Archive for January 1st, 2013

My Little Beatles

Not pictured in Mari Kasurinen's set of custom ponies: Yoko Pony. Here are the Fab Four in their uniforms for the cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. From left to right: Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

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Attack!!!!

These two cubs at the San Diego Safari Park sure look like they have a good time together. What I wouldn't give to join in on the fun before they get so big that they'd accidentally tear my face off during play time.Link...

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Creepy Hyper Realistic Baby Mask

We've got a lot of neat Halloween masks over at the NeatoShop, but alas, we don't carry this one: a hyper-realistic latex mask of a giant baby's head by Landon Meier of Hyperflesh....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Creepy-Hyper-Realistic-Baby-Mask/

The Beatles Yellow Submarine Jigsaw Puzzle

 The Beatles Yellow Submarine Jigsaw PuzzleAttention The Beatles fans! Are you looking for a fun way to beat the winter blues? Try passing the time with The Beatles yellow Submarine Jigsaw Puzzle from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/The-Beatles-Yellow-Submarine-Jigsaw-Puzzle/

Cut A Pepper And Watch It Scream

Some vegetables are content with being cut up and made into various soups or stews, but not this creepy pepper.He'd rather scream until his spicy brethren come to his rescue, preferably before he hits the pot of bubbling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/31/Cut-A-Pepper-And-Watch-It-Scream/

Mechanical Pencil Lead Refills Sculptures by Peter Trevelyan

Look at these intricate sculptures by New Zealand artist Peter Trevelyan and weep: the geometric structures are made with 0.5 mm lead refills for mechanical pencils! I can't even reload my mechani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Mechanical-Pencil-Lead-Refills-Sculptures-by-Peter-Trevelyan/

Nautilus Reading Nook

Alicia Bastian's Nautilus reading area provides a bit of privacy for a healthy escape into literature. Its segments unfold into a wavy line or can be closed off in a compact space. You can view more photos at the link.Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Nautilus-Reading-Nook/

Swedish New Year Fireworks

Sanna Dullaway had some bad shrimp and suffered from a case of food poisoning on New Year's Eve, but still managed to go out on his balcony in Nynäshamn, Sweden to shoot photographs of the fireworks. He used a DSLR...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Swedish-New-Year-Fireworks/

The 160 Million Dollar Bride

The age of giving heads of cattle as dowry may have come and gone, but the replacement may not be better: a Chinese tycoon has set a record by giving a dowry of more than 1 billion yuan ($16...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/The-160-Million-Dollar-Bride/

Atari 2600 Cake

Ah, Atari. You were my first gaming platform. How many hours did I waste playing Combat on you? Not enough, probably. The Pink Cake Box made this Atari 2600 cake for one man's fortieth birthday party. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Atari-2600-Cake/

New Year, New Oddball Laws

New year, new laws. When the ball dropped on midnight, January 1st, we not only rang in the new year, but also a slew of oddball laws from around the country. Good Morning America has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/New-Year-New-Oddball-Laws/

What Does a "New Year" Really Mean?

Today is New Year's Day, which simply means the earth has completed another journey around the sun. But how in the world do we know how long that takes? To answer the question, Phil Plat has "taken a simple concept like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/What-Does-a-New-Year-Really-Mean/

Potentially Ominous Wedding Ring

Etsy seller Anama doesn't actually market this ring as a wedding ring. But if someone proposed to you with this ring, could you consider it to be a good or a bad sign?LinkEtsy, rings, keyboard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Potentially-Ominous-Wedding-Ring/

New Year Resolutions Illustrated by Cats

[http://youtu.be/KD9qvF4z8cE] (YouTube link)Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans has a countdown of the ten most popular New Year resolutions as illustrated by cats. Good luck keeping yours! Resolutions, I mean. I very much hop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/New-Year-Resolutions-Illustrated-by-Cats/

Wine Moleskine Journal

Wine Moleskine JournalDoes one of your New Year's resolutions include becoming a real wine connoisseur? You need the Wine Moleskine Journal from the NeatoShop. The journal includes 6 themed sections, wine glossary, measu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Wine-Moleskine-Journal/

