Archive for December 3rd, 2014

One Hundred Years of Beauty in One Minute

[http://youtu.be/LOyVvpXRX6w]YouTube LinkThis video takes one pretty face and transforms it with a century of hairstyles and makeup trends, from 1910 to 2010. From nudes to frosteds, flapper bob to hippi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/One-Hundred-Years-of-Beauty-in-One-Minute/

This Giant Stick Insect Is over a Foot Long

(Photo: Bresseel & Constant, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences)This is Phryganistria heusii yentuensis, a newly-documented stick insect native to Vietnam. It's 32 centimeters long or 54 cen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/This-Giant-Stick-Insect-Is-over-a-Foot-Long/

How to Have a British Christmas

[http://youtu.be/v2W3QR9WXdA]YouTube LinkSiobhan Thompson, host of the BBC America series Anglophenia, compiled this humorous look at British Christmas traditions that "never made it to Ame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/How-to-Have-a-British-Christmas/

Royalty, Espionage, and Erotica: Secrets of the World's Tiniest Photographs

Almost as soon as photography was invented, the first microphotographs followed -to demonstrate the power of a microscope. These tiny pictures became popular among the general public when the Stanhope lens, a tiny magnif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Royalty-Espionage-and-Erotica-Secrets-of-the-Worlds-Tiniest-Photographs/

The Jingle Cruise: When The Jungle Cruise Goes Holiday

(Video Link)Last year, people got pretty darn excited when they heard that Disneyland's Jungle Cruise was going to take on a fun holiday twist for the first time ever. Unfortunately, after experiencing the ride, many vis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/The-Jingle-Cruise-When-The-Jungle-Cruise-Goes-Holiday/

Pizza Hut Wants to Read Your Mind

You're not sure what you'd like to order? Your waiter would like for you to make a decision, which is one reason why Pizza Hut has introduced what it calls "the world's first subconscious menu." It's a tablet computer th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Pizza-Hut-Wants-to-Read-Your-Mind/

United State of Pop 2014 (Do What You Wanna Do)

[http://youtu.be/BjYWwZYLYEs] (YouTube link)DJ Earworm has delivered his annual mashup of the past year’s biggest pop hits, skillfully blended into one memorable song. Yes, some of your favorites might be missing,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/United-State-of-Pop-2014-Do-What-You-Wanna-Do/

An Ice-Covered Lighthouse on Lake Michigan

It's shaping up to be a chilly winter in the American Midwest. Tom Gill, a photographer, can see and feel that with certaintly. He takes photos of the natural environment around Lake Michigan. Recently, he snapped pictur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/An-Ice-Covered-Lighthouse-on-Lake-Michigan/

The Communist Party (Original) - Five Guys Getting Hammered And Sickled

The Communist Party (Original) by tomburnsThese guys might not look like they know how to party, but the sourpuss faces are just poses they use for the cameras, and behind the red curtain these Socialists love to social...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/The-Communist-Party-Original-Five-Guys-Getting-Hammered-And-Sickled/

Down by the Bay

[http://youtu.be/KLWrF_e_dxU] (YouTube link)Graham Annable, who also goes by the name Grickle (previously at Neatorama), is back with a new Christmas cartoon. It goes from dreadful to sweet in 68 seconds flat. The entire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Down-by-the-Bay/

Get Your Face Printed on a Giant Marshmallow

Firebox bills the service as a "healthly alternative to outright cannibalism." I'm not sure about that. The marshmallow portrait looks like a lot of sugar. If you're doing a low carb diet, then this is not a goo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Get-Your-Face-Printed-on-a-Giant-Marshmallow/

2014 Best Movie Trailer Mashup

[http://youtu.be/HCERNDg8ESY]YouTube LinkCanadian Sleepy Skunk is a video editor who puts out an annual trailer compilation of films released that year. Neatorama featured his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/2014-Best-Movie-Trailer-Mashup/

A Lost Collection of Abnormal Brains

In 1985, a collection of about 200 brains from mental asylum patients was put into a closet at the University of Texas in Austin. There, they sat for a quarter century until photographer Adam Voorhes found out about them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/A-Lost-Collection-of-Abnormal-Brains/

