Archive for December 3rd, 2013

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

[http://youtu.be/oiSn2JuDQSc] (YouTube link)Captain Picard gets into the holiday spirit with a song we all know and love -but changed just a little to reflect the sensibilities of the Enterprise crew as seen on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Let-it-Snow-Let-it-Snow-Let-it-Snow/

Antique Bird of Prey Drinking Cup

This lovely sculpture is actually a drinking cup owned by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It dates back to about the 1600s and originated in what is now Germany. It’s gilt with silver and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Bird-of-Prey-Drinking-Cup/

The Blues Brothers Chase Scene in LEGO

[http://youtu.be/bJ_uqlNgSU8] (YouTube link)The most gloriously destructive car chase scene ever shown in a comedy film was when John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd (Jake and Elwood Blues) plowed through a shopping mall in ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/The-Blues-Brothers-Chase-Scene-in-LEGO/

Chrismukkah Reversible Gift Wrap

Chrismukkah Reversible Gift WrapHanukkah is almost over, but the gift giving season has just begun. Make sure you are always prepared to wrap things up with the Chrismukkah Reversible Gift Wrap from the NeatoShop. This g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Chrismukkah-Reversible-Gift-Wrap/

On a Distant Battlefield, Border Collies Stalk Each Other

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaLor7d7NEs](Video Link)Or they're just having fun. Watch as one collie comes up behind another, slowly approaching, step by step. Then his prey stands and seeks out his own victim, not kn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/On-a-Distant-Battlefield-Border-Collies-Stalk-Each-Other/

21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013

Its been quite a year for tech developments, although you might not realize until you see a list of them together. Stem cell transplants that keep AIDS at bay. A prosthetic leg that is controlled by the user's mind. Arti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/21-Science-Fictions-That-Became-Science-Facts-In-2013/

Mean Elves - The Hobbit Meets Mean Girls

(Video Link)It’s the mashup nobody saw coming, nobody asked for, and yet somehow feels right at home with the rest of the Lord of the Rings based silliness available for your viewing pleasure on the inter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Mean-Elves-The-Hobbit-Meets-Mean-Girls/

Tal Peleg's Eye Makeup Art

The Princess and the PeaHeisenberg from Breaking BadAnne FrankThe Moomins are (I've just learned) the central characters in a series of Swedish comics and cartoons. Here's the English dubbed version of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Tal-Pelegs-Eye-Makeup-Art/

United State of Pop 2013 (Living the Fantasy)

[http://youtu.be/ZGRQKKaox5Q] (YouTube link)Wouldn't you know it? I thought it was a little early for end-of-the-year music mashups when I posted Daniel Kim's Pop Danthology. And not five minutes after it published, I fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/United-State-of-Pop-2013-Living-the-Fantasy/

Talk About A Bunch of Sheep

Harlow the weimaraner and Indi the dachshund may look like an odd coupling, but Harlow has been famous on the internet for years for being best friends with another wiener dog, Sage. Unfortunately, Sage, who was 13, rece...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Talk-About-A-Bunch-of-Sheep/

Pop Danthology 2013

[http://youtu.be/HJMapA8WgYw] (YouTube link)It's that time of year already: time to look back at the best of 2013. Daniel Kim has once again mixed the 68 biggest songs of the year into one mashup called Pop Danthology 20...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Pop-Danthology-2013/

A Flowchart To Help You Decide Which Board Game To Play

Tired of using conventional methods to decide which board game to play? Do you have so many board games that deciding which one to play takes twice as long as actually playing the game?Well then this handy dandy flowchar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/A-Flowchart-To-Help-You-Decide-Which-Board-Game-To-Play/

Sriracha Flavored Vodka

You can get vodka flavored with peppermint, fruit, even chocolate and marshmallows …but if you don't want anything that reminds you of sweetness, here's one that might be right up your alley. UV Vodka introduces t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Sriracha-Flavored-Vodka/

Wolfe Creek Crater: A Natural Garden inside a Meteorite Crater

(Photo: V.L. Sharpton)300,000 years ago, a meteorite hit western Australia, boring a hole 400 feet deep and 2,880 feet across into the surface of the earth. This crater, now known as Wolfe Creek Crater, gradual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Wolfe-Creek-Crater-A-Natural-Garden-inside-a-Meteorite-Crater/

