Archive for July 21st, 2015

Marvel Superheroes Reimagined as Dogs

Iron ManThe more beloved and visible pop culture characters are, the more we seem to see creatives invent variations of them. Here, illustrator Josh Lynch has created a series of Marvel superheroes presented as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Marvel-Superheroes-Reimagined-as-Dogs/

Chipmunk Lightsaber Duel

A long time ago in a forest far, far away, good and evil themselves faced off to determine the fate of an arboreal empire. VidGeo reenacted the great lightsaber duel between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi at the end...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Chipmunk-Lightsaber-Duel/

9 Characters That Were Kicked Off Sesame Street

Sesame Street seems like the kind of place where a puppet is free to be a puppet, and the fleece skinned characters that live there seem extremely tolerant of all puppetkind, but some puppets are just no darn go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/9-Characters-That-Were-Kicked-Off-Sesame-Street/

His and Hers Toothpaste

Instructables member tomatoskins recently got married. As a result, he’s been on the receiving end of a lot of advice about how to have a happy, trouble-free marriage. He’s been told that one of the challenge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/His-and-Hers-Toothpaste/

A Friend in Need

Los Angeles received their first rain in, like, forever the other day. Redditor YungDemon’s kitten had never seen rain nor heard thunder before, and she was quite scared. When he came home, he found his roommate&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/A-Friend-in-Need/

The Abandoned Church That Looks Like a Clucking Chicken Deep in an Indonesian Jungle

(Photo: Alek Kurniawan)Many years ago, Daniel Alamsjah of Jakarta experienced a mystical vision. He saw a dove with its beak open, as though it were chirping. In 1989, while traveling hundreds of miles away in central Ja...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/The-Abandoned-Church-That-Looks-Like-a-Clucking-Chicken-Deep-in-an-Indonesian-Jungle/

RPG Night - It's Dangerous To Go Alone...

RPG Night by Coinbox TeesI don't understand people who like to sit around watching other people play video games, but when it comes to RPGs it actually makes sense. Not everyone has the dedication or patience to play a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/RPG-Night-Its-Dangerous-To-Go-Alone/

Baby Fennec Fox and Skunk Growing Up Together

[https://youtu.be/vd0pf61pcdA]YouTube LinkMilo the baby fennec fox and his baby skunk pal Flower became fast friends as soon as they were introduced. Now inseparable playmates, the duo is being rais...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Baby-Fennec-Fox-and-Skunk-Growing-Up-Together/

The Pluto Flyby in Bento

Food artist Mike Kravanis (previously at Neatorama) makes delightful bento versions of Disney and other characters out of lunch foods. When the New Horizons probe passed by Pluto, he was inspired to whip up this rice and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/The-Pluto-Flyby-in-Bento/

A Sign That Something Is Lost In Translation

We all know how easy it is for things to get lost in translation, and when people place a courtesy translation on a sign they generally shoot for good enough.But what if said sign was put up to tell people what not to do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/A-Sign-That-Something-Is-Lost-In-Translation/

Every Suicide Squad Member's Story of Origin

[https://youtu.be/2IyoTNZERBE]YouTube LinkThis video by ThingsAndStuff gives the comic backstories of every Suicide Squad member in under five minutes. Just the primer for anyone who is interested i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Every-Suicide-Squad-Members-Story-of-Origin/

Making Coffee-Stained Leaf Paintings Is Only the Beginning of What This Artist Can Do

The further I scrolled down in Ghidaq al-Nizar’s Instagram page, the more amazed I was at what he can do. This Indonesian artist specializes in the use of coffee, but uses it in many different ways. It was his pain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Coffee-Stained-Leaf-Paintings-Is-Only-the-Beginning-of-What-This-Artist-Can-Do/

Dad Builds Spectacular Mario Kart 8 Nursery

[https://youtu.be/V7o8tQ8w7es]YouTube LinkFeast your eyes on this great Mario Kart 8 nursery that dad, Nintendo fanatic and Redditor troymcklure built for his baby boy, Grant. The Mario dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Dad-Builds-Spectacular-Mario-Kart-8-Nursery/

Could The Walking Dead Have a Happy Ending?

Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead comics and TV show, gave us hints in a podcast that the series might end on a hopeful note. Not that he’s anxious to end it.Don’t expect that to come anyti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Could-The-Walking-Dead-Have-a-Happy-Ending/

Classic Pinups as Disney Princesses

There are a lot of mashups featuring Disney princesses out there, but if you're a fan of the legendary pinup art of Gil Elvgren as well as Disney's lovely ladies, then you'll love these new mashups by DeviantArtist KittR...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Classic-Pinups-as-Disney-Princesses/

1980s Commodore Has Controlled Michigan School District's A/C for 30 Years

Commodore Amiga 2000 | Image: TrafalgarcircleThe Amiga 2000 was released by Commodore in 1987 and discontinued in 1991. By computer standards, the system is ancient history. Yet in Grand Rapids School...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/1980s-Commodore-Has-Controlled-Michigan-School-Districts-AC-for-30-Years/

Modern Comic Book Ads for Twinkies

The Hostess brand of snack cakes includes Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, and an assortment of other sweet confections. In the 1970s, it commissioned comic book stories in DC and Marvel publications promoting its products....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Modern-Comic-Book-Ads-for-Twinkies/

Avengers - They're Mighty Mini

Avengers by VancamelotThey're powerful heroes, Earth's mighties to be exact, and yet there's something different about them in this portrait. They don't look quite as large and muscular as they usually do, and even the H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Avengers-Theyre-Mighty-Mini/

Diner Owner Has Had Enough

Tara Carson was traveling through Maine with her husband and daughter and ate at Marcy’s Diner in Portland. Carson’s daughter, who is not quite two years old, had a meltdown. Darla Neugebauer, the owner of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Diner-Owner-Has-Had-Enough/

Terrible Tattoos Of Your Favorite Musicians

(Image Link)Anybody can find a good artist to give them a good tattoo, but it takes a special kind of schlub to get a terrible tattoo and rock it with pride.Realistic portrait tattoos are the hardest to apply, since the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Terrible-Tattoos-Of-Your-Favorite-Musicians/

The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

Richard Kreitner and Steven Melendez have created an interactive map of literary road trips, complete with quotes about specific places from the books. If you are so inclined, you could recreate those trips in your own c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/The-Obsessively-Detailed-Map-of-American-Literatures-Most-Epic-Road-Trips/

The Soothing Sound Of Ten Cats Eating In Harmony

Animals spend much of their days thinking with their stomachs, and pet owners know that their furry friends aren’t shy about telling them when it’s time to eat.But the time our pets spend eating is pure bliss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/The-Soothing-Sound-Of-Ten-Cats-Eating-In-Harmony/

12 Great Ronald McDonald Cosplays

The original Ronald McDonald sure has changed! In this cosplay version by LenLENko, he looks like Japanese vocaloid Hatsune Miku. She's one of many original takes on the clown face of the McDonald's corporation. Let's lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/12-Great-Ronald-McDonald-Cosplays/

Scoop!

The Brothers McLeod made a cartoon for the Nickelodeon Shorts Program featuring a flying moose, a talking volcano, broccoli ice cream, red-hot fish, a singing helicopter, and a purple cat who reports it all for TV.[https...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Scoop/

The 10 Commandments of Eating and Drinking in Texas

(Photo: amanderson2)Tim Love, a Top Chef competitor and native of the blessed nation of Texas, explains in First We Feast what you must do to get a proper eating and drinking experience in Texas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/The-10-Commandments-of-Eating-and-Drinking-in-Texas/

Bunny's Epic Adventure

In this short by Russian filmmaker Michael Tivikoff, a cute bunny rabbit is sent on a quest to deliver a magical object. You’ve seen that story before, in everything from The Lord of the Rings to The W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/Bunnys-Epic-Adventure/

This Armored Train Served 7 Armies in Battles from Ukraine to Manchuria

This is the Zaamurets, a land cruising battleship. It was one of many modified or purpose-built war trains that carried destruction on rails. James Simpson tells its story in a longform article at Medium. From 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/This-Armored-Train-Served-7-Armies-in-Battles-from-Ukraine-to-Manchuria/

The World’s Most Impressive Outdoor Mazes and Labyrinths

Villa Pisani labyrinth, Stra, Italy | Image: DesignCurialThe terms "maze" and "labyrinth," while often used interchangeably, have slightly different meanings. The pathways of a maze are designed wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/21/The-Worlds-Most-Impressive-Outdoor-Mazes-and-Labyrinths/
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