Archive for October 8th, 2014

Can You Guess the Movies for These Abstract Movie Posters?

Which movie poster do you see above? All of the text and graphic details have been stripped out, leaving a minimal design. It's part of a project from John Taylor called Film the Blanks. So much of origi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Can-You-Guess-the-Movies-for-These-Abstract-Movie-Posters/

The 8 Most Horrifying Pop Culture Clowns

Image Credit: Rick DikemanLets none of us play games, okay? It is almost the tenth of October, and we all know what that means. Halloween is coming, and it is a perfect time to start pumping yourself up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/The-8-Most-Horrifying-Pop-Culture-Clowns/

Study: The Best Place in the World to Live Is Canberra, Australia

(Photo: Brenden Ashton)Where is the best place in the world to live? After Texas (obviously), you may want to try Canberra, the capital city of Australia. According to a recent report published by the Organization for Ec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Study-The-Best-Place-in-the-World-to-Live-Is-Canberra-Australia/

Japan Pop - The Fine Art Of Anime

Japan Pop by EdwoodySome anime characters really pop on the screen, but none have more character appeal than the fantastic characters created by Miyazaki. His studio creates the kind of characters we let into our hearts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Japan-Pop-The-Fine-Art-Of-Anime/

The "Gritty Reboot" of Adventure Time Will Leave You Speechless

Not sure if you have checked out the Gritty Reboots YouTube page, but it is exactly what the name implies. They take cute and cartoonish things and give them, um, well, gritty reboots. While I found all of them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/The-Gritty-Reboot-of-Adventure-Time-Will-Leave-You-Speechless/

This Scorpion Chair Is Everything I've Ever Wanted in an Office Chair

When someone comes into my office, I want that person to adopt an attitude most conducive to a productive working relationship. And now I know what is the perfect design for that purpose: the Scorpion Chair*/stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/This-Scorpion-Chair-Is-Everything-Ive-Ever-Wanted-in-an-Office-Chair/

The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze

Each year the Hudson Valley region of New York is set ablaze in honor of Halloween, but don't worry- the blaze is safely contained within thousands of jack o'lanterns! This annual celebration is called The Great Jac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/The-Great-Jack-O-Lantern-Blaze/

This Gun Makes and Fires Paper Airplanes

What is so amazing about the A6 V1.0 paper airplane gun by YouTube user Papierfliegerei is that it doesn't just fire pre-loaded paper airplanes. As you can see from the bottom screenshot, it folds flat pieces of paper in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/This-Gun-Makes-and-Fires-Paper-Airplanes/

This Is a Google Street View Camera Mounted on a Camel

Google Street View is a handy feature integrated into Google Maps. It lets you see photos of travel routes. I find that it's really handy at times when I'm navigating in an unfamiliar area.Google creates its massive phot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/This-Is-a-Google-Street-View-Camera-Mounted-on-a-Camel/

100 Amazing Facts

[http://youtu.be/4dUJVqvs2Qo] (YouTube link)This week’s mental_floss video for The List Show appears to use up amazing facts that pile up when you do trivia for a living. Normally, they get sorted into categories f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/100-Amazing-Facts/

Debbie Goard's Magic Touch Turns Sweet into Savory

Debbie Goard of Oakland, California (previously at Neatorama) has been making cakes for over twenty years. In that time, her skills have risen to the point that now she regular...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Debbie-Goards-Magic-Touch-Turns-Sweet-into-Savory/

10 Ruthless Serial Killers Who Were Never Identified

The only thing worse than getting away with murder is getting away with lots of murders. It’s happened throughout history, especially before we had security cameras and DNA evidence. And those cases were horrific,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/10-Ruthless-Serial-Killers-Who-Were-Never-Identified/

Spider Engineering Feat

A spider built a web in a spot where there wasn’t an easy third point to reach. So he used a rock. The weight of the rock, suspended by a strand of spider silk, provides an adequate third anchor point, at least unt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Spider-Engineering-Feat/

Terrifying Tattoos

Image: InstagramThe collection of horrifying tattoos shown here certainly isn't messing around. This is the kind of ink that would be a dating dealbreaker, for fear of it being your first sight upon waking. I suppos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Terrifying-Tattoos/

BAD SMEG HEAD - Robotic Revolutionaries

BAD SMEG HEAD by CubikThe Doctor parked his blue police box in a bad part of the universe, on a planet populated by very silly people on the other side of a red dwarf star. The populace had a mini robot revolution on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/BAD-SMEG-HEAD-Robotic-Revolutionaries/

