Archive for August 9th, 2012

Which Typeface Engenders the Most Trust?

Have you ever seen a résumé written in comic sans? Regardless of the content, the applicant has probably hurt him/herself. Little details in writing, such as the typeface, can subtly persuade or dissua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Which-Typeface-Engenders-the-Most-Trust/

The Office Building That is Half in Germany, Half in the Netherlands

Does your company have communication problems? Do some departments act like independent countries? That's nothing compared to the headquarters building of the computer security company Alunsa. It straddles the Dutch-Germ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Office-Building-That-is-Half-in-Germany-Half-in-the-Netherlands/

Disney Princesses As Zombies

I’ve seen plenty of zombie crossovers, and Disney princesses are constantly being used as the subject of genre crossover art, but I’ve never seen those fairy tale gals looking so gruesome!Created by Witit Kar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Disney-Princesses-As-Disgusting-Zombies/

The Ultimate Carnivore Travel Case

For the hungry traveler on the go may I present the Wurstkoffer, a safe plastic case that lets you carry around and protect an assortment of hearty German sausages and cured meats.Now your delicious meaty treats can trav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Ultimate-Carnivore-Travel-Case/

Asian Minatures

In the digital collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, there is an album of pencil and watercolor sketches of Hindu gods and Mughal emperors, but they don't know the date -possibly the 18th ce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Asian-Minatures/

Storms on the Sun

We have seen a couple of solar flares this year that gave us beautiful auroras in areas that don't normally see such lights. But that was nothing compared to the coronal mass ejection known as the Carrington Super Flare...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Storms-on-the-Sun/

The Scientific Power of Music

[youtube SePL2w5f6dE](YouTube link)The latest video from asapSCIENCE explains how music makes us feel good. The secret is the same thing that love and drugs produce: more dopamine in our bodies. -via Buzzfeedmusic, dopam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Scientific-Power-of-Music/

Vinderhosen

Vinderhosen - $11.95The shelves of the NeatoShop are alive with sound of wonderful new products and here is one of our new favorite things. Vinderhosen! Always make sure your favorite wine is dressed to impress.The Vinde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Vinderhosen/

Darth Vader Mailbox

Geeks Are Sexy found this wonderful mail box of a Star Wars fan. I'm sure that the Darth Vader mailbox finds your own mailbox's lack of style disturbing, so grab yourself some paintbrush and ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Darth-Vader-Mailbox/

The Stealth Rebirth of American Arcades

Photo: Sky Island/Flickr The reports of arcade's death are greatly exaggerated. Sure, the arcade industry is far from its heyday of the 80's, but it is actually experiencing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Stealth-Rebirth-of-American-Arcades/

The Whimsical Art of Joana Vasconcelos

We've featured the whimsical artwork of Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos before on Neatorama, but we're pleased to hear that she's exhibiting at Versailles, France. Someho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Whimsical-Art-of-Joana-Vasconcelos/

Mysterious Mars Curiosity Photo SOLVED!

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity beamed back this mysterious photo earlier this week, that got scientists and space enthusiasts buzzing with delight. It seems that they've got themselves a mystery....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Mysterious-Mars-Curiosity-Photo-SOLVED/

Ball

[vimeo 47149346] (vimeo link)Sports balls, disco balls, meatballs, they're all here in this short film by Everynone. There's no plot to follow, just a treat for your eyes. -via Flavorwire ball...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Ball/

The Olympic Mini Mini

Did you know they did this? To ferry the javelins and discuses thrown in the Olympics back to the starting point, they use adorable little Mini Coopers! See pictures of javelins here. You'll find more pictures linked in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Olympic-Mini-Mini/

Stressed Men Like Big Butts And They Can Not Lie

Oh. My. God. Becky, look at her butt. It's so big. Ugh. She looks like, one of those stressed guys' girlfriends. But, you know, who understands those stressed guys? They only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Stressed-Men-Like-Big-Butts-And-They-Cant-Deny/

Plastic Surgeon's Ad Spoofs Michelangelo

Be born again, proclaimed this clever ad by Dr. Kim Plastic Surgeon with the clever use of Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam, all you have to do is push that button to the third fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Plastic-Surgeons-Ad-Spoofs-Michelangelo/

How Airlines Make Money

So blindingly obvious, now that The Cranky Flier blog pointed it out: There is value in the upsell. When American first rolled out increased legroom for all coach seats on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/How-Airlines-Make-Money/

If I Don't Get to Wear Pants...

There's been a lot of discussion about sexism in the way superhero comics are drawn. In a column called The Line It Is Drawn, artists were challenged to illustrate what happens when a male superhero tries to wear the cos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/If-I-Dont-Get-to-Wear-Pants/

Punk Earmouse

Every teen rebels, even if an earmouse one. Here's Mike Jacobsen's take on a rebellious Vacanti mouse. Perfect for science geeks every where: LinkView more Funny T-Shirts and Science T-Shirts over at the NeatoShopearmous...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Punk-Earmouse/

Man and His Best Friend in Lake Superior

Photo: Hannah Stonehouse/Stonehouse Photography Photographer Hannah Stonehouse took this marvelous photo of her friend John Unger swimming with his dog Schoep, who at 19 yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Man-and-His-Best-Friend-in-Lake-Superior/

Mmmmm...Tastes Like Lamb Chops

(Video Link)Sure, it looks like they're cuddly little best friends, but really her hoofed companion is just covered with his mother's milk and the cat is a sucker for goat's milk.Via Cute Overloadcats, goats, funny, cute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/MmmmmTastes-Like-Lamb-Chops/

Sweet Geek Fashions Based On Classic Video Games

Back in May, artist Amanda Hemmons came up with a ton of great women's fashions based on The Avengers. Big Fish Games was so impressed by the design that they asked her to try her hand at designing women's fashions based...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Sweet-Geek-Fashions-Based-On-Classic-Video-Games/

Even More Gorgeous Pop Culture Makeup

You've seen Avenger's eye shadow and movie scenes depicted in makeup, but if you just can't get enough beautiful eye shadow styles, then don't miss this great gallery over at The Mary Sue.Link makeup, eye shadow, movies,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Even-More-Gorgeous-Pop-Culture-Makeup/

Rock And Roll!

Los Angeles is soon to enter the Guinness Book for largest boulder ever transported in modern times. Yes, a 340-ton, 21 1/2-foot-high granite boulder recently travelled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art at night, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Rock-And-Roll/

How Do Sharks Keep Their Teeth So Clean?

Yes, sharks do have extra teeth for those that they lose, but you might not know they never lose teeth due to cavities. As it turns out, the exterior of their teeth are actually made of flouride -meaning those chompers s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/How-Do-Sharks-Keep-Their-Teeth-So-Clean/

The Cat Immersion Project

[youtube AIlHxYTqbf4]Sixteen-year-old cancer patient Maga Barzallo Sockemtickem has been in the hospital for nearly a month after undergoing bone marrow transplant, and missed her cat terribly.So the staff at Seattle's C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Cat-Immersion-Project/

d20 Lamp

You're unlikely to get a natural 20 with this die, but you can afford to lose the hit points if it means keeping this beautiful lamp. Stained glass artist Claudia Malmberg made it and other items in the forms of stained...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/d20-Lamp/

What Is It? game 237

W00t! It's time for another collaboration with the always-excellent What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what this strange object is used for?Place your guess in the comment section. One guess per comment, though you can ente...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/What-Is-It-Game/

"The Fire Extinguisher's Empty. Get the Hairspray!"

[youtube jpdOyoqsXzo]"Nah, that's not a coral snake. That's a king snake." In this short video, comedians Rhett and Link die many, many times after uttering stupid things.Video Link -via American Digest | Rhett & Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/The-Fire-Extinguishers-Empty-Get-Me-the-Hairspray/

Jack The Ripper Lavatory Mist

Jack The Ripper Lavatory Mist - $11.95Do dangerous smells lurk in your bathroom? Don't fall victim to malodorous fiends. Kill the stink with the Jack The Ripper Lavatory Mist from the Neatoshop. A few quick sprays and yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/09/Jack-The-Ripper-Lavatory-Mist/










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