Scooby-Doo, Velma and Daphne Salt & Pepper Shakers

Scooby-Doo, Velma and Daphne Salt & Pepper ShakersJinkies! The holiday season is here. Don't let mysteries of this gift giving season stump you. Get your Scooby-Doo loving pal the Scooby-Doo, Velma and Daphne Salt &a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Scooby-Doo-Velma-and-Daphne-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

The Great Geeky Wedding Toppers of Gammaraybots

I now pronounce Claptrap and wife. Is there anything more romantic than two Borderlands fans getting married? Well, maybe...That is, if you're a bigger fan of Nightmare Before Christmas than Borderlands. And if you're a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/The-Great-Geeky-Wedding-Toppers-of-Gammaraybots/

A Calendar Of Sexy Monsters

The art of seduction is generally lost on the classic monsters of filmdom, but when they’re asked to get in touch with their tender side and let it all hang out these sexy beasts don’t disappoint.Luckily arti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/A-Calendar-Of-Sexy-Monsters/

The Avengers Do Black Friday

Now that our long weekend nightmare is over, we can look back and see how The Avengers dealt with getting their Christmas shopping done during Black Friday. Do you think they harnessed that power to score that 72" TV? Or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/The-Avengers-Do-Black-Friday/

It's Bedtime

I know that I've got to get up at 5:30 AM. But I don't want to go to sleep yet! Surely there must be some meaning that I can extract from this day. Chris Hallbeck's Maximumble takes us through the typica...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Its-Bedtme/

How To Toothpaste

[http://youtu.be/ecTZHtHPmio] (YouTube link)The delightful math artist Vi Hart gives us a simple tip about efficiently using toothpaste. But that only takes a minute; about 45 seconds, actually. She still had a lot of ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/How-To-Toothpaste/

The Swimming Pigs of the Bahamas

Big Major Cay is an uninhabited island in the Bahamas that is home to a colony of feral pigs. No one knows for sure how they came to be on the island, but there are several possible theories. The pigs may be feral, but t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/The-Swimming-Pigs-of-the-Bahamas/

Pug Puppy Version Of Home Alone

(Video Link)When a poor little pug named Kevin is left home alone while his posh puggy parents take a trip to Paris, he’s forced to deal with some nefarious teddy bear bandits on his own, and an adorable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Pug-Puppy-Version-Of-Home-Alone/

The Breaking Bad Gingerbread House

Let's cook. No, not meth. Just gingerbread, but then let's go ahead and frost it and cover it with blue rock candy so it looks like it has two drug dealers and their product. Walt and Jesse look pretty adorable in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/The-Breaking-Bad-Gingerbread-House/

Eagles Steals Camera

[http://youtu.be/UTQFPtHClf4] (YouTube link)Hello hello! Is this thing on?   The motion-sensor camera trap was set up in May to catch freshwater crocodiles in Western Australia's Kimberley National Parks. It di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Eagles-Steals-Camera/

Elf on the Shelf Musical Elf Village

Elf on the Shelf Musical Elf VillageCelebrate the holidays and your love for the little elf sent from the North Pole to keep watch over your children's behavior with the Elf on the Shelf Musical Elf Village from the Neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Elf-on-the-Shelf-Musical-Elf-Village/

11 Great Pieces of Exosquad Fan Art

Exosquad was an American cartoon that aired from 1993-1995. It was a magnificent story of war, suffering, courage, treachery, love and loss. It was a very toyetic show made in a traditionally children's medium,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/11-Great-Pieces-of-Exosquad-Fan-Art/

Star Wars on Instagram

Star Wars now has an Instagram account. It just launched Monday and already has 50,000 followers -but only three pictures! The first is a selfie, of course, by the most popular character in the franchise, despit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Star-Wars-on-Instagram/

A Spray On Fabric In A Can

Imagine you head out into the world only to discover, to your horror and everyone else’s amusement, that you aren’t wearing any clothes. You could turn beet red and hide in a closet somewhere until you can fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/A-Spray-On-Fabric-In-A-Can/

All I Want For Christmas

[http://youtu.be/L64ABFtgekc] (YouTube link)Metafilter has a roundup of hockey players doing videos of Christmas songs, most of them lip-synched to someone else's music, performed by quite a few players who'd obviously r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/All-I-Want-For-Christmas-2/




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