Archive for May 30th, 2012

The London We All Wish For

Admit it, if you've never been to London, you secretly wish it was just like this picture. I have to say, I was pretty disappointed when I went and saw that it was filled with a bunch of fashion snobs and that there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/the-london-we-all-wish-for/

Animated Music Video - Rivers And Homes

(YouTube Link) This creative music video is for the song Rivers and Homes by the Brooklyn based band J.viewz, who asked fans to send them self portraits which they incorporated into the video as a unique form...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/animated-music-video-rivers-and-homes/

Céline Dion's "The Power of Bacon"

(Video Link) Wow. This is the most romantic song that I've ever heard. Stevie Haimes and Anna Sudac have absolutely topped Céline Dion's original "The Power of Love." I only wish that I had had this video available...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/celine-dions-the-power-of-bacon/

Cool Character Design Tutorial Video

(YouTube Link) This handy dandy little tutorial video comes to you courtesy of ex-WETA Workshop designer Tim Gibson, who is more than happy to share some tips and tricks on character designing with aspiring illustrato...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/cool-character-design-tutorial-video/

Would You Do The Dewdriver?

How do you turn Mountain Dew into a morning beverage? Just add orange juice, of course. While Taco Bell is calling their creation Mountain Dew A.M., I prefer Dewmosa or Dewdriver. Would you enjoy a Mountain Dew A....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/would-you-do-the-dewdriver/

Tiny Houses on Tiny Islands

Tired of those pesky neighbors? Here's the solution! The aptly-named Just Room Enough Island in Canada's Saint Lawrence River has just enough room for a single small house. When the water is low, the owners can put their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/tiny-houses-on-tiny-islands/

On Music: Beatlemania Week – No. 4

"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"Contrary to the popular story we all heard growing up, the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" was not inspired by LSD; rather, by a drawing John Lennon's son Julian did of his classmate,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/on-music-beatlemania-week-no-4/

Relive The Horror Of Childhood In Among The Sleep

(YouTube Link) Among The Sleep is an upcoming video game that looks unique and imaginative despite the terribly unimaginative title. You play as a two year old, who battles their imagination as well as str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/relive-the-horror-of-childhood-in-among-the-sleep/

That's One Way to Kill Your Thirst

The best thing about this video is that he not only likes to drink the water sprayed at him, but that he grabs the gun to insist it be shot into his mouth. Crazy kitty. Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats, Cute, video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/thats-one-way-to-kill-your-thirst/

The Iron Man Clothes Iron

This wacky concept design for an Iron Man clothes iron makes me wonder if Tony Stark is narcissistic enough to fill his home with tools and appliances shaped like his superpowered suit of armor? Or maybe he's just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/the-iron-man-clothes-iron/

Party Glasses With Sideburns

Party Glasses With Sideburns - $6.95 Summer is almost here. It's time to party like the king of the whole wide world with the Party Glasses With Sideburns from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pair of glasses comes in bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/party-glasses-with-sideburns/

The Self Stirring Pot

(YouTube Link) Are you tired of having to stir while cooking dinner, but you don't want your food to burn? Wouldn't you like to let those pesky stirring muscles wither and degenerate? Well, then you need the Ku...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/the-self-stirring-pot/

The Terrible Truth Behind Adventure Time

Poor Finn, looks like all those fantastic adventures he's been going on with his stretchy doggy pal Jake have all taken place within his imagination after all. I hope they don't pull the plug before we get to watc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/the-terrible-truth-behind-adventure-time/

Soccer Goal Celebrations With Dazzling Special FX

(YouTube Link) Soccer players are a lively bunch, and their celebrations of a scored goal can be quite theatrical. So, what could possibly make these celebrations even more extreme? Why, the addition of dazzling sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/soccer-goal-celebrations-with-dazzling-special-fx/

The Perfect Graduation Photo

School's over, yay! It's on fire? Double yay! Actually, no - Graduates from China's Dalian University of Technology City College in Lianing province looked like they were celebrating the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/the-perfect-graduation-photo/

