Archive for June 5th, 2011

Baby Penguin Has a Glove for a Mother

A macaroni penguin chick is being trained to recognize a black rubber glove as its mother. The egg was abandoned after one of the parents became ill; because it takes two to incubate a penguin egg, it was left unatte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/baby-penguin-has-a-glove-for-a-mother/

Who Forgot About Dre: Pretty Much the Best Flowchart Ever

Maybe the best flowchart I've ever seen. I've cropped it to hide a couple of explicit words, but if you're not offended by an F-Bomb or two, be sure to check out the whole thing over at Pop Chart Lab. Link via G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/who-forgot-about-dre-pretty-much-the-best-flowchart-ever/

Consider... Pee-Wee Herman

Photo link Remember those ads actress Melissa Leo did in the weeks leading up to the Oscars asking members of the Academy to consider her for the little gold man? Well, it's back - but this time it's Pee-Wee Herman pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/consider-pee-wee-herman/

441 Drops of Water

(Vimeo link) Twenty-one rows of 21 drops of water are dispensed through an automated pipette onto a specially-textured omniphobic material to create a grid of tiny water spheres. When the water evaporates, the proce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/441-drops-of-water/

Hello Kitty Tentacle Chandelier

I can't imagine a better focal point for a tasteful dining room! Adam Wallacavage, noted for his tentacled chandeliers, made this Hello Kitty variant. It was featured in a themed art show hosted by Sanrio, the compan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/hello-kitty-tentacle-chandelier/

Gulliver's Kingdom Japan, Failed Amusement Park

Failed amusement parks somehow seem sadder than most other abandoned places. They evoke ghostly memories of children's laughter, aromas of delicious indulgent foods and the joy of wild rides. Gulliver's Kingdom, based on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/gullivers-kingdom-failed-amusement-park/

A Visit to New York City's Library of Magic

(Video Link) The Conjuring Arts Resource Center on Manhattan has a 12,000-volume library of books about performance magic, including some rare items dating back to the Fifteenth Century: The library also maintain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/a-visit-to-new-york-citys-library-of-magic/

Frankenhorn: the Flamethrowing Trombone

(Watch on YouTube) The best way to make something more awesome is to add fire, I think. The flame reaches 21 feet and the trombone--which still plays--can be heard from two blocks away. The only thing that could hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/frankenhorn-the-flamethrowing-trombone/

Cinder Block Planter

Annette Guttierez made a cheap and simple but elegant planter for a patio using cinder blocks. Here's how she did it: The wall was built with 12" cinder blocks (the kind you would use to build a column) and we use...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/cinder-block-planter/

Great Gays Out of the Closet Mug

Great Gays Out of The Closet Mug - $10.95 With the Great Gays Out of the Closet mug from the NeatoShop and a little hot water you can watch 14 famous gays bravely emerge from the closet.  There has never been a  pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/great-gays-out-of-the-closet-mug/

Where Prisoners Can Do Anything They Want, Except Leave

Available: free lodging with frequent bikini parties, drugs, and guns. All you have to do, is get caught smuggling into Venezuela.Welcome to the infamous San Antonio Prison on Margarita Island, where the inmates run...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/where-prisoners-can-do-anything-they-want-except-leave/

Kid's Room with LEGO Walls

What did YOU do to decorate your kid's bedroom? HGTV presents 10-themed bedrooms for kids that will make you feel like an inadequate parent.This one is admittedly cool: the LEGO-covered room by Lena Seow, Vrinda Khanna a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/kids-room-with-lego-walls/

Pistol Gate Latch

This is an old M1911 handgun turned into a gate latch! Richard Mann spotted it at Gunsite, a private marksmanship school in Arizona. Link via Everyday, No Days Offhandguns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/pistol-gate-latch/

Modular Typographical Bookcase

Eva Alessandrini and Roberto Saporiti of the Italian design house Saporiti made this modular bookcase that looks like it's made out of letters. What other appropriate phases could you make with these blocks? Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/modular-typographical-bookcase/

Hypnotist Knocks Himself Out Onstage

Hypnotist David Days tripped over a participant's leg and fell unconscious during a performance on Friday. Three people were "asleep" onstage at the time; when Days couldn't be roused after a few minutes, the audience wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/hypnotist-knocks-himself-out-onstage/

Transparent Specimens

Artist Iori Tomita produces theses colorful transparent specimens not by photo editing, but by transforming the animals themselves. ...Tomita first removes the scales and skin of fish that have been preserved in for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/transparent-specimens/

Rainbow Ants

These ants ate so much that their transparent abdomens swelled up to display their meal color! You can easily tell which ants moved from one blob to another. The photographer is unknown, and there is speculation that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/05/rainbow-ants/
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