Archive for March 25th, 2012

Blown Glass Sculptures Of Human Organs

Jessica Lloyd Jones creates rather unique representations of vital organs out of blown glass, then she adds neon to each piece to add a glow of life energy. Here's what Jessica has to say about her works: Blown glas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/blown-glass-sculptures-of-human-organs/

Dark Fairy Tale Short "Red"

(YouTube Link) Red is a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood that avoids the cliches and delivers a dark little tale told mostly via silhouettes. Created by Jorge Jaramillo and Carlo Guillot, with music compos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/dark-fairy-tale-short-red/

Stair Lifts for Fat Dogs

The days of carrying your fat dog up the stairs are behind you, thanks to the world's first stair lift for obese pet. The Daily Mail has more pics: Link dog, stair lift...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/stair-lift-for-fat-dogs/

Personal Analytics of Stephen Wolfram

We all know that Stephen Wolfram, the guy who came up with Mathematica software and the Wolfram Alpha computational knowledge engine, is one really smart guy (he published his first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/personal-analytics-of-stephen-wolfram/

How to Turn Yourself into a Living Doll

Little girls playing with dolls are cute. Big girls pretending to be dolls? Here's 15-year-old Venus Palermo, known online as Venus Angelic, who attained Internet fame by creating video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/how-to-turn-yourself-into-a-living-doll/

James Cameron Reaches Ocean's Deepest Point

After years of preparation, filmmaker James Cameron has accomplished his goal of descending to Challenger Deep, the deepest ocean depth on Earth, down 35,756 feet into the Marianna Trench. That's seven miles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/james-cameron-reaches-oceans-deepest-point/

Newborn Rabbits Cuddle Together to Keep Warm

Newborn rabbits compete for their mother's milk, but when the temperature drops, that competitive spirit gives way to cooperation: Using infrared cameras (right) and rooms t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/newborn-rabbits-cuddle-together-to-keep-warm/

Daisy Slap Watch

Daisy Slap Watch - $19.95 Is spring making you feel nostalgic for your misspent youth? Recapture a happier time with the Daisy Slap Watch from the NeatoShop. This cheerful remake of a classic will have you feeling sla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/daisy-slap-watch/

Cows Happy to be Outdoors

This one is udderly wonderful: a herd of Holstein cattle being released from their indoor winter housing to enjoy the outdoors. Watch as they frolic in the fields - Hit play or go to L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/cows-happy-to-be-outdoors/

The Chinese Octomom

A few years after Nadya "Octomom" Suleman became a media sensation, China got its own version Who is this Chinese Octomom? Details ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/the-chinese-octomom/

How to Make Apple Smiles

These would be great snacks for a children's party. Apple Smiles consist of just apple slices, marshmallows, peanut butter and lemon juice. The plaque-like peanut butter holds the teeth in place. The lemon juice help...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/how-to-make-apple-smiles/

William Stokkebroe, Two-Year Old Dancing Superstar

William dancing the Jive [YouTube] So, you think you can dance. Not as well, I bet as, 2-year-old William Stokkebroe. I suppose William has the genetic gift, as his parents Peter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/william-stokkebroe-two-year-old-dancing-superstar/

Watch 180 Seconds Of Pure 90s Cheese

(YouTube Link) What's better than watching a cheesy B movie made decades ago? Watching the whole thing in just over three minutes, which some of you might still find to be a bit too long. Thanks to the purveyors of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/watch-120-seconds-of-pure-80s-cheese/

The Hungry Games

Excited about seeing the Hunger Games? Neatoramanaut Donovan Santiago noticed distinct similarities between a plate of food and Katniss' mockingjay pin, and came up w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/the-hungry-games/

This 4 Legged Chicken Brings WTF To The Dinner Table

Strange things are afoot  in the Chinese city of Changsha, where a shopper discovered he'd purchased a four legged mutant chicken and promptly snapped this picture to share with the rest of the world. According t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/this-4-legged-chicken-brings-wtf-to-the-dinner-table/

