Archive for June 22nd, 2012

Thought Provoking Sculptures And Illustrations By Nishio Yasuyuki

Nishio Yasuyuki is an artist and sculptor whose works have a compelling story to tell, and bring to mind images of a dark, wondrous place born out of our collective subconscious. Despite being massive in scale, Ni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/massive-thought-provoking-sculptures-by-nishio-yasuyuki/

Fruits And Vegetables Carved Into Skull Shapes

The last time I saw fruit and vegetables looking as grisly as these pieces by Dimitri Tsykalov I didn't touch the fresh stuff for months! Skull images are delicately carved into the flesh, outer skin peeled back t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/fruits-and-vegetables-carved-into-skull-shapes/

Party Rock Cantina Band

(YouTube link) Now you know how to dance to the music in Mos Eisley's most wretched hive of scum and villainy. That knowledge could come in handy! -via Buzzfeed Star Wars, LMFAO, Party Rock Anthem, Cantina Band...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/party-rock-cantina-band/

Phineas and Ferb Tung Toos

Phineas and Ferb Tung Toos - $1.95 Summer is officially here! Do you know what you are going to do today? How about maybe writing a haiku and get a tongue tattoo?  No, not a real tattoo. A temporary tongue tattoo wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/phineas-and-ferb-tung-toos/

Vintage Photos Of New York Kids By Helen Levitt

Helen Levitt was a street photographer after my own heart, who captured raw images of life on the streets of New York from the 1930s to the 1980s. She has been called "the most celebrated and least known photograp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/vintage-photos-of-new-york-kids-by-helen-levitt/

15 Enchanting Red Windows from Around the World

There's something about a touch of red on a home that makes you smile. Environmental Graffiti collected pictures of windows all over the world that stand out with red frames or shutters, or even both. Link (Image...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/15-enchanting-red-windows-from-around-the-world/

The Realness of Reality TV

Fans of the TV show House Hunters were rocked by a blog post by one of the participants this week in which she revealed the staging behind the show. Well, here's a really shocking secret: a lot of "real...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/the-realness-of-reality-tv/

A Room with a (Different) View

Untitled (Corner Shop 11) from the series "Room Portraits" by Menno Aden German photographer Menno Aden has a unique way of photographing a room: from above!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/a-room-with-a-different-view/

Volume Discount

What a deal (and I love the tag line "End the misery today!") - via Criggo   divorce, lawyer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/volume-discount/

Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror

(YouTube link) NASA's newest Mars probe, Curiosity, is scheduled to land on Mars on August 6th, 2012. It won't be easy. You can follow the latest updates at NASA's Mars Science Laboratory site. Link -via Metafiltermar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/curiositys-seven-minutes-of-terror/

LEGO Steampunk Star Wars Spacecraft

Photo: Steadibrick/Flickr Photo: Steadibrick/Flickr Sean Jensen (Steadibrick on Flickr) made not one but two super cool LEGO Steampunk versions of Star Wars spacecraft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/lego-steampunk-star-wars-spacecraft/

A Petition to End Petitions

(YouTube link) It's so annoying when people stop you on the street to sign a petition that Scott Rogowsky of someecards asked people to sign a petition to stop that sort of thing. Some folks took the time to explain t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/a-petition-to-end-petitions/

The Stephen King Flowchart

Love Stephen King? This one is for you: Gillian James of Tessiegirl blog mapped the connections between characters in Stephen King universe. Take a look at the full Stephen King...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/the-stephen-king-flowchart/

Khan's Child

Did you think you know everything there is to know about Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan? Did you know about the Khan baby? Dvin Faraci of Badass Digest has the scoop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/khans-child/

Ninja Mug

Ninja Mug - $11.95 Attention warm beverage drinkers! Do you follow strict coffee drinking rules that require you to be specialized in the ancient art of sipping?  The Ninja Mug from the NeatoShop is for you! This fan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/ninja-mug/

