Archive for April 5th, 2012

Surreal Stop Motion Short-Luminaris

(YouTube Link) This strange little film is called Luminaris, and it was created by Juan Pablo Zaramella from Buenos Aires. If you've ever felt like you drift through your day, unsure of where you're going...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/surreal-stop-motion-short-film-luminaris/

Walking Dead Mad Men

(YouTube link) AMC is on a winning streak with the hit series Mad Men and The Walking Dead. What happens when you mashup the two shows? Nothing that makes any sense, but it's an opportunity for a str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/walking-dead-mad-men/

Black Patent Leatherette Hello Kitty Backpack

Black Patent Leatherette Hello Kitty Backpack - $44.95 (sold individually) Attention Hello Kitty fans! Behold the very chic Black Patent Leatherette Hello Kitty Backpack from the NeatoShop. This wonderful backpack is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/black-patent-leatherette-hello-kitty-backpack/

Skateboard with Tank Tracks

(Video Link) Rockboard's Descender board is equipped with treads wrapped around heavy rollers. It's built to go over terrain completely impassible for normal skateboards. Would you enjoy riding it? Link -via DVIC...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/skateboard-with-tank-tracks/

Dragon Guitar

Does it play well? Does it matter? Draco, a custom guitar by Emerald Guitars, has a dragon in the body, another on the headstock and three little ones for tuning buttons. You can view a slideshow of it at the link....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/draco-the-guitar/

Using a Laser to Light a Firecracker inside a Balloon without Popping the Balloon

Witchcraft! Burn the witch! YouTube user WorldScott does unnatural things with lasers. Watch the damning video at the link. Video Link -via Geekologielasers, Firecrackers, balloons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/using-a-laser-to-light-a-firecracker-inside-a-balloon-without-popping-the-balloon/

A Bun in the Oven

It's so adorable that I don't think I could bring myself to eat it! After many attempts, Donna Currie has perfected her technique for bunny bread. It's a complex task, but she provides helpful instructions at the lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/a-bun-in-the-oven/

Three Men in Vancouver Decide to Ride Naked in a Shopping Cart through a High-Pressure Car Wash

Surprisingly, alcohol was involved: After the three intoxicated twenty year olds went to a car wash with a shopping buggy about midnight last night, Abbotsford police posted a tweet warning that pressure washing yours...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/three-men-in-vancouver-decide-to-ride-naked-in-a-shopping-cart-through-a-high-pressure-car-wash/

Hermit Crab Tries on LEGO Shell

(Video Link) Harry, a crab who lives at LEGOLAND (it's apparently spelled in all capital letters) in Windsor, Berkshire, UK, decided to see what all the fuss was about. He found a shell crafted from LEGO blocks and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/hermit-crab-tries-on-lego-shell/

The World's Ugliest Buildings

This is the Elephant Building in Bangkok. Is it ugly or an acquired taste? Yeah, I agree: ugly. The Daily Telegraph rounded up pictures of twenty-one hideous buildings around the world. What's the ugl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/the-worlds-ugliest-buildings/

It Works in the Movies!

You know that trope you see on TV and movies all the time, where a woman takes off her glasses and suddenly becomes stunning? That doesn't really happen, does it? A group of people tried it out. See the results at Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/it-works-in-the-movies/

Porthole Laundry Chute

I want one. I don't have a laundry chute, but I would like to have a porthole somewhere. Maybe I could cut one into the fabric of my cubicle? Allee Willis loves them. Over the years, she's bought several vintag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/porthole-laundry-chute/

Driver Attempts Hit and Run, Gets Blocked in By Other Drivers

(Video Link)On Monday, a teen driver rear-ended a bicyclist in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He then attempted to flee. A quick-thinking bus driver immediately stopped his bus across both lanes of the road. Another driver c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/driver-attemps-hit-and-run-gets-blocked-in-by-other-drivers/

Glowing Life-Size Glass Skeleton Sculpture

This glass skeleton is not only a visual treat, thanks to the glowing Krypton gas flowing through the "bones", it's also a feat of sculptural engineering, since it was made in ten different sections that had to be in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/glowing-life-size-glass-skeleton-sculpture/

