Archive for November 28th, 2012

Amazing Anamorphic Illusions

[http://youtu.be/tBNHPk-Lnkk] (YouTubelink)Brusspup makes these two-dimensional artworks that are 3D illusions when viewed at just the right angle. Bonus: cat. -via Daily Picks and Flicksillusions...

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Penpal: An Original Horror Story

Good horror stories are hard to come by, often we are left with over dramatized clichés like The Happening, The Wicker Man, or The Mist. I have unfortunately seen all of those t...

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Cool Things to Find

[http://youtu.be/bIy6w_iubSs] (YouTube link)Cool Things to Find is a parody of the earlier PSA called Dumb Ways to Die. And who does the finding? The Mars Curiosity rover, of course! -via a comment at Metafiltercuriosity...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Cool-Things-to-Find/

The Ultimate Caramel Apple

Photo: Cooking Classy Love Caramel apples? Me too! Who cares that December is almost upon us, I think caramel apples are always in season and these are the ultimate caramel apples. Brought to us by...

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Yoko Ono's Fashions for Men

No one should be surprised -after all, it is Yoko Ono behind the designs. The collection, called “Fashions For Men: 1969-2012,” is based on sketches she gave to John Lennon for their wedding. There a...

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Puppy Love

If only we could all fall asleep this way... the world would be a better place. This could quite possibly be one of the cutest freaking things I have ever seen. Just looking at this makes me sleepy. The only thin...

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Sundial Alarm Clock Goes off with a Bang

This unusual clock is a solar cannon. It's a sundial that fires a tiny cannon when the heat of sunlight, concentrated wih a lens, detonates gunpowder. In a 1903 treatise on solar energy, Charles Henry Pope wrote:In the i...

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Musical Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree

 Musical Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree - $34.95Are you depressed because you are having trouble deciding what kind of Christmas tree to get this year? Cedar, Fir, Cypress, aluminum and painted pink? Good grief! The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Musical-Charlie-Browns-Christmas-Tree-2/

Dog Camera Cozy

Sarah Goldschadt's crocheted cozy keeps her camera safe, warm and stylish. Goldschadt is the author of Craft-A-Day, a daily guide to a year of craftmaking. This cute project is typical of her delightful work.Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Dog-Camera-Cozy/

X-Wing Beer Can

Photo: Tamas Kanya People love to make their own X-Wings, so it is no surprise that we now get one made out of beer cans. It is still clearly awesome though. While Kaiser beer may not have been my first c...

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Kitten Playing Ping Pong

[http://youtu.be/JaDnKUzoMN4] (YouTube link)This kitten has mad skills and will surely go far in the world of human athletics.  -via Daily Picks and Flickscat, ping pong, table tennis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Kitten-Playing-Ping-Pong/

Vintage Vandals

Photo: Steven Leduc Reproposing items for art has been popular ever since (and probably before) Marcel Duchamp's Fountain. What about reproposing art for art though? That is a new trend. Duchamp...

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Embroidered Straightjacket

During the 1890s, a German woman named Agnes Richter was institutionalized for a mental illness. She wasn't allowed to use conventional writing instruments, but she was allowed to sew. Richter was a good seamstress, so s...

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Chrono Trigger Nerd Art

What is better than art featuring your favorite all time video game? Art you made with your real-life girlfriend featuring your favorite all time video game. Redditor Tannon and his girlfriend N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Chrono-Trigger-Nerd-Art/

La Surprise du Chef!

[http://youtu.be/KG8M02ECKyU] (YouTube link)This French ad for underwear may not have any facts, but it sure gets your attention! The description at YouTube, translated by Babelfish, says:Discover finally what makes the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/La-Surprise-du-Chef/

Kelvin Doe: The Prodigy

[http://youtu.be/XOLOLrUBRBY] Youtube Link Thnkr TV is helping promote this 15-year-old Kelvin Doe. Doe is a typical Sierra Leone teenager. He scours his neighborhood trash bins for spare parts, likes to buil...

