Archive for June 16th, 2012

Picasso's Guernica, Starring the X-Men

What would Picasso do to get back in the spotlight if he were alive today? Why, add the Uncanny X-Men to his classic mural Guernica,  of course! This piece was created by Cynthia Rodgers for the Comic Book Resour...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/picassos-guernica-starring-the-x-men/

Scene from a School Restroom

Redditor TypicalTacos attends a school in Barrie, Ontario. This mysterious figure made from black duct tape was found in a restroom there. Your assignment is to explain its meaning. Show all of your work. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/scene-from-a-school-restroom/

10 Reasons Why Getting A Garfield Tattoo Is A Terrible Idea

The people whose limbs are featured in this photo collection obviously felt strongly about sharing their love of Garfield with the world, so much in fact that they permanently tattooed themselves with his likeness....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/10-reasons-why-getting-a-garfield-tattoo-is-a-terrible-idea/

Ray Clay Wedding Intro

Here's a wedding introduction that puts all other wedding introductions to shame. Jacquette and Perkins got Ray Clay, the announcer for the Chicago Bulls in each of their six champions...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/ray-clay-wedding-intro/

Adventure Time Meets Studio Ghibli

In terms of cuteness this Adventure Time X Studio Ghibli mashup by illustrator Deighvid rates 100% on the adorability scale. This mashup series looks like it was meant to be, because the character design...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/adventure-time-in-the-style-of-studio-ghibli/

Volcanic Lightning

Photo: Carlos Gutierrez/Reuters It looks like a scene straight out of the movies, but that volcanic lightning is quite real. Photographer Carlos Gutierrez took this amazing ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/volcanic-lightning/

Star Trek Themed Home Theater

This Star Trek themed home theater setup boldly goes where no man has gone before, light years ahead of any other Star Trek home theater I've ever seen in terms of comfort and kitsch. With seati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/star-trek-themed-home-theater/

The Kiss of Death

Photo: SantiMB/Flickr Eugene of My Modern Met pointed us to this wonderful piece of Memento Mori artwork, titled the Kiss of Death in Barcelona's Poblenou Cemetery: *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/the-kiss-of-death/

Beware The Wrath Of The #1 Dad

(YouTube Link) Father's Day has never been so action packed, or so deadly... Watch as the #1 Dad gets revenge on the baddies who ruined his barbecue, one fatherly task at a time. But can he defeat the mad toolbo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/beware-the-wrath-of-the-1-dad/

Hello Kitty Spa

The cat that has everything just got another amazing thing. I'm talking, of course, about Hello Kitty and the world's first Hello Kitty Spa in Dubai. Gizmodiva wrote:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/hello-kitty-spa/

Spherical Flying Machine

[YouTube Clip] It may not yet teach train young Jedis to use the Force, but you've got to admit that the spherical flying machine developed by Japan Ministry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/spherical-flying-machine/

Tube Made With Magnetic Tape from VHS Cassettes

Your fancy schmancy DVD and digital videos can't do this: Lithuanian artist Zilvinas Kempinas created "Tube", an 80-foot long tunnel using magnetic tape from VHS ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/tube-made-with-magnetic-tape-from-vhs-cassettes/

Cracking Open an Egg 60 Feet Underwater

What happens if you crack open an egg 60 feet underwater? Geeks Are Sexy has the mesmerizing video clip: Link [embedded YouTube]   egg, underwater...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/cracking-open-an-egg-60-feet-underwater/

Are Bicyclists Menace to Society?

There are many more pedestrian fatalities involving cars, but the recent death caused by an allegedly negligent bicyclist who ran a red light and plowed into pedestrians crossing the stree...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/are-bicyclists-menace-to-society/

1986 World Series Game 6 ... in Kenya

[YouTube Clip] Dan Freiman, a Canadian volunteer and baseball fan, knows that his students, a group of orphaned Kenyan children, love two things: going to the field to play sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/1986-world-series-game-6-in-kenya/

Dog Desperately Wants to Be Friends with Penguin

(Video Link) Theirs was a forbidden love, separated by the speciesist rules of society and a glass wall. It was not to be. It's for the best, pup. She was totally friendzoning you. -via Blame It on the Voicesd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/dog-desperately-wants-to-be-friends-with-penguin/

Swimming Pool

(vimeo link) A lonely city-dweller goes for a late night swim and (literally) runs into a kindred spirit. The Czech short film by Alexandra Hetmerová won the Best Animation award in 2010 at the International Student...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/swimming-pool/

Apartment Complex Designed Specifically for Motorcyclists

For some people, time spent not straddling a motorcycle is time wasted. If that's your lifestyle, then the new NE Apartment complex in Tokyo is perfect for you. It's designed to provide garage space in each apartment...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/apartment-complex-designed-specifically-for-motorcyclists/

Domino Chain Reaction

(Video Link) A falling domino releases enough stored energy to tip over another domino about 50% larger than itself. Dr. Stephen W. Morris of the University of Toronto illustrates this by using a 5 millimeter high d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/domino-chain-reaction/

Bears Can Count

Let's keep up the pace, humanity. Other animals are starting to catch up: Scientists trained three American black bears (Ursus Americanus) to discriminate between groups of dots on a touchscreen computer: Two bear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/bears-can-count/

Quilled Beard

Sarah Yakawonis is a master of paper quilling -- the art of curling and coiling strips of paper to create images. Here's one of her more playful pieces. Link -via Colossalpaper quilling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/quilled-beard/

Batman Robot Vinyl Invaders

Batman Robot Vinyl Invaders - $39.95 (sold individually) Holy sushi Batman! It's the Batman Robot Vinyl Invaders from the NeatoShop. Attention Batman fans. Behold the fantastic Batman Robot Vinyl Invader. This fantas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/batman-robot-vinyl-invaders/

This Week at Neatorama

Hey, you know what would be a great last minute (or bonus) Father's Day gift? Bookmark Neatorama on his computer! That is, if he doesn't already visit us regularly. You'll be sharing neat stuff with Dad every day! Otherw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/this-week-at-neatorama-107/

Lisa Frank's Alien

It was 1979. Swiss surrealist artist H.R. Giger was unavailable to help create the movie Alien. But Lisa Frank, maker of bright, cheery stickers and school supplies for tween girls, was. That is the disturbi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/lisa-franks-alien/

Deep-Fried Breakfast Cereal

It's summer time, and that means new deep-fried fair fare from “Chicken” Charlie Boghosian, who brought us Deep-Fried Kool-Ade last year. At the San Diego County Fair going on now, Chicken Charlie's is offer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/deep-fried-breakfast-cereal/

Train Engineer Adopts Owl from Track

Guo Zuchun drives a train in Chongqing, China. One day he saw three tiny owls on the track and managed to stop the train before hitting them. They were too small to fly, and are believed to be victims of a storm that des...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/train-engineer-adopts-owl-from-track/

Shotgun Shell Wreath

Hang this wreath on your door to welcome visitors. Etsy seller Angelique M arranged a hundred used shotgun shells on a wreath and topped it with a burlap bow. Linketsy, wreath, shotguns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/shotgun-shell-wreath/

Time-Lapse Video of the Coding of Space Invaders

(Video Link) It's an oddly mystifying video to watch, much like a time-lapse video of the creation of a painting. YouTube user irrationalistic wrote a version of Space Invaders for a programming class. Ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/time-lapse-video-of-the-coding-of-space-invaders/

Bacon Dreamcatcher

Do not let your pork dreams escape. Keep them secure in your mind and your belly with this bacon dreamcatcher. Link -via That's Nerdalicious!bacon, dreamcatchers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/16/bacon-dreamcatcher/






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