Today's Hilarious Twitter Hashtag: #RejectedSpells

#RejectedSpells Animate Dead Relationship— Popehat (@Popehat) December 3, 2014 Finger of Pulling #RejectedSpells— Kenny (@fusionaddict) December 3, 2014 Summon Name of Person Just Introduced to You #Rej...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Todays-Hilarious-Twitter-Hashtag-RejectedSpells/

Stuck on a Ski Lift

[http://youtu.be/MWuu7K6WayU] (YouTube link)One of the thoughts you inevitably have on a ski lift or chair lift is what happens if the mechanism stops? Travis Waite found out when he went up at Beach Mountain ski resort....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Stuck-on-a-Ski-Lift/

Dogs Who Think Getting Out of Bed is for the Birds

[http://youtu.be/hQjJT1-wOfw]YouTube LinkI post my fair share of animal videos around here, but of any that especially suit my personallity, it's this compilation of pups young and old who absolutely do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Dogs-Who-Think-Getting-Out-of-Bed-is-for-the-Birds-2/

And You Thought Your Family Was Hard to Deal With

Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for those with frustrating family members, but whatever drama exploded at your family's holiday dinner, this letter featured on Awkward Family Photos might just make you feel better a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/And-You-Thought-Your-Family-Was-Hard-to-Deal-With/

Lothar's Apartment: Same Place, Different Time

Berlin photographer Christoph Schieder’s father-in-law Lothar passed away almost a year ago. Since then, his apartment has been emptied, painted, and renovated. Schieder pulled out pictures he had taken of the apar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Lothars-Apartment-Same-Place-Different-Time/

The Horrifying Sound of an Aztec Death Whistle

(Photo: Oregon Flute Store)Many years ago, archaeologists discovered skull-shaped whistles at Aztec sites. They believe that priests used these instruments during human sacrifice ceremonies. Quijas Yxayotl, a musician wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/The-Horrifying-Sound-of-an-Aztec-Death-Whistle/

Burger Girl - Tanks For Nothing

Burger Girl by KgullholmenShe was once forced to act normal by her moustachioed meanie of a father Bob Belcher, but Louise is now well past her breaking point and loving every minute of it. Everyone had always thought o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Burger-Girl-Tanks-For-Nothing/

9 Awesome Coffee Tables To Wow Your Guests

For most people, a coffee table is something to set your drinks and magazines on, and a good coffee table is one that looks good with your couch, entertainment center and other furniture. But coffee tables can be a work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/9-Awesome-Coffee-Tables-To-Wow-Your-Guests/

10 Do-It-Yourself Craft Tutorials Inspired By Big Hero 6

(Image Link)While it hasn’t made quite as big a splash as Guardians of the Galaxy at the box office, Big Hero 6 has been a big hit with audiences since its release, garnering the franchise a new b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/10-Craft-Tutorials-Inspired-By-Big-Hero-6/

Baby Kiwi Bird Gets His Beak Fixed

(Photos: Kiwi Birdlife Park)This baby kiwi, which weighs about 1.3 pounds, was born last month at the Kiwi Birdlife Park in Queenstown, New Zealand. He was born with a crooked beak. The lower part was sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Baby-Kiwi-Bird-Gets-His-Beak-Fixed/

JPS Loses Drug Problem, Embraces Street Art

"JPS vs. Banksy"The following is a Bored Panda user submission:"My name is Jamie Scanlon and I am the UK-based street artist JPS. I got into street art in 2009 after visiting Banksy’s excellent museum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/JPS-Loses-Drug-Problem-Embraces-Street-Art/

Millennium Falcon Pie

You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon pie? It made the Kessel lunch line in less than 12 servings! And you can make you own by following the instructions of of Sweet & Geek. They're in Italian, but you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Millennium-Falcon-Pie/

Tic-Tac-Toe Day is Coming

Our friend Ron Gordon is an educator who loves to spot patterns in calendar dates. He gave us Square Root Day, Odd Day, and other calendar holidays. The next one he designated Tic-Tac-Toe Day, on 12-13-14. That’s t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/Tic-Tac-Toe-Day-is-Coming/

This Is the Largest Stone Block Ever Carved by Human Hands

(Photo: German Archaeological Institute)This block of stone measures 64 feet by 19.6 feet by 18 feet. Weighing in at 1,960 tons, it's the largest known surviving block of stone carved by humans.The Germa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/03/This-Is-the-Largest-Stone-Block-Ever-Carved-by-Human-Hands/






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