Archive for November 26th, 2008

Can't Trust Those Gay Penguins ...

Here's why you can never trust gay penguins ...Keepers have segregated the couple after they caught them trying to trick straight birds into parting with their offspring by placing round stones at their feet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/cant-trust-those-gay-penguins/

The Dark Lord of Metal Logos

Christophe Szpajdel isn't just any ol' logo designer - he's the self-proclaimed dark lord of black-metal logos. The Belgian designer has drawn over 7,000 black- and death-metal bands from all over the world.Strangely, Ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/the-dark-lord-of-metal-logos/

Chalk Shadow Art

Photo: Chang W. Lee for The New York TimesI saw that "chalk shadow art" is making the round on the Net, without attribution or explanation (sigh). So, with a little Googling, I found the back story to the pheno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/chalk-shadow-art/

Ming Yi Sung's Crocheted Body Suit

I see Jill Harness' crocheted pie hats post and raise her this crocheted body suit by Chinese artist Ming Yi Sung. Believe it or not, the white bunny suit above isn't actually the weirdest thing she has ever crocheted an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/ming-yi-sungs-crocheted-body-suit/

Peles Castle's Grand Armory

Photo: Curious Expedition [Flickr]Curious Expeditions visited Castelul Peles (Peles Castle) in Sinaia, Romania. The castle was built by a multi-cultural "labor force" (forced labor?) and has an interesting hist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/peles-castles-grand-armory/

Enterprise (D) Takes on a Super Star Destroyer

(Video Link) Yes, we've all been subjected to Star Wars vs. Star Trek videos before, but this one is really, really good. Run time: 5 minutes, 36 seconds. Via Topless Robot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/enterprise-d-takes-on-a-super-star-destroyer/

The 40 Best TV Theme Songs

(Video Link) Josh Jackson of Paste Magazine has assembled what he considers to be the best TV theme songs ever. Unfortunately, Exosquad and Robotech were not on the list, but I've got to ag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/the-40-best-tv-theme-songs/

Crocheted Pie Hats

This stylish crocheted hat is just what the doctor ordered for the upcoming cold holiday nights. Link Via CraftZineFashion, Christmas, Cute, crafts, pie, holidays, style...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/crocheted-pie-hats/

Papercraft Turkey

This papercraft turkey is not only cute, but it also would make a great centerpiece. There's also a cute pilgrim and indian couple to download. Get yours free here.thanksgiving, Cute, turkeys, dinner, centerpeice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/papercraft-turkey/

Trace of Melamine Found in US Baby Formula

Remember the melamine contamination problem in China that killed at least 3 babies and made 50,000 others sick? Well, after that happened, the FDA quietly tested US-made formula and found trace contaminations of melamine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/trace-of-melamine-found-in-us-baby-formula/

Gifts You DON'T Want

MSN and Marie Claire have paired up to bring you a fun list of gifts you don't want. While some of them are actually kinda cool, like the beta fish book ends, there are certainly some wonderfully terrible gift ideas list...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/gifts-you-dont-want/

The Amazing Brick Stacking Man

Who needs a wheelbarrow? This guy transports 20 bricks on his head instead. Link [YouTube] - via Videon.se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/the-amazing-brick-stacking-man/

BlahblahFish

BlahblahFish takes your English text and translates it into another language, then translates it back into English. The results can be pretty strange. I used the phrase "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/blahblahfish/

Canstruction 2008

Canstruction is an international charity competition that opened last Thursday at the Winter Garden and Courtyard Gallery of the World Financial Center, featuring giant structures built entirely out of cans of food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/canstruction-2008/

The Hot Dog Launcher: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

It's all about turkeys this time of year, blah blah blah. What about the hot dog? Slashfood found a great video about the effort it takes to design the Phillies' air cannon that shoots hot dogs at games. This is sci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/the-hot-dog-launcher-everything-you-always-wanted-to-know/

Why It's A Really Bad Idea To Steal From the Billboard Company

Bad idea: thievin'Really bad idea: getting photographed while thievin'Neatorama-worthy: getting photographed while thievin' from a billboard company, that is now plaster...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/why-its-a-really-bad-idea-to-steal-from-the-billboard-company/

Addictionary: A Website for Made Up Words

Addictionary is a wonderful website for those who love weird, obscure, and well, made-up words. It's kind of like Urban Dictionary, but less gritty and dirty feeling when you visit.One of my favorite section is the There...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/addictionary-a-website-for-made-up-words/

Straight Up Chess

Steve of Straight Up Chess makes chess boards that are so good that you'd want to hang 'em up in a picture frame. The wall-mounted chess boards are made from gorgeous cherry, walnut, and maple hardwoods and better yet: t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/straight-up-chess/

Lost In Space: Astronaut Lost $100K Tool Bag during Spacewalk

If you've ever lost a bag, then you know how distressing it can be. All that stuff - gone! But take heart, at least you didn't lose a tool bag - in space - like Endeavour astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper did about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/lost-in-space-astronaut-lost-100k-tool-bag-during-spacewalk/






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