Archive for May 9th, 2012

Amazing Trio Perform Songs From Super Mario Bros. 3

(YouTube Link) These three gentlemen perform a medley of songs from the Super Mario Bros. 3 soundtrack in style, and the addition of a standup bass is a nice touch. Of course it never hurts to have players...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/a-medley-of-super-mario-bros-3-songs/

Marvel At Superhero Styles From Australian Fashion Week

Fashion design company Romance Was Born unveiled their new line during Australian Fashion Week, and it's a truly heroic effort! Wearing their love of comic books on their sleeves, RWB's super powered line actually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/marvel-at-superhero-styles-from-australian-fashion-week/

Pikachu Enhanced By The Power Of Gundam

How do you make a tough little critter like Pikachu even tougher? Add Gundam technology and watch him soar! This mecha enhanced version of the pint sized furry lightning generator is probably illegal to use in mos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/pikachu-enhanced-by-the-power-of-gundam/

Little Mermaid Rat Costume

Your rat will be sooooo embarrassed if you make him dress up as a bumblebee again. This year, for Halloween, try this mermaid costume by etsy seller Nat. It's available in three sizes, so be sure to measure your rat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/little-mermaid-rat-costume/

Portraits Of 38 Badasses Drawn On Whiteboard Shirt

(YouTube Link) Okay, I have to get my hands on one of these awesome whiteboard shirts! However, I'm guessing it's pretty hard to draw upside down, at least until your brain gets used to it. Become a master like Phil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/portraits-of-38-badasses-drawn-on-whiteboard-shirt/

R2-D2 Coffeemaker

That little droid and I have been through a lot of coffee together. Instructables user iminthebathroom made a custom coffeemaker that every Star Wars fan would love. It even talks, but you'll need a protocol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/r2-d2-coffeemaker/

How Many Times do You Need to Fold a Piece of Paper to Get to The Moon?

Let's find out! Adrian Paenza schools us in the lesson of exponential growth with this enjoyable TED-Education video clip about folding a piece of paper. Hit play or go to Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/how-many-times-do-you-need-to-fold-a-piece-of-paper-to-get-to-the-moon/

Blinged Out Machine Gun

This beautiful/hideous machine gun is a customized Browning M1919, converted to semi-auto and covered with nickel plating. All of the accessories, including the tripod and ammunition boxes, have been decorated in e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/blinged-out-machine-gun/

Psst, Instagram! Make This, Mmkay?

Antonio De Rosa of ADR Studio has got an interesting idea of how Instagram can spend their billion dollars from Facebook: create a real Instagram camera. Behold, the Instagram Socialma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/psst-instagram-make-this-mmkay/

Alduin the World Eater Dragon Cake

Believe it or not, this picture is of a birthday cake! Alduin is a dragon character from the video game world of Skyrim. Vera at Baking Obsession made this cake for her son Tim's birthday. It was made of four 13?x18...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/alduin-the-world-eater-dragon-cake/

In Case of Emergency, Eat This Book

After you've foolishly walked away from your Land Rover to explore a mirage in the Arabian desert, you've found yourself lost. What to do? Thank goodness for this survival guide that exp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/in-case-of-emergency-eat-this-book/

Semi Vs. Bus at a Hairpin Turn

A semi and a bus found themselves at a hairpin turn in Trollstigen, Norway - what do you think will happen next? Find out after the jump: [YouTube Clip] bus, sem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/semi-vs-bus-at-a-hairpin-turn/

Zombies Never Die Wallet

Zombies Never Die Wallet - $17.95 Is your wallet on its last leg?  Are you looking to upgrade it to a more sophisticated bag? The Zombies Never Die Wallet from the NeatoShop is not for you! This fantastic bag is only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/zombies-never-die-wallet/

What Your Dog Is Thinking

[YouTube Link] What (bacon) is your dog (bacon) thinking (bacon)? Scientists from Emory University decided to find out by putting a dog in an MRI machine: In a new...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/what-your-dog-is-thinking/

