Archive for August 11th, 2015

The Pulpy Brunch - One Royale With Cheese Away From A Happy Meal

The Pulpy Brunch by Donovan AlexHere's a story that's kinda gory, about a bunch of hoodlums looking for a score, they proved all's fair in love and fiction, and left us wanting more. Here's a story about a man named Jim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/The-Pulpy-Brunch-One-Royale-With-Cheese-Away-From-A-Happy-Meal/

Anime Pancake Art

Twitter user @Belcorno has made a name for himself as an accomplished latte artist. He can create almost any image on the surface of a cup of coffee, such as these colorful renderings of Anna and Elsa from Frozen*/em...

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Some Of The Most Beautiful Animated Films

Animation studios know that style is the biggest selling point for their features, and industry leaders like Pixar, Studio Ghibli and DreamWorks have made their name on their unique stylistic choices.CineFix has put toge...

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Baby and Bulldog Born on Same Day are Inseparable

Ivette Ivens of Chicago adopted a French bulldog pup when she realized that he was born on the same day as her infant son Dilan, thinking it was a sign that the pup should be in her family. Ever since, the bulldog, which...

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The Stories Behind TV Production Company Closing Logos

Closing credits to a TV show often end with the production company’s animated logo, which are becoming more and more like little works of art in themselves. We remember them better than the show we just watched -ma...

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This Artist Beautifully Recreates Famous Paintings inside Eggshells

Süreyya Noyan, an artist in Turkey, has lately been experimenting with painting on eggshells. She cracks them open, cleans them, then turns the delicate interior surfaces into amazingly precise copies of famous work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/This-Artist-Beautifully-Recreates-Famous-Paintings-inside-Eggshells/

Two Gymnasts on One Surfboard

Surfing is difficult enough, but these folks had to go and add ballet and gymnastics to the sport![https://youtu.be/VvImyV5V1Mk] (YouTube link) Chuck Inman and Lauren Oiye are champion tandem surfers. I guess if you&rsqu...

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Dirty Jokes Hidden In Favorite Childhood Cartoons

Cartoons meant for kids are scrutinized to make sure that no elements deemed “mature audiences only” creep into the final product.This includes sexual references, violence and foul language, but clever cartoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/Dirty-Jokes-Hidden-In-Favorite-Childhood-Cartoons/

The Amazing Chapman Stick Is Like 2 Electric Guitars in 1

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtXe5T7NFrE] (Video Link)It has either 10 or 12 strings. With them, it’s possible to play a broader range than either the standard guitar or bass can do individually. Author Dave Hu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/The-Amazing-Chapman-Stick-Is-Like-2-Electric-Guitars-in-1/

15 Glorious Facts About Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 film Inglourious Basterds was part war movie, part farce, part drama, part comedy, and part science fiction. The combination worked, and the final product was a masterpiece. But th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/15-Glorious-Facts-About-Inglourious-Basterds/

For Adventurous Travelers: Container Ship Tourism

(Photo: Roel Hemkes)Never mind a cruise ship. Those are like floating 5-star hotels. A more offbeat approach to sea travel is to book passage on a freighter. This is called “container ship tourism.” Most larg...

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The Queso Commander - The Megalomaniac With A Mouth

The Queso Commander by SilverBaXWade Wilson was never very bright, but after being injected with the Weapon X serum he became bat guano insane. But his craziness gave him great strength, and both good and bad guys began...

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The Truth About The Brown Recluse Spider

Brown Recluse spiders (Loxosceles reclusa) are tiny but deadly. However, they don’t go around biting people as a habit, and they don’t live all over the U.S. The fear of being bitten by one is akin t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/The-Truth-About-The-Brown-Recluse-Spider/

Documentary About The Real Life Gangs That Inspired The Warriors

There were a lot of far out gangs in Walter Hill’s dystopian thriller The Warriors, but most of them were nothing but imaginative flights of gangland fancy and never truly existed on the mean streets of Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/Documentary-About-The-Real-Life-Gangs-That-Inspired-The-Warriors/

The Biggest Treehouse in the World

[https://youtu.be/aEm9DdQt8Cg]YouTube LinkThis massive treehouse, located in Crossville, Tennessee, is thought to be the largest in the world. The 80-room structure is four stories high, 97 feet tall and...

