Archive for November 17th, 2011

Origami Inspired Folding Ukulele Kit

Now your traveling band will always have a Ukulele present, thanks to this folding uke kit created by Brian Chan. Inspired by origami, this DIY kit takes about half a day to build and comes in standard or mini versio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/origami-inspired-folding-ukulele-kit/

The Campaign Against Spoilers

Are you tired of your friends, family or co-workers ruining the plots of your favorite movies and tv shows? Then put these anti-spoiler campaign posters up all over the place and let the spoilers be forewarned-ruin t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-campaign-against-spoilers/

The Muppabet-An Alphabet For The Muppets

In honor of the soon-to-be released Muppets movie, and my undying love of all things Jim Henson, i'd like to share this alphabet/poster series drawn by David Vordtriede with you, which features characters from the va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-muppabet-an-alphabet-for-the-muppets/

Roller Coaster Walkway

Photo: Eichental/Flickr Look closely. See something odd about the photo above? That's right, folks - that's the Crouching Tiger and Turtle, a roller coaster walkway in Duisburg,...

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Canada's New Plastic Currency

YouTube link. The Bank of Canada will begin issuing new, plastic, $100 bills. In a statement, the Bank of Canada said that the new notes will last twice as long as paper money and will also be recycled, which mak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/canadas-new-plastic-currency/

Canada's New Plastic Money Has "Poorly Groomed Mustache"

Paying with plastic? That doesn't mean putting the bill on a credit card anymore. You see, with the new Canadian polymer bills, paying with cash IS paying with plastic. The Globe and Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/canadas-new-plastic-money-has-poorly-groomed-mustache/

Giant Robotic Snake Chases a Man

(Video Link) "Hey, let's build a robot modeled after a giant snake from the age of the dinosaurs!" Brilliant idea. Next: give it artificial intelligence and the ability to refuel from biomass. That's what the team b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/giant-robotic-snake-chases-a-man/

The Gastronauts: A Club for People Who Eat Really Weird Things

I love to try unusual types of meat -- alligators, frogs, ostriches and more -- so this is totally the club for me. The Gastronauts is an organization in Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C. that brings peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-gastronauts-a-club-for-people-who-eat-really-weird-things/

Steel Mill Turned into a Public Park

The architects at AllesWirdGut Architektur took an old steel mill in Luxembourg and converted it into a public park while leaving some of the original infrastructure in place. The results have a lovely Brutalist feel...

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Why Doesn't Britain Make Things Anymore?

If you're sad that the United States doesn't make things anymore, read this and you'll feel a bit better: at least we're not Britain, where they really don't make anything anymore...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/why-britain-doesnt-make-things-anymore/

Man with "I'm a Drunk" T-Shirt Arrested for Drunk Driving after Ramming Police Car

So do you get drunk in order to fulfill the message on your t-shirt, or do you put on the t-shirt because you plan to get drunk? A man wearing a t-shirt reading "I'm A Drunk" crashed into a police car early Thursday o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/man-with-im-a-drunk-t-shirt-arrested-for-drunk-driving-after-ramming-police-car/

A History of the Sky

(YouTube link) A camera was installed on the roof of the Exploratorium in San Francisco to record the sky every ten second, every day, for a year. At 24 frames per second, that's a six-minute time-lapse movie every...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/a-history-of-the-sky-2/

Edward Gorey's The Black Doll

Edward Gorey's The Black Doll - $44.95 Edward Gorey fans will be excited to learn that a small number of the highly collectible limited edition Edward Gorey's The Black Doll are now available at the NeatoShop. A...

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Jim Henson's The Lord of the Rings

To think that if only Henson had not died in 1990, this movie might exist. Draw R2D2, a site that invites artists to mash up two pop culture themes for a fortnight, selected the Muppets and The Lord of the Rings*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/jim-hensons-the-lord-of-the-rings/

The Cat and His Boy

(Video Link) There can be awkward moments when you're a house guest. But it gets really uncomfortable when you realize that one of the people who lives in the house is a weirdo, as this ad for the Shelter Pet Projec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-cat-and-his-boy/

10 Cool and Bizarre Cemeteries

I don't know about you guys, but I'm still uncertain about whether or not I would want my body to be buried or cremated after I die. That being said, I certainly would love to be a part of any of these unique and coo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/10-cool-and-bizarre-cemeteries/

12 Adorable Finger Drawings

Sure these might not be the most amazing artistic displays in the world, but Oddee's collection of cute finger drawings are still clever and fun to look at. LinkArt, Cute, fingers, body parts, drawings...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/12-adorable-finger-drawings/

The Fluffington Post

Photo: vancouverfilmschool/Flickr Move over, Huffington Post! There's a new a website that aims to be your #1 source for breaking news and investigative journalism fluffy anim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-fluffington-post/

35 Absolutely Amazing Libraries

Looking at some of the most beautiful libraries in the world, like the Wiblingen Monastery Library in Ulm, Germany seen above, is truly fascinating. But if you're like me, it might also make you feel depressed about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/35-absolutely-amazing-libraries/

Great Photos of New York From 1936-1951

Even if you've never been to New York, you've certainly seen enough movies and tv shows filmed there to get an idea of what it looks like these days. If you want to see what it looked like around the early half of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/great-photos-of-new-york-from-1936-1951/

The Outrageous Art Trucks of Japan

Japan takes its subcultures very seriously and while many of them, like rockabilly, goth and lolita, have some sort of equivalent in the U.S., Dekotora (the lavish decoration of a semi) doesn't. You can find out more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-outrageous-art-trucks-of-japan/

Los Angeles in Cardboard

We all played with cardboards when we were kids, but surely not like Ana Serrano! The Los Angeles artist has re-created the City of Angels in (almost) life-sized card...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/los-angeles-in-cardboard/

The Muppets Do Saw

(YouTube link) This is one movie parody trailer that is not for children. -via Buzzfeedmovies, Trailer, horror, parody, muppets, Saw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/the-muppets-do-saw/

Strong's Spiked Mace

Strong's Spike Mace - $15.95 Do you feel it is your right, nay duty, to introduce your nieces and nephews to the world of medieval weaponry? Why not start them off early with Strong's Spike Mace from the NeatoShop. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/strongs-spiked-mace/

Foot Cakes

Imagine receiving a cake in your honor that's shaped like a foot! Cake Wrecks found five of them. One is for a podiatrist, one is a groom's cake, and the others? Who knows! The cake shown here may be a comme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/foot-cakes/

Box Dominoes

(YouTube link) A Canada goose ships a gift to a puppy in America by FedEx. This is illustrated with an overly-complicated domino fall using boxes in this extended ad from FedEx Canada. -via the Presurfer dominos, Fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/box-dominoes/

Explosions and Tourism

From the eruption in the background and the weapon of choice, you can see that being a park ranger at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not like the job your local park ranger hol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/explosions-and-tourism/

15 Incredible Flower Praying Mantis Pictures

This fetching praying mantis looks like she is flirting with the camera! But the orchid mantis may be a male. An orchid mantis is one of the many flower mantis species that have camouflage to match the type of flower...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/15-incredible-flower-praying-mantis-pictures/

Purin the Super Beagle

(YouTube link)Besides being cute, Purin the Super Beagle plays catch a bit differently from the way most dogs do it. And she gets better at it as the video goes along! -via Arbroathdog, ball, catch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/purin-the-super-beagle/

If Famous Duos/Groups Became Merged

The possibilities of Photoshop are only limited by one's imagination. I don't know who originally had the idea to swap facial features in pictures of more than one person, but the results can be freaky! Sometimes the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/17/if-famous-duosgroups-became-merged/




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