Archive for February 21st, 2012

Now That's What I Call A Textbook Sketch

Back in my day, textbook sketches were usually just vulgar, talentless nothings, but these beautiful designs by artist Paula Swisher are quite the exception. Using leaves of paper from old engineering and science ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/now-thats-what-i-call-a-textbook-sketch/

Recycled Tech Turned Into Works Of Art

Who wants to clutter up landfills with old junk tech when you can make cool art pieces out of it? The artists in this gallery have come up with some rather ingenious ways to recycle that old tech trash, from makin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/recycled-tech-turned-into-works-of-art/

Inception Park Buenos Aires Is A Trip

(YouTube Link) This fantastic visual effects video by Fernando Livschitz shows what it would be like if roller coasters weren't stuck on tracks, and they were free to roam about a beautiful city like Buenos Aires. Wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/inception-park-buenos-aires-is-a-trip/

Inspector Spacetime Needs You!

The man pictured here is Inspector Spacetime, or rather, the actor who plays the fictional Inspector on a fictional show created for the cult hit TV show Community. He's supposed to be an alternate versio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/inspector-spacetime-needs-you/

Custom Volkswagen Imperial Walker

If Star Wars took place in the groovy 1960s, instead of "a long, long time ago", the Imperial Walkers might have looked something like this bad boy. A Volkswagen bus cleverly attached to some AT-AT legs m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/custom-volkswagen-imperial-walker/

Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Is this cake from Williams-Sonoma real? Oh, I see the picture. But I refuse to believe that it is real until I can see it with my own eyes. I doubt that we humans have truly overcome our limitations and brought this...

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Pixar's Star Wars

Or would you prefer to see George Lucas's Up? I've accepted droids, but I wouldn't feel comfortable flying an X-wing that talked. Through a mouth. Andrew Chesworth composed this image for Star Wars Day -- you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/pixars-star-wars/

Kids Do King Arthur vs. the Black Knight

(YouTube link) It's just a flesh wound! Kids recreate the Black Knight scene from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail. They're cute, funny, and awesome! -via The Daily What Geekkids, Monty Python, Black...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/kids-do-king-arthur-vs-the-black-knight/

Plastic Spoon Rose

It may take you some practice to get the roses to look right, but the process looks simple enough. You'll need seventeen spoons, a lit candle, needle-nose pliers and a glue gun. While it's hot, melt a safety pin into...

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Snow Drawings

They're like Nazca lines, but far more ephemeral. Sonja Hinrichsen, with the help of five volunteers, cut spiral designs into the snow at Rabbit Ears Pass, Colorado. Who could imagine that snowshoes could be the impl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/snow-drawings/

Simpsons Meal Cake

No, it's not a healthy, balanced meal -- although it certainly gives the appearance of one. This is a birthday cake from Paul's Creative Cakes to remind some lucky dad that he's showing his age. Link -via That's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/simpsons-meal-cake/

Batmoose

When he was just a calf, Moose Wayne's parents were murdered by a pack of criminal wolves. Now he is, as artist Morgan Thomas depicts, the guardian of the forests of Gotham. Artist's Website -via The Uniblogbatman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/batmoose/

"I Am Breakfast."

(Video Link) A wise man has achieved enlightenment. Others do not understand and scorn his insight. Thus it has always been for men of vision, and always shall be. -via Geekosystembreakfast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/i-am-breakfast/

NUKEMAP: Visualize Blasting Cities with Historic Nuclear Weapons

NUKEMAP, a Google Maps application by Alex Wellerstein, makes the dangers of nuclear war personal. Move the marker anywhere in the world, then select a nuclear weapon. You can choose anything from the 20 ton Davy Cro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/nukemap-visualize-blasting-cities-with-historic-nuclear-weapons/

Transformers Wedding Ring

Specifically, a ring with the Decepticon logo. Why? Because some women go for bad boys. It's the adrenal rush of danger, I guess. To us Autobots, it's always "Let's just be friends." Link -via io9 | Photo: TheBoog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/transformers-wedding-ring/

