Archive for January 6th, 2016

Star Wars in the Style of Calvin and Hobbes

Even bad guys have to have fun sometime! Brian Kesinger is an artist for Disney and Marvel Comics. He’s done several portraits of Star Wars: The Force Awakens characters in the style of Calvin and Hobbes....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Star-Wars-in-the-Style-of-Calvin-and-Hobbes/

Man Experiences Happiest Moment Of His Life When He Finds Rare Magic Card

For many Magic: The Gathering is more than just a card game- it's a passion, an obsession, and a set of playable cards they'll be collecting for the rest of their lives.Many non-gamers assumed the MTG trend woul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Man-Experiences-Happiest-Moment-Of-His-Life-When-He-Finds-Rare-Magic-Card/

When Are You Really an Adult?

There are so many steps to becoming an adult, and they all take place at different times in one’s life. At what point do you really consider yourself an adult? Puberty is too early in modern society. Buying a house...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/When-Are-You-Really-an-Adult/

How to Make Friends

(Fowl Language Comics/Brian Gordon)I've heard my kids have this conversation on the right almost verbatim. And I've had the one on the left in my head many times. Is it awkward? Do they think that I'm awkward? Do they ac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/How-to-Make-Friends/

A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

Leang Jarie, or “Cave of Fingers,” in the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia has long been known for the stenciled handprints on the walls. But it was only announced in 2014 that the actual age of the paintings...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/A-Journey-to-the-Oldest-Cave-Paintings-in-the-World/

Everything Goes Wrong in This Excavator Transport

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZXZDmDM25Q](Video Link)In the hands of a master, an excavator is a sight to behold. An expert driver can do amazing things with a digger, such as lighting a cigarette, loading the digger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Everything-Goes-Wrong-in-This-Excavator-Transport/

National Geographic Photo Contest Winners 2015

The winners of the annual National Geographic Photo Contest have been announced. The Grand Prize Winner is this tornado photo by James Smart of Melbourne, Australia. Named “Dirt,” it was taken in June.A rare...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/National-Geographic-Photo-Contest-Winners-2015/

Star Wars for the Classical Guitar

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1soJQ_rGgNU](Video Link)Alhambra Guitars, a Spanish manufacturer of classical guitars, recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. To mark the occasion, it invited Rafael Aguirre to per...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Star-Wars-for-the-Classical-Guitar/

Super Pipelord - He Has Eaten All The Mushrooms!

Super Pipelord by RebelArtWhen you've got a clog in your drain you call a plumber, but when you've got strange alien beings pouring out of a pipe you've gotta call a Doctor! The Doctor will make all of your alien proble...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Super-Pipelord-He-Has-Eaten-All-The-Mushrooms/

Stephen Fry's Guide to the U.K.

In this ad for Heathrow airport, Stephen Fry explains how they do things in the United Kingdom. The small things that matter, like the After You Loop and the constant passive-aggressiveness that dominate social interacti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Stephen-Frys-Guide-to-the-UK/

The Memes We Loved And Lost In 2015

A magical thing happens every time we say goodbye to the old year and hello to the new- everything we cared about from the old year dies.It's not a physical death, and since we share so much of ourselves online that old...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/The-Memes-We-Loved-And-Lost-In-2015/

29 Facts about Dinosaurs

[https://youtu.be/q8dh-pvV4TA] (YouTube link)We all like to learn about dinosaurs, and there’s always something new to learn! Seriously, the body of knowledge about those extinct reptiles is growing and changing ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/29-Facts-about-Dinosaurs/

Dating Website's Billboard Causes Racial Controversy

Do you think racial sensitivity has gone too far in America? Your response will determine whether you find this billboard offensive or not.Believe it or not this billboard has caused all kinds of controversy since it was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Dating-Websites-Billboard-Causes-Racial-Controversy/

Be Judged by a Machine!

An artificial intelligence program from the University of Zurich can try to peg your age and attractiveness. I get the feeling that they launched the program publicly because the software team is looking for more data in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Be-Judged-by-a-Machine/

The Time Tiny Tim Went Disco On The Tonight Show

(Image Link)People assume Tiny Tim was a trainwreck behind the scenes, but in reality he was just a ukulele loving nerd who was so obsessed with old timey music he officially earned the title 'archivist'.However, his act...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/The-Time-Tiny-Tim-Went-Disco-On-The-Tonight-Show/

Drummond Puddle Watch

For some reason, people around the world are watching a livestream of a puddle in Britain. They are leaving messages left and right, in many languages. What’s up?At approximately 6 a.m. EST on January 6, 2016, an a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Drummond-Puddle-Watch/

Carol Burnett Works Unexpected Earthquake Into Comedy Sketch

Carol Burnett is an amazing comedian, a vibrant host and a consummate professional, and with her at the helm The Carol Burnett Show ran along smoothly for over a decade.Back in 1974 the show welcomed The Jackson...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Carol-Burnett-Works-Unexpected-Earthquake-Into-Comedy-Sketch/

Basic Instructions

The birthday girl’s name is Starr. That’s Starr, with two “r”s. Got it? Sure they got it. And this is the cake they got. Cake Wrecks has a roundup of incomprehensible cakes that had to undergo for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Basic-Instructions/

Start The New Year With New Tees And Hoodies From The NeatoShop

It's officially 2016, which means all the old clothes you own are so last year!Just kidding, of course, but there's nothing like starting the new year with some fresh new clothes, and there's nowhere fresher and geekier...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Start-The-New-Year-With-New-Tees-And-Hoodies-From-The-NeatoShop/

LUMINOUS BEINGS - Don't Force The Feeling

LUMINOUS BEINGS by ALIENBIKER23We are all luminous beings, connected to the energy known as the Force, and it is our job to keep the light and dark side of that energy in balance. However, achieving this cosmic balance...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/LUMINOUS-BEINGS-Dont-Force-The-Feeling/

Why is New York City Called "the Big Apple"?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.(Image credit: Rick Dikeman)In doing etymological (word or term origins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Why-is-New-York-city-called-the-Big-Apple/

Food Portraits of Disney Characters

With hamburger buns, hot dog buns, salami, provolone, and what looks like some pumpernickel bread, you've got a tasty lunch. And you've got Pluto, too!Erin Jang is an artist and graphic designer in New York Cit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Food-Portraits-of-Disney-Characters/

Outtakes and Bloopers from the First Six Star Wars Films

Enjoy bloopers, gags, and behind-the-scenes silliness from the sets of the Star Wars prequels and (starting at 6:30) the original trilogy. There are flubbed lines, falls, and technical difficulties galore. Some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Outtakes-and-Bloopers-from-the-First-Six-Star-Wars-Films/

Underwater Greenhouses

(Photos: Nemo's Garden)To grow, plants need stable temperatures, exposure to sunlight, water, and protection from parasites. While scuba diving off the coast of Italy, Sergio Gamberini had an idea about how he could prov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Underwater-Greenhouses/

Jenkins’ Cat Fort

Jack Shepherd wanted to make a nice play fort for his cat, Jenkins. He ended up building “The World’s Most Glorious Cat Fort” complete with two stories, towers, windows, ramps, beds, tunnels, scratching...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Jenkins-Cat-Fort/

Mind-Bending Cityscape Table Inspired by the Movie Inception

Stelios Mousarris, a furniture designer in Cyprus, was inspired by the twists and turns of the science fiction movie Inception to build this coffee table. An entire city lies inside its interior of wood and stee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/06/Mind-Bending-Cityscape-Table-Inspired-by-the-Movie-Inception/






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