Archive for October 17th, 2014

Couple's Dream Home is Built on Neighbor's Property by Mistake

A Missouri couple named Voss who own a real estate and property management company purchased eighteen lots in a gated community in Florida called Ocean Hammock. They hired a Florida company, Keystone Homes, to build the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Couples-Dream-Home-is-Built-on-Neighbors-Property-by-Mistake/

Judge Me By My Size, Do You?: A Yoda Hot Air Balloon

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is an event filled with glorious sights, including this majestic Yoda balloon. I highly recommend viewing its entire photo gallery. There you can find a pink...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Judge-Me-By-My-Size-Do-You-A-Yoda-Hot-Air-Balloon/

Interplanetary Unusual Attacking Team

When Guardians of the Galaxy was translated into Chinese, they cut some corners. The title of the movie shown in China is now Interplanetary Unusual Attacking Team. The insults have been changed to ende...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Interplanetary-Unusual-Attacking-Team/

The Duckside - Use The Force, Bugs!

The Duckside by PatrolThey used to call him Daffy, treating him like a total crackpot and making fun of his speech impediment, but that was before he discovered the duckside and became the star of the show. The duckside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/The-Duckside-Use-The-Force-Bugs/

Lemurs Use Community Toilets Like We Use Facebook

(Photo: gailhampshire)This is a white-footed sportive lemur (Lepilemur leucopus). This primate species lives on the southern tip of Madagascar. They're the lemur equivalent of the people who write graffiti in pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Lemurs-Use-Community-Toilets-Like-We-Use-Facebook/

The Makeup Transformations of Lucia Pittalis

Makeup artist and painter Lucia Pittalis is a chameleon by the virtue of her own talent in makeup application. The way she looks sans makeup disguise is in the photo above. Her incredible transformations from herself to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/The-Makeup-Transformations-of-Lucia-Pittalis/

Iconic Movie Scenes Recreated in LEGO

TitanicThe ShiningBreakfast at Tiffany'sThis is the neatest thing I've seen all day! Morgan Spence is a 15-year old stop motion animator from Kilbarchan, Scotland. He's loved LEGO since he was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Iconic-Movie-Scenes-Recreated-in-LEGO/

Express Yourself in Green with Moss Graffiti

  Image: Anna GarforthThese beautiful creations are made of moss. Environmentally friendly and without the lasting property damaging nature of painted graffiti, it's a great little addition to ones artisti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Express-Yourself-in-Green-with-Moss-Graffiti/

Misconceptions You Learned in School

[http://youtu.be/M1k_HVJHsG4] (YouTube link)Mental_floss has launched yet another weekly video series, this one called Misconceptions. It’s about things that need to be put straight. In the inaugural episode, host...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Misconceptions-You-Learned-in-School/

Hearse Chases Car Stolen During Funeral

Westhaven Funeral Home employees had just taken the deceased inside the St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church near Jackson, Mississippi, for the funeral Thursday morning when a funeral director’s car was stolen from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Hearse-Chases-Car-Stolen-During-Funeral/

The Science of Dreams

[http://youtu.be/h7eYt4ZmkR8]YouTube LinkTheoretical physicist and author Dr. Michio Kaku is a professor of theoretical physics at the City College of New York. His most recent book, released in February...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/The-Science-of-Dreams/

The London Beer Flood of 1814

It was 200 years ago today that a neighborhood in London, England, was flooded by beer. The Meux and Company Brewery had several large brewing vats on the roof. The largest was a 22-foot-high vat to brew porter. It held...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/The-London-Beer-Flood-of-1814/

Forever Alone: The Cook Book

                 Image Credit:  TBS The Book Service LtdSometimes, you just find something online that reminds you how good you actually have it. It can be a picture...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Forever-Alone-The-Cook-Book/

Frankenstein Pumpkins

Tony Dighera of Cinagro Farms devoted four years to perfecting his crop of Frankenstein pumpkins. They’re not cobbled together from different individuals like Frankenstein’s monster, but pumpkins grown in mol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Frankenstein-Pumpkins/

First Look At Disney's New Animated Short, Feast

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAIf4aIOYyY](YouTube Link)The Paperman was an award winning short film for Disney, which put their short films back on the map a few years ago. The shorts are usually produced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/First-Look-At-Disneys-New-Animated-Short-Feast/

