Archive for October 19th, 2012

Deus Ex Machina

[http://vimeo.com/49920522]Living in Los Angeles, it’s hard not to notice the motorcycles. Whether it’s the loud choppers rolling down Sunset, or the rocketing crotch-rockets dodging in and out of traffic on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Dues-Ex-Machina/

Portal Companion Cube Engagement Ring

Do you need a storage cube to love forever prior to disposal in an incinerator? Of course you do. That's basically what marriage is like, so BMF Jewelry made an engagement ring that looks like a Weighted Companion Cube....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/iPortali-Companion-Cube-Engagement-Ring/

Wub Wub Violin

[http://youtu.be/sf6LD2B_kDQ]Dubstep violin. How has this not been a thing until now? I mean I do love classical music (not kidding in the least) and I like dubstep- so why wouldn’t they go well together? Like baco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Wub-Wub-Violin/

When World War II Veteran Is Cremated, Family Learns That He Was Carrying around Almost Half a Pound of Shrapnel

Ronald Brown was wounded while serving in the British Army during World War II. He downplayed the whole matter and told his children that he had just a bullet in his leg.But when Brown recently passed away, crematory wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/When-World-War-II-Veteran-Is-Cremated-Family-Learns-That-He-Was-Carrying-around-Almost-Half-a-Pound-of-Shrapnel/

Bus Station Sonata

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BvGbJhig1Q&feature=share&list=UUq7R2djfRlPXl6ol_7b6yjw]For the people of Newcastle it doesn’t take much to play Beethoven. Press a few keys here and there and voilà,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Bus-Station-Sonata/

The Ultimate Tusken Raider Kid's Costume

Let's face it- most Tusken Raider themed kid's costumes pale in comparison to this epic getup created by super dad Ward Jenkins.Whether it's the attention to details, clever use of well-made accessories or the acting ski...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/The-Ultimate-Tusken-Raider-Kids-Costume/

Burning Man in Texas

Big Tex, the 52-foot-tall mascot of the Texas State Fair, burned to the ground today. Big Tex had stood over the fair every year since 1952.Fair spokeswoman Sue Gooding says she doesn't know the cause of the fire but did...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Burning-Man-in-Texas/

Doctor Who TARDIS Laplander Hat

Doctor Who TARDIS Laplander Hat - $19.95Attention Doctor Who fans! Behold the fabulous Doctor Who TARDIS Laplander Hat from the NeatoShop. This marvelous knitted chapeau looks like your favorite Police Box. It is the per...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Doctor-Who-TARDIS-Laplander-Hat/

K-Cup Cocktails

The guys over at Cool Material are trying to get me in trouble. They have come up with a list of mixed drinks using alcohol, sparse ingredients, and your favorite Keurig K-Cups. This is a ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/K-Cup-Cocktails/

Sentence Construction

This 6th-grader must have skipped breakfast the morning this was assigned. What he lacks in literary skills, he makes up in enthusiasm. Give this poor child some bacon! Link bacon, grammar, writing, sentence...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Sentence-Construction/

Why Is Cranberry Juice Good For UTIs?

You've probably heard that drinking cranberry juice is good for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs). There is some evidence that it's true, but it ain't easy.The strongest evidence available for prevention is amon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Why-Is-Cranberry-Juice-Good-For-UTIs/

How to Make Candy Corn on the Cob

I loooooove corn on the cob. This is the only way it could be improved. After experimenting with different materials to serve as a core, Instructables member alaskantomboy found that raw cookie dough provided the structu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/16/How-to-Make-Candy-Corn-on-the-Cob/

Definitely Not a Cat Lover

[http://youtu.be/3DxFrN54q90] Some people are born cat lovers, some people are not. This 4-month-old baby, as you can guess by his facial reaction when his mom says "meow," is definit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Definitely-Not-a-Cat-Lover/

Lost Boy Kept Warm by Puppies

Kyle Camp of Hackleburg, Alabama is a 10-year-old with Down Syndrome. He went missing Tuesday evening, and a search was launched by the Marion County Sheriff's office and local volunteers. The state police also deployed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Lost-Boy-Kept-Warm-by-Puppies/

