Archive for November 14th, 2011

Skyrim Trailer-Retro Edition

(YouTube Link) This is what Elder Scrolls: Skyrim would have looked like if it had been released in the 1980s, complete with cheesy 8-bit soundtrack and glorious pixelated graphics. This fun parody trailer pays hom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/skyrim-trailer-retro-edition/

Something to be Thankful about: Real Turkeys Are Making a Comeback

How many turkeys are there in the United States? No, not that big frozen blob of white meat masquerading as real bird you'd find at the grocery store. I mean real turkeys....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/something-to-be-thankful-about-real-turkeys-are-making-a-comeback/

Bruce Wayne's Medical Report

Bruce Wayne has a lot of accidents. Why is that? Dr. Russell Saunders's comprehensive medical report offers clues, but no definitive answers. A sample: By far the greatest contributor to patient’s ongoing morbidity...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/bruce-waynes-medical-report/

US Army Wants a Paintball Gun That Can Detect IEDs

The US Army wants a means of determining if mysterious objects may be improvised bombs. Specifically, they want to be able to fire a chemical pellet at an object and tell from the color of the splatter if the object is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/us-army-wants-a-paintball-gun-that-can-detect-ieds/

Meat Justin Bieber

A true artist conceives of projects never before contemplated by ordinary men and women. Flickr user Tizerone ID is such an artist. Link -via Blame It on the VoicesJustin Bieber...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/meat-justin-bieber/

Snowmen vs. Gnomes Knitted Battlescape

Inspired by the drama and majesty of the Bayeux Tapestry, Anna Hrachovec created an enormous, sprawling battlescape showing the savage war fought between snowmen and gnomes for control of Mochimochi Land. The panel-b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/snowmen-vs-gnomes-knitted-battlescape/

The Moses Bridge

"And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left." This eye-catching installation called the Moses Bridge let...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/the-moses-bridge/

Davyd, an A.I. Remix by Pogo

Nick Bertcke (AKA Pogo), one of our favorite YouTube remixers is back (literally!) with this marvelous piece: Davyd, from A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Hit play or go to Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/davyd-an-a-i-remix-by-pogo/

Waterfall, Moonbow, and Aurora All in One Picture

Stephanie Vetter captured this amazing photograph of the Skógafoss waterfall in Iceland. The rainbow is caused not by sunlight, but the illumination of a nearly full moon against the backdrop of the Northern Lights....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/waterfall-moonbow-and-aurora-all-in-one-picture/

Near Collision Between Two Oil Tankers

The port of Singapore is very busy and maritime traffic there is only increasing. The number of oil, gas, and chemical tankers alone has risen by 5.8% in just the past month. Ron Wheeler snapped this picture of a nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/near-collision-between-two-oil-tankers/

Millennium Falcon Apple Pie

You ate that thing? You're hungier than I thought. Amy Radcliffe made an apple pie in the shape of the Millennium Falcon. Much like the ship itself, the project required clever modifications to the original...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/millennium-falcon-apple-pie/

Cotton Candy Lemonade

Creative bartenders have lately been mixing cotton candy into cocktails for a pretty presentation as well as a sweet flavor. The blogger behind Nom Nom Cupcake discovered that it mixes well with lemonade for a sweet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/cotton-candy-lemonade/

Divorcing Couple Ordered by Judge to Swap Facebook Passwords

Dividing homes, cars, and kids in a divorce is oh-so-last year. The new trend in divorce today is handing over each other's Facebook passwords. That's what a judge in Connecticut has or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/divorcing-couple-ordered-by-judge-to-swap-facebook-passwords/

Nokia's Wacky New Cell Phone Design

Nokia apparently feels like the smart phones we have today aren't rubbery or flexible enough to take us into the future, so they are introducing a design that will change the way we use, and touch, our phones. Cal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/nokias-wacky-new-cell-phone-design/

