Archive for January 13th, 2012

Get Your Drink On With These Geeky Cocktails

It doesn't take a lot of talent or imagination to come up with a new cocktail, especially if you like to sip on the strong stuff on a regular basis. Drinkers know what tastes good, what goes well together, and how to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/get-your-drink-on-with-these-geeky-cocktails/

Cool Retro Styled VHS Tape Notebooks

These VHS tape inspired notebooks ooze retro charm, and will probably get shoved into the nearest VCR by a curious senior citizen if you're not careful. Created by Peleg Design, they even come with a plastic slipc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/cool-retro-styled-vhs-tape-notebooks/

Carved Wood Paintings

Kronid Gogolev's idealized scenes of life in old rural Russia are excellent by themselves. But what makes them unusual is that he carves them like they're paintings, frame and all. View many more of them at the links...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/carved-wood-paintings/

How to Make Imitation Roses from Coffee Filters

Sasilla's instructions (in both Polish and English) appear to be straightforward. Just get some cone-style coffee filters, dyes and sponges to get started. From a distance, they're quite convincing. Link -via Craf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/how-to-make-imitation-roses-from-coffee-filters/

Dr. Seuss Does The A-Team

If Dr. Seuss had composed a cartoon version of The A-Team, the improvised combat vehicles would have been wackier. As it is, this image was created by deviantART user DrFaustusAU. Link -via Super Punch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/dr-seuss-does-the-a-team/

A Table Filled with Secret Compartments

Company's coming! Quick, hide the Harlequin romance novels, the .40 caliber cartridges and the pile of Allen wrenches!* Stuff them in this table designed by Naoki Hirakoso and Takmitsu Kitahara. There's plenty of r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/a-table-filled-with-secret-compartments/

Link Takes the Triforce of Courage to a Pawn Shop

(Video Link) Link needs a bit of money. Since he can find pieces of the Triforce anywhere, why not sell the one he has? Unfortunately for Link, he's up against Rick Harrison, the owner of the pawn shop featured on t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/link-takes-the-triforce-of-courage-to-a-pawn-shop/

My Monster Family Car Stickers

My Monster Family Car Stickers | $9.95 It's a set of family car stickers shaped like monsters! The My Monster Family Car Sticker set from the NeatoShop features Franken-dad, Mummy mom, Werebrother, Vampsister, Baby fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/my-monster-family-car-stickers/

The Dressing Room Of The Future

This seems like the kind of invention we've needed for a long time now-a virtual dressing room that allows you to try on clothes without all that nudity and pointless human interaction. There are no salespeople to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/the-dressing-room-of-the-future/

Watch The Trailer For Wes Anderson's New Movie Moonrise Kingdom

(YouTube Link) I've been a fan of Wes Anderson's movies ever since Rushmore brought his simplistically surreal form of storytelling, and endearing characters, to life on the big screen. In his latest film *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/watch-the-trailer-for-wes-andersons-new-movie-moonrise-kingdom/

Retro Video Game Cover Art From Very Weird Games

The good folks over at Comics Alliance have put together a gallery of unusual retro video game covers, and I've gotta say most of them are hilarious, because I think they sound like a ridiculous concept, yet I am str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/retro-video-game-cover-art-from-very-weird-games/

e-Urinal Tests Your Urine And Reports Health Issues

A while back I posted an article about a urinal which doubles as a video game, and this invention was actually well received, even though I still don't understand the allure. But this concept design for an e-Urina...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/e-urinal-tests-your-urine-and-reports-health-issues/

Champagne Chairs

Hosanna Houser takes the cap and wire cage that comes on a champagne bottle and makes cute little chairs out of them! Since each is from a special occasion, she marks the date underneath the "seat." What's more, she...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/champagne-chairs/

The Lazy Jedi

(YouTube link) The Force comes in really handy some mornings. -via Geeks Are Sexyjedi, The Force, humor, special effects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/the-lazy-jedi/

11 Insane Features of Normal Human Anatomy

The human body may seem very familiar to you, especially your own, of course. But there's some weird things going on that you might not yet know. Like the way you glow! Fireflies and jellyfish glow, but humans? Believe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/11-insane-features-of-normal-human-anatomy/

Sledding Crow

[http://youtu.be/mRnI4dhZZxQ] (YouTube link) Not only does he slide down the roof slant on something that looks like an tiny inner tube, but he carries it back up to the top to do it again! And why not? Sledding is a l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/sledding-crow/

The Face of the Emperor

Before the development of photography, and even for some time afterward, one of the customs right after the death of someone important was to cast a death mask, to ensure there was a lasting representation of what that p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/the-face-of-the-emperor/

20 Funny Pics of Flying Dogs Catching Frisbees

Dogs are awesome athletes, and they don't care what they look like while they're getting the job done. Because it's Friday, how about enjoying a collection of funny pictures featuring these great athletes in motion a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/20-funny-pics-of-flying-dogs-catching-frisbees/

Homemade Kitchen Synthesizer

(YouTube link) Stephen J. Anderson wired up electronics and everyday objects to make his own kitchen synthesizer. It looks a little dangerous, don't you think? This music starts at 2:20. -via Buzzfeed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/homemade-kitchen-synthesizer/

Chicago's Anti-Superstition Society Party

Before you go worrying about Friday the 13th, see what a great excuse for a party it is! On December 13, 1940, Chicago's Anti-Superstition Society held a Friday the 13th party at the Merchants & Manufacturers Clu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/chicagos-anti-superstition-society-party/

Frog Snuggle Sack

Frog Snuggle Sack and Cap | $35.95 Now isn't this absolutely adorable? The Frog Snuggle Sack and Cap from the NeatoShop will be the hit of the baby shower, and the nursery, too! The snuggle sack is light-green, textur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/frog-snuggle-sack/

10 Coins That Aren’t Boring

Nerdy reputation or not, coin collecting (otherwise known as numismatics) has been a hobby since the days of ancient Rome. If you’re not a member of the enthusiast crowd, though, knowing a thing or two about the fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/10-coins-that-arent-boring/

Improv on a Trash Bin

(vimeo link) Sound Artist Diego Stocco is at the CES convention in Las Vegas. Sudden inspiration came from the resonant sound of a trash can, so he recorded this impromptu performance on his iPhone. -Thanks, Diego...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/13/improv-on-a-trash-bin/
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