Archive for December 11th, 2008

Have Your Dessert and Wear It, Too

Monster Crochet always has the neatest things. And now, just in time for the holidays, Lady Linoleum has created the pie-ret in three different flavors: pumpkin, pecan, and cranberry-orange. Looks like a pie, fee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/have-your-dessert-and-wear-it-too/

Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Photography of Barcelona

Tilt-Shift Barcelona from joja on Vimeo.Ali posted a couple of really neat videos of tilt-shift+time-lapse photography before on Neatorama. Here's something along the same line: this time, it's Barcelona by Vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/tilt-shift-time-lapse-photography-of-barcelona/

Expandable Christmas Stocking

Need more room in your Christmas stocking for goodies? It's not a problem with this fantastic DIY expandable Christmas stocking, by Instructables user scoochmaroo: Link - Thanks Ed!Christmas, diy, stocking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/expandable-christmas-stocking/

Emoticarolers

Barrett Haroldson of Colle+McVoy ad agency worked on Yahoo! Messenger's newest microsite: Emoticarolers, where you can "compose" your own Christmas ditty to be sung by four emoticons sent to the digital doorste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/emoticarolers/

Wii-Mote Covered in Hemp Strings

Neatorama reader DHRECK wrote to us about his latest art creation: a fully functional Wii-mote/nunchuck completely covered with hemp strings! Made from 3 kinds of 100% natural hemp string on the outside, while remain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/wii-mote-covered-in-hemp-strings/

Popular Science Magazine (1872 - Now) in Google Books

This is fantastic: Google Book Search has full copies of Popular Science magazine, dating back to 1872, available for you to read online. The very first issue, May to October 1872, covers such topics as The Study of Soci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/popular-science-magazine-1872-now-in-google-books/

LEGO Robot Solves Rubik's Cube All By Itself

Hans Andersson bought a LEGO Mindstorms kit for his daughters, but got caught up in making this spectacular robot himself. Meet Tilted Twister, a LEGO robot that does what most of us can't do: solve a Rubik's cube all by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/lego-robot-solves-rubiks-cube-all-by-itself/

Sandwich Board Man (No, Not That One) Got a Job

When we posted about Paul Nawrocki wearing a sandwich board advertising himself for a job, many of you say that it would never work.But such a tactic did work, at least for this guy: An out-of-work banker wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/sandwich-board-man-no-not-that-one-got-a-job/

The Isiserettes Drill and Drum Corps

I love this group. The Isiserettes are a non-profit drill and drum corps from Des Moines headed to D.C. in January to perform at Barack Obama’s inauguration. The official group is made up of kids ages 7 to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/the-isiserettes-drill-and-drum-corps/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #7

Woohoo! It's time for the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt on Neatorama!For those of you who don't know how to play (what? how could you!), here's what it's all about: it's an online treasure hunt where you can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-7/

Big Fat Lies About Alaska

To celebrate the release of mental_floss’ first iPhone application, a game called Big Fat Lies! every Lunchtime Quiz this week involves lies. Today’s quiz asks you to figure out which statements about Alaska are bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/big-fat-lies-about-alaska/

The RoboCop Rap

A rap tribute to the classic 80s Cyberpunk film RoboCop. This video was written and produced by DJ Mayhem, feat. MC Mouthmaster Murf - both from The Anomalies. Link [YouTube] - via Nerdcorerobocop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/the-robocop-rap/

Yoda Cake 2.0

Maybe Debbie Goard of San Francisco's Debbie Does Cakes got inspired by this other Yoda cake when she decided to make her own Star Wars pastry contribution. Yoda’s head was made from rice krispies treats, modell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/yoda-cake-20/

How to Make Homemade Marshmallows

The folks over at Slashfood are giving their readers a recipe gift every day leading up to Christmas. They've had some really yummy ones - I'm definitely going to have to try out these Peanut Butter Fudge Krispy Treats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/how-to-make-homemade-marshmallows/

The Google Street View Prank

When Ben Kinsley and Robin Hewlett of Carnegie Mellon University found out that Google Street View is coming to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the duo arranged a more "interesting" view of the street: they staged a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/the-google-street-view-prank/

Melting Man Wants YOU to Fight Global Warming

Photo: Red Cross of ArgentinaThis is a pretty clever guerilla marketing by the Argentinian Red Cross: a "melting" man passing out fliers urging spectators in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to fight global warming.Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/melting-man-wants-you-to-fight-global-warming/

Super Mario Bros. Room

Antoinette J. Citizen created this art installation straight out of Super Mario Bros, complete with working question mark boxes with sound effects: Link - via Chunnelmario, super mario bros, room...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/super-mario-bros-room/

Flight of the Conchords Invite Fans to Lip Dub

Oh, how I love Flight of the Conchords. The crazy genius New Zealand duo are at it again ... and this time, you're all invited. All you have to do is learn the lyrics of "Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros" and vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/11/flight-of-the-conchords-invite-fans-to-lip-dub/






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