Archive for November 18th, 2015

Ring Box Dioramas by Talwst

The Canadian-Trinidadian artist known as Talwst makes tiny dioramas inside vintage and antique ring boxes in a series called Infinity. The subjects range from a prehistoric mann paying cave walls to a Star Trek porn shoo...

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Skydiver Jumps with an Entirely Functional Living Room

The root message of this commercial is that people who own the Nvidia Shield tablet computer are cool--so cool that they can jump out an airplane with a parachute and a living room set and remain completely calm about th...

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Custom Portrait Cookie Cutters Make It Fun To Get Baked

Has someone ever told you they'd like to eat you all up? Have you then imagined what that might look like, only to picture that person chewing on your head?Then you'll probably appreciate these portrait cookie cutters cr...

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8 Unusually Large Musical Instruments

(Photo: Maria Ramey)This massive instrument is, believe it or not, a flute. Specifically, it's a subcontrabass flute. It plays notes 3 full octaves below that of a concert flute. It typically measures 17.7 feet long. Tha...

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The New Robot Cat

Hasbro is introducing a line of realistic, fur-covered, robotic cats called Joy For All Companion Cats. They are being marketed to senior citizens who wish they could take care of a pet. These cats are uncannily real; th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/The-New-Robot-Cat/

Cat Costume Comes with Built-in Cat Pockets for Cat Storage

The Meowgaroo Suit is the conclusion to humanity's long quest to perfect clothing fashion. We now know how the human body is supposed to be clad. Unihabitat's cat suit, which is an expansion of its cat-carrying hoodie, m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Cat-Costume-Comes-with-Built-in-Cat-Pockets-for-Cat-Storage/

I Sit Around

Mike Wagner is a private jet pilot and musician. He’s written and performed a few songs about the life of a pilot before, which are pretty popular within the industry. Now he uses the Beach Boys’ song “...

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Chicago Dynasty - Strictly For Hockey Heads

Chicago Dynasty by DC Visual Arts The Blackhawks are taking to the ice once again to see if they can continue the Chicago dynasty and bring the Stanley Cup back home to Chi-town. Many amazing players have called the Bla...

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Ouija Board Couch and Coffee Table

Dave Delisle developed this clever design concept for a living room set. It would be the ideal setting for parties, except that the planchette keeps moving around the carpet, spilling anything that's placed on top. It wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Ouija-Board-Couch-and-Coffee-Table/

52 Facts about Popular Cities

[https://youtu.be/dCb6n04iqNU] (YouTube link)Sit back and relax, because you’re about to learn a lot of new things about the big cities of the world. It’s the mental_floss List Show with John Green, from Hels...

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Photographer Proves the Power of the Smartphone to Create Stunning Images

• Vision •A photo posted by Guido Gutiérrez Ruiz (@guigurui) on Jul 11, 2015 at 5:26am PDT Spanish photographer Guido Gutiérrez Ruiz posts to his Instagram account images that are s...

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A Reason to Keep On Going

When you get old, and can’t do the things you used to do, and your family is gone, you don’t have to look far to find (dare I say it?) a New Hope. This look into the future is brought to you by Lunarbaboon.Lu...

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GIFs With A Twist You Won't See Coming

(Image Link)GIFs are like sweet little nuggets of digital eye candy that sit there cycling through a series of frames, treating our eyeballs to a tiny visual tale we should, in theory, enjoy watching.(Image Link)Truth is...

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The Hobart Tree Controversy

Hobart is the capital of Tasmania in Australia. A new city Christmas tree is up, and the citizens of Hobart are not at all pleased. In fact, they are taking to social media to air their grievances. Well, it is minimalist...

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Comic Book From 1980 Revealed Doctor Who's Real Name

The Doctor's real name (or lack thereof) has been used as a running joke since the early days of Doctor Who, and even though Steven Moffat recently claimed The Doctor's real name is Mildred we know this is simpl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Comic-Book-From-1980-Revealed-Doctor-Whos-Real-Name/

Colin Furze’s Apocalyptic Underground Bunker

Inventor Colin Furze has shown us many crazy things he’s built, but what’s he been up to lately? He’s been busy digging up his backyard for a unique man cave. A self-sustained underground bunker. In cas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Colin-Furzes-Apocalyptic-Underground-Bunker/

Six Famous Films That Were Hell Behind the Scenes

The Island of Doctor Moreau | Image: New Line CinemaSometimes "movie magic" can only be considered so because the onscreen action belies horrible conditions behind the scenes. Whether the director and actors are...

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A Veteran’s Playlist: The Top 10 Songs of Vietnam

Doug Bradley and Craig Werner interviewed hundreds of Vietnam vets for their book We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War. They talked about the songs that meant something to them while...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/A-Veterans-Playlist-The-Top-10-Songs-of-Vietnam/

The "I.T." Girl - Ollie Ought To Give Her A Raise

The "I.T." Girl by NinjainkFelicity Smoak has come to represent all that is good in the world of crime fighting, and even though her hacking sometimes crosses lines between common and criminal she's still flies straight...

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Woman With Cystic Fibrosis Surprised by a Visit With Her Favorite Celebrity

[https://youtu.be/V8oPHZNXwmM]YouTube LinkIn this "keep a Kleenex box on standby" video, social media darling Manny the Frenchie, a very vocal French bulldog whose human is no stranger to philanthropic g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Woman-With-Cystic-Fibrosis-Surprised-by-a-Visit-With-Her-Favorite-Celebrity/

Behind Those Awful Album Covers

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.Lists of the worst album c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Behind-Those-Awful-Album-Covers/

TIE Fighter Christmas Lights

Imgur member guitarfarts writes, "My buddy built a life-size TIE Fighter in his front yard for Christmas." It's magnificent! And I really appreciate that, in this day and age, people are remembering the true spirit of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/TIE-Fighter-Christmas-Lights/

Crunning

The latest new sport that doesn’t make any sense is called "crunning." You may think it’s a mashup of crying and running, but no, it means running and crawling. As in, running on your hands and feet. It hit t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/Crunning/

Shoplifter Uses Bananas as Weapons

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afi7_01GnxY](Video Link)In the famous Monty Python sketch embedded above, the students did not take their self-defense instructor seriously. He went to great pains to teach them how to de...

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The Good of the One: A Tribute to Spock

Mr. Spock was always in control of himself, except when he wasn’t. His Vulcan side was often struggling with his human side. It was most illogical, but always fascinating.  [https://youtu.be/2vNBA8mHFf8] (YouT...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/The-Good-of-the-One-A-Tribute-to-Spock/

How to Plan for Thanksgiving Dinner

Redditor alanpep says that this chart is how his mother plans for Thanksgiving dinner. It's magnificent! The mother, who breaks wide open the J in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, is the right person to plan and exe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/How-to-Plan-for-Thanksgiving-Dinner/




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