Archive for April 18th, 2017

Jimbo's Pop Culture Chalk Art Displays at a Grocery Store

James Bennion is an artist in Utah. Harmon's Grocery displays his artwork that's also advertisements for their wares on chalkboards throughout the store. They are not only artistic, but clever, too! See a selection of Ji...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Jimbos-Pop-Culture-Chalk-Art-Displays-at-Grocery/

Batsy's Sirens - You Have The Wrong Number, There's No Charlie Here

Batsy's Sirens by Aaron MoralesThey'd already committed many crimes together across Gotham, and their friendship extended well beyond their villainous careers, but nothing brought them together like the Bat. He was th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Batsys-Sirens-You-Have-The-Wrong-Number-Theres-No-Charlie-Here/

Life Plan

There is an old Yiddish proverb that says, "We make plans, and God laughs." Or, as in the case of the latest comic from The Awkward Yeti, He sends rain and lightning to show how ephemeral your plans can be. I've seen thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Life-Plan/

The Best of Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017

If you are a Star Wars fan and couldn't attend Star Wars Celebration this past week, you can enjoy the highlights of the convention. See the passionate fans, the cute kids, the movie stars, the music, the cospla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/The-Best-of-Star-Wars-Celebration-Orlando-2017/

Unsuspecting Woman Brings Therapy Dog to Local Furry Convention

Earlier this month, the Motor City Furry Convention took place in Novi, Michigan. They selected Pets for Vets as their charity this year, and asked Cheryl Wassus to come to the convention and speak about it. Wassus is an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Unsuspecting-Woman-Brings-Therapy-Dog-to-Local-Furry-Convention/

The 'Tone Circle' John Coltrane Drew To Illustrate How He Created His Compositions

(Image Link)Fans are quick to say an artist or musician is a "genius" when they create on a higher level than the rest, but John Coltrane proved he was a genius with both his playing and his ability to put the workings o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/The-Tone-Circle-John-Coltrane-Drew-To-Illustrate-How-He-Created-His-Compositions/

Screenwriters Share Their Weirdest Script Notes

Screenwriters who were nominated for Oscars this year tell stories about the notes that studio executives and producers would leave in their scripts. Although I'm sure that they contribute good suggestions sometimes, the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Screenwriters-Share-Their-Weirdest-Script-Notes/

A Furby Being Crushed By A Hydraulic Press

Do you get creeped out every time you see a Furby? Have you had nightmares about that scary little talking toy walking into your bedroom while you're sleeping and whispering gibberish into your ear before it strangles yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/A-Furby-Being-Crushed-By-A-Hydraulic-Press/

An A-maze-ing Way Around the Law

A new law in India went into effect on April first that says all bars and liquor stores must be at least 500 meters from state and national highways. A lot of businesses have closed or moved since then, but one enterpris...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/An-A-maze-ing-Way-Around-the-Law/

How To Fake A Double Exposure Shot In Photoshop

Posting the same old photos on Instagram won't help you wow your friends and followers, and the pics we put up in our homes are starting to pale in comparison to all those cool shots we see online.But many people have no...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/How-To-Fake-A-Double-Exposure-Shot-In-Photoshop/

What a Job: Comparing First-Class Flights

Peter Flax crossed the U.S. four times in a 36-hour period for the Hollywood Reporter. That sounds like pure hell for most of us, but his assignment was to experience and compare four different airlines' premium first-cl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/What-a-Job-Comparing-First-Class-Flights/

Cool DIY Cinder Block Projects

(Image Link)The humble cinder block has proven it's more than just the component of a sturdy wall- it's a building block with handy holes in the middle that make it way more useful than its square cousin the brick.You ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Cool-DIY-Cinder-Block-Projects/

I'm Flying - This Titanic Reboot Looks Awful!

I'm flying by NemiMakeitDarth never got to spend quality time with his own kids, so when he suddenly appeared in the mind of the young Sith Kylo Ren he decided to make the most of it and show that twisted kid how to li...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Im-Flying-This-Titanic-Reboot-Looks-Awful/

On Feeling Depressed

There's a difference between sadness and clinical depression. We all feel sad sometimes, possibly often, but that doesn't always mean we are suffering from a chemical imbalance. As The School of Life points out in this v...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/On-Feeling-Depressed/

The 'Draw This Again' Online Art Challenge Proves Practice Makes Perfect

(Image via Miles)It's not always to see a person's skills improve as they perfect their craft, but it's really easy to see an illustrator's improvement because their original drawings look like crap compared to their lat...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/The-Draw-This-Again-Online-Art-Challenge-Proves-Practice-Makes-Perfect/

15 Cool Things You Never Knew About Vikings

Vikings are cool because we can use them in pop culture as a shortcut to connote violence and manliness -just right for a superhero action movie. But Vikings were a real group of seafaring Scandinavian conquerers who inv...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/15-Cool-Things-You-Never-Knew-About-Vikings/

Fun Words Created By Spelling Other Words Backwards

Many words in the English language have strange origin stories, but those words created by simply spelling a pre-existing word backwards have a very straightforward reason for existing- wordplay.The Brits turned Yob into...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Fun-Words-Created-By-Spelling-Other-Words-Backwards/

Awesome Abilities

Not all heroes wear capes, and even some that do won't make it into in superhero comic books or movies. If you can help someone, even if it's just making them smile, that makes the world a better place. And that's super....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Awesome-Abilities/

The McDonald's Sauce That Sold for $14,700

Who knew that holding on to your old unused McDonald's sauces was a worthwhile investment? One eBayer sure discovered the perfect time to sell his old Mulan Szechuan Teriyaki Dipping Sauce (available only back in 1998) a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/The-McDonalds-Sauce-That-Sold-for-14700/

Plucked From Obscurity: Eyeglass Wipers

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!Inventive, yet under-publicized devicesby Marina Tsipis, Improbabl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Plucked-From-Obscurity-Eyeglass-Wipers/

Movies Hollywood Changed For China

The market for Hollywood movies in China is so lucrative that Hollywood producers will change anything they want in order to get in theaters there. That can mean dropping references to ghosts, international crime, or pol...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/18/Movies-Hollywood-Changed-For-China/




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