Archive for March 10th, 2013

How a White Man Became King of the Village in India

Barry Watson has been many things: teacher, bus driver, financial advisor ... but in a small village in India, he's royalty. Here's what happened: Among the Yanadi tribe of And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/How-a-White-Man-Became-King-of-the-Village-in-India/

Knitted Dalek Baby Jumper

Don't wait until preschool. If you take the right approach, you can get a young Dalek to begin exterminating before she can walk. Allison Bitter knitted this adorable Dalek shell. You can download her pattern at the link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Knitted-Dalek-Baby-Jumper/

Wicked Witch of the East Doorstop

Wicked Witch of the East DoorstopAre you having trouble keeping the doors of opportunity open in your house? You need the great and powerful Wicked Witch of the East Doorstop from the NeatoShop. This fantastic doorstop i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Wicked-Witch-of-the-East-Doorstop/

About Sugar-free Candy

Have you ever seen individually-wrapped jelly beans before? What a hassle! You might think this is a scheme to give away tiny little candies in tiny little bunches at Halloween, but this is sugar-free candy. Redditor Bet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/About-Sugar-free-Candy/

What Really Smart People Worry About At Night

What do you lay awake at night worrying about? Are your worries different than those far smarter than you? Perhaps. John Brockman of Edge magazine asked what the world's most intelligent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/What-Really-Smart-People-Worry-About-At-Night/

A Day in the Life of a Bacon Lover

There are enough bacon products and projects around to serve you from the time you get up to the time you go back to bed (many of them available in the NeatoShop). You'll get a kick out of seeing them from sunup to bedti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/A-Day-in-the-Life-of-a-Bacon-Lover/

Cadillac Bicycle

If you want to live in the 1950s again, then Robert Egger's bike is the one for you. This custom Caddy, built out of fiberglass in 1998, dispenses with all design modesty. It was one of several classically styled bikes t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Cadillac-Bicycle/

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker

Artist Phil Noto drew what Luke will look like in Star Wars VII. Or should look like. Considering what Mark Hamil looks like today, this is a very believable look for the Jedi Master. Link  -via Buzzfeed Lu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Jedi-Master-Luke-Skywalker/

What Teens Are Reading Now

They're all on Friendster MySpace Facebook Tumblr Instagram Snapchat (Insert latest social media sensation here). Via Cheezburgerreading, book...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/What-Teens-Are-Reading-Now/

Lonely Boy by Mnozil Brass

[http://youtu.be/24saP-TcHQk] (YouTube link)You've heard the phrase "he's got more talent in his big toe than I've got in my whole body"? Austrian band Mnozil Brass shows off some skills you didn't even know musicians ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Lonely-Boy-by-Mnozil-Brass/

Donut Poutine

Think of it as Californian/Québécois fusion cuisine. Psycho Donuts' bold experiment uses caramel, "the gravy of the dessert world!" Gimme!Linkdonuts, doughnuts, poutine, Psycho Donuts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Donut-Poutine/

Gorgeous Photography of The Elements

Bismuth (Image: fluor_doublet/R. Tanaka/Flickr) We all know the periodic table of the elements from high school chemistry, but have you ever wondered what the actual chemical elements...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Gorgeous-Photography-of-The-Elements/

Secure Guns and Gadgets with Authentication System

Putting a small device, the size of a key fob, in your pocket could "authenticate" your entire body for various purposes, such as unlocking your front door, or using a firearm. Those items wouldn't work for someone else...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Secure-Guns-and-Gadgets-with-Authentication-System/

Rabbit With Big Pointy Teeth

Rabbit With Big Pointy TeethSpring is nearly here. What better way to celebrate this glorious change in the seasons than with the Rabbit With Pointy Teeth from the NeatoShop. This frightfully adorable mini plush of the K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Rabbit-With-Big-Pointy-Teeth/

The Knitted Bus Cozy

We've seen plenty of yarn bombing here on Neatorama, but this one takes the cake. Or shall we say, bus. Magda Sayeg, who created the Smart Car cozy we featured on Neatorama a few yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/The-Knitted-Bus-Cozy/

Their First Car

[http://youtu.be/eSaQWdWxvbM] (YouTube link)Joe and Beverly Smith had a 1948 Plymouth convertible when they first married, but had to sell it when Joe was drafted for the Korean War. For the couple's 60th wedding anniver...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Their-First-Car/

Coming Next on NeatoMail: Choose Your Own Prize Star Wars Giveaway

This is the Star Wars giveaway you're looking for. Actually, it's not yet here. On our next issue of NeatoMail email newsletter (here's a sample), we're going to run a nifty Choose Your Own Pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Coming-Next-Week-on-NeatoMail-Choose-Your-Own-Prize-Star-Wars-Giveaway/

Company Offers Free Beer to Employees Every Friday

If you work for Advanced Medical, a company in Port Orange, Florida, you probably look forward to Beer Cart Fridays. Once a week, each employee is provided with an ice-cold beer:Jennifer Fuicelli, the company's chief exe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Company-Offers-Free-Beer-to-Employees-Every-Friday/

Invisible Bike by Jimmy Kuehnle

When artist Jimmy Kuehnle decided to invent an invisible bicycle, man, does he go (almost) all the way. Notice the invisible clothing and invisible helmet. Just be thankful he didn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Invisible-Bike-by-Jimmy-Kuehnle/

Buttdog

Redditor pembull took a panoramic photograph of Fort Funston Beach in San Francisco. The picture here is cropped; see the full version here. A nice picture, but what's that in the middle? It's his dog, which was running...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Buttdog/

Antique Prosthetic Nose

Syphilis, if left untreated, can result in the collapse of the bridge of the nose. This prosthetic nose, displayed by the Wellcome Collection last summer, is an artificial replacement that included a handy pair of specta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Antique-Prosthetic-Nose/

State of the Pun

[http://youtu.be/ZeiAgquTHAI] With a tagline of "Jest for a Wordy Cause," how could we resist the O. Henry Pun-Off World Championship, especially when Jerzy Gwiazdowski won...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/State-of-the-Pun/

Life-Size Zelda Papercraft Model

Princess Zelda is life-size: 5' 6" and made entirely of paper! DeviantART member minidelirium spent 226 hours putting this papercraft statue based on the character from the game Twilight Princess together -and then gave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/10/Life-Size-Zelda-Papercraft-Model/




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