Archive for January 5th, 2016

A Lost Michaelangelo Painting Has Been Hanging In A Living Room In Queens

Lost paintings are rarely recovered because "lost" is just a nice way of saying they were either stolen or destroyed, but sometimes famous works of art really are somehow lost in the shuffle.Michaelangelo is one of histo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/A-Lost-Michaelangelo-Painting-Has-Been-Hanging-In-A-Living-Room-In-Queens/

Luxurious Donut Is Literally Covered with Gold

(Photo: Manila Social Club)This isn't a simple cake donut from your local shop. The Manila Social Club, a restaurant in the trendy Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn, offers only the finest donuts for the most elite t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Luxurious-Donut-Is-Literally-Covered-with-Gold/

Dangling Thing

There’s a piece of a cardboard tube hanging from a string. The cat wants to grab it, but he’s a good foot or two away and seems to have no clue. Maybe he has a problem with depth perception.[https://youtu.be/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Dangling-Thing/

Anime-Themed Acupuncture Clinic

Japanese Twitter user @masamasan recently visited an acupuncture clinic that is covered from floor to ceiling with merchandise and images from the anime series Is the Order a Rabbit? I've seen the show. It'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Anime-Themed-Acupuncture-Clinic/

Team Redpuff Boys - Pint Sized Heroes Still Pack Powerful Punches

Team Redpuff Boys by Prime PremneThe citizens of Hell's Kitchen sleep soundly knowing those three super guys in the red suits are on patrol, ready to use their powers to smash the scumbags and superstars lurking around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Team-Redpuff-Boys-Pint-Sized-Heroes-Still-Pack-Powerful-Punches/

A Modern Trailer for Star Wars: A New Hope

The original trailer for the 1977 film Star Wars seems hopelessly dated now, so Tom F has reworked it to follow modern movie trailer conventions, in hopes that it gets us excited to see the film in the way that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/A-Modern-Trailer-for-Star-Wars-A-New-Hope/

Firefighters Respond to Elevator Fire, Find Man Juggling Flaming Batons Inside

(Unreleated photo by Eli Christmas)In retrospect, it should have been an obvious outcome.Firefighters in Fort Worth, Texas responded to a report that a grain elevator was on fire. When they opened the doors, they fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Firefighters-Respond-to-Elevator-Fire-Find-Man-Juggling-Flaming-Batons/

Tweets from a Star Wars N00b

Twitter use Burr Shot First spent Christmas Day watching the original Star Wars trilogy for the first time. Her excuse for never having done so before was that she watched The Phantom Menace first, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Tweets-from-a-Star-Wars-N00b/

Danielle Clough's Embroidered Tennis Racquets

Danielle Clough is a fiber artist in Cape Town, South Africa. She creates vividly colorful works of embroidery that are often quite different from traditional samplers.Lately, she's been embroidering images of flowers on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Danielle-Cloughs-Embroidered-Tennis-Rackets/

What Outer Space Does to Your Body

The last time we featured astronaut Leland Melvin was when he included his dogs in his official NASA portrait session. He’s been an NFL player, engineer, and astronaut, and now he is an associate administrator for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/What-Outer-Space-Does-to-Your-Body/

Bent Trees as Trail Markers

Every once in a while, you’ll see a tree that grew horizontally for a while before it returned to growing vertically. These bent trees could have resulted from ice or high winds, but there could be another explanat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Bent-Trees-as-Trail-Markers/

An Honest Trailer for The Martian

Screen Junkies picked up on the trend for movies to rescue Matt Damon as they skewer The Martian in their latest Honest Trailer.[https://youtu.be/JRQlji3bCZI] (YouTube link)But does Damon really need to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/An-Honest-Trailer-for-The-Martian/

Debaucherous Scenes From The Streets Of New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve and drunken revelry go hand-in-hand, and nowadays many countries associate New Year's Eve celebrations with rampant binge drinking and people acting wild in the streets.But to properly showcase the sloppy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Debaucherous-Scenes-From-The-Streets-Of-New-Years-Eve/

