Archive for September 10th, 2012

C-3PO the Destroyer

If C-3PO becomes angry, the last thing you'll have to worry about is his magic. He has a blaster, but he prefers to offer his translation services up close and personal. Dave at Tatourage Monster Ink in Quebec City made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/C-3PO-the-Destroyer/

How Much Money Is in that Stack of Cash on Breaking Bad?

If you saw the episode in question, then you know that the characters didn't bother counting it to find out. But this stack of money, shown above, has maximum and minimum values that can be determined by the estimated di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/How-Much-Money-Is-in-that-Stack-of-Cash-on-Breaking-Bad/

Critique of Neighbor's Late Night Epic Karaoke Performance

Oli Beale was fed up with his neighbors' loud singing one Saturday night, and decided to deliver a critique on the housing complex's communal board: Thank you for your EPIC performa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Critique-of-Neighbors-Late-Night-Epic-Karaoke-Performance/

Mattel's All-Pink Cruise Line for Barbie Fans

[http://youtu.be/BjSdgRyQlfg]Love Barbie? Love cruise ships? You're really going to love this: The Royal Caribbean Barbie Premium Experience, an all-pink, all-Barbie extravaganza at sea, featuring such...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Mattels-All-Pink-Cruise-Line-for-Barbie-Fans/

Twaggies on TV

[http://youtu.be/Z_xJFZpGLT4] (YouTube link)Some of you may not know that Neatorama's social media guru David Israel is the man behind Twaggies, the site that makes funny Tweets into funny comics. Twaggies' popularity am...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Twaggies-on-TV/

Totoro Plush Backpack

Totoro Plush Backpack - $27.95Attention Totoro fans! Behold the super cute Totoro Plush Backpack from the NeatoShop. This charming bag features amazing three dimensional details. Look closely and you will find that he co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Totoro-Plush-Backpack/

The Invader

Ehud Lavski illustrated the life of a Space Invader. Only the first two panels are shown here. Warning: may induce tears. Link  -via Not Exactly Rocket ScienceSpace Invaders, invasion, comic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-Invader/

Bookstores Repurposed from Unused Structures

You're looking at the Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a 1920s theater in Argentina that has been converted into the fanciest bookstore in exsistence. The theater boxes now serve as quiet reading rooms, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Bookstores-Repurposed-from-Unused-Structures/

The Making of a Mega Man Cake

So, you think you can't possibly make a cake in some super-geeky shape for a birthday, but check out what wonders you can create with Rick Krispy Treats and some brightly-colored fondant! A wordless photoessay t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-Making-of-a-Mega-Man-Cake/

Coming Soon: A 'Love Hotel' for Pets

You know what a love hotel is: heart-shaped beds, dimmed lighting, mood music. Now the same accomodations will be available for your pup, assuming you live in Brazil. Fabiano Lourdes and his sister Daniela plan this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Coming-Soon-A-Love-Hotel-for-Pets/

The Tower of Rufus

[http://youtu.be/WI9W_VdV1l0] (YouTube link)Billy Browne made this awesome climbing maze for his cat Rufus, to make him feel better after an ear infection. Rufus is a very lucky cat.  -via Buzzfeedmaze, tower, cat t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-Tower-of-Rufus/

Just Tea

Andrew Gorkovenko illustrated packaging for Triptea, a tea brand. His medium is original and beautiful: crushed tea leaves arranged on paper. Each of his illustrations depicts the origins of the tea in the box. In this c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Just-Tea/

The Stories Behind Three Classic Halloween Movies

The countdown to Halloween is on: seven weeks to go. What movies are the best to watch to get into the Halloween spirit? Horror films, of course! Some of the biggest are, of course, Halloween, The Exorcist, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-Stories-Behind-Three-Classic-Halloween-Movies-3/

Eletrobiblioteka: Revenge of the Book

Poor book. It has been pushed around by electronic media and digital communication for too, too long. But no more. Waldek Wegrzyn, a design student at Poland's Academy of Fine Arts, has plotted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Eletrobiblioteka-Revenge-of-the-Book/

Tinkle Cards for School

Castle Vale Performing Arts College is a public high school in Birmingham, England. This year, students will be issued a "tinkle card" once a week to use as a bathroom pass. They have to surrender the card when used, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Tinkle-Cards-for-School/