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The Gates of Hell

We set our thermostats down in the winter because we don’t want to waste gas. Meanwhile, a big hole in the ground in Turkmenistan has been burning natural gas for over 40 years, just to get rid of it.  [https:...

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The Rise of Artisanal Cash

(Photo: New York Times)Take a trip to Bixton, a trendy neighborhood in London. At many popular, independently owned cafes and shops, you can pay in the local currency. That’s not the British pound. It&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/The-Rise-of-Artisanal-Cash/

Tokyo’s Snake Cafe

Japan has given us cat cafes, owl cafes, and goat cafes… why not a snake cafe?[https://youtu.be/veCOK_HXXDc] (YouTube link)If you want to get up close and personal with snakes, visit the Tokyo Snake Center (Englis...

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The Movies Roger Ebert Really Hated

Roger Ebert is one of the most well respected, liked and famous movie critics who has ever lived, and he spent four decades helping us refine our cinematic palates by telling us why movies deserve a thumbs up or a thumbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/The-Movies-Roger-Ebert-Really-Hated/

If Car Commercials Were Honest

Would you buy a car from this man? If car ads were honest, they’d tell us stuff we already know. This video from Cracked focuses on the money, but I’d also add the part about badgering potential customers who...

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Photographer Captures The Dark Side Of Eating Contests

Eating contests are an American tradition with roots in county fairs and harvest festivals, but the sponsored, no-holds-barred food spectacles we see today all started with Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest.Now there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/Photographer-Captures-The-Dark-Side-Of-Eating-Contests/

Anchorman Has On-Air Meltdown in Protest of Reporting on the Kardashians

[https://youtu.be/T1fuoOH7Dw8]  YouTube LinkWhen Orlando's television station Fox 35 aired a story about Kylie Jenner getting a pet rabbit, which she named Bruce, anchorman John Brown walked off the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/Anchorman-Has-On-Air-Meltdown-in-Protest-of-Reporting-on-the-Kardashians/

My Neighbor Miyazaki - The Whole World Is His Animation Studio

My Neighbor Miyazaki by ErenHe's your best neighbor, and not just because he makes all your animated dreams come true. No, our neighbor Miyazaki is the best because he puts a smile on our faces, and we find ourselves sp...

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8 Amazing Isolated Places to Stay the Night

We all wish we could live in our own little bubble sometimes and that's why our newest Homes and Hues post rounded up some of the most isolated homes, lodges and monasteries out there.Sure, not all of them are full-time...

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Dental Fear

The Following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.(Image credit: Teddychen81)by Kurt Vial, Improbable Research staffBits of Dental Fear“Good Teeth, Bad Teeth, and Fear of...

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A Luxury Hair Salon inside a Restored Airstream Trailer

(Photo: HairStream NYC)It’s a combination of elite hair styling and classic Americana. HairStream NYC is a hair and nail salon run by internationally famous stylists Ric Pipino and Gil Haziza. Toge...

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The Truth and Myth Behind Animal Trials in the Middle Ages

You’ve heard of villagers in Europe putting pigs or goats on trial in the Middle Ages. It turns out that a lot of those stories were made up out of whole cloth for one reason or another. Yet some are true, although...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/The-Truth-and-Myth-Behind-Animal-Trials-in-the-Middle-Ages/

This Man’s Welds Are Works of Art

The metal flows so smoothly and perfectly over the surface. This is not just the work of a tradesman, but also an artist. The precisely rendered results of great technical skill are beautiful to behold. Scott Raabe, a pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/This-Mans-Welds-Are-Works-of-Art/

103-Year Old World War II Vet Still Works 5 Days a Week

(Image: NBC)Loren Wade of Winfield, Kansas retired when he was in his 60s. But he got bored, so he went to work at his local Walmart. That was in 1983. He's still there. Now at the age of 103, Wade works as a store greet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/103-Year-Old-World-War-II-Vet-Still-Works-5-Days-a-Week/

Ten Of The Strangest Games Based On Pop Culture Franchises

Licensed games, like comic books and toys, go through phases of overdevelopment that result in some pretty odd choices being made by game companies.It’s like they don’t have a filter for what should or should...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/11/Ten-Of-The-Strangest-Games-Based-On-Pop-Culture-Franchises/






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