Archive for March 7th, 2012

Mark Newport Knits Costumes For Superfolks

Artist and freakin' awesome knitter Mark Newport recently debuted his new series IN ACTION, an installation that features knit suits for superheroes, at the University of Texas Downtown Gallery. So now your...

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Clemens Behr Takes His Sculptures To The Street

The (mostly) urban sculptures created by Clemens Behr kinda look like carefully arranged piles of trash, but throwing these works of art away would be such a tragedy, as they bring a sense of wonder and chaotic disor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/clemens-behr-takes-his-sculptures-to-the-street/

Custom Made Metroid Arm Cannon Game Controller

Looking for a more enjoyable way to play Metroid games on your Nintendo Wii console? Well, then check out this bad boy-a custom made Arm Cannon that houses your Wiimote in style, so you can channel your inne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/custom-made-metroid-arm-cannon-game-controller/

The Shockingly Minimalist Horror Film Alphabet

If you've memorized every line from Re-Animator and you're a big fan of the alphabet then you'll probably dig this illustrated chart, which was created by Stephen Wildish in honor of some of the most popular...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/the-shockingly-minimalist-horror-film-alphabet/

Wacky Wild Restaurant Designs From Around The World

If you're looking for a restaurant that will knock your socks off with an innovative interior design, then this list of far out restaurants on Flavorwire will come in handy. From the dangerous looking Labassin Wat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/wacky-wild-restaurant-designs-from-around-the-world/

Star Wars Ice Trays

Star Wars Ice Trays - $10.95 each Attention Star Wars fans! Are you worried that the force is not strong with your favorite beverage? Let the Star Wars Ice Trays from the NeatoShop do your bidding by bringing a chill...

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Fresh Guacamole

[https://youtu.be/dNJdJIwCF_Y] (YouTube link)Now, isn't this a delicious-looking recipe! Fresh Guacamole is another of Showtime's new animated shorts, produced by PES. It's a followup to his 2008 production Western Spagh...

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Dead Fish Lamps

If you're decorating a home in the Icelandic Fish Cannery style, then you'll definitely want the Uggi Lights by Dögg Guðmundsdóttir and Fanney Antonsdóttir. In keeping with the Icelandic tradition of hanging fish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/dead-fish-lamps/

Overly Complex Corkscrew Weighs 771 Pounds of Steampunk Awesomeness

(Video Link) Wine snobs, you're behind the times if you're still using a wing corkscrew. Rob Higgs's hand-cranked machine uses gears, pulleys, chains and weights to open a bottle of wine, then carefully pour its con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/overly-complex-steampunk-corkscrew-weighs-771-pounds/

Cobwebs

(YouTube link) Cobwebs is an animation sequence full of spiders that Cyrak Harris made for Showtime. Be warned this has seriously creepy imagery, but you would expect nothing less from Cyriak. -via The Daily Whatanima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/cobwebs/

MIT Charm School

Fourier transform may come easy to MIT engineers, but knowing which fork is to be used for salad and which for entres? That's more complicated than rocket science! Enter the M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/mit-charm-school/

Is a ShopVac Mouse Trap Ethical?

Imagine you're a wee mouse going about your business when lo and behold, you see an irresistibly tasty snack of peanut butter. When you approach, suddenly there's a loud noise and you'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/is-a-shopvac-mouse-trap-ethical/

Ant Tales by Andrey Pavlov

Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov uses real ants to create amazingly cool photographs in the series "Ant Tales": Check out the rest at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/ant-tales-by-andrey-pavlov/

Geckskin: Adhesive Material Inspired by Gecko Feet

In the movie Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Tom Cruise climbed the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai with the help of special gloves that "stick" to the wal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/geckskin-adhesive-material-inspired-by-gecko-feet/

Indoor Cloud

Nimbus II (2012) by Berndnaut Smilde. Photo: Cassander Eeftinck Schattenkerk Your eyes aren't fooling you: that is an indoor cloud, made by Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde. He uses simple...

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GuiTARDIS

This is Arthur Yet Lew's second TARDIS guitar, so he calls it the Patrick Troughton. At the link, you can view him posing with it next to a DeLorean DMC-12, which is confusing. Link (Facebook login required) -via...

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5 Leadership Lessons from James T. Kirk

Early in his career, superiors noticed the leadership abilities of Starfleet officer James T. Kirk. When he was promoted to post Captain at the age of 31, he was, at the time, the youngest in Starfleet history. Why was K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/leadership-lessons-from-james-t-kirk/

Leap Day at Disneyland

Disney kept its theme parks open 24 hours straight on February 29th, a promotion they called One More Disney Day. Upper management estimated that Disneyland in California would see about 44,000 visitors that day, and pla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/leap-day-at-disneyland/

Modern Narcissism

I told my kids that their friends preferred texting to talking because they want to speak without having to listen in return. My kids reported that statement to their friends, who shamelessly agreed that was exactly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/modern-narcissism/

Nighttime Bicycling Gloves

Irene Posch's Early Winter Night Biking Gloves keep bicyclists warm and visible. They have conductive areas built into the fingertips. When the wearer forms a fist, they close a circuit and activate the turn signal....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/nighttime-bicycling-gloves/

Kigurumi Owl Costume

Kigurumi Owl Costume - $55.95 Are you an owl loving individual?  Do you consider yourself to be extremely fashion forward? You need the very stylish Kigurumi Owl Costume from the NeatoShop. This adorable one-piece a...

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An Asteroid to Watch

Astronomers are keeping an eye on a moving body called asteroid 2011 AG5, which is scheduled to pass by Earth twice in the next few decades. As its trajectory is known so far, the odds of it hitting us are about 1 in 625...

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Embarrassing Hair Loss Ad

The best helpers are ones that you don't have to pay. The Canadian ad agency Rethink makes good use of bald commuters on rapid transit trains by exposing their heads for all to see. Link -via Super Punch | Photo:...

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Yo Dawg, I Herd You Like Cannoli

The boss of foodblogger and chef Michael Richardson wanted to present his cannoli in an eye-catching manner, so he asked an Italian bakery to make giant cannolo tubes. The next obvious step would be place each assemb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/yo-dawg-i-herd-you-like-cannoli/

Bucket of Water Prank

(YouTube link) Freddie Wong and friends try the old "bucket of water against the ceiling" trick, which doesn't turn out the way they imagined at all. -via The Daily Whatprank, water...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/bucket-of-water-prank/

5 Ridiculous Cold War Myths You Learned in History Class

Those of a certain age may have studied the Cold War in your schools' history classes (not me, they weren't "history" yet). If so, you may have learned some things that were blown out of proportion or passed along becaus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/5-ridiculous-cold-war-myths-you-learned-in-history-class/

Graphicus Interruptus

This Photoshop Disaster looks like a paper doll cutout! Not that there's anything wrong with that -if you're a little girl playing with paper. But this is an item in an online bridal catalogue. I can imagine that the...

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Jackie Gleason and The Honeymooners

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Any artist is lucky if he produces one enduring, immortal work. Jackie Gleason was to...

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Won't Someone Please Crank Up This Mouse?

(Video Link) Aww, this poor, poor puppy. His best friend lit up his life and then just died as quickly as their friendship began.Funny, Toys, Cute, silly, videos, animals, dogs, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/wont-someone-please-crank-up-this-mouse/

A Horrible Easter Prank to Play On Your Friends

While this might be something you'd want to play on your friends, especially the really rude ones, but please don't do this to any kids -unless you want to get an Easter basket filled with dog turds next year. Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/07/a-horrible-easter-to-play-on-your-friends/




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