Archive for November 29th, 2011

Some Seriously Cool Animal Houses & Toys

WebUrbanist has some great animal houses on one of their recent articles, but I have to say my favorite is definitely the fish tank adaptation that allows the fish to swim across the room from one tank to another. Do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/some-seriously-cool-animal-houses-toys/

Why You Shouldn't Go Christmas Caroling With Yoda

You'd think Yoda's amazing Force powers would allow him to correct his speech impediment, especially when getting on everyones nerves it is. This cute Shoebox Cards illustration shows why the rest of the Star Wars ga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/why-you-shouldnt-go-christmas-caroling-with-yoda/

A Blogger Actually Tries The "Newest Teen Trend"

You've almost certainly heard of the terror stories circulating about teen girls using vodka soaked tampons to get drunk. As it turns out though, this big news story is probably pretty bunk. We know that now thanks to Hu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/a-blogger-actually-tries-the-newest-teen-trend/

Half Life: Origins Live Action Short

(YouTube Link) Inspired by the Half Life video game series, and the sense of wonder experienced in the opening scene as Gordon Freeman pulls into Black Mesa station, this is one of those shorts that's interesting to w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/half-life-origins-live-action-short/

Toadwart's Advanced Guide To Power-Ups

This visual guide has been released in order to prevent confusion when you discover these magical items in the world of the Mario Bros. Created by Juxtapop, this nicely illustrated guide was inspired by the Harry Pot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/toadwarts-advanced-guide-to-power-ups/

Cool Photos of Disassembled Technology

Photographer Toss McLellan has a great photo series called "Everyone Has A Piece of the Puzzle" wherein he dissects and lays out the parts of commonly used electronic items. The pictures look great and give us an all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/cool-photos-of-disassembled-technology/

Sculptures Made From Sheets Of Paper

These fabulously detailed paper artworks by Peter Callesen create form with negative space, style from their almost generic non-style, and the frame is often used as a sort of mini stage for the scene. It's amazing w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/sculptures-made-from-sheets-of-paper/

Hilarious Art School Advertising Campaign

I know the idea of going to art school is a concept that we as Americans lampoon every chance we get, but making it out to be some sort of PSA worthy societal problem is downright creative! This advertising campai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/hilarious-art-school-advertising-campaign/

Play Your Old NES Games On The Go

Man, if this amazing little gaming device had been invented when I was a kid, I probably would have gone outside to play more often, although it would have surely been with this portable gaming console in hand. Calle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/play-your-old-nes-games-on-the-go/

Life Sized Samus Made Out Of Old Game Cartridges

Samus Aran has been bringing the girl power to video games since the premiere of Metroid on the original Nintendo Entertainment System, and although the series isn't as prolific as, say, the Mario Bros. franchise, it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/life-sized-samus-made-out-of-old-game-cartridges/

Star Wars: Empire Of The Bat

Batman and Star Wars would be a pretty sweet crossover, with Batman battling the Imperial Army forces while trying to contain his own dark side. But this fan art mashup by Dean Fraser contains concepts I find a bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/star-wars-empire-of-the-bat/

The Clever Illustrations of Naolito

If you've ever wondered what Kermit and the hand that operates him do when they're not performing, or wondered what the bottom of an iceberg looks like, then you should take a long look at the fun artwork of DeviantA...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/the-clever-illustrations-of-naolito/

Physicists Create the Perfect Foam

No, not from a pint of Guinness - though the perfect foam does hail from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland: ‘Perfect’ here means the lowest-energy configuration...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/physicists-create-the-perfect-foam/

Denied a Job Because of Criminal Record: Is It Discrimination?

Got a criminal history and can't get a job? That's discrimination, according to Washington D.C. council member and ex-Mayor Marion Barry (he would say that now, wouldn't he?):...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/denied-a-job-because-of-criminal-record-is-it-discrimination/

The Art of Airplane Safety Instructional Pamphlets

Did you think that the printed emergency instructions at every seat in a jetliner simply sprung ex nihilo from the mind of the graphic designer? No, they are grounded in the rich traditions of Western art. Avi Steinb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/the-art-of-airplane-safety-instructional-pamphlets/

Websites That Let People Farm out Their Chores

Are you unemployed? More to the point, are you underemployed and have extra time, but no job to fill it? A website called TaskRabbit is one of several that are hiring people to do immediate, temporary jobs for a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/websites-that-let-people-farm-out-their-chores/

Pin Press Furniture

The Pin Pres is a storage system that lets a child change the positions of sliding pins to create custom shelving arrangements. My kids could have hours of fun with this. And when no one is looking, I could, too!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/pin-press-furniture-2/

Top 10 Science Tricks to Use at Parties

(Video Link) Psychology professor Richard Wiseman sure knows how to entertain guests. Here are ten easy tricks that he uses to wow people at parties. He seems to like fire quite a bit, so keep an extinguisher nearb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/top-10-science-tricks-to-use-at-parties/

Gingerbread AT-AT

Lookit 'em, boss! Great, big, fat sugary treats! Rachel Klemek of the Blackmarket Bakery made this gingerbread assault vehicle. Luke Skywalker is about to slice it open. Link -via DVICE | Bakery Websitegingerbread...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/gingerbread-at-at/

British Newspaper Archive: 300 Years of News Now Online

Image: Police News - via Telegraph This is very neat: the British Library, in collaboration with brightsolid online publishing, has digitized 4 million newspaper pages published in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/british-newspaper-archive-300-years-of-news-now-online/

2011 Official Video of Miniatur Wunderland

We posted about the Miniatur Wunderland, the world's largest model railroad and model airport in the world, on Neatorama before - but the company has just released i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/2011-official-video-of-miniatur-wunderland/

Bacteria-powered Lights

The Philips company introduces lights that run without electricity or solar power. Instead, they harness the bioluminescence of bacteria. You have to feed them fuel, namely methane and compost. The lights developed s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/bacteria-powered-lights/

Hackers Can Turn Laser Printers Into Bombs

Columbia researcher Ang Cui explains how he was able to infect an HP printer with malicious code. Image: Columbia University There's a ticking time bomb in your office. No, really - res...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/hackers-can-turn-laser-printers-into-bombs/

The Amorphous Creeping Menace

(YouTube link) It may look like a simple piece of plastic, but this robot has the moves! In fact, that's what it is for -to test out news ways for a robot to move. Developed by researchers at Harvard University, thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/the-amorphous-creeping-menace/

The Man Who Busted the ‘Banksters’

The economy was tanking. Millions lost their jobs. Stocks were down. And since bankers seemed to be riding out the bad times better than anyone, the government appointed a commission to look into who was to blame for the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/the-man-who-busted-the-banksters/

Color Preference in the Insane

The following article is from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. (Image credit: Flickr user Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier) by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research staff*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/color-preference-in-the-insane/

Santa Claus and His Machine Guns

The Scottsdale (Arizona) Gun Club invites you to have your picture taken with Santa Claus ..and his machine guns. Other firearms are available for your photo shoot, and you can even try out the machine guns! Link to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/santa-claus-and-his-machine-guns/

Ormie the Pig

(YouTube link) Ormie wants a cookie. There's a reason we put cookies up on top of the refrigerator -so little pigs can't get them! Ormie does have his own Facebook page, though. Link -via the Presurferanimation, coo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/ormie-the-pig/

A Few Things You Might Not Know About George Harrison

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.George Harrison passed away due to lung cancer ten years ago today, on November 29, 20...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/29/a-few-things-you-might-not-know-about-george-harrison/
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