Archive for March 13th, 2013

Test Drive

[http://youtu.be/Q5mHPo2yDG8] (YouTube link)In this Pepsi ad, race car driver Jeff Gordon takes a Camaro out for a spin, with a hapless car salesman in the passenger seat, who supposedly doesn't know who is driving. Does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Test-Drive/

Mustache Lips Makeup

The blog of Sandra Bolmhom, maker of the eyeball lips makeup, is a cornucopia of wonderful optical illusions. From a distance, it looks like she's sporting a dapper mustache, but her mouth is actually higher up on her fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Mustache-Lips-Makeup/

House with a Slide

Stairs are so plebeian! The Manhattan elites rock climb up and then slide down tubular steel slide in this gorgeous penthouse apartment dubbed the Skyhouse, as designed by architect David Hots...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/House-with-a-Slide/

Grumpy Cat's Tour Rider

Sometimes fame brings with it an inflated ego and exacting tastes, but you have to cater to the big names if you want them at your event. The Soup has "uncovered" a page of Grumpy Cat's agreement to appear at SXSW. Note...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Grumpy-Cats-Tour-Rider/

The Striking Photography of Joseph Francis

Neatoramanaut Joseph Francis is a professional photographer and visual effects artist. He was kind enough to share with us some of his eye-catching work and approach to the craft:I work in visual effects where a lot of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/The-Striking-Photography-of-Joseph-Francis/

Dream Garage for a Dream Car

You can have the rest of the house, but the garage is mine. Especially if it's as cool as this one designed by Holger Schubert for a ranch style home in Los Angeles:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Dream-Garage-for-a-Dream-Car/

Rockin' Veggie Peeler

Rockin' Veggie PeelerCould you use a little help around the kitchen? Make your next meal sing with the Rockin' Veggie Peeler from the NeatoShop. This fantastic kitchen gadget is made of plastic with a stainless steel bla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Rockin-Veggie-Peeler/

Dream House

A thread at reddit posed the question, "If money wasn't an issue, what would you make sure to have in your dream house?" Thousands of comments held hundreds of great ideas. Movoto Blog took some of those ideas and design...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Dream-House/

Sponsored Superheroes

Well, the Fortress of Solitude ain't gonna pay for itself! Superheroes, like the rest of us, also have to pay the bills (their liability insurance must be sky high!) so art director Roberto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Sponsored-Superheroes/

Japanese Politician Banned from Wearing Wrestling Mask to Council Meetings

Mr. Skull Reaper A-ji campaigned on a platform of educational and social welfare reform and was duly elected to the city council of Oita, Japan. But before he could even attend the first meeting, other council members in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Japanese-Politician-Banned-from-Wearing-Wrestling-Mask-to-Council-Meetings/

Pope Francis

The papal conclave has elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, as the new pope. A few things about him: He* is 76 years old.* has a chemistry degree.* rode the bus to work in Argentina.* lost o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Pope-Francis-I/

Twinkies Are Coming Back!

In America, you can't keep a good ol' indestructible Golden Sponge Cake with Creamy Filling down for long. That's right: Twinkies are coming back, baby! The bankrupt Hostess bakery ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Twinkies-Are-Coming-Back/

The Ghosts of Antarctica: Abandoned Stations and Huts

Antarctica has an abundance of abandoned structures for several reasons. No one stays there long, there are few (if any) looters, and while the environment might wreck buildings, they won't see mold, bacterial rot, or da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/The-Ghosts-of-Antarctica-Abandoned-Stations-and-Huts/

Snail Avengers Amigurumi

Avengers, assemble slowly! Laura Partridge's Snail Avengers are chasing down Loki through the streets of New York City. This time, I suspect, the repair bill will be smaller.Link and Etsy Shop -via Comics Allianceam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Snail-Avengers-Amigurumi/

Toa Mata Band

[http://youtu.be/MAbKXp7CP0g] (YouTube link)These LEGO Bionicles have rhythm! Giuseppe Acito linked them up with Arduino Uno, a MIDI sequencer app for iPad, a drum pad, and some xylophone keys. You can read more about it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Toa-Mata-Band/

Study: Babies Delight in the Suffering of Others

Before my children were born, I held with Thomas Sowell's view that "Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late." Practical experie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Study-Babies-Delight-in-the-Suffering-of-Others/

Universal Truth

All cats like boxes. Link -via Metafilter cat in box, leopard, box...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Universal-Truth/

Sunglasses Sleeping Mask

 Sunglasses Sleeping Mask Wear your sunglasses at night with the Sunglasses Sleeping Mask from the NeatoShop. So you can, so you can block the light that's right before your eyes. The Sunglasses Sleeping M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Sunglasses-Sleeping-Mask/

Crime Scene Coffin

Let us bury her as we found her. Faustine Gau's coffin (that is, she made the coffin and is not necessarily buried in it) follows the iconic form of a body outline at a crime scene.Link -via Ian Brookscoffins, caskets, F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Crime-Scene-Coffin/

How Americans Live Today

[http://youtu.be/CJoQOQHQ8oA] (YouTube link)This is supposedly a North Korean propaganda film showing how Americans live. It's too bad we have eaten all the birds, but there is plenty of snow to eat and make coffee with....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/How-Americans-Live-Today/

Iron Man Desk Lamp

Lamps aren't born. They're built. This lamp of unknown provenance will illuminate your desk work space or annihilate it, depending on the setting that you use. You can view more photos at the link.Link -via TechnabobIron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Iron-Man-Desk-Lamp/

Orville Wright and the First Person to Die in an Airplane

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.The Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, were the first pilots to have a successful manned flig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Orville-Wright-and-the-First-Person-to-Die-in-an-Airplane/

11 Crazy Bigfoot Conspiracy Theories

Where does Bigfoot come from? What does he do with his time? Ask a silly question… and someone will come up with an answer. For example:4. Bigfoot is really an alien.Two conspiracies for the pric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/11-Crazy-Bigfoot-Conspiracy-Theories/

This is Water Run through a 24hz Sine Wave

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uENITui5_jU](Video Link)This is the most amazing thing I've seen all day! Stop and watch this video right now. Brusspup, maker of astounding optical illusions, let water flow past a speake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/This-is-Water-Run-through-a-24hz-Sine-Wave/

Fabian Oefner's Black Hole

Photographer Fabian Oefner (previously at Neatorama) has a new series of works called Black Hole."Black Hole" is a series of images, which shows paint modeled by centripetal force. The setup is very simple: Various shade...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/Fabian-Oefners-Black-Hole/

18 Wonderful Ways to Eat and Drink Peeps This Easter

Foodbeast's Kiera Wright-Ruiz ruthlessly hunted down and rounded up scrumptious ways that you can use Peeps, the classic Easter marshmallow candy. This temptation is a Peep s'more. At the link, you can also discover Peep...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/18-Wonderful-Ways-to-Eat-and-Drink-Peeps-This-Easter/

My Zombie Family Car Stickers

Why settle for those boring "My Family" stick figure vinyl stickers when you can have zombies? Check out the My Zombie Family Car Stickers (with the extended undead family...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/13/My-Zombie-Family-Car-Stickers-2/




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