Archive for April 27th, 2015

Everyday Camo: This Shirt is Intentionally Stained

If you've ever marred your favorite shirt with blood, grass, red wine, and/or bike oil, Dirt Pattern Material might be right up your alley. It's a shirt with a special pattern, a "camouflage" of the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/This-Camo-Fabric-Looks-Like-Most-Common-Shirt-Stains/

Crazy Tentacled Caterpillar

Jeff Cremer of the Tambopata Research Center in the Peruvian Amazon (previously at Neatorama) tells us about a weird caterpillar with four appendages that resemble tentacles sticking from its abdomen. Entomologist Aaron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Crazy-Tentacled-Caterpillar/

634 Corgis Converge for Corgi Beach Day

(Photo: Sneakers the Corgi)You can remain calm when encountering a solitary corgi. After all, it's harmless by itself, right? But what about when the second one appears? And a third? What would you do if you suddenly fou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/634-Corgis-Converge-for-Corgi-Beach-Day/

The Texting Hat

[https://vimeo.com/124744852] (vimeo link)The Texting Hat is a wonderful new invention that creates the illusion that you are engaged with the person with you in real life, while you’re texting someone else. Eye co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/The-Texting-Hat/

Neatly Arranged Food Color Gradients

Brittany Wright, a photographer in Seattle, thinks of food as an art form--for both the eyes and the mouth. One of her recent explorations of this field includes arranging foods from her garden and grocery into assemblie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Neatly-Arranged-Food-Color-Gradients/

10 Mind Blowing Facts About AKIRA

No animated feature ever made can compare to AKIRA in terms of illustrative detail, mature storyline and originality.Now that might just be my humble opinion, but it’s an opinion shared by many fans of ani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/10-Mind-Blowing-Facts-About-Akira/

Bulldog Loves his Pool

[https://youtu.be/zt7rXE9vhNY] (YouTube link)Gus the bulldog is so happy to have a pool that he wants to take it inside with him! That way, he can enjoy it anytime he wants. See the gif version here. Then we find out tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Bulldog-Loves-his-Pool/

VOLDY - Don't Fear The Creeper

VOLDY by IkadoVoldemort has a face even a mother can't love, with disgusting dementor breath to match. You're not supposed to say his name out loud, so Harry has taken to calling him Voldy, which doesn't sit well with o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/VOLDY-Dont-Fear-The-Creeper/

Huge Fried Eggs Fill a City Plaza

Dutch artist Henk Hofstra is known for his huge public installations, such as when he turned a city street into a river by painting it blue. In 2010, he created this massive work that Eugene of My Modern Met*/str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Huge-Fried-Eggs-Fill-a-City-Plaza/

This Banana Night Light is SO A-Peelin'!

See what I did there...in the headline? It says "a-peelin'" and it's a BANANA, because bananas have PEELS. Ok, ok, sorry. It could have been worse, I could have said, "Go Bananas For This Night Light!" or "This Night Lig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/This-Banana-Night-Light-is-SO-A-Peelin/

Pass the Salt

[https://youtu.be/6_-xTxP1hD4] (YouTube link)Mom and Dad don’t think much of their sons using their phones at the dinner table. Dad has his own way of stopping all that, without raising his voice. I remember having...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Pass-the-Salt/

Check Out the Name of This Park in Toronto

This is a screenshot from Google Maps. It's not an error. This city park in Toronto is actually named the Main Sewage Treatment Playground. What fun things can you do at a place named "Main Sewage Treatm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Check-Out-the-Name-of-This-Park-in-Toronto/

New Chocolate Bar Has 7 Different Kinds of Filling

Cadbury has produced a new chocolate bar that will contain no fewer than 7 different flavors inside its chocolate blisters. They are solid chocolate, caramel, almond, fruit and nut, Oreo, almond butter,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/New-Chocolate-Bar-Has-7-Different-Kinds-of-Filling/

Disney's Descendants

[https://youtu.be/t4UUQqefajc] (YouTube link)The Disney Channel has taken niche marketing and TV tropes to the next level in a new movie called Descendants. The tropes: make everyone a teenager, recycle classic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Disneys-Descendants/

