Archive for January 24th, 2018

Custom LEGO Home

What would you pay to have a custom scale model of your own home, in LEGO? Etsy seller Shari Austrian of LittleBrickLane will build one for you! You can have a model made showing the exterior only for $1500, or one with...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Custom-LEGO-Home/

Whopper Neutrality

The average person who uses the internet for a sensible part of their day has little understanding of what Net Neutrality is and why we need it. Burger King produced an ad that illustrates the concept of Net Neutrality u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Whopper-Neutrality/

Why Menu Translations Go Terribly Wrong

Anyone who's ever been to the blog Bad Menu knows that problems in menu translation are common. That's because, while foot coverings can be shoes and a warm outer garment can be a coat no matter what the local language s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Why-Menu-Translations-Go-Terribly-Wrong/

Tech Rules And The Technologically Illiterate Drool In 'Computer Show'

Back in 1983 computers were new and exciting technology that few people had in their homes and even fewer knew how to actually use, so not knowing how to use a computer in the 80s was forgivable.Cut to the early 21st cen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Tech-Rules-And-The-Technologically-Illiterate-Drool-In-Computer-Show/

The Secret History of the World's Priciest Spice

Saffron is worth its weight in gold, and can cost up to $16 a gram. Fortunately, it doesn't take much to make food taste heavenly. The reason it's so expensive is because it's hard to grow, hard to harvest, and the yield...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/The-Secret-History-of-the-Worlds-Priciest-Spice/

A Curious Kitty Tries To Catch A Hot Wheels Car As It Zips Around The Track

Cats love to chase mice, RC cars and Roombas, so it's only natural for them to go after anything that is zooming around in their line of sight, especially if it's small enough for them to catch and possibly chew on.So wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/A-Curious-Kitty-Tries-To-Catch-A-Hot-Wheels-Car-As-It-Zips-Around-The-Track/

Death Bear - He Doesn't Care About Your Warm And Fuzzy Feelings

Death Bear by DooomcatThose bears who care have been hogging the spotlight for decades because their nice and pleasant powers make people feel good, but the light must always be balanced out by the darkness and the go...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Death-Bear-He-Doesnt-Care-About-Your-Warm-And-Fuzzy-Feelings/

Honest Posters for Oscar-Nominated Movies

For some time now, digital artists have been altering theatrical posters to more accurately reflect what a movie is about, in the vein of the Honest Trailers. The hit films that have just been nominated for Academy Award...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Honest-Posters-for-Oscar-Nominated-Movies/

Fantastic And Funny Illustrations By Sergey Svistunov

It's good to have an artistic arsenal stocked with a wide range of genres, styles and color palettes when working as a concept artist, because you never know what the client is looking for so versatility is the key to su...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Fantastic-And-Funny-Illustrations-By-Sergey-Svistunov/

How to NOT Sexually Harass Someone

For men who are completely confused by women who do not want to be treated as sexual objects at work, Rachel Parris explains what sexual harassment is and is not on the new satirical show The Mash Report. Althou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/How-to-NOT-Sexually-Harass-Someone/

Contraceptive App In Hot Water Due To Unwanted Pregnancies

People use smartphone apps to make their lives easier in many ways, from finding a nearby restaurant to taking notes to getting directions to their destination, but would you trust a smartphone app to help you avoid unwa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Contraceptive-App-In-Hot-Water-Due-To-Unwanted-Pregnancies/

The Making of The Shape of Water

Here we have a look into the visual effects of the Guillermo del Toro film The Shape of Water. There's no voiceover explanation, just a peek at the layers of awesome digital art, including water, which is a real...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/The-Making-of-The-Shape-of-Water/

What A Non-Furry Learned While Attending A Furry Convention

Furries are one of the most misunderstood and maligned groups in the world of geekdom, and even though people should know better than to think of Furries as mere sexual fetishists the stigma remains.So, in an effort to d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/What-A-Non-Furry-Learned-While-Attending-A-Furry-Convention/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Repo Man

The 1984 science fiction comedy Repo Man is nothing like what you would imply from the title. Emilio Estevez is indeed a repo man, but the plot revolves around a radioactive Chevy Malibu, possibly with extraterr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-Repo-Man/

How They Say "Cheers!" in 70 Countries

There are few places around the world without a tradition of group drinking. The English "Cheers!" is a shortcut, a one-word toast. The same thing is done in many other countries in many other languages, although there a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/How-They-Say-Cheers-in-70-Countries/

Ice Cream

Molly Beans is a webcomic by Dan Sacharow that tells a continuing story, yet each comic can stand on its own. In the latest comic, we get bit of insight into Molly's idea of drive, work, and satisfaction. Can anything be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Ice-Cream/

Queen of the Extras: The Bess Flowers Story

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Bess Flowers was born in Sherman, Texas, on November 23, 1898. While gr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/The-Bess-Flowers-Story/

Powered By Pizza - Brain Fuel For Foodies

Powered By Pizza by thriftjd Pizza is more than just a delicious food that can be eaten warm or cold- pizza is fuel for our crazy modern lives. And when you fill your body up with pizza you're not only eating a b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/24/Powered-By-Pizza-Brain-Fuel-For-Foodies/

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