Archive for January 2nd, 2013

Woman Sold Ex's Secret Fishing Spots

Selling jewelry or even naked photos of your ex after a bad breakup is understandable. But selling secret fishing spots? Now that's just low. Read how one Angela Potter exacted revenge on her e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Woman-Sold-Exs-Secret-Fishing-Spots/

Hotel Comes with a Bed Made in an Antique Beer Barrel

There's a dream bed for beer lovers at a hotel in Ostbevern, Germany. The Landhotel Hof Beverland took a Nineteenth Century beer barrel that remained in use until 1995 and remodeled it as a bed.Link -via Inhabitathotels,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Hotel-Comes-with-a-Bed-Made-in-an-Antique-Beer-Barrel/

Retro Travel Posters, Star Wars Style

Artist Steve Thomas created this stylized series of Star Wars posters inspired by government-issued tourism promotions for national and state parks between 1930 and 1950. These renderings of memorable places in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Retro-Travel-Posters-Star-Wars-Style/

Fireworks in Reverse

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoMAUezEKYI](Video Link)What do fireworks look like when you see them backwards? Simply beautiful. Julian Tay recorded the New Year's Day fireworks display in Melbourne, Australia and reve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Fireworks-in-Reverse/

Microscopic Origami

Shoji Takeuchi of the University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues, have taken the art of origami to new heights. Or technically, new smalls: the team managed to create microscopic ori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Microscopic-Origami/

Gingerbread Star Trek Communicator

Somehow I have lived the past few years without having ever heard of Food Replicator, a Star Trek-themed food blog. Especially noteworthy is the author's attention to the delicacies of Ferenginar, such as jellie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Gingerbread-Star-Trek-Communicator/

Meet Kidogo, the Tightrope Walking Gorilla

Photo: Magnus Neuhaus/Zoo Krefeld When Kidogo got homesick, zookeepers decided that the 12-year-old gorilla needed a hobby. But what they didn't know was how the gorilla would become...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Meet-Kidogo-the-Tightrope-Walking-Gorilla/

Game of Thrones Paper Snowflake

Winter is coming, so let's get crafting! Victoria Remelius made this beautiful paper snowflake modeled on House Stark's direwolf sigil.Link -via Popped CultureGame of Thrones, paper snowflake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/iGame-of-Thronesi-Paper-Snowflake/

Heart Cake Pan Set

Heart Cake Pan Set Are you resolved to make the most of the new year and share your whole heart with someone? You need the Heart Cake Pan from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pan lets you create a cake with a heart ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Heart-Cake-Pan-Set/

It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Remote-Controlled Superman!

Cyclist Kyle Gough was riding down the Pacific Coast Highway in California when he spotted something unusual flying in the sky. It's a bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Life-Sized Remote-Controll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Its-a-Bird-Its-a-Plane-Its-Remote-Controlled-Superman/

Mom's 18-Point Terms and Conditions for Son's iPhone

Like many teenagers, 13-year-old Greg Hoffman wanted an iPhone for Christmas. But to get one, he had to agree to and sign an 18-point set of terms and conditions - not from Apple or the phone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Moms-18-Point-Terms-and-Conditions-for-Sons-iPhone/

New Frontier in Pregnancy Oversharing: The Ultrasound Party

Photo: Brandi Simons/TODAY.com Think that the ultrasound photo shared on Facebook by your pregnant friend is a bit much? You ain't seen nothin' yet. There's a new frontier in the worl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/New-Frontier-in-Pregnancy-Oversharing-The-Ultrasound-Party/

Sock Kitty

Redditor PseudoLiamNeeson used to put his kitten in a sock to keep her warm. He says that she is bigger now, but still likes to crawls into his sweaters. Link sock cat, sock, kitten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Sock-Kitty/

Oompa-Loompas Sought in Assault Case

Police in Norwich, Norfolk, England, are looking for two Oompa-Loompas in connection with an assault on a 28-year-old man, who was left with cuts, bruises, and two black eyes. The man was assaulted as he was leaving a ke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Ommpa-Loompas-Sought-in-Assault-Case/

