Archive for July 6th, 2015

Taco Tuesday - Even Squares Need Sustenance

Taco Tuesday by Davinci SMURFEvil plans always sound good on paper, but as soon as they interfere with Taco Tuesday you know they're totally gonna fail. This is especially true when you bring guys like Darth in on your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Taco-Tuesday-Even-Squares-Need-Sustenance/

Kingii, The Wrist-Mounted Lifesaving Device

People will look at you funny if you wear a normal life jacket everywhere.  And, honestly, it gets bulky and cumbersome. The Kingii is a better option. It fits onto a wrist. There’s a pull lev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Kingii-The-Wrist-Mounted-Lifesaving-Device/

Bartkira Trailer

[https://youtu.be/0SWt6OQ4Nl4]Back in 2013, we told you about the Bartkira Project by artist Ryan Humphrey, in which he invited hundreds of artists from around the world to recreate the manga Akira in the style...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Bartkira-Trailer/

How to Swaddle

See, it’s always handy to teach your children new skills! Swaddling a baby makes him or her feel cozy, warm, and safe, like being back in the womb. Or like being a burrito. And that can be a good feeling no matter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/How-to-Swaddle/

This Dog’s Best Friends Are 8 Birds and a Hamster

Everyone, meet Bob. He’s a kindly Golden Retriever who shares a home in Brazil with not just humans, but also 8 birds and a hamster. He’s got to be the chillest dog who ever lived because he’s perfectly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/This-Dogs-Best-Friends-Are-8-Birds-and-a-Hamster/

Up Close and Personal in the Great Barrier Reef

Cause we were like, "woaaaah.", and I was like, "woaaaah." and you were like, "woaaahh...-Crush, Finding NemoWWF-Australia put a GoPro camera on the back of a sea turtle so we can get a turtle’s-eye-view of the sur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Up-Close-and-Personal-in-the-Great-Barrier-Reef/

How to Make a Giant Oreo Cake

How many Oreo cookies do you want to eat? I'll have just one--provided that it's one of these. YouTube user Hey! It’s Mosogourmet used special plastic baking pans to create this massively scaled-up version...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/How-to-Make-a-Giant-Oreo-Cake/

How to Maximize Your Vacation Happiness

Science is taking a vacation! Or, let’s say, science is finding out things about vacations, and how you can get more bang for your buck. Findings by Dr. Amit Kumar and Dr. Thomas Gilovich analyzed the amount of hap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/How-to-Maximize-Your-Vacation-Happiness/

Joker Hand Mask

Why so shy? Don't hide behind your hand, even if it is so perfectly painted.A friend of a redditor with an unrepeatable username painted Heath Ledger's Joker onto his hand. It's perfectly proportioned to...

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8 Creepy Internet Characters that Became Urban Legends

At one time, creepy tales were told around the campfire and at slumber parties, but outside of your circle of friends, you pretty much waited to retell them to your kids many years later. The internet changed all that, m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/8-Creepy-Internet-Characters-that-Became-Urban-Legends/

What the Cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Has Been Up To Since the Series Ended

Image: Twentieth Century Fox/CBSBuffy the Vampire Slayer, Joss Whedon's late 1990s WB series that developed a cult following, has been off the air since May of 2003. The beloved ensemble cast moved on t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/What-the-Cast-of-Buffy-the-Vampire-Slayer-Has-Been-Up-To-Since-the-Series-Ended/

Forever Player 2 - Y U No Let Me Go First?!

Forever Player 2 by HaragosSome of us are meant to be player 1, and some are meant to be overshadowed by their bros, stuck being forever player 2 in a kingdom full of mushrooms. Mario jumped at the chance to be Princess...

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Family Finds 2,000-Year Old Ritual Bath Beneath Their Living Room Floor

(Photo: Assaf Perez/IAA)A family in Jerusalem, Israel found an incredible archaeological find beneath their living room floor: a huge, well-preserved, and ancient mikveh, which is a Jewish ritual bath. It's carved direct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Family-Finds-2000-Year-Old-Ritual-Bath-Beneath-Their-Living-Room-Floor/

Cats and Dogs Getting Along Like Cats and Dogs

Cats and dogs can get along together at times, especially if they know each other well. But they’re still different species, and that can cause conflict. Dogs are rambunctious, and cats are pointy on five...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Cats-and-Dogs-Getting-Along-Like-Cats-and-Dogs/

