Archive for September 19th, 2012

Whatta Man

What a man Bruno Mars is! Let him show you the many ways he is a mighty good man.Bruno Mars, Funny or Die...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Whatta-Man/

Star Wars Terrariums

Tony Larson's tiny terrariums will give you enchanted glimpses of Dagobah, Tatooine and Endor. And if you care to depart the Star Wars universe, you can also visit the homelands of Bigfoot, the Wolfman and many...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/iStar-Warsi-Terrariums/

LEGO Great Ball Contraption

[http://youtu.be/sUtS52lqL5w] (YouTube link)Which will win -the blue ball or the red ball? LEGO master akiyuky built the most elaborate LEGO ball machine you've ever seen over the course of two years. This is all at his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/LEGO-Great-Ball-Contraption/

Combination Knuckleduster/Pistol

Think of this unusual weapon as a simplified but possibly sturdier Apache. Its origin is unknown, but it was probably made in Europe in the Nineteenth Century. It can fire a 5mm rimfire cartridge. The hammer is on the ri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Combination-KnuckledusterPistol/

Pirate in the White House

Here is our president, obviously consulting with an expert in talking like a pirate. Or maybe Obama is seeking an endorsement from the Pirate Party. Link -via BuzzfeedObama, White House, pirate, Talk Like a Pirate Day...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Pirate-in-the-White-House/

Extreme Jalapeño Popper Pie

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Instructables member bajablue, the inventor of spaghetti in meatballs, understands this principle. This quiche consists of jalapeño poppers filled with chihuahua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Extreme-Jalapeo-Popper-Pie/

The Poverty Line, As Seen Through Food

In his project "The Poverty Line," photographer Stefen Chow and economist Lin Hui-Yi aim to show the daily food that a person living at the poverty line in various country can buy:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/The-Poverty-Line-As-Seen-Through-Food/

Cute Vampire Purse

Cute Vampire Purse - $24.95Do find yourself experiencing unsatisfied cravings for cute handbags? You need the Cute Vampire Purse from the NeatoShop. This adorable purse comes with a removable cross body strap. It can be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Cute-Vampire-Purse/

Neon Ghostbusters Sign

This neon sign recreating the Ghostbusters movie poster is in the window at the Mexican restaurant Touche Hombre in Melbourne, Australia. Read a review of the quirky eatery at My Food Trail. Link -via Mr. Whaite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Neon-Ghostbusters-Sign/

Super Mario Bros. Möbius Strip

With a 3D printer, Joaquin Baldwin was able to make a Möbius strip showing the first level of Super Mario Bros. It doesn't matter which castle the Princess is in. Mario will be trapped in an unend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/iSuper-Mario-Brosi-Mbius-Strip/

Meet the Fokkens

[http://youtu.be/WEan54w4Lp8] In the Netherlands, where prostitution is legal, there are about 25,000 prostitutes but two in particular really stood out. Meet the Fokkens, 70-year-old identical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Meet-the-Fokkens/

If You Can't Talk Like a Pirate....

Methinks Bob did not quite understand the original phrase. From Bob the Squirrel by cartoonist Frank Page. Link (Thanks, Frank!)pirate, pun, Frank Page, Talk Like a Pirate Day...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/If-You-Cant-Talk-Like-a-Pirate/

A Cloud Made from 6,000 Light Bulbs

Caitlind r.c. Brown's installation CLOUD invites people to stand beneath an arrangement of light bulbs and their pullstrings. It's like standing in the rain without getting wet.Link | Official Website ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/A-Cloud-Made-from-6000-Light-Bulbs/

This Poem Makes No Sense

It rhymes, and it's funny, but Dave, wouldn't it have been easier to just print up a t-shirt? Link tattoo, poem, poetry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/This-Poem-Makes-No-Sense/

How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies

Photo: Shutterstock Your kids not eating their fruits and veggies? Here's a simple trick that's been shown to increase consumption: Well, one way seems to be to simply jazz up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/How-to-Get-Kids-to-Eat-Veggies/

The 10 Cutest Baby Animals of the Desert

Look at this adorable sand kitten! Or is it called a sand cat kitten? Or a sand cat cub? Either way, this baby is one of a collection of desert-dwelling wild animals photographed in their infancy, the way we rarely get t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/The-10-Cutest-Baby-Animals-of-the-Desert/

Simpsons Chairs

It's not a couch gag, but it's close. 56th Studio, a design firm in Bangkok, made chairs in the images of four characters from The Simpsons. May I suggest a high chair inspired by little Maggie, who is conspicuo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Simpsons-Chairs/

Should We Ban Father-Daughter Dance Because of Gender Discrimination?

