Archive for March 13th, 2015

Mesmerizing Video of Ice Melting from the Inside Out

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBtLMqDgX6o](Video Link)This video shows a pipe covered with ice. The heat in the pipe is melting the interior of the ice sheath. As the water flows down, it creates otherworldly images o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Mesmerizing-Video-of-Ice-Melting-from-the-Inside-Out/

These Animals Are Just A Bunch of Lazy Bums

There's something to be said about being clever, but the freeloaders featured on this Awkward Family Photos are just taking things a bit too far.I mean, come on critters, you were born with legs for a reason. Is it reall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/These-Animals-Are-Just-A-Bunch-of-Lazy-Bums/

15 Great Hideouts for Your Supervillain Lair

(Photo: Fanny Schertzer)So you want to be a supervillain. Good for you! It's important to have ambition. But you'll need more, such as a great name, a character hook, a costume, and some henchmen. Once you have those tak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/15-Great-Hideouts-for-Your-Supervillain-Lair/

Homemade Star Wars Speeder Bike

Adam Woodworth built this little Star Wars Imperial speeder bike, complete with a Storm Trooper, camera, and quadcopter maneuverability!I got into FPV (First Person Video) multi-rotor racing a few months ago. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Homemade-Star-Wars-Speeder-Bike/

Does Doctor Who Pass The Bechdel Test?

The Doctor has been assisted by some mighty fierce female companions over the last five decades, and Doctor Who has helped make strong female characters into a sci-fi staple. But does Doctor Who, with all of his powerful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Does-Doctor-Who-Pass-The-Bechdel-Test/

Bride Walks out of Wedding after Groom Fails Math Test

(Math Puns Are the First Sine of Madness t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)It was my understanding that there would be no math. Apparently, so did a groom in Rasoolabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He and his bride were partner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Bride-Walks-out-of-Wedding-after-Groom-Fails-Math-Test/

PROJECT 626 - The Cutest Doomsday Device Ever Created

PROJECT 626 by Emilie BoisvertThe alien lifeform that has come to be known as Stitch is not to be trusted- he's a dangerous living experiment with violent tendencies and a hair trigger, and the fact that he crash landed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/PROJECT-626-The-Cutest-Doomsday-Device-Ever-Created/

Spock Helps Kirk and McCoy Forget the Star Wars Prequels

I saw Episodes I, II, and III when they came out. But I barely have any memory of them. I don't think that I could even describe the general plot. This is as a result of intense therapy over several years. It would gone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Spock-Helps-Kirk-and-McCoy-Forget-the-Star-Wars-Prequels/

Ten Cool Facts That Might Make You Want to Visit Antarctica

No, this isn't a picture of some kind of horrible environmental disaster, nor is it Photoshop. In fact, this photo of a "bloodfall" portrays Antarctica in its pristine, natural state. It's a result of a water source low...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/To-Cool-Facts-That-Might-Make-You-Want-to-Visit-Antarctica/

Eurovision Waffles Mashup

[https://youtu.be/EDZFMClmP24] (YouTube link)BrotherTrousers mashed up “Still in Love With You” by Electro Velvet with the British Potato Waffles jingle and it’s just right. Not that I would ever eat fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Eurovision-Waffles-Mashup/

Body Paintings Blend into the Natural World

Two weeks ago, Lisa highlighted the optical illusion body art of Natalie Fletcher. Her mindbending illusions are cool, but she's done even more amazing stuff with body painting. I'm especially impressed with a series cal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Body-Paintings-Blend-into-the-Natural-World/

Woman Discovers Spider Cocoon In A Bag Of Bananas

Every bunch of bananas takes a mighty long trip to get to its final destination, and sometimes little critters hitch a ride like creepy crawly little stowaways aboard the SS Banana, taking them to see faraway lands...lik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Woman-Discovers-Spider-Cocoon-In-A-Bag-Of-Bananas/

Dive Bomber Squirrel Attacks Bird Feeder

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyomSW3PMQM](Video Link)You can almost see the thought processes inside the squirrel's mind. The bird feeder has a built-in dome to protect it from squirrels climbing the shaft. The solut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Dive-Bomber-Squirrel-Attacks-Bird-Feeder/

