Archive for December 28th, 2011

The Geekiest Musical Instrument Ever Made

(YouTube Link) This epic musical geek creation is called the gAtari-a musical instrument which uses the extremely limited sound capabilities of the Atari 2600 to make the kind of music hardcore gamers will love, and p...

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An Offical Timeline For The Legend Of Zelda Games

If you've ever wondered how the events that take place in all of the Legend of Zelda video games fit together in the history of Hyrule, you need to check out this official timeline. Part of a new Zelda art book en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/an-offical-timeline-for-the-legend-of-zelda-games/

Psychedelic Paper Sculptures By Jen Stark

These vibrant, rainbow colored artworks are by Jen Stark, and they're made entirely of paper! Some of them look like a portal to another dimension, while others are like a rainbow colored coating for an otherwise dra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/psychedelic-paper-sculptures-by-jen-stark/

Christmas Fight Club for Priests

YouTube Link This Christmas, give you fellow priests a present they won't soon forget: a smack to the face with brooms! That's what about some priests did while preparing Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity for Orth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/christmas-fight-club-for-priests/

How To Cook a Big Mac Value Meal in a Rice Cooker

It's prepared on a bed of rice in a rice cooker, which magically makes everything healthier. Be sure to use all of food-like products included in the meal. Yes, even the Coke Zero. Pour it in. Cook for a few minutes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/how-to-cook-a-big-mac-value-meal-in-a-rice-cooker/

Sunglasses Inspired By H.R. Giger Artwork

These sunglasses are sure to make you the talk of the town, but whether that talk is good or bad is a matter of opinion. Inspired by the painting Illuminatus II by H.R. Giger, these sunglasses created by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/sunglasses-inspired-by-h-r-giger-artwork/

Meet Matt Stutzman, Archer

(YouTube Link) Most people born without arms would never dream of taking up archery, much less training to compete in the Paralympics, but then most people don't have the drive that Matt Stutzman has in abundance. Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/meet-matt-stutzman-archer/

A Christmas Card By Charles Addams

Oh, what joy to spend Christmas at the Addams Family house, hanging out braiding tinsel into Cousin Itt's hair,  and trying not to get blown up by Pugsley and Wednesday when they open their new presents. I wonder what t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/a-christmas-card-by-charles-addams/

How To Make Your Own Butterbeer

(YouTube Link) Recently we brought you the first edition of the Feast of Fiction recipe series-a recipe for Sunshine Souffle from the video game Skyrim. That recipe looks delicious, and easy to make, but their newest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/how-to-make-your-own-butterbeer/

Eagles and Kitty Cats BFF

(Video Link) Eagles love to perch outside of YouTube user pla1554alaska's home. So do her cats, Gizmo and Suitcase. They've all managed to get along, even hang out within inches of each other. -via Althousecats,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/eagles-and-kitty-cats-bff/

Comet Lovejoy, As Seen From Space

On December 21, 2011, International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured the spectacular sight of Comet Lovejoy as seen from 240 miles above the Earth. Take a look: Hit play or go to L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/comet-lovejoy-as-seen-from-space/

MIT Researchers Develop Suit That Lets You Feel Like You're 75 Years Old

But if you're ninty-five, does it help you feel younger? Probably not. AGNES, a sophisticated suit developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is designed to help people understand through pers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/mit-researchers-develop-suit-that-lets-you-feel-like-youre-75-years-old/

Beyonce's "All the Trekkie Ladies"

(Video Link) Not sufficiently retro for you? Then you could try the Andy Griffith version of "Single Ladies." As for me, I think that we should start an Internet movement to summon Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/beyonces-all-the-trekkie-ladies/

Colombian Slum with Giant Outdoor Escalator

It may be a slum, but it's a slum with an escalator! Officials in Medellin, Colombia, have inaugurated a giant outdoor escalator in one of its poorest slums: For...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/colombian-slum-with-giant-outdoor-escalator/

There Will Be No Friday This Week In Samoa

Friday has been canceled in Samoa. The South Pacific nation is switching to a different time zone, which will put them on the other side of the International Date Line. People in Samoa (population 193,000) want to be cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/there-will-be-no-friday-this-week-in-samoa/