The Horror of Mrs. Doubtfire

  "An unemployed man undergoes a drastic transformation in a twisted attempt to regain the trust of his estranged family." A comedy? No, Mrs. Doubtfire is undoubtedly a horror flick. Here's the recut trailer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/the-horror-of-mrs-doubtfire/

Zombie Bride Cake

What better cake to celebrate the death of your singlehood than this: the Zombie bride cake by cake artist Sarah Jones? Sarah based the cake on an actor at the Haunted Hayrid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/zombie-bride-cake/

Internet Micro Celebrity

(YouTube link) Do you know someone whose self-esteem relies on how many "friends" and "followers" they have? That kind of ego-boost can backfire on you in the blink of an eye! -via b3taFriends, celebrity, internet, so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/internet-micro-celebrity/

Sand Sculpture Scenery

We've all played in the sand, but not like Singaporean sand sculptor JOOHeng Tan. He really took dirt to a whole 'nother level: World champion sand sculptor JOOh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/sand-sculpture-scenery/

Elephant May Get Contact Lenses

C'Sar, an elephant at the North Carolina Zoo, showed signs of not being able to see. The problem was cataracts, which were removed surgically. C'sar perked up amazingly well after his sight was restored, but zookeepers s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/elephant-may-get-contact-lenses/

Day to Night

Take a look at photographer Stephen Wilkes's photo series "Day to Night," shot in New York City, and weep. Simply fantastic. This one above, of The Flatiron building,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/day-to-night/

The Story of Publishers Clearing House

When you think of Publisher's Clearing House, you think of the sweepstakes that suddenly makes some people fabulously wealthy. But they sell a lot of magazine subscriptions, at relatively low prices. The secret is that P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/the-story-of-publishers-clearing-house/

A Case of the Mondays

Illustrated by @pants, this Twaggie was rendered from a Tweet by @StephenAtHome. That's Stephen Colbert, just in case you didn't recognize him. See a new illustrated Tweet every day at Twaggies! Link Twitter, Stephen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/a-case-of-the-mondays/

Planets Are a Close Couple

Data from NASA's Kepler space telescope shows two exoplanets that orbit closer to each other than any other planets yet discovered. The image is an artist's conception of what one planet might look like from the othe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/planets-are-a-close-couple/

Lovable Pooches With Different Colored Eyes

Heterochromia is more common in dogs than in people, and it's as cute as can be! At Environmental Graffiti, see 15 adorable dogs looking at you with puppy dog eyes -one blue and one brown, mostly. Linkdogs, eyes, eye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/lovable-pooches-with-different-colored-eyes/

Millenium Falcon LEGO Messenger Bag

  Millenium Falcon LEGO Messenger Bag - $19.95 Are you looking for a way to rebel against clutter and disorganization in your home? You need the Millenium Falcon LEGO Messenger Bag from the NeatoShop. This impre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/millenium-falcon-lego-messenger-bag/

Giant Fish Sculptures Made Out Of Plastic Bottles

This fishy work is aptly titled The Big Fishes, and it was made from discarded plastic bottles collected and assembled into a pleasantly piscine form. It's currently on display at Botafogo beach in Rio De...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/giant-fish-sculptures-made-out-of-plastic-bottles/

An Unusual Way To Create A Character

Artist David Habben has an unusual creative process behind his whimsical illustrations-he creates a basic outline/shape then fills the interior with detail. He twists and contorts his characters to fit within the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/an-unusual-way-to-create-a-character/

Fossilized Copulating Turtle Couple Discovered In Germany

These shell backed lovers were fossilized while doing the nasty around 47 million years ago, and now have the distinction of being the only vertebrate fossils ever found frozen in the act of making love. The matin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/fossilized-copulating-turtle-couple-discovered-in-germany/

We Live in an Age of Wonders

Randall Munroe of xkcd demonstrates to us how greatly our knowledge of the cosmos has expanded just recently. Here's his scaled representation of all 786 known planets, most of which were unknown a few years ago. He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/we-live-in-an-age-of-wonders/










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