Archive for May 29th, 2009

Four Celebs Who Belong to Mensa (and two who don't)

Update:I originally listed James Woods as a member of Mensa, and although multiple sources corroborated this fact, the Mensa Director of Operations contacted Alex to say that they have no evidence of it....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/five-celebs-who-belong-to-mensa-and-one-who-doesnt/

20 Brilliant Bookcases

I could spend hours looking at the unique creations of furniture and industrial designers.  Here is a wonderful collection of twenty strange, unusual and modern design bookcases.  My favorite is this 'Round S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/20-brilliant-bookcases/

The World's Weirdest Vending Machines

People buy the craziest things, especially when they come from a machine. Pictured is the Dog-o-matic, which will wash your dog while you wait.Vending machines have been around since the first century AD. By today’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/the-worlds-weirdest-vending-machines/

Bionic Penguins And More

[YouTube - Link] Festo, has been shown here on Neatorama several times in the past and each time their robotics and bizarre creations blew our collective minds...our Neatorama Hivemind to be exact...but that's a sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/bionic-penguins-and-more/

Escape From North Korea

The heavily guarded Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea is impossible to cross alive, so if you want to escape from North Korea, you have a better chance taking the more circuitous route of sneaking into Chi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/escape-from-north-korea/

Popular and Unique Soft Drinks From Around the World

I've never had fungus tea, the cloudy juice left from the fermentation process of kimchee, or fermented dandelion and burdock roots, but I would be willing to try it. Some look downright tasty, like the cinnamon&nbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/popular-and-unique-soft-drinks-from-around-the-world/

Basketball Dog

(YouTube link) Zeke has a basketball jones. Sign him up for the pros! -via Bits and Pieces dog, basketball...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/basketball-dog/

Javier Jaén's Artwork

The artwork of Javier Jaén is an excellent example that you don't need complexity to get good art. Take a quick look at his portfolio and I'm sure you'll agree that sometimes, simplicity is best: Link - via why no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/javier-jans-artwork/

Nerdiest Oven Mitt Ever: Bake It So!

Crafster user Bethany Joyce came up with what has got to be the geekiest oven mitt ever, combining Star Trek and a love for baking. Behold, the Bake It So oven mitt.Link | More Star Trek Crafts at this Crafster post S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/nerdiest-oven-mitt-ever-bake-it-so/

Scrabble Board Game Photo Frame

Do you have an old Scrabble board game abandoned because of a few missing tiles? (Or perhaps because you hate losing at Scrabble) Well, turn it into this marvelous DIY photo frame. Check out the instruction at Photojojo:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/scrabble-board-game-photo-frame/

Keep Calm and Don't Sneeze

Is the swine flu hysteria over yet? Here's a clever poster by Work for Food reminding you to keep calm and carry on: Link - via BB-BlogSimilarly, in Neatorama's Online Shop: Swine Flu: Bacon's Revenge T-shirtposter, swin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/keep-calm-and-dont-sneeze/

Wedding Music Video

Forget those regular ol' boring wedding videos. Tim Warwood and Adam Gendle of LOCKDOWN projects will take your special day and turn it into something truly sensational. Take, for example, Brian & Eileen's wedding. D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/wedding-music-video/

Deforestation of the Amazon from 2000-2008

NASA's Earth Observatory has some amazing satellite photos of the deforestation of the Amazonian rainforest over the past 8 years. At the link, click on the years posted below the picture to see the progression.The s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/deforestation-of-the-amazon-from-2000-2008/

15 Most Alien Looking Caterpillars on Earth

Caterpillars are more vulnerable to predators than their later butterfly stage, so many have developed scary appearances for protection. These can scare anyone!This green alien is a native of the Philippines and se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/15-most-alien-looking-caterpillars-on-earth/

Cameron's Home

"The place is like a museum. It's very beautiful and very cold, and you're not allowed to touch anything."~ Ferris Bueller The home that once served as the set for Ferris' friend Cameron's home...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/29/camerons-home/
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