Archive for February 16th, 2012

15 Awesome Pixel Art Soda Displays

As a geek working at a grocery store, you do your work, bide your time and dream about getting back home to your beloved games. Or, you can bring your passion to work with you, and offer to set up one of these amazin...

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Every Bart Simpson Chalkboard Quote To Date

To celebrate The Simpson's upcoming 500th episode, the interwebs is passing around this note straight from Krabappel's classroom- all 288 of Bart's chalkboard punishment quotes from the intro! But you have t...

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Artists Create Pieces By Burning Designs Into Wood

Artists Tim Simpson and Sandra van Gameren, from Studio Glithero, have come up with a unique way to create their intricate, highly symmetrical 'Fire Drawings' -by using flammable paint on wood then setting the lines...

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Snow Shoveling-The Video Game

(YouTube Link) Just in time for a fresh batch of winter storms comes Snow Shoveling-The Video Game. If tired of having to shovel actual snow, or if you live in a region where there isn't any snow to shovel, then this...

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Weird German-Language 1958 Science Fiction Musical

(Video Link) Mir Ist so Langweilig, which Google Translate renders as I'm so Bored, has potential, unless you prefer your science fiction hard boiled. Battlestar Galactica it is not. What...

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Pizza Box with Built-in Paper Plates

Yu Kyung Ha, Won Min Jung and Kwon Young Hee won a Red Dot design award for this simple and clever pizza box insert. It breaks into single-slice pizza plates with overhanging sides to make it easier to grip the crust...

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LED Snowboarding

(Video Link) After a busy day, there's something very soothing and calming about Jacob Sutton's video. The snowboarder, covered with lights, glides through the darkness. The frost parts before him without resistance...

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The Coffee Cycle

Here at Neatorama we promote scientific literacy, not only because we need it to make informed decisions, but also because it opens our minds to the wonders of the natural world. This is the Coffee Cycle, one of the...

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Picture of a Google Street View Car Taking a Picture of a Man Taking a Picture of a Google Street View Car

redditor kerbyderwood was bicycling near Moss Landing, California when he saw a Google Street View car. He took a picture of it just as it took a picture of him. Then the universe collapsed in on itself. Link -via...

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Dr. Zaius Performing Mark Twain

(Video Link) Actor/comedian/statesman John Hodgman searched the Internet to find a video of Dr. Zaius from Planet of the Apes impersonating Mark Twain. He was rightfully appalled to find that no such video...

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Rainbow Sunglasses

Rainbow Sunglasses - $7.95 What's more awesome than a seeing a double rainbow? Seeing a double rainbow while wearing a pair of Rainbow Sunglasses from the NeatoShop! Don't be surprised if people actually weep at the b...

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Man Buys Old Safe for $122.93 on eBay, Finds $26,000 Inside

James Labrecque of California had an old safe, but no combination for it. He thought that it was empty, so he decided to sell it on eBay for scrap. A man in Bartlett, Tennessee bought it and took it to a welder. Inside t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/man-buys-old-safe-for-122-93-on-ebay-finds-26000-inside/

Brand Reversions by Graham Smith

Wait. There's something fishy goin' on with these brands, as visualized by logo designer Graham Smith in his series "Brand Reversions" but I just can't put my finger...

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Why Don't Americans Elect Scientists?

John Allen Paulos of The New York Times' opinion column Campaign Stops ponders noted that amongst the 435 members of the House of Representatives, there are only one physic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/why-dont-americans-elect-scientists/

Simphabet: The Simpsons Alphabet

Love The Simpsons? Check out the Simphabets, created by Fabian Gonzalez (who we have featured previously on Neatorama a number of times): Link Now can someone list the entire ch...

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Switzerland to Build Janitor Satellites to Clean Up Space Junk

Space junk is everywhere, and it's high time that someone takes charge to clean it up. And Switzerland is that someone: the country is building CleanSpace One, the first in a...

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Eight Giant Movie Plot Holes in Eight Images

Plot holes in otherwise enjoyable movies don't bother most people -until they are confronted with them in large print, on an image macro. Unreality magazine points out more flaws in your favorite films that you'll re...

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The Matrix Chicken Farm

Love chicken (after all, they're quite yummy) but are disturbed by the cruelty in the way the farm-industrial complex raises hundreds of millions of broiler chickens every year?...

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ABCinema

(vimeo link) We know you love movie quizzes, so here's a challenging one. This animation from Evan Seitz shows you clues to 26 films, one for each letter of the alphabet, in order. They go pretty fast, so you might ha...

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The Best Science Visualizations of the Year

The International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge from Science Magazine and the National Science Foundation award honors to the best images, illustrations, videos, games, and graphs of the past year...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/the-best-science-visualizations-of-the-year/

The Most Expensive Drink at Starbucks

Talk about supersizing! Logan Warren set out to see how many add-ons he could order at Starbucks and how far he could run the bill up for one drink. After about a half-hour with a laughing barista, we created the most e...

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I'll Call You Back

(YouTube link) They say that a lot in movies, but they never seem to actually call back! The list of clips used in this supercut is at Slackstory. Link -via The Daily Whatmovies, phone, supercut, call...

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What Is It? game 214

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, t...

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Head: The Monkees' Strange Movie

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The Monkees were a Beatles-inspired TV pop group consisting of Micky Dolenz, Davy...

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Hu's on First?

PeteyHendrix wrote an updated version of the classic comedy routine called "Who's On First?" with a twist -now the scene contains the names of real Major League baseball players. You can look them up! Anyone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/hus-on-first/

The Real Life Lady and the Tramp

(Video Link) Disney released this great real life version of the classic moment from Lady and the Tramp to celebrate the upcoming release of the film on Blu-ray. While Tramp doesn't look quite right and the spaghetti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/the-real-life-lady-and-the-tramp/

Jar Jar Stepped In It Big Time

Artist Binksy completely captured the entire problem with The Phantom Menace in one perfect creation. Link Via The Daily WhatArt, Funny, Star Wars, movies, Sci Fi, The Phantom Menace...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/jar-jar-stepped-in-it-big-time/

This Might Be The Cutest Baby Seal On Earth

Don't miss the chance to head over to Cute Overload where you can check out an incredible close up, showing his precious heart-shaped nose. LinkPictures, Cute, animals, seals...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/this-might-be-the-cutuest-baby-seal-on-earth/

How to Make Your Own Astronaut Ice Cream

(Video Link) To be fair, they don't actually eat this stuff these days, but it's still a fun science experiment to try at home. Via CraftZineFood, ice cream, videos, astronauts, how to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/16/how-to-make-your-own-astronaut-ice-cream/

How to Troll Someone Else's Computer

Maybe it's just me, but this seems like a great prank if you're moving offices at your job or if you're leaving...it's not doing any real damage, but it's certainly leaving a mark. Of course, if they aren't too compu...

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