Archive for August 26th, 2012

Basically a Death Star

[youtube 5cnkbWBA_lU] (YouTube link)That's no moon, but it's no Death Star, either. When you invest in a Death Star, make sure it's the real McCoy. This ad parodies the Mac Genius ads in the flavor of Star Wars....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Basically-a-Death-Star/

10 Unusual Spas for Alternative Tranquility

Flavorwire has compiled a collection of wonderful places to relax, unwind, and take in the scenery while you release the stress of your life. There are spas set up in boats, mountaintops, islands, jungles, and other neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/10-Unusual-Spas-for-Alternative-Tranquility/

Meet Savanna

[youtube nI67qj4xuJ8] (YouTube link)Savanna is a hand-raised seven-week-old cheetah cub with an awesome punk hairdo at the Cincinnati Zoo. The zoo is documenting her life from all angles as she grows up to be one of the...

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Australian Couple Charged under Environmental Protection Act for ... Noisy Sex

With the complaint that listed "screaming, loud moaning, swearing and raised voices," Colin MacKenzie and Jessica Angel became the first couple charged with offenses under Australia'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Australian-Couple-Charged-under-Environmental-Protection-Act-for-Noisy-Sex/

Drawn To Facts - No. 001

We're launching a brand new feature tonight! Drawn To Facts will be published every Sunday night, featuring some of the best up-and-coming illustrators from around the world. Tonight's illustrated fact comes courtesy of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Drawn-To-Facts-No-001/

Game of Thrones Theme Sung by a Dog

[youtube N02amlMkVJw](Video Link)Will you take all of the risks that come with playing the Game of Bones? If so, then pay the kibble price. You may eventually lay upon the Iron Couch.-via Geekosystem Game of Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/iGame-of-Thronesi-Theme-Sung-by-a-Dog/

Spider-Man at 50

The Amazing Spider-Man #692 is the 50th anniversary issue of the Spider-Man comic books. To honor the occasion, Spider-Man, whose alter ego Peter Parker is now a scientist in his 30's, gets a teenage sidekick. It' a big...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Spider-Man-at-50/

How to Properly Extract a Single Tic Tac

[http://youtu.be/ZRg5E1pGDi8] You know the problem: getting Tic Tacs out of their container is devilishly difficult. You either get no candy at all or an avalanche of dozens of Tic Tacs....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/How-to-Properly-Extract-a-Single-Tic-Tac/

Tokyo Rail System as Designed by Slime Mold

How do you design an efficient rail system? Of course you can hire a team of dedicated engineers ... or you can simply ask a slime mold: When presented with oat flakes arranged in the p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Tokyo-Rail-System-as-Designed-by-Slime-Mold/

Sleeping Beauty: Art Performance with a Legal Catch

Ukrainian-Canadian artist Taras Polataiko reimagined the fairytale of Sleeping Beauty as performance art: a young maiden sleeps in the National Museum of Ukraine, until a kiss from a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Sleeping-Beauty-Art-Performance-with-a-Legal-Catch/

Bunny Krueger Will Give You Adorable Nightmares

One two bunny's coming for you.Three, four better lock his door.Five, six grab some carrot sticks.Seven, Eight better stay up late.Nine, Ten never hop again.Michelle Coffee made this plush that will hopefully inspire the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Bunny-Krueger-Will-Give-You-Adorable-Nightmares/

The Best Book Review Money Can Buy

"Five Star!" the book review gushes, but deep down, you wonder whether it's real. Welcome to the world of fake book review service, where enthusiastic reviews are bought and sold l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/The-Dark-Underbelly-of-Book-Reviews/

Microsonic Landscapes

We usually ask what a song sounds like, but Juan Manuel de J. Escalante of Realität asks what it looks like. In his project Microsonic Landscapes, he turns the soundwaves of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Microsonic-Landscapes/

Air Guitar World Championships

[http://youtu.be/ddee_eQCMA4] Now that we're done with the Olympic Games, we can finally focus on the important thing: the 2012 Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland. American (USA! U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Air-Guitar-World-Championships/

Could Identical Twins Get Away With Murder?

