Archive for November 26th, 2011

Fascinating Architectural Figure Drawings

Figural forms built out of architectural elements, these illustrations by Sean Edward Whelan look like sculptural cityscapes from a science fiction movie. Full of finely illustrated detail, you will continue to see m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/fascinating-architectural-figure-drawings/

Delicious Angry Birds Pizza

Red bell peppers, olives, mushrooms and whatever that yellow stuff is have never looked so menacing on a pizza before. http://blog.gamefreaks.co.nz/post/13127164911/pizza-by-ilovetohavefun-on-deviantart Via Geeks...

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Photo-Realistic Paintings Of Food

If you prefer your comfort food without all the calories, then the photo-realistic paintings of Pamela Michelle Johnson may be just the thing you need this holiday season. With all the warm, rich colors of real fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/photo-realistic-paintings-of-food/

12 Awesome Han Solo Tributes

If there's anything cooler than a hidden door, it's a hidden door that features Han Solo in carbonite on the inside. For more awesome tributes to the rebel hero, be sure to check out this great Oddee article. Link...

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Ralph Steadman's Vision Of Wonderland

Self proclaimed Gonzo Illustrator Ralph Steadman decided to take on Alice in Wonderland in 1967, and he brought his usual flair for warped character designs and messy style to Alice's fantastic world. The oddity of S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/ralph-steadmans-vision-of-wonderland/

A Happy Hamster Thanksgiving

Sure Thanksgiving is over, but while watching your family members stuff their faces might not be all that entertaining, seeing a hamster munch down a pint-sized dinner is certainly enjoyable. Linkthanksgiving, Cut...

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Take The Books Of Skyrim With You Everywhere

If you enjoy reading through the books in the new Elder Scrolls video game Skyrim, but don't have time to read them all while playing the game, don't worry! Capaneus has put the collection together for your ereader o...

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Cool Custom Star Wars Action Figures

These custom action figures are sculpted from scratch by Dayton Allen, and include characters from, among other sources, The Old Republic and The Force Unleashed video games. They're way too awesome to be considered...

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This Cake Is Made Of Pure Evil

If you happen to be planning an Evil Dead themed wedding or birthday party, then this Necronomicon shaped cake was made just for you. Entitled the Necronomicnom, if you ingest a slice of this scary pastry, it's sure...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/this-cake-is-made-of-pure-evil/

Inglourious Animals Animated Mashup

(YouTube Link) This is one badass Fantastic Mr. Fox X Inglourious Basterds mashup! Watch as Mr. Fox and his animal squad prepare to fight the Nazis in an alternate furry version of WWII. --via HeavyVideo, comedy, mas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/inglourious-animals-animated-mashup/

Cartoon Eyes Street Art By Timm Schneider

It's funny how much personality you can add to inanimate objects simply by attaching a pair of cartoon eyes. Cookie monster trash cans, hungry trash cans, bashful locked outlets, Timm Schneider's street art would be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/cartoon-eyes-street-art-by-timm-schneider/

Dreaming In Paint

(YouTube link)Grant Woolard (previously at Neatorama) dreamed he was in the world of famous paintings. How many do you recognize? But you don't really have to know your Monets from your Manets to enjoy this a...

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The Well of Death

(Video Link) Driving in a bowl isn't new, but neither is this rickety track made from salvaged wood. The Mauth Ka Kuan or Well of Death from a circus in India features spectacularly fearless drivers. Skip about two...

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BBC Builds Dalek Model That Imitates the Actions of On-Screen Daleks

When the Daleks on TV speak, your toy Dalek speaks. When the Daleks on TV move, yours moves. When the Daleks on TV exterminate humans, yours exterminates humans. It is indeed a flawless plan: It works through TVs or s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/bbc-builds-dalek-model-that-imitates-the-actions-of-on-screen-daleks/

Beautiful but Deadly Snakes

Mark Laita composed a series of photographs of dangerous snakes from across the world. My favorite image is this one of the rhinoceros viper, a snake found in West and Central Africa. Link -via My Modern Met | Pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/beautiful-but-deadly-venomous-snakes/

South Korea Builds Robot Prison Guards

In order to control its population of rebellious human prisoners, South Korea's Ministry of Justice plans to test robot prison guards: The robots are designed to patrol the corridors of corrective institutions, monito...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/south-korea-builds-robot-prison-guards/

Six Famous Thought Experiments

(YouTube link) Six famous thought experiments explained humorously in a minute each, by David Mitchell of the BBC's That Mitchell and Webb Look. Produced by The Open University. -via The Daily What science,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/six-famous-thought-experiments/

Unwanted Visitor, Portrait of Wildfire

These sculptures of flames by artist Herb Williams are an outdoor installation at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas. The name of the work is "Unwanted Visitor, Portrait of Wildfire." But take a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/unwanted-visitor-portrait-of-wildfire/

Call From Jail

(YouTube link) When you only have one phone call, you'd better make it a good one! -via the Presurferjail, phone call, impressions...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/call-from-jail/

The Deadly Dole Air Race

The Dole Air Race of August 16, 1927 was from Oakland, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, for a prize of $35,000. Fifteen planes were registered. Eleven qualified to start. Two crashed on the way to the starting point, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/the-deadly-dole-air-race/

The Arctic Circle

(vimeo link) Kevin Parry took a year to complete this stop-motion animation at Sheridan College. Filmmaker Tim Burton called it "a cross between 2001 and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." And then h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/the-arctic-circle-2/

This Week at Neatorama

For the first time in my life, I went to a Black Friday sale. It was a sight! I was naive enough to think the madness you see in the news wasn't applicable to my tiny little town... wrong! The available inventory of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/26/this-week-at-neatorama-79/




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