Archive for August 18th, 2012

Nutella Swirl Doughnut Muffins

May I suggest some Nutella icing? And possibly some Nutella filling injected into the center? You can't be too careful. You won't want to end up insufficently Nutellad.Link -via Tasteologie | Photo: Baker Streetdonu...

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Some Actually Useful Dog Tricks

(Video Link)I know, I recently claimed that this was the most useful dog trick ever, but for those who hate cleaning even more than they hate going to the fridge to get another beer, Jesse has you covered. Of course, if...

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Stunning Candy Landscapes

Dentists see this and think, "I could buy a boat!" Australian artists Nicole Andrijevic and Tanya Schultz, also known as Pip & Pop, made enormous fantasy landscapes using brightly colored candy. You can view mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Stunning-Candy-Landscapes/

Movie Trailer Proposal

[vimeo 47668788] (vimeo link)This past Wednesday, New York Times tech columnist David Pogue arranged for a summer resort to play a very special trailer before the scheduled movie. The very special trailer follows how he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Movie-Trailer-Proposal/

Caramel Apple & Cotton Candy Donuts? Yes, Please!

What can a donut chain do to get people away from the state fair and into their shop? Offer donuts inspired by fair food, of course. That's why Krispy Kreme recently released two new flavors -caramel apple and cotton can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Caramel-Apple-Cotton-Candy-Donuts-Yes-Please/

Is Faking Your Own Death a Crime?

For the moment, I won't inquire why you're asking this question. Let's simply address the matter at hand. According to researchers at Life's Little Mysteries, it might not be a crime to fake your own death:"I am unaware...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Is-Faking-Your-Own-Death-a-Crime/

Which 90s Nickelodeon Character Are You?

If you get a squishy feeling in your heart when you think about All That, Rocko's Modern Life, Clarissa Explains It All or Salute Your Shorts, then you'll definitely love Flavorwire's infographic quiz that helps you iden...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Which-90s-Nickelodeon-Character-Are-You/

USS Constitution to Sail Once Again

Launched in 1797, the frigate USS Constitution is the oldest vessel in active service in the United States Navy. Since 1881, it has sailed without the aid of tugs only once. Tomorrow, it will do so again to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/USS-iConstitutioni-to-Sail-Once-Again/

Fake Twitter Followers

Any Twitter user knows that there are a lot of spam accounts. Some mainly post advertising Tweets; others are just accounts created to boost someone else's following. You can even buy Twitter followers. But now there's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Fake-Twitter-Followers/

Lenticular LEGO Portrait Of Batman And Joker

This awesome piece of optical LEGO art was created by Arthur Gugick, a man who had a vision of Batman and the Joker on the same piece of LEGO art then made his vision come true.Tilt it one way-you've got the Caped Crusad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Lenticular-LEGO-Portrait-Of-Batman-And-Joker/

Vintage Photographs of Chinese Women

A collection of photographs at Environmental Graffiti gives a glimpse into the lives of women in China in the 19th century. About this photograph:To create those amazing ‘wings’, the hair was wrapped around a...

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The Bundle Of Creative Energy Known As DOMA

The artist collective known as DOMA has created a wide variety of artworks, installations and lots of stuff that defies categorization since they first came together fifteen years ago.Today, their works add color and lif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Crazy-Fun-Living-Works-Of-Art-By-DOMA/

Crouching Tigers

[youtube _W746GCucv0] (YouTube link)The music adds much to this adorable kitten sequence! The video doesn't say what kind of cats these are; they look like toygers. -via Buzzfeedkittens...

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Photosynthetic Aphids

Image: Shipher Wu and Gee-way Lin/National Taiwan University - via Wikipedia Photosynthesis, the process of by which light energy is captured from the sun and turned into chemical energy, as an...

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Dave Cooper + Nick Cross = PigGoatBananaMantis!

