Archive for March 27th, 2012

Disney Princesses At Their Film Age

When artist Taija Vigilia was asked to draw Disney Princesses at high tea at their film age (Snow White would be 75, Cinderella is 62, Aurora is 53 and so on), she came up wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/disney-princesses-at-their-film-age/

Chickens Are Clucking Up Video Games

(YouTube Link) (YouTube Link) It seems that one of the newest trends in gaming is the addition of a chicken in some way, due no doubt to the success of Angry Birds. The first video shows gameplay from *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/chickens-are-clucking-up-video-games/

Concept Art For Willow The Animated Series

When the fantasy movie Willow came out in 1988 it was received well by audiences, but not as well as blockbusters Rambo III, Big and Crocodile Dundee II which were released around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/concept-art-for-willow-the-animated-series/

Straight Edge Laser-Guided Scissors

Straight Edge Laser-Guided Scissors - $11.95 Are you a gadget freak who has trouble cutting in a straight line? Don't let a little thing like skill keep you from achieving your craft making dreams. You need the Straig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/straight-edge-laser-guided-scissors/

Animated Gorillaz Music Video-DoYaThing

(YouTube Link) This strange and stylish animated music video is for the Gorillaz song DoYaThing, and it's great fun to watch! Directed by Gorillaz artist and co-creator Jamie Hewlett, this video is so good...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/animated-gorillaz-music-video-doyathing/

Radiation Reveals Unseen Van Gogh Painting

The electron synchrotron lab known as DESY in Hamburg, Germany made a startling discovery, and confirmed the authenticity of two of Van Gogh's works, when they exposed Still Life with Meadow Flowers and Roses*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/radiation-reveals-unseen-van-gogh-painting/

Facebook Plug-in Lets You Name Personal Enemies

I've been saying this for years now: a major flaw in Facebook's interface is that it lets you create a friends list, but not an enemies list. Now a plug-in designed by Dean Terry of the University of Texas at Dallas give...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/facebook-plug-in-lets-you-name-personal-enemies/

Hilarious Ad For Star Wars Kinect

(YouTube Link) Chris Pratt, of Parks and Recreation fame, stars in this silly little spot for Star Wars Kinect on Xbox. One question remains-Is Darth Vader evil enough to cut down a Jedi wearing noth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/hilarious-ad-for-star-wars-kinect/

Real Life Hamburglar On The Loose In Maine

A real life Hamburglar is running around stealing burgers in Augusta, Maine and no Big Mac is safe. Here's the scoop: According to Lt. Christopher Massey of the Augusta Police, a young man wearing red jeans reported...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/real-life-hamburglar-on-the-loose-in-maine/

Carved Bowling Balls

Your professor has given a heavy reading assignment: a famous architectural manual carved into a bowling ball. Eddy Sykes made this and similar sculptures in reflection of his blue collar upbringing as well as his ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/carved-bowling-balls/

Eye Of The Riley-A Corgy Cam Adventure

(YouTube Link) Riley is an adventurous little Corgi who loves going on hikes with his owner, this time around the Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles. As you watch this video you may ask yourself-does Riley have a little...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/eye-of-the-riley-a-corgy-cam-adventure/

Edible Cookbook

It's a cookbook! It's a cookbook! The German design firm Korefe put together a package of lasagna ingredients, complete with instructions. Those instructions are embossed on pages of pasta. View photos of the uncooke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/edible-cookbook/

A Fantasy Bed & Breakfast

There's a marvelous bed and breakfast outside of Durby, Belgium called La Balade de Gnomes. It looks like it's straight out of a fantasy movie. Outwardly, the building is a wooden bull. Inside, you can find an ecce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/a-fantasy-bed-breakfast/

Push the Pizza Button for Pizza

There's a problem with getting pizza delivered to your home. Like so many other burdens in modern life, there's just too much work required for the reward. Now there's a solution. Red Tomato Pizza in Dubai offers a B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/push-the-pizza-button-for-pizza/

The Fruit of the Beetle Tree

Somewhere in Texas, there's a tree that grows the most marvelous fruit: classic Volkswagen Beetles. It grows only one a year, but it's worth the wait. Hey, don't act like that's a weird thing to say. After all, ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/the-fruit-of-the-beetle-tree/

