Archive for January 8th, 2015

Cool Flame

Shadow art candle | uncommongoods.comAdding a few candles to any space in your home can do wonders in the way of making it more inviting. A bonus is that you can create such ambiance fairly inexpensively. F...

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The Modern Country Song

[http://youtu.be/FY8SwIvxj8o] (YouTube link)I spent the last ten years of my radio career playing country music, and I have to say that this is a pretty good song. The problem is that it’s supposed to be six di...

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Fan Theory: Obi-Wan Kenobi Was Using Luke Skywalker as Bait to Lure Darth Vader to Tatooine

(Image: Lucasfilm)Luke Skywalker grows up on a humble moisture farm on Tatooine. His father, Anakin Skywalker, has adopted the name Darth Vader and become a villanous tyrant. He never bothers to check up on a kid with hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Fan-Theory-Obi-Wan-Kenobi-Was-Using-Luke-Skywalker-as-Bait-to-Lure-Darth-Vader-to-Tatooine/

The Interrogation Room & Pen Pal Love - Twaggies

[http://dai.ly/x2eaas9/172499] [http://dai.ly/x2e7vkm/172499] We've teamed up with Dailymotion and will be bringing you animated Twaggies cartoons each month. Today we've got two brand new episodes fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/The-Interrogation-Room-Pen-Pal-Love-Twaggies/

Elvis at 80?

(Artist: Jovey Hayes - www.Phojoe.com)Today would have been Elvis Presley's 80th birthday. To mark the occasion, ABC News posted a drawing created by an age progression artist that shows what Elvis might...

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No Strings Attached - The Battle Of Imagination

No Strings Attached by Warbucks DesignCalvin was obsessed with the latest line of superhero movies, and he would marvel at the posters in hopes of seeing one some day. Unfortunately, they were always rated PG-13, so he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/No-Strings-Attached-The-Battle-Of-Imagination/

Antiques Roadshow Tells Woman Her Baseball Cards Are Worth $1 Million

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wACD_Nl8o4E] (Video Link)Don’t throw out that old card collection! It might be worth a fortune.In 1871, this woman’s great-great-grandmother owned a boarding house in Boston....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Antiques-Roadshow-Tells-Woman-Her-Baseball-Cards-Are-Worth-1-Million/

6 Goofy-Looking Chicken Coops

Some chickens are traditionalists and prefer a simple wooden frame coop. But more refined, sophisticated chickens want to express a cosmopolitan style. For those chickens, there’s the Cocorico—a modern design...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/6-Goofy-Looking-Chicken-Coops/

Cthulhu + Cupid = Cthupid!

Artists Amy Rawson and Brian East send us their annual Santa Cthulhu project almost every year, but didn’t get the 2014 edition finished in time. We’ll see that completed this coming December. Meanwhile, as h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Cthulhu-Cupid-Cthupid/

Crazy People Are Paying Money to Be Stalked by Hungry Lions and Tigers

(Photo: Europics)Go to a zoo and look at animals. It’s kind of boring. But not at the Lehe Ledu Wildlife Zoo in Chongquing, China. The managers there have figured out a way to make visiting their animals more excit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Crazy-People-Are-Paying-Money-to-Be-Stalked-by-Hungry-Lions-and-Tigers/

LEGO Lost At Sea

Four-year-old River holding a LEGO octopus that she and her father Robin found at Castle Beach, Cornwall, England. In 1997, a huge rogue wave hit the container ship Tokio Express, knocking 62 containers ov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/LEGO-Lost-At-Sea/

10 Post-Credits Plot Twists That Completely Change the Face of Movies

Putting an extra bit of information in a movie after the credits roll has always been a trick to get people to stay in their seats long enough to see who worked on the film. Bloopers and outtakes are great for kids movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/10-Post-Credits-Plot-Twists-That-Completely-Change-the-Face-of-Movies/

Skull Out of Your Board

Shown above is the Vince Human Skull by Cardboard Safari. This laser-cut cardboard piece designed by artist Nate Main ships flat and is assembled into shape by the end user. Vince comes in two sizes a...

