Archive for January 24th, 2012

Custom Elder Scrolls Daedric Sword Looks Pretty Sharp

The craftsman known as Evil FX has a very ambitious, and geeky, goal when he hits his workshop-to create a full suit costume of Daedric style armor from the Elder Scrolls video game series. Here's how he mad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/custom-elder-scrolls-daedric-sword-looks-pretty-sharp/

Child Slavery For Art

What's better than child slavery? Child slavery for art! Just kidding. While designer Lucas Maassen employs child labor to create his furniture/artwork, it's completely legal. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/child-slavery-for-art/

7 Movie Favorites Recast With Cats

You love movies; you love cats. Put them together, and you have seven delightful movie posters! See the rest at Next Movie. Link -via Buzzfeedmovies, cats, posters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/7-movie-favorites-recast-with-cats/

Moby Dick Typed on Toilet Paper

Forget paperbacks or even Kindles - the future of reading, as this eBay listing shows, is in toilet paper! From the_heppcat's auction listing: MOBY DICK TYPED ON TOI...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/moby-dick-typed-on-toilet-paper/

The Girl with Seven Horses

In a photo essay that uses laundry to form images of horses, photographer Ulrika Kestere tells this delightful story: Once upon a time there was a girl who had 7 invisible horses. People thought she was crazy and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/the-girl-with-seven-horses/

Black Market Liver Transplants

Does it look like Cajun Mike's in New Orleans is offering a bargain? Counteroffer: the NeatoShop will give you the same service at 10% off whatever price Cajun Mike's quotes you. -via That's Nerdalicious! | Bar We...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/black-market-liver-transplants/

6,072-Page Book Is a Scale Model of the Solar System

When I was in high school, one of my science teachers took the class out to the football field and helped us create a model of the solar system scaled down to one hundred yards. That's a lot like what artist Mishka H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/6072-page-book-is-a-scale-model-of-the-solar-system/

Baby Bugs Out

Baby Charlotte had the *exact* same expression as I did when her dad made the infernal motorboat sound by flapping his lips. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Fatherhood...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/baby-bugs-out/

Nursing Home for People with Senile Dementia Disguised as Ordinary Village

It's hard to watch the mind of a beloved family member slip, and also painful to know that you're losing mental acuity with age. Now there's a nursing home in Wiedlisbach, Switzerland designed to make that transition eas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/nursing-home-for-people-with-senile-dementia-disguised-as-ordinary-village/

Woman Paints Portrait of Famous Basketball Player with a Basketball

(Video Link) Hong Yi painted a strikingly detailed portrait of Yao Ming, a basketball player who recently retired from the Houston Rockets. She decided that a basketball would be a more appropriate instrument than a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/woman-paints-portrait-of-famous-basketball-player-with-a-basketball/

Controller-Mounted Hot Pocket Dispenser

The problem is popularly known as the Hot Pocket Conundrum, and it has vexed gamers for generations. Here it is: you need food, but that requires stopping the game. As this is obviously an unacceptable option, many g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/controller-mounted-hot-pocket-dispenser/

Sea Butterfly

It's hard to believe but that otherworldly creature above, photographed by Alexander Semenov, lives in our ocean rather than on the pages of a sci-fi novel. The sea angel above was fou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/sea-butterfly/

Raising a Gender-Neutral Child

When Beck Laxton and Kieran Cooper had an offspring, they decided that their Baby Sasha should not be influenced by society's prejudices and preconceptions when it comes to gender:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/raising-a-gender-neutral-child/

Suburban Fishing

Remember this trick the next time you drop something out of a window and don't want to walk all the way downstairs to retrieve it. It helps if your vacuum cleaner is lightweight. Link -via John Walkenbachvacuum clean...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/suburban-fishing/

10 Misconceptions Rundown

(YouTube link) C.G.P. Grey gives us ten more reasons we take anything we see on the internet with a grain of salt. You can always look for more information.  -via redditmyths, facts, misconceptions, BS, CGP Grey...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/10-misconceptions-rundown/

You Don't Say

You can find puns and one-liners all day on Twitter if you follow the right people. Twaggies takes those one-liners and illustrates them in comic images. This one is from @yuckybot. See more of them at Go Comics. Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/you-dont-say/

Archaeopteryx and its Feathers

Ryan Carney and his colleagues at Brown University released a scientific paper on the feathers of the Archaeopteryx today. Carney celebrated by having an Archaeopteryx feather tattooed on his arm, there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/archaeopteryx-and-its-feathers/

Family Reunion Dinner

(YouTube link) Warning: This Chinese New Year video might cause you to run for your hankie. From Bernas, a rice distribution company. -via The Daily Whatdinner, family, tearjerker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/family-reunion-dinner/

Tour the Underground Missile Silo Home

You've probably seen the ad for this underground missile base in New York state that's been on the market for some time. Now you have a chance to take a virtual tour! Scout from Scouting New York went to the site and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/tour-the-underground-missile-silo-home/

Wastelander Panda

(vimeo link) Mashups of two different but familiar stories are a common basis for internet videos, often because they are just plain strange. Can you imagine any stranger combination than Mad Max and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/wastelander-panda/

The Psychoanalyst Says Your Gut Says…

by Marc Abrahams, Improbable Research staff Some psychoanalysts can find meaning in the most ordinary-seeming bits of your life. Some discern it even in your intestinal rumblings. There’s a technical name for those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/the-psychoanalyst-says-your-gut-says/
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