Archive for May 11th, 2012

Pokémon Eye Makeup and Much, Much More

Would you like for your eyes to look like Optimus Prime? How about Fluttershy? Or Sailor Jupiter? Whatever your pop culture tastes, deviantART member nazarra has the right eye shadowing for you. Her specialty is Pok...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/pokemon-eye-makeup-and-much-much-more/

Star Wars Postage Stamps

You want to ship Han Solo? You'll have to cover that entire block of carbonite in these stamps designed by Stefan van Zoggel. View the rest at his gallery. I love R2's hat. Not everyone looks good in a hat, but R2...

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Ned Stark Cake Pops

Jennifer of Not Your Momma's Cookies made these hilariously morbid cake pops inspired by one particular scene in Game of Thrones. If the television series stays faithful to George R.R. Martin's novels, she'l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/ned-stark-cake-pops/

The Avengers On Their Day Off

I'm lovin' these "On His Day Off" illustrations of The Avengers by Matt Kaufenberg of An Illustration-a-Day blog: Thor's Day Off and Agent Coulson's Day O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/the-avengers-on-their-day-off/

The Phone Stack

You're at a dinner with friends when someone's (maybe yours) cell phone buzzes. Annoying? For sure - that's why there's a new game called "The Phone Stack" that aims to sol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/the-phone-stack/

Nonchalant Robber Held a Cup of Coffee During Robbery

Most robbers use knives or guns to rob a convenience store, but not this guy. Instead, he used nonchalant badassery: The masked raider walked into the shop holding a mug o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/nonchalant-robber-held-a-cup-of-coffee-during-robbery/

The Bumbling, Crawling Sperms

In the movies, sperms have been portrayed as swimming elegantly up the female reproductive tract to inseminate the egg. What baloney. The truth is that they're much more like bumbling m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/the-bumbling-crawling-sperms/

School Misspelled Own Name for 9 Years

Nine years ago, a Fort Worth elementary school changed its name to honor a teacher, but ... it got the name wrong! A Fort Worth elementary school is correcting a spelling mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/school-misspelled-own-name-for-9-years/

Twin Waterspouts

Photo: Tim Osborn / NOAA Coast Survey Tim Osborn, a scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coast Survey, was on Grand Isle, Louisiana. when he spotted some...

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The Diamond Sutra: The World's Oldest Copyleft Book

In 1907, archaeologist Sir Marc Aurel Stein discovered the Diamond Sutra, a 16-foot scroll containing the Chinese translation of the Sanskrit Buddhist text, from the Caves of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/the-diamond-sutra-the-worlds-oldest-copyleft-book/

A Prom Night to Remember

A group of high school students in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, were decked out for the prom last Saturday night. They headed to Lac La Belle and posed for group pictures on the lake’s pier. Then the pier collapsed....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/a-prom-night-to-remember/

Potty 911

Aaah! This is so cute! Almost-3-year-old Emmelyn Roettger may be the youngest member of Mensa, but she's still a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/potty-911/

11 Nineteenth-Century VP Candidates Who Vaguely Resemble Famous Actors

One of these days (I'm not holding my breath), Hollywood will produce a feature film about vice-presidential candidates in the 19th century, and the casting will be spot-on. That is, once the casting director gets ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/11-nineteenth-century-vp-candidates-who-vaguely-resemble-famous-actors/

Social Media Sentiments Explained

WHEN I TRY TO EXPLAIN TO MY PARENTS WHAT MY JOB IS. If you work in social media, then this is the Tumblr for you: Link - via Adverve social media, animated gif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/social-media-sentiments-explained/

Bio Computer

Mike Schropp at Total Geekdom took donated computer parts and built a garden! It's actually a working computer with a casemod that grows wheatgrass. The heat from the computer warms the soil and aids germination. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/bio-computer/

I Like Big (Robotic) Butts and I Can Not Lie!

