Archive for December 31st, 2013

This Dog Rescued His Dying Kitty Friend

Cats and dogs have a reputation for not getting along, but many of them are actually friends, in fact, some are even the best of friends. Recently, a dog rescued his best friend who was hit by a car.While Stewart the cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/This-Dog-Rescued-His-Dying-Kitty-Friend/

Electric Snow Scooter

Dane Kouttron’s goal was to design and build a cheap, light electric scooter that could take him everywhere he needs to go in any weather. After 18 months and $360 in parts, the MK-1 fulfills all o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Electric-Snow-Scooter/

Welcoming in 2014

Happy New Year! Take a look at how the world welcomed in 2014 with a collection of photos from many countries at Buzzfeed. The photograph above, from Reuters, is of the fireworks display in Dubai, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Welcoming-in-2014/

Global Type

A friend of typography expert Jennifer Kennard recently came across this gem from a bygone era. It’s a typewriter ball for an IBM Selectric. They were not normally packaged and sold as globes, so t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Global-Type/

Eye Chart Martini Shaker

Eye Chart Martini ShakerAdd a little visual fun to your bar with the Eye Chart Martini Shaker from the NeatoShop. This fabulous glass martini shaker is designed to look like an eye chart. Look carefully. The several rows...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Eye-Chart-Martini-Shaker/

The Real Life Doge

By now you've almost certainly seen the Doge pictures that make up one of the most popular memes of 2013 and even served as inspiration for a new virtual currency. But while most internet users are now familiar with Doge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/The-Real-Life-Doge/

Geek Facts About 2013

The year we know as 2013 is so mathematical it may make your head hurt, but saying goodbye to the year only opens us up to 2014 and the numbers it brings. This geeky numbers wrap-up graphic is from Mike Lomax, with *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Geek-Facts-About-2013/

Man Proposes By Building Three Story Tall Transformers Model

When a guy asks a girl to marry him the proposal is usually accompanied by flowers, dinner, champagne and a box with a ring inside. But one Chinese man felt that the only way he could get his geeky girlfriend to say yes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Man-Proposes-By-Building-Three-Story-Tall-Transformers-Model/

Celebrating a New Year in the Movies

[http://youtu.be/FrslTNOAkWU] (YouTube link)New Year's Eve on film can be funny, sad, nostalgic, hopeful, drunk, or just happy -but they all have Auld Lang Syne to tie them together. These clips are from the movies O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Celebrating-a-New-Year-in-the-Movies/

Amazing Star Trek Styled House

(Photos: Line Rainville)All the comforts of a 1960s era starship can be found in this home in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Quebec, Canada. Line Rainville, the owner, is a hardcore Trekkie who is devoted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Amazing-Star-Trek-Styled-House/

Woody Guthrie's New Year Resolutions

Songwriter Woody Guthrie wrote down a list of New Year resolutions in his journal in 1942. They are commonsense rules that I hope he was able to keep. Just a few:1. Work more and better3. Wash teeth if any14. Listen to r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Woody-Guthries-New-Year-Resolutions/

Man Reenacts Movie Scenes With Boss's Dog

Ask a man to watch your dog for you at work and you’d better have someone check in on them from time to time, or you may not like the pics you find online. Reddit user mmsspp has been posting pics of himself and hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Man-Reenacts-Movie-Scenes-With-Bosss-Dog/

Fireworks Over Sydney

[http://youtu.be/cEa8SCvuweY] (YouTube link)The new year came in hours ago in Australia, and Sydney welcomed 2014 with a glorious 12-minute fireworks display centered around the Sydney Harbour Bridge. THe finale, with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Fireworks-Over-Sydney/

15 Fantastically Artistic Alternate Covers For Famous Books

We do a lot of fun artist takes based on movies and TV shows, but I know smarty pants like you Neatonauts are also big fans of books. So, for all you bibliophiles out there, here are a few artist’s takes on some gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/15-Fantastically-Artistic-Alternate-Covers-For-Famous-Books/

Gandalf and Captain Picard Celebrate New Year's Eve

Best buds Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart celebrated Christmas together. Now they've already started a New Year's party. Pour the ale and engage!Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Gandalf-and-Captain-Picard-Celebrate-New-Years-Eve/

