Archive for June 20th, 2012

A Where's Waldo Style Poster For Diablo III

This fun and figure packed poster captures the character searching fun of Where's Waldo with a Diablo related theme, because the guy you're searching for in this pic is the director of Diablo II...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/a-wheres-waldo-style-poster-for-diablo-iii/

DeWalt Drill Handgun

This Glock 21 .45 caliber handgun has been modified to look like a DeWalt cordless drill. There's even a place to mount a drill bit. The gun can't drill a hole, but it can make one through other means. Link -via S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/dewalt-drill-handgun/

Dragon Statue Made Out Of CD Shards

This dragon statue has a real sharp look about it, and it was once able to hold many megabytes of information, so it's (somewhat) useful! It's an opalescent dragon for the information age, and the many sharp edges...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/dragon-statue-made-out-of-cd-shards/

How Much Data is Created Every Minute

The web is a busy place, and to tell us exactly how busy, Josh James of Domo shows us this infographic of how much data is created every minute on the Interweb: Link  ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/how-much-data-is-created-every-minute/

Portal Light Painting

What's more fun than playing Portal? How about this: Jeremy Jackson of Tackyshack created his own scene from Portal with clever use of light painting. Check out the photo over a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/portal-light-painting/

Why Government Wants to Keep Secret Things Secret

Yesterday, we told you the story of how Wired's Spencer Ackerman got the story about how the NSA thinks that telling you it's violating your privacy is a violation of your privacy....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/why-government-wants-to-keep-secret-things-secret/

Why Nigerian Scammers Say They're From Nigeria

You've gotten the emails before, I'm sure. Princes from Nigeria pleading for you to help them squirrel millions of dollars out of their country and into your bank account. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/why-nigerian-scammers-say-theyre-from-nigeria/

Googly Eyed God

Photo: Egypt Centre/Swansea University Talismans usualy depict gods as fierce or solemn, but not this one! Recently found by Egypt Centre curator Carolyn Graves-Brown, the talisman of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/googly-eyed-god/

Behind the Scenes of a McDonald's Photo Shoot

Why do food bought from McDonald's look nothing like the ones on their ads? Usually, this is where we cue the outrage from blogs about the difference between fast food ads an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/behind-the-scenes-of-a-mcdonalds-photo-shoot/

The Rise of the Fork

Hands have always been used to eat with. As food became hotter and sloppier, knives were developed from larger cutting blades, and spoons are simple scoops. But forks weren't used in ancient eating. And when some started...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/the-rise-of-the-fork/

Man Pursues His 30th College Degree

Many students can't wait to be done with school, but not Michael Nicholson. The 71-year-old Michigan man has earned 29 college degrees and is now pursuing his 30th: *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/man-pursues-his-30th-college-degree/

Swedish Pizza

Pizza originated in Naples, Italy with a bread crust topped with cheese and maybe some spices. New World tomatoes made it snappier, and it became an American staple that is now popular worldwide. But every culture pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/swedish-pizza/

Knitted Borg Ski Mask

Assimilate your neighbors this winter while wearing redditor k80k80k80's terrifying knitted Borg ski mask. S/he calls it "2 of 7." Link -via Technabobstar trek, knitting, Borg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/knitted-borg-ski-mask/

Sinister Versions Of Classic Disney Characters

There's a Serbian illustrator known as Testosteronman who was tired of the cute, cuddly nature of the iconic Disney characters like Mickey, Minnie and Pluto, so he sat down at the drawing board and gave these charact...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/sinister-versions-of-classic-disney-characters/

Customer Reviews for the Iron Throne

As previously noted, you can pay $30,000 plus shipping--or the iron price--to sit on the throne of Westeros. Some customers of HBO's online store, including characters from Game of Thrones, have left produ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/customer-reviews-for-the-iron-throne/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt Game #20 - Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #20 game! (Answer page) That was a lot of fun. Here are the winners, picked at random using the random number generator...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-game-20-winners/

Chandelier Made from Old Globes

I can see this as more of a nightlight than one designed to illuminate an entire room. Hopefully Benoît Vieubled's design inspires sweet dreams of world domination. It's entitled "Monde à l’endroit, Monde à l’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/chandelier-made-from-old-globes/

Where the Hell is Matt? 2012

[http://youtu.be/Pwe-pA6TaZk] (YouTube link) Matt Harding started recording himself dancing in different countries way back in 2005. His last (and biggest) dance video was in 2008. In 2012, he is finally starting to tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/where-the-hell-is-matt-2012/

Space Invaders Bathroom

If you're not in a position to actually play Space Invaders while in the bathroom, this tilework will at least remind you that you should. The architecture studio OneByNine remodeled an apartment in Hong Kon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/space-invaders-bathroom/

Monsters University Teaser

(YouTube link) The sequel to the Pixar film Monsters, Inc. is expected to be out next summer, and the first teasers are out now. This time, the monsters are in college, which only makes sense, as the kids who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/monsters-university-teaser/

The Eternal Debate of Nobody Buys Music Anymore

Over the weekend, NPR's All Songs Considered summer intern Emily White, a college senior and music lover, blogged about how she has over 11,000 songs in her iTunes library but have o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/the-eternal-debate-of-nobody-buys-music-anymore/

90s-Style Cyberpunk Star Wars

For his latest project, custom toymaker Sillof imagined Star Wars in a dark version of the near future: The line is intended to have a 90's sci-fi aesthetic. It has some elements of Cyberpunk, the Matrix...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/90s-style-cyberpunk-star-wars/

Skull And Crossbones Spatula

Skull And Crossbones Spatula - $12.95 Do you fancy yourself a good cook, but your friends and family beg to differ? Do you make food that makes your eyes water not your mouth water? You need the Skull And Crossbones S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/skull-and-crossbones-spatula/

And the Most Peaceful Country in the World Is…

According to the Institute for Economics & Peace, the most peaceful country in the world is Iceland. Yes, the country that disrupted air travel across Europe with its spewing, unpronounceable volcano a couple of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/and-the-most-peaceful-country-in-the-world-is/

Seth The International Street Artist

The extremely colorful street artist known only as Seth has a global mission in mind-cover every continent with street art containing characters which look like the native people. Seth's works can be found all ove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/seth-the-international-street-artist/

The Decapitating, Rat-Eating Clocks of the Black Forest

As the full title says, these are not your grandmother's cuckoo clocks! Justin Miller has been fascinated with cuckoo clocks of the Black Forest since he was a child. He tells us about the origins of clocks with auto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/the-decapitating-rat-eating-clocks-of-the-black-forest/

Happy Strawberry

Redditor hellomynameisadam was served a drink in a Chinese restaurant with these garnishes. Certainly worth taking a picture! Link Drink, faces, food art, garnish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/happy-strawberry/

O (Omicron)

(vimeo link) O (Omicron) is an art installation by Romain Tardy & Thomas Vaquié. Through the magic of projection, Centennial Hall (Hala Stulecia) in Warsaw, Poland is turned into a piece of performance art. Watch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/o-omicron/

Vintage Photo Booth Portraits

Archival site These Americans has some amazing photo sets for you to peruse and admire, like this series of vintage photo booth shots that take a fun look back at the county fair and boardwalk days of yore....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/vintage-photo-booth-portraits/

Pachanelly Canon

(YouTube link) A cappella group Gentleman's Rule perform a mashup of Pachelbel's "Canon in D" and Nelly's song ”Ride Wit Me.” The result is downright fun! -via The Daily What Music, mashup, music video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/20/pachanelly-canon/










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