Archive for January 29th, 2009

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan as an Italian Opera

If you've ever wondered what Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Ricardo Montalban, RIP) would look like if it were an Italian opera, you're in luck. Here's Le Wrath di Khan, by the genius folks at Robot Chicken: L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/star-trek-ii-the-wrath-of-khan-as-an-italian-opera/

Oops! Only American products please!

Buyers for the U.S. Capital visitors center are in a bit of hot water today. They were warned not to buy goods made outside the US, but did it anyway. Now $100,000 worth of souvenirs are sitting in storage, blocked fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/oops-only-american-products-please/

First Political Campaign Television Ad Ever

[YouTube - Link]1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) v. Adlai E. Stevenson (D) This campaign was very unique. The two candidates used radio and television ads effectively and fought a long hard campaign . I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/first-political-campaign-television-ad-ever/

The 100 Most Popular Photoshop Tutorials of 2008

Sometimes, you may find it difficult to look for some of the highest quality photoshop tutorials. In order to save your time, Photoshop Lady has been spending almost a whole year to search for the best photoshop tutori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/the-100-most-popular-photoshop-tutorials-of-2008/

Fifteen films whose major plot twists change them completely [SPOILERS]

The Onion's AV Club lists 15 movies that start off going in one direction, then veer wildly into another, taking the films into territories you never expected. Spoilers throughout!'Psycho' at first plays like the sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/fifteen-films-whose-major-plot-twists-change-them-completely-spoilers/

Smallest Monkeys Alive

These pigmy marmoset monkeys are fantastic samples of animals rarely seen in the wild. Their bodies are about 5-6 inches tall and they have claws instead of nails. Linkanimals, tiny, monkeys, marmoset...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/smallest-monkeys-alive/

Beanie Baby Hunter Trophies

I have to love this stripus africanis sample. When you purchase them, you even get a nice little biological info about the species. The strupus africanis enjoys grass, cereal and Snickers bars. "This ideal stripus a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/beanie-baby-hunter-trophies/

What to Do with Books if You Don't Like Reading

As much as it pains me to see books damaged, this is pretty cool. The link contains lots of other interesting things artists have done with literature... other than read it, of course. Linkbooks, Arts amp Cra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/what-to-do-with-books-if-you-dont-like-reading/

Prisoners' Great Escape Stopped by a Light Pole

YouTube LinkTwo New Zealand prisoners who were handcuffed together as they fled a courthouse foiled their own getaway when they ran to opposite sides of a light pole, slammed into each other and fell to the ground. Jaile...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/prisoners-escape-stopped-by-a-light-pole/

More Cabinet-Friendly Cereal Boxes?

Kellogg's is testing out the idea of making cereal boxes shorter and wider to save room in your cupboard (and fit more on store shelves). What do you think? We don't eat much boxed cereal, but I can see where it might...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/more-cabinet-friendly-cereal-boxes/

Road Signs Warn of Zombies

Oh, great! Now there is something else out there snarling traffic on our morning commute. Ok, there aren't really Zombies on the loose. It's just some hackers having far to good of a time and commiting a little crime.*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/road-signs-warn-of-zombies/

Steampunk Heart Anatomy

Here are some hilarious pictures of handmade steampunk hearts, created out of polymer clay by Kimberly of Monster Kookies (Don't miss the gallery).LinkFrom the Upcoming Queue, submitted by 3oltan.steampunk, heart, craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/steampunk-heart-anatomy/

Lookalike Couples

Opposites attract, but other times it's the similarities that bond us to our loved one: Maybe you and your guy connected because you have the same favorite movie, enjoy the same types of food, or were raised with simi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/lookalike-couples/

Papercraft CCTV Camera

Who doesnt love a good papercraft? Especially one that mocks a large scale survelliance system that invades privacy of millions? Enjoy Nude Magazine's (no nudity on this page just papercraft, I promise) CCTV Papercraf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/papercraft-cctv-camera/

Guess the LEGO Movie Star

Film student Tyler Clites creates heroes of the big screen out of LEGO's.   See if you can guess the film stars here.Link - via larryfireFrom the Upcoming Queue, submitted by larryfire.movie star, minifig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/guess-the-lego-movie-star/

