Archive for July 31st, 2015

How to Start Your Own Country

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_Kz3pqSWu0](Video Link)So you want to start your own country. This is a reasonable life goal. What's the process? Joe Bereta of Epic How To gets you started on the major benchmarks of be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/How-to-Start-Your-Own-Country/

The Apple Human Hamster Wheel

Redditor studercinema said his school recently got a new shipment of iMacs, and this is what they did with the boxes. The redesigned space-saving boxes lend themselves well to a 36-iMac human hamster whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-Apple-Human-Hamster-Wheel/

Golden Retriever Teaches Puppy How to Slide

Going down the slide at the playground is so much fun! But the puppy isn't so sure. It looks a bit scary. So it's a good thing that Mommy is here to show how simple and safe it is.When Puppy hesitates, Mommy does what's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Golden-Retriever-Teaches-Puppy-How-to-Slide/

To Honor Today's Mission Impossible Release, More of Tom Cruise Clinging: A Very Special Meme

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation | Image: ParamountIf, by now, you haven't seen the shot above of Tom Cruise performing his own stunt and clinging for dear life in sacrifice for his Mission: Impossible - R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/To-Honor-Todays-Mission-Impossible-Release-More-of-Tom-Cruise-Clinging-A-Very-Special-Meme/

Playing Super Smash Bros. From A First Person Perspective

When you play a video game like Super Smash Bros. you generally don’t think about the ramifications of your actions, after all the game stars wacky characters brawling in a virtual space.However, if your actions we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Playing-Super-Smash-Bros-From-A-First-Person-Perspective/

If You Love Someone, Let Him Go

When your robot companion feels the call of the wild, you must set him free. He's not really yours unless he chooses to be with you. Randall Munroe of xkcd reminds us of this great if painful responsibil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/If-You-Love-Someone-Let-Him-Go/

Little Pup Lets Loose With Mega Sneeze

It's less like "Seize the Day" and more like "Sneeze Away" for little Roux the Pomeranian. This pup might be small, but his sneeze packs a mighty wallop! It may even register on the Richter scale. His human Jake Kulbreth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Little-Pup-Lets-Loose-With-Mega-Sneeze/

A Field Guide To The People You'll Meet At Summer Music Festivals

Attending a summer music festival is a great way to meet some of your fellow fans, get a sunburn with a story behind it, and generally romp around outdoors to live music.But if you’re going to take in a show this s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/A-Field-Guide-To-The-People-Youll-Meet-At-Summer-Music-Festivals/

The Toothbrush Machine

Simone Giertz is the chief technologist at Punch Through Design, a hardware design company in Minneapolis and San Francisco. Her latest project, the Toothbrush Machine, has a simple premise: “becau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-Toothbrush-Machine/

Dr. Whomer - What's A TAR-D'oh!

Dr. Whomer by BrinkerhoffEver since Homer had purchased that old coat, hat, striped scarf and sonic doohickey at the local flea market his life had changed for the better. He discovered that jelly beans made a more than...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Dr-Whomer-Whats-A-TAR-Doh/

Ten People Who Found Big Money and Returned It

Image: NationSwellA 62-year-old homeless woman from Calgary, Canada was living in a YWCA shelter when she found a purse with $10,000 cash inside. Despite her dire circumstances, she immediately turned the money...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Ten-People-Who-Found-Big-Money-and-Returned-It/

The Perpetual Slinky Escalator

It's pretty neat until you realize that from the Slinky's point of view, it's a human attempt to create a Sisyphean hell for all Slinkykind. Matthias Wandel's eternal Slinky escalator amuses us to no end and horrifies an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-Perpetual-Slinky-Escalator/

Badger on a Bender

A female badger is recovering at an animal shelter in Rewal, Poland. She was found unconscious, surrounded by seven empty beer bottles. Two more were hidden in the bushes. Rewal is a seaside resort, and shelter workers b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Badger-on-a-Bender/

Fashion's Funniest Instagram Account

People often assume that models don’t have a very good sense of humor, an opinion which is reinforced by their blank “modely” expressions and the fact that most models don’t act all bubbly and che...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Fashions-Funniest-Instagram-Account/

Hulk, the World's Largest Pitbull Has a Litter of Pricey Puppies

Hulk and his puppies | Image: Still of video by Barcroft TVYou may remember a previous Neatorama post about 173-pound Hulk, thought to be the largest pitbull in the world. The famous gentle giant is the pride, j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Hulk-the-Worlds-Largest-Pitbull-Has-a-Litter-of-Pricey-Puppies/

