Archive for July 17th, 2012

Strange Metal Sculptures By Tilman Hornig

It's hard to make heads or tails of Tilman Hornig's metal sculptures. Some pieces look like the shed skin of a serpentine Tin Man, others look like industrial pieces found in a post-apocalyptic cityscape. All h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/strange-metal-sculptures-by-tilman-hornig/

Knight Rides across Canada to Promote Chivalry

Vincent Gabriel Kirouac of Quebec recently arrived in Saskatchewan on horseback and in armor. He doesn't hold an official knighthood, but he is making his knightly journey across Canada to promote chivalrous conduct:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/knight-rides-across-canada-to-promote-chivalry/

Man Uses Obituary for Confession

Val Patterson of Salt Lake City, Utah, prepared his own obituary ahead of time. In it, he got a lot of things off his chest. As in, secrets he had kept for many years. Now that I have gone to my reward, I have confessio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/man-uses-obituary-for-confession/

Darth Vader Has a Conversation with His 12-Year Old Self

(Video Link) We've seen Jeremiah McDonald have a conversation with a younger version of himself. But what wasn't clear is that his idea wasn't original. It had already been done a long time ago in a galaxy far, far...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/darth-vader-has-a-conversation-with-his-12-year-old-self/

New Profession: Sorority Rushing Coaches

If you want to succeed in life, then you'd better get into the right sorority. Make it your primary focus for the first few months of college, because that's when you have to impress girls three years older than your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/new-profession-sorority-rushing-coaches/

Agouti: The Robin Hood of Rodents

Photo: Christian Ziegler The cute cat-sized agouti above is much more than a lowly jungle creature. In fact, it is very much the Robin Hood of rodents. The furry bandit hides and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/agouti-the-robin-hood-of-rodents/

The Average Canadian Now Richer Than the Average American

Waitaminute! While we're busy trying not to lose our shirt in the Great Recession, those sneaky Canadians managed to get richer than us Yanks. But how did it happen? On July...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/the-average-canadians-now-richer-than-americans/

Ask An Associate For A Demonstration

If you need to ask an associate for a demonstration, urine luck! But first, you need to take a number. Number 2 is up next! Via CubicleBot toilet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/ask-an-associate-for-a-demonstration/

The 17-Year-Old Drug Kingpin

A certain 17-year-old high school student near Cincinnati, Ohio, certainly has a zeal for entrepreneurship: he has managed to juggle academics and run his own multimillion dollar busin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/the-17-year-old-drug-kingpin/

Google Street View's Online Tours of the Shackleton's and Scott's Antarctic Huts

They're a bit out of the way, but thanks to new panoramas launched by Google Street View today, you too can explore two of the most famous huts in the history of exploration: the Shack...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/google-street-views-online-tours-of-the-shackletons-and-scotts-antarctic-huts/

Huge Solar Blasts Spark Rare Aurora Colors

A big storm on the Sun Friday caused solar particle to enter the Earth's atmosphere on Sunday. The result was amazing auroras visible in unexpected places, and in unusual colors. Space scientists believe the sunspot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/huge-solar-blasts-spark-rare-aurora-colors/

Do Not Push

(YouTube link) Pomplamoose managed to combine the two biggest songs that you can't get away from and get it their unique stamp as well in the song "Do Not Push." The lyrics are from "Call Me Maybe" and the music is "S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/do-not-push/

This is How You Paint a 150 Foot Tall Batman

A 150-foot-tall image of the movie poster for The Dark Knight Rises was painted on the side of the building at 315 Park Avenue South in New York. Irene Gallo watched as it was painted, by hand, one section a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/this-is-how-you-paint-a-150-foot-tall-batman/

LEGO Lunch Box

LEGO Lunch Box - $14.95 Are you brown bagging it to work? Build up your reputation as the cool kid coworker with the Lego Lunch Box from the NeatoShop. This great Lego shaped storage box is food and dishwasher safe. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/lego-lunch-box/