Bouncy Bridge

Now this is a fun way to cross a river! The conceptual Bouncy Bridge is the brainchild of the architect firm AZC. It's definitely the most in-seine-ly fun way to cross the Seine:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Bouncy-Bridge/

How to Pronounce Huygens

[http://youtu.be/wENZmBofwSw] (YouTube link)Or, conversely, how to tell if the person you are speaking with is Dutch. Dutch physicist and mathematician Christiaan Huygens contributed a lot to the science of physics, incl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/How-to-Pronounce-Huygens/

A Criminal's Perfect Disguise

Problem: You don't look like the guy whose identity you've just stolen. Solution: Disguise yourself! Here's what one criminal mastermind did to impersonate anot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/A-Criminals-Perfect-Disguise/

Perpetual Energy Wasting Machine

[http://youtu.be/VARUtWxDg_g]We have all seen the so called Perpetual Energy Machines running around on the internet. Whether an actual perpetual energy machine is possible or not (I think not), a perpetual energy wastin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Perpetual-Energy-Wasting-Machine/

Kids Costumes Loaded With Class

These little artists have all the style of the famous creators they are dressed as, even if their art might not be quite as valuable -yet.Linkartists, kids, costumes, halloween, frida...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/14/Kids-Costumes-Loaded-With-Class/

The Best Silent Horror Films

Halloween is the time to watch horror films, but there are some old ones that you probably haven't yet seen, because they go back over a hundred years! Balladeer's Blog has a list of 31 silent horror films going back as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/The-Best-Silent-Horror-Films/

The Fork in the Road is Taken

(Image credit: Jim Grant)A six-foot-tall fork appeared in Carlsbad, California, at the intersection of Levante Street and Anillo Way on Tuesday. The unnamed artist is a 62-year-old retired teacher who said he was impress...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/The-Fork-in-the-Road-is-Taken/

Meanwhile, in Russia

The members of the art collective We Are Visual left their home base of Hamburg to explore St. Petersburg. Naturally, they stuck their heads into convenient holes and took photographs of the results.Planking? Faith Hilli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Meanwhile-in-Russia-2/

A Witness to Lincoln's Assassination

[http://youtu.be/I_iq5yzJ-Dk] (YouTube link)Samuel J. Seymour appeared on the TV show I've Got A Secret in 1956. Now, nearly 150 years after the event, YouTube has the record of a person (a child at the time), w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/A-Witness-to-Lincolns-Assassination/

Wonderful Avengers Cocktails

I could certainly go for the red Russian, but then, I'm a sucker for white Russians and grenadine, so it's a great blend of the two.Link Via That's Nerdaliciousavengers, cocktails, drinks, booze, alcohol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Wonderful-Avengers-Cocktails/

The Green Ruby Pumpkin

[http://vimeo.com/51358765] (vimeo link)The Green Ruby Pumpkin is a delightful (but still scary) Halloween tale told in rhyme. The short film was produced by visual effects artists Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma. You can see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/The-Green-Ruby-Pumpkin/

Domino Clock

Close to Aggieland--that's College Station, Texas--a small company makes clocks with dominoes instead of regular numbers. Many of them are branded with the Texas A&M logo. Longhorns who need to know the time should j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Domino-Clock/

Om Nom Nom Nom Milk!

(Video Link)There's something about a giant baby needing its bottle that is jsut absolutely fantastic.Via I Can Has Cheezburgerrhinos, video, babies, milk, cute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Om-Nom-Nom-Nom-Milk/

10 Places to See Before They Die

When it comes to the following tourist destinations, the trick will be getting there before the wrecking ball does.1. Nauru(Image credit: Flickr user ARM Climate Research Facility)This tiny isla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/10-Places-to-See-Before-They-Die/

Old Fashioned, Steam-Powered Sawmill

[youtube l8nyrP8bclI](Video Link)An old sawmill, powered by the steam engines of two tractors, slices through logs. Watch these men turn trees into lumber while Death mercilessly spins just a few feet away. Gerard V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Old-Fashioned-Steam-Powered-Sawmill/

Axe Cop: The Cake

Axe Cop's favorite food is birthday cake with a candle of himself on it, so when 6-year-old Nathan requested an Axe Cop cake for his birthday, that served as the starting point for inspiration.Linkaxe cop, food, cake, bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Axe-Cop-The-Cake/




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