Archive for January 29th, 2012

They're So Irresistably Cuddly At That Age

(Video Link) When they're too young to play with squeaky toys, they actually sound just like squeaky toys and their legs seem to work just about as well. Who knew? Via Cute OverloadCute, videos, puppies, pets, engl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/theyre-so-irresistably-cuddly-at-that-age/

When The Simpsons Meet Skyrim

Who knew Homer was speaking dragon this whole time? Link Via The Daily WhatTV, cartoons, The Simpsons, skyrim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/when-the-simpsons-meet-skyrim/

Getting Up Is A Graffiti Doc With Heart

(YouTube Link) Whether or not you agree with graffiti as an art form, you have to respect the heart and passion this fallen street artist exhibits in this trailer for the upcoming documentary Getting Up. B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/getting-up-is-a-graffiti-doc-with-heart/

Turn Any Site Into A Geocities Site

Have you wondered what your favorite website would look if it were part of 90's hosting legend Geocities? Well wonder no more thanks to Geocities-izer. Above is their interpretation of Neatorama and believe it or not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/turn-any-site-into-a-geocities-site/

The Saddest Geek Divorce Story Ever

If you've ever been truly dedicated to a particular collection, then you know just how heart breaking it would be to lose it after putting in so much time and money. Now just imagine your collection transformed your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/the-saddest-geek-divorce-story-ever/

The Strangest Video Game Releases In 2011

(YouTube Link) Being as we're well into the month of January, 2012 I figured it was a good time to look back at 2011 and fondly remember what a strange year it was for video games. The offbeat games that made it on I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/the-strangest-video-game-releases-in-2011/

Finally A Great Use For Those Twilight Novels

My apologies to those of you who might actually like Twilight, but I'm sure you already know that there are plenty of others who would gladly carve up your sparkly vampires into beautiful planters. Since the link to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/finally-a-great-use-for-those-twilight-novels/

Pizzagna Combines The Best Of Two Great Things

If Garfield were real, this brilliant combination of pizza and lasagna would be enough to give him a heart attack...assuming he didn't already have one as a result of his terrible diet and lethargic lifestyle. The id...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/pizzagna-combines-the-best-of-two-great-things/

Penguins Sure Do Love Snow

(Video Link) Living in San Diego, I always think snow is awesome, but for those of you who live in it and are getting tired of the flurries, it can be nice to remember that at least someone is having fun in the frost....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/penguins-sure-do-love-snow/

Split Screen Bohemian Rhapsody

(YouTube Link) There are so many music video tributes on the interwebs that it's nearly impossible to watch them all, but really easy to see when one musician stands out above the rest. Richie Castellano is a perfect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/split-screen-bohemian-rhapsody/

The Cutest Cable Organizer In The Galaxy

Every geek can use a cable organizer, but why go boring when you can make your own awesome AT-AT organizer with the easy-to-use kit from Etsy seller GeekCook. Of course, if you want a smaller, cheaper option, our Cab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/the-cutest-cable-organizer-in-the-galaxy/

You Can Contribute To Imagineer Rolly Crump's Memoir

We've written a lot about Disneyland, but for those long-term, die-hard fans, you can help imagineer Rolly Crump with his memoirs. Obviously he has all the actually memories he needs, but vintage pictures of the park are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/you-can-contribute-to-imagineer-rolly-crumps-memoir/

The Pojman Pocket Protector Collection

Be still my nerdy heart! I've found a slice of Nerd Heaven: Behold the nerdiest collection to ever grace the InterWeb: Louisiana State University's Chemistry professor John A. Pojman's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/the-pojman-pocket-protector-collection/

Sci-Fi Style On The Runway

Is this the latest fashion style, or are these poor models being held hostage by some cult leader fashion designer and forced to strut up and down the runway? Maybe they're trying out for the henchman position, and t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/sci-fi-style-on-the-runway/

This Is Aperture- A Portal Nightmare

(YouTube Link) This Is Aperture is robots and laser beams, and some beautiful scenes from the video game Portal 2 cut together with a song sung to the tune of This Is Halloween from The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/this-is-aperture-a-portal-nightmare/

Truthful Movie Posters For Oscar Nominated Films

Do you ever wish that movie posters would cut the BS and tell you what the movies really about? Well, The Shiznit has taken it upon themselves to redesign the movie posters for Oscar nominated films in a way that rea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/truthful-movie-posters-for-oscar-nominated-films/

Alex Pardee Sees Strangely Shaped Superpeople

I love to see Alex Pardee's take on iconic characters because he always manages to wow me with his redesigns. From his perspective, the world is full of shifting facial features, sharp teeth and splattered edges....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/alex-pardee-sees-strangely-shaped-superpeople/

Strangely, the Dynasphere Was Never a Commercial Success

We've seen monowheels before, but what made J.H. Purves's design different from the rest was that it could stand up on its own. Allegedly, it could go up to thirty miles an hour. But as you can see from the above pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/strangely-the-dynasphere-was-never-a-commercial-success/

Fine Art in The Simpsons

The Simpsons has a reputation for clever, subtle references. It occasionally mentions or imitates famous works of art. After twenty-three seasons, that "occasionally" builds up to a lot, and the aut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/fine-art-in-the-simpsons/

The World's Largest Ball of Chewed Medicated Gum

Fifteen years ago, Barry Chappell quit smoking and started chewing nicotine gum. But it was only six years ago that he made a fateful decision to start keeping his old gum. Now, 95,200 pieces later, Chappell possesse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/the-worlds-largest-ball-of-chewed-medicated-gum/

Motion Blurred Figures Made Out Of PVC Pipes

These PVC pipe sculptures by Korean artist Kang Duck-Bong appear to be perpetually motion blurred, like they might take off and fly away at any moment. Kang creates these motion sculptures by bundling painted PVC...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/motion-blurred-figures-made-out-of-pvc-pipes/

College Course Centers on Beyonce

After naming a fly after her, academia continues its fascination with Beyonce with this latest move: a college course that uses the diva to explore "American race, gen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/college-course-centers-on-beyonce/

Rabbit Herds Sheep

(YouTube link) Champis is a dwarf rabbit in Sweden who think he's a sheepdog! He belongs to Nils-Erik and Greta who have a farm near the village of Käl. That's about all I can get from the Swedish, but you can read m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/rabbit-herds-sheep/

Mysterious Blue Spheres That Fell From The Sky

Add this to the list of mysterious things that fell from the sky: Steve Hornsby from Bournemouth said the 3cm diameter balls came raining down late o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/mysterious-blue-spheres-that-fell-from-the-sky/

Mark Twain's Notice To The Next Burglar

Image supplied by Stanley Gould On September 8, 1908, Mark Twain's home was burglarized. From that point forward, the author had this "Notice To The Next Burglar" posted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/mark-twains-notice-to-the-next-burglar/

All Thoroughbred Racehorses Share A Single Ancestor

From Secretariat to Seabiscuit, it turns out that all thoroughbred race horses were all related. They shared a single ancestor in the mid 17th century, whose "speed gene" w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/all-thoroughbred-racehorses-share-a-single-ancestor/

Ansel Adams Photos Of Los Angeles In The 1940s

Everyone knows Ansel Adams was a master of landscape photography, a master of black and white naturalist photography, and one heck of an innovative artist. What most people don't know, however, is that Ansel also enj...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/29/ansel-adams-street-photos-from-the-1940s/




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