Superhero Origins: Jubilee From X-Men

I can openly admit, I was not a fan of Jubilee when she first appeared in X-men comics in 1989. She was a teenage girl who could shoot fireworks. You wouldn't think she would be a big contender to join the X-Men...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Superhero-Origins-Jubilee-from-X-Men/

Drunk J. Crew

Have you ever noticed that the models in the J. Crew catalog look drunk? I haven’t either, as I don’t shop for clothing until I have no choice. But someone noticed, and with a few captions that had to come fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Drunk-J-Crew/

This is What a $93 Million NYC Skyscraper Penthouse Looks Like

Master BathOne of my favorite places to visit is Manhattan. I'd live there if I could afford to live in a place in which I'd be comfortable. It's safe to say that this $93 million dollar Park Avenue penthouse fits the bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/This-is-What-a-93-Million-NYC-Skyscraper-Penthouse-Looks-Like/

Igor’s Vacation Home

[http://youtu.be/NRYTNFfbyMg] (YouTube link)Kai Halvorsen loves his dog Igor. But when the family planned a trip to Thailand, they couldn’t take Igor along. He had to stay in a kennel. Kai decided he had to do some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Igors-Vacation-Home/

It's the End of the World as We Know It, and Stipe's Teaching at NYU

REM frontman Michael Stipe is now concentrating on art; specifically he's working as a professor in the Steinhardt Department of art at New York University. Stipe, an art student at the University of Georgia before...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Its-the-End-of-the-World-as-We-Know-It-and-Stipes-Teaching-at-NYU/

Best Friends - Cats And Dogs Living Together, Totally Not Anarchy!

Best Friends by BarmalisiRTBWhen you're joined at the waist with your brother the best thing you can do is learn to live with him, but that's easier said than done when you're a cat and your other half is a dog! Life ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Best-Friends-Cats-And-Dogs-Living-Together-Totally-Not-Anarchy/

Five Things Mario Can't Do But You Can

[http://youtu.be/tpT1F7q9dMM]YouTube LinkWhile I love playing Mario games, particularly the old-school, I've never stopped to consider what Mario can't do that I take for granted. Turns out, Mario can't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Five-Things-Mario-Cant-Do-But-You-Can/

Cubicles Can Be Fun When They Look Like Little Tiny Cabins

Cubicles are one of the worst things about the modern office. At Neatorama, we deal with this by sitting around a campfire all day and all night. Sure it gets pretty smoky inside, but at least we have a good community fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Cubicles-Can-Be-Fun-When-They-Look-Like-Little-Tiny-Cabins/

Chicken and Waffles Cake

Chicken and waffles are a staple of American soul food. They belong together just as nature intended. Usually they are not made into a classic dessert. Graham Blackhall, a chef in New Orleans, has now changed that.Black...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Chicken-and-Waffles-Cake/

A Cat’s Relaxation Tape

Your cat leads a stressful life, what with all the work he does around the house. Doug Savage of Savage Chickens urges you to help him relax while he’s on vacation. You might want to try that reco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/A-Cats-Relaxation-Tape/

Houdini's Greatest Trick

The magician is famous for his thrilling escapes. But the feat he should be known for is breaking into a seance.On July 23, 1924, Boston was suffering from a brutal heat wave. The evening temperature hovered in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Houdinis-Greatest-Trick/

42 Peculiar Products of the Past

This little number shown above is The Isolator, a brainchild of one Hugo Gernsback, who is now often referred to as a pioneer of science fiction. The device, advertised in a 1925 issue of Science and Invention m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/42-Peculiar-Products-of-the-Past/

If Comic Creators Could See Their Characters Now

Tony Wilson of Dorkly imagined how the creators of classic comic book characters would react if they encountered what their creations have turned into. I would be curious to also see the reactions of El...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/If-Comic-Creators-Could-See-Their-Characters-Now/

Skiing in a Lightsuit

[https://vimeo.com/108679294] (vimeo link)Skiing at night in LED-suits makes for a beautiful film sequence. It doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, but it sure is pretty. I watched and hoped that the skiers could see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Skiing-in-a-Lightsuit/

Work It, Girl

(Twisted Doodles)Is that cashmere? No, it’s Persian! Think of your cat’s fur as not a mess, but a decoration that your feline companion gives to you as an act of love. Be sure to share it wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/17/Work-It-Girl/








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