How To Correct a Date On Nerd Knowledge

Dorkly has a new "choose your own adventure" type comic that addresses a sticky question. You're on a date with a fan of whatever nerd interest you have, but they aren't nearly as well-versed on that universe as you are....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Correcting-Nerd-Knowledge/

Brilliant Invention: Suit Doubles as a Bed

(Photos: Japan Trend Shop)Do you ever say to yourself, "I wish that I could just stay at work all of the time and never go home"? Surely you can use your time more productively than commuting or spending time with your f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Brilliant-Invention-Suit-Doubles-as-a-Bed/

Sinsemil.la: A Dining Club Featuring Cuisine Made With Marijuana

 Potato gnocchi with White Widow buttered wild mushrooms and fresh DieselThe delicious looking dishes shown here have an ingredient that makes the dining establishment that serves them unique: each entree i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Sinsemilla-A-Dining-Club-Featuring-Cuisine-Made-With-Marijuana/

When Reviving TV Shows Goes Wrong

It’s been announced that the TV series Twin Peaks will go back into production for a miniseries on Showtime on 2016. It will be written and directed by David Lynch, which is a good sign. However, the track...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/When-Reviving-TV-Shows-Goes-Wrong/

Celebrate The Seasons Of Sports With These 25 Athletically Inspired T-Shirts

Hey sports fans! Are you looking for a fun way to add a touch of geek to your sporty style? Tired of the same old team t-shirts? Then take a gander at these great, and totally geeky, NeatoShop t-shirts inspired by f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Celebrate-The-Season-Of-Sports-With-These-25-Fantasy-Athletic-T-Shirts/

The 30 Best Films of the 2000's

                                          Image credit: DNA Films/British Film CouncilDo you remember what your fav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/The-30-Best-Films-of-the-2000s/

Disco Dog

[http://youtu.be/mVHwGIWPzp0] (YouTube link)This little Bichon Frisé is a dancing fool! A YouTube comment mentioned that he’s dancing to the hit song “You Are My Flower” by Wu Bai & China Blu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Disco-Dog/

What Happens When You Bake Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough Ice Cream?

(Photos: Andy Kryza)The short answer is: it's awesome.Andy Kryza of Thrillist realized that because Ben & Jerry's brand cookie dough ice cream is wonderful as ice cream, there would be a good chance that it would *st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/What-Happens-When-You-Bake-Ben-Jerrys-Cookie-Dough-Ice-Cream/

8-Bit Cinema Presents Frozen

[http://youtu.be/DNuaYbBjpAA] (YouTube link)Cinefix gives us the 8-bit version of the Disney movie Frozen. I'm a little intrigued by the idea of being able to change the plot with just the push of a button, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/8-Bit-Cinema-Presents-Frozen/

This Apartment Has A Garden on Its Walls

Few city apartments give you any connection to nature, but this amazing apartment in Ukraine brings the vegetation inside by installing living gardens along the wall. Designers were inspired by the river view outside and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/This-Apartment-Has-A-Garden-on-Its-Walls/

Gizbo - Don't Make Him Mad After Midnight

Gizbo by Irked OrcHe was the last living mogwai and that meant he had to learn how to defend himself. He'd been fighting a war against the gremlins for decades, but now that he was truly the last of his kind the battle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Gizbo-Dont-Make-Him-Mad-After-Midnight/

The 7 Scariest Ghost Towns in America

Image Credit: Michael GablerA ghost town is, by definition, a deserted town with few or no remaining inhabitants. But the name itself strikes such ghastly imagery in our minds. The term itself invokes thoug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/The-7-Scariest-Ghost-Towns-in-America/

How Did the Nobel Prize Become the Biggest Award on the Planet?

Although there are awards and prizes in almost every scientific discipline, as well as art, tech, and other fields, the Nobel Prize is the most well-known. In fact, other awards are constantly compared to the Nobel. Wire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/How-Did-the-Nobel-Prize-Become-the-Biggest-Award-on-the-Planet/

Freight Train Obliterates 18-Wheeler Stuck on Tracks

[http://youtu.be/AuH1Ogdx4cg]YouTube LinkAn eighteen-wheeler that got stuck on train tracks in Mer Rouge, Louisiana was annihilated by a freight train on October 5. The truck driver was able to get away...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Freight-Train-Obliterates-18-Wheeler-Stuck-on-Tracks/

Snickers-Stuffed Donuts And Other Wonders from California Donuts

California Donuts in Los Angeles makes a lot more than just glazed donuts. The shop is filled with pastry wonders that will make you slobber all over your computer monitor, such as this donut with a whole Snickers candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/Snickers-Stuffed-Donuts/




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