Archive for February 16th, 2009

Cheshire Cat Specimen

Alex CF creates ghastly artifacts. Previous creations include an antique vampire hunting kit, and a werewolf corpse. His latest specimen is this rather toothy "taxidermied corpse of an extra dimensional entity know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/chesire-cat-specimen/

Taxidermy Fashion

Designer Bruno Frisoni presents a pair of shoes that will set you back $43,000! The Dovima, as the shoe is known, is beautiful (and slightly creepy) thanks to the rose pink-dyed taxidermy birds perched delicately...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/taxidermy-fashion/

Early Works

Let Hollywood Saloon take you back to a time before Stanley Kubrick was "Stanley Kubrick", before Spielberg was "Spielberg" and Scorsese was "Scorsese". The folks at Hollywood Saloon hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/early-works/

A Dalmatian On A Tricycle

I have no doubt that this will probably upset the animal rights advocates out there, but at least it will provide a little more happiness to all of you Japanophiles. That's right, it is exactly what the title post indi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/a-dalmatian-on-a-tricycle/

Mexico City Breaks Kissing Record

After a year of drug wars that have taken the lives of at least 6,000 citizens, Mexico opted to fight violence the way the Beatles preached -with love. Almost 40,000 people gathered together on Valentine's day to break t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/mexico-city-breaks-kissing-record/

Darth Vader Pwns George Lucas

Awesome? Or overkill? Either way, the tattoo artist did a really nice job. Link Update 2/16/09 by Alex - Here's the original link at Gizmodo: http://i.gizmodo.com/5153986/true-hate-the-darth-vader-kills-georg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/darth-vader-pwns-george-lucas/

Movie Trivia: The Sixth Sense

I missed the Movie Trivia post for last week, so we're doing a double feature today. Grab yourself a bowl of popcorn and some M&Ms and enjoy! By the way, if you're one of the few people who hasn't seen The Sixt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/movie-trivia-the-sixth-sense/

Movie Trivia: Beetlejuice

I love most Tim Burton movies, but I have a special fondness for Beetlejuice. It still kind of blows my mind to see the young, skinny Alec Baldwin, and I can't quite reconcile that Beetlejuice is Michael Keaton. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/movie-trivia-beetlejuice/

Sketchory: Shareable Collection of 250,000 Sketches

Philipp Lenssen of Google Blogoscoped, Nikolai Kordulla and Dominik Schmid have just released a nifty new website called Sketchory. The site features over 250,000 sketches (cartoons, scribbles and other fascinating artwo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/sketchory-shareable-collection-of-250000-sketches/

Every First Wednesday

It's been happening for the past 18 years.  On the first Wednesday of every month, families in this neighborhood in Oakland, CA have been sitting down to dinner together.  Everyone brings something, but the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/every-first-wednesday/

Gone With The Wind

Gone With The Wind won eight Academy Awards in ...I'm not supposed to tell the year. This week, the Lunchtime Quizzes at mental_floss deal with our favorite movies. How well do you know Gone With The Wind*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/gone-with-the-wind/

7 Banned Classics

Many people are aware that Harry Potter, The Anarchist Cookbook and Stephen King books have been banned from schools around the country, but as many civilizations have figured out, censorship is a slippery slope. It is p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/7-banned-classics/

Awesome Aerial Tramways of the World

There aren't many who are ambivalent about aerial tramways - people usually either love them or hate them.  Perhaps hate is too mild a word here, we could substitute loathe, despise or fear*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/16/awesome-aerial-tramways-of-the-world/
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