Archive for September 30th, 2013

One Year of Breast Cancer Treatment

[http://youtu.be/3axx9mMQgLU] (YouTube link)Emily Helck was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, and started a blog, The Real Tumors of New Jersey, to chronicle her story. She also took pictures every week, which she...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/One-Year-of-Breast-Cancer-Treatment/

Heisenberg, Bueller, and the Red Ryder

Artist Chet Phillips lis continuing to expand his pop culture poster line. We've seen Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and the movies of the Coen Brothers, and now we have more movie and TV favorites to enjoy, i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Heisenberg-Bueller-and-the-Red-Ryder/

Wonder Woman: A Short Film

[http://youtu.be/XATiV3gmy-Q] (YouTube link)Here we see Wonder Woman (played by Rileah Vanderbilt) being generally tough as nails, in both the modern world and in the mythological pantheon from which she originated. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Wonder-Woman-A-Short-Film/

Connecticut's Brain and Tumor Collection

The Cushing Center is in the basement of the medical school at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Named after neurosurgeon Harvey Williams Cushing, the center is also known as the brain museum. Cushing began coll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Connecticuts-Brain-and-Tumor-Collection/

Fox Repeatedly Steals Balls at Golf Course

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0HeqnOfyQ8](Video Link)I know only two things about golf: (1) checking is not allowed and (2) I am no longer permitted at my local golf course.Now I can add a third item to that list: at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Fox-Repeatedly-Steals-Balls-at-Golf-Course/

Ray Villafane's Living Squashes

It's pumpkin season again! That means that master pumpkin artist Ray Villafane, whose work we've featured extensively here at Neatorama, faces a busy month.A week ago, Mr. Villafane attended a pumpkin festival in Lu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Ray-Villafanes-Living-Squashes/

Jagwagon

Fire up the Jagwagon, Alfred. We're going to to the shop! Apparently, that's what you get when a Volkswagen and a Jaguar fall in love and have a baby. The People of Walmart featured this pink awesomeness-o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Jagwagon/

The World’s Grimmest Cupcakes

The cupcake you see here will be sold at the Eat Your Heart Out 2013 pop-up cake shop in London, England, open October 25-27. Food artists will be offering the world's most gruesome and delicious treats. These cupcakes a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Worlds-Grimmest-Cupcakes/

Jack Skellington Top Hat

Jack Skellington Top HatCelebrate the 20th anniversary of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in style with the Jack Skellington Top Hat. This dapper top hat features and large image of the Pumpkin King on a stri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Jack-Skellington-Top-Hat/

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Barbie

Watch out, Ken! Barbie will always get her man, now that she's in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.Wait, now, that didn't sound right. Well, she will always bring in wanted men.Almost there: Barbie will always successfu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Royal-Canadian-Mounted-Police-Barbie/

The Strange Sarcophagi of the Chachapoya

The Chachapoya people were a tribe that flourished until they were conquered and assimilated into the Inca culture around 1470 CE. Oner type of artifact they left behind was their purunmachus, or sarcophagi. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Strange-Sarcophagi-of-the-Chachapoya/

Cookin' with Chemistry

Cookin' with Chemistry by Winter Artwork What better way to build your empire than to do a little cookin' with chemistry? Winter Artwork helps us celebrate with this methtastic T-shirt design. Che...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Cookin-with-Chemistry/

The Case for Handwritten Letters

(Photo: Vinni)On Saturday, I wrote about Cristina Vanko's project to send text messages via handwritten notes composed with a calligraphy pen. She observed that some of her friends felt touched by the process, as though...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Case-for-Handwritten-Letters/

Nick Bertke AKA Pogo Tells Us His Secret

We've been a huge fan of Nick Bertke AKA Pogo here on Neatorama since we featured his remix of Alice in Wonderland way back in 2008. Since then, he's released remixes and samplings of Mary Poppins, Snow White, Scooby-Doo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Nick-Bertke-AKA-Pogo-Tells-Us-His-Secret/

Should I Buy a Mac or a PC?

