Archive for April 11th, 2015

Pacapong: An Insane Game Mashup

Do you love retro video games, but find them too easy to play after all these years? Maybe if you played them all at the same time, it would be more challenging. That’s what Pacapong does: it combines Pac-Man, Pong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Pacapong-An-Insane-Game-Mashup/

Artist Recreates Traditional Chinese Painting Using Rollerblades

Haisu Tian is an artist in Fremont, California. One of her recent projects puts a new spin on traditional Chinese ink painting. In Landskating, Tian composed an enormous landscape on sheets of rice paper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Artist-Recreates-Traditional-Chinese-Painting-Using-Rollerblades/

Ideas on Adding Color to Your Home Where You Least Expect It

Image: LonnyOften people think that, to make their home beautiful, they need to buy "stuff." Stuff like trendy furniture. Quirky occasional tables. Concept lighting and expensive tchotchkes....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Ideas-on-Adding-Color-to-Your-Home-Where-You-Least-Expect-It/

The US Air Force's Rubber Chicken Test

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AqqmjGzeTQ](Video Link)A member of the Honor Guard of the United States Air Force must, at all times, maintain a somber and professional bearing. Airmen who wish to join must pass many t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/The-US-Air-Forces-Rubber-Chicken-Test/

Say "Hello" To Kaika & Kelekona

We love our reader's pets, which is why when fan Jenn Hyland posted this picture in response to our Facebook post featuring Pug-ster eggs, I was all too excited to share her little babies with everyone.Here's Keleko...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Say-Hello-To-Kaika-Kelekona/

Lil Thrones

[https://youtu.be/OQQdl7XEZgI] (YouTube link)As it has been done many times for more innocuous TV shows, George R.R. Martin was easily convinced to take his very adult stories from Game of Thrones and spin them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Lil-Thrones/

23 of the Weirdest Natural Phenomena around the World

(Photo: Mike Petroff)What do these clouds look like? The wakes of torpedoes streaming through clear water? The burrows of space whales? It’s a bizarre sight. If you want to witness it in person, you’ll have t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/23-of-the-Weirdest-Natural-Phenomena-around-the-World/

The Walking Dead - There's Never A Reef Around When You Need One

The Walking Dead by Sophie CorriganIt's hard to tell what Rick is looking for when he starts shouting "Coral!", but maybe he was a marine biologist in his pre-apocalyptic life? Even his own son Carl doesn't know what to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/The-Walking-Dead-Theres-Never-A-Reef-Around-When-You-Need-One/

200 Years After Tambora, Some Unusual Effects Linger

The biggest volcanic eruption in 10,000 years happened when Mount Tambora exploded on April 10, 1815. The eruption killed thousands of Indonesian villagers immediately, and the effects of disaster went global and lasted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/200-Years-After-Tambora-Some-Unusual-Effects-Linger/

Tintype Portraits of Hollywood Celebrities

Kevin SmithThe Nineteenth Century photographic technique of tintype suggests that we're looking into the distant past--a bygone era in which people stood stiffly for formal, dignified portraits. But these aren't images f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Tintype-Portraits-of-Hollywood-Celebrities/

Nevermind the iWatch--You Want an Apple II Watch!

Apple's smartwatch, colloquially called the iWatch, promises to be a highly capable computer that fits around your wrist. It'll be commercially available in just a couple weeks.But old school computer users may prefer so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Nevermind-the-iWatch-You-Want-an-Apple-II-Watch/

Penguin Parade

[https://youtu.be/3z0WU95r0Hk]YouTube LinkThis acutely adorable footage from the Monterey Bay Aquarium shows the African blackfooted penguins at the facility as they are given the freedom to waddle aroun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/Penguin-Parade/

The Many Problems of Star Trek: The Next Generation

Chris Piers of the pop culture blog The Robot’s Pajamas runs a regular feature called “Star Trek Problems.” It highlights the painful reality that Trekkies must face: many aspects of Star Trek: The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/The-Many-Problems-of-Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation/

The Mystery of the Green Children of Woolpit

In the 12th century. a strange pair of children appeared in the village of Woolpit, England. They were unaccompanied, spoke a language no one in the village knew, and strangest of all, they were green.The green children&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/11/The-Mystery-of-the-Green-Children-of-Woolpit/




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