Archive for February 11th, 2012

Steve Jobs Is Back, And He Is Not Alone

By now you've discovered that the man in the picture is not Steve Jobs, but rather a mutton chopped Asian man impersonating the tech superstar. However, that thing standing next to him has to be a cyborg, a real lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/steve-jobs-is-back-and-he-is-not-alone/

The Math Teacher From Hell

Ok, maybe not hell per se, but Silent Hill is pretty darn close. Anyway, I sure wouldn't want to learn anything from Pyramid Head. Who knows what he would do when you get a wrong answer? Link Via Kotakued...

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Crochet Chocolates For Valentine's Day

Looking for a sweet gift that won't add to someone's waistline? Then why not crochet some adorable truffles in a heart-shaped box using this great pattern. Link Via CraftZineValentines Day, holidays, chocolates, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/crochet-chocolates-for-valentines-day/

A Tribute to The Mead of Skyrim

(Video Link) If you've played Skyrim, then you'll not only appreciate the song and video, but you'll also realize how much work they had to put in to fill all those rooms with mead bottles at the end of the video....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/a-tribute-to-the-mead-of-skyrim/

A Bathtub Made of Books

Sure it seems like a conceptual idea that would never work in real life, but this bathtub is actually completely functional, not to mention totally awesome -or at least, it would be if the creator actually finished t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/a-bathtub-made-of-books/

How To Pack Your Kitten

(Video Link) Getting ready for a big move is tough, especially when you have a cat. Fortunately, this video shows you just how to box up your kitty so you the move to your new house is quick and smooth as possible....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/how-to-pack-your-kitten/

Cupcake with a Heart Baked into It

If you didn't have any instructions, how would you duplicate this cupcake? Suggest a method and then click on the link to see Kurryleaves's clever approach. Did you guess correctly? Link -via TasteologieValentines...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/cupcake-with-a-heart-baked-into-it/

Jabba the Hutt Birthday Cake

Unless it's properly prepared, I find that Hutt is tough with a gamey taste. Generally it's not the most appetizing option on the menu. But deviantART member KatesKakes's version promises to be sweet and moist. Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/jabba-the-hutt-birthday-cake/

It's a Shark-Eat-Shark World Down There

Photo: Image: Daniela Ceccarelli It may be a dog-eat-dog up here, but down in the oceans, it's a shark-eat-shark world. Daniela Ceccarelli of the ARC Centre of Excellence for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/its-a-shark-eat-shark-world-down-there/

Fan Got Entire Cast of Snow White Tattooed on Her Back

Lots of children love Disney princesses, but most of them kind of grow out of it. But not Annfaye Kao, 27, of Taichung, Taiwan. Annfaye loves Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs so much tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/fan-got-entire-cast-of-snow-white-tattooed-on-her-back/

Owl Microwaveable Snuggle Hottie

Owl Microwaveable Snuggle Hottie - $27.95 Are you sad because you don't have anyone to snuggle with this Valentine's Day? You need the Owl Microwaveable Snuggle Hottie from the NeatoShop. This adorable microwaveable p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/owl-microwaveable-snuggle-hottie/

Man's True Love is a Car

A lot of guys love their cars, but one man has found true love in his cherry red 1998 Monte Carlo. And by "love," I mean the kissing, romantic kind. From TLC's TV Seri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/mans-true-love-is-a-car/

Meet Otavia antiqua, Possibly the Ancestor of All Animals

It looks like an insignificant spec of dust, but if scientists are right, it could be the ancestor of us all. Meet Otavia antiqua, a microscopic, sponge-like African fossil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/meet-otavia-antiqua-possibly-the-ancestor-of-all-animals/

Archie Comic-Inspired Engagement Photos

Zombie-themed wedding photos not for you? How about this Archie Comic-inspired one instead? That's what Bryan and Anne did for their engagement photo shoot. Mike Lavarez of Visi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/archie-comic-inspired-engagement-photos/

28 Garbage Cans That Belong In A Gallery

You don't often think of a garbage can as an art medium, but some artists do. And how nice is it to disguise an ugly-but-necessary object as something delightful? My favorite of the collection at WebUrbanist is this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/28-garbage-cans-that-belong-in-a-gallery/

