Archive for June 19th, 2012

The Power Of A Booming System

(YouTube Link) This video demonstrates the power of bass in your face, and shows how much force is behind that bass heavy system found in cars that drive by with the booming system. Obligatory Yakov Smirnoff joke-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/the-power-of-a-booming-system/

How Apple Gets You to Touch Their Computers

Every design element of an Apple Store is arranged to subtly encourage visitors to become customers. The computer screens, for example, are angled at 70° to compel users to adjust them. Touching the screen lets user...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/how-apple-gets-you-to-touch-their-computers/

Are WikiCells The Future Of Edible Packaging?

Biodegradable packaging, used to simulate and replace plastic packaging, is becoming more common every day, so is edible packaging that far behind? Harvard professor David Edwards doesn't think so, and he's got a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/the-future-of-edible-packaging/

Drunk Texts from Famous Authors

Because I could not stop for beer, it kindly stopped for me. Jessie Gaynor of The Paris Review imagined intoxicated text messages from famous authors including Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Stein, Dan Brown and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/drunk-texts-from-famous-authors/

The Alien Lamp

This Alien lamp is so awesome my pitter patter heart is just about to burst outta my chest! Behold, Alien Nation, a bespoke lamp by Evil Robot Designs: This intricate lamp in bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/the-alien-lamp/

Jaguars Captured on Camera

Photo: Panthera Well, it's not Austrian politician having sex, but the camera trap in a Colombian plantation snapped something just as remarkable: momma and baby jaguars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/jaguars-captured-on-camera/

Converting the VW Jetta to Run on Veggie Oil

Converting a car to run on biodiesel isn't exactly new, but I've always been fascinated by such things. Think about it: deep fry your food, and then use the veggie oil to run your car....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/converting-the-vw-jetta-to-run-on-veggie-oil/

Eye of Sauron Nail

deviantARTist KayleighOC (Kayleigh O'Connor), who created the Batman Na na na na nails, is back. This time, she sports the Eye of Sauron nail: Link - via GeekTyrant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/eye-of-sauron-nail/

Folding Corner Ladder

Way back when, my father-in-law bought me a Little Giant folding ladder that, despite its name, ain't so little. Still, I didn't think anyone could create a ladder smaller th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/folding-corner-ladder/

Kenji Sugiyama's Museums in Pasta Boxes

Big things come in small packages, or in case of Kenji Sugiyama, pasta boxes. The Japanese artist created detailed dioramas of museums inside empty packaging for pasta....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/kenji-sugiyamas-museums-in-pasta-boxes/

Grow A Geek

Grow A Geek - $2.95 Are you a geek or nerd in need of true companionship? Don't waste precious time and resources searching for someone who can live up to your demanding intellectual standards. Get the Grow a Geek fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/grow-a-geek/

Jazz Allergy

Daniel Koren, whose heads (yes, plural) have been featured on Neatorama many times before, is back with "Jazz Allergy." If summertime has got you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/jazz-allergy/

DarwinTunes: Evolution of Music

Who needs composers when you've got ... Darwin! Robert MacCallum and Armand Leroi from Imperial College London wondered if music could "evolve" out of short bits...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/darwintunes-evolution-of-music/

The Rise of Asian Americans

Educated, hardworking, and family-oriented. These are probably the stereotypes you've heard about Asian Americans, but how real are they? Pew Research Center put it to the test, and fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/the-rise-of-asian-americans/

Snake with a Can on Its Head: Would You Help It?

If you see a cute mammal with its head stuck in something, you'd probably help. But what about this case? Would you help the snake? And how would you do it without getting yourself hur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/snake-with-a-can-on-its-head-would-you-help-it/

NSA: Disclosing How Many People It's Spying On is a Violation of Privacy

Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall asked the National Security Agency a simple question: just how many people inside the United States it is spying on. But the answer is anything but sim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/nsa-disclosing-how-many-people-its-spying-on-is-a-violation-of-privacy/

LED Seesaw

(vimeo link) "A tilt of light" is a project by ENESS design studio in which 33 rows of lights and a programmable physics engine were installed inside a seesaw. The toy was placed in Federation Square in Melbourne for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/led-seesaw/

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro on His Hands

Spencer West has no legs, so he walked on his hands. All the way up Mt. Kilimanjaro! Word came last night that West has reached Uhuru Peak in Tanzania, the highest altitude in Africa. From his blog: The moment the s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/climbing-mt-kilimanjaro-on-his-hands/

Night Light

(vimeo link) Qing Han made this short colorful film for her senior animation project. My main criticism is that it's short, but there was a lot of work put into it! -via redditanimation, senior project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/night-light/

9 Examples of Awesome Prison Art

In an environment where you aren't under pressure to produce a product (though there are certainly other pressures) and there are no deadlines, artistic talent can be cultivated over time. Inmates who are inspired ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/9-examples-of-awesome-prison-art/

How to Enrich Uranium

(YouTube link) Don't for a minute think that just because you know how it's done that you can do it! Bill Hammack, the Engineer Guy, explains why every country in the world doesn't already have nuclear weapons. Uraniu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/how-to-enrich-uranium/

The 12 Cats of the Zodiac

You may not know a thing about astrology, and you probably don't even care, but you'll love pictures of cats dressing up as or enacting the 12 signs of the zodiac at Buzzfeed! Linkcostumes, cats, zodiac, astrology...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/the-12-cats-of-the-zodiac/

Tricerachops Placemats

Tricerachops Placemats - $17.95 Are you looking for a fun gift for your favorite dinosaur loving picky eater? You need the Tricerchops Placemats from the NeatoShop. This fantastic imaginative set includes 4 easy to cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/tricerachops-placemats/

House Sigils for All Kinds of TV Families

From The Office to House, there are all sorts of shows represented in this goofy set of TV family sigils based on those from Game of Thrones. Can you recognize all the references? Link V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/house-sigils-for-all-kinds-of-tv-families/

Lost Attractions

The following is an article from Uncle John's Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader. As a kid growing up in New Jersey, Uncle John often went to Palisades Amusement Park. Then one day they announced they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/lost-attractions/

The Evolution Of 8-Bit Art

(YouTube Link) The PBS series Off Book is back with another look at a cutting edge artform, this time focusing on the gamer friendly world of 8-bit art. 8-bit art has become even more popular since the goo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/the-evolution-of-8-bit-art/

Great Geek Jewelry from Etsy

Are you geek ladies lacking in jewelry that reflects your interest in making fun of terrible old movies? Well then, head over to Pica Pica Press' Etsy store and enjoy their fine selection of MST3000, video game and other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/great-geek-jewelry-from-etsy/

World Map Aquarium

Let your fishies tour the globe from the comfort of your home with this world map aquarium. No guarantees that your finned friends will appreciate being world travelers, but you'll appreciate the fun to be had pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/world-map-aquarium/

Survival of the Fittest Slugs

Now that's one way to deal with an infestation. In case you were curious how things turned out, it turns out only one died so far, the rest turned back after taking in the scope of the challenge. Link Via BoingBoi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/survival-of-the-fittest-slugs/




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