Archive for March 6th, 2012

Bombs into Furniture

Jake Wright takes surplus ordnance and turns it into household furniture. This lamp, for example, is made from a 100-pound bomb left over from the Korean War. At the link, you can find his other designs, including du...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/bombs-into-furniture/

Artist Paints with His Tongue

(Video Link) Ani K. was inspired by the story of a man who painted with his foot to find a way of painting well with some other appendage. He tried using his nose, but discovered that another artist was already doin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/artist-paints-with-his-tongue/

Master Chief Helmet Made from Mountain Dew Boxes

This MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor helmet isn't as durable as titanium, but it's considerably cheaper. Think of Cryoprime's helmet as a starter. Link -via That's Nerdalicious!Mountain Dew, Halo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/master-chief-helmet-made-from-mountain-dew-boxes/

Pro Tip: If a Cop Pulls You Over, Don't Try to Give Him a High Five

If you have an encounter with the police, be polite and maybe even friendly. But don't get too informal, as one man in Pennsylvania did when an officer pulled him over for driving without his lights on: Officer Adam B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/pro-tip-if-a-cop-pulls-you-over-dont-try-to-give-him-a-high-five/

Bottled Flash Drive

Why? Because if you don't cap your USB memory stick in some manner, the data will fall out. Simple science, folks. This simple invention by the Japanese design studio Hum solves that problem with an old fashioned cor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/bottled-flash-drive/

Victorian Lady Deadpool

This Wanda Wilson (Lady Deadpool) was spotted at TeslaCon 2011. Alternatively, this is a (male) Deadpool crossplay, set in the 19th Century. Like all things Deadpool, conversations get awkward quickly. Link -via F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/victorian-lady-deadpool/

Animal House: The Musical

You thought that we wouldn't make a musical version of Animal House? You screwed up -- you trusted us! The classic story of a wild college fraternity in the 1960s will be set to song: A classic of the gross-o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/animal-house-the-musical/

Every Hall of Famer

This is wonderful - artist Summer Anne Burton is drawing every member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Check it out over at Every Hall of Famer. baseball, Baseball Hall o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/every-hall-of-famer/

Help!

We've featured OakOak before on Neatorama, but the playful French urban artist has a new street art. This one above is my favorite! Link OakOak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/help/

Sawfish in Action

Well, it's called a sawfish for a reason: Marine biologist Barbara Wueringer of University of Western Australia filmed a sawfish in action and saw (heh) that the fish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/sawfish-in-action/

Mars Rover Curiosity in LEGO

Photo: Rogue Bantha/Flickr Tim "Rogue Bantha" Goddard built the Mars Rover "Curiosity" in LEGO in 2011 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/mars-rover-curiosity-in-lego/

The LACMA Rock is Slowly Rumbling Over to Los Angeles

[YouTube Clip] Can huge rock be art? One thing is for sure: whether it's art or not, moving such a rock is a feat of engineering marvel. A 340-ton granite boulder (which has its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/the-lacma-rock-is-slowly-rumbling-over-to-los-angeles/

Tuition Costs Compared to Other Prices

This graph from the New York Times shows how much tuition has gone up, way more than other costs. They offer several reasons, but since they are focusing mainly on state schools, public funding cutbacks appears to ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/tuition-costs-compared-to-other-prices/

El Diablo's Vulcan Dining

El Diablo Restaurant on the Spanish island of Lanzarote has a distinctly unique way of cooking food -over the heat of a volcano! The restaurant was built over a volcanic heat vent, which is used as a grill. Building a r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/el-diablos-vulcan-dining/

Staying In Anthem

(College Humor Link) This parody is LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" for the Forever Alone crowd. We've all been there at one time or another. -via Geeks Are SexySong, geeks, nerds, song parody...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/staying-in-anthem/

Newt Gingrich or Buzz Lightyear?

Who said it -was it presidential candidate Newt Gingrich or Toy Story character Buzz Lightyear? You'll be given eleven quotes to match to one or the other. Oh, you might think today's Lunchtime Quiz at menta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/newt-gingrich-or-buzz-lightyear/

Stop Stealing My Food!

(YouTube link) This guy made a video to warn his roommates to stop stealing his food. I mean, really, who else could it be? -via I Am BoredFood, squirrel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/stop-stealing-my-food/

The Well-dressed Alligator

A pun you can share with your kids, and a fine-looking alligator illustration, too! Created by DeviantART member arseniic. Link -via reddit alligator, pun, deviantART...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/the-well-dressed-alligator/

Mini Leprechaun Hat Headband

Mini Leprechaun Hat Headband - $9.95 St. Patrick's Day is nearly here. Are you ready to partake in mischief and merriment? Embrace your inner Leprechaun with the Mini Leprechaun Hat Headband from the NeatoShop. This c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/mini-leprechaun-hat-headband/

An Interview with Andrew Stanton, Director of John Carter

The movie John Carter, based on the series of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs that date back to 1912, is scheduled to hit theaters this Friday. Geeks Are Sexy talked to director Andrew Stanton about the challenges...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/an-interview-with-andrew-stanton-director-of-john-carter/

Auto Polo

Although someone thought it was a great idea around 1910, this sport never really caught on. However, some speculate that it may have been the inspiration for MarioKart. -via reddit (Image source: Flickr user The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/auto-polo/

Bouncing Kids in Sweaters

(YouTube link) Baby goats in cute little sweaters jump around on the porch with a little girl. Squee! See more videos of the same goats at Laughing Squid. Linkkids, goats, sweater...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/bouncing-kids-in-sweaters/

Brain Damage May Be an Advantage for Gamblers

by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research Staff Brain damage has its disadvantages, but an American study suggests that it can sometimes give gamblers a winning edge. The researchers take a flier at expl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/brain-damage-may-be-an-advantage-for-gamblers/

The Most Astounding Fact

(YouTube link) An interviewer from TIME asked Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson what the "most astounding fact" is. The astrophysicist's answer was so poetic that Max Schlickenmeyer was inspired to add music and visuals. The so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/the-most-astounding-fact/

Giant Birds Nest

The O*GE Creative Group built this “Giant Birdsnest for creating new ideas” as a prototype. That's what I'm going call my afternoon naps from now on... "I've been 'creating new ideas.'" If you want your own nest,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/06/giant-birds-nest/




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