Archive for August 13th, 2012

"Baby Got Back" Sung By the Movies

[youtube wPcapo5ZB_o] (YouTube link)YouTube user dondrapersayswhat took clips from 295 movies to make a supercut of the lyrics to Sir Mix-a-Lot's classic 1992 song "Baby Got Back." Unfortunately, the famous intro that Al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Baby-Got-Back-Sung-By-the-Movies/

Nintendo Zapper Holster

Pocket carry isn't safe, so A.F. 275 made a plastic over the waistband holster for his Nintendo Entertainment System Zapper:After making it of course I had to range test it. So I ran through six rounds a Duck Hunt, drawi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Nintendo-Zapper-Holster/

Let's Fly Through (a Very Small Section of) The Universe

We've seen "fly through the universe" video clips before, but this one is the best yet! Miguel Aragon, Mark Subbarao and Alex Szalay created this animation above from the most recent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Lets-Fly-Through-a-Very-Small-Section-of-The-Universe/

The Dark Knight Returns...To The Bathroom!

This custom Batman toilet paper holder was made by a tongue-in-cheeky sort of fellow named conrick, and it's all sorts of wrong!Hasn't old Batsy been put through enough trials and tribulations lately, now he's gotta stan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-Dark-Knight-ReturnsTo-The-Bathroom/

50 Main Street

Do you live on 50 Main Street, Anytown, USA? Then you're part of a unique but very diverse slice of America. Italian-born photographer Piero Ribelli spent six years criss-crossing the count...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/50-Main-Street/

Android Dream: Time Lapse Video Clip by Samuel Cockedey

We've featured time lapse clips of Samuel Cockedey before on Neatorama, but somehow I missed this one. Here's "Android Dreams," a fantastic time lapse Samuel shot o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Android-Dream-Time-Lapse-Video-Clip-by-Samuel-Cockedey/

Researchers Create 100,000 DPI Image with Nanotechnology

Colored nanoscale image (a) Before the addition of metal in the nanostructures (b) Color is observed after the addition of metal (c top) Zooming into th eimage (c bottom) The nanostructure a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Researchers-Create-100000-DPI-Image-with-Nanotechnology/

Pools in the Sky: A World Tour

Imagine swimming in the sky! You can imagine all you want, but there are quite a few hotels and resorts that have pools high above the ground, and some are quite scary-looking. Not this one. This multi-level infinity poo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Pools-in-the-Sky-A-World-Tour/

How to Draw a Cartoon Shark

It's Shark Week! You can celebrate by drawing a cute little shark on your notes, chalkboard, or even email. Mark Anderson of Andertoons makes it easy with a short tutorial on drawing a cartoon shark. Link -Thanks, Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/How-to-Draw-a-Cartoon-Shark/

Modern Day Pirates Have Their Own Letterheads

Piracy sure has come a long way from the days of Blackbeard. For one, modern day pirates have letterheads (or is it lettarrrrheads?). Ben Berkowitz of Reuters came upon a correspondence from a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Modern-Day-Pirates-Have-Their-Own-Letterheads/

Phantom Hand is More than Original Hand

A strange case of a woman with a hand amputation lends credence to the idea that our brains know what our bodies should be like, even if our bodies vary from the norm. The woman, referred to as RN, was born with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Phantom-Hand-is-More-than-Her-Original-Hand/

Somebody: A YouTube Orchestra

Wouter "Wally" De Backer (or Gotye, as you may know him) noticed the "mountain of interpretations" of his song Somebody That I Used To Know on Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Somebody-A-YouTube-Orchestra/

The Updated Geek Signs Of The Zodiac

If you've always felt like there was an Undead Slayer, Pirate, or Spy lurking inside you, it's probably because of your Geek Zodiac sign.In this annual zodiac the animals are replaced by beloved icons of geekdom, with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-Updated-Geek-Signs-Of-The-Zodiac/

The Sartorial Toddlers: How Rich People Dress Their Kids in $1,000 Outfits

The rich are different than you and I. For one, their kids are much better dressed. Well, much more expensively dressed anyways. Meet the sartorial one-percentlings: Ju...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-Sartorial-Toddlers-How-Rich-People-Dress-Their-Kids-in-1000-Outfits/

Harvey Dent?

