Archive for February 3rd, 2009

Sustainable Water Bottles

Brand Image has set out to change the way we drink bottled water.  In an effort to enhance the consumer drinking experience and create a sustainable alternative to plastic bottles the designers have created the 360...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/sustainable-water-bottles/

Fat Kitty Eating Gyoza

This cat looks like a true samurai hero. I can't stop watching the cute little guy. Nom nom kitty. Nom. Link Via BoingBoingCat, Cute, videos, kitties, noms, samurai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/fat-kitty-eating-gyoza/

An Awkward Encounter

[YouTube - Link] Has anyone ever had that moment when you ran into someone you knew from way back in the day like high school, work or that one night stand you kind of regretted having and the meeting/conversation g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/an-awkward-encounter/

"Feeling Good" by Nina Simone

Feeling Good, Nina Simoneby mrfnk [Daily Motion - Link] Sometimes when you've had a rotten day or had things not work out for you a song can come by and just lift you up by empowering, invigorating and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/feeling-good-by-nina-simone/

Movie Trivia: Groundhog Day

A day late, (Or AM I… maybe I posted this yesterday and you’re reliving it) I’m sorry! But despite the holiday theme, this movie is pretty fantastic year-round. Enjoy the trivia (sprinkled with video for your vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/movie-trivia-groundhog-day/

Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Turns 40 in Style

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion ride is quite possibly one of the best attractions Disney's Imagineers have created during the theme park's history. From the tombstones surrounding the mansion's decaying exterior to its cob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/disneylands-haunted-mansion-turns-40-in-style/

Your Very Own Art Studio in a Subway Car

London artists now have a solution to the dilemma of renting expensive studio space to work in. Furniture designer Auro Foxcraft purchased four old Underground subway cars for 200 pounds each and mounted them to a roofto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/your-very-own-art-studio-in-a-subway-car/

Colorsonic MP3 Player

Colorsonic is an MP3 player that uses color indication to play music based upon certain moods. Music is loaded to the Colorsonic like an ordinary MP3 player and converts the songs to color associations chosen by the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/colorsonic-mp3-player/

Algea BioReactor from Recycled Bottles

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsQCj_PaWN0][YouTube - Link]Who knew that you can grow your own oil using microscopic waterlife in up-cycled plastic bottles... Pretty neat energy project. - via blogFrom the Upcom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/algea-bioreactor-from-recycled-bottles/

Winning at table tennis

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gkxTQGR6zI][YouTube - Link]All you need to do is follow these easy steps and you'll be a Ping-Pong wiz in no time.From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Marilyn Terrell.Video, tabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/winning-at-table-tennis/

Speed Bump, the uncooperative prairie dog

Speed Bump is a Gunnison's prairie dog who lives in Wabash, Indiana. Gunnison's prairie dogs have a language that they use to communicate particular kinds of threats to the other prairie dogs. Photographer Vince Musi was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/speed-bump-the-uncooperative-prairie-dog/

Go Underwater with Google Earth

What Google Earth did for mapping the Earth they now plan to do for the Earth's oceans. Launched February 2, Ocean in Google Earth will allow users to navigate underwater without a snorkel, exploring shipwrecks, algal bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/go-underwater-with-google-earth/

The 11 Most Unnecessary 'How To' Guides on the Internet

In these modern times when we need to learn to do something, we don't go the the library and look it up, we just search the web. so there's a massive market for 'how to' videos and guides, everything from Lasagne recipes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/the-11-most-unnecessary-how-to-guides-on-the-internet/

Aerial Art

Some amazing artwork is one thing when viewed in a text book as a grainy one inch photo, but quite different when viewed in a gallery and you realise it's 20 feet across. These works of art are only visible in photograph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/aerial-art/

Who Says Women Can't Bowl?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXC_-EFW3Rk][YouTube - Link]After this crazy accident, I'd be suprised if they let her bowl there again!From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Jake.bowling, bowling accident, sprink...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/who-says-women-cant-bowl/

Glass Pool Table Is Very Neat!

For only $26,150, you too can own a G-1 Glass pool table by Nottage Design. It almost looks like you're playing pool in mid air. By replacing the long traditional, tried-and-true felt and slate table top for some slip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/glass-pool-table-is-very-neat/

Watercone

Watercone is a polycarbonate cone with the capacity to purify up to 1.5 liters of water a day with just a little solar energy. All users have to do to create drinkable water is pour dirty or salt water into the cone'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/watercone-2/

Periodic Table-Table

Theodore Gray has created a rather uncommon table. He has transformed the Periodic Table of Elements into an actual table, a coffee table to be exact. But this table doesn't just depict element names and numbers, it also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/periodic-table-table/

The Car Music Project

I've seen some odd musical acts in my time and while The Car Music Project certainly isn't the strangest, it's certainly one of the most innovative. Founded in 1991 by composer Bill Milbrodt, The Car Music Project ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/the-car-music-project/

Rocking Guitar Hero Scarf

Ask your granny to knit you one of these, A Guitar Hero scarf makes knitting more awesome than you could ever have imagined.And I’m even having trouble deciding on which song! Should I go for a fun 80’s song, a h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/rocking-guitar-hero-scarf/

A daring Squirrel Rescue - Never get between a mother and her child

They often say a mother's love has no boundaries, and this series of photos shows the length the squirrel mother will go to to keep her baby safe. When the dog corners the frightened young one she leaps in for the att...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/a-daring-squirrel-rescue-never-get-between-a-mother-and-her-child/

Women Smell Like Onions; Men Smell Like Cheese

And together, we smell like a quesadilla? OK, maybe not. But a company in Geneva that researches flavors and smells for the food and perfume industry did find that men and women smell like those respective foods when t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/women-smell-like-onions-men-smell-like-cheese/

Tricycle back flip

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lm3UwXGgl8][YouTube - Link]Don't try this at home. - via darkroastedblendFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Marilyn Terrell.tricycle, stunt riding...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/tricycle-back-flip/

Name All 50 States

This one should be easy! Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss challenges you to name all 50 United States in 5 minutes. Spelling counts. Even though I never learned the "Fifty Nifty" song, I did it in one minute and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/name-all-50-states/

Spend the night in a recycled tram

The Travel Telegraph blog is starting a series on recycled inns, and the first is Controversy Tram in Opmeer, Netherlands, created from Dutch and German trams that have been repurposed into four luxury apartments. Inside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/spend-the-night-in-a-recycled-tram/

Tractor in Disguise

(YouTube link) Farmer Paul Coppin tried an unusual tactic to rid his farm of rabbits. He disguised his tractor so he could sneak up on them. Rather than tell you what he disguised it as, I'll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/tractor-in-disguise/

Tiny Treasures

I just love these miniature artworks by Portland artist Alexandra Peterson! She draws the picture, mounts it on wood, then seals it with "encaustic", which is a type of varnish she makes herself. My encaustic med...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/tiny-treasures/

Bubble Spinner

Bubble Spinner is not that difficult. You can work out your strategy after only a minute or two, but the rest of your day may be sacrificed to this simple game. The object is to cluster three or more of the same colored...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/bubble-spinner/

Audio Bone Headphones

This. Is. Awesome. I ran into the Audio Bone headphones people at 2009 CES, and was so impressed with their ear-free, bone conductance headphones that I had to carry them in the Neatorama Online Store.The Audio Bone Head...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/audio-bone-headphones/

Peggy Sue

(YouTube link) Now, no matter what you think of rock-and-roll, I think you have to keep a nice open mind about what the young people go for; otherwise the youngsters won't feel that you understand them. Budd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/03/peggy-sue/










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