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Melting Candy

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) This is just silly enough to be satisfying. Erwin Trummer recorded candy as it melts, reversed some of the sequences, and then set them to classical music. It doesn't make a bit of sense, but it's fun to watch. -via Tastefully Offensive

First Class 92 - Sometimes Live Action Pales In Comparison To Cartoons

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

First Class 92 by JP Perez The X movies have been lacking something the original cartoon had plenty of- character. Those mutant men and women just don't look the same when they're played by big names on the big screen, and the costume changes are a bit jarring to anyone who once watched the cartoon as a youngster. Show More Summary

This Little Piggy Went To Home Depot When His Fence Was Blown Down

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Pigs look like carefree critters when they're laying around in their sty or wallowing in the mud, but they're only super chill when they know they're protected from the big bad wolves by a fence or a wall. So when 60 mph winds knocked...Show More Summary

How a Wild West Showman Brought Man-Lifting Kites to the British Army

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Around the turn of the 20th century, people were nuts about new technology, even stuff that now seems so odd you have to wonder what they were thinking. Take kites: if you had enough of them, one could lift a man high in the sky, as if he were flying. Show More Summary

Roll Out Table

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Guests coming over for dinner? You don't have to grab a spare table or snap in an extra table leaf to fit everybody for dinner - with this Roll-Out Table by Norwegian designer Marcus Voraa, you just roll out more table! Clever!

Why Knights Fought Snails in Medieval Art

5 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Scribes decorated medieval manuscripts with all kinds of weird thing, like rabbits, cats, Star Wars characters, and lots of snails. Snails very often appear to be doing battles with knights -or, more accurately, the knight is attempting to do battle with the snail. Show More Summary

The Real-Life Waterworld Project

6 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Waterworld isn't the kind of movie that makes people think "gee, I'd sure like to live there someday!", but Brooklyn street artist Swoon saw the film as inspirational- so she started making floating homes out of trash. Swoon calls her...Show More Summary

29 Interesting Archaeological Discoveries

7 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) What's been going on in the world of archaeology? John Green fills us in on new stuff, big stuff, and fascinating stuff in this week's episode of the mental_floss List Show. To be honest, it's mostly old stuff, though -very, very old stuff, even if it's new to you and me.

Crystal Flower Proves that Chemistry Can Be Romantic

8 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Ask a chemist for flowers, and he'll likely give you these wonderful crystal flowers! Chemistry professor Dean Campbell of Bradley University and his team were trying to develop new catalysts by making a solution of copper acetylacetonate in tetrahydrofuran, then soaking slabs of polydimethylsiloxane in the jar. Show More Summary

This Artist is the Fuzziest and Cuddliest Painter Around

9 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Kenny Au knew that his husky was destined for greatness if he just knew how to acheive it -so he and his wife trained Hunter to paint. Well, to be more accurate, they trained their dog to paint after the super smart pup learned everything else it seemed possible to know. Show More Summary

This Recipe For Crusty Roasted Fondant Potatoes Will Change Your Food Loving Life

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Potatoes are the most versatile vegetable in your kitchen, as they can be used in both sweet and savory dishes, but most will agree the best potato dishes are either buttery or cheesy and easy to prepare. Which is why this recipe for...Show More Summary

The 12 Most Dramatic Episodes of Bones

11 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

After 12 seasons, the TV series Bones came to an end last night. The show focused on forensic anthropologist "Bones" Brennan and FBI agent Seeley Booth and the crimes they solved together. The series was based on the work of Kathy Reichs,...Show More Summary

Zorg ZF-1 - Shoot Now, Ask For Multipass Later

12 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Zorg ZF-1 by adho1982 It can be hard to take down your enemies when you're carrying around all kinds of weapons, and yet any warrior worth their salt knows they need a wide array of arms at their disposal in case things go sideways.Show More Summary

Celebrities Audition To Become Stephen Hawking's New Voice

12 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Stephen Hawking is a forward thinking fellow, so when he was told his synthesized voice sounds a bit outdated he decided to call up some of his famous friends and let them have a go at becoming his new voice. (YouTube Link) Okay, soShow More Summary

Recipes from Artificial Intelligence

13 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Janelle Shane spent some time teaching a neural network how to generate recipes. She set it to learn from 30,000 existing recipes, but learning to cook is hard. After all, it can't taste the results. But even before the recipes are completed, it had a difficult time learning ingredients, measurements, and processes. Show More Summary

Comedian Ken Jeong Answers Important Medical Questions

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Video Link) Ken Jeong is best known for his roles in The Hangover and Dr. Ken, but before he was famous, he was actually just a regular old doctor (although undoubtedly a funnier-than-average one). While he may not be a practicing M.D. Show More Summary

A Cloud That Rains Tequila

15 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image credit: Urban Spree) Tequila Cloud is an art installation that is a cloud made of tequila, that rains tequila on command. In case you're thinking of renting one for your next party, there's only one, and it was on display earlier this month in Germany. Show More Summary

Visiting The Anza Borrego Super Bloom

17 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

California has record rainfall this year and as a result, the desert is full of flowers and the Anza Borrego Desert outside of San Diego even had more flowers than it had since 2005 -what's known as a super bloom. Even the second you get out of your car you're hit with flowers everywhere. Show More Summary

DIY Horror Movie Makeup Lessons From The 1960s

19 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Dressing up isn't reserved for Halloween night when you're a monster movie fan, and trying to recreate those spooky looks becomes a lifelong mission we undertake so we can feel closer to those creatures of the night. Back in 1965 Forrest J. Show More Summary

Stray Cats and Their Street Games

21 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

A Japanese photographer who goes by Nyan Kichi has made friends with a colony of feral cats. He's found that the cats particularly love to play in an area where the street has a lot of drain holes. They've made a game of jumping into...Show More Summary

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