Archive for July 7th, 2015

The Incredible Transforming Castle Truck

Justin, Jola, and their son Piko live in New Zealand in an amazing house built over the back of a truck. It’s both a completely functional home and a moving work of art. This video tour of it is over 11 minutes lon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/The-Incredible-Transforming-Castle-Truck/

15 Funniest Science T-Shirts

Beakerful of Science by Naolito Got Science? If you love science, you'll like NeatoShop's Top 15 Funniest Science T-Shirts: See the full catalog: Science T-Shirts Chemical Avengers by Wirdou...

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What You Gonna Drive? Behold the New Ecto-1 from the Upcoming Ghostbusters Movie

Ecto-1 via @Paul Feig It's been more than thirty years since the release of original Ghostbusters, so forgive us for being a bit excited about the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, slated fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/What-You-Gonna-Drive-Behold-the-New-Ecto-1-from-the-Upcoming-Ghostbusters-Movie/

The Man Who Lost His Memory at the Dentist

Image: MC3 Margaret KeithWilliam, a member of the British Armed Forces then posted in Germany, went to the dentist on March 14, 2005 to have a root canal under local anesthetic. In a medical mystery that no...

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When America’s Librarians Went to War

(Photo: University of Illinois Archives)In 1917, the American people launched into a major war on a scale unlike anything that had been seen for more than 50 years. The whole nation was mobilized for the effort, includin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/When-Americas-Librarians-Went-to-War/

Do You Really Need To Safely Eject A Drive From A USB Port?

Chances are you’ve encountered this dilemma when using a flash drive or external hard drive on your computer- should I eject the drive first, or just pull the cord?You’ve probably asked a few people that very...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Do-You-Really-Need-To-Safely-Eject-A-Drive-From-A-USB-Port/

The T-Rex Skeleton Trike

This wonder fit for riding through Jurassic Park incognito is Sue, a custom tricycle that is 12 feet long and 8 feet tall. It has a 9-speed drive train that can take it up to 15 miles an hour (which is r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/The-T-Rex-Skeleton-Trike/

12 Absurd Facts About Alice in Wonderland

You may have read the book many times, and seen the various movies, but there’s always something new to learn about a classic like Alice in Wonderland. You probably already knew that “Alice” wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/12-Absurd-Facts-About-Alice-in-Wonderland/

Awesome Mom Invents Decorative Hearing Aid Covers for Kids

(Photos: Lugs)When he was 3 months old, Sarah Ivermee’s son, Freddie, was diagnosed as deaf. He later received cochlear implants, which are surgically implanted hearing aids.When a young friend of Freddie who is al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Awesome-Mom-Invents-Decorative-Hearing-Aid-Covers-for-Kids/

Visit The Land Of Ooo - The Home Of Adventure!

Visit The Land Of Ooo by AlecxpsVisitors who have made their way across the Land of Ooo and lived to tell the tale deserve better than a mere t-shirt to commemorate their journey, but unfortunately the gift shop is fres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Visit-The-Land-Of-Ooo-The-Home-Of-Adventure/

Customer Orders Elsa from Frozen Cake, Gets "Elsa the Hutt"

The cake that was ordered (l) and the unfortunate model the bakery produced (r) | Image: ImgurAccording to one Redditor's recent post, a Frozen-themed birthday party ended up unsightly at best when a ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Customer-Orders-Elsa-from-Frozen-Cake-Gets-Elsa-the-Hutt/

Jello Submarine

Artist Henry Hargreaves has given us plenty of food art in the past, and now he a new project to unveil- Yellow Submarine, a series of The Beatles in Jello! I've always enjoyed toying with people's expectations when it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Jello-Submarine/

Illustrated Idioms

Countries that speak English as their primary language share many idioms, since they make sense to all English speakers regardless of nation or region.But that doesn't mean the idioms themselves make any sense when thoug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Illustrated-Idioms/

Daddy Becomes the Flower Girl

[https://youtu.be/X319pgLLBdA] (YouTube link)No wedding is absolutely perfect, and if it were, it wouldn’t be personal or memorable. Having children as part of the ceremony is the most common way to invite “i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Daddy-Becomes-the-Flower-Girl/

Inside Riker's Island Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work There

Riker's Island | Image: Tim RodenbergThe following article on Riker's Island jail in New York City is a lengthy yet absolutely fascinating read if you want to know the gritty truth about what goes on inside. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Inside-Rikers-Island-Through-the-Eyes-of-the-People-Who-Live-and-Work-There/

Ant-Man as '50s Monster Movie

Have you seen the latest trailer for the new Ant-Man movie?[https://youtu.be/gsICGm_boGQ] (YouTube link)Well, this isn’t it (this is). What we have here is a remix for New York magazine of the Ant-Man conc...

