Archive for March 9th, 2013

Million-Dollar Hookah

The craftsmen at Aurentum Switzerland make the world's most luxurious bottles and glasses. One of their marvels is a hookah that may be worth its million-dollar price tag:The million dollar sheesha boasts a Murano glass...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Million-Dollar-Hookah/

Thomas the Train Jack in the Box

Thomas the Train Jack in the BoxAre you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite little conductor? Behold the Thomas the Train Jack in the Box from the NeatoShop. This beautiful classic style toy consists of a hand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Thomas-the-Train-Jack-in-the-Box/

Landfill Landscape Art by Yao Lu

At first glance, you see a beautiful landscape in the style of a traditional Chinese painting, but look closer. You'll see that artist Yao Lu used bits and pieces of trash heaps and landfills...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Landfill-Landscape-Art-by-Yao-Lu/

Printer Returned with Photocopied Money Inside

If you're going to try to return that printer to the store, you should remove those copies of $100 bills from it. Police in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin, arrested Jarad S. Carr on charges of attempted theft by fraud, forgery,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Printer-Returned-with-Photocopied-Money-Inside/

8 Pianists Play 2 Pianos

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Icp92mV6XeU](Video Link)This delightfully silly piece is Albert Lavignac's "Galop Marche," a short work usually performed by multiple pianists on as few pianos as possible. Here's one perf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/8-Pianists-Play-2-Pianos/

Monster Goldfish of Lake Tahoe

Christine Ngai of University of Nevada, Reno, held a gigantic goldfish found in the waters of Lake Tahoe. Photo: Heather Segale Beneath the blue waters of Lake Tahoe, California, lurks a new ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Monster-Gold-Fish-of-Lake-Tahoe/

Batman Ice Cube Tray

Excuse me, but these ice cubes aren't shaped like the Batman symbol. I can't drink this water.— Zach Weinersclops (@ZachWeiner) March 9, 2013 This morning, web comic artist Zach Weinersmith tweeted about one of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Batman-Ice-Cube-Tray/

Teeth Tea Cup

This tea cup with teeth appears to be more of an art object than an everyday dish. It was made with a 3D printer and then glazed. The artist, Lily S. says,Why is it that we find the cup so unappetizing? Could it have ori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Teeth-Tea-Cup/

Giant Salamander Sucks Up a Fish Faster than a Rocket

The giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) doesn't just eat its prey ... it sucks it whole down its mouth in amazing speed: A new study shows the animal, which can re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Giant-Salamander-Sucks-Up-a-Fish-Faster-than-a-Rocket/

Swept Away

[http://youtu.be/m4o3p9tPS3o] (YouTube link)He led her out to a rock on the shore, sang her a song, pulled out a ring box, and got down on one knee. A classic romantic proposal, and she was completely swept away by it. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Swept-Away/

Zombie Campfire

Just wait until they cook s'mores. You don't want to know what they substitute for marshmallows.Darshama embroidered this 8-inch hoop and displayed it at the Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.Link -via Geek Crafts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Zombie-Campire/

Brainteaser: Disemvoweled

(Image generated at RedKid)These famous quotations are missing their vowels. Once you figure out the theme, you should be able to get them all.SHWMTHMNYHSTLVSTBBYMYTHFRCBWTHY*/st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Brainteaser-Disemvoweled/

Hello Kitty in a Pink Tutu Plush Backpack

Hello Kitty in a Pink Tutu Plush Backpack Attention Hello Kitty fans. Now you can dance into spring with the sweetest Hello Kitty accessory. Behold the adorable Hello Kitty in Pink Tutu Plush from the NeatoShop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Hello-Kitty-in-a-Pink-Tutu-Plush-Backpack/

How to Catch a Wild Rabbit in Australia

How do you catch a rabbit in the wild? Australia shows you the way! Outdoors adventurer Andrew Ucles gives us the step by step: First, take off your shirt. Then, catch yourself a few venomous snakes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/How-to-Catch-a-Wild-Rabbit-in-Australia/

Identify This Young Dancer

The guy, that is. Yes, this is astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. He was on the dance team at the University of Texas at Austin as a graduate student, and they won a national championship in Latin Ballroom style in 1985...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Identify-This-Young-Dancer/

LEGO Batman Cake

Mike McCary made this amazing 3-foot tall wedding cake for a very happy couple. At least, I'm assuming that it's a wedding cake. A cake this awesome should be reserved for a truly special occasion.Link | Baker's WebsiteL...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/LEGO-Batman-Cake/

Where are they now? Why, right here.

Steve Martin Tweeted this picture of himself with some old friends. Just in case you don't recognize everyone, it's Dan Akroyd, Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Paul Simon, Tom Hanks, and Lorne Michaels. There is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Where-are-they-now-Why-right-here/

The Train Optical Illusion

Neuroscientist Al Seckel of Illusion Works made this optical illusion video clip of a vanishing model train that he shared with the New Scientists. See if you can figure out the tric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/The-Train-Optical-Illusion/

This Week at Neatorama

This past week, I noticed that daylight came early enough that I could climb the stairs without turning on a light when waking up the kids. That won't be the case next week, because Daylight Saving Time...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/This-Week-at-Neatorama-144/

Beautiful Desk Inspired by Farm Machinery

Joe Paine's gorgeous desk was inspired by Nineteenth and Twentieth Century farming equipment. When he turns the crank, gears smoothly lift the cover and extend the wood surface.Link and Video -via Core77desks, Joe P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Beautiful-Bureau-Inspired-by-Farm-Machinery/

"Unclassified" Life Found in Pre-Historic Lake Vostok

After 20 years of drilling (20 years! Now that's dedication!), a team of Russian researchers have reached Antarctica's Lake Vostok, which has been trapped beneath more than 2 miles of ice for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/Unclassified-Life-Found-in-Pre-Historic-Lake-Vostok/

A History of Man-Eaters

Wild animals as a group tend to avoid humans, because humans are dangerous. However, humans are also tasty and filling. Big cats occasionally develop a famous taste for human flesh, as in the case of the Leopard of Rudra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/09/A-History-of-Man-Eaters/






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