Archive for December 9th, 2016

Prince’s Closest Friends Share Their Best Prince Stories

Embed from Getty Images Chris Heath collected memories of Prince and his life from those closest to them: band members, childhood friends, girlfriends, employees, and others who each have a great Prince story. Or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Princes-Closest-Friends-Share-Their-Best-Prince-Stories/

These Amazing Minecraft Creations Took Billions Of Blocks To Build

Gamers have been making virtual artwork in Minecraft since the game first came out five years ago, but overall their creations have been kept simple and square, like 3D versions of 8- or 16-bit pixel art.However, the art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/These-Amazing-Minecraft-Creations-Took-Billions-Of-Blocks-To-Build/

Pantone 2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

Pantone has announced the color of the year for 2017. It's PANTONE 15-0343 TCX, also called "greenery."[https://youtu.be/8zC75u81VKg] (YouTube link)What do you think? Pantone says it's a color of renewal.Greenery is a fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Pantone-2017-Color-of-the-Year-Greenery/

Japanese Artist Spent Three And A Half Years Creating One Giant Illustration

Drawing with pen and ink can take a really long time, and artists who work in ink like to take their time and get it right because they may only have one chance to get it right.Japanese illustrator Manabu Ikeda spent ten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Japanese-Artist-Spent-Three-And-A-Half-Years-Creating-One-Giant-Illustration/

Squirrel Wanted For Stealing 150 Christmas Lights

Margaret Rican of Seattle is having a hard time this year, as her Christmas lights keep disappearing.  A squirrel has been making off with the bulbs one by one. The brazen thief pulls off his heists right in front o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Squirrel-Wanted-For-Stealing-150-Christmas-Lights/

Flashing Through The Snow - Jingle Bells, Something Smells...

Flashing Through The Snow (color) by JVZ DesignsWhy is it that all the creeps decide to crawl out of their holes around Christmas? It's like they know we're at our most vulnerable during this time of year so they decide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Flashing-Through-The-Snow-Jingle-Bells-Something-Smells/

How "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" Became a Holiday Staple

The most despised song from my entire radio career (1982-2006) was "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer." It wasn't because there was anything inherently wrong with the song, except for the dead grandmother. What ruined t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/How-Grandma-Got-Run-Over-By-a-Reindeer-Became-a-Holiday-Staple/

Little Things To Look For When You Watch A Christmas Story

Nowadays TV networks like TBS and AMC will play A Christmas Story for 24 hours straight, so viewers can watch their favorite holiday movie all day long if they wantAnd yet no matter how many times you've seen it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Little-Things-To-Look-For-When-You-Watch-iA-Christmas-Storyi/

Who Will Die in The Walking Dead Mid-season Finale?

Didn't we just do one of these polls? Oh, that was in October. The Walking Dead will be taking a hiatus for a few months after this Sunday's episode, so if anyone is going to be killed, it will happen this week....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Who-Will-Die-in-The-Walking-Dead-Mid-season-Finale/

Surreal Animal Tattoos That Look Like Quirky Sketches

Tattoos have come a long way from those Sailor Jerry days, and now there's nothing cooler than having an artist use a tattoo gun to apply an original piece of artwork to your skin.These artist original tats are (typicall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Surreal-Animal-Tattoos-That-Look-Like-Quirky-Sketches/

World Record Rube Goldberg Contraption Lights Up Christmas Tree

The municipal Christmas tree in Riga, Latvia, was switched on by a process that took 412 steps and ten minutes to complete. The video is much shorter because the part where they brewed coffee was condensed, and there may...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/World-Record-Rube-Goldberg-Contraption-Lights-Up-Christmas-Tree/

Historically Accurate Combat

Writers love to toss around the term "historically accurate" in order to make their war stories seem more credible and realistic.But they're ignoring the way battles were really fought and won back in the day, and the fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Historically-Accurate-Combat/

5 People Who Were Basically Indiana Jones

Explorers, archaeologists, treasure hunters, there were many men who inspired the tales of intrepid adventurers that were eventually summed up in the character Indiana Jones. Let's meet some of them in this article f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/5-People-Who-Were-Basically-Indiana-Jones/

“BRAAAM!”: The Sound that Invaded the Hollywood Soundtrack

The sound is a bit reminiscent of a foghorn blast, but was actually recorded with brass instruments and piano. You heard it in the 2010 movie Inception, and in almost every movie trailer since then. It's known i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/BRAAAM-The-Sound-that-Invaded-the-Hollywood-Soundtrack/

Beard Lights for the Ultimate Hipster Christmas

Now that LEDs allow us to connect many more strings than traditional lights, and even run on tiny batteries, I'm always thinking, "Where else can I put Christmas lights?" The answer is: one's beard. I don't have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/12/09/Beard-Lights-for-the-Ultimate-Hipster-Christmas/
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