Rock Em Sock Em People

If you've ever wanted to step inside a mesh screened box and use pneumatic arms to pummel the hell out of your buddy, who is also in a mesh box with pneumatic arms, then Hammacher Schlemmer has just made your life wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/rock-em-sock-em-people/

Chocolate Sculptures Too Awesome To Eat

Hakan Martensson knows his away around the sweet stuff, and his chocolate sculptures of fantastic beasts and pop culture icons are so detailed it would be a shame to eat such a beautiful work of art! Be sure to check...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/chocolate-sculptures-too-awesome-to-eat/

Prince Charles, The One Who Makes Cows Cry

How handsome is Charles, Prince of Wales? So handsome he makes cows cry. No, really. That's Prince Charles' new name, as bestowed upon him by the Maasai warriors of Africa:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/prince-charles-the-one-who-makes-cows-cry/

80-Foot-Tall Superman Balloon From 1940 Macy's Parade

As it gets closer to Thanksgiving, some of us look forward to the public spectacle of giant balloons floating through NYC streets that is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This vintage shot from the 1940 parade...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/80-foot-tall-superman-balloon-from-1940-macys-parade/

Thanksgiving Episodes

No matter how busy we are with family on Thanksgiving, we always find a way to watch a little TV around the holiday, and that includes Thanksgiving stories on our favorite series. Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/thanksgiving-episodes/

Mandie Manzano's Stained Glass Illustrations of Disney Characters

Someone should turn Mandie Manzano's fantastic stained glass-style illustrations of Disney characters into actual stained glass, stat! Take a look at more of her artwork at her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/mandie-manzanos-stained-glass-illustrations-of-disney-characters/

A Student's Dilemma

This is the kind of hard choice we'd all like to have. Overachieving Yale quarterback Patrick Witt can't be in two places at once, but either place could have a great deal to do with the rest of his life. Witt, a 22-yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/a-students-dilemma/

Spiral Hot Dogs

Any size hot dog can be a bun-length hot dog when you spiral-cut them! Instructables member dreamberry shows us how, using a drill bit and a knife. Commenters suggested using a bamboo skewer instead of a drill bit, s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/spiral-hot-dogs/

An Island Nation Facing Its Own Demise

Tuvalu, in the South Pacific, is made up of nine small islands with a population of 11,000. It is estimated that the entire atoll will be uninhabitable in about 50 years due to climate change. Already the citizens are fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/an-island-nation-facing-its-own-demise/

GPS

This Twaggie was illustrated from a Tweet by @IGotsSmarts. Now, that would be a GPS system worth paying for! Linkgps, Twitter, Sesame Street, tweet, Twaggie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/gps/

Nightlights

Jason Hull finds vintage flash cameras at garage sales and flea markets and converts them into night lights! He removes parts that don't show in order to make them lightweight and then adds a plug-in and different type...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/nightlights/

Scandinavia's Sami Reindeer Herders

There are only around 70,000 people of the Sami culture remaining in the arctic areas of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. The Gaup family are some of the few who still herd reindeer for a living. National Geograp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/scandinavias-sami-reindeer-herders/

24 Hours in Dubai

(YouTube link) A view of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates was recorded from 4AM to 4AM over the weekend. The time-lapse shows shadows moving with the sun, one tiny little cloud that wanders ove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/24-hours-in-dubai/

Buzludzha Monument

A monument to communism sits in the middle of Bulgaria in Buzludzha National Park. Like many oversize Soviet-era constructions, it is falling into ruin. But what's amazing about this building is that it is only 30 ye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/buzludzha-monument/

Rollin' with Zach

Zach Anner, who we followed through his quest to get his own TV show on the new Oprah Winfrey Network, is getting ready for the premiere of his series, Rollin' with Zach. The series premieres on Saturday, Decemb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/rollin-with-zack/

Vines

(YouTube link) Paul's birthday gift to Emma is a story told in picture book fashion. It starts off slow but gets really interesting as it goes along. I hope Emma liked it as much as I did! -via Nag on the Lakelove,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/14/vines/










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