Archive for February 23rd, 2016

Photoshop Guru Turns Random Photos Into Movie Posters

Say what you want about Reddit, but it does seem to be a virtual space in which those who are skilled in Photoshop turn up in droves. For example, Redditor Your_Post_As_A_Movie uses random images uploaded to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Photoshop-Guru-Turns-Random-Photos-Into-Movie-Posters/

The Clapping Machine

Every day, inventor Simone Giertz is making the world a better place. She's finding ways to automate the tedious tasks that distract us from more important domains of life, such as watching cat videos.In the past, she's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/The-Clapping-Machine/

Terrible Marketing Mistakes Nobody Seemed To Notice

Marketing disasters are some of the most buzzed about incidents in the world of product branding and advertising, because people barely remember most good ads but they always remember a failure.And yet companies will con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Terrible-Marketing-Mistakes-Nobody-Seemed-To-Notice/

The Chemistry of Lighting a Match

The process takes merely tenths of a second. But within that tiny amount of time, there's a lot going on. The American Chemical Society used a high-speed camera operating a 4,000 frames a second to illustrate the sequenc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/The-Chemistry-of-Lighting-a-Match/

Lumos - Shut Off That Spell And Go To Bed Harry!

Lumos by UrsulalopezHarry outgrew his night light at an early age, because he'd learned the spell Lumos which provided him with an instant source of illumination whenever he needed it. And unlike candles or a lantern Lum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Lumos-Shut-Off-That-Spell-And-Go-To-Bed-Harry/

The New Atlas

Boston Dynamics is getting closer every day to inventing the Terminator. This is the latest version of the Atlas humanoid robot, shown walking untethered, outside in the snow, and interacting with a real human. He, I mea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/The-New-Atlas/

The World's Longest Eyebrow Hair is 7.5 Inches Long

This distinguished gent is smiling with reason: he's snagged the Guinness World Record for the world's longest eyebrow hair. Zheng Shusen, 80, of China has one that's 7.5 inches long. It's so long that it slips into his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/The-Worlds-Longest-Eyebrow-Hair-is-75-Inches-Long/

An Honest Trailer for The Oscars

The Academy Awards will be presented this Sunday night, so Screen Junkies had to do an Honest Trailer about it. They decided to look at all eight contenders for the Best Picture award. Which is good, because I’d ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/An-Honest-Trailer-for-The-Oscars/

Wine Bottle Fire Extinguisher

Wine Enthusiast offers this luxurious fire extinguisher of perfect vintage. It's a Bordeaux that will extinguish the fire in your mouth and your kitchen. The completely functional fire extinguisher measures a fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Wine-Bottle-Fire-Extinguisher/

The Merry Cemetery

A small town cemetery in Romania has made a name for itself by being the most colorful boneyard ever. The Merry Cemetery in Săpânţa has wooden markers painted with pictures of the deceased and “colorful&rdq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/The-Merry-Cemetery/

How Can You Tell the Difference between Good Acting and Bad Acting?

(Image: "Devil's Due", Star Trek: The Next Generation)We watch movies and television programs, so we see actors all of the time. But unless we work in the entertainment business, their craft remains a mystery. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/How-Can-You-Tell-the-Difference-between-Good-Acting-and-Bad-Acting/

Tinder Users Who Were Extremely Candid With Their Dating Profile

(Via Reddit)Many people on dating sites like Tinder tell lies to help them hook up, and it's so common nowadays that everyone assumes our dating profiles are as padded as our resumés.But those who like to keep it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Tinder-Users-Who-Were-Extremely-Candid-With-Their-Dating-Profile/

Which Way Did He Go? Lateral Character Movement in Film

In another example of things you never thought about before, we look at the importance of lateral movement in film. We feel more natural when the action moves from left to right on the screen instead of the converse, eve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Which-Way-Did-He-Go-Lateral-Character-Movement-in-Film/

Guy Falls Asleep At Work, Internet Sends Him On Photoshop Adventures

(Image Link)It's not uncommon for people to fall asleep at work, but most of the time they go and grab a cup of coffee or tea and take a walk to wake up, getting away with passing out while on the clock.But bad employees...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Guy-Falls-Asleep-At-Work-Internet-Sends-Him-On-Photoshop-Adventures/

What Type of Light Bulbs Should You Use To Combat Insects This Summer?

