Archive for November 4th, 2012

My Little Lady Gaga

This pony wasn't born this way, but subjected to the work of master ponysmith Mari Kasurinen. Here's a ponified Lady Gaga wearing her famous meat dress.Link | Artist's WebsiteMy Little Pony, Lady Gaga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/My-Little-Lady-Gaga/

Cigar Box Purses Are So Passe

Besides, why promote cigar use when you could instead encourage reading with a gorgeous book purse like this one. Sure, some people might be upset about the destruction of a great book, but there's always the chance that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Cigar-Box-Purses-Are-So-Passe/

Not Everyone Wins a Pulitzer

Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month? You're a guaranteed winner! Grant Snider tells us about twelve lesser-known prizes that you could receive. Read the rest at the link.Link -via Nag on the LakeGrant S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Not-Everyone-Wins-a-Pulitzer/

Sloth And Gluttony! It's Two Deadly Sins In One

(Video Link)Just kidding, there's nothing even remotely evil about this little angel of a sloth.Via I Can Has Cheezburgercute, videos, sloths, animals, babies, milk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Sloth-And-Gluttony-Its-Two-Deadly-Sins-In-One/

Can Sex Help Sell Coffins?

Ad execs have long known that sex sells. But can it sell coffins? Enterprising coffin-maker Zbigniew Lindner swears by it. He has been printing calendars of sexy women posing next to coffins y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Can-Sex-Help-Sell-Coffins/

Seven Baby Pandas

The Chengdu Panda Base research facility in Sichuan Province, China, is proud to present Oreo, Xiao Qiao, Si Yi, Yuan Run, Miao Miao, and the twins Cheng Shuang and Cheng Dui. The research center has made amazing strides...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Seven-Baby-Pandas/

Darth Vader to Disney Characters: I Am Your Father

Now that Disney has bought Star Wars for billions and billions, Gale Williams of Patbird & Galesaur noted that this technically makes Darth Vader the father of Disney characters! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Darth-Vader-to-Disney-Characters-I-Am-Your-Father/

Abominable Ice Men Ice Tray

Abominable Ice Men Ice Tray - $9.45Have you been hunting for an almost mythical way to chill your drink? You need the legendary Abominable Ice Men Tray from the NeatoShop. This frighteningly fabulous tray makes ice shape...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Abominable-Ice-Men-Ice-Tray/

Jawbone Sunglasses

After noticing a similarity of shapes, Emma Montague made stylish but slightly creepy sunglasses with acetate, black horn and deer jawbones. Move over, Ray-Ban.Link -via Wunderkammer | Artist's Websiteteeth, sunglasses,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Jawbone-Sunglasses/

A Dinosaur Named Sauron

A dinosaur discovered through a fossil found in Morocco has been named Sauron, after the Lord of the Rings character. Paleontologists Andrea Cau, Fabio Dalla Vecchia, and Matteo Fabbri of Italy’s Museo Pal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/A-Dinosaur-Named-Sauron/

Is Self-Gifting Wrong?

When it comes to gifts, better safe than sorry. If you want something, the only way to make sure you get it is to buy it (for) yourself! The Telegraph reports that self-gifting is on the rise:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Is-Self-Gifting-Wrong/

TARDIS Control Room

If you have a hexagonal-shaped room, decency demands that you turn it into a TARDIS control Room. Jayman White understood this and made one optimized for the Fourth Doctor. It lights up, makes appropriate sound effects a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/TARDIS-Control-Room/

I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy...Again!

(YouTube Link)Jimmy Kimmel Live has once again issued a YouTube challenge to parents willing to tell their kids that they ate all their Halloween and video tape the whole ordeal for the sake of comedy gold!The day after...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/03/I-Told-My-Kids-I-Ate-All-Their-CandyAgain/

Puking Kitty Gravy Boat

Glass sculptor Ginger ELA, inspired by a squirrel, made herself a gravy boat in the shape of a cat. The gravy is poured out of the cat's mouth. The effect is that of a cat barfing up delicious gravy, syrup, or whatever y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Puking-Kitty-Gravy-Boat/

Combination Katara/Pistol

The katara is an Indian push dagger--a knife used in a punching action. This one includes two German flintlock pistols built into the engraved silver handle.Link -via You're Not Bulletproof | Photo: Gregg Martin Auc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Combination-KataraPistol/

Sprinkles

Sometimes it helps to know whether the bakery person writing down your instructions for cake decoration will be the same person that actually decorates it. But then again, that might not help at all! Cake Wrecks has othe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Sprinkles/

Jason Voorhees' Pocket Knife

[http://youtu.be/X4xqSt46DPw] When Joerg Sprave of the Slingshot Channel (previously on Neatorama) wanted to make a folding pocket knife, you knew it'll be awesome. Behold, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Jason-Voorhees-Pocket-Knife/

Friend Zone

Sometimes there is just no right answer. I feel like I have been trapped in this terrible situation a few too many times. An easy way to forget the pain is to make new friends, like Mr. Whiskey and Ms. Scotch. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Friend-Zone/

Post-Sandy NYC Magazine Covers

The cover of the New Yorker has an illustration titled "Undeterred" by Adrian Tomine that imagines the voting difficulties caused by the aftermath of hurricane Sandy.   New York magazine, on t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Post-Sandy-NYC-Magazine-Covers/

Calculation Aid Tattoo

Zach lost a finger and didn't want to have to take off a shoe to count to ten. So he got Kirk Nilsen of the Crown & Anchor Tattoo Parlor in Point Pleasant, New Jersey to ink this helpful replacement.Link | Artist's W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Calculation-Aid-Tattoo/

One More Beer!

[http://vimeo.com/50522981] (vimeo link)What does this Viking bar patron really want? Watch and find out in a very short film by by Brazilian 3D artist Pedro Conti.  -via the PresurferCuriously, we covered just this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/One-More-Beer/

The Slide in the Imperial Palace

Alexander Palace was a residence of the Tsars outside of St. Petersburg. One room known as the Mountain Hall became a playroom for children during the reign of Nicholas I (r. 1825-1855). Amidst the precious and fragile w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/The-Slide-in-the-Imperial-Palace/

Ethiopian Kids Learn to Hack Laptops

The One Laptop Per Child project started several years ago with the idea that inexpensive, solar-powered computers could help bring children in Third World countries into the information age. So far it's worked really we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Ethiopian-Kids-Learn-to-Hack-Laptops/

Studio Ghibli Characters In Real Life

The amazing animated features made by Studio Ghibli star characters so well crafted they could leap off the screen and nobody would ever know they're toons, except for those spooked by pilots sporting pig faces and cat-h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Studio-Ghibli-Characters-In-Real-Life/

Medieval Snuff Drama

Jody Enders wrote in 1998 about a 1878 French account of a play performed in 1549, in which the dramatic onstage execution was no special effect, but used a condemned prisoner whose head was cut off onstage. Considering...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Medieval-Snuff-Drama/

Eighteenth Century Writing Kit/Makeup Kit

This beautifully intricate item in the Cleveland Museum of Art is a portable writing kit and makeup compact. It was made in England between 1760 and 1770. Opening it reveals a mirror, pencils and a manicure set.Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Eighteenth-Century-Compact-Writing-Kit/

Taco Cannon Makes Dinner Dangerous

(YouTube Link)Humanity has reached the point where we are no longer satisfied with eating dinner safely at home- we need excitement, and entertainment, with our meals, and that's where the Taco Cannon comes in.This launc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/04/Taco-Cannon-Makes-Dinner-Dangerous/






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