Coming Soon: A Doctor Who/Star Trek Crossover

Get the replicators programmed to serve fish fingers and custard because the Doctor is going to visit the Enterprise-D. Bleeding Cool reports that comic book publisher IDW will release a Doctor Who/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/coming-soon-a-doctor-whostar-trek-crossover/

Ralph Waldo Emerson Rendered in Electrical Sockets

What's the connection between electricity and the American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson? It's a play entitled Call Me Waldo in which an electrician is consumed by the spirit or at least the ideas of Emers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/ralph-waldo-emerson-rendered-in-electrical-sockets/

Teaching a Kid to Jump

(YouTube link) You don't really need to "teach" a baby goat to jump, but the interaction looks like a lot of fun for both teacher and student! -via reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/teaching-a-kid-to-jump/

Man Installs Wood-Burning Stove in His Car

Pascal Prokop of Switzerland didn't want to wait for the European cold snap to end. So he yanked the front passenger seat out of his Volvo and put in a wood-burning stove: Pascal Prokop, who lives in Switzerland, caus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/man-installs-wood-burning-stove-in-his-car/

Savage Dogs Underwater

Even the sweetest pooch can get serious when it comes to competitive ball. Pet photographer Seth Casteel captured funny underwater images of friendly dogs looking ferocious while diving for balls. Link | Photograp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/savage-dogs-underwater/

Pizza Hut Proposal Package

Can you imagine anything more romantic, personal, and memorable than a proposal at a pizza chain? Pizza Hut is offering a deluxe Valentine's Day proposal package that includes an engagement ring (no diamonds though -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/pizza-hut-proposal-package/

Totoro Pillow

Totoro Pillow - $33.95 Valentine's Day is Tuesday! Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Totoro fan? You need the Totoro Pillow from the NeatoShop. The Totoro Pillow is made with adorable detail...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/totoro-pillow/

The History of Thomas Edison

(YouTube link) If Thomas Edison were alive today, he would be celebrating his 165th birthday. Jeremiah Warren made this quick overview of his life and work, so you'll know more than just "Edison invented the light bul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/the-history-of-thomas-edison/

Musicians Wage War Against Evil Robots

It happens every time some new technology threatens to put people out of work: a public campaign to save jobs. One example was in the 1920s and '30s, when synchronized sound was added to movies, which meant that thea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/musicians-wage-war-against-evil-robots/

Robot Dog Sitter

(YouTube link) Jordan Correa, a developer on the Microsoft Robotics Team, built a robot to interact with his dog, Darwin, while he was away at work. It's got a lot of neat features. Geeks that don't even ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/robot-dog-sitter/

This Week at Neatorama

Tomorrow is Abraham Lincoln's birthday, which used to be a holiday until it was consolidated with Washington's birthday. Then Tuesday is Valentine's Day! Do you have any special plans for Valentine's Day, or are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/this-week-at-neatorama-90/

Great Geek Renditions of Classic Art Works

After seeing this great Star Wars version of Marcel Duchamp’s mechanically abstracted Nude Descending a Staircase, Irene Gallo wanted to see what other geek interpretations of classic artworks have been put out th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/great-geek-renditions-of-classic-art-works/

The Best Smelling Bus Stop In Town

Nothing says "waiting for the bus" like the smell of baked potatoes. Okay, clearly that sentence didn't make sense, and people usually don't want to think about food while they're waiting for the bus. And the sad tru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/the-best-smelling-bus-stop-in-town/

A Video Game Art Show At Gallery 1988

We've featured a number of great art shows that took place at Gallery 1988 before, but that's because they have so much awesomely geeky stuff go through there. Their most recent show, Multiplayer x2, focuses exclusiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/a-video-game-art-show-at-gallery-1988/

Get Your Kicks With The Karate Rap

(YouTube Link) Back in the 1980s, the martial art Karate was all the rage among young and old, second only to the unattainable desire to be a Ninja. I took Karate classes, and so did almost every kid I knew, and even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/11/get-your-kicks-with-the-karate-rap/






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