Archive for March 5th, 2013

Minimalist Typographic Posters of Scientists

Graphic artist Kapil Bhagat designed a series of ten typographic posters featuring the names of scientists, with each showing a clever clue as to what they are famous for, as a project celebrating Science Day in India. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Minimalist-Typographic-Posters-of-Scientists/

Armchair Features Automatic Beer Dispenser

Do you remember GrinOn's magical beer dispenser? The Bottoms Up beer delivery system pushes beer up through a perforated hole on the bottom of the cup. A magnet on the bottom of the cup seals the hole when you're done fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Armchair-Features-Automatic-Beer-Dispenser/

The Shining Artwork by Derek Eads

Artist Derek Eads created these two, shall we say, killer artwork inspired by Stanley Kubrick's 1980 masterpiece The Shining. I'd say he captured Jack's evil eyes perfectly....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/The-Shining-Artwork-by-Derek-Eads/

Fake Bishop Tries to Sneak into Vatican Meeting

Pope fever has taken over Rome. Vatican City is crowded with cardinals, fans, journalists, tourists, and souvenir sellers awaiting the papal conclave. Schmoozing with the cardinals was a bishop wearing a fedora instead o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Fake-Bishop-Tries-to-Sneak-into-Vatican-Meeting/

Fezzik and Inigo Montoya by Andrew Murray

Love, love, love this illustration of Fezzik and Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride by cartoonist Andrew Murray. Anybody want a peanut? Link - via Hey Oscar Wilde! If you l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Fezzik-and-Inigo-Montoya-by-Andrew-Murray/

Watch This Amazing Artist Make Adventure Time Pancakes

[http://vimeo.com/60947380](Video Link)Rogelio, a pancake artist in Mexico City, is a master of his craft. Watch him create edible versions of Jake and Finn from the cartoon Adventure Time. Some art school shoul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Watch-This-Amazing-Pancake-Artist-at-Work/

The Hair of the Silence Ear Plugs

Well, you're going to grow hair from your ear as you grow old anyways, so why not embrace the inevitable? Solveiga and Alfredas Kriviciai created this "Hair of the Silence"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/The-Hair-of-the-Silence-Ear-Plugs/

The Spinning Match Table Trick

[http://youtu.be/BFp3NalfKgw] (YouTube link)It's magic! Or science, actually, because this trick is from Steve Spangler. THe static electricity in the balloon is the key.When an object has a negative charge, it will repe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/The-Spinning-Match-Table-Trick/

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde Salt & Pepper Shakers

 Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde Salt & Pepper Shakers (front and side shown)Do you have a split personality when it comes to kitchen decor? Embrace your devilishly fun side with the Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde Salt &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Dr-Jeckyll-Mr-Hyde-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

It's a (Mouse) Trap!

Admiral Ackbar is being quite obvious about this one: It's a (Mouse) Trap! Via Accordion GuyAdmiral Ackbar, trap, mousetrap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Its-a-Mouse-Trap/

The Smiley Bird of Paradise

Nobody knows how hard it is to get the attention of the ladies like the Superb Bird-of-Paradise (AKA the Smiley Bird of Paradise for the obvious reason you shall soon see). The New Guinea species has an unusual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/The-Smiley-Bird-of-Paradise/

Behind the Gates of Chios' Abandoned Leper Colony

After housing the lepers of Greece for hundreds of years, the colony on the island of Chios is now a beautiful ruin for explorers.With a history dating back to the 14th century, this now-abandoned health institution was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Behind-the-Gates-of-Chios-Abandoned-Leper-Colony/

Robot Uprising Propaganda Posters by Tom Kyzivat

Who knew Robocalypse would be so stylish? When the machines rise to destroy all humans, the artwork by illustrator Tom Kyzivat may just be their propaganda posters....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Robot-Uprising-Propaganda-Posters-by-Tom-Kyzivat/

I Knew You Were Tribbles (When You Dropped In)

[http://youtu.be/DyMJAL4KPII] (YouTube link)Josh Millard wrote and recorded this Star Trek parody of Taylor Swift's hit song "I Knew You Were Trouble." Compare to the original song, if you wish. Link -via Metafi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/I-Knew-You-Were-Tribbles-When-You-Dropped-In/