366 Days, 366 Books: How Jeff Ryan Read One Book Per Day in 2012

Jeff Ryan, like a lot of professional writers, spends a lot of time reading. He made a demanding resolution for last year: to read an average of one book per day. Since 2012 was a leap year, that meant 366 books. Ryan wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/366-Days-366-Books-How-Jeff-Ryan-Read-One-Book-Per-Day-in-2012/

Census Dotmap

Brandon Martin-Anderson created a map of the United States made only of dots. There are 308,450,225 dots, one for every person counted in the 2010 US Census! The map is zoomable at the site, in case you want to zoom in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Census-Dotmap/

Grumpy Octopus Coffee Cup Cozy

For a holiday party gift, Twinkie Chan crocheted this frustrated octopus cozy. Why is he grumpy? He probably hasn't drunk enough coffee from his cup yet.Link -via That's Nerdalicious!octopuses, crocheting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Grumpy-Octopus-Coffee-Cup-Cozy/

The Meatiest Snowman Around

Even if you live somewhere that never snows (like those of us in San Diego) you can still make your own snowman this year with a little bit of Parmesan cheese and a lot of ground beef. Now that's a tasty winter wonderlan...

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The Finnjet Is the Ultimate in Automotive Design

The Finnjet, built by Antti Rahko, a Finnish immigrant to the United States, is everything that you could want in a car. It's made from two Mercedes station wagons and many, many other parts that Rahko has added continuo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/The-Finnjet-Is-the-Ultimate-in-Automotive-Design/

LEGO Golf Course

Imgur user elviscoffeecup built a tabletop one-hole golf course complete with golfers out of LEGO bricks! It was a Christmas surprise for his son. See more photographs of different angles and closeups of the details. Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Lego-Golf-Course/

Star Trails Down Under

This photograph of star trails over Lake Tyrrell in Victoria, Australia was taken by amateur astronomer and astrophotography enthusiast Alex Cherney. His daughter's school project involving astronomy was the origin of Ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Star-Trails/

The Penguin and the Piper

In 1904, William Speirs Bruce led the second voyage of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition to the frozen continent. The ship, the Scotia, was trapped in ice for four days along the route. While the expedi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/The-Penguin-and-the-Piper/

Parrots Hate Electronic Music

A new study involved exposing parrots to different types of music to see what they enjoyed. They all bobbed their head in sync with folk and rock music and one seemed particularly fond of pop music, but they all had one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Parrots-Hate-Electronic-Music/

Clumsy Kittens Compilation

[http://youtu.be/aqrtF7L86NQ] (YouTube link)Even if curiosity doesn't kill the cat, it can get them into some awkward positions. -via Tastefully Offensive kittens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/30/Clumsy-Kittens-Compilation/

Maleficent 3D Bookmark

Maleficent 3D BookmarkAre you still holding on fast and tight to your books? Warn your snickering e-book reading friends to back off with the Maleficent 3D Bookmark from the NeatoShop. This great little bookmark makes it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Maleficent-3D-Bookmark/

For The Horde!

Whether you are a blood elf, a troll or a tauren, you'll still look good in this great silver Horde necklace and it's a great way to let people IRL know where you stand in WOW.Linkgames, art, jewelry, fashion, necklaces,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/For-The-Horde-2/

Bird Removed From Chinese Zoo For Screaming Obscenities

The next time you, or someone you know, is having trouble with a temperamental bird just be glad the little feathered bugger isn't screaming out a bunch of obscenities!A zoo in Hubei, China got a big surprise when their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/31/Bird-Removed-From-Chinese-Zoo-For-Screaming-Obscenities/

The Record Company That Rejected The Beatles

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. It was New Year's Eve 1961. A quartet of very young and very hopeful rock musicians w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/The-Record-Company-That-Rejected-The-Beatles/

René Magritte's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

If Splinter had been more fond of Surrealism than Renaissance art, what would he have named the turtles? Which turtle is this one? Ben6835's painting provides more questions than answers.Link -via Popped Culture | I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Ren-Magrittes-Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles/




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