"What kind of computer should I buy?" As cartoonist Scott Meyer advises, be gracious and help those with less computer knowledge through a prudent purchase.Unless, of course, you're a computer salesman....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Should-I-Buy-a-Mac-or-a-PC/

The Spoil of Mariners

An article on scurvy opens up with the story of the Norwegian whaling station named Smeerenburg, which was abandoned every winter during the off season. When someone got the great idea to leave seven men there all winter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Spoil-of-Mariners/

How to Turn an Umbrella into Batman's Hang Glider

Instructables member bigape calls it a "delta kite," but I think that most us probably immediately thought of Batman's cape gliding.You'll need a few extra parts, including a bicycle wheel, aluminum pipe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/How-to-Turn-an-Umbrella-into-Batmans-Hang-Glider/

I Stole A Time Lord

For years we thought that The Doctor originally stole a TARDIS, but it was only during Matt Smith's Era during "The Doctor's Wife" that we found out that the TARDIS, aka "Sexy," actually ran away with a young Time Lord o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/I-Stole-A-Time-Lord/

Caution: Flying Cheerleaders

[http://youtu.be/kdsioXA9rAQ] (YouTube link)You are about to watch young men and women perform stunts that were once only seen in circuses. This is a music video from CheerSounds, a company that produces custom music for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Caution-Flying-Cheerleaders/

Animal on Drum Salt & Pepper Shakers

Animal on Drum Salt & Pepper ShakersDo you wish you could add a little electric mayhem to your kitchen decor? Invite the Animal on Drum Salt & Pepper Shakers into your home. This outrageous set features your favo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Animal-on-Drum-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Saint Walter

He's no saint, but perhaps Walter White can find redemption.Jason Heuser created this hagiographic image of the lead character from Breaking Bad. You may remember his previous depictions of US P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Saint-Walter/

Marching Band Proposal

[http://youtu.be/X-UpeSaGM0g] (YouTube link)Jonathan proposed to Danielle in the most spectacular way he could imagine -by arranging for the University of Michigan Marching Band to spell out the proposal! They did it rig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Marching-Band-Proposal/

The Perfect Halloween Costume for a Little Chihuahua

Say hello to my new little friend! This little guy is all ready for Halloween in his tiny pinata costume complete with a decorative sombrero. While it looks like something that you would have to buy from the store, Studi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Perfect-Halloween-Costume-for-a-Little-Chihuahua/

How to Argue With People Who Say Pandas Should Die

Pretty much everyone agrees that pandas are adorable, but there are those who claim that the money we've been spending on panda conservation would be better spent on other species and that we should just let pandas die o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/How-to-Argue-With-People-Who-Say-Pandas-Should-Die/

War Plan Red: The U.S. Plan to Invade Canada

The following is an article from Uncle John's Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader.  (Image credit: Flickr user Library and Archives Canada)When this bizarre story surfaced a few years ago, it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/War-Plan-Red-The-US-Plan-to-Invade-Canada/

The 10 Best Murals of September

(Photo: Banksy)Street Art News rounded up the 10 most popular murals that it published during September. My favorite is this one by the famous and mysterious Banksy. You can find this stencil work in Los...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-10-Best-Murals-of-September/

Buffalo Chicken Chili Is A Perfect Snack for the Season

Buffalo chicken wings are great, but they aren't exactly a meal. If you're looking for a better way to enjoy those flavors as a main course, whether for a good party treat or just for diner at home, this tasty treat by C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Buffalo-Chicken-Chili-Is-A-Perfect-Snack-for-the-Season/

Carpooling is Bad for the Economy

Don't be selfish! You know that carpooling is bad for the economy. Carpooling means fewer people driving their own cars. That means fewer car sales, and that leads to fewer people employed by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/Carpooling-is-Bad-for-the-Economy/

The Harp Guitar

(Photo: Jessie Pearl)"Hey, you got harp in my guitar!" "Well, you got guitar in my harp!" I can't top that joke, so I'm just swiping it from Weird Universe, which directed my attention to this weird but beautiful mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Harp-Guitar/

The Leidenfrost Maze

[http://youtu.be/vPZ7sx3EwUY] (YouTube link)The Leidenfrost effect is when a liquid (in this case, water) comes in contact with a surface so hot (above the liquid's boiling point) that instead of evaporating in hurry, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Leidenfrost-Maze/






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