Archive for October 16th, 2012

Coffee Chair

Sometimes simple is best. Korean designer Sunhan Kwon created a clever "Coffee Chair" that'll fit perfectly in your favorite local cafe: Link - via designboomchair, coffee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Coffee-Chair/

AT-ST Playhouse Will Help This Cat Catch Ewoks

This lucky cat, once he's done dispatching the rebel scum, will hunt fresh, juicy Ewoks. His human, YouTube user kjsviewer, made an All Terrain Scout Transport vehicle for him.Video Link -via Technabobcats, Star War...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/AT-ST-Playhouse-Will-Help-This-Cat-Catch-Ewoks-2/

Life Lessons We Learned From The Twilight Zone

You never forget the moral of the story when you've got a chill running up your spine, and there was always a moral of some kind in the TV series The Twilight Zone. However, the lessons you learned might not be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Life-Lessons-We-Learned-From-The-Twilight-Zone/

Water-Activated Street Art

Unless it's wet, Adam Niklewicz's 30-foot tall oak tree mural in Hartford, Connecticut is invisible:The brick around the tree is weather-treated. The area of the tree drawing is not. When the wall gets wet, the bric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Water-Activated-Street-Art/

Baby Octopuses

Mike Fay and Enric Sala are exploring the waters off the coast of Gabon with an eye toward protecting its ecosystem. This picture was taken when their remote operated vehicle (ROV) selected a shell from the sea floor. &n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Baby-Octopuses/

Cat Box Costumes

You know what cats love? Costumes! Nothing gives them more delight than playing dress-up. Now not everyone can afford store-bought costumes, so the enterprising blogger Toshiya86 uses cardboard boxes instead. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Cat-Box-Costumes/

I Could Pee On This

I Could Pee on This is the name of a collection of poems by cats, as collected by Francesco Marciuliano. Includes such gems as: "Why Are You Screaming?", "This Is My Chair", "Some of My Best Friends Are Dogs", "Who Is Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/I-Could-Pee-On-This/

Hair Barrels

The single-purpose tumblr blog Hair Barrels sees surfing opportunities in every celebrity's haircut. Especially Conan O'Brien. His mane is like the Pipeline in Hawaii.Link -via David ThompsonTitanic, Leonardo DiCaprio, s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Hair-Barrels/

Gangnam Style Wolverine

Why? Because actor Hugh Jackman and rapper Psy understand that you'll win every dance-off if you have adamantium claws. No one will challenge you.Link -via blastrGangnam Style, Wolverine, X-Men...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Gangnam-Style-Wolverine/

Wonder Woman Fleece Cozy

Wonder Woman Fleece CozyDo you know an amazing female warrior who could use a little rest and relaxation? Give her the Wonder Woman Fleece Cozy from the NeatoShop. This super blanket with sleeves will have your super her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Wonder-Woman-Fleece-Cozy/

Can You Think Away Your Pain?

A tantalizing new study by Clare Philips and Debbie Samson shows that some pain-sufferers can get relief by "re-imagining" their pain away: After being interviewed about the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Can-You-Think-Away-Your-Pain/

The Terrorist Bride

The downfall of the al-Qaeda could be their affinity for Western women. According to a report released through a Danish Newspaper (Jyllands Posten), a man named Morten Storm worked as a double agent for Denmark and the C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/The-Terrorist-Bride/

Women with Water Wigs

Remember the Neatorama post about men wearing water wigs? Photographer Tim Tadder has released the sequel: women with water wigs! Take a look at his Behance page: Link - vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Women-with-Water-Wigs/

Serious Concussion Leads to Accidental Musical Genius

Derek Amato (photograph by Matt Nager) dove into the shallow end and emerged a genius, literally. At 39, Broughton hit his head after carelessly diving into the shallow end of a pool and was diagnosed with a severe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Serious-Concussion-Leads-to-Accidental-Musical-Genius/

The Smell-O-Phone is Here!

