Archive for February 9th, 2013

Meat Temporary Tattoos

Meat Temporary TattoosAre you a closet carnivore who is ready to come out to the world? Declare your love of all things meat with the Meat Temporary Tattoos from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun set includes 14 tempor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Meat-Temporary-Tattoos/

The Retro-Futuristic World of Laurent Durieux

Several high-profile projects focused a global spotlight on the work of Belgian artist Laurent Durieux in the past year: a series featuring the Japanese manga robot Gigantor, screen prints for the movies The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/The-Retro-Futuristic-World-of-Laurent-Durieux/

Embroidered Heart

This splendidly crafted work on canvas is well-balanced and vibrantly colored. We've previously featured Andrea Dezsö, the artist responsible, for her darker works of embroidery. This one, though, is less distu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Embroidered-Heart/

Seal Killed and Ate Sharks

All those seals that were killed by sharks? They're being avenged by this one crazy Rambo seal that killed and ate five sharks. Divers Chris and Monique Fallows of Apex Predators t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Seal-Killed-and-Ate-Sharks/

What Nemo Did

The blizzard that the Weather Channel referred to as winter storm Nemo has headed out to sea, after dumping up to 30 inches of snow on parts of New England, causing thousand of flights to be cancelled, and leaving over h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/What-Nemo-Did/

Wine Barrel Country Cabins

You can sleep inside an old beer barrel, but if you prefer wine, there's a bed and breakfast for you in Sasbachwalden, Germany. On several locations in the area, you can find pairs of giant wine barrels. Inside each pair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Wine-Barrel-Country-Cabins/

That's No Moon!

That's a minimoon, actually. And while there's one big Moon that everyone knows and loves, it's not the only natural satellite that orbits the Earth: Scientists believe that at any giv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Thats-No-Moon-2/

Leopards Discover a Mirror

[http://youtu.be/ANH-0dAO_kw] (YouTube link)We've seen wild animals caught on camera traps, and we've seen kittens see their first mirror image. But now we've got a pair of curious young leopards encountering a large mir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Leopards-Discover-a-Mirror/

DIY Pinhole Camera

DIY Pinhole CameraAre you always on the lookout for fun and functional art projects to do with your kids? You need the DIY pinhole Camera from the NeatoShop. The kit includes step-by-step instructions and materials to bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/DIY-Pinhole-Camera/

The Kidz Breakfast

The Kidz Breakfast, available at the Jesters Diner in Norfolk, UK, isn't on the children's menu. The meal got its name because it weighs as much as a baby. If you can eat this massive version of the traditional full Engl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/The-Kidz-Breakfast/

Found: Largest Prime Number with Over 17 Million Digits

Quick: what's the larest prime number that you know? Well, computer science professor Curtis Cooper (that's him on the left) of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Found-Largest-Prime-Number-with-Over-17-Million-Digits/

Disabled Not Allowed in Disability Court

This may be the weirdest story of British bureaucracy gone wild yet. Occasionally, disabled people must go to court to prove their disabilities or face losing benefits. However, someone decided to put the disability trib...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Disabled-Not-Allowed-in-Disability-Court/

Sriracha Flavored Potato Chip?

Love Sriracha Hot Sauce? Soon you may get your fix in potato chip form. Frito-Lay has just launched an online poll to see which new potato chip flavor will hit your local grocery stores soon:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Sriracha-Flavored-Potato-Chip/

How Curiosity Got a Personality

After earthbound humans fell in love with the Mars explorers Spirit and Phoenix, NASA knew Curiosity could be a star. Curiosity's Twitter feed is curated by Veronica McGregor, Courtney O'Connor, and Stephanie L. Smith of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/How-Curiosity-Got-a-Personality/

Hidden in Plain Sight

By carefully choosing wardrobes, settings and camera angles, Hungarian artist Bence Bakonyi places his models on the edge of visibility:Although Bakonyi intends for each body to mix with the background, he maintains a di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Hidden-in-Plain-Sight/

Dude, Bach Off

You've got to admit. Classical music station WRR 101.1 FM's van is too hot to Handel. Via Are We Having Pun Yet?Bach, van...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Bach-Off/

The Scared is Scared

[http://vimeo.com/58659769] (vimeo link)Bianca Giaever made a film by asking six-year-old Asa Baker-Rouse for a story. The story is about a bear and a mouse, but then Asa gets philosophical about dealing with nervousness...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/The-Scared-is-Scared/

Ice Castles

Photo: Kristal Kraft ~ DenverDwellings Forget sand castles! Ice castles are much, ahem, cooler. It all started one winter day when Brent Christensen was searching for a new out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Ice-Castles/

Family Earns Discount at Restaurant for Well-Behaved Kids

Chris and Laura King take their children's manners seriously. They insist that the kids behave themselves in public. This was greatly appreciated by the servers at the Sogno di Vino restaurant in Poulsbo, Washi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Family-Earns-Discount-at-Restaurant-for-Well-Behaved-Kids/

This Week at Neatorama

Happy Chinese New Year! The year of the snake starts tomorrow. But that's just the beginning of a week with a maximum number of holidays for its load-bearing capabilities. Besides Chinese New Year, we have Lincoln's Birt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/This-Week-at-Neatorama-140/

Scientists Finally Confirm the Asteroid that Killed the Dinosaurs

There has been a great deal of speculation over the years and substantial evidence that an asteroid is likely what extinguished all dinosaur life. Science could never prove what asteroid may have triggered the extinction...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Scientists-Finally-Confirm-the-Asteroid-that-Killed-the-Dinosaurs/

Never Mind The Blocks, Here's Punk Super Mario Bros.

With apologies to the Sex Pistols, we'd like to introduce your favorite plumber like you've never seen him before, courtesy of Brazilian artist Butcher Billy. View more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Never-Mind-The-Blocks-Heres-Punk-Super-Mario-Bros/

How to Make Alien Eggs

Without an actual female alien around for breeding purposes, you'll need to make your own eggs. Fortunately, Chris-Rachael Oseland, the Kitchen Overlord, is here to show you how. They're basically Chinese tea eggs that h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/How-to-Make-Alien-Eggs/

Put On a Happy Face Creamer

Put On a Happy Face Creamer Are you worried about the spread of coffee rust and how it may affect your favorite morning beverage? Stop fretting and put on a happy face with the Put On a Happy Face Creamer from the N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Put-On-a-Happy-Face-Creamer/

Honkey Kong: Playful Photographs by Christian Åslund

Photographer Christian Åslund played around on (yes, on is the right preposition, I believe) the streets of Hong Kong and the result is this fantastic series of photographs called "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/09/Honkey-Kong-Playful-Photographs-by-Christian-Aringslund/




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