Archive for May 10th, 2011

Beechcraft Car

Shove a 1943 Beechcraft body onto a 1979 Jeep Cherokee chassis, and this beauty is the result. The Beech Car was built by Bob A. Pfeiffer in 1984 and is now up for sale. The custom-built interior still looks much lik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/beechcraft-car/

Meltdown

(vimeo link) This stop-motion film by Dave Green shows what happens when the refrigerator thermostat malfunctions. It's a horror story. -via The Daily Whatanimation, temperature, stopmotion, refrigerator...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/meltdown/

840-Barrel Paintball Machine

(Video Link) This commercial for an energy drink features a paintball machine with 840 barrels. It fires a single volley with different colors to produce, in just a second, a image through a stencil. The action star...

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Jum Nakao's Cut Paper Dresses

In 2004 in São Paulo, Brazilian artist Jum Nakao held a fashion show exhibiting many amazing dresses composed of delicate sheets of intricately cut paper. In an interview about his work, Nakao wrote about a subseque...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/jum-nakaos-cut-paper-dresses/

Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Rendered in Pork Products

Is it possible to improve upon a work by Van Gogh? Instructables user CopperTwist proves, beyond all doubt, that the answer is 'yes'. Just substitute various pork products for paint. Link via Craftbacon,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/vincent-van-goghs-starry-night-rendered-in-pork-products/

Starbuck and Starbuck in Starbucks

So, here we have Dirk Benedict, who played Lt. Starbuck in the classic Battlestar Galactica, with Katee Sackhoff, who played Kara "Starbuck" Thrace in the modern Battlestar Galactica, in a Starbucks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/starbuck-and-starbuck-in-starbucks/

TV News Crew Confuses Star Trek Organization with US Navy SEALs

In the Star Trek universe, the Maquis was a military organization created by Federation colonists who ended up on the Cardassian side of the border when the United Federation of Planets and the Cardassian Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/tv-news-crew-confuses-star-trek-organization-with-us-navy-seals/

Chicken Tape Dispenser

Chicken Tape Dispenser - $11.95 Are you looking for a way to bring some country flair to your desk? You need the Chicken Tape Dispenser from the NeatoShop.  This little cutey will have your coworkers clucking with en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/chicken-tape-dispenser/

All Your Base Are Belong To Us - Giveaway!

note: the contest is now over. if you won, you'll be contacted by the book publisher this week! if you didn't win, stay tuned for new contests happening every week! Who wants to win a copy of Harold Goldberg's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/all-your-base-are-belong-to-us-giveaway/

Porsche 911 GT3 Hybrid Racer has the Most Complex Steering Wheel Ever

My car is much more focused on performance and power than it is on creature comforts. When I get into my wife's SUV, it takes me a while to acclimate to all the gadgets and gizmos the car has. I can only imagine the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/porsche-911-gt3-hybrid-racer-has-the-most-complex-steering-wheel-ever/

Life-Size Portal Turret Can't Shoot, but Looks Cool

I am a a big fan of video games and if you have ever played the game Portal, you will recognize this DIY creation right away. The builder handcrafted the turret and it took about a month to build. It has motion detec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/life-size-portal-turret-cant-shoot-but-looks-cool/

2000 Year Old Computer Made From Legos

Andrew Carol’s works a day job as an engineer for Apple, but in his spare time uses his skills to recreate ancient computers out of Legos. See link for video. Recently, Carol has completed his biggest challenge ye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/2000-year-old-computer-made-from-legos/

Game Boy Online

For those of us who owned the original 1989 Nintendo Game Boy nothing is more exciting and nostalgic then playing some of those green and yellow video game classics of our youth. GameBoyOnline.com claims to have over...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/game-boy-online/

Post Apocalypse Wallpapers

It’s always good to remember that things could always be worse. That’s why these really neat post apocalypse wallpapers for Mac and PC give us pause for that that we really do have it better now then when we will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/post-apocalypse-wallpapers/

A Website About Nothing

Jerry Seinfeld has launched a website featuring daily clips from his own archives of every stand-up performance, interview and recording that has ever been made of the comic. To see what the deal with it is, check ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/a-website-about-nothing/

Steampunk Computer Terminal

Steampunk ascetics glorifies the Victorian age though creating retro futuristic technology. This computer terminal goes all the way.   See link for full gallery. Linksteampunk, retro, computers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/steampunk-computer-terminal/

The Loneliest Plant In The World

A cycad tree of the ancient species Encephalartos woodii was brought from Africa to the Kew Gardens in London in 1895. Since then, it has been cloned, but cannot reproduce in the normal way, because it is male -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/the-loneliest-plant-in-the-world/

Leg Reattached Backward

Dugan Smith of Fostoria, Ohio, was ten years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. After chemotherapy, his leg was removed, but part of it was reattached -backward! Known as a rotationplasty, his surgery involved...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/leg-reattached-backward/

S'Mores Without The Campfire

Do you crave marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker treats between camping trips? Add this contraption to your list of things you didn't know existed but now must have. It's a s'more maker and not just any s'more mak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/smores-without-the-campfire/

Long Truck Is Long

(YouTube link) Yep, that's a long truck! According to commenters, this kind of transport is used to haul sugar cane in Brazil. Normally they only travel from farm to farm, and it is unusual to see one on a highway....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/long-truck-is-long/

400 Excuses & Lies For The Workplace

400 Excuses & Lies For The Workplace - $9.95 Do you hate your job? You need 400 Excuses & Lies For The Workplace from the NeatoShop.  Enclosed in this handy little tin are 400 ready-made excuses and lies to get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/400-excuses-lies-for-the-workplace/

Almost a Good Idea

(YouTube link) This building apparently doesn't have a freight elevator. In order to avoid carrying boxes upstairs, these guys hatched a plan. The language in the video is Turkish, and the video was posted to a Russ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/almost-a-good-idea/

Tesla Vanity Plate

Redditor enginesoftime saw this vanity plate on a Tesla Roadster and snapped a picture. But the fact that it has a numeral added, plus Nikola is spelled with a "c" made me wonder how many other vanity plates on Tesla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/tesla-vanity-plate/

To Sit or Not to Sit

The following is an article from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. (Image credit: Flickr user Eric Rice) A Physician’s Reasons Why Men Should Stand by John Gamel Professor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/to-sit-or-not-to-sit/

How to Make a Staircase Using Most of a Sheet of Plywood

Consider this puzzle: how can you make a staircase out of a single sheet of plywood and have as little wood left over as possible? That was the task of Instructables user Pilgrim55. It looks like he has only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/10/how-to-make-a-staircase-using-most-of-a-sheet-of-plywood/






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