Archive for December 7th, 2011

World's Gaudiest Car Has Rubies on Its Wheel Lug Nuts

Ueli Anlicker of Switzerland loves luxury cars so much that he's built a museum to house his collection. This Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren dubbed the Red Gold Dream is the fairest beauty in his harem -- and it can be yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/worlds-gaudiest-car-has-rubies-on-its-wheel-lug-nuts/

Marathon in Antarctica

The marathon is brutal enough as it is normally conducted. Remember that Pheidippides, the first marathon runner, died at the end. Now imagine completing one in sub-zero temperatures through the snow. That's what thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/marathon-in-antarctica/

How to Make a Terrarium Christmas Ornament

You can make a terrarium in a light bulb, so why not a glass sphere Christmas tree ornament? It's a cute way of showing vibrant life in the middle of winter. Yuka Yoneda of Inhabitat provides step-by-step instruction...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/how-to-make-a-terrarium-christmas-ornament/

Jetpack for the Water Lets You Jump and Dive Like a Dolphin

(Video Link) Water skiing champion Franky Zapata developed this amazing jetpack that permits pilots to perform amazing stunts, including complete loops and quick jumps in and out of the water. Rent one for your chil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/jetpack-for-the-water-lets-you-jump-and-dive-like-a-dolphin/

The Difference between Spider-Man and Santa Claus Is Very Small

Stephen Wildish's Venn diagram illustrates that if Santa wanted to become a major league superhero -- or, more frighteningly, a supervillain -- he would be immensely powerful. He already has something of a Fortress o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/the-difference-between-spider-man-and-santa-claus-is-very-small/

Library Patron Pick-Up Lines

The Tumblr blog Library Hey Girl is some anonymous librarian's fantasy involving actor Ryan Gosling and what are probably the best possible pick-up lines that you could use on a librarian. Flirting across the referen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/library-patron-pick-up-lines/

Orson Welles Was George Lucas's First Pick to Voice Darth Vader

James Earl Jones provided the voice of Darth Vader in the original trilogy. In an interview with BBC News, Jones asserted that George Lucas's first choice for that role was Orson Welles. But Lucas reasoned that Welle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/orson-welles-was-george-lucass-first-pick-to-voice-darth-vader/

Mythbusters Goofs Up Good

How fast can a cannonball travel? Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage were tackling this question yesterday for an episode of their TV show Mythbusters when things went completely wrong. The cannon misfired, and the c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/mythbusters-goofs-up-good/

The Geekiest Christmas Decorations Ever

Do you have a LEGO Death Star hanging from your tree? Or a LEGO Millennium Falcon? You could, you know, because the web has instructions for putting these together from LEGO bricks you already have! They are part of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/the-geekiest-christmas-decorations-ever/

Animated Christmas Lights Play Slayer

(Video Link) The best part, aside from the sign of the horns, is that the snowman is singing the lyrics to this Slayer song. YouTube user lacycute20's neighbors must love him. There are more videos of other songs at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/animated-christmas-lights-play-slayer/

Monstrous Christmas Tree Ornaments

Etsy seller Michelle Scrimpsher makes Christmas tree ornaments that will delightfully darken your holiday cheer. This particular one pictured above has been sold, but you can find other monstrous ornaments in the Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/monstrous-christmas-tree-ornaments/

The Angry School Photographer

Filmmaker Nick Scott shows us how NOT to do a school portrait session. Here's a short film about a school photographer who's having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/the-angry-school-photographer/

45 Things We Should Forget About 2011

Left to right: Toddlers & Tiaras prostitute costume, Adult Babies, Chicks with Steve Buscemi's Eyes, "Doctor" Injected Woman's Butt with Fix-A-Flat,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/45-things-we-should-forget-about-2011/

7 Neat Tools For Your Favorite Geeks

This Christmas, give your favorite geeks the gifts and stocking stuffers they've always wanted: tools! Here are some of the neatest tools that we have on the NeatoShop: The Credi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/7-neat-tools-for-your-favorite-geeks/

RIP Harry Morgan

Actor Harry Morgan, best known for his roles as officer Bill Gannon in the TV series Dragnet and Colonel Sherman Potter on M*A*S*H, died today at his home in Los Angeles. There are 159 acting credits li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/rip-harry-morgan/

The 12 All-Time Ugliest Christmas Sweaters

The folks at Collector's Weekly scoured eBay to find the ugliest Christmas sweaters ever. These have everything you'd ever want in a Christmas sweater: pompons, jingle bells, tinsel, clutter, and even music! They're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/the-12-all-time-ugliest-christmas-sweaters/

When Apes Adopt Cats as Cuddly Pets

Humans love to hold a warm, furry cat in their arms or in their laps (with some exceptions, of course) but humans aren't the only primates who like pets. Monkeys and apes seem to have a similar affinity to cats, as y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/when-apes-adopt-cats-as-cuddly-pets/

A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

(YouTube link) Seventy years ago today, the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base brought the U.S. into World War II. Franklin Roosevelt announced a declaration of war on Japan the next day. Wired has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/a-date-which-will-live-in-infamy/

Ninja Dog

(YouTube link) Mace the ninja dog takes on his arch enemy the plush turtle. His greatest assets are his stealth and amazing self-control. -via I Am BoredFunny, dog, Toy, steralth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/ninja-dog/

Painted Cakes

Once a week, Cake Wrecks takes a break from humorously awful cakes to post a roundup of great cakes. The latest collection is about painted cakes. Cake-painting is just like regular ol' painting, except the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/painted-cakes/

Mammoth Cloning "within 5 years"

Scientists know how to do it. Cloning the extinct mammoth is just a matter of inserting mammoth DNA into an elephant egg cell, prodding it to divide into more cells, and implanting it into an elephant for gestation. Russ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/mammoth-cloning-within-5-years/

Panoramic Sistine Chapel

The official Vatican website has a panoramic view of the Sistine Chapel. If you don't have the opportunity to go and visit it yourself, this could be your best chance to get up close and personal with Michelangelo's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/panoramic-sistine-chapel/

TimeScapes

(vimeo link) Soon to be a full-length feature, TimeScapes by photographer Tom Lowe is a breathtakingly beautiful video. This is production footage from my forthcoming debut film, "TimeScapes," a portrait o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/timescapes/

10 Awesome Geeky Cooking Hacks

We recently featured a microwave that was hacked to play YouTube videos while it cooked food, but for those who want their kitchen hacks to  play a direct role in their food preparation, here are ten ideas to get your f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/10-awesome-geeky-cooking-hacks/

All I Want For Christmas

(YouTube link) British sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean lip-sync to Mariah Carey's Christmas recording while on their way home from what was originally supposed to be a seven-week deploy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/all-i-want-for-christmas/

1940s New York City Photos by Stanley Kubrick

Before Stanley Kubrick was able to make a living as a movie director, he worked as a photojournalist for Look magazine. He took nearly 10,000 photos and 25 of these have now been made available as limited-edition pri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/1940s-new-york-city-photos-by-stanley-kubrick/

The Most Badass Predator Sculpture Ever Made

What could possibly make the Predator alien more badass than he's already proven himself to be? Make a full-sized likeness of him out of metal! Standing 8 feet 2 inches tall and weighing over 11 hundred pounds, Steampu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/the-most-badass-predator-sculpture-ever-made/
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