Archive for April 8th, 2012

Scrambled Cadbury Creme Eggs

End up with too many Cadbury Creme Eggs this Easter? Well, there's more than one way to munch a creme egg. In fact, Cakespy suggests scrambling yours and serving with sliced donut home fries and pound cake toast. Sur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/scrambled-cadbury-creme-eggs/

Bone Pugz Are Truly Gangster

(Video Link) These pugs are the most thugalicious pups I've ever seen and, as a result, they made what is probably the best music video ever. There is a bit of language in the song, but I that can be easily excused wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/bone-pugz-are-truly-gangster/

Barbie's Abandoned Family Members

There's Francie, Jazzy, Stacie, Kelly, Krissy, Tutti, and Todd, who all disappeared under mysterious circumstances (or possibly just poor sales). Now that Barbie is running for president, these missing relatives may...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/barbies-abandoned-family-members/

The Quietest Place on Earth Can Drive You Mad in Less Than an Hour

Photo: Steven Orfield/Orfield Labs If you think that loud noises drive you mad, try this quiet room for a change. The anechoic chamber at Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/the-quietest-place-on-earth-can-drive-you-mad-in-less-than-an-hour/

Gingham Tools Set

Gingham Tools Set - $29.95 Mother's Day is right around the corner. What do you get the super crafty Mom who has everything? You get her the Gingham Tools Set from the NeatoShop. This handy dandy tool set, in a stylish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/gingham-tools-set/

Spock Is Not Impressed

It's not easy to impress the human/Vulcan hybrid whose full lineal name is not pronunciable by mere mortals. After all, compared to death and resurrection, not to mention meeting himse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/spock-is-not-impressed/

Beer with Frozen Foam

What do you get when you cross an ice cream machine and beer? Japanese beer brewer Kirin came up with this idea to keep your ice-cold brew stay cold longer: beer with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/beer-with-frozen-foam/

Tea Cups and Saucers as Musical Instruments

(Video Link) Who is the master performer? I don't know, but he'll gladly serve you a cup of tea. In the process, he'll perform acrobatic stunts and play music on the cups and saucers. -via Boing Boingtea, servers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/tea-cups-and-saucers-as-musical-instruments/

Keith Haring Easter Egg

Marina Galperina of Flavorwire rounded up ten sets of Easter eggs painted in the styles of popular artists, including Roy Lichtenstein, Vincent Van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, Frida Kahlo and others. I really like this one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/keith-haring-easter-egg/

Every Jump of the General Lee, Seasons 1-6

(Video Link) Put this on a continuous loop, and I could watch it all day. Treva Graham compiled every jump of the General Lee during the first six seasons of The Dukes of Hazzard. How many times should t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/every-jump-of-the-general-lee-seasons-1-6/

How Las Vegas Almost Built a 1:1 Scale Model of the Enterprise

According to Danny of the Goddard Group, an entertainment design firm, Las Vegas almost built the greatest architectural marvel in human history. It was 1992, and the Star Trek franchise was thriving. Downto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/how-las-vegas-almost-built-a-11-scale-model-of-the-enterprise/

Darth Vader and Son

In an alternative galaxy far, far away, Darth "Luke, I am your father" Vader is just another Dark Lord trying his best to raise a kid in the Galactic Empire. If you'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/darth-vader-and-son/

Deviled Easter Eggs

Debra Taylor discovered that you can use Easter egg dyes on the contents of eggs as well as their shells. She dipped egg whites in PAAS neon Easter egg dye to create these lovely pastel deviled eggs. Link -via Ash...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/deviled-easter-eggs/

Jeep Limo

(Video Link) This 1944 American newsreel shows the US Army's "Super Jeep". It was a rare extended-body jeep that could carry ten men. According to the newsreader, it was designed for shore patrol and was capable of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/jeep-limo/

Sushi Robot

Love sushi? Not as much as Japanese robotics company Suzumo (company motto: "we love rice"). The company made the world's first sushi robot back in 1981, and now have a line of sushi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/sushi-robot/

Easter Bilby

Happy Easter, Neatoramanauts - but instead of Easter Bunny, how about if you celebrate with the chocolate Easter Bilby instead? Bilbies, the Australian marsupials have the prer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/easter-bilby/

Obscura Day 2012 Video Preview

(vimeo link) Oscura Day, a day to explore the world around you, is coming up April 28th. Check out the schedule of events at the Oscura Day website -there may be something wonderful scheduled in your area! But check b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/obscura-day-2012-video-preview/

Why Are Chocolate Easter Bunnies Hollow?

Many of us remember the first time we got a large chocolate rabbit in our Easter baskets and were disappointed to find it was only a hollow shell of chocolate. Are candy companies trying to teach us a lesson in disillusi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/why-are-chocolate-easter-bunnies-hollow/

Doctor Who/Firefly Hat

Boy, it sure would be nice if we had some jelly babies, don't you think? Holynarf knitted this Jayne Cobb-style hat using the colors of the Fourth Doctor's scarf. You can find her pattern at the link. Link -via Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/doctor-whofirefly-hat/

Turning a Fail into a Win

(YouTube link) Fast thinking and a little fancy footwork turned an awkward fall into a crowd pleaser! The title of this video is "How we do track in Hawaii." -via I Am Boreddance, Race, fall, track...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/turning-a-fail-into-a-win/

Easter Egg Hunt

It isn't a game of kids, as German artist Michael Sowa illustrates. But in a brutal post-apocalyptic Easter, you do what you have to do to survive. -via This Isn't Happiness (NSFW) | More Sowa Images Previously...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/easter-egg-hunt/

Garden Party Tablet Sleeve Case

Garden Party Tablet Sleeve Case - $15.95 Are you tired of giving Mom ordinary flowers for Mother's Day? This year get your extraordinarily tech savvy Mom flowers that won't die. Give her the Garden Party Tablet Sleeve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/garden-party-tablet-sleeve-case/

Evoke

All you have to do is spot the differences between the left and right sides -but it's more difficult than you think! I never did get the last difference on the first screen, but it will let you give up and skip to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/evoke/

A Smashing Good Tea Party

(YouTube link) Breaking china turns into art when it's done in super slow motion. This requires a slingshot, a glass marble or two, and a camera that can take thousands of frames per second. Oh yeah, and china. -via L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/a-smashing-good-tea-party/

Photographs of the Titanic

Here is the last known photograph of the RMS Titanic, on the morning of April 11th, 1912. It was taken by photographer and later priest Francis Browne, who traveled only from Southampton to Cork on the ship....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/photographs-of-the-titanic/

Cat Burglar

(YouTube link) Oscar developed a method for getting frozen fish out of the freezer. Next, we'll see a video of Oscar using the microwave to thaw it out. The family that took this video installed a lock after they disc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/08/cat-burglar-3/
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