Celebrities By Day, Gamers By Night

It's probably not surprising that some stars are also big fans of video games (ahemSeth Rogencough), but you might be surprised to learn that Rosario Dawson is an avid gamer who attends Comic-Con events in full...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Celebrities-By-Day-Gamers-By-Night/

BBQ Pig Condiment Bottle

BBQ Pig Condiment Bottle - $5.95One little piggy went to the market. One little piggy stayed home. And this little piggy got filled up with sauce. What a helpful little piggy. Be sure to check out the Neatoshop for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/BBQ-Pig-Condiment-Bottle/

Cosmic Latte: The Color of the Universe

Astronomers discovered that the universe has a color, a beigeish white called "cosmic latte." In 2001, Johns Hopkins University astronomers Karl Glazebrook and Ivan Baldry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/09/Cosmic-Latte-The-Color-of-the-Universe/

A Horrific Cake Perfect for Halloween

I'm sure you wouldn't expect polycistic kidney disease to be pretty, but seeing what it actually looks like is still pretty shocking -especially when you find out that the image in question is actually a cake. I don't kn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/09/A-Horrific-Cake-Perfect-for-Halloween/

Bleep Blap Bloop

[http://vimeo.com/48955170] (vimeo link)Okay, who does better sound effects, men or women? It doesn’t actually matter, as you can enjoy quite a few of each trying their best in this short film by Marcella Coad and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Bleep-Blap-Bloop/

Eating All Flavors of Pepperidge Farm Cookies

Photo: Scorpions and Centaurs/Flickr Some people meditate on mountaintops to achieve enlightenment, but not Leon Neyfakh. He discovered a (much more delicious) shortcut. You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Eating-All-Flavors-of-Pepperidge-Farm-Cookies/

Amanda Visell's Blocky New Art Toy Series

If you like your toys wooden, limited edition and hand painted then you're going to love Amanda Visell's new wooden figure series Wood Idol.Many of the brightest stars from childhood are present and accounted fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Amanda-Visells-Blocky-New-Art-Figure-Series/

Neatorama Caption Contest: Beon Sleeps

Yawn! It's Monday and we couldn't find a more perfect Neatorama Caption Contest photo than these ones by Singaporean photographer and visual artist John Clang. In this series titled &quo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Neatorama-Caption-Contest-Beon-Sleeps/

Do You Feel Lucky, Punk?

In the days single-shot firearms, a pistol was of limited use against multiple opponents. That's why many came with built-in clubs.This design, dubbed the "duck's foot" due to its shape, was one response developed in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Ducks-Foot-Pistol/

The Anatomy Of Movie Monsters And Aliens

Artist Brad McGinty is bringing the fun back to anatomical illustrations thanks to his new series dedicated to creatures and aliens from the big screen.It's the next best thing to skinning one of these critters on your o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-Anatomy-Of-Movie-Monsters-And-Aliens/

Computing with Droplets of Water

[http://youtu.be/GTnVwyWaVQw] The bit or the binary digit (1or 0, on or off) is the basis computing, so we're intrigued when we learned that researchers at Finland's Aalto University have creat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Computing-with-Droplets-of-Water/

Artist Draws New York As Seen From The Empire State Building

(Vimeo Link)London-based illustrator Patrick Vale has a good eye for perspective, a mind for urban planning and some incredible skills with the drawing tools!Watch him recreate the view of downtown New York from atop the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Artist-Draws-Lower-Manhattan-As-Seen-From-The-Empire-State-Building/

Barbie Power Loader

Barbie and Ken aren't together anymore, so it's time to remove Ken's stuff from the apartment. This power loader by Instructables member Mario Caicedo Langer will expedite the process. As you can see from the video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/Barbie-Power-Loader/

The History of Glass

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Fast-Acting Long-Lasting Bathroom Reader.From where you sit, you can probably see several pieces of glass: a window, the bathroom mirror, maybe even a g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-History-of-Glass/

The Truth About Daleks

What a horrible misunderstanding. It turns out that all this time, the Daleks just wanted to bake us some tasty treats, not kill us. Even the TARDIS' universal language translator can't put translations in their proper c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/10/The-Truth-About-Daleks/




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