Archive for October 14th, 2011

This Artist's Mind Is Full Of Strange Spaces

When Lee Soonyoung's imagination runs wild, bizarre living spaces are built that look like the backdrop for a Tim Burton movie. If Lee doesn't make it in the art world, she should definitely get into movie set con...

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I Have The Power(Point)!

Even funnier than the punchline for this pic of corporate Prince Adam (He-Man) giving a powerpoint presentation is the fact that furry briefs are appropriate attire for their office! I guess it comes as no surprise t...

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Kirby Looks Delicious When He's Made Out Of Cake

What better subject for a batch of Cake Pops than the fluffy pink Nintendo character Kirby? These cute and delicious works of art take hours to make, and only five minutes to eat. I don't know about you, but I think...

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Felicia Day's New Dragon Age Series Is Epic Fun

(YouTube Link) Felicia Day is one of the hardest working people in the entertainment industry today, and normally seems sweet as blueberry pie, but her new web series, based on the Dragon Age video game franchise, fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/felicia-days-new-dragon-age-series-is-epic-fun/

Wire Sculptures Of 2D Drawings

Gavin Worth sure knows how to bend a line, and design, and construct beautiful works of art. It's amazing how he uses a thin strand of wire to portray the human form so elegantly, and yet faithfully retains the integ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/wire-sculptures-of-2d-drawings/

Is There A Better Science Abstract Out There? Probably Not

Question: How do you summarize 10 pages and 1 figure of high energy physics? Answer: Very well, thank you. Here's the best abstract of a science paper I've ever read (and, having...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/is-there-a-better-science-abstract-out-there-probably-not/

Fiber Artwork by Kate Kretz

In the comment of our last human hair embroidery post, Neatoramanaut Louisa alerted us to the fantastic series of "fiber-based" artwork by Kate Kretz. Ebb, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/fiber-artwork-by-kate-kretz/

Makeup Makes Women Look More Competent

It's conventional wisdom that women wear make-up to appear more beautiful, but according to a new study, there's another effect: they appear more competent. Here's the intriguin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/makeup-makes-women-look-more-competent/

How Is This Possible?

No part of this block was broken off and then reattached. So how did Steve Ramsey drive a nail through the middle of it? Leave your guess in the comments, and then watch the video at the link to see him do it. Vid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/how-is-this-possible-2/

Flying Spaghetti Monster Light Bulb Sculpture

We've featured the work of Dylan Kehde Roelofs, but I'm tickled by his new Pastafarian light bulb. He describes it as a fossil, but I like to think of this photo as a scene from the creation of the universe. Link...

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Girl's Dreams

Photo: Jan von Holleben Photographer Jan von Holleben (of Dream of Flying fame) is back: this time to create visuals on German newspaper ZEIT's feature on dreams and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/girls-dreams/

Why Do Virginia Bureaucrats Hate Treehouses?

Do you love treehouses? Of course, you do. Who doesn't like treehouses, especially one as great as this one by Mark Grapin of Falls Church, Virginia. Well, actually, the county official...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/why-do-virginia-bureaucrats-hate-treehouses/

The Teenage Plastic Surgery Boom

Here's a disturbing trend: Between 1996 and 2010 the number of teenagers aged 13-19 having elective cosmetic surgery has increased by 548% - from around 14,000 procedures to 76,841 last year, according to American S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/the-teenage-plastic-surgery-boom/

Oregon Trail Diseases: Where Are They Now?

If you grew up playing the game Oregon Trail, you know how easy it is to die along the way, from dysentery, cholera, diphtheria, typhoid, or the measles. Hey, at least you learned about the diseases, right? Mental_fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/oregon-trail-diseases-where-are-they-now/

Will You Measure Me Ring Measuring Spoon Set

Will You Measure Me Ring Measuring Spoon Set - $14.95 Are you looking to commit to your love of cooking? Get the Will You Measure Me Ring Measuring Spoon Set from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set of measuring spoons sh...

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Every Squirrel's Dream

(YouTube link) A peanut butter jar! You can eat from it, roll around in it, and even sleep in it! -via I Have Seen The Whole Of The Internetsquirrel, peanut butter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/every-squirrels-dream/

How Tourism is Taking Cuba Out of the Red

Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cub has been inching towards capitalism -mostly in the form of tourism. Can Havana once again become "the Latin Las Vegas"? Communist countries aren't known for be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/how-tourism-is-taking-cuba-out-of-the-red/

Reddit Comments Lead to Movie Deal

A post at reddit asked a hypothetical question: could a modern US Marine infantry battalion defeat the legionnaires of the Roman Empire if they traveled back in time? Member Prufrock451 offered a scenario covering a week...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/reddit-comments-lead-to-movie-deal/

Hand-drawn Flowers

(YouTube link) Watch Paul Alexander Thornton draw flowers with ballpoint pens, watercolors, and ink. This piece took three weeks, but that's condensed into three minutes and change in the video. Thornton also wrote...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/hand-drawn-flowers/

Occupy Sesame Street Is A Great Parody

Occupy Wall Street is taking over all the news networks these days, but the truly important movement these days is the Occupy Sesame Street cause. Check out some of the key Tweets from the front lines over on BuzzFee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/occupy-sesame-street-is-a-great-parody/

8 Great Nerdy Posters

Sometimes it's nice to be able to say a lot in only a few geeky words. If you need a little help getting your message across, try one of these designs by Illustrator Nicole Martinez, as seen over on Mental Floss....

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Shot For Shot Reshot of Pete & Pete Intro

(Video Link) Those of you who grew up on Pete & Pete are certain to appreciate this great shot for shot remake of the intro by the band Tara Melos. Via BuzzFeedMusic, television, music videos, shows, pete and p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/shot-for-shot-reshot-of-pete-pete-intro/

Remixed Images of Haunted House Photos

Pictures of scared guests from the Nightmares Fear Factory have been sweeping the net lately, but how many pictures of scared people can you really look at? Fortunately, some people have been taking to remixing the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/remixed-images-of-haunted-house-photos/

Rock Candy LED Rings

Ring Pops are fun, but I light up candy rings are way more fashionable. These would be good for kids, but they would even be awesome for adults going out at night. If you want to make your own, Instructables can teac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/14/rock-candy-led-rings/






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