Archive for July 13th, 2013

DeLorean Convergence

What do you think is going on here? The most logical explanation is that a time traveler has created a paradox by returning to our present from five different points in time. I would guess that five versions of the perso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/DeLorean-Convergence/

Talk About A Party Animal!

Not only does this pup know how to keep cool, he also knows that it's critical to protect his master's prized possessions from intruders. Only those who are worthy can take a brewski.Link Via That's Nerdaliciousdog, beer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Talk-About-A-Party-Animal/

Penny Loafers

Are Sonya Clark's shoes made of pennies and copper sheets comfortable? Probably not. But in a past, they'd be considered so cool. Clark explains why she likes to work with copper:I relate to the color of the metal becaus...

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Ant Rally

[http://youtu.be/LfUP6ejMnzs] (YouTube link)If any of nature's creatures can get organized, it's ants. In this video marking the World Wildlife Fund's 50th anniversary, leafcutter ants were given leaves that were already...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Ant-Rally/

Piranha Plant Cake Pops

Eat them before they eat you! To their misfortune, Rhiannon made these Piranha Plants too tasty for their own good. The heads are made of compressed dark chocolate and raspberry cupcakes and the bases from brownies. You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Piranha-Plant-Cake-Pops/

Jackalope Mini Squishable

Jackalope Mini SquishableHave you been hunting high and low for the elusive jackalope? It turns out that this dangerously cute mythical creature has been lurking the dark aisles of the NeatoShop warehouse. Capture a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Jackalope-Mini-Squishable/

Decapitated Worms Regrow Heads with Memories Still Inside

Think that memories are in the brain? New research says that may not be exactly true -at least for flatworms. The planarian is fascinating in that it has the ability to regrow body parts when you cut it into pieces -it w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Decapitated-Worms-Regrow-Heads-with-Memories-Still-Inside/

The Comic Con Stalker App

If you can't make it to Comic Con this year, or just don't want to be around hundreds of sweaty, stinky nerds for a whole weekend straight, then live out the action without any of the smells thanks to the new Comic Con S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/The-Comic-Con-Stalker-App/

Libraries Used to Look Like This

In 1874, Cincinnati, Ohio built a huge main library. This architectural marvel remained in use until 1955. Can you imagine wandering from tier to tier of the stacks in the main hall? Or looking through the stereoscope at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Libraries-Used-to-Look-Like-This/

Pulling Quills From a Raven

[http://youtu.be/hlwxLtFQcrY] (YouTube link)Gertie Cleary of Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, saw a raven perched on her fence with porcupine quills stuck in its face. The overly-friendly juvenile raven had a run-in with a porcupi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Pulling-Quills-From-a-Raven/

Pregnant with a Plant

British designer Alice Kim created pregnancy vests that contain living plants. She did this "to open people’s minds to think about plants similar to babies and give them the treatment they deserve."Some people aren...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Pregnant-with-a-Plant/

The Periodic Table of Wedding Table Seatings

Personally, I'm a big fan of open seating at a wedding, but for those who want go with assigned seating, the Periodic Table of Tables is certainly a clever way to tell your guests where they should find their seat. Image...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/The-Periodic-Table-of-Wedding-Table-Seatings/

The 5 Most Badass Ways People Escaped from Slavery

During the days of slavery in America, there were plenty of people willing to risk their lives for freedom. Many did escape, many were caught, and many died, but there are a few stories of schemes that were so unbelievab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/The-5-Most-Badass-Ways-People-Escaped-from-Slavery/

How to Make Star Trek's Rokeg Blood Pie

Food Replicator is a blog devoted to replicating foods that appear on Star Trek. This is Rokeg blood pie, a Klingon dish occasionally mentioned on The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine. It's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/How-to-Make-Star-Treks-Rokeg-Blood-Pie/

Mars Curiosity Rover in LEGO

Image: Stephen PakbazStephen Pakbaz has worked on the actual Mars Curiosity rover, so designing it in LEGO is probably a cinch for the mechanical engineer:"I combined this first-hand experience with my Lego hobby to cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Mars-Curiosuity-Rover-in-LEGO/

Twinkie Bumble Bees

We have only a few days to wait until the glorious return of the Twinkie! That's just enough time to do the prep work to duplicate Beth Klosterboer's amazing Snack Cake Stingers. You'll need modeling chocolate, food colo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Twinkie-Bumble-Bees/

Silk Flower Headband

Silk Flower Headband Do you feel like something large and pretty is missing from your outfit? Perhaps you suffer from a severe lack of flower power. Not to worry, the Silk Flower Headband from the NeatoShop is here...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Silk-Flower-Headband/

The Pixar Theory

Jon Negroni has a theory about Pixar films. They are all part of the same universe, connected to each other. This goes way beyond seeing a character from one movie in the background of another (often as a toy). This is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/The-Pixar-Theory/

Toyota's SpongeBob SquarePants SUV

There's assigned seating in Toyota's custom SpongeBob SquarePants Highlander. It was displayed at the 2014 New York Auto Show. Yes, SpongeBob is driving. Would you rather let Patrick Star have the wheel?At the l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Toyotas-SpongeBob-SquarePants-SUV/

This Week at Neatorama

You know, we don't say this often enough, but I feel so grateful to have the community of readers that we do here at Neatorama. I surf a lot of sites, looking for the best of the web to post here. I see comment sections...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/This-Week-at-Neatorama-161/

Jay-Z's Got 99 Problems

If you know anything about Jay-Z, then you know he's got 99 problems, but a female certainly isn't one. As for what those problems are, a new Tumblr, probs99, is seeking to illustrate all of them so we can better relate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Jay-Zs-Got-99-Problems/

Meet ATLAS

[http://youtu.be/zkBnFPBV3f0] (YouTube link)Boston Dynamics unveils ATLAS, the latest incarnation of a humanoid robot they are building for DARPA. Atlas is the next step beyond PETMAN, complete with a Terminator physique...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Meet-ATLAS/

Knuckle Duster Planter

So you're engaging in, uh, business negotiations and want to be sensitive to the environment. Mr. Lentz, an artist in San Diego, has the best tool for the job. This knuckle duster made of sustainable walnut has a built-i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Knuckle-Duster-Planter/

Kneel Before Zod

Kneel Before Zod by Baznet Better wear this T-shirt by Baznet before the council sentence you to 300 cycles of somatic reconditioning! Check out Baznet's Tumblr for more super cool T-shirt designs, then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/13/Kneel-Before-Zod/




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