Archive for October 11th, 2013

Listen to the Music of a Brain Seizure

Music researcher Chris Chafe and neurologist Josef Parvizi, both of Stanford University, have collaborated to turn the data from an EEG into audio signals with a device called a "brain stethoscope."Parvizi, an associate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Listen-to-the-Music-of-a-Brain-Seizure/

Patience Beard, The Cheerleader with a Prosthetic Leg

When she was a baby, Patience Beard lost her left leg. But that’s never stopped her. When she was four years old, Ms. Beard started gymnastics. When she was in the seventh grade, she started cheerl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Patience-Beard-The-Cheerleader-with-a-Prosthetic-Leg/

Pop! Goes the Giant Soap Bubble

[http://youtu.be/HIaZN4OA8-Q] Pop! goes the giant bubble. Joey Shanks of Shanks FX filmed a video clip of giant soap bubbles floating in the air and popping ... all in slow motion. In this YouTube clip, Sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Pop-Goes-the-Giant-Soap-Bubble/

Huge Secret Tunnels Found Beneath the Ice of Antarctica

(Image: Anne LeBrocq)Popular Science reports that scientists from UK universities and the British Antarctic Survey have found enormous tunnels beneath the ice cap of Antarctica. Radar readi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Huge-Secret-Tunnels-Found-Beneath-the-Ice-of-Antarctica/

Hero-glyphics

When you're a mashup artist, you don't have to invest the time or energy that a regular archaeologist like Indiana Jones does to unearth ancient treasures, nor must you risk your life. However, this way takes talent. Art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Hero-glyphics/

Man Sawed Own Leg Off Because He Couldn't Afford Hospital's Amputation Bill

One day in 2012, farmer and factory worker Zheng Yanliang from a small Chinese village experienced some pain in his right leg. Doctors diagnosed it as an arterial embolism, of which there's no cure. His leg had to be amp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Man-Sawed-Own-Leg-Off-Because-He-Cant-Afford-Hospitals-Amputation-Bill/

Planet Nine

[https://vimeo.com/75844254] (vimeo link)Andy Martin is continuing his series of Handymartian's Illustrated Aliens, in which he designs a new planet, complete with life forms, every month. Planet Nine is now completed. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Planet-Nine/

Inside Miss Cellania's House/Bunker/Blogging Factory

(Image: Kirby Stephens Design)Our own Miss C runs the day-to-day operations of Neatorama, contributes a massive amount of its content, runs her own blog and contributes to Mental Floss. How does she do it? Automation and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Inside-Miss-Cellanias-HouseBunkerBlogging-Factory/

My Little Pony 16 oz. Plastic Travel Mug

My Little Pony 16 oz. Plastic Travel MugIt is true, friendship is magic. Keep a friend with you wherever you go with the My Little Pony Plastic Travel Mug from the NeatoShop. This 16 oz. travel mug has a lightweight desi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/My-Little-Pony-16-oz-Plastic-Travel-Mug/

Kirby Like You've Never Seen Him Before

Poyo! Maybe Kirby is tired of having to defend Dream Land over and over again, or perhaps he's eaten one too many Maxim Tomatoes, but we've never seen Kirby like this! deviantARTist Lal0-90 (David De Léon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Kirby-Like-Youve-Never-Seen-Him-Before/

Halloween Shadows and Monsters

Redditor CraftyIntentions decorated for Halloween with awesome cutouts in the windows a couple of years ago. Here's what it looks like in daylight:The materials include contact paper, tissue paper, modge podge, cardboard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Halloween-Shadows-and-Monsters/

The Saddest US Government Shutdown Photo

Photo: superbonnie/imgur "The Zoo is temporarily closed," said the sign. Redditor superbonnie shared this photo of a young child all wearing a bear costume looking longingly at the Smithso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/The-Saddest-US-Government-Shutdown-Photo/

Iron Fett

Iron Fett by Harantula A new and improved bounty hunter? As you wish, T-shirt designer Harantula says. Don't forget to check out Harantula's Facebook page and NeatoShop catalog!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Iron-Fett/

Kittens and the Handmade Fort

[http://youtu.be/PLkMq8H6jFQ] (YouTube link)Cats large and small love pretty much any box (as we've seen before). That joy is multiplied when there are lots of cats with lots of ways to get into a box! These kittens are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Kittens-and-the-Handmade-Fort/

