Archive for April 13th, 2012

Chocolate 3D Printer Is Now A Delicious Reality

3D printers have come a long way over the years, from far flung tech to affordable enough for the average person to own. But what if you want to print up 3D objects that are also edible? Until recently you'd have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/chocolate-3d-printer-is-now-a-delicious-reality/

Even Death Won't Stop Nate Dogg From Performing At Coachella

This year's lineup for Coachella Music Festival includes a bunch of live acts, and one act that has been dead since last year. The dead act I'm speaking of is rapper Nate Dogg, who died of a stroke in March of 201...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/even-death-wont-stop-nate-dogg-from-performing-at-coachella/

Titanic Shower Curtain

Titanic Shower Curtain - $15.95 On April 15, 1912 RMS Titanic sank into the North Atlantic Ocean after colliding with an iceberg. Yes, it really happened. No, it wasn't just some cheesy inspirational movie about love...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/titanic-shower-curtain-2/

The Hipster Games

You know it's coming. Here's the latest The Hunger Games spoof: The Hipster Games, where five districts - Portland, Brooklyn, Oakland, Austin, and Silverlake - brave the lack of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/the-hipster-games/

Baboon Can "Read"

In the movie Planet of the Apes, intelligent apes took over Earth - actually, that may not be too farfetched, as researchers recently discovered that monkeys can "read...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/baboon-can-read/

Fake Police Academy in China

China has got fake handbags, fake watches and even a fake Apple store, but this "fake" takes the cake: Fake Police Academy. The Jiamusi People's Police Academy, Sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/fake-police-academy-in-china/

This is How You Load a Dishwasher

(YouTube link) Yesterday, Matthew Inman posted a diatribe at The Oatmeal about people who beg for Facebook likes. At the end of that post, he suggested someone write a sing-along about how to load a dishwasher. The Vl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/this-is-how-you-load-a-dishwasher/

Where Would You Be Without Your Library?

[YouTube clip] When money got tight, libraries are the first thing to be cut from the state budget. So what's a teeny tiny library like the one in Shutesbury, Massachusetts to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/where-would-you-be-without-your-library/

Crab-Powered Computer

This has got to be one of the weirdest computers ever devised by man: crab-powered computing. New Scientists explains: Although you're unlikely to ever stop by the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/crab-powered-computer/

The Little Mermaid's Brother

Since 1913, Edvard Eriksen's statute of the titular character from the tale "The Little Mermaid" has watched over the harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark. To mark her upcoming hundredth birthday, artists Michael Elmgreen a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/the-little-mermaids-brother/

Cat In The Hat Aprons

Cat In The Hat Loretta Apron (Adult) - $34.95 Cat In The Hat Jessica Apron (Kids) - $23.95 Where does the NeatoShop find such great Mother's Day gift ideas? We looked!  Then we saw them. The Cat in the Hat! These t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/cat-in-the-hat-aprons/

Amazing: LEGO Star Wars Barrel Organ

(Video Link) This is the awesomest thing you will see all day. Okay, it's a barrel organ that plays Star Wars music, but it's so much more than that. The surface is made of LEGO pieces, arranged as scenes f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/amazing-lego-star-wars-barrel-organ/

Storm Kong

Aren't you a little tall for a stormtrooper? Still, I won't argue with Fabian Gonzalez's re-imagining of the 1933 film. Link -via Distracted by Star Wars | Previously by Fabian GonzalezStar Wars, mashups, King Kon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/storm-kong/

French Hotel Lets You Live Like a Hamster, Because That's Clearly What You've Always Wanted to Do

(Video Link) If you've long fantasized about living as a hamster, then have I got a hotel for you! The Hamster Villa in Nantes, France simulates the full hamster experience. Guests get furry hats and tails, an exerc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/french-hotel-lets-you-live-like-a-hamster-because-thats-clearly-what-youve-always-wanted-to-do/

