Archive for September 30th, 2014

The Selfie Sombrero

What fashion statement does the Selfie Sombrero make? “I can take a hands-free selfie, and all it requires is a really dumb-looking hat.” Or maybe the more obvious “Look at me! LOOK at ME!” Yes, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/The-Selfie-Sombrero/

Star Raccoon - Who Needs A McCloud When You've Got A Rocket?

Star Raccoon by OlipopRocket kept hearing about some fox named McCloud, whose intergalactic exploits were earning him all kinds of fans, and he wanted in on the action. He wanted to prove he could outgun, outbuild, outw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Star-Raccoon-Who-Needs-A-McCloud-When-Youve-Got-A-Rocket/

Kitten Tests the Boundaries of Older Cat, Finds them Strict

[http://youtu.be/MX2XUkof1zk]YouTube LinkThis adorable kitten tries a stalking maneuver on the adult cat in his household and learns that it won't get him anywhere. In a move that reminds me of my young...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Kitten-Tests-the-Boundaries-of-Older-Cat-Finds-them-Strict/

Illustrations That Will Utterly Destroy Your Inner Child

There are some things you just don’t want to see your childhood heroes, animated and otherwise, doing to themselves or each other.Seeing these beloved childhood icons either acting like adults, or like real animals...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Illustrations-That-Will-Utterly-Destroy-Your-Inner-Child/

This Clock Saws Itself in Half When You're Not Looking

For his senior project at Bauhaus University Weimar, Weng Xinyu designed several household objects that activate when you're not using them. The title of the collection is "Good Medicine Tastes Bitter,"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/This-Clock-Saws-Itself-in-Half-When-Youre-Not-Looking/

19 Terrifyingly Good Haunted Attractions

Haunted Houses have gone from small neighborhood affairs to massive megahaunts that have to rent out huge buildings just to house all the horrors the creators are dying to share with the public.(Image Link)These megahaun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/19-Terrifyingly-Good-Haunted-Attractions/

Ex-Dairy Queen Worker, Now Doctor, Writes Back to Say "Thanks"

(Photo: Yvonne Lavasidis)When she was in college, Dr. Nabiha Islam worked at a Dairy Queen in Markham, Ontario. Her boss, Yvonne Lavasidis, supported her great ambitions. Now that she's made it, Dr. Islam hasn't forgotte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Ex-Dairy-Queen-Worker-Now-Doctor-Writes-Back-to-Say-Thanks/

This Cereal Cake is a Cereal Killer

[http://youtu.be/RX7OaGz61jU] (YouTube link) Charles Phoenix is famous for his quirky, over-the-top recipes, such as Frosty the Cheeseball Man and the Cherpumple. Now he brings us his Six-Layer Milk Soaked Cereal Cake wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/This-Cereal-Cake-is-a-Cereal-Killer/

Inherent Vice Trailer Released

[http://youtu.be/wmK4uS8HaA8]YouTube LinkFans of celebrated novelist Thomas Pynchon and revered film director Paul Thomas Anderson have been eagerly anticipating the film verson of Inherent Vice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/iInherent-Vicei-Trailer-Released/

Great Works of Art Turned into Edible Simpsons Characters

Sadly, Sam Simon, one of the creators of The Simpsons, has terminal colorectal cancer. To raise awareness for this affliction and celebrate 25 years of Simon's most famous television show, bakers made sugar-base...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Great-Works-of-Art-Turned-into-Edible-Simpsons-Characters/

Zavikon Island

This is Zavikon Island, one (or actually two) of the Thousand Islands between New York and Ontario in the St. Lawrence River. You may have seen this picture, with the bridge with flags attached, and the story that the la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Zavikon-Island/

The Science of Wildfires

[http://youtu.be/F8OrmGAIqI4]YouTube LinkIn this video, SciShow takes on the topic of fires in the wild. What causes them? How are they extinguished? Are there any positives that nature reaps from such a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/The-Science-of-Wildfires/

Sacrifice - The Alchemist's Ultimate Regret

Sacrifice by AutoSaveEdward and Alphonse know a thing or two about sacrificing for the sake of progress- they've both given up parts of themselves to become better alchemists, and they've both seen what happens when you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Sacrifice-The-Alchemists-Ultimate-Regret/

Advances in Miscreant Trapping

The follwing is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.A haphazard look at inventions to trap bad guysby Alice Shirrell Kaswell and Stephen Drew, Improbable Research staffIn the lusty tussle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Advances-in-Miscreant-Trapping/

