Archive for May 26th, 2010

Japanese Nail Art

I don't particularly like fake acrylic nails, but I can certainly admire the amount of work that goes into making these Kawaii Nails - the latest in Japanese (who else?) nail art.Take a look: Link - Thanks Tiffany!*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/japanese-nail-art/

Now That's Penmanship!

Google Books has full text available of a wonderfully beautiful collection of scans from 16th, 17th, and 18th century works displaying the amazing penmanship of those centuries. The flourishes are amazing, bringing t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/now-thats-penmanship/

"Rocket Man" as Interpreted by William Shatner

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvQwXOCKNLY][YouTube - Link]A youthful William Shatner gives a tongue-in-cheek rendition of Elton John and Bernie Taupin's "Rocket Man" at the 1978 Science Fiction Awards...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/rocket-man-as-interpreted-by-william-shatner/

Origins of 10 Common Nicknames

It's easy to see how some nicknames came to be. "Alex" for instance is often shortened to "Al." But do you ever wonder how "Richard" becomes "Dick," William becomes "Bill"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/origins-of-10-common-nicknames/

The Haunted Household

This dust bunny is one of the many household creatures that bedevil Christoph Niemann in this funny photo essay. You've probably seen some of them in your home, too! Link -via Boing Boinghumor, House, home...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/the-haunted-household/

Leave Me

(vimeo link) An award-winning story of a man and a digital camera. You might want to get a hanky ready. -via Flotsamcamera, love, digital...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/leave-me/

Learning to Play the Mandolin while Riding a Unicycle

UCLA design student Matt Manos came up with a unique idea for his thesis: learning to do two things he's always wanted. Of course, these two things, playing the mandolin and riding a unicyle, seem pretty unrelated, so Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/learning-to-play-the-mandolin-while-riding-a-unicycle/

Retro/Oldschool Computer Tech Commercials

Computer technology has certainly come a long way in only a few decades and though we may like to complain about failed OSes and hardware, looking back at some of these often hilarious computer commercials from the 1970&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/retrooldschool-computer-tech-commercials/

Vintage Lunchbox Parade

Woody Woodpecker is just one of the over 100 vintage lunchboxes in this collection. Which one did you carry (or covet) as a kid? See them all at The Jailbreak.http://thejailbreak.com/2010/05/21/50-vintage-lunchboxes/ - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/vintage-lunchbox-parade/

Father's Day T-Shirt

This Is What A Great Dad Looks Like - $9.95Looking for some neat Father's Day gift for dad? We've got 'em at the NeatoShop: Linkfathers day...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/fathers-day-t-shirt/

10 Amazing Transparent Animals

This sea cucumber can't even hide his internal organs, because he is one of ten animals featured at WebEcoist that have one thing in common -they are clearly clear. Transparency is a benefit to animals in some environm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/10-amazing-transparent-animals/

Star Wars Around the World

The Swedish Bed has a collection of Star Wars knockoffs, television ads, music videos, and parodies made in India, Brazil, Turkey, Japan, China, France, and the Middle East. Link -via BuzzfeedStar Wars, videos, internati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/star-wars-around-the-world/

Guide to Pac-Man Ghosts

Martin Refsal created this whimsical artwork in honor of Pac-Man's 30th anniversary. This will make it easier to recognize a Pac-Man ghost when you see one! Link -via Holy Kaw!Arts amp Crafts, pacman, ghosts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/guide-to-pac-man-ghosts/

85-year-old Graduates from High School

Rueben Ayala of Brighton, Colorado had completed three years of high school when he was drafted to serve in World War II. He didn't like to talk about the war, and his children didn't know that he didn't graduate from hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/85-year-old-graduates-from-high-school/

Fun with Bladeless Fans

(YouTube link) Get a whole lot of those new Dyson Air Multiplierâ„¢ fans and a balloon, and you could have a swell time! -via redditBalloon, Dyson, bladeless fan, fans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/fun-with-bladeless-fans/

Catching up with Jessica

Urlesque got an interview with Jessica, who you saw in the Daily Affirmation video last week. She is twelve years old now, and was willing to discuss how crazy her life became after the 8-year-old video went viral. Linki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/catching-up-with-jessica/

Franc Grom's Amazing Eggshell Art

Slovenian artist Franc Grom has a unique medium for his sculptures: eggshells. His eggshell art is unmatched anywhere else in the world, yet it took until after his retirement before he even realized what his talent was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/26/franc-groms-amazing-eggshell-art/




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