Archive for May 15th, 2011

Weedrobes: Prom Dress Created from Yucca Plant

Photo link Who knew invasive plant species could be so gorgeous? Artist Nicole Dextras scoured her backyard (and her neighbors') for wearable weeds to comment on environmental issues in the fashion industry, such as t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/weedrobes-prom-dress-created-from-yucca-plant/

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

They look like cups of hot chocolate, right? Keep scrolling. The blogger behind Diary of a Ladybird made these cupcakes out of fondant. All they need is some chocolate syrup on top! Link via Doobyb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/hot-chocolate-cupcakes/

World's Smallest Postal Service

(Vimeo Link) How cute is this? The World's Smallest Postal Service began in 2008. Postmaster Lea Redmond started a tiny letter transcription service for patrons of San Francisco cafes and shops. Now an online service...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/worlds-smallest-postal-service/

Stay Puft S'More

redditor SirCreate is making me hungry with this excellent model of Stay Puft from The Ghostbusters out of modeling clay. The missing bite is a nice touch. Link via Geekosystem If you like this, check...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/stay-puft-smore/

R2D2 Smoker

Really, the studio name and logo displayed in the watermark is as inspired as the smoker itself. Philip Wise modified a 55-gallon drum into this perfect Ewok-smoker. Or whatever else you want to cook. Oh, was that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/r2d2-smoker/

Superman in the UK

A simple but hilarious 3-panel cartoon by Matan Blumenblat and Aviv Or, cartoonists Israel. Once again, Clark Kent needs to discreetly change his outfit. Link (Google Translate) via The Mary SueDoctor Who, superma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/superman-in-the-uk/

The Accidental Sea

(YouTube link) Ransom Riggs of mental_floss takes a haunting tour through the history and current state of California's Salton Sea. Music by Michael Picton.abandoned, Salton Sea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/the-accidental-sea/

Don't Break The Bottle CorkScrew

Don't Break The Bottle CorkScrew - $24.95 Are you looking for a fun, and slightly aggravating, gift to bring to a dinner party?  You need the Don't Break The Bottle CorkScrew game from the NeatoShop.  Slip your favo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/dont-break-the-bottle-corkscrew/

Wicked Witch of the East Bookmark

Hi ho, the witch is dead! Which old witch? The wicked witch! Craftster user noooitaremybirthday made this bookmark out of paper and polyclay. Link via CraftThe Wizard of Oz, bookmarks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/wicked-witch-of-the-east-bookmark/

Zebra is a Jumping Horse

Sammi Jo Stohler had a problem: her zebra Zach kept jumping out of his field, so much that she had an eight-foot fence built. So she turned his habit into an asset by training Zach to show off his jumps! Stohler took Zac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/zebra-is-a-jumping-horse/

Women Falling Down in Romantic Comedies

(YouTube link) It's not a romantic comedy until a beautiful woman takes a headlong plunge, which is not only a hint at comedy, but is often a way to set her up to meet someone who will turn out to be the man of her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/women-falling-down-in-romantic-comedies/

The Fifty Funniest Movie Title Translations

When Hollywood movies are renamed for overseas audiences, the results can be literal or inexplicable, and sometimes remarkably apt. For example, Knocked Up was released in China as One Night Big Belly*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/the-fifty-funniest-movie-title-translations/

I Am Your Grandma

(YouTube link) Warning: this is nothing like what you'd expect from the title. Performance artist Jillian Mayer is determined to scar her own descendants for life. -via The Daily Whatgrandma, scary...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/15/i-am-your-grandma/
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