Archive for January 9th, 2009

Incredible Edible Art

Food art is a strange field, but I can't help but love people who not only decided to play with their food, but make a living out of it. Over at WebUrbanist, they have spotlighted a few great food artists, one specia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/incredible-edible-art/

Potato Man

What a cute little guy! This potato, with arms, legs, and a nose, was harvested in Huon, Tasmania, where it's summer now. http://www.themercury.com.au/article/2009/01/09/48825_tasmania-news.html -Thanks, Vit Peyr!*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/potato-man/

Micro Maniac

See what happens to various foods and a variety of other materials when you microwave them for as long as it takes to destroy them. The videos are sped up, with timers to let you know how long it takes. The Ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/micro-maniac/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Geophysical Survey of the World of Warcraft James Wallis gave an interesting talk at Interestin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/videosift-clips-of-the-week-15/

Seinfeld/Bruce Lee Remix by Brandon Bird: "What's the Deal With Nunchucks?"

"What's the deal with nunchucks?" by Brandon BirdWe've written about Brandon Bird before on Neatorama, but it's a pleasure to run across another one of his tongue-in-cheek artwork floating on the Web. This one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/seinfeldbruce-lee-remix-by-brandon-bird-whats-the-deal-with-nunchucks/

Chairman Mao's Grandson is a Blogger

Meet Mao Xinyu, a 38-year-old senior colonel in China's People's Liberation Army and blogger. He's not just any blogger - his blog, which is all about Chairman Mao, was voted most popular by the readers of People's Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/chairman-maos-grandson-is-a-blogger/

Pub-Corn: Alcohol-Flavored Popcorn

College students (why doesn't this surprise me) Cary Silverman combined two party favorites to create a new snack: alcohol-flavored popcorn.The popcorn, which doesn't actually have any alcohol content, comes in beer, pin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/pub-corn-alcohol-flavored-popcorn/

Instruction Manual for Life

TheraminTrees and his brother QualiaSoup collaborated to make this interesting animation called Instruction Manual for Life. There's an unmistakeable (truthful/heavy-handed/blasphemous? Take your pick) message in there -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/instruction-manual-for-life/

Record Set in South Pole Expedition

The Canadian team of Ray Zahab, Kevin Vallely and Richard Weber have completed a 680 mile journey across Antarctica to the South Pole on foot in just under 34 days. This beats the previous Antarctic speed record by five...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/record-set-in-south-pole-expedition/

The Recently Deflowered Girl

The Recently Deflowered Girl is a 1965 etiquette book for those awkward moments you hadn't planned for, written by Edward Gorey under the name Hyacinthe Phyppe, an expert in such matters. In each "deflowerment...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/the-recently-deflowered-girl/

Gadget Orchestra

This is pretty cool - it's a musical composition using applications from several different handheld devices. I only ever thought to play games on my DS, so I'm quite impressed. Link Music, Video, stacy, gadgets,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/gadget-orchestra/

50 States and Their Mottos by Emily Wick

The Fifty United States and their Mottos (2008) by Emily WickArtist Emily Wick created this fabulous map of the United States out of linoleum block prints, with official state mottos carved into each of the 50 States. My...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/50-states-and-their-mottos-by-emily-wick/

Star Wars Toy Trains Would Be Jedis How to Use The Force

Can you be a Jedi? Well, here's a toy Jedi training device that trains Star Wars fans to use The Force:The Force Trainer (expected to be priced at $90 to $100) comes with a headset that uses brain waves to a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/09/star-wars-toy-trains-would-be-jedis-how-to-use-the-force/
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