Archive for January 21st, 2012

Feline Version Of The Eleven Doctors

This is what the eleven incarnations of Doctor Who would look like if they came from a feline alternate reality. My, those little kittehs sure are sharp dressers! This purrrfect illustration brought to you courtesy of s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/feline-version-of-the-eleven-doctors/

Peanuts Street Art Version Of Abbey Road

This optical illusion street art was placed on the road outside of Universal Studios: Japan to promote their new Flying Snoopy ride. The characters can only be seen properly crossing the road from the ri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/peanuts-street-art-version-of-abbey-road/

How Long Will A Bike Last On The Streets Of New York?

(YouTube Link) Hudson Urban Bicycles decided to try out something interesting in New York's SoHo neighborhood-chain up a bike, take a picture of it every day and see how long it takes to disappear, piece by piece. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/how-long-will-a-bike-last-on-the-streets-of-new-york/

Government Penalizes Oil Companies For Failing to Deliver Fuels That Don't Yet Exist

Oh, you've got to love gub'ment. Here's a story of how the Environmental Protection Agency made companies that supply motor fuel pay fines because they failed to deliver alternative...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/government-penalizes-oil-companies-for-failing-to-deliver-fuels-that-dont-yet-exist/

Cosplayer Shares A Personal Account Of What The Hobby Means To Her

(YouTube Link) If you've ever found yourself wondering "What's the deal with cosplayers?" (hopefully in an internal voice that sounds like Jerry Seinfeld), then you should find this video informative and enlightening....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/cosplayer-shares-a-personal-account-of-what-the-hobby-means-to-her/

Unhealthy Food Spawned By Video Games

(YouTube Link) We should all thank our lucky stars that video games aren't considered to be "just for kids" anymore, because we don't have to deal with an endless slew of inedible junk food products based on video gam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/unhealthy-food-spawned-by-video-games/

An Engagement Ring Fit For Indiana Jones

Want to show your future wife that your life together will be full of excitement and adventure? Then give her an Indiana Jones themed engagement ring! Here's what Redditor Homerliwag decided to do when the time came...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/an-engagement-ring-fit-for-indiana-jones/

L.L. Bean Bootmobile

Photo: Jon Simon/Feature Photo Service for L.L. Bean Move over, Weinermobile! The L.L. Bean Bootmobile is here go give you the boot! The Laughing Squid, one of the neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/l-l-bean-bootmobile/

Russian Cosmonauts Train for Winter Survival

Soviet cosmonauts usually returned to Earth by landing on the ground, often in vast stretches of wilderness. They had to be prepared to survive until pickup, and even went armed to ensure their safety. Current R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/russian-cosmonauts-train-for-winter-survival/

Multiplying with Lines

(Video Link) Allegedly, this video shows a way to multiply large numbers by marking lines and counting their intersections. It seems to work -- at least on these examples. It's probably a good technique if...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/multiplying-with-lines/

Man Nailed Own Brain, Didn't Even Feel It

Nail in the head ain't nothin' to Dante Autullo, who accidentally fired a three-inch nail into his brain and didn't even feel it: Dante Autullo remained conscious after the self-inflicted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/man-nailed-own-brain-didnt-even-feel-it/

Dope Zebra

(YouTube link) This video was produced by the comedy duo Rhett & Link, but there are two professional dancers inside the costume. Keep your eye out for the special guest cameo. -via Laughing Squiddance, zebra, Chu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/dope-zebra/

An Attachment About Attachments

The Islington Council made a sign warning people not to attach anything to park furniture or trees -and then attached it to a tree at Highbury Fields in north London, England. A neighboring architect, who was annoyed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/an-attachment-about-attachments/

Classical Music as a Roller Coaster Ride

Animation studio Virtual Republic turned classical music by German composer Ferdinand Ries into a rollercoaster ride for this clever ad for the Zurich Chamber Orchestra. The mus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/classical-music-as-a-roller-coaster-ride/

France Plans 'Napoleonland' -- A Napoleon Theme Park

Park visitors won't get forty shillings on a drum, but if French politician Yves Jégo has his way, they will get to experience the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte. He plans to build, at a projected cost of $280 mil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/france-plans-napoleonland-a-napoleon-theme-park/

How to Make a Needle Felted Terrarium

Until about two years ago, I had never even heard of needle felting. But now I've seen some amazing demonstrations of the craft, including household appliances, a comic book cover, and Jabba the Hutt. There's an amaz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/how-to-make-a-needle-felted-terrarium/

Urban Dinosaurs by Andy Council

Did I see trafficjamosaurus there somewhere? Designer Andy Council of Bristol, England, created a series of urban dinosaurs in which he imagined prehistoric cre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/urban-dinosaurs-by-andy-council/

Drinking Straw Glasses

Drinking Straw Glasses - $3.95 Your Mother said don't play with your food. She never said don't play with your drink. Behold the Drinking Straw Glasses from the NeatoShop. This one size fits all drinking straw, shaped l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/drinking-straw-glasses/

Nokia Ringtone

(YouTube link) Lukáš Kmit was playing his best at a concert at the Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Presov, Slovakia when someone's phone went off. I think he handled it in as classy a manner as he could! -via The Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/nokia-ringtone/

This Week at Neatorama

Last Wednesday will go down in history as the day the internet stood up for itself. More than 115,000 websites went on strike to protest the SOPA and PIPA bills that would endanger the internet as we know it. Many more w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/this-week-at-neatorama-87/

11 Amazingly Cool Hybrid Animals

From wolphins to ligers to beefalos, hybrid animals may not be true species yet, but they are still fascinating both biologically and visually. The Daily Beast has a great article featuring twelve such species with s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/11-amazingly-cool-hybrid-animals/

Burger King's Planning to Try Out Delivery Services

Sometimes getting in your car and going down the street is just too much work, but you still have to eat at some point. That's why Burger King is planning to try out a delivery service in certain U.S. markets. Presumably...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/burger-kings-planning-to-try-out-delivery-services/

Would You Visit The Hello Kitty Restaurant?

There's a Hello Kitty hospital and a Hello Kitty jet, so it was only a matter of time before Hello Kitty made her way into a restaurant theme. Hello Kitty seems to be something you either love or hate, so if you ende...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/would-you-visit-the-hello-kitty-restaurant/

The World's Happiest Doggy

(Video Link) This might just be the happiest the dog I've ever seen online...which is saying a lot. Via Laughing SquidCute, videos, animals, puppies, dogs, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/the-worlds-happiest-doggy/

Leslie Hall Amigurumi

While we haven't posted much about Miss Leslie Hall, if you've been following YouTube memes over the last few years, then you'll immediately recognize this knitted amigurumi version of her. Link Via Crafty is Cool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/leslie-hall-amigurumi/

Heavy Metal God In The Form Of An 8 Year Old Girl

(YouTube Link) This 8 year old girl is about to change the world of heavy metal forever, by bringing some refreshingly new subject matter to the scene-household pets. Watch as Juliet gets hardcore singing about how m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/21/heavy-metal-god-in-the-form-of-an-8-year-old-girl/
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