Archive for April 28th, 2011

TomTom GPS Sends Your Speed to The Cops

  It’s bad enough worrying about the police pulling you over while you’re doing your Vin Diesel  in The Fast and Furious impression on the interstate.   Now however you have real reason to be paranoid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/tomtom-gps-sends-your-speed-to-the-cops/

Star Trek's White and Nerdy

(YouTube link) The video edit set to Weird Al Yankovic's "White and Nerdy" makes it clear that the song is really about Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation. -via mental_flossstar trek, Weird Al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/star-treks-white-and-nerdy/

Anatomical Dress

Rachel Wright made a few dresses from vintage slips and nightgowns that depict the anatomy of the wearer. She's doing so to express an intersection of public and private lives: The Dream Anatomy series explore th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/anatomical-dress/

A Visual History of The Computer Mouse

With touch screen technology taking over much of the way we interact with computers it’s fun to remember how we used our clunky old trackballs to scroll through AOL message boards. The Visual History of The Computer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/a-visual-history-of-the-computer-mouse/

United States of the Environment

[caption id="attachment_45338" align="aligncenter" width="258" caption="See link for full graphic."][/caption] As if we need more things to fight over in America these info graphics will be sure to help in the age old...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/united-states-of-the-environment/

Baby Duck vs. Dog

(Video Link) The baby duck is definitely winning. In fact, he's toying with the dog, as though pushing him around takes no real effort. Com'on dog, your ancestors were wolves. Man up. via Ace of Spades HQducks,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/baby-duck-vs-dog/

Chewbacca 9" Talking Plush

Chewbacca 9" Talking Plush - $25.95 Do you wish you could cuddle up with Chewbacca? Well now you can with the Chewbacca 9" Talking Plush from the NeatoShop.  This little guy is extra cute, because when you push his bel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/chewbacca-9-talking-plush/

Heart Plunging Machine

After one man went into cardiac arrest and his family successfully performed CPR on him with a toilet plunger, Advanced Circulator Systems developed the ResQPump. It's a machine that regulates chest compressions and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/heart-plunging-machine/

Dino Planters

This is really cute! Etsy seller PlaidPigeon modified plastic dinosaur toys so that they'd serve as planters. This one is Rick the Dilophosaurus with a Zebra Haworthia Succulent growing in his back. Link via Dud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/dino-planters/

New Beard Style: The Monkeytail

Is this brilliant or stupid? Or is the brilliance such that it is indistinguishable from stupidity? Should we force Alex to grow one? Let us ponder these issues. Link via Geekologie | Photo: The Monkey Tailbear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/new-beard-style-the-monkeytail/

Wookiee the Chew in Burned Wood

The marvelous artist James Hance loves to mash up pop culture themes, particularly Star Wars and Winnie the Pooh. Here's one of his recent projects showing Wookiee the Chew walking into the sunset,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/wookiee-the-chew-in-burned-wood/

Awful Taxidermy

Crappy Taxidermy is a photo blog devoted to highlighting the worst works of taxidermy, such as this Santa Fe diesel locomotive. Someone bagged a 16-point buck. That's pretty good! Link via Doobybraintax...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/awful-taxidermy/

Can You Convince A Birther That He's Wrong?

Okay. So President Obama recently released his long-form birth certificate to quell the Birthers' speculation that he's not a natural-born citizen of the United States. But that's not the topic of this post (indeed, I'm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/can-you-convince-a-birther-that-hes-wrong/

The $24 Million Book on Amazon

Sellers usually try to price their wares cheaper than their competitors, to make them more attractive to buyers. That's how you get price wars.But the strategy can be very different for rare goods, where price is usually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/the-24-million-book-on-amazon/

Nyan Violin

Remember Nyan Cat, the awesomeness we unleashed on all you unsuspecting web users? Well, Neatoramanaut Sarah Hubbard took it to the next level with her violin. Presenting ... Nyan Violin! Thanks Sarah![YouTube C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/nyan-violin/

Angry Bird Cupcakes

Sub-standard gaming-inspired confectionery got you angry? Don't get mad - get these cute Angry Bird cupcakes instead! From the Brazilian baker Cupcake.Ito: Link - Thanks özi!cupcake, Angry Bird...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/angry-bird-cupcakes/

The Kraken Faucet

Italian sink and plumbing fixture company Ritmonio called this the Dumbo Steel kitchen faucet, but I prefer its nickname, the Kraken Faucet! Check out this gallery of 36 funky faucets over at Di Vapor: Link - Thanks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/the-kraken-faucet/

Catwoman Mimobot

Catwoman Mimobot (2G) - $22.95 Are you still looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Well, search no more! You need the Catwoman Mimobot (2G) from the NeatoShop.  This little flash drive is fierce just like Mom!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/catwoman-mimobot/

Super Mario Propaganda

If you are a fan of the classic Super Mario Bros franchise, you might have always wondered how the evil Bowser recruited and maintained such a strong army of Koopas, Goombas and those annoying Mario eating plants. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/super-mario-propaganda/

Other Single Princes

Now that Prince William is getting hitched, who will young girls dream about? Buzzfeed rounded up eleven young princes from all over who have yet to sweep a princess off her feet and take her to live happily ever after....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/other-single-princes/

A Fast Car Birthday

Rachel Gilbert recently celebrated her 100th birthday -by indulging in her need for speed. Gilbert, of Laconia, New Hampshire, took a spin around the track in a pace car at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in honor of he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/a-fast-car-birthday/

Did You Read the Article?

Ars technica published a post about a hot button issue entitled "Guns at home more likely to be used stupidly than in self-defense." After a couple of dozen comments came in, the fifth-to-the-last paragraph was edited to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/did-you-read-the-article/

Boat Abandoned at Intersection

A motorist in Bülach, Switzerland, was towing a boat behind his vehicle and came to a stop at a stop light. When the car continued, the boat became unhitched and was left sitting at the intersection! One witness said:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/boat-abandoned-at-intersection/

How to Build Escher's Impossible Waterfall

Remember the video of the impossible waterfall? Even after you saw how it was done, you were still impressed. Now Instructables has step-by-step instructions for you to make your own 3D version of the famous illusion...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/how-to-build-eschers-impossible-waterfall/

Music Painting

(YouTube link) Music by Matteo Negrin is illustrated on a music staff, becoming more and more creative as it goes along. -Thanks, Muzition!Music, animation, staff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/music-painting/

What Is It? game 175

It's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Great guesses win prizes! Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/what-is-it-game-175/

Kate Middleton for the Win

I'm not particularly enamored of the Royal Wedding, but with the press reaching a fever pitch this week, it's hard not to get caught up in it a little bit. "Kate Middleton for the Win" is a tongue-in-cheek Tumblr abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/kate-middleton-for-the-win/

Computer Love

(Video link) Sean Ohlenkamp, an associate creative director from Toronto, Canada, placed a folder on the desktop of his wife's computer to celebrate their third anniversary. via Nerdcorelove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/computer-love/

Wales, the Almost Nation

Wales is having an identity crisis. Actually, it's been having one off and on for the past 2,000 years. Is it part of England? Part of the U.K? Or is Wales just ...Wales? Sometime in Britain's mythological past, King...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/28/wales-the-almost-nation/
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