Archive for January 6th, 2009

Five Celebrity Wikipedia Entries They Clearly Wrote Themselves

I have to say, Cracked.com nailed this one. I grew up loving Corey Feldman. My cousins and I used to fight over who would get to marry him someday (thank God I lost that one, I guess). But even I have to admit his care...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/five-celebrity-wikipedia-entries-they-clearly-wrote-themselves/

Chris "Jesus" Ferguson Makes Fruit Salad

Professional poker player Chris Ferguson can cut bananas and watermelon just by throwing a playing card. Pretty impressive, but wouldn't it be easier to just use a knife? I kid, I kid. Video, fruit, stacy, ferguso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/chris-jesus-ferguson-makes-fruit-salad/

The Script of The Godfather as Visual Art

The Los Angeles Pop Art company created this poster of Don Vito Corleone, using the entire script of the movie The Godfather as the medium. Copies are are on sale starting for $300, but personally, I would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/the-script-of-the-godfather-as-visual-art/

Translucent Sea Creatures

National Geographic always has cool photo galleries, but I especially like this one. This guy is a cowfish, and although he's transparent, he's glowing purple because of the photographer's strobe. He's kind of cute....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/translucent-sea-creatures/

Vintage Cereal Boxes

Nostalgic for your childhood? No doubt The Imaginary World's vintage cereal box gallery will conjure up images of Saturday morning cartoons and massive sugar rushes. And even if you were more of the oatmeal type, some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/vintage-cereal-boxes/

Sock Monkey Goddess Sarasvati

Every year, this crafter makes a new sock monkey. I love this one, it's the Hindu goddess of the arts, Sarasvati. Link via CraftzineArt, Religion, Funny, crafts, silly, hindus, goddess, sock monkeys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/sock-monkey-goddess-sarasvati/

Logic Test

Can you think logically? Take the armchair logic test! There are only 15 questions, and it doesn't take very long -if you are logical! I scored only 87%, which disappoints me. Link -via the Presurfer (image credit: Fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/logic-test/

BaR2D2

BaR2D2 is a radio-controlled, mobile bar that features a motorized beer elevator, motorized ice/mixer drawer, six-bottle shot dispenser, and sound activated neon lighting. The robot is driveable so you can take the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/bar2d2/

Gas Bang Wallop

Barry Bernard loves gas. He has a series of videos in which he blows things up with a secret mixture of gasses. This picture is from the video in which he blows up a friend's bed. You'll find more of them at YouTube. Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/gas-bang-wallop/

Nature's Architects

People aren't the only ones who build things. In fact, some animals are better at it than we are! Beavers, moles, birds, many insects, and spiders are natural builders with amazing structures you'll see at WebEcoist. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/natures-architects/

Excuses, Excuses

Some people sabotage themselves by setting up an excuse for failure before even trying something. Psychologists have studied this sort of behavior since at least 1978, when Steven Berglas and Edward E. Jones used t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/excuses-excuses/

Who says TV anchors have no moves?

Have you ever wondered what television news anchors do during commercial breaks? Which local TV news anchors make the best team? Well, judging from a behind-the-scenes video clip that has popped up, it’s WGN’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/who-says-tv-anchors-have-no-moves/

Next Generation Space Toilet

Leave it to Japan to fiddle with the adult diaper technology and develop the next-generation space toilet. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with engineers from the private sector to complete th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/next-generation-space-toilet/

The $700 Billion Rabbit Hutch

Recall the surprising news that banks can't account for how they are using first tranche of the $700 billion federal bailout fund? Well, luckily, Freakonomics blog reader Gannon Hubbard found the answer: a $700 billion r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/the-700-billion-rabbit-hutch/

Eating a Tuna Eyeball

Jesse of Flee Alaksa likes to eat strange things. How strange? How about this: a tuna eyeball!I was at the grocery store and I got the urge to eat something new. I looked around and I didn't really see much until I f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/eating-a-tuna-eyeball/

Evolution of Technology Ad

Evolution of Technology is a jaw-droppingly creative ad on the "evolution" of steampunk robotic dinosaurs to modern androids. It's developed by Scholz&Friends Group for the German electric store Saturn.Laug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/evolution-of-technology-ad/

Objectified, a Documentary of Industrial Design by Gary Hustwit

How do the things that we buy become things in the first place? Documentary filmmaker Gary Hustwit (who also did Helvetica - yes, a film about the typeface) takes a look at product designers and their industrial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/objectified-a-documentary-of-industrial-design-by-gary-hustwit/

Caption Monkey 54: Mr. T and Nancy Reagan

Photo: Mary Anne Fackelman/The White House - via The Sly OysterHooray! It's time for the Neatorama and Hobotopia Caption Monkey game.Yes, your eyes aren't deceiving you. That's Nancy Reagan sitting on Mr. T's lap (Santa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/caption-monkey-54-mr-t-and-nancy-reagan/

2008 Weblog Awards

Congratulations to many of our friends in the blogosphere for being the finalists for the 2008 Weblog Awards.Miss Cellania is nominated for Best Large Blog (with Technorati Authority between 301 and 500),YesButNoButYes f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/2008-weblog-awards/

Amazing Cityscape Art Made From Unusual Objects

Most of us played with building blocks to create our own make believe buildings and cities. Fortunately, not all of us outgrew this habit. Here are some cityscape artworks made from unusual objects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/amazing-cityscape-art-made-from-unusual-objects/

Curly Skateboard by Loren Kulesus

Too bad this gorgeous IPSVM skateboard exists only in Loren Kulesus's design. Given its intricacy, I'd wager that the only loop-d-loop you'll see with this skatebard is in its design: Link - via NotCotskateboard, Loren K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/curly-skateboard-by-loren-kulesus/

Stylish Emergency Tent: Accordion reCover Shelter

Just because you need an emergency tent it doesn't mean that you have to live in an unstylish one. Here's the Accordion reCover Shelter, by designers Matthew Malone, Amanda Goldberg, Jennifer Metcalf and Grant Meacham: *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/stylish-emergency-tent-accordion-recover-shelter/

Canine Treadmill

I don't know whether to call this American ingenuity and laziness: behold the Canine Treadmill that lets the dog walk itself indoors. You can set the speed, distance, and incline to give your dog the right amount of exer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/canine-treadmill/

Can True Love Last Forever?

Can true love last forever? Scientists at Stony Brook University used brain scans to find that indeed, true love can last a lifetime:Scanning the brains of people who have been together for 20 years, the scientists f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/can-true-love-last-forever/

Scientists Found New Species of Galapagos Pink Iguana

Scientists have just discovered a new species of iguana that has pink scales and lives on one volcano in the Galapagos Islands:... scientists have discovered that the "rosada" – or pink – iguana...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/06/scientists-found-new-species-of-galapagos-pink-iguana/
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