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The Moustache Trainer and Other Brilliant Patents for the Moustache Enthusiast

As we near the end of a glorious Movember, remember that we did not always have this special month. In a lost, golden age, every month was Movember. Manly facial hair was the norm, not the exception. In the old...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/The-Moustache-Trainer-and-Other-Brilliant-Patents-for-the-Moustache-Enthusiast/

Anime Eyes Sleep Mask

Anime Eyes Sleep Mask - $4.45Are you looking to add a little drama to your nighttime attire? You need the Anime Eyes Sleep Mask from the NeatoShop. This fantastic mask features exaggerated eyes and is perfect for adding...

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Mars Rover Curiosity

[http://vimeo.com/54130221] (vimeo link)Enjoy a beautiful and contemplative tribute to the Mars Curiosity rover. The analogy is that of a child growing up and leaving home. The engineers who designed, built, and launched...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Mars-Rover-Curiosity/

Thanksgiving Leftovers Benedict

Forget English muffins, ham and hollandaise sauce, these Thanksgiving eggs benedict look delicious and are a great way to make your leftovers fun again (which can be hard to do after a few days).Linkthanksgiving, food, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Thanksgiving-Leftovers-Benedict/

How to Eat an Ear of Corn in 10 Seconds

[youtube M50wnj5Se4g](Video Link)Put those corn cob holders away. What you need is an electric drill and a quarter inch bit. Just stick the cob on the bit, place the corn by your mouth, then turn on the drill.-via Y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/How-to-Eat-an-Ear-of-Corn-in-10-Seconds/

Chicago's Highest-Ever Parking Ticket Bill

Jennifer Fitzgerald, an unemployed single mother, has racked up over $105,000 in parking ticket fines for a car that she wasn't aware she owned that was left at O'Hare airport for three years. Fitzgerald says the car was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Chicagos-Highest-Ever-Parking-Ticket-Bill/

How to Make Your Own Howler A La Harry Potter

Making a basic origami swan is beyond my skill level, but for those who can faithfully follow such frustrating folding instructions, these Harry Potter howlers are really cool and would be an incredible way to present pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Howler-A-La-Harry-Potter/

Santa Cthulhu 2012

Amy L. Rawson makes a special Christmas Cthulhu art project every year. We've covered her work a few times before. And now it's time  to unveil the 2012 Needle Felted Santa Cthulhu!He's got a fireplace, stockings, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Santa-Cthulhu-2012/

Run! It's Wasabizilla!

He might not look as intimidating as the full size Godzilla, but if you put him in your mouth all at once, you might be in just as much pain as one of the monster's victims.Link Via That's Nerdoliciousgodzilla, dinosaurs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Run-Its-Wasabizilla/

Obituaries For My Stuff

Saying goodbye is hard. Jeff Wysaski honors the passing of his treasured possessions by constructing obituaries for them. There are eight in all, which you can see at Pleated-Jeans. Linkobituaries, humor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Obituaries-For-My-Stuff/

Floppy Disk Table

Kids, you don't understand what it was like in the old days. We didn't have flash drives. We had to carry around these huge memory storage disks that had just a tiny fraction of the capacity of your USB doohickeys.Look a...

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I Yam What I Yam: The Story of Popeye

The following is an article from Uncle John’s All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader.What cartoon character was so influential that he convinced kids to eat vegetables? Popeye the Sailor M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/I-Yam-What-I-Yam-The-Story-of-Popeye/

Rainbow Brite Body Cozy

Rainbow Brite Body Cozy - $24.95Do you need a little light and happiness to help you get through these dreary fall and winter months? Schedule in some me time with the Rainbow Brite Body Cozy from the NeatoShop. This ado...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/28/Rainbow-Brite-Body-Cozy/

Construction Paper Superhero Art By Doctor Sonic

Doctor Sonic is an artist and crafstman who enjoys cutting construction paper into eye pleasing shapes, like Spider Woman's bodacious bod, and his Tumblr site advertises his works as "all paper; no ink".His art is remini...

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