Archive for April 17th, 2011

Metal Pen with Level and Screwdriver

Metal Pen with Level and Screwdriver - $14.95 Are you looking for a fun gift for your favorite graduate? Get them the Metal Pen with Level and Scredriver from the NeatoShop!  This is the gift that all others can be m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/metal-pen-with-level-and-screwdriver/

Digital Atlas Of The Human Brain

Scientists at the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Brain Science have unveiled a computerized atlas of the human brain that charts the underlying biochemistry of the mind. The online atlas will assist researchers to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/digital-atlas-of-the-human-brain/

Armenia Makes Chess A Mandatory Subject in School

Chess is very popular in Armenia. In a move to become globally known for prowess in the game, the government of Armenia has made the study of it mandatory for school children: The authorities led by President Serzh Sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/armenia-makes-chess-a-mandatory-subject-in-school/

Just One More Row

Here you see a skeleton knitting a scarf with yarn that is coming from her own bones! She is a knit-covered skeleton. Twilight Kallisti of Crafting Chaos made this artwork called Just One More Row using an educationa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/just-one-more-row/

Default Facebook Avatars

Paris-based photographer Thomas M. made a set of pictures showing people as the default Facebook profile image. He writes "The aim of this project is to humanize the Facebook default avatar provided at the first log...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/default-facebook-avatars/

Measuring Tape Stiletto Heels

If you want to say 'I'm a practical person' while still wearing high heeled shoes, these stilettos by Christian Louboutin should do the trick. It's just a pity that they're only in metric. http://us.christianloub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/measuring-tape-stiletto-heels/

How to Make Bacon Roses

Modern love is best expressed with bacon, but for the traditionalist, there are always bacon roses. Instructables user kaptaink_cg explains how to make them. You'll need a broiling pan, a mini muffin pan,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/how-to-make-bacon-roses/

Motorcycle Models Made out of Watch Parts

deviantART user dkart71 doesn't offer a lot of verbal detail about this work, but his level of artistic detail is impressive. His gallery is filled with similar pieces, including choppers and trikes. Linkwristwat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/motorcycle-model-made-out-of-watch-parts/

This Civil War Reenactment Seems Completely Plausible

Yes, the Ghostbusters were there at the Second Battle of Dantooine. Check your history reference books if you're skeptical. Link via Popped Culture | Photo: Columbus Dispatch/Jeff HinckleyStar Wars, cosplay, Civi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/this-civil-war-reenactment-seems-completely-plausible/

Just in Time for Easter: Chocolate Cthulhu

There are some minor differences between the activities of the Easter Bunny and the Easter Cthulhu, but both make the holiday memorable for children. Jason McKittrick made these chocolate Cthulhu figurines to mark t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/just-in-time-for-easter-chocolate-cthulhu/

Robin Words

Here's something that might keep you busy for a while. Robin Words pits your language skills against a computer. Change one letter in the four-letter word the computer gives you. The computer will then change one letter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/robin-words/

The Mountain

(vimeo link) Filmmaker Terje Sorgjerd (previously at Neatorama) set up cameras on El Teide, the highest mountain in Spain, from April 4th to 11th, 2011. The object was to take a time-lapse video of the Milky Way. Ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/the-mountain/

The First Mozart Prodigy

Before young Wolfgang Mozart became the toast of Europe, the family promoted his older sister, Maria Anna Mozart. “Virtuosic.” “A prodigy.” “Genius.” These words were written in the 1760s about Mozart—Mari...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/the-first-mozart-prodigy/

Oh Internet

Encyclopedia Dramatica was always a place to get in-depth information on internet culture, memes, and history, but the site was rarely linked here at Neatorama because it was NSFW and far from family-friendly. Now En...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/oh-internet/

Ten-year-old Translator

Alexia Sloane is only ten years old, but she got the opportunity to work as an interpreter at the European Parliament in Brussels. Alexia received an exception to the age 14 minimum rule because she is fluent in English,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/ten-year-old-translator/

Plaid Skirt Apron

Plaid Skirt Apron - $23.95Mad about plaid? Check out the cool Plaid Skirt Apron over at the NeatoShop. Now you can prepare your favorite chicken dinner in chic: Link | More Apparel & Accessories | Mother's Day Gift I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/plaid-skirt-apron-2/

Glued Meat

If you think the news about supermarket meat contaminated with drug-resistant staphylococcus was bad, hold yourself together, because there's an even more shocking news coming your way. Two words: glued meat.Glued me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/glued-meat/

Statue of Liberty Stamp Actually Shows The Las Vegas Version

File this one under "oops." A new stamp intended to commemorate the Statue of Liberty actually featured the Las Vegas replica instead:You might think that the post office would have just gone with the origi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/17/statue-of-liberty-stamp-actually-shows-the-las-vegas-version/




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