Archive for June 26th, 2015

In This Mexican Village, Women Fistfight to Summon Rain

(Photo: Vice)It is an ancient ceremony of mysterious origin. Every May, farmers in La Esperanza, Guerrero, Mexico, plant crops. The seeds need water to grow, so the villagers perform rituals that encourage rain.This mean...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/In-This-Mexican-Village-Women-Fistfight-to-Summon-Rain/

Say Hey to the Car-Sized Ocean Sunfish

Image: Fred HsuThis massive creature is known as the ocean sunfish. It weighs up to 2,200 pounds and can grow to be the size of a small car. The female of the species has the distinction of producing the mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Say-Hey-to-the-Car-Sized-Ocean-Sunfish/

10 Bridge Traditions Around the World

You’ve heard of bridges in various parts of the world that have become dangerous because lovers attach locks to the scaffolding to cement their love. The historic Pont des Arts bridge in Paris recently had to be &l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/10-Bridge-Traditions-Around-the-World/

Mama Duck Goes Shopping, Takes Her Ducklings with Her

ローソンにとんでもないお客が!びっくりやわ。 pic.twitter.com/Mg51J9t31y— 若さん@7/11お奈々大阪 (@radio_skyblue12) June 11, 2015 Lawson is a convenience store chain in Japan. Recentl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Mama-Duck-Goes-Shopping-Takes-Her-Ducklings-with-Her/

2015 Weather in Focus Contest Winners

“Proton arc over Lake Superior” by Ken William, Clio, MichiganSecond Place, Weather, Water and Climate CategoryThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association announced the 2015 winners&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/2015-Weather-in-Focus-Contest-Winners/

The Most Terrifying Music Video about a Living Pile of Potato Chips

This is "The Potato Chip Man." It is a song and music video by the Norwegian comedy duo Erlend & Steinjo. It consists of repetitions of a simple lyric: Do you have more Potatochips?No, we have not. [https://www.you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/The-Most-Terrifying-Music-Video-about-a-Living-Pile-of-Potato-Chips/

Superfan Built His Own Mad Max Interceptor

Mad Max fever is sweeping across the globe, but for some the blood of the Road Warrior has been flowing through their veins for decades.These fans who dream of driving across the wasteland, looking for trouble in a soupe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Superfan-Built-His-Own-Mad-Max-Interceptor/

Transforming, Spinning Cocktail Cabinet

(Image: Yard Sale Project)It's called the Cubrick. Does the name remind you of filmmaker Stanely Kubrick? It should. This cocktail cabinet design is inspired by his film 2001: A Space Odyssey. It's supposed to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Transforming-Spinning-Cocktail-Cabinet/

Feasting on Alien Invaders

(Image credit: © Chris Coulson)Miss Emmylou Cakehead (previously at Neatorama) snagged another opportunity to make gruesome but delicious dishes around a theme: an alien invasion! To promote the new season of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Feasting-on-Alien-Invaders/

Good Guy Mickey - There's A Murderous Mouse In Your House...

Good Guy Mickey by Lina BabyThere was something seriously wrong with the new batch of Good Guy Mickey dolls being shipped to stores nationwide, and parents were about to learn that toys aren't always child's play. It se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Good-Guy-Mickey-Theres-A-Murderous-Mouse-In-Your-House/

Fashion Trend for Men: Merman Hair

(Photo: Thomas Bird)Mad Men is over, so you can put away your suits and fedoras. Now, if you want to look good, the cool thing to do is dye your hair (face or scalp--wherever it appears on your body) vibrant, pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Fashion-Trend-for-Men-Merman-Hair/

The Enchanted Highway

A 32-mile stretch of road between the towns of Gladstone and Regent, North Dakota, is called the Enchanted Highway because it’s filled with huge scrap metal sculptures depicting wildlife, Western scenes, and even h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/The-Enchanted-Highway/

Cthulhu Fhtagn! Tentacle Shoes for Every Occasion

Kermit Tesoro, a fashion designer, calls this shoe design Polypodis. If you've ever wanted to feel like you're been caught in the tentacles of a creature eager to devour you, then these are for you. I'd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Cthulhu-Fhtagn-Tentacle-Shoes-for-Every-Occasion/

Cross Stitch Tattoos

Eva Krbdk, a tattoo artist in Turkey, makes cross stitch-like patterns that create vivid impressions of their subjects. The stitch marks are clear, crisp, and perfectly arranged. It's like wearing a framed sampler on you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Cross-Stitch-Tattoos/

