Archive for November 16th, 2011

Superheroes And Their Alter Egos

These cool graphic illustrations with a cutaway look show the differences, and similarities, between superheroes and their alter egos. The simplistic character designs not only illustrate the importance of silhouette...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/superheroes-and-their-alter-egos/

The Invasive Species Sushi

When he noticed a foreign species of Asian shore crab in his favorite beach, Bun Lai of Miya's restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut, did what any sustainability-minded seafoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/the-invasive-species-sushi/

MAKO Bike Tool

MAKO Bike Tool - $47.95 Have you been spinning your wheels trying to come up with the perfect gift for the bicycle enthusiast in your family? You need the MAKO Bike Tool from the NeatoShop. This great little gadget is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/mako-bike-tool/

Anamorphic Medusa

Just a bunch of random squiggles on walls, you say? Just wait till you find the right perspective from on this artwork by design studio Truly Design, and you'll see something so stunni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/anamorphic-medusa/

Robotic Teddy Bear Smacks You When You Snore

Robotic bears are kind of a thing in Japan. This one is called Jukusui-kun, which means "deep sleep." You lie on top of it while sleeping. If you start to snore, it'll brush you across the face with its paw (claws ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/robotic-teddy-bear-smacks-you-when-you-snore/

On Next Week's Episode....

I only watched the first couple of episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic before getting bored and moving on. Is this what I've been missing? Why didn't you Bronies tell me the show got this awesome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/on-next-weeks-episode/

Man Gets Dumped by Girlfriend, So He Sells the Engagement Ring and Buys Halo Armor

In retrospect, Eric Smith should have just bought the Halo armor directly: Her ring wasn’t perfect. After being reshaped, the white gold band was smudged and uneven. The diamond, instead of a traditional, glittering...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/man-gets-dumped-by-girlfriend-so-he-sells-the-engagement-ring-and-buys-halo-armor/

The Miami Marlins

The Florida Marlins are now the Miami Marlins. The baseball team got a new logo to go with their new name. They are also getting a new ballpark. But what's that structure over behind the center field wall? It's a hom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/the-miami-marlins/

Time-Lapse View from Space

(vimeo link) Michael König edited a sequence of photographs taken from the International Space Station (ISS) between August and October into a time-lapse video of an orbit over the earth. The altitude is approximat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/time-lapse-view-from-space/

Steampunk Car Door with Irising Window

(Video Link) This is so much cooler than gull-wing doors. The art collective Five Ton Crane built an art car inspired by the Nautilus from Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea. Alan Rorie made the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/steampunk-car-door-with-irising-window/

For 33¢, This Sandwich Seems Like a Bargain

It's noteworthy that the sandwich factory put a lot of effort into cheating customers a small amount. It seems like a metaphor for so much in life. Link -via That's Nerdalicious!taiwan, sandwiches...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/for-33%c2%a2-this-sandwich-seems-like-a-bargain/

Dress Made from 250 Meters of Hair

In a beauty pageant, every edge helps. Everything feature must be perfect, every strand of hair must stay in place. In this case, that's about two hundred pounds worth. This dress is made of a massive quantity of hum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/wedding-dress-made-from-250-meters-of-hair/

Doctor Who as a Police Procedural Show

(Video Link) CSI: Gallifrey is a fine show, except that the Doctor is so brilliant that the episodes are a bit short. On the upside: the Tenth Doctor's personality is far less annoying than that of Horatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/doctor-who-as-a-police-procedural-show/

New York Shots

Katie O'Beirne has an idea so simple it's downright brilliant. She leaves a disposable camera in the park, tied to a park bench with a twine, and then waits to see what develops....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/new-york-shots/

The Candy Bomber

Air Force lieutenant Gail Halvorsen flew supplies into Berlin during the Berlin Airlift in 1948 and '49. On one run, he met a group of children near the landing strip. “They could speak a little English,” he recalle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/the-candy-bomber/

Random Crap Tin Cigar Box

Random Crap Tin Cigar Box - $14.95 Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the random crap you would never dream of parting with, but have no idea why you have? No, don't get rid of it! Organize it with the Random Crap Tin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/random-crap-tin-cigar-box/

The Science of Sarcasm? Yeah, Right

Spend some time on the internet and you should became an expert at both detecting and delivering sarcasm. According to research into the subject, that could benefit your brain. Actually, scientists are finding that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/the-science-of-sarcasm-yeah-right/

What Your Favorite Map Projection Says About You

Randall Munroe of xkcd  presents a dozen different ways to project the earth onto a map, and analyzes the fans of each. My favorite (after the globe, of course) is the Robinson projection, which pegs my lifestyle pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/what-your-favorite-map-projection-says-about-you/

Why Wyatt Earp is Buried in a Jewish Cemetery

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The incredibly happy marriage of Wyatt Earp and Josie Marcus....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/why-wyatt-earp-is-buried-in-a-jewish-cemetery/

Getting a Deer off the Road

(YouTube link) Deputy Ryan Swartz of Huron County, Michigan responded to a call about a car hitting a deer Friday night. The small doe just stood there dazed, like a deer in the headlights... well, not like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/getting-a-deer-off-the-road/

10 Bizarre English Pub Names

The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn is a real tavern in Stalybridge, Cheshire, England. But it's not the strangest name for a bar you'll find in this gallery of ten at DJMick. Link -via Br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/10-bizarre-english-pub-names/

U.S. Gov't Jobs: Frequent travel may be required

The job pays well, but the minimum education and work experience requirements are pretty stiff and you'll have to relocate to Houston. Also, you must be small enough to fit into a Soyuz spacecraft.NASA, the world's leade...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/16/u-s-govt-jobs-frequent-travel-may-be-required/
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