Finally Salad Looks Fun to Eat

Salads are good for you, but they are rarely fun and exciting. But thanks to the modern miracle of 3D printers, that may very well change soon. That's Nerdalicious reports that Food Designer Chloé Rutzerveld...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Finally-Salad-Looks-Fun-to-Eat/

Playing Hockey with Dachshunds

[https://youtu.be/mhTJtNVMvS8] (YouTube link)This hockey game has been customized the fit the players and conditions. The goal is a dachshund-sizes hole in the snow, and the players are one man against his two dogs. Erni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Playing-Hockey-with-Dachshunds/

Customized Coffins

The pieces shown here are custom made coffins from Teshie, Ghana, where the craft of is part of the local history. Seth Kane Kwei, a carpenter born in 1922, became known for his elaborate custom caskets. Kwei hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Customized-Coffins/

12 Fluffy Facts About Disney's Version Of Winnie The Pooh

He’s a willy, nilly, silly old bear with an extremely diverse group of animal friends who lives in a dark and foreboding forest called the Hundred-Acre Wood. He’s Winnie The Pooh, and ever since A.A. Milne br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/12-Fluffy-Facts-About-Disneys-Version-Of-Winnie-The-Pooh/

The Plumbers - Two Brothers With Some Serious Game

The Plumbers by Gualda TrazosTheir secret order had protected the people of the Mushroom Kingdom since 1886 1983, and any time there was a man-eating plant growing out of a pipe or a horde of vicious mushroom monsters ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/The-Plumbers-Two-Brothers-With-Some-Serious-Game/

Developing the 2015 Macbook

[https://youtu.be/KHZ8ek-6ccc] (YouTube link)Armando Ferreira described this video he posted as “an Apple engineer explains how they developed the new 2015 Macbook and the day Tim Cook saw it for the first time.&rd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Developing-the-2015-Macbook/

7 Cool Pieces of Tech You Can Use to Make Your Home More Green

The patern in the water pouring from the faucet pictured above looks too beautiful to be real, but it is all too real thanks to the use of two turbines in the spout. They not only make the water leaving the faucet look i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/7-Cool-Pieces-of-Tech-You-Can-Use-to-Make-Your-Home-More-Green/

Who Invented Choose Your Own Adventure?

(Image credit: Kali Ciesemier)When a twentysomething editor gambled on her career, she created a publishing phenomenon. An an unproven assistant editor in her early twenties, Joëlle Delbourgo got an unwelc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Who-Invented-Choose-Your-Own-Adventure/

The Differences Between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Illustrated

New York City-based graphic designer and recent Rhode Island School of Design graduate Annalisa Van Den Bergh created this series of minimalist graphics illustrating her perception of the differences between Los Angeles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/The-Differences-Between-San-Francisco-and-Los-Angeles-Illustrated/

8th Graders Build Frozen-Themed Prosthetic Hand for a Little Girl

The Deer Creek Intermediate School in St. Francis, Wisconsin has a robotics team. Its equipment includes a 3D printer. The members learned about Ariah, a little girl in California who was born without most of her right h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/8th-Graders-Build-Frozen-Themed-Prosthetic-Hand-for-a-Little-Girl/

The St. Francis Dam Disaster

The city of Los Angeles grew tremendously between its incorporation in 1850 and the turn of the 20th century (and ever since). There was never enough fresh water for the growing city, so William Mulholland designed aqued...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/The-St-Francis-Dam-Disaster/

Car-Sized Stingray Caught in Thailand

Image: Team of Jeff Corwin, Animal PlanetAnimal Planet personality Jeff Corwin's team snapped this photo of a stingray that is 14 feet in length, 7.9 feet across and approximately 800 pounds. The ray was caught...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Car-Sized-Stingray-Caught-in-Thailand/

Can You Guess the Movies for These Untitled Posters?

Art director Madani Bendjellal took posters for famous movies and removed their titles and pictures of their main characters. You can view more at Fubiz. How many can you identify? Which ones were instantly recognizable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/Can-You-Guess-the-Movies-for-These-Untitled-Posters/






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