Archive for August 7th, 2015

Unexpected Ballet

A pair of New York street dancers prepare to tumble and breakdance for the crowd at Washington Square Park. But when they turn the music on, instead of hip-hop, the strains of Tchaikovsky’s "Sleeping Beauty Waltz"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Unexpected-Ballet/

This Nutella Donut Milkshake Is the Only Food You Will Need for the Rest of Your Life

(Photo: Foodcraft Espresso and Bakery)Something strange and wonderful is happening in Australia. A few weeks ago, the justifiably named "Freakshow" milkshakes surfaced in Canberra. Now the outbreak has spread to Sydney....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/This-Nutella-Donut-Milkshake-Is-the-Only-Food-You-Will-Need-for-the-Rest-of-Your-Life/

Colonel Hadfield Sings About Space

We knew astronaut Chris Hadfield was a musician when we saw him sing “Space Oddity” on the ISS. Now he’s written a song called “Feet Up,” about his personal experience with the lack of gravi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Colonel-Hadfield-Sings-About-Space/

Tube Map of Roman London

Your task is to make your way from the Cripplegate to the Shard. So ride the Fortifications Line until you get to Bishopsgate, then get out and walk south, turning at that weird blue box. Clear?If the ancient Romans who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Tube-Map-of-Roman-London/

Bran's Modern Life - Who Needs A Hodor When You've Got A Heffer?

Bran's Modern Life by Moysche DesignsBran's modern life was bleak and full of danger, but at least he had the behemoth Heffer to keep him company. Heffer couldn't say much more than his own name, but he was big and brut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Brans-Modern-Life-Who-Needs-A-Hodor-When-Youve-Got-A-Heffer/

A Spider Web as Long as a Football Field

A spider web in the north Dallas suburb of Lakeside Park passes from tree to tree and stretches about as long as a football field and up to 40 feet high. Can a spider really spin a web that size? No, but hundreds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/A-Spider-Web-as-Long-as-a-Football-Field/

This Umbrella Teaches Women Self-Defense

In recent decades in India, many men have moved from the countryside to large cities in order to find work. Their wives often remain at home on farms and in villages. Their husbands use wire transfer services, such as Vo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/This-Umbrella-Teaches-Women-Self-Defense/

The 2016 Presidential Candidates Are Peddling Some Crappy Merch

As the 2016 presidential candidates prepare to hit America's highways in search of financial support for their campaigns we can expect to see the best and worst of every candidate come to light.But one of the campiest, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/The-2016-Presidential-Candidates-Are-Peddling-Some-Crappy-Merch/

This Little Dog Is Determined to Keep the Balloon from Touching the Ground

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOASkxwbzvk](Video Link)Rose, a Boston Terrier, has invented a great game! She wants to keep the balloon in the air. She bumps it with her nose, keeping it from hitting the ground. And Ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/This-Little-Dog-Is-Determined-to-Keep-the-Balloon-from-Touching-the-Ground/

Incredibly Cool Crashed Star Destroyer LEGO Diorama

Did you ever build a ship out of LEGO bricks and then try to make it look like it actually crashed by dropping it on the floor? I tried that technique a time or two, but LEGO bricks fit together so well that it never rea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Incredibly-Cool-Crashed-Star-Destroyer-LEGO-Diorama/

The Rescue Swimming Dogs of the Italian Coast Guard

(Photo: Water Rescue Dogs)Big, brave, and strong swimmers--Newfoundland dogs have all of the natural characteristics of a rescue swimmer. That's why the Italian Coast Guard employs them for that purpose.Roberto Gasparri,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/The-Rescue-Swimming-Dogs-of-the-Italian-Coast-Guard/

Husband Surprises Wife with Pregnancy Announcement

Sam and Nia are obviously from the internet generation, where everything is recorded and everything is shared. He doesn't have to hide the camera, because she's used to it. The following video contains some intimate deta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Husband-Surprises-Wife-with-Pregnancy-Announcement/

31 Amazing Marvel Tattoos

For over 70 years, Marvel Comics has thrilled us with the most compelling heroes and villains in exciting, inspiring, and even heartbreaking stories. Its legion of heroes and criminals have inspired many people to get in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/31-Amazing-Marvel-Tattoos/