Hilarious Photos Of Animals Heading To The Vet

Can you really blame pets for hating the vet with a passion? Some of us humans aren’t very fond of going to the hospital either, and we know why we’re going to see the doctor.Animals just don’t get the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Hilarious-Photos-Of-Animals-Heading-To-The-Vet/

Street Fighter: Angry Goat Edition

It's not Goat Simulator, but an even more realistic game set in the Street Fighter universe. Insert two quarters to play. I recommend Angry Goat vs. Chun-Li for the most vigorous gameplay experience. [http://www.you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Street-Fighter-Angry-Goat-Edition/

Guide to Star Trek Uniforms

Whether you have a little one who wants to delve into the world of Trek costumes for Halloween, you're into cosplay yourself, or you simply want to test your memory of all things Star Trek, here is the answ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Guide-to-Star-Trek-Uniforms/

The Most Decorated Cat in Military History

(Image via Maritime Quest)On rare occasions, Britain's People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) awards a military decoration to an animal serving with that nation's armed forces. The Dickin Medal, as it is known, was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/The-Most-Decorated-Cat-in-Military-History/

Gruesome Goodies from Conjurer's Kitchen

Conjurer's Kitchen has been featured previously on Neatorama for its culinary artistry in ghoulish cakes and chocolates. This is the perfect tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Gruesome-Goodies-from-Conjurers-Kitchen/

Man Pilots Hot Air Balloon Deep into a Cave

(Image: AP)Mamet Cave in Croatia is 675 feet deep and has an opening 200 feet across. Ivan Trifonov, a master balloonist who holds five Guinness World Record for ballooning, piloted a ballon into the interior of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Man-Pilots-Hot-Air-Balloon-Deep-into-a-Cave/

These Single-Purpose Tools Are Delightfully Pointless

A tool only for chopped salads? Why not?How about one just for rolling edamame beans from their shell?Or maybe a fork designed just for eating spaghetti? They're all humorously single-purpose, but that's kind of the poin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/These-Single-Purpose-Tools-Are-Delightfully-Pointless/

Cinemagraphs by Julien Douvier

A cinemagraph is a photograph in which a selected area is animated to produce a specific movement repeated in a loop. French photographer Julien Douvier takes already vivid photographs and breathes life into them with su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Cinemagraphs-by-Julien-Douvier/

The Lady’s Not a Tramp: History's Greatest Courtesans

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.For most of recorded history, women had just a handful of options open to them: they could marry (hopefully to men of means)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/The-Ladys-Not-a-Tramp/

Harlequin - Sometimes Love Can Make You A Little Crazy

Harlequin by Dr. MonekersShe's got a smile that can melt a man's heart, and a giant hammer to smash his head flat! Harley is only half out of her mind, which makes her the emotionally stable half of that clown faced cri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Harlequin-Sometimes-Love-Can-Make-You-A-Little-Crazy/

Remember that Time Zach Galifianakis Starred in A Kanye West Video?

Over the years, Kanye West has sort of become a parody of how he is represented in the media. He is brash and cocky, and for that reason, a lot of people have no appetite for his music (as good as it can be at times). Bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Remember-that-Time-Zach-Galifianakis-Starred-in-A-Kanye-West-Video/

The Sound of Frying

What does the sound of breakfast frying on the stove make? If you speak English, you would call it “sizzle,” but what’s the word in other languages? James Chapman rounded up several words from v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/The-Sound-of-Frying/

Urban Furniture Encourages You to Exercise Downtown

You're in the heart of a densely-packed city. But that doesn't mean that you can't exercise. No, I don't mean the elliptical trainer in the corner. You can actually get outside and play sports while surrounded by skyscra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Urban-Furniture-Encourages-You-to-Exercise-Downtown/

Curious Owls

[http://youtu.be/VA8m1-FgB8c] (YouTube link)When you set up a camera to capture wildlife in their natural habitat, you hope they don’t know they’re being recorded. It turns out that you can’t fool critt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Curious-Owls/

There's Nothing Sweeter Than Babies In Halloween Costumes

Kids look awfully cute when they’re all dressed up and ready to go trick-or-treating, but there’s simply nothing cuter than a chubby cheeked baby wearing a Halloween costume.Maybe it’s the fact that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/Theres-Nothing-Sweeter-Than-Babies-In-Halloween-Costumes/
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