Archive for June 28th, 2012

The Dark Knight In Real Life

(YouTube Link) From the makers of Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Die Hard and The Shining in real life comes the tale of a sad looking Dark Knight hauling an even sadder looking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/the-dark-knight-in-real-life/

Drum Set in a Suitcase

Ken Preece's iCoustic Suitcase unpacks into a full drum set. And as you can see from the video posted on his Facebook wall, it plays well, too. Link -via Dude Craftdrums...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/drum-set-in-a-suitcase/

The Joy Of Purchasing New Beds For Your Pets

I'm sure anyone that lives in a household with multiple pets can relate to this cartoon! You think you're doing right by buying a new bed, or toy or treat, for each of them, only to find that all they really want...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/the-joy-of-purchasing-new-beds-for-your-pets/

Dora The Explorer Gets The Hollywood Treatment

(College Humor Link) This is exactly what I'd expect a Hollywood version of Dora the Explorer to look like, complete with ridiculous casting, lots of suspense, and some over the top action sequences thrown in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/dora-the-explorer-gets-the-hollywood-treatment/

Fun 8-Bit Cross Stitch Video Game Art

These pixelated works of hand stitched video game art were created by Etsy seller 8 Bit Stitches, and they bring a bit of old world craftsmanship to the modern gamer's home. It's a cute and simple idea that may inspire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/fun-8-bit-cross-stitch-video-game-art/

The Buurbecue Brings Neighbors Together

You stay on your side of the fence; I'll stay on mine. Maybe we can get along. And maybe--just maybe--through the magical power of grilled meat, we can bridge the divide between us. The Dutch design firm Natwerk desi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/the-buurbecue-brings-neighbors-together/

Animated Ride Through The Evil Dead Movies

(YouTube Link) This devilishly good cartoon version of the Evil Dead saga is brought to you by Daniel Kanemoto, whose videos play out like a digitally animated tour of the movies, as if you're watching from t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/the-animated-evil-dead/

Weird But Beautiful Old Soviet Rifle

While browsing through the archives of Ian McCollum's marvelous Forgotten Weapons blog, I came across this unusual and curvaceous rifle design. It's Nikolai Afanasiev's TKB-011 2M automatic rifle from the mid 1960s....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/weird-but-beautiful-old-soviet-rifle/

Floating Island Homes For The Financial Elite

These floating island homes are known as the Orsos luxury island yacht estates, and they're the ultimate in decadent housing on the high seas. There's room for twelve on board, and the whole thing is powered by so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/floating-island-homes-for-the-financial-elite/

Origin of Species Litograph Poster

Origin of Species Litograph - $38.95 Are you an evolved individual who finds great pleasure in reading Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species? You have been naturally selected to love the Origin of Spe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/origin-of-species-lithograph/

Frank Frazetta's My Little Pony

Fantasy artist Frank Frazetta died five months before the premier of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. DeviantART member zedew imagined an alternate world in which Frazetta lived long enough to shape the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/frank-frazettas-my-little-pony/

Awesome Embroidered Artwork By Izziyana Suhaimi

Singapore-based artist Izziyana Suhaimi has come up with an interesting and unique take on embroidery art-she embellishes her drawings with colorful stitches, creating a threaded splash of color on an otherwise flat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/awesome-embroidered-artwork-by-izziyana-suhaimi/

Lawyerbot is Here!

That's it. It's official. The Robocalypse has begun, and as you may have suspected, lawyers are involved. Meet your new lawyerbot overlord: [...] a recent judicial ruling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/lawyerbot-is-here/

Newest Trailer For Frankenweenie

(YouTube Link) Tim Burton is finally going to be able to see one of his very first projects come to life on the big screen in the animated treatment of Frankenweenie! This feature length animated film has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/newest-trailer-for-frankenweenie/

Bad Posture Belt Yells at You for Slouching

Your mom can't be with you all day, so Ellen Sundh has created a belt that yells at you when you slouch: The bend sensor is fitted in a belt together with the rest of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/bad-posture-belt-yells-at-you-for-slouching/

