Archive for December 9th, 2012

Tony Stark is Tin Man

Tin Man has an arc reactor for a heart. And an axe. Watch him chop a path to the Wicked Witch of the West so that Dorothy can melt her. This Quiddlebee comic imagines the greatest possible reboot of the Oz story...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Tony-Stark-is-Tin-Man/

Motopia

In 1960, British architect Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe proposed the city of the future for suburban London. Motopia was to be a residential town with all roadways elevated to the tops of the buildings. The ground was to be re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Motopia/

You've Never Seen A Fart This Cute Before

(Video Link)Toot! Toot! Here's the iguana fart train. The best part is that it actually seems to push the little guy up in the air a little.Via Pets Ladyfunny, pets, cute, animals, iguanas, lizards, fart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Youve-Never-Seen-A-Fart-This-Cute-Before/

Unboxing the Cat

[http://youtu.be/BG1rr5QvmKI] (YouTube link)That's a nice gift to open, but the cat did not want to be unboxed! -via Buzzfeedcat, box...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Unboxing-the-Cat/

Honda Toaster

The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum in Madison, Georgia is the world's largest collection of tiny cars. It's auctioning off its collection of microcars and microcar memorabilia, including this adorable Honda toaster. Unlike...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Honda-Toaster/

Surrender Dorothy Waterball - Wizard of Oz

Surrender Dorothy Waterball - The Wizard of OzThe holidays are almost here. Have you got a gift for Auntie Em, Dorothy, and that little dog too? Not to worry. The NeatoShop has you covered. Scratch that Wizard of Oz fan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/The-Wizard-of-Oz-Surrender-Dorothy-Waterball/

The Best Literary Quotes Ever Tattooed

One can assume these quotes must really have a deep meaning, as least for the one person who decided to keep each one forever. The tat shown is from Catcher in the Rye. I hope she recalls the meaning behind it l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/The-Best-Literary-Quotes-Ever-Tattooed/

Egg Cooked Inside a Potato

Sara Wells has a great way to make eggs and potatoes elegant. First, bake the potatoes. Then hollow them out, add eggs, bacon bits and cheese. Then bake them again to have delicious eggs cooked right inside.Link -via&nbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Egg-Cooked-Inside-a-Potato/

Sky Stack

The German design studio asdfg architekten wrapped reflective bands around a smokestack in Kassel, Germany. The five bands reflect the sky around it, creating the illusion that the upper sections of the chimney are float...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Sky-Stack/

Amazing Mosaics Made from Sand and Seashells

Svetlana Ivanchenko, an artist from Ukraine, composes her mosaics from items that she can find on the beach. Her use of sand and shells to make seascapes is particularly striking.Link -via Amusing Planet | Artist's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Amazing-Mosaics-Made-from-Sand-and-Seashells/

Literal Cake Instructions

When you tell the bakery what you want on the cake, there's always the possibility that they will jot down every word you say. It's always best to write it down yourself, which is difficult over the phone, or even by tex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Literal-Cake-Instructions/

The Technical Challenges of Planting a US Flag on the Moon

Like everything else in the Apollo 11 program, the construction, transportation and raising of the American flag on the moon was carefully thought out and planned. In 1992, Anne M. Platoff presented a paper to the annual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/The-Technical-Challenges-of-Planting-a-US-Flag-on-the-Moon/

Norman Rockwell's Batman

Mark Dos Santos created a series of prints evoking the style of Norman Rockwell's Saturday Evening Post covers, except this is the Gotham Evening Post and the subjects are Batman characters! Some are available a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Norman-Rockwells-Batman/

Real Life Cookie Monster Want Cookie!

