Archive for November 30th, 2011

Wonderfully Awkward Pet Family Photos

"Why? Why? Why?" That has to be what these dogs are thinking. While they may be embarrassed by the shots their owners seem to love, the rest of us can enjoy just how hilariously bizarre these pictures are. LinkFun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/wonderfully-awkward-pet-family-photos/

Tiny Tano The Gorilla Finds A Happy Home

How could anyone resist that adorable face? Luckily the Wilhelma Zoo in Germany can't because they agreed to take in little Tano here after his inexperienced mother showed that she was unable to take care of the litt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/tiny-tano-the-gorilla-finds-a-happy-home/

10 Entertaining Easter Eggs From Google

Did you know you can make Google do a barrel roll or go askew? Even if you did, you probably didn't know at least a few of these funny Google Easter Eggs. LinkFunny, google, Easter eggs, secrets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/10-entertaining-easter-eggs-from-google/

Live Action Version Of Catwoman Kicking Some Tail

(YouTube Link) It was a great idea to make a stunt video that shows what video game combat would look like in real life, and it makes for an action packed minute-and-a-half. But why do the bad guys always stand around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/live-action-version-of-catwoman-kicking-some-tail/

Stand Up To Cancer With Star Wars

(Video Link) Great comics and Star Wars teaming up to fight cancer? That's certainly something we can all get behind. For more information on how you can help, be sure to check out the Stand Up To Cancer website. V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/stand-up-to-cancer-with-star-wars/

This AT-ST Treehouse Is The Coolest

This awesomely geeky AT-ST treehouse is simple, no-frills fun for a child that's more content using their imagination all day rather than being plugged in to a tv or video game console all day. Combine this with some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/this-at-st-treehouse-is-the-coolest/

Need A Hug, Check Out The Nicest Place On The Internet

The Nicest Place On the Internet is a place where you can cheer up after a hard day. After all, it's hard not to feel good when random strangers keep giving you a virtual hug. LinkFun, Website, hugs, the internet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/need-a-hug-check-out-the-nicest-place-on-the-internet/

What If Batman: Arkham City Took Place In Springfield?

Every pop culture character looks funnier when they're Simpsonized! Awesome toon creator Dean Fraser has taken on the video game Batman:Arkham City via his Springfield Punx blog, where stiff upper lips and yellow ski...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/what-if-batman-arkham-city-took-place-in-springfield/

Movie Posters With A Retro Comics Look

These simplistic yet slick movie posters by Claudia Varosio are inspired by the covers of retro comic books such as Tintin and early Action Comics, and their style suits the movies she's chosen for her series quite well...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/movie-posters-with-a-retro-comics-look/

Art Nouveau Poster Designs For Assassins Creed

If good looks could kill, the assassins in these posters would be racking up a body count. These art nouveau Assassins Creed posters are perfect for classing up your geekified pad, because only you will know that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/art-nouveau-poster-designs-for-assassins-creed/

For The Lush That Has Everything-The Booze Backpack

This double barreled contraption can either be loads of fun, say if you fill it with punch or soda for a kid's birthday party, or you can fill the chambers with booze and prepare for your house to become a vomitorium...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/for-the-lush-that-has-everything-the-booze-backpack/

Itsa Super Mario Bros. Opera

(YouTube Link) Fans of the Mario Bros. video game franchise draw inspiration from the moustachioed plumbers in so many creative ways, but i'm generally most impressed by the musical tributes. This operatic styled song...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/itsa-super-mario-bros-opera/

The Amazing Origami Automatic Stroller

(YouTube Link) Anyone who has dealt with collapsing and reopening a baby stroller knows it can be a real pain. And when you're a parent trying to juggle kids, bags of baby gear and your shopping, the last thing you wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/the-amazing-origami-automatic-stroller/

Curbside Haiku

A year ago, we told you about artist John Morse and his Roadside Haiku project in Atlanta. Now his talents have been commissioned for traffic signs in New York City! The New York City Department of Transportation has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/curbside-haiku/

