Archive for August 9th, 2007

Papiroflexia.

Papiroflexia (Spanish for "Origami") is the animated tale of Fred, a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands. Push play or watch the original version at Pixelnitrate, the website of Par...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/papiroflexia/

Vintage Hairstyles.

At The Hair Archives, see hairstyles from the Victorian Era up through the 1970s. Find out about how important a baby’s first cut once was, get styling instructions for lots of retro looks, and read the story be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/vintage-hairstyles/

Not all funny names are real.

The Restoran Vargina reminded me of a photo that went around the internet a few years ago. This is actually Nagina Tandoori, a restaurant in Dublin, Ireland. You can see how easily the facade was changed for the jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/not-all-funny-names-are-real/

Restaurant WHAT?!

After browsing our Funny Business Name section, Neatorama reader codott said that he'd found the funniest business name EVAR: "Restoran Vargina" in Sentul, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia. The tag on the bottom translat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/restaurant-what/

Lightwriting Video: Star Wars vs Star Trek by Lichtfaktor

After reading our Light Graffiti post, Neatorama reader tagg told us about this awesome lightwriting video made by lichtfaktor called Star Wars vs Star Trek: Hit play or go to http://www.skycast.com/video/watch/-81091786...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/lightwriting-video-star-wars-vs-star-trek-by-lichtfaktor/

Butt Sweet House

Neatorama reader Andrew H. Barbour sent these two sweet pics from Abu Dhabi, UAE, where he lives - Thanks Andrew!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/butt-sweet-house/

MySpace in Brazil?

Apparently, "MySpace" opened a real estate office in São Paulo, Brazil - Thanks Marcelo Porpecelli!See also: Google Office in Brazil, Google Fashion in Turkey and in China....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/myspace-in-brazil/

Tattoo Typo Led to Lawsuit

Here's a funny story about tattoos and typos: How in the world could a man end up with a typographical error tattooed on his chest?That was the question raised last week by a news story about a lawsuit filed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/tattoo-typo-led-to-lawsuit/

Not-So-Friendly Friendship Tree

Found at Spare Room, who has a neat collection of funny pics that haven't done the rounds of the blogosphere - Thanks Ana!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/not-so-friendly-friendship-tree/

30 Days of Spam

Neatorama reader Tyler Riewer wrote to us:Two friends of mine recently completed The Book of SPAM (yes, the canned meat kind) and in honor of their great trials, I've vowed to eat SPAM every meal for 30 days. The pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/30-days-of-spam/

Optimus Prime Case Mod

This awesome Optimus Prime case mod (6' 11" with legs on!) was made by John Mangus from Stoystown, PA. Link - Thanks MvT Cracker!Don't forget to check out Neatorama's Ultimate Case Mod Page....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/optimus-prime-case-mod/

Best New Music Video: “Tenderoni” by Chromeo

Chromeo [wiki] is an electrofunk duo based in Montreal and New York City. The duo is P-Thugg, on keyboards, synthesizers, and talk box, and Dave 1 (David Macklovitch) on guitar and lead vocals. The two were best frie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/best-new-music-video-%e2%80%9ctenderoni%e2%80%9d-by-chromeo/

Spirit Trees.

Miss Vickie writes often about her home state of Georgia. She posted photos of the “spirit trees” of St. Simons Island. {wiki} The legend is that trees may look at you, but it’s bad luck to look back...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/spirit-trees/

Japanese Chocolate Art

30 designers show their strange and beautiful creations at 21_21 Design Sight, a Tokyo exhibition about chocolate. Link - via swissmiss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/japanese-chocolate-art/

The McFLY 2015 Patents.

"The McFLY 2015 sneakers were made exclusively for the 1989 film Back to the future 2. Michael J. Fox wore them in the movie, they were never released to the public. Every kid who watched the movie ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/the-mcfly-2015-patents/

Tiny Ninjas.

On the one hand, this video illustrates how special effects, especially sound effects, make all the difference in a fight scene. On the other hand, it’s just plain cute. Click on image or go to College...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/tiny-ninjas/

Shakespearian Quiz.

Can you name all of Shakespeare’s plays? You have ten minutes! No, I couldn't do it. Link -via Reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/shakespearian-quiz/

ROOM.

The video ROOM is by Rinpa Eshidan, a Japanese visual and performance art group. Push play or go to YouTube. Led by Noiz-Davi (Yoshiaki Kusunoki) and Daisuke Yamamoto, the group's main activities are performing i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/room/

30-Second Bunnies: Napoleon Dynamite

The wonderful 30-Second Bunnies are at it again, this time as Napoleon Dynamite. Notice the special bunny design t-shirt. http://www.starz.com/features/bunnyclub/napoleon_dynamite/index.html - via Fanboy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/30-second-bunnies-napoleon-dynamite/

What is it? Game 32

Today's collaboration with What is it? blog brings us this strange looking device - can you guess what it is? More clues and another photo at What is it? blog.Place your guess in the comment section, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/what-is-it-game-33/

The Second Stupidest Outlaw That Ever Lived

The following is an article from Bathroom Readers' Institute's Uncle John's Great Big Bathroom Reader “Black Jack” Tom Ketchum (1862?-1901) B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/09/the-second-stupidest-outlaw-that-ever-lived/






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