Archive for February 1st, 2014

Anarchy by AP Designs

Anarchy by AP Designs Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. And while you're at it, burn down Boardwalk. AP Designs subverted the world's most famous board game in this Anarchy parody T-Shirt, available f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Anarchy-by-AP-Designs/

Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch Squares

(Photo: Blondie and Brownie)Last year, the Cap'n Crunch controversy rocked the internet. The famed breakfast naval leader Crunch was accused of falsely claiming to be a captain when he actually only held the rank of comm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Peanut-Butter-Capn-Crunch-Squares/

Best Visual Effects Oscar Winners

[http://vimeo.com/85300589] (vimeo link)Nelson Carvajal put together a few clips of every movie that won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects from 1977 to 2012, plus each of the nominees for this year’s award....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Best-Visual-Effects-Oscar-Winners/

One Extra Large Coffee, Please

Image by Jim BentonNo, no. You misunderstand. I want the really big one. The giganti venti or whatever people are calling it these days. I'm engaging in sleep deficit spending. With enough coffee, like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/One-Extra-Large-Coffee-Please/

Meet The Real Life Simpsons In A Home Movie Starring Matt Groening

(Video Link)Matt Groening is the creator behind one of the longest lasting and most lucrative animated series ever, The Simpsons, and his inspiration for Springfield and the characters who live there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Meet-The-Real-Life-Simpsons-Matt-Groening-Childhood-Home-Movie/

Play It Where It Lies

Yes, a golf ball landed on an alligator. Golfers at Myakka Pines golf course in Englewood, Florida, saw an alligator with a golf ball on its head. At first, it was a mystery as to how the ball got there. If a golf shot h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Play-It-Where-It-Lies/

Olaf Breuning's Colorful Snow

(Photos: Olaf Breuning)You can always count on Swiss artist Olaf Breuning to do something new. We've previously seen his playful coffins, helicopter hairstyle and Easter (Island) bunnies. His most recent work a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Olaf-Breunings-Colorful-Snow/

Tunes for Two

Tunes for Two (sold individually)This Valentine's Day share sweet music together with the Tunes For Two headphone splitter from the NeatoShop. The Tunes for Two is shaped like a heart and allows two people to listen to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Tunes-for-Two/

Costco Child Care

Who says Costco doesn't have child care for when you shop? This clever photo, purportedly from a Costco in South Korea, shows everything that you need to make your very own Costco child care: Make a comfy seat u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Costco-Child-Care/

Why Astronauts Don’t Drink Wine in Space

In the early '70s, NASA revamped their array of space food to get ready for astronauts spending more time in space. Wine was added to the menu for the Skylab space station, and an American sherry was chosen for its stabi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Why-Astronauts-Dont-Drink-Wine-in-Space/

Punxsutawney Phil Has Been Right Only 39% of the Time

(Photo: Anthony Quintano)On Sunday, Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog of Groundhog Day, will emerge from his burrow in Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. If he sees his shadow and flees, then we're facing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Punxsutawney-Phil-Has-Been-Right-Only-39-of-the-Time/

The Earth Map

Cameron Beccario put together a beautiful interactive visualization of global weather conditions called simply “earth.” It’s a virtual globe, with animated data on weather conditions an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/The-Earth-Map/

The Sport of Ballet Skiing

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Awkqte1mgcs](Video Link)This sport is sometimes called freestyle skiing or acroski. But when it first formed in the 1960s, it was seen as derivative of ballet. Suzanne Cha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/The-Sport-of-Ballet-Skiing/

Computer History According to Law & Order

The TV series Law & Order ran for twenty years, from 1990 to 2010. In those years, the world changed a lot, especially in the area of computer technology. There are 456 episodes of the show, all dated, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Computer-History-According-to-Law-Order/

This Leech Can Survive 24 Hours Submerged in Liquid Nitrogen

(Photo: Dai Suzuki et al. / PLOS ONE)Which is probably longer than I could. In fact, longer than any other known creature. Liquid nitrogen has a temperature of -321°F. The Tardigrade Ramazzottius,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/This-Leech-Can-Survive-24-Hours-Submerged-in-Liquid-Nitrogen/

Abbey Road in Colors

Abbey Road in Colors by Bomdesignz Oh! Darling, let's come together and cross the world's most famous zebra crossing in style with this Abbey Road in Colors T-shirt by Bomdesignz. Why? Because. Vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Abbey-Road-in-Colors/

Jedi Party

[http://youtu.be/WSCm8yAxBr8] (YouTube link)Now, if Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon were a little less honorable and C-3PO was a little more homicidal, and maybe if the magic trash can had a sense of humor... At this point, there&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Jedi-Party/

WinkyMote Lets You Change Channels by Blinking Your Eye

New technologies are giving people with paralysis more independence than ever before. We've previously seen a computer controlled with a tongue and a wheelchair steered with facial muscles. The WinkyMote...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/WinkyMote-Lets-You-Change-Channels-by-Blinking-Your-Eye/

This Week at Neatorama

Here we have a weekend with three holidays, and no one gets an extra day off. Chinese New Year was yesterday, but it’s just the beginning of the 15-day Lunar New Year Festival. Tomorrow is both Groundhog Day and Su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/This-Week-at-Neatorama-189/

Chandeliers Made Of Bicycle Parts Used To Beautify Freeway Underpass

Some people find elevated freeways, and in particular the underpass created by the freeway, to be a real eyesore, but what can anybody do to spruce up such a sterile concrete environment?San Antonio based artists Joe O&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Bike-Chain-Chandeliers-Used-To-Illuminate-Dark-Freeway-Underpasses/

Funny Painting on a Nuclear Missile Control Bunker

(Photo: Richardw)Thankfully, the delivery was never made because no one ever placed a call to order what the men who worked behind this 8-ton blast door had to offer.In 1989, Tony Gatlin, an officer in the US Air Force,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Funny-Painting-on-a-Nuclear-Missile-Control-Bunker/




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