Archive for May 18th, 2013

Singles-Only Subway Train Car in Prague

Photo: Miaow Miaow/Wikimedia Love may just be a subway ride away. Ropid, Prague's public transport company, is planning to provide singles-only train cars: The projec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Singles-Only-Subway-Train-Car-in-Prague/

Woman Can Flip Her Leg Completely Over

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vf8ln6tB2A](Video Link)In 2010, doctors diagnosed Jen with a rare type of bone cancer. As part of her thankfully successful recovery, part of Jen's pelvis was surgically removed. Now she...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Woman-Can-Flip-Her-Leg-Completely-Over/

Tulsa Considers Olympic Bid

Tulsa, Oklahoma, is not the largest city around. It's not even the largest city in Oklahoma. But they are thinking about putting in a bid to host the 2024 Olympics.   "I see this as a great opportunity, I reall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Tulsa-Considers-Olympic-Bid/

The Doctor, Amy Pond, and The Daleks Doctor Who Seatbelt Belt

The Doctor, Amy Pond. and The Daleks Doctor Who Seatbelt BeltAttention Doctor Who fans! Are you looking for an out world accessory worthy of adventurous Time Lord such as yourself? Behold The Doctor, Amy Pond, and The Da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/The-Doctor-Amy-Pond-and-The-Daleks-Doctor-Who-Seatbelt-Belt/

Still Life: Cityscape of Food

Photos: Henrik Petersson Add this to the list of amazing cityscape art we've featured on Neatorama before: Still Life by Petter Johansson of PJADAD, made as an advertisement...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Still-Life-Cityscape-of-Food/

Star Trek/Wars Cookies

What is J.J. Abrams going to do with Episode VII of Star Wars? Given the success of his rebooting of the Star Trek franchise, these cookies illustrate a likely option. Sarah Trefney made these cookies m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Star-TrekWars-Cookies/

Windows 8: Beautiful and Fast

[http://youtu.be/QG-ORLkMiyY] (YouTube link)I put this new Windows 8 advertisement on my own site because, although it's funny, I didn't think it was quite "neat" enough for Neatorama. Then later, I found out something s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Windows-8-Beautiful-and-Fast/

World's Tallest Indoor Tornado

We're not in Kansas anymore, Neatoramanauts. We're now in the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, which has the world's tallest indoor tornado. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Worlds-Tallest-Indoor-Tornado/

Glass Cows

[http://vimeo.com/62672175] For an advertisement for Anchor milk, Damon Duncan of New Zealand's creative studio Assembly created a herd of glass cows. Glass cows? Yes, you read that right. Hit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Glass-Cows/

Building Stands Taller

Look at this: A historic brick temple raised up two stories high on scaffolding. Just imagine the strength and care that went into this feat of engineering! The Provo (Utah) Tabernacle burned in 2010, and although the in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Building-Stands-Taller/

The Cycle of Discontentment

Brian G. reminds us that no matter where you are in the cycle, you're wrong. Keep running and worrying!Link -via Joe Carterprocrastination, ambition, webcomic, Chuck and Beans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/The-Cycle-of-Discontentment/

Sky Whale

It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's ... SKYWHALE! The flying cetacean is a wonderful hot air balloon by sculptor and artist Patricia Piccinini. View more over at the Sky Whale's official web...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Sky-Whale/

Cat Loves Ice Cream

[http://youtu.be/dkVac3PN4MM] (YouTube link)Woe unto the man who comes between Korra and her ice cream cone! That man is Mike Reeves, who finally just gave up. Good move. Korra like potato chips, too. I see a weight prob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Cat-Loves-Ice-Cream/

Existential Emergency Phone

Questioning your existence? Doubting the reality of transcendent meaning? Randy Sarafan has designed a phone for your needs:The way that it works is that when you pick up the handset, the telephone makes a call using a c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Existential-Emergency-Phone/

Cat Sunglasses

Cat SunglassesSummer is almost here. Are you a cool cat in need of a new pair of shades? Feast your eyes on the Cat Sunglasses from the NeatoShop. This great pair of party glasses is really the cat's meow. Be sure t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Cat-Sunglasses-2/

Pool Water Contains More Poop Than You'd Think

A group of researchers from the CDC sampled water from 161 public and private pools and water parks in Atlanta and found that half of them were contaminated with e. coli, which comes from -you guessed it- poop.T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Pool-Water-Contains-More-Poop-Than-Youd-Think/

Yuck: A 4th Grader's Short Documentary About School Lunch

[http://vimeo.com/48406956] (vimeo link)A child's personal project turned into a documentary Yuck: A 4th Grader's Short Documentary About School Lunch. The film is 19 minutes long and has won several film festiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Yuck-A-4th-Graders-Short-Documentary-About-School-Lunch/

12 Animals to Bring Back from Extinction

Cloning technology may permit scientists to revive extinct species. The writers of Mother Jones contemplated which species they'd like to bring back from the dead. Maddie Oatman proposes the saber-toothed tiger:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/12-Animals-to-Bring-Back-from-Extinction/

The Tantalizing Tales Behind Used Clothes

Emily Spivack, who runs the Smithsonian blog Threaded, browses eBay for vintage clothing. She found herself especially drawn to clothing items that had stories behind them. Intrigued, she began buying those items with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/The-Tantalizing-Tales-Behind-Used-Clothes/

Candy Filled Graduation Cap Cookies

These cookies would be perfect for a graduation celebration! Beth Jackson Klosterboer molded these mortarboard caps around the undersides of a muffin pan. She stuffed them with M&Ms and made tassels with white m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Candy-Filled-Graduation-Cap-Cookies/

This Week at Neatorama

Hey, looky up there at the menu bar. Do I see a new sub-blog? Yes! We want to give a big welcome to Twaggies, which is now under the Neatorama umbrella. As a matter of fact, we have the entire archive of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/This-Week-at-Neatorama-155/

Amazing Latte Art in Color

Japanese latte artist Nowtoo Sugi uses syrup to add vibrant colors to his lattes pictures. I'm especially impressed by the detail in his depiction of Iron Man.At the link, you can see more photos of his lattes as well as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Amazing-Latte-Art-in-Color/

Justice League Families

French animation designer Andry Rajoelina imagined comic book superheroes in the act of walking their sidekicks to school. Aren't they adorable? Link -via The Mary Sue DC Comics, Justice League, Andry Rajoelina, parentin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Justice-League-Families/

Xenomorph Balloon Sculpture

©Michael AbrahamsonMichael Abrahamson makes amazing balloon sculptures. Browse his gallery to see startlingly realistic motorcycles, cartoon characters and even a full-sized couch that can support the weight of thre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/18/Xenomorph-Balloon-Sculpture/






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