Archive for February 16th, 2011

Great Gatsby NES Game

Yes, this is a completely real, playable game based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Charlie Hoey and Pete Smith made this wonderful gem. Just click on the link and follow the instructions. Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/great-gatsby-nes-game/

Legend of Zelda Reimagined as an 80s Teen Movie

(Video Link) The people at Gamervision.com have really outdone themselves this time. Previously, they've brought us parodies of God of War and Super Mario Bros. Now they've gone all out and produ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/legend-of-zelda-reimagined-as-an-80s-teen-movie/

Legal Argument: Technically Speaking, the Law Doesn't Require That the Seat Belt Be Attached to the Car

Paul Weigand of Kansas argued with the court that the state statute requiring people to wear seat belts while riding in a car didn't specifically assert that the seat belt (not pictured) had to be attached to the veh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/legal-argument-technically-speaking-the-law-doesnt-require-that-the-seat-belt-be-attached-to-the-car/

Bubble Wrap Ties

When I saw this, my first thought was to email Alex and suggest that this awesome item be added to the NeatoShop. Unfortunately, designer Shunsuke Umiyama's brilliant idea has yet be mass produced. He writes: B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/bubble-wrap-ties/

Space Invaders Moss Mural

This video game is guaranteed to move very slowly. Kimi Spencer and Marko Manriquez created an interactive mural that uses moss to depict Space Invaders: Moss invaders comprises a living graffiti mural a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/space-invaders-moss-mural/

Laptop Bag Made from Floppy Disks

Sure, you can use your old 3.5" floppy disks as coasters or to prop up uneven table legs, but why not try something a bit more creative? Stanislav, a reader of TechEBlog, made a laptop bag out of a bunch of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/laptop-bag-made-from-floppy-disks/

Working Model of M.C. Escher's "Waterfall"

(Video Link) M.C. Escher's Waterfall appears to show a stream of water fed by itself -- something of a perpetual motion machine. This clever video of mysterious origin creates the illusion of a functional...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/working-model-of-m-c-eschers-waterfall/

Horror Film Plush Toys

Horror Film Plush - $11.95 Never have Jason Vorhees, Mike Myers, and Freddy Krueger been more cute and cuddly than in these plush forms! They're the perf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/horror-film-plush-toys/

The CO2inator

You've probably seen kits that will carbonate your drinks at home. Did you know you can do the same thing with fruit? Fizzy fruit? Rich Faulhaber made a machine to do it, and says the kids love fizzy grapes, oranges,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/the-co2inator/

What's Wrong With This $100 Bill?

Photo: Partisan Pictures, Inc. So, you think you know your Benjamins. Well, take a look at this one above and see if you can find anything wrong with it. It's a bit torn on the side (...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/whats-wrong-with-this-100-bill/

Word Clock

If you were impressed by QLOCKTWO, but were put off by the price tag, you might want to make your own! The materials total less than $100, but you need a bit of know-how to pull it off. Instructables has your directi...

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Locked in a Vegas Hotel Room with a Phantom Flex

If someone handed you a camera that would record at 2,564 frames a second, you'd probably stay up all night and play with it, like videographer Tom Guilmette did. Violating the laws of nature. Playing God. Capturing stu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/locked-in-a-vegas-hotel-room-with-a-phantom-flex/

Lynx and Cat

This Russian site has photographs of a lynx that lives at the St. Petersburg Zoo. With a house cat. They are apparently very close friends. Link -via redditCat, zoo, lunx...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/lynx-and-cat/

Mal and Chad's Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 17

It's time once again for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What goes in this empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/mal-and-chads-fill-in-the-bubble-frenzy-17/

Goodbye, Barcelona!

(YouTube link)Lucas Jatobá spent three years living in Barcelona and had the time of his life. Now the Brazilian is moving to Sydney, Australia, and he wanted to do something nice to say goodbye to Barcelona. A Sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/goodbye-barcelona/

Things Could Always Be Worse

People today are always complaining about how bad they have it even though they don’t know how good they do. They say things like “I’m out of work, I lost my house, my wife left me to become a man.” That’s why...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/things-could-always-be-worse/

Ten Ways to Repurpose a Phone Booth

Since so many people now carry phones, the public phone booth is going the way of the dinosaurs. What to do with all those old, outdated booths? Check out these ten ideas for new uses, including the phone booth shown...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/ten-ways-to-repurpose-a-phone-booth/

Living Room

(vimeo link) A Dutch art duo by the name of Mr. Beam created a white room to project colors, patterns, and textures upon. Two projectors produce the changes in the walls, carpet, and furniture. Link -via redditArt,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/living-room/

Movie Theater Snacks from Around the World

Buttered popcorn and Raisinettes are standard fare in U.S. movie theaters. In cities you can get nachos and pizza slices. But what do people in other countries munch on while watching previews of coming attractions? Seve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/16/movie-theater-snacks-from-around-the-world/
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