8 Amazing Drowned Buildings

When rivers are rerouted or dammed, or when lakes or reservoirs are built, previously dry land becomes part of the waterway. Most buildings in such places are either torn down or are eventually destroyed by the water...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/8-amazing-drowned-buildings/

The Dog Dicer

(YouTube link) Here's an ad made for people who are extremely suggestible. Like, people who would never think of cutting a hot dog with an instrument clearly designed for, say, a steak. For only $9.95, you can avoid s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/the-dog-dicer/

Legend of Zelda Inspired Key Hanger

It makes so much sense. And now it can be yours. This Zelda key rack from Etsy store GeekyandChic can be made with more hooks is you need them. Link -via Buzzfeed etsy, Legend of Zelda, key holder, key rack...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/legend-of-zelda-inspired-key-hanger/

What do you mean "We"?

Adam came up with a very descriptive way to announce to all his Facebook friends that he is going to be a father, with one picture. I'm sure Mrs. Adam is just as happy. LinkFacebook, pregnancy announcement...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/what-do-you-mean-we/

Solar Powered Ice Cream Cart

The Dutch design firm Springtime invented this ice cream cart. The solar cells on the roof collect enough energy to keep the ice cream chilled: The ice cream carts were designed to have a solar panel attached to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/solar-powered-ice-cream-cart/

Just One More Hat - A Team Fortress 2 Musical

(YouTube Link) This cute little machinima style musical stars characters from the video game Team Fortress 2. It's a musical tribute to all the fun types of headgear found in the game, and it sounds like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/just-one-more-hat-a-team-fortress-2-musical/

Scary Zombie Head Gumball Dispenser

This zombie head gumball dispenser is one gnarly piece of home decor, but what kind of sicko would want to take a gumball out of this disgustingly dessicated head?! It would look right at home in a haunted house o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/scary-zombie-head-gumball-dispenser/

My Little Pony Rifle

We've got MLP shotguns and MLP handguns, so let's round out the gunsafe with some MLP rifles. I don't know who made this awesome Rainbow Dash Lee-Enfield rifle, but s/he deserves high praise for creativity and rifle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/my-little-pony-rifle/

A Tribute To Classic Video Game Maps

There's something so warm and inviting about the maps that came with many classic fantasy themed video games. Maybe it's the prospect of exploring all those brightly colored lands, or the whimsical little details...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/a-tribute-to-classic-video-game-maps/

The Mini-Golf Open

(YouTube link) Improv Everywhere went to a miniature golf course and turned it into a major gold tournament. A very polite crowd and sportscasters cheered on the little kids, who were thrilled with the whole experienc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/the-mini-golf-open/

Disney Princesses - Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Disney Princess Water Bottle | $19.95 Is your little princess ready for the new school year? The Disney Princess Water Bottle has three of them: Belle, Aurora, and Rapunzel! It holds 12 ounces. The easy to sip straw h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/disney-princesses-stainless-steel-water-bottle/

Hiawatha’s Valence Bonding

Hiawatha hated woodlands. by R.B. Laughlin, Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California With apologies to Lewis Carroll (and H. W. Longfellow) [EDITOR'S NOTE: The author's Nobel Prize is not in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/hiawathas-valence-bonding/

Vocal Impression Of 151 Pokemon Characters

(YouTube Link) This girl has an amazing vocal range, not for singing but rather for something far more important- imitating 151 characters from Pokemon! I wonder if she's been developing these impressions since chi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/vocal-impression-of-all-151-pokemon-characters/

Panda Pita Pepperoni Pizza

This dish from Jill of Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons looks both tasty and cute. To make your own, you'll need pita bread, shredded mozzarella, sliced pepperoni, marina sauce and a slice of provolone. Linkpizza, panda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/panda-pita-pepperoni-pizza/

The McDonald's Three-Piece Suit

In 1976, this suit was the pinnacle of managerial style. Now it's available for the modern man who wants a classy look from that era. It's for sale on eBay. If you're not a 43 long, find a way to make it fit. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/17/the-mcdonalds-three-piece-suit/




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