Disney Days Quiz

The "classic" Disney animated films are considered to be those big ones produced before 1960. Sure, you've seen them all, but unless you're of a certain age, you probably didn't see them as first-run films. The chall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/disney-days-quiz/

Stupidity Is Not A Disability

A redditor from South Africa snapped this photo of a sign telling people that "Stupidity is not a disability" in front of a disabled parking space. Now here's the puzz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/stupidity-is-not-a-disability/

The Strangest Tanks of World War I

Yesterday we posted about The Strangest Tanks in History at Dark Roasted Blend. Now part two is up, covering tanks of World War I, when armies got serious about building tanks, and tried a wide variety of designs. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/the-strangest-tanks-of-world-war-i/

Nomophobia

Are you afraid of being away from your mobile phone? You may have (dun dun dun!) Nomophobia: It's called Nomophobia, as in "No mobile phone phobia,"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/nomophobia/

Woman Fired For "Living in Sin"

Could you lose your job because you're "living in sin" with your boyfriend? That's what Ashlie Simpson, 31, of Colorado, claimed. She said that her employer Colorado Christia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/woman-fired-for-living-in-sin/

Harvard Baseball Team Dances to "Call Me Maybe" in a Van

Well, it's no Bohemian Rhapsody, but it looks like just as much fun. Here's how the Harvard baseball team killed some time on the road with a little Carly Rae Jepsen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/harvard-baseball-team-dances-to-call-me-maybe-in-a-van/

Organ Pancakes

I call dibs on the intestines! (Because that's the biggest pancake, of course.) Nathan Shields is a master of the pancake craft. He creates amazingly detailed pancake images depicting marine invertebrates, ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/organ-pancakes/

Laser Technology

Ain't it the truth? Just like bubble wrap, mankind will always find a more amusing way to use things. LinkCat, Laser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/laser-technology/

Google's Self-Driving Car Got Its Driver's License

Google's new self-driving car has just gotten it's first driver's license (or is it driver-less license?): a red license plate from Nevada with a road wrapped into an infinity symbol....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/googles-self-driving-car-got-its-drivers-license/

The Truth About Buttermilk

So is buttermilk good or not? I never could reconcile the stories my mother told of churning milk to separate the butter from the buttermilk with the ghastly-tasting buttermilk available at the grocery. How could milk go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/the-truth-about-buttermilk/

Video Game Real Estate Agent

(Video Link) Since the housing market bubble popped, it's been really hard to earn a living as a realtor. It's a buyers' market, and they've got to make hard sales pitches. Take this realtor, for example, who is try...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/video-game-real-estate-agent/

Adjustable Bookshelf

Colleen Whiteley's clever bookshelf design ensures that no books fall over. Just loosen the screw, adjust, then tighten. This design is among the finalists in Dwell's recent Live/Work Design Contest. Link -via Swi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/adjustable-bookshelf/

Russian Thrill Ride

(YouTube link) At first, you think you've seen a ride like this before then OH NO IT'S FALLING APART! Oh, it's supposed to do that? I've had all the thrills I need just watching it on video. -via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/russian-thrill-ride/

Dogs 101

If you have a dog, you already know this stuff, but otherwise it is richly informative. Comic by A. Stiffler of Chaos Life -and it's available on a print. Link -via Blame It On The Voicesdogs, infographic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/dogs-101/

Stronger Kids

(YouTube link) The patients and staff on the hemoncology floor of Seattle Children's Hospital lip-sync "Stronger" by Kelly Clarkson for inspiration. Considering what these kids are fighting, getting dumped seems almos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/stronger-kids/

Cats Playing Tetherball

(Video Link) Biting the ball is usually discouraged in competitive tetherball. But it is an effective way to unnerve an opponent. -via Blame It on the Voices Previously: Corgis Playing Tetherballcats, tetherba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/09/cats-playing-tetherball/










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