Archive for September 17th, 2012

The Story Behind Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side"

The following is a snippet from The Boy in the Song: The True Stories Behind 50 Rock Classics [http://youtu.be/WZ88oTITMoM] In the early years of the 1970s, Lou Reed was far more influent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/The-Story-Behind-Lou-Reeds-Walk-on-the-Wild-Side/

Food Photographed with A Scanning Electron Microscope

terra cibus no.5 / table salt (45x Magnification)terra cibus no.6 / red licorice (20x Magnification)Commercial photographer Caren Alpert's dual loves — food and art — have teamed up in her s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Food-Photographed-with-A-Scanning-Electron-Microscope/

Restaurant Offers Discounts to Hot Customers

A friend of redditor caraficionado24 got two special discounts at the Dallas-area chain Twisted Root Burger: Best Butt and Best Looking. According to other redditors, the chain offers about twenty such informal disc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Restaurant-Offers-Discounts-to-Hot-Customers/

Articles Found Inside The Stomachs of Cows

From the Ripley's Odditorium in Williamsburg, Virginia, here are some articles found inside the stomachs of cows that were swallowed in pursuit of salt.cow, stomach...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Articles-Found-Inside-The-Stomachs-of-Cows/

Bill Nye Wants to Know Why the Chicken Crossed the Road

[http://youtu.be/_6nSOgsI_vo]You've heard it and we can all agree that crossing the road to get to the other side is not funny. So why is it even a joke? Science-doing superstar Bill Nye asks YouTube super-explainer Vsau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Bill-Nye-Wants-to-Know-Why-the-Chicken-Crossed-the-Road/

The Popinator Shoots Popcorn into Your Mouth One Kernel at a Time

Is it real? I want to believe. Maybe if we believe hard enough, we can make it real. I want a voice-activated machine that will shoot popcorn to me. Because eating just requires too much effort. You have to move...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/The-Popinator-Shoots-Popcorn-One-Kernel-at-a-Time/

The Starbucks Diet

Losing weight may be as simple as going to your neighborhood coffee shop. At least, that's what worked for Christine Hall, who lost nearly 80 pounds by eating only Starbucks food:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/The-Starbucks-Diet/

The Jet Propulsion Lab: Up-Close & Personal

I recently took a trip to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in nearby Pasadena to interview a couple of the rocket scientists who successfully guided the Curiosity Rover to the surface of Mars. One of them is now involved...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/The-Jet-Propulsion-Lab-Up-Close-Personal/

Let Sleeping Dogs Stack

Via Neatorama Facebook Page, where you'll find tons more neat stuff!dog, sleeping...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Let-Sleeping-Dogs-Stack/

24% DESEMPLEADOS

[http://vimeo.com/49597320] Artist ABOVE was invited to Zaragoza, Spain, to paint at the 7th annual international art festival ASALTO. This is the result: a 120 foot long wall painting titled 2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/24-DESEMPLEADOS/

10 Alternative Uses for Booze (That Don't Involve Getting Drunk)

Assuming you have any left over from your weekend debauchery, there are a few good ways to put your booze to use. Ways that won't result in arrest or texting your ex at 3am. (You really shouldn't do that.) From moisturiz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/10-Alternative-Uses-for-Booze-That-Dont-Involve-Getting-Drunk/

Neatorama 2013 Daily Desk Calendar

w00t! I'm happy to annouce that we've just published our very first calendar, in collaboration with Orange Circle Studio. Behold, the Neatorama 2013 Daily Desk Calendar as written by Joh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Neatorama-2013-Daily-Desk-Calendar/

Scientists Can Now 3D Print Blood Vessels in Just a Few Seconds

The Future hasn't yet made good on that promise of hoverboards, but we do now have the capability to create new blood vessels quickly, thanks to 3D printing and some innovative techniques. It seems 3D pri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Scientists-Can-Now-3D-Print-Blood-Vessels-in-Just-a-Few-Seconds/

Cucumber Jalapeño Popsicles

Simultaneously cold and hot, Steve's popsicles will give you a delicious if confusing experience. They're made of just cucumbers, peppers, sugar and lime juice.Link -via Tasteologie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Cucumber-Jalapeo-Popsicles/

How To Draw A Cartoon Pirate

One of the biggest made-up holidays we love to celebrate on the internet, if not in real life, is Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is this Wednesday! You don't have to be an "Arrr-tist" to leave your mark with a little pira...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/How-To-Draw-A-Cartoon-Pirate/