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Oh This? Just a Woman and Her Mini Me Marionette Feeding a Squirrel

Image: Nathalie Kalbach You may have seen this photo of 85-year-old civic activist Doris Diether of West Village, New York City, feeding a squirrel with a marionette that looks like herself. The s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Oh-This-Just-a-Woman-and-Her-Mini-Me-Marionette-Feeding-a-Squirrel/

The Relic-Hunting Vandals Who Saved American History

Before we had postcards, refrigerator magnets, and keychains made specifically as souvenirs for tourists, people still wanted something to remember a particular place or event. Not everyone understood the concept of hist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/The-Relic-Hunting-Vandals-Who-Saved-American-History/

Whittier, Alaska: A Small Town Inside This Building

(Photo: Begich Towers by Reed Young)In 1956, the US Army built this building as a barracks. The Army is gone now, but the town that grew up around the small base still lives there. Almost all of the residents of Whittier...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Whittier-Alaska-A-Small-Town-Inside-This-Building/

Super 80s Kart - Retro Racing Raditude

Super 80s Kart by Nathan DavisThe 80s made karting kool, and the pop culture heroes of that radical decade were all masters of go karting. From the McFly to those ghost busting guys, they all knew their way around a kar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Super-80s-Kart-Retro-Racing-Raditude/

Frolic with a Fox

[http://youtu.be/NtssB03vawQ] (YouTube link)While out on a snowy walk, a man with a camera is approached by a playful fox. The fox is probably looking for a handout, which he gets in the form of something resembling a Sl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Frolic-with-a-Fox/

"Fashion Dads" of Instagram: The Forefront of Paternal Couture

Instagram has its share of fashion "movers and shakers." They've got the selfies, the belfies (butt selfies), their #outfitoftheday and hashtags all day long. Why? Because it's important, n'est-ce pas? Into this ric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Fashion-Dads-of-Instagram-The-Forefront-of-Paternal-Couture/

Cold Weather Fun in Minnesota

[http://youtu.be/DT_p_T1dk1k] (YouTube link)When you live in cold weather country, you learn to take pleasure from ice and snow in creative ways. Breaking a layer of ice on a trampoline takes some effort in preparation -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Cold-Weather-Fun-in-Minnesota/

Compression Suits for Camels

(Photo: 7 Days in Dubai)Compression suits are designed to help muscles align properly for rigorous activity. Athletes wear these form-fitting costumes to get the most out of every movement.Animal racing can be big, money...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Compression-Suits-for-Camels/

Movie Milestones

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.The first movie camera was patented in the late 1800s, and motion pictures have been dazzling us ever since. Here are 14 fir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Movie-Milesstones/

How to Make a Caterpillar from an Orange

(Photo: @yutorigirl27)With a knife and a marker, you can turn an orange into a caterpillar. Rocket News 24 shows you how. First, cut off the bottom and the stem. Then cut a line along one side, but only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/How-to-Make-a-Caterpillar-from-an-Orange/

NASA's Exoplanet Travel Posters

For the adventurous traveler, I present NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's travel posters, based on Kepler's exoplanet discoveries. We've featured other posters on Neatorama that are stylized in tribute to the go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/NASAs-Exoplanet-Travel-Posters/

9 Painful Truths about Having Long Hair

(Cassandra)Cassandra, a cartoonist in Canada, has long hair. She's previously shown us the funny differences between our hair expectations and reality. Now she's offering these harsh truths about what it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/9-Painful-Truths-about-Having-Long-Hair/

Self Taught Street Photographer Shares His Unique View Of Chinese City Life

Street photography is all about spontaneity- standing ready to snap a pic when the perfect moment presents itself and getting it right the first time because you won’t have a second chance.The beauty of street phot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Self-Taught-Street-Photographer-Shares-His-Unique-View-Of-Chinese-City-Life/

Playmobil Versions of Famous Paintings

In July of 1830, a popular uprising in France overthrew Charles X, the last Bourbon king of France. Eugène Delacroix, a supporter of the movement, responded by composing the now iconic painting Liberty Leading...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/08/Playmobil-Versions-of-Famous-Paintings/




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