Archive for April 6th, 2012

The Newest B-52 Turns 50 Years Old This Year

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, a strategic bomber used by the US Air Force, first flew in 1952. The last one produced, Tail No. 1040, left the factory in October, 1961. It and nearly a hundred others are still in servic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/the-newest-b-52-turns-50-years-old-this-year/

Sorry To Hear Your Toe Got Needled

(YouTube Link) Sorry to hear your toe got needled is a strange little animated short that starts out stop motion and ends in traditional 2d style, and it all centers around a man's strange story about his inj...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/sorry-to-hear-your-toe-got-needled/

Angry Birds Plush Slippers

Angry Birds Plush Slippers - $23.95 Are your little piggies bothering you? Don't let painful tootsies make you angry. Launch your feet into a pair of cozy Angry Birds Slippers from the NeatoShop. This great pair of slip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/angry-birds-plush-slippers/

Star Wars Easter Eggs

Crack me open you will? Albuminous beings are we, not this crude matter. Flickr user smile!mermaid made Easter eggs that look like Chewbacca, Darth Vader, R2-D2, C-3PO, Jabba the Hutt and Darth Maul. Link -via Cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/star-wars-easter-eggs/

Fan Film: The Secret Origins of Pac-Man

(Video Link) At an underground military research facility in Nevada, scientists are hard at work on some revolutionary new weapon. What is it? In this fan film by Steelehouse Digital, a US Army colonel journeys into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/fan-film-the-secret-origins-of-pac-man/

Take A Tour Of The Minecraft Version Of Westeros

(YouTube Link) With the second season of A Game Of Thrones finally on the air, it's time for the indomitable empire known as Geekdom to celebrate, and what better way to show our love for GOT than by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/take-a-tour-of-the-minecraft-version-of-westeros/

Bacon Taco Shell

What genius is responsible for this wonder? We must (1) find out, then (2) create a bacon category among the Nobel Prizes, and then (3) award the chef with it. -via That's Nerdalicious!bacon, tacos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/bacon-taco-shell/

How to Bake an Apple Pie inside an Apple

Every part is edible. Shay Olson hollowed out apples, added freshly-made apple pie filling, then covered the tops with pie crust. They look scrumptious. Link -via Jennifer Dill Ovinkapples, apple pie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/how-to-bake-an-apple-pie-inside-an-apple/

R2-D2 Ammo Box

This is definitely the ammo box that you're looking for. Etsy seller NoDice1904 paints geeky paint schemes on .30 caliber ammunition boxes, including ones for the Joker, Fallout, and Jurassic Park....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/r2-d2-ammo-box/

New Clamp for Traumatic Wounds Inspired by a Hairclip

Dr. Dennis Filips, a retired surgeon in the Canadian Navy, saw a lot of traumatic wounds in Afghanistan. He figured that there had to be a better way for troops to stop blood loss immediately after a wound. So he dev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/new-clamp-for-traumatic-wounds-inspired-by-a-hairclip/

Deliciously Adorable Geeky Peeps Dioramas

Time to celebrate Easter with another batch of geeky dioramas starring the most popular fluff candy ever-Peeps! The pieces chosen for this gallery all have massive nerd appeal, so strap on the old feed bag and take a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/geeky-dioramas-made-with-peeps/

Inside the Peeps Factory

The New York Times has a photo gallery in their Easter weekend magazine featuring a peep inside the Peeps factory. See the parade of marshmallow chicks on their way to a store near you! It takes six minutes to make a Pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/inside-the-peeps-factory/

Back to the Future, Part 3: The Silent Film

(Video Link) Because the third movie in the trilogy was set in 1885, the premise works really well. YouTube user techsavvyed's depiction of the train ride scene from the movie fit neatly into the style of Westerns f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/back-to-the-future-part-3-the-silent-film/

MorpHex

(YouTube link) MorpHex is a six-legged robot that can change its size, shape, and dance steps. It is a creation of Norwegian engineer Kåre Halvorsen. Read more about this project at his site, Zenta Robotic Creations....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/morphex/

Print Encyclopedias Selling Like Hotcakes

When Encyclopedia Britannica announced they would end the production of print encyclopedias, it spurred a flurry of sales. Of the 4,000 sets of the 2010 edition they had in stock, all but 800 have been purchased. "We we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/print-encyclopedias-selling-like-hotcakes/

R2-D2 USB Hub

R2-D2 USB Hub - $45.95 Are you looking for the perfect office sidekick? You need the R2-D2 USB Hub from the NeatoShop. This great 4-port USB Hub makes R2-D2 sounds when you plug things in. Use his articulated legs to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/r2-d2-usb-hub-2/

How the Mariana Trench Became Earth's Deepest Point

James Cameron's dive to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench took him seven miles below sea level. Why is this abyss so deep? There are at least three contributing reasons that come together. One reason the Mariana Tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/how-the-mariana-trench-became-earths-deepest-point/

Texts From Dog

The author of the Tumblr blog Text From Dog posts screenshots of the conversations with his dog. There's no need to explain to me that dogs can't text. You can explain that to the guy at the blog. I'll just enjoy them....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/texts-from-dog/

Funny Stuff from Skate 3

(YouTube link) It's easy to make death-defying leaps when you're only skating in a video game. You can slam your body in the strangest ways and see no blood at all -but you will see some weird graphic generation going...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/funny-stuff-from-skate-3/

Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark

Thousands of soldiers were wounded during the Battle of Shiloh on April 6, 1862 -150 years ago today. Medics on both sides were overwhelmed, and some of those wounded had to wait quite some time for treatment. Some of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/why-some-civil-war-soldiers-glowed-in-the-dark/

Counting for Mutants

Whoever designed this textbook page on counting in Chinese has a sense of humor, or they just didn't want to draw two hands for each number. Linkstudent, Chinese, numbers, counting, hands...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/counting-for-mutants/

Romanian ATMs Baffle Customers

One street in the city of Timisoara, Romania, has two automatic teller machines that are all but unusable. One is in a wall six feet off the ground, requiring customers to bring their own step stools in order to use it....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/romanian-atms-baffle-customers/

Muppet Show Pitch

(YouTube link) Jim Henson and company made this film to sell CBS on airing a new comedy series called The Muppet Show. Link -via Laughing Squidmuppets, Jim Henson, The Muppet Show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/muppet-show-pitch/

Time 4 More Cat

It's Friday, so how about a little game? Time 4 More Cat only requires your mouse. You are the cat, and just like all cats, your goal is to eat food and avoid being stepped on. Plus, there are force field powers you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/time-4-more-cat/

And Introducing...

(vimeo link) The first film appearance of some of your favorite stars. You probably didn't notice them at the time, because they, um, weren't movie stars at the time. Link -via The Daily Whatactors, movies, hollywood,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/and-introducing/

Postcards From The Edge (Of America): The Adventures of Lewis & Clark

Imagine taking a road trip with some friends, but this time, you’re not in a Winnebago during Spring Break or runnin’ a quickie to Tijuana and back. There are no cell phones, no GPS systems and no 24-hour con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/06/postcards-from-the-edge-of-america-the-adventures-of-lewis-clark/




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