Archive for May 11th, 2015

Cersei Lannister as Slave Leia

(Photo: WeNeals Photography)Cosplayer AlyCat looks almost exactly like Lena Headey's depiction of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones. She's left aside the queen's normal garb for Princess Leia's famous slave ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Cersei-Lannister-as-Slave-Leia/

Did an Addiction to Fads Lead Marie Antoinette to the Guillotine?

France has been at the forefront of fashion for quite some time. In the 18th century, fashion magazines were published every ten days, and could barely keep up with the changes in styles. As we look back from the 21st ce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Did-an-Addiction-to-Fads-Lead-Marie-Antoinette-to-the-Guillotine/

Don't Make the Hulk Busy. You Wouldn't Like Him When He's Busy.

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EElE4F0kQk](Video Link)Dr. Bruce Banner has a lot to do. And I'm not talking about laboratory work. Like any other functional adult, he has a long to-do list of daily chores. It makes hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Dont-Make-the-Hulk-Busy-You-Wouldnt-Like-Him-When-Hes-Busy/

Delightfully Distorted Characters Created With 3D Modeling Software

Most digital artists use 3D modeling software to create all kinds of eye pleasing, and extremely realistic looking, virtual objects which are easily mistaken for real life objects. But 3D software can also be used as a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Delightfully-Distorted-Characters-Created-With-3D-Modeling-Software/

Welcome To The Jungle - You Could Be Mine

Welcome To The Jungle by Rocky DaviesIf you're heading down to Paradise City you've gotta know one thing- they've got a predator on the loose, and he really knows how to par-tay! He drank Dutch under the table, totally...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Welcome-To-The-Jungle-You-Could-Be-Mine/

This Daycare Center Looks Like a Giant Toybox

(Photo: A+Architects)A+Architects designed this daycare center in Lodève, France. It looks like a fun place for kids and kids at heart because stepping inside is like entering a toybox. The windows give the buildi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/This-Daycare-Center-Looks-Like-a-Giant-Toybox/

The LEGO Walking Dead

[https://youtu.be/yHtDo-sfU3o] (YouTube link)Monsieur Caron (previously at Neatorama) brings us a LEGO video starring Daryl Dixon of The Walking Dead. In fact, he named this video “Daryl Dixon // Smoke,&rd...

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Eyes Wide Shut

Laurie Simmons, a photographer, calls this project How We See. She turned women into living dolls by applying realistic makeup over their eyelids. Their eyes are shut. But in an unearthly fashio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Eyes-Wide-Shut/

What’s Your Fantasy?

When you indulge in your fantasies, it might be prudent to remember who is asking about them, and why. But don’t let that get in the way of your fun!  This interlude is from the highly-recomme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Whats-Your-Fantasy/

Mother of University Student Angry Her Daughter Must Be Naked to Pass Final

[https://youtu.be/z7QH7nr8Ce0]YouTube LinkThe mother of a University of California San Diego student says she's outraged that her daughter must strip naked for the final exercise in her Art Visual course...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Mother-of-University-Student-Angry-Her-Daughter-Must-Be-Naked-to-Pass-Final/

Librarians Versus the NSA

The American Library Association listed privacy as one of its core values starting in 1939. Occasionally, that value gets tested, as in the case of a librarian who went to jail in 1972 rather than testify against anti-Vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Librarians-Versus-the-NSA/

Seriously Crazy Children's Toys

We all know that kiddos love potty humor, but that doesn't mean you need to encourage their dirty obsessions. If you're so inclined to entertain your child's love of poop and fart jokes though, you won't want to miss thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Seriously-Crazy-Childrens-Toys/

3D Printed Ultrasound Image Lets a Blind Mother See Her Baby Before He's Born

For expectant parents, a sonogram visit is a time of joy and anxiety. It's the earliest opportunity to see a child waiting to arrive.Tatiana Guerra, 30, will soon give birth to her son, Murilo. She's blind, so she can't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/3D-Printed-Ultrasound-Lets-a-Mother-See-Her-Baby-Before-Hes-Born/

The Extreme Sport of Mermaid Swimming

(Photo: Alastair Scarlett/The Guardian)You may have seen a mermaid show at an aquarium. What sets this sport apart from those performances is that this kind of mermaid swimming is combined with freediving: swimm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/The-Extreme-Sport-of-Mermaid-Swimming/

Snake Steals Fish

[https://youtu.be/e3Mln1_SqUU] (YouTube link)Cindy Kruller took her kids fishing. Her son caught a small perch, which dislodged itself from the hook. A garter snake immediately snatched the fish up and ran with it! They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Snake-Steals-Fish/

Who Needs Magic? - Harry And His Little Friends

Who Needs Magic? by Winter Artwork IllustrationHarry had enjoyed learning new ways to zap his enemies into the ether from those old grimoires in his early days, but he'd grown tired of talking and needed a new outlet f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Who-Needs-Magic-Harry-And-His-Little-Friends/

Cel-shaded Jeans

These cool pants, made for cosplay but could/should be worn anywhere, look like they just popped out of the page of a comic book! Hand painted in the Borderlands style, each pair of these cel-shaded skinny...

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Whodunit: The Gypsy Thief

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/2015/05/11/Whodunit-The-Gypsy-Thief/

A Cross Bladed Axe Splits Wood Faster Than Ever Before

Instructables member KH4 isn't sure whether he should call his invention the cross bladed axe or the crossed blade axe. He cut an axe blade in half, then welded those pieces to opposing sides of another...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/A-Cross-Bladed-Axe-Splits-Wood-Faster-Than-Ever-Before/

Awesome Home Design Illusions

Last week, Rusty found some amazing 3D-looking floors that could seriously terrify certain guests. That charming flooring inspired us to look up some more interior designs that incorporate optical illusions and what we f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Awesome-Home-Design-Illusions/

"We Are Not Amused"

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.What was frowned upon in Victorian-era England? Pretty much everything. SIMPLY NOT DONE */strong...

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Cadbury is Making Vegemite Milk Chocolate Bars

No joke, in June, Cadbury Australia is coming out with a milk chocolate bar infused with delicious, creamy caramel...and, Vegemite. While not popular in the United States in any way, the dark, concentrated yeas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Cadbury-is-Making-Vegemite-Chocolate-Bars/

The World's Most Pathetic Vending Machine

[https://youtu.be/5igixdauhqE] (YouTube link)This “hi-tech” vending machine tries to snag ice cream treats for you by lowering a wand with a vacuum pump to grab the packages. However, it appears to work more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/The-Worlds-Most-Pathetic-Vending-Machine/

Colorful Pencil Shaving Pictures

South African artist and teacher Megan Maconochie wanted a novel 365 art project--a medium or theme that she would work in every day for a full year. She found the perfect approach: pencil shavings. Moco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Colorful-Pencil-Shaving-Pictures/

11 Super-Cool Science Photos From The Past Decade

This picture looks like some tube-shaped creatures caressing a ball. They are caressing, alright, but they aren’t even living things!An electron microscope photograph shows self-assembling hair-like polymers around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/11-Super-Cool-Science-Photos-From-The-Past-Decade/

Chinese Company Gives More Than Half of Its 12,000 Employees a Vacation in France

(Photo: Moyan Brenn)To create a collegial atmosphere, some companies provide free coffee for the office coffee pot. Others don't dock your time for restroom breaks. Similarly, the Tiens Group gives its employees vacation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Chinese-Company-Gives-More-Than-Half-of-Its-12000-Employees-a-Vacation-in-France/






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