Archive for February 28th, 2012

Princess Peach Channels Lana Del Rey

(YouTube Link) You know her as the damsel who's eternally in distress in the Super Mario Bros. video game franchise, but does anybody bother to ask her how she feels about needing to be saved all the time?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/princess-peach-channels-lana-del-rey/

Ridiculously Obvious Identity Theft

When I first saw this picture I thought "When did Jack Nicholson move to Brazil? And why did he change his name?" Then I actually read the article and discovered that this ID card is actually the handiwork of a rathe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/ridiculously-obvious-identity-theft/

Vaesen Is One Tripped Out Animated Short

(YouTube Link) The raw talent that most animators bring to the entertainment industry never ceases to amaze me, from their grasp of concepts like timing and weight to the sheer beauty of their illustrations in motion,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/vaesen-is-one-tripped-out-animated-short/

Surreal Animal Paintings By Chris Buzelli

These awesome animal themed paintings by Chris Buzelli prove that strictly representational nature paintings are a thing of the past. With a whimsically surreal style and thought provoking presentation full of flu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/surreal-animal-paintings-by-chris-buzelli/

The Only Real Choice For President Is A Puppet

(YouTube Link) Let's face it, most Presidents end up being somebody's puppet soon after they're elected into office, so why don't we just elect a puppet outright? Marvin E. Quasniki, Nerdist.com's candidate for Pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/the-only-real-choice-for-president-is-a-puppet/

Schnauzer Fun For Feet Slippers

Schnauzer Fun For Feet Slippers - $19.95 Are your tired dogs barking? Give those tootsies some relief with a pair of adorable Schnauzer Fun For Feet Slippers from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pair of animal slippers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/schnauzer-fun-for-feet-slippers/

Dinner Will Be Ready in Half an Hour

redditor ihatepants writes "My Vietnamese mom had these in the freezer to scare me. It worked." Fine, then, hand me your portion. Other redditors identify these cute little fellows as Giant Water Bugs and note tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/dinner-will-be-ready-in-half-an-hour/

Baked Potato Beanbag Chair Needs More Shredded Cheese

Art student Brook Abboud, inventor of the pizza slice sleeping bag, knows how to make comfort food. Here's her beanbag chair featuring a satin pillow shaped like a pat of butter. Coat yourself with sour cream before...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/baked-potato-beanbag-chair-needs-more-shredded-cheese/

Jetliner inside a Light Bulb

A Polish modelmaker named Rafal Z made a tiny paper model of the Airbus A330 inside a light bulb. Oh, he didn't make it entirely inside. But he did add the wings. You can view more pictures at the link. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/jetliner-inside-a-light-bulb/

Bib Fortuna Tattoo

He worked as a court functionary for Jabba the Hutt in Star Wars, but Bib Fortuna was better known as a a great sage. Don't you grasp his wisdom? Here, watch a ten-minute continuous loop of his most famous s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/bib-fortuna-tattoo/

Wonder Woman Soup

This cute fruit soup of watermelon, raspberries and strawberries is topped with mango sliced into the shape of Wonder Woman's crest. Make it for the wonder-inspiring women in your family. You can find a simple recipe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/wonder-woman-soup/

Science Explains The Red Dress Effect

It's traditional wisdom that for a woman to wear red to attract a man, but why is that? Blame biology, according to a new research by psychologist Adam Pazda of the University of Roc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/science-explains-the-red-dress-effect/

Wyoming Considers Acquiring an Aircraft Carrier

Wyoming's legislature is considering a bill that would establish a commission to draw up a plan to prepare the state for the collapse of the United States government. Should that event ever occur, Wyoming's governmen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/wyoming-considers-acquiring-an-aircraft-carrier/

When Hipsters Invade ...