Artist Recreates Magazines From Blade Runner

  These visions of a strange future where magazines are still in print were created by a Blade Runner superfan known only as Kevin, who may know more about the android revolution than he's letting on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/artist-recreates-magazines-from-blade-runner/

"Catastrophe Award" For Homework Excuses

The good news: Your kid came home with an award. The bad news: It's a "Catastrophe Award" for most excuses for not having homework. Va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/catastrophe-award-for-homework-excuses/

Revenge Of The Sandpeople

I wish this was a poster for an actual Star Wars spinoff in the works, instead of just a really cool poster designed by Sublevel Studios! Imagine the terror on young Luke's face as the Tusken Raiders emer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/revenge-of-the-sandpeople/

Hamster Plays Dead

Move over, possum! There's a new animal that can pretend to be dead ... with much more dramatic flair. Meet, the hamster that will surely win next Oscar: Hit play or go to Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/hamster-plays-dead/

The Art Of Motion Capture

(YouTube Link) Have you ever wondered how animators go about making your favorite characters in films and video games move in such a realistic manner? Well, this video should clear things up a bit. It's the second...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/the-art-of-motion-capture/

Russian Super Rich Tossed Paper Airplanes Made with Money to a Brawling Crowd Below

Pavel Durov, the founder of Russian's social networking giant VKontakte (the so-called Russian Facebook), was bored last wekeend. So he decided to make paper airplanes and fly them out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/russian-super-rich-made-paper-airplanes-out-of-money-to-a-brawling-crowd-below/

Proven by Science: Man's Touch Gets Women Hot and Bothered

Photo: Shutterstock Science shown that being touched by a man gets the ladies "hot and bothered." Well, well, well. Why am I not surprised? "Women sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/proven-by-science-mans-touch-gets-women-hot-and-bothered/

It's Not You, It's the Airplane Seat's Fault

Americans, take heart (and take a seat) - all those years of squeezing one's bottom into the torture device also known as an airplane seat is not your fault: In 1962, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/its-not-you-its-the-airplane-seats-fault/

Sentinels of the North

Last winter in Finnish Lapland, photographer Niccolò Bonfadini snapped this photo of snow-encased trees that look like frozen aliens of the North. APOD named them "Sentinel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/sentinels-of-the-north/

Typing Two Spaces After a Period? You're WRONG!

'Fess up, Neatoramanauts. Who amongst you type two spaces after a period? Well, according to Farhad Manjoo of Slate, you're wrong. Dead wrong: What galls me about two-spacer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/typing-two-spaces-after-a-period-youre-wrong/

TARDIS Talking Plush

TARDIS Talking Plush - $25.95 Attention Doctor Who fans! Now you can cuddle up with your very own TARDIS Talking Plush from the NeatoShop. This great 8" tall plush makes sound effects and has flashing lights when you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/tardis-talking-plush/

Monks Sued For the Rights to Sell Coffin

After Hurricane Katrina put St. Joseph Abbey of Louisiana in financial hardship, the monks decided to parlay their woodworking skills into making and selling coffins. But befo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/monks-sued-for-the-rights-to-sell-coffin/

Rainbow Pinwheel Galaxy

This spiral galaxy is named M101, but those who live there probably have a better name for it (after all, we call our galaxy the Milky Way). The lovely picture is a composite of images taken by the Hubble, Spitzer, C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/rainbow-pinwheel-galaxy/

Mexican Drug Cartel's War Against Cheetos

The US have been waging war against fatty snack food for decades but never like this. A Mexican drug cartel called the Knights Templar is now waging war against Cheetos:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/mexican-drug-cartels-war-against-cheetos/

Jim Foley Campaign Rap

(YouTube link) Jim Foley is a candidates for appellate court judge in ...oh, somewhere, it doesn't matter. What matters is that he and his bow tie have the greatest campaign ad ever! -via Warming Glowrap, election, ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/30/jim-foley-campaign-rap/




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