Archive for October 30th, 2010

Pumpple: The Turducken of Cakes

Flying Monkey, a bakery in Philadelphia, created a cake dubbed the "pumpple". It's a pumpkin pie and apple pie baked between chocolate and vanilla cakes and covered with buttercream icing: This oversize creation weig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/pumpple-the-turducken-of-cakes/

Dead Drops

Here at Neatorama, we've covered a variety of projects by artist Aram Bartholl. He has filmed people living out their World of Warcraft characters, made a giant Google Maps marker, and placed CAPTCHAs in re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/dead-drops/

"Skin Printer" Generates Skin to Cover Injuries

Researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine are developing a printer that they hope can create skin to help injured soldiers immediately after they're hurt: The system, which lays down cells wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/skin-printer-generates-skin-to-cover-injuries/

Horse Playing with a Ball

(Video Link) This horse is playing with a ball; your argument is invalid. via Geekosystemhorses...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/horse-playing-with-a-ball/

Black Knight Backpack and Slippers

Black Knight Backpack and Plush SlippersThese Monty Python and the Holy Grail Black Knight Plush Backpack and Black Knight Plush Slippers from the NeatoShop are already dismembered, but don't you worry because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/black-knight-backpack-and-slippers/

Man Sued McDonald's for Making Him Fat ... and Won!

A lot of people probably think "McDonald's made me fat," but there's one guy in Brazil who got the court of law to agree with him. Here's the bizarre story of a man who sued McD for making him fat ... and won!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/man-sued-mcdonalds-for-making-him-fat-and-won/

Feather Art by Julie Thompson

Self-taught wildlife artist Julie Thompson uses feathers as canvases for her amazing art:Julie began this artwork in the early 1990s, using feathers shed naturally by domesticated birds like peacocks and turkeys, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/feather-art-by-julie-thompson/

He's Got Eyes on the Back of His Head!

When life gives you lemon, make lemonade. How about when it takes away all your hair, except for a little tuft at the back? Well, this guy sure made the best of it!Find this, and more crazy hairstyles over at Oddee: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/hes-got-eyes-on-the-back-of-his-head/

Kung Fu Dracula

Move over, Twilight! Here's the best vampire scene ever, from the amazing martial arts film Kung Fu Beyond The GraveThe second I heard "Count Dracula, come to my AID!" / "I'm COM-I-I-ING!" ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/kung-fu-dracula/

Death by Caffeine

Can you die from taking too much caffeine? The answer is yes - all it takes to kill you is the equivalent of 70 cans of energy drinks:Apparently, the pack of [powder] caffeine suggested taking no more than 1/16 of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/death-by-caffeine-2/

DIY Anti-Cheating Device

There's no context (or credit) to this image we found over at Arbroath today, so it's your job, dear Neatoramanauts, to supply the explanation. Funniest explanation wins T-shirt of your choice from the NeatoShop (may we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/diy-anti-cheating-device/

How Different Age Groups Celebrate Halloween

Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal made a chart of how different age groups celebrate Halloween. I have experienced all these phases, with the difference that when I was younger, teenagers had lots m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/how-different-age-groups-celebrate-halloween/

Pavlov's Cell Phone

Ian Page is conditioning himself to salivate whenever his cell phone buzzes: For the last 8 years, whenever my cell phone received a call or text it would vibrate in my left pocket. 'Bondage Happens' is a device I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/pavlovs-cell-phone/

The Garden of the Monsters

Pier Francesco Orsini, a 16th-century mercenary and nobleman, built a garden of huge sculpted monsters and other fantasy figures at his estate in Bomarzo, Italy. You'll find the story of this remarkable project and m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/the-garden-of-the-monsters/

Practice Makes Perfect

[https://youtu.be/cgnRKyPLxng] (YouTube link)A young owl practices pouncing on imaginary prey. Or else he just wants to show off how cute he is! -via Arbroathowl, Predator, owlet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/practice-makes-perfect/

Make Me Zombie

You don't have to do any artwork yourself with this zombie generator -just upload your picture and it will turn you into a zombie! Well, at least your picture. This one is me, zombified. Link -via the Presurferz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/make-me-zombie/

This Week at Neatorama

This week, Neatorama was proud to roll out our new literary sub-blog BitLit, where you can enjoy new fiction from all kinds of contributors! We started with three offerings, all described in this post. Check in for new c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/30/this-week-at-neatorama-27/






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