What happens when a crime is committed and the suspect blames it on an identical twin? The fact that they look alike throws a monkey wrench into eyewitness accounts, and their DNA is identical, too. Often such cases -and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Could-Identical-Twins-Get-Away-With-Murder/

Let's Meat the Presidential Candidates!

Let's meat the candidates, Barack Obameat and Meat Romney! In his project, Meat the Meatheads, Jason Mecier portrayed the two candidates for the 2012 Presidential Election with variou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Lets-Meat-the-Presidential-Candidates/

"Anternet": What Ants and the Internet Have In Common

Quick: what do ants and the Internet have in common? A Stanford ant biologist and a computer scientist came up with the answer: On the surface, ants and the Internet don't seem to hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Anternet-What-Ants-and-the-Internet-Have-In-Common/

Star Wars LEGO Clock

That's no moon. It's a clock built by Instructables member YOUgNeek. He used a stencil to mark out the Death Star pattern. Then he pressed white LEGO pieces into the clay to provide backing for the interchangeable minfig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/iStar-Warsi-LEGO-Clock/

A Journey Around the World in Dominoes

[youtube 9E7Ep3U06Nc] (YouTube link)This domino event visits every corner of the world, recreating flags, landmarks, and icons of different nations. It looks like a pretty impressiv but standard topple you see at world-c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/A-Journey-Around-the-World-in-Dominoes/

Empty

They say an optimist looks at a glass and says it's half full, while a pessimist would say it's half empty. So how would you classify the person who labeled this? A super-pessimist! -via Arbroathpun, visual pun,...

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A History of the Exclamation Point!

Exclamation points are useful for communicating emphasis! But where did this punctuation mark come from?!The current running theory is that it comes from Latin. In Latin, the exclamation of joy was io, */em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/A-History-of-the-Exclamation-Point/

The Modern Wardrobes of Your Favorite Disney Princesses

What would Disney princesses wear if they were cast in modern times? Sydney Emerson of Polyvore has some pretty good ideas and her selections are simply perfect -especially for Snow White.Link snow white, princesses, dis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/The-Modern-Wardrobes-of-Your-Favorite-Disney-Princesses/

Deep-sea Squid has Spiked Tentacles

The squid named Galiteuthis armata isn't particularly big, but it has a feature that gives it star billing in your nightmares. There are rows of sharp hooks on the ends of its tentacles. This is one squid you do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Deep-sea-Squid-has-Spiked-Tentacles/

Look Super Sexy In These Superhero Bras and Panties

Who doesn't love sexy lingerie? Of course, if you're trying to impress a geek then it always helps if you incorporate some comic books into your unmentionables and Etsy seller Megan Elizabeth has you covered with her del...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Look-Super-Sexy-In-These-Superhero-Bras-and-Panties/

Clever Bird Goes Fishing

[youtube uBuPiC3ArL8] (YouTube link)He has no rod or reel, but he certainly has the right bait! -via Say OMGbird fishing, fishing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Clever-Bird-Goes-Fishing/

Lord of the Ring's Rivendell In LEGO

Talk about an epic LEGO build, this incredible Lord of the Rings design took over 50,000 blocks to create and weighs an amazing 120 pounds.Link Via i09lord of the rings, LEGO, Rivendell, tolkien, lotr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Lord-of-the-Rings-Rivendell-In-LEGO/

Tag, You're It!

(Video Link)A kangaroo and a lemur playing tag? Stranger animal friendships have happened.Via I Can Has Cheezburgerkangaroo, lemur, animals, best friends, friendships...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Tag-Youre-It/

This Wedding Brought to You By Gears of War

Who knew retro lancers are not only good for slaughtering grubs, but also for cutting wedding cakes? Now that's such a romantic way to share your mutual appreciation for a video game.Link Via That's Nerdaliciousweddings,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/This-Wedding-Brought-to-You-By-Gears-of-War/






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