Archive for February 9th, 2010

Mirror Scenes

(YouTube link) How many times have looked in a mirror and saw someone you didn't realize was there with you? Never? Well, it happens a LOT in the movies. -via FilmDrunkmirror, film, horror, scary...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/mirror-scenes/

11 Things That Should Be Winter Olympics Sports

I would have to agree that the Olympics would be improved with sports that people actually participate in during snowy weather. Snowball Fights, Snowman Building, and Hot Toddy Drinking are right up my alley, but I will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/11-things-that-should-be-winter-olympics-sports/

Recycled Keyboard Purse

Recycled Keyboard Purse - $39.95What to get your beloved geek girlfriend? How about this Recycled Keyboard Purse, made from 365 computer keyboard keys. From the Neatorama Shop: http://shop.neatorama.com/product-info.php?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/recycled-keyboard-purse/

Cooking With Liquid Nitrogen

(YouTube Link) Here is a video of chef Ferran Adria preparing an alcoholic sorbet using liquid nitrogen. This is an experimental food preparation technique also used by American chef and Food Network star Richard B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/cooking-with-liquid-nitrogen/

10 Fake Simpsons Words That Belong in the Dictionary

In 2001, the Homer Simpson expression "Doh!" was entered into The Oxford English Dictionary. Jeff Wysaski of guyism proposes that ten invented words from The Simpsons should be likewise formally incorp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/10-fake-simpsons-words-that-belong-in-the-dictionary/

Gummy Worm Chromosomes

Kevin Van Aelst create artworks inspired by biology from a wide variety of mediums. I particularly like this set of chromosomes made from Gummi worms. Link -via The Sciencepunk BlogArts amp Crafts, chromosomes, Gummi,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/gummy-worm-chromosomes/

Greatest Possible Food: A Taco Bell Cheesy Double Beef Burrito Stuffed Sausage Log Wrapped in Bacon

Today is a sad day for enterprising cooks, for the greatest possible food has now been invented. What could possibly surpass this invention by Smoking Meat Forums user Fire it up? Link via Geekologiebaco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/greatest-possible-food-a-taco-bell-cheesy-double-beef-burrito-stuffed-sausage-log-wrapped-in-bacon/

Codependency Suit

It's often cute when couples dress in matching outfits. Artist Nonaine took this practice a step further with her Codependency Suit. It can be two separate outfits, or it can join together into one. At the link, y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/codependency-suit/

Three-Legged Bear Walks Upright

(YouTube Link) This video shows a wild bear with three legs. Presumably it was born without a front leg or lost it later in life. The bear gets up on his hind legs and walks like a human. Is it real or fake? v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/three-legged-bear-walks-upright/

Pajama Jeans

Remember all the hullabaloo about a grocery store banning customers who shopped in pajamas? Well, your cries of outrage were heard, dear readers ...Behold, the PajamaJeans: The Pajama Jeans sports a bevy of details t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/pajama-jeans/

The Autobot of Odessa

This statue of a guardian type robot near Odessa in Ukraine is made from old, junked cars, among other things.  Apparently it was constructed by a logistics company called TIS (Transinvestservice) in order to serve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/the-autobot-of-odessa/

Pickle Attempting to Out-Fan Nickelback

Look at this photograph.  Now get ready to laugh.  This delectable treat has a Facebook page that is trying to get more fans than the band Nickelback.  Currently the group has 1,392,481 fans, and the dill has 400,000...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/pickle-attempting-to-out-fan-nickelback/

Dust in the Wind

(YouTube link) Beaker tries for YouTube fame. It's not as easy as he thought! -via YesButNoButYesmuppets, Beaker, Kansas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/dust-in-the-wind/

iBall

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjT0dz3zPFs][YouTube - Link]What is this? It's like a holographic Rube Goldberg machine! Just creative use of an iPod, a TV, 2 computer monitors and precision timing. They say ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/iball/

10 Really Unlucky People

It seems that some people go around with a little dark cloud hanging over them. These are the unlucky ones. Here are ten of the unluckiest people ever!This poor man went from the lucky co-incidence of winning a $ 16....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/10-really-unlucky-people/

How Cars are Turning You Into Crappier Drivers

If everyone had to learn how to handle a stick shift, parallel park, and find their way around first, then the new automatic systems would be an assist instead of an excuse to drive without thinking. Let's take a look at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/how-cars-are-turning-you-into-crappier-drivers/

Clever Cover Up Tattoos After The Break Up

A tattoo of someone's name is such a bad idea for so many reasons, but just because you made a mistake that doesn't mean you have to get stuck with it forever, or pay a big bill for laser surgery. Cover up tattoos are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/clever-cover-up-tattoos-after-the-break-up/

Why Do People Push Placebo Buttons?

Placebo buttons are buttons that actually do nothing except give the user an illusion of control.The advent of computer-controlled traffic signals make the walk buttons at pedestrian crossings on heavily trafficked stree...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/why-do-people-push-placebo-buttons/

4 Historically Significant Flips of a Coin

It's a 50/50 chance.  Many basic decisions are made by flipping a coin every day.  There have also been decisions made in the past using this act that have made quite an impact on history.  Here are a few of them....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/4-historically-significant-decisions-made-by-the-flip-of-a-coin/

M.C. Escher Would Love This Photograph

You may need to click/enlarge the image to see the subtlety of the optical illusion.  Then the question to ponder will be whether this is the result of image editing, or whether it was created by clever woodcrafting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/m-c-escher-would-love-this-photograph/

Man's Internal Organs All Back-to-Front

Situs Inversus is a rare birth defect in which a person is born with organs facing backwards. A patient in India may be the only living person known to have the affliction: In Mr Shivnani's case, they discovered t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/mans-internal-organs-all-back-to-front/

T-Shirt War

(YouTube Link) T-Shirt War is an impressive stop-motion film by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal. It depicts two men using alternating images on their shirts to battle and irritate each other. Paul Overton of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/t-shirt-war/

Old Spice's Manmercials

[YouTube Clip] - via redditOld Spice has recently released a series of Manmercials, nonsensically funny 30-second ads for its new body wash, with the following messages:"We're not saying this body wash will make y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/09/old-spices-manmercials/




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