Archive for October 23rd, 2011

Traffic Mimes

Forget traffic cops! The traffic situation in Caracas, Venezuela is so bad that the mayor called in the heavy guns: traffic mimes. You read that right: A sort of si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/traffic-mimes/

The Brooklyn Bus Where Women Sit in the Back

Wait, let me check my calendar. Yup, 2011. So it's surprising to read about a New York public bus line that still forces women to sit in the back. Here's what happened when Meliss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/the-brooklyn-bus-where-women-sit-in-the-back/

Halloween Dilemma: Should Parents Let Boy Dress as a Princess?

If a girl wants to dress like a boy this Halloween, that seems like a good lesson in busting gender stereotypes learned. But what if your boy wants to dress up as a princess?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/halloween-dilemma-should-parents-let-boy-dress-as-a-princess/

Batman and The Thing on an AT-AT

These action figures are dismounting an AT-AT, having ridden it into battle. Conan's there, too. The Barbarian, not the comedian, although Conan O'Brien would be a good addition to this lamp by Etsy seller Zygmunt Ja...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/batman-and-the-thing-take-on-an-at-at/

Angry Birds in Real Life

There's something strangely familiar with Mohamed Raoof's "realistic" painted birds. Where might have you seen one before? Perhaps in a popular game involving slingshots and destructio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/angry-birds-in-real-life-2/

Steampunk Xbox 360 Controller

This custom steampunk Xbox 360 controller by MorbidStix will surely warm the heart of any neo-Victorian gamer. The lock and key is an especially nice touch! Link steampunk, Xbox...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/steampunk-xbox-360-controller/

Prehistoric Product Development Focus Group Examines the "Wheel" Concept

(Video Link) Yes, it's round, which doesn't sell well with male customers, but we can make it work! We just have to pitch it the right way. Click on the link to submit your own design idea, and then watch it be brut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/prehistoric-product-development-focus-group-examines-the-wheel-concept/

Zombie Nativity Set

Strictly speaking, the three zombies from the East didn't arrive until much later, but it's traditional to place them at Bethlehem on Christmas. Etsy sellers Robin and Zered follow in this tradition with this nativit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/zombie-nativity-set/

"Heroin for Sale" Sign Raises Suspicions

You know there's a problem in your neighborhood when drug dealers are brazen enough to post signs saying "heroin for sale" -with an address! That's just what happened in north Portland, Oregon, last week. Portland police...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/heroin-for-sale-sign-raises-suspicions/

Bruce Lee 5" Figure Enter The Dragon

Bruce Lee 5" Figure Enter The Dragon - $13.95 How do you tell the men from the boys? No, it's not by the size of their toys. It's by how cool their toys are! Check out the super cool Bruce Lee 5" Figure from the Neato...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/23/bruce-lee-5-figure-enter-the-dragon/
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