Archive for February 5th, 2011

Burger King and Sir Shake-A-Lot

(YouTube link) Ever since BK's titular mascot, the Burger King himself, returned to commercials a few years ago, much has been made of how very creepy he is. But see, that's nothing. Wait until you get a load of his s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/burger-king-and-sir-shake-a-lot/

Happy Bunny Mints

What's not to like about Jim Benton's Happy Bunny Mints? They taste great, they come in neat little tins with cute art, and oh, they've got that happy, healthy attitude too! Get yours from the NeatoShop today so you can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/happy-bunny-mints/

Super Mario's Teachings

Confession time: back in the '80s, I spent a pretty sizable chunk of time cutting class and playing Super Mario Bros. on that beautiful grey box that was the NES. I also listened to Danzig - until I realized that i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/super-marios-teachings/

Snow Dalek Will Exterminate Frosty!

As record-breaking amounts of snow descend not only upon much of America but evidently Europe as well, it's nice that we turn to fun and creativity, rather than dwell on the environmental implications of whats going...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/snow-dalek-will-exterminate-frosty/

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Puppets

(YouTube link) Well, there's no Ricardo Montalbán here, but there are papercraft puppets. Sorry, Ricardo. You'll never be replaced, and your Khan 'do is teh sex, but I sorta-kinda love this to pieces. I present St...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/star-trek-ii-the-wrath-of-puppets/

Wii Fit: Get In Shape, Hurt Self, Break Stuff

(YouTube link) How is it we always manage to have the camera on us at our very worst moments? Maybe because we're obsessed with filming ourselves, and we don't yet get that we're all just memes waiting to happen? Act...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/wii-fit-get-in-shape-hurt-self-break-stuff/

Abducted

Here's a clever use of shadowing by photographer Joe Baran. All that's necessary is the right spot at the right time and a little bit of graffiti. Link via redditgraffiti, alien abduction, Joe Baran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/abducted/

The Galileo Thermometer

Image Credit Flickr User Tadek Galileo Galilei was an Italian jack of all arts and science trades who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. His discoveries about the effect of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/the-galileo-thermometer/

Freddie Wong's Guitar Army

(Video Link) Filmmaker Freddie Wong specializes in producing innovative and exciting action scenes, but before that he was a professional Guitar Hero player. He even won a 2007 world championship. In this homage t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/freddie-wongs-guitar-army/

Anti-Drunk Driving Billboard

Talking about driving your point home! Pictured above is a billboard created by the government of Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, to discourage drunk driving. The text on the back side, according to English Russia*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/anti-drunk-driving-billboard/

Murderous Doll from The Twilight Zone Now on Sale

In The Twilight Zone episode "Living Doll", a young girl is given a doll. Talky Tina, as she is known, speaks cute phrases to the girl, but death threats against the child's father. Now you can have one in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/murderous-doll-from-the-twilight-zone-now-on-sale/

Solar Wind Bridge

This bridge, designed by  Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino, is still in the theoretical stage. At high altitude where the speed of the wind is greater  the structure will capture energy in two...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/solar-wind-bridge/

Tweet Rings

I'll bet you never thought about wrapping your tweets around your finger.   You can make your  most meaningful tweets last by having your favourite  140 characters (or less) engraved on a stainless steel, silver o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/tweet-rings/

Kim Jong Phil

Phillip Toledano thinks that his life as an artist is akin to that of a dictator:t occurred to me that being an artist is a great deal like being a dictator.Just like a dictator, I must live in a closed loop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/kim-jong-phil/

Drinkable Bagel

What do you get when you combine food, research laboratory, and a former CTO of Microsoft who just happens to hold Ph.D.s in mathematical economics and theoretical physics? Drinkable bagel, that's what!Here is Nathan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/drinkable-bagel/

This Week at Neatorama

Here in the US, we play a version of football that is so different, the rest of the world calls it American football. And in our peculiarly American way, we make a holiday out of the end of the football season. We call i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/this-week-at-neatorama-37/

Star Wars Begins - Part 1

(YouTube link) Jambe Davdar worked for four years on the ultimate Star Wars commentary fan film. Clips from the original trilogy and behind-the-scenes recordings are accompanied by explanations from those i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/05/star-wars-begins-part-1/






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