Archive for August 28th, 2012

Swan Cream Puffs

Barbara's cream puffs are so beautiful that I almost don't want to eat them. Almost. Herein lies the tragedy: to experience the fullness of the majesty of the puffs, you must destroy them.Link -via Tasteologiecream puffs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Swan-Cream-Puffs/

Deep-Sea Anglerfish Filmed For the First Time in Its Native Habitat

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl_MbvSUvTk] Scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has filmed for the first time a deep-sea anglerfish in its native habitat off the ocast o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Deep-Sea-Anglerfish-Filmed-For-the-First-Time-in-Its-Native-Habitat/

Artist Explores the Sea in Her Wheelchair

Sue Austin, an artist in the UK, can see the wonders of the ocean without leaving her wheelchair:To move through oceanic depths, the wheelchair uses a propeller and fins positioned at the back of Austin’s legs that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Artist-Explores-the-Sea-in-Her-Wheelchair/

What Do Swedes Think of the Swedish Chef?

Zee Svedeesh Cheff frum zee Mooppet Shoo speeks a geebberish furm ooff Ingleesh--nut Svedeesh. Vhet du neteefe-a Svedeesh speekers theenk ooff heem? Slete's Jeremy Stehl infesteegeted. Bork Bork Bork!I know this because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/What-Do-Swedes-Think-of-the-Swedish-Chef/

The Hipsters of Oz

The folks at Shutterstock, who kindly supplied stock images for some of our posts here on Neatorama, reimagined the Wizard of Oz characters as hipsters: What if we put on a pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/The-Hipsters-of-Oz/

Let's Just Hope The Tiger Stays This Nice When He Grows Up

(Video Link)There's no description on this video, so let's all just hope this is a zoo keeper's house and that he's just temporarily taking care of an abandoned cub. One thing is for certain though: these two are certain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Lets-Just-Hope-The-Tiger-Stays-This-Nice-When-He-Grows-Up/

If Anne Geddes Had Photographed Grown Ups Instead of Cute Babies

What if, instead of cute babies, Anne Geddes photographs grown ups dressed up as animals and flowers? Well, wonder no more. VICE Magazine called upon photographer Lee Goldup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/If-Anne-Geddes-Had-Photographed-Grown-Ups-Instead-of-Cute-Babies/

Inside a Creepy Abandoned Soviet Submarine

It was decommissioned in 1995, but a step inside this Foxtrot B-39 (U 475) Russian submarine is enough to send you back to the Cold War. This Soviet submarine would spend weeks submerged with a full contingent of men cra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Inside-a-Creepy-Abandoned-Soviet-Submarine/

Introducing our New Halloween Blog

Image: Anthony22/Wikipedia Halloween is my favorite holiday so it's my pleasure to introduce our new Halloween blog here on Neatorama called Batty for Halloween. As you might'v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/17/Welcome-to-the-Batty-for-Halloween-Blog/

The Carbon Nanotubes Invisibility Cloak

[http://youtu.be/3YO4TTpYg7g] Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas have taken one step closer to creating the Invisibility Cloak à la Harry Potter. Instead of Demiguise...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/The-Carbon-Nanotubes-Invisibility-Cloak/

The Poster Ball Craze

The Australian poster ball craze involved fundraising event attendees adorning their dresses with advertisements for popular products, and sometimes even dressing up as the products themselves.They became the living symb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/The-Poster-Ball-Craze-Of-The-1920s/

World's Oldest Arthropods

The images to your left, dear Neatoramanauts, are photomicrographs of the world's oldest arthropods (invertebrate animals that include insects, arachnids, and crustaceans) preserved in amber...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Worlds-Oldest-Arthropods/

Old Spice Muscle Music

It's been a while since Old Spice takes the Interweb by storm, so we're not surprised to find this: a music video featuring the "muscle music" of Terry Crews. Watch the clip,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Old-Spice-Muscle-Music/

Student Asked to Change His Name for School

Three-year-old Hunter Spanjer is deaf and talks with his hands. In the S.E.E. (Signing Exact English) language, the gesture that means his name violates his school's weapons policy. Grand Island Public School wants Hunte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Student-Asked-to-Change-His-Name-for-School/

The Virtual IKEA

The oh-so-sleek-and-modern IKEA kitchen you've been coveting may turn out to be just a fantasy. That's because the Swedish furniture giant is using virtual 3-D digital imaging rather than stud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/The-Virtual-IKEA/

