Archive for July 21st, 2012

Andrew W.K.'s Cheesy Custom Guitar

What could possibly make Andrew W.K.'s already cheesy persona even cheesier? A custom made guitar that looks like a big ol' sloppy slice of NYC pizza pie, that's what! Andrew built and painted the guitar as an hom...

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Indiana Jones Theme Song A Capella by Nick McKaig

Nick McKaig, who did the Vocal Version of the Star Wars Theme, is back. This time, with the a capella version of Indiana Jones (which he reproduced in its entirety using only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/indiana-jones-theme-song-a-capella-by-nick-mckaig/

Facehugger Corset

There's nothing like a little Alien parasitoid to grab all the attention of the geeks around you. Behold, the Facehugger Corset by Rage Custom Creations: Link - via Fashionab...

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How Long Does It Take To Sort 65,000 LEGO Bricks?

71 hours. We know the answer because someone had actually done it: Daniel Larsson and Tomas Redigh (of the Swedish band Rymdreglage) are creating the sequel to their insanely fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/how-long-does-it-take-to-sort-65000-lego-bricks/

Jim Denevan's Frozen Art on Lake Baikal, Siberia

We've featured giant sand artwork by Jim Denevan before on Neatorama, but the artist is back. This time, Jim and his team traveled all the way to Lake Baikal, Siberia, in or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/jim-denevans-frozen-art-on-lake-baikal-siberia/

Face of Paris Optical Illusion

I found this delightful "Face of Paris" optical illusion over at Mighty Optical Illusion. Does anyone know its origin? optical illusion, Eiffel Tower...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/face-of-paris-optical-illusion/

Huge Sudeley Bench by Pablo Reinoso

Oh, what tangled bench Pablo Reinoso weaves. Paris-based artist created this Huge Sudeley Bench, made out of twisted steel, back in 2010: Link bench, Pablo Reinoso...

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Fanny/Fingerpainting by Chuck Close

This ain't fingerpainting you did in kindergarten! That's artist Chuck Close "painting" a portrait of his grandmother-in-law with his fingertips. From The National...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/fannyfingerpainting-by-chuck-close/

Lenovo CEO Distributed His $3 Million Bonus to Employees

CEOs earning millions of dollars in bonuses is not unusual, but what is remarkable is what China-based technology company Lenovo's CEO Yang Yuanqing did with his: *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/lenovo-ceo-distributed-his-3-million-bonus-to-employees/

Banana Chair

I, for one, find the Banana Chair by Polish design studio WamHouse very a-peel-ing. Hah! Technabob has more pics: Link chair, banana, WamHouse...

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Fifty Farts Playing Cards

  Fifty Farts Playing Cards - $7.95 Are you looking for a fun way to pass the time? ¬†You need the Fifty Farts Playing Cards set from the NeatoShop. Now you can learn all about the taxonomy of the rectal expulsi...

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Lava Kiss

Photo: Dallas Nagata White Photographer Dallas Nagata White submitted this photo of her husband surprising her with a dip and a kiss in front of a Kilauea lava flow in Hawaii:...

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Screaming

Swedish artist Sebastian Eriksson is only 18 years old, but he's already cutting out a place for himself in the art world. His surreal images are often horrifying, such as this pencil and charcoal drawing entitled *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/screaming/

Vibrating Glove Teaches People How to Play the Piano

As soon as you feel your finger vibrate, press the piano key. The Mobile Music Touch system devised by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology will teach you how to play the piano. The glove, which looks like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/vibrating-glove-teaches-people-how-to-play-the-piano/

The Horrifying Physiological and Psychological Consequences of Being Aquaman

Aquaman doesn't get the respect in the world of comic book super heroes that Superman, Captan America, and others get. On top of that, he inhabits an undersea world that contains few, if any, other heroes. But those are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/the-horrifying-physiological-and-psychological-consequences-of-being-aquaman/