Kittens Enjoy Figure Skating

(YouTube link) A litter of six Bengal kittens and their mother watch Japanese skater Daisuke Takahashi perform on television. And try to catch him. I was surprised by this, as my cats prefer nature documentaries to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/kittens-enjoy-figure-skating/

China to Eliminate College Majors That Produce Unemployable Grads

Got a college degree but couldn't find a job? Not going to be a problem in China! The ever practical China's Ministry of Education has the perfect solution to college graduate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/china-to-eliminate-college-majors-that-produce-unemployable-grads/

Muppet Lunch

The anonymous blogger behind Lunchbox Awesome makes truly awesome lunchboxes. S/he has arrangements inspired by Pinocchio, Phineas & Ferb, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and more. Link -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/muppet-lunch/

Don't Trip!

The late Belgian artist Tom Frantzen erected this playful outdoor sculpture in Brussels. De Vaartkapoen shows a man emerging from a manhole to trip a police officer passing by. The cop wears the badge number...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/dont-trip/

How the Flexible Straw Was Invented

The drinking straw was invented by 3000 B.C., as attested by Sumerian artifacts. Until very recently, these straws were tubes from plant stems, such as rye. Besides dissolving in water, these straws often added unwelcome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/how-the-flexible-straw-was-invented/

The IKEA Dystopia

(Video Link) It's a pleasant, contented life inside the world of IKEA. So smile. No, seriously, smile. Don't stop. Ever. This short film by Jeroen Houben explores a madness kept in place with Allen screws. -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/the-ikea-dystopia/

Stump Seat

Hongtao Zhou's clever lounge chair design uses two discarded stumps and scrap wood from a sculpture studio. Take a break from chopping wood and sit down. Link -via Dornob | Photo: Design Boom | Artist's Website...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/stump-seat/

Space Invaders Waffle

This time, to win the game, you have to eat instead of shoot the aliens. An artist who goes by the name Invader (and makes art inspired by the game Space Invaders) is currently exhibiting his work at The Out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/space-invaders-waffle/

The Life of the Party

Admit it, you've done exactly this at one party or another during your lifetime, haven't you? From cartoonist Gemma Correll. Link -via redditCat, party, pets, Gemma Correll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/the-life-of-the-party/

Fairy Wasps are Smaller than Amoebas

People who make toys, dollhouses, or other miniatures know that certain laws of physics apply that make miniaturization difficult. Certain laws of biology apply, too, but the fairy wasp seems to do an end-run around some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/fairy-wasps-are-smaller-than-amoebas/

Tempest Prognosticator

George Merryweather was a doctor in Whitby, on the British coast of Yorkshire. He was also an inventor. ...the thing which Mr. Merryweather became truly famous for was his "Atmospheric, Electromagnetic Telegraph, conduc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/tempest-prognosticator/

Blackboard War

(YouTube link) More than 2,500 still photos were taken to make this video. At first, you'll wonder why they used stop-motion animation, but it soon becomes necessary. Then there are a few "how did they do that?" mom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/blackboard-war/

Man Sues Couple He Kidnapped

In 2009, Jesse Dimmick entered the home of Jared and Lindsay Rowley and held them at knifepoint for a couple of hours. The three watched the movie Patch Adams and had snacks. When Dimmick fell asleep, the couple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/man-sues-couple-he-kidnapped/

Yoda with LED Light Saber Tree Topper

Yoda with LED Light Saber Tree Topper - $59.95 Does Yoda make your days merry and bright? Let the Yoda light up your holiday season with LED Light Saber Tree Topper from the NeatoShop. This fantastic Tree Topper sha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/yoda-with-led-light-saber-tree-topper/

Public Transportation

Andrew Harding had to take a picture during a 5AM train ride in Chicago, or no one would believe what he saw. It makes sense when you realize the photo was taken on October 30th. Link -via reddithalloween, train, sca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/public-transportation/

Trail of Pine Needles Led to Christmas Tree Thieves

Three men were arrested for theft from the Notcutt Garden Centre in Pembury, Kent, England. They broke two CCTV cameras, but did not see others that caught their movements. In a scene straight out of the Special Branch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/30/trail-of-pine-needles-led-to-christmas-tree-thieves/




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