Archive for January 5th, 2013

Beautiful, Fragile Nudibranchs Can Kill You

If you're hungry while on the ocean floor, don't chow down on these fellows, no matter how tasty they look. The Chromodoris annae, like many nudibranchs, is soft, colorful and poisonous. Wildlife photograph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Beautiful-Fragile-Nudibranchs-Can-Kill-You/

Clock Made of Clocks

Admittedly, if this were in my house, I'd use the TV to figure out what time it is, but this clock made of clocks is such a beautiful, creative idea! When designer Ron Benshoshan and his girlfriend moved into their first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Clock-Made-of-Clocks/

Startup Companies Replace "Casual Fridays" with "Formal Fridays"

Silicon Valley's startup corporate culture is noted for its downscale fashion and manners: flip-flops, office games and casual decor. If that's the norm, how do you handle casual Fridays? How do you impress others as a n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Startup-Companies-Replace-Casual-Fridays-with-Formal-Fridays/

A Tree House Hamlet

This looks like something right out of a fantasy book. Somewhere in Vermont, a couple of kids had not just one tree house to share, but three separate houses of their own that they could go to and from with a ladder and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/A-Tree-House-Hamlet/

Beautiful Colored Ice Igloo

In Edmonton, Alberta, Daniel Gray and his girlfriend Kathleen Starrie built an amazing igloo with hundreds of colored ice bricks. Ms. Starrie's parents conceived of the project as a way to distract Gray from their daught...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Beautiful-Colored-Ice-Igloo/

Best Job Ever

This intriguing and lucrative job position was posted on Craigslist. I bet the applicants were lined up outside this person's door. Link -via reddit job opening, cat petter, feline lap surrogate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/An-Intriguing-and-Lucrative-Position/

Angry Birds Star Wars Cookies

The Chicago-based baker Jill Wagner makes custom cookies for every occasion and theme. Her gallery includes Tom & Jerry, The Lorax, Family Guy and Toy Story cookies. Four of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Angry-Birds-Star-Wars-Cookies/

Fairy Tale Baby Photo Session

Photographer Wendi Riggens embraced childhood imagination with her new fairy tale themed series entitled Once Upon A Time. Nine month old Maddie is the star of the show, and she doesn't seem to mind playing dres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Fairy-Tale-Baby-Photo-Session/

How to Look Like You Can Solve a Rubik’s Cube

[http://youtu.be/aPD_OkjnCqU] (YouTube link)Genius. Be sure to show this stunt to someone who hasn't yet seen the video. I won't tell if you won't tell! -via GeekosystemRubiks cube...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/How-to-Look-Like-You-Can-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube/

Wicked Witch of the East Night Light

 Wicked Witch of the East Night LightAre you afraid of falling houses and other things that might go boom in the night? You need the Wicked Witch of the East Night Light from the NeatoShop to light your way. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Wicked-Witch-of-the-East-Night-Light/

Chocolate Kiwifruit Popsicles

To make this delicious concoction, peel and slice kiwifruits into rounds one inch thick. Dip them in a mixture of chocolate and coconut oil, allow the chocolate to cool, then freeze them. They look amazing!Link -via Food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Chocolate-Kiwi-Fruit-Popsicles/

The Best Table Ever

A farmer in Cambridgeshire, England, discovered a massive 44-foot-long oak log in a peat bog last February. The wood had been perfectly preserved for 5,000 years! Cabinet makers Adamson and Low specialize in processing b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/The-Best-Table-Ever/

Fire Escape Bookshelves

Chiasso's charming Urban Shelf design looks like a fire escape. Yes, two of the shelves aren't very useful, but that may be why Chiasso calls it "Urban Shelf" instead of "Urban Shelves."Link -via Bookshelfbookshelves, bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Fire-Escape-Bookshelves/

10 of the Most Pointless Action Figures Ever Made

Popular characters as action figures make plenty of sense. Obscure action figures are often works of art, have meaning to someone, or are awesome in their very obscurity. Then there are mass-produced action figures that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/10-of-the-Most-Pointless-Action-Figures-Ever-Made/

