Archive for December 17th, 2011

Huge Pinball Game on the Front of a Building

(Video Link) There's nothing old fashioned about this pinball game! CT Light Concept projected a pinball game called "Urban Flipper" on the front of the Théâtre des Célestins in Lyon, France. The bumpers, kickers...

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Microscopic Views of Alcoholic Drinks

This is what champagne looks like through a microscope. About twenty-five years ago, Michael Davidson, a scientist at Florida State University, started putting alcoholic beverages under his microscope and taking beau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/microscopic-views-of-alcoholic-drinks/

Would You Try Clam Chowder Doritos?

Personally, I love clam chowder and I like to try new things, so although I don't have much faith in the flavor of Clam Chowder Doritos, I would still give them a shot. Surprisingly though, they actually are describe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/would-you-try-clam-chowder-doritos/

Adorable Posters For Famous Films

Illustrator Olaf Cuadras Ferré has some skills when it comes to redesigning movie posters. While they all look pretty cute, I think this one is my personal favorite, if only for the hole in the head on the last pers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/adorable-posters-for-famous-films/

The Most Extreme Santas On Earth

We don't tend to think of Santa as being much of a risk taker, but really, it's pretty brave to trust flying reindeer to tow you through the sky before you jump down a chimney. So really this Huffington Post slide show f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/the-most-extreme-santas-on-earth/

I'm Dreaming of A White Dalek

This guy is just waiting to EXTERMINATE any scrooges out there who haven't gotten into the holiday spirit yet. If I actually lived somewhere with snow, I'd be out there making one of these right now. Link Via The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/im-dreaming-of-a-white-dalek/

Time Lapse Video Of Life Size Gundam Statue Being Built

The main problem with moving a giant Gundam robot statue across Japan is having to put it back together again, but maybe this life-size behemoth should have been left in pieces, because he looks like he could do some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/time-lapse-video-of-life-size-gundam-statue-being-built/

What Kids Wanted For Christmas In The 90s

Remember when we all thought Beanie Babies would be worth a fortune someday, or when Pogs ruled the schoolyard? Then check out this gallery of Christmas list toppers from the 90s, some of which are still around while...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/what-kids-wanted-for-christmas-in-the-90s/

A Penguin Fetching The Newspaper

(YouTube Link) I know some of you are going to say "this video is old", because we all know that interwebs enthusiasts think anything posted a week ago is old, much less something from 2008. But really guys, does it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/a-penguin-fetching-the-newspaper/

Stay Puft Marshmallow Snowman

Boy, The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man sure is cute when he's not stomping around terrorizing a city with his sugary goodness! For those of you with snow, you're lucky because you can make your own geeky snowman, unlike...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/stay-puft-marshmallow-snowman/

New Trailer For The Dictator Is Timely Fun

(YouTube Link) Leave it to Sasha Baron Cohen, the guy behind Borat and Ali G, to make light of an uncomfortable situation with broad humor which will allow those being lampooned to laugh at themselve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/new-trailer-for-the-dictator-is-timely-fun/

Peanuts Fingernails

deviantART user amanda04 did a fine job recreating Charles Schulz's characters on her own fingernails. Lucy doesn't look happy. In amanda04's gallery, you can find other fingernail images from Peanuts. Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/peanuts-fingernails/

Chocolate Dice

There'll be no shortage of players at your next tabletop role-playing game campaign! New rule: if you roll the highest value, you get to eat the die. Ariel Segall built a custom mold to bake chocolate dice. At the li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/chocolate-dice/

Glowing Menorah

Glowing Menorah - $31.95 I spell it Hanukkah. You spell it Chanukah. However you spell it the festival of lights is almost here. Do you have your fabulous Glowing Menorah from the NeatoShop? This fantastic menorah inc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/glowing-menorah/

This Week at Neatorama

Hanukkah (or Chanukah) the Jewish Festival of Lights begins Tuesday evening at sundown, and runs through December 28th. We wish you a wonderful holiday if you celebrate Hanukkah. If you don't, this would be a gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/this-week-at-neatorama-82/

9 Uses for Periscopes Not on Submarines

Periscopes may be best known now for their use on submarines, but clever inventors have found other uses for them as well through history. Here's one that creates an illusion. The uninformed viewer thinks that he's l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/9-uses-for-periscopes-not-on-submarines/

Best Of The Worst Holiday Card Photos

These delightfully awful Christmas card photos put the hohoho! back in the holidays. If you don't like the way you look in your photo this year, take a gander at this wacky gallery and feel better about yourself....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/best-of-the-worst-holiday-card-photos/

10 Fictional Holidays You Can Actually Celebrate

If you've had it with the holidays and you're looking for a new way to celebrate, then this list of fictional holidays, invented by TV shows, might show you a new way to celebrate. From lesser known Yak Shaving Day, to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/10-fictional-holidays-you-can-actually-celebrate/

Play Super Mario Bros. by Flexing Your Muscles

(Video Link) Show off both your mad video game skills and your muscular body with this modified Nintendo Entertainment System controller. Brian Kaminski's interface lets you control Mario's movements by flexing your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/play-super-mario-bros-by-flexing-your-muscles/

Banksy's Latest Work Is A Cardinal Sin

Banksy has literally defaced a statue in his latest work, replacing the face of a replica statue with pixels as a political statement: Banksy titled the statue “Cardinal Sin”, and designed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/banksys-latest-work-is-a-cardinal-sin/

Giant LED Screen Ceilings At Chinese Mall

(YouTube Link) Shopping in The Place Mall in Beijing, China is like taking a strange journey through a hallucinatory wonderland, or maybe it's just the giant LED screens that play animated videos all day. They don't l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/giant-led-screen-ceilings-at-chinese-mall/

How Kevin Costner Made a Fortune from Waterworld

In 1995, Kevin Costner released Waterworld, a grand post-apocalyptic movie which he produced, directed, and even starred in. It was, at that point, the most expensive movie ever made. And it was a considered an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/17/how-kevin-costner-made-a-fortune-from-waterworld/






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