Archive for January 11th, 2012

Miss Piggy Meets Her New Beau In Outer Space

This unlikely romance actually makes a lot of sense when you think about it-they're both prone to violent fits of rage, he is more swine-like than Kermit will ever be, and they both enjoy spending time touring the st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/miss-piggy-meets-her-new-beau-in-outer-space/

Too Lazy To Walk? Then Get Some Motorized Shoes!

In today's fast paced world, sometimes we aren't walking fast enough to keep up with everyone else, or we simply don't have to energy to walk but still have places to go. That's where the spnKiX come in-they're mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/too-lazy-to-walk-then-get-some-motorized-shoes/

Amazing Toy Mod Sculptures By Stephen Ives

These awesome sculptures are obviously inspired by toys, yet their style and subject matter would be lost on children. From a Kim Jong-Il potato head to a Virgin Mary shaped jet, Stephen Ives celebrates childhood in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/amazing-toy-mod-sculptures-by-stephen-ives/

Diorama Book Carvings

We've seen book landscapes before, but there's so much potential for the concept behind Kyle Kirkpatrick's carved book dioramas. Imagine a gripping scene from your favorite novel carved into a copy of it. Which scene...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/diorama-book-carvings/

Cling to Our Calvinball Advantage

Randall Munroe of xkcd reminds us that we humans are gradually losing our competitive advantage with computers. Our only hope is look at Calvinball as not only a game, but a way of life. Link -via Nerd Ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/cling-to-our-calvinball-advantage/

Paintings in Wine

Elisabetta Rogai isn't the first painter to use wine, but she may be the first to make it work. The challenge is that the color of wine changes over time, sometimes in unplanned and unpleasant ways. But Rogai found t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/paintings-in-wine/

World's Smallest Frog

A newly-discovered frog, Paedophryne amauensis, is not only the smallest frog species, but the smallest vertebrate ever found. The frogs were found in the rain forest of Papua New Guinea, living among fallen lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/worlds-smallest-frog/

Cinder Block + Rebar + Wood Plank = Toaster

Adi Zaffran's design is simple but elegant. It's probably dangerous, too. But if you want to create a functional toaster using as few parts as possible, this would be the way to do it. http://adi.designgroup.co.il...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/cinder-block-rebar-wood-plank-toaster/

Lonely Droids with Breaking Hearts

Are you just looking for love and it seems to be hiding from you? This Viper probe droid knows how you feel. Chris Gerringer created eight prints illustrating the frustrations of mechanical love for the droids from *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/lonely-droids/

Hilarious Response to Cease and Desist Letter

The Freetail Brewing Co. of San Antonio, Texas discovered that the name of one of its beers was claimed by another company. It learned this fact when it received a threatening letter from the attorney of that company...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/hilarious-response-to-cease-and-desist-letter/

The Page Turner

(YouTube link) Joseph Herscher turns the page of his newspaper with flair. If you are a bit confused by some of the steps, they are all explained in an interactive graphic at the New York Times. Link -via Cynical-CRub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/the-page-turner/

The Garden Plate

Garden Plate | $14.95 Do you have a fussy eater on your hands?  Make meals fun again with the Garden Plate from the NeatoShop! This fabulous plate comes complete with ramps and breaks to separate food into groupings....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/the-garden-plate/

James Bond Film Titles in Pictograms

Bryan Lenning made a poster of pictograms for the titles of each James Bond film. It was selected as one of the winners of a James Bond art contest at Superpunch. Go see the rest of the winners! Link -via Laughing Sq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/james-bond-film-titles-in-pictograms/

1900s Future Gazing

In an issue of Ladies Home Journal published in 1900, an author made predictions of what the world would be like in the year 2000. Surprisingly, many of them were spot-on. Open fires and chimneys will be replaced by hom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/1900s-future-gazing/

Cute Vintage Ice Cream Trucks

Everyone loves to see the ice cream truck coming down the street! And in their heyday they were designed to be pleasant -even if they are only pleasant memories. Dark Roasted Blend has a collection of spiffy ice crea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/cute-vintage-ice-cream-trucks/

Temporal Cloak

While some scientists are working on an invisibility cloak to hide things, Cornell postdoctoral researcher Moti Fridman and his colleagues have been working on a "temporal cloak," to hide events in time. A physical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/temporal-cloak/

Buying Bread

It appears that redditor infeKteDx never paid attention to any grocery shopping his family did. Now he is on his own and is totally overwhelmed by the simple task of purchasing bread. The resulting thread is priceles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/buying-bread/

Wedding Speeches

Now that you know what is expected of you, you'll be able to prepare that little talk for your friend's upcoming wedding. Another gem from The Doghouse Diaries. Link -via Blame It On The VoicesWedding, speech, to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/wedding-speeches/

Man Rescued from Sewer Faces More Trouble

An unnamed man in the town of Montmélian, France, dropped his wallet into a sewer opening in a parking garage and went to retrieve it. He then became stuck, with his head in the pipe and his legs sticking out of the man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/man-rescued-from-sewer-faces-more-trouble/

I Love Nerds Beanie

I Love Nerds Knit Beanie | $29.95 Let the world knew you love nerds with this rockin' Nerd Beanie from the NeatoShop! Keeps your head warm and serves as an excellent icebreaker (pun intended) at the same time. These 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/i-love-nerds-beanie/

Why Do Nerds So Often Wear Glasses?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Why do nerds so often wear glasses? This is an interesting question, and obviousl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/why-do-nerds-so-often-wear-glasses/

You Can Finally Rock Out With Skyrim

Tired of playing Skyrim on your console and want to instead play mandolin while living out your dreams as the Dragonborn? Then you'd better head over to TT Guitars on Etsy to get your own Skyrim electric mandolin. Of cou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/you-can-finally-rock-out-with-skyrim/

Are You Ready For A Party Down Movie?

Everyone is still buzzing about the news that the Arrested Development movie is finally in the works  after years of discussion, but in the aftermath of that bomb, it was easy to miss the news about another...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/are-you-ready-for-a-party-down-movie/

Exterminate Your Waistline With Dalek Oreos

Not only are these Dalek Oreos simply adorable, they also look absolutely delicious, made with Devil's food cake balls on top of an already tasty chocolate cookie. LinkFood, sweets, Daleks, desserts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/11/exterminate-your-waistline-with-dalek-oreos/






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