Archive for February 26th, 2015

Adam Savage's Scale Model of the Maze From Kubrick's The Shining

[http://youtu.be/zAGu2TPt_78]YouTube LinkAdam Savage‘s most recent Tested project is an impressive accurate scale model of the Overlook Hotel's hedge maze from Stanley Kubrick's film presentation o...

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A Classic, Old Fashioned Barber Shop on Wheels

I love the old fashioned barbershops of my youth—beautiful slices of Americana I like to call Floyds. You can get a sense of the old way by visiting the Salon Le Barber. You’ll may have to go to the Netherlan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/A-Classic-Old-Fashioned-Barber-Shop-on-Wheels/

Photographer Captures Frozen "Slurpee Waves" on Nantucket

Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh has been documenting these nearly frozen waves washing ashore on Nantucket island, Massachusetts, approximately 30 miles south of Cape Cod. One publication, Stay Wild magazine, *s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Photographer-Captures-Frozen-Slurpee-Waves-on-Nantucket/

What Color is This Dress?

(Image credit: Cecilia Bleasdale)There’s been quite a debate among Tumblr users about the colors of this dress. The picture was posted by Swiked, and then passed around, igniting arguments...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/What-Color-is-This-Dress/

Dog and Tortoise Are Best Friends Forever

(Photo: Cynthia Jones)Dolly is a Pit Bull. Sheldon is a Sulcata Tortoise. Cynthia Jones and her husband Ray adopted both of them into their growing family, which includes 2 miniature donkeys, a miniature...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Dog-and-Tortoise-Are-Best-Friends-Forever/

Your Chance to Drink with Owls

Japan has been a leader in animal cafes, including one where you can get up close and personal with owls. London has decided to up the ante with an owl tavern, although it will be temporary.Annie the Owl and friends will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Your-Chance-to-Drink-with-Owls/

"It's Always Sunny" Cast Take A Look At Tattoos Based On Their Show

The cast of characters who lurk around Paddy’s Pub are some seriously shady human beings, and not so long ago people with tattoos were seen as shady and untrustworthy by "polite" society.So it only makes sense that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Its-Always-Sunny-Cast-Take-A-Look-At-Tattoos-Based-On-Their-Show/

Game Over - Freddy Versus Player One

Game Over by DeepFriedArtFun and fancy free meet a grisly end at Freddy's Pizzeria, because the big boss of the show is done making people happy. Freddy's programmed to perform for children alongside his buddies Bonnie,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Game-Over-Freddy-Versus-Player-One/

The 18 Most Beautiful Swimming Holes in the World

(Photo: Juozas Šalna)This is the Bimmah Sinkhole, a natural swimming pool in Oman. As the name suggests, it’s formed by the erosion and collapse of a level of limestone in the Hawiyam Najm Park.[https://www....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/The-18-Most-Beautiful-Swimming-Holes-in-the-World/

Going Back to the ‘90s

[http://youtu.be/-TGj227OVKY] (YouTube link)Be careful what you wish for, because with great power comes great responsibility. These familiar adages go double for this video from College Humor. You may feel nostalgic for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Going-Back-to-the-90s/

Great Celebrity Comebacks To Twitter Comments

Celebrities are bright, shiny targets for commenters and trolls online, and they have to deal with venomous comments on a daily basis, so what is a celeb to do when the Tweets are not so sweet?(Image Link)Some hire socia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Great-Celebrity-Comebacks-To-Twitter-Comments/

Kitten vs. Chicken

[http://youtu.be/sNYIAQcCF9k] (YouTube link)A kitten named Dash turns his attention to play-attacking and play-fighting a Frizzle chicken named Mora. The hen isn’t taking this sitting down, and even tries a couple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Kitten-vs-Chicken/

Maps of Cities as They Could Appear if Sea Levels Rose Significantly

Jeffrey Linn, a designer and urban planner, made a series of maps illustrating how cities might appear if sea levels rose dramatically. The maps are also filled with tongue-in-cheek name changes for the waterlogged areas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Maps-of-Cities-as-They-Could-Appear-if-Sea-Levels-Rose-Significantly/