Hungry Polar Bear Tries to Eat Wildlife Filmmaker

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH4KrdBp5OQ](Video Link)Wildlife documentarian Gordon Buchanan traveled to Svalbard for his new series The Polar Bear Family and Me. He did not know that it is customary there to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Hungry-Polar-Bear-Tries-to-Eat-Wildlife-Filmmaker/

The Horror Short That Inspired del Toro's Film MAMA

(YouTube Link)Guillermo del Toro is no stranger to horror, and his fantastically disturbing films find inspiration in the darkest corners of the human psyche.MAMA is the tale of orphaned children who survived...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/The-Horror-Short-That-Inspired-del-Toros-Film-MAMA/

Stay Warm With Tard This Winter

If you ever wanted to be Tardalicious while staying cozy throughout the winter, then head over to DeviantArt user The Cute Storm's page to  get your own.Link Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats, hats, cute, funny, style,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Stay-Warm-With-Tard-This-Winter/

Don't Worry, it's Just Electrostatic Discharge

[http://youtu.be/RtlYi1yLTVQ] (YouTube link)Mehdi Sadaghdar very helpfully explains how professionals test electronic products for resistance to damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD). I learned a lot from this video....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Dont-Worry-its-Just-Electrostatic-Discharge/

Flight Of The Homo Digitalis

In a strange alternate universe where sock puppets have replaced people, and their ancestors are naked hands, being the ultimate predator means having the strongest grip.DeviantARTist postapocalypsia sculpted this far ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Flight-Of-The-Homo-Digitalis/

This Week at Neatorama

There's a tendency for people to think that sometime after the holidays, everything goes "back to normal." That may be the case as far as your workplace goes, but here at Neatorama, there is never really a "norm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/This-Week-at-Neatorama-135/

Baby and Bottle Salt & Pepper Shakers

 Baby and Bottle Salt & Pepper Shakers The new year is here. Are you hoping to add a new bundle of joy to your kitchen table? You need the angelic Baby and Bottle Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoSho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Baby-and-Bottle-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Out for a Run

These adorably exuberant Keeshond puppies know how to appreciate a good run. If only their exthusiasm for this form of exercise could be bottled and sold! Image posted by jraines -via A Place to Love Dogs. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Out-for-a-Run/

3D Printed Toys Made from Children's Drawings

We've seen children's drawings turned into plush toys before, but Bernat Cuni goes even further. His project entitled Crayon Creatures does the same thing using a 3D printer to produce the final result in sandstone.Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/3D-Printed-Toys-Made-from-Childrens-Drawings/

Pro(cats)tination

If there's anything I know for sure about the internet, it's that people online love cats. In spite of that, cats don't much like computers - especially when you're pecking away at the keyboard and not petting or feeding...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Procatstination/

John Wilkes Booth Dressed as Marc Antony

A year before he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth (left) played Marc Antony in a production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. His brother Junius (right) played Caesar and his other brother...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/John-Wilkes-Booth-Dressed-as-Marc-Antony/

53 Terrible Jokes in 4 Minutes

[http://youtu.be/hTR2tVr2a6A] (YouTube link)It doesn't matter that you know the punch lines to most of these, you can't think of them before he spits them out! And there's always a chance that one or two jokes will take...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/53-Terrible-Jokes-in-4-Minutes/

He Is Undercover

This little guy testified against the world's most dangerous golden retriever, which is why he's now in the witness pugtection program.Link Via Bah Humpugcute, pugs, animals, funny, masks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/He-Is-Undercover/

Dog-Powered Sewing Machine

Pup, you've got to earn your kibble. In the Nineteenth Century, inventors thought of ways to use dogs to power machinery. Peter Maniate, a professional dog trainer who specializes in training cart-pulling dogs, described...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/05/Dog-Powered-Sewing-Machine/





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