Archive for March 9th, 2016

Life With an 8 Foot Tall Dog

Many of us remember reading about Clifford the Big Red Dog when we were kids and longing for a monstrously huge dog friend of our own. But the problem with Clifford was that he was quite possibly too big -he cou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Life-With-an-8-Foot-Tall-Dog/

This Incredible Chair Was Carved from a Single Tree Stump

In 2014, artist Alex Johnson took a single brown oak tree stump and shaped it into this magnificent chair. It's called the Glenham I. It is a swirl of seemingly moving curls carved into the rigid wood. He unveil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/This-Incredible-Chair-Was-Carved-from-a-Single-Tree-Stump/

Never Give Up

[https://youtu.be/KW0ahs49hWE] (YouTube link)In this kindergarten gymnastics recital, a young boy attempts to clear the vault. He fails. And fails again. But he keeps trying, and eventually breaks into tears. Still not g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Never-Give-Up-2/

Darepool - Talk About Your Blind Adoration!

Darepool by The StaziacDeadpool has proven he can do it all, crossing everything from "star in a hit movie" to "go one day without hacking someone to bits" off his list, but the one thing he's never been able to do is t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Darepool-Talk-About-Your-Blind-Adoration/

Edible Cup Is Made of Squid Meat

(Photo: Gigazine)It's a completely consumable drinking vessel. Rocket News 24 reports that Fujiyahonten, a specialty seafood shop in Hokkaido, Japan, offers this unique goblet made entirely of squid meat. It's ideal for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Edible-Cup-Is-Made-of-Squid-Meat/

The iMom

Technology keeps advancing, to the point where every job will be automated, even that of raising children. The iMom is a robot that can take the place of a mother, freeing parents up to do whatever it is they want to do....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/The-iMom/

Marco Rubio Sitting In A Giant Chair: The Photoshop Battle

(Image Link)We live in an age where people can say something at a debate, or post an embarrassing picture of themselves online, and almost immediate get responses...that are generally satirical in nature.(Image Link)Trum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Marco-Rubio-Sitting-In-A-Giant-Chair-The-Photoshop-Battle/

Text-To-Speech in 1846 Involved a Talking Robotic Head With Ringlets

Professor Joseph Faber spent 25 years perfecting his “talking machine,” which he called the Euphonia. He unveiled the Euphonia in 1846 at London's grand Egyptian Hall before a crowd of people who paid a shill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Text-To-Speech-in-1846-Involved-a-Talking-Robotic-Head-With-Ringlets/

Beautiful Animal Drawings Made with Multicolored Dots

Ana Enshina, an artist in London, offers vibrant pictures of wildlife with tiny dots. She selects the size and color of each to create vivid drawings that look like they're ready to leap out of an alternate reality. You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Beautiful-Animal-Drawings-Made-with-Multicolored-Dots/

Best of Mythbusters

After twelve years and 282 episodes, Mythbusters is gone for good. In honor of the show, Thomas Crenshaw put together a tribute using only the best clips without any context. That means lots of explosions.[https...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Best-of-Mythbusters/

How to Care for Your Pet Human

(Candy Rocket/Jason Aloisi)Giving your child a pet is a great way to teach him responsibility. The child must become disciplined enough to study how to care for the animal and to consistently provide that care.Not every...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/How-to-Care-for-Your-Pet-Human/

Waiting for a Cat Birth Livestream

TinyKittens (previously at Neatorama), a cat rescue service, has teamed up with Langely Animal Protection Society in British Columbia to run a TNR (trap, neuter, return) program for feral cats. Unfortunately, life is not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Waiting-for-a-Cat-Birth-Livestream/

The Struggle Is Still So Real

The struggle is all too real for some, while others breeze through life never knowing what it's like to work extra hard at something only to have dirt thrown in your face.(Image Link)Those of us who have learned to strug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/The-Struggle-Is-Still-So-Real/

23 Facts about U.S. Cash

[https://youtu.be/s7ZmAtjD2iA] (YouTube link)You know what they say, money can’t buy happiness. But it can buy chocolate, plane tickets, college tuition, and freedom from stress, which is about the same thing. Stil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/23-Facts-about-US-Cash/

Tick Tracy - Here's Looking At You, Chairface

Tick Tracy by MephiasThe Tick found himself reading lots of detective comics while he was on hiatus from fighting crime, and his all time favorite was about a square jawed slugger named Dick. Wishing he could be as cool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Tick-Tracy-Heres-Looking-At-You-Chairface/

Drag Queen Phi Phi O'Hara Does 90s NickToons Cosplay

[ 39/365 ] #365DaysOfDrag "90S CARTOONS!" NEXT UP.....#DIDIPICKLES #rugratsA photo posted by Phi Phi O'Hara (@phiphiohara) on Feb 8, 2016 at 8:24am PST Drag cosplay is a relatively new and niche part of the performa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Drag-Queen-Phi-Phi-OHara-Does-90s-NickToons-Cosplay/

10 Awesome Music Videos Directed By Film Directors

Why would a successful film director take on a music video project? Because they were intrigued with the possibilities of the medium, or because they weren’t doing anything else between projects. There are also mus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/10-Awesome-Music-Videos-Directed-By-Film-Directors/

Actual Job: Cheese Librarian

(Photo: Iain Cameron)The American Cheese Society calls the position "Content Manager." But dig into the job description and you'll see that the organization wants a librarian:EDUCATIONFour-year accredited Bachelor’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Actual-Job-Cheese-Librarian/

Moving to “America’s Worst Place to Live”

Last year, Christopher Ingraham of the Washington Post wrote a story with an interactive map about the USDA’s “natural amenities index,” a data set that ranked all the counties of the United States in v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Moving-to-Americas-Worst-Place-to-Live/

The Alternate Versions Of Wonder Woman

I posted a feature article a while back called The Wonderful World Of Wonder Woman Cosplay, which featured a few dozen cosplayers showing off their take on Wonder Woman's signature styles over the years.Now Variant Comic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/The-Alternate-Versions-Of-Wonder-Woman/

The Rise of Bootlegged Content

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.Bootlegged movies and musi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/The-History-of-Bootlegged-Content/

Teen Pulls off Incredible Jenga Move

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az-ToYr-jHw](Video Link)The task of the game of Jenga is to remove blocks from the pile without collapsing the stack. 16-year old George Hirst of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, UK had the one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Teen-Pulls-off-Incredible-Jenga-Move/

When This Animal Closes Its Mouth, The Mouth Disappears

(Photo: Frank Fox)You can close your mouth, but your lips, however tighly sealed, are still a gap. It's a different situation for the Hydra viridissima. The hydra's mouth disappears at the cellular level...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/When-This-Animal-Closes-Its-Mouth-The-Mouth-Disappears/

Back in My Day

Oh yeah, everyone likes to talk about how things were different back in the day, when the world made sense, when we were young and so much more aware of everything. It’s the same for every generation, and will alwa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/09/Back-in-My-Day/




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