Archive for September 8th, 2011

Lego Word Puzzles

The image is part of a campaign designed by Costa Rican agency TBWA. What other potential Lego creations can visualize from above? I think I found "alien life form." Link -via COLT + RANE | TBWA websitepuzzles, le...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/lego-word-puzzles/

Bouygues Telecom

(YouTube link) This French telecom ad features lots of kittens! I don't know what they are saying, but I love the fish vending machine. -via Everlasting Blortcats, Ad, kittens, French, telecom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/bouygues-telecom/

Scrap Metal Cobra

Shane Martin, a scrap metal artist from the UK, made this awesome four-foot long snake sculpture. The delicate scrap metal hummingbirds in his gallery are also gorgeous. Link | Gallerycobra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/scrap-metal-cobra/

Your MacBook Air Is a Food Preparation Instrument

Wait, have you been using it for personal computing? BWAHAHAHA! You rube. It's actually made for cooking, as Mochrom from Japan demonstrates. It slices and dices your vegetables cleanly and perfectly. And if you find...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/your-macbook-air-is-a-food-preparation-instrument/

Huge Origami Beetle

This fist-sized beetle by Shuki Kato is ten inches across and kind of scary. Once you're done changing your pants, check out this photo from his Flickr photostream which gives us a hint of the preparation and plannin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/huge-origami-beetle/

Han Solo's Soldering Iron

In 1983, when he as fifteen years old, Craig Smith broke his father's soldering iron. He fixed it (above) using parts of a toy made to resemble Han Solo's blaster (below). It still works! And, of course, it has a sco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/han-solos-soldering-iron/

Abandoned Far East Russian Air Base

Fans of abandoned places and urban exploration are in for a treat, with a look at an aircraft graveyard at Vozdvizhenka air base in the Primorsky Krai region of eastern Russia, just 40 miles from the Chinese border....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/abandoned-far-east-russian-air-base/

StumbleUpon Marriage Proposal

(Video Link) Marquita Arguello and her boyfriend Tyrel Hartman are frequent users of StumbleUpon, so when Hartman decided to pop the question, he wanted to do so using that web utility. He contacted the StumbleUpon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/stumbleupon-marriage-proposal/

Hidden Layers

Slovenian artist Miha Artnak added stickers to everyday objects and scenes that appear to reveal hidden realities beneath the surface. He seems to be saying that what you see is only an illusion. Link (Google Tran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/hidden-layers/

Tiny Lending Libraries

The industrialist Andrew Carnegie used his vast fortune to build 2,509 libraries around the world. The people of Little Free Library would like to continue that philanthropic tradition and make it accessible for peop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/tiny-free-libraries/

34 Star Wars Impressions in 10 Minutes

(Video Link) YouTube user Timyodie did more than just talk into a microphone. He's made a set of two videos with funny and astonishingly accurate impersonations of thirty-four Star Wars characters and speci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/34-star-wars-impressions-in-10-minutes/

Underwater Art Gallery

Above is a scene that scuba divers stared at while drifting underwater. No, it is not the effort of a brave model holding her breath. It's a photograph mounted on the shipwrecked Vandenberg, part of an underwater art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/underwater-art-gallery/

Wind-Up Pac-Man & Ghost

Wind-Up Pac-Man & Ghost - $9.95 Attention Pac-Man fans! Now you can relive the golden age of video arcade games with the Wind-Up Pac-Man & Ghost set from the NeatoShop. This  fantastic Pac-Man and Blinky, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/wind-up-pac-man-ghost/

Old Timey Star Wars

From the agile mind of Nick Agin, here's Old Timey Star Wars (of which Councilman Yoda above is my favorite) - via designworklife Star Wars, Nick Agin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/old-timey-star-wars/

Full House: Tournament Fighter

This Street Fighter + Full House combo is probably the best thing I've seen all week. Are Uncle Jesse's guitar licks and hair goo spills enough to defeat Joey and his Popeye imitation? You know they are. Wai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/full-house-tournament-fighter/

Gumby Tried to Rob a 7-Eleven

That's right. A man dressed up as Gumby tried to rob a San Diego 7-Eleven store ... and got laughed at: A man in a Gumby suit attempted to rob a 7-Eleven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/gumby-tried-to-rob-a-7-eleven/

Why You Should Toss Productivity Out the Window

Want to be more productive? Don't. That's the advice from Leo Babauta, which is striking because his blog Zen Habits has been one of the top self-improvement blogs who used t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/why-you-should-toss-productivity-out-the-window/

Star Wars Quiet Book for Kids

Photo by JulieBell Best Quiet Book ever... and Star Wars-obsessed moms and dads will love it too. There's even a kid-friendly version of Leia's slave outfit. Unfortunately (or not for those of us who like to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/star-wars-quiet-book-for-kids/

Disney Smash Bros.

Simba or the Beast may seem like the obvious heavy hitters, but I'm seeing potential for epic combos with Dumbo's giant ears. And what will happen when Aladdin and Tinkerbell meet? Linkdisney, nintendo, smash bros...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/disney-smash-bros/

Art with Cats

How do you improve artwork of the Old Masters? Add cats! Check out some examples at Benjamin Grelle's Tumblr blog: Link The original artist's website - Thanks Svetlana! - via B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/art-with-cats/

Where No Cookie Has Gone Before…

Aren't these cookies adorable? Too pretty to eat! Darla at Bakingdom made these in honor of the 45th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Original Series on September 8, 1966. Along with her tribute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/where-no-cookie-has-gone-before%e2%80%a6/

StoryCorps Remembers

Sunday is the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania. Since then, children have grown up, wars have been fought, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/storycorps-remembers/

Chicken Coin Purse

Chicken Coin Purse - $9.60 Are you looking for the perfect coin purse to go with your favorite Chicken Bag? You need the Chicken Coin Purse from the NeatoShop.  This great little zippered rubber pouch will have your fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/chicken-coin-purse/

The Night Side of Saturn

This image was selected as the Astronomy Picture of the Day last weekend. It was taken by the Cassini probe in 2006 from the shadow of Saturn. First, the night side of Saturn is seen to be partly lit by light reflec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/the-night-side-of-saturn/

The World's Longest Ears

(YouTube link) The new Guinness World Record Book is coming out next week. One of the new record holders is Harbor, a Black and Tan Coonhound, who has the longest ears of any living dog. His left ear measures 12.25...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/the-worlds-longest-ears/

What Is It? game 192

It's once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Can you make up something interesting? Place your guess in the comment section below....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/what-is-it-game-192/

Scooby-Dooby-Doo: Still Running Strong

You may think you know Scooby-Doo, but unless you’re a die-hard fan, there’s a good chance you haven’t even heard of half of the movies and you probably haven’t seen most of the TV shows. That&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/scooby-dooby-doo-still-running-strong/

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shot Glasses

If you like chocolate, berries and booze, then  you'll love these amazing strawberry shot glasses seen on Sweet Tooth. Instructions can be found at the link if you want to make your own delicious treats. Link Via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/chocolate-covered-strawberry-shot-glasses/

Girl Fights Bear to Protect Her Dog

What would you do if a bear picked up your dog as an afternoon snack? I think most of us would just run away and kiss Fido goodbye, but Brooke Collins isn't like most people. Instead, she punched the bear in the face, ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/08/girl-fights-bear-to-protect-her-dog/










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