Archive for April 8th, 2011

Yummy Pillow Sushi

Yummy Pillow Sushi - $17.95 Do you know someone who is crazy about sushi?  Get them the Yummy Pillow Sushi from the NeatoShop.  There is nothing sweeter than seeing someone you love all curled up with their favorite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/yummy-pillow-sushi/

Deer Protects Mother Goose and Her Nest

Geese mate for life and when the female lays her eggs the male guards the nest. When this goose lost her mate she nested in an urn in a Buffalo, New York cemetery but, with no male to guard her, she was vulnerable to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/deer-protects-mother-goose-and-her-nest/

Kitchen Sink Guitar Mod

(Video Link) YouTube user peteqwerty51 made a steel guitar from a stainless steel sink. It plays rather well! This is his first sink guitar, and he's already planning improvements for the next one. via Walyousi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/kitchen-sink-guitar-mod/

I Always Wondered What Those Big Hats Were Hiding

Aha! I knew it! Those aren't bearskin caps after all, as this ad for Eurostar by the Leg Agency proves. Link via reddit | Agency WebsiteLondon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/i-always-wondered-what-those-big-hats-were-hiding/

Jousting on Segways

(Video Link) Actually, the Segway would be a fairly sound vehicle for modern jousting, as this commercial for the State of Washington's lottery illustrates. But buying lottery tickets is probably not a likely route...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/jousting-on-segways/

Classic Cosplay from the 70s and 80s

Michael Sacco of Fanboy has several pictures of cosplay competitions from fan conventions in the 1970s, including Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Marvel Comics. Pictured above is Wendy Pini as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/classic-cosplay-from-the-70s/

Stag Pistol Stiletto Heels

German artist Iris Schieferstein made these shoes, dubbed "Vegas Girl" out of stag hooves and revolvers. She's worked extensively in taxidermy. Link | Artist's Website | Photo by the artist (I think)taxidermy, hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/stag-pistol-stiletto-heels/

Scientists Develop Zebra Barcode Reader

Scientists have developed an image scanning program that can distinguish between individual zebras by their stripes: When a zebra has been entered into the database and given a StripeCode, the researchers match an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/scientists-develop-zebra-barcode-reader/

PushCake Is Like a Push Pop with a Cupcake Inside

The great thing about cupcakes is, well, everything. But it turns out that they can be improved upon. If you're looking for a faster way of shoving cupcakes into your mouth, you might want to try the PushC...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/pushcake-is-like-a-push-pop-with-a-cupcake-inside/

Sorry You Got Robbed Cake

Yes, it's customary to celebrate happy occasions with cake, but if you think about it, you need cake much more during the bad times. So forget greeting cards filled with platitudes - use cakes filled with sugary good...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/sorry-you-got-robbed-cake/

Booktree by Kostas Syrtariotis

Kostas Syrtariotis of Kostas Design created this fantastic book shelf that looks just like a tree: Link - via Like Cooltree, book shelf, Kostas Syrtariotis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/booktree-by-kostas-syrtariotis/

Google Exodus: What if Moses had Facebook?

What if Moses had Facebook? That's what Jewish content website Aish.com asked (and answered) with this clever YouTube clip:[YouTube Clip]Facebook, Moses, Passover, Exodus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/google-exodus-what-if-moses-had-facebook/

Snake Sneaks Into House In Used Chair

You might want to thoroughly inspect any piece of used furniture before you bring it into your house. You never know what could be hiding inside. Richmond, Virginia man learned that lesson early Wednesday morning when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/snake-sneaks-into-house-in-used-chair/

Mini Samurai Umbrella

Mini Samurai Umbrella - $19.95 April showers bring May flowers.  Are you looking for a stylish umbrella to keep you from getting all wet? You need the Mini Samurai Umbrella from the NeatoShop.  Go ahead, tell that rai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/mini-samurai-umbrella-2/

A Cat's Aspiration

(YouTube link) Everyone has dreams. This cat dreams of being a cosmonaut. If he'd read yesterday's post on that same subject, he might not have been so ambitious. This is an ad for a Russian lottery. -via The Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/a-cats-aspiration/

The Cement Factory

In 1973, architect Ricardo Bofill bought an abandoned cement factory in Barcelona and converted it to use as his business offices, creative studio, and home. He spent two years remodeling: tearing down some buildings...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/the-cement-factory/

£20,000 Dog Wedding

Around 80 guests attended a lavish wedding in Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England. Louise Harris hired a wedding planner who oversaw the flowers, decorations, food, and security for the £20,000 ($32,000US) affair. The weddi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/20000-dog-wedding/

Eddie Paul's Movie Cars

EP Industries manufactures pumps, dry-cleaning equipment, firefighting equipment, military equipment, and other types of metal fabrication. But they have a fun side, too. Inventor and company founder Eddie Paul desig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/eddie-pauls-movie-cars/

The Raven

(YouTube link) If you had a pet raven, what would you teach him to say? That's right, waka-waka-waka! -via b3taraven, talking bird...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/the-raven-3/

13 Hilarious Peeps Candy Easter Dioramas

For the devout, Easter is an opportunity to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, but for many others, it’s an excuse to munch down on piles of pastel candies and chocolate bunnies. By far the most notorious of thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/13-hilarious-peeps-candy-easter-dioramas/

Trexels

Artist John Martz (previously at Neatorama) brings us Trexels, a print featuring 235 characters from the Star Trek universe in pixel form, all in one place. How many can you name? The two people who can correctly nam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/trexels/

Training Sharks to Eat

Lionfish are pretty, but they belong in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They lack natural predators in the Caribbean, so lionfish have become quite the invasive species since they escaped from aquariums ten years ago...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/08/training-sharks-to-eat/
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