Archive for January 15th, 2012

A Preview Of Sci-Fi And Fantasy Movies Coming Out In 2012

I don't know about you, but one of my favorite things about the coming of a new year is the slew of new movies on the horizon, and while there are always some stinkers and serious disappointments mixed in with the re...

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10 Body Myths That Just Won't Go Away

If you get stung by a jelly fish, don't ask your friend to pee on you. Similarly, reading in the dark won't make you go blind. For explanations and more interesting body myths, head over to Life Hacker. Linkscienc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/10-body-myths-that-just-wont-go-away/

Bethesda Wins Rights To Fallout MMO

Good news everyone! A Fallout MMO is now on its way, thanks to the lawsuit between Bethesda and Interplay being settled for $2 million dollars. Bethesda has been waiting to get to work on the Fallout*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/bethesda-wins-rights-to-fallout-mmo/

Typography Made Out Of Ice

You may remember Stacy mentioning Nicole Dextra's ice typography series in her May article about a dress made out of yucca plants. (link). Well, now you can take a look for yourself at Nicole's bold statement-typogra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/typography-made-out-of-ice/

11 Nerdy License Plates

This might just be the best license plate joke I've ever seen. While the rest of the license plates on this Mental Floss list are all pretty funny, this one certainly takes the cake. LinkFunny, license plates, gee...

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Seal Pups Rescued From The Storms of England

When big storms hit the coast, adult seals can swim through the rough seas, but little guys often end up abandoned on the beach. Fortunately, the RSPCA is there to help treat them and care for them until the cool wea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/seal-pups-rescued-from-the-storms-of-england/

Smart Window Goes Where No Other Window Has Gone Before

(YouTube Link) If you're worried about a dystopian future where the view from your window is obscured by zombies, rubble piles and the occasional group of bandits, then you'll want to invest in Samsung's new  transpa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/smart-window-goes-where-no-other-window-has-gone-before/

Self Portraits Of Photographer Bathing In Awkward Places

This series of self portraits by Japanese photographer Mariko Sakaguchi finds her bathing in some most unusual, and quite awkward, places such as: a restaurant, cluttered apartments, a deserted concert hall and a cro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/self-portraits-of-photographer-bathing-in-awkward-places/

Baby Corgi Chases Flashlight

(Video Link) I don't often use the word "squee," but this video just evokes the noise from my lips. What about you guys?Cute, animals, dogs, pets, lights, corgis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/baby-corgi-chases-flashlight/

Bang Your Head To Metal Cover Of Skyrim Dragonborn Theme

(YouTube Link) This guy seriously shreds it on the guitar, and his heavy metal version of the Dragonborn Theme from the video game Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim serves as great background music while you'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/bang-your-head-to-metal-cover-of-skyrim-dragonborn-theme/

Site Specific Camo Lets You Hide Anywhere

You know that old joke that people love to tell you when you're wearing camo-"Oh, I didn't see you there, because you were camouflaged!" Well, that joke is about to become a reality, as a North Carolina company has b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/site-specific-camo-lets-you-hide-anywhere/

The Handbag Designed by Leonardo da Vinci

For the ultimate retro look, get Leonardo da Vinci's handbag. It's a modern leather purse from the fashion house Ghrardini that is based on a design sketched by Leonardo in the Codex Atlanticus, a collection of his n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/the-handbag-designed-by-leonardo-da-vinci/

The Icy Beach of Iceland

Image: Ivan Meljac Where else but Iceland would you expect to find big chunks of ice on the beach, instead of sand? Behold the (brr!) beautiful beach of Jökulsárlón...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/the-icy-beach-of-iceland/

Shaolin Monk Walking on the Wall

Photo: Tomasz Gudozowaty Oh, don't mind the monks of Shaolin. That one above is just walkin' along the wall, as photographed by award-winning photographer Tomasz Gudozowaty in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/shaolin-monk-walking-on-the-wall/

Lord Voldemort is Back!