The Batalla de Flores

The Batalla de Flores, or the Flower Battle, is the grand finale of a month-long festival in Valencia, Spain, every July to convince people to stay in the city during summer. It starts with a parade of floats full of orn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-Batalla-de-Flores/

Bringing A Very Special Corvette Back From The Dead

The car in this picture might not look like more than a pile of metal junk waiting to be scrapped, but the General Motors Company paid a whole lotta money to restore this junker.That’s because this is no ordinary c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Bringing-A-Very-Special-Corvette-Back-From-The-Dead/

14 Road-Worthy Facts About National Lampoon's Vacation

National Lampoon's Vacation | Image: Warner Bros.Even in a cinema culture whose proverbial aisles are littered and clogged with bad reboots and sequels, the National Lampoon's Vacation reboot has been r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/14-Road-Worthy-Facts-About-National-Lampoons-Vacation/

The Lies That Movies Tell Us, Chloroform Edition

According to pop culture the chemical known as chloroform is a real knockout- just apply it to a rag and cover someone’s mouth and nose with it and blamo! Your subject is out cold, waking up a little groggy but oth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-Lies-That-Movies-Tell-Us-Chloroform-Edition/

Elite Taco Bell Will Get a Liquor License and a Bouncer

(Image: Taco Bell)The 1993 movie Demolition Man teaches us that by 2032, Taco Bell will be the only restaurant chain left in the country. All restaurants will be Taco Bells, even the most luxurious dining establ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Elite-Taco-Bell-Will-Get-a-Liquor-License-and-a-Bouncer/

What Would You Like To Do Now? - The Cooking Game

What Would You Like To Do Now? by PacalinWalter has been feeling a bit lost since his show went off the air, so instead of breaking bad habits he was starting to develop a few new ones. First he found himself addicted t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/What-Would-You-Like-To-Do-Now-The-Cooking-Game/

These 30 Fun Fantasy T-Shirts Are Magically Delightful!

Fantasy doesn't have to be all bloody battles and dark intrigue, there are plenty of ways to have fun in a magical world of fantasy, although you should probably keep a battleaxe and a few spells handy just in case.It's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/These-30-Fun-Fantasy-T-Shirts-Are-Magically-Delightful-2/

Mark Hamill Autographs with a Bonus

Mark Hamill has been signing Star Wars photos and memorabilia for 38 years. I’m sure what he puts on them depends on the situation and how much time he has. Some of the bubblegum cards have surfaced with great joke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Mark-Hamill-Autographs-with-a-Bonus/

12 Kitchen Gadgets That Are As Unnecessary as They Are Awesome

I'm willing to bet that no one ever started to cook dinner only to think, 'I don't have any way to turn my food into mock-caviar though, so I guess I shouldn't even bother.' But whether or not you have need of the Imperi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/12-Kitchen-Gadgets-That-Are-As-Unnecessary-as-They-Are-Awesome/

Uphill Battle: The Insane Barkley Marathons

Inspired by a flubbed prison escape, the Barkley Marathon is a ludicrously challenging 100-mile race only a handful of runners have completed. Finishing it twice? That's next to impossible.(Image credit: Flick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Uphill-Battle-The-Insane-Barkley-Marathons/

Real-Life Disney Dudes Are Seriously Babes

Artist  Jirka Väätäinen (previously at Neatorama) took the liberty of imagining a few of the most famous Disney men as if they were real-life men. As a female Disney fan, I for o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Real-Life-Disney-Dudes-Are-Seriously-Babes/

The High Voltage Ejector Bed

Do you have trouble getting out of bed in the morning? Are you tempted to go for “five minutes more”? Inventor Colin Furze (previously at Neatorama) has the ultimate wake-up experience for you! He built a bed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-High-Voltage-Ejector-Bed/

Scientists Invent a Bacon Laser

Researchers at Harvard University found that they could use fat cells to produce laser light. They inevitably chose pig fat because of the flavor. An MIT Technology Review article that was surpr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/Scientists-Invent-a-Bacon-Laser/

The 7 Actors Who’ve Played Batman

Quick -can you name all seven actors who’ve played Batman? There’s Adam West and Christian Bale and… were there really seven? Yes, but some of them were before your time. It started with Lewis G. Wilso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/The-7-Actors-Whove-Played-Batman/

This Is Where Toilet Paper Should Hang

Should the roll flow over or under? That’s an old debate. Henry Franks, a product designer in London, wants to introduce a new toilet topic to argue about: where the toilet paper roll should be located.His ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/31/This-Is-Where-Toilet-Paper-Should-Hang/
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