Archive for December 13th, 2009

Santa Cthulhu 2009

Amy Rawson makes a needle felted Christmas Cthulhu every year, a couple of which you've seen previously at Neatorama. This year's version of Santa Cthulhu includes a Mrs. Cthulhu! LinkAmy Rawson, Rawson Sant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/santa-cthulhu-2009/

10 Most Bizarre Awards

Some of the stranger awards of the world should be familiar to you because they've been featured here on Neatorama. Others may be completely new to you, such as the Shorty Awards for the best Twitter Tweets, or the Foot-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/10-most-bizarre-awards/

The Brief and Strangely Interesting History Of Christmas Lights

First, there was the Yule Log to light long winter nights. Then candles illuminated Christmas tree. Thomas Edison hung the first electric Christmas lights in his laboratory in 1880, which replaced the dangers of candle-l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/the-brief-and-strangely-interesting-history-of-christmas-lights/

Apu Dali

How do you improve the world's best classic artworks? Simpsonize 'em! That's what illustrator David Barton did ... and the results turn out awesome!I particularly like the Apu Dali, as inspired by Philippe Halsman's Tilt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/apu-dali/

Whack-a-Banker

We all have to keep up with the times, and the classic arcade game Whac-A-Mole is no exception. Inventor Tim Hunkin found what could be the best villain for the game ever: bankers!Mr Hunkin said the game was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/whack-a-banker/

Global Warming = Giant Lobsters! Yum!

Photo: Justin RiesYay for global warming! New study by marine geologist Justin Ries shows that if carbon dioxide emissions increase to extreme levels, we'll get giant lobsters:A new study published in the journal Geo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/global-warming-giant-lobsters-yum/

Narcomedusa Jellyfish

Photo: Kevin RaskoffThe 2005 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administratin (NOAA) research expedition to the Canada Basin, the deepest and least explored part of the Arctic waters revealed many new and fantastic species...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/narcomedusa-jellyfish/

Quadriplegic Hunter Controls Shotgun With Breathing Tube

After a football injury at the age of sixteen, Jamie Cap became paralyzed from the neck down. Now, thirty years later, he controls a shotgun attached to his wheelchair with a breathing tube. Getting legal permission wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/quadriplegic-hunter-controls-shotgun-with-beathing-tube/

Lunch with Robin

For at least two weeks straight, UK tree surgeon John Hancock had a robin as his lunch companion.  The species has been known to accept hand-feeding before, but this was different as the bird actually comes into Hancock...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/lunch-with-robin/

Millenium Falcon Bed

Kayla Kromer was featured on Neatorama about a year ago for her Hamburger Bed.  Now she strikes back with this must have bed for any Star Wars fan.  Featuring working headlights, starfield projection, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/millenium-falcon-bed/

Rich in Dextrose

As the Curtiss Candy Company explained during World War II: "A non-energetic body is like an LCT without fuel." Unfortunately, this ad is somewhat of a teaser because during the war, it was hard to find a Baby Ruth for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/rich-in-dextrose/

Daily Creative Nail Designs for a Year

The Daily Nail chronicles Melissa Osburn's efforts to invent creative fingernail designs everyday for an entire year. Each post tells readers precisely which colors are necessary to duplicate each project....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/daily-creative-nail-designs-for-a-year/

Men Build Their Own Locomotive, Take It Out For A Spin

Six men in Germany built their own functional electric locomotive out of garden furniture and train parts and took it out on a nearby rail line at night. They've since been arrested: The six-seater train - made o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/13/men-build-their-own-locomotive-take-it-out-for-a-spin/






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