Uh oh! Don't tell Harry Potter but He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named has been reincarnated! Via Nerd Approved Previously on Neatorama: 10 Strangest Names EVAR! Harry Pot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/lord-voldemort-is-back/

Itch'n Spoon

Itch'n Spoon - $9.95   Whether you are itch'n to get into the kitchen and cook something delicious or just plain itchy we have the perfect cooking spoon for you.  Behold the Itch'n Spoon from the NeatoSho...

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The Richest 1% in the World

Did you make $34,000 last year? If so, congratulations! You're now part of the richest 1% in the world. Economist Branko Milanovic puts it all in perspective: The tru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/the-richest-1-in-the-world/

Narco Tanks: DIY Armored Vehicles of the Mexican Drug Cartels

Photo: Sedena Taking a page from the A-Team, drug cartels of Mexico are creating their own DIY, Mad Max (Mad Mex?)-styled armored vehicles. This one above was captured in a me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/narco-tanks-diy-armored-vehicles-of-the-mexican-drug-cartels/

What Is That Bright Orange Line?

That, Neatoramanauts, is the 2,065 miles-long border fence between India and Pakistan: A striking feature is the line of lights, with a distinctly orange hue, sn...

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The Most Extreme Super Bowl Party Recipes

But why should we wait for the Super Bowl? When you have recipes like Smokey Jalapeño Cheese Dip, Spicy Bacon Cowboy Chili Cheese Fries, Barbeque Beef Pizza, and Bacon Explosion, you want to try them out now*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/the-most-extreme-super-bowl-party-recipes/

Bizarre Items Left at Travelodge Hotels

Did you leave your phone at the hotel? Don't feel bad, because that ain't nothing compared to what some people left behind at Travelodge hotels! The list of lost-and-found items compile...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/bizarre-items-left-at-travelodge-hotels/

Head of Anne Frank Carved into a Copy of Her Book

To promote an upcoming celebration of Dutch literature, the ad agency Van Wantern Etcetera carved portraits of four Dutch writers into copies of their autobiographical and biographical works. At the link, you can fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/head-of-anne-frank-carved-into-a-copy-of-her-book/

The Traveling Lakes of Antarctica

When Douglas MacAyeal at the University of Chicago gave undergraduate science interns the boring task of digitizing satellite photos of Antarctic lakes, little did he know that he wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/the-traveling-lakes-of-antarctica/

High Tech Car Seat Includes Butt Recognition System

Science fiction movies such as Demolition Man inform us that the future of locksmithing lies in biometric recognition technology, like retinal scans. They were partially right. Locks will scan users' body parts,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/high-tech-car-seat-includes-butt-recognition-system/

Fat and Furious: The Rise of Obesity in the USA

We all know that Americans are getting fatter, but it's still surprising to see just how quickly we get fat. The figure above, compiled using data from the Centers for Disease C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/fat-and-furious-the-rise-of-obesity-in-the-usa/

Finger Sporks

Finger Sporks - $3.45 Are you a fan of finger foods? Does the mere mention of the words canape or hors d'oerves make your fingers tingle with excitement? We know you dream of a world where delicious bite sized meals a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/finger-sporks/

The Coffee Shop Where Customers Pay for Each Others' Drinks

Two years ago, a woman walked into the Corner Perk coffee shop in Bluffton, South Carolina and paid for a cup of coffee with a hundred dollar bill. She asked the barista to use the change to pay for other people's orders...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/the-coffee-shop-where-customers-pay-for-each-others-drinks/

A 14 Day Apocalypse

Redditor Vidzilla composed a story about the end of the world using the internet: website screenshots, photographs, social networking, generators, and news sites -you know, the way internet surfers get their informat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/a-14-day-apocalypse/

Jaaam

(YouTube link) Nick Bertke, also known as Pogo, loans his signature style of remixing to the '90s TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. The result is both hypnotic and nostalgic. -via The Daily What Previ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/jaaam/

Woman Pays $50k To Clone Her Dog

(YouTube Link) The death of a beloved pet can be a traumatizing experience, and most people love their pets as they would any other member of their family. But would you pay $50,000 to clone a new version of your belo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/15/woman-pays-50k-to-clone-her-dog/






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