Archive for March 4th, 2013

The Shadow of Surface Tension

But..there's nothing to cause the shadow! What's going on here? Biologist Joe Hanson explains:An insect like a wasp or a water strider can rest atop the water, held up by surface tension. This means that the cohesive for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/The-Shadow-of-Surface-Tension/

Human Lockers in Japan

It's larger than the human cage in Hong Kong, but not by much. If you're looking for a cozy place to call home, look no further than the human locker in Tokyo, Japan. Yours for $600...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Human-Lockers-in-Japan/

The Bystander Effect

Don't you just love it when there are plenty of people to whom you can pass the buck? You should know by now, the more people you email at once, the slimmer the chance that they'll see it, pay attention to it, or respond...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/The-Bystander-Effect/

The Avengers Minimalist Poster by Michael Mateyko

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Avengers, artist Michael Mateyko created this awesome minimalist poster featuring Earth's mightiest heroes. See if your favorite character is t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/The-Avengers-Minimalist-Poster-by-Michael-Mateyko/

Sponge Maps

Don't throw out that old kitchen sponge! We still need to make Alaska and Hawaii. Jeffrey Allen Price turns used kitchen sponges into map pieces: “I started accumulating them and have had the idea for many yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Sponge-Maps/

"Dr. Daniel Chan Is The Man"

Don Donagher fell of a horse and broke his pelvis while on vacation in the Cayman Islands. He got airlifted back to Florida, and that's where orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Chan of Memorial Reg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Dr-Daniel-Chan-Is-The-Man/

Phrenology Head Hinged Case

Phrenology Head Hinged CaseSpring is nearly here and that means it's time to get your head in the right place and get organized. Let the NeatoShop help with the Phrenology Head Hinged Case. This beautiful ceramic storage...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Phrenology-Head-Hinged-Case/

Jim'll Paint It!

Please paint me dinosaurs drawing people in a dinosaur art class.Jim will paint it! Make a request, and he'll render it completely in Microsoft paint. However, Jim has a bit of a backlog now that word is getting around,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Jimll-Paint-It/

Man Pushed Girlfriend Off a Cliff

[http://youtu.be/Iuv__-nyO1M] Remember the Most Insane Rope Swing post we had on Neatorama last week? There something even more insane: pushing your girlfriend off the cliff to do the swing....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Man-Pushed-Girlfriend-Off-a-Cliff/

Monsieur Yoda

The street art collective Combo pastes fun all over Paris. A thought: maybe Episode VIII should be a European art film shot in black and white.Link and Official Website -via Street Art NewsYoda, Star Wars, Combo, st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Monsieur-Yoda/

Pantone Food Pairings

Forget color pairings and snack on these: Pantone food pairings by Minneapolis-based graphic designer and illustrator David Schwen. I wonder what Pantone Bacon tastes like ... David wro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Pantone-Food-Pairings/

Gray's Anatomy

This is not a painting, drawing, or Photoshop. DeviantART member Battledress decorated the head of model Michael Foster at the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) in Los Angeles. This is all makeup, with the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Grays-Anatomy/

Baby is Cured of HIV

This is big news: scientists reported that a Mississippi toddler born with HIV has been functionally cured of the infection, thanks to early use of antivirals. Gay enlisted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Baby-is-Cured-of-HIV/

How to Pass Traffic in Russia

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pNhqdsh2XU](Video Link)The driver of this Subaru Impreza does a nice spin. Hopefully he'll also do a flip the next time he needs to pass slower moving traffic.-via Jalopnikdriving, car sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/How-to-Pass-Traffic-in-Russia/

The 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade

One hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated. The day before, the National American Woman Suffrage Association staged a parade in Washington, DC in support of voting rights for women. Around 8,00...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/The-1913-Womens-Suffrage-Parade/

Why Coders Should Do Quilting and Origami

Code monkeys who attended the Waza 2013 conference in San Francisco had opportunities to learn how to do traditional crafts, such as quilting, origami and computer-controlled Zen gardening. The event organizers argued th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Why-Coders-Should-Do-Quilting-and-Origami/

