Archive for October 12th, 2010

Zombie Brain Gelatin Mold

Zombie Brain Gelatin Mold - $6.95If you're hosting a Halloween party for zombies this year, this will your party a drop dead success - behold the Zombie Brain Gelatin Mold from the NeatoShop. The mold will produce a jigg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/zombie-brain-gelatin-mold-2/

Auto-eating Rabbits at Denver Airport

Imagine landing at the airport and finding that hungry rabbits have eaten your car. Well, not the entire car, just the parts that make it run. That's happening more and more at the Denver International Airport....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/auto-eating-rabbits-at-denver-airport/

MP3 Experiment

(YouTube link) The folks at Improv Everywhere used 3,000 participants for their latest mission. Each had an MP3 player that received simultaneous instructions (and music). That had to appear really strange to anyone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/mp3-experiment/

The Most Expensive Costumes at New York Comic Con

io9 has a round up of some of the most gloriously elaborate costumes at this year's New York Comic Con. Pictured above is Tom DePetrillo's mechanized Avatar AMP suit. He spent 450 hours and $1,600 building...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/the-most-expensive-costumes-at-new-york-comic-con/

Neato-Puzzle #2!

It's time for another puzzle, in collaboration with Conceptis Puzzles! Every Tuesday, we'll be offering a different logic puzzle, today featuring a 9x9 sudoku puzzle. Please give us some feedback on the new feature-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/neato-puzzle-2/

Rat Car

It's a little unclear, but Rat Car appears to be a modified car sculpture created by the art collective Agency of Urban Subconscious. This photo may have been taken in Bucharest. At the link, you can view three mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/rat-car/

Conversacube Helps You through Those Awkward Silences

(Video Link) Lauren McCarthy is the designer responsible for the Happiness Hat -- a hat that drives a painful spike into your head when you forget to smile. The Conversacube is one of her more recent projects. It'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/conversacube-helps-you-through-those-awkward-silences/

Forgotten Cremains of Oregon's Mentally Ill

Eva York died in a bathtub in 1896 at the Oregon Asylum for the Insane. After an inquest, which absolved the hospital staff of any blame, no one claimed her corpse, so she was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/forgotten-cremains-of-oregons-mentally-ill/

Synesthesia

(YouTube link) Synesthesia is when stimuli from one sense is perceived as sensation from a different sense, as in tasting colors and smelling music. Terri Timely created this video to illustrate the concept. -via Do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/synesthesia/

Police SUV Drives onto Set of Transformers, Gets Hit by Bumblebee

(Video Link) The next Transformers movie is currently being filmed in Washington, D.C. A police SUV found its way onto the closed set and was hit by the car representing Bumblebee: The police SUV was no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/police-suv-gets-onto-set-of-transformers-gets-hit-by-bumblebee/

Painting Hanging in Family's Living Room Might Be a Lost Michelangelo

For years, a painting had been passed around the Kober family of Buffalo, New York. A family legend said that it was painted by Michelangelo. When Martin Kober retired in 2003, he decided to find out if this was true:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/painting-hanging-in-familys-living-room-might-be-a-lost-michelangelo/

Awesome Fan-Made Dexter Poster

If you like the Showtime series Dexter, you'll get a kick out of these posters by Mattson Creative:Mattson Creative has taken pen (or mouse more likely) to paper and designed posters to commemorate each iconic season...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/awesome-fan-made-dexter-poster/

Eric Stoltz as Marty McFly in Back to the Future

(Video Link) The lead role in the movie Back to the Future was originally played by actor Eric Stoltz. After five weeks of filming, director Robert Zemeckis decided that it wasn't working, and replaced him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/eric-stoltz-as-marty-mcfly-in-back-to-the-future/

Get Yourself Frozen in Carbonite

Three years ago, Alex mentioned that an artist created a replica of himself frozen in carbonite, like Han Solo was in The Empire Strikes Back. If you looked upon that image with envy, you can now get a simi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/get-yourself-frozen-in-carbonite/

Furniture Made from Naval Mines

Estonian sculptor Mati Karmin makes furniture from old naval mines found off the coast of his homeland: Northern coast of Estonia and especially the islands, wich during the years of occupation were an almost inac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/furniture-made-from-naval-mines/

Latvia's Hospital-Themed Restaurant

There's a restaurant in Riga, Latvia, that looks like a hospital. The staff will even wrap you in a straight jacket, if that's what you'd like. It's called Hospitalis, and it combines the pleasures of eating out and me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/latvias-hospital-themed-restaurant/

Surprise! Global Warming will Freeze All of Us to Death

If global warming proponents are right, then we're all doomed and life on Earth as we know it would cease to exist - but the manner by which it will happen may surprise you. See, the words "global warming&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/surprise-global-warming-will-freeze-all-of-us-to-death/

Artificae Plantae: The Taxonomy, Ecology, and Ethnobotany of Simulacraceae

(Image credit: Flickr user racineur)A previously unacknowledged plant family of significant economic importance plants has been flourishing around us for many years. The fact that this immense and diverse family has b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/artificae-plantae-the-taxonomy-ecology-and-ethnobotany-of-simulacraceae/

Cheeze Zone Ad: Craziest Ad Ever?

Some ads make you laugh, some make you think, and some inspire you. This one does none of the above - in fact, it'll probably leave you dazed and confused and wondering what in the world that was all about.From Japan (wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/12/cheeze-zone-ad-craziest-ad-ever/






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