Archive for November 28th, 2011

Wear The Dovahkiin Helmet And Be Awesome

Are you tired of returning to the real world, after epic length Elder Scrolls: Skyrim gaming sessions, without some way to show the world just how obsessed you are with the game? Well then, this fleece Dovahkiin helm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/wear-the-dovahkiin-helmet-and-be-awesome/

This Turtle Loves His New Home

Sure turtles carry their own homes on their back, but why limit yourself to such a small hut when you can move in to a mansion instead? If you need more proof of how much he loves his home, then don't miss the rest o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/this-turtle-loves-his-new-home/

The Wonderfully Surreal Warped Objects of Michael Beitz

Michael Beitz is quite skilled at turning ordinary objects into otherworldly art pieces. While my personal favorite is this great jointed tree, there are plenty more amazing objects at the link. Link Via Laughing...

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Wonder Woman Kitty

Cute Overload reader Claire H. sent in this great picture of her little kitty playing dress up. Before you get too excited about how awesome it is to finally see some female feline empowerment, let me be the first to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/wonder-woman-kitty/

The 12 Days of Christmas List Now Costs Over $100,000

Lords a leaping, maids a milking and partridges in a pear tree are hardly useful gifts these days, but thanks to the classic song's popularity, they are now used as a standard measure for inflation. Of course, if you did...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/the-12-days-of-christmas-list-now-costs-over-100000/

Urinal Video Games Are A Ridiculous Reality

This urinal video game allows you to control a slalom skier via *ahem* your stream, as you try to reach the finish line before you're finished emptying your bladder. And while this might sound like fun after lifting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/urinal-video-games-are-a-ridiculous-reality/

This Kung Fu Flick Is Full Of WTF Moments

(YouTube Link) The strangeness of the Kung Fu film known as "Demon of the Lute" goes well beyond language barriers and cultural idioms. This movie is downright nutty, even the YouTube description sounds crazy: Be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/this-kung-fu-flick-is-full-of-wtf-moments/

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Tauntaun

This is what the Empire Strikes Back would have looked like if it was released by stop motion animation pioneers Rankin Bass. The only thing I don't like about this illustration is the thought of Rudolph the Tauntaun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/rudolph-the-red-nosed-tauntaun/

Vintage Radios Turned Into IPod Docks

In a delightfully stylish blend of old tech and new, Devin Ward has discovered the charm and simplicity of repurposing vintage radios for use as IPod docks. So if you wanna swank up your pad, without sacrificing the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/vintage-radios-turned-into-ipod-docks/

OMFG Mini Figures Channel The Power of MUSCLE

As a kid growing up in the 1980s, I loved me some M.U.S.C.L.E. Men toys! These kooky little mini figures were superbly sculpted, featured some far out character designs, and they were the perfect size to launch from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/omfg-mini-figures-channel-the-power-of-muscle/

Denver Airport Flash Mob

YouTube link. Holiday travelers passing through Denver International Airport last week were treated to a selection of Swing classics by about 100 dancers from the non-profit organization Community-Minded Dance.  Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/denver-airport-flash-mob/

The Bulldog: Dog-Breeding Gone Wrong

Bulldogs sure are endearing, and bulldog lovers may love their pets to death, literaly. You see, bulldogs are bred to look that way, and the lengths that people are willing to go to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/the-bulldog-dog-breeding-gone-wrong/

Ghostbusters as a Dr. Seuss Book

For those who love deviantART member DrFaustusAU's The Call of Cthulhu as it would've been written by Dr. Seuss, may we whet your appetite for what we hope is the next installment: The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/ghostbusters-as-a-dr-seuss-book/

Thanks, But I'll Just Go the Other Way

Austrian artist Klaus Pichler became intrigued by a stuffed antelope that he saw through a window at Vienna's Museum of Natural History one night. He later toured the museum's taxidermy division and received permissi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/thanks-but-ill-just-go-the-other-way/