LEGO Ninjago Retractable Pen

LEGO Ninjago Retractable Pen - $9.95 (sold separately) Do your favorite pens keep getting stolen? You need a pen with mystical ninja powers. You need a pen that can hide in plain sight. You need the LEGO Ninjago Retra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/lego-ninjago-retractable-pen-2/

Grandma Got the Best Photobomb Ever

Navy sailor Ellis's grandmother got a nice surprise when she posed for her 76th birthday photo. YouTube user porthole1959 wrote: My son is stationed on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/grandma-got-the-best-photobomb-ever/

Robotic Water Gun Shoots Squirrels off Birdfeeder

(Video Link) Kurt Grandis was plagued by an endless offensive of squirrels against his birdfeeder. He needed a solution, so he programmed sensors to detect the shape and color of squirrels -- and only squir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/robotic-water-gun-shoots-squirrels-off-birdfeeder/

A Cute Customer Loyalty Card

I want to go to London if for no other reason than to get one of these cards stamped over and over again at Tapped & Packed. Especially since no one is steering the bike. -via reddit | Official Websitecafes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/a-cute-customer-loyalty-card/

Obscura Day 2012

Atlas Obscura has announced the date of the third annual Obscura Day, which will be Saturday, April 28th. Obscura Day is a day to go exploring: to take a trip through the hidden wonders of the world, to see special p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/obscura-day-2012/

Texas Sized Hot Dog!

Everything is bigger in Texas, including their hot dogs. Behold the 2-foot long "Champion Dog" hot dog offered by the Texas Rangers: "We wanted something that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/texas-sized-hot-dog/

A Bald Eagle, A Fox and Cats Hanging Out on a Porch

A bald eagle, a fox and cats on a porch in Alaska sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it appears to be a regular happening at a woman's home in the Aleutian Isla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/a-bald-eagle-a-fox-and-cats-hanging-out-on-a-porch/

New York Educrats Banned Dinosaur, Birthday, Dancing, and Halloween

Won't somebody think of the children? Actually, New York education bureaucrats are, in fact, thinking of the children when they banned references to dinosaurs, birthdays, dancing, and Hall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/new-york-educrats-banned-dinosaur-birthday-dancing-and-halloween/

Glowing Clouds

Earlier today (Tuesday, March 27) NASA shot up 5 rockets 60 miles above the Earth to the edge of space to release chemical tracer. The aim is to understand ultra-fast jet stream winds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/glowing-clouds/

Pennsylvania Law Gags Doctors from Telling Patients Which Fracking Chemical is Making Them Sick

Toxic f racking chemicals that leached into the ground making you sick? Why that's bad press for the oil industry! That's why they came up with this ingenious (in an evil way) to deal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/pennsylvania-law-gags-doctors-from-telling-patients-which-fracking-chemical-is-making-them-sick/

Jetbow: The Tim Tebow Sandwich

Get down on your knee and start praying: the venerable Carnegie Deli in Manhattan has introduced a sandwich after the Jets' new backup quarterback Tim Tebow. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/jetbow-the-tim-tebow-sandwich/

The War Expo

Where does Dr. Evil go to buy all those nifty killing machines to take over the world? He can't just go to the market and buy arms and weapons, can he? Well, actually he can. Sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/the-war-expo/

Emergency Inflatable Chicken

Emergency Inflatable Chicken - $7.95 Have you ever had one of those day where you really needed a chicken, but none were to be found? You need the Emergency Inflatable Chicken from the NeatoShop.  With this fantastic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/emergence-inflatable-chicken/

ABC Monsters

(vimeo link) Can you name all the movie monsters, A to Z? Language warning for one word. -via Breakfast Linksvillians, monsters, alphabet, creatures, killers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/abc-monsters/

Mad Men Quote as Art

Chris Piascik and Aaron Cohen have teamed up for a weekly recap of each episode of the hit TV series Mad Men. Cohen writes the recaps (contains spoilers), and Piascik illustrates a quote from the episode. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/27/mad-men-quote-as-art/




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