Archive for September 24th, 2011

Monkeynomics: Can You Teach a Monkey to Spend Money?

Can you teach a monkey the basics of market economy? In this article over at our pal mental_floss, Allen St. John wrote about an intriguing research by Laurie Santos and Keith Chen of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/monkeynomics-can-you-teach-a-monkey-to-spend-money/

M&Ms in Water Drops

How did Flickr user Northwest dad do it? Was it Photoshop? No! Scroll down to see his clever camera setup. | Link -via That's Nerdalicious! MampMs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/mms-in-water-drops/

Keyboard Street Art

Photo: Ti.mo/Flickr The key to successful street art often simply finding the right type of background. Like this clever AZERTY keyboard art in Brussels, Belgium - via Clickr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/keyboard-street-art/

We Are All a Part of the Same Thing

For her entry in this year's Positive Posters, Dominique Falla hammered this clever design out of a few nails and strings: For too long, people have viewed themsel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/we-are-all-a-part-of-the-same-thing/

My Little Pony Recreates the Ending of Star Wars

(Video Link) The second episode of the second season of the cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic mimicked the closing scene of Episode IV of Star Wars. It's hard for Bronies to get respect from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/my-little-pony-recreates-the-ending-of-star-wars/

Washing Machine and Arcade Combo

UK's Kingston University design student Lee Wei Chen realized that the skills he developed playing a lot of video games are practically useless in real life, so he set out to do someth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/washing-machine-and-arcade-combo/

Biplane Engine Table

What do you do with a spare World War II biplane engine? Make it into a functional art like this coffee table: Currently on display at Decoratum Gallery in London, the Cylin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/biplane-engine-table/

The Evolution of a Coffee Addict

This excellent comic by Caldwell Tanner of Loldwell sums up my relationship with coffee perfectly! Via Geeks Are Sexy coffee, Caldwell Tanner, Loldwell, addict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/the-evolution-of-a-coffee-addict/

Bellagio-style Water Show in Pool

(YouTube link) Who needs a computerized fountain when you've got a dozen teenagers with Super Soakers? This ad for a pool chemical company is much more fun than their regular videos about how to take care of your po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/bellagio-style-water-show-in-pool/

12-in-1 Multi-Function EvriScissors

12-in-1 Multi-Function EvriScissors - $4.95 Are you short on drawer space, but big on ideas? You need the 12-in-1 Multi-Function EvriScissors from the NeatoShop. This nifty little gadget functions as a: Nut crac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/12-in-1-multi-function-evriscissors/

The History Behind Comic Books and Comic Book Censorship

Did you know September 25 is National Comic Book Day? Did you know that the Comic Code Authority (the censorship code that ruled the comic’s industry for over 50 years) is now completely defunct? It’s a big y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/the-history-behind-comic-books-and-comic-book-censorship/

75 Years of Jim Henson

(YouTube link) Muppet creator (and the most renowned puppeteer ever) Jim Henson was born on September 24, 1936, which would make him 75 years old if he were with us today. In honor of the occasion, the Goog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/75-years-of-jim-henson/

This Week at Neatorama

Yesterday was the autumnal equinox, so we are now officially into fall. In the US, we will continue Daylight Saving Time until November 6th, so we'll be sending kids off to school in the dark for a while (sigh). The leav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/this-week-at-neatorama-70/

How A Pet Skunk Celebrates Her Birthday

(Video Link) Apparently Peaches doesn't get treats like this all too often, but it was her birthday after all. Link Via BoingBoingCute, videos, animals, pets, skunks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/how-a-pet-skunk-celebrates-her-birthday/

A Princess Bride Monopoly Board

We've seen tons of fun Monopoly boards before, but this Princess Bride one is certainly delightful. Be sure to "do as she wishes" and collect $200. Link Via FlavorwireFun, board games, Monopoly, Princess Bride...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/a-princess-bride-monopoly-board/

The World's Shortest Cat

(Video Link) Fizz Girl is the world's shortest cat and while the video doesn't show nearly enough of her corgi-like proportions, she is simply adorable. Via BuzzFeedcats, Cute, videos, kitties, world records...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/the-worlds-shortest-cat/

7 Horrible Art Mistakes You Never Noticed

Notice anything strange about this picture? It might take a second, but really look. If you haven't noticed yet -look at the guy on the left's leg. Now try to look at the painting and try to ignore that horrible mist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/7-horrible-art-mistakes-you-never-noticed/

14 Awesome Pop Culture Dolls

If you love paper dolls, but want a few more contemporary, geeky options, Flavorwire has you covered with a great selection of weird and wonderful paper dolls including Betty White and David Bowie. Print them out, cu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/24/14-awesome-pop-culture-dolls/






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