Archive for September 22nd, 2012

Towering Jigsaw Puzzle Made of Stone

Studio Gang Architects' Marble Curtain consists of 620 interlocking stone slabs stretching 18 feet high and weighing in at over 1,500 pounds. The stone chosen is transluscent and the pieces are only 3/8 of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Towering-Jigsaw-Puzzle-Made-of-Stone/

Vintage Photos of Old-School Celebs in Drag

This isn't a collection of Bosom Buddies stills obehind-the-scenes shots from all-male Broadway shows. Whether taken on Halloween or just another Tuesday, these are photos of notable cultural figures in crossdre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Vintage-Photos-of-Old-School-Celebs-in-Drag/

Spider-Man Night Light

<!--gallery(1)-->Spider-Man Night Light - $16.95Are boogie men and things that go bump in the night keeping you from a good night sleep. Keep scary things at bay with the Spider-Man Night Light from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Spider-Man-Night-Light/

Animated Cave Drawings

You thought movies were less than a couple hundred years old. Of course, zoetropes and other such optical toys go back hundreds of years. But archaeologist Marc Azema and French artist Florent Rivere say that prehistoric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Animated-Cave-Drawings/

Touchy: The Human Camera

[https://vimeo.com/49784235]Oh, Japan. You are so weird/awesome. If, like artist Eric Siu, you've ever been jealous of a camera's charmed life, then you'll appreciate Touchy, a combination headgear-and-sensor setup that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Touchy-The-Human-Camera/

Curtain Door

Hello Neatoramanauts, look at your front door, now back to this one. Now back at your front door. Now back to this. Sadly, your front door isn't the Curtain Door, designed by architectural fir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Curtain-Door/

Marines Swap out a Car Engine in 42 Seconds

[youtube te48ucoEvFI](Video Link) In this clip from the old TV show Record Breakers, five Royal Marines turned on and off the engine of a Ford Escort, took it out, put a new one in, then drove the car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Marines-Swap-out-a-Car-Engine-in-42-Seconds/

Newly Divorced Woman Launches Old Wedding Ring into Space

"We are never ever ever getting back together," says Taylor Swift, and recent divorcee Rebecca Gibbs of New Zealand, who sent her former husband's promises to love, honor and cherish into space on a small rocket. After g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Newly-Divorced-Woman-Launches-Old-Wedding-Ring-into-Space/

The Secret to Happiness and Productivity at Work

[http://vimeo.com/49179452] The secret to unlocking happiness and productivity at work, according to Harvard Business School professor Teresa Amabile, is surprisingly simple. It's not the big w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/The-Secret-to-Happiness-and-Productivity-at-Work/

50 Years of the Jetsons

On September 23, 1962, 50 years ago Sunday, The Jetsons premiered on American TV. It was the first show ABC broadcast in color. Although the series only lasted one year in its initial run, it left more than one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/50-Years-of-the-Jetsons/

Two New York Gentlemen Hailing a Taxi

[http://youtu.be/NmCmmHzf9q4] It's a dog eat dog world out there, but thankfully these gentlemen still know how to treat each other with respect, as Ron Senkowski filmed in New York City. There...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Two-New-York-Gentlemen-Hailing-a-Taxi/

Cartoonist Makes World's Largest Hand Drawn Maze--But He May Not Get into the Record Books

Joe Wos, a cartoonist, has long desired to get into the Guinness Book of World Records. As he neared his fortieth birthday, he formulated a specific record that he could set: the world's largest hand drawn maze. Wos appr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Cartoonist-Makes-Worlds-Largest-Hand-Drawn-Maze-But-He-May-Not-Get-into-the-Record-Books/

Stop Working and Love Me!

[http://youtu.be/y_-RoKOAkro] (YouTube link)Cats are very good with body language. And they operate on the premise that it's always fine to ask for, or rather demand, what you want. -via Buzzfeedcats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Stop-Working-and-Love-Me/

Stormtrooper Crossbones Bifold Wallet

Stormtrooper Crossbones Bifold Wallet - $19.95Is your wallet failing you? Forget replacing it with a clone. Upgrade it to the Stormtrooper Crossbones BiFold Wallet from the NeatoShop. This powerful men's wallet is made o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Stormtrooper-Crossbones-Bifold-Wallet/

Inside the Cockpit of the Space Shuttle Endeavour

Photo: Ben Cooper/Launch Photography I was locked inside the NeatoWarehouse yesterday and couldn't find my way out of the maze that is made of hundreds of new Halloween items, so I di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Inside-the-Cockpit-of-the-Space-Shuttle-Endeavor/

Archaeologists Find Stone Age Dental Filling

In a cave in Slovenia, archaeologists found a human jawbone with intact teeth. One in particular captured their attention because it had a cavity filled in with beeswax. At 6,500 years old, this is the oldest dental fill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Archaeologists-Find-Stone-Age-Dental-Filling/

The Feast

Redditor Livinglife91 is an artist. She sculpted forks into these creepy shapes and made a tableau called "The Feast." You can see close-ups that tell the story at imgur. Link -via redditsculpture, forks, Livinglife91...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/The-Feast/

Dubstep Music with Power Tools

[youtube Sh6itBrjlD0](Video Link) Think of your local hardware store as a music store. With a few power tools, Mystery Guitar Man makes a mysterious object and music at the same time.-via NotCotdubstep, tools,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Dubstep-Music-with-Power-Tools/

This Week at Neatorama

Aha! It's finally autumn! Or it will be at 10:49 AM Eastern time this morning. Your equinox may vary. I'm not sorry to say goodbye to the summer of 2012, as hot and dry as it's been. There were weeks at a time when no on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/This-Week-at-Neatorama-120/

Hide and Seek

Is there any parent who hadn't tried this trick? Only my kids gave up long before the niece in this Twaggie. Wobbly Goggy illustrated a Tweet by Sixth Form Poet to create it. You'll find a new illustrated Tweet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Hide-and-Seek-2/

The Machete Wrench

Fighting zombies? Fixing your alternator? You'll need a tool for both jobs. Enter the Mechanic's Machete, a tool designed specifically for post-apocalyptic scenarios. Its maker, Instructables member EV Builder, is also w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/The-Machete-Wrench/

Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind

[http://youtu.be/6Ni5HOdGtzM] (YouTube link)Some of these you've heard before, but some may be new to you. You'll have to listen carefully, as these amazing facts go pretty fast! -via Geeks Are Sexy facts, AsapSCIENCE, s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Amazing-Facts-to-Blow-Your-Mind/

Otter Solves Shape Puzzle

[youtube 37H8-WaSKSA](Video Link) Nellie is a sea otter that lives at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington. She's already a cup stacking master and has now moved...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/22/Otter-Solves-Shape-Puzzle/
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