Mike and Teresa Justice are behavioral ecologists who conducted a study concerning the types of light bulbs that attract the most and least amount of insects. During the study, which took place over an entire summer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/What-Type-of-Light-Bulbs-Should-You-Use-To-Combat-Insects-This-Summer/

Spells: The Always Good One - Of Potions And Dark Pacts

Spells: The Always Good One by BomdesignzSnape always seemed to have a sinister air about him, but in the end he proved that he was one of the good ones despite certain deals he'd made with the dark one. Harry always ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Spells-The-Always-Good-One-Of-Potions-And-Dark-Pacts/

10 Awesome Movies Where the Bad Guys Win

There are movies like Casablanca and Camelot that convinced me that the best films don’t have happy endings. In both those examples, the protagonist chooses honor and the needs of the man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/10-Awesome-Movies-Where-the-Bad-Guys-Win/

Pronounce Every Word In This Poem Correctly And Prove You Are An English Pro!

If there's any truth to My Fair Lady then English tutors who taught people proper pronunciation liked to use clever poems as training tools, which would make the poem "The Chaos" by Gerard Nolst Trenite the ulti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Pronounce-Every-Word-In-This-Poem-Correctly-And-Prove-You-Are-An-English-Pro/

How Randy Newman and His Family Have Shaped Movie Music for Generations

You know Randy Newman from the songs in Toy Story, or, if you are a certain age, from his 1977 hit “Short People.” You might not know that Newman, while releasing a dozen albums over the years, has b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/How-Randy-Newman-and-His-Family-Have-Shaped-Movie-Music-for-Generations/

Slave Leia Kylo Ren

She promises to finish what he started, but she's thinking of a savage battle above the sands of Tatooine. Cosplayer Ashleigh of Lost Weasley Child offers this mashup of Princess Leia's iconic slave outfit from Retur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Slave-Leia-Kylo-Ren/

Possible Pain During Execution

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!by Stephen Drew,Improbable Research staffThere’s pleasu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Possible-Pain-During-Execution/

Hairstylists Create Superhero Hair

With great hair comes great responsibility and Instagram member Jordan Glindmyer has come through for us with this mohawk that looks like the crest of Spider-Man. He's one of many top-end hairstylists who are participati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Hairstylists-Create-Superhero-Hair/

Vintage Snapshots, All with the Same Creepy Shadow

Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of men? The Shadow knows. The Shadow, or the Predator, as he is called here, lingered for decades, lurking through snapshots, fashion shoots, and portraits taken on the streets of b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Dozens-of-Vintage-Snapshots-All-with-the-Same-Creepy-Shadow/

People Who Accidentally Dressed Like Inanimate Objects

(Image Link)Don't you hate it when you discover to your horror that you've accidentally dressed like an inanimate object?It's even worse when your mean students call you out on your objectifying fashion sense, posting si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/People-Who-Accidentally-Dressed-Like-Inanimate-Objects/

Chocolate Ravioli with Raspberry Sauce

You can have more than just meat and cheese with your stuffed pasta. It can be a dessert, too! Caroline of the food blog Pinch Me I'm Eating shows us how to make a chocolate-flavored ravioli. It's filled with a white cho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/Chocolate-Ravioli-with-Raspberry-Sauce/

How Many Nobel Prizes Could Newton Win?

The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901, while Sir Isaac Newton died in 1727. But if the prizes had been around during his lifetime, he would have won it hands down in multiple years.Einstein is renowned for his imag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/23/How-Many-Nobel-Prizes-Could-Newton-Win/






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