Archive for February 25th, 2013

Ad Agency's Office is a Wonderland of Imagination

JWT Amsterdam, an ad agency, just relocated to new offices. The building itself dates back to the Nineteenth Century, but the interiors are completely new. The agency's motto is "Think. Do. Make." and the designers from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Ad-Agencys-Office-is-a-Wonderland-of-Imagination/

Butter Candle

[http://youtu.be/Ge1O9rH__5Y] (YouTube link)"Most people probably wouldn't think of butter as a flammable substance." This sentence could only be said by someone who hasn't done much cooking outside of a microwave. Belie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Butter-Candle/

Belly Button Sesame Mixer-Catchers

Image: RocketNews24 You clean your face, your hair, your body - but do you ever clean your belly button? Wait, how exactly should you clean your belly button? We're not sure whether t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Belly-Button-Sesame-Mixer-Catchers/

Jewel of the Universe

Jewel of the Universe is the name of this world map made of glass and gemstones, lit by 6912 LEDs. Artist Chris Chamberlain spent 27 months putting it together.Jewel of the Universe contains a third of a million pieces o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/jeweloftheuniverse/

NYC Metro Cuff

NYC Metro CuffAre your current fashion accessories giving you those little town blues? Melt them away with the NYC Metro Cuff from the NeatoShop. This beautiful stainless steel cuff, with smooth matte metal finish, has a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/NYC-Metro-Cuff/

Heavy Metal Banjo

Shane Martin, a British artist, makes awesome sculptures using found metal objects. We've previously shown his cobra made from scrap metal. Most recently, he made this 3-foot long banjo with car engine valves, a bicycle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Heavy-Metal-Banjo/

Three Exotic Necktie Knots to Try: The Eldredge Knot, The Trinity Knot, and The Cape Knot

Forget the Double Windsor! Stylish gentlemen who fancy the kind of necktie knots that turn heads prefer these three exotic knots: The Eldredge Knot, The Trinity Knot, and the Cape Knot. Alex Krasny of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Three-Exotic-Necktie-Knots-to-Try-The-Eldredge-Knot-The-Trinity-Knot-and-The-Cape-Knot/

Oscar-nominated Cakes

Jen at Cake Wrecks posted an homage to all the films nominated for Best Picture from the 2013 Academy Awards. Some of the interpretations are a bit tenuous, as she admitted she hasn't actually seen the films, bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Oscar-nominated-Cakes/

Freaky Makeup Art

Swedish artist Sandra Holmbom, AKA "Psycho Sandra", will terrify you with just a glance of her extra eye--an eye that will open and devour you in one gulp. She also makes excellent eyeliner makeup and nail projects, whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Freaky-Makeup-Art/

12 Wonderfully Geeky Ice Cube Trays

Ice Scream - "The Scream" Ice Cube Tray from the NeatoShopIce "cubes" are so boring, and easy to make into something interesting. Now look- these "ice cubes" in the shape of Edvard Munch's The Scream are handy for h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/12-Wonderfully-Geeky-Ice-Cube-Trays/

The Hidden Sculptures of Shan Hur

Like archaeological treasures, Shan Hur's sculptures have to be excavated from the walls of the galleries where they are displayed. Presumably, the gallery owners are okay with this unique but messy approach to exhibitio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/The-Hidden-Sculptures-of-Shan-Hur/

Double Oscars for Best Actor

So maybe you watched the Academy Awards last night, and you consider yourself a true movie buff. If you did, then no doubt you're aware that Daniel Day-Lewis became the first man to win three Oscar for Best Actor. That's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Double-Oscars-for-Best-Actor/

Bacon Tie

Bacon TieDo you know someone who's fashion sense reeks?  Encourage them to cook-up a new style with the Bacon Tie from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun necktie looks like a strip of bacon and comes packaged in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Bacon-Tie/

Carved Wooden Hat

Redditor Scout776 writes, "This old man came in with this hat. He said that his son had carved it by hand for his birthday." Amazing! Some redditors speculate that it is made of Norway Maple and cut on a lathe.Linkwoodwo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Carved-Wooden-Hat/

Refueling Stop

[http://youtu.be/BND2VvXYiBk] (YouTube link)This reminds me a little of the guy with the homemade flying machine in the movie The Road Warrior, although he had helicopter blades. A "commuter" of sorts was spotte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Refueling-Stop/

Jabba and Leia Purse Set

You can take the Leia coin purse off its chain, but you'll probably need the chain later to strangle Jabba. Cat Penfold painted these purses and added a decorative zipper to shape Jabba's face.Link -via Mecha Melissapurs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Jabba-and-Leia-Purse-Set/

The Reality of Google Glasses

The Joy of Tech guys know what will happen when Google Glasses go on the market. They want you to think the product will magically open up the wall between the real world and the virtual world. Not so fast! Link  -v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/The-Reality-of-Google-Glasses/

Baby Does Amazing Basketball Trick Shots

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmMbm78sEB4](Video Link)Titus Ashby is only two years old, but he can sink one ball after another, often with banked shots or from great distances. His proud father, Joseph Ashby, writes:T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Baby-Does-Amazing-Basketball-Trick-Shots/

Stained Glass Metroid

Evan Daniels, who brought us Iron Man in stained glass last year, has outdone himself with his latest work: Metroid in stained glass! This project contains 299 pieces of glass in authentic colors. There's only one, and i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Stained-Glass-Metroid/

Medieval Fact: Bears Are Humans' Closest Relatives among Animals

I am currently reading The Bear: History of a Fallen King by Michel Pastoureau. It is a history of the bear as a symbol and as a living creature in Europe, especially medieval Europe.Pastoureau describes how med...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Medieval-Fact-Bears-Are-Humans-Closest-Relatives-among-Animals/

Dog Bites Woman Salt & Pepper Shakers

Dog Bites Woman Salt & Pepper ShakersWhether you are making a delicious rump roast for dinner or a salad make sure that your table is dressed to impress with the Dog Bites Woman Salt & Pepper Shakers from the Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Dog-Bites-Woman-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Death on the Mississippi

The following is an article from Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader.Few people know about the Sultana, despite the fact that it suffered the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history. For some reason, it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Death-on-the-Mississippi/

Risa Hirai's Edible Art

This is a cookie. Yes, it's also a work of art. Risa Hirai is an artist who uses cookies as her medium. She is a senior at Tama Art University in Japan. Hirai's cookies will be on exhibit in March in Tokyo, but you can s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Risa-Hirais-Edible-Art/

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Oreos

Brooks made these sugary delights for a baby shower. First split an Oreo, add a peanut butter cup and reassemble the Oreo. Dip the entire thing in liquified chocolate, cool, then add sprinkles. My suggestion: add another...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Chocolate-Dipped-Peanut-Butter-Cup-Stuffed-Oreos/

National Newspaper Seeking Stories

A Daily Mail reporter went to a British parenting forum to dig up dirt for a story. Instead, she got schooled. The question:  I am writing a feature for The Daily Mail about the increase in the number of children be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/National-Newspaper-Seeking-Stories/

Circular Beam of Electrons

Beam of electrons moving in a circle, due to the presence of a magnetic field. Purple light is emitted along the electron path, due to the electrons colliding with gas molecules in the b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Circular-Beam-of-Electrons/

Star Wars Baby Mobile

Andrea Burnett makes Star Wars-themed crib mobiles and sells them through her Etsy store Sheep Creek Needlecraft. They are each custom-made, with your choice of elements like different spaceships from the films,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/25/Star-Wars-Baby-Mobile/






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