Archive for September 3rd, 2013

The Dragon Lives Again

Ed Wozniak writes about bad movies a lot, but I think he's outdone himself with this martial arts film. The Dragon Lives Again (also known as Deadly Hands of Kung Fu) was a 1977 "Brucesploitation" film...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/The-Dragon-Lives-Again/

To Boldly Monetize...

Abstruse Goose writes, "This is what you get for hiring Ferengi software engineers to program the Enterprise's computer cores." Yup! Milk the customer for every slip of latinum he has.Linkwebcomic, Abstruse Goose, Star T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/To-Boldly-Monetize/

The 10 Best Fictional Laboratories

Okay, which is better, the laboratory in the Bat Cave underneath Wayne Manor or Heisenberg's RV? Maybe there's a better fictional laboratory that impressed you greatly, but you've forgotten it since. PopSci takes a look...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/The-10-Best-Fictional-Laboratories/

Newmoticons

Tired of good ol :-) emoticon? Ryder Ripps, Jules LaPlace and Jonathan Vingiano of OKFocus design agency have created a new emoticon generator that can create over 500,000 possible combinations of "newmotico...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Newmoticons/

A Drummer's Interpretation of an Auctioneer

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEHz__pQdXY](Video Link)I'm impressed! In an involuntary collaboration, Dan Weiss, a drummer, accompanies auctioneer Ty Thompson. They make a jazzy duo.-via Yababoondrums, auctions, auctio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/A-Drummers-Interpretation-of-an-Auctioneer/

Questions In Need of Answers - No. 8: What Discontinued Product Do You Miss Most?

First World problem here, I'll admit, but don't you hate when a product you use daily or weekly gets discontinued? Take the Kiehls cream pictured above, for instance. Before L'Oreal bought Kiehls, this cream was relative...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Questions-In-Need-of-Answers-No-8-What-Discontinued-Product-Do-You-Miss-Most/

NeatoShop New T-Shirts Giveaway

Tale From Beyond The Wall - by Atomic Rocket Woohoo! We've got tons of new and notable artists who have just joined the NeatoShop this past week - so let's celebrate with a T-shirt giveaway (see below fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/NeatoShop-New-T-Shirt-Giveaway/

Light Up Eye Ring

Light Up Eye Ring (sold individually)Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who is the light of your eye? Give them the spooktacularly fun Light Up Eye Ring from the NeatoShop. This creeptastic ring features a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Light-Up-Eye-Ring/

China's Embarrassing Childhood Photos

A recent trend at Sina Weibo, China's biggest social networking site, is for people to post their most embarrassing childhood portraits. Kotaku selected some of the funniest to share with us, including children dressed a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Chinas-Embarrassing-Childhood-Photos/

Skyscraper Melts Car

When Martin Lindsay returned to his car, parked near a new 37-storey skyscraper in London dubbed the "Walkie Talkie" because of its shape, he found that his car had been melted: Mr Lind...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Skyscraper-Melts-Car/

What's Inside Play-Doh

[https://vimeo.com/71841985] (vimeo link)You can make homemade children's modeling clay-like stuff, but you can't totally recreate Play-Doh, because it has some special ingredients to make it last. Nothing dangerous, of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Whats-Inside-Play-Doh/

Enjoy Dagobah You Will

Enjoy You Will by Wirdou Slimy mudhole, foggy swamps, gnarltree and a Jedi Master hiding from the Dark Force. What's not to like about Dagobah? Like Obi Wan-Kenobi said, "You will go to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Enjoy-Dagobah-You-Will/

Secret Fore-Edge Paintings Revealed

Once upon a time, bookbinding was more than just a way to preserve words. Colleen Theisen of the Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa make several moving gif images of books that have a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Secret-Fore-Edge-Paintings-Revealed/

Creme Brulee Donuts? Count Me In!

