Archive for June 24th, 2012

Guillem March Parodies His Own Catwoman Cover Art

When the cover art for Catwoman #0 was released it was severely criticized, and Guillem March caught a bunch of flack for both the unnatural pose of the character and the supposedly exploitative nature of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/guillem-march-parodies-his-own-catwoman-cover-art/

10 Amazing Villains Who Were Supposed to Be One-Offs

Everyone loves The Joker and Daleks, but amazingly, if their creators followed their original plan, these are names we probably would never have known about because they were only supposed to appear once. Read about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/10-amazing-villains-who-were-supposed-to-be-one-offs/

Annoying Orange Talking Clip Ons

Annoying Orange - Talking Fresh Squeezed Clip Ons | $10.95 If you are a fan of the webseries or TV show Annoying Orange, you'll love these clip-on fruits for your purse, backpack, or keyring. Yes, they talk! Just pres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/annoying-orange-talking-clip-ons/

These Look Like Some Great Nachos!

(Video Link) Unfortunately, this video is made up from pictures instead of video footage, still, it's pretty adorable and the song is a nice touch. Personally, I think that little skinny thing could use a few more nac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/these-look-like-some-great-nachos/

15 Incredibly Cool Cthulhu Tattoos

People have really taken a shine to that squid faced master of madness Cthulhu, to the point where they're willing to permanently ink up their body with his horrifying visage. This article should really be called...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/15-incredibly-cool-cthulhu-tattoos/

The Old Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon as Performed by Dungeons & Dragons Players

(Video Link) Do you remember the 80s cartoon Dungeons & Dragons? Who knew that it was an actual campaign! And, specifically, one in which the players derailed the Dungeon Master's planned plot and endlessly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/the-old-dungeons-dragons-cartoon-as-performed-by-dungeons-dragons-players/

Wim Delvoye's "Suppository"

Wim Delvoye, whom we've featured on Neatorama as the world's most badass artist, has a new show at the Louvre. The 40-foot tall sculpture above features laser-cut steel with cath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/wim-delvoyes-suppository/

Cow Sees Reflection in Window, Charges into House

A few years ago, I was chased by an irate steer through a backyard and narrowly escaped injury by scrambling over a neighbor's fence. Cows are not always docile creatures and should be treated carefully. This crimina...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/cow-sees-reflection-in-window-charges-into-house/

Shoe Pants

New York-based artist Sebastian Errazuriz (previously on Neatorama) never fails to amuse me. His "Shoe Pants" - sort of like an adult footie pajama - is like the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/shoe-pants/

Extinct Birds in the Fashions of the Year of Their Demise

The Great Auk once ranged over the entire North Atlantic. But it had the misfortune of being both edible and endowed with fetching down. By 1844, humans had hunted it into extinction. This is Brian R. Williams's illu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/extinct-birds-in-the-fashions-of-the-year-of-their-demise/

Super Rare Lunch Box

Photo via Cool and Collected Do you have this nifty Superman lunch box in your closet? If so, you could be rich! TopTenz lists the top 10 toys in your closet that coul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/super-rare-lunch-box/

Edible Shotgun Shells

You should not load these 12-gauge shells into your shotgun. Etsy seller Lisa Loving made them out of fondant as wedding cake toppers. Linketsy, cake topper, shotguns, fondant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/edible-shotgun-shells/

R.I.P. Lonesome George

We've followed the saga of Lonesome George, the last Pinta Island Tortoise, for years. But George has been around much longer, and was believed to be around 100 years old. Fausto Llerena, George's keeper for the past...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/r-i-p-lonesome-george/

The Sailor Avengers

"Sailor Hulk, I think that now might be a good time to get angry." Ann Marcellino imagined the members of The Avengers and Loki as Sailor Scouts. You can see her other images in the series at the link. Link -via T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/the-sailor-avengers/

Slims Face, Scares Children

Neatoramanauts, listen up! You too can have attractive, slimmer face without plastic surgery, thanks to this Japanese (who else?) invention. Steve Levenstein of InventorSpot told us th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/face-slimmer/