CATZILLA

[https://vimeo.com/51230259] (vimeo link)Cross classic giant monster movies like Godzilla with the internet obsession with laser-eyed cats and throw in a large dollop of video game imagery, and you get Catzilla!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/CATZILLA/

io9's Best Cosplay Of 2012

Let's help kiss 2012 goodbye with io9's look back at the year's best cosplay, where sexy, creative and downright creepy collide in costumed craziness you won't be able to unsee.It's pure chaos in homemade costumes, and e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/io9s-Best-Cosplay-Of-2012/

Eating Spaghetti with a Spoon

The New York Times sat down with the owners of three Manhattan Italian restaurants to discuss the correct way to eat pasta. They mostly agreed on a few rules: you don't put cheese on a seafood-based dish, you don't break...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Eating-Spaghetti-with-a-Spoon/

Old-fashioned Analog Film Editing

This contraption is a Steenbeck flatbed editor, used to edit motion picture film before it all went digital. The process was unwieldy compared to modern computer editing, but the old methods gave us a hundred years of ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Old-fashioned-Analog-Film-Editing/

2013 Ping Pong Drop

[http://vimeo.com/56545572]Vimeo LinkFrom Crictor on Vimeo, welcome 2013! May it be a year of astonishingly well timed ping pong ball drops caught on camera. Or well something of that nature. -Via The Mary Sue...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/2013-Ping-Pong-Drop/

The Surprisingly Manly History of Hot Cocoa

Before chocolate candy was developed, cocoa was almost always a drink. And far before chocolate milk became a kid's staple, cacao was a manly beverage, reserved for warriors.Cacao was cultivated and consumed by the Olmec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/The-Surprisingly-Manly-History-of-Hot-Cocoa/

Laser-Cut Bathymetric Charts

You learn something every day and today is no exception. Today I learned the definition of bathymetry, the study of underwater depth and topography. Below the Boat is a website and a company that makes these beautiful ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Laser-Cut-Bathymetric-Charts/

It's Time to Play The Music It's Time to Eat Cupcakes

The best thing about this set of cupcakes is that Statler and Waldorf are up there in the top right ready to talk about how terrible the rest of the snacks look.Linkmuppets, cupcakes, food, cute, snacks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/01/Its-Time-to-Play-The-Music-Its-Time-to-Eat-Cupcakes/

Richard Feynman's Ode To A Flower

[https://vimeo.com/55874553] (vimeo link)The more science you know, the more amazing our world becomes. An anecdote from a 1981 Richard Feynman interview for the BBC is illustrated by Fraser Davidson's animation. -via Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Richard-Feynmans-Ode-To-A-Flower/

8 Secondes

In the series entitled 8 Secondes, photographer Nicolas Ruel takes landscape photographs using an 8-second exposure. During that time, he changes angles to create a double exposure that transforms the scene into a work o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/8-Secondes/

The Children Who Went Up In Smoke

On Christmas Eve, 1945, a fire broke out at the home of George and Jennie Sodder in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The couple escaped with their baby, and the three older children living at home got out as well. The other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/The-Children-Who-Went-Up-In-Smoke/

Print Your Own Records

[http://youtu.be/BKRl57G2HiA] (YouTube link)The in last couple of years, the music industry has seen the phoenix-like return of the vinyl LP. Once thought to be as extinct as the dinosaur or Leif Garrett's musical career...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Print-Your-Own-Records/

Fisticup

FisticupA new year means new battles to overcome. Show the world you are ready for the fight with the Fisticup coffee cup from the NeatoShop. This smashing mug is great for delivering a fistful of your favorite hot bever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Fisticup/

The New Birthday Song Contest

You probably sing the song "Happy Birthday To You" several times a year in your home, but you don't hear it much in restaurants or movies because it's under copyright. The song's origin are not exactly clear, but it was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/The-New-Birthday-Song-Contest/

11 Seriously Weird Chocolate-Coated Foods

These days, chocolate-covered bacon has lost its novelty as bacon has already managed to infiltrate every other food by now, so why not chocolate? On the other hand, there are still plenty of bizarre things to cover in c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/11-Seriously-Weird-Chocolate-Coated-Foods/

Montserrat: The Modern Pompeii

The island of Montserrat is a British territory in the Caribbean. In 1995, a volcano that had been dormant for centuries erupted and has been active ever since! A 1997 eruption buried half the island, including the capit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/02/Montserrat-The-Modern-Pompeii/










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