Archive for May 24th, 2012

Salt Made From Various Types Of Human Tears

Who knew the tears that we cry could be used to make a variety of different salts? The people at We Made This, that's who! They've bottled our pain, pleasure and culinary sacrifice and created a line of salts suit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/salt-made-from-various-types-of-human-tears/

Cake Pops That Look Like Boiled Chicken Feet

I hate to disappoint you, but it's not made out of chicken. It's actually vanilla and raspberry cake dipped in white chocolate. Miss Insomnia Tulip made this deceptively delicious-looking cake pop for the Evil Cake S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/cake-pops-that-look-like-boiled-chicken-feet/

Say Yes To The Pants

(YouTube Link) This fun comedy video illustrates why creating a reality show based around regular guys shopping for new clothes just wouldn't work. Watch as a young man struggles to find pants that cover his entire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/say-yes-to-the-pants/

To Dance on the Moon

(Video Link) The Apollo program considered many spacesuit designs, including some covered in plates of hard plastic, before settling on one design. This video by SciFri cleverly edits videos of astronauts testing th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/to-dance-on-the-moon/

Eerily Realistic Wooden Sculptures

These stunningly realistic wooden figures by Bruno Walpoth represent human beings in their rawest form, soft skin carved out of hard wood, every wrinkle and detail carved in while evidence of tool work remains when t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/creepy-realistic-wooden-sculptures/

Tiled Vespa Flower Pot

A classic Vespa is a work of art, so an old one that can't run anymore should be put to aesthetic use. The people at Hotel Enfrente Arte took this '55 Vespa, tiled it over and converted it into a lovely flower pot....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/tiled-vespa-flower-pot/

Hide from Your Boss with the Stealth Desk

You'll get shot down if you can't stay off your boss's radar. David Hsu's Desk 117, inspired by the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft, should make you invisible to casual surveillance. Or just look cool. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/hide-from-your-boss-with-the-stealth-desk/

Luscious Lips Straws

Luscious Lips Straws - $7.95 The weather is getting warmer and love is in the air. Are you looking for a silly, sweet, and slightly flirtatious gift for your sweetheart? You need the Luscious Lips Straws from the Neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/luscious-lips-straws/

Solar Eclipse Ring

According to Internet rumor, a man in Japan used the recent solar eclipse to propose to his girlfriend. True love can move the moon and the stars. Link -via American Digest UPDATE 5/25/12: Commenter Hanks direc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/solar-eclipse-ring/

Cursing Stone

Say your prayers! An ancient "cursing stone" used by Christian pilgrims to curse their enemies has just been found in the island of Canna, Scotland: The round st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/cursing-stone/

All of the Water on Earth and Europa

All of the water on the Earth, gathered together, looks like just a tiny marble. The Jovian moon Europa has 2-3 times as much. Scientists think that beneath an icy surface lies an ocean 80 to 170 kilometers deep....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/all-of-the-water-on-earth-and-europa/

Battleship by Shakespeare

Alas, poor Battleship! I knew it, Neatoramanauts, a movie of infinite explosions, of most excellent fancy. Perhaps it's only natural that the board game-turned-movie is now made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/battleship-by-shakespeare/

Shadow Art by Kumi Yamashita

Kumi Yamashita took shadow art to a whole 'nother level. The New York City-based artist, who is like a magician of shadows, wrote: I sculpt shadow with light or so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/shadow-art-by-kumi-yamashita/

Carved Bowling Pin Sculpture Inspired By Prometheus

This is one awesome sculpture, and it's hard to tell that it started out as an ordinary wooden bowling pin! Created by artist Peter Nordstrom, it's heavy on the Aliens and HR Giger influences, without bei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/carved-bowling-pin-sculpture-inspired-by-prometheus/

Twilight as Religion

Twilight may be entertainment to most of us, but for some teen, it stands for religion in grappling with the big questions of life: In Denmark, where religion is not a lar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/twilight-as-religion/

Adorable Art Series - When I Grow Up I Wanna Be...

