Archive for March 5th, 2015

Art Museum Wants Visitors to Become Part of the Artwork

[http://youtu.be/94eV2k1nikc]YouTube LinkAn art museum in the Philippines features artworks designed for its visitors to experiment, touch, photograph and otherwise interact with. The museum, called Art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Art-Museum-Wants-Visitors-to-Become-Part-of-the-Artwork/

This Is a Hotel Room at the Top of a Ski Jump

Since 1923, there’s been a ski jump facility at Holmenkollen, Norway. It came to international attention at the 1952 Winter Olympics. In 2010, the ramp was completely rebuilt to be what Visit Norway calls “th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/This-Is-a-Hotel-Room-at-the-Top-of-a-Ski-Jump/

The Amazing Domino Etch A Sketch

[http://youtu.be/4KlmgGMjl3M] (YouTube link)Domino artist Flippycat (previously at Neatorama) built a giant Etch-A-Sketch toy out of dominos! Then with a little stop-motion video magic, he illustrates the way you’d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/The-Amazing-Domino-Etch-A-Sketch/

Wine Barrel Bookshelf

Michael Weiss is a woodworker who builds useful and decorative furnishings out of wood reclaimed from the winemaking materials of California Wine Country. That’s why he calls himself the Wine Country Craftsman. *st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Wine-Barrel-Bookshelf/

What Obi-Wan's Ghost Should Have Done

[http://youtu.be/rRmacA4_5vg] (YouTube link)It’s hard enough to understand why Obi-Wan Kenobi just gave up the ghost, so to speak, and just let Darth Vader kill him off. Sure, he was able to return and give advice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/What-Obi-Wans-Ghost-Should-Have-Done/

Crystal Lake Killers (NES Variant) - Slashing Up The Competition

Crystal Lake Killers (NES Variant) by Art BrokenWhen the folks who lived around Crystal Lake decided to start their own hockey team they naturally looked to the biggest, baddest mofo to ever slash a camp counselor for i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Crystal-Lake-Killers-NES-Variant-Slashing-Up-The-Competition/

Giant LEGO Brick Coffee Table

A hardcore LEGO fan wants to live in a LEGO world. This brick coffee table lets him get started on building that dream. Etsy seller Branching Outward made this table out of wood, polyester resin, epoxy,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Giant-LEGO-Brick-Coffee-Table/

39 Words That are Often Incorrectly Used

Jeff Hader over at Inc. has compiled a list of words that are often used incorrectly, particularly in business communications. The list is full of good advice about usage of common words. For instance, *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/39-Words-That-are-Often-Incorrectly-Used/

This Is a Real, Full-Size Tonka Truck

(Photo: Ford)The iconic Tonka dump truck is a classic toy that has graced the homes of many boys and girls for two generations. Ford made this full-size model on an F-750 chassis to promote its line of c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/This-Is-a-Real-Full-Size-Tonka-Truck/

Prince the Basketball Star

Another Prince-related clip from the Strib archives, looking back at his hooping days at Bryant Junior High. pic.twitter.com/LrIQZ3LhSg— Libor Jany (@StribJany) March 3, 2015 From the Strib archives: Chappelle w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Prince-the-Basketball-Star/

The Dinner Recipe That Your State Googles the Most

As more and more information becomes accessible via the internet, people are increasingly ridding themselves of paper and physical reference materials. Cookbooks are part of that downsizing. Any recipe one can imagine is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/The-Dinner-Recipe-That-Your-State-Googles-the-Most/

The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To

[https://vimeo.com/120514986] (vimeo link)This is proof-of-concept short by Dan Eckman for a possible feature film adaptation of the 2010 book The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To by DC Pierson. It’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/The-Boy-Who-Couldnt-Sleep-And-Never-Had-To/

Takhini Hot Springs' Frozen Hair Contest

Just outside of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, there are a set of hot springs called the Takhini Hot Pools. They're now part of a privately owned facility where visitors can relax in hot water. It doesn't close during t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Takhini-Hot-Springs-Frozen-Hair-Contest/