Ballet School for Blind Dancers

(Video Link) A school in São Paulo, Brazil trains people who are visually impaired -- many completely blind since birth -- to be graceful and coordinated ballet dancers. Fernanda Bianchini opened her school in 1995...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/ballet-school-for-blind-dancers/

Mountain Dew & Doritos Cupcakes

So let's say that you're a college sophomore and you want to eat a balanced diet from all of the three major college sophomore food groups: Mountain Dew, Doritos, and snack cakes. The problem is that it takes time to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/mountain-dew-doritos-cupcakes/

A Giant Christmas Tree Made Out Of LEGOs

This 33 foot tall LEGO Christmas tree was unveiled last week in London's St. Pancras International Station. It's made out of 600,000 bricks, features ornaments made out of LEGOs and took over two months to build. Hop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/a-giant-christmas-tree-made-out-of-legos/

Police Arrest Man Despite His Excellent "Fighting Is What Redneck People Do" Excuse

Although one might think that it would be an ironclad legal defense, police in Martin County, Florida nonetheless arrested a man for getting drunk, shooting his lawnmower in his front yard, and then fighting with his son...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/police-arrest-man-despite-his-excellent-fighting-is-what-redneck-people-do-excuse/

Daria Cosplay Nails It

deivantART user SoDespair created a cosplay photo set that mimics the animated TV show Daria perfectly. Daria Morgendorffer, Jane Lane and her brother Trent Lane are caught in their original settings. Trent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/daria-cosplay-nails-it/

Woman Probably Fails Her Driver's License Test after Driving into the Sea

But I should note that I'm just guessing. The article doesn't actually say that this woman, who was trying to pass a practical test for her driver's license, failed because she ran her car off a pier. Google Translate r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/woman-probably-fails-her-driving-test-after-driving-into-the-sea/

Invincibility Quesadillas

Like in the Super Mario Bros. games, eating these quesadillas will make you temporarily invincible. If you're going to sustain this ability, you have to keep eating them -- as many as necessary so that peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/invincibility-quesadillas/

Who's Smarter: Night Owl or Morning People?

Early birds may catch the worm, but night owls have higher IQs. Hey, don't take my word for it - it's been proven, you know, by science: Research examining various psychologi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/whos-smarter-night-owl-or-morning-people/

Field of Light

A new art installation at the Holburne Museum in Bath, England, uses a "garden" of 5,000 lights planted on the grounds. Artist Bruce Munro was inspired by fields of flowers blooming in the Australian desert. See more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/field-of-light/

Seven Styles of Tuvan Throat Singing

I'm still on my overtone singing kick: here's Alexander Glenfield demonstrating the seven styles of Tuvan Throat Singing, a method of singing which produces sounds that no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/seven-styles-of-tuvan-throat-singing/

Abide in Wonderland

Image: Dave MacDowell Studios [Flickr] The Dude abides, but I'm askin': How many The Big Lebowski references do you see in this "Abide in Wonderland" artwo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/abide-in-wonderland/

Fictional, Inc.

TV, literature, and movies are full of fictional businesses and products. How well do you know these companies that don't exist? Find out in today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. I didn't know any of the answers, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/fictional-inc/

Porcupine with Corn

(YouTube link)Teddy Bear the porcupine loves corn on the cob, and wants it all for himself. He doesn't mind to tell you about it, in his Ewok voice! -via I Have Seen the Whole of the InternetVoice, porcupine, corn, Teddy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/porcupine-with-corn/

A Special Type of Talent

This Twaggie was rendered in comic form from a Tweet by @anniecolbert. Although I've known people like that, I hope it isn't a true story! Linkfire, Twitter, tweet, Twaggie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/a-special-type-of-talent/

3,000 Rabbis

There were almost 4,500 Hasidic rabbis at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries in Brooklyn, and 3,000 of them posed for a photograph together. Not all of them got into the frame, but this is st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/3000-rabbis/

Are Your Greetings Seasoned?

One way to sell Christmas cards is to create an outlandish story about their origin. Brad McGinty III tells about his father's failed 1955 business venture with a Japanese artist whom he shot in the face during World...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/28/are-your-greetings-seasoned/










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