Archive for July 11th, 2013

Timey Wimey Jewelry Rewelry

TimeMachineJewelry has an incredibly apt name, given how many Doctor Who and steampunk jewelry items they happen to sell. While they're all great, this Center of the Storm necklace is my particular favorite, though it is...

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Robot Plays Air Hockey Better Than You

[http://youtu.be/83HJZoeNjyc]Think you're pretty good at air hockey? Not as good as this robot! Researchers at the Namiki Lab in Chiba University, Japan, have created an unbeatable robot that plays air hockey:How is it u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Robot-Plays-Air-Hockey-Better-Than-You/

Batman is a Hoarder!

Although most superheroes could be diagnosed with a mental illness or two, Batman always seems to be a cornucopia of neuroses. When it was suggested to Kerry Callen that the Caped Crusader he may be a hoarder, he was ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Batman-is-a-Hoarder-2/

Professional Lightsaber Performers

Jedi Saber Combat is a troupe of stage fencers in Aberdeen, Maryland who perform lightsaber duels at public events, such as the baseball game pictured above. Blue Milk Special interviewed troupe member Chris Harper about...

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Nerdy Love Song with Kitten Bonus

[http://youtu.be/rkWy8nRWPGk] (YouTube link)TheRealDeAnne performs the Nerdy Love Song, but is upstaged when Clark tries to make it a duet. He is altogether distracting! (lyrics may be NSFW) -via Laughing Squid ukulele,...

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Admiral Ackbar as an Earth Admiral

Like Admiral Ackbar once famously said, it's a cap! A bicorne, actually. Marvel at "Magnitude," a painting that befits the Supreme Commander of the Rebel Alliance Fleet by Steven Daily.And to make things better, this mag...

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Get Lucky, Sesame Street Version

[http://youtu.be/bbP4CvK-TL4] (YouTube link)Who knew Grover could sing just like Pharrell Williams! The Sesame Street Muppets are the stars of this video mashup to the tune of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." -via Uprox...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Get-Lucky-Sesame-Street-Version/

The Design History of Soda Cans

The design blog Boldpost traces the graphic presentation of Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, Orange Crush, Pepsi and Squirt cans over time. Which is the oldest design that you can remember from your own experience?Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/The-Design-History-of-Soda-Cans/

The Space Art of Tekhnika Molodezhi

Tekhnika Molodezhi was a Soviet magazine that translates to Technology for the Youth. During the Cold War, and especially the US-USSR space race, its futuristic art melded science fiction and technological progr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/The-Space-Art-of-Tekhnika-Molodezhi/

Farts: Around the World

Farts: Around the WorldDo you long to learn the international language of flatulence? Now you can with the Farts: Around the World book from the NeatoShop. This boisterous book comes with a built-in audio player with 10...

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How to Be More Like A Dog

(Video Link)If cats can be more doglike, then maybe I could be too. After all, who doesn't want the opportunity to run and play like our favorite four-legged friends? Via Cute Overloaddogs, cats, videos, O...

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Sign at Taylor Swift's House

Redditor Trick_bitch lives near one of the houses of singer Taylor Swift. Her sign, like one of her hit songs, knows you were trouble when you walked in. Survivors will be sung at again.LinkTaylor Swift, signs...

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Opposite Words

A fan sent this to George Takei; I don't know who the original artist is. Some people will smile immediately and others can figure out. Link -via @GeorgeTakei puzzle, meme...

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This Cake is Sure to Make You Slothful

We at Neatorama are of the opinion that pretty much anything sloth-related is adorable, but this cake might be an exception given those horrorific vampire teeth and the fact that he's urging a bunch of strawberry chicks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/This-Cake-is-Sure-to-Make-You-Slothful/

Hair Raising Hygiene!

[http://youtu.be/M1lPU0nYb3s] (YouTube link)Astronaut Karen Nyberg, currently living on the ISS, shows us how to wash long hair in space. It can't be easy when your water keeps flying away! Nyberg, a mechanical engineer,...

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Because Gameboys Have Always Been Cool

When you were a kid, you loved your Gameboy because it provided you entertainment no matter where you went. Now you can enjoy boozy entertainment wherever you go thanks to Etsy seller AthenasWink's Gamebooze flask.Linkga...

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11 Facts About 7-Eleven on 7/11

Every month on the 11th, mental_floss runs a marathon of lists of eleven things. Since the date says 7/11, what could be more appropriate than facts about the convenience store known as 7-Eleven? The business started in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/11-Facts-About-7-Eleven-on-711/

Fighting Depression Through Cupcakes

Emma Thomas, AKA Miss Cakehead, does amazing work in her kitchen. We've already seen her life-size Dexter cake and nearly full-size train cake. She's entertained people. Now she's going to help heal them.Miss Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Fighting-Depression-Through-Cupcakes/

What Is It? game 283

Hey look! It's time for our collaboration with the ever-entertaining What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? Guess and win a t-shirt from the NeatoShop! But first, read the rules:Place your...

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Animal Sounds in Different Languages

[http://vimeo.com/25215616](Video Link)How do dogs bark in English? "Woof woof." In Portuguese? "Au au." How about Turkish? "Hav hav."This video by properniceinnit shows how languages around the world express the vocaliz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Animal-Sounds-in-Different-Languages/

Venom Bust Bank

Venom Bust BankWorried about that your piggy bank isn't tough enough to protect your money? We dare you to entrust your change to the Venom Bust Bank from the NeatoShop. This fearsome bank is designed to look like your f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Venon-Bust-Bank/

Paolo Troilo's Amazing Fingerpainting

Italian artist Paolo Troilo needs no paintbrushes to create his artwork. Instead, he dips his fingers into jars of black and white paint to create the most amazing fingerpaintings you'll see today. View more over at Pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Paolo-Troilos-Amazing-Fingerpainting/

Go to the Vogue Website and Enter the Konami Code

The Konami or Contra code is a famous video game cheat code created in 1986 for a Nintendo game. It is the following sequence of keystrokes:↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B AGot that? Okay, now g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Go-to-the-Vogue-Website-and-Enter-the-Konami-Code/

Jaçana: The Big Foot of the Bird World

Look at this great picture of a bird in flight. But wait -he's not carrying anything, those are his big feet! This is a Jaçana, a tropical bird that lives in shallow lakes and wetlands. Those long toes are perfect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Jaana-The-Big-Foot-of-the-Bird-World/

Extermi-bake These Cookies Immediately

We've featured cool custom Doctor Who cookie cutters before, but unlike those ones, these can actually be purchased on Etsy, thanks to Warpzone, so you can start baking your own Daleks, Weeping Angels, K9s Cybermen and m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Extermi-bake-These-Cookies-Immediately/

Gondola Lift Car Turned into a Huge Vending Machine

The Design Miami/Basel 2013 show highlighted hip designs in the Swiss city of Basel. Several designers found new purposes for old gondola lifts from the ski resort town of Verbier. Baker Wardlaw turned one into a huge ve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/11/Gondola-Lift-Car-Turned-into-a-Huge-Vending-Machine/

Beaker Bunsen

Beaker Bunsen by Dann Matthews You clearly don't know who you're talking to, so let Dann Matthews clue you in. These two are not in danger, they are the danger. Dangerously awesome that is!...

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