Archive for December 10th, 2009

Star Trek Menorah

Joyce and Kaufman made this awesome Star Trek menorah, complete with LED lights! Linkstar trek, diy, hanukkah, menorah...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/star-trek-menorah/

Tongue on Frozen Flagpole Claims Another Victim

When my hometown of Vancouver, Washington isn't landing on Neatorama for its bus-riding goats, it's usually quiet on the odd news front.  But yesterday, firefighters had to remove a middle schooler's tongue from a froze...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/tongue-on-frozen-flagpole-claims-another-victim/

Aachen Stadt I

You're familiar with historical re-enactment groups who get together to stage battles from history. Here's one with a twist: a group of woman who portray the German Red Cross, or Deutches Rotes Kreuz (DRK) of World W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/aachen-stadt-i/

Musician Stalks Google Street View Car to Gain Fame

Nate Heagy, a musician from Saskatoon, Canada, decided that the best way to promote his career was to get pictured on Google Street View. So he followed a Street View picture-taking car around his town until he could pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/musician-stalks-google-street-view-car-to-gain-fame/

Iranian Kid's Books

In a three-part post. you'll see dozens of beautiful illustrations from Iranian children's books of the past few decades. These works of art were gleaned from the International Children's Digital Library. The illustr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/iranian-kids-books/

A Toothpick Model of San Francisco That Took 34 Years to Make

More than three decades ago, Scott Weaver began building a model of San Francisco out of 100,000 toothpicks. He began the fragile project at the age of fifteen, which has survived four homes, an earthquake, and a de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/a-toothpick-model-of-san-francisco-that-took-34-years-to-make/

Pancake Art

Michael Goudeau's Pancake Project is a compilation of his pancake, waffle, and toast art, as well as photos of user-submitted art. Pictured above is his "Leggo My Eggo." Given the national Eggo shortage, this threa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/pancake-art-2/

Sleep Peacefully in the Jaws of a Dinosaur

The Murphy Family home in Jupiter, Florida features a child's bed shaped like a dinosaur mouth. Bonnie Murphy, a muralist, did the painting and her husband did the carpentry. Can you imagine anything more soothing?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/sleep-peacefully-in-the-jaws-of-a-dinosaur/

Calvin & Hobbes Covers

Comics Alliance asked professional cartoonists to submit their own depictions of Bill Watterson's comic Calvin & Hobbes. Eleven responded. Pictured above is the work of Paul Hornschemeier, the gra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/calvin-hobbes-covers/

Visualized Facts About Bottled Water

If you've ever wondered what the financial or ecological costs of a bottle of water really are, then check out this great infographic detailing the facts of bottled water. Some of the things are really interesting, l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/visualized-facts-about-bottled-water/

School Spirit

(YouTube Link) ESCP Europe is a business school that recently promoted itself with this stop motion video.  Well done, people, well done.  ESCP website.  via Yay!Everydayschool, creative, stopmotion, college...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/school-spirit/

Kate Beaton's Comic: Hark! A Vagrant

[caption id="attachment_28171" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Illustration: Kate Beaton"][/caption] Brilliant webcomic goodness can be found all over the 'Net, but in case you've missed her, check out Kate Bea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/kate-beatons-comic-hark-a-vagrant/

The Strange, Hidden World of Feral Cats

Denver, Colorado is home to tens of thousands of stray cats. They form colonies and breed uncontrollably. Destroying or relocating the cats only opens up space for more cats to move in. Local animal welfare groups are tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/the-strange-hidden-world-of-feral-cats/

The Top 20 Internet Lists of 2009

Can you get any more meta than a year end list that is a list of internet lists? The internet is awash in lists. We're sure that somewhere there's a few billion government dollars being spent on why we humans have s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/the-top-20-internet-lists-of-2009/

Big Cats Pose for Perfect Pics

Can you get a lion to pose for a portrait? Yes... well maybe not you, but the folks at Big Cat Studio can!Deadly big cats look more like domestic pets in a stunning new book of feline photographs. Carefully...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/big-cats-pose-for-perfect-pics/

What Is It? Game 119

Hooray! It's time for our collaboration with the perpetually perplexing What is it? Blog - Yes, this tool above is a tong, but can you guess its specific use? Two prizes: First person to guess correctly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/what-is-it-game-119/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Greg Pattillo flute beatbox If you've never heard flute beatboxing, or "fluteboxing" before - now's your chance to see and hear the amazing Greg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/10/videosift-clips-of-the-week-44/
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