Archive for April 4th, 2013

Disney Princesses as Jedi Knights and Sith Lords

Ursula shall meet her match now that Ariel has her voice back and the skills of a Jedi knight. Ralph Sevelius recast Ariel and Rapunzel as Jedi. Snow White, however, chose the dark side. Let us not be surprised. You can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Disney-Princesses-as-Jedi-Knights-and-Sith-Lords/

Shoes Galore Shoulder Tote

Shoes Galore Shoulder ToteAre you looking for a shopper tote that reflects your passion and stylish personality? Try on the Shoes Galore Shoulder Tote from the NeatoShop. This whimsical bag, with vintage shoe design, fea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Shoes-Galore-Shoulder-Tote/

Zombie Dead Blog

No, it's not a blog about zombies (although that would be cool). Zombie Dead Blog is a tribute to the weirdness of abandoned blogs. Some of the blogs featured haven't been updated for years, and many seem to be started f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Zombie-Dead-Blog/

Man Arrested for Driving under the Influence of Awesome Music

Police in Bristol, UK pulled over a man who was driving erratically. They thought Aaron Cogley was drunk, but according to his defense attorney, the suspect was "carried away because of the intoxicating effects of drum a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Man-Arrested-for-Driving-under-the-Influence-of-Awesome-Music/

How-Many Guide

It took me years and years of cooking and canning with inadequate measuring utensils and obsolete recipes to memorize how many teaspoons are in an ounce (which is 1/8 of a cup). All that would have been easier with this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/How-Many-Guide/

Micro Piglet in Sweater Vest

Squee! The cuteness! It burns! @CuteOverload tweeted this pic of a micro piglet wearing grippy dot socks and a sweater vest. If that doesn't make your day a bit better, I don't know what would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Micro-Piglet-in-Sweater-Vest/

Norwegian Schools Reschedule Exams Because of Justin Bieber Concerts

Some schools in Norway accidentally scheduled their exams to take place during Justin Bieber's upcoming tour of that country. Officials feared that some students might skip out of their exams to attend the singer's conce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Norwegian-Schools-Reschedule-Exams-Because-of-Justin-Bieber-Concerts/

RIP Roger Ebert

Film critic Roger Ebert passed away today in Chicago after a decade-long battle with cancer. Ebert wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years, celebrating his anniversary at the paper with his last column on Tuesday. H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/RIP-Roger-Ebert/

Star Wars and Little Miss Sunshine Mash Up Poster

Sweet sweetness! Los Angeles-based artist Josh Lange mashed up Star Wars with Little Miss Sunshine to create this poster for Star Wars VII. Josh wrote: The moment I tri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Star-Wars-and-Little-Miss-Sunshine-Mash-Up-Poster/

Chocolate Beer Biscotti

Jackie, the Beeroness, is a master of cooking with beer. She made biscotti with cocoa, espresso powder (which apparently exists) and a chocolate stout. You can find her full recipe at the link.Link -via Tasteologiechocol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Chocolate-Beer-Biscotti/

Mark Zuckerberg's First Website

We all got to start somewhere. And this is apparently how 15-year-old Mark Zuckerberg got his start. The folks over at Hacker News dug up an old Angelfire website from 1999, probably the first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Mark-Zuckerbergs-First-Website/

He Loves the Hair!

[http://youtu.be/HR3cdyZjqcA] (YouTube link)Boris the cameraman has a thick head of curly hair. When the crew was shooting footage at the Nambiti Private Game Reserve in South Africa, a serval became fascinated with it....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/He-Loves-the-Hair/

Pablo Picasso Finger Puppet and Magnet

 Pablo Picasso Finger Puppet and MagnetWant to create works of art like a master, but your fingers could use a little inspiration? Stimulate them with the Pablo Picasso Finger Puppet from the NeatoShop. This adorabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Pablo-Picasso-Finger-Puppet-and-Magnet/

Vader Finds the Lack of US Border Patrol's Effectiveness Disturbing

Vader, of course, is the sophisticated airborne radar system developed to track the Taliban in Afghanistan and now used along the US border with Mexico. Vader, which stands for Vehicle Dismount...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Vader-Finds-the-Lack-of-US-Border-Patrols-Effectiveness-Disturbing/

We're Being Watched

As you walk through the streets of Vilnius, Lithuania, take care: you're being watched. Ernest Zacharevic painted these intrusive pipes.Link -via Street Art Utopia(Photo: Edgaras Buiko)street art, Ernest Zacharevic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Were-Being-Watched/

How Far is Mars?