A Comedic Collision Of Vehicles From Pop Culture

Some of our favorite pop culture franchises feature a vehicle prominently in the storyline. Whether it’s the funky machine used to get to the next mystery or one super stylin’ way to go back in time, these am...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/A-Comedic-Collision-Of-Vehicles-From-Pop-Culture/

Avengers of Oz: Age of Tin Man

Just when I think there couldn’t be any weirder mashups, comes a version of The Avengers that stars the characters from The Wizard of Oz. Darren Wallace casts the Cowardly Lion as Thor and the Sca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Avengers-of-Oz-Age-of-Tin-Man/

How One's Hometown May Affect Their Chances of Marriage

According to the New York Times, a "large new data set" exists that indicates how geography can indirectly affect one's odds of marrying. Due to the political leanings of geographic areas, the likelihood of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/How-Ones-Hometown-May-Affect-Their-Chances-of-Marriage/

Neko Samurai

This Japanese movie trailer doesn’t exactly scream “blockbuster,” but the premise is too precious. Kyutaro Madarame is an accomplished but criminal samurai who is hired to assassinate Tamanojo. Tamanojo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Neko-Samurai/

Share Some Puppy Love With These 30 Doggone Good T-Shirts (And You Can Win One Too!)

Dog lovers are an ardent bunch, steadfast in their conviction that man's best friend is the absolute pick of the litter among all types of pets. If you're a dog lover then you know that puppy love knows no bounds, and o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Share-Some-Puppy-Love-With-These-30-Doggone-Good-T-Shirts-And-You-Can-Win-One-Too/

I Spent 12 Years in the Blue Man Group

Isaac Eddy was a Blue Man in the the Blue Man Group for twelve years. It’s not a typical job, even among performers. He tells us how he got the job, how the show is put together, the philosophy behind the performan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/I-Spent-12-Years-in-the-Blue-Man-Group/

Pocket Badass - He's A Cutting Edge Fashion Accessory

Pocket Badass by ddjvigoYou never know when you're going to need a merc on your side, like when the comic store clerk claims there are no more issues of your favorite comic in stock or your favorite taco shop runs out o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Pocket-Badass-Hes-A-Cutting-Edge-Fashion-Accessory/

Popcorn Popper Lamp

Etsy seller Patrick Hoesterey came up with a great, original idea for a household lamp. He built it into an old popcorn popper. He replaced the internal components with a lamp receptacle that powers a 25 watt bulb. Hoest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Popcorn-Popper-Lamp/

How to (Truly) Improve Your Luck

In 1938, a Detroit street sweeper named Joseph Figlock saved the life of a baby falling from an apartment building. A lucky moment, indeed. It was also an odd coincidence, because, according to Time magazine,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/How-to-Truly-Improve-Your-Luck/

Two-Year-Old Becomes Celebrity Foodie, Eats For Free at NYC Restaurants

A photo posted by Food Baby (@foodbabyny) on Jun 22, 2015 at 5:48pm PDT\  Under the Instagram nick @FoodBabyNY, two-year-old Matthew Chau and his father Mike are tearing it up on the Instagram foodie scene...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Two-Year-Old-Becomes-Celebrity-Foodie-Eats-For-Free-at-NYC-Restaurants/

Great Dane Wants Cuddles

[https://youtu.be/jDb18wy1tXk] (YouTube link)Just a couple of days ago, we showed you how Alexander Fredriksen can’t lie on the couch without his cat Nala wanting to snuggle. In this video, Texan Roy Field had the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Great-Dane-Wants-Cuddles/

The Newest Luxury: Caviar-Coated Twinkies

(Photo: Orange County Fair)Chicken Charlie calls himself the “Deep Fry King of California.” When he sets his wits to work to devise the most extreme fair foods, no one can top him. The results at this year&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/The-Newest-Luxury-Caviar-Coated-Twinkies/

The Mesmerizing Wave Cabinet

The Wave Cabinet, by New York-based artist and designer Sebastian ErraZuriz (previously), is made of approximately 100 pieces of birch wood. Set in place, these wooden slats open and close in a fanlik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/The-Mesmerizing-Wave-Cabinet/

Five Famous Monsters That Are Far Scarier In Other Countries

(Image Link)Monsters are the driving force behind many of our favorite pop culture franchises, the stars of creature features we love or video games we love playing, but other people don’t see monsters as stars.The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/26/Five-Famous-Monsters-That-Are-Far-Scarier-In-Other-Countries/
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