Archive for October 25th, 2012

Custom Handgun Made for a Man Who Had Lost His Fingers

Gunsmith M. Fischer of Berlin made this bizarre .38 caliber revolver sometime before 1896. It featured an unusual trigger system that permitted an owner without fingers to hold and fire it.Link | Photo: Horst Heldhandgun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Custom-Handgun-Made-for-a-Man-Who-Had-Lost-His-Fingers/

Ray Villafane Unveils His Pumpkin Zombie Sculpture For 2012

Photo: redwingx/FlickrPhoto: redwingx/Flickr(YouTube Link)Amazing pumpkin artist Ray Villefane is back with another disturbingly good work of pumpkin art, and this year's works are more terrifying than ever before!He's u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Ray-Villafane-Unveils-Pumpkin-Zombie-Sculpture-For-2012/

Unlock the Thor

New York City street artist Hanksy made this cute pun that may get a smile out of even the cantankerous Norse god. At the link, you can view another punning piece: Theodoor Huxtable from The Cosby Show.Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Unlock-the-Thor/

How to Make a Sarlacc Bundt Cake

Jenny Lana's cake is not only realistic, but fairly easy to make. The Sarlacc itself is made from a split chocolate-covered stawberry (the mouth), chocolate-gummy worms (the tentacles) and almonds (the teeth). Watch a vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/How-to-Make-a-Sarlacc-Bundt-Cake/

Demon Costume with Animated Mask

[http://youtu.be/8HZFY4Xti7k] (YouTUbe link)Electronic magic toys brings us the weirdest halloween costume ever! Phil Burgess of Adafruit mounted LED matrices on a mask, and hooked up a voice changer to use as a stimulus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Demon-Costume-with-Animated-Mask/

Is It Legal To Kill Zombies?

You know that if a zombie dies, you have to destroy his brain, but assuming the zombie apocolypse hasn't thrown law and order out the window, will the cops arrest you for running down the streets slaying the undead? Afte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Is-It-Legal-To-Kill-Zombies/

Horror Movies for Your Pets

Just because you've filled up your dog's food dish every day for his entire life is no reason to conclude that you'll do so tomorrow. This and other terrors from the mind of Jeff Wysaski are sure to give your pets nightm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Horror-Movies-for-Your-Pets/

Just Shot Glass

Just Shot Glass - $11.95Are you bored with your run-of-the-mill barware? It's time to arm yourself with the Just Shot Glass from the NeatoShop. This fantastic double walled shot glass is designed to look like it has a bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Just-Shot-Glass/

Who Would Win in a Fistfight Between a Neanderthal and a Modern Human?

Could a modern human beat a Neanderthal in a fight? Maybe, but the modern human should keep his distance and play a long game:A Neanderthal would have a clear power advantage over his Homo sapiensopponent....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Who-Would-Win-in-a-Fistfight-Between-a-Neanderthal-and-a-Modern-Human/

Moniker Art Fair

[http://youtu.be/DM9AFdTu48I] Not too long ago we mentioned the Moniker Art Fair in a post about street artist LUDO. For those of you who enjoyed the LUDO piece, here are some highlights from the Fair. It took place...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Moniker-Art-Fair/

Hobbit Food

Why watch The Hobbit when you could eat The Hobbit? In my opinion, this is probably the single greatest food promotion of all time. Pure genius. I am googling where the closest Denny's is to my...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Hobbit-Food/

Horror Films You Didn’t Realize Were Based on True Stories

More horror films than you know were based on, or inspired by, real life events. Wes Craven himself told the story of what inspired Nightmare on Elm Street: a series of Southeast Asian men who died while having...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Horror-Films-You-Didnt-Realize-Were-Based-on-True-Stories/

Man Gets Back £51,000 He Stole

Apparently being a thief pays. 19 years ago bank manager Otto Neuman stole £150,000 in cash, gold bars, and gold coins from his own branch. When he was caught there was only about £51,000 left in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Man-Gets-Back-51000-He-Stole/

Flex Mex

[http://youtu.be/GTwrVAbV56o] (YouTube link)Vi Hart is not only great at explaining mathematics and making it fun, she can also cook and poke fun at herself. In this video, she uses her previously-explained hexaflexagons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Flex-Mex/