Photo: George Wilhelm/LA Times The Father-Daughter dance and Mother-Son ballgames are long-standing school traditions in America, but those two events have come to an abrupt end in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Should-We-Ban-Father-Daughter-Dance-Because-of-Gender-Discrimination/

Black Scorpion Computer Mouse

Black Scorpion Computer Mouse - $19.95Looking for a way to keep people from touching your precious computer? You need the Black Scorpion Computer Mouse from the NeatoShop. This frighteningly fabulous computer mouse conta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Black-Scorpion-Computer-Mouse/

Click and Drag

How big can one webcomic panel be? Randall Munroe pushes the limits in one xkcd panel. Click and drag to explore the world, but be aware of the passing of time. I still haven't seen it all! Link  -via John Walkenbac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Click-and-Drag/

Did Jesus Have a Wife?

These six little words reignited the debate of whether Jesus was married and whether he had a female disciple: "Jesus said to them, 'My wife ...' " Laurie Goodstein o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Did-Jesus-Have-a-Wife/

14 Awesome and Bizarre Bathtubs

There was an old lady who lived in a shoe ...but did she take a bath in one, too? This fashionable pump is a custom bathtub from the Italian design company SICIS. It's just one of collection of strange and wonderful tubs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/14-Awesome-and-Bizarre-Bathtubs/

The Monastery under the Lake

In 1939, the Soviet government began damming the Volga River in Russia. The flooding that resulted left the entire Makaryevsky Monastery underwater except for the belfry. That and the artificial island later built a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/The-Monastery-under-the-Lake/

Manatees Need Showers Too

(Video Link)Just because you spend your whole life under water doesn't mean you don't need a shower here and there, especially when it's so darn cute when you do it.Via I Can Has Cheezburgervideos, cute, manatees, animal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Mantees-Need-Showers-Too/

The Boynton Bicycle Railroad

This railroad line on Long Island, New York ran on two rails, just like ordinary railroads. But cars ran speeds up to 100 MPH on a single track below while stabilized with a track above. Its inventor Eben M. Boynton hope...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/The-Boynton-Bicycle-Railroad/

The 25 Magic Words Of American Television

How do you come up with a "new idea" for a television show? It's really simple. You just take the list of magic words and combine a couple of them. You can use your combination as a title or as a premise. NPR posted this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/The-25-Magic-Words-Of-American-Television/

Nautilus Table

Marc Fish's Nautilus II is an elegant table made of walnut, sycamore and glass. It's one of three pieces of furniture that he made in imitation of nature, the others being an orchid-shaped desk and a table...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Nautilus-Table/

The Claptrap Groom's Cake

He may not be able to move, but this cake, by Black Sheep Custom Cakes, looks so real that it's easy to imagine him saying "look at me, I'm dancing! I'm dancing!"Link Via When Geeks Wedfood, cakes, borderlands, claptrap,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/The-Claptrap-Grooms-Cake/

I'll Miss You When You're Gone

[vimeo 49368612](Video Link) I feel the same way, little Ewoks. I'll miss your furry ears, funny antics and desire to eat me. Filmmaker Alex Kropinak reminds us to treasure the good times while we have them.The endi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/Ill-Miss-You-When-Youre-Gone/

3-D Skull Cake Pan

3-D Skull Cake Pan - $37.95 Halloween is right around the corner. Are you planning to scare up some deliciously fun Halloween goodies for your family. Make a cake that is just to die for with the 3-D Skull Cake Pan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/19/3-D-Skull-Cake-Pan/




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