Bygone Olympic Event: Distance Plunging

At the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis, competitors took part in a water event called the distance plunge. That was the only year it was part of the games. The event required athletes to dive into the pool and coast un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/bygone-olympic-event-distance-plunging/

The Electric Vocabulary

(YouTube link) James Sheils marries science and history (which should be done more often) and explains the timeline of research on electricity in this animated TEDEducation talk. Along the way, etymology is introduced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/the-electric-vocabulary/

Goulding Sidecars

Motorcycle enthusiasts and history buffs alike will love the story of James Goulding and his sidecars. One hundred years ago in 1910, my grandfather, James Goulding built his first sidecar in Melbourne, Australia. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/goulding-sidecars/

Marble Machine Chronicle

(YouTube link) This marble machine is pretty cool on its own, and then he starts switching out components on it! But wait, there's more... he's got other machines with different lift mechanisms, which are interchangea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/marble-machine-chronicle/

Take Care in What You Wear to the Games

Olympic sponsors are so adamant about protecting their rights that spectators wearing certain kinds of clothing may be turned away from the games. Games boss Sebation Coe warned anyone wearing a Pepsi T-shirt is likely...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/take-care-in-what-you-wear-to-the-games/

Abraham Lincoln Bandages

Abraham Lincoln Bandages - $4.95 The probability that you would fall in the struggle did not deter you from supporting a cause you believed was just. Now it is time to heal thy wounds with the Abraham Lincoln Bandages...

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Adorable Animated Short - OZO

(Vimeo Link) This neat animated short is called OZO, and it was created by a group of talented animation students from France. It blends traditional and 3d animation into a delightful story that seems like it would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/adorable-animated-short-ozo/

Mind Blowing Optical Illusion Art Installation

These art installations were created by Regina Silveira as a surefire way to blow the minds of all in attendance. This Brazilian born artist has a way of making the senses reel, with simple linework and perspectiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/mind-blowing-optical-illusion-art-installation/

This Week at Neatorama

Our hearts go out to the survivors and the families of the deceased in Aurora, Colorado after the horrific shooting at the movie theater early Friday morning. While we cannot ignore it, coverage of such a big, constantly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/this-week-at-neatorama-112/

A Truly Awesome Nude Shower Scene

(Videos Link) Sorry to get your hopes up kids, but this isn't a hot shower video, it's just an adorable one featuring a simply precious furless little rat getting a good scrub on. Via I Can Has CheeseburgerCute, vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/a-truly-awesome-nude-shower-scene/

Water Flavored Alcoholic Beverage

This carbonated alcoholic water beverage called Air might be the future of booze, or else it's a really bad idea. It's made to be tasteless, created with a malt fermentation process that renders it odorle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/water-flavored-alcoholic-beverage/

How to Arrange Your Wardrobe to Match Your Favorite Website

Yesterday I asked you what you guys think a Neatorama cocktail would consist of, but today I've got a bunch of clothing designed to match your favorite websites. So, not counting an awesome Neatorama shirt from the N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/how-to-arrange-your-wardrobe-to-match-your-favorite-website/

Terrifying Baby-Laughs-A-Lot Encounter

(YouTube Link) Let this video serve as a warning- don't let Baby-Laughs-A-Lot's batteries run low, or she will not be happy little plastic girl. This encounter with a darkly dying doll is the reason some people bel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/terrifying-baby-laughs-a-lot-encounter/

This Bra May Not Be Sexy, But It's Still Pretty Cool

In a way, this cute TMNT bra could actually make your chest "a hero in a half shell." Of course, putting some eyes on under your shirt is a surefire way to creep out your next date. Link Via GeekologieFunny, bras,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/this-bra-may-not-be-sexy-but-its-still-pretty-cool/

Awesome Mixed Media Works By Zach Johnsen

These fascinating mixed media works are by Zach Johnsen, a guy who figured out a fun way to add a new dimension to his artwork- by painting on contour cut pieces of wood. I love the theatrical look of Zach's insta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/21/awesome-mixed-media-works-by-zach-johnsen/




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