Archive for April 28th, 2012

Dark And Creepy Digital Art By Adam Hosmer

There's s0mething unnerving about the understated horror lurking behind Adam Hosmer's digital artworks. Perhaps it's the way these dark figures blend in with the photograph, or maybe it's the frayed and unraveling...

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Screw the Budget Coin Purse

Aah, words to live by! Find the Screw the Budget Coin Purse and other nifty retro items over at the NeatoShop! budget, coin purse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/screw-the-budget-coin-purse/

Wagons And Okies And Zombies...Oh My!

I'm sure everyone has heard of, and played, one of the original hit computer games Oregon Trail. But did you ever wish the game had more action, more suspense, and random encounters with zombies? If yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/wagons-and-okies-and-zombies-oh-my/

This Little Guy Will Grow Up To Be The New Piano Man

(YouTube Link) Move over Billy Joel, because Ethan W. is coming to take over your position as Rock's Piano Man, and he's got a lot of growing up to do yet! Watch as Ethan delivers a Grammy worthy performance, accom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/this-little-guy-will-grow-up-to-be-the-new-piano-man/

Download And Play Chex Quest 1-3 For Free

Good news everyone! Another gaming relic from your childhood is available to play for free, thanks to those clever marketers who know that letting a game like Chex Quest make the rounds again gives you an op...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/download-and-play-chex-quest-1-3-for-free/

Pizza Muffins

To make Kirbie's delicious-looking muffins, mix mozzarella cheese and pepperoni into the batter. Cook for eighteen minutes, then add more cheese and pepperoni. Pop them in the oven for a few more minutes to encounter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/pizza-muffins/

Kazakhstan Now Thankful for Borat

Back in 2006, the Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan was angry at Borat. The movie, starring Sacha Baron Cohen and shot in neighboring Romania, made fun of the country (as the movie's the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/kazakhstan-now-thankful-for-borat/

Accents Of The World With Dan Considine

(YouTube Link) This googly eyed gentleman is named Dan Considine, and he'd like to take you on a tour of accents from across the globe, starting with the Land of Blarney and ending in the good ol' U.S. of A. I see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/take-a-tour-of-the-worlds-accents-with-dan-considine/

The Spy in the Bag

MI6, the British intelligence service that inspired the James Bond story, has got a real-life spy mystery on its hand: One of its own spy was found dead, padlocked inside a duffel back...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/the-spy-in-the-bag/

Is Star Wars Land Coming To Disneyland Paris?

Aside from being located in one of the most fabulous cities in the world, Disneyland Paris has a lot of other features which make a native Southern Californian like myself very jealous indeed-their Indiana Jones ride...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/star-wars-land-coming-to-disneyland-paris/

Electric Motor Made out of Buckyballs

(Video Link) YouTube user graybum devises many simple and ingenious uses for Buckyballs, such as this amazing electric motor. It's just Buckyballs, a wire and a battery. Redditor gloon explains how it works: When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/electric-motor-made-out-of-buckyballs/

Apple Plans to Open Restaurant for Forgetful Staff

Remember the kerfuffle over the iPhone prototype that an Apple engineer left in a restaurant and ended up on the blog Gizmodo? Well, Apple has a plan to stop this kind of thing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/apple-plans-to-open-restaurant-for-forgetful-staff/

Trailer For Upcoming Sci Fi Movie- "Shuffle"

(YouTube Link) This is a trailer for an upcoming sci-fi movie called Shuffle, and what the movie lacks in A-list talent and budget it more than makes up for in originality and compelling storyline. With a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/trailer-for-upcoming-sci-fi-movie-shuffle/

Cannonball Loop: World's Most Dangerous Waterslide

That waterslide that John posted a couple of days ago sure looked dangerous, but believe it or not, there's one even MORE dangerous. In fact, it was so dangerous that it was shut down...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/cannonball-loop-worlds-most-dangerous-waterslide/

