Archive for April 9th, 2013

Solar-Powered Race Cars

What? You don't think a solar-powered car could go fast enough to race? They might not be ready for the Indy 500 yet, but engineering departments at various universities around the world are working on solar cars that wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Solar-Powered-Race-Cars/

Shelved

Brilliant, genius film here that will help you get your smile on today. Promise! It was created by Auckland's Media Design School. The comedy is a nod towards the early films of directors Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Shelved/

Faster, Empire! Strike! Strike!

Sillof, the master of custom action figures (previously at Neatorama), has a new gender-swapped pop culture-mashup collection called Faster, Empire! Strike! Strike! commissioned by comedian Patton Oswalt. Here's the idea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Faster-Empire-Strike-Strike/

Neon Flames Shwings

Neon Flames ShwingsAre you looking for a quick way to heat-up your style? Add a smoking hot pair of Neon Flames Shwings from the NeatoShop to your old sneakers. This sizzling set of flames fits most lace-up shoes. E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Neon-Flames-Shwings/

Dinosaur Sideburns

A few years ago, I decided to grow sideburns. My wife said no--and quite firmly. She said they would not be suitable for my workplace. Since compromise is part of a healthy marriage, I offered to meet her halfway: I woul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Dinosaur-Sideburns/

The Rembrandt Flashmob

[http://youtu.be/4clPsytCrJ8] Flashmobs are usually a pretty riff-raff affair, but every now and then, we get a bit of culture. To commemorate the return of the 1642 painting The Night Watch*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/The-Rembrandt-Flashmob/

It's Only a Paper Moon

The iconic photograph we recall from the movie Paper Moon was a common trope in the early 20th century. The crescent moon, sometimes with a face, was an available photo setting at many photography studios, carni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Its-Only-a-Paper-Moon/

The Passive Aggressive Raven

Let's add some text to cartoonist Jim Benton's alteration of the famous Edgar Allan Poe poem.Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,By the bored and beat decorum of the countenance it wore,“Though...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/The-Passive-Aggressive-Raven/

Wombat Wants to Play

[http://youtu.be/qE82eFD7AjI] (YouTube link)The zookeeper wants to hose down the pen, but the wombat wants his undivided attention. Guess who wins that battle? I believe this is at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. -via Daily P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Wombat-Wants-to-Play/

My Little Deadpool Plush

Mare Do Well is the ideal superhero for a civilized Ponyville, but occasionally, we need a bit of chaos to keep life interesting. That's where Deadpony, expertly crafted by Kelsey Dahlberg, comes in.Link -via Crafting th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/My-Little-Deadpool-Plush/

Jump Roulotte

[http://youtu.be/3NLimtYK4F8] (YouTube link)A group of French-Canadian good old boys (Beau and Jean-Luc Duc?) re-enact a scene from The Dukes of Hazzard or something. It was recorded from many angles, all of whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Jump-Roulotte/

Toy Poodle or Ferret?

Surprisingly, that is a serious question, as a man who thought he bought a toy poodle at Argentina's largest bazaar found out that he had gotten a ferret instead: Gullible bar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Toy-Poodle-or-Ferret/

Brainteaser: Haystacks

(Image credit: Flicker user Cindy Cornett Seigle)If a farmer has 5 haystacks in one field, and 4 in the other field, how many haystacks would he have if combined them all in the center field?<!--more-->Highlight be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Brainteaser-Haystacks/

Got an Idea? Odd Art Fabrications Can Turn It Into Reality

Got an idea for a neat project or item but don't have the artistic capability to bring it to reality? Our neighbor and pal Odd Art Fabrications can help! You may be familiar with the cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Got-an-Idea-Odd-Art-Fabrications-Can-Turn-It-Into-Reality/

SERIOUSLY?

SERIOUSLY?After the utter speechlessness wears off there is the SERIOUSLY? sticky note from the NeatoShop. Seriously? No really, seriously! Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Stationery items. Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/SERIOUSLY/

Nadín Ospina's Pre-Columbian Cartoons

In the deepest jungles of Mesoamerica, you can find mysterious temples to long forgotten gods, such as Bart Simpson, Mickey Mouse and Snoopy. For two decades, Colombian artist Nadín Ospina has blended pop cul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Nadin-Ospinas-Pre-Columbian-Cartoons/

These are NOT the Rebels You're Looking For!

A stormtrooper manages to infiltrate a rebel unit, but I think they may be onto him. DeviantART member Daniru184 took a picture of his brother crashing a Civil War re-enactment. Link  -via GeekosystemCivil War re-en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/These-are-NOT-the-Rebels-Youre-Looking-For/

Climate Change Will Make Airplane Rides More Turbulent

Deny climate change all you want, but just get used to a bumpy ride. A really bumpy airplane ride, that is: For their analysis, they simulated atmospheric conditions at an altitude...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Climate-Change-Will-Make-Airplane-Rides-More-Turbulent/

The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013

(Image credit: Nicola Kastner) (Image credit: Ali McNicol) (Image credit: Nancy Dowling) (Image credit: Graham McGeorge)Aren't these great pictures? They are early submissions to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/The-National-Geographic-Traveler-Photo-Contest-2013/

Solar Powered Hybrid Remote Controlled Lawn Mower

Daniel Epperson's MowBot began with an old push mower and an electric wheelchair. Now it's a hodgepodge of several different technologies for the ultimate tool in lawn maintenance:This is the Prius of lawnmowers, bringin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Solar-Powered-Hybrid-Lawn-Mower/

The Search for Tycho Brahe's Nose

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Mark Benecke, Forensic BiologistAstronomer Tygo Brahe (born 1546, died 1601; Latinized name: Tycho Brahe) was not just an early geek. When h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/The-Search-for-Tycho-Brahes-Nose/

Zero TV

What has happened to telephone landline and CD sales is coming to television. And that has got broadcasters worried. Ryan Nakashima of the AP wrote about TV broadcasters' biggest worry:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Zero-TV/

5 Reasons We Like 5 Reasons Videos

[http://youtu.be/_cyw3ncjnH8] (YouTube link)Vi Hart, who really knows how to make a video we want to watch, explains why a video with five reasons is a sure-fire hit. At least I learned that birds suck at foosball, even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/5-Reasons-We-Like-5-Reasons-Videos/

Mad Men Through Stock Photography

Love Mad Men? You'll get a kick out of this: Shutterstock has a post featuring the AMC television series through stock photography. Link - Thanks Danny!Mad Men, Shutterstock,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Mad-Men-Through-Stock-Photography/

Jessica Harrison's Creepy Sculptures Appear to Be Made out of Flesh

But they're not. I think. The artist doesn't say directly one way or another, but Juxtapoz says Jennifer Harrison makes them by casting the palms and backs of her hands. This kind of frightening work is normal f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Jessica-Harrisons-Creepy-Sculptures-Appear-to-Be-Made-out-of-Flesh/

Bilbo Baggins Wig with Hobbit Ears

Bilbo Baggins Wig with Hobbit EarsYour pantry is full and your knapsack is packed. Are you hoping there will be a knock at the door and you will be whisked away on an amazing spring time journey? Make sure you are prepar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Bilbo-Baggins-Wig-with-Hobbit-Ears/

Hippo Potty Mouth

Hippo Potty Mouth T-shirt by Amanda Flagg Need @$^%$ awesome shirt? You can't go wrong with the Hippo Potty Mouth T-shirt by Amanda Flagg! If you're wondering, hippo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/09/Hippo-Potty-Mouth-2/






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