(Vimeo Link)Dave Cooper is one of my favorite cartoonists, and Nick Cross is one of my fav modern animators, so the thought of these two guys working together on a new series called PigGoatBananaMantis! sen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Dave-Cooper-Nick-Cross-PigBoatBananaMantis/

16 Delightfully Fun Ways To Make Sushi

Who doesn't love Hello Kitty sushi? Ok, so that's not really your thing? How about sushi that spells out the word "sushi?" There's even an Obama roll, if you're into eating presidential faces. However you enjoy your rice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/16-Delightfully-Fun-Ways-To-Make-Sushi/

Concept Art For A Sandman Movie That Will Never Be

Neil Gaiman's seminal comic book series Sandman changed the face of mature rated comic books forever, and made readers expect more from their illustrated storylines. A Sandman adaptation may n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Concept-Art-For-A-Sandman-Movie-That-Will-Never-Be/

Dogshaming

You might argue that dogs can feel shame, or maybe they just seem to be particularly aware when you're angry with them. In any case, putting a sign on them to tell the world of their shame probably won't change the dog's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Dogshaming/

The Doctor Who Wormhole Lap Blanket

If you're a fan of Doctor Who then just seeing this TARDIS wormhole blanket will immediately cue  the theme song to start playing in your head. For those talented crocheters who wish to make their own, inst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/The-Doctor-Who-Wormhole-Lap-Blanket/

An Old Timey Song Based On Bioshock

(YouTube Link)It's The Bioshock Song, a new tune based on the video game Bioshock, which has a Big Band sound and really charming lyrics.Rapture may be gone, but Andrew Ryan's legacy lives on in song!--...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/An-Old-Timey-Song-Based-On-Bioshock/

Are These The Real Life Inspirations For My Little Ponies?

We all know that John is a total Brony, but I don't even think he could handle these real life versions who were three-quarter Clydesdale and one-quarter French. I've gotta say, as someone who has been around plenty of r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Are-These-The-Real-Life-Inspirations-For-My-Little-Ponies/

Hulk Night Light

Hulk Night Light - $16.95Are you afraid of the dark? Hulk smash the boogie monster away with the Hulk Night Light from the NeatoShop. This brilliant porcelain night light is perfect for transforming a scary room into a p...

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Gangnam Style

Move over, Macarena. Here comes a new dance craze that's sweeping the world. Coming from South Korea, here's Gangnam Style by K-Pop musician Jae-Sang Park or "PSY." The song is in Ko...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Gangnam-Style/

A Great Idea For A Geek Girl's Night In

If you're into geeky shoes, then you know there are plenty of great designs around the web. That's precisely what inspired Amy Ratcliffe to throw a shoe decorating party with all of her gal pals. From Star Wars to superh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/A-Great-Idea-For-A-Geek-Girls-Night-In/

Beautiful Animal Sculptures By Beth Cavener Stichter

I really like the look of these savage animal sculptures by Beth Cavener Stichter.Their rough clay finish makes the critters look as if they've just come into creation and have yet to have their forms polished and smooth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Surreal-Animal-Sculptures-By-Beth-Cavener-Stichter/

Making An Owl Super Drowsy

(Video Link)It's a little known fact that owls love petting. In fact, in Caesar's case, it actually helps him fall asleep.Also, in case you're wondering, Caesar isn't a pet, he was rescued and has since been released bac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Making-An-Owl-Super-Drowsy/

This Week at Neatorama

Hi Neatoramanauts! This past week I've been up to my elbows in tomatoes and beans, putting them up for the winter. I've also been in discussion about new and expanded features coming soon to Neatorama. No, I can't tell y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/This-Week-at-Neatorama-115/

Newly Discovered: Spider with Gruesome Claws

Arachnophobics, skip this post. For the rest of you, may I introduce you to a new and rare species of spider (so rare that it has its own taxonomic genus and even family to itself) found in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Newly-Discovered-Spider-with-Gruesome-Claws/

College Grads vs. High School Grads in The Great Recession

Is college worth the cost? Earlier this week, Georgetown University released a report about how education levels impact employment prospects: Since job growth resumed in early 2010 wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/College-Grads-vs-High-School-Grads-in-The-Great-Recession/

Kitchen Strainer Clock

It's perfect for a country kitchen! Someone at Donde Reciclo made this clock from a kitchen strainer and a clock that s/he found in the trash. The number arrangement is unusual, but I could work with it.Link -via Recycla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/Kitchen-Strainer-Clock/










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