Archive for January 26th, 2014

Surreal Photographs With An Interesting Story To Tell

Photography can convey powerful emotions through simple imagery, especially when the photographer is telling a story or trying to exorcise some of their personal demons through the lens.Sometimes these emotionally charge...

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Ingenious Cabinet Design Opens and Closes with Magnets

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwzXaXdssGg](Video Link)I'm deeply impressed with the ingenuity of Instructables member roggie1994. This drawer fits snugly into its frame. Inside the face of the dra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Ingenious-Cabinet-Design-Opens-and-Closes-with-Magnets/

Dog Stapler

Dog StaplerDo you wish your office supplies were friendlier, but still able to bite down and get to work when needed? You need the Dog Stapler from the NeatoShop. This playful stapler is shaped like a dog. He is strong,...

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The Advantages of Being Slow

One of the things that make us human is the ability to rationalize our faults or, in this case, nature. This poor guy is slow, so of course he talks about how great it is to be slow. Up until the moment when someone pull...

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Groundhog Hot Dogs

Groundhog day is on February 2. Or, if you're Bill Murray, it's right now and forever.Fortunately, Sandra Denneler doesn't have that problem. She puts a lot of work into Groundhog Day. You may remember her marvelous arti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Groundhog-Hot-Dogs/

The World of Bioflourescent Fish

[http://vimeo.com/40697685] (vimeo link)This video is the trailer for artist Lynette Wallworth’s fulldome planetarium film Coral: Rekindling Venus. It highlights the biodiversity of a coral reef by showing...

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Elementary School Students Discover A Slave Burial Ground

Students and teachers from a school in the South Bronx saw an old photo entitled “Slave Burying Ground” and decided to track down the location of the burial ground in the pic.Using census data, maps and old c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Elementary-School-Students-Discover-A-Slave-Burial-Ground/

Antique Machine Plays Violin

(Photo: Rama)(Photo: Daderot)Swedish-American inventor Henry Konrad Sandell designed this device, the Mills Violano Virtuoso. It's like a mechanical player piano, but it plays...

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Statistical Fact

What’s the difference between the average male teen and the nerd teen? Not as much as you might think. The illustration makes the picture much more clear, so to speak. Statistical Fact is the name...

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Street Art: Sideshow Bob Behind Bars

OakOak is one of my favorite street artists. Street Art News says of him that "placement is king." That strikes me as just the right description. OakOak knows how to make use of pre-existing forms to create scenes. We've...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Street-Art-Sideshow-Bob-Behind-Bars/

Chewbacca Seat Belt Cover

Buckle up. It's not wise to upset a Wookiee. And if you ride in his freighter, he'll insist that you click it.Intimidate your passengers with this seat belt cover by Etsy seller Erin. It's made to look l...

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You Must Be Dreaming

(Image from I Can Has Cheezburger)Uncle John had a dream about balloons, a coffin, and a laughing white rabbit at a picnic on a deserted island. What does it all mean? Here are some dream interpretations we found in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/You-Must-Be-Dreaming/

CGI Music Video For Damon Albarn's Song Everyday Robots

(Video Link)Artists who work in 3D programs such as Maya, Cinema 4D or ZBrush experience a feeling of reality detachment and spaciness that comes over them when they stare at a window into the digital world for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/CGI-Music-Video-For-Damon-Albarns-Song-Everyday-Robots/

Can You Guess The Classic Novel From Its First Sentence?

In this literary quiz at Buzzfeed, you’ll be given the opening line to a novel, and you decide which of three books it came from. I guessed right on the books I’d actually read, but since I’ve always pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Can-You-Guess-The-Classic-Novel-From-Its-First-Sentence/

Soviet Silent Era Film Posters By The Sternberg Brothers

There is something so iconic about early Soviet art, specifically the Constructivist movement, that came to symbolize the early days of Communism. The Constructivists believed that a political movement should consist of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Soviet-Silent-Era-Film-Posters-By-The-Sternberg-Brothers/

Boy Plays Trumpet Without Arms

[http://youtu.be/6n90138ux2Q] (YouTube link)Jahmir Wallace of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, was born without arms, so he does everything with his feet. The dexterity the fifth-grader developed with his toes is serving him we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Boy-Plays-Trumpet-Without-Arms/

Calcifer from Howl's Moving Castle

Calcifer is a character in the classic anime movie Howl's Moving Castle. He's a fire demon. He powers Howl's magical castle by burning continuously.DeviantART member KAkkoilTO is a cosplayer. If she wants to car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Calcifier-from-Howls-Moving-Castle/

Surreal Animated Short - The Laughing Policeman

(Video Link)The Laughing Policeman is, despite the title, a dark and melancholy animated short named after a coin-op amusement device located on the boardwalk. The sinister laughter of this machine causes a beat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Surreal-Animated-Short-The-Laughing-Policeman/

Cross Stitch Hearts Half Apron

Cross Stitch Hearts Half ApronValentine's Day is almost here. Sweeten up your kitchen wardrobe with the deliciously fun Cross Stitch Hearts Half Apron from the NeatoShop. This delectable apron features an actual embroide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Cross-Stitch-Hearts-Half-Apron/

The Jiggly History of Jello

Every once in a while, you see recipes from the 1950s for those horrid molded Jello salads made with tomato or celery flavored Jell-O. The history of Jell-O goes back much further than that. In fact,  gelatin has be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/The-Jiggly-History-of-Jello/

Neatolinks: A Bra to Stop Those One Night Stands

13 Movie Scenes That Make You Never Want to Use the Bathroom Again (Scribol)This Bra Only Opens if You're In Love (Geekosystem)Jet Lagged? Blame Your Genes (Geeks Are Sexy)Disney Princesses Also Make Great Dudes (The Mar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Neatolinks-A-Bra-to-Stop-Those-One-Night-Stands/

Rocking Tauntauns

I have been unable to track down the provenance of this image or the Star Wars tauntauns in it, but now I must have one!For my kids, of course. Because I would never spend hours and hours in the office rock...

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Kittens and a Bucket

[http://youtu.be/R_y1nSnx9J0] (YouTube link)As the walrus said, nothing is more fun than a bucket! These two kittens certainly found that out, although the black kitten seems to own it. Or he thinks he does. Mirjam Kaise...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/26/Kittens-and-a-Bucket/
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