Archive for January 20th, 2016

How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find

Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were highly educated, wealthy, well-traveled, and spoke a dozen languages between them. Yet they still couldn’t find acceptance into the academic circles of Cambridge because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/How-Lady-Bible-Hunters-Made-the-Victorian-Eras-Most-Stunning-Scriptural-Find/

Medieval Combat MMA Is Amazing

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvNzQ1fWURE](Video Link)Two men go into the ring wearing medieval plate armor and blunted swords. Then they try to beat each other into submission. It's full contact with full steel.This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Medieval-Combat-MMA-Is-Amazing/

I Am S.P.E.C.I.A.L. - Ralphie Feels Right At Home In The Mojave Wasteland

I Am S.P.E.C.I.A.L. by Legendary PhoenixRalph was always being put in special classes, riding a special short bus and being told he was extra special by his dad Chief, but when the Wiggum boy awoke to discover he'd surv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/I-Am-SPECIAL-Ralphie-Feels-Right-At-Home-In-The-Mojave-Wasteland/

How 'Folk Art' Challenged the Art World to Get Real

Exactly what "folk art" consists of was debated when it arose in the early 20th century, although the simplest definition for the term is art produced by those without formal training. We also don’t know who came u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/How-Folk-Art-Challenged-the-Art-World-to-Get-Rea/

If People Talked to Their Bosses Like Kids Talk to Their Parents

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKwU9dzD0Ig](Video Link)Laurel Coppock, Molly Erdman, and  Megan Grano are members of the comedy troupe The BreakWomb--a collection of moms who riff on momming. They like to show wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/If-People-Talked-to-Their-Bosses-Like-Kids-Talk-to-Their-Parents/

The Most Frequent SNL Hosts of All-Time

You remember the Saturday Night Live skits in which a guest host was welcomed to the “Five Timers Club,” an exclusive group of stars who have hosted the show five times. Those began quite a few years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/The-Most-Frequent-SNL-Hosts-of-All-Time/

I've Found My New Look: The Manbraid

Instagram member Lukas Robin Hood (tagline: "Psychedelic, Kaleidoscopic, Iridescent, Wonder Being") shows the new look of the season. Manbuns are so last year. For the spring of 2016, you need to coil your long...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Ive-Found-My-New-Look-The-Manbraid/

Tale of Tall Boy: The Origin of the Inflatable Man

Those giant wind socks that look like waving tube men are at just about every car dealer and payday loan shop, especially on weekends. Have you ever wondered about the mind that came up with that idea? Me neither, until...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Tale-of-Tall-Boy-The-Origin-of-the-Inflatable-Man/

Deep Fried Peanut Butter Balls

Amy of the marvelous food blog Oh, Bite It understands that everything is better after it's been deep fried. In the past, she's deep fried bacon-covered Oreos, an entire Thanksgiving dinner, candy corn, and tequila. ...

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The Paint Spinning Drill

Gavin and Daniel, the Slow Mo Guys, dipped a drill bit in paint and then recorded it on high-speed video to play back slowly for us. It turned out to be a neat effect, even in the first take, when the bit was loose. Lear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/The-Paint-Spinning-Drill/

Police Sketches of Literary Characters Compared with Hollywood Versions

Lisbeth Salander from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, written by Stieg LarssonBrian Joseph Davis is an artist and filmmaker whose ongoing project The Composites (featured previously) produces illustrations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Police-Sketches-of-Literary-Characters-Compared-with-Hollywood-Versions/

An Honest Trailer for Labyrinth

Screen Junkies makes it clear that they would have never done an Honest Trailer for the 1986 film Labyrinth if it weren’t for their desire to pay tribute to David Bowie. As we shall see, he was the only me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Labyrinth/

Bark'N'Borrow: A Dog-Sharing Service

(Photo: Bark'N'Borrow)I've been saying for about 20 years that there's certain to be a market for a dog rental service. After all, dogs are awesome, but not everyone is in a position to get a dog. Do you like spending ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/BarkNBorrow-A-Dog-Sharing-Service/

Don't Blink - They Love That Look Of Terror In Your Eyes

Don't Blink by JimiyoWhen the Doctor tells you not to blink you'd better listen, because the hush that's befalling signifies the return of something rather sinister from the deep recesses of space. They're called the We...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Dont-Blink-They-Love-That-Look-Of-Terror-In-Your-Eyes/

The Group Photo

Every picture tells a story, don’t it, but this one tells an epic tale. LovelySweet1789 said it’s her favorite picture of her father. Before she was born, the family held a reunion at her grandparent’s...