International Day of the Girl Child

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, as it was last October 11th. For the second year, the United Nations has designated a day to call attention to the plight of inequality that girls around the world face....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/International-Day-of-the-Girl-Child/

Because There Just Isn't Enough Processed Meat Flavoring Around

If there's one thing Hawaiians love, it's SPAM. Of course, they're also partial to the delicious nut, the macadamia, so why shouldn't the two be combined into one wonderful treat? Perhaps that is the brilliant reaso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Because-There-Just-Isnt-Enough-Processed-Meat-Flavoring-Around/

My Little Pony MBTI Chart and an Explanation of the Myers-Briggs Typology

You may have seen charts that classify people or even pop culture characters according to four letter codes, such as ENTJ and ISFP. Let me explain what they mean.The Swiss psychologist Carl Jung explored, among other fie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/My-Little-Pony-MBTI-Chart-and-an-Explanation-of-the-Myers-Briggs-Typology/

How to Cut Toast

This odd chart by Stephen Wildish (previously at Neatorama) tells us all the ways you can cut toast. It seems amusingly OCD to assign names to each pattern, and do people really cut toast this many ways? Restaurants cut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/How-to-Cut-Toast/

Ikea Product or Death Metal Band?

If you read our previous article, 10 Things You Didn't Know About IKEA, you already know a little about IKEA's strange product naming system. And if you've ever stepped into an IKEA, then you certainly know how weird som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Ikea-Product-or-Death-Metal-Band/

Yeti Hat

Yeti HatThis is not yet another winter hat! This is the Yeti Hat. The Yeti hat is a ferociously fun hat shaped like your favorite ape-like cryptid. Wear the yeti hat and be known for your legendary sense of style. This A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Yeti-Hat/

Carpark

[http://youtu.be/iTWuZav-elY] (YouTube link)At first, you might think that this video is about the danger of leaving a dog in a hot car, but that's not what this is about at all. The setting must be cold weather, because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Carpark/

Caveman Stressors

Another problem with being a caveman: your midlife crisis comes at the age of 15.If there’s not enough hair on your belly, then you just need to grow a longer beard. The caveman in Carolyn Hiler’s car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Caveman-Stressors/

The Ten Most Expensive Vehicles To Operate

You might think your Hummer costs a lot to drive, but it's small potatoes compared to the world's top ten! Jalopnik assembled a list of the ten most expensive vehicles to operate, ranked by cost per mile. There are quite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/The-Ten-Most-Expensive-Vehicles-To-Operate/

This Labyrinth Costume is Fun For the Whole Family

We here at Neatorama love great geek Halloween costumes, especially family ones, and this one might just be the best one we've ever seen not only for the quality of the costume, but also the subject matter.Personally, I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/This-Labyrinth-Costume-is-Fun-For-the-Whole-Family/

Lee Samantha's Perfectly Playful Meals

Maleficient from Snow WhiteBatmanLondonSpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star from SpongeBob SquarepantsParisIt must be fun to live in Lee Samantha's house! She makes delightful meals f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Lee-Samanthas-Perfectly-Playful-Meals/

Paint by Numbers

The canned masterpieces were a massive flop -until one genius applied a simple step-by-step marketing plan.In March 1951, shoppers of all ages descended on Macy's in New York City's Herald Square. Though the hol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Paint-by-Numbers/

Mr White

Mr White by Grady Graphics would the eggplant mobile be a better than the RV? Here's a neat mash up tee from Joe Grady of Grady Graphics. Visit Joe's official Facebook page, then check out his N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Mr-White/

Olsen's Canvas-Popping Paintings

Olivier Senny, an artist in Belgium who goes by the name Olsen, creates vivid, lively works in paint, pencils and animation. His series entitled “Les Evadés du Plakadre” shows cartooni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/Olsens-Canvas-Popping-Paintings/

Cardboard Robocop Costume

[http://youtu.be/LQ_fH40CepU] (YouTube link)Comic Book Girl 19 (along with Tyson and CBG19) made an entire Robocop costume out of cardboard, but you'd never know it because of the boss color job, created with a printer....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/06/Cardboard-Robocop-Costume/

My Big Fat Vulcan Wedding

I have no idea what this Star Trek novel is about, but I feel a great compulsion to read it. The title, which probably takes its inspiration from the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, is perfect.&nbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/11/My-Big-Fat-Vulcan-Wedding/






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