Archive for April 15th, 2009

Missile Command Skirt

It's the 21st-century version of the poodle skirt! Lenore of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories made a circle skirt festooned with a scene from the classic video game Missile Command. Instructions are included. This would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/missile-command-skirt/

15 Largest Objects

This is the world's largest hamburger. There is a whopping 80 pounds of meat and 30 pounds of bun. If you'd like to order one yourself from the Denny's it is offered at, it costs $379. If you enjoy strangely oversize...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/15-largest-objects/

Calf & Half Creamer

If you're like me then you're not functional until that very first cup of coffee in the morning. Now you can make the best part of waking up even moo-re fun with this handcrafted Calf & Half Creamer ($17.95)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/calf-half-creamer/

Family Feast by Barnaby Barford

Artist Barnaby Barford creates exquisite ceramic figurines with the unlikeliest of subjects. Check out this piece above, titled Family Feast, which is a tableau of a dinner of ravenous family members devouring b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/family-feast-by-barnaby-barford/

The Sewing Machine Hoax

Tailors watch out! There's a weird yet popular hoax going on in Saudi Arabia that set people rushing out to buy old-fashioned sewing machines for up to $50,000:The Singer sewing machines are said to contain traces of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/the-sewing-machine-hoax/

It's a Frog-Eat-Frog World

Some frogs are content to swallow a Christmas light, whereas others opt for a larger fare. Check out this green-stripe frog that took a bite out of a smaller green tree frog, as captured by wildlife fan Kerry Roberts in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/its-a-frog-eat-frog-world/

The Secret to Happiness: Sisters!

What's the secret to happiness? According to a study by the University of Ulster, the answer is: having sisters!Lead researcher Professor Tony Cassidy said: "Sisters appear to encourage more open communication a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/the-secret-to-happiness-sisters/

The last Titanic Survivor, Rescued at the Age of Nine Weeks

At the tender age of 9 weeks, Millvina Dean had a brush with history that altered her life forever. Today, the 97-year-old Dean is the oldest living survivor of the Titanic. Peter Jackson of BBC News has the story:*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/the-last-titanic-survivor-rescued-at-the-age-of-nine-weeks/

Using the Upcoming Queue: Instructable

If you're confounded by Neatorama's Upcoming Queue and can't make heads or tails out of the submission process, Instructable user DIYJosh has got you covered. Here's the step-by-step instruction on how to use the Upco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/using-the-upcoming-queue-instructable/

Miniature Art Is Unique & Fascinating

This video displays miniature knitting for the sweaters in Coraline. The detail is amazing. WebUrbanist has a great article about different miniature artworks. They're all really neat, but this knitting is just amazing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/miniature-art-is-unique-fascinating/

Noodle Slide Makes Somen Fun

This toy seems like one of the most fun toys ever made for noodles. Granted, it may be one of the only noodle toys ever, but how cool is it to eat your noodles from a water slide? Linksomen, noodle water slide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/noodle-slide-makes-somen-fun/

Ten Gifts For The New Obama Dog

I love this list of 10 gifts for the Obama family's new dog. This one is the best, every first dog needs some fine formal wear for those extravagant evenings with the leaders forgien countries. Some of the other toys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/ten-gifts-for-the-new-obama-dog/

Monopoly Money

It's a shame we can't pay our income taxes with Monopoly money, the subject of today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. Can you distinguish the denomination of Monopoly bills by their color? It's easier if you've played...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/monopoly-money/

Signs of Spring

The Big Picture blog from The Boston Globe has a lovely roundup of blossoming flowers and (better yet) images of the way people all over the world celebrate the arrival of spring. Shown here is a party in Afghanistan, wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/signs-of-spring/

Tone Matrix

Oh my -a play pretty that plays music! Click the tiles to not only make designs, but listen to them as well. This might take your entire day away. Link -via Bits and Piecestone, matrix...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/tone-matrix/

The Twittering Office Chair

Instructable user randofo outfitted his office chair with a gas detection sensor, then programmed it to publish updates on Twitter whenever a fart is detected! "Office Chair" now has 2,395 followers on Twitter. Here is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/the-twittering-office-chair/

Wolf Loves Pork

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmkLlVzUBn4][YouTube - Link]Takeuchi Taijin's amazing animated work, Wolf Loves Pork, was created using old fashioned stop motion animation as well as thousands of pictures. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/wolf-loves-pork/

Domino's Pizza Secret Ingredients

Every restaurant claims it has secret ingredients that make its food so special. This, apparently, is Domino's Pizza's ... These two Domino's Pizza workers documented their shenanigans and uploaded it to YouTube. The ori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/dominos-pizza-secret-ingredients/

Enjoy Subprime Lending

Flickr user Enjoy Banking posted a series of photos where derelict shops and other urban decays in New York are tagged with giant "Enjoy Subprime Lending," "Enjoy Stimulus Package" and other cheeky st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/enjoy-subprime-lending/

Twittering Towards Gomorrah

Add this to the list of social ills blamed on web 2.0 social networking sites Twitter and Facebook: they could harm your moral values!Today's fast-paced media could be making us indifferent to human suffering and sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/twittering-towards-gomorrah/

Beaded Electrical Cords by Nathalie Costes

French artist Nathalie Costes threaded large wooden beads through electrical cords to turn your cord chaos into decorative elements instead (or trip hazard, depending on your age and point of view): http://www.nathalieco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/beaded-electrical-cords-by-nathalie-costes/

Anatomical Bed Cover

Photo: Taiyo Onorato and Nico KrebsThis anatomical duvet cover (or is it blanket?) is titled The Hypochondriac (2004) and is the work of Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs of TONK. The duo are great photographers, but their we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/anatomical-bed-cover/

Decriminalizing Drug Use in Portugal: 5 Years Later

While people in the United States endlessly debate what should be done with the country's drug problem, Portugal went ahead and decriminalize the use and possession of illicit drugs 5 years ago. Here's what the country l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/15/decriminalizing-drug-use-in-portugal-5-years-later/
X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More