Cookie Monster got tired of waiting for cookies to mysteriously appear on his table, so he hit the nearest grocery store and scored enough to tide him over for a few hours.Chips Ahoy wouldn't have been my first choice bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Real-Life-Cookie-Monster-Want-Cookie/

Santa Rides a Christmas Bike

Dr. Peter Terren of Bunbury, Australia, went all out for Christmas a couple of years ago with a Christmas bike with the "world's most powerful bicycle lights."At around the same brightness as 10 standard car headlights,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Santa-Rides-a-Christmas-Bike/

Bacon Lovers Gift Guide

The holiday season is here. Are you craving unique and unusual gift ideas? Below are some deliciously satisfying suggestions for your favorite Bacon lover. 1. Bacon Candy CaneThese might look like ordinary cand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Bacon-Lovers-Gift-Guide/

Extreme Chores Prank Gift Box

Extreme Chores Prank Gift Box - $7.95The holiday season is here. That means it's time to toy with the emotions of the people you love by hiding fabulous gifts in prank gift boxes like the Extreme Chores Prank Gift B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Extreme-Chores-Prank-Gift-Box/

Dogwalker Stops for Play Break

[http://youtu.be/PN-MjUC4f9k] (YouTube link)At first it appears that young Arthur is walking the dog, but then it becomes clear that Watson is babysitting. That's a good dog. And the music for this video is perfect. -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Dogwalker-Stops-for-Play-Break/

A Small Ghost Annoys The Narrator

Don't you hate it when a ghost gets in your house and starts messing with your stuff?! It's even worse when you're trying to tell a story and that little ectoplasmic nuisance keeps blocking your view! So annoying...Link&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/A-Small-Ghost-Annoys-The-Narrator/

Neatorama 'Pin To Win' Contest - Holiday Edition

This is going to be FUN for Pinterest members (established and new)! -- Something we tried before with some success, so thought another was in order, only with a Holiday slant. So here's how it works:1) Put tog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Neatorama-Pin-To-Win-Contest-Holiday-Edition/

Smokin' Auto

This vehicle was spotted in the Walmart parking lot in Norman, Oklahoma. Although you would be forgiven if you assumed it was in Toon Town. Link car, automobile, teeth, grill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Smokin-Auto/

Museum of American Packaging

Allen, who goes by the Flickr name Roadsidepictures, has quite a collection of photographs of vintage product packaging from most of the 20th century. Looking through these will surprise you (with items before your time)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Museum-of-American-Packaging/

My Little Pony Handgun

We've seen two MLP rifles, a shotgun, a handgun and a holster. But that's not enough. Alex was saying to me the other day, "Dammit, John, we need more ponies on Neatorama! Go out and find me more ponies!" So I went to wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/My-Little-Pony-Handgun/

Icecapade

[http://youtu.be/Dzz6lUsF19g] (YouTube link)In Simon Tofield's latest cartoon, Simon's Cat visits the fish pond, but finds it covered in ice! -via Viral Viral Videos Simon Tofield, Simons Cat, ice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Icecapade/

Santa's Snooze

This is how to get the perfect picture of baby's first Christmas when baby can't stay awake for the portrait! LinkSanta Claus, portrait, baby...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Santas-Snooze/

Science Fiction Vessels Made from Old Computer Parts

It's amazing what Daniel Shankalonian can make from computer parts. His model of the Enterprise makes use of an old hard drive and a laptop keyboard. His X-Wing fighter is made out of a DVD-ROM drive. Shankaloni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Science-Fiction-Vessels-Made-from-Old-Computer-Parts/

Animatronic Dinosaur Costume Prank

(YouTube Link)Roman Atwood and Dennis Roady from Sketch Empire rented a dinosaur costume and took to the streets of Cleveland, Ohio to scare people out of their skins, and people were so terrified by the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/08/Animatronic-Dinosaur-Costume-Prank/

Adventure Time Seatbelt Belt

Adventure Time Seatbelt Belt - $23.95Attention Adventure Time fans! Are you planning another high flying adventure. Make sure you pants are securely fastened for the trip with the Adventure Time Seatbelt Belt from the Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/Adventure-Time-Seatbelt-Belt/

It Is Now Time to Stroke My Beard While Adopting a Contemplative Expression

I remember when I first saw the episode in which Wesley Crusher flunked the Starfleet Academy entrance exam. I thought, "How the heck did Riker get in?"Well, the character improved later in the series, even though my fir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/09/It-Is-Now-Time-to-Stroke-My-Beard-While-Adopting-a-Contemplative-Expression/




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