Archive for June 30th, 2012

Ride A Bike, Shorten Your Prison Sentence

Inmates at  the Santa Rita do Sapucai prison in Brazil are being offered a deal too good to pass up-put in 16 hours on a bicycle and get a day knocked off your sentence. It's an interesting way to encourage priso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/ride-a-bike-shorten-your-prison-sentence/

Josh Atlas And His Strange Sweet Tooth

Artist Josh Atlas clearly has a thing for the sugary side of life, and he expresses his love for the sweet stuff through sculptures and drawings that look decidedly less delicious than the real thing. His strange...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/josh-atlas-and-his-strange-sweet-tooth/

Ship Shape Pencil Case

  Ship Shape Pencil Case - $7.95 Are busy sailing gently through summer? Land ho! The start of school is right around the corner and you don't want to miss out on the coolest school supplies. Get your Ship Shape P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/ship-shape-pencil-case/

Hand Knit Monster Masks

Tracy Widdess has named her strange hand knit monster mask series Brutal Knitting, and they put the ITT in knitting! They're full of monstrous details and ghoulish charm that only a mother could love, and when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/hand-knit-monster-masks/

Mugshots Of Extremely Hip Troublemakers

The hipster baddies in these mugshots look so cool I wanna join their gang! These rebels without a care were arrested in the late 1960s (and one in 1970) around Minneapolis, Minnesota, and probably set the fashion...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/mugshots-of-extremely-hip-troublemakers/

31 Cool and Easy DIY Projects

Looking for an easy project to try out over the weekend? Well, this list is certain to offer something to your liking. Personally, I want to try painting my high heel soles to make them look cooler. LinkFun, craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/31-cool-and-easy-diy-projects/

If Dr. Seuss Played Skyrim

Maybe it's just me, but I don't see Dr. Seuss as much of a gamer, even if he were alive today. That being said, a video game based on his art would be epic. But since that still seems unlikely, I guess we'll have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/if-dr-seuss-played-skyrim/

Meet The Pyro From Team Fortress 2

(YouTube Link) Man, the Pyro character class from the video game Team Fortress 2 is one sick puppy. Seeing the world through his eyes is like taking an acid trip through Candyland, too bad his foes don't s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/animated-short-meet-the-pyro/

Because Everything Is Better When Fried

Even watermelon, the freshest and most refreshing of summer fruits has been deep fried at the Alameda County fair. This seems like it could be heavenly or horrible. Has any one had it? If so, what did you think? Link V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/because-everything-is-better-when-fried/

Animated Short - FABLE

(Vimeo Link) This beautiful and artsy animated short is called Fable, and it was created by artist and animation teacher Daniel Sousa. Daniel brings the strange to the natural world, with wondrous results....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/animated-short-fable/

The Most Amazing Bowling Story

There have only been 21 sanctioned perfect series in the history of bowling, and Bill Fong was on track to make the 22nd ... but could a last strike on the last frame also spell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/the-most-amazing-bowling-story/

How to Make Fourth of July Strawberries

To celebrate America's Independence Day, try making these red, white and blue strawberries. The Five Sisters Café made them out of strawberries, white chocolate and blue sugar. Link -via Liz NormanFourth of July,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/how-to-make-fourth-of-july-strawberries/

Epic Backyard Looping Waterslide of DOOM!

Epic backyard looping waterslide or a prelude to a trip to the emergency room? See whether this DIY deathtrap fun creation by YouTube user TSchmalz3000 work over at VideoSift: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/epic-backyard-looping-waterslide-of-doom/

Would You Eat at A Zombie-Themed Restaurant

Zombie movies are cool and fun, but one thing they really aren't is appetizing. Even so, for those that long for fresh brain burgers, Zombiez of Vashon Island, WA is here to satiate your cravings for ZLTs, Zombie Roy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/would-you-eat-at-a-zombie-themed-restaurant/

Why Not Zoidberg in Stained Glass?