The 50 Most Cringe-Worthy Moments In Comic Book Movie History

Superman throws his "S" Shield in Superman IIComic book movies are always going to be full of bad one liners and "WTF just happened?!" moments, but knowing they're coming doesn’t make these scenes any less...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/The-50-Most-Cringe-Worthy-Moments-In-Comic-Book-Movie-History/

These Tauntaun Cookies Have Candy Guts Inside

And you thought that they smelled good on the outside! Just wait until you cut open one of these delicious tauntauns with your lightsaber. It'll keep you warm on a chilly Hoth night.In The Empire Strikes Back, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/These-Tauntaun-Cookies-Have-Candy-Guts-Inside/

The Humans Vs. The Plague (The History League) - Flea Circus Halftime Show

The Humans Vs. The Plague (The History League) by Amorphia ApparelTo recap the Regional Finals between the poorly equipped Humans and the dynamic and deadly Plague- the Plague came out strong in the first quarter, reduc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/The-Humans-Vs-The-Plague-The-History-League-Flea-Circus-Halftime-Show/

Max Gets a Drink

Did you pay a couple grand for a state-of-the-art refrigerator with in-door ice and water dispensers and fancy electronic controls? Maybe you ought to invest in a security camera, too, to determine whether you are drinki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Max-Gets-a-Drink/

Video Essay Explains The DIfference Between Good And Bad CG Visual Effects

Whether you’re a fan of CGI in movies, prefer the practical effects, or simply don’t give a crap about computer generated imagery in cinema one thing’s for certain- you probably don’t know the dif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Video-Essay--Explains-The-DIfference-Between-Good-And-Bad-CG-Visual-Effects/

Could an Old-School Tube Amp Make the Music You Love Sound Better?

Music systems, which those of us of a certain age just call “stereos,” started out filled with vacuum tubes, then went to transistors, and finally computer chips. What’s the difference, and which is bes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Could-an-Old-School-Tube-Amp-Make-the-Music-You-Love-Sound-Better/

What If Werner Herzog Directed Ant-Man?

Ant-Man isn’t an incredibly deep movie, nor does it have a bunch of hidden symbolism and underlying meaning, because it’s meant to be a popcorn movie and not a deep thinker. But if Werner Herzog had been at t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/What-If-Werner-Herzog-Directed-Ant-Man/

How Ernö Rubik Created the Rubik's Cube

The Rubik's Cube's 41-year history is full of twists—quintillions and quintillions of them.At 29, Ernö Rubik was too old to be playing with blocks. But the Hungarian professor of architecture couldn&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/How-Erno-Rubik-Created-the-Rubiks-Cube/

Butterfly Drinking the Tears of a Turtle

(Photo: Amalavida.tv)Butterfly's revenge was sweet. Oh, yes, so very, very sweet. Turtle had finally paid for his crimes in full. He wept at what was to become of him and the life he had built--as the empire he had forge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Butterfly-Drinking-the-Tears-of-a-Turtle/

Buildings Cleverly Constructed Around Existing Trees

(Image Link)Constructing a new building generally involves trees being cut down, whether it’s the trees used for the building lumber or trees which are cleared off the building’s lot.But a clever architect ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Buildings-Cleverly-Constructed-Around-Existing-Trees/

Man Celebrates Longest Birthday Ever by Traveling across International Date Line

(Image: Guinness World Records)Sven Hagemeier’s birthday lasted 46 hours, setting a new Guinness World Record for the longest birthday ever. He accomplished this feat by flying from New Zealand, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Man-Celebrates-Longest-Birthday-Ever-by-Traveling-across-International-Date-Line/

Husky Heaven

Photographer Erica Tcogoeva, based in St. Petersburg, has filled her Instagram and Tumblr updates with nothing but the most adorable shots and videos of Siberian Huskies I've ever seen. Certainly if you're a Siberia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/Husky-Heaven/

This Is an Ice Cream Cone Ordering an Ice Cream Cone from an Ice Cream Cone

(Photo: A_M_I_R_)Once Upon a Cone is an ice cream concession business in Texas. The top inflates to look like a vanilla ice cream cone. This walking ice cream cone would like to get an ice cream cone from the ice cream c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/07/This-Is-an-Ice-Cream-Cone-Ordering-an-Ice-Cream-Cone-from-an-Ice-Cream-Cone/
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