What Game Of Thrones Characters Should Look Like, According To The Books

The makers of Game Of Thrones have tried to stay as faithful to George R. R. Martin's books as possible, but some changes simply must be made when a book is translated into a visual medium.Characters are often c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Heres-What-Game-Of-Thrones-Characters-Look-Like-In-The-Books/

Trapped Snake Thanks Its Rescuers

[https://youtu.be/TcEKqfmXmq8](Video Link)When people rescue animals, sometimes the animals express their gratitude toward their benefactors. We've previously seen this with a dog, a dolphin, and a sea turtle. And now we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Trapped-Snake-Thanks-Its-Rescuers/

Whodunit: Bye-Bye Bully

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Whodunit-Bye-Bye-Bully/

Finn The Punisher - The Bloodshed Never Ends In The Candy Kingdom

Finn The Punisher by B4DW0LFFinn was a reasonable fellow, and he tried to keep a level head despite all the apocalyptic madness that surrounded him, but when the villainous Ice King killed Finn's brother Jake the kid gl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Finn-The-Punisher-The-Bloodshed-Never-Ends-In-The-Candy-Kingdom/

Baby Elephant Seal Cuddles with Woman

At a mere 200 pounds, this elephant seal is just a little baby. He's been abandoned by his mama, so he's eager for some snuggling. Charlene Fritz, a tourist from Canada, was glad to provide it. While she visited Snow Hil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Baby-Elephant-Seal-Cuddles-with-Woman/

A Bowl Made of Melted Little Plastic Army Men

By laying down a bunch of little plastic Army men toys in a stainless steel bowl, Instructables user N36 melted together a whole new bowl! These gun-toting military men have a new directive: Hold some fruit! YE...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Little-Plastic-Army-Men-Bowl/

World Record for the Rubik's Cube Now Stands at 5.25 Seconds

That's all the time that 17-year old Collin Burns needed to solve a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube. He did so at a competition at Central Bucks West High School in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This broke a previous world record of 5.55...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/World-Record-for-the-Rubiks-Cube-Now-Stands-at-525-Seconds/

Smell-O-Vision: That Movie Really Did Stink!

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.Hollywood has produced a lot of bad movies over the years, but most of the time when we say we saw a real &ld...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Smell-O-Vision-That-Movie-Really-Did-Stink/

"Finally--A Question about Something Important": Stephen Hawking on the Boy Band One Direction

(Photos: Lwp Kommunikáció/Hot Gossip Italia)On Saturday night, Professor Stephen Hawking took questions from an audience in the Sydney Opera House. The acclaimed physicist addressed an important issue: the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Finally-A-Question-about-Something-Important-Stephen-Hawking-on-the-Boy-Band-One-Direction/

Disabled Student Piggybacked to School For Three Years by Friend

For the past three years, 18-year old Chinese student Xie Xu has been voluntarily carrying his 19-year-old classmate Zhang Chi to school and back. Zhang Chi's muscles are weakened by muscular dystrophy which makes it dif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Disabled-Student-Piggybacked-to-School-For-Three-Years-by-Friend/

Priceless Headlines

Layout editors have an important job to do, but rarely have the time to do it properly, since deadlines get stretched to the last second. Even worse, many newspapers just do without a qualified layout editor these days....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Priceless-Headlines/

Mickeal Delalande’s Delicate Wire Sculptures

Mickael Delalande is an artist and graphic designer in France. He makes wire sculptures that look like animals and household objects. They often create the impressions of wire frames around more solid ob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Mickeal-Delalandes-Delicate-Wire-Sculptures/

You Can Now Rent Goats On Amazon

No one likes yardwork and chemical weed killers tend to be terrible for the environment. That's why goat rental has become a popular alternative for clearing large swatches of land. While we previously covered this trend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/You-Can-Now-Rent-Goats-On-Amazon/

Sleeping In

(Chris Hallbeck/Minimumble)Having more to do doesn't encourage me to get up earlier. In fact, if you have a lot to do, then you'll need plenty of energy for the work. That means getting enough sleep to d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/27/Sleeping-In/






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