Archive for December 9th, 2017

Street Disco by Benedetto Bufalino

[https://youtu.be/D7T9XT665Xk] (YouTube link)French artist Benedetto Bufalino (previously at Neatorama) is known for his absurdist stunts. This year, he came up with a rather ridiculous idea that turned out to be a lot o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Street-Disco-by-Benedetto-Bufalino/

12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters

As weird as the characters (and settings, in the above case) of the Star Wars universe are, they all have an origin of sorts. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/12-Bizarre-Inspirations-Behind-Star-Wars-Movie-Characters/

The Quest for the Holy Grail Meets Parkour

A group of Knights Templar are on a quest to "liberate" the Holy Grail from the fortress of the Frenchmen who have it in their possession. They'll have to harness their best weapons skills and ability to leap tall buildi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/The-Quest-for-the-Holy-Grail-Meets-Parkour/

The LOLcats of 1911

LOLcats are much older than the internet, and even older than current copyrights. The children's book Kittens and Cats: A First Reader (1911) was written by Eulalie Osgood Grover. The simple captions tell the st...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/The-LOLcats-of-1911/

Ugly Princess Sweater - Fashionably Ghibli

Ugly Princess Sweater by SoulkrHumans who live in the woods long anough give up their fancy duds and only start wearing clothes again to keep warm, because the campfire only lasts so long and the wolves won't give up...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Ugly-Princess-Sweater-Fashionably-Ghibli/

Popular Super Powers That Are Actually Totally Impractical

(Via lycoris_collective)Comic book nerds dream of having super powers because we believe these powers will make our lives better in some way, but when we really analyze what it means to have certain powers the cons far...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Popular-Super-Powers-That-Are-Actually-Totally-Impractical/

The Personal Assistant Robot

Wait, what? It was enough of a shock to realize that I am talking to the robot instead of the guy, but the underlying implication of that last line is a bit ominous. Am I one of those friends he finds boring? Does that e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/The-Personal-Assistant-Robot/

Rockin' Out On A One Dollar Guitar

Talented musicians have a way of making any and all instruments sound better than expected, but making a crappy little toy guitar from a dollar store sound good seems like an impossibility.However, as we've learned many...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Rockin-Out-On-A-One-Dollar-Guitar/

Carjacked Infant Found, Honey Biscuits Credited

Two parents were carrying laundry into a laundromat in Galveston, Texas, when a carjacker jumped in their vehicle and took off -with their baby in the back seat! The thief eventually realized the baby was in the car and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Carjacked-Infant-Found-Honey-Biscuits-Credited/

Make Spirits Bright This Holiday Season By Giving The Gift Of A NeatoShop Shirt

Christmas Smear by daletheskater The holidays are all about giving, but some people are so darn hard to shop for it's virtually impossible to find a gift that will actually make them happy.So here's the secret to g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Make-Spirits-Bright-This-Holiday-Season-By-Giving-The-Gift-Of-A-NeatoShop-Shirt/

Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked

How many Christmas horror movies can you name? There's a lot more than that. Would you believe that Film School Rejects found and critiqued 79 Christmas horror films? Yeah, there are quite a few that you've never heard o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/Every-Christmas-Horror-Movie-Ranked/

The Curvature Blindness Illusion

Psychology professor Kohske Takahashi of Chukyo University in Japan presents a new optical illusion called the Curvature Blindness Illusion. The first thing you should know is that all the lines across the page are exact...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/The-Curvature-Blindness-Illusion/

How to Take Out an AT-AT

What's the best way to disable an AT-AT? It's elementary! Tie a rope around the machine's feet until it trips, while riding your unicycle and playing a Star Wars tune on your flaming bagpipes. We learned that se...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/09/How-to-Take-Out-AT-ATs/

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