Archive for September 17th, 2011

Can You Complain Yourself Out of Frequent Flier Program?

The answer apparently is yes. That's what happened to Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg, who got booted off the Northwest frequent flier program: "It didn't make sense. Init...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/can-you-complain-yourself-out-of-frequent-flier-program/

Plantable

With the Plantable, any one of the four corners of the table may be growing with tomatoes, herbs, or decorative vines. Garnish? To your left, look down. Link -via Design Milkplantable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/plantable/

Movie Consulting from the Department of Defense

Organizations like the CIA and Department of Defense have been assisting with blockbusters like Transformers for years. However, there have been complaints from insiders over potential security privacy leaks, ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/blockbuster-consulting-from-the-department-of-defense/

Jedi Kittens Trench Run

(Video Link) The Jedi Kittens are back! This time, there's a frantic chase through a trench on the surface of the Death Star (or something approximate) followed by a lightsaber duel. -via Nerd BastardsStar Wars,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/jedi-kittens-trench-run/

"I want to feed a billion kids. It's your boy, 50 Cent."

Hard rapper 50 Cent softens at the idea of world hunger. He's released a series of promo videos expressing his desire to feed a billion people by donating a portion of profits made from his new energy drink, Street K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/i-want-to-feed-a-billion-kids-its-your-boy-50-cent/

Weekend At Bernie's ... In Real Life

With friends like these, who need enemies? Here's the sad yet strange story of what can only be called Weekend At Bernie's in real life: “It’s an unusu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/weekend-at-bernies-in-real-life/

Kevin Knight's Delightful Cosplay Photos

I do my best to bring you guys the best possible Comic Con costumes every year, but I'm certainly not a professional photographer by any means. Fortunately, Kevin Knightly is and he was able to take a number of chara...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/kevin-knights-delightful-cosplay-photos/

5 Idiotically Pricey Snack Foods

I don't know about you guys, but I certainly appreciate a good hot dog. That being said, I have a serious aversion to getting price gouged, which is why I find the idea of a $69 hot dog to be simply sickening. If you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/5-idiotically-pricey-snack-foods/

20 Awesome Origami Dinosaurs

This amazing origami dinosaur would be cool if it were made from any paper, but the selection of materials by creator Tran Trung Hieu puts it over the edge. You can see more of his great works at the BuzzFeed article...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/20-awesome-oragami-dinosaurs/

14 Awesome Cupcake Designs

No those aren't snowcones, they're actually cleverly disguised cupcakes made by JustJenn Rants & Raves. For more cool cupcakes that look like other things, check out this fun BuzzFeed article. LinkFood, cupcak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/14-awesome-cupcake-designs/

Cakes with Teeth

Welcome to my nightmare tonight, o fanged cake. Hi Fructose showcases the latest work of sculptor Scott Hove, whose new series aptly titled "Your Deadly Desserts" i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/cakes-with-teeth/

It's Not Easy Being a Ginger Seal Pup

It's not easy being ginger, even for a seal. Here's the story of a little seal pup being abandoned by its sleek black family for having brownish red fur: The pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/its-not-easy-being-a-ginger-seal-pup/

Portal Custom Pistol Grips

Calguns forum user mossy loves the Portal video game franchise, so he had these custom grips made for his 1911 handguns. They're made of walnut wood, mother of pearl, brass, and silver. The text reads "The c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/portal-custom-pistol-grips/

R.I.P. Electron Boy

Erik Martin, better known as Electron Boy, the super hero who saved Seattle, succumbed to liver cancer on Friday. Neatorama featured his story last year, and again just last week in a link about the Make-A-Wish Foundatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/r-i-p-electron-boy/

Rattlesnake Wine Bottle Holder

Rattlesnake Wine Bottle Holder - $34.95 Halloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for a way to protect your favorite bottle of wine from sneaky ghouls, ghosts, and roommates? You need the Rattlesnake Win...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/rattlesnake-wine-bottle-holder/

Weaponized Nyan Cat in a Video Game

(Video Link) Scott Coxhead, a video game modder, has made Nyan Cat into a usable weapon in the first-person shooter game Unreal Tournament 3. The animation and music quality are outstanding. It also looks l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/weaponized-nyan-cat-in-a-video-game/

Wim Delvoye's Carved Tires

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye is known for pushing the boundaries of art. In the past, he's made a machine that produces excrement and has tattooed pigs. More recently, he's been engraving beautiful and intricate patter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/wim-delvoyes-carved-tires/

This Week at Neatorama

Arrgh, ye scurvy mates! Monday is Talk Like a Pirate Day, and ye best be preparin' to celebrate it with us here! Read up on this little holiday, learn the truth about pirates, find out where some believe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/17/this-week-at-neatorama-69/
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