Five Things Alice in Wonderland Reveals About the Brain

Even though it’s been 150 years since Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published, we are still finding new meaning in it. Lewis Carrol’s tale turns logic inside out, and along the way...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Five-Things-Alice-in-Wonderland-Reveals-About-the-Brain/

A Satisfying Gallery Of People Crashing On Segways

Unless you're taking a tour of a tech school campus, or you're a mall cop lording over a sea of shoppers, it's hard to feel cool while riding a Segway, and even harder to look cool when you crash!Segways were advertised...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/A-Satisfying-Gallery-Of-People-Crashing-On-Segways/

12 Facts You Might Not Know About Babe Ruth

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.George Herman “Babe" Ruth is, without a doubt, the most famous, beloved an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/12-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Babe-Ruth/

Crayon Dress

Dress by Nanette Lepore. Crayola crayon color: Unmellow Yellow (Image: Matthew Carasella) When my kids were small, my wife and I often find their clothes festooned with crayon drawings. Little did we know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Crayon-Dress/

Makeup Artist Transforms People into Living Comic Book Characters

(Wolverine)It looks like we’re stepping into a comic book world! Lianne Moseley, a self-taught makeup artist in Calgary, Alberta, can paint people so that they look like characters from cartoons an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Makeup-Artist-Transforms-People-into-Living-Comic-Book-Characters/

Furr Division - Dig That Crazy Cat Sound!

Furr Division by Tobe FonsecaA division was formed between the bald and the fluffy, the purr-fectly pleasant and the doggone dour, and the kittehs were leading the new order against those mutt faced Mopers. It seems the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Furr-Division-Dig-That-Crazy-Cat-Sound/

Talking Husky Puppy

[http://youtu.be/QNot4iC7K8s] (YouTube link)Little Ramsey the husky pup obviously lives with both people and dogs -but he sure sounds like he’d rather talk people language than howl like a dog! I had to giggle at t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Talking-Husky-Puppy/

Nine Mysterious Death Cases Solved More Than a Century Later

Image sourceIf ghosts existed, particularly angry spirits embittered about the unfair ways their lives ended, I imagine they'd be huge fans of forensic science. It's easy to picture ghostly victims of murder and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Nine-Mysterious-Death-Cases-Solved-More-Than-a-Century-Later/

Gorgeous Images from The Art of Home

The new Dreamworks animated feature film Home will hit theaters on March 27. Based on the acclaimed children’s book The True Meaning of Smedkay by Adam Rex, it involves the collision of two worlds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/The-Art-of-Home/

In Japan, Robot Dogs Get Funerals

(Photo: AFP)AIBOs are robotic dogs with artificial intelligence. They're capable of developing unique personalities. So some owners in Japan think of them as pets, just like dogs. Sony manufactured them from 1999 through...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/In-Japan-Robot-Dogs-Get-Funerals/

That's One Adorably Scary Cake

Freddy Cuteger is equal parts scary and adorable in this amazing cake by the Black Cherry Cake Company. This creepy cutie was created as the company's submission in a movie-themed cake competition. I don't know if he won...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Thats-One-Adorably-Scary-Cake/

This Is How You Eat a Cheeseburger in Space

In 1985, Rodolfo Neri Vela, a Mexican scientist, served on a mission of the space shuttle Discovery. He brought tortillas. These proved to be an incredibly practical food in zero gravity. NASA astronauts have be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/This-Is-How-You-Eat-a-Cheeseburger-in-Space/

43 Words Invented by Authors

[http://youtu.be/x63y-zV152w] (YouTube link)Sometimes when you’re reading a book, you run across a word you’ve never heard before, but you can usually figure out what it means by its context. I learned many w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/43-Words-Invented-by-Authors/

KFC's Next Culinary Stunt: Edible Coffee Cups

KFC (and much of its fast food competition) is no stranger to gimmicks. Before the publicity on the infamous Double Down is even dead, it seems their team in charge of special promotions has revealed the latest odd offer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/KFCs-Next-Culinary-Stunt-Edible-Coffee-Cups/

Helpful Dog Shovels Snow

Elsa, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is ready for hockey! She walked to the rink in her backyard in Guelph, Ontario, picked up a snow shovel in her mouth, and went to work.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Wepe84nWHk] (Vid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/26/Helpful-Dog-Shovels-Snow/
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