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Ginger Pride Festival To Be Held In Plymouth, England In 2016

(Image Link)Ginger used to be seen as a derogatory term for redhead, and is probably still considered rude by some, but those who are tired of being bullied because of their hair color are owning the name and declaring G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Ginger-Pride-Festival-To-Be-Held-In-Plymouth-England-In-2016/

The Bizarro Life of Cartoonist Dan Piraro

Longtime Neatorama friend Dan Piraro is the mad genius behind the comic Bizarro. His comic panels are surreal, often political, and have no recurring characters. All those factors made it hard for an unknown to get into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/The-Bizarro-Life-of-Cartoonist-Dan-Piraro/

How To Put A Rubik's Cube Inside A Bottle

Completing a Rubik’s cube in under a certain amount of time was a pretty big deal back in the 80s, but nowadays we know better than to get all excited about toy cube based skills.However, many of us still get might...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/How-To-Put-A-Rubiks-Cube-Inside-A-Bottle/

Are You Patriotic Enough for the Independence Dog?

Hot dogs are an American tradition and I'm willing to bet that almost any of you who went to a Fourth of July barbeque probably had the option to eat one, even if you chose not to. That being said, you can make a hot dog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Are-You-Patriotic-Enough-for-the-Independence-Dog/

Population Of 1! - Careful With That Axe, Villager

Population Of 1! by Yashanyu1Don't let that villager's cute little face fool you- he's not the nicest boy in animal town, he's a psycho who really belongs up in Silent Hill! Haven't you ever wondered why he carries arou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Population-Of-1-Careful-With-That-Axe-Villager/

Hardhome Visual Effects Breakdown

Visual effects and digital postproduction company El Ranchito Imagen Digital shows us what they did to make one battle scene in the Game of Thrones episode entitled “Hardhome.” There is a terrific am...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Hardhome-Visual-Effects-Breakdown/

15 Workout Tank Tops That'll Make You Look Good While Working Out

Gym of the Warrior by berserk7 Summer's here - are you beach bod ready? Well, you got to work out to look good, but you can also look good while working out! Here are 15 Workout Tank Tops That'll Make Y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/15-Workout-Tank-Tops-Thatll-Make-You-Look-Good-While-Working-Out/

Pinocchio the Blind Shelter Cat Met Feline Pal Jiminy Cricket, and All Was Right With Their World

[https://youtu.be/fNkP2Maz1wY]YouTube LinkPinocchio was found abandoned at an airport as a kitten. Both his eyes were badly infected and they had to be surgically removed. Blind and transferred to a shel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Pinocchio-the-Blind-Shelter-Cat-Met-Feline-Pal-Jiminy-Cricket-and-All-Was-Right-With-Their-World/

14 Great Works of Spock Cosplay

(Photo: j0be)He is imminently logical and fascinating. He's the interstellar man of mystery. He's Spock, the half human, half Vulcan science officer on board the USS Enterprise. Spock has inspired generations of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/14-Great-Works-of-Spock-Cosplay/

Nine of the Weirdest Cults in the World

Image: The RichestOne lesson humankind surely has learned by now is never to underestimate the power that a cult with even a seemingly insane belief system can have over lonely people who feel they have no purpo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/Nine-of-the-Weirdest-Cults-in-the-World/

The Steepest Residential Street in the World

(Photo: Oyvind)A 529-foot stretch of Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand has a gradient of 1 to 3.41. There are roads elsewhere in the world that are steeper, but no one is crazy enough to live on them.But the Kiwis d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/The-Steepest-Residential-Street-in-the-World/

How Milk Became a Staple

Cheese and butter go back a long way as methods of preserving milk. But fresh milk was considered baby food, or a boost for growing children, through most of history. Only about a hundred years ago did milk drinking beco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/How-Milk-Became-a-Staple/

50 Years of Frank Herbert’s Dune

(Image: Universal Pictures)In 1959, struggling writer Frank Herbert journeyed to the sand dunes of Oregon to research a story about a government plan to stabilize those ever-shifting sands. The experience dug into him an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/50-Years-of-Frank-Herberts-Dune/

7 Of The Most Ridiculous Sex Scenes In Comic Book History

Superheroes rarely have time to carry on sexual affairs, so they often find the chance to hook up in the middle of a situation that requires some superheroing.Bearing in mind that big companies like DC and Marvel are sti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/7-Of-The-Most-Ridiculous-Sex-Scenes-In-Comic-Book-History/
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