Archive for December 15th, 2007

A Red State Update Christmas

Continuing with the adventures of Tennesseans Jackie and Dunlap, this episode finds the boys celebrating Christmas when what to their wondering eyes did appear but Senator Mike Gravel dressed as Santa Claus. Satirical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/a-red-state-update-christmas/

LEGO Snowflake Ornament

Photo: "Big Daddy" Nelson [Flickr]This is LEGO unlike anything we've seen before: Nelson "Bid Daddy" Yrizarry used white tree leaf pieces to create fantastic snowflakes out of LEGO! The snowflakes are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/lego-snowflake-ornament/

Flying Spaghetti Monster Ornament

Shelly Hattan of Civil Bitch blog (can I say that?) knitted this Flying Spaghetti Monster "Chrifsmas " ornament. She even shared the knitting pattern so you can make one too!Link - via Craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/flying-spaghetti-monster-ornament/

World's Most Expensive Haircut

How much would you pay for a good haircut? Twelve dollars at Supercuts (like me) or $400 at a high-end salon (like John Edwards)? Or would you pay even higher like Beverly Lateo, a blond millionaire who paid celebrity ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/worlds-most-expensive-haircut/

Starcraft Origami

It's no secret that South Koreans love Blizzard's computer game Starcraft (they have televised matches there!).Here's an example of how they are so into Starcraft: origami of dozens of Starcraft characters and ships, lov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/starcraft-origami/

Night of Racial Tension

[YouTube Link] Night of Racial Tension is Jeff Davis' satirical take on the George Romero's social commentary on the racial politics of the 1960s in his 1968 film Night of the Living Dead. That fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/night-of-racial-tension/

30 Years of LucasFilm Christmas Cards

Since 1977, LucasFilm has commissioned original art for its company Christmas cards. Many of them, like the 1981 card shown, feature Star Wars characters. This year’s card has a company of pop-up Stormtroopers. See t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/30-years-of-lucasfilm-christmas-cards/

Bad Gift Emporium

Bad Gift Emporium is a flash site that showcases some really poor gift choices. Click on a picture for an explanation and a chance to send an ecard featuring that gift. You can also submit and rate gifts. Link -via Everl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/bad-gift-emporium/

Perception of Labels

Dave Munger at Cognitive Daily ran a little experiment to see how people reacted to the terms “stay at home father” (or mother) versus just plain father and mother. The results are discouraging, but not totally une...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/perception-of-labels/

Pig Toy That You Can Squish!

But like some kind of real life version of the T-1000 from the Terminator 2: Judgment Day movie this little piggy won't kill you nor try to pose as you later on as it retakes its original shape. The "Lokulokus" is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/pig-toy-that-you-can-squish/

Take A Seat

Here is an interesting visual concept graduation project at the Design Academy Eindhoven. A seat that you don't have to pick up and drag around in a library. Instead, this cute little guy/gal will follow you around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/take-a-seat/

Human Evolution Has Sped Up Faster than Ever!

Scientists have discovered that not only are humans still evolving, they're actually doing so at a much higher rate than ever!In the past 5,000 years, genetic change has occurred at a rate roughly 100 times higher th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/human-evolution-has-sped-up-faster-than-ever/

Winston, The Fountain Man

Hit play or follow the link to Snotr video to watch this guy, Winston, store and pour water from within his stomach at will! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/winston-the-fountain-man/

Wooden SNES Case Mod

Someone made this awesome wooden SNES case mod, featured with one of my favorite games of yore: StarFox!Link (with embedded Dailymotion video and gallery)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/wooden-snes-case-mod/

Got DUI? Join the Chain Gang and Wear Pink Undies!

Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, dubbed "America's toughest sheriff," has a plan to cut down on drunk drivers: force 'em to work in a chain gang and make 'em wear pink underwear!"Maybe this will warn people...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/got-dui-join-the-chain-gang-and-wear-pink-undies/

Man Went to University After Finding Prospectus in a Kenyan Slum

Meet Sammy Gitau, 35, who just graduated with a master's degree from Manchester University. Sammy has a fascinating story: he was inspired to get an education when he ran across a brochure for the University in the garba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/man-went-to-university-after-finding-prospectus-in-a-kenyan-slum/

Gorgeous Vintage Ear Trumpets

One could lose hours gazing at the various fantastic collections of vintage medical equipments at one of my favorite websites: Phisick Medical Antiques. We've featured the website before (in one of few first What is it?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/gorgeous-vintage-ear-trumpets/

T-shirt shows the first extreme cyclist

If you’re so inclined, you can vote for (or against) this design by clicking on the voting widget: If you're into extreme sports, you can learn about the "4 Bloodiest Sports in History" here. And you can see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/15/t-shirt-shows-the-first-extreme-cyclist/






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