Video Game Superstars Battle Mario With His Own Power Ups

(Video Link)Mario has a colorful arsenal to say the least, and his power ups make him the most powerful plumber in the world of video games aside from his similarly powered brother Luigi. The Mario Brothers a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Video-Game-Superstars-Battle-Mario-With-His-Own-Power-Ups/

Imgur's Best 13 Images of 2013

The image-hosting site Imgur was born as a way to make sharing pictures fast and easy for forums and social media. Today they posted a gallery of their best 13 images of 2013. The pictures are not necess...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Imgurs-Best-13-Images-of-2013/

Ball of Spiders Explodes in Every Direction

This Vine video by paglo shows a clump of spiders a few inches across. Paglo pokes them. Then all hell breaks loose.Vine videos are only 6 seconds long. I wouldn't be surprised if paglo didn't live much...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Ball-of-Spiders-Explodes-in-Every-Direction/

The Wonder Woman Tiara Ring

We've previously featured some of the great jewelry designs by artist Paul Michael, including his Han Solo and Death Star rings. If you like his style, but not big on Star Wars, here's one you might dig instead...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/The-Wonder-Woman-Tiara-Ring/

Mix Stix

 Mix StixMake your meals rock with a set of Mix Stix from the NeatoShop. This fun set includes two handy dandy long-handle spoons. One spoon is slotted and features a musical note. Both have drumstick shaped handles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Mix-Stix/

Sculptures Of Stuffed Birds Sporting Bizarre Hairstyles

There are so many varieties of birds flitting around planet Earth that it’s nearly impossible for anyone to have seen them all, but I guarantee even the most experienced birdwatcher has never seen birds like these!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Sculptures-Of-Stuffed-Birds-Sporting-Bizarre-Hairstyles/

Flying Tiare

[http://youtu.be/P7EP9Ko6IsY] (YouTube link)Air Tahiti Nui is a French Polynesian airline (nicknamed Tiare) that not only takes tourists to paradise from France, the U.S., Japan, New Zealand, and Australia, but also hops...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Flying-Tiare/

The Mirrorcube Makes Leaving No Trace Luxurious

The Boy Scouts adhere to the idea of leaving no trace, but for those who like a little luxury in their life, camping is usually a no go because it's so darn uncomfortable. Now people can enjoy luxury and a reduced impact...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/The-Mirrorcube-Makes-Leaving-No-Trace-Luxurious/

Adventure Time Meets What Does The Fox Say

(Video Link)Ylvis's video "The Fox" (What Does The Fox Say?) took the interwebs by storm a few months back, creating an upsurge in Google searches for the keyword FOX and a renewed interest in the film Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Adventure-Time-Meets-What-Does-The-Fox-Say/

A Stress Analysis of a Strapless Evening Gown

The following article is from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Charles SeimBerkeley, California[Editor’s note: Charles Seim wrote this article in 1956. We are republishing it here with his per...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/A-Stress-Analysis-of-a-Strapless-Evening-Gown/

Neatolinks: Tipsy Tows, Stoned Dolphins and Geek Weddings

Here's What You Need to Know About the AAA Tipsy Tow Program (Geekosystem)David Tennant, Stoned Dolphins and Robot Turtles? We're In! (The Mary Sue)The Most Extraordinary Baby Names of 2013 Really Are Wonderful (The Stir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Neatolinks-2/

Batman 1972

Now that Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight series is over, what's the next step for the Batman story? Let's try a low budget 70s style grindhouse film. Here are three samples of concept art by Francesco Franc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/Batman-1972/

How to Make a Tiny Festive Hat for Your Kitty

New Years Eve is coming up on us fast and while many people will be out and about for the holiday, plenty of others will be spending the night at home (myself included). If you have pets, you'll probably want them to spe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/How-to-Make-a-Tiny-Festive-Hat-for-Your-Kitty/

A Private Theater Experience For Your Head

Unless you’re in the habit of entertaining lots of guests, or you have a large movie loving family, you probably don’t have a need for a movie theater-sized screen and stadium seating when you sit down to wat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/31/A-Private-Theater-Experience-For-Your-Head/




X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More