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Can You Recognize the Cities In These Rings?

Ola Skekhtman, an artist in Cary, North Carolina, creates rings that will be familiar to world travelers. They're cityscapes of great destinations, including Amsterdam, Paris, New York City, Edinburgh, San Francisco, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Can-You-Recognize-the-Cities-In-These-Rings/

Five Possible Futures for How We Watch Television

Television is in a state of flux. Everyone watches, but they also complain about the cost. Some people are surprised that their parents still have cable, while the parents are surprised that the grandparents only watch b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Five-Possible-Futures-for-How-We-Watch-Television/

Top Ten Best Opening Movie Shots of All Time

[https://youtu.be/PnhZXELUmUs]YouTube LinkCineFix's latest is a countdown of their picks of the ten best opening shots in cinema. In doing so, they bring back some truly beautiful sequences that are easily forgotten once...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Top-Ten-Best-Opening-Movie-Shots-of-All-Time/

How Wile E. Coyote Explains The World

About a year ago, we posted the Rules for Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, taken from Chuck Jones’ autobiography. It’s a list we could all understand, because we all grew up watching Roadrunner cartoons. B...

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The World's Smallest Disco Is the Size of a Phone Booth

That's because it is a phone booth. Teledisko is a full-service discotheque in a tiny, refurbished phone booth. From the outside, select your music. Then you and your friends step inside. There's a stereo, a mir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/The-Worlds-Smallest-Disco-Is-the-Size-of-a-Phone-Booth/

The Game Genie Generation

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.For manchildren of a cert...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/The-Game-Genie-Generation/

Massive Ball of Deep Fried Nutella and Ice Cream Covered with Caramel

(Photos: Piccolo Me)First, pour salted caramel over the ball . . .. . . then slice it open.Piccolo Me, a cafe in Sydney, Australia, offers this extraordinary confection. It's made of ice cream, Nutella, and crushed Malte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Massive-Ball-of-Deep-Fried-Nutella-and-Ice-Cream-Covered-with-Caramel/

A Call from Future You

Chris from Lunarbaboon has a multi-panel comic at Webtoons in which he hears from the future. The news is not good, but don’t worry -the call from the future produces a workaround. One that we all might try when it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/A-Call-from-Future-You/

Dad Builds Hyperrealistic Star Trek Playset for His Son

You're looking at a photo of the bridge set from the original Star Trek, right?Wrong. It's a playset that David Weiberg built for his 8-year old son. Everything is scaled perfectly with the original shapes and c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Dad-Builds-Hyperrealistic-Star-Trek-Playset-for-His-Son/

Death Star III - Why, BB-8, WHY?!

Death Star III by DC Visual ArtsFans can't get enough of that rolling droid named BB, but I've always suspected it was up to something sinister. As it turns out I was right to reject the cuteness and seeming innocence o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Death-Star-III-Why-BB-8-WHY/

Cat Walks into Pet Store, Goes on a Catnip Bender

[https://youtu.be/_YudzneyjzM]YouTube LinkIn the cat version of "a man walks into a bar..." this pretty kitty wandered into an unidentified pet store. The employees later found him, gettin' crazy with the catnip toys. Ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/Cat-Walks-into-Pet-Store-Goes-on-a-Catnip-Bender/

McDonald's Will Offer Chocolate-Covered French Fries

(Photo: Model Press)Welp, it's time to pack and move to Japan. Actually, there's no need to pack because the only thing that you truly need is already there. Rocket News 24 reports that McDonald's restaurants in Japan wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/20/McDonalds-Will-Offer-Chocolate-Covered-French-Fries/
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