Archive for March 1st, 2011

150 Famous Movie One-Liners and Catch Phrases

David Balboa of Exophrine put together a really neat video clip of 150 of the most famous movie one-liners and catch phrases. Can you identify them all?Susana Polo of the newly launched The Mary Sue blog (part of Dan Abr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/150-famous-movie-one-liners-and-catch-phrases/

Famous Objects from Classic Movies

I had so much fun playing this game that it was at least ten movies in before I realized that you don't have to type the entire title in order! You can guess letters if you don't know the answer, which may lead you t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/famous-objects-from-classic-movies/

A Bicycle POV

(YouTube link) This helmet-cam video might make you a bit woozy. Filip Polc rides down a steep path in Valparaíso, Chile as the crowd watches. -via The Daily Whatbicycle, bike, helmetcam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/a-bicycle-pov/

Movies Compressed into Barcodes

Well, strictly speaking this isn't actually a barcode. But Movie Barcode, a Tumblr blog, compresses every frame from a movie into a single image. Pictured above is one example -- The Wizard of Oz....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/movies-compressed-into-barcodes/

Making Murals Through Small Explosions

(Video Link) I'm not sure how he does it, but a Portuguese artist named Alexandre Farto carves murals into walls by setting off small explosions. The above music video for the band Orelha Negra shows the process....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/making-murals-through-small-explosions/

Elevator Knife Ad

This clever ad by the Grey Group in Japan promotes a brand of knives. As the elevator doors open, a knife appears to slice through a lobster. Link via Super Punch | Agency Website | Photo: Akihiro Itoelevators...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/elevator-knife-ad/

Darth Vader Talking Plush

Darth Vader Talking Plush - $25.95 Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Try cuddling up with the Darth Vader Talking Plush from the NeatoShop. Nothing soothes the nerves like the heavy breathing of the Sith Lord. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/darth-vader-talking-plush/

Hipster Science Hashtag on Twitter

One of the funniest memes going around Twitter today is the #hipsterscience hashtag. What are the cool laboratory drones doing lately? Something you'll only discover in a few months. Post Link and Twitter Link v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/hipster-science-hashtag-on-twitter/

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Crocheted Throw Pillow

Of course! The basic shape of the block of carbonite lends itself very well to a throw pillow. This one measures 16 by 9 inches. Link via Technabob | Photo: Xanadoodlecrocheting, Han Solo, pillows...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/han-solo-frozen-in-carbonite-crocheted-throw-pillow/

6 Series You Didn't Know Were Made Up on the Fly

We all suspected that George Lucas didn't really have his stories written in advance when it turned out that Luke Skywalker's love interest was (spoiler alert!) his sister. That kind of thing happens more often than you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/6-series-you-didnt-know-were-made-up-on-the-fly/

Zombie Not Suspected -This Time

Just when you think a Twitter feed is run by machines, something happens to remind you that a real person with a real sense of humor is on duty. The Boston Police Department assures us that they aren't holding back p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/zombie-not-suspected-this-time/

Sticky Tape

(YouTube link)Since we didn't have cable TV when I was a kid, my father showed me how to put a small piece of cellophane tape on a cat's tail and watch the fun. Simon's Cat manages to get himself into that ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/sticky-tape/

The Solowheel

The wheel from the comic strip B.C. is now a real product! The Solowheel is sort of a minimalist Segway, consisting of only a powered, gyroscopic wheel and foot platforms. It should be available sometime this month f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/the-solowheel/

Tick Tock

(YouTube link) What would you do if you had five minutes to live? Probably things you wouldn't do otherwise, as you'll see in this short film Ien Che made for a Campus Movie Fest at Emory University. -via redditpran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/tick-tock/

The Magic Hands of Lance Burton

(Video link) A video clip with the award winning magician Lance Burton. The video description over at YouTube says it all: Lance Burton performs what is possibly the most beautiful slight of hand magic routine e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/the-magic-hands-of-lance-burton/

Nonjudgmental Greyhounds Listen To Children Read

Danny, a greyhound, has an important job at Oakhill primary school in Tamworth, Staffordshire. He trained for five months to become a "listening" dog. As a representative of the  Reading Education Assistance Dogs (READ)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/nonjudgmental-greyhounds-listen-to-children-read/

Cartozoology

The following is reprinted from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. Dr. Eilert Sundt, Secretary General, Norwegian Cartozoologic Society cartozoology n. The science or practice of di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/01/cartozoology/
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