Archive for August 20th, 2011

The 25 Coolest College Labs

If you want white tiled floors and cleanrooms, these are not the labs you're looking for. PopSci has ranked their choices for the 25 most awesome college labs, and the diversity and locations might surprise you. From...

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Is Trial by Combat Still Legal in the United States?

The blogger New Jovian Thunderbolt offers this novel legal argument: American law originates from British Common Law. Specifically Common Law before we split from them. 1776 and all that. It's where the 2...

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Scott Pilgrim Gets A Hardcore Reboot

The folks over at ComicsAlliance have commissioned reboot cover art for indie comics from Kevin Mellon, one of the finest illustrators working in the industry today, and the results are pretty freakin' awesome. Take...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/scott-pilgrim-gets-a-hardcore-reboot/

Old People in Love

Few things are as awwwwwww-inspiring as an elderly couple in puppy love. Olivia Gissing has a photoblog entitled Old People Holding Hands devoted to this theme. Link -via Bit Rebelslove, romance...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/old-people-in-love/

Mushroom Trumpet

(Video Link) Ben Maleson, a mushroom merchant in Brookline, Massachusetts, plays a mushroom as a double-reeded instrument. He calls it the "Black Trumpet". Do you think that this instrument has a future in popular m...

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The DC Universe Gets A Major Overhaul

You may have heard the term "the New 52" thrown around recently and thought to yourself "the new 52 of what?" Well, your days of wondering are over, cause their coming your way this September! "The New 52" is DC Comi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/the-dc-universe-gets-a-major-overhaul/

Doctor Mew

Jenny Parks, a scientific illustrator, imagined the eleven Doctors from Doctor Who as cats. The above cat is, of course, the Fourth Doctor, who was portrayed by Tom Baker. http://tardiscat.deviantart.com/art/D...

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Brent Spiner's Patrick Stewart Impression

(Video Link) Brent Spiner, the actor who played Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation, does a really good impersonation of Patrick Stewart, the actor who played Jean-Luc Picard. In fact, it was good enough...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/brent-spiners-patrick-stewart-impression/

Disney Princesses as Vogue Cover Models

Dante Tyler‘s mock-up Vogue covers featuring Disney Princesses as glamazonian models is at first funny ("Thingamabobs? She's got 20"), then a bit unsettling. With Pocahontas as a fierce Beyonce look-alike...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/disney-princesses-as-vogue-cover-models/

Ulric Collette's Genetic Portraits

Here's an interesting project. Quebecois artist Ulric Collette (shown above, with his cousin Justine) explores the facial similarity of relatives by mashing their faces together into one portrait. The Genetic Por...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/ulric-collettes-genetic-portraits/

Fine Art from Tiny Drawings

Tokyo artists Sagaki Keita creates fine art from hundreds of tiny drawings, like this rendition of the "Great Wave off Kanagawa." The smaller drawings are sometimes silly or sinister, but each is balanced perfectly i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/fine-art-from-tiny-drawings/

Lickety Spoon

Lickety Spoon - $9.95 Have you ever dreamed of having a tongue as long as a chameleon?  Now with the Lickety Spoon from the NeatoShop you can pretend you do.  This great stainless spoon with silicone handle looks li...

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This Week at Neatorama

The back-to-school rush is on! If the schools in your area haven't started already, they will soon. Stores are busy with parents shopping for new clothing and supplies for their students. Among all the required items, yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/this-week-at-neatorama-65/

Pee Towels

You might remember Amy Rawson as the creator of the felted Cthulhu Santas we feature during the holidays. Her latest project is the Pee Towel, which arose from her day job as a lab tech. Specifically, from urinalysis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/pee-towels/

Pizza-Flavored Fake Pizza

It looks like a pizza and is made from a bunch of pizza-flavored ingredients, but it certainly isn't a pizza and almost definitely tastes nothing like a pizza. This "meta-pizza"is made from Pizza Supreme Doritos, Piz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/pizza-flavored-fake-pizza/

Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you're looking for a fun way to cool down while letting yourself feel like a kid again, these Lucky Charms ice cream sandwiches look delicious, even if they are a bit of a sugar-overload. LinkFood, ice cream, s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/lucky-charms-ice-cream-sandwiches/

Corgi Needs Help Using Stairs

(Video Link) Corgi puppies are some of the most vertically challenged animals the world, thankfully, this little one has a friend to help him climb up the stairs. Via BuzzFeedCute, videos, animals, puppies, corgis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/corgi-needs-help-using-stairs/

35 Cool Long Exposure Photographs

Long exposure photography takes a lot of patience and a good eye for positioning, but when you get images like the ones on this BuzzFeed list, the result is most certainly worth the effort. Be sure to click the link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/35-cool-long-exposure-photographs/

Is Trampoline Dodgeball The Ultimate Sport?

(Video Link) Personally, I've always hated athletic activities with the exception of those involving rollerskating,trampolines, tag and dodgeball, which is why I think this new and improved version of dodgeball looks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/20/is-trampoline-dodgeball-the-ultimate-sport/
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