economic development zone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Hospital-Design-Looks-Like-a-Ship/

Wonderful Foreign Words With No English Equivalent, Illustrated

Komorebi (Japanese): n. The sunlight that filters through the leaves of the trees.Illustrator Ella Frances Sanders (previously featured at Neatorama) has lived in locations all over the world....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Wonderful-Foreign-Words-With-No-English-Equivalent-Illustrated/

Leave Your Mark

(Speed Bump/Dave Coverly)Communication at work or home would be very different for us if we took the canine approach. I'm not sure that it would be better. But I'm certain that blog comments would be eve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Leave-Your-Mark/

Line-X and the Unsmashable Watermelon

So do you guys know about Line-X? Normally, I try to avoid shilling products here, but this is science at some of its most mind-blowing, and you sort of need to see it to believe it. The long and the short is, Line-X is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Line-X-and-the-Unsmashable-Watermelon/

Table Transcendence

Moon TableLiana Yaroslavsky, DesignerI find myself saying this repeatedly in furniture features: all it takes is one spectacular piece to make a room. A chair. Lamp. Rug. Staircase. Or in this case, a table. Something so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Table-Transcendence/

More Effective Than Wolfsbane! - Bloody Bela

More Effective Than Wolfsbane! by ShasteenFreyBeware that clawing on your front door, especially when it is accompanied by the flapping of bat wings and the howling of wolves. These are the sounds of an unwelcomed visit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/More-Effective-Than-Wolfsbane-Bloody-Bela/

How to Make a Pancake Flute

Nathan Shields, our favorite pancake artist, has already mastered frying pancakes that look like creatures and using stencils to decorate pancakes. Now he's tackling a new challenge: making functional musical instruments...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/How-to-Make-a-Pancake-Flute/

Norwegian Kids Know How to Party

In America, high school seniors get to go to a prom, maybe a class trip, or participate in an informal “skip day,” which is often punished. In Norway, the passage from childhood to adulthood is a month-long s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Norwegian-Kids-Know-How-to-Party/

Top Ten Movie Makeup Transformations of All Time

[http://youtu.be/X-LSCfhbN_g]YouTube LinkMakeup: as a woman, I'm fully aware of its power to transform. Even the lightest touch of makeup can be the difference between looking tired and pale to pretty an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Top-Ten-Movie-Makeup-Transformations-of-All-Time/

Hidden Images In Album Cover Artwork

(Image Link)Cover art is a big part of a vinyl record's appeal, and some of the greatest artists of all time have created cool artwork to accompany killer cuts- Robert Crumb, Roger Dean, H.R. Giger, Edward Gorey and Andy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Hidden-Images-In-Album-Cover-Artwork/

How to Win a Preschool Argument

[http://youtu.be/3sKdDyyanGk] (YouTube link)Okay, is it sprinkling outside, or is it raining? A little boy tries to argue about the weather with a little girl. She’s got a sister for backup, and although the sister...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/How-to-Win-a-Preschool-Argument/

The Sweetest Skateboard In Town

There's nothing better than chilling out and listening to some tunes while you hang out with your friends. Now your mode of transportation and your phone can provide all you need to get to your destination, to listen to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/The-Sweetest-Skateboard-In-Town/

The Story of High Heels- Women's Sexiest Wardrobe Accessory

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.(Image credit: Maegan Tintari)High heels have been worn by practically every wom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/The-Story-of-High-Heels-Womens-Sexiest-Wardrobe-Accessory/

Moscow Installing Park Benches That Display Sitters' Weights

Government officials in Moscow are installing park benches that are high tech scales, among other things, in an attempt to emphasize fitness in the population. These park benches are equipped with large screens that disp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Moscow-Installing-Park-Benches-That-Display-Sitters-Weights/

So You Want To Be a Farmer…

There’s something romantic about living off the land, earning your keep by the sweat of your brow, and providing the community with good food. But people who dream of becoming farmers, unless they grew up doing it,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/So-You-Want-To-Be-a-Farmer/

Camera Traps Capture Bizarre Animal Hitchhiking Behavior

Many animals work together to improve each other’s lives, like the oxpecker birds who ride on rhinos and other large mammals in Sub-Saharan Africa, keeping their ride tick free and staying safely out of harms way a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Camera-Traps-Capture-Bizarre-Animal-Hitchhiking-Behavior/

Doctorama - Don't Let It Go To Your Head

Doctorama by CoDDesignsThe fellowship of fictional doctors sent out dozens of invitations to the annual gathering, but nobody bothered to reply, so the organizers took it upon themselves to bring in the talent. They gat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Doctorama-Dont-Let-It-Go-To-Your-Head/










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