Archive for September 7th, 2011

Finger Reader

Hansub Lee designed this Finger Reader for visually-impaired people. The idea is that scanning bar codes with the "finger" will send information about the product to the user's blue tooth, making shopping much more c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/finger-reader/

The Chronicles Of A Super Senior

This is what happen when superheroes get a little long in the tooth, and grow so old that they aren't quite as super any more. This series of paintings by Swedish artist Andreas Englund shows the fate of all non-immo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/the-chronicles-of-a-super-senior/

Dr. Spudberg, Like Dr. Zoidberg, Goes Nicely with Butter

Ashley Ringrose made this Futurama-inspired Mr. Potato Head. Surely we all have a Dr. Zoidberg in our lives. Or at least wish that we do. Link -via Geek CraftsMr Potato Head, Futurama, Zoidberg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/dr-spudberg-like-dr-zoidberg-goes-nicely-with-butter/

Cut the Right Wire to Deactivate This Bomb Alarm Clock

If you have to get up in the morning -- and I don't recommend that for health reasons -- then you might as well do it in an exciting way. Michael Krumpus made a clock that looks like a bomb from the movies. Cut the r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/cut-the-right-wire-to-deactivate-this-bomb-alarm-clock/

Whale Rescue Caught on Tape

(Video Link) Michael Fishbach and his friends were in the Sea of Cortez on Valentine's Day this year when they found a humpback whale floating in the water. It appeared to be dead, having been trapped in a fishing n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/whale-rescue-caught-on-tape/

Subversive Cross-Stitch by a Prisoner of War

While being held in a Nazi prisoner of war camp, British officer Major Alexis Casdagli did everything he could to resist his captors. He was skilled with a needle and thread, so among other projects, Casdagli made an exc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/subversive-cross-stitch-by-a-prisoner-of-war/

DOOM Thumbnail

Maya Pixelkaya is an artist who specializes in video game and movie themes worked into fabric, paper, and fingernails. She has a gallery of neat fingernail polish designs that required her to remain still for hours a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/doom-thumbnail/

Man Proposes to Girlfriend with a "Will You Marry Me" Tattoo

Glen Robinson of Brisbane, Australia, initially didn't want to make a formal proposal, but when he saw that this distressed his girlfriend, he decided to make a grand, romantic, and rather permanent gesture. He had the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/man-proposes-to-girlfriend-with-a-will-you-marry-me-tattoo/

That One Dungeons & Dragons Session You'll Never Forget

(Video Link) Mikey Mason, having listened to Allie Goertz's Dungeons & Dragons song "Tonight," decided to compose his own. It's about that time when your campaign was plagued by an idiot player who kept on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/that-one-dungeons-dragons-session-youll-never-forget/

First Date from Hell

Think you've got a bad date? Not like THIS, you didn't: A WOMAN ended up as a getaway driver in a robbery when her date raided a bookies' in the middle of their night ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/first-date-from-hell/

Pac-Man Dumplings

What's yellow and goes waka waka waka? Me* eating this super cute Pac-Man dumplings! From New York's new dim sum joint Red Farm, found via Kotaku. *Yes, I'm Asian, and yes, they're techni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/pac-man-dumplings/

A Menagerie Of Japanese Mythical Creatures

Ever wondered about the origin of the Japanese Kirin or the waving Lucky Cat? If so, then this article by Matt Alt will amaze and astound with it's short yet concise descriptions of 10 of the best known Japanese myth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/a-menagerie-of-japanese-mythical-creatures/

European Sovereign Debt Crisis Explained with LEGO

Confused by the European Sovereign Debt Crisis? Michael Cembalest, the Chief Investment Officer of J.P. Morgan's private bank enlisted the help of his son Peter (age 9) to illustrate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/european-sovereign-debt-crisis-explained-with-lego/