Name the Original Justice League

The lineup of the Justice League of America has changed many times over the years. Can you name the original founding members that debuted in comic books in 1960? In today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss, you have fou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/name-the-original-justice-league/

Really, really, ridiculously small micro-grabbers

Biotech researchers at U. Texas and Johns Hopkins have developed inexpensive wireless "micro-grabber" machines so small they can zoom around inside your capillaries and grab a living cell (see video here). ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/really-really-ridiculously-small-micro-grabbers/

Pittsburgh vs. Arizona Super Bowl Food-Off

The Pittsburgh Steelers face the Arizona Cardinals in the Super Bowl this Sunday. At Endless Simmer, Pittsburgh is up against Arizona to see who had the best game day food. Read about local sandwiches, beer, pizza, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/pittsburgh-vs-arizona-super-bowl-food-off/

The Oval Office Desk

The story of where the desk in the Oval Office came from is more intricate and exciting than you ever imagined. In 1845, famed explorer Sir John Franklin set out in the Terror and Erebus to discover the Northwest P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/the-oval-office-desk/

Obama Crafts

Sure, you can buy plenty of Obama souvenirs, but you can make your own, too! WhipUp has indexed a wide variety of Obama craft projects found on the internet, from Obama crochet portraits to Obama knit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/obama-crafts/

What is it? Game 90

This week's collaboration with the What is it? Blog brings us this wonderfully strange contraption. It has a very specific (and awesome) function - can you tell us what it is for?Place your guess in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/what-is-it-game-90/

Light Saber Umbrellas

Just in case you ever find yourself caught in both a rainstorm and Jedi fight, someone has created these $40 Light Saber Umbrellas.  Via Geekologie, which hilariously asks "when rain hits a lightsaber does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/light-saber-umbrellas/

Baby Play Timelapse Video

Four hours of baby play that has been packed into a two minute long timelapse video. The song is "Ensemble" by the Canadian artist Coeur de Pirate. Link [YouTube] - via kottke.orgbaby, timelapse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/baby-play-timelapse-video/

The Power of Less, Not Nothingness

Or: Hello, GeekAlerts! Yes, it's true - the blog is back. January has been a crazy month for me to say the least. Some of you might have read here on Neatorama that I had decided to close down GeekAlerts. It was a ver...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/the-power-of-less-not-nothingness/

Giant Ant Colony

Watch an amazing video in which scientist uncover a giant ant colony that covers 50 square metres and goes eight metres down into the earth. The ants removed 40 tonnes of material to build this enormous colony.LinkFrom t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/giant-ant-colony/

Rainbow Cake

Aleta Meadowlark of the cleverly named Omnomicon blogged about her recipe on how to make this awesomely psychedelic rainbow cake: Link - via Unique DailyWhat I want to know is this: will it make you poo rainbow?Cake, diy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/rainbow-cake/

Won't Someone Think of the Wall Street Bankers' Girlfriends?

You know the economy is bad when Wall Street banker's girlfriends are complaining about their lives. Here's a day-in-the-life of members of Dating a Banker Anonymous: They shared their sad stories the other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/wont-someone-think-of-the-wall-street-bankers-girlfriends/

La Vie En Rose, With a Thorn

[YouTube - Link]Here's a brief and funny commercial for the New Zealand lottery featuring an English version of Edith Piaf's signature song, La Vie En Rose. - via dilidooFrom the Upcoming Queue, submitted by Minnesotast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/la-vie-en-rose-with-a-thorn/

Japanese Face Slimmer

If you ever needed an excuse to dress up like you're from a horror movie, just tell everyone that you want a slimmer face.  Then you can go around wearing the Face Slimmer (and sweat your face off too, no doubt).Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/japanese-face-slimmer/

Circuitry Snacks - Done Playing With Electronics & Food

This amazingly creative and yummy electronic circuit is made by the guys over at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. The "Circuitry Snack" is made entirely out of candies and snacks:Two of our favorite things...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/29/circuitry-snacks-done-playing-with-electronics-food/








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