A Beautiful Work Of Cake Art Named Zelda

Meet Zelda, a cake that's far too beautiful to be eaten, which is too bad because she actually sounds quite delicious:Zelda is half Peach Cake soaked in bourbon, the other half is vanilla cake with a salted caramel butte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Is-This-The-Prettiest-Cake-Ever-Made/

Zombie Hand Cupcake Stand

Zombie Hand Cupcake Stand - $7.95Here at the NeatoShop we believe that Zombies were people too. Put a zombie to work at your next party with the Zombie Hand Cupcake stand from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun disposab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Zombie-Hand-Cupcake-Stand/

That's Not How It's Supposed to Work

(Video Link)Well, at least his front legs are getting some exercise, that's gotta count for something right?videos, hamsters, pets, cute, hamster wheel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Thats-Not-How-Its-Supposed-to-Work/

If the Final Season of Breaking Bad Was Written by Dr. Seuss

TJ Fink has been writing up summaries of the TV show Breaking Bad in rhyming verse. Now that the first half of season five has been aired, you can read the poetic version at Unreality. Sure it contains spoilers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/If-the-Final-Season-of-Breaking-Bad-Was-Written-by-Dr-Seuss/

Halloween Bearding Done Right - Male Edition

A beard is often used with Halloween costumes as a whimsical accessory, or to help complete the character costume you've decided to sport.But if you're going to use a beard with your costume make sure you're doing it rig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/16/Halloween-Bearding-Done-Right/

Animated Tower

[http://youtu.be/DG20nWOb7Ks] (YouTube link)This animation was made by people opening and shutting window shutters on the 11-story HESAV (Health High School Vaud) in Switzerland. It was produced by Guillaume Reymond for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Animated-Tower/

Anatomical Barbie By Jason Freeny

Anatomical Barbie is not the sort of doll a little girl would enjoy putting up in her dollhouse, unless the girl in question wants to be a surgeon some day.Created by artist and toy slicer Jason Freeny, it's all been exp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Anatomical-Barbie-By-Jason-Freeny/

Look Sir, Dapper Stormtroopers!

Our pals over at Geeks Are Sexy went to the Montreal Comic Con 2012, and though they didn't find the droids they were looking for, they did find the most dapper Stormtroopers this si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Look-Sir-Dapper-Stormtroopers/

Great Historical Moments Captured in Papercraft

Want to relive some of history's greatest disasters in all their glory but don't want to deal with the whole death and injury thing? Then check out Disaster Dioramas and their collection of all kinds of historical traged...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Great-Historical-Moments-Captured-in-Papercraft/

On The Origin of Success

A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. A blog of a thousand posts starts with a single word. But what about successful people, companies, and inventions? How did they get their star...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/16/On-The-Origin-of-Success/

The Wrong Way To Shoot A Bungee Jump

(YouTube Link)Note to bungee jumping enthusiasts planing on documenting their descent- make sure your helmet cam is facing outward or you may inadvertently create a comedic video of your horrified expressions!If you can'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Hilarious-Bungee-Jump-Helmet-Cam-Footage/

Propane Tank Lamp

This clever design by Félix Guyon will bring a bit of spark to any home. It's made from an old propane tank and a (thankfully) fake giant match.Link -via Recylartpropane tanks, lamps, upcycling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Propane-Tank-Lamp/

Furrybones Pandie Cookie Jar

Furrybones Pandie Cookie Jar - $39.95Are your homemade cookies just to die for? Store them in the drop dead adorable Furrybones Pandie Cookie Jar from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun container is made of ceramic. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Furrybones-Pandie-Cookie-Jar/

Deadpool Versus Gangnam Style

(YouTube Link)Don't bring Marvel's wackiest assassin Deadpool to the Gangnam Style party unless you want things to go b-a-n-a-n-a-s!Check out Deadpool's trip around town, as he dances his spandex-clad butt off, parodies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/Deadpool-Versus-Gangnam-Style/

The Great Seattle Windshield Epidemic

The following is an article from Uncle John's Slightly Irregular Bathroom Reader.One of Uncle John's favorite movies is the 1956 classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers. So imagine his horror (and delight) wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/17/The-Great-Seattle-Windshield-Epidemic/




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