Neatorama Comment Policy

Hello, Neatoramanauts! I'd like to take a moment to remind everyone of Neatorama's comment policy: The first rule of commenting on Neatorama is "Don't be a jerk."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Neatorama-Comment-Policy/

Easter Egg Jelly Shooters

Pretty! These eggs are made with three colors of gelatin, plain gelatin, coconut milk, and rum. Oh, and a proper mold to put them in. You'll find the recipe at the Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. Link  -via reddit jello, j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Easter-Egg-Jelly-Shooters/

Tunnel of Ice Crystals

Photo: Maxim Shemetov "Even in Siberia there is happiness," Russian writer Anton Chekhov once said, but all I can see is snow. Lots of it. But there's a certain desolate bea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Tunnel-of-Ice-Crystals/

Famous Animals of New York

When a unusual animal roams the streets of New York, people pay attention. They follow the beast's progress on the news, and discuss it on social networking sites. Often someone will open a Twitter account on behalf of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Famous-Animals-of-New-York/

Fluid Knots

I have enough trouble making tying knots with my shoelaces, so this is doubly awesome: researchers at the University of Chicago, Illinois, have created a 3D knot in a fluid....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Fluid-Knots/

My Little Pony Acrylic Cup

My Little Pony Acrylic Cup (front and back shown)Do you know someone who could use a little more sunshine and happiness in their life? Get them the My Little Pony Acrylic Cup from the NeatoShop. This insulated drink...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/My-Little-Pony-Acrylic-Cup/

Brainteaser: Bozo's Brush

Uncle John's cousin, "Bozo" Newman, was about to board a city bus with his newly purchased, five-foot-long novelty toothbrush, when the bus driver informed him of a city ordinance prohibiting packages more than four f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Brainteaser-Bozos-Brush/

An Outing to Remember

Every day, Criggo posts newspaper screenshots that underline the importance of proofreading after the page is set, but so many small papers skip that step for the sake of parsimony or time constraints. However,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/An-Outing-to-Remember/

Man Fakes Kidnapping to Cover Two-week Absence

Rahmell Pettway of Brooklyn, New York, was so afraid of his girlfriend's wrath after he was gone from home for two weeks that he staged his own kidnapping. He was found by a passer-by between two parked cars, tied up wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Man-Fakes-Kidnapping-to-Cover-Two-week-Absence/

Wedding Gown Cake

This wedding gown is delicious enough to eat. Literally! The life-sized bridal gown is actually made out of cake: The six-foot edible bridal gown is made from 17 tiers of sponge cake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Wedding-Gown-Cake/

Stratacut Clay Animation

David Daniels produces animation by the process of stratacut animation. Once you know how it's done, the difficulties of this art will blow your mind. From vimeo:Strata-cut animation is most commonly a form of clay anima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Stratacut-Clay-Animation/

Knitted Alien Facehugger

It's a pity that I didn't see this in time for Valentine's Day. Nothing expresses the I-can't-let-go-of-you kind of love quite like the facehuggers from the Alien movie franchise. Craftster member loudxmouse kni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Knitted-Alien-Facehugger/

Piñata Cake

Victoria Hudgins made a piñata cake, a real cake filled with candy bars and jellybeans! The cake is baked first, and the candies are added to the cooled cake, so there's no danger of melting inside. See how she di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Piata-Cake/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #24

W00t! It's time for another fun round of the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt on Neatorama! For those of you who haven't played before, the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt is an easy and fun online scavenger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Tokyoflash-Treasure-Hunt-24/

Frank "Bring 'Em Back Alive and Ready to Eat" Buckland

The following is an abridged version of an article from the Annals of Improbable Researchby Sally Shelton, Collections Officer, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institutio"Frank Bucklan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Frank-Bring-Em-Back-Alive-and-Ready-to-Eat-Buckland/

Stronger Link of Sugar to Diabetes

New research has suggested that a person's high intake of sugar - more than any other factor like obesity and aging - is a big reason for diabetes (Type 2): The study's four authors,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/05/Stronger-Link-of-Sugar-to-Diabetes/










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