Archive for December 15th, 2011

Grand Theft Mario V Mashup Trailer

(YouTube Link) Itsa mashup trailer, featuring gameplay footage of everyone's favorite stereotype plumber and the audio track from the latest Grand Theft Auto V teaser. Every time Mario tries to get out they pull him...

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The Best Ron Swanson Quotes About Food

Ron Swanson delivers his lines with deadpan, moustachioed machismo, which only adds to the hilarious nature of what he's saying, whether he's discussing food, relationships or politics. This series of Ron Swanson...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/the-best-ron-swanson-quotes-about-food/

Al Jaffee Reading Snappy Answers To Stupid Questions

(YouTube Link) Al Jaffee, aka the father of the Mad Magazine fold-in, likes to let you know when you've asked a really dumb question by responding with a series of snappy answers. Watch the spry 91-year-old get real,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/al-jaffee-reading-snappy-answers-to-stupid-questions/

Candid Celebrity Portraits From The 70s And 80s

Remember when celebrity portraits weren't photoshopped, and the stars were allowed to relax and be themselves, rather than posing on ridiculously overdone sets in the latest couture ensemble? This series by Norman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/candid-celebrity-portraits-from-the-70s-and-80s/

Unusual Artwork Combines Ordinary People And Disposable Objects

These sculptures are so beautifully crafted, and so finely detailed, that rendering them on aluminum roasting pans and trays is almost a shame, since these flimsy, throwaway objects can so easily be destroyed. Cre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/unusual-artwork-combines-ordinary-people-and-disposable-objects/

Share This Ultimate GIF For The Holidays

This animated GIF by Matt Layzell of Treat Studios celebrates the epic awesomeness of the holidays with a bright, splashy display that could only be improved by playing Iron Maiden  in the background. Share this...

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Artist Cleans Moss From Wall To Create Reverse Graffiti

When graffiti artist Strook decided to create a piece for De Invasie, a series of artworks based around ecology, he grabbed a high pressure hose instead of an aerosol can and removed the moss from the wall, one line...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/artist-cleans-moss-from-wall-to-create-reverse-graffiti/

Crazy Burger King Commercial From Russia

(YouTube Link) The Russian mob is powerless against the magic experienced while eating in Burger King restaurants, at least according to this wacky Russian commercial. It's like clubbing and a magic show, all while ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/crazy-burger-king-commercial-from-russia/

Zombie Typeface

Even typographers need to prepare for the inevitable rising of the undead. To encourage them, Avery Oldfield, Jack Inscoe and Amanda Dockery made a typeface that reminds them to get ready with every word that they re...

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Rock Concert Rocked So Hard That It Set Off Seismographs

If you're into seriously hard rock -- I mean, like enough to actually shake the Earth -- than a Foo Fighters concert must be a blast. One such event in Western Springs, New Zealand was actually detected by seismographs i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/rock-concert-rocked-so-hard-that-it-set-off-seismographs/

3D Model Recreation of the Gory Snowmen Death Scenes from Calvin & Hobbes

(Video Link) We've previously seen efforts to recreate the horrifying terror of snowmen built and destroyed by the malevolent Calvin. The is the contribution of a model maker to the genre. He made the figures out o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/3d-model-recreation-of-the-gory-snowmen-death-scenes-from-calvin-hobbes/

The Most Extraordinary Nail Art in the World

You can't use tools. Typing is going to be hard. And the less said about using the bathroom, the better. Still, you will look gorgeous with nails like these. The artist known as Dzine has composed an enormous photobo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/the-most-extraordinary-nail-art-in-the-world/

Hacked Rotary Phone Accesses Siri

(Video Link) Kids these days with their telephones and their artificial intelligences...they're just plain spoiled. Why, in my day, when we wanted to communicate with our personal digital assistants, we had to use t...

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Relief Sculptures Made from Thousands of Drinking Straws

Korean artist Sang Sik Hong makes lovely curved sculptures by arranging thousands of drinking straws of varying lengths. He's especially fond of depicting lips which, from a distance, appear to be carved from marble....

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Christmas Lights across an Entire Neighborhood Synchronized to Music

(Video Link) There's no way that Santa will miss their neighborhood at night! Last year, the people of Bainbridge Circle in Murrieta, California decorated thirteen houses with elaborate Christmas lights. Then they s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/christmas-lights-across-an-entire-neighborhood-synchronized-to-music/

Rice Krispie Treat Art

Doesn't this "Rice Krispmas Tree" look great? A tree like that wouldn't last long at my house! But it's only the first of a long list of artful and tasty things people have made out of Rice Krispies Treats. Sculpture...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/rice-krispie-treat-art/

The Internet Justice League

College Humor presents new superheroes for the internet. Or, internet sites as superheroes. Besides Google here, check out the powers of The Facebook, Reddit, Huffington Post, and Google Plus. Link -via redd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/the-internet-justice-league/

The Rainbow Village of Taichung

I saw pictures of this place last year and could not find enough information about it to share, so I am delighted to find this article. A neighborhood found in Taichung City in Taiwan, a military dependents village f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/the-rainbow-village-of-taichung/

Darth Gets Festive

(YouTube link) Darth Vader directs a flashmob choir at Algonquin College. The Television Broadcasting students organized this with the help of the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir to lighten the mood during finals. Plea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/darth-gets-festive/

The 5 Most Horrifyingly Wasteful Film Shoots

We are awed by special effects in movies; the more destructive, the more exciting. For example, anyone who saw Apocalypse Now in a theater was impressed with at the disturbing opening scene in which an entire Vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/the-5-most-horrifyingly-wasteful-film-shoots/

Rhino Babytalk

(YouTube link) Are you as surprised as I am at how baby rhinoceroses sound? These were recorded in South Africa. -via Arbroathbaby, rhino, rhinoceros...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/rhino-babytalk/

10 of the Greatest Guerrilla Marketing Campaigns of All-Time

Each year, America spends about $250 billion on marketing and advertising -- more than the entire GDP of Thailand. Too bad most of that money is a complete waste. For an increasingly savvy, TiVo-equipped public, our brai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/10-of-the-greatest-guerrilla-marketing-campaigns-of-all-time/

The Super Mario Christmas Tree

We wish you an 8 bit Christmas. We wish you an 8 bit Christmas and a Happy NES Year. LinkChristmas, mario, video games, 8bit...

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Some Seriously Stylish Manhole Covers

There are few aspects of city life as boring as manhole and storm drain covers. Fortunately, some artists are willing to turn these bland icons into artistic canvases -often in surprisingly humorous ways. There are m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/some-seriously-stylish-manhole-covers/

A Jim Henson Art Tribute

If you love The Muppets and happen to be in Alhambra, California from now until January 2, don't miss the chance to stop by the Gallery Nucleus and check out their newest show, The Lovers, The Dreamers, And Me. *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/15/a-jim-henson-art-tribute/

12 Seriously Overdecorated Houses

It's one thing to have a few nice decorations for your house at Christmas, but it's another thing to try to give Clark Griswold a run for his money. While this post is labeled as "Cool Christmas Lights," a lot of the...

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