Archive for November 18th, 2011

Paint Splatter Designs Of Superheroes

Creating iconic forms out of an otherwise splattery mess is obviously Arian Noveir's forte. Superhero silhouettes are hinted at but never fully materialize, which lends them an air of mystery. Even though these wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/paint-splatter-designs-of-superheroes/

Crazy FuncoLand Training Videos

(YouTube Link) Apparently the managers of FuncoLand, the equivalent of Gamestop in the 1990s, are crazy creeps from another dimension that delight in torturing new employees while acting like trailer park royalty. Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/crazy-funcoland-training-videos/

Amazing Stereoscopic Spider Man Street Art

This is the most amazing street art I've ever seen, not only because it's so well drawn but also because it has a stereoscopic quality to it that makes the buildings appear to be of dizzying heights, which threatens...

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The Hipsterification of America

Ah, hipsters. What can I say? It's hip to hate hipsters, or at least make fun of them. And you know who really hate hipsters? Hipsters, themselves. Here's NPR on the hipsterification of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/the-hipsterification-of-america/

Horse and Dog Are Friends

(Video Link) It's just blissful to watch these two friends interact. Lucy is a Portuguese Water Dog and Whiskey Brown is a Quarter Horse stallion. They work and play together, even once to chase a wild hog. -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/horse-and-dog-are-friends/

Visiting Soon-to-be Closed Post Offices in the United States

As the death march of the United States Postal Service continues, Evan Kalish of Going Postal blog is doing his best to visit and document the post offices that are slated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/visiting-soon-to-be-closed-post-offices-in-the-united-states/

Portable, Modular Ski Cabin

The site is in Italian, which I've run through Google Translate, but as I understand it, the LEAP (Living Ecological Alpine Pod) is a ski cabin design. Heavy-lift helicopters move prefabricated modules into position,...

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Santa's Glove Oven Mitt

Santa's Glove Oven Mitt - $13.95 What kind of oven mitt does Santa Claus use to bake delicious holiday meals and cookies? We are pretty sure the big guy uses a Santa's Glove Oven Mitt from the NeatoShop. This festive...

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The Kiss

Paula Durham snapped this shot for National Geographic's upcoming photography contest. It's entitled "Good Morning" and shows an elephant named Jabulani and his human, Stavros Chakoma. They live in South Afr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/the-kiss/

Quebec City's Hotel of Ice

No, the room heater isn't broken. It's just that cold. Every year, the Hôtel de Glace is erected in Quebec City, Quebec out of 500,000 tons of ice and 15,000 tons of snow. It includes up to thirty-six rooms that gue...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/quebec-citys-hotel-of-ice/

Word Dalek

We must sadly continue to wait before the production and release of a Dalek spoken word poetry album. Until that day comes, this visual presentation will have to suffice. Tomasz Stasiuk took the most common words use...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/word-dalek/

Airline Hit Up Fliers for Cash Mid-Flight

Airlines these days will hit you up for the darnedest things (Wanna use the toilet? That'll be £1, please) but this takes the cake: Passengers aboard two c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/airline-hit-up-fliers-for-cash-mid-flight/

Europe Sovereign Debt Crisis: Who Owes What to Whom

If you're as confused of the European sovereign debt crisis as the rest of us, this link is NOT going to help, but it sure will entertain you to see how these countries all owe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/europe-sovereign-debt-crisis-who-owes-what-to-whom/

Thanksgiving Symbols in Math

(YouTube link) Biola University professor Matthew Weathers does it again! He p[resented entertaining lectures for Halloween and April Fool's Day that we've seen, and now Thanksgiving gets the treatment. -v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/thanksgiving-symbols-in-math/

The Lightest Material in the World

Despite my complaint to my children, the lightest material on Earth is not my wallet after a trip to the toy store. It's a new nickel-phosphorus "microlattice" cooked up by s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/the-lightest-material-in-the-world/

Thread and Nail Portraits by Pamela Campagna and Thomas Scheiderbauer

Ooh, I love this stuff! Chris Jobson's Collosal blog has a neat feature of the artwork of Pamela Campagna and Thomas Scheiderbauer of L-able. The duo creates marvelous portrait...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/thread-and-nail-portraits-by-pamela-campagna-and-thomas-scheiderbauer/

Create Your Own Terminator Arm

T Zero made this arm sculpture from the movie Terminator 2: Judgement Day out of spare parts. Then he gives you the process so you can make your own. However, you should be aware that it's only two inches ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/create-your-own-terminator-arm/

Gef the Talking Mongoose

A talking weasel on the Isle of Man was an international media sensation back in the 1930s. It was known as "the Dalby Spook" locally, but the weasel called itself Gef. The weasel -or possibly a mongoose- lived on the fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/gef-the-talking-mongoose/

Matrix No. 5

(YouTube link) I thought this was neat -someone edited the film The Matrix to the tune of "Mambo #5" by Lou Bega. But the video is not edited at all. This gunfight scene just syncs up very well! -v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/matrix-no-5/

Hello Kitty Patent Leather Bow Clutch

Hello Kitty Patent Leather Bow Clutch - $39.95 Are you looking for a sophisticated gift for a Hello Kitty enthusiast? Get them the whimsical Hello Kitty Patent Leather Bow Clutch from the NeatoShop. This gorgeous red...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/hello-kitty-patent-leather-bow-clutch/

Plunge Waterfalls

Plunge waterfalls are those that fall so forcefully they completely lose contact with the cliff face. Not something you'd want to get too close to! Environmental Graffiti found 15 of these falls, and will take you on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/plunge-waterfalls/

The Fartiste

We told you the story of Joseph Pujol, who made a good living by farting onstage in Paris over a hundred years ago. Now that story is a off-Broadaway musical! The Fartiste opened last week at Sofia’s Downstair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/the-fartiste/

Topographic Map of the Moon

The most detailed moon map yet has been constructed from images by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). Technicians from Arizona State University compiled the map which shows elevation changes as small as 100...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/topographic-map-of-the-moon/

Pilot Locked in Bathroom Causes Terrorist Scare

The airline industry will have to put together a new set of procedures to cover the event of a pilot getting stuck in the toilet. A Delta Airlines flight from Asheville, North Caroline to New York City was the scene of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/pilot-locked-in-bathroom-causes-terrorist-scare/

6 Freakishly Effective Ways to Court the Muse

Some writers can just sit at their desks and bang the keys. Others need to get naked and climb a mulberry tree before they're sufficiently inspired. Right now, we're only interested in the latter. *strong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/6-freakishly-effective-ways-to-court-the-muse/

An Awesome Star Wars Wedding

Princess Leia, say it ain't so -he may be hardcore, but he's not only evil, he's also your father! Well, it still looks pretty darn awesome either way. LinkFunny, Star Wars, Princess Leia, darth vader, weddings, g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/an-awesome-star-wars-wedding/

Duh Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah -Bat Bear!

No word on where this super bear happens to have originated from, but one thing's for sure: criminals better not mess with him. Linkanimals, zoos, Bears, superheroes, black bears, bat bear, bat man...

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6 Wacky Stories of Crazy Beast Masters

Meet Koun Samang. When he was only three months old, his father found a python curled up in his crib. The dad removed the snake from the house, but it showed up again. It was released back in the jungle and then it came...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/6-wacky-stories-of-crazy-beast-masters/

Awesome Typewriter Artworks

Most people find typewriters to be a little outdated these days, but Keira Rathbone has found an all new artistic use for the machine. With a little clever spacing, she is able to create great drawings with nothing m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/18/awesome-typewriter-artworks/




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