Uglydoll - OX in the Box

Uglydoll - OX in the Box | $24.95 Why settle for an everyday Jack in the Box when you can have an OX in a Box? Turn the handle to play "Pop Goes the Weasel" song ... when it stops, out pops everyone's favorite Ugl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/uglydoll-ox-in-the-box/

The Mufflermobile Will Silence Your Critics

This street legal (at least in New Brunswick) 1948 Willys Jeep CJ2A has an aluminum skin attached to a wood frame. It's for sale on eBay. Your friends and neighbors will be speechless when you pull this beauty into t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/the-mufflermobile-will-silence-your-critics/

3D Alphabet

Letters of the alphabets are so ... two dimensional! Well, no more - thanks to Ji Lee of Please Enjoy (previously on Neatorama), who rotated letters around their central a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/3d-alphabet/

Leather Throw Pillow Made from Old Shoes

Baptiste Viry gave new life to old shoes by sewing and riveting them onto a suede backing and filling it with feathers. I think that the laces are a nice touch that adds a bit of authenticity about the pillow's origi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/leather-throw-pillow-made-from-old-shoes/

China Made to Fit

These ain't your mama's Delftware plates! Dutch artist Maxime Ansiau created conjoined plates featuring skyscrapers and other buildings: Link - via Colossal   China...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/china-made-to-fit/

Watch a Zipper Truck Reposition a Median in Heavy Traffic

(Video Link) Zipper Trucks are amazing machines that quickly pick up and move 1,500 pound blocks of concrete that serve as median barriers on San Francisco's highways: Each 30-ton, 58-foot Zipper Truck is driven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/watch-a-zipper-truck-reposition-a-median-in-heavy-traffic/

Wolverine Notepad Holder

Wolverine Notepad Holder | $14.95 Never fear! The X-men's Wolverine will hold those notes for you -or even business cards! This will be particularly "noteworthy" at your workplace. The Wolverine notepad holder is made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/wolverine-notepad-holder/

Pete Cuba's Budweiser Art

Photo: pcuba/Flickr If you love the Budweiser beer, then you're sure to love the Budweiser Burgundy. No? How about the Bud water? Surely the Budweiser peanut butter ......

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/pete-cubas-budweiser-art/

Hitler Pincushion

Stick it to the Fuehrer with this novelty pincushion sold in the United States during World War II. Note that it comes with the warning "Not endorsed by Hitler," so it's not an officially sanctioned product. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/hitler-pincushion/

Hitchcock's Dark Knight

What do you get when you mash up Batman and Hitchcock? This bit of brilliance, by YouTube user Plan9Pic, who wrote: I was experimenting with editing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/hitchcocks-dark-knight/

20 TV Show Intros (Awesome Enough to Watch Over and Over)

Johnny Cat, "some guy on the Internet," compiled a list of his favorite TV show introductions, with links to each one in case you want to check it out. In some ways, the list is a nostalgia trip, but there are also s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/20-tv-show-intros-awesome-enough-to-watch-over-and-over/

Invisible Bicycles

Photo: Zhao Huasen For his series Floating, Chinese photographer Zhao Huasen captured the images of people who seem to hover on the road while riding invisible bicycl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/invisible-bicycles/

AbyssBox

A few animals have made the deepest depths of the ocean their natural habitat, which means they evolved to withstand enormous pressure. We only get to see these animals by remote camera, unless you happen to be James...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/abyssbox/

Ducks Deliver Mail at Nursing Home

(video link) Steve Score delivers mail to Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Sometimes he brings along his assistants: ducklings named Peeper and the Pipettes. The residents love getting mail from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/ducks-deliver-mail-at-nursing-home/

City Life Before Air Conditioning

Is it hot enough for ya? Don't you hate hearing that? Imagine a world in which no one, except maybe the movie theater, had air conditioning. In 1998, playwright Arthur Miller wrote a nostalgic piece about the New York Ci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/city-life-before-air-conditioning/










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