[YouTube Link] Oh. My. God! Becky, look at this butt. It's so big. It looks like one of those robots created by Nobuhiro Takahashi of the University of Electro-Communications....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/i-like-big-robotic-butts-and-i-can-not-lie/

Men Are From Mars

Hey, Pinterest fans! This Twaggie would make a fine t-shirt, as any Twaggie can be made into a t-shirt design. It was illustrated from a Tweet from @arnie. Have you caught up on all this week's Twaggies? Linkmars, Tw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/men-are-from-mars/

Thank You Mom

(vimeo link) People on the streets of New York thank their moms for the many things that moms give. Thanksfa commissioned this video by Michael Marantz and Barry Pousman for Mothers Day. -via Laughing Squidmother, mot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/thank-you-mom/

Stock Photos for Album Covers

Monkeon wondered what if record labels, instead of hiring artists and photographers and making expensive concept covers for record albums, had just entered the album title into the search field on a stock photo servi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/stock-photos-for-album-covers/

Does Noah Know How Sexy He Is?

(YouTube link) Noah is 18 years old. He put a lot of thought into his version of "I'm Sexy and I Know It" by LMFAO, and it shows. He's quite a singer, too. -via The Daily What cover, LMFAO...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/does-noah-know-how-sexy-he-is/

Harry Clarke's Illustrations for Poe Tales

See 24 scans of the images from the book Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe. The collection was first published in 1908, but the 1919 edition included illustrations by Harry Clarke, which ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/harry-clarkes-illustrations-for-poe-tales/

10 Terrible Movie Moms and the Rotten Things They Said

Going to the movies should make you appreciate your mother even more, as monster mothers run rampant in fiction. Or even non-fiction. Of course, we consider things to be entertainment only if they are outside of your ord...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/10-terrible-movie-moms-and-the-rotten-things-they-said/

Artist Draws Two Portraits Simultaneously

(Video Link) Xiaonan Sun is a self-taught artist who specializes in charcoal and pencil portraits. He's so good that he can draw two people at the same time, one with each hand. I hope that this video doesn't gi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/artist-draws-two-portraits-simultaneously/

Monster Coin Purse

Monster Coin Purse - $12.95 Is keeping an eye on your money becoming a monster of a job. Make sure you have a coin purse that is up to the challenge. You need the Monster Coin Purse from the NeatoShop. This adorable l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/monster-coin-purse/

Vinyl Tossing

(YouTube link) Reef Coleman, Tony Jien, Mike Jackson, Jason Richardson, and Mike Wofford of Pasadena had some fun with a stack of 400 vinyl records. These guys are pretty good. However, it's like my philosophy on gard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/vinyl-tossing/

Democracy on the High Seas: How Pirates Rocked the Vote

Sure, they did their fair share of burning and looting. But who knew pirates were ahead of our Founding Fathers when it came to good governance? Everyone knows that swashbuckling types aren’t exactly known...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/democracy-on-the-high-seas-how-pirates-rocked-the-vote/

Sea Creature Shaped Pancake Art

These sea creature shaped pancakes put the mmm in nom nom nom, and they're so cool looking it's a shame somebody gobbled them all up! They are featured by N. Shields on the art of breakfast foods site Saipanca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/stackable-sea-creature-shaped-pancake-art/

Kids Singing About Death = Creepy

(YouTube Link) This music video by Peter Alsop is supposedly meant to teach children about death, but I think it's actually just a cheap way to scare the living hell out of people searching the interwebs for cute kid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/kids-singing-about-death-creepy/

Superhero Themed Mother's Day Cards

Show Mom your nerdy side by sending her one of these comic book inspired Mother's Day cards, she might not get the reference but I'm sure she'll appreciate the gesture! Some of these cards are a bit maudlin, but c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/superhero-themed-mothers-day-cards/

The Most Difficult Way To Mix A Cocktail

(YouTube Link) Artist, avid DIYer and alcoholic beverage connoisseur Benjamin Cowden drew inspiration from a turn-of-the-century device called the Imperial Shaker when he created this kooky, cocktail shaking contrapti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/11/the-most-difficult-way-to-mix-a-cocktail/




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