I Heart Heavy Metal Iron Man Mug

I Heart Heavy Metal Iron Man Mug - $6.95 They say you can tell a lot about a person by their favorite coffee mug.   That's why drink your non-fat  soy lattes from the I Heart Heavy Metal Iron Man Mug from the NeatoS...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/i-heart-heavy-metal-iron-man-mug/

The Most Beautiful Sand Dunes on Earth

Maybe the linked post should be titled "The most Beautiful Pictures of Sand Dunes," since their beauty is well-captured by a variety of talented photographers in the deserts of Africa, Saudi Arabia, Asia, So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/the-most-beautiful-sand-dunes-on-earth/

The Original USS Enterprise

Believe it or not -tomorrow will mark 45 years since we first saw the USS Enterprise. The original Star Trek series premiered on NBC September 8th, 1966. I case you've ever wondered who ended up wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/the-original-uss-enterprise/

Misophonia: Enraged by the Sound Other People Make

Most of us find hearing other people chomping and slurping rude and annoying, but to some, the sound of other people eating, coughing or even breathing can be enraging. Here's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/misophonia-enraged-by-the-sound-other-people-make/

Move Over Planking, Here Comes Batmanning!

Move over planking, owling, and leisure diving ... here comes the newest InterWeb trend: Batmanning! A group of Purdue University students call themselv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/move-over-planking-here-comes-batmanning/

Deep-fried Bubblegum

A recipe for Deep-fried Bubblegum won the 2011 State Fair of Texas Seventh Annual Big Tex Choice Awards. But it's not really bubblegum -because that wouldn't be food.Well, to be fair, it’s just called deep-fried bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/deep-fried-bubblegum/

The Sounds of Silence

(YouTube link) A new supercut featuring 172 movies. Turn on the closed captioning (CC button) to read the movie titles. -via the Presurfer movies, supercut, silence...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/the-sounds-of-silence/

Bear Steals, Wrecks Prius

Brian and Cece McCarthy of Pleasanton, California, were vacationing with their son Dylan at Lake Tahoe when thier car was stolen. They woke to suspicious sounds in the night, and saw from the window of their cabin that t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/bear-steals-wrecks-prius/

Hey, Mom! Hey, Mom! Hey, Mom!

(YouTube link) Mama's tired, but Junior wants to play! It just goes to show there's not all that much difference between humans and other species. This footage was taken at the Berlin Zoo. -via The Daily Whatelephan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/hey-mom-hey-mom-hey-mom/

Evil Twins from '60s Television

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.The "evil twin" is a very old plot device in many forms of entertainment.Edgar Allan Poe used t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/evil-twins-from-60s-television/

10 Cool Objects Made From Uranium Glass

Uranium glass isn't radioactive enough to be dangerous, but it still has the unique ability to glow under the black light. WebEcoist has a fascinating article showing a variety of uranium glass creations for your vie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/10-cool-objects-made-from-uranium-glass/

A Police Horse & A Bulldog Meeting

(Video Link) Potato is a great name for a bulldog, and it's also a delicious snack...which might just be why this horse can't keep his mouth off of the little guy. LinkCute, videos, animals, horses, dogs, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/a-police-horse-a-bulldog-meeting/

Insane Ice Cream Flavors From Around The World

Last year I shared some of the weirdest ice cream flavors in the world with you guys, but Food & Wine has a great collection of other strange ice cream treats ranging from this ice cream molded like sushi to cica...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/insane-ice-cream-flavors-from-around-the-world/

The Amazing, Adorable Doctor Who Baby

You might remember my post from a week ago featuring a precious baby dressed as The Doctor, at the time, I had no info on where the image came from. But thanks to your comments, I now know that the WhoBaby actually h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/the-amazing-adorable-doctor-who-baby/

Kurt Vonnegut Demonstrates Story Graphs

(Video Link) If you like the late, great author, then you'll love this video. Make sure to watch him graph the third story to really enjoy his entertaining sense of humor. LinkFunny, writers, videos, authors, Kurt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/kurt-vonnegut-demonstrates-story-graphs/
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