Shovel Racing

Forget expensive skis and snowboards! All you need is a shovel. Behold the weird sport of shovel racing. Don't laugh - you can satisfy your need for speed just sitting on a shovel:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/shovel-racing/

Cushions Shaped Like Stacking Toys

Remember the stacking toy you probably played with as a wee child? Vancouver, Canada-based Cumulus Project designed Mound of Rounds, a set of stacking cushions shaped just like it! Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/cushions-shaped-like-stacking-toys/

Care Bears Laplander Hat

Care Bears Laplander Hat - $16.95 Are you looking for a way to reclaim your misspent youth and keep your head warm? You need a Care Bears Laplander Hat from the NeatoShop. This adorable hat will tell people that you a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/care-bears-laplander-hat/

Scientists Resurrected a Plant That Died 32,000 Years Ago

Russian scientists have resurrected an arctic flower, the narrow-leafed campion, that died 32,000 years ago, which would make it the oldest plant ever grown from ancient tissue:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/scientists-resurrected-a-plant-that-died-32000-years-ago/

Planes Taking Off From Hannover Airport by Ho-Yeol Ryu

Photo: Ho-Yeol Ryu Look at all those people flying away to far away lands! Back in 2005, Korean photographer Ho-Yeol Ryu took photos of planes taking off at Hannover Airport i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/planes-taking-off-from-hannover-airport-by-ho-yeol-ryu/

Researchers Discovered "Permian Pompeii"

Scientists have discovered a tropical forest encased in ash when a volcano erupted about 300 million years ago. The finding, dubbed the "Permian Pompeii" after the Roman ci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/researchers-discovered-permian-pompeii/

Life as an Extra on Game of Thrones

(YouTube link) A lot of the people who work as extras on the HBO series Game of Thrones are fans, so it's a labor of love for them. Still, the show's dedication to realism makes for long work hours. Just gett...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/life-as-an-extra-on-game-of-thrones/

Fanfare

Fanfare is a simple but cute online toy in which you can turn each instrument on and off with just a click. Drums and Sousaphone only will give you a sort-of polka sound. Add just a trumpet for Dixieland, or just the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/fanfare/

He Hates the Broccoli!

(YouTube link) Even a 7-week-old Pomeranian puppy can tell that dropped piece of broccoli is up to no good! -via Bits and Piecesdog, broccoli, puppy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/he-hates-the-broccoli/

Geeks vs. Hipsters

Are you Team Geek or Team Hipster? Geeks Are Sexy has the infographic that contrasts the two: Link geek, infographic, hipster...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/geeks-vs-hipsters/

This Is My Home

(vimeo link) The filmmaker who just goes by the name Mark wandered into an interesting storefront in Manhattan thinking it was an antique shop. It was not. It was this guy's home. It was so interesting that he filmed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/this-is-my-home/

21 Ways to Fix the Academy Awards Show

The Oscars will be presented this coming Sunday evening. The Academy Awards presentation show has been losing viewers steadily for many years, mainly because it's long and boring. It’s harder every year to get viewers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/21-ways-to-fix-the-academy-awards-show/

Worf: DENIED

(YouTube link) Worf, the Chief of Security on the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation, always had an opinion, but no one ever agreed with him. Why? On the surface, it appeared to be because of his warlik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/worf-denied/

12 Movies That Will Make You Afraid to Go on Vacation

Consider this list of movies as those you will want to avoid before your planned vacation. Nothing puts a damper on your enjoyment of an expensive holiday trip more than that nagging feeling that some stranger will w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/12-movies-that-will-make-you-afraid-to-go-on-vacation/

LEGO Line Art

Cartoonist Mark Anderson has been working with LEGO bricks to make cartoon art! This rendering of Charlie Brown ended up very large, as the lines were drawn using LEGO tiles and hinges. See how he did it at Andertoon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/21/lego-line-art/










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