The City of Batman on the Batman River in Batman Province

(Image: Christian Science Monitor)There's a town in eastern Turkey called Batman. It's located in a province named Batman. A river that flows through the province and near the town is called the Batman River.Are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/The-City-of-Batman-on-the-Batman-River-in-Batman-Province/

Spider Web Art

Rob from the What Is It? blog was walking in the park this morning and found a spiderweb that’s a bit unusual. It has a stabilimenta shaped like a person! Wait, what’s a stabilimenta? It’s a decoration...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Spider-Web-Art/

These Pokemon Make Bath Time Fun For Adults

There are a lot of fun bath toys out there for kiddos and plenty of fancy, relaxing bath products out there for adults, but it's rare to find something that bridges that gap. FizzyFairyApothecary sells Pokeball bath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/These-Pokemon-Make-Bath-Time-Fun-For-Adults/

Whodunit: The Nutty Strangler

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/2015/07/06/Whodunit-The-Nutty-Strangler/

21-Year Old Pro Skateboarder Disguises Himself as 80-Year Old Novice

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gMD-jR_ihM](Video Link)Danny Leon is a professional skateboarder in Madrid. He's 21 years old, but with the right makeup, he can look much older. In this promotional video for Red Bull,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/21-Year-Old-Pro-Skateboarder-Disguises-Himself-as-80-Year-Old-Novice/

Man Comes To Realize His Puppies Aren't Puppies After All

A banana farmer in Hunan province, China, bought a couple of “good looking pups” from a Vietnamese man. They grew fast and they grew big, and they had voracious appetites, leading them to chase and eat his ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Man-Comes-To-Realize-His-Puppies-Arent-Puppies-After-All/

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone As An R-Rated Movie

The Harry Potter series is meant to appeal to young adults, introducing teen and preteen readers to the fantasy genre while keeping the story YA friendly, but sometimes real life simply isn’t suitable for a general...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Harry-Potter-And-The-Sorcerers-Stone-As-An-R-Rated-Movie/

Japan Responds to Giant Robot Challenge

(Image credit: Flickr user Domenico ) Last week, MegaBots, Inc. issued a challenge to Suidobashi Heavy Industry in Japan, with the purpose of pitting each company’s giant robot against each other in a duel....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Japan-Responds-to-Giant-Robot-Challenge/

Bloodblood - Drawing Feet Is Hard!

Bloodblood by moriARTyLooking to break into the comic book industry as an artist? Then (don't) sign up for the Liefeld school of illustration, where you (won't) learn how to draw like a (failed) boss! The Liefeld school...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Bloodblood-Drawing-Feet-Is-Hard/

Misconceptions About the United States of America

[https://youtu.be/vxl6j7_K_lA]YouTube LinkWas Uncle Sam a fictitious person? It turns out he wasn't, and the story this video is not only the truth about the man, it's a story that Congress legally decla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Misconceptions-About-the-United-States-of-America/

The Year Without a Summer

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.There’s a lot being said about climate change these days. Most people (and most scientists) th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/The-Year-Without-a-Summer/

Cap'n Crunch Cereal Bowl

It's a bowl of Cap'n Crunch cereal in the most literal sense possible. Amy of the sugar-packed and deep fried food blog Oh, Bite It! made this bowl out of Cap'n Crunch, marshmallows, and butter. It's pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Capn-Crunch-Cereal-Bowl/

Strange and Amusing Fireworks Packaging

Cabel Sasser (previously) is back with his yearly highlights of bizarre and funny fireworks packaging, which he has documented since 2007. From the blast that supposedly emulates a bite in the butt to another that c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Strange-and-Amusing-Fireworks-Packaging/

Twelve "Made In Japan" English Terms That Can Be Quite Confusing

The Japanese writing system contains a syllabary called katakana which “is used for transcription of foreign language words into Japanese”, meaning it’s the syllabic alphabet you use when you want to wr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Twelve-Made-In-Japan-English-Terms-That-Can-Be-Quite-Confusing/

Battle Betweeen 18 Robots

Robochallenge 2015 in Vienna featured a free-for-all with 18 robots going against each other in the same ring- the last one standing wins! The actual battle begins about 2:30 into the video, but the introduction of each...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Battle-Betweeen-18-Robots/

This Chair Is Made of Tofu

Leonardo Talarico, a designer from Italy, made this chair out of tofu. He dehydrated and then baked the tofu into hard shingles which remain stiff and solid even under heavy weight. It retains the natura...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/This-Chair-Is-Made-of-Tofu/






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