Archive for February 21st, 2017

Pix2pix Tensorflow Artificial Image Creation

Christopher Hesse created a way for internet users to experiment with artificial intelligence-created images. The idea is that you draw an outline, and the machine uses the info that it already knows to create your image...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Pix2pix-Tensorflow-Artificial-Image-Creation/

A Brave Soul From Saskatchewan Wore JNCO Jeans For Seven Days To Find Himself

JNCO took the fashion world by storm in the 90s by making ridiculously baggy jeans with the widest legs ever produced, which made them extra floppy, saggy and often made them look like an ankle length skirt.With JNCO set...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/A-Brave-Soul-From-Saskatchewan-Wore-JNCO-Jeans-For-Seven-Days-To-Find-Himself/

An Honest Trailer for the Oscars 2017

Oscar season is here, and Screen Junkies is taking the opportunity to give us a mini-honest synopsis of each of the nine films nominated for Best Picture. There's a couple of historical dramas, a war movie, a coming-of-a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/An-Honest-Trailer-for-the-Oscars-2017/

A Camera Lens Made From 32,000 Drinking Straws

Photographers have always known they don't need fancy equipment to take a picture, because many early cameras were nothing more than a box with a hole in it and a glass plate covered with emulsion inside.So when shutterb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/A-Camera-Lens-Made-From-32000-Drinking-Straws/

Color-changing Hair Dye

If you recall mood rings from the 1970s or Hypercolor t-shirts from the '90s, you probably won't be surprised that  you can now color your hair with a dye that will change color in response to the temperature. The d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Color-changing-Hair-Dye/

Photographer Throws Miniature Parties For The Squirrels Who Visit Her Yard

I think squirrels are swell little critters, and it really chaps my hide when I hear about people killing those little bushy tailed brats for no good reason.However, I don't like squirrels enough to invite them into my h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Photographer-Throws-Miniature-Parties-For-The-Squirrels-Who-Visit-Her-Yard/

Space Cake Has Worlds Inside

Pedagiggle made a birthday cake for four-year-old Ilyas with a space theme. She wanted to convey the idea of outer space inside the cake as well as the decorated outside, so she created a solar system for the interior. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Space-Cake-Has-Worlds-Inside/

A Reporter Interviews Reformed Zombies In "Less Than Human"

Zombie lore has changed quite a bit since the first Night Of The Living Dead film, and zombies have gone from being strictly undead eating machines to humans afflicted with a life-altering virus.That means if an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/A-Reporter-Interviews-Reformed-Zombies-In-Less-Than-Human/

We Want Your Soul - Kreepy Kitties

We Want Your Soul by DeepFriedArtDo you ever feel like your cat is looking at you funny? Have you felt like your cat was trying to stare straight into your soul when you're not looking, only to find your feeling was co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/We-Want-Your-Soul-Kreepy-Kitties/

Zootopia Filmmakers Create Animal Parody Posters for Oscar Nominees

The Academy Awards will be bestowed on movies from 2016 this coming Sunday night, so it's time for parodies that double as promotions for the Oscars. There's a scene in the movie Zootopia (which is nominated for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Zootopia-Filmmakers-Create-Animal-Parody-Posters-for-Oscar-Nominees/

The Fascinating Love Lives of Terrible Dictators

From misogynists to sex addicts, dictators are obviously unbalanced people and their sex lives only serve to prove how unhinged they are. Over on TopTenz you can learn about ten dictators and their torrid sex lives. For...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/The-Fascinating-Love-Lives-of-Terrible-Dictators/

10 Terrible Early Drafts of Villains

It takes a bit of tweaking to get a character right for a movie, especially if it's science fiction or a comic book adaptation. What looks good on paper often doesn't translate all that well to the screen. So it's common...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/10-Terrible-Early-Drafts-of-Villains/

The Small French Diner That Was Accidentally Awarded a Michelin Star

One of the greatest awards a restaurant can earn is a Michelin star, but in the case of Bourges' Bouche à Oreille, the award was a real surprise -largely because the restuarant is simply a small neighborhood diner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/The-Small-French-Diner-That-Was-Accidentally-Awarded-a-Michelin-Star/

Libretto: The Last Second

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!(Image credit: Howard I. Cannon)The mini-opera that premiered as part of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Libretto-The-Last-Second/

Trading Cards For Fictional Athletes By Cuyler Smith

In the world of sports trading cards professional athletes get all the love, but what about all those professional actors who play athletes in movies and TV shows? Don't they deserve their own commemorative trading cards...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/21/Trading-Cards-For-Fictional-Athletes-By-Cuyler-Smith/




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