Archive for April 3rd, 2012

The Best Mama and Baby Rainbow Pegacorn Cake You'll See All Day

Heather Sherman, a cake artist, asked her seven-year old daughter what she wanted for a birthday cake. The answer was "Rainbow Unicorn pegasus with a mama and a baby." Challenge accepted. View more pictures at the li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/the-best-mama-and-baby-rainbow-pegacorn-cake-youll-see-all-day/

Dew-Soaked Dandelions

When I see these photos by Sharon Johnstone, I imagine wondrous alien cities in the clouds. What do you see? You can find more at the link. Link -via Colossalmacrophotography...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/dew-soaked-dandelions/

Italian Mayor Bans Death

Taxes, however, remain certain. Citing a lack of room in the local cemetery, Giulio Cesare Fava, mayor of the Italian town of Falciano del Massico, has banned death in his jurisdiction: ...it is "Forbidden for residen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/italian-mayor-bans-death/

The Happy Rizzi House

This beautifully odd building in Brunswick, Germany was designed by Olaf Jäschke and the late American pop artist James Rizzi. The Happy Rizzi House was deeply controversial among residents of that city when it was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/the-happy-rizzi-house/

Gumball Machine Dress

But it's not a functional gumball machine, which would be cool. Think of that as the future. Who needs flying cars and holodecks? We need gumball machine dresses, and Etsy seller Coyote Peyote has taken the first ste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/gumball-machine-dress-has-real-gumballs-inside/

Point & Swat Fly Swatter

Point & Swat Fly Swatter - $2.95 Warmer weather means pesky flies are on their way. It's time to arm yourself with the Point & Swat Fly Swatter from the NeatoShop. This great fly swatter, shaped like a hand cu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/point-swat-fly-swatter/

You Can Sleep When You're Dead

Strong coffee and Miss Cellania's cattle prod keep me going, post after post. So I endorse this sentiment by artist Stevie Scott of Wild at Heart Tattoo in Brisbane, Australia. Link -via That's Nerdalicious!tattoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/you-can-sleep-when-youre-dead/

If Twitter Had Been Invented in the 1980s

(Video Link) One thing that wouldn't change is that people would still send out messages while drunk. Squirrel Monkey created this video showing Twitter though a DOS environment and painfully glaring colors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/if-twitter-had-been-invented-in-the-1980s/

Beaker the Stormtrooper

Meep! Those were the Muppets we were looking for! Anna Goellner of Comics Alliance spotted this excellent costume at the Emerald City Comicon 2012 in Seattle. Link -via Fashionably Geek | Photo: Anna Goel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/beaker-the-stormtrooper/

Fish Fingers and Custard Plushes

Today is Fish Fingers and Custard Day! What's that? Well, the last time that the Doctor regenerated, he became ravenously hungry. But also finicky. He wouldn't eat just anything. No, the Doctor insisted on haute c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/fish-fingers-and-custard-plushes/

Portrait of a Triggerfish

This triggerfish may be the undersea equivalent of a butterface, but it charmed photographer and Pitcairn Islands Expedition leader Enric Sala. If you look closely, you'll see a much smaller fish removing parasites f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/portrait-of-a-triggerfish/

The Ryugyong Hotel Gets a Makeover

It's been years since we checked in on the Ryugyong Hotel, the monolithic concrete building in Pyongyang, North Korea, that was never completed. After work was abandoned in 1992, officials even denied its existence!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/the-ryugyong-hotel-gets-a-makeover/

7 Ridiculously Outdated Assumptions Every Movie Makes

Movie producers and designers tend to use outdated ideas because it's just easier to do things they way they've always been done -even if they make no sense in the modern world. For example, my daughters first saw nuns w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/7-ridiculously-outdated-assumptions-every-movie-makes/

Pie Charts (A Baker's Dozen)

A tasty, helpful, and colorful chart featuring pie charts of pie ingredients. This would look nice on a kitchen wall! This print is produced with vegetable-based inks by Pop Chart Lab. At the site, you can mouseover...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/pie-charts-a-bakers-dozen/

Draw a Bunny!