The Facebook Bed

Got someone who lives and breathes Facebook? Well, now you can help 'em sleep on Facebook, too! Behold the Facebook bed by Tomislav Zvonaric of DevianTom. It's only a concept, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/the-facebook-bed/

6 Bizarre Endings For Historical Treasures

If you're a regular Neatorama reader, than you probably already know that Egyptian mummies were regularly burned as firewood in the past, but you might not be aware of some of the other tragedies befalling historical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/6-bizarre-endings-for-historical-treasures/

The Ultimate Geek Girl Fashion Accessory

Ladies, if you ever found yourself watching Spaceballs and shouting "I NEED those" when Princess Vespa removes her bun headphones at the beginning of the movie, well here's your chance. Etsy seller JacquieLongLegs sells...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/the-ultimate-geek-girl-fashion-accessory/

Scientists Who Experimented On Themselves

Science is a field based largely on theory and experimentation, which is why you have to be pretty darn certain you are right if you're willing to test your ideas on yourself. For example, in the picture above: In 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/scientists-who-experimented-on-themselves/

Where Christmas Lights Go To Die

What happened when you toss a hopelessly tangled string of Christmas tree lights to the recycling bin? Chances are, if it escapes being put in a landfill, it will end up in S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/where-christmas-lights-go-to-die/

Tabitha the Pig and Susie the Dog, BFF

Your cute video of the day is brought to you by the Hillside Animal Sanctuary, where Tabitha the Pig plays with her best buddy Susie the Dog. Andrew Hough and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/tabitha-the-pig-and-susie-the-dog-bff/

Father Taped His Children Coming Down the Stairs on Christmas Morning For The Past 25 Years

What a wonderful Christmas morning tradition! Every year for the past 25 years, writer Nick Confalone's father taped him and his sister coming down the stairs:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/father-taped-his-children-coming-down-the-stairs-on-christmas-morning-for-the-past-25-years/

Party Hat Cats

(YouTube link)The cats from Kagonekoshiro (Basket Cat Blog) are ready for a holiday party! Which will keep their hat on the longest? My money is on Shiro -not only because he's the most patient and balanced c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/party-hat-cats/

Replica Race Car Opens to Reveal Slot Car Set

Slot cars, for those of you too young to remember, were among the greatest toys of the 1960s and 70s. This awesome 1:32 scale set by Slot Mods is built inside of a replica of the Porsche 917K that won the 12 Hours of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/replica-race-car-opens-to-reveal-slot-car-set/

Tents with the Class Clown in Mind

The designers at FieldCandy think that tents should be more than functional. They should be funny, too! The firm offers dozens of different designs, including this one called "Get a Room!" Link -via Fubiz (Google...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/tents-with-the-class-clown-in-mind/

Where to Find Penguins

You can see penguins in zoos all over the world, but to enjoy these birds in their natural habitat, you want to go to where they live. And you don't have to go to Antarctica. Penguins thrive in twelve*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/where-to-find-penguins/

Exploding Churros

Here is why all recipes should be thoroughly tested before publication. The Chilean newspaper La Tercera printed a recipe for churros in 2004. Now they must pay damages varying from $279 to $48,000 to eleven wom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/exploding-churros/

Happy New Year

(YouTube link) Artist and musician Rhe De Ville had recorded a danceable update to her joyful holiday anthem "Happy New Year" for 2012, with a new video, too! Of course, the original is nice, too. -Thanks, Rhe!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/happy-new-year/

Failed Flavors Of Popular Snack Foods

Americans may love their junk food, but that doesn’t mean they’ll scarf down just any old snack. That’s why the big name brands have so many failed flavors, even after spending thousands on marketing an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/failed-flavors-of-popular-snack-foods/

Wedding Omen

(YouTube link) Is it perfect timing, coincidence, or a message from beyond about the viability of this marriage? No, the wedding party didn't run for cover, but neither did they suffer from a tornado or air raid. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/28/wedding-omen/








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