Every superhero has to start somewhere, and childhood dreams turned into the real thing for these famous figures from comic book lore. This series of illustrations by Andy Fairhurst is called When I Grow Up I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/adorable-art-series-when-i-grow-up-i-wanna-be/

Carbon Freeze Me: Get Yourself Frozen in Carbonite

[YouTube Clip] During the Star Wars Weekend 2012 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, you too can be frozen in carbonite just like Han Solo. Ricky Brigante of Inside the Mag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/carbon-freeze-me-get-yourself-frozen-in-carbonite/

Rarely Seen Disney Short - Redux Riding Hood

(YouTube Link) This rarely seen short was directed by Steve Moore, and he's been trying to get it out of the Disney vaults for the last 15 years so he can show his work to the world. Redux Riding Hood...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/rarely-seen-disney-short-redux-riding-hood/

Cake of Thrones

Cake is coming ... Kensei Yonzon of The Bunny Baker has the pic: Link - via Geek of the Day who suggested a great title for a Winterfell cookbook: "Fire and Ic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/cake-of-thrones/

Ninja Star Handbag

Ninja Star Handbag - $14.95 Are you looking for a clutch purse that reflects your mysteriously sassy personality? You need the Ninja Star Handbag from the NeatoShop. This great shuriken shaped purse is the perfect way...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/ninja-star-handbag/

Mother

(YouTube link) Yeah, it's way past Mother's Day, but this video from Singapore is appropriate for graduation as well, since that was on the minds of the young producers. All of us from Blotch Studios are entering col...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/mother/

A Kit That Lets You Turn Anything Into A Game Controller

This fun and interesting home electronics kit is called The MaKey MaKey, and it can turn anything into a keyboard or game controller by linking objects to the circuit board via alligator clips. Here's more on this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/a-kit-that-lets-you-turn-anything-into-a-game-controller/

The Boss

Attention, cube dwellers! Tired of the daily oppression from The Boss? Check out this short clip by Alex Emslie of Amok Film which features the final epic confrontation between a tough...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/the-boss/

H.P. Lovecraft and Nikola Tesla, Paranormal Investigators

What could be better than H.P. Lovecraft or Nikola Tesla? Why, Lovecraft AND Tesla teaming up together as paranormal investigators, of course! Who you gonna call? Travis Pitts of Zom-Bot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/h-p-lovecraft-and-nikola-tesla-paranormal-investigators/

Bathroom Reader's Father's Day Sale

Father's Day is Sunday, June 17, 2012, and our pal Uncle John's Bathroom Reader is having a great sale: 30% off all titles (over 80 of 'em) from May 14 to June 17, plus free shipping...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/bathroom-readers-fathers-day-sale/

Tinkerbell Cakes

Cake Wrecks has four, count 'em, four cakes that got the Disney character Tinkerbell some kind of wrong. Oh yeah, they tried, but the results are ...definite wrecks. LinkCake, cake wrecks, Tinkerbell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/tinkerbell-cakes/

Chuck Jones Shows You How To Draw Bugs Bunny

(YouTube Link) Here's a fun little art lesson for you, straight from the master of cartoon disaster himself Chuck Jones! This segment comes from the 1991 documentary Chuck Amuck, which is a must see film f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/chuck-jones-shows-you-how-to-draw-bugs-bunny/

MIT Solved the Ketchup Problem

No more hitting the 57, Neatoramanauts! Thanks to MIT researchers, pouring ketchup out of a bottle will be easy: [MIT grad student Dave Smith] and a team of mechan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/mit-solved-the-ketchup-problem/

No Globe

The Dorothy art collective designed this snow globe that features a coal-fired power plant. When shaken, black pollution floats around instead of pristine white snowflakes. The single greatest threat to the climate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/no-globe/

Happy Birthday, Maru!

Maru, the internet's favorite cat, is 5 years old today. At his blog, you'll see a video showing the highlights of Maru's past year. Link -via Buzzfeed, where you'll see a picture of Maru at one year old.Maru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/24/happy-birthday-maru-3/




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