Film By Numbers Quiz- 13 Movies In 30 Seconds

(YouTube Link) This boldly stylized animated short is by Evan Seitz, who you may remember from his recent release ABCinema, which challenged you to figure out the movie based on letters (link). This time a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/film-by-numbers-quiz-13-movies-in-30-seconds/

Mechagodzilla Lamp

The well-appointed house is a quiet statement of style and good taste. So, naturally, the blogger behind Obvious Winner merged a Mechagodzilla figure with a lamp. You can view more pictures at the link. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/mechagodzilla-lamp/

Apology Fete-a-Tete

Apology Fete-a-Tete - $7.95 Have you been a real jerk lately? Do you owe someone a heartfelt apology? Let the NeatoShop help you grovel back into good graces with the Apology Fete-a-Tete. This great decoration set, fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/apology-fete-a-tete/

Dark-Fly: A Line of Fruit Fly Bred in the Dark for 57 Years (1,400 Generations)

Talk about a long scientific experiment*. Japanese researchers have bred an unusual line of fruit fly called "Dark-fly" which has been kept in constant darkness for 57 years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/dark-fly-a-line-of-fruit-fly-bred-in-the-dark-for-57-years-1400-generations/

Marshall Amp Fridge

A rockin' jam session with your bandmates sure can make them thirsty - but are you going to send them to the drab ol' kitchen fridge to grab a few brewskis? Here's a fridge tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/marshall-amp-fridge/

Movie Villains in Their Old Age

Poor Vader. The kids don't visit anymore (what? All he did was chop off one kid's hand and mind probed the other - those ingrates!) In the series Horror Vacui, Photographer Feder...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/movie-villains-in-their-old-age/

What's the Best Bagel You've Ever Tasted?

So. The Consumer Report has decided to play with fire. It has sent "trained tasters" to review and rate various brands of New York bagels - from fresh to frozen. And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/whats-the-best-bagel-youve-ever-tasted/

Freddie Wong Travels into the Past to Meet His 12-Year Old Self

(Video Link) Filmmaker Freddie Wong has traveled far back into the distant past -- all the way to 1998. He has news to share with his 12-year old self about the future of video games, and it's not good. -via Fanb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/freddie-wong-travels-into-the-past-to-meet-his-12-year-old-self/

Frustro: The Impossible Font

Take a closer look at the letters above. Hungarian designer Martzi Hugedus was inspired by the Penrose triangle to create "Frustro," the impossible font (typeface,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/frustro-the-impossible-font/

The Tacocopter Will Deliver Tacos to You Via Unmanned Helicopter Drone

It's a tacomergency! Flooded roads. Wildfires. Riots. But no worries, kids! The Tacocopter will get through and deliver essential nutrients to you: Indeed, the concept behind Tacocopter is very simple, and very Americ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/the-tacocopter-will-deliver-tacos-to-you-via-unmanned-helicopter-drone/

The Tweet Seats

Young people don't go to the theaters anymore. (Hint for young people: it's like the movies, but live action - you know, performed on stages and such). What to do? Curt Hopki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/the-tweet-seats/

Mondelez: Kraft's New Name is Puzzling to Most, Obscene to Some

Kraft, the giant food company that makes Cadbury, Oreo, and Planters Dry Roasted Peanuts amongst hundreds others, is rebranding itself. That in itself is not that unusual. Companies re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/mondelez-krafts-new-name-is-puzzling-to-most-obscene-to-some/

The Last to Remember St. Kilda

Norman John Gillies was 5 years old when he was among the final 36 people evacuated from their homes on St. Kilda. The tiny island, 100 miles off the coast of Scotland, was turned into a nature preserve afterward and no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/the-last-to-remember-st-kilda/

Bottle Blade

Bottle Blade - $7.95 Are you looking for a bottle opener that is a cut above the rest? You need the Bottle Blade from the NeatoShop. This hilarious stainless steel bottle opener is shaped like a razor blade. Don't wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/bottle-blade/

The Optical Telegraph

Long-distance communication at a relatively high speed (compared to carrying messages) came about with the invention of the optical telegraph in France, fifty years before the electrical telegraph. The optical telegraph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/25/the-optical-telegraph/










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