Archive for January 8th, 2012

Disney Princesses As X-Men

There are a lot of people who critique the Disney princesses as being poor role models for little girls. I wonder if they'd change their tune if they were more empowered like the X-(Wo)Men. Link Via The Mary Suedi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/disney-princesses-as-x-men/

The Bioshock Movie Trailer

(Video Link) No, it's not real, just a fan take on the idea. Personally, I would love to see this become a reality.movies, video games, gaming, bioshock, trailers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/the-bioshock-movie-trailer/

How China's One Baby Policy Work?

You probably already know that China has a one child per couple policy, but you might not know how it is enforced or who is granted exceptions to the rule. The answers to these questions can be found over at Mental F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/how-chinas-one-baby-policy-work/

Portal Nouveau Is Simply Awesome

DeviantArt user Mwar has quite the skills when it comes to making cool video game posters. Perhaps the greatest ones in her massive gallery though are her art nouveau takes on Mass Effect and Portal. Link Via The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/portal-nouveau-is-simply-awesome/

Skyrim Monopoly Looks Way Less Fun Than The Video Game

As if Skyrim doesn't take enough time already, this Monopoly version is sure to add a few more hours to your game play. Of course, fighting in dungeons is definitely a lot more exciting than monopolizing the lands of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/skyrim-monopoly-looks-way-less-fun-than-the-video-game/

These Retro Cosplay Pics Are Gnarly To The Max

Back in the good old days of convention cosplay, before the overuse of silicone and foam latex made for fierce competition and bare skin became an acceptable substitute for creativity, people had simpler tastes in co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/these-retro-cosplay-pics-are-gnarly-to-the-max/

This Crazy Fellow Wants To Sell You Some Cubelets

(YouTube Link) This guy may look like he owns a windowless van, and hangs out near elementary schools, but he actually has other plans for children- he wants to sell them overpriced robotic toys. Called Cubelets, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/this-crazy-fellow-wants-to-sell-you-some-cubelets/

Cruella de Vil - Disney POP! Vinyl Figure

Cruella de Vil | $10.45 Seeking inspiration? How about a little Cruella de Vil figure from Disney POP! to keep you on your toes? This stylized villain from the movie 101 Dalmations is 3" tall, so she can watc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/cruella-de-vil-disney-pop-vinyl-figure/

Doctor Who Music from an Orchestra

(Video Link) In 2010, the BBC Proms included a concert devoted to the music of Doctor Who. It included a grand stage show, with appearances by Cybermen, Daleks and more. Surprisingly, there were no fataliti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/doctor-who-music-from-an-orchestra/

Frank Fazetta's Promotional Artwork for Battlestar Galactica

Famed fantasy artist Frank Frazetta contributed work to ABC's advertising drive for Battlestar Galactica in 1978. One of the images at the second link seems particularly inspired by barbarian fantasy, rather...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/frank-fazettas-promotional-artwork-for-battlestar-galactica/

Snap Into A Macho Man Skyrim Mod

(YouTube Link) When hacks and mods are created for video games, they are typically created to enhance the gaming experience, and nothing says "experience enhanced" like giant pink dragons wearing Macho Man style gear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/snap-into-a-macho-man-skyrim-mod/

This Is One Tough Little Corgi

You're looking at a true survivor, a tough little Corgi named Ole that survived a massive avalanche, which took the life of one of his owners, then spent four grueling days making his way back home. Here's the scoop:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/this-is-one-tough-little-corgi/

Mortal Kombat Flash Dancers Strike Again

(YouTube Link) When the Mortal Kombat flash dancers come to your town, you'd better not get in their way, because their mad skills have been known to cause FATALITIES! These wacky dancers are here to make New York fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/mortal-kombat-flash-dancers-strike-again/

Tree Hotel

The Treehotel is a group of unusual tree houses in northern Sweden that guests can rent. All six sides of this one are mirrored, creating beautiful images as the sky and trees reflect on the surface. Others look li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/tree-hotel/

Chocolate Solar System

I'm not entirely sure because the website is in Japanese, but it appears that a chocolatier called L’éclat offers chocolate versions of the planets of our solar system. Sadly, they're not to scale, or else I'd cal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/chocolate-solar-system/

Vacant Earth: What Would You Do?

MetaFilter member Dudley Storey poses a fascinating question: So you wake up tomorrow morning to find almost everyone on Earth missing. The Internet will continue to work for a few hours: what information could you do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/vacant-earth-what-would-you-do/

TARDIS Cookie Jar

The interior of this TARDIS Cookie Jar ($31.95) may not be larger than the exterior like the time machine in Doctor Who, but it sure holds quite a bit of cookies. The geeky cookie jar plays back TARDIS sound effects wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/tardis-cookie-jar/

Chromosome Art

Stephen Gaeta (featured previously) is a doctor and an artist. He uses visual humor to illustrate medicine and typography to create art about science. This graphic called Transgenic is composed of the text f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/chromosome-art/

Sounds Good

Sounds Good is a hearing aid that looks like cool high-tech earrings! The hearing aid amplifies sound for the wearer, and tiny "decorative" screens give feedback on the incoming sound. The speaker can see by the colo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/sounds-good/

The Immensity of Saturn

This photograph of Saturn was taken by the Cassini spacecraft in December. The rings are completely horizontal, and appear as a razor-thin line in the middle. The shadows of those rings are evident on the planet. And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/the-immensity-of-saturn/

Follow the Butterflies

(YouTube link) Obviously recorded from some distance away, these otters are chasing a butterfly. I get the idea that they really aren't trying to catch it, just keep it in their sights. And stay with the group. -via A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/08/follow-the-butterflies/






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