The Trombonist's Mouth

[http://youtu.be/DPDooPHR7Ek] (YouTube link)New York Philharmonic trombonist David Finlayson gave us What The Trombone Sees. Now he shows us what goes on inside the instrument! As anyone who has ever played a br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/The-Trombonists-Mouth/

Superman and Lois Lane Salt & Pepper Shakers

 Superman and Lois Lane Salt & Pepper ShakersCould your kitchen decor use a little saving? Let the Superman and Lois Lane Salt & Pepper Shakers come to the rescue. This beautiful and useful set features the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Superman-and-Lois-Lane-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Blueberry Pie Panini

Amy's panino* almost certainly tastes even better than it looks. She made it very easily. She just spread vanilla yoghurt on bread, added blueberries, then heated it inside a panini press. I want to try the same thing, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Blueberry-Pie-Panini/

Cat Map: A Survey of Cats

It had to happen sooner of later: an interactive map of the world's cats. The Cat Map is an effort from the Zoological Society of London to promote the London Zoo’s new Tiger Territory. You can zoom in or out on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Cat-Map-A-Survey-of-Cats/

You Can Sit in the DRM Chair Only 8 Times before It Collapses

The acronym DRM stands for Digital Rights Management. That term refers to technologies that permit copyright holders to prevent the copying or misuse digital content, such as ebooks, music files or software.Some ebooks p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/You-Can-Sit-in-the-DRM-Chair-Only-8-Times-before-It-Collapses/

Russian Hamster Toy

[http://youtu.be/UZPoUYZz7Jc] (YouTube link)You're just driving along, singing with your favorite toy perched on the dashboard, when you are waved over by a policeman. This ad for a voice-activated hamster is funny enoug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Russian-Hamster-Toy/

Batman Drops off Criminal at Police Station

The Caped Crusader swooped down on Bradford, UK last week, capturing a criminal suspect and delivering him to a police station: A man dressed as the caped crusader Batman has handed over a wanted man at a Bradford polic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Batman-Drops-off-Criminal-at-Police-Station/

Jawesome!

Is Jawesome on my side? Let's just say that I'm on whatever side he's on. Mike Corriero painted this image of a character from the graphic novel Last Man Standing, which is being made into a live action film.Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Jawesome/

Godfather, Meet The Godfather

The following is an article from Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader.What happens when one of Hollywood's most famous movie mobsters meets up with the genuine article? Here's the story of one of the most...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Godfather-Meet-The-Godfather/

Lil Hoots Bib

Lil Hoots BibAre you on the hunt for the perfect mealtime accessory for your precious little owlet? Swoop on over to the NeatoShop for the Lil Hoots Bib. The Lil Hoots Bib is made of super soft machine washable material....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Lil-Hoots-Bib/

Necrophiliac Frog

Add this to the long list of strange animal mating habits we've featured on Neatorama. Meet the necrophiliac frog: For a small Amazonian frog called Rhinella proboscidea, deat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Necrophiliac-Frog/

Bunnies Blamed for the Extinction of Neanderthals

Why did Neanderthals die out while other hominids survived? In an article published in the Journal of Human Evolution, John E. Fa and colleagues argue that it may be because Neanderthals were unable to adapt the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Bunnies-Blamed-for-the-Extinction-of-Neanderthals/

Six Year Old Break Dancer

[http://youtu.be/5HrrbkYJM2M] (YouTube link)In a kids-division dance battle, 6-year-old Bgirl Terra owns the crowd at Chelles Battle Pro 2013 on Saturday. Her somewhat older opponent isn't bad, either. -via Viral Viral V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Six-Year-Old-Break-Dancer/

The Concrete Saucer of Mount Buzludzha

Photos: Darmon Richter/The Bohemian Blog Atop the barren Mount Buzludzha in Bulgaria sat one of the strangest abandoned places on Earth: a concrete saucer that used to house the Commu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/The-Concrete-Saucer-of-Mount-Buzludzha/










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