Steel Wool Sparklers

The Crazy Russian Hacker has another “science experiment” in which he shows us how to use steel wool to set the world on fire, or just make pretty sparkles, while warning us over and over not to try this at h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Steel-Wool-Sparklers/

Six Harsh Truths That Will Make You A Better Person

The internet is full of advice meant to show us how to be better people, telling us how we should treat others, how to raise our families right, and what it means to be a moral person. But we should ask ourselves this- w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Six-Harsh-Truths-That-Will-Make-You-A-Better-Person/

Alchemist Transmutation - That Little Guy Is Elric?!

Alchemist Transmutation by BomdesignzTwo boys embarked on an adventure that began with the death of their mother and ended with the very definition of humanity being altered forever. Alphonse and Elric garnered quite th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Alchemist-Transmutation-That-Little-Guy-Is-Elric/

Edward Gorey’s Wonderfully Illustrated Envelopes And Letters

“Yet another infant carried off—how sad,” Gorey wrote of the scene on this envelope. “The altitude is in process of turning it blue with cold. It has reached the lavender stage apparently.”A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Edward-Goreys-Wonderfully-Illustrated-Envelopes-And-Letters/

Some Of The Most Awkward Moments In Jeopardy! History

Jeopardy! is generally known for being the most prim and proper of all game shows, with the ever stoic host Alex Trebek keeping the show on course.But sometimes contestants bring an hilariously awkward air to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Some-Of-The-Most-Awkward-Moments-In-Jeopardy-History/

10 Luxury Planes to Watch Out for in 2016

Transportation options for those with unlimited funds will expand in 2016. We have new small private planes coming out that can take you and a few friends anywhere in a faster, more comfortable way. There are jumbo jets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/10-Luxury-Planes-to-Watch-Out-for-in-2016/

The Top Optical Illusions Of 2015

(Image Link)Dudolf's illustrated optical puzzles were the latest in a year full of fun optical illusions going viral online, but they didn't offer people the opportunity to argue about them so they weren't the big winner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/The-Top-Optical-Illusions-Of-2015/

Ig® Nobel Limericks: Light Snacks, Dark Coffee, Pop-Ups

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!(Image credit: Leendertz)Ig Nobel Achievements distilled into lime...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Ig-Nobel-Limericks-Light-Snacks-Dark-Coffee-Pop-Ups/

Watch This Hammer Trick Artist

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_omk2XYkhU](Video Link)Give Justin Fiddler a hammer--specifically, a Stiletto brand hammer--and step back. He slings that hammer around like an acrobat. It flies through the air with eas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Watch-This-Hammer-Trick-Artist/

A New Breaking Bad-Themed Restaurant

A new German restaurant called Heisenberg Haus has opened, and it’s already got 4.6 out of 5 stars. The decor is based on the TV show Breaking Bad, while the menu is German, with Pork Knuckle, Schnitzel, P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/A-new-Breaking-Bad-Themed-Restaurant/

This Building Looks Like a Beaver Chewed on It

(Photos: SounderBruce and D. Gordon E. Robertson)People in Seattle, Washington often call the 31-storey Rainier Tower the Beaver Building. You can see why: it clearly looks like a beaver chewed into the 11-storey pedesta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/This-Building-Looks-Like-a-Beaver-Chewed-on-It/

Don’t Wash Cotton Candy!

[https://youtu.be/qkTzDh8IKNU] (YouTube link)Raccoons will eat anything. They also like to wash their food before consuming it. Those two traits sadly clashed when this raccoon got hold of a big hunk of cotton candy. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/Dont-Wash-Cotton-Candy/

The Medieval Guide to Predicting the New Year

(Photo by the Royal Library)What will the new year be like? Medieval science informs us with precise accuracy. In the Fourteenth Century text Zibaldone da Canal, an Italian merchant explains that the day of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/The-Medieval-Guide-to-Predicting-the-New-Year/




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