Archive for November 21st, 2008

Turkey Head Salt Shakers

Is your home decor lacking slightly creepy salt and pepper shakers? Artist Guy Michael Davis has you covered. These shakers are not only disturbing in appearance, but the molds used to make them were created with real de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/turkey-head-salt-shakers/

Giant Sculpture of Darth Vader and Yoda Carved out of Butter

An old, but good story: Each year at the Tulsa State Fair, an artist is commissioned to make a sculpture out of butter. In past years, cows, farmers, and baseball players were created out of hundreds of pounds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/giant-sculpture-of-darth-vader-and-yoda-carved-out-of-butter/

Payment Spider Sold on eBay

Previously on Neatorama, we've read the story of a man who tried to pay a bill with a doodle of a spider. Contributor Ali S. commented "I would buy that spider and the story if I could!" Well, Ali, you're a little...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/payment-spider-sold-on-ebay/

Grand Opening Party

(Brightcove link) Nice fireworks! What's the occasion? It's the grand opening of The Atlantis, a luxury resort on the man-made Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. To get a scale of the fireworks, keep in mind that the "trunk" of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/grand-opening-party/

Turbaconducken

How do you improve upon a turducken (turkey stuffed with duck stuffed with chicken)? Behold, the Turbaconducken. It's a turducken wrapped in bacon! Bacon Today has the step-by-step recipe with pictures. Link -via Cynic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/turbaconducken/

World's Simplest Steam Engine

(Metacafe link) On the b3ta boards this was titled "Look what Mum's getting for Christmas!" It would be a nice little experiment to explain how steam power works to the kids. http://www.b3ta.com/links/Look_wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/worlds-simplest-steam-engine/

Two-faced Kitten Born in Perth

A kitten with two faces was born yesterday at a veterinary clinic in Perth, Australia. A newspaper photographer was at the clinic to shoot pictures of greyhounds when the birth occurred, and took the opportunity to snap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/two-faced-kitten-born-in-perth/

Google Earth + 360cities

This week, we've started to feature another layer in the Google Earth Gallery, showing several thousand panoramic views provided by 360cities.net. This layer contains exciting 360 degree panoramas from a variety of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/google-earth-360cities/

Random Recipe Generator

Every time you reload the page, you'll get a different randomly-generated recipe. This goes a long way toward proving that machines can't cook. Here's what I got on the first try: Coffee Surprise S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/random-recipe-generator/

Top 3 MacGyver Fighting Moments

Damon over at the Videon.se video blog has listed his top three MacGyver fighting moments. The site is in Swedish, but MacGyver's moves are multinational. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/top-3-macgyver-fighting-moments/

10 USB Gadgets to Keep You Warm

No matter what item you're about to buy these days, it feels like the USB option is always available. In this list of ten "gadgets to help you prepare for the upcoming winter season" you will be able to find everythi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/10-usb-gadgets-to-keep-you-warm/

Google SearchWiki - Customize Your Search Results

Google's new SearchWiki service is a way for you to customize your search results by re-ranking, deleting, adding, and commenting on search results. This video demonstrates a few ways to use SearchWiki: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/google-searchwiki-customize-your-search-results/

Hand (Puppet) Feeding a Pygmy Hippo

What's even cuter than a lil' pygmy hippo? How about a pygmy hippo who loves to be fed with a "Madagascar" movie hand puppet?The Daily Mail has the story:Zoo keepers at the private zoo near Chipping Norton...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/hand-puppet-feeding-a-pygmy-hippo/

Color In Wallpaper

At one point in our lives, we all love to color - and for some of us whose love of coloring things go beyond coloring books, artist Jon Burgerman has made this wonderful thing: the color-in wallpaper!http://www.jonburger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/color-in-wallpaper/

Where's Her Belly Button?

When Victoria's Secret model Karolina Kurkova walked down the catwalk, people started wondering: where is her bellybutton? The newspapers call it the "riddle of the £2.5m beauty". The beauty in questi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/wheres-her-belly-button/

Siduhe Grand Bridge

How do you get your cables from one side of the bridge to another when your suspension bridge will be 560 meters above the river? The Siduhe Grand Bridge in China is nearing completion after four years of construction....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/siduhe-grand-bridge/

Chocolate Pie Chart

Now *this* is the way to learn math: Behold the Chocolate Pie Chart by Mary& Matt. 70% milk + 20% dark + 10% white chocolate = 100% chocolaty goodness!Link - via Swissmisschocolate, pie chart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/chocolate-pie-chart/

Language of the Birds by Brian Goggin and Dorka Keehn

Digital illustration by Brian GogginArtists Brian Goggin and Dorka Keehn are collaborating to create an art installation called "Language of the Birds," opening next week in San Francisco. The sculpture is an &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/language-of-the-birds-by-brian-goggin-and-dorka-keehn/

Nun Fight

(YouTube link) The comedy duo Paul and Storm explain what to do with homeless nuns. -Thanks, Christophe! ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/nun-fight/

Vintage Geisha Postcards

Flickr user Vintage Lulu posted a lovely set of vintage geisha postcards from the late 19th and early 20th century. Link -via Everlasting Blort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/vintage-geisha-postcards/

Burj Dubai BASE Jump

(Current TV link) An unidentified Englishman and Frenchman jumped from 650 meters up in the Burj Dubai tower -the tallest building on earth- in May of 2008. Both were arrested shortly afterward. -Thanks, Adam Fuhr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/burj-dubai-base-jump/

10 Cool Secrets About Disneyland

Regardless of where you believe to be the true “Happiest Place On Earth” is, you have to admit, Disneyland is at least pretty magical. It's so magical, in fact, that even after 50 years and over 500 million of visito...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/21/10-cool-secrets-about-disneyland/
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