Archive for February 6th, 2011

Smile, Darn Ya, Smile!

Want your child to turn that frown upside down? By any means necessary? This feels like it belongs on Arrested Development, alongside the injury-inducing cornballer, but amazingly enough it's a real thing. And there'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/smile-darn-ya-smile/

Ping-Pong Pad

Gentrification has made the already sky-high cost of rent in New York astronomical. So if you want to live here, you've got to be be either rich or creative. Brooklyn resident Daniel Arsham - now he's creat...

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Sunglasses Headband

Sunglasses Headband - $2.95 Are you looking for this season's must have geeky hair accessory?  Well, look no further because the NeatoShop has it! Rock your inner geek with the Sunglasses Headband from the NeatoShop....

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Amazing Pictures Not Photoshopped

Photo credit: ukaaa on Flickr Even before the advent of digital photo manipulation, photographers were creating works of wonder using trick lighting, forced perspective, and plain old imaginative ingenuity. Sounds ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/amazing-pictures-not-photoshopped/

The Backflip Brothers

(YouTube link) Brothers Caleb and Colton Moore do everything together, so if one of them does a snowmobile backflip at X Games 15, then by golly they're risking life and limb together! It's a beautiful thing. Especial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/the-backflip-brothers/

22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

Our friends at The Art of Manliness rounded up 22 creative uses for empty Altoids tins, such as the above portable grill made by Instructables user =SMART=. The steel rods come from a coat hanger....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/22-ways-to-reuse-an-altoids-tin/

Google Hath No Fury

Note to self: never, ever make this woman angry. As a former actor, my old headshots are plenty embarrassing as it is without the added indignity of "Scumbag Steve"-esque meme status. As for this guy, who scorned...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/google-hath-no-fury/

Farrah Fawcett's Iconic Red Swimsuit Donated to the Smithsonian

In 1976, the late Farrah Fawcett posed for photographer Bruce McBoom, who captured the image to the left. This picture was turned into a mass produced poster, which became an icon of American culture during the 1970s....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/farrah-fawcetts-iconic-red-swimsuit-donated-to-the-smithsonian/

The Whole Sun

(YouTube link) Today, for the first time in history, humans can see the entire sun. In October 2006, NASA launched a pair of twin spacecraft into space. Called STEREO — Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory —...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/the-whole-sun/

Flamethrower Gloves

J&M Workshop, a special effects studio, made flamethrower gloves. They look similar to the wrist-mounted flamethrower that we featured three years ago, but much more powerful. Video Link via Technabob | Company W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/flamethrower-gloves/

Colorado Town Offers Outdoor Cremation

Cremation is becoming increasingly common in the United States, but it's usually done in an enclosed facility, apart from the public or even mourners. An exception to this norm is provided by an organization in the smal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/colorado-town-offers-open-air-cremation/

The 10 Funniest Super Bowl Ads

If you're not a football fan, you might still find yourself watching the Super Bowl just for the new and very expensive advertisements the game is famous for. Take a look at years past and see some of the funniest an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/the-10-funniest-super-bowl-ads/

The Squid Wrestler

(Video Link) This video is in Japanese, so I'm not sure what the characters are saying. But it appears to be a trailer for a film about a squid who is a professional wrestler and the woman who loves him. Here's th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/the-squid-wrestler/

Heart Shaped Tunes For Two

Tunes for Two -  $11.95 The  heart shaped Tunes for Two headphone splitter from the NeatoShop is the perfect Valentine's Day gift for any music lover.  They will love this gift so much that they might even allow you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/heart-shaped-tunes-for-two/

Hamster-Powered Walker

(Video Link) Blogger Crabfu really likes Theo Jansen's enormous kinetic sculptures and toyed around with small models of it powered by different energy sources. It occurred to him that with the right gearing, a ham...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/hamster-powered-walker/

Project Neon

Architect Kirsten Hively documents neon signs in New York City. She photographs the city's best working signs and tells  us a little about the establishments behind the neon. She explains why she haunts the dark str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/project-neon/

To Ziploc Or Not To Ziploc, That Is The Controversy

When Isabel Théorêt of Le Blog de NotreVie was preparing a sandwich for her 6-year-old son Felix's kindergarten class, the kid was mortified because ... she was using a Ziploc bag. “He said, ‘No...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/to-ziploc-or-not-to-ziploc-that-is-the-controversy/

Piano Case Mod

When Lifehacker reader David Scothern discovered that the piano he was restoring was beyond repair, he did what any good hacker would do: turn it into a case for his PC! This is one case mod that is music to my ears: Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/piano-case-mod/

Matchstick Furniture

Some people make furnitures out of scraps of wood, but Roman Yerokhin's family made theirs from really tiny scraps of wood, namely matchsticks:... since matchsticks were one of the few abundant resources in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/matchstick-furniture/

Burger Baby

The Burger Baby is but one of 10 Burger-inspired designs, as compiled by Nora Vega in this nom-eriffic post over at Oddee. Hmmm... burger .... Linkcostume, baby, burger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/burger-baby/

Dr. SnakeBot Will See You Now

The sinister looking snakebot to the left may just save your life one day. World, meet Cardio Arm, a "kinder, gentler way to tinker with your ticker":... a foot-long serpentine robot designed to assist in c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/dr-snakebot-will-see-you-now/

Bullet Pen

The pen is mightier than the sword, especially when it's made of a bullet. Behold, the Bullet Pen by Dorian Creations: Dorian Creations Bullet Puns have clips in the shapes of rifles and are sometimes adorned with ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/bullet-pen/

One Too Many

(YouTube link) Let's all sing together- "99 bottles of wine on the wall.." Hey, what if ALL of those bottles should happen to fall? This video contains one mild expletive in the audio commentary, and so might be NSF...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/one-too-many/

The Problem with Passwords

There's a reason some sites ask for, or require, a password that contains both letters and numbers. The first column describes passwords. The other columns tell you how long it takes a hacker to figure them out. Don'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/06/the-problem-with-passwords/






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