Something Witty

Something witty and thought-provoking. That's what my boss told me to write on this- post! I am actually super excited to find this because I have actually been to that restaurant (half off after 11!) in Pittsbur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Something-Witty/

Ghost Photography of the 19th Century

The spiritualist movement rose at about the same time photography was invented. Therefore, it was no wonder that the earliest use of trick photography was to show evidence of spirits that one could communicate with -for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Ghost-Photography-of-the-19th-Century/

Oops My Head Fell Off

[http://youtu.be/tsL_JDtVbww] Magician Rich Ferguson "aka The Ice Breaker" is out on the streets of San Luis Obispo, CA for Halloween scaring people with a pretty impressive trick. I am not positive how he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Oops-My-Head-Fell-Off/

The Final Marx Brothers Film Appearance: The Story of Mankind

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.Most of us who grew up watching and loving the Marx Brothers will agree on one thing -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/The-Final-Marx-Brothers-Film-Appearance-The-Story-of-Mankind/

Ice-Bat Uglydoll Salt & Pepper Shaker

Ice-Bat Uglydoll Salt & Pepper Shaker - $14.95Are you batty for Uglydolls? You are going to love the Ice-Bat Uglydoll Salt & Pepper Shaker from the NeatoShop. This charming glazed ceramic salt and pepper shaker i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Ice-Bat-Uglydoll-Salt-Pepper-Shaker/

10 Documentaries Every Guy Should See

After reading the list of the 10 Documentaries Every Guy Should See (according to the guys at Cool Material) I can honestly say I have some work to do on my documentary game. I have seen a few of them, Exit Throu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/10-Documentaries-Every-Guy-Should-See/

Moustache November

[http://youtu.be/8w1p5UI7Siw] November, the greatest month of the year (for several reasons including but not limited to my Birthday, Thanksgiving, turkeys, more pumpkins, football, and cranberry sauce) is fast appr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Moustache-November/

Unusual and Fascinating Coins and Currency

In a continuing series on coins and currency, Dark Roasted Blend has a roundup of weird designs and stories about money. When the USSR was formed, and again when it crumbled, new money was designed for various areas that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Unusual-and-Fascinating-Coins-and-Currency/

A Bath or a Walk?

[http://youtu.be/O2635quVnI8] (YouTube link)Jackson knows his English words, but he's a little fuzzy on judging whether his owner is giving him the runaround! -via Arbroath dog, dog bath, dog walk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/A-Bath-or-a-Walk/

Halloween in Charlotte, North Carolina

Although it is unclear whether Charlotte, North Carolina, is any more obsessed with Halloween than other cities, there are some interesting people there who take Halloween very seriously. Creative Loafing featured four o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Halloween-in-Charlotte-North-Carolina/

Video of the Last Veteran of the American Civil War

[youtube 5Td4xzS6r2E](Video Link)On August 2, 1956, Albert Woolson died at an age estimated between 105 and 109. He was the last Union veteran of the American Civil War and probably the last veteran from either side...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Video-of-the-Last-Veteran-of-the-American-Civil-War/

Geometric Fruit

Photographer Sakir Gökçebag doesn't use digital manipulation to get his fruits and vegetables to line up just so -they are cut and arranged like this! See what he does with watermelons, peaches, peppers, pome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Geometric-Fruit/

Chug-a-chug-a-chug-a Meow Meow!

(Video Link)Everyone get on board on the kitty express! You might not get anywhere fast, but you'll certainly get to check out some absolutely adorable scenery.Via I Can Has Cheezburgercute, videos, animals, trains, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Chug-a-chug-a-chug-a-Meow-Meow/

What Is It? game 248

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don't know!Place your guess in the comment section be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/What-Is-It-game-248/

Throne of Games

Aaron Jasinski, the master of mashups, warns us to not rest easily upon the Mushroom Throne. He made this acrylic on wood planel painting for a Gallery 1988 show.Link -via it8BitSuper Mario Bros, Game of Thrones, Aaron J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Throne-of-Games/

Vampire Hunter Survival Kit Messenger Bag

Vampire Hunter Survival Kit Messenger Bag - $39.95Are you on the hunt for a devilishly fun bag? You need the Vampire Hunter Survival Kit Messenger Bag from the NeatoShop. This hypnotizing cotton canvas bag features plent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Vampire-Hunter-Survival-Kit-Messenger-Bag/








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