R2-D2 Turntable

Party droid R2-D2 is ready to get down this weekend, thanks to a few modifications by Tex Nasty and Ed Hubbs. You can also hire him for weddings and bar mitzvahs. Link | Photo: Jessica WalkerR2D2, turntable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/r2-d2-turntable/

Insurance Scam Caught on a Dashboard Camera

(Video Link) Remember the scammers who reversed their car into another? A similar thief is at work here. He walks into a stopped car, then acts like the car hit him. Watch until the end, when you see him nurse a leg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/insurance-scam-caught-on-a-dashboard-camera/

Batman: False Start

Young and idealistic Bruce Wayne wanted to bring justice to Gotham using a secret identity and non-lethal methods. But unfortunately, things just don't turn out that way. His fast reflexes hel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/batman-false-start/

Sleeping Pods for Data Centers

Thousands of the world's most powerful computers and a cozy, coffin-like sleeping pods. What more could a data geek ask for? While the idea isn't new (we wrote about capsule hot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/sleeping-pods-for-data-centers/

5 Myths about the Titanic Spread by Movies

You may have gotten over the shock of discovering that the sinking of the Titanic was a real historical event. Now brace yourselves: not everything that the movies tell you about it is accurate. Some of what peo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/5-myths-about-the-titanic-spread-by-movies/

Clothes Iron Burns a Religious Icon on Shirts

Seeing religious icons on your toast is pretty nifty, but even though our brain is wired for pareidolia, catching the sight of the Virgin Guadalupe on bread is still a very iffy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/clothes-iron-burns-a-religious-icon-on-shirts/

Goggles Make Food Appear 50% Larger, Help You Eat Less

Image: DietDiet [in Japanese] Can you trick your brain into thinking that you've eaten more than you really have? Apparently so! A team at Tokyo University developed a special...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/goggles-make-food-appear-50-larger-help-you-eat-less/

Stack-A-Doodle Stackable Block Crayons

Stack-A-Doodle Stackable Block Crayons - $7.45 Are ordinary crayons too pedestrian for your little Picasso? You need the Stack-A-Doodle Stackable Block Crayons from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set of 13 crayons are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/stack-a-doodle-stackable-block-crayons/

The Hottest Place on Earth

Desert sun overhead, volcanic forces beneath your feet, and the average year-round temperature is 94F (34C)! This is Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, where the ground springs forth with lava and hot mineral springs th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/the-hottest-place-on-earth/

Children Medieval Band

Can you do a decent cover of a Rammstein song if your drummer is five years old? Yes -even a good one! If that answer surprises you, go watch the Children Medieval Band at NeatoBambino. Linkchildren, band, NeatoBambino,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/children-medieval-band/

11 Unbelievable Healthcare Industry Mascots

Food and other industries have mascots that are walking and dancing versions of their products, so why not mascots for urine tests, syringes, and various body organs? These exist too, in walking, dancing, kid-hugging...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/11-unbelievable-healthcare-industry-mascots/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #19

Hello, Neatoramanauts! I'm happy to announce our latest Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt. For those of you who haven't played before, the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt is an online scavenger game. Y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-19/

Higher than a Skyscraper

(YouTube link) WARNING: Do not watch this if you are prone to vertigo or have an extreme fear of heights. On top of a skyscraper in Moscow, there's a spiral staircase rising from the roof. At the top of the staircase,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/higher-than-a-skyscraper/

Epic Meal Time in LEGO

LEGO artist Ochre Jelly, known offline as Iain Heath, unveils his latest creation: a recreation of the webseries Epic Meal Time rendered in LEGO bricks! He says this scene was tough to do, but his love of bacon kept...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/epic-meal-time-in-lego/

Interview with Maru

Jack Shepherd of Buzzfeed was able to score an interview with the internet's favorite cat, Maru. The answers to his questions had to be translated from cat to Japanese by Maru's roommate, Mugumogu, and then into Engl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/interview-with-maru/

Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love

If anyone can teach us about love, it should be the great philosophers. But as it turns out, a lover of wisdom and a wise lover are two very different things. JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU Putting Babies in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/13/great-philosophers-who-failed-at-love/










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