Judith Mascolo's geeky side comes out when she starts cutting stained glass. She's made figures from Doctor Who, Super Mario Bros., My Neighbor Totoro, Dungeons & Dragons and more....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/why-not-zoidberg-in-stained-glass/

Evil Eye Optical Record Player

Vinyl records use grooves on the disc to encode the music. But not the Evil Eye optical synth by Belgian collective Indianen: Instead of cutting grooves onto a surface, cust...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/evil-eye-optical-record-player/

Skateboarding Time!

(Video Link) Yes, you've almost certainly already seen a video of a skateboarding dog, but these amateurs are utterly adorable as they try to figure out the proper method. Via I Has A Hot DogCute, videos, animals,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/skateboarding-time/

Snail Takes a Shower

(Video Link) This giant African land snail is taking a relaxing shower after a long commute home from work. You think it's big? Some members of this species grow up to ten inches long. -via Blame It on the Voices...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/snail-takes-a-shower/

Vintage TV Commercial For Atari

(YouTube Link) Talk about gnarly to the max! This totally rad Atari commercial from the 80s has it all-a beach, a boombox, and babes galore! Oh, and there's the bit about totally tubular old games like Ms. Pac-Man,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/vintage-tv-commercial-for-atari/

Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

Here's a video clip by Vilkaz Zebigwan for you to show your favorite engineer. They'll love it. Trust me, I'm a blogger. Trust me, I'm an engineer With epic skill a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/trust-me-im-an-engineer/

How Accurately Does Hollywood Age Actors?

In 1967, William Shatner played 34-year old Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek episode "The Deadly Years." A strange affliction struck members of a landing party, causing them to age rapidly. Within hour...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/how-accurately-does-hollywood-age-actors/

How To Make Your Own Amazing GIFs

Have you ever wondered how people create such amazing looking art GIFs, and want to make your own? Master of GIF animation Anthony Holden has shared his secrets for creating amazing GIF artwork with the interwebs,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/how-to-make-your-own-amazing-gifs/

LumaHelm: Bike Helmet Meets Daft Punk

Photo: Craig Sillitoe It's like bicycle helmet meets Daft Punk. Dutch designer Wouter Walmink created a flashing helmet called LumaHelm with 104 multicolored LED lights that c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/lumahelm-bike-helmet-meets-daft-punk/

Who Stole Jaws?

The iconic image we associate with the movie Jaws was painted by Roger Kastel, who has a few other blockbusters movie poster credits. Kastel was assigned the job of making the shark on the novel's cover more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/who-stole-jaws/

A Law To Visit Your Parents?

Haven't visited your parents in a while? You may be a lawbreaker. Shocked by a statistics that more than 33% of Chinese people visit their parents but once a year (and nearly 12% haven'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/a-law-to-visit-your-parents/

Hello Kitty Gym Duffle Bag

Hello Kitty Gym Duffle Bag - $59.95 Bikini season is here! Is it time to say hello your waist and the gym again? Get motivated to exercise with the Hello Kitty Gym Duffle Bag from the NeatoShop. This super adorable ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/hello-kitty-gym-duffle-bag/

Gregory Euclide's Lunch Break Whiteboard Art Masterpieces

What did you do on your lunch break? Artist and high school teacher Gregory Euclide did a little scribble on his classroom's whiteboard to create a lunch break...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/gregory-euclides-lunch-break-whiteboard-art-masterpieces/

Courtroom Suicide?

Moments after being convicted for arson of his Phoenix, Arizona, mansion, an ex-Wall Street trader collapsed and later died. Looking back at the video clip, authorities are now wonde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/courtroom-suicide/

The Vice Presidents That History Forgot

Writer Tony Horwitz visited the Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center in Huntington, Indiana. It is the only museum dedicated to the 47 vice-presidents of the United States. Museum director Daniel Johns admits the tit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/the-vice-presidents-that-history-forgot/

100 Historical Guitar Riffs

(YouTube link) If the history of rock 'n' roll had to be explained without words in a limited time, it would sound like this. Alex Chadwick plays all 100 guitar riffs in one take! They're labeled, but they'll be so fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/100-historical-guitar-riffs/




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