Forget Smell-O-Vision, the Smell-O-Phone is here! When a female staff of Japanese company Chaku Perfume lamented that "you can't send smell through a cell phone," the company's tech guys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/The-Smell-O-Phone-is-Here/

Romney vs. Obama: An Epic Rap Battle

How about this, instead of another (boring) debate we have a Presidential Rap Battle? The guys are Epic Rap Battle are already ahead of us.Without taking sides, the candidates spit out everything from how Mitt thinks Oba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Romney-vs-Obama-An-Epic-Rap-Battle/

ASPCA-Approved, Easy-to-Make Halloween Treats for Pets

Costume sales for pets have never been higher, so we're willing to assume that pet owners are also interested in great kitten- and pooch-friendly holiday treats, too. As always, the excellent people at ASPCA have some id...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/ASPCA-Approved-Halloween-Treats-for-Pets/

Stargate Wedding Ring

Hopefully a marriage joined with this ring will last more than 38 minutes. The Seattle-based company Wedding Band Designs says that the inner ring spins like a real stargate!Link -via When Geeks WedStargate, wedding ring...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Stargate-Wedding-Band/

The Origin of Gangnam Style?

Redditor SkeletonKeys visited Seokbulsa Temple in Busan, South Korea, where he found a bas relief that may depict the origin of the Gangnam Style dance. What do you think?Farmerj0hn left a comment that may shed further l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/The-Origin-of-Gangnam-Style/

Man Calls Police after Receiving Menacing Phone Call from His Dog

Bruce Gardner of Orem, Utah was just settling in for a day of work at his office when he received a phone call. No one spoke, but there was banging and scratching on the line. And the caller ID indicated that the call ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Man-Calls-Police-after-Receiving-Menacing-Phone-Call-from-His-Dog/

TARDIS vs, Dalek Doctor Who Salt & Pepper Shakers

TARDIS vs. Dalek Doctor Who Salt & Pepper Shakers - $17.95Attention Doctor Who fans! Behold the amazing TARDIs vs. Dalek Doctor Who Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This dynamite set is made of glazed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/TARDIS-vs-Dalek-Doctor-Who-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Iconic Horror Movie Houses Recreated In Paper

Paper artist Marc Hagan-Guirey combines principles of origami and papercraft to recreate horror movie houses in miniature form, like this blue edition of the Overlook Hotel from The Shining.He calls his works Ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Iconic-Horror-Movie-Houses-Recreated-In-Paper/

Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past

Ransom Riggs has an unusual hobby: he collects old photographs of people he doesn't know. But it's not necessarily about the snapshots themselves — the interesting part is what's written on the backs. Riggs explain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Talking-Pictures-by-Ransom-Riggs/

Musical Dental Drill

If the thought of going to the dentist filled your head with dread, this may help: a dental drill that plays music! An Indonesian dentist came up with the musical drill to help anxious kids:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Musical-Dental-Drill/

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Cupcakes

But I always fired into the nearest hill or, failing that, into blackness. I meant no harm; I just liked the explosions. And I was careful never to kill more than I could eat.Take a culinary journey into the dark heart o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/iFear-and-Loathing-in-Las-Vegasi-Cupcakes/

Anatomy of an Internet Hoax

You recall the classic comic caption, "On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog." Many people were following the story of David Rose, also known as Dave on Wheels, on Blogger and Twitter. Dave told of his struggles as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Anatomy-of-an-Internet-Hoax/

Tears of Steel

[http://youtu.be/R6MlUcmOul8]You know how the story goes. Boy loves girl, girl loves boy, boy gets freaked out by psycho robot hand, girl destroys humanity. Yeah. That’s the good stuff.Tears of Steal was c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Tears-of-Steel/

A Camera That Emphasizes Time Over Space

Jay Mark Johnson uses a slit camera to take surreal photographs that emphasize time over space. What comes through the lens looks different depending on whether it is moving or stationary. Where some folks are surprised...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/A-Camera-That-Emphasizes-Time-Over-Space/

Waterfall Swing

[youtube p1uwQVtHHOQ](Video Link)Whee! Swing through a waterfall and never get wet on this installation by Mike O'Toole, Andrew Ratcliff, Ian Charnas and Andrew Witte. The water pours down only when t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/Waterfall-Swing/

The Strange Death of Alfalfa

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer was the most famous and popular member of the Little Rascals comedy shor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/The-Strange-Death-of-Alfalfa/










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