NYC Immigrants Versus Hipsters Call it the sign of times. Years ago, neighborhoods across...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/when-hipsters-invade/

Half Head Man

Kids, this is why you shouldn't do drugs: Carlos 'Halfy' Rodriguez, who also goes by the name Sosa, lost a large portion of his brain and skull in a crash after flying t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/half-head-man/

The Steak Wedding Proposal

The Beefeater Grill in the UK is taking the proverb "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" seriously. Very seriously. Ladies, if you want to propose to your man on Le...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/the-steak-wedding-proposal/

Dr. Seuss Plush Hat

Cat In The Hat Dr. Seuss Plush Hat - $14.95 Are you ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday? That's right, Dr. Seuss's birthday is March 2nd! Make sure you are ready to party with your very own The Cat In The Hat Dr....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/dr-seuss-plush-hat/

Earliest Christian Iconography Found In "Jesus Tomb" Area

A few years ago, researchers stirred up controversy by claiming that he has found the real Tomb of Jesus. Now, they're back ... and this time, with a tomb engraved with what...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/earliest-christian-iconography-found-in-jesus-tomb-area/

Adventurers of the Year 2012

Two Nepali men, Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa and Sano Babu Sunuwar, went on an adventure they dreamed up called The Ultimate Descent: They would climb to the world’s highest point, launch a paraglider and fly for as long as po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/adventurers-of-the-year-2012/

Angelina Jolie'ing

Angelina Jolie's leg keeps growing virally. In addition to all the links we posted yesterday, a new Tumblr blog called Angelina Jolie'ing is gathering and curating the Photoshop art generated by the actress' Oscar ni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/angelina-jolieing/

The Artistifier

Would you like to produce a retro-style movie like The Artist (which won five Oscars)? The Artistifier is a generator that takes any YouTube video and makes it into a black-and-white silent film with period...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/the-artistifier/

What is a Leap Year?

(YouTube link) You may have noticed that tomorrow is February 29th, sometimes labeled as Leap Day. Even if you haven't, you probably noticed that the Summer Olympics and the U.S. presidential election is happening thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/what-is-a-leap-year/

Correlated

Correlated, the site that brings you silly statistics, is about to celebrate a year online. That means there are plenty of statistics that don't mean a thing to browse through, and you can help create more of them by par...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/correlated/

The Lazy Bureaucrat Problem

A casual look at a complex problem compiled by Ernest Ersatz, Improbable Research staff (Image credit: Flickr user Ari Moore) The Lazy Bureaucrat Scheduling Problem is of recent vintage. Here are some of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/the-lazy-bureaucrat-problem/

Reverse Mindwarp

(YouTube link) This optical illusion shows how dots on a chessboard make it appear warped because our minds feel compelled to "connect the dots." It's titled Reverse Windwarp because the video is backward. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/reverse-mindwarp/

Man Inherits Million Dollar Comic Book Collection

It's a story you've heard before-a cache of Golden Age comics are discovered and end up being worth a bundle. But this collection, inherited by Michael Rorrer from his aunt, contained 44 of Overstreet Price Guide*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/man-inherits-million-dollar-comic-book-collection/

The Cigarette Smoking Man Is A Waterskiing Champ

William B. Davis is best known for the role he played on the TV series The X-Files-the shadowy Cigarette Smoking Man. But did you know that he's an author, film director, screenwriter and a champion water sk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/the-cigarette-smoking-man-is-a-waterskiing-champ/

Pancake Molds Shaped Like Star Wars Vehicles

I love pancakes, they're one of my faves, but a lot of youngsters don't see the attraction when they sit down to breakfast with the fam. That's where these clever cooking gadgets come in: they're pancake molds shaped...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/pancake-molds-shaped-like-star-wars-vehicles/

Yoga, The Princess Leia Way

Artist Rob Osborne has a collection of great yoga posters in his Etsy store, including ones featuring Princess Leia, Yoda and Boba Fett. Link Via The Mary SueArt, Funny, Star Wars, yoga, posters, Sci Fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/yoga-the-princess-leia-way/

Gender-Swaping Doctor Cosplay

  At the recent Gallifrey One Convention, there was a panel on "crossplay" and i09 was there to document it. The pictures are fantastic as is the interview with panel moderator Courtney Stoker. LinkFun, Do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/28/gender-swaping-doctor-cosplay/










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