You can fool your family and co-workers into thinking you have serious artistic talent by doodling bunnies between now and Easter Sunday. How? Just follow the instructions in the latest tutorial from cartoonist Mark...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/draw-a-bunny/

Only Good Driver on the Planet Crashes

Before you put a sticker on your car, consider the worst thing that could possibly happen -an auto accident. And then consider that if you make the news, people will read your bumper sticker. It happened in Manhattan. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/only-good-driver-on-the-planet-crashes/

Music Video Audition

(YouTube link) Comedian Nathan Barnatt donned the identity of his geek character Keith Apicary to try out for a dance role in a Kimberly Cole music video. Let's see what happens. Oh yes, you might recognize Barnatt as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/music-video-audition/

Dispute Over Winning Mega Millions Ticket

Most groups purchasing lottery tickets know that you must share and record all the numbers for a group purchase and store the ticket(s) in a mutually accepted place. But the $640 million Mega Millions drawing last weeken...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/dispute-over-winning-mega-millions-ticket/

Butterfly Measuring Cups

Butterfly Measuring Cups - $8.95 Spring is here and it's time to come out of your cocoon and transform your kitchen into a baking wonderland. The Butterfly Measuring Cups from the NeatoShop are here to help. This colo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/butterfly-measuring-cups/

One Sided Pokemon Battles

As boring as the Pokemon cartoon is for grown folks, can you imagine how much worse it would have been if the battles that took place were like these fight cards by Dorkly? Seems like some races of Po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/one-sided-pokemon-battles/

The Weird, Wonderful & Risque World of 70's Cosplay

Let me put it out there right away: the link has a lot of NSFW photos. That being said, if you can handle seeing a few naked breasts, this fantastic collection of crazy cosplay costumes from the swin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/the-weird-wonderful-risque-world-of-70s-cosplay/

Heh, Heh, Heh. You Said "Uranus"

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe. Stop that. You're not 13 anymore. And besides, Uranus is possibly the best planet ever. Really. *s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/heh-heh-heh-you-said-uranus/

Oh No! It's Lola the Talking Dog

(Video Link) That's right Lola, tell it like it is. Via I Has a Hot DogFunny, videos, animals, dogs, pets, takling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/oh-no-its-lola-the-talking-dog/

Rear Window Timelapse

(vimeo link) Jeff Desom stitched together footage from the courtyard in the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock film Rear Window to show us everything that was going on in the building, in chronological order. Whether you'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/rear-window-timelapse/

The Perfect Complement to Your Wookie Cookie

A chocolate-filled chocolate Millennium Falcon? Yum! The good news is that you can eat all you want because you weigh nothing in space. Link Via Geeks Are SexySpace, Star Wars, Food, chocolate, Sci Fi, Millenium F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/the-perfect-compliment-to-your-wookie-cookie/

Mass Effect As A Saturday Morning Cartoon

(YouTube Link) This retro styled Mass Effect cartoon short was created by animator extraordinaire Harry Partridge, who demonstrates how ME would have looked on a Saturday morning in the 1980s, comple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/mass-effect-as-a-saturday-morning-cartoon/

The Cutest Renditions of the Saddest Comic Book Moments Ever

Don't you hate it when all of your loved ones die? Well, it could be worse, in the words of the adorable skateboarding kitty poster I had as a child "at least I look cute." All of these precious little creations show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/the-cutest-renditions-of-the-saddest-comic-book-moments-ever/

If Your Favorite Characters Were Fonts

G is for Gonzo P is for Pepe and U is for Uncle Deadly. I don't know about you guys, but I desperately need to download this font. Of course, if you prefer Harry Potter, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/03/if-your-favorite-characters-were-fonts/




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