On the Next Episode of Doctor Woof

There's talk that the next regeneration of the Doctor will turn him into a woman. That's just a smokescreen. DeviantART member lisacub has leaked what Steven Moffat is really planning. Link -via The UnibloggerDoct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/on-the-next-episode-of-doctor-woof/

Old Spice Guy Action Figure

Hello, Neatoramanauts, look at your action figure. Now back to this. Now back at your action figure, now back at this. Well, it's about time! Mick Minogue has created the action...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/old-spice-guy-action-figure/

Giant Space Invaders Art by Filthy Luker

Installation artist Filthy Luker collaborated with Red Stripe beer to create an homage to the 80's arcade game classic Space Invaders. The giant installatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/giant-space-invaders-art-by-filthy-luker/

Fog-Free Self-Cleaning Glass Made with Nanotechnology

Images: Kyoo-Chul Park and Hyungryul Choi Wiping or blowing away the fog on your car's windshield will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to researchers at MIT: they've developed a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/fog-free-self-cleaning-glass-made-with-nanotechnology/

World Record Title Holder of Longest with Bullet in Head Dies

Permit me to unpack that headline. William Lawlis Pace of Turlock, California was accidentally shot in the head when he was 8 years old. He recently died at the age of 103. According to Guinness World Records, he kept a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/world-record-title-holder-of-longest-with-bullet-in-head-dies/

The Armless Drummer

Cornel Hrisca-Munn was born without forearms and deformed right leg. He was given just days to live and his birth mother left him in an institution where he was "dumped in a batte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/the-armless-drummer/

Bingo Card Plate

Bingo Card Plate - $16.95 (sold individually) Mother's Day is right around the corner! What do you get the bingo loving Mama? No, not another dauber. You get her a Bingo Card Plate from the NeatoShop. This great glass...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/bingo-card-plate/

The First Pitch May Be Your Last!

(YouTube link) Japanese baseball is as open to weird promotions as the US Major League. However, you won't see a movie tie-in this creepy over here. I hope. On Wednesday, the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (no kidding)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/the-first-pitch-may-be-your-last/

Evil Movie Pirate or Hero?

Quick: what comes to mind when you think about a movie pirate? A sinister looking youth working late into the night in the basement of his parents house uploading the latest Hollywoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/evil-movie-pirate-or-hero/

Rita Hayworth is Stayin' Alive

(Video Link) I'm not sure why the combination works, but it totally does. Hollywood musical queen Rita Hayworth (1918-1987) dances to the Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive." The musical rhythm syncs with the dancing, and som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/rita-hayworth-is-stayin-alive/

Girl Cuts Hair to Buy House

There are certain drawbacks to having a five-foot-long mane of hair. Twelve-year-old Natasha Moraes de Andrade of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was proud of her hair, but it took hours to wash and comb it. Her family couldn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/girl-cuts-hair-to-buy-house/

Man Drove 111 mph To Have Sex

When police stopped Zachary P. Ramirez, 21, for speeding, he's got a rather unique reason: File this under "Excuses Traffic Cops Don't Hear Every Day."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/man-drove-111-mph-to-have-sex/

Movie Cancelled

On the surface, this appears to be a titanic missed opportunity to add an extra layer of realism to the movie. But since this came from a British site, there are probably "health and safety rules" to consider. Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/movie-cancelled/

Churchkey Can Co.

(vimeo link) Not too long ago, mental_floss had an article about bygone items that included a church key. Young commenters were mostly familiar with the item they know as a "bottle opener," but didn't know it was once...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/churchkey-can-co/

This Week at Neatorama

In just a blink of an eye, April is almost over. May begins on Tuesday with International Worker's Day, which is like Labor Day for the entire world. When I was a kid, May the first meant we no longer had to wear shoes o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/this-week-at-neatorama-101/

This Guy Really Wants To Be In A Sci Fi Movie

(YouTube Link) Jake Fleisher wants to throw his acting hat in the ring and land a role in a Hollywood movie, preferably a sci-fi flick that is worthy of his considerable thespian talents. Watch him work his magic o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/28/this-guy-really-wants-to-be-in-a-sci-fi-movie/










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