"I Love Your Cake" "I Know"

We've seen plenty of Han and Leia references in weddings before, but this might just be the first cake featuring the two posed with the Death Star. How romantic!Link Via When Geeks Wedweddings, star wars, han, leia, cake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/I-Love-Your-Cake-I-Know/

Venezuelan Poodle Moth

Photo: Arthur Anker/Flickr Is that mothra as a baby? Zoologist Arthur Anker of Brazil's Federal University snapped this fantastic photo of a Venezuelan poodle moth or muslin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Venezuelan-Poodle-Moth/

It's Dogs Vs. Zombies In Play Dead

(Vimeo Link)Humans aren't the only living species that have to deal with the undead problem during a zombie apocalypse, man's best friend has to lend a hand too, so they don't become a furry lunch special.Play Dead*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Its-Dogs-Vs-Zombies-In-Play-Dead/

That's One Heck of a Power Plant

How do you make a piranha plant into a power plant? By painting one of the Mario enemies on a power box, of course. This puntastic graffiti is almost good enough to be done by Hanksy.Link Via The Daily Whatmario, graffit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Thats-One-Heck-of-a-Power-Plant/

3D Printed Table Lamp That Blooms Like A Flower

3d printed home furnishings just got a bit more elegant, thanks to this Bloom Table Lamp by designer Patrick Jouin.With a little push the floral inspired lamp shade transforms from bud to full bloom, less to more light a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/3D-Printed-Table-Lamp-That-Blooms-Like-A-Flower/

You Could Be The Proud Owner of A Tie Fighter

Looking to spruce up your home or yard with something super geeky? Well, if you happen to live in the Salt Lake Area you can become the proud new owner of this amazing TIE fighter replica for free. You j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/You-Could-Be-The-Proud-Owner-of-A-Tie-Fighter/

Fan Made Trailer For A Captain Planet Movie

(YouTube Link)I don't remember Captain Planet being such a badass back in the day, and the Planeteers are all grown up now and looking fierce!Here's a fan made film that takes a serious look at what a live action Captain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/This-Isnt-The-Captain-Planet-You-Remember-From-Childhood/

Pokémon Dresses

Aww, and I'm already set for a professional wardrobe! If only I had waited until Lindsay Aspen had marketed her Metapod dress. Then I'd be the belle of the Neatorama office.Artist's Blog -via Fashionably GeekPokemon, dre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Pokmon-Dresses/

Unique Sculptural Scenes Crafted From The Pages Of Books

We've seen other works of literary art, like the carved book works of Guy Laramee and the mystery book sculptures left in libraries across Scotland, but this series of literary sculptures by Oklahoma based artist Kelly C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Unique-Sculptural-Scenes-Crafted-From-The-Pages-Of-Books/

Ermahgerd A Sea Lion!!!

They were never meant to meet in the wild, but thanks to the magic of the zoo they can now interact with one another and the expression on the elephant's face says just just how happy he is about it.Link animals, zoos, e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Ermahgerd-A-Sea-Lion/

Web's Most Gorgeous "Most Wanted" List

Most police departments' websites look like they're stuck in the bygone era of GeoCities, but not this one. Check out the gorgeous website of the Milwaukee Police Department, as created by Cra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Webs-Most-Gorgeous-Most-Wanted-List/

A Crazy Little Cartoon Called Breadwinners

(YouTube Link)Are you a fan of freaky toons like Ren & Stimpy, The Misadventures of Flapjack and Rocko's Modern Life?Me too, which is why I really enjoyed this animated short by Gary Doodle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/A-Crazy-Little-Cartoon-Called-Breadwinners/

15 Really Strange Movie Credits

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.Do you ever read the credits for a movie? If you d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/15-Really-Strange-Movie-Credits/

The Joy Of Leading Soldiers Into Battle

(College Humor Link)Who knew leading an infantry charge would be such an ordeal?Join Rhys Darby, of Flight of the Conchords fame, as he discovers that leading a phalanx of soldiers into battle isn't as easy as s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Comedy-Video-Shows-How-Hard-It-Is-To-Lead-Troops-Into-Battle/

Shark Fin Ice Tray

Shark Fin Ice Tray - $11.95Are you hunting for a frighteningly fun way to keep your drink cool? You need the Shark Fin Ice Tray from the NeatoShop. These floating dorsal fin ice cubes are a great way to attack the warm w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/28/Shark-Fin-Ice-Tray/




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