DC Comics Superhero 4-Piece Collector Glass Set

DC Comics Superhero 4-Piece Collector Glass Set - $17.95 Are you a man of simple taste looking to wow your friends with your eclectic sense of style? You need the DC Comics Superhero 4-Piece Collector Glass Set from t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/dc-comics-superhero-4-piece-collector-glass-set/

Valerie Hagerty Loves To Watch Her Art Burn

Take that works of art! These deconstructed pieces are brought to you by Valerie Hagerty, who demonstrates that old glam rock adage "you don't know what you've got till it's gone", with art that appears to be falling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/valerie-hagerty-loves-to-watch-her-art-burn/

Scrap Metal Transformers Theme Park Opens In China

  Chinese artist Kefeng Zhu and his team of artists use heavy metal as their medium, and the results are pretty darn neat. His unofficial Transformers theme park is called Mr. Iron Robot, and it's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/scrap-metal-transformers-theme-park-opens-in-china/

Presidential Barbie 2012

You know the US presidential election season has really started when Mattel launches their Presidential Barbie line. This year's models come wearing a pink power suit designed by Chris Benz and somewhat sens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/presidential-barbie-2012/

Awful Easter Bunny Family Pictures

Have you had your portrait taken with the Easter Bunny yet? After seeing these pictures of the many ways it could go wrong, you might want to rethink your plans. Link -via the Presurferportraits, Easter, Easter Bunny...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/awful-easter-bunny-family-pictures/

Your GPS is Wrong

The old "Do Not Enter" sign just didn't do the trick. You have to wonder how many problems they had before deciding to post a sign to spell it out for everyone. Then again, if people using GPS don't read signs, will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/your-gps-is-wrong-2/

Twin Sisters

A few years ago, we brought you a story of twins born to mixed-race parents, who looked alike except for widely different skin tone. Now Kian and Remee are seven years old, and the two girls still look very much alike, e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/twin-sisters/

Bald Barbie for Cancer Survivors

Bald is beautiful! Mattel has announced that they will development a Barbie doll without hair especially for girls dealing with hair loss, whether from chemotherapy or another cause, in themselves or a family member. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/bald-barbie-for-cancer-survivors/

Thermosaurus

Believe it or not, this is more than a Tyrannosaurus sculpture. It's also a radiator! Yep, an energy-efficient cast iron heat exchanger designed by Anton Schnaider of Art. Lebedev Studio. Just hook it up to your pipe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/thermosaurus/

Baby Red Panda

(YouTube link) A red panda cub at the national Zoo in Washington has discovered a beam of light. Honestly, it doesn't matter what a red panda does, we will watch it because they are the cutest animal on the planet. -v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/baby-red-panda/

Food Spherification

Last week we read about a science birthday party in which one of the featured dishes was "spherical honey." Now we know how they did that. You can supposedly make many different kinds of food into spheres. The entire un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/food-spherification/

Nietzsche's Will to Power Bar

Nietzsche's Will to Power Bar - $4.95 Are you searching for a wonderfully life-affirming afternoon pick-me-up? You need Nietzsche's Will to Power Bar from the NeatoShop. This delicious fruit and nut bar will help you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/nietzsches-will-to-power-bar/

What Is It? game 221

It's once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Or can you make up something interesting? Place your guess in the comment section below...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/what-is-it-game-221/

Google Glasses: A New Way to Hurt Yourself

(YouTube link) Tom Scott immediately saw the need for a parody of the Google Glass Project. Honestly, a lot of people saw the opportunity, but he produced it, in a hurry. -Thanks, Ray! Previously from Tom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/google-glasses-a-new-way-to-hurt-yourself/

The Cover Art of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. It is the most famous rock album cover of all time: The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/the-cover-art-of-sgt-peppers-llonely-hearts-club-band/

Boo Bass

(YouTube link) The 2001 film Monsters, Inc. gets the Pogo treatment! Sounds from the Pixar movie were remixed by Nick Bertke, and the video was edited by goldpikpikcarrots.  -via The Daily Whatanimation, rem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/05/boo-bass/










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