Archive for April 7th, 2012

A Hole in the Sky

There's a crack in the universe, and it's growing. Oh, there's no evidence that Japanese photographer Yochai Matos was thinking of Doctor Who when he made this image, but that's what it reminded me of....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/a-hole-in-the-sky/

Frito Pie, As Served in the Dime Store That Invented It

Frito pie, a delicacy of the American Southwest, consists of Frito chips, chili, cheese, beans and onions. Its origins are a mystery, but one legend places its birth at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Santa Fe, New Me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/frito-pie-as-served-in-the-dime-store-that-invented-it/

Titanic in Super 3D

(YouTube link) Titanic just keeps getting improved! Now with more effects, more directors, more monsters, and more explosions! -via reddit parody, effects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/titanic-in-super-3d/

Minimalist Disney Movie Posters

Liverpool artist Rowan Stocks-Moore created a series of beautiful posters of classic Disney movies, most with some kind of optical illusion included. See ten of them at TQS magazine. Link -via Metafilterposters, mini...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/minimalist-disney-movie-posters/

Game of Thrones Family Cosplay

For last Halloween, Cindy McLean's family dressed as Game of Thrones characters. McLean is Daenerys Targaryen, her husband is Drogo, and her kids are Daenerys's dragons. But one of McLean's sons had a differ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/game-of-thrones-family-cosplay/

Birds Attack Paper Airplane Dropped out of Skyscraper

(Video Link) YouTube user SuperSipowicz dropped a paper airplane out of an eighteen story building. It drifts gently down to the ground until about one minute into the video. That's when it violates the airspace cla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/birds-attack-paper-airplane-dropped-out-of-skyscraper/

Iron Man Be The Hero Apron

Iron Man Be The Hero Apron - $20.95 Do you want to be a real hero at home? Put aside your playboy ways and strut your culinary stuff with the Iron Be The Hero Apron from the NeatoShop. This great full-length, adult-si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/iron-man-be-the-hero-apron/

Game of Thrones Peeps

It's a stirring song of ice and sugar. "So as long as I am your king, saccharin will never go unpunished." Michael Y. Park recreated six scenes from Game of Thrones with peeps. Link -via io9peeps, Game of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/game-of-thrones-peeps/

Bob Ross Dyes a Happy Little Easter Egg

(YouTube link) A botched dye job takes painter Bob Ross on a surreal Easter adventure! Or does it?  -Thanks, Woodcreek Faction!egg, parody, Easter, Bob Ross...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/bob-ross-dyes-a-happy-little-easter-egg/

Humans Made Fire Earlier than We Thought

Scientists have been speculating and arguing about when hominids mastered the art of producing fire for a long time. Estimates ranged from a few hundred thousands years ago to two million years ago. But now hard evidence...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/humans-made-fire-earlier-than-we-thought/

How the Titanic Sank

(YouTube link) James Cameron works with NatGeo to recreate the movements of the Titanic as she sank in real life, in this clip from Titanic: The Final Word With James Cameron, which will air Sunday n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/how-the-titanic-sank/

Urban Geodes

Artist Paige Smith at A Common Name has a street art project in which she installs faux crystals made of paper inside nooks and crannies to make them resemble geodes. You can see them around Los Angeles; there's a ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/urban-geodes/

Alien: The Easter Edition

(YouTube link) This Easter-themed parody of the 1979 film Alien may make you think twice about digging into those chocolate eggs! Or maybe not... -Thanks, Vincenzo!alien, easter egg, chestburster...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/alien-the-easter-edition/

Puppy Easter

(YouTube link) Puppies wearing bunny ears on their collars romp with bunnies, chicks, and ducklings among colorful Easter baskets. This is so sweet that you won't need any chocolate eggs or Peeps anymore. video by Dev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/puppy-easter/

Zombie Bunnies

Miss Demeanor at Criminal Crafts was going to buy some zombie chocolate Easter bunnies, but the vendor was sold out. So she made her own! If you want to try this, stock up on chocolate bunnies while they are availabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/zombie-bunnies/

Dozens of Marble Machines

(Video Link) The video tantalizingly beings with a pan across the table, revealing one marble machine after another. YouTube user denha makes them, in vast quantities and astounding quality. The most amazing scene i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/dozens-of-marble-machines/

Time Watch

(YouTube link) What if you wanted to time-travel just a little bit, just enough so that you can catch that bus? It helps if you are wearing a time machine on your wrist. This video stars Dave Packer of Sheep...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/time-watch/

Talk Nerdy To Me Tweety Pint Glass

Talk Nerdy To Me Tweety Pint Glass - $7.95 You are as rare and valuable as Tweety bird. You need a drinking glass that reflects your personality. You need the Talk Nerdy to Me Tweety Pint Glass from the NeatoShop. Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/talk-nerdy-to-me-tweety-pint-glass/

Fumblerules of Grammar

Writer William Safire collected contradictory grammar rules from various sources and published 36 of them in his New York Times column in 1979. Eighteen more were added when he published the 2002 book Fumblerules: A Ligh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/fumblerules-of-grammar/

This Week at Neatorama

The Jewish feast of Passover, or Pesach, began last night, and will last until sundown on April 14th. The Christian Holy Week continues with Easter tomorrow. The fact that the holidays often land so close together on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/this-week-at-neatorama-98/

The Official Winners of the Pi Day Contest

Last month, I put up a post about the great geeky pies made for National Pi Day that included the one above that I speculated should win this year's contest. Well, the results have finally been released and sure enou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/the-official-winners-of-the-pi-day-contest/

Walking Across The Wal-Mart Parking Lot When....WTF?!

Either the owner of this car is in a competition to see who can eat the most McDonald's, they're trying to build a passenger out of used fast food wrappers so they can drive in the carpool lane, or they're starring i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/walking-across-the-wal-mart-parking-lot-when-wtf/

Kitty Doesn't Like

(Video Link) If you've ever had a grumpy kitty then you can surely identify with this video, even if you can't stand the pop-punk tune itself. Be Warned: There is some minor NSFW language at the en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/kitty-doesnt-like/

Photoshopped Image Of Russian Patriarchate

Apparently, the Russian Orthodox Church doesn't want the world to know that they're shot callers and big ballers, so they decided to manipulate the image above in order to remove the $30,000 watch from the Patriarcha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/photoshopped-image-of-russian-patriarchate/

Looking for A New Business Idea

Have you ever thought that you could surely strike it rich if you could just come up with the perfect idea for a new startup company? Well, Nonstartr can help with that since it randomly generates ideas for new start...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/looking-for-a-new-business-idea/

Life Size Figures Made Out Of Trash

If you've ever called someone a "piece of trash", wait until you see these sculptures of trashy people made by Will Kurtz, and by trash I mean they're made out of garbage for a truly realistic look. Will obviously...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/life-size-figures-made-out-of-trash/

7 Stories of 7 Incredible Siamese Twins

Just about everyone is familiar with Chang and Eng as they are by far the most famous of all Siamese twins, but there's still probably plenty of information you didn't know about these two brothers. For example, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/7-stories-of-7-incredible-siamese-twins/

Keep Your Kittens Locked Up This Sunday

Have you ever wondered why your kitty is so crazy? It might be the nature of cats, or it could just be because the Easter Bunny messed with him one too many times. That's why you really ought to keep your little furb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/07/keep-your-kittens-locked-up-this-sunday/
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