Archive for October 3rd, 2010

My Jello Americans

My Jello Americans is a blog dedicated to the art of the Jello shot. And I do mean art, as these shots can look like anything from an ear of corn to ice cream to fossil insects encased in amber! The flavor c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/my-jello-americans/

Flight Attendants Give Safety Demo as a Dance

(Video Link) Flight attendants on board a Cebu Pacific Airlines flight remixed Katy Perry and Lady Gaga in their unique presentation of their jet's safety features: Candice Iyog, vice President of Marketing at Ce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/flight-attendance-give-safety-demo-as-a-dance/

Pareidolia Illusion

Take a look at this photograph from the early 20th century. It has not been retouched, nor is it a double exposure. It looks like a big face has been plopped into the middle of it, an example of pareidolia {wiki}, the t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/paredolia-illusion/

Gold Vending Machine

We've brought you some weird vending machines before, but this takes the cake! When you feel the need to buy gold, but don't want to drive all the way to the bank or to your broker, just use this handy dandy gold ven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/gold-vending-machine/

Will Ferrell and 1,580 People Break Guinness World Record for the Most Number of People Dressed as Superheroes

As a publicity stunt for his upcoming movie Megamind, Will Ferrell gathered 1,580 people dressed as superheroes in order to break a Guinness World Record for that feat: A total of 1,580 costumed individuals s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/will-ferrell-and-1580-people-break-guinness-world-record-for-the-most-number-of-people-dressed-as-superheroes/

The Michael Bayifier

The Michael Bayifier takes any photo and makes it look like a still shot from a Michael Bay movie (e.g. Transformers, Armageddon). Pictured above is Alex and his kids on one of their action-packed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/the-michael-bayifier/

Chillipedes Ice Tray

Chillipedes Ice Tray - $8.95Real insect larva in your drinks may be kind of gross, but ice-shaped like squirming bugs is SO cool! From the NeatoShop, behold the Chillipedes Ice Tray. Perfect for your budding entomologist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/chillipedes-ice-tray/

Salesman Pete and the Amazing Stone from Outer Space!

Move over, Dreamworks! From the creative desks of Marc Bouyer, Max Loubaresse, Anthony Vivien, Denis Bouyer, Yann de Preval, Vincent E. Sousa and Laurent Monneron, let me introduce you to Salesman Pete:Pete is a nice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/salesman-pete-and-the-amazing-stone-from-outer-space/

"Horse Race" for Women in Bikinis

If men come out in droves to watch horses race around the track, then imagine what would happen if the contestants are beautiful girls, running in bikinis?Needless to say, it's controversial:When they came up with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/horse-race-for-women-in-bikinis/

The Beautiful Atchafalaya Swamp

Photo: amaw [Flickr]I learned two things from this neat post over at Kuriositas: 1) Atchafalaya Swamp is the largest swamp in the United States and 2) it's strikingly gorgeous:Atchafalaya – the name itself is s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/the-beautiful-atchafalaya-swamp/

Secret Stash: The Art of Hiding Things in Plain Sight

If you've got to hide something in plain sight, then London-based Taiwanese artist Yiting Cheng is the gal for you. Check out her Secret Stash Project, where every day ordinary objects may just be hiding something: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/secret-stash-the-art-of-hiding-things-in-plain-sight/

Robot Learns Archery

Obviously, the robotics team led by Petar Kormushev at the Italian Institute of Technology have never watched Terminator. Otherwise, why would they try to teach the (deceptively innocent-looking) iCut robot how...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/robot-learns-archery/

BattleMech Kid's Walker

Why settle for a ho-hum kid's walker when you can create your own BattleMech version? That's what Japanese (who else?) machinery and robotics manufacturer Sakakibara Kikai did: Link (don't miss the video clip within)Batt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/battlemech-kids-walker/

Redneck Windshield Defroster

If necessity is the mother of invention, then duct tape is probably the father. Well, at least when it comes to this Redneck Windshield Defroster. Take a look at more Hilarious Redneck Inventions over at Oddee: Linkredne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/redneck-windshield-defroster/

Bag Made From Fireman's Jacket

Now this is so "hot" it's practically on fire: Etsy user Cleverscene created a duffel bag out of retired fireman's jacket:These bags are 100% custom and hand-made, and visually striking–in a more lite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/bag-made-from-firemans-jacket/

Gotham Starry Night

Image: Deviant artist 1funnyguyPopped Culture has a gallery of the neatest parodies of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night you'll see today. My favorite is this one above, titled Gotham Starry Night by deviantART user 1f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/gotham-starry-night/

Dice Bow Tie is to "Die" for

To honor musician André 3000's birthday, Mr. Talented created this awesome bowtie made from 10 dice.Each bow-tie is hand ensemble and rolled before putting together so that each customer will have his or her o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/dice-bow-tie-is-to-die-for/

3D Dinosaur Fossil Pancake

We've featured the crazy cool creations of Jim's Pancakes before on Neatorama, but this one takes the cake (or perhaps pancake): the 3D Dinosaur Bones Pancake. As usual, Jim's daughter Allie approves: Link - via Great Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/3d-dinosaur-fossil-pancake/

Biomechanical Mic Stand

Photo: Dennis BlachutWhen Adam Gontier, the lead singer of Three Days Grace, ran across the sci-fi sculptures of Christopher Contee, he commissioned a mic stand that Skynet would heartily approve. Behold, the Biomech...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/biomechanical-mic-stand/

Fractal Snowflake Cupcakes

This Koch snowflake cupcake is the tastiest mathematical iteration ever. These lovely fondant fractals are made from edible dough rolled, cut to exacting detail and assembled on top of the cupcake of your choice. Warning...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/03/fractal-snowflake-cupcakes/






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