St. Pauli Pees Back

We’ve heard of the German terms sitzpinkler and stehpinkler, and now we learn that wildpinkler means someone who pees outside. The city of Hamburg, Germany, has a problem with wildpinkler...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/St-Pauli-Pees-Back/

Toddler Gives Bull Terrier a Medical Checkup

[http://youtu.be/hWcEljkLsVo]YouTube LinkA little girl named Noa gives a thorough veterinary checkup to Neckar, likely the most chill and patient bull terrier ever. Every bull terrier I've encountered is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Toddler-Gives-Bull-Terrier-a-Medical-Checkup/

Rules for Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner

Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist is the autobiography of Chuck Jones, the animator behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and the other great classic Warner Bros. cartoon characters. In it, Jone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Rules-for-Wile-E-Coyote-and-the-Road-Runner/

Terrible Fate - The Happy Merchant And His Cursed Mask

Terrible Fate by I.Am.SareLife is all about the choices you make, and how you deal with encounters that come your way as you head down the path you've chosen to take. Some paths lead to fame and fortune, others lead to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Terrible-Fate-The-Happy-Merchant-And-His-Cursed-Mask/

HOA Learns a PR Lesson

[http://youtu.be/OjwY-Zd29rw] (YouTube link)The Make-A-Wish Foundation wants to fulfill a wish for 6-year-old Ella Schultz. Ella more than anything wants to beat cancer. Besides that, she wants her own playhouse in her b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/HOA-Learns-a-PR-Lesson/

A Winning New Ballpark Treat: the Churro Dog

Image: Arizona Diamondbacks via TwitterAre you a baseball fan who loves to grab a hot dog at the ballpark? Some people say that no other hot dog tastes as good. As it happens, this season's attendees of Arizona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/A-Winning-New-Ballpark-Treat-The-Churro-Dog/

Drunk Squirrel Struggles to Walk in the Snow

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAfKZUn9sZ0](Video Link)YouTube user Sphios says that this squirrel had eaten too many fermented crabapples. Go home, squirrel. You're drunk. And you'd better hope that a sciurid cop does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Drunk-Squirrel-Struggles-to-Walk-in-the-Snow/

The First Person to Use the Temporary Insanity Defense

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.I thought the insanity defense was a relatively new thing. I mean, mayb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/The-First-Person-to-Use-the-Temporary-Insanity-Defense/

100+ Famous Artists and Their Studios

Frida KahloThe workspaces and studios of any artist or creative says a lot about them. Do they like the space to be flooded with natural light, like Hans Hartung? Is the space imbued with a sense of style, like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/100-Famous-Artists-and-Their-Studios/

Cat and Tortoise

[http://youtu.be/i8owomtkQgg](YouTube link)It’s a game of cat and mouse, er, cat and tortoise. No, it’s more like tag. You’re it! Too bad the turtle is always the one tagged. He’s trying his best,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Cat-and-Tortoise/

Friday the 13th Coffee Table

When entertaining visitors at home, it’s helpful to have a low table near the main seating area in order to serve coffee and tea. This helps create a welcoming atmosphere that builds warm relationships. For that pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Friday-the-13th-Coffee-Table/

Rare Photos of Boris Karloff on Frankenstein Sets, Circa 1930s

Karloff in makeup departmentVintage Everyday has published these wonderful photographs of English actor Boris Karloff on the set of James Whale's classic film Frankenstein,*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/Rare-Photos-of-Boris-Karloff-on-Frankenstein-Sets-Circa-1930s/

What the Inside of an Aquafresh Tube Looks Like

(Photo: unknown)The toothpaste brand Aquafresh is noted for its colorful presentation that comes out with every squirt. How does it work? To find out, freeze a tube, then cut it open. The colors run smoothly from one end...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/05/What-the-Inside-of-an-Aquafresh-Tube-Looks-Like/




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