What could be better than the delicious burnt sugar and thick rich custard of creme brulee? Creme burlee merged with delicious flakey donut dough! Soft, crunch and creamy all at the same time -the textural elements alone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Creme-Brulee-Donughts-Count-Me-In/

The Bizarre Art of Maurizio Cattelan

"Betsy" 1999 Who put grandma in the fridge? Relax, it's only artwork by Italian mixed media artist Maurizio Cattelan, who's known for his life-size effigies and taxidermy work, as w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/The-Bizarre-Art-of-Maurizio-Cattelan/

Frog Hears With Its Mouth

The Gardiner’s Seychelles frog is the smallest frog ever found, at only 11 millimeters in length.  This frog doesn't have a middle ear, so scientists assumed it was deaf. Or were they? An experiment in which f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Frog-Hears-With-Its-Mouth/

Birdie Bath Time Is Pretty Precious

(Video Link)Little Peabody needed a bath and at the WorldBirdSanctuary, bath time is a delightfully adorable activity that needs to be filmed and shared with the world. Via Pets Ladyworldbirdsanctuary, pea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Birdie-Bath-Time-Is-Pretty-Precious/

Chicken Rentals

Many folks have considered putting chickens in their backyard to have fresh eggs, but have no idea whether the effort would be worth the investment. A couple in Pennsylvania have stepped in with a business called Rent th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Chicken-Rentals/

Pixel-8 Moustache Set

 Pixel-8 Moustache SetAre you searching for a winning new look? You need the Pixel-8 Moustache Set from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set of 3 pixel-shaped moustaches is sure to give you that sophisticated retro gam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Pixel-8-Moustache-Set/

How Henri, le Chat Noir Became a Famous Internet Cat

[http://youtu.be/itFKvtVt6YM] (YouTube link)Will Braden tells how his one-off film of a neighbor's cat for a school project turned into an internet phenomenon. The cat Henri is really named Henry, and is an American cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/How-Henri-le-Chat-Noir-Became-a-Famous-Internet-Cat/

How to Make Awesome Monster Feet for Halloween

What makes a good costume great? The details! And with awesome monster feet like these, you can make any costume instantly more impressive. Surprisingly, all you need to make these are some Crocs, spray insulation foam a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/How-to-Make-Awesome-Monster-Feet-for-Halloween/

State Record Gator Killed in Mississippi -Twice

It was a big weekend for alligator hunting in Missisippi. A six-person crew led by hunter Sean King of Yazoo City hooked what they joked was the Loch Ness Monster in Issaquena County.The six-person party spent the follow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/State-Record-Gator-Killed-in-Mississippi-Twice/

A Modern Childbirth Simulator

Do you remember the Eighteenth Century childbirth simulator we featured two months ago? This is a more modern version from Laerdal's Natalie Collection of midwife and birth assistant training aids.Link -via GearFusewidwi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/A-Modern-Childbirth-Simulator/

The Angels Have the Phone Box!

This fantastic photo was taken at the AnimeFest a few days ago. Only Doctor Who fans will get it, but those who do will know just how amazing and horrorific this cosplay image is.Link Via Cosplay In Americadoctor who, co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/The-Angels-Have-the-Phone-Box/

Deconstructing Astronomy’s Holy Grail

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Steve NadisCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.AI have discussed the “holy grail problem” extensively in previous studies.1 Ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Deconstructing-Astronomys-Holy-Grail/

Wonder Woman Ring Pillow

You might not have a dad cool enough to make you a K-9 ring bearer, but that doesn't mean you can't make your ring bearer a little geeky. Etsy seller BridalBliss2000 sells this great Wonder Woman pillow as well as a few...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Wonder-Woman-Ring-Pillow/

Interactive Map Compares New York City of 1836 to Today

Smithsonian has an interactive map in which a satellite image of New York is overlaid with a map drawn by cartographer Joseph Colton in 1836. Moving the earlier map around, you can see that the streets are mostly in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Interactive-Map-Compares-New-York-City-of-1836-to-Today/

Super Mario Bros Jurassic Park

Funny, I don't remember Mario in Jurassic Park, but why not? Isn't Yoshi a dinosaur? (Photo provenance unknown - does anyone know the back story of this bootleg video game?)Mario, Super Mario Bros, Yoshi, Jurassi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Super-Mario-Bros-Jurassic-Park/

Steampunk Optimus Prime Mask

Captain Bayley, maker of the wonderful steampunk AT-AT and AT-ST, has been working with Doctor Who and Transformers themes lately. Here's his mask that could inspire a great reboot of a classic cartoon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Steampunk-Optimus-Prime-Mask/

Mickey & Pluto BFF Salt & Pepper Shakers

Mickey & Pluto BFF Salt & Pepper ShakersCould your kitchen table use a bit of Disney magic? Spice it up with the Mickey & Pluto BFF Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This doggone cute set features...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/03/Mickey-Pluto-BFF-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/










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