Archive for September 5th, 2011

Count Chocula Plush

Count Chocula Plush - $9.95 Are you looking for a way to reclaim your misspent youth? You need the Count Chocula Plush from the NeatoShop. This adorable little plush is almost as comforting as eating a bowl of chocola...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/count-chocula-plush/

Giant Fire-Shooting Mechanical Octopus

(Video Link) For Burning Man, artist Duane Flatmo built an enormous octopus automaton called El Pulpo Mechanico. It shoots fire from its feet. So, you know, that's just a bit different from the mechanical octopodes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/giant-fire-shooting-mechanical-octopus/

Sweden Developing Invisible Tank

Swedish engineers are working on a tank that will be able to blend into the background -- whatever that background may be. It's covered with a skin that can change its appearance: The technology is based on sheets of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/sweden-unveils-invisible-tank/

Slave Girl Leia Manatee

Craftster member erica_tattoos made a pair of embroidery hoops depicting Princess Leia and Jabba the Hutt. My brilliant idea: the original trilogy should be re-shot with manatees. Link -via Geek CraftsStar Wars, e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/slave-girl-leia-manatee/

Portrait in Buttons

(vimeo link) Ashley Hackshaw (with help from her 4-year-old daughter) used 2,000 buttons to create a portrait of artist Frida Kahlo. Watch the process in this time-lapse video. Link -Thanks, Ashley! Art, ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/portrait-in-buttons/

Fox on Stilts?

No, it's not a fox at all, but a maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus), the largest canid in South America. The maned wolf is actually neither a wolf nor a fox, but is a canid with its own genus. With those lon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/fox-on-stilts/

The Legend of Zelda Theme on Marimba

(YouTube link) This is a really nice performance of the main theme from the video game The Legend of Zelda on a marimba, plus snare drum, cymbals, bells, timpani, and triangle. These guys used no sheet music -it's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/the-legend-of-zelda-theme-on-marimba/

Casa do Penedo

This is a real house in Portugal called Casa do Penedo, which means "house of stone." Built in 1974, the current resident had to reinforce the house with security doors and window bars because of the many visitors an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/casa-do-penedo/

Cow Sculptures from Car Parts

Holy calf indeed. These giant sculptures are made by Finnish artist Miina Äkkijyrkkä out of automobile parts. Äkkijyrkkä, who is also a dairy cow advocate, has stated that she "looks at the world from a cow’s p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/cow-sculptures-from-car-parts/

Knitted Zoopraxiscope Cap

In 1878, photographer Eadweard Muybridge settled a wager made on a widely-debated question: do all four hooves of a horse leave the ground when it runs? Muybridge set up a line of cameras, each of which was triggered...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/knitted-zoopraxiscope-cap/

Gratefuler

It kind of gets you right here to see the manliest men in history putting a pen to paper to express their soft side. We saw that in Teddy Roosevelt's diary entry not long ago. On a happier subject, here's a note that Sam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/gratefuler/

The World According to an Alcoholic

Brought to you (between shots, of course) by Dustin Glick of Dustinland. Click for larger: Link - via I Love Charts map, alcoholic, Dustin Glick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/the-world-according-to-an-alcoholic/

Cherry Pie Mints

Cherry Pie Mints - $2.45 Do you know someone who is cherry pie crazy? Get them the Cherry Pie Mints from the NeatoShop.  Savoring the sweet taste of summer has never been so easy. Mmm...pie! Be sure to check out the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/cherry-pie-mints/

Dream Date Portrait Pillow

Whaddaya say we start makin' these for the NeatoShop? Found at Dangerous Mind. pillow, dream date...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/dream-date-portrait-pillow/

Dalek Family Window Stickers

You've seen the car stickers that represent a family. Why settle for stick figures when you can use Daleks? Etsy seller SCDJ1125 sells them in three sizes, with an optional dog sticker available. Be sure to check out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/dalek-family-window-stickers/

20 Coolest & Weirdest Needle Felted Creations

The only limit to what a skilled craftster can create with needle felting is the imagination. There are artists who will surprise you with their subjects, like this heart-ripping declaration of love from artist Hine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/20-coolest-weirdest-needle-felted-creations/

Adult-Sized Sandbox Lets Grown Ups Play with Bulldozers

(Video Link) Did you love playing in sandboxes when you were a kid? It was fun to move dirt around with little toy bulldozers and dump trucks. Now there's a company in Las Vegas that will let you do it for real. Dig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/adult-sized-sandbox-lets-grown-ups-play-with-bulldozers/

Belle Gunness: The Terror of La Porte

The following is an article from Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader. A dark tale from our "Dustbin of Gruesome History" files. THE DISCOVERY One the night of April 28, 19...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/belle-gunness-the-terror-of-la-porte/

Velvet Geek

I made the exact same face as Dr. Spengler above when I stumbled upon the awesomeness that is Velvet Geek, a website dedicated to the wonderful black velvet art of Bruce White....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/velvet-geek/

15 Amazing Tree Houses

I know you guys like tree houses based on how many of you comment every time we share links like this, so I'm really happy to get to share this great collection of tree houses with you guys. Which one is your favorit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/15-amazing-tree-houses/

Microbes Are Such Hipsters

This headline shows why it is so important for journalists to read their work before submitting it in order to make sure it comes out right. That or else these really were some incredibly hip microbes. http://lord...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/microbes-are-such-hipsters/

Infinity Tentacles For The Lovecrafian Mathematician

There's not much to say about this infinity tentacle other than it was created by DeviantArt user Andrew Strauss and that it is so delightfully geeky that it had to be featured here on Neatorama. Link Via Laughing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/infinity-tentacles-for-the-lovecrafian-mathematician/

6 Psychology Myths Everyone Believes

Have you ever been told that you need to let your anger out or it will explode? As it turns out, that's completely wrong. Cracked has a great list of psychology myths everyone believes that are utterly and completely...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/6-pyschology-myths-everyone-believes/

The Weirdest Buildings On Earth

There isn't too much info on all of these amazingly weird buildings over on Bored Panda, but the name of each building is there if you want to learn more about the places. For example, this is The Crooked House in Po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/the-weirdest-buildings-on-earth/

The Most Popular Girl Scout Cookies Around

Wired recently released this great chart of the most popular flavors of Girl Scout cookies and while it's interesting and looks great, more than anything else, it just makes me want some Samoas. Is your favorite in the t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/the-most-popular-girl-scout-cookies-around/

Pencil Drawings That Look Like Pictures

Artist Paul Chiappe has a lot of talent when it comes to making pencil drawings, enough talent that he can actually make his drawings look like blurry vintage photographs. Enjoy more of his impressive works over at F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/pencil-drawings-that-look-like-pictures/

A Real Life Pip Boy From Fall Out

(Video Link) It takes some seriously impressive skills to make a working replica like this amazing Pip Boy as seen in Fall Out. Via Geeks Are Sexyvideo games, cool, Props, pip boys, fall out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/a-real-life-pip-boy-from-fall-out/

Notice Anything Weird About This Couch?

In this case, chocolate isn't just the name of the color, but the name of the frosting flavor. That's right, it's a delicious chocolate-covered couch made by Leandro Erlich. Link Via CraftZinedesign, Food, furnitu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/05/notice-anything-weird-about-this-couch/
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