Trick Eye Museum

If you love to stick your head into those funny photo boards to take silly pictures, you'd love this: Our pals Jürgen and Mike visited a museum in Busan, South Korea, dedicated to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/trick-eye-museum/

Swimsuit Girls of Old Japan

Okinawa Soba has a Flickr set of lovely 100-year-old photographs of Japanese women, believed to be Geisha or Maiko, posing in swimsuits. Some have been hand-tinted, but very few have any information about the photogr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/swimsuit-girls-of-old-japan/

World's Oldest Pearl

The unassuming object to the left is actually the world's oldest pearl, unearthed by French researchers at a Neolithic site in the Arabian Peninsula: Discovered in the Em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/worlds-oldest-pearl/

The World's Hardest Sudoku

So. You think you're smart. Well, Finnish mathematician Arto Inkala challenges you to a game of sudoku, the hardest one ever constructed (on the scale of 1 to 5 as rated by difficulty,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/the-worlds-hardest-sudoku/

Man Places 10 Years of Newspaper Ads to Pay Loving Tribute to Late Wife

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez ran into a man named Joe Ingber in the lobby of the newspaper building who was looking to place a small ad in the paper. That, in itself is no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/man-places-10-years-of-newspaper-ads-to-pay-loving-tribute-to-late-wife/

Hello Kitty Neon Pink Tote Bag

Hello Kitty Neon Pink Tote Bag - $54.95 Attention all you workaholic Hello Kitty fans! Summer is here! All work and no play makes Hello Kitty sad. It is time to brighten up your day with the Hello Kitty Neon Pink Tote...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/hello-kitty-neon-pink-tote-bag/

Harry Potter Hedwig Cake

What's that spell again? Oh yeah, fantasticus cakus getinmybellius. Check out this wedding cake featuring Hedwig the owl from Harry Potter by Rosebud Cakes in Beverly Hills, California...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/harry-potter-hedwig-cake/

Reddi-Bacon

Take THAT, microwavable bacon! Back in 1964, the maker of Reddi-Wip tried to branch out and create insta-bacon that you can cook in a toaster. Bacon fat dripping next to the heating eleme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/reddi-bacon/

Answer This And Win £1,000: Why Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

Psst! Want £1,000? All you have to do is explain this curious property of water: why does hot water freeze faster than cold water. The Royal Society of Chemistry is backing the pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/answer-this-and-win-1000-why-does-hot-water-freeze-faster-than-cold-water/

Know Your Monsters

Know the names of the various types of monsters you may encounter. This guide from Poorly Drawn Lines may help. Link -via Blame It On The Voices monsters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/know-your-monsters/

Play With Your iPhone While It's Still In Your Jeans Pocket

Guys, have you ever been sitting at a table in a restaurant and all you ever wanted to do is check your iPhone but your girlfriend or wife has threatened you upon pain of swift and c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/play-with-your-iphone-while-its-still-in-your-jeans-pocket/

Invade All of the Humans!

(YouTube link) The world has been conquered by an army of giant robots! Well, two giant robots. Um, actually they're kinda small. But they've taken over the world! Or, maybe just the park. Actually, the area near the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/invade-all-of-the-humans/

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

Photo: LaDawna Howard/Flickr It was a close ruling, but a 5 to 4 decision by the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate, the key part of the Affordable Care Act, or more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/supreme-court-upholds-obamacare/

Behind the Mask: Costumers and their Alter Egos

You see pictures of cosplayers and their awesome costumes on the internet all the time. Have you ever wondered about the person behind all that makeup and spandex? Geeks Are Sexy found pictures of 34 accompl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/behind-the-mask-costumers-and-their-alter-egos/

Burglar Foiled by Burglar-trapping Door

(YouTube link) John Rodriguez arrived at the Rent-a-Center he managed in Brockton, Massachusetts, Tuesday and found 53-year-old Manuel Fernandes pinned to the floor under the metal door at the rear of the building. Hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/28/burglar-foiled-by-burglar-trapping-door/








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