Check out this visualization by David Paliwoda that gives us a sense of the astronomical distance to our planetary neighbor Mars. Note: Since yesterday, the graphic was changed from the original, which said "If the Earth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/How-Far-is-Mars/

Photographs of Whisky Residue on the Bottom of Scotch Glasses

These look like images sent from space probes, but these worlds are as close as the whisky glass in your hand. Ernie Button, who created surreal images of breakfast cereals, photographed the evaporated residue of scotch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Photographs-of-Whisky-Residue-on-the-Bottom-of-Scotch-Glasses/

The Cereal Quiz

[http://youtu.be/uvfstrDiq4Y] (YouTube link)The latest Hank Green video from mental_floss is a quiz about cereal. If you've been reading the articles at Neatorama over the past few years, you should know the ans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/The-Cereal-Quiz/

Fish Weapons of the Gilbert Islands

Pictured above is a sword lined with shark teeth, a helmet made from the skin of a puffer fish and a trident sharpened with shark teeth. The people of the Gilbert Islands in the Pacific Ocean have been making them since...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Fish-Weapons-of-the-Gilbert-Islands/

What Is It? game 271

Here it is, our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Tell us what this object is, if you know. If you don't, make a wild guess!Place your guess in the comment section below. O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/What-Is-It-game-271/

A Dark, Gritty Adaptation of Calvin and Hobbes

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17qyaXOFZXg](Video Link)Calvin: Do you believe in the Devil? A supreme evil being dedicated to the corruption and destruction of man?Hobbes: I'm not sure that man needs the help.Calvin is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/A-Dark-Gritty-Reboot-of-Calvin-and-Hobbes/

Blazing Saddles: Mel Brooks' Western Laugh Riot

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.It was February of 1974, and Mel Brooks' new Western satire comedy was about to hit mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Blazing-Saddles-Mel-Brooks-Western-Laugh-Rio/

Words That Are Their Own Opposites

Oh, English. The language we all know and love, the lingua franca of a large part of the world, is filled with many beloved idiosyncracies. Judith Herman of mental_floss dug up 14 of English...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Words-That-Have-Opposite-Meaning/

Star Wars Spy Voice Changer

Star Wars Spy Voice ChangerHave you always wished you could sound like your favorite Star Wars villain? Now you can with the Star Wars Spy Voice Changer from the NeatoShop. Disguise your voice and fool people into thinki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Star-Wars-Spy-Voice-Changer/

Yelp Reviews for a Jail

You can't be sure what to expect when you check into the Lew Sterret Justice Center in Dallas, Texas. I suggest leaving tips to staff throughout your stay, instead of just at the end, to ensure good service.Link -via Mar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Yelp-Reviews-for-a-Jail/

The Science of Cats

[http://youtu.be/PoGXr6hUTD4] (YouTube link)AsapSCIENCE has finally struck the one subject that even web users who avoid science will watch. We all want to know more about cats! Now I know why our female cats always bury...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/The-Science-of-Cats/

Enormous Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake

Crumbs Bake Shop says that it serves 6-8 people, but I think that's 6-8 unambitious people. No, I won't need your help to finish it. Step back and watch me work.Linkcupcakes, peanut butter cups...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Enormous-Peanut-Butter-Cup-Cupcake/

Mars Curiosity Rover Dress

Etsy seller Holly Renee makes dresses printed with images from Mars! The dress is made with stretch Lycra and cotton, belt sold separately. The images are from the Mars Curiosity rover. The store Shenova also has tank to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/04/Mars-Curiosity-Rover-Dress/






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