This fine-looking cat is named not Harvey Dent, nor Janus, nor Two Face. Not even Lokai or Bele. Her name is Venus. But her mask is quite fetching! Linkcat, calico...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Harvey-Dent/

The Calamity of the Olympics

You may be one of those people who prefer the Winter Games to the Summer Games because the skating, sledding, and skiing all come with a risk of a slip and fall. You may have even avoided all the sunshine and brotherhood...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-Calamity-of-the-Olympics/

New Fan Made Star Trek Web Series

(YouTube Link)This is episode 1 of a new fan made Star Trek web series, and aside from some audio syncing difficulties and some minor technical imperfections it looks pretty good!Watch episode 1- Secret Voyage,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/New-Fan-Made-Star-Trek-Web-Series/

The Oval Office Apple Bowl

The president keeps a bowl of apples in the Oval Office, which ends up in a lot of photographs -forty of them in this collection gleaned from the White House Flickr photostream. You have to wonder if anyone ever eats one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-Oval-Office-Apple-Bowl/

PTSD: A Very Modern Trauma

We've been familiar with the term Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder since the Vietnam War. The diagnosis of PTSD revolves around the presence of trauma and symptoms that include "intrusive memories, hyper-arousal, and avoid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/PTSD-A-Very-Modern-Trauma/

Fire Ants and Techno-Chaos

[youtube BZZMrtC2wGs] (YouTube link)Fire ants are the geeks of the insect world. They seek out technology, particularly electric gadgets. And they have super powers, such as the ability to survive being cooked in a micro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Fire-Ants-and-Techno-Chaos/

Geeky Pet Art by Alana McCarthy

Alana McCarthy puts cats and dogs into costumes from your favorite comics, movies, and TV shows. They aren't exactly comfortable, but they sure are entertaining! McCarthy says,I created the cat paintings as a funny side...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Geeky-Pet-Art-by-Alana-McCarthy/

Retro Styled Rayguns Made From Found Objects

This awesome array of retro rayguns are made from found objects by Kevin Skinner, aka Budget Raygun.The only thing that could make these retro-futuristic styled rayguns any cooler is if they actually fired energy beams a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Retro-Styled-Rayguns-Made-From-Found-Objects/

Street Stone: Turning Marble Sculptures into Instant Hipsters

Lookin' good, Hercules! Alexis Persani and Leo Caillard collaborated in a project called "Street Stone" to digitally clothe marble statues thus instantly transform...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Street-Stone-Turning-Marble-Sculptures-into-Instant-Hipsters/

Honeypot Ant

Photo: Greg Hume/Wikipedia It's a scene straight out of a sci-fi movie: a lair of ants with huge, swollen abdomen used as living food storage. But that, Neatoramanauts, is no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Honeypot-Ant/

iPhone Faux tail

 iPhone Faux Tail - $9.95Your phone has become your trusty companion. Give it the life and personality it deserves with the iPhone Faux Tail from the NeatoShop. This adorable decorative tail fits any iOS device. It'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/iPhone-Faux-tail/

A Map Of Japan Made From 1.8 Million Lego

This amazing feat of Lego engineering would make anyone feel like Godzilla. It's a highly detailed map of Japan made from 1.8 million Lego bricks, and it looks so pretty that I want to DESTROY!This masterpiece was create...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/A-Map-Of-Japan-Made-From-18-Million-Lego/

The Olympic Ticket Scalper

(Funny Or Die Link)Sir Patrick Stewart takes some time off from his busy acting career to get in on the Olympic ticket scalping game, and he's so good at hustling it's scary.Say goodbye to the 2012 London Olympic Games w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-Olympic-Ticket-Scalper/

The History of Surfing

The following article is taken from the book Uncle John's Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader.From the warm-water beaches in South America to the frigid waters off the north coast of Scotland, if it can be surfed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/The-History-of-Surfing/

Pranksters Stack Picnic Tables into Giant Pyramid

Photo: Nicole Hensley Spokane Washington officials have had it with pranksters who stack picnic tables into pyramids. This one above, made out of 36 picnic tables, was even crowned wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Pranksters-Stack-Picnic-Tables-into-Giant-Pyramid/

Chatroulette Call Me Maybe

Steve Kardynal knows exactly how to improve Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe. Just add a little Chatroulette